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CAF election: Did Pinnick defy Dalung to vote for Ahmad?

CAF election: Did Pinnick defy Dalung to vote for Ahmad?

The 70-year-old Hayatou, who had served as CAF's president since 1988, lost to challenger Ahmad of Madagascar . Ahmad amassed 34 votes, 14 more than Hayatou, who won 20 votes. As a result of his defeat, Hayatou also loses his positions with Federation Internationale de Football Association. He says he will modernise the body and make it more transparent, although his own transparency has once been questioned. Read More

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Avian flu threat closes poultry shows and sales in Alabama

In addition, the concentration, collection, or assembly of poultry of all types, including waterfowl and wild and exotic birds, from one or more premises, at a private or public place, for purposes of sale is also prohibited. Stopping the movement of birds is the most practical way of stopping the spread of the virus, however, the fact that wild birds, including many waterfowl, are hosts for the virus makes it hard to keep domestic flocks from any intermingling with wild birds. Read More

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Brexit face-off: Pro-EU Scotland wants another independence referendum

Brexit face-off: Pro-EU Scotland wants another independence referendum

She spoke following First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's announcement today that the Scottish Government is seeking approval from Holyrood on a referendum on Scottish independence. "I am ensuring Scotland's future will not just be decided by me, but the people of Scotland". Scotland's parliament has a pro-independence majority, and the Scottish government has published proposals outlining how Scotland could remain in the European Union, even after the United Kingdom leaves. Read More

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Marine Photo Scandle Spreads to Other Branches

Marine Photo Scandle Spreads to Other Branches

Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson said the Army "is a values-based organization where everyone is expected to be treated with dignity and respect". Other posts claim the behavior as circulating in Fort Bragg Air Force Base in North Carolina, Wright-Patterson in OH and Offutt in Nebraska. "Maybe he would post some". Read More

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Farrell a doubt for Scotland

Farrell a doubt for Scotland

I think their first-half showing against the Azzurri and their failure to react to Italy's tactics proved the flawless wake-up call for the men in white. But they must start the match well. The unspoken message this week, accordingly, is that England can not bank on retaining their title unless they harden up mentally, crank up the intensity and bristle a little more. Read More

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Found: A Turtle With 915 Coins in Its Belly

A team of Thai veterinary surgeons yesterday successfully removed almost a thousand coins from a turtle's stomach, the world's first such surgery. Some also believe they are "making merit" for the animals, which is a Buddhist tradition. Green sea turtles typically live around 80 years, according to Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, dean of Chulalongkorn University's veterinary facility. People raised money for a CT scan, which revealed the problem: an egg-shaped clump, seven inches on the side , ... Read More

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Emergency trailer set up for asylum-seekers

Emergency trailer set up for asylum-seekers

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is set to visit the Canadian capital Ottawa early this month for talks on the border and the influx of people, said the source, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Amid calls for stepped-up enforcement along the border, Goodale has said existing resources were being shifted around as required. Canada's justice and immigration ministries were also represented, as well as the federal public prosecution service and police ... Read More

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Insider Trading at Kite Pharma Inc?

Analysts are speculating a 19.84% move, based on the high target price ($90) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. In Kite's favour is that, while some patients relapse, others might take a while to go into remission: one of four partially responding patients at six months improved to a complete remission three months later, Kite said . Read More

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Lexington student-athletes entertain Western Elementary with Dr. Seuss books

Lexington student-athletes entertain Western Elementary with Dr. Seuss books

Gifts for students the trio had, and when kids received books, their hearts were glad. Through a partnership with the Springfield Museums, schools across the city were encouraged to integrate Dr. A full body and a full mind is just what the doctor - Dr. Seuss, in this case - ordered. And "Don't Stop Reading", they also performed, to the tune of "Don't Stop Believing" and a fun reward. Read More

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Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases

That is why worldwide cooperation is so important. "ERNs have taken this joined-up approach a step further, allowing more formal and organised cooperation for the diagnosis and treatment of rare disease patients". "Clinical research will help us find better and more effective treatment for rare disease". The day is therefore an opportunity to call upon researchers, universities, students, companies, policy makers and clinicians to do more research and to make them aware of the importance of ... Read More

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49ers sign DT Earl Mitchell to 4-year deal

Mitchell was released earlier this month by the Miami Dolphins and made a decision to sign with the 49ers after also meeting with Seattle, Atlanta and Denver. Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com points out that the 49ers under new G.M. John Lynch already have spent more in free agency than G.M. Trent Baalke did a year ago. Read More

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Olathe bar reopens after tragic shooting

Olathe bar reopens after tragic shooting

The two men, one of whom reportedly had lived in the United States for more than a decade, were shot were at a bar outside Kansas City late Wednesday, according to The Kansas City Star newspaper. He has not been charged with a hate crime . The bartender quietly called police, and Purinton, a U.S. Navy veteran, former air traffic controller and private pilot, was arrested without incident about five hours after the shooting. Read More

