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UN says more than 4000 have fled Iraq's Mosul

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi denied Turkey's claim that its troops were taking part in the operation as "baseless and untrue" and reiterated his opposition to the presence of the 500 Turkish troops in Bashiqa. As Peshmerga forces moved though the area, armored vehicles moved along a road and a helicopter flew overhead. The IS-run Aamaq news agency posted a video online that it said showed fighters attacking a military position on Sunday north of Rutba, which is hundreds of ...

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Women now drinking (almost) as much as men

Historically, men have been far more likely than women to drink alcohol and to drink it in quantities that damage their health, with some figures suggesting up to a 12-fold difference between the sexes. The researchers used the following criteria to inform their data search: lifetime and/or current alcohol misuse or dependence; alcohol related problems; treatment for alcohol issues; and the timeframe of use and the development of related problems.

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Cleveland celebrates first World Series berth since '97

Could they both be back? Toronto hit.201 (32-for-159) in the series. Crisp hit his second homer of the postseason with two outs in the fourth. "He probably didn't even know (the Blue Jays") names". He beguiled Jose Bautista with a 69 miles per hour curveball with his second pitch and struck out Edwin Encarnacion looking with another to end the first.

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Packers place S Chris Banjo on injured reserve

Now, they have placed wide receiver Jared Abbrederis on injured reserve, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel's Tom Silverstein . Allison played relatively well for the Packers in the preseason. With Sam Shields on injured reserve due to a concussion, Green Bay has Quentin Rollins (with a not-as-severe groin injury), LaDarious Gunter, Demetri Goodson and Josh Hawkins on their roster at cornerback.

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One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking

There are still 40 million current adult cigarette smokers in the USA and smoking remains the largest preventable cause of death from cancer and other diseases. The study was published online October 24 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine . They found 167,133 cancer deaths (28.6%) in the United States in 2014 that could be attributed to cigarette smoking.

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Trump camp tells surrogates to point out instances of voter fraud

The remark sparked a backlash with many coming to Clinton's defence. Trump said electing Clinton would result in the spread of ISIS. " You'll notice there's no teleprompter here tonight, which is probably smart because maybe you saw Donald dismantle his prompter the other day - I get that they're hard to keep up with, and I'm sure it's even harder when you're translating from the original Russian".

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IoBM organises breast cancer awareness session

More than 5,000 Ocean City residents came together on October 16, 2016 at the Ocean City Boardwalk for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk and raised $288,000 to help create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.

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Georgia woman thought surprise pregnancy was a kidney stone

Stephanie Jaegers had no idea she was pregnant when she arrived at Piedmont Henry Hospital last Wednesday and doctors made a decision to give her an ultrasound instead of a CAT scan. She also continued to menstruate throughout the pregnancy , rare but possible. Stephanie had also broken her ankle just a couple weeks before, limiting her movement as she allowed the injury to heal.

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Dolphins' HC Adam Gase is pleased with RB Jay Ajayi's turnaround

Ajayi also was left at home during Miami's Week 1 trip to Seattle against the Seahawks because head coach Adam Gase was unhappy with the way he responded to the benching. "Every day step by step I slowly progressed and things calmed down". "We're not trying to toot our horns, and I know things were looking ugly for us in certain games", Albert said.

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Earnings Roundup: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly -1.08%. The stock has a consensus analyst price target of $73.09for twelve month. This represents a $1.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. The investment management company now holds a total of 19,504 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $1,700,554 after selling 480 shares in CVS Health Corp , the ...

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Donald Trump Won't Stop Repeating This Crazy Idea About Abortions

Wade and vowed to defend America's largest abortion provider. Some experts in the obstetric field have pointed out that even the original question showed inaccuracies and ignorance about abortion and pregnancies. In addition, 43 states prohibit some abortions , with limited exceptions, after a certain point in pregnancy, Guttmacher said. A small percentage of late term abortions (i.e., at or after 21 weeks) are for personal reasons.

