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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

The study also found some health benefits if people cycled part of their journey and took public transport or drove the rest of the way. Cycling to work cuts the risk of developing heart disease and cancer by nearly half, research suggests.

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Russia vetoes UN statement on North Korea's missile tests

Meanwhile, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday said that he believes it is important for all countries involved in past talks on denuclearising the Korean Peninsula - South Korea, Japan, China, Russia and the United States - to help prevent the North's potential nuclear capability from becoming a threat to the worldwide community.

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How Fox News broke the Bill O'Reilly story to its viewers

Perino returned to the subject at the very end of the show. O'Reilly, who was photographed on Wednesday shaking hands with Pope Francis in Rome, has denied any wrongdoing. Now, with news that 21st Century Fox has bowed to public pressure and fired the longtime host, many are calling it the "end of an era" for CEO Rupert Murdoch.

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Theresa May is 'running scared' of a leaders' debate with Nicola Sturgeon

Although a mainstay of United States presidential elections for decades, the first live TV debates during a United Kingdom general election was only held in 2010. United Kingdom party leaders first took part in televised debates back in 2010 when Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg clashed during three live broadcasts ahead of the general election.

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Citizen Financial (CFG) Tops Q1 Earnings on High Revenues April 20, 2017

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Kashmir students clash with Indian troops; many injured

Colleges in Kashmir valley would open on Wednesday after the government ordered the suspension of class work for next two days, due to student protests across Kashmir. "AJKSU on Tuesday held peaceful protests in many places including Kashmir University (KU) and Banihal (on Srinagar- Jammu national highway)". The overall polling percentage for the bypoll stood at a dismal 7.13 per cent, the worst Kashmir has seen after militancy erupted in the late 1980s.

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British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

UPDATE 6.30pm: Theresa May asked voters for the mandate to lead post-Brexit Britain as she rallied Tory troops for the looming election campaign ahead. The move was a shock on many levels, not least of all the short amount of time until the election, nor the fact that Theresa May has been vehemently against such a move for some time now.

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Fire marshal distributes 300 free smoke alarms

The American Red Cross is teaming up with the Evansville Fire Department and the Promise Zone in efforts to make sure fire alarms are protecting the community. The cause for alarm event kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Ogden Amphitheater located at 343 25th Street in Ogden. "Apparently the batteries in the smoke alarms had been changed only last week, I feel that this highlights the need to test your smoke alarms regularly".

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Kannada outfits call for Bengaluru bandh against Baahubali-2

Sathyaraj is reprising the character "Kattappa" in "Baahubali 2". Speaking on the controversy, Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj said, "We will not allow any theater in Karnataka to screen Baahubali 2 ". And after that, about 30 films of his were released in Karnataka. However, Bahubali 2 director SS Rajamouli defended Sathyaraj saying, "Linking his old remarks that were made several years ago with the current scenario and posing an obstacle to the release of movie is not in the interest of ...

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Regulatory Bill for Uber and Lyft Headed to Scott's Desk

Bill Galvano, a co-sponsor of the bill. The proposed legislation would require drivers to undergo criminal background checks and carry insurance policies covering death and bodily injury incidents as well as property damage. Jamie Grant for their commitment to carrying ridesharing legislation over the finish line, and for the consistent leadership shown by Gov. Scott, President Negron, and Speaker Corcoran", said Colin Tooze , Uber's director of public affairs.

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Lovely catch by BJP as Cong desertion goes on

And he did not stop at that. "This election will decide the course of things for Delhi, it will decide whether next five years will be years of administrative deceit and anarchy or of development as visualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi", Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari said in a statement.

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Superstar Serena Williams confirms pregnancy; will not play in 2017

The 35-year-old pulled out of Indian Wells and the Miami Open last month, citing a knee injury, but she did pip her sister and rival Venus Williams to the Australian Open title in January, breaking Steffi Graf's grand slam record in the process.

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Ubisoft Opens New Studios in Bordeaux, Berlin

The new studios demonstrate Ubisoft's commitment to developing enriching, immersive game worlds and world-class entertainment franchises. The Berlin outfit will collaborate with Ubisoft-owned developer Blue Byte , which worked on certain aspects of Rainbow Six Siege , on an as of yet unannounced triple-A project.

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Trump prepares for long-awaited missiles defence system against North Korea

There has been some confusion over the whereabouts of a United States aircraft carrier group after Trump said last week that he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea even as the ships were still far from Korean waters. A submarine missile is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country\'s late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong-Un.

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Warburton leads, Te'o in for Lions rugby

Fullbacks-wings: Stuart Hogg (Scotland), Lee Halfpenny, Liam Williams, George North (Wales), Anthony Watson, Elliot Daly, Jack Nowell (England), Tommy Seymour (Scotland ), Jared Payne (Ireland ). Hogg, who was voted 2017 Six Nations Player of the Tournament, will be joined by fellow Glasgow Warriors teammate Tommy Seymour as the only two Scottish representatives selected by Head Coach Warren Gatland .

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Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

TOKYO-Vice President Mike Pence praised investment by Toyota Motor Corp. and other Japanese companies in the US while avoiding criticism of Tokyo's trade practices, drawing a relieved welcome from business leaders here. Pyongyang's repeated missile tests suggest progress is being made to achieve the country's stated goal of developing a ballistic missile armed with a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the United States.

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Oilers vs. Sharks live stream, Game 2

Oilers head coach Todd McLellan agreed that taking six penalties a night, some involving rough stuff after the whistle, is playing with fire. "They were five or seven seconds ahead of us with every change, so they caught us exhausted a lot of times and took advantage of us, hemmed us in", McLellan said.