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Fatal drug overdoses in United States on the rise, CDC says

Fatal drug overdoses in United States on the rise, CDC says

In 2015, the percentage of drug overdose deaths involving heroin (25%) was triple the percentage in 1999 (8%). Some states had 2015 overdose death rates that were well above the national average of 16.3 per 100,000. That number is higher than the rate of death for suicides in the U.S., 13.4 deaths per 100,000, or the rate of death from auto accidents, 11.1 deaths per 100,000 residents. Read More

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Korean leader Kim assassinated in Malaysia: Yonhap

Korean leader Kim assassinated in Malaysia: Yonhap

They are now seeking four more North Korean men, who entered the country on different dates in the fortnight running up to the assassination , and all left on the day it was carried out. Kim Jong Nam was not known to be seeking political power; he was best known for his penchants for drinking, gambling and expensive restaurants. The autopsy showed no evidence of a heart attack in Kim Jong Nam's death, or sign of puncture wounds on his body, Noor Hisham Abdullah, the director general of ... Read More

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Cats Not Linked to Mental Illness

Cats carry an infectious parasite called T. gondii . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that some 60 million Americans have T. "The message for cat owners is clear: there is no evidence that cats pose a risk to children's mental health", says lead author Dr Francesca Solmi (UCL Psychiatry). Read More

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Smith likely to bat three in Pune as Australia consider three spinners

Smith likely to bat three in Pune as Australia consider three spinners

Ind vs Aus: Virat Kohli has a big task at hand against Australia as captain. That's not not merely an assertion but a fact, backed up by the past 20 years of Australian visits to India for Test matches. "We just have throwdowns and half volleys or lob little underarms and use our feet to balls that aren't spinning". It's quite different in Australia where the nicks will carry (to the keeper and slip cordon) most of the time . Read More

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Gluten-Free Food Might Contain More Toxic Metals

Gluten-Free Food Might Contain More Toxic Metals

Infinium Global Research predicts that the global gluten free beer market will increase at a CAGR of more than 40% over the period of 2016 to 2021. The toxic metals that are found in gluten-free food can increase the risk of heart disease, neurological problems, and cancer. While Europe has regulations that monitor the level of arsenic in its food, the study points out that the United States has no such restrictions in place. Read More

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American stress is on the rise

Broken down into two-party numbers, 72% of Democrats report the outcome of the 2016 election as a significant form of stress, where only 26% of Republicans say the same. "It seems to suggest that what people thought would happen, that there would be relief [after the election] did not occur, and instead since the election, stress has increased". Read More

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London mayor to screen Iranian film on Oscars night

This London screening is part of the #LondonIsOpen campaign by the Mayor to celebrate the capital's diversity, and is a show of solidarity for those people across the world affected by the so-called "Muslim ban". embassy. He said: "We're transforming Trafalgar Square into London's biggest cinema, for a very special event". He said that the free screening in London will represent "an worldwide hub of creativity and as a beacon of diversity". Read More

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Fastest way to learn if your Sargento Cheese has been recalled

Fastest way to learn if your Sargento Cheese has been recalled

To ensure safety, cheeses that Sargento packaged on the same line as those cheeses were also recalled. The products were packaged at the Sargento plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin, and were distributed nationwide. As if that weren't bad enough, Ruth's Salads, a company in North Carolina, is recalling some of its pimento cheese products due to an unrelated but still potentially deadly listeria contamination discovered during official food testing. Read More

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Aetna, Humana walk away from $34 billion deal after court ruling

What had been an acrimonious possible pairing ended in yet more acrimony as Cigna said it will seek a $1.85 billion breakup fee plus $13 billion in damages from Anthem . After a year of review, however, the federal government and nine attorneys general sued to block both mergers, saying that reducing the marketplace from four national insurers to two would have enormous harms on competition. Read More

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This Orange Alligator Dubbed 'Trump-igator' In South Carolina Isn't The First

This Orange Alligator Dubbed 'Trump-igator' In South Carolina Isn't The First

The 4- to 5-foot (1.2-1.5 meter) gator has been spotted in and out of a pond in Hanahan, near Charleston. "It'll either wash off or leach off in the water", Vilet said, according to the Post and Courier . Probably chalk it up to some kind of environmental factor like algae, maybe even some pollutant in the water, but it's hard to say", Zalabak told the station. Read More

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Boyette and Rice believed to be found in West Point, Georgia

Boyette and Rice believed to be found in West Point, Georgia

Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Chip Simmons said the two are suspected of shooting a young mother during a home invasion near Pensacola on Monday, and taking her auto. A