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Miller: Jackie Robinson a golden Dodger now forever bronzed

Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs. For this special occasion, all players and on-field personnel across the league will don No. Needless to say, Robinson's legacy on Saturday was getting its proper respect all around baseball. Campanis and Jackie Robinson were close friends until Robinson's death from a heart attack in 1972, their friendship dating to their days as Dodgers minor leaguers in Montreal in ... Read More

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What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

Klein, MD, chair of the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic, said in an interview with OncLive . While PSA tests can detect prostate tumors at their smallest, most treatable stage, the testing has some risks, (Dr. "That only about a third of patients [in the study] reported having a discussion of advantages and disadvantages is an alarming statistic", study author Dr. Read More

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Sen. McCaskill says she will oppose Gorsuch

Democrats have been trying to get every single party member to line up against Gorsuch , because, according to Senate rules, the GOP would need eight Democrats to join the 52-member GOP majority to avoid a filibuster. Ms. Heitkamp and Mr. Manchin account for two of those, but Ms. McCaskill's decision leaves only a few other targets. When the vote goes to the full Senate, at least two or three Democrats are likely to vote against the filibuster but not the 12 the GOP would needed to break ... Read More

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Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were not the culprits. The identities of US persons in intelligence reports are normally "masked", or redacted, but can be unmasked under certain circumstances. According to the story, White House lawyers learned in March that Rice had requested the identities of USA residents whose names were collected during ... Read More

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Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Kathleen said she still feels pain after last weekend's event, and it hurts to even hold a pencil when she writes at school. Quinn said she was happy when her daughter made a decision to do something educational. Problems often arise when kids use household cleaners in their DIY recipes. But her parents hope others share their daughter's story as a warning to beware of homemade slime, and be extra cautious when using Borax. Read More

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Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker, gets dinner date

Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker, gets dinner date

Booker tweeted "ouch" at Kaling and said he disagrees with her take on Newark but loves her work anyway. Kaling responded with a yes, and told him she'll check the schedule of PATH - the rail line that runs between NY and New Jersey. On Twitter, Booker then pointed to a Vogue article from February highlighting Newark's rebirth thanks to new fusion restaurants - like Halsey Street's Burger Walla , praised as offering "a fusion of American comfort food with an Indian twist" - and asked ... Read More

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Sears warns of 'substantial doubt' about company's future

Last month, the company said it was planning a "strategic transformation" by trimming $1 billion in annual costs. Saunders said Sears would probably have a hard time meeting its obligations as the year progresses. "Sometimes multiple retailers to take those large spaces", Bell said. Nevertheless, Sears Holdings shares have steadily fallen over the last decade under his leadership, contributing to a decline in his net worth from more than $3 billion to just over $2 billion, according to ... Read More

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Kim Jong-nam's embalmed body can remain from rotting for three months

North Korea has rejected Malaysia's findings and insisted that the dead man was not Mr Kim. Enlisted the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's own half-brother out of the country. An Interpol red notice is effectively an worldwide arrest warrant. "In the meantime, we have found that our people in North Korea are safe and there is nothing to worry (about)", said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday. Read More

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The Dirty Dozen: Supermarkets' Most Contaminated Produce

The Dirty Dozen: Supermarkets' Most Contaminated Produce

The analysis also found that almost 70 percent of the 48 different conventional produce samples tested by the USDA were contaminated with residues of one or more pesticides. "Based on the PDP data and on EPA's assessment, the small amount of pesticides found in a few of the samples present no health risk". Produce with the lowest pesticide residue, in order were: sweet corn, avocados, pineapples, cabbage, onion, frozen sweet peas, papayas, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, honeydew melon, ... Read More

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Mediterranean diet could slash risk of deadly breast cancer by 40 %

Mediterranean diet could slash risk of deadly breast cancer by 40 %

Thus, some studies claimed that soy might affect the action of hormone therapies that are used in the treatment of breast cancer. "Isoflavones - the component of soy that has estrogen-like properties - have been shown to slow the growth of breast cancer cells in laboratory studies, and epidemiological analyses in East Asian women with breast cancer found links between higher isoflavone intake and reduced mortality", Dr. Read More

