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David Glenn breaks down why the punishment handed to Louisville from the NCAA is yet another example of why the theory that NCAA is afraid of major programs doesn't hold up. The decision is merely the latest blow for the scandal-battered Louisville basketball program and its former coach , Rick Pitino , who was forced out in September in an unrelated recruiting scandal .
  • Fake doctor accused of infecting 21 people with HIV

    Fake doctor accused of infecting 21 people with HIV

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    Further, the department found that he had used a single syringe for injection in the name of cheaper treatment. Singh said Kumar had gone into hiding and police were searching for him. Critics have in the past blamed a lack of stringent criminal penalties that allow quacks to thrive. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh has assured a proper investigation into the matter.
  • China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift

    China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift

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    The US military has proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs, largely to counter Russian Federation. The Chinese Defense Ministry today rejected the revision of the nuclear strategy announced by the United States, whose government considered that China is a possible adversary in Asia that can take advantage of its atomic weapons.
  • Don't be flu-clueless; listen to this nurse

    Don't be flu-clueless; listen to this nurse

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    So what got the Milton nurse so riled up? "If you have a team member from your softball team who is sick or injured, you do not bring the entire softball team in to check on them". "Wash your stinkin hands so you don't get all your babies sick", she said in the video . Part of what's made the almost seven-minute-long video so polarizing was the sarcastic inflection and animated facial expressions and gestures Lockler used at times to get her point across.
  • Padman Challenge: Makers Execute This Brilliant Strategy To Promote The Film

    Padman Challenge: Makers Execute This Brilliant Strategy To Promote The Film

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    The fans of the stars can not wait to see if Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan accept the challenge. Alia Bhatt takes up the challenge thrown by Akshay Kumar to share her picture with a sanitary pad. Entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham , who made low-priced sanitary pads for the women of his village, began the #PadManchallenge on social media.
  • Polar bears going hungry as Arctic ice melts

    Polar bears going hungry as Arctic ice melts

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    Researchers can't withstand the -20C or even -30C temperatures to study the bears for long in their natural environment, so for a long time their basic behaviours were quite a mystery. Polar bears are listed by the United States government as a threatened species but the Trump administration has reversed measures that tackle climate change, with the president himself seemingly unaware of the situation in the Arctic.
  • Macau casino regulators look into allegations against Wynn

    Macau casino regulators look into allegations against Wynn

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    On this news, Wynn Resorts share price fell $20.31 or 10.12%, to close at $180.29 on January 26, 2018. The Journal said it interviewed more than 150 current and former employees for the story, cites two former employees on the record and reports that Wynn settled with a manicurist for $7.5 million who had accused him of forcing her to have sex.
  • Flu cases top 40 in county so far this season

    Flu cases top 40 in county so far this season

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    Statistics show 17,362 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza were reported. "We found that flu cases contaminated the air around them with infectious virus just by breathing, without coughing or sneezing". Flu vaccines are available through your doctor, and most health insurance plans cover the cost of the vaccine. Labs around the US are working on ways to combat this "super flu", such as a new type of vaccination that would could lead to only the elimination of the annual fall ...
  • Gas prices hit four-year highs, AAA says

    Gas prices hit four-year highs, AAA says

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    AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says high gas prices at the start of the new year may lead to an increase in prices through 2018. In Iowa, the average price for a gallon of gas is a little more expensive at $2.54 per gallon. Gas prices increased for 41 states with Florida seeing the largest jump at the pump with a 9-cent increase, AAA said, while the federal Energy Information Administration reported that demand for gasoline decreased only slightly.
  • Number of flu cases steady in Manistee County

    Number of flu cases steady in Manistee County

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    The season is closely tracking the 2014-2015 season that was dominated by the same H3N2 flu strain, an influenza A strain that generally causes the worst outbreaks. Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka also is restricting young visitors, although that's standard procedure for the hospital during heavy flu seasons.
  • Turkey Starts Capture Of Afrin

    Turkey Starts Capture Of Afrin

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    The battles had actually begun the night before but only with shells from Turkey against Kurdish forces under U.S. command. The European Union's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said Monday she was "extremely worried" by Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia targets in Syria, saying she would seek urgent talks with Turkish officials.
  • Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

    Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

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    More than three-quarters of Yemen's population - 22.2 million people - are now dependent on some form of assistance in Yemen, the United Nations says. Bahraini Information Affairs Minister Ali al-Romaihi denounced recurrent Houthi attacks targeting cities in Saudi Arabia with tens of Iran-made ballistic missiles in a unsafe escalation aimed to undermine the security of the kingdom, the Gulf and the Arab countries.
  • Office of profit: AAP to approach higher courts for justice

