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Cowboys game leads the way as National Football League ratings keep rising

In the first week of this season, the league saw a 12% drop in ratings, which was followed by a 15% one in week two, according to Nielsen . The preliminary score, a low for this season, was down 11 percent from early scores the same night a year ago and 9 percent from the week before - albeit with a lopsided score that saw Oakland scoreless well into the second half and ultimately trounced 10-27.

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Senate Republicans Have Pulled The Plug On Their Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal draft was rejected from reaching vote Tuesday afternoon, after multiple Senate majority leaders expressed opposition to its details. "It should be bipartisan", Kasich told attendees at Fortune's CEO Initiative conference in New York Monday, referring to health care reform. He called the issue an important debate and said , "It's one that we'll certainly continue".

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Trump Administration Argues US Civil Rights Law Does Not Protect Gay Employees

The 90-minute argument pitted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , which thinks the prohibition on "sex" discrimination covers gays, against the Justice Department , which under the Trump administration has taken the position that it doesn't.

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Biafra: Senate Declares Nigeria's Unity 'Not Negotiable'

Ejiofor's prayer was contained in a suit he filed before the court, on Wednesday. The court said its order was subject to a gazetting of the reliefs and publication of same in two national dailies. The Army had been slammed for overreaching its powers over the move. The Presidency on Sunday said that it has facts to show that IPOB was registered in the State of California in United States of America.

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Woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria after Harvey

To find out, Houston Matters talks with a pair of public health experts to find out. "We're going to miss her". "It's tragic", Dr. David Persse, director of the city's emergency medical services, told the news outlet. But they are required to report numerous organisms that cause the disease - streptococcus , E. coli , vibrio vulnificus and some types of drug-resistant staphylococcus.

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HIV rising among over-50s as they neglect safe sex

One in six HIV diagnoses are now in people aged over 50, up from one in 11 a decade ago and worldwide experts are urging sexual health services to stop focusing exclusively on the young. 'This potentially is a result of older people's low awareness of HIV and how it is transmitted, leading to misconceptions and low perception of their own risk'.

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Not Lung Tumor, Man Diagnosed with Playmobil

How was he able to pinpoint the year the traffic cone had gone missing? "Four months after removal of the tiny traffic cone, his productive cough had nearly entirely settled and a chest X-ray only showed minor residual consolidation (blockage in the lung)".

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Bass Pro Shops Acquires Cabela's for $4 Billion

Bass Pro has said it expects to keep some operations in Sidney, but it is expected to consolidate redundant headquarters jobs in Springfield, where privately held Bass Pro is based. It's not clear what'll come of the almost 2,000 people Cabela's employs at its headquarters in Sidney, Nebraska. Both companies went on to become industry leaders.

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China curbs oil product exports to North Korea, bans condensate

The ongoing show of power online and exchange of fiery salvos could reportedly be pushing North Korea and the United States closer to an accidental war. He said that North Korean nuclear weapons and missile development threaten the entire world with unthinkable loss of life. Trump spoke alongside the visiting Spanish prime minister minutes after his Treasury Department announced new sanctions targeting eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas.

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A step closer to diagnosing CTE during life

Journalist Rick Westhead of The Sports Network tweeted about the findings on Tuesday, which is a landmark breakthrough in the world of sports. McKee alone has made post-mortem CTE diagnoses on ex-players such as linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide in 2012, and tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence in prison when he killed himself in April.

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Philadelphia Eagles sign RB Kenjon Barner with Darren Sproles on IR

Kevin Patra of NFL.com reported that the 34-year-old veteran suffered a broken arm and a torn ACL, both in the same play, during Sunday's game against the New York Giants . Following preseason the Eagles added quarterback Nate Sudfeld to the practice squad from the Washington Redskins - who they were set to play one week later.

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Carson Wentz says he'd give game check to Jake Elliott

As Elliott lined up to deliver the game victor, Wentz said he'd give Elliott his game check if he was able to drill the game wining field goal. "He's a hero if he makes this", Wentz said, adding, "I'll give him my game check". The players watch on from the sideline as Elliott drills the kick, which stays right but is straight as a die as it goes over the posts. The Eagles recently signed Elliott, 22, off the Bengals practice squad after Caleb Sturgis suffered a quad injury.

