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State files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

State files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

Purdue produces brand name medications: OxyContin, MS Contin, Dilau did/Dilaudid HP, Butrans, Hysingla ER, and Targiniq ER, in addition to generic opioid drugs. As a result, it is estimated that nearl...

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Dim lights to hamper your ability to learn

Dim lights to hamper your ability to learn

The researchers discovered that when there's dimmer light, there is less of a particular peptide in the brain that maintains the connections between neurons in the hippocampus . The full study was ...

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FTSE drops 3% as global sell-off expands into Europe

FTSE drops 3% as global sell-off expands into Europe

USA stocks rallied Tuesday as a late surge helped them regain nearly half their losses from the day before, when they had their biggest plunge in 6 ½ years. The aftermath of this was seen by markets...

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Study ties hot tea to higher cancer risk for smokers & drinkers

Study ties hot tea to higher cancer risk for smokers & drinkers

If you're a smoker or an avid drinker, sipping tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. And hot tea alone did not carry a significant risk increase...

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President Trump: We proudly stand for national anthem on Super Bowl Sunday

President Trump: We proudly stand for national anthem on Super Bowl Sunday

I have been waiting to sing this song since 1991 when I saw my idol, Whitney Houston , own it. "I guarantee you that Pink is like me and doesn't lip-sync, ever", she said. Before the National Foo...

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Shelby County under a winter weather advisory

Shelby County under a winter weather advisory

Northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Again, the snow totals look to be very light (under 1 inch in most places). Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. ...

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Farmers get their due: MSP hiked to 150% of cost

Farmers get their due: MSP hiked to 150% of cost

The major Kharif (summer sown) crops are paddy maize, soyabean and arhar dal. The announcement of 50% returns over costs set off a flurry of debate on the fine print, with farm leaders wondering whi...

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Black Lives Matter protesters arrested after blocking light rail to Super Bowl

Battling the flu , pop star Pink sang the national anthem before Super Bowl LII on Sunday. "Yeah but altleast I suck while singing our countries national anthem, and you just suck by yourself ...

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Forensics confirm DNA match of Mardan minor girl's murderer

Forensics confirm DNA match of Mardan minor girl's murderer

He said on January 15 the suspect asked the minor girl to bring sugarcane from the filed. The RPO said finger marks were found around the neck of the girl, adding that a 15 years old boy was also a...

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Tarnaka resident lodges police complaint against Anasuya for breaking her son's phone!

Tarnaka resident lodges police complaint against Anasuya for breaking her son's phone!

But, her absence on social media will make Anasuya inaccessible to her fans. She tweeted, " I am surprised and actually taken aback at the way how rebellious people have become towards me without an...

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Asia Minute: Dengue Vaccine Sparks Controversy in the Philippines

Asia Minute: Dengue Vaccine Sparks Controversy in the Philippines

Sanofi denies that. But in November, the company sent an advisory saying the vaccine might actually increase the risk of dengue in some patients who have not previously been infected by the virus. Dom...

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We are not garbage collectors: Supreme Court to Centre

We are not garbage collectors: Supreme Court to Centre

Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves, assisting the court as an amicus curiae, said that a committee in Delhi has conducted meeting and there was a comprehensive agreement between the municipal corporation...

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Woman Takes Bite Of Salad, Finds Lizard Stuck To Fork

Woman Takes Bite Of Salad, Finds Lizard Stuck To Fork

Shaw's external communications and community relations manager Teresa Edington said once the store was notified of the lizard being found they immediately notified the supplier. But according to SeaCo...

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Fatigue from undiagnosed sleep apnea caused Brooklyn and NJ train accidents

Fatigue from undiagnosed sleep apnea caused Brooklyn and NJ train accidents

The NTSB says sleep apnea has been the probable cause of 10 highway and rail crashes in the past 17 years, including a December 2013 commuter rail crash in NY that killed four people and injured 70. N...

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Dow ends turbulent day up 567 points

Dow ends turbulent day up 567 points

Asian markets plunged on Tuesday as investors dumped stocks following heavy falls in the USA in anticipation of higher interest rates. The markets have been unusually calm since late 2016, and he said...

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American troops leaving Iraq for Afghanistan

American troops leaving Iraq for Afghanistan

As of late September previous year there were 8,892 USA troops in Iraq. Western contractors at a US -led coalition base in Iraq say American troops have started to drawdown from the country followin...

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Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl; lowest since 2009

Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl; lowest since 2009

After a season filled with NFL players protesting during the national anthem, the league's biggest game shows the lowest viewership in years. Updated ratings, including a total audience number, wi...

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Italy's Berlusconi vows to deport 600000 undocumented immigrants

Italy's Berlusconi vows to deport 600000 undocumented immigrants

Out of 157,000 migrants and refugees who arrived in 2016, 19 percent were Nigerians according to the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR. Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi says Italians ...

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Publix decides to add PrEP coverage for employees, HRC responds

Publix decides to add PrEP coverage for employees, HRC responds

PrEP, also know as Truvada, helps protects against the HIV virus. After being accused of denying PrEP coverage for employees, an LGBT Florida representative worked with Publix to ensure the supe...

