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Donald Trump's call for nuclear 'arms race' perplexes nuclear experts

Donald Trump said Friday he welcomes an worldwide nuclear arms race, a comment that some experts are calling both "puzzling" and ill-informed. Trump on Thursday wrote on Twitter that the US must massively bolster its nuclear capabilities, without providing details or context, a day after meeting a group of Pentagon top brass, and shortly after Putin called for Russian Federation to reinforce its own nuclear capabilities.

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Passport rules relaxed: Govt makes it easier for sadhus to travel overseas

He said date of birth on documents such as PAN card, driving license, Aadhar, Matriculation Certificate will also suffice. One of the prominent reforms in the new passport laws was the non-requirement of the name of the spouse of divorced women or the requirement of a certificate of non-consent from the parent of the child, who are born out of a wedlock.

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World's oldest gorilla turns 60

Not many can boast about being a record-breaking 60-year-old like Colo the gorilla, who celebrated her 60th birthday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Thursday, according to the Associated Press . The changes also mean more animals living with the normal aches and pains of growing older. "It's all about connecting people and wildlife", he said.

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I-29 shut down near Dearborn because of man waving gun

Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe says no shots have been fired. Initially, we were told traffic on northbound I-29 was being shut down near the 25-mile marker Dearborn rest stop. Troopers say the man surrendered peacefully just after 1:00 p.m. and would be transported to the Platte County Jail. Affected traffic is being rerouted and authorities are urging drivers to avoid the area.

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United Kingdom detects wild case of bird flu

A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone were put in place around the farm in an attempt to stop the virus spreading within the UK. United Kingdom c hief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens said: " This is the same strain we have seen in Lincolnshire and across Europe, and this finding is not unexpected.

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NHS England to fund bionic eye surgery

NHS England will fund it for ten patients in a 12-month pilot starting next month. The video is then sent wirelessly to the implant, which reads it as patterns of light and dark that patients learn to interpret into partial vision. "These little things make all the difference to me". After the procedures take place, patients will be assessed for one year to see how the Argus II is improving their quality of life.

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Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will train on Christmas Day

City next play bottom of the table Hull City on boxing day, before a crucial match away at Anfield against title contenders Liverpool. "This is my first year here and people say that at Christmas you have to be focused because at home you celebrate with dinner and lunch and we have to be prepared", he said.

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Snow falls in Sahara Desert for first time in 37 years

The Algerian town of Ain Sefra, deep in the dry, hot Sahara desert, was hit by a freak snowfall on December 19. The snow fell on the northern Algerian town of Ain Sefra, which is known as the "gateway to the desert". "The snow stayed for about a day and has now melted away". The last time flakes are reported to have fallen in the northwest African country was when a brief blizzard hit town in February 1979.

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FDA Sets the Limits on Lead in Lipstick, Other Cosmetics

It has suggested just a maximum of 10 parts in one million to be used in cosmetics such as lipstick, lip liners, lip glosses. FDA has announced that by including only 10 percent of lead per 1 million, it can reduce the absorption of lead in the blood which takes place by licking the lipstick and swallowing the lipstick.

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Heart-related deaths spike at Christmas

Kiwis tucking into too much cream for Christmas dinner could help explain the holiday spike of cardiac deaths, says Professor Rod Jackson. The researchers found that even when the Christmas season in this country occurs during a warmer weather, the number of deaths around the holiday season are still up by 4 percent compared with the average for the rest of the year.

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New drug slows brain damage in MS patients in trial

More than 100,000 people in the United Kingdom have MS. MS is a condition in which the body's immune system goes rogue and attacks the brain and spinal cord. Hoffmann-La Roche, which manufactures ocrelizumab and funded the studies. The latter has some treatments available, although both remain incurable. If it is licensed it will then need to be appraised by NICE and the SMC before being available on the NHS.

