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The winds have delayed schools in upper North Carolina and lower Virginia counties. The most risky conditions have started this morning with gusty winds which will continue, along with potential flooding, until Sunday. The NWS warned that winds in the D.C. area could down trees and power lines and cautioned against "dangerous" travel. Rain showers return to the area with cooler highs near 50.
  • Case filed on model and magazine for

    Case filed on model and magazine for "controversial" photo

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    Asked for his reaction on the case being filed on the matter, Joint Managing Director of Mathrubumi group M V Shreyams Kumar said it was done for cheap publicity. "I will happily accept and celebrate all the possible criticism which would come in the name of this campaign and the pictures", she said. The cover has divided opinion on social media, with some calling the move "gimmicky".
  • Outrage on social media after KNH surgeon opens wrong patient's skull

    Outrage on social media after KNH surgeon opens wrong patient's skull

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    Health CS Sicily Kariuki announced the decision following the incident where doctors at the hospital performed a brain surgery on a wrong patient. Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya are up in arms over the suspension of a neurosurgeon and three other medical staff who performed brain surgery on a wrong patient .
  • Burmese python swallows white-tailed deer whole in southwest Florida

    Burmese python swallows white-tailed deer whole in southwest Florida

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    The fawn weighed 35 pounds while the 11-foot python came in at 31.5 pounds, which the Conservancy called "not a big python by any stretch of the imagination". As of last month, the Conservancy's team has removed hundreds of adult Burmese pythons with a combined weight of more than 10,000 pounds in Southwest Florida.
  • Sheriff speak on school safety

    Sheriff speak on school safety

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    A significant law enforcement in a lot of our schools, mental health counselors at our schools, hardening in all of our schools", explained Gov. Scott. "I think you need a professional there to do that". "I want to make sure there is a law enforcement presence in our schools". "It's a very complicated issue, and we've got to continue to talk on both sides of the political aisle, and in our neighborhoods and community meetings all around the city, in our community, and continue to talk ...
  • Trump nobel nomination complaint made by Norway police

    Trump nobel nomination complaint made by Norway police

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    But the director of the Nobel Institute told outlets there's "good reason" to suspect Trump's nomination is fraudulent and says something similar might've happened a year ago. Njolstad said Thursday that it was the first time a fake nomination has been submitted "by stealing another person's identity". The Peace Research Institute of Oslo (Prio) said in early February that Trump's name was on the list.
  • The future of the union movement hits the Supreme Court

    The future of the union movement hits the Supreme Court

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    The law enacted shortly after Republican Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011 also required annual recertification elections for state and municipal employees by December 11. The Court will rule on the case before it adjourns in June. Justice Elena Kagan said that union contracts in dozens of states are premised on the use of mandatory fees and that labor representatives would have negotiated different terms if they knew they couldn't collect that money.
  • Rockmelons linked to a deadly listeriosis outbreak in Australia

    Rockmelons linked to a deadly listeriosis outbreak in Australia

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    The grower has issued a trade-level recall on its product, Australian Melon Association industry development manager Dianne Fullelove told Broadsheet . There have been a total of 15 cases of listeria infection in Australia this year. The infection is particularly unsafe to the elderly, pregnant women and people who have underlying health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart and kidney disease.
  • US Olympic Chief Resigns in Wake of Nassar Sex Scandal

    US Olympic Chief Resigns in Wake of Nassar Sex Scandal

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    At a news conference to kick off the Olympics, USOC chairman Larry Probst said Blackmun had served the USOC with distinction and the board found no reason to relieve him. "Moving forward, the culture that allowed sexual abuse to fester and thrive under Blackmun must be destroyed", Allard said. He was compensated $1,033,158 in 2016, the a year ago for which tax data is available.
  • Schools Ban Backpacks To Make Students 'Feel Safe' After Mass Shooting

    Schools Ban Backpacks To Make Students 'Feel Safe' After Mass Shooting

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    Cruz, known as a troubled student with a series of encounters with police and social workers over his erratic behaviour, was apprehended nearby and charged with multiple counts of premeditated murder. Students returned to the school Wednesday for the first time since the deadly shooting. The state Senate passed a similar bill on Tuesday-Bill 7026, The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act .
  • How 'The Selfie Effect' makes your nose look bigger

    How 'The Selfie Effect' makes your nose look bigger

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    Selfies may propel individuals to land nose positions, new research claims. The study, led by researchers at Rutgers University , shows for the first time the extraordinary extent to which close up images alters a person's central facial feature .
  • Non-smokers get more time in the holidays?