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World Series ticket prices soar to record highs

The scene opens Tuesday in Cleveland, where the Indians own home-field advantage. The two teams with the longest champion droughts in baseball are facing each other for a chance to break the streaks. "I don't think they're oblivious, " Hoyer said. Well aware of how compelling the storyline would be if these teams met in the World Series, Napoli admitted to pulling for the Cubs to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series.

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Multiple deaths reported in California tour bus crash

Thirteen people died in a driving accident in California when a tour bus crashed early Sunday morning into a freight truck in Palm Springs . Within hours, officials were reporting that 11 people were dead, although other news reports have placed the number at 13.

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10 birds die in Deer Park, anti-virus operation ordered

Twenty-four birds have died at different places, including 11 ducks at the Deer Park since October 14. But the zoo staff said all resident birds were safe and only wild birds were prone to carrying the virus strain. The city government's coordination committee, formed to tackle the situation, will meet on Tuesday. Rai said the second report from the central lab in Bhopal, where bird samples were being sent, has arrived.

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Cheapest ticket to stand at Wrigley for World Series is $2000

Cleveland went on the win the series in six games. More than 1.7 million fans had registered for the lottery as of October 12, said Cubs spokesman Kevin Saghy. Tickets to games 3, 4 and 5 at Wrigley are listed on TickPick for an average of $10,590 and $3,862 for games 1,2, 6 and 7 in Cleveland. Some Cubs fans have sticker shock.

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Healing experience of a breast cancer patient

The new 3-D unit will be used for screening and diagnostic mammograms and will improve the early detection of breast cancer . "Although more people are being diagnosed with breast cancer , it is because the population is increasing", she said.

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Philippine Senator Calls for International Probe of Rodrigo Duterte's Savage Drug War

Daniel Russel, the assistant USA secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, also expressed concern over the alarming increase especially in extra judicial killings arising from Duterte's war on illegal drugs. "Yes, it is hurtful and mystifying to be called names by a close friend, to be called names by the leader of a wonderful democracy that we respect and with whom we have shared so much history and culture", US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel said in a roundtable ...

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Jets' Geno Smith has torn ACL in knee, seeking 2nd opinion

Smith's replacement - and New York's starting passer before Sunday since Week 1 of previous year, Ryan Fitzpatrick - not too subtly sounded off afterward at the Jets' owner, GM and head coach for benching him in the first place. That in and of itself will be interesting, since Fitzpatrick criticized the team's owner, GM and coach for not believing in him following Sunday's win.

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Preteens need only two rounds of HPV vaccine, CDC says

Statewide and nationally, adolescent girls were vaccinated at much higher rates than boys in 2015. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends only two HPV shots for adolescents between ages 11 and 12 years old. The CDC and ACIP revised the previous recommendation after reviewing data from clinical trials showing that 2 doses of the HPV vaccine in younger adolescents produced an immune response similar to, or higher than, the response in young adults who received 3 doses.

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Virginia woman accused of putting cleaning agent in office coffee maker

Rivera-Juarez is being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center. Mr. Chapman said some employees were getting sick and did know why until the allegation against Rivera-Juarez came to light.

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Clinton to Return to New Hampshire with Warren

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign director Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday that "this election doesn't feel over", although she admitted that "we are behind" the real-estate magnate's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

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Pochettino blames fatigue for Tottenham display

Harry Arter . Arter was a doubt to play as he was struggling with a knee injury but Bournemouth will be thankful he did. Eric Dier does not think there is a better goalkeeper in the Premier League than his Tottenham team-mate Hugo Lloris.

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L'azurde teams up with Lady Fozaza to fight breast cancer

It was a chance for sponsored walkers to raise money for breast cancer research. Or maybe a women who have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer and need help with treatment? Similarly, the five-year survival rate is increasing "rapidly" in Wales according to the findings, with 86.9% of patients diagnosed between 2005 and 2009 continuing to live.

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Cam Talbot earns shutout as Oilers blank Jets at Heritage Classic

And this place will be packed solid on Sunday. Zack Kassian extended the lead to 3-0 at 17:16 and the Oilers improved to 5-1-0 this season, including a 2-0-0 record as visitors, to move into first place in the NHL's overall standings.