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Wonder Woman Steals 'God Killer' Sword in New Movie Photo

In the Wonder Woman trailer, there were brief looks at Diana getting her costume, shield, and sword from where they are being carefully kept on the island. "This is her moment", director Patty Jenkins said. This is believed to be a scene in the " Wonder Woman " movie, and this signifies Wonder Woman's decision to venture on her own path.

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Berlin attack suspect Anis Amri killed in Milan

The Christmas market in Berlin, where 12 people were killed by a man driving a large truck Monday, has reopened with a heavy police presence and concrete barriers installed around its edges. "If it is proved that he is involved, we disassociate ourselves from it". He fled Tunisia to Italy after the 2011 revolution that overthrew longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and spent three years there before travelling on to Germany, the source said.

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) Climbed On Phase 2 Study Results

Revenues hit $5.27M in the September 2016 quarter, which was above the consensus $2.9M projection. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -58.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0 percent. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. After all, Nuplazid's wholesale price is $23,500 per year, so even capturing a small fraction of the total addressable market could lead to blockbuster sales.

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Great Joy for All People - Merry Christmas

We'd never have a way to be free from sin and death. God's ultimate gift to us in the form of his only Son ensures that we don't face the challenges, tragedies, and tribulations this side of Heaven alone. The hymn writer J. Wilbur Chapman says it best in the chorus of his hymn "One Day": "Living He loved me, dying He saved me, Buried He carried my sins far away; Rising He justified freely forever: One day He's coming O glorious day!" / It's the Babe of Bethlehem's manger, / 'Tis the Savior, ...

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SK Hynix heavily invests in new NAND memory factory

In this factory the company will produce NAND memory specifically for mobile phones. The company said it plans to invest in its chip plant in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province from August next year to June 2019. SK Hynix will use the upper floor of its existing M14 DRAM fab, located in its Icheon headquarters campus, for additional 3D NAND production in 2017.

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Almost 40% of young adults are living with their parents

Stuck living in your childhood home? The number of millennials who fail to leave the nest has been climbing for the past 10 years, with the trend starting shortly before the Great Recession of 2008 but accelerating during the downturn and the recovery.

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Goldman Sachs accounts for a quarter of Dow Jones gains since election

The Dow Jones Industrials were up 0.02% and the S&P 500 0.04% while Nasdaq pared 0.05% at 10:05 p.m. EST. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 0.44 percent to 5,447.42.Apple (AAPL.O) fell 0.66 percent after Nokia (NOKIA.HE) said it had sued the iPhone maker for patent infringement.

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Jury Delivers $2M Verdict Against DuPont

Jurors additionally found that DuPont acted with malice, triggering a punitive phase to deliberations. The third case of some 3500 against the chemical company DuPont reached an initial verdict today. "But when the truth was exposed, DuPont reversed its course", he said. DuPont's lawyers say Vigneron's attorneys haven't proven C8 causes cancer.

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Prototype vaccine for Ebola virus proves effective in Guinea

Disease takes several days - even weeks - to develop following Ebola infection, yet there were zero cases among vaccines more than 10 days after any cluster received the vaccination. The trial also shows that unvaccinated people in the rings were indirectly protected from Ebola - so-called herd immunity. But more research will be needed to confirm this theory, they said.

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Donated Christmas toys handed out to Syrian refugee families

All that the organizations do during during the holidays to help the community can not be done without the help of volunteers. "This year, we only had 15 days that we could ring there". The items will brighten up the holidays for people who might not have much, but have a lot to be grateful for. Astin and Spencer encourage people to give what dollars and cents they have on their person but to remember people can give online as well.

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Russian Ambassador Shot in Turkish Capital Amid Syria Tensions

In a statement the Russian Foreign Affairs ministry expressed their condolences to Mr Polshikov's family but said his death was not related to his work. Russian Federation and Turkey have been involved in conflict in Syria across the border from where over two million Syrian refugees have settled. Altintas shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar", Arabic for "God is greatest", as he fired the shots.