    Non-smokers get more time in the holidays?

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    The law does not require employers to give smokers a break to smoke. But, 14 percent said 6 or more days would be adequate. According to a recent study, above 40% of the working non-smokers consider they must receive up to 5 supplementary free days, each year, in order to counterbalance for the short daily breaks their smoking colleagues take.
  • Big 10 Tournament Preview

    Big 10 Tournament Preview

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    The program's turnaround four years ago wasn't theoretical. This year, however, the Big Ten will have to share their stage with the Missouri Valley conference's postseason tournament. "We handed out some rebounding statistics individually yesterday". "We know that's what the tournament is for, everybody gets a chance and we're going to have a chance to be able to wins some games and shock a lot of people".
  • How Miami-Dade County Public Schools Kept Its Superintendent

    How Miami-Dade County Public Schools Kept Its Superintendent

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    De Blasio announced Wednesday that Alberto Carvalho , the superintendent for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, would fill the NY position. As elated as those in greater Miami are feeling, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has every right to be angry, feel betrayed.
  • Healthy Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Depression

    Healthy Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Depression

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    But, the new research has revealed that a diet full of Veggies, fruits and whole grains curbs depression risk. The full findings of the study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in April. Scientists found that the more closely people followed a Western diet, the more likely they develop depression. "When people do engage in healthy lifestyle changes, we do see improvements in depression".
  • Yemen war: senators push to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia

    Yemen war: senators push to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia

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    United States legislators have submitted a draft resolution calling for an end to USA military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war. Under the War Powers Resolution of 1973, the US military action in Yemen constitutes participation in the conflict, they added. USA officials have declined to say precisely how many US forces are on the ground in Yemen, citing security concerns.
  • Trump to senators in gun reform meeting: 'You're afraid of the NRA'

    Trump to senators in gun reform meeting: 'You're afraid of the NRA'

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    Cornyn suggested universal background checks can't pass Congress , which is controlled by Republicans many of whom are wary of gun control . And all of those are parts of the security we can create for our country. He'd said earlier that there was "no bigger fan" than him of the National Rifle Association and called its members "great patriots". However, when it comes to white Americans, the narrative is that they can only be truly American if they are gun owners.
  • Browns Open To Trading No. 1 Overall Pick

    Browns Open To Trading No. 1 Overall Pick

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    But he says there were many things he could do with the top pick, including making a deal. "I've talked to Joe Thomas several times, and I think Joe is going to make a decision here hopefully fairly soon", Jackson said at the NFL Scouting Combine .
  • Bangladesh | Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh | Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

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    Karman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation she had spoken to 15 women who said their husbands and some of their children had been killed, and they had been raped repeatedly by soldiers. Buddhist-majority Myanmar denies the abuse charges and says its security forces are fighting a legitimate campaign against "terrorists" it blames for the attacks on the security forces.
  • Carolina Panthers Cut Running Back Jonathan Stewart

    Carolina Panthers Cut Running Back Jonathan Stewart

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    Stewart was selected by the Panthers in the first round of 2008 NFL Draft . The former OR standout was set to have a $5.2 million cap hit for Carolina, and releasing him frees up $3.7 million in cap space. During Stewart's 10-year tenure, he helped Carolina to five playoff appearances. Set to turn 31 years old in March and with his productivity on the decline, Stewart may be hard pressed to find work elsewhere as anything more than a low-usage depth back.
  • AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Range From $2.29 to $2.79

    AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Range From $2.29 to $2.79

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    Including the change in gas prices in Minnesota during the past week, prices yesterday were 23.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 5.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. "That is when refinery maintenance is expected to be wrapped-up and the switchover to more expensive summer-blend gasoline kicks in along with warmer weather and typical demand increases", added Casselano.
  • Mike Mayock Talks Saquon Barkley, Bradley Chubb, Colts No. 3 Draft Pick

    Mike Mayock Talks Saquon Barkley, Bradley Chubb, Colts No. 3 Draft Pick

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    One of them being if he'll even be the main guy this draft . The Cleveland Browns will have the most pressure to make both of their top five picks in the first round ultimately pan out. It was expected that Eli would start in 2018 but that a rookie would take over in the near future. He may not have won a Super Bowl as a player, but he is without a doubt one of the best players in the history of the franchise, which is why he was inducted into the Giants' Ring of Honor in 2010.