• Starbucks Debuts The Unicorn Frappuccino
Starbucks Debuts The Unicorn Frappuccino

Pleasant and sour aren't two words that usually go together but, hey, neither does pink powder, mango syrup and blue drizzle . So, don't expect every store to know what secret menu drink you are ordering. Even if the tangy and sweet flavor isn't for you, it will be the ideal addition to your Instagram feed. It's called "sour blue drizzle "....

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  • Don't Give Kids Meds With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
Don't Give Kids Meds With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA

Nursing mothers who are taking codeine or tramadol can pass unsafe levels of opioids to their babies through breast milk. In a report published a year ago in the journal Pediatrics , members of the academy's committee on drugs wrote that although over-the-counter cough and cold medicines containing codeine were available in 28 states and Was...

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  • Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles
Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

Already a silver medalist and USA record-holder in the 10,000 meters, he ran the fastest marathon time ever for an American in the Summer Games: 2 hours, 10 minutes, 5 seconds. A tailwind of 13 miles per hour gave the runners a push at the start on Monday. "I want people to know it's back to normal", he said. Fellow Swiss Manuela Schar shatte...

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  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday
Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday

That day came exactly 70 years ago today. Over the following 12 seasons, eight of the National League MVP awards were won by black men. I was 6-years-old when Jackie Robinson made his last public appearance at the 1972 World Series with the Cincinnati Reds and the Oakland A's.

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  • IEA says global oil market now close to balance
IEA says global oil market now close to balance

The market remains torn between evidence of strong compliance by Opec members with the supply cuts they agreed at the end of previous year and a rebound in the U.S. "New data shows weaker-than-expected growth in a number of countries including Russia, India, several Middle Eastern countries, Korea and the United States, where demand has stalled in ...

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  • Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart
Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said two people in Florida reported eating some of the salad before the bat was found. Their risk of contracting rabies is low, but not zero, the CDC says. But "out of an abundance of caution", Fresh Express says in a statement , all Organic Marketside Spring Mix salads from that production lot are...

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  • Giraffe watch: Distracted April's rear end shows 'significant' b
Giraffe watch: Distracted April's rear end shows 'significant' b

On Sunday night, officials said the giraffe is not overdue and there are no concerns that she has yet to give birth. But we'll keep watching with you. "The fact that you're gonna get to witness the miracle of birth from an animal that you really don't get to see give birth - that's neat". For those who want to participate in the naming of the b...

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  • Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

From the start, clinicians have run into some parental and political roadblocks because the vaccine, which is recommended for preteens, protects against genital human papillomavirus - a virus transmitted through sexual contact. While great progress has been made in creating HPV vaccines, current approaches to prevent infection have limitations. T...

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  • Rally in Memphis for equality on anniversary of MLK's death
Rally in Memphis for equality on anniversary of MLK's death

King Salim Khalfani is former Virginia State Conference NAACP executive director. And the question, Amy and Juan, for the country today is: Where are we on these same issues? STEPHEN THOMAS: We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society.

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  • Lloyds to downsize branches to only two employees
Lloyds to downsize branches to only two employees

Lloyds Banking Group PLC now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $3.50. The simple moving average is the most common method used to calculate the moving average of prices. The stock grew about 16.45% in the past 5 years, this positive value indicates that the stock constantly performed well in previous years as well. Th...

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  • Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers
Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

Rice, in an interview with MSNBC on Tuesday, said her senior White House role did give her the ability to request the names of Americans swept up through USA spy craft. She explained it would be necessary to find out the identity of the American to see if he was a legitimate threat or just some "kook". "The notion that which some people are try...

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  • Trump takes up health care with Rand Paul, on golf course
Trump takes up health care with Rand Paul, on golf course

Jim Jordan of OH, said the GOP health care legislation was not only poorly done, but rushed, broadly unpopular and opposed by moderates as well as conservatives. "Of course, the White House can disrupt the Affordable Care Act by issuing regulations that destabilize the market and make it more hard to renew [coverage] or enroll for the first time...

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  • Susan Rice Allegations Are 'Fake Scandal' Peddled by 'Right-Wing Media — CNN's Cuomo
Susan Rice Allegations Are 'Fake Scandal' Peddled by 'Right-Wing Media — CNN's Cuomo

Former Obama Administration official Evelyn Farkas appeared to acknowledge Trump officials had been the subject of surveillance. "I realize there has been lots of discussion and controversy around this", Rice said. Rice responded, "It was not typical of the way that presidents treat their predecessors". The new news reports come barely two week...

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  • I want my kids to have siblings: Kim Kardashian
I want my kids to have siblings: Kim Kardashian

It turns out that Kim might not be able to get pregnant again. "Having more kids is definitely going to be a struggle", she said in the episode, according to ENews. When the hair got even shorter, she alerted her fans in a different video, "I cut my hair even shorter today, guys". Kardashian West explained: "I have to have a surgery on my...

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  • Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup
Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup

The cows got away from the Star Packing Company on the 3800 block of Cote Brilliante after someone left the gate open. SWAT team members with rifles were called to the scene, while animal control officers and the Humane Society of Missouri workers stood nearby to help.

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  • Physical, Behavoral Changes Point To Giraffe Baby's Birth
Physical, Behavoral Changes Point To Giraffe Baby's Birth

On Wednesday morning the update read , "We will not confirm active labor, but we do have discharge that would suggest the count down to calf has begun!" "We are still working on the text alert system, as the source we had did not pan out".

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  • Arsenal v Manchester City - the fans' view
Arsenal v Manchester City - the fans' view

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says it is not too late for Arsene Wenger to save his relationship with Arsenal's fans and remain in charge at the Emirates Stadium. "We believe the board's role now is to successfully manage the transition to a new manager, an eventuality for which they have had plenty of warning and time to prepare".

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  • The cup of coffee that could cause heart palpitations
The cup of coffee that could cause heart palpitations

The "world's strongest coffee" is so strong, it will drive you over the daily caffeine limit and give you heart palpitations. A 12-ounce cup would have more than 700 milligrams of caffeine. "This makes it easier to consume more caffeine than you intend to and effects can range from mild to severe, for example, jitteriness, nervousness, restle...

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  • Ted Cruz To Get A Democratic Challenger In 2018 Senate Race
Ted Cruz To Get A Democratic Challenger In 2018 Senate Race

Cruz's campaign declined to comment on the development. Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas says he is planning a campaign announcement Friday amid reports he will challenge GOP Sen. Regardless of who challenges Cruz, they will have to raise a lot of money in a heavily-Republican state, and will likely face an uphill challenge to unseat Cruz...

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  • Man swallowed whole by python
Man swallowed whole by python

Akbar Salubiro , from the village of West Sulawesi , disappeared Sunday on his way to harvest palm oil. Junaidi said Wednesday the search led villagers to scattered palm oil, a picking tool, a boot, and a 23-foot reticulated python . Even though most pythons have fairly large teeth, they only use them to hold the prey and to swallow. While ...

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