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CTA Green, Pink Line service resumes after man on tracks

Police negotiators reportedly put a large inflatable air bag underneath the tracks and tried to talk the man down for hours. He was taken into custody and went by ambulance to Stroger Hospital for evaluation, police said. Shuttle buses are available for affected riders. The man's motives for remaining on the tracks is still unclear, CTA officials said. The CTA said normal service resumed on both lines shortly before 8 a.m.

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Iheanacho Not Under Any Pressure To Replace Aguero, Says Guardiola

However, he would have the honour of becoming City's youngest-ever representative in the Champions League. "At the end Pep said well done and keep it up for the rest of the season, which was nice of him". It's likely there will be one first-team regular in the defence though in order to add some experience, that will come in the form of Nicolas Otamendi who is suspended for City's trip to Leicester at the weekend.

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Imagining Cuba's human rights situation after Fidel Castro

United States cut all trade with Cuba as island allied with Soviet Union, leading to October 1962 missile crisis that brought world to brink of nuclear war. Even with such gestures, many observers say that intolerance of opposition is such a fundamental part of Fidel Castro's legacy that there is little likelihood the government will change direction now that he is dead.

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Angela Merkel has called for a burka ban

She also stressed that each asylum request would be examined carefully, and "not all can and will stay" in Germany. "The world is not black and white", she said. Ms Merkel spoke for an hour and 20 minutes at her party's rally, with the wide-ranging speech followed by 11 minutes of applause. "On the contrary", she told around 1,000 CDU members.

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SeaWorld cutting 320 jobs in restructuring

Company officials say the changes will position the company for long-term success. The company-once home to the famous Shamu killer whale shows-has been the target of extensive criticism from animal-rights activists about its treatment of animals and the safety of trainers.

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Delhi fog: 81 trains running late, three cancelled; flights delayed

Kashi-Vishwanath Express, Chandigarh Express, Himgiri Express and Marudha Express were the trains cancelled, reported NDTV . Eight worldwide flights were delayed and three diverted and five domestic flights delayed due to poor visibility.

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Naperville North HS students sickened by laced gummy bears, police say

A phone message left with the Naperville Police Department was not immediately returned. Students said the gummy bears were eaten between periods, but it is not clear if they knew what they were ingesting. A 17-year-old male student was taken into custody, but released without being charged, reported WLS. Testing is underway to figure out what was inside the gummy bears .

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Pearl Harbor attack brings back memories for locals

The event is remembered annually on December 7, with speeches, live events and a parade that takes place every year in Hawaii to honor those who had served in World War II and those who perished in the massive attack at the Honolulu harbor and military base.

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U.S. healthcare spending skyrockets to $10K per person

In an interview broadcast on " 60 Minutes " Sunday night, House Speaker Paul Ryan put on a courageous, confident face. "They know they can't just repeal it, so they say we'll do it three years from now", the New York Democrat said . The latter program, a state-federal partnership established during President Lyndon Johnson's presidency, will probably be scaled back significantly under a Trump presidency.

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Trump lays out non-interventionist US military policy

Panetta, who served as secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, added Mattis earned a reputation for unflinching honesty within the current administration. In Fayetteville, Trump did not explicitly repeat his pledge to bar Muslims from coming to the U.S. but maintained he would "suspend immigration from regions where it can not be safely processed".

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Indian navy deploys ships to evacuate 800 stranded tourists

According to news reports , the tourists are likely to be ferried from Havelock to Port Blair . The Havelock Island is located about 40kms from the state capital Port Blair and is known for azure waters. There are no ships or flights now operational from the area due to rough sea and bad weather conditions which is why tourists are stuck in the island.

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Republican Jews Embrace James Mattis as Defense Chief - Despite Israel 'Apartheid' Remarks

Mattis, in a recent exchange, showed a sense of humor about his status as a career military officer. However, some in the Japanese government hope that Mattis may not push forward with these policies. He is without a doubt one of the finest military officers of his generation and an extraordinary leader who inspires a rare and special admiration of his troops", McCain said.

