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The Magic's Arron Afflalo tried to knock the Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica back to Minnesota on Tuesday night. Midway through the second quarter, Afflalo and Orlando's second unit was taking on Minnesota's partial second unit. Fines and possible suspensions are likely to follow. He took a swing at me. "I don't know what's wrong with that guy, but at that point I have to protect myself and my family", he told reporters, per The Associated Press .
  • Jamal Adams among 3 LSU products on PFWA all-rookie team

    Jamal Adams among 3 LSU products on PFWA all-rookie team

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    The first-round pick out of Ohio State had five interceptions. Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt named Rookie of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America. The Chiefs tied with the Detroit Lions, New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers with the second-most selections with two each. Lattimore is the first Saints player to be selected Defensive Rookie of the Year .
  • Facebook Finally Drops After News Feed Revamp

    Facebook Finally Drops After News Feed Revamp

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    Unless a publisher is ready to shell out a significant amount of money, the main news stories you'll see on your Facebook feed are the ones that your friends and family have shared. But as the fallout in Slovakia and Cambodia illustrated, any changes to Facebook's algorithms are likely to have unintended consequences. Relinquishing some of that power, by taking steps to refocus Facebook on friends and family, may solve one P.R.
  • Flu stages comeback in Johnson County

    Flu stages comeback in Johnson County

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    Back in 2009, she noted, only about 9 percent of deaths were among residents age 65 or older. The county health department is still encouraging people to get the vaccine, because while it isn't preventing as much sickness as previous year, it is still helpful.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers sweep AFC North yearly awards

    Pittsburgh Steelers sweep AFC North yearly awards

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    Turns out, one rematch is all the Steelers will get. "The top two AFC teams are left and he's a part of one of them, so. his approach to the game is different than ours, but we can't knock him for it", Harmon said. Pittsburgh did hold the Jaguars under 400 yards of total offense. The Patriots linebacker said he was going to "bump Sunday up to leg day" because he is not "worried about what they doing".
  • Date set for Afghanistan's maiden Test

    Date set for Afghanistan's maiden Test

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    India now top the world Test rankings. "The Afghanistan cricketers and fans are impatiently waiting for the Test match ", he said. "It will be a tough challenge for us, but also a pleasant one". "A decision will be taken sooner than later but not in the context of this Test match against Afghanistan ", said Choudhary while announcing the dates of Afghanistan's inaugural Test in Bengaluru from 14-18 June.
  • CT boy with flu died after visiting Buffalo for hockey tournament

    CT boy with flu died after visiting Buffalo for hockey tournament

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    He loved sports, especially gathering up his friends to play football at recess, and was a devoted hockey player and teammate. "We're really going to miss him and remember him very fondly". The CDC plans to meet about the flu outbreak across the country on Tuesday. "It was hard for us to sing the hymns even because we were so affected by this, so broken up".
  • After Sachin, Kohli first India captain to score a Test century

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    South Africa finished 90/2 on Day three of the second Test match before bad weather interrupted play here at the SuperSport Park. Kohli opts for a little on-the-spot sprints while de Villiers stretches and lunges to limber up. "To have them five down at the end of the day, we'll take that position any day", said South Africa quick bowler Lungi Ngidi, who is making his test debut.
  • Bangladesh, Myanmar to implement Rohingya repatriation deal within 2 years

    Bangladesh, Myanmar to implement Rohingya repatriation deal within 2 years

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    Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Sufiur Rahman said: "We have signed a very positive treaty". UNHCR understands that in yesterday's discussions, Bangladesh and Myanmar focused on the modalities for the return of refugees to Myanmar. A comprehensive implementation of the Rakhine Advisory Commission recommendations is essential to ensure sustainable return. The military, which is accused of bad human rights abuses, still runs northern Rakhine State.
  • Florida boy dies of rabies after sick bat scratches him

    Florida boy dies of rabies after sick bat scratches him

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    After accidentally scratching himself on the bat, Ryker's parents cleaned his wound. The dad said he washed the wound thoroughly but didn't take the boy to the hospital because he cried when he was told he would get shots. The parents opted for the child to be placed into a medically-induced coma as part of the Milwaukee protocol - an experimental treatment on those infected with the rabies virus.
  • Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol

    Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol

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    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court concluded its hearing on the President's term in his office on Thursday (11) and said the confidential decision will be conveyed to the President on Sunday (14). Sirisena's office had said the inquiry sought to dispel any confusion in this regard. Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has delivered its ruling on the President's term in office to the President, the President's Media Division said.
  • Porn Star Says Trump and Stormey Daniels Invited Her for Threesome

    Porn Star Says Trump and Stormey Daniels Invited Her for Threesome

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    Daniels". The encounter with Clifford happened a year after Trump and Billy Bush were recorded in a conversation where Trump bragged about forcibly kissing and groping women. "When you're a star, they let you do it, you can do anything ... grab them by the pussy". An American adult actor has claimed Donald Trump tried to convince her to "have some fun" with him and another porn star.
  • CDC postpones session on nuclear attack to fight flu

    CDC postpones session on nuclear attack to fight flu

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    Davis said she expects the numbers to continue to rise, with the flu season normally peaking in February and lasting into May. In 2005, researchers working with preserved samples from the 1918 flu determined that it looked, at least according to the proteins on its surface, very similar to H1N1.
  • AZ and Merck get FDA breast cancer nod for Lynparza

    AZ and Merck get FDA breast cancer nod for Lynparza

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    The Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca PLC's Lynparza for patients with inherited BRCA gene mutations who have undergone chemotherapy , the FDA said in a statement . AstraZeneca's Lynparza has become the first drug in its class approved to treat breast cancer, after the FDA allowed it an expanded licence . The percentage of patients who discontinued treatment in the LYNPARZA arm was 5 percent compared to the chemotherapy arm, which was 8 percent.
  • Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram paraded in new video

    Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram paraded in new video

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    In a New Year's message, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Boko Haram had been pushed out of its stronghold in the remote northeastern Sambisa forest and was nearly defeated. MORE than a dozen of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Nigerian jihadis have appeared in a new clip - and refused to return home to their families.
  • FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment

    FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment

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    Trump as venting. President Trump has since denied using the term "shithole". I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Nigeria viewed the alleged statement as hurtful and offensive if truly it came from Trump. Ghana, Botswana and South Africa have all summoned USA ambassadors in their countries over the matter. Trump demanded to know why the United States would accept immigrants from these countries rather than places like Norway, whose prime minister he had met the day before.
  • Harry Kane can break more records says Spurs boss

    Harry Kane can break more records says Spurs boss

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    Such is the difference between the best and the rest in the Premier League this season, that ninth placed Everton are three points closer to Swansea in last position, than they are to Tottenham in fifth. Everton also have some key injuries in defence, which may make things even harder against the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli . Son could have added the third in the 58th minute, collecting a cross-field pass from Kane before cutting across the top of the box and striking, but his ...
  • Number of flu-related pediatric deaths rises to 20 — CDC

    Number of flu-related pediatric deaths rises to 20 — CDC

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    Eventide Jamestown, Ave Maria Village and Edgewood Senior Living said there are no flu reported flu cases or restrictions in place. Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died of the infectious disease. "It decreases the severity of it and also helps to protect the vulnerable people in our population, the elderly and very young, and people with chronic illnesses", she said.
  • Passengers at Chicago O'Hare airport exposed to measles

    Passengers at Chicago O'Hare airport exposed to measles

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    The ill passenger is believed to have arrived in Chicago on an global flight in Terminal 5 and left on a domestic flight from Terminal 1. The Department of Health has confirmed a passenger tested positive for the disease and was in multiple terminals of the airport on that day.
  • 10-day police remand for Bilal

    10-day police remand for Bilal

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    His brother who lives in Delhi told him to come and he was detained at the airport, " said Ahmad's mother Fatima Begum. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat allowed the plea of the Delhi Police seeking his 10-day police custody. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) PS Kushwah said Kawa was arrested around 6 pm. "However, he was arrested at Delhi airport on false charges".
  • 'Baby brain' is real, but no excuse

    'Baby brain' is real, but no excuse

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    Planning, problem solving, and attention to detail, on the other hand, are part of the executive function. The researchers write that by third trimester, however, memory performance decline coupled with impacts on cognition lead to an overall change that "is not only statistically, but also clinically significant".