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Harry Kane on the double as Spurs see off Everton

Harry Kane on the double as Spurs see off Everton

Everton lost against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday. The start of the game was very even as both sides weren't giving each other much time on the ball to get their passing games going. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring after turning in a deflected cross in the 42nd minute. "If you compare the two teams of this afternoon its the third season of Pochettino at Tottenham ". Read More

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Community Howard Regional health offers free colorectal cancer screenings

But Siegel suggested one explanation might be a complex interaction involving the same factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic - changes in diet, a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight and low fiber consumption. "This new study would favour a closer look at whether screening should be done earlier", said Dr John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Read More

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Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds

Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds

Researchers acknowledged that several factors could affect death rate measurement, including but not limited to the fact that drug overdose deaths can involve multiple drugs. The states with the highest rates were: West Virginia, with 41.5 per 100,000; New Hampshire, with 34.3; and Kentucky and OH each with 29.9. To try to stop overdose deaths, access has been increased to naloxone (Narcan), a drug used to reverse an opioid overdose, Vuolo said. Read More

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Brain Differences Found In ADHD

Brain Differences Found In ADHD

Nevertheless, the most prominent differences in brain volume were revealed in children. Hoogman and colleagues analyzed MRI scans for more than 3,200 people in nine countries aged four to 63, of whom 1,713 who had ADHD. The regions which had a reduced volume were the amygdala, the hippocampus, the nucleus accumbens, the putamen and the caudate nucleus. These drugs have been known to be behind weight gain or loss, suicidal thoughts , and liver damage. Read More

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Virginia GOP's Defunding of Planned Parenthood Will be Vetoed

Virginia GOP's Defunding of Planned Parenthood Will be Vetoed

Dayton Women's Rights Alliance organizer Joy Schwab says data shows one-in-five American women have used Planned Parenthood for general women's health services. Many protestors in Siouxland share this same hope and belief. Thayer is on the board of Right to Life, an anti-abortion group that joined in on the movement to urge leaders to cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood. Read More

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PM Modi Peaks Into People's Bathrooms: Rahul Blames Modi

Yadav predicted rural voters would vent their frustration with Modi's banknote ban and deliver the prime minister a "big jolt". "He [Modi] can do this [peeping into bathrooms] in his free time", Mr. "If it loses UP, it will be this factor that killed its hopes", said journalist R. Jagannathan in an opinion piece for the Times of India daily. He was referring to the Indian Army's September 29, 2016, cross-LoC surgical strikes on terror launch pads. Read More

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Qatar 2022 spending $500 million weekly

Qatar 2022 spending $500 million weekly

While the global fluctuation of energy prices has effected Qatar recently, the country with the world's third-largest collection of natural gas and oil reserves is spending lavishly to overhaul its entire infrastructure for the event. Brazil renovated some stadiums and built some new ones for the tournament. On the footballing side of things, Qatar's hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation are bleak. Read More

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Wear red this Friday to save lives

Wear red this Friday to save lives

Wear Red on February 3, Go Red Day and join Emily Riemer at the Boston Go Red for Women luncheon on February 24. By going red, we remind women, and all of us, about the importance of taking care of our hearts. One hundred percent of the red dress pin sales goes towards Go Red For Women. Even if you have no symptoms, you may still be at risk for heart disease. Read More

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Woman survives six days without lungs

In a nine-hour procedure, a team of 13 surgical staff removed her lungs one at a time, CNN reported. The list of unknowns was long, from the risk of bleeding into the empty chest cavity to whether her blood pressure and oxygen levels could be sustained once her lungs were removed. Read More

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McCain on Trump torture stance: 'The law is the law'

The draft order , first obtained by the New York Times , prompted alarm among leading Republicans and Democrats that Mr Trump is looking to re-introduce more aggressive interrogation techniques. A former chief of staff to former CIA Director Leon Panetta, Jeremy Bash , said few operatives support a return to the use of torture. The document is just one of several national security orders that Trump intends to sign in the coming days, including naming the Muslim Brotherhood a ... Read More

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