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Drinking too much may age arteries over time

The study examined alcohol drinking habits over 25 years, and while it found that heavy drinking damaged arteries, its findings also supported previous research which found that moderate drinking reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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AMF Pensionsforsakring AB Purchases New Position in Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 1,367,762 shares of the company's stock valued at $222,918,000 after buying an additional 203,188 shares in the last quarter.

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Toyota i-TRIL electric city vehicle previewed ahead of Geneva

Developed by Toyota Motor Europe in collaboration with the company's ED2 design studio in Nice, the three-seat i-TRIL incorporates the same Active Lean technology seen in Toyota's i-Road prototype, which leans into corners "to provide high levels of stability, safety and comfort".

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Derby, Preakness victor Charismatic dies

He hadn't displayed any symptoms of illness or injury and was said to be fine when he was last checked on Saturday evening. He was a really tough horse and he deserved a much longer retirement. Charismatic was trained by legendary Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas and was an unlikely Triple Crown contender. At the Belmont, Charismatic led with about a furlong (200 metres) to go but he took an awkward step and fractured his left foreleg as Lemon Drop Kid swept by to win.

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New Stem Cell Treatment Finally Sheds Light To Multiple Sclerosis

The therapy prevented symptoms from worsening in 46% of patients for a span of at least 5 years. More than 2 million people in the world suffer from MS, in which the body attacks the central nervous system, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Four More Stores Vote To Join Tesco Ireland Strike

She said the union had not "put forward a positive proposal rather they wanted to turn the clock back 13 months and unpick all the work done by the WRC and Labour Court". Mr Douglas said that at the talks Mandate suggested both it and Tesco should commit to recommencing immediate negotiations on relevant issues central to this long running dispute.

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Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

And the findings of five studies released Tuesday aren't likely to clear up the confusion. Results published a year ago from the same research linked testosterone with mostly modest improvement in sexual performance, walking strength, and mood.

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Trump, Kasich scheduled to meet Friday

Weaver also tweeted the claim on Monday evening in response to stories about Kasich and the president meeting this Friday. When asked if Kasich requested it, Spicer said, "Yes". "He understands that he's the president for every American". He says one-third of the 700,000 Ohioans who have gotten medical coverage under the expanded program have mental health and substance abuse problems and "to turn our backs on them makes no sense".

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Blackburn Rovers striker wants team-mates to enjoy Manchester United contest

I have so many things to think about. Asked about the tie, Mourinho said: "Probably Chelsea can only think about that because I think they are champions and they have nothing else to fight for". "But I think it's better for them this way because now they can focus on a very hard Championship". Asked whether United could win a treble of cup competitions this season, Scholes said: "They could".

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No survivors in Melbourne chartered plane crash

Police minister Lisa Neville said, "It appears a light plane, which is a charter flight, has impacted the DFO (Direct Factory Outlet) at Essendon Fields". The pilot reported a " catastrophic engine failure " moments before the plane crashed into a storage area at the rear of the mall, police confirmed.

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Shell warns of increased risks in LNG business

The demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit 265 million tonnes in 2016, opening yet more opportunities for equipment crossovers between the LNG industry and the industrial gas sector. The outlook identifies that new LNG demand will be driven predominately by floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), small-scale LNG and transport and replacing declining domestic gas production - all of which companies in the industrial gas industry can capitalise on.

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South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts

In the United States, by contrast, life expectancy at birth is now below most other high-income countries, and is poised to fall even further behind. The study included high income countries such as the USA, Canada and Germany, and emerging economies such as Poland and the Czech Republic.

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India, Rwanda to expand ties in Science and Technology

The first agreement envisages setting up of an entrepreneurship development centre in Rwanda to further cement ties between the two countries in the field of science and technology as well as sharing of India's expertise in the field. Mr Ansari said Rwanda has put behind it the unfortunate genocide of 1994 and the efficient and clean city of Kigali captures the great strides that this country is taking on its path of growth and prosperity.

