• 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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  • Tony Awards 2018: Flaming Lips, TI, More Nominated for SpongeBob Musical
Tony Awards 2018: Flaming Lips, TI, More Nominated for SpongeBob Musical

Both shows were nominated for best play revival. Meanwhile, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls lead the competitive nominations with 12 nods each. While Shuck was not individually nominated, three cast members received nominations, including Jamie Parker for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play .

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  • Merck & Co (NYSE:MRK) posts 1Q18 numbers Top Estimate; Raises 2018 View
Merck & Co (NYSE:MRK) posts 1Q18 numbers Top Estimate; Raises 2018 View

The stock increased 1.20% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $1.68. (NYSE:AEO) has risen 39.60% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.49% the S&P500. Merck & Co. has a twelve month low of $52.83 and a twelve month high of $66.41. Therefore 79% are positive. (NYSE:MRK) on Monday, February 5 with "Outperfor...

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  • Could your diet influence the onset age of menopause ?
Could your diet influence the onset age of menopause ?

By contrast, heavier consumption of refined white pasta and rice was shown to be more frequently associated with an earlier menopause , suggesting that individual nutrients have varying effects on this key aspect of women's health. There's more on menopause at the U.S. The research is published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Commun...

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  • Armenian opposition leader's supporters gathering in downtown Yerevan ahead of voting
Armenian opposition leader's supporters gathering in downtown Yerevan ahead of voting

The Armenian National Assembly will vote on Tuesday to elect a new Prime Minister, with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan being the only candidate for the post. "The Republican Party leadership is clinging to power and opposes Pashinyan's election". Sargsyan was forced to resign after tens of thousands of people flooded the streets in the capit...

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  • Doctor, brother exchange fire over property; injured
Doctor, brother exchange fire over property; injured

Police said that the injured doctor, who has been identified as Dr Hans U. Nagar, was returning from his clinic at IIT when the incident took place. The DCP further said, "There is a long standing property dispute between the victim and his brothers over a property in Gurgaon".

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  • Paper plane protesters urge Russian Federation to unblock Telegram app
Paper plane protesters urge Russian Federation to unblock Telegram app

The Creator of Telegram, Pavel Durov, on the eve of calling Russian users of the messenger to go to the rally, following the developments in the broadcast channel "Rain". Protesters chanted slogans against President Vladimir Putin as they launched the planes - a reference to the app's logo. "Putin's regime has declared war on the internet, has ...

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  • Pompeo insists on Gulf unity in face of Qatar to confront Iran
Pompeo insists on Gulf unity in face of Qatar to confront Iran

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of being the largest supporter of terrorism, citing the readiness of Washington to stand with Riyadh to combat terrorism. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi addresses reporters during a news conference at Foreign Ministry in Tehran in this file photo. Speaking in Tel Av...

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