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FSU's Dalvin Cook not invited to Heisman Trophy presentation

The college football regular season is in the books but before we shift all of our focus to the College Football Playoff and bowl games, there will be some hardware handed out. "So they're just living off the national championship game, and all the success I had in that". Jackson had a pair of hiccups. He also returned 10 kicks for 260 yards.

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House overwhelmingly passes 'Cures' legislation to streamline drug approval

No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Richard Durbin of IL said he was "totally underwhelmed" by the bill's extra money, and said its cuts in a disease prevention fund created under Obama's health care law to finance new medical research displayed "a warped sense of justice".

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Top U.S. AIDS Official Touts Progress, Has Tough Words For Tanzania

In 2015, 39,513 people in the USA were diagnosed with HIV , but the annual number of new diagnoses declined by 9 percent over the course of four years, from 2010-2014, WorldAIDSDay.org reports. "Today when you found out that you are positive you start ART and live positively, " she said. "We would go to the hospital, take care of individuals because the hospital didn't actually want to go in, the nurses and the medical team really didn't go in the room much", said Forbes.

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Mayor Talks About Losing Home, Business to Deadly Wildfires in Eastern Tennessee

Mayor Waters says all the fires are extinguished in the county and city, but some hot spots remain. He did not release any details about the fatalities and said authorities are still working to positively identify the remains. Local officials bowing to pressure from frustrated property owners said they would allow people back into most parts of the city Friday morning, with residents having to go through a check point showing proof of ownership or residency.

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Woodstock Couple Killed In Tennessee Wildfire

Authorities have called it the worst wildfire in the area for a century. He added that power outages and limited cellphone reception prevented that alert from reaching some people, while wildfires were ravaging the area. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee -Pigeon Forge tourism officials are reinforcing that the city's many attractions, theaters, restaurants and lodging properties are operating as usual after recent wildfires in the area.

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Fading Vikings, losers of 6 of 7 games, nearly out of time

Having fought back against the Dallas Cowboys and with a 2-point conversion needed to tie the game at 17, Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford stepped back in the pocket, released the ball ... Zimmer wasn't on hand and defensive coordinator George Edwards was calling the defensive signals. Matt Barkley figures to start his second straight game when the Bears (2-9) host San Francisco (1-10) in a matchup between struggling teams on Sunday.

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State Obamacare enrollment up 2000

This gap was closed by the Affordable Care Act and would be reopened with repeal of the law. Medicare and Medicaid could be scaled back drastically . "This choice probably means that the Affordable Care Act is doomed - and Mr. Trump's most enthusiastic supporters will be among the biggest losers".

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Jayalalithaa laid to rest next to mentor MGR at Marina Beach

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee along with other prominent leaders of the nation have also reached Chennai to pay their last respects to Amma. "What she did for women , the mothers and daughters, made her Amma (mother)". Jayalalithaa was declared dead at a hospital in Chennai at 11.30 p.m.

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Lake Effect Snow Watch issued for snowbelt

The Lake Erie snow machine is set to kick into high gear starting Thursday morning across parts of northeast Ohio. The Lake Effect Snow Watch has been elevated to a Lake Effect Snow WARNING for Southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua & Cattaraugus Counties from 6 a.m.

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World Health Organization says Zika emergency is over

Slowed head growth and microcephaly were accompanied by significant neurologic complications. However, the disease has been linked to microcephaly in babies which is a condition where the brain does not grow to its normal size. Since then, more than 2,100 cases of Zika have been reported in Brazil alone. Brazil encountered the worst Zika infection which 2,100 cases of microcephaly confirmed a year ago, proving the connection between the virus and the disease.

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De Blasio Requests $35M for Trump's New York Security Costs

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that's the estimated security cost for additional resources from November 8 to January 20, 2017, when President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated. The city will seek as much as $ 35 million from the feds for added NYPD security at Trump Tower since Election Day. President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to move aggressively on a conservative agenda in filling Supreme Court vacancies, cracking down on immigration and cutting taxes, but also sought to ...

