• Biohacker CEO Aaron Traywick was found dead in a flotation therapy tank
Biohacker CEO Aaron Traywick was found dead in a flotation therapy tank

The tank Traywick was found in was housed in a spa that offers meditation flotation therapy where a person lies in a shallow, sensory-free pool that is heated to their body temperature. Disagreements over the company's direction and philosophical differences over how to best distribute its creations split the small startup. "He seemingly never exha...

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  • Etrade Capital Management LLC Stake in British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) Increased
Etrade Capital Management LLC Stake in British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) Increased

About 357,183 shares traded. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has risen 14.17% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.42% the S&P500. The stock has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, October 13. Comerica Bank increased its holdings in shares of British American Tobacco by 1.1% in the 1st qu...

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  • Jets' Robby Anderson has warrant lifted
Jets' Robby Anderson has warrant lifted

Attorney Ed O'Donnell told the Daily News , 'I received no notice. The sooner Anderson gets his court issues resolved, the quicker the National Football League can make a decision regarding his conduct. According to the the police report from the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Anderson 'stated that when he got out he was going to find [the off...

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  • More sauna visits tied to lower risk of stroke
More sauna visits tied to lower risk of stroke

Researchers examined data on 1,628 adults who were 63 years old on average, had no history of stroke and typically used a sauna one to three times a week. As for how saunas might afford this protection, Kunutsor explains, "Saunas appear to have a blood pressure-lowering effect, which may underlie the beneficial effect on stroke risk".

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  • E. coli cases reported in MA after outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
E. coli cases reported in MA after outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The CDC provided no more information on the death in California. Health officials have warned consumers to avoid romaine grown in Yuma, Ariz. California has the most number of cases with 24, followed by Pennsylvania with 20 and Idaho with 11.

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  • Sickened in California by Canadian Oysters
Sickened in California by Canadian Oysters

Raw oysters can cause illness in anyone, but they are particularly unsafe for young children, older adults, pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems. Karen Smith said in a statement. Health officials say people who eat shellfish should cook them until the internal temperature reaches at least 145 degrees.

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  • AK Party nominates Erdogan for 2nd term as president
AK Party nominates Erdogan for 2nd term as president

The party collected 316.000 signatures for nominating Erdogan's candidacy. Yildirim also expressed confidence that during the presidential and parliamentary elections, the people of Turkey will support the AKP. His candidature will be formally submitted to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) on Friday by Yildirim and MHP leader Devlet Bahceli. Par...

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  • More children being diagnosed with autism — CDC
More children being diagnosed with autism — CDC

In the CDC's latest report, the diagnostic gap between white, Hispanic, and black children has shrunk significantly, indicating that more diagnoses are occurring among typically underdiagnosed ethnic populations. That's a single year increase of 15%. "The results were stunning", said William Bosl, an associate professor of Health Informatics and ...

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  • Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade
Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade

Unemployment has fallen for the fifth quarter a row, as the economy continues to add nearly 1000 jobs a week. Statistics New Zealand labour market and household statistics senior manager Jason Attewell said while most New Zealanders were familiar with the unemployment rate, the underutilisation rate was equally important.

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  • Many of America's Youth are Lonely
Many of America's Youth are Lonely

One in four Americans (27 percent) rarely or never feel as though there are people who really understand them. They used a questionnaire based on the UCLA Loneliness Scale , which is the measure most widely used by researchers to measure loneliness.

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  • Gas prices highest since 2014
Gas prices highest since 2014

To maximize savings at the pump, people should gas up on Mondays, according to GasBuddy . Friday has the most expensive average and is the worst day to buy gas in 19 states. One local gas station manager said prices have climbed about 11 cents over the last week. Patrick DeHaan, head of Petroleum Analysis for GasBuddy.com, said the price at the ...

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  • California death is first in lettuce E. coli outbreak
California death is first in lettuce E. coli outbreak

Baruch Fertel from Cleveland Clinic. Reforms in the livestock industry have sharply reduced the number of outbreaks involving meat, but that has been offset by a surge in E. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the US during the winter.

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  • Theresa May under pressure as Javid sets out stall for Home Office
Theresa May under pressure as Javid sets out stall for Home Office

The scandal has dominated headlines in Britain for days and has sparked intense criticism of the Conservative government's tough immigration policies. May will hope Javid's appointment deflects public anger over a problem the opposition Labour Party says is at least partly her fault because she spent six years as home secretary .

