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Obama expected at mayors' Chicago summit on climate change

He explained mayors are stepping up because there's no consensus from national governments. Former U.S. President Barack Obama , in Paris on a five-day global trip, had a two-hour private lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron and gave a speech to business leaders.

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Rohingya crisis: United Nations human rights chief calls for criminal investigation

The U.N. human rights chief says actions by Myanmar's government to "dehumanize" the Rohingya minority are likely to fan more violence and draw in communities from across the region. The Council voted 33-3 with nine abstentions on a resolution aiming to re-center the world's attention on the crisis that has left an untold number of people killed and injured and driven an estimated 626,000 Rohingya to flee into neighboring Bangladesh since August.

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Deadly listeria outbreak is food-borne: Motsoaledi

The Western Cape had the second-most reported cases (71) followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 37 cases. At a press briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday, Motsoaledi announced that there is an outbreak of Listeriosis which is a bacterium disease found in soil, water and vegetation, which contaminates food sources such as animal products and fresh produce.

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Top Adamawa politicians berate Atiku's return to the PDP

The chairman of the PDP Convention Planning Committee, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, warned 2019 presidential aspirants and their agents against displaying their posters at the convention. Addressing the crowd, the deputy governor thanked the defectors for the honour done to him by returning to PDP, just as he assured them that they would not have any cause to leave the party again.

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Philippines halts sale of dengue vaccine as Sanofi downplays risk

One such country, the Philippines, announced it would launch an investigation into the purchase of Sanofi's vaccine , and its Department of Health has put the vaccination program on hold . "These included the following: first, use of the vaccine should only be considered in areas where a high proportion (preferably at least 70%) of the community had already been exposed to the virus; second, the vaccine should only be provided to people 9 years of age and above; and third, people being ...

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Florida State headed to Shreveport and the Independence Bowl

Terance Mann scored 25 points, CJ Walker added 17 and Florida State beat No. 5 Florida 83-66 on Monday night to remain undefeated. They are 2-0, beating McNeese State 16-14 in 1980 and UTEP 38-18 in 1988. ESPN will televise the Independence Bowl. The Golden Eagles are 11-9 in bowl games. Sunday's announcement comes a day after the Seminoles bested the University of Louisiana at Monroe 42-10.

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Pope Francis says "Rohingya" on last day in Bangladesh

In calls for peace in Myanmar, he did not use the word Rohingya to describe members of the Muslim minority. Despite his apparent sympathy toward Suu Kyi's tenuous position in dealing with the Burmese military, Francis said he made sure his true feelings were known in private, especially during his meeting Monday with the general, who is responsible for what the army says are "clearance operations" against Rohingya militants in Rakhine.

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Alabama will be without starting defensive back vs. Clemson

It is, however, surprising that it's more expensive than than the 2016 national championship game, also known as Alabama-Clemson I. In that game, Alabama won a thriller that gave them yet another national championship title under Nick Saban.

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Bryan Singer Has Reportedly Been Fired from the Queen Biopic

There have been rumors of Singer clashing with star Rami Malek since production began, most notably due to Singer's absence and his "unreliability and unprofessionalism". (It's not known whether Singer hurled the object at Malek directly, in his general direction, or away from him.) The pair resolved their differences shortly after, and filming on Bohemian Rhapsody was set to pick back up again.

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Mizzou Football Headed to the Houston Bowl, Will Face the Texas Longhorns

The Texas Bowl will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston , Texas. For the first time under coach Barry Odom - the Mizzou Tigers are heading to a bowl game. Mizzou, 7-5 on the season and winners of six-straight, will face former Big 12 Conference opponent Texas (6-6) when the nationally televised (ESPN) Texas Bowl kicks off.

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UK Treasury Wants to Regulate Bitcoin Against Money Laundering and Terrorism

Britain is one such country that wants to increase regulation of bitcoin and other digital currencies and this it wants to achieve by expanding the reach of European Union anti-money-laundering rules that force traders to disclose their identities and report suspicious activity.

