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Amid mounting public concern, Sanofi explained its "new findings" at a news conference in Manila on Monday but did not say why action was not taken after a World Health Organization report in mid-2016 that identified the risk the company was now flagging.
  • PDP convention: Our chance to restore dignity, says Mark

    PDP convention: Our chance to restore dignity, says Mark

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    Chairman of the party in the state, Felix Obuah, who made this known at a briefing in Port Harcourt, said the party needs the experience of Secondus, who had made serious contributions to the party's growth. They specifically urged the national leadership of the PDP to be wary of the said fake list by rejecting it. As it concerns Anambra and Osun participating in the convention, we will basically have to make use of statutory delegates.
  • Burlington industrial building engulfed in massive fire

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    Wednesday and continued to burn for hours, eventually consuming at least a third of the facility. Lazenby said all occupants of the building evacuated safely with a lot of them out of the building by the time emergency services personnel arrived.
  • House Passes Bill To Avert Shutdown For Two Weeks

    House Passes Bill To Avert Shutdown For Two Weeks

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    The Senate approval comes about an hour after the House backed the measure. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi staked out a hard line on Thursday and insisted that any year-end deal would include help for immigrants brought to the US illegally as children.
  • Will you get the flu shot?

    Will you get the flu shot?

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    The best protection against the flu is the flu vaccine. "Among the general population, about 39% have received the vaccine", said Stokley, co-author of a new CDC report that canvased people by phone and internet in early November. Doctors recommend the flu shot over the mist to increase effectiveness. "Getting an annual flu vaccination protects seniors, and everyone around them, too, including their grandchildren".
  • Lexus to unveil new 'flagship' crossover concept in Detroit

    Lexus to unveil new 'flagship' crossover concept in Detroit

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    There are similarities to Toyota's striking C-HR compact crossover around the angular C-pillar and rear window line. The LF-LC was considered something of a design breakthrough at the time, and the teaser image of the LF-1 follows a similar theme with a heavily stylized rear hatch and lots of curves and angles, which certainly suggest a crossover along similar lines to the LF-LC.
  • Louisiana's homeless population declines almost 20% since 2016, according to HUD report

    Louisiana's homeless population declines almost 20% since 2016, according to HUD report

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    Louisiana's population has declined by over 17 percent in the a year ago, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A shortage of affordable housing was partially responsible. "Illinois' shelter system was decimated by two years without state funding". The crisis has prompted several local governments, including those in the city of Seattle and King County, to declare a civil state of emergency.
  • PMB hints at seeking re-election come 2019

    PMB hints at seeking re-election come 2019

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    He was received at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the State Executive Council, Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, traditional rulers as well as politicians, among others. The president was accompanied to the Kano prison by the Minister of Interior, General Abdurrahman Danbazau, among others. He also commended Governor Ganduje for the completion and upgrade of the hospital.
  • Boko Haram war: Army removes commander

    Boko Haram war: Army removes commander

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    Brig. -Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Usman said: "It is true that a new commander has been appointed for Operation Lafiya Dole". Also media analysts, who view the transfer in the light of his performance in the theatre command told journalists that, his predecessor, Major General Lucky Irabor has left a big shoe that would take an extra effort by any General posted to carry.
  • Dengue death: Fortis booked for negligence

    Dengue death: Fortis booked for negligence

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    The family, billed almost Rs16 lakh when discharging Adya, alleged they were overcharged and that the hospital was negligent in her treatment. The investigators also found that the girl was alive when her family had made a decision to shift her to another hospital.
  • Commissioner for happiness defends her office, tells critics to

    Commissioner for happiness defends her office, tells critics to "keep quiet"

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    The recently sworn in Imo State Commissioner of Happiness, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo has been under fire not only because of her being Governor Rochas Okorocha's sister, but for her the office she holds. "You are the privileged group that has the opportunity to make names for yourselves". We shall not tolerate any sharp practice or corruption of any type.
  • Eating cheese every day may be good for you

    Eating cheese every day may be good for you

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    Allen Stewart of Mount Sinai Medical Center's Ichan School of Medicine clarified. Cheese, glorious cheese. When Christmas comes around, we love the pungent stuff even more than usual. This means that while the researchers had no proof that the cheese consumption caused the lower levels of heart disease, those who ate cheese regularly were less likely to be the same people who had heart disease.
  • Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

    Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

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    But they stress there is no need for most women to abandon birth control pills for fear of breast cancer . What those numbers mean in terms of actual women getting breast cancer who otherwise may not have is a bit less striking: there was about one extra breast cancer case diagnosed for every 7690 women who used hormonal contraception for a year.
  • Sufjan Stevens releases a haunting song about Tonya Harding

    Sufjan Stevens releases a haunting song about Tonya Harding

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    Today, Stevens released a new song that also seems related to the cinema of the moment: that is, the new, a one-off called " Tonya Harding ", for which he wrote an in-depth accompanying essay . " I'm totally star struck right now ". Robbie wasn't alone in her excitement over Harding's appearance. The audience inside the Egyptian Theatre was no less in awe: Harding reportedly received a standing ovation when she came out onstage after the film had screened.
  • Ola cab driver allegedly molests woman passenger in Bengaluru, suspended

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    Even for the police to take up a suomotto case against the accused, it is important for the police to know the area where the incident took place. When I tried to get out of the auto, I realised that it was child locked. "We are in the process of reaching out to the victim, instill confidence and persuade her to give us a complaint so that we take action against the driver", said a senior police officer from the Madiwala station.
  • New Study Finds Weight Loss Really Can Reverse Diabetes

    New Study Finds Weight Loss Really Can Reverse Diabetes

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    Key to the Direct study is the target of achieving a 15kg reduction in weight in patients in the first 12 weeks of treatment using a very low energy diet and then devising methods of keeping that weight off, he added. Prof. Taylor explains that the trial results suggest that it is not necessary to try to achieve the huge weight losses such as those "targeted by bariatric surgery" to reverse the mechanisms that cause type 2 diabetes.
  • Prince William reveals Prince George's role in his school nativity play

    Prince William reveals Prince George's role in his school nativity play

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    Taking part in the play, by portraying the three kings, angels and all-important animals on deck for the birth of Jesus, is an annual pre-Christmas break tradition in England. "It was amusing", he said according to The Telegraph . 'He was a sheep , ' William added laughing. The prince and wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge , visited the group during a "stepping out" session, in which the children gave their feedback on new programmes.