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Wall Street bull sculptor says 'Fearless Girl' statue violates his rights

As a result he's challenging New York City's authorities to have "Fearless Girl" removed before its intended February 2018 closing. Di Modica first installed the statue in 1987 - in the middle of the night and without a permit - in order to celebrate Wall Street's resilience.

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Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current leader Kim Jong Un.

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Brooklyn Man Accused Of Repeatedly Stalking, Harassing Malia Obama

The stalker, Jair Nilton Cardoso , allegedly went to the fourth floor of the building where the former first daughter works to put a sign in the window and beg her to marry him on April 10. After concluding he had psychiatric issues, agents took Cardoso to a local hospital for evaluation. "Her bosses are all very sympathetic towards her, and they're willing o accommodate her however she needs - even if that means taking some time away from the office and reading scripts at home".

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North Korean official vows frequent missile tests as tensions escalate

He described the U.S. -Japan alliance as the "cornerstone" of regional security. Pence's advisers told reporters that he hopes to win better USA access to Japanese markets and to attract more Japanese investment in the U.S. Pence told business leaders before leaving Seoul that the Trump administration is reviewing all trade agreements as part of its "America First" policy.

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Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not attend the team's Super Bowl victory celebration at the White House on Wednesday afternoon. A team spokesman says the Patriots are aware of the reports of Hernandez's death but the club isn't expected to comment.

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German EU lawmaker hopes for compromise with UK

This gives the PM her two-thirds majority, which is required to call an election under the Fixed Term Parliament Act. "What do we know that the leader of the Labour Party, the leader of the Liberal Democrats and the leader of the Scottish nationalists have in common?" she asked parliament.

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International Monetary Fund improves economic growth forecasts for Romanian economy in 2017, 2018

The projection is still well under the government's respective official forecasts. According to the International Monetary Fund, growth will be led by emerging market and developing economies, projected to rise 4.5 percent in 2017 and 4.7 percent in 2018, with advanced economies forecast to grow 2 percent in each of the next two years.

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In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed

Aaron Hernandez died an innocent man due to a freakish legal technicality that could offer some insight into the former NFL star's suicide on Wednesday and could protect whatever wealth remains from his football career. He was in a single cell when he made a decision to take his life on the same day that some of his former teammates were scheduled to visit the White House after winning the Super Bowl.

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Strong start to 2017 bodes well for Canada, International Monetary Fund says

The IMF predicted that the global economic growth would clock in at 3.5 percent in 2017 as compared to 3.1 percent in 2016, while for 2018, the GDP growth was projected at 3.6 percent. The outlook for next year was increased to 2.5% from 2.1%. He cited the subdued trend productivity growth across the world economy, and also raised the uncertainties from macroeconomic policies in the USA and China , the world's two largest economies.

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Manhunt on for Janesville man who sent manifesto to Trump

On Monday, law enforcement continued to search Joseph Jakubowski's Janesville apartment. A manhunt is underway for a suspect police say may be targeting churches, schools and public officials after allegedly stealing guns from a Wisconsin gun store.

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Hernandez pal can't believe he killed himself

But, Hernandez was still serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for his conviction in the 2013 shooting of Odin Lloyd , who was dating his fiancee's sister. Hernandez's death swung the spotlight back on a long line of crimes to tarnish the image of the National Football League, most infamously by star running back O.J.

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Aaron Hernandez murder conviction expected to be vacated by 'quirky' rule

Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window", read the statement . On Friday, Hernandez broke down in court as he was found not guilty of the double murder. said that detectives assigned to his office and the Department of Corrections are investigating Hernandez's death. Prosecutors said he gunned them down after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him in a nightclub.

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Eyeing 2019, BJP to hold national executive meet in Odisha on Saturday

On the resolution adopted at the BJP National Executive meeting on according constitutional status to OBC Commission, the Odisha Congress chief said the BJP was now doing politics in the name of caste. We should also proceed on the formula of a new India. During the Delhi elections, Church attacks were the highlights and during the Bihar polls "Award Wapasi" was the issue.

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Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Marwan Barghouti declined to offer a defense in an Israeli courtroom because he was not a citizen of Israel, but rather a stateless resident of the Palestinian territories, which are under Israel's military occupation. These strikes are not new to Israeli prisons and officials do not negotiate with prisoners. Other striking prisoners have also been punished, and protests have been put down.

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Turkey opposition seeks referendum annulment

Opposition CHP head Kemal Kilicdaroglu accused the electoral board of bias and of favoring the governing party. The Anadolu news agency reported Wednesday that the High Electoral Board voted 10-1 against the decision. Yet the result is likely to aggravate those concerns by scaring away foreign investors and complicating relations with Europe, says Omer Taspinar, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

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Good news about antidepressants in early pregnancy

Taking antidepressants while you're pregnant probably doesn't increase your child's risk of developing autism, new research suggests . Women who take antidepressants early in pregnancy are not at a higher risk of having children who develop autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), contrary to earlier reports, a study published Tuesday found.

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NYC's cigarette prices are set to jump even higher

The liberal Democratic mayor offered rare praise for the "extraordinary work" of the man he replaced, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who barred smoking in parks and established the minimum price. Reducing through attrition the number of tobacco retailers citywide 3. De Blasio's new package of five anti-smoking bills, if approved by the City Council, would also make it harder to sell e-cigarettes in the city by imposing the same licensing restrictions on e-cig sellers as are now imposed on ...

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North Korea's Missile Test Fails, US and South Korean Government Confirm

North and South Korea have been separated since 1945 and a state of war technically still exists between the two nations, even though a 1953 armistice agreement ended the Korean War. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over".