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Their findings were published as a separate study found that people with low vitamin D levels were 20 per cent more likely to get cancer. None of the cancers examined showed an increased risk associated with higher Vitamin D levels. The team followed a group of men and women across Japan for an average of 16 years until 2009 using blood samples they had provided. At the start of the study, participants provided detailed information on their medical history, diet, and lifestyle.
  • Senate Passes Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill

    Senate Passes Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill

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    The clash between the Senate and House of Representatives on the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency (NFIU) bill has been resolved. Nigeria's parliament passed legislation on Wednesday meant to help authorities tackle money laundering and funding for terrorism by allowing its financial intelligence unit to operate free of state control.
  • Buhari Receives FIFA World Cup Trophy, Bobsled Team And CHAN Super Eagles

    Buhari Receives FIFA World Cup Trophy, Bobsled Team And CHAN Super Eagles

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    Check out pictures to see how Coca-Cola got the Aso Rock buzzing with the FIFA World Cup trophy . Godfrey Gaiya where with the president at the event. The trophy and its accompanying team will then fly into Lagos on Friday morning, to be received by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and members of his cabinet as well as NFF President Amaju Pinnick and NFF 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi.
  • Wasted: Truck driver spills 60000 bottles of beer in Florida

    Wasted: Truck driver spills 60000 bottles of beer in Florida

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    It wasn't happy hour, but the beer was flowing on an interstate in Florida. The l-10 highway was awash with Busch beer after a tractor-trailer dramatically overturned. The driver of the truck, Michael Powell, 44, received minor injuries, NBC4 sister station WKRG-TV reports. The driver was treated on the scene after sustaining minor injuries and was cited for careless driving .
  • CBSE told to upload order on website

    CBSE told to upload order on website

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    The Constitution Bench hearing the Aadhaar case heard the SLP filed against the order dated 28 February, 2018 of the Gujarat High Court which had refused to grant interim relief to students from providing Aadhaar number in order to appear for JEE (Main) 2018 and NEET 2018.
  • Opioids no more effective than NSAIDs for chronic pain: 4 study findings

    Opioids no more effective than NSAIDs for chronic pain: 4 study findings

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    The group that took opioids didn't do particularly well in either category-in fact, the group that wasn't on opioids reported less pain; the group scored, on average, a half-point lower on a "pain intensity" scale ranging from one to 10. There are alternatives to opioids and drugs for pain management, if employers are willing to consider them. When Dr. Erin Krebs was in medical school in the '90s, she was taught to avoid prescribing opioids long-term because the drugs were addictive.
  • Here's FKA twigs dancing to a new Anderson.Paak song

    Here's FKA twigs dancing to a new Anderson.Paak song

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    In it, we see singer and model FKA Twigs coming home from a hard day, and asking Siri to play a song she might like. Anderson.Paak awakens his fanbase this week with the release of his newest song " Til It's Over ". Perhaps to get frustrated with her life, come home, play some music, and make all this happen all over again? However, it's not really about HomePod - barely featuring it, in fact.
  • Officials warn about possible mumps exposure at Dallas cheerleading event

    Officials warn about possible mumps exposure at Dallas cheerleading event

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    The agency alerted attendees by letter that they may have come in contact with a contagious person at the competition. In a letter sent Friday, the Texas Department of State Health Services says a person with the mumps could have spread the viral illness at the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship , held February 23 through February 25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
  • Gambhir to captain the Delhi Daredevils

    Gambhir to captain the Delhi Daredevils

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    Gautam Gambhir was forthright about Delhi Daredevils' chances under his captaincy and said that one person can not take a team to the trophy, especially in the IPL. The last Gambhir played for India was in 2016 during the Test series against England and has since been out of contention. "The kind of squad we have, if we play to our ability, it is going to be hard for anyone to beat us".
  • CBI wants narco analysis on Karti Chidambaram, appeals to SC

    CBI wants narco analysis on Karti Chidambaram, appeals to SC

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    Extending Karti's custody, Judge Sunil Rana said it was "necessary" for the "purpose of further and complete investigation and interrogation of the accused". 'From India to global, from rupees to dollars, we have suffered damage. Special CBI judge Sunil Rana said the order will be pronounced on March 12.
  • European Union announces measures to counter United States steel tariffs