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Change in Cricket rules to come into effect from Sept 28

Meanwhile, the DRS will now be implemented in Twenty20 Internationals and teams will not lose reviews if the result of a decision is umpire's call . According to ICC Code of Conduct, Level 4 offence will be applied which includes - "threatening to assault an umpire, making inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with an umpire, physically assaulting a player or any other person".

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese Resurrect Teddy Roosevelt Movie at Paramount

DiCaprio and Scorsese have previously worked together on The Wolf of Wall Street , Gangs of New York , Shutter Island , The Departed , and the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator . DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson are producing through their Appian Way banner, along with Scorsese and Emma Koskoff through Sikelia, with Chuck Pacheco also producing.

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Bryce Harper Activated from DL by Nationals After Knee Injury

Washington will finish the season as the only team in the National League East to have a winning record. Outfielder Bryce Harper has been out since August 12, after slipping on a wet base and suffering injuries to his left knee and left calf, but he has been ramping up lately by playing in simulated games.

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Mike Tomlin gives candid response when asked again about the anthem

During a lengthy team meeting on Saturday night, several players expressed an interest in protesting in some fashion but no consensus could be reached so the Steelers tried to extricate themselves from the situation entirely. "We're just a group trying to play football and people are using us in these circumstances for their benefit and we resist it". All of the Steelers - except for offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva - skipped the national anthem Sunday after President Trump derided ...

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Calif. Public Health: Kern County among highest rates of STDs in state

The highest-ever number of cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea , and syphilis were recorded in 2016. Babies born with syphilis increased by 27.5 percent, with 7 new states reporting cases over 2015. Assisting state health departments and health clinics integrate STD prevention into care for people living with HIV. "Getting tested regularly is one of the most important steps".

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Two more cases of West Nile confirmed in Colleton horses

Those suffering from the West Nile Virus often experience symptoms that include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes. Anyone can contract the virus, and they are primarily transmitted to humans through a mosquito bite. Of those cases, 70 percent were considered very serious, with infected individuals suffering from encephalitis or meningitis - a swelling of the brain or lining of the brain - and paralysis.

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Health experts say it isn't too early to get flu vaccinations

It may only be September, but already, flu season is taking its toll on Colorado. Flu shots are readily available throughout the community, from local medical providers and pharmacies. You should have your insurance card with you. Nurses at Linn County Public Health are optimistic the vaccine will cover this year's flu strain .

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Jogging Strollers Recalled Due To Potential Fall Hazard

Delta's "J is for Jeep" cross-country all-terrain jogging strollers are affected by this recall. Not so with at least one brand of strollers, though, which announced a major recall over concerns its supposedly rugged products could break and spill the precious cargo inside.

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FDA, Interpol Target Illegal Online Pharmacies

The action had led to the seizure of 25 million illegal and counterfeit medicines worldwide, Reuters reports . Almost 100 website domains were seized by the FDA, including buyhydrocodoneonline.com, canadian-pharmacy24x7.com and buyklonopin.com, while 13 warning letters were issued to 401 website operators.

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The heaviest woman on Earth died this Monday morning

Her family told the doctor that as a child she was diagnosed with elephantiasis, a condition that causes the limbs and other body parts to swell, leaving her nearly immobile. However, he added that her condition had worsened without saying why exactly. The 37-year old Egyptian woman weighed 1,102 pounds (500 kg), her family reported, prior to undergoing weight reduction surgery at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai in March.

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Hyderabad Marriage racket case: Four arrested including one 'Qazi'

He had gone underground following the police crackdown on the child marriages racket. "So they are being deported back to their country", said police. Besides being blind, the police said he was a chronic kidney patient who was undergoing dialysis thrice a week. "There will be zero tolerance for this kind of activities", he said and exuded confidence of rooting out the menace in two months.

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Korea's Growth Outlook to 2.8%

Leveraging private capital and technical expertise through public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help countries in Asia and the Pacific meet their infrastructure needs, which now stand at about $1.7 trillion per year, according to a new Asian Development Bank ( ADB ) report .

