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Tuesday: Chance of morning snow and rain showers. Most of the rain will move into this region on Wednesday night , and then into the San Joaquin Valley on Thursday . The cold front will also transition wind directions from the southwest to the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour possible.
  • FDA raises concerns about use of kratom for opioid addiction

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    Some chemists figure it's a promising starting point for new, less addictive painkillers . It's taken recreationally for its euphoric effects, as a dietary supplement, to treat anxiety and depression, and more. The drug is kratom, and despite failing to gain FDA approval, it continued to be available for sale online and in stores - including inside a vending machine in Arizona.
  • At least 3 dead in California school shooting, shooter killed by police

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    Children and a 30-year-old man are among the gunshot victims, the Redding Record Searchlight reports. Among the dead are the gunman, who was killed by police, authorities said. A Corning Unified School district employee confirmed there were injuries at the school. According to local law enforcement, there were "multiple victims in multiple locations".
  • Do you knit or crochet? Newborns need tiny hats!

    Do you knit or crochet? Newborns need tiny hats!

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    Participating hospitals include Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina in Beaufort County, along with others around SC and the nation. The program also helps raise awareness about congenital heart defects . Donated hats should be dropped off or mailed by December 1, to the American Heart Association , ATTN: Little Hats, Big Hearts , 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492.
  • Coffee lowers risk of heart failure, stroke drastically

    Coffee lowers risk of heart failure, stroke drastically

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    Lead researcher Dr Kyla Lara , from Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, said: "Eating a diet mostly of dark green leafy plants, fruits, beans, whole grains and fish , while limiting processed meats, saturated fats , trans fats , refined carbohydrates and foods high in added sugars is a heart-healthy lifestyle and may specifically help prevent heart failure if you don't already have it".
  • National Football League owners explore ousting Jerry Jones over Goodell opposition

    National Football League owners explore ousting Jerry Jones over Goodell opposition

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    According to the New York Times , the owners who make-up the NFL's Compensation Committee, have sent Jerry Jones a cease-and-desist letter telling him to stop his efforts to block Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension. The owners voted unanimously in May to give the compensation committee the authority to negotiate Goodell's new deal. Goodell reportedly has asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year , the use of a private jet for life and lifetime health insurance for his ...
  • Bespoke McLaren 720S brings Dubai to the British supercar

    Bespoke McLaren 720S brings Dubai to the British supercar

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    Not only that, but the lettering has been shaped to mimic the skyline of Dubai. To personalize the auto added more than 120 hours to the production process. Naturally, the graphics are in gold as well, and took 30 hours to complete. Based on the new 720S, the company says personalising the auto added more than 120 hours to the production process.
  • Fans react to Lord of the Rings TV show announcement

    Fans react to Lord of the Rings TV show announcement

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    As of the end of September, Amazon was reportedly working on 67 TV series and 20 movies, including three costly sci-fi projects. It's important to note that it won't follow the events of the Lords of the Rings , but rather it is based on J.R.R.
  • Pacific Trade Deal Closer But Leaders Won't Endorse It Yet

    Pacific Trade Deal Closer But Leaders Won't Endorse It Yet

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    Besides the tariff cuts, the TPP agreement has provisions for protecting the environment, workers' rights and intellectual property - one of the major sticking points after the departure of the United States. Aspects of the trade pact have raised hackles also over a requirement that companies be allowed to sue governments for lack of enforcement of related laws.
  • Bagley already making history at Duke

    Bagley already making history at Duke

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    And after six seasons of the Classic, the records are remarkably equal with United Kingdom being the only program with a winning record (4-2) in the round-robin format, with Duke and Michigan State at 3-3 and KU standing 2-4 record. Cassius Winston was also good for Michigan State , with 12 points and 8 assists in the win. No. 2 Michigan State received 13 first-place votes, No.
  • Nigerian Senate approves $5.5bn bond for Buhari's govt

    Nigerian Senate approves $5.5bn bond for Buhari's govt

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    However, the Senate on Tuesday following the adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts at its plenary approved the loan request. "The construction of the second runway of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport will enhance safety of the air passengers, increase the use of the airport by international airlines thus increase the revenue base of the country".
  • Argentina vs Nigeria: how and where to watch

    Argentina vs Nigeria: how and where to watch

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    Nigeria will be in a celebratory mood when they walk out to face their opponents, fresh from completing qualification for the World Cup as unbeaten group winners. The midfield trio will consist of skipper Mikel Obi who was rested for the Algerian game, Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi, and John Ogu. In both drawn games away from home, they were pegged back by late penalty kicks to the hosts in the dying minutes.
  • Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years

    Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years

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    Evidence of the world's oldest known winemaking has been uncovered in the nation of Georgia , with a chemical analysis of Stone Age pottery jars fingerprinting an ancient drop going back some 8,000 years. According to the BBC , some of the jars were also illustrated with images of men dancing and clusters of grapes. "Alcohol had an important role in societies in the past just as today", he said.
  • Word Diabetes Day: 2.1 Million women die of diabetes yearly

    Word Diabetes Day: 2.1 Million women die of diabetes yearly

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    Sports biomedicine graduate Bruce Smith, 23, who lives in Glasgow, has been living with type one diabetes since he was a child. However, diabetes sufferers can't self-regulate in this way, leaving them at risk of hypoglycaemia (a "hypo") if their blood sugar levels fall too low, usually because they have taken too much insulin or haven't eaten enough food.
  • National convention 'll make or mar PDP, ex-Vice Chair warns

    National convention 'll make or mar PDP, ex-Vice Chair warns

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    Though the meeting which started at 5.30 p.m. and stretched till midnight had planned to possibly reduce the number of aspirants from eight to possibly two or three, it failed to achieve the objective. "We have responsible people vying for the office of the PDP National Chairman. We are leaving Enugu believing that we will take power at the centre in 2019".
  • Nigerian President gives support to plan to sack close to 22000 teachers

    Nigerian President gives support to plan to sack close to 22000 teachers

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    Ibrahim Yakowa of blessed memory gave these teachers additional four years which was concluded by Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero to earn NCE yet they failed. According to the statement, " the gang-up against El-rufai is aimed at: graduating millions of illiterates every year from primary schools in Kaduna state, allowing semi-illiterates to teach our teaming brothers and sisters, our children, and our children's children.
  • Not Delhi, But Varanasi Tops The List of Country's Most Polluted City

    Not Delhi, But Varanasi Tops The List of Country's Most Polluted City

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    Delhi's smog led to the Indian Medical Association declaring a "public health emergency". "Closing down all offices". Expressing anxiety over the risky air quality levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), apex industry body Assocham on Friday urged the Centre and the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to establish a clear strategy to aggressively tackle air pollution.
  • Undertrial shot dead in Rohini court complex

    Undertrial shot dead in Rohini court complex

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    The deceased - identified as Vinod, alias Balle - was facing trial in a cheating case under South Rohini police station. " Khan was not more than 10 metres from Balle when he fired at him". "Vinod used to fix cars. Meanwhile, when they reached near the canteen and police post, Khan, who had been waiting for Vinod, pumped a bullet in his stomach and tried to run but was overpowered by the cops", sources said.
  • Fire Breaks Out in Annapurna Studio in Hyderabad, no Casualty

    Fire Breaks Out in Annapurna Studio in Hyderabad, no Casualty

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    According to the fire authorities, the incident occurred between 5.30 pm and 6 pm at a set for shooting of a film. Remember the lovely house in "Manam" in which Nageswara Rao Akkineni shot the key scenes of his last movie? Exact reason for the fire breakout is yet unknown.