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Cherokee Nation donates to North Dakota pipeline fight

Morton County sheriff's office spokesman Rob Keller said authorities were called at 5:20 a.m. Saturday to a pipeline construction site located about five miles from an area where protesters have been camping out for weeks near the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers.

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Early voting begins today in Texas

However, county elections supervisors have the discretion to begin sooner and to keep early-voting locations open on November 6. To prepare for more voters casting ballots Callanen has increased the number of early voting locations in Bexar County from 32 to 43.

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Israel defense chief gives interview to Palestinian daily

Liberman charged that Hamas has invested over half a billion dollars in military infrastructure in Gaza in recent years, while reconstruction of Palestinian homes destroyed in the 2014 war with Israel has moved at a snail's pace. During the holiday, it is customary for Jewish hosts to invite guests for meals inside a tent-like structure meant to symbolize the dwellings that ancient Israelites used during 40 years in the desert after being released from slavery in Egypt.

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France begins to clear Calais refugee camp

Clashes between migrants and police erupted Saturday night at the camp . "My hope was to be able to reach the United Kingdom, where I believe we as refugees would be better treated. In many cases, the relatives are uncles or cousins. She backed the closure of the camp and said "it should have never have lasted this long". The council had been considering the future for its two reception centres as part of efforts to save money in the face of the rising costs for looking after ...

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Guardiola vows to fix Manchester City concerns

A chastening 4-0 defeat to Barcelona in midweek yielded more concerns, although they'll be expected to preserve their spot at the top of the Premier League with a win at the weekend. The recent form of both teams has been rather unremarkable but with City now top of the league and having already won at Old Trafford this season it might surprise a few to see them chalked up as 2/1 chances on the night.

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Hundreds walk for breast cancer research in Bridgeport

Zorbas added that the mortality rate year on year has been dropping, with survival numbers increasing. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout October, the ICS is looking back on 40 years of research into this disease in order to highlight the many advances that have been made.

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China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting

Ahead of today's meeting, Peoples' Tribune, which is affiliated with party's official organ People's Daily , said that China needs a leader like Mao and Xi "fits the bill". Steven Tsang, professor of Chinese studies at the University of Nottingham, said Xi could seek to extend his rule by using the conference to ensure key allies retain their positions - specifically in cabinet.

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Notable Moving Stock: Reynolds American Inc (NYSE:RAI)

Out of 21 analysts covering British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS), 12 rate it a "Buy", 3 "Sell", while 6 "Hold". The Corporation has a Mean Rating of 2.45 based on the Reuters Analysts consensus issuing ratings. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.53. Reynolds American Inc . (NYSE:RAI) shares now have a mean rating of 2.10 while 0 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 0 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD".

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Rotary Club of Paris United raised $874.50 to eradicate polio worldwide

A 55pc reduction has also been noted, with the number of children missed for vaccination falling below 1pc compared to last year's 1.5pc. Speaking of the courageous Sehat Muhafiz, who unfailingly work in all weathers and environment to reach children in every corner of every province of Pakistan, Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Eradication Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq said it is their hard work and dedication that will bring about a polio-free Pakistan.

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Grandma Sues KFC For US$20M Over False Advertising

She also gave back the two gift certificates she received from the company as compensation. KFC is an affordable option for parents who are looking to slowly murder their children with cholesterol. The grandmother is seeking $US20 million ($26 million) in damages. The woman, identified as Anna Wurtzburger, accused the leading fast-food brand of "false advertising".

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New protests over Poland's planned abortion restrictions

Figures on the turnout were not immediately available but the onet.pl website reported that several hundred women took part in a protest in the southwestern city of Wrocław, and around 200 in Kielce, south-central Poland. Poland has a population of 38 million and sees 1,040 abortions carried out each year, according to official statistics, though women's groups estimate an additional 100,000 to 150,000 abortions are performed either illegally or overseas annually.