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Sharon Jones, powerful soul singer with throwback style, dies at 60

After she was first treated for cancer in 2013, Jones transformed two sassy breakup songs, "Retreat!" and "Get Up and Get Out", into spirited anthems about her plight. Remarkably, that transfer of energy from Jones to her admirers never reversed flow; she didn't start to make her music smoother or more modern after working with pop stars whose paths to success had been far straighter than hers.

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Jutanugarn wins LPGA player of the year, Hull wins finale

Ko, who played with In Gee Chun - who birdied the final three holes Sunday to nip Ko for the Vare Trophy by less than one full stroke - is now looking forward to some time off. Hull finished two shots ahead of So Yeon Ryu, that pivotal swing coming on the par-5 17th. Ryu found a deep bunker at the 17th green and pitched sideways to escape while Hull just cleared the trap on her approach and sank a five-foot birdie for her victory margin.

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Certain Medical Marijuana Sales Exempt from Taxes

So far they have come up with three variables on regulating medical marijuana. But ArcView's report says the use of recreational pot is expected to drive the explosive growth of the industry, accounting for more than half of sales by 2020. There is now a moratorium on recreational sales while the City Council weighs rules on those operations. In 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the satellite TV company Dish Network was within its rights when it fired telephone operator Brandon ...

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Recreational marijuana legalized in California, Nevada, Massachusetts

A preliminary exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Research showed the measure passed handily. Florida , North Dakota and Arkansas approved medical marijuana, which would bring the total number of states with such a system to more than two dozen.

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Defense, special teams lift Detroit Lions past Jaguars 26-19

While Matthew Stafford had 226 passing yards, the 1-yard score for Ebron was one of just 12 rushing yards for the Lions up to that point. Despite the Jags' 2-7 record, Jacksonville actually has the fourth-best passing defense in the National Football League and is allowing 203.7 yards per game.

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Cincinnati Zoo's Fence Between Visitors And Harambe Didn't Meet Standards

A federal inspection concluded the barrier at a gorilla enclosure at an OH zoo was not in compliance with standards when a three-year-old boy slipped underneath and fell into the animal exhibit, sparking a frantic rescue mission that ended in the death of a 17-year-old endangered gorilla.

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Trump confirms he is considering James Mattis for Secretary of Defense post

Trump said in Twitter that Mattis, a retired US Marine Corps general who previously headed US Central Command, "was very impressive yesterday. A true General's General!" Schumer said on "Fox News Sunday" he has talked to Trump about infrastructure and said it is possible that "we could get a major infrastructure bill done", maybe even in the first 100 days of his presidency.

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Oil stumbles on dollar strength, lack of faith in OPEC output deal

USA crude rose 32 cents, or 0.7 percent, to US$46.13 per barrel. "I'm still optimistic that the consensus reached in Algeria for capping production will translate, God willing, into caps on states' levels and fair and balanced cuts among countries", he told Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV.

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Dock collapses in Georgia tourist city; firefighter killed

Master Firefighter Michael Curry died today in the line of duty, reports Mark Keller, spokesman for Savannah Fire and Emergency Services. River Street is a common tourist attraction in Savannah, Ga . WSAV reports that there were no other critical injuries. Fire officials said 30 people were hurt in the collapse. "It dropped probably a good three to four feet and tilted and leaned forward and dumped everybody over the side".

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2.0 first look out: Thalaivar Rajinikanth vs Khiladi Akshay Kumar ups curiosity

Made with a mammoth budget of more than Rs. 350 Crores , this film, is touted to be the most expensive film ever made in the history of Indian cinema. There is another movie that is releasing at the same time. Akshay is beyond recognition in the weirdest look which he hasn't sported earlier. Recently, the makers released the teaser poster of the film, which revealed Khiladi Kumar as an ornithologist.

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Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon

Mayor de Blasio would prefer it. On the topic of an uptick in hate crimes and written swastikas in New York City since November 8, Mayor de Blasio said: "A lot of us are very concerned that a lot of divisive speech was used during the campaign by the president-elect and we do not yet know what the impact of that will be on our country".