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United Nations health agency 'vigilant' about China bird flu outbreak

The drop comes as the government reported that as many as 79 had died from the H7N9 AI strain in January alone, bringing the total death toll to more than 100 since the virus was detected in October 2016. "We are also working closely with our colleagues from the animal sector, [as well as] the Food and Agriculture Organization, to exchange information".

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Step counting apps may do more harm than good, scientist warns

We read about this on the Independent . A professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has questioned the wisdom of our obsession with taking 10,000 steps a day and has pointed out that the target could actually be damaging to health.

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Asean foreign ministers push dialogues to ease sea tension

He said the ministers pushed to sustain the momentum of dialogue in order to ease the tension. "They reaffirmed the importance of the need to enhance mutual trust and confidence, exercising self-restraint in the conduct of activities, and avoiding actions that may further complicate the situation, and pursuing peaceful resolution of disputes, including through full respect for legal and diplomatic processes, without resorting to the threat or use of force, in accordance with the universally ...

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RCMP intercepts 22 asylum seekers overnight in Manitoba

He said the woman was taken to hospital by ambulance. Migrants who crossed into Canada in early February faced harsh, frigid conditions: two had their hands frozen and needed to have several fingers amputated. Meanwhile, the area's MP Ted Falk took to Facebook to post a video of him vowing to "continue to push the Liberal government for more resources to deal with this situation as well as putting in place a long-term solution" while standing at the former Emerson-Noyes border crossing near ...

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North Korea ambassador says Kim Jong Nam died of 'natural causes'

Police officials have not confirmed the authenticity of the tape. Anwar had read about the bloody purges that Kim Jong-un had been carrying out against North Korean officials, including his own uncle, but found his friend to be in as cheerful a mood as ever.

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Parents charged after 8-year-old son overdoses on heroin

Just before 9:30 p.m. January 11, when Dowdy noticed his son stop breathing and his lips turning blue, he called 911. In audio from a 911 call from the incident, a man's voice - presumably Dowdy's - is heard alternately pleading frantically with the dispatcher and shouting at a nearby woman.

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SRK Invited to Guest Star on 'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency'

And I didn't know it! Coolest daddy Shah Rukh Khan takes little AbRam for a joyful auto ride By Nikita Thakkar Shah Rukh Khan and his youngest son AbRam Khan were recently spotted enjoying a drive on the streets of Mumbai . He said: incredible to discover that @ iamsrk is a #dirkgently fan. In another tweet an excited David wrote: "It's possible I got a bit too excited that #ShahRukhKhan likes #dirkgently - do you think he noticed?" The series is an adaptation of Douglas ...

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Mumbai registers second highest February temperature in a decade

Hisar recorded a low of 14.4 degrees Celsius, up four notches while Karnal's minimum temperature settled at 12.5 degrees Celsius, up three notches against normal. "The easterly component of the wind, which was causing the temperatures to rise, has weakened now", official at the IMD centre at Altinho said.The morning hours have been pleasant as the mercury is hovering around the normal mark.

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Holiday Inn-Owner IHG Shares Hit Record High

The 52 week high for the share price is now at 4029 GBX while the 52 week low is 2404 GBX. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/intercontinental-hotels-group-plc-ihg-scheduled-to-post-quarterly-earnings-on-tuesday/446388.html.

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1000 day-old chicks found abandoned in England field

It is believed that the chicks came from a nearby commercial chick producer but it is unclear how they ended up in the field. About 1,500 chicks were discovered close to an avian flu exclusion zone on the outskirts of Crowland on Friday. "And the noise was unbelievable", Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals inspector Justin Stubbs said. Some 1,000 chicks which were abandoned in the United Kingdom recently have been "put to sleep" due to a case of bird flu close to where ...