    Office of profit: AAP to approach higher courts for justice

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    The poll panel takes a decision and sends its recommendation to the Rashtrapati Bhavan which is accepted. Speaking to reporters after the party's Delhi State Conference, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai said the BJP-ruled civic bodies were trying to snatch employment opportunities from people in the name of sealing business establishments.
  • Aubameyang on brink of Arsenal club-record transfer

    Aubameyang on brink of Arsenal club-record transfer

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    The switch between Manchester United and Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez and Henrik Mkhitaryan has set a precedent and the German club are now pushing for a similar deal. "There is a way back into the team, even if it needs some professionalism now and for someone to admit that a mistake was made in some situations".
  • WSU community mourns the loss of Tyler Hilinski

    WSU community mourns the loss of Tyler Hilinski

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    Police are interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski's friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life. Police will still investigate Hilinski's death to confirm that his passing was in fact self-inflicted. "The tragic news today surrounding Tyler Hilinski is devastating to all".
  • CTE Can Develop in Someone Without History of Concussions

    CTE Can Develop in Someone Without History of Concussions

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    On the other hand, the brains of those who did not have a head injury shortly before death did not have the same pathologies. They noted that despite not having a concussion , the mice still showed changes in their brain . Goldstein said that while the new work advanced understanding of the mechanisms underlying CTE, it's not clear how frequently people experience these types of changes in the brain .
  • Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

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    He told the lawmakers he had persuaded Trump the wall was not necessary and that the president's opinion on the barrier had "evolved". "Parts of it will be, of necessity, see through [sic] and it was never meant to be built in areas where there is natural protection such as mountains, wastelands or tough rivers or water".
  • With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

    With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

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    MORE: Surge in flu cases keeping SoCal hospitals busy Wooten also emphasized that it's not too late to get vaccinated. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of the victims were age 65 or older. If you get sick, look out for severe aches and pains in your muscles and joints, notable fatigue and weakness, headaches and a high fever. "Unfortunately, as in years past, we are seeing increasing flu activity and the heartbreaking consequences it can have", said Indiana State Health ...
  • Casino Boat Catches Fire in Florida, 1 Reported Missing

    Casino Boat Catches Fire in Florida, 1 Reported Missing

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    Investigators think the fire started in the boat's engine room. She said there had never been any issues with the boat, which was destroyed by the fast-moving fire. All passengers and crew members have been accounted for. The area is about 40 miles north of St. Petersburg, Fla. Another Tropical Breeze vessel caught fire in 2004.
  • Watch Taylor Swift's Music Video For 'End Game'

    Watch Taylor Swift's Music Video For 'End Game'

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    WATCH the awesomeness after the jump! And, though it's hard to get a clear look at her hands in the fast-paced video , it seems pretty darn likely that Swift sports a snake ring in at least one scene - just like she did in her "Look What You Made Me Do" video .
  • Flu cases on the rise in MA for 2018 season

    Flu cases on the rise in MA for 2018 season

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    He also advised those with the flu to consider talking to their medical care providers about antiviral medications . They may indicate an allergic reaction to the flu shot. The number of patients heading to doctors and hospitals doubled in the last week . The strain is included in this year's flu vaccine . In a statement, company officials said, "We have a robust national supply of Tamiflu".
  • Just 'trying' out a cigarette can make you a daily smoker

    Just 'trying' out a cigarette can make you a daily smoker

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    But unlike vaping, whose effects - both positive and negative - still need to be backed up by a lot of research , smoking tobacco cigarettes can lead to different health issues - like addiction, breathing problems, and cancer. He also stated that this is the first time where the link between trying the first cigarette and becoming a regular smoker presented in a large data set.
  • An Early….and Tough….Flu Season in Beatrice Area

    An Early….and Tough….Flu Season in Beatrice Area

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    The flu has also taken a toll on kids, with 195 people under age 18 admitted to hospital as of December 30. He added that both children and pregnant women are among those at higher risk due to the flu, as are people over the age of 63. "Even though we can't cure the flu, medications are available that can be taken that will diminish the severity and duration of the flu symptom", said Ruis.
  • Ibuprofen and Infertility in Men Linked by Study

    Ibuprofen and Infertility in Men Linked by Study

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    Within 14 days, testosterone-producing hormones in the men taking ibuprofen dropped, causing compensated hypogonadism , according to USA Today . 'Several studies have shown mild analgesics exposure during foetal life is associated with anti-androgenic effects and congenital malformations. Before now, he says , "most warnings regarding this family of painkillers have focused on limiting long-term use in the elderly to prevent gastrointestinal, renal and cardiac adverse effects".