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Sleeping badly could add 3 cm to your waistline، study suggests

They also gave blood samples and had their weight, waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and thyroid function measured. The sleep relied on self-reporting when it came to the number of hours participants slept, and used average ranges instead of specific numbers.

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Iowa Attourney General releases statement on FDA's new tobacco plan

An Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) is indented to be issued by the agency, through which seeking input on possible benefits on public health as well as any probable negative effects of decreasing the nicotine in cigarettes can be done.

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Ruling on minors' life sentences has little Kansas impact

But the court also noted "that rigorous consideration of an offender's youth is required in sentencing a juvenile to life without parole". Judges can impose that sentence at their discretion, however. People convicted of capital murder for crimes committed as adults can be sentenced to death, but Virginia law says that for juveniles the punishment "shall be" imprisonment for life.

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I agree with Trump's tweets on transgenders

Just today, as ThinkProgress reported , Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended Donald Trump's decision, advising that "the president makes some good decisions about making sure that we have a force that is capable". Williamson said the impact will be significant. There is no place anywhere in our nation, especially in our nation's military, the most honorable thing anyone could do is put on the military uniform.

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India seizes ship with 1500 kg of heroin off Gujarat coast

The detention was a result of successful multiagency operations involving both sea and air surveillance, well coordinated by the ICG. According to reliable sources, the Panama-registered vessel, 'MV Hennry, ' was coming from Iran and headed to Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar, where the consignment, which was loaded from near Pakistan, was to be offloaded.

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Trump could be burning bridges with his fiery attacks on Jeff Sessions

He said that he would not have chosen Sessions to be his attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from investigations into matters related to the 2016 presidential campaign. The congressman recommended Trump meet with Sessions, voice his concerns and make changes as needed. Graham is the latest Republican to try to deter Trump from firing his attorney general, a move that would carry significant consequences for the USA government.

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Arsene Wenger verbally abused by fan during Arsenal-Benfica friendly

I have spoken to him by text", Wenger said, as reported by the Daily Mirror . "That's a question of normally four or five days". "Week after week, Lacazette looks to adapt quickly". Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are all interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha this summer, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo .

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Russian Federation to seize U.S. properties in retaliation over sanctions

Late Thursday, the Senate voted 98-2 for a bill passed earlier by the House that strengthens existing sanctions on Russian Federation and gives Congress the power to block President Donald Trump from lifting them. The EU and U.S. previously worked together to impose sanctions in the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea in March 2014, overcoming division on how far to go in punishing Moscow.

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Doctor delivers baby, gives birth in the same day

Hess told the outlet she also helped while she was giving birth to a baby girl named Ellen Joyce. Johnson called Hess's actions "pretty fantastic". Her husband did notice something odd was going on because she had on a hospital gown, but she didn't notice that because she was on the delivery table.

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West Nile detected in Lynn

That patient was said to be elderly and also had underlying medical conditions. There is no vaccine or known cure for West Nile, but DEET mosquito repellent is widely regarded as the best protective option. Several parts of Canada and the USA continue to report West Nile virus activity. Surveillance includes screening the blood supply and reporting human and animal cases.

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Three more Gujarat Congress MLAs resign

The exit of six MLAs , which comes just months ahead of Gujarat legislative assembly elections due in December, has reduced Congress's tally to 52 in the 182-seat assembly. Stating that BJP is killing democracy in the land of Mahatma Gandhi, the Cong sought the intervention of Election Commission of India to file criminal case against BJP and its leaders for horsetrading and bad election practices.

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RI Democrats respond after 'skinny repeal' falls in Senate

Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, said her organization "is pleased and relieved that we will now have an opportunity to work together in a bipartisan way to improve the ACA".

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Charlie Gard, "beautiful little boy" at heart of dispute, dies

On Friday, the Pope posted another message: "I entrust little Charlie to the Father and pray for his parents and all those who loved him". The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, are returning to court Monday for the latest stage in their effort to seek permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment.

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Thrill ride crash prompts re-inspections for NY State Fair

The Ohio Highway Patrol is handling the investigation on the accident and said Thursday an independent review of the attraction will be done to determine what caused the incident to happen. An inspection of the Fire Ball would include evaluating connections and hydraulics. "We just need to know how and why this happened, and whether it could have been avoided".

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"Fire non-Kannadiga engineers from Namma Metro", KDA tells K'taka CM

The Kannada Development Authority has asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to fire non-Kannada speaking engineers from the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited. But this time, he has gone a step further and dumped the three language formula which was first proposed in 1968. This comes in the wake of the rising protests against Hindi signboards on Bengaluru Metro.

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N. Korea launches another ballistic missile

However, two USA officials said some other analysts who study North Korea's missile program did not agree with the assessment, although there was no question that Pyongyang had moved further and faster in its efforts. It appeared to be more advanced than the ICBM North Korea previously launched, it said. Suga said officials are analyzing whether it was an ICBM.

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Jon Hamm Plays A Handsome Hologram In New 'Marjorie Prime' Movie

The trailer may not look visually spectacular but the concept is as deep as Black Mirror episodes, and thought-provoking stories like this are worth seeing. Smith looks like she'll do some heartbreaking work, and Hamm looks great, too. The Plot: Eighty-six-year-old Marjorie spends her final, ailing days with a computerized version of her deceased husband.