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Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists Say

Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists Say

The experiment was replicated in 90 other mice and was successful in eradicating the tumours in 87 of them, allowing the researchers to declare them cancer-free. Dr Ronald Levy , a senior author of t...

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Pennsylvania reports 26 flu deaths last week

Pennsylvania reports 26 flu deaths last week

According to a flu report released, Hillsborough County has reported 30 outbreaks during the current flu season. Parry Sound District Health Unit says the region has seen five people die from flu-re...

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $53.8. Shares are trading price at $204.73 with move of -2.99%. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has risen 62.57% since February ...

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Formula 1 replace grid girls with grid kids

Formula 1 replace grid girls with grid kids

He said: 'This will be an extraordinary moment for these youngsters. The children selected for the pre-race ceremony will be competitors from karting and other junior categories. The grid kids partn...

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South Korean leader's Olympic realpolitik

South Korean leader's Olympic realpolitik

Asked at a press conference in Peru whether U.S. officials might meet with North Korea officials on the sidelines of the Olympics, Tillerson said: "We'll just see". South Korea's figure skater Cha J...

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Split in MQM-P over distribution of Senate tickets

Split in MQM-P over distribution of Senate tickets

On Monday, a meeting of the coordination committee had been convened at the MQM-P's temporary headquarters in Bahadurabad, where Dr Sattar had an altercation with senior leader Amir Khan when the latt...

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KASSIM Afegbua (IBB's Media Aide) sues IGP, Others for N1bn

KASSIM Afegbua (IBB's Media Aide) sues IGP, Others for N1bn

The Nigeria Police has maintained its position on declaring a media aide to former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua wanted . Afegbua also wants the court to order the ...

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PPL Corp (PPL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

American Century Companies Inc who had been investing in Interpublic Group Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.27B market cap company. The firm has "Outperform" rating ...

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Pink Gives Emotional National Anthem Performance at Super Bowl 2018

Pink Gives Emotional National Anthem Performance at Super Bowl 2018

The three-time GRAMMY victor knocked it out of the park with her impressive vocals, bringing the excitement before the game began. "You can't write this stuff I swear!" she said . Camera IconPink p...

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) - Major Active Stock of Monday

Traders may be paying more attention to these shares over the next few trading sessions to see if a reversal is in store or if bearish momentum builds. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.6...

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Rouhani Says Talks Over Iran Missile Program Out Of Question

Rouhani Says Talks Over Iran Missile Program Out Of Question

Iran says missile tests are allowed under the nuclear accord signed with six world power because it only prohibits the use of projectiles that can carry nuclear payloads, which Tehran says it does not...

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Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads

Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads

Students were taking part in a workshop with a University of CT program director and visiting associate Yale School of Medicine professor, Dr Flavio Uribe. A spokesperson for Yale, Thomas Conroy, said...

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New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady wins NFL MVP

New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady wins NFL MVP

After Sunday's 41-33 Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles , Brady was less definitive but still stuck to the same refrain. El quarterback Tom Brady de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra d...

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Nursing Homes in the US Are Drugging Elderly Residents With Dangerous Antipsychotics

Nursing Homes in the US Are Drugging Elderly Residents With Dangerous Antipsychotics

A report titled " They want Docile " professes thousands of abiding nursing-home patients with Dementia are prescribed unbefitting antipsychotic drugs not made for them. The study also calls for t...

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Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage case; suspect absconding

Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage case; suspect absconding

According to Victims family, the argument started when a speeding Eeco had brushed past his Mehra's Wagon-R and soon heated up when he shouted at them from his vehicle. Mehra's family members said a s...

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Altria Group Inc (MO) Shares Sold by Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC

It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 19,831,702 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,476,867,000 after purchasing an additional 19,740,509 shares in the ...

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Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Week 2018 With Personal Video

Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Week 2018 With Personal Video

Kate Middleton , the Duchess of Cambridge and the Royal Patron of children's mental health charity Place2Beho, has recorded a special video message to help launch Children's Mental Health Week 2018...

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Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict: United Nations rights chief

Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict: United Nations rights chief

The Swiss Embassy in Dhaka said the visit is focused on solidarity with a country that is severely affected by the crisis in neighbouring Myanmar and the establishment of closer bilateral relations. M...

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Donald Trump Tweeted About Britain's NHS. The Brits Weren't Happy

Donald Trump Tweeted About Britain's NHS. The Brits Weren't Happy

May said she is "proud" of the National Health Service (NHS) after Trump said in a tweet that "thousands of people" in Britain were "marching about it". "We will give the NHS and its fantastic staf...

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Controversial Nunes Memo Released Following Formal Approval From Trump

Controversial Nunes Memo Released Following Formal Approval From Trump

However, Mr Nunes said it was clear that top officials had used "unverified information in a court document to fuel a counter-intelligence investigation during an American political campaign". But Rep...

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Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle

Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle

Teams visited the region to hold screening camps at the end of January. "We had set up a health camps where these cases were found to be confirmed". Five of those infected were children, mostly unde...

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