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Zika Virus No Longer International Emergency But Still a Threat

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an global health emergency but it needs ongoing, "intense action", the World Health Organization says. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an global emergency - warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying it are present.

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Demonetisation: Weekend rush add to woes; ATMs run dry on cash

NAFSCOB Chairman Dileepbhai Sanghani has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi "I congratulate you for taking initiative in abolishing Rs 1000 and 500 bank notes aimed at stamping out corruption and removing illicit money from the economy". However, withdrawal from ATMs is limited to a maximum of Rs 2,000 per card in a day up to November 18, 2016. People who received the new notes were ecstatic that the new currency notes were quite inspirational with new imprints printed on the reverse.

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Terminally ill teenager wins landmark case to preserve body after death

The girl died peacefully after finding out that she would be frozen. The report states that her mother and doctors had "misgivings" about the freezing process, which was also labeled "disorganized". She had lived with her mother for most of her life and had had no face-to-face contact with her father since 2008. The cost of the procedure in the United States - which the judge said was about £37,000 ($46,000) - is being met by her maternal grandparents, he said, although the family is not ...

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Zika no longer public health emergency

WHO's announcement which removed Zika from worldwide emergency will put the disease in a classification similar to dengue. Luiza was born in October with microcephaly. The WHO insists Zika's importance is not being downgraded. Health officials expect that the virus will become endemic and circulate seasonally in some countries.

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Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade after Trump win

Through creating the world's biggest free-trade zone with 11 partner nations, a strategic alliance would be put in place on China's doorstep with the aim of countering its rise. "Without the United States, it does change the economics of the whole thing quite a bit". Japanese leader Shinzo Abe, who took domestic political risks to back TPP , visited Trump in NY on Thursday to hear from the president-elect himself.

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Bernie Says He'll Work With Trump On One Condition

In a survey conducted by state-run pollster VTSIOM in mid-November, 45 percent of respondents said they would vote for Trump - while just 4 percent said they would back Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Mr. Sanders said: "Many Democrats will be prepared to work with Mr. Trump if he turns out to be sincere" in the promises he made to the "working people" of America.

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We worked on system all week - Isco after Madrid derby triumph

The Madrid derby ended on a sour note for Atleti, as a Ronaldo hat trick condemned them to their third straight loss. The Portuguese's opener took a wicked deflection on its way past the excellent Jan Oblak. "The defence wasn't fragile in the first 20 minutes of the second half". Real were awarded a free-kick and the former Manchester United star saw his effort deflect off Stefan Savic in the Atletico wall.

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Myanmar health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak

It recommended that Zika response should be escalated into a sustained program of work with dedicated resources to address the long-term nature of the disease and its associated consequences. The U.S. Center for Disease Control also emphasized the importance of continued vigilance in spite of the virus's changing status. Gostin said the worldwide response to Zika has been "lethargic" and WHO's decision will give countries even less reason to invest in preparedness and research.

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Famed Texas heart surgeon Denton Cooley died at 96

A spokeswoman for Texas Children's Hospital, where Cooley's son-in-law acts as surgeon in chief, said Cooley died in his Houston home on Friday morning, surrounded by his four daughters. Bush, who lives in Houston , said in a statement. File- Famed heart surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley leaves memorial services for Enron founder Ken Lay at the First United Methodist Church in Houston , Texas, US on July 12, 2006.

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Best US weather satellite ever awaits nighttime launch

The data collected by this satellite will provide critical inputs to NOAA's weather prediction capabilities and support weather forecasting activities around the globe. The program is meant to provide uninterrupted hemispheric observations through 2036. GOES-R, which will be re-named GOES-16 once in orbit, won't officially enter service for a year, after extensive tests.