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17-Year-Old Bengaluru Boy Drowns While Friends Were Busy Taking Selfie

The boy was captured drowning in the pond in one of the selfies clicked by his friends. One of the college students was looking at the selfies again and pointed out in one of the pictures that he was drowning. The group then called the local police, who pulled the body out of the water. The Kaggalipura police said around 25 students, all NCC cadets from the Jayanagar college had come to the hill for a trek.

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This Twitter convo between Kumar Sangakkara and Hardik Pandya is pure gold

A really explosive all-rounder is what we were missing and he is giving us that balance. I used to hit sixes before too, it's just that I am hitting them at a higher level now. They were 35-40 runs short. "That time I thought that (Adam) Zampa was bowling and I knew that I could hit a six off him any time I wanted to. But had we been chasing 340, we would have played the way you need to to chase 340".

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The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Company Valuation & Investor Review

Bragg Advsr has 0.24% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 33,854 shares. Finally, ELM Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 7.2% during the first quarter. The lowest target is $36 while the high is $60. Investors who observing the volume trend of The Coca-Cola Company (KO ) over recent time; they noted that 8.02 million shares changed at hands contradiction to its average trading volume of 9.52 million.

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Giant Pink Chair Makes Appearance To Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Despite the power of a mother's influence on her daughter, the survey of more than 1000 Australian women found less than a quarter (22 percent) had recalled having had a conversation with their mothers about breast awareness. Orange County officials onday kicked off the "Orange County Goes Pink" initiative, joining forces with the American Cancer Society as we approach October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured Patient

Anyone who is in a vegetative state for more than a few weeks is said to be in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) and a paper in 2011 found people perceive those in PVS to have "less mental capacity than the dead". To test the ability of VNS to restore consciousness, the researchers , led by Sirigu and clinicians lead by Jacques Luauté, wanted to select a hard case to ensure that any improvements couldn't be explained by chance.

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This Chinese robot dentist completed its first ever operation without any human!

Developing the system took four years, and it's the joint work of the Fourth Military Medical University and the Robot Institute at Beihang University in Beijing. During the surgery, the robot performed flawlessly. A robot has carried out a dental operation all by itself. The idea of robot dentists is clearly promising, but it could also raise safety concerns among people undergoing surgeries.

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Iran tests new missile defying U.S. warnings

During Friday's military parade, President Hassan Rouhani said his country would strengthen its missile capabilities without seeking permission from any other country. The test-firing of the Khorramshar missile announced on state media on Saturday (September 23). "It has the potential to carry nuclear warheads, but I am skeptical as to whether it can carry multiple ones because nuclear warheads are so large", said Fitzpatrick, who also heads the think tank's Non-Proliferation and Nuclear ...

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Sensex falls 288 points; Nifty trades at 9872-level

Collectively these six alone shaved off about 220 points out of the 296 point slump in the index. "Outflow of foreign funds due to the concern on gap between high valuation and earnings growth and Fed's stance to trim their balance sheet impacted the market sentiment".

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Breaking Soda: Meth-Laced 7Up Creates Health Hazard in Mexico

According to a Banner Health news release , medical toxicologists and physicians are on alert after reports surfaced that methamphetamine was found in 7Up drinks originating in Mexicali. It warned that symptoms may manifest themselves suddenly, and consuming contaminated 7-Up can be life threatening. Their symptoms included irritation of or abnormal taste in the mouth or throat, burning in the esophagus, nausea or vomiting, difficulty breathing, and a fast or irregular heartbeat.

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Padmavati: Shahid Kapoor's look as Maharawal Ratan Singh out

With the makers of " Padmavati " unveiling the awesome and royal looks of both Deepika and Shahid, we now more curious to witness Ranveer Singh's look as Alauddin Khilji in the movie. Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions presents Padmavati with direction and music by Sanjay Leela Bhansali . Sharing the posters, Deepika , Shahid and actor Ranveer Singh , who will be playing the role of Alauddin Khilji tweeted: "Saahas, samarthya aur samman ka prateek".

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US Refuses To Consider "IPOB A Terrorist Organisation"

Kanu's lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, argued that the court order labeling IPOB as a terrorist group was heard ex parte - i.e. without notice to the other interested party. The statement followed media reports about the US and European Union saying the group could not be declared a terrorist organization under their laws.