    European Union announces measures to counter United States steel tariffs

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    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sought to clarify the administration's stance in testimony before a congressional committee. At play is the most immediate of the EU's proposed three-pronged response to the Trump tariffs. Speaking a day after Trump shot down Mexican and Canadian proposals that the neighboring nations be granted an exemption from the steep U.S. tariffs, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Mexico was prepared to fight back.
  • U.S. emergency rooms see 30% jump in opioid overdoses as crisis worsens

    U.S. emergency rooms see 30% jump in opioid overdoses as crisis worsens

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    Emergency rooms are seeing a jump in opioid overdoses. In an interview with NPR, Acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat said more potent synthetic opioids may contribute to the geographic variation in opioid overdoses. While calling for increased funding for addiction treatment, Kolodny compares the Trump administration's labeling of the crisis as an emergency to a person pointing out a house on fire, "then not calling the fire department".
  • After Rising Deaths, Flu Cases in Delaware Drop

    After Rising Deaths, Flu Cases in Delaware Drop

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    Karyl Rattay in a written announcement of the deaths. But health officials in Oregon, Minnesota, Texas, New Hampshire, Hawaii and the District of Columbia report that they're seeing only regional or local flu activity. "The season's not over but we're definitely on the downward trend right now", said Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC's acting director. So far this season, health officials said 114 children nationwide have died from the flu.
  • Possible NY Governor Run For 'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon

    Possible NY Governor Run For 'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon

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    Nixon is a staunch ally of de Blasio, who often feuds with the governor on various issues, including the city's struggling subway system and the plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex. "In this business", Mr. Cuomo said with a laugh, "you can't let these things bother you". Speaking at a rally days after Trump was inaugurated, she said: "As LGBT people, we know how important coming out is, but I would argue that our coming out has never been more important than it is right now".
  • Buhari reveals why he doesn't rush to troubled states

    Buhari reveals why he doesn't rush to troubled states

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    Buhari urged Nigerians to cooperate with security agencies in order to arrest the latest wave of crime and atrocities by Boko Haram. The statement said it was even more pathetic that in Benue State, President Buhari summoned the leaders of the bereaved people to the Presidential Villa in Abuja, rather than complying with the age-long tradition of Africans by visiting the bereaved.
  • Butcher chops off son's hand angered by his porn addiction

    Butcher chops off son's hand angered by his porn addiction

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    The quarrel, however, took an ugly turn as Khaled allegedly bit his father's hand out of anger and walked out of the house. However, in the night, the boy returned home when everybody had gone to bed. "On Sunday, Qayyum caught his son red-handed watching a porn film". He left home vowing not to return ever. While other shocked family members and neighbours rushed the young man to hospital, Abdul Qayyum went to the police station and surrendered himself.
  • 'Dangerous' to suggest Israel doesn't want peace, United States envoy says

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    Friedman, formerly a lawyer for President Donald Trump, came under fire during his nomination process for having attacked liberal Jews, including his claim that J Street, the liberal Jewish Middle East lobby, was " worse than kapos ". American Jews owe Trump a "debt of gratitude", he said. "When the world recognizes that, then peace becomes possible" because all sides will then "be dealing with realities, not fantasies" and "reasonable negotiated compromises can prevail over absolutist ...
  • NFL Salary Cap For 2018 Set At $177.2M

    NFL Salary Cap For 2018 Set At $177.2M

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    Of the teams that made the playoffs in 2017, the Vikings now have the most cap space available ($47.6 million), which could put them in a good position to land Kirk Cousins . For most of the offseason I have been updating the salary cap situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers for you and have been using a projected league-wide cap number of $178 million.
  • CBI arrests Gitanjali Group VP Vipul Chitalia in PNB fraud case

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    On the NSE, the stock fell to a 52-week low of Rs 18.30. Absconding diamond businessman Nirav Modi and his maternal uncle Mehul Choksi are being probed by several investigative agencies after the PNB scam came to light. The CBI filed a second FIR on February 15 over a Rs 4,886.72-crore fraud against Choksi's Gitanjali Group. The Congress leaders alleged that diamond baron Jatin Mehta, who owes Rs 6,700 crore to a consortium of banks, was allowed to leave the country and take ...