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Ex-teacher who got pregnant by student sentenced to 10 years

Vera reportedly communicated with the student again on the app at a later time, after which the student asked for her phone number and asked if they could hang out. Their relationship became so serious that the boy would spend the night with Vera and...

Giving Babies Peanut Butter Could Actually Prevent Peanut Allergies

But for most other babies, parents can start introducing peanut-containing foods at about six months, following a process similar to that used in introducing cereal and pureed veggies. By the time they turned 5, only 1.9 percent of 530 allergy-pron...

Cotton Swabs Are Bad For Earwax

Everyday motions like chewing, jaw movements and growing skin in the ear canal help continuously move old earwax from inside the ears to the ear opening, where it flakes off or washes off when taking a shower. Excessive or impacted cerumen affects 1 ...

Did Drake and Jennifer Lopez Just Go Instagram Official?

The pair have spent an terrible lot of time together dining in West Hollywood over the past few weeks, and Drake has attended J-Lo's Vegas residency multiple times, back-to-back. Lopez is seen sitting, but leaning over Drake to lay across him, ...

Going it alone linked to worsened breast cancer outcomes

Socially isolated women are far less likely to survive breast cancer , researchers have found. By contrast, non-white women with few friendships were 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than those with many friendship ties, and non-wh...

Ireland named amongst world's top ten countries for tax dodging

Oxfam's paper follows Friday's report by the Australian Tax Office saying that over a third of the largest companies in Australia paid no tax in the 2014-2015 financial year. According to the study, Ireland's position on the list was based on a la...

Two die as cyclone hits coastal India

Cyclone Vardah has hit flight and train services in Chennai . Rail, road and air traffic, official sources said, were likely to be restored by Tuesday. Normal life came to a grinding halt as persistent rains since last night, gradually gained intens...

Cigarettes: US Surgeon General Alarmed By Increasing Number Of Teen 'Vapers'

Between 2011 and 2015, use of e-cigarettes among US middle school students rose to 5.3 percent from 0.6 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "These effects include addiction, priming for use of other addictive subst...

More Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects in NYC

They reported getting sick with Zika-like symptoms between November 29 and December 1 and were likely infected several days earlier before mosquito control efforts intensified in that part of Brownsville. "By taking simple measures to eliminate mosqu...

Trump nominates fast food CEO Andy Puzder as Labour Secretary

Together with his wife, Puzder contributed $150,000 in late May to Trump's campaign and Republican Party partners, fundraising records show. Donald Trump's cabinet is set to draft another villainous job creator, Andy Puzder , as its secretary of...

Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire

In its first hour, people donated $18,706. "We are alive that's all that matters, we are safe", said Pinheiro. As many as 60 residents have been displaced in a 10-alarm fire Saturday in Cambridge , Massachusetts. Over 140 firefighters were at ...

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) Director Sells $138240.00 in Stock

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The share price of the stock surged 71.21% for the year. LSV Asset Management acquired a new position in Occidental Petroleum Corp . during the second ...

Zika babies can develop microcephaly in first year

Along with an additional transmission zone covering South Beach - from 28th Street to Eighth Street - two-thirds of the city has been deemed an area pregnant women should avoid because mosquitoes are actively spreading the Zika virus. A study out of ...

UN agency lifts Zika emergency, prepares for long-term fight

The Committee was updated on the latest developments on Zika virus geographic spread, natural history, epidemiology, microcephaly and other neonatal complications associated with Zika virus, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and current knowledge on se...

Trump vows to immediately deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants

The FBI said in July that Clinton will not face criminal charges for her use of a private email server. "I haven't made up my mind". "I found him to be terrific. Pressed about the implications of such a change, Trump said only that the matter would...

Walgreens files breach-of-contract lawsuit against Theranos

Walgreens is claiming that Theranos violated parts of a non disclosure agreement, although the full details of the lawsuit are still unclear as Walgreens moved to seal the complaint, according to The Verge . Walgreens announced in June that it was...

Daylight saving time: Change your clocks... and check that smoke detector

It's a longstanding reminder area fire departments encourage you to do, replace the batteries in your smoke alarms when the time changes. Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke...

Eagles release Josh Huff in wake of run-in with the law

Not only did Huff have an apology to his teammates, he also had a message to his young fans. Huff said he did not have the gun at the Eagles' practice facility Tuesday before he left, which would be a violation of National Football League rules.

Random citizens can contest your voting right in many states

Battleground states like Florida and Pennsylvania not only allow citizens to challenge the eligibility of other voters inside polling locations but place the burden of proof on the person who's challenged. On Friday, Reid Magney, public information o...

Most female cancer deaths 'occur in developing countries'

There are also a significant number of women who have received treatment at an earlier stage but who go on to develop advanced breast cancer . Metastatic or advanced breast cancer is where the cancer has spread from the breast to other parts...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...