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  • Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England
Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

Mr Hunt said that women would be able to choose whether or not to attend new screenings, which will not be mandatory. The estimated 309,000 women who are still alive and living in the United Kingdom will be contacted, with 65,000 letters being sent out this week.

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  • Allianz Asset Management GmbH Purchased $208000 in Novo Nordisk (NVO) Shares
Allianz Asset Management GmbH Purchased $208000 in Novo Nordisk (NVO) Shares

The institutional investor held 3.81 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $204.61 million, up from 3.52 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Friday, December 29 the rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral". The stock increased 1.13% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reac...

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  • IPL 2018, DD vs RR: Visitors win toss, elects to field
IPL 2018, DD vs RR: Visitors win toss, elects to field

In his first match as DD captain, Shreyas Iyer's (93 runs) heroics, had led the team to 219-4 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), and they successfully defended the total by restricting KKR to 164-9 from 20 overs. Rajasthan Royals: lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad by 11 runs, beat Mumbai Indians by three wickets, lost to Chennai Super Kings by 64 ...

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  • Clarksville Red Cross installs 355 smoke alarms
Clarksville Red Cross installs 355 smoke alarms

As a part of the Red Cross' Home Fire Campaign , they will be installing FREE smoke detectors in people's homes across the country, including West Michigan. Garret said they installed approximately 277 smoke detectors with the Red Cross in 2017. Call the Chanhassen Fire Department with any questions or concerns at 952-227-1151.

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  • Jackie Verna Delivers an Impassioned Performance of 'Strawberry Wine' on 'The Voice'
Jackie Verna Delivers an Impassioned Performance of 'Strawberry Wine' on 'The Voice'

But viewers are smart and gave the rocker The Who's " Love, Reign O'er Me " and Jackie did a great job making the song her own. It's time to give more power to the people because Monday night's episode featured some of the best performances of the season from the Top 11.

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  • United Kingdom to back more transparency for its overseas tax havens
United Kingdom to back more transparency for its overseas tax havens

Labour MPs joined anti-tax avoidance campaigners in heralding the Government U-turn on overseas registers. Overseas territories and crown dependencies have come under increasing pressure to reveal who is behind anonymously owned companies, with campaign groups saying such secrecy aids money laundering, tax evasion and corrupt diversion of public ...

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  • De Grandhomme's cameo takes RCB to 167 for 7
De Grandhomme's cameo takes RCB to 167 for 7

We got ourselves to blame though. Put into bat, RCB hit hard by the absence of his prolific scorer AB de Villers, down with viral fever, managed a moderate 167 for seven after cany Hardik Pandya claimed 3 for 28 in three overs even as top batsmen flattered for RCB.

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  • APC: Nigerian workers, key drivers of Nigeria's development
APC: Nigerian workers, key drivers of Nigeria's development

He expressed optimism that the Federal government Committee on Minimum Wage which is now conducting public hearings across the six geo-political zones in the country will soon conclude its assignment and a new national minimum wage bill will be transmitted to the parliament by the president.

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  • Oregon, Washington Among States Suing EPA Over Vehicle Emission Standards
Oregon, Washington Among States Suing EPA Over Vehicle Emission Standards

Beginning in 2010, the EPA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and CARB established a single national program of greenhouse-gas emissions standards for model year 2012-2025 vehicles. California has now sued the Trump administration more than 30 times on topics including immigration and health care policy. "The vehicle emissions st...

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  • President Buhari approves recruitment of 6000 policemen
President Buhari approves recruitment of 6000 policemen

He declined to say how numerous migrants should be admitted to the US but bemoaned the nation's immigration laws as "the worst". "It is an fantastic country", Mr. "That was one of those classic Donald Trump - shall we call it - exaggerations", the journalist said. Trump said that the USA sends Nigeria more than $1 billion annually in foreign ai...

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  • Pelicans crash Pepperdine University commencement
Pelicans crash Pepperdine University commencement

The video was captured by videographer Grant Dillon and shows two pelicans flying above the crowd as the guests attempt to move out of the way. One of the pelicans appeared to stick around as the ceremony continued with names of graduates read.

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  • CDC: Diseases from mosquito, tick, flea bites more than tripled from 2004
CDC: Diseases from mosquito, tick, flea bites more than tripled from 2004

Redfield, M.D. CDC experts say the geographic range of ticks that spread disease has steadily grown over the past 20 years. The nationwide increase in diseases spread by these insects was largely attributed to mosquitoes and ticks, with ticks being responsible for about 77% of all vector-borne disease reports.

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