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Sabra recalling several hummus products over listeria concerns — RECALL ALERT

The FDA said the recall includes hummus sold to supermarkets, retail outlets and food service businesses in the United States and Canada. The FDA is urging to throw away any packages with the " Best Before " date of January 23, 2017. Symptoms of listeriosis vary, but usually include fever, muscle aches, stiffness, abdominal pain and diarrhea. For the full list of Sabra Hummus products on this recall, GO HERE .

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Sabra Announces Hummus Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Listeria can cause serious illness and even death in young children, the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. The bacteria has not been found in any of their products; however, the company is issuing a recall as a precaution.

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Sabra Announces Hummus Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Listeria can cause serious illness and even death in young children, the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. The bacteria has not been found in any of their products; however, the company is issuing a recall as a precaution.

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Sabra Announces Hummus Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Listeria can cause serious illness and even death in young children, the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. The bacteria has not been found in any of their products; however, the company is issuing a recall as a precaution.

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Sabra Announces Hummus Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Listeria can cause serious illness and even death in young children, the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. The bacteria has not been found in any of their products; however, the company is issuing a recall as a precaution.

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Voluntary recall of various Sabra Hummus products

Listeria monocytogenes can cause deadly infections in children, elderly and other people with weak immune systems. The Sabra Dipping company on Friday announced a recall over some hummus products citing a concern over listeria contamination.

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Sabra recalls some hummus products because of Listeria concerns

The bacteria has not been found in any of their products; however, the company is issuing a recall as a precaution. Listeria can lead to serious infections in young children and older adults. Consumers are urged to discard any product with a " Best Before " date through January 23, 2017. Consumers with the recalled hummus products are asked to get rid of it.

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Sabra Recalls Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

The FDA said the recall includes hummus sold to supermarkets, retail outlets and food service businesses in the U.S. and Canada. The Sabra Dipping Company is recalling some of its hummus products due to concerns about listeria. Listeria can lead to serious infections in young children and older adults. Listeria has not been found in any of the products, but the company did this as a precaution.

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$25 Million Settlement Reached in Trump University Lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel , who is hearing the case in California, brought up the possibility in court of another federal judge, Jeffrey Miller, assisting the parties in trying to find a way to settle the case before trial. "I don't believe in it", he said at the time. His turnaround on settling the dispute over the real estate seminars was branded a "stunning reversal" by New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman .

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Big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

Sharon Jones' passing is sure to be felt by the many fans who have fell in love with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, as well as the new audience who saw Miss Sharon Jones! The movie focused on her fight with cancer from shortly after the diagnosis in 2013 until her return to the stage on February 6, 2014 at the New York's Beacon Theatre, only five weeks after she finished chemotherapy.

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The Future of the Affordable Care Act in a Trump Administration

The signups, which accelerated after last week's election, highlight anew the high stakes in the coming battle over repealing Obamacare , which Trump and his congressional allies have pledged to do early next year. People with coverage through their employers should expect premium hikes of 5 percent or 6 percent next year, depending on where the employee lives and what adjustments a company makes.

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Soul singer Sharon Jones loses battle to pancreatic cancer

Jones followed Desco owner Gabriel Roth to newly founded Daptone Records in 2000, where she led the soul/funk revival group, the Dap-Kings, which featured Roth on bass. Jones was unmarried and is survived by four of her five siblings. At the same time, Jones became known for her electric talents as a performer, throwing herself around the stage with practiced skill, kicking off her shoes, and inviting the crowds to lose themselves with her in the music.

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Pregnant woman fatally shot, baby delivered by C-section

Vanessa Oviedo, 27, and Andrew Aguirre, 23, were in a auto near the intersection of Ben Maddox Way and Houston Avenue in the Central California city on Thursday night when a gunman in another vehicle opened fire on them, police said. Doctors had 30 seconds to perform the C-section, emergency room physician Greggory Shubert said. After the shooting, the driver went directly to Kaweah Delta Medical Center.

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Study finds ATMs have food, skin particles

In the paper, Carlton and her colleagues characterized the ATM microbes as "a record of both human behavior and environmental sources". The Washington Post reported that it wasn't too surprising that most of the microbes found on the ATM keypads live on human skin.