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Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind around 5 miles per hour. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 40s, with sustained winds as high as 16 miles per hour and wind gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
  • Lamar Odom Opens Up About What Led To His 2015 Overdose

    Lamar Odom Opens Up About What Led To His 2015 Overdose

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    The 37-year-old former basketball star - who was previously married to Khloe Kardashian - nearly died after a drugs and alcohol binge at a brothel in Nevada in October 2015 and Lamar admitted in a new interview that he was in a "dark place" at the time.
  • BPD Drive Sober or Get pulled over enforcement begins Friday

    BPD Drive Sober or Get pulled over enforcement begins Friday

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    Law enforcement agencies were given federal funding for overtime if they needed it. This ought to be the 'most wonderful time of the year, ' so Plainfield Police are doing whatever it takes to help save lives by keeping our roads safe. "With the help of our safety partners we're looking at a technological path forward to create a world where there is no more drunk driving". To go along with the added enforcement, Pabst says they've launched an app to help those who have been drinking find ...
  • Crystal Palace vs Manchester United: Confirmed starting XI and teams

    Crystal Palace vs Manchester United: Confirmed starting XI and teams

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    Eric Bailly makes his first start for Manchester United tonight since returning from injury and it looks like he will play at right-back with both Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo also starting. Bailly, 22, made his first Premier League start since damaging knee ligaments against Chelsea on October 23 when he lined up at right-back for Jose Mourinho's team at Selhurst Park .
  • As Parting Gift, Obama Protects Planned Parenthood From State Defunding

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    While the president-elect could attempt to undermine the new regulation, he would reportedly need both the House and Senate to agree on his disapproval , thereby making it more hard. "The Obama Administration is making sure no one stands in the way of the care that people need". Prior to the incoming Trump administration, Republicans have repeatedly attacked Planned Parenthood , attempting to strip them of $500 million in federal funding used to pay for the treatment of millions of ...
  • US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

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    While these numbers may not seem significant, what is pertinent to note here is the fact that this is the first time since 1993 that life expectancy figures for the USA have seen a drop. "Why is it that Americans' health has started to decline?" "I think we should be very concerned", says Princeton economist Anne Case . According to new government research, life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years for the overall US population.
  • Iraqi forces face fierce IS attacks after new Mosul push

    Iraqi forces face fierce IS attacks after new Mosul push

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    Mosul is the Islamic State's de facto capital in Iraq. "We don't know, they were like ghosts", he said. Iraqi forces have been battling for seven weeks to crush Islamic State in Mosul. Russia, another powerful Assad ally, also wanted to block any possible movement of militants into Syria, said Hashemi. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the air campaign had been the "most pristine" ever in terms of avoiding civilian casualties, with nearly all the bombs dropped so far ...
  • No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

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    Not only did Temple open with TD drives of 75, 59 and 70 yards, but the defense quashed a Navy attack that was averaging 61 points over its previous three games. Here's the problem for those teams: They're still going to have to figure out a way to beat that seemingly invincible Crimson Tide squad. Jordan Scarlett attempted to leap over the line on a third-and-goal play but he never got off the ground.
  • Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level

    Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level

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    Yet, there is very little research on the effects of long-term, low-intensity smoking. All participants were age 59 to age 82 at the start of the study. A 2013 Canadian study suggested that smokers who quit before they turn 40 can live nearly as long as people who never smoked. The problem is that people smoking less tobacco are associated with individuals trying to quit smoking who maintain a low-intensity smoking pattern for many years.
  • Trump sets off worldwide firestorm over his phone conversation with Taiwan

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    The Friday conversation with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen was the latest in a series of phone calls between Trump and foreign leaders that have raised eyebrows in the diplomatic community. "President-elect Trump is not out there making policy or policy prescriptions". It is, however, a hard undertaking when one of the players in the relationship triangle is not into quiet diplomacy.
  • Texas regents release term sheet for Tom Herman, $28750000 over 5 years

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    The bowl invitee list could get very interesting over the next couple of weeks. The Texas football team will not be going bowling in 2016. Kevin Lyttle first broke the news on Twitter . If South Alabama loses to New Mexico State and Louisiana Lafayette were to lose to UL-Monroe, then both Northern Illinois and UL-Monroe would receive bowl bids.
  • Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC

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    Dean, a failed presidential candidate, served as the largest threat against progressive congressman Keith Ellison who is also gunning for the position of DNC chair. "Selecting Keith Ellison to chair the DNC is exactly the direction the Democratic Party needs to go to rebuild and strengthen its ties with working class Americans, young people, communities of color, and the full diversity of the 99 percent of Americans who should be the base of the Democratic Party", said NNU Executive Director ...
  • Dear Zindagi (5 Days) Box Office Collection: Rock Steady

    Dear Zindagi (5 Days) Box Office Collection: Rock Steady

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    It turns out that Dear Zindagi is heading the same way. With the Gauri Shinde-directed film doing well at the box-office, the youngster has now enjoyed a hat-trick of successes this year after "Kapoor & Sons" and " Udta Punjab ". The overall packaging of " Dear Zindagi " was good enough to attract all. They just want to go and live it. "These things make me emotional and happy".
  • FDA approves trial of Ecstasy to treat PTSD

    FDA approves trial of Ecstasy to treat PTSD

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    The researchers are so optimistic that they have applied for so-called breakthrough therapy status with the Food and Drug Administration , which would speed the approval process. A euphoria-inducing drug commonly known as ecstasy is one step closer to becoming a clinical tool in the battle against treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Apple MacBook Pro 2016 Available in India, to Start at Rs 1,55900

    Apple MacBook Pro 2016 Available in India, to Start at Rs 1,55900

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    Although B&H Photo provides a variety of discounts for additional configurations of the 13-inch model of the MacBook Pro, it has not provided any special deals for the larger 15-inch variant. The notebooks come with with 8GB RAM and 256GB/512GB SSD storage respectively. On the other hand, the Mac mini (Early 2009), and the 13-inch MacBook (Mid 2009) will also become obsolete globally on the same date.
  • The Bank of England confirms the new fiver contains animal fat

    The Bank of England confirms the new fiver contains animal fat

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    Innovia said in a statement on Wednesday that resins used to make them contain less than 1% of additives that are "commonly used across the plastics industry" and include "tiny traces" of tallow. According to the fact-checking site Snopes , the tallow is derived from beef fat - possibly making it problematic for devout Hindus too. But there's one thing the Bank of England failed to mention until now: The new banknotes contain animal fat .
  • No, Nick Cannon, Planned Parenthood Is Not 'Modern Day Eugenics'

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    In the North Carolina case, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic is represented by Maithreyi Ratakonda and Carrie Flaxman of Planned Parenthood Federation of America; Beverly Gray, M.D. The U.S. Supreme Court has consistently held that women have a constitutional right to decide whether to end or continue a pregnancy and states can not ban abortion prior to viability.
  • Rockland Sponsors World AIDS Day Event Thursday

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    FIRS, of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, is an organization comprised of the world's leading worldwide respiratory societies working together to improve lung health globally. A project that begin at UA in 1987, the quilt bears 48,000 memorial panels that honor the life of AIDS victims. Each year, the medical organization partners with the Sampson County HIV/AIDS Task Force.
  • 21st Century Cures Act aims to revolutionize healthcare

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    AdvaMed spokeswoman Wanda Moebius told the news service that the creation of the 21st Century Cures bill was a "very open and inclusive process collecting input across the health care community via written statements , town hall meetings, roundtables and hearings".