• Egyptian Singer Jailed for suggestively eating banana
Egyptian Singer Jailed for suggestively eating banana

According to The Telegraph , Shyma was seen in court covering her face with a niqab and reading the Quran while waiting to receive her prison sentence. The Independent reported that Marwan Younis, a well-known blogger, posted a video on Facebook urging his followers to report the singer's page, which was successfully taken down.

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  • Western Digital-Toshiba flash clash ends
Western Digital-Toshiba flash clash ends

Western Digital confirmed reports earlier in the day of a settlement with a filing Tuesday afternoon that breaks down the revised agreement for new manufacturing facilities. Argyle is inviting the 30-plus overseas investors who participated in Toshiba´s new share issue to team up in opposition to the deal although it remains to be seen just how mu...

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  • 'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks
'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks

Macron made an allusion to that, by thanking those local and state leaders in the USA who have vowed to uphold the Agreement despite its rejection at a federal level. Macron announced the recipients of the Make Our Planet Great Again grants the day before the start of the One Planet Summit in Paris . He also said in pursuit of efforts to deliver...

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  • Way to go! MA named healthiest state in nation
Way to go! MA named healthiest state in nation

The rate of drug deaths increased in New Hampshire by 118 percent, in MA by 69 percent, and in Rhode Island by 56 percent. In the past year, the rate of drug deaths continued an upward trend, increasing by 7 percent to its highest level ever as measured by the America's Health Rankings Annual Report .

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  • Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in 1st ODI
Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in 1st ODI

India at one point were 28/7. Though, he promised that the team will learn from Dharamsala debacle and bounce back in the remaining two games. The live broadcast of the 2nd ODI between India and Sri Lanka will start at 11:30 AM IST.

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  • Celebrations in Saudi as prince lifts cinema ban
Celebrations in Saudi as prince lifts cinema ban

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information announced on December 11 that it would allow cinemas to operate beginning in early 2018, 35 years after Risky Business and Flashdance made a splash in theaters. The Kingdom's budget deficit expanded to 15 per cent of GDP in 2015 and its economic growth rate has come to a grinding halt at 0.03 per ...

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  • Man flu may be real, study suggests
Man flu may be real, study suggests

The study argues that men really do have weaker immune response to respiratory viruses. To compare how flu symptoms manifest among both women and men, Sue reviewed a number of studies involving both animals and humans. "When we hear 'man flu , ' we assume this means all males of all ages", Klein said. Many are pointing out that many differen...

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  • Apple confirms Shazam acquisition: Here's what it could mean
Apple confirms Shazam acquisition: Here's what it could mean

Apple could also be interested in Shazam's augmented reality technology . The app has single aim to identify music that is playing and connect users to a service to download or stream it. After rumors of an acquisition began drumming up last week , Apple's gone ahead and made its purchase of Shazam official. We could also see future iPhone...

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  • Supreme Court Won't Decide Whether Civil Rights Act Bans Anti-LGBT Discrimination
Supreme Court Won't Decide Whether Civil Rights Act Bans Anti-LGBT Discrimination

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it was refusing to take up a case that could have expanded the prohibition on discrimination to include sexual orientation, declining to hear a case brought by a woman against her employer and leaving a legal jumble in place.

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  • Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes
Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes

MAP: By Tuesday morning , several dominant bands of lake-effect snow will be set up. More is expected with lake enhancement in the Snowbelt. Up to a foot of snow is expected for Jefferson, Oswego, and Lewis counties , with the highest amounts - 15 inches or more - falling over the Tug Hill Plateau.

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  • Saskatchewan influenza activity on the rise with experts urging flu vaccine
Saskatchewan influenza activity on the rise with experts urging flu vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises people to get a flu vaccine by the end of October, but early December is still ahead of the typical flu season peak, which is usually between December and March. That's just one reason scientists have been trying to come up with a universal flu vaccine for years now. Dr John Rodriguez, Pu...

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  • Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move

Hours later Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back, calling his counterpart a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers and supports terrorists, during an official visit to Paris . "We will not abandon Jerusalem to the mercy of a state that kills children". Erdogan described Jerusalem as the "apple of our eye" and a "red line" for Muslim...

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  • Max hospital license cancelled, negligence in newborn death case unacceptable: Satyendra Jain
Max hospital license cancelled, negligence in newborn death case unacceptable: Satyendra Jain

On Saturday, Jain had said that strict action would be taken against city-based private Max Hospital and its licence would be cancelled if required after the hospital declared dead a live baby. Patients already admitted would be given a choice to be transferred or complete their treatment at the hospital, while no new patients would be treated.

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  • New Director Announced For Queen Biopic After Bryan Singer Sacking
New Director Announced For Queen Biopic After Bryan Singer Sacking

The film, about British rock band Queen and its frontman, is expected to be released as scheduled on December 25, 2018 . On-set reports also claim that on at least one occasion, the film's cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel had to direct a scene while waiting for Singer.

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  • Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say
Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say

Common flu symptoms include a fever accompanied by a cough or sore throat, and can last a few days up to a week or more. The U.S. sees 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 to 56,000 deaths every year from the flu. However, deaths from the flu this year are still below average levels, according to CDC data. MA is one of four states wit...

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  • Muslims in Asia protest Jerusalem decision
Muslims in Asia protest Jerusalem decision

The religious parties led by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) will be holding a protest in front of the American Consulate. 'We condemn the idiot Trump's decision, ' said a placard on an effigy of the U.S. "Yet while we share the President's belief that the US Embassy should, at the right time, be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, we can not support his deci...

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  • Flu activity on the rise in Ohio — CDC
Flu activity on the rise in Ohio — CDC

Bryson Bowman, emergency physician. It's hard to make predictions about how a flu season will play out, as flu viruses are wildly unpredictable. Roughly 40 percent of the United States population opts for the vaccine every year, and the CDC estimates it prevents about 5 million flu cases annually across the country.

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  • That healthy walk not so healthy in areas with higher air pollution
That healthy walk not so healthy in areas with higher air pollution

This builds on previous studies which have suggested air pollution exposure could cause premature births . "When you walk, your airways open up. The volunteers are a little more vulnerable to the effects of pollution than the average healthy person 20 years younger. "Our hope is that this study will add to the evidence city leaders need to...

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  • New study finds link between hormonal contraception and breast cancer
New study finds link between hormonal contraception and breast cancer

And the longer the women used hormonal methods, she says, the higher their risk. The results suggested a "rapid disappearance of excess risk of breast cancer after discontinuation of use among women who have used hormonal contraceptives for short periods", the authors write in the paper.

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  • Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You
Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

The analysis revealed that people who regularly consumed cheese were up to 18 percent less likely to develop CVD, up to 14 percent less likely to develop CHD, and up to 10 percent less likely to have a stroke, compared with those who had a low cheese intake .

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