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Jill Stein officially requests recount in Michigan

Workers in Dane County are being paid $20 an hour and will work two shifts over about 12 hours a day to get the recount done by the deadline, said County Clerk Scott McDonell. "That's the right of the candidate to request a recount". The Wisconsin Republican Party alleges that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's recount effort in Wisconsin amounts to illegal coordination with Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Rep. Hanna backs 21st Century Cures Act; House passes bill

The 21st Century Cures Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives 392-26 Wednesday night. "It will help the 40 million Americans who deal with a mental illness each year through inclusion of my Mental Health First Aid Act", said Jenkins, a Republican from Topeka.

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White Wine May Increase Melanoma Cancer Risk

The group of experts from Brown University has conducted a comprehensive research by reviewing the data from more than 210,000 participants who participated in three large-scale studies for a median of 18 years. Interestingly, no other forms of alcohol seems to affect the predisposition to skin cancer. Those who drink one and half glass of alcohol per day have 73 percent increased risk of developing melanoma on torso compared with non-drinkers.

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Gillibrand on Defense Secretary pick: "I will oppose a waiver"

The problem is he has only been retired from the military for three years. Others are entrenched in Trump's organization as close advisers. US President-elect Donald Trump today announced that he will nominate retired Marine general James Mattis, renowned for his tough talk and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, to be his defence secretary.

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Oil prices crash as reality sets in

Oil marketing companies revise their prices every fortnight, depending on global oil rates and the rupee's movement against dollar. The latest suspension came during OPEC's 171st ministerial Conference in Vienna. Barkindo did not mention the USA, a major oil producer and importer of petroleum from OPEC member states, in his speech. After news from the OPEC meeting, the price of crude oil on Wednesday increased dramatically by 8.6% to $49.17 per barrel.

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Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc

Christopher A. Holden, President and Chief Executive Officer, added, "Envision Healthcare Corporation now has a national platform with a highly differentiated suite of solutions that will significantly increase our ability to empower physicians and serve clients".

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Trump picks anti-Obamacare health secretary

Trump is expected to name more members of his administration this week. Mnuchin, 53, led Trump's finance operations during the presidential campaign. U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, who represents the southeastern corner of the state, said in a statement that Price is "absolutely the best man for the job" and will "deliver the healthcare system Americans deserve".

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Burst water main forces Islington streets to close

The suburb in north London is home to United Kingdom foreign secretary and former London Mayor, Boris Johnson. A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said six fire engines had been sent to the scene. Cartoon: The Trump Tsunami Tash Bell: Is it time to stop sleeping with your partner? . Alex Green, 22, only just managed to rescue his family dog before a conservatory window caved in submerging his home.

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AFC playoff picture, Week 14: Buffalo Bills on the fringe

The moneyline bet (at 5Dimes) for the Thursday Night Football game is the Kansas City Chiefs over the Oakland Raiders. Despite their loss at the weekend, the New York Giants' 8-4 record gives them a Wild Card berth in the NFC , and they are joined by the 7-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are on a four game winning streak.

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Veteran on the job with service dog

Charlotte alerts Luthy and helps him calm down. And the man who hired them says they were ideal for the job. "By the time I looked at it, there was 1,000 comments on it". For now though, both Luthy and Charlotte have captured the hearts of the nation. Clay Luthy had a hard time finding work, partially because he wouldn't take a job unless his trusted sidekick and yellow lab Charlotte was beside him.

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Half of Americans planned to get flu shots this year

Karyl Rattay. If you do get sick with the flu, contact your doctor to see if you should take an antiviral medication. The Shelby County Health Department is recognizing National Influenza Vaccination Week by providing FREE flu shots to everyone, for ONE DAY ONLY! Some 60-80 percent of people who are hospitalized with the flu and 40-75 percent of people who die from the flu are age 65 or older, the CDC reports .

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Ikea expanding parental leave; crib assembly still your job

IKEA is offering all its American employees up to four months of paid parental leave in a shake-up of staff benefits. Workers who have been there three years will be eligible for eight weeks at full pay, followed by eight weeks at half pay.