• New Canaan fourth-grader who died Sunday, had the flu, officials say
New Canaan fourth-grader who died Sunday, had the flu, officials say

Former NHL hockey player Martin St. Louis shared a photo of Mallozzi on Twitter after learning about the boy's death. Nico passed away after leaving a hockey tournament early this past weekend because he had been feeling unwell, district officials have said.

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  • 1 dead, 14 injured after casino shuttle boat carrying 50 catches fire
1 dead, 14 injured after casino shuttle boat carrying 50 catches fire

The boat was carrying passengers towards the Tropical Breeze Casino cruise ship in the Port Richey Canal when an engine room fire engulfed the vessel, forcing its passengers and crew to jump from the ship. Luckily the crew and other passengers had a safe escape as they plunged into the icy cold water in the cold chilly day on the Gulf coast. ...

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  • Vehicle flies in the air, crashes into second floor
Vehicle flies in the air, crashes into second floor

According to the Santa Ana Police Department, the collision was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m. near the intersection of 17th and French streets. A vehicle in Southern California hit the center median and went airborne and got stuck in second floor of a dentist office.

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  • Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as next head coach, report says
Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as next head coach, report says

Minnesota will play in Philadelphia next weekend for the NFC Championship, so the earliest the Giants can make the hiring official is next Monday. Patricia is no longer on the market, as he "is likely" to become the head coach of the Lions , according to an ESPN report Sunday morning.

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  • Ken Niumatalolo withdraws name from consideration at Arizona to stay at Navy
Ken Niumatalolo withdraws name from consideration at Arizona to stay at Navy

Plus I have unfinished business to finish, Niumatalolo wrote in a text message to Dinich. The Wildcats went 7-6 in 2017, which marked Tate's first full season as the team's starting quarterback. Arizona now must turn its attention elsewhere in a coaching search that's approaching two weeks after the January 2 firing of Rich Rodriguez . Former T...

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  • Get your flu shot, Newfoundland and Labrador health minister says
Get your flu shot, Newfoundland and Labrador health minister says

As the number of flu-related hospitalizations continues to increase, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has sent out a reminder to Oklahomans saying there is still time to get a flu shot. But just because the flu shot isn't as effective against H3N2 this year doesn't mean you shouldn't get it. The Department of Health says that's the best way ...

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  • Yemen rebels threat to ships in Red Sea, says coalition By
Yemen rebels threat to ships in Red Sea, says coalition By

The series of air raids comes one day after the Houthis reportedly launched a "ballistic missile" at a military installation in Saudi Arabia's southern city of Najran near the Saudi-Yemeni border. Some 8 million people are on the brink of starvation, more than 10,000 have been killed and tens of thousands of others are struggling with cholera, diph...

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  • US Lawmakers Take To Twitter, Condemn Trump's 'S-Hole Countries' Comment
US Lawmakers Take To Twitter, Condemn Trump's 'S-Hole Countries' Comment

USA diplomats serving in Haiti and African countries have been briefed to convey Washington's respect if they are summoned to explain President Donald Trump's alleged insults. Trump also reportedly said: 'Why do we need more Haitians? "If any country asks our charge or our ambassador to come over, they will". President Trump has ...

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  • Li-Ion Batteries Ignite HP Recall
Li-Ion Batteries Ignite HP Recall

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and go to the HP Battery Recall website to see if their battery is affected and to order a free replacement battery if needed. HP has issued a battery recall notice for a number of its laptops and mobile workstations sold over the last two years due to concerns that the battery inside ...

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  • New study shows most people who try cigarettes become regular smokers
New study shows most people who try cigarettes become regular smokers

Although it's unclear how long the smokers in the study took up the habit for, lead researcher Professor Peter Hajek, from Queen Mary University of London, said the new figures show how important it is to curb cigarette experimentation.

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  • Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Tarrant County
Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Tarrant County

There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in OH since flu season began last October, according to ODH. Wischmeier says the flu typically peaks in January or February, but it has peaked as early as October or November, in the past.

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  • Border Agents Searched 11000 More Devices in 2017
Border Agents Searched 11000 More Devices in 2017

Sen. Claire McCaskill, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, has asked the Customs and Border Protection to provide information about a potential five-year, $297 million contract awarded to Accenture for recruitment support services.

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  • Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race
Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

And after some pushing and prodding from her co-anchors, King said she agreed. He said "Oprah would be a lot of fun". She had Donald Trump - this was before politics - her last week, and she had Donald Trump and my family. "It wouldn't be the way it's been, believe me", he said. After Oprah Winfrey's invigorating speech Sunday night at th...

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  • Powerlifting world champion succumbs to road accident injury
Powerlifting world champion succumbs to road accident injury

All the four players died on the spot, the reports said. While four were killed in the accident, Saksham Yadav, who won a gold medal in 2017 for the country, was seriously injured along with another weightlifter, a police official said. "We immediately rushed to the spot and found that one Maruti Swift DZire auto bearing number DL 4 CAU 9585 met ...

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  • U.S. strikes another blow to Pakistan
U.S. strikes another blow to Pakistan

The United States has retained Myanmar on a list of countries that it accuses of serious violations of religious freedom, the US State Department said in a statement on January 4. Washington confirmed it will withhold 255 million dollars in United States military aid to Pakistan this year, a threat first issued last August when Trump announced his ...

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  • States That Have Legalized Marijuana: Jeff Sessions Can Go to Hell
States That Have Legalized Marijuana: Jeff Sessions Can Go to Hell

They plan to add that proposal to a spending bill that is needed by January 19 to keep the government operating, and said Sessions may have unintentionally helped their cause. And it did, as it has all too often since the man whose seat Jones now occupies-former U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions-became Donald Trump's pick for U.S.

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  • Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season
Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

The report issued for the week ending December 30 lists seven deaths, bringing the total to 20 for this flu season. Experts said flu season in Southwest Florida ends around April. Stay home from work if you are sick and cover your mouth when you cough with your sleeve or a tissue. Wash your hands frequently, especially when you're out in public u...

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  • There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma
There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma

The map, which includes the potentially deadly Aussie flu strain which has arrived in the United Kingdom, shows the areas with the worst outbreaks of the illness, according to users who upload reports themselves. "There's plenty of vaccine, so please go get your flu shot". Most of the deaths have been people in these vulnerable groups. None of th...

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  • Drinking Alcohol Raises Cancer Risk by Causing Irreversible DNA Damage
Drinking Alcohol Raises Cancer Risk by Causing Irreversible DNA Damage

But what they didn't understand until now, was that this is because drinking actually damages the DNA blueprint in your stem cells. Bits of DNA were deleted, bits were broken and we even saw parts of chromosomes being moved about and rearranged.

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  • Don't eat this lettuce, says Consumer Reports after E. coli outbreak
Don't eat this lettuce, says Consumer Reports after E. coli outbreak

So far, five people have been hospitalized in the US, and one has died. Two of the hospitalized patients developed hemolytic uremic syndrome , a type of kidney failure. The available data strongly suggest that romaine lettuce is the source of the USA outbreak. The strain of E.Coli causing this outbreak of infection is 0157:H7, and is usually f...

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