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Dry and Warm for Christmas?

If the trend continues, December would be the first month in the last eight that's run below normal for temperature, and would join April as the only months to do so all year. Thursday will bring slightly warmer temperatures, with a forecasting calling for partly sunny skies and a high near 36. Then from Sunday to Monday , there's about a 60-70% chance of rain, with freezing drizzle possible.

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Ear infections really do require 10 days of antibiotics

Next to the common cold, ear infections are the most common illness afflicting children in the United States. The goal is to prevent bacteria from developing resistance to antibiotics. Acetaminophen was allowed to treat any fever or pain. "The more days you take it the more likely you'll have diarrhea". "I feel terrible. I want to be able to do something for him".

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Health officials: First flu death of the season recorded in Johnston County

No information about the person was released. "Typically the flu season will peak in January but it could be later", Hallyburton says. While anyone can catch the flu, some demographics are at a higher risk for related complications, such as pneumonia, hospitalization or even death.

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Odisha CM seeks inclusion of Odia Language in NEET-UG Exam

The state government ensured that students seeking admission for medical, agriculture, AYUSH, and veterinary courses will be admitted based upon the marks obtained in NEET conducted by the CBSE. Notably, NEET-UG is the national level medical entrance test regulated by the CBSE Board held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in the country.

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Christmas: Revelation of God's True Love

Let each child have his or her turn for giving. I want to simply share the Biblical story of Christmas, as an explanation of why Christians celebrate. Because it's Jesus birthday, he was born in a manger that cold night to Mary and Joseph and he came here to save us from all sin. The newborn baby was resting in a trough where the cattle were fed.

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Neglected cat with 'dreadlocks' has horrendously matted fur removed

Russel took Hidey to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center on December 15. "She is feeling so much better now!" the Humane Society added. She hid down in the corner of the cellar. That's where he discovered Hidey , and he said the scene was "almost like a horror movie". With a little searching, Paul found Hidey , scared and in pain thanks to the huge weight of the fur on her back.

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Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Overweight rating was given by 0 analysts and Underweight rating was given by 0 analysts. The stock of Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CNAT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by H.C. The stock of Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CNAT) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 5. The company's market capitalization is $108.75 million.

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Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent

The report also listed the number of times that governments requested to take a snapshot of account information pending the receipt of formal legal processes. Facebook attributed the significant decline primarily to last year's number being elevated by a "single image" from the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015.

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Seniors With Student Debt See Reduced Social Security Payments

Because most borrowers remained in default for more than five years after first having their benefits offset and with most borrowers living on a fixed income dependent on their benefits, the report found that after the garnishments thousands of older student debt holders are now living under the poverty level.

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ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 16.74 Billion. Last month, ConAgra completed the spinoff of its frozen-potato line into the publicly traded Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was first reported by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.11/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -22.9%.

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Clovis Oncology Inc. (CLVS) Stock Price Up 2.7% on Analyst Upgrade

According to WallachBeth Capitals price target of 49 on the company's stock this indicates the broker now believes there is an increase of 13.4% from Clovis Oncology Inc's current price of 43.21. Clovis Oncology, Inc. has its YTD performance of 32 Percent. If you are reading this piece on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark law.

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Merry Facebook-free Christmas and a happier new year

The study , which surveyed over a thousand participants, found that such negative effects come primarily from Facebook contacts posting seemingly flawless photos over the holiday season. It could lead to higher levels of life satisfaction and a significantly improved emotional life. 'And if one tends to feel envy when on Facebook, one should avoid browsing the section (or specific friends) on Facebook causing this envy'.

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German police carry out raids in search for Berlin lorry attack suspect

A month later, Amri killed 12 people and wounded 48 when he drove a truck into a crowd at a Christmas market. The 24-year-old was communicating with the extremist organization at least once and he was included on a list with people banned from travelling the USA, reports the American newspaper citing a United States official source who requested anonymity.