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Sauber to continue an engine partnership with Ferrari next season

The new deal with Ferrari provisions for supply of the "latest power unit specification" - a change from the 2017 status quo, with Sauber now using year-old Ferrari power units in their C36. Honda now have an exclusive agreement with former champions McLaren , who are last in the championship after scoring two points in 10 races. The future looks hard for Honda with McLaren - last in the constructor's championship - reportedly considering a deal with Mercedes as its engine ...

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Regular drinking can reduce risk of developing diabetes, study suggests

There was no such effect of beer consumption among women. The study revealed that men who had 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk of type 2 diabetes compared to non-drinkers, and women who had nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk compared to non-drinkers.

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Anthony Scaramucci blames White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for leaks

And also, "as you know from the Italian expression, the fish stinks from the head down. But I can tell you two fish that don't stink: that's me and the President". The inclusion of Reince in the tweet was seen by some as an accusation. However, the financial disclosure form is a public document, which the Politico reporter who obtained it said she retrieved through normal channels.

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Chicago Cubs capitalise on World Series baby boom

Hospital staff said baby booms ebb and flow, but when something overwhelming happens - such as the 2003 North American blackout - there are noticeable waves. "It was just a really special night for us and Chicago". He is named after Cubs president Theo Epstein. While there is no scientific evidence that the uptick is connected to the Cubs victory, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence from parents that celebrating the Cubs may have been the cause.

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Tennessee sales tax holiday begins Friday

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state's annual sales tax holiday. Although the NRF estimates that families with children in grades K-12 will spend roughly $668 on back-to-school supplies this year (up from around $630 last year), a 2016 Tax Foundation report found that sales tax holidays have little to do with that spending.

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PM Modi condoles the demise of Ex-Karnataka CM N. Dharam Singh

Dharam Singh died on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, reports said. Dharam Singh was the 17th CM of Karnataka who headed the Congress-JD (S) coalition government from May 28, 2004 to February 3, 2006. "My thoughts are with his family & supporters in this sad hour". Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurapa in his condolence message said: "Mild mannered and soft spoken, Singh has left an indelible impression on the political history of Karnataka through his genuine commitment to all sections of ...

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Is your public tap water safe?

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an advocacy organization that studies drinking water, just released a nationwide tap water analysis . Tens of thousands of water utilities are contaminated at levels that exceed these too, according to the database .

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Drinking After Learning Helps Remember Stuff

The next day, participants were asked to complete the same task. " Our research not only showed that those who drank alcohol did better when repeating the word-learning task, but that this effect was stronger among those who drank more", said Celia Morgan, co-author of the study, via the University of Exeter .

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Yemen: Millions at risk if aid agencies not given better access

The global health authorities said that they suspect that more deaths because of the disease the country now has more than 200,000 cases of Cholera it is struggling with and the number of the cases are growing rapidly, and estimate of almost 5,000 cases per day.

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In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

Scientists in China have published similar studies with mixed results. Researchers in OR made history this week as the first U.S. scientists to genetically modify human embryos. The NIH also does not fund any use of gene-editing technologies in human embryos. Born in Kazakhstan when it was part of the former Soviet Union, Mitalipov has for years pushed scientific boundaries.

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Charlie Gard hospice move approved

He added that no details about when he would be moved and where could be made public. "But Charlie's doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital said this experimental therapy, which not undergone clinical trials, likely would not benefit him - and might even harm him".

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West Nile virus is back: Here's how to protect yourself

In addition to spraying the county, Fayard says his department has passed around fliers door to door to warn people in the Church Avenue area of D'Iberville that West Nile has been found in the area. Less than 0.05 percent of people will get the worst possible case, neuroinvasive, which is a swelling of the brain and can even lead to death in some cases.

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Justice Department Argues Landmark Civil Rights Law Doesn't Protect Gay People

On the same day that Donald Trump announced reinstatement of the ban on transgender people in the military, his Department of Justice set out to undermine the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people. After a lower court ruled and the case was appealed, the 2nd Circuit invited outside parties to weigh in. The Justice Department said the EEOC doesn't have the power to decide the issue.

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9 key facts about Hepatitis C your doctor wants you to know

Published by the Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention ahead of World Hepatitis Day tomorrow, the study found about 20 percent of respondents are prejudiced against hepatitis carriers and majority knew little about methods of transmission.

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Britain Is Getting Rid of the Internal-Combustion Engine

It probably shouldn't surprise us that there is remarkably little detail in the Government's proposal for exclusively electrified vehicle sales from 2040. The government was ordered by the courts to produce new plans to tackle illegal levels of harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide. "We could undermine the UK's successful automotive sector if we don't allow enough time for the industry to adjust".

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Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

Some suggest they will cut smoking rates by acting as a nicotine replacement therapy, while others argue that they could reduce the urgency to quit and continue to normalise the physical act of smoking. The usage of e-cigarettes among smokers had increased dramatically by 2014, with estimates from various studies ranging from 15% to 30%. Study author Professor Guodong Liu from Penn State College of Medicine, said: 'No doubt about it, e-cigarettes are addictive, but not at the same level as ...

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Blood Shortage Emergency Continues — American Red Cross

Those who give blood or platelets with the Red Cross July 26 through August 31 will be mailed a $5 Target eGiftCard. SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey .

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Three killed in Mumbai residential building collapse, many trapped

Fire official D. Manjrekar says the rescue operation was continuing Tuesday as almost two dozen people are feared trapped. More than 200 people including fire brigade personnel, Mumbai Police personnel and local residents are trying to rescue people who are trapped inside the building.