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US FDA approves Mylan-Biocon's biosimilar for cancer drug Herceptin

Meanwhile, in the EU, Mylan withdrew its application for the Herceptin biosimilar, though just yesterday, the companies said that the European Medicines Agency has since re-accepted its application . Mylan said in a statement Ogivri is the first biosimilar in its collaboration with Biocon to get USA approval, and while it has kept quiet about its commercialisation plans some analysts have suggested it will start making revenues from the drug in 2019 - the year in which Roche's U.S.

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Sunny day ahead, chance of snow next weekend

A wind advisory is in effect for the metro from 3 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday , with gusts of 30 of 40 miles per hour possible. As well as feeling cold, there is an increasing threat of sleet and snow showers feeding down across the country.

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Cheese Every Day Could Keep The Doctor Away

Although cheese contains high levels of saturated fat - linked to bad heart health - the calcium in the food means less of that fat is absorbed by the body, it was discovered. "This study suggests an inverse association between cheese and health". And if not, congratulations, because not only do you have great taste in dairy products, but you could also be cutting your chances of suffering a heart attack by 14 percent.

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It's not too late for a flu shot, as cases rise

Daniel Jernigan, influenza chief at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , told The Associated Press. AHS's statistics also indicate influenza has been somewhat more active earlier in the season than previous year. Among the most vulnerable are young children, older adults and people with chronic illness. The CDC says people who get flu shots have a 40 per cent to 60 per cent lower chance of getting seriously ill than the unvaccinated.

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Stokes struggles with bat and ball in Canterbury debut

With his team struggling at five for two, he strode to the crease at the Village Green-type Mainpower Oval in the North Canterbury town of Rangiora to a supportive applause. Meanwhile, England, who have already lost the first Ashes Test against Australia at Gabba, are having a tough time in Australia and are keen on bringing Stokes back in the squad.

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Taylor Swift to open 2018 Australian tour at Perth Stadium

Taylor Swift has explained her 2017 "disappearance" to her fans in a heartfelt poem. LN will produce and promote the newly-added concerts for Swift, who last toured Australasia in November and December 2015 in support of her 1989 album. She played four sold out shows and her Sydney performance at ANZ Stadium was filmed and later released on Apple Music as a 132-minute-long feature.

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Dogs Really May Be Smarter Than Cats, Study Suggests

Researchers at Vanderbilt chose to put the age old debate to the test objectively, studying the number of cortical neurons in the brains of a number of animals. Dogs, the study found, have about 530 million of these cortical neurons, while cats have around 250 million. Two brains were used to study dogs because the canines vary so greatly in size.

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West Indies 107-1 at tea, trail New Zealand by 279

But just like they did in the first innings, after going from 59-0 to all out for 134, the Windies capitulated as Matt Henry (3-57), Trent Boult (2-87), Colin de Grandhomme (2-40), Neil Wagner (2-102) and Mitchell Santner (1-25) tore through the visitors easily.

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Fun Fact: First text message was sent 25-years-ago

In 1999, seven years after Neil Papworth's first SMS message, texts could finally be exchanged on multiple networks, propelling them into greater popularity than ever before. There was a decline of 25%-40% in texting after networks started charging for SMS, but it soon gained more traction - reaching 2.4 billion active users, 74% of all mobile phone subscribers.

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Thousands gather to protest 'Trump's Monumental Mistake' at Utah State Capitol

The rhythmic pounding of native drums set the tone for the rally against the reduction of land set aside for Utah's Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. President Trump is scheduled to visit Utah Monday, and it is anticipated he will announce a decision to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.

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Lane Kiffin Has Priceless Response To Idea Of FAU Playing Alabama

The Owls scored on all but two first half possessions en route to a 27-0 halftime lead. Devin Singletary had 26 carries for 164 yards and three touchdowns for the Owls, who extended their unbeaten streak to nine games and were undefeated against C-USA opponents this season.

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United States military indefinitely delays ban on cluster bombs

The policy change was met with criticism from human rights groups and members of Congress, including Sens. Several Democrats in the Senate criticized the decision, with Dianne Feinstein (D-California) calling it " unbelievable " while Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) said it was another example of the Pentagon failing to keep promises.