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January surplus at 17-year high in pre-Budget boost for Hammond

LONDON-The U.K. ran the highest January surplus in almost two decades last month, according to data released Tuesday, as public finances were boosted by higher income and capital-gains receipts. New forecasts from the OBR will be published along with the annual budget. U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond signaled in November a new fiscal course, after nearly a decade of belt-tightening, saying he expected billions in extra borrowing over the next few years to support an economy ...

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Champions League: Aguero v Falcao

That is a huge experience. The current leaders of Ligue 1 have been astonishing in front of goal this season, scoring 76 goals in just 26 games. They are killers in the box. "People think it is easy for Manchester City". Since Pep Guardiola made it clear the Argentine was no longer his first choice, I have questioned Aguero's mentality.

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Former Clemson defensive lineman, grad transfer Scott Pagano considering Texas

Pagano reportedly plans to set up official visits in the near future and enroll at his new school in May. However, Pagano has started to narrow down his choices. He came here to graduate and win a national championship and he achieved both within the last two months. Swinney said he urged Pagano to stay, but understood his reasons for leaving.

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Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China

Bao Bao's flight to China will be about 16 hours. She'll be one of the only passengers, along with a keeper and a veterinarian. And in Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian National Zoo is still home to three pandas: Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and their cub Bei Bei, who was born in 2015.

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Plenty of sunshine Monday, but not as warm to start the week

It should be a very nice day. Temperatures will fall into the 30s as a powerful low pressure swings by to our south. However, showers in the area pushed temps into the low 50s for highs in most areas. However, the winds will shift and the temperatures will change to cooler. Highs should recover to the mid 50s. Highs will be in the middle 60s. It will be breezy, and there will be fair-weather clouds.

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The Plaintiff In The Landmark Supreme Court Case Legalizing Abortion Dies

Roe v. Wade became a class-action suit, and the ensuing 7-to-2 ruling articulated that the decision to terminate a pregnancy is protected by a constitutional right to privacy . She was Iphigenia, who willingly gave up the hero worship of the evolved pro-choice masses to speak her pro-life truth, a sacrifice of reputation and respect.

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China Bans Coal Imports From North Korea Over Missiles

Coal is North Korea's main export and it exports most of its coal to China, helping to prop up its fragile economy , providing almost half of its foreign currency. "All countries should fully and transparently implement all relevant UN Security Council Resolutions on the DPRK", a State Department spokesperson said, referring to North Korea.

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Reviewing Individual Broker Targets Of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW)

For the current year the company has fixed $379.28M revenues, as per the opinion of 5 analysts. Profits feel from $20.2 million to $318,000 for same fourth quarter previous year. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. The share price of the company (NYSE: BBW ) was up +6.95% during the last trading session, with a high of 10.55 and the volume of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

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Will Saturday's Texas Tech vs. West Virginia matchup be high-scoring? 2/18/17

Then comes a risky march to the end, first playing at TCU against an improved team under new coach Jamie Dixon. "His attitude has become so much better". It was all about stops in that last overtime. We're not consistent enough, and we're not tough enough yet to get these wins. To take the doubles point, the Mountaineers' Paula Goetz and Lyn Yuen Choo beat VT's Sansitha Nandakumar and Natalie Novotna in the tiebreaker 7-6 (13-11).

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Iraqis displaced from Mosul marry in refugee camp

The troops' advance toward Mosul came after the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of an offensive to drive the extremist militants out of the western side of Mosul, locally known as the right bank of Tigris River which bisects the city.

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Healthy Twins Born by a 64-Year-Old Woman

Six years ago, she had her first child at the hospital at the age of 58. It's the second time the woman has given birth at Recoletas Hospital at an unsually advanced age. The woman, who is only being identified by the initials M.I.A., delivered the babies via cesarean section at Recoletas Hospital in Burgos on Tuesday.

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Mass Overdoses Plague Melb Dance Festival With Over 20 Hospitalisations

Ambulances took the 22 people, many of whom are described as critical, to the Alfred, Royal Melbourne and St Vincent's hospitals. Ambulance Victoria State Health Commander Paul Holman said most affected revellers overdosed on notorious party drug GHB .