• The jobless rate falls, for all the wrong reasons
The jobless rate falls, for all the wrong reasons

While that is certainly good news, the low jobless number will certainly cause some to think that economic gains are likely to slow from here, and inflation may rise. Still, President Obama will be leaving office and turning over the reins to Donald Trump after 81 straight months of private-sector job creation, a streak never equaled before-not eve...

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  • Lack of sleep takes big bite out of world economies
Lack of sleep takes big bite out of world economies

Researchers quantified the economic impact of lack of sleep by using data on sleep duration alongside employer-employee data in five countries: the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany and Japan. Even without the typical risk factors, like being overweight or having a family history, short sleep can up your risk for stroke, according to 2012 research.

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  • Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note
Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

Meanwhile, a Hindu temple near Leicester has urged worshippers not to donate the new £5 notes to charitable causes, saying the discovery of animal fat had caused "anger" in the community. The 47-year-old hotel worker, who has been a vegan for 20 years, said he will "absolutely" be boycotting and "refusing" the new notes. They did not give any fur...

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  • Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa
Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa

How big a deal is it? The Phase 2b/3 HVTN 702 study is testing a new version of the only HIV vaccine candidate which has previously shown some protection against HIV infection. The CDC has more on injection drug use and HIV . It is, therefore, fitting that this year's World AIDs Day is being celebrated in Rwanda under the theme: "Get up ...

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  • Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa
Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa

How big a deal is it? The Phase 2b/3 HVTN 702 study is testing a new version of the only HIV vaccine candidate which has previously shown some protection against HIV infection. The CDC has more on injection drug use and HIV . It is, therefore, fitting that this year's World AIDs Day is being celebrated in Rwanda under the theme: "Get up ...

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  • Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance
Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

A pair of skaters have caused outrage after appearing on the Russian equivalent of Dancing on Ice dressed as concentration camp prisoners . They skated to " Beautiful That Way ", a song by an Israeli singer that was featured in the 1997 movie " Life is Beautiful " about the Holocaust.

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  • Dementia rate declines but aging America may halt the trend
Dementia rate declines but aging America may halt the trend

The population studied in 2012 stayed in school 13 years, while the seniors studied in 2000 had about 12 years of education, according to the study . The professor conducted the study of European nation said people with higher education appeared to "defer" dementia later in life. There are various types of the condition, including Alzheimer's dise...

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  • Heinz recalls mislabeled gravy, could cause allergy attack
Heinz recalls mislabeled gravy, could cause allergy attack

People who are allergic or have a severe sensitivity to milk or soy could develop a severe, live-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. Stop & Shop said it has received no reports of illnesses to date. The 12 oz glass jars of gravy have a " Best by 12/28/2017 MU6F04 4Q " label, and the UPC code is 01300079807.

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  • Will Jayalalithaa be discharged in another 4 days?
Will Jayalalithaa be discharged in another 4 days?

He said her "mental functions are absolutely normal". Prathap Reddy also maintained that Jayalalithaa can leave hospital anytime she wants. "She lives beautifully without ventilator but that has been kept so that the lungs should not collapse".

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  • Senate Republicans re-elect McConnell as leader
Senate Republicans re-elect McConnell as leader

Schumer said . The announcement comes after she was pressured to delay leadership elections amid growing rancor among rank-and-file Democrats who are upset by the election results. As Washington's most senior Democrat, Mr Schumer will face a Republican-controlled Congress and Senate after Donald Trump's victory last week. The 74-year-old is co...

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  • Grated cheese brands recalled over possible health risk
Grated cheese brands recalled over possible health risk

No illnesses have yet resulted, CNN reported, but a batch of company cheese dated November 12 tested positive for salmonella , prompting 4C to order the recall, deemed precautionary. 4C Food Corp. said that none of the other food or cheese products it produces are affected by the recall. "However, it was found following a lab test of one of our ...

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  • Indian Army rubbishes Pakistan's claim of killing 11 soldiers
Indian Army rubbishes Pakistan's claim of killing 11 soldiers

General Raheel had also stated that 11 soldiers of the enemy were killed, scores were injured, including one officer, and three posts were destroyed on the day when Pakistan had admitted that seven of its soldiers had been martyred by Indian shelling from across the border.

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  • Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants
Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants

But we're going to make a determination. but before we make that determination, Leslie, it's very important, we're going to secure our border. And he reiterated his promise to build a wall along the Mexico border - although he admitted some of the structure could be "part fence".

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  • Washington State Elector Will Not Vote for Clinton, Period
Washington State Elector Will Not Vote for Clinton, Period

Two men who were selected as members of the Electoral College in the likely event that Clinton wins the state of Washington , are, at the very least, uncertain that they will honor the will of the people of their state. Are there restrictions on who the Elector can vote for? This means that in these 48 states, whichever candidate wins the po...

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  • Edwards wins rain-shortened Texas race for Chase finale spot
Edwards wins rain-shortened Texas race for Chase finale spot

Edwards entered the second-to-last race before the November 20 season finale eighth in points among the drivers still eligible for the championship. As rain moved into the area again, Edwards joked on his radio that he didn't think it was safe for the race to continue.

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  • Celtics center Horford still out for concussion
Celtics center Horford still out for concussion

The most important quarter for the Nuggets has not been the third quarter when they excel, but the first quarter. Denver has played just the one home game thus far, and picking up 3 key wins on the road early is a tremendous sign from this young team.

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  • March of Dimes has concerns over the rise in preterm birth rates
March of Dimes has concerns over the rise in preterm birth rates

Babies born too early face a risk of health complications that can last a lifetime. The organization also reported that racial minorities continue to experience early labor at higher rates. Response: Across the country, preterm birth rates were almost 48 percent higher among black women and more than 15 percent higher among American Indian/Alaska ...

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  • Dr. Rachel: Breast Health Awareness
Dr. Rachel: Breast Health Awareness

Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. From the ticket counters to the passenger cabins, Delta's worldwide workforce has targeted October with one goal-put Breast Cancer research at the top of the list.

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  • Firefighters go pink to promote breast cancer awareness
Firefighters go pink to promote breast cancer awareness

Firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics are wearing pink gloves and T-shirts printed with the pink breast cancer awareness ribbons. Women with health insurance can take advantage of the cancer screening services that are available through their health insurance coverage. Aparicio was with his mother during all her treatments...

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  • Marine Corps jet crashes in California desert; pilot safe
Marine Corps jet crashes in California desert; pilot safe

CBS Honolulu affiliate KFMB-TV reports the findings were first revealed by the University of California-Berkeley Investigative Reporting program, and show that the pilots in the night training exercise failed to maintain adequate distance when they went down off Oahu's North Shore.

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