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Salman, Priyanka and 10 others in Variety's list of 500 influential people

It should also mentioned that the list consisting of 500 personalities 362 renowned names from the USA, 20 from China, 28 from the United Kingdom, 16 from France, 15 from Germany, 8 from Italy, 4 from Mexico and 6 from Spain. " Variety 500 ", which compiles the list of the most influential people, takes into account accomplishments over the previous 12 months. The names of those ten actors are as follows Karan Johar , Aditya Chopra , Ekta Kapoor , Punit Goenka, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Kishore ...

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10 offer letters for IIT-Madras students in 1st placement round today

Previous year (2016-17), IIT Madras saw 27 companies making 160 offers on day one. As per Financial Express, with this high package, Microsoft offered to hire three from Roorkee, in addition to that, two offshore offers, and eight domestic offers were made at IIT Guwahati.

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Salmonella outbreak in Oregon, Washington tied to pre-cut fruit

None of Oregon's cases required hospitalization. DOH is suggesting that people not eat pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe purchased on or about October 25 up to December 1 from QFC, Fred Meyer, Rosauers, and Central Market.

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Smartphone addiction linked to chemical imbalance in young brains

Dr. Seo explained that young people who were addicted had considerably higher scores in anxiety , depression , insomnia severity as well as impulsivity. In other studies, GABA has been shown to be involved in regulating certain brain functions including anxiety. Today's teens are spending too much time on their phones instead of interacting with others.

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Hold Me Responsible For Maina's Reinstatement - PermSec, Interior Ministry

Adeosun said. "If there was any payment of salary to Maina, there should be payslips and an account the payments were made. Let evidence be provided". Meanwhile, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji , has taken responsibility for the obvious administrative oversights in the conveyance of the controversial letter of reinstatement and apologised for the shortcomings.

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New Jersey Ballet to present 'Nutcracker'

This year, the tradition of seeing " The Nutcracker " will be a little different for the Staben family, as three Staben sisters - Jennika, Kiersty and Jacqueline - will dance in the show, which features Santa Barbara, California's State Street Ballet, local dancers and the Spokane Symphony.

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Sanofi faces safety issues with dengue vaccine, will reel back usage

The Philippines on Friday put on hold its dengue immunisation programme, the world's first, after new findings by the vaccine manufacturer that severe cases of dengue can occur in the longer term among those vaccinated without prior infection.

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NatWest announces it will close a Portsmouth branch

Between May 17 and June 27, 2018 the branches in Beccles, Thetford, Gorleston, Holt, Hunstanton and North Walsham will close following a decision by parent company RBS to shut 197 NatWest outlets nationally. A spokesperson said that the group is "committed to ensuring our customers and communities are able to continue accessing high quality banking services", according toSky News, while noting its mobile branches and Post Office contract.

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DMX Pleads Guilty to One Count of Tax Evasion, Facing Jail Time

The 46-year-old Yonkers native arrived at his plea hearing in Lower Manhattan this afternoon 20 minutes late. However, it was reported that he violated bond and was placed on house arrest after failing drug tests. This is far from DMX's first conviction. The amount of taxes DMX owed for the years in question is $1.7 million. "He faced his responsibility, and he stood to it", said Simmons' lawyer, Murray Richman.

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Malcolm Jenkins to end national anthem protests

The NFL, according to reports , has been aiming to squelch the national anthem protest movement, which began when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat and then took a knee a year ago. Reid, who knelt beside Colin Kaepernick last season, additionally told ESPN: "Malcolm continues to have conversations on his own with the National Football League, and the Players Coalition is his organization".

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Health Officials Urge You To Get Your Flu Shot

Last year, only nine were hospitalized over the same period. "Recently, a lot of kids have been getting sick more than the adults, actually, because you got the kids in and out of school, the germs, everybody playing around and stuff, coughing", Egypt Galloway said.

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Rick Pitino files lawsuit against University of Louisville Athletics Association

The former Louisville head basketball coach was sacked after it was discovered the university was involved in a pay-for-play scandal that rocked the college basketball scene. The school has announced that Bowen can transfer if he chooses. Pence went on to state that Pitino "did everything reasonably possible to maximize his diligent supervision of assistant coaches and staff", though adding that diligent supervision "is not a guarantee of compliance".