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CHAN: Super Eagles unchanged for Libya clash

CHAN: Super Eagles unchanged for Libya clash Sunday Faleye was the hero of the day as the Super Eagles B team defeated their Libyan counterpart by a goal to nil courtsey of the solitary goal scored by Faleye in the 74th minute of the game. Abdulsalam Omar, Libya's second-half substitute, tried to make an immediate impact after being introduced on the hour-mark, but his long range shot narrowly missed the target. [Full Article...]

Two Common Gene Mutations Boost Breast Cancer Risk, Scientists Find

Two Common Gene Mutations Boost Breast Cancer Risk, Scientists Find This study provides promising evidence to help guide policy decisions for allocating healthcare resources to help prevent breast and ovarian cancer. All British women over the age of 30 should be tested for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations to help save lives and cut costs, new research suggests. [Full Article...]

Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old

Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old Adolescence now lasts until the age of 24, scientists have claimed. Since children are not marrying as young and remaining in the education system longer, they are not gaining full levels of independence as quickly and are instead remaining in a state of "semi dependency". [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats Will Now Decide if Government Shuts Down Friday

Senate Democrats Will Now Decide if Government Shuts Down Friday Congress has until midnight Friday to avoid the government shutdown. Shutdown coming? We need more Republican victories in 2018!" Trump tweeted at 7:04 a.m. Immigration policy and funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program are among the issues contributing to the partisan impasse. One tweet , " CHIP should be part of a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!"... [Full Article...]

Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor says

Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor says The patient also complained of bloody diarrhea, Banh said, but the patient noted, "I really want to get treated for worms". Emergency physician Dr. Kenny Bahn was the doctor on call at the local emergency room in Fresno where the man went and retells the story of the incident on a recent episode of the podcast "This Won't Hurt A Bit ". [Full Article...]

AfDB predicts 2.1 Economic growth for Nigeria in 2018

AfDB predicts 2.1 Economic growth for Nigeria in 2018 Kemi Adeosun, who also expressed gratitude to the AfDB for that 2017 lifeline intervention, requested the bank to quickly complete the remaining $400 million of that intervention as Nigeria still needs it to fix pending economic challenges. [Full Article...]

CHIP should not be included in stopgap bill

CHIP should not be included in stopgap bill Kellams says deal or no deal, CHIP needs to be funded. "This geography makes CHIP even more important to families in my home state", Jenkins wrote. Lawmakers on both sides have been accusing each other of brinkmanship and unnecessarily risking a shutdown when the federal government runs out of money January 19. [Full Article...]

USA lawmakers aim to tighten anti-Iran sanctions

USA lawmakers aim to tighten anti-Iran sanctions On Friday, Trump threatened to walk away from the nuclear deal unless progress was made on negotiations regarding Iran's missile program, and it is unclear if this would also lead to the OFAC licences being revoked. In his address to the Security Council, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that it was in the world's interest that the agreement "be preserved". [Full Article...]

Hot yoga not more beneficial than regular yoga

Hot yoga not more beneficial than regular yoga Part of the popularity of the Bikram hot yoga discipline is the claim that it improves general health, muscle strength and flexibility. "The new finding from this investigation was that the heated practice environment did not seem to play a role in eliciting improvements in vascular health with Bikram yoga ", said Stacy D. [Full Article...]

Pakistan polio: Mom and daughter killed giving vaccinations

Pakistan polio: Mom and daughter killed giving vaccinations The attackers escaped unhurt from the site of the attack, police said. Polio teams have been the target of militants after the Taliban spread rumours that the vaccination drives were a front for espionage or a conspiracy to sterilise Muslims. [Full Article...]

Amazon announces candidates for HQ2

Amazon announces candidates for HQ2 Some surprise candidates included Columbus, Ohio , and Indianapolis . Investment . Amazon says it will invest $5 billion to build the new campus. Other's pulled off stunts to standout, such as NY, which lit the Empire State Building in Amazon orange. Some stunts didn't work: Tucson, Arizona, which sent a 21-foot cactus to Seattle , did not make the list. [Full Article...]

Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Range Resources Corporation (RRC), Chevron Corporation (CVX)

ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd now owns 4,384,926 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $64,151,000 after purchasing an additional 1,316,915 shares in the last quarter. Amp reported 0.01% stake. 50 are owned by Carroll Assoc. Tarbox Family Office has 19 shares. Barclays Plc accumulated 691,634 shares. Among 40 analysts covering Range Resources Corp. [Full Article...]

Scottish mountain rescue teams called in to help trapped drivers

Scottish mountain rescue teams called in to help trapped drivers Motorists and lorry drivers have been stranded overnight on the M74 after snow and ice brought treacherous driving conditions to Scotland. The worst of the frontal rain and snow will also be moving away into the North Sea and it's back to the wintry showers from the west and bright spells. [Full Article...]

Active Volume Stock: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $124,949. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has risen 6.68% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Greenleaf Tru has invested 0.04% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Hennessy Advsrs has 0.36% invested in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 99,125 shares. [Full Article...]

Nick Foles' 'crazy journey' from near-retirement to NFC title game

The Eagles will host the Vikings in the NFC title game on Sunday and the victor will advance to the Super Bowl . Like the Eagles , Minnesota has yet to win a Super Bowl. Minnesota is thriving on the strength of their defense this season. The Eagles host the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game. The Vikings three losses this season came on the road at the Pittsburgh Steelers, a... [Full Article...]

'Promising' blood test detects eight different kinds of cancer before they spread

'Promising' blood test detects eight different kinds of cancer before they spread The authors also report that CancerSEEK was better at detecting later-stage cancer compared to cancer in earlier stages. United Kingdom experts said it was "enormously exciting". Hilton Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and National Institutes of Health Grants P50-CA62924, P50-CA102701, CA06973, GM-07309, and U01CA152753. [Full Article...]

New Study Recommends Lowering BAC Levels

New Study Recommends Lowering BAC Levels The nation's more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable", according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. "I think people need to be far more safe about what they drink, and if there's other options instead of driving, they should take that option". Is 0.05 percent too restrictive? Curre... [Full Article...]

Court Affirms IPOB's Proscription As A Terrorist Outfit

Court Affirms IPOB's Proscription As A Terrorist Outfit Justice Kafarati, who presided in the matter was the same judge who issued the proscription order sequel to an ex parte application filed by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami in September, 2017. [Full Article...]

No. 2 House Democrat says Trump qualifies 'for being a racist'

No. 2 House Democrat says Trump qualifies 'for being a racist' That huge number of people whose lives risk being uprooted is not widely known, in large part because so much public attention has been focused recently on 800,000 mostly young DREAMers accepted into the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program. [Full Article...]

Purdue Continues Winning Streak, Blows Out Wisconsin 78-50

Purdue Continues Winning Streak, Blows Out Wisconsin 78-50 Carsen Edwards is averaging 16.7 points and 2.8 assists while Isaac Haas is averaging 14.8 points and 5.4 rebounds. Purdue opened as a 15.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 133.5 points. The Boilermakers raced to a 23-4 lead, hitting 5 of 8 3-point tries at that juncture. Wisconsin is averaging just 69.1 points per game on offense this season while giv... [Full Article...]


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