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Amnesty: Syria Has Hanged Up to 13K at 'Human Slaughterhouse'

Amnesty has recorded at least 35 different methods of torture in Syria since the late 1980s, practices that only increased since 2011, said Lynn Maalouf , deputy director for research at Amnesty's ...

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Did Kim Kardashian Know Beyoncé Was Pregnant Before It Was Announced?

Did Kim Kardashian Know Beyoncé Was Pregnant Before It Was Announced?

In under eight hours, the photo, in which a pregnant Bey cradles her belly in front of a profusion of flowers, shot to 6,481,207 likes. Beyoncé knows how to share her latest pregnancy with fans. Org...

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Ireland beaten by Scotland in Six Nations opener

Ireland beaten by Scotland in Six Nations opener

That score reduced Ireland's deficit to 14-5 as fly-half Jackson failed to add the conversion-something Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw managed for both their tries-although it wasn't long before the g...

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'Dense Breasts' Eclipse All Other Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors

'Dense Breasts' Eclipse All Other Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors

There is an increased risk of breast, uterine, and ovarian cancer among overweight women, which is thought to be due to the effect of excess fat on sex hormones such as estrogen, a cancer-growing ho...

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After Trump's Travel Ban, Muslim Nation Bans US Wrestlers From World Cup

After Trump's Travel Ban, Muslim Nation Bans US Wrestlers From World Cup

The state-run IRNA news agency reported that foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, made the announcement after the matter had come before a special committee, which chose to bar U.S. Twenty ...

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Trump's education pick on thin ice a

Trump's education pick on thin ice a

DeVos' at the expense of families in the greatest need of educational resources. Despite this, Trump announced on November 23 that Betsy DeVos would be his choice for Secretary of Education. Even then...

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Eli Lilly profit and revenue buoyed by new drugs

Eli Lilly's net income for the fourth quarter rose to $771.8 million from last year's $478.4 million. Now the stock is holding a "Buy" rating from 8 equity analysts. The Wall Street consensus for thi...

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Trump H1B Shock To Indian IT Companies, H1B Visa Holders

Trump H1B Shock To Indian IT Companies, H1B Visa Holders

In related development, Senator Sherrod Brown has announced to introduce H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act in the Senate which he said would close loopholes in the H-1B and L-1 visa programs and provide ...

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American Heart Association 1/30/17

All month long, we will be talking about your heart. By "us", Randolph is referring to the Direct Selling Divas, the group that she and her friends formed not only to promote their direct sales busi...

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Dying teen zaps cop with stun gun for bucket list

A 16-year-old girl dying from leukemia turned tragedy into triumph Sunday by crossing off an item on her bucket list that a good deal of Americans probably share with her: She tasered a cop. While the...

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See churchgoer, 48, punching BISHOP at altar during mass (photos, video)

See churchgoer, 48, punching BISHOP at altar during mass (photos, video)

Charles E Miller, 48, appeared in a Newark court on Monday charged with the incident, NJ.com reports. People attending mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sacred Heart in New Jersey this weekend were ...

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Scientists Create First Ever Flu Vaccine to Keep Your Dog Healthy

ALBUQUERQUE -Health officials are urging New Mexico residents to get the flu shot as flu cases are on the rise. The flu season runs from October through May and last season ended with 69 flu deaths ...

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Local impact of repealing ACA remains to be seen

Local impact of repealing ACA remains to be seen

Organizers Bonnie Bentson and Briana Rice, both 24 and second-year medical students, said they attended the Women's March on Washington on January 21 and were inspired to become campus health-care adv...

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FDA confirms elevated levels of belladonna in certain homeopathic teething products

Thus far, the company has not agreed to do so. And there is no proven health benefit of the products, which are labeled to relieve teething symptoms in children. Anyone whose child has had such advers...

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More than 880000 sign petition against Trump's United Kingdom visit

More than 1 million people in the United Kingdom have signed a petition demanding President Trump's visit to the U.K.be canceled in the wake of his immigration ban. Fury erupted across the globe on ...

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Heat's Dion Waiters named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The Heat are the second worst scoring team in the league (99.2 points per game) and while the Pistons are only a few spots ahead in 24th (100.6 points per game), the Pistons only give up 101.3 point...

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The war on sugary drinks - making unlimited soda refills illegal

However, the action from French authorities comes amid warning of rising obesity levels in France by medical journal Bulletin Epidemiologique Hebdomadaire. The move, while drastic, isn't shocking give...

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Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life

The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. "To all you marching -- you have my full support!" wrote the president on Twitter . This is the 44th year that supporters gath...

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Denver Airport site of protest against Trump's immigration ban

The immigration ban has already sparked a federal lawsuit after at least a dozen people from those countries were detained at John F. Kennedy Airport in NY. By 12:40 p.m. Sunday, between 50 and 70 peo...

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National Basketball Association seeks State Department clarity on Trump's immigration ban

The NBA later released a statement saying it had asked the State Department for clarification of "how this executive order would apply to players in our league who are from one of the impacted count...

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Demonstrators Protesting at O'Hare Over Trump Muslim Ban

Since a swell of protesters gathered at John F. Kennedy Airport late Saturday morning, similar demonstrations have cropped up at worldwide airport terminals around the country, including Dallas , ...

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Tourist boat carrying 31 goes missing in Malaysia

Tourist boat carrying 31 goes missing in Malaysia

However, hours after the President's appeal, Shahidan Kassim, a minister in Malaysian Prime Minister's Department, said that as many as 25 Chinese have been found alive. Now the people in charge of th...

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Ford fills hole in resume with Ganassi's Rolex 24 victory

The reigning champions showed the early pace, with their #31 Whelen Engineering-backed vehicle particularly quick under the control of Dane Cameron and impressive rookie Seb Morris. Then, it was the #...

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India eye improved performance to avoid T20I series defeat

With Kohli and Dhoni looking in good form, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know England's victory may not be repeated. "But that should not take away how well the Indian bowlers did at the e...

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Jeunghun Wang dreams of Masters debut after Qatar Masters victory

Jeunghun Wang dreams of Masters debut after Qatar Masters victory

Wang entered the final round, holding a three-stroke lead, and the advantage evaporated on the back nine on Sunday at the par-72 layout. But as the weather deteriorated, Wang was pursued not only by...

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Scientists Create a Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

Scientists Create a Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

The results might sound like a terrifying half-pig half-human monstrosity - like the freakish hybrid recently discoverd in China. Belmonte, a professor at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies' ...

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Hundreds March to End Abortion in Rally for Life

Hundreds March to End Abortion in Rally for Life

I understand why women are pro-choice. Many marchers carried signs and placards that read "Choose Life ", "Abortion is an Obamanation" and "Make America Pro-Life Again". "I don't identify as a Republ...

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Structure of LSD and its receptor explains its potency Cell Press

Structure of LSD and its receptor explains its potency Cell Press

LSD is one of the most potent hallucinogenic drugs-active at just around 100 micrograms...a miniscule amount. LSD, also known as "acid", is a drug that causes hallucinations and other effects lastin...

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Flu season is here: here's how to protect yourself

John Walker, "We're not past the flu season". Flu season is officially in full swing, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an increase in positive flu test results at the...

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Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt dead at 77

Beloved actor John Hurt said that he was not anxious about death while undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. Sir John Hurt , one of the elder statesmen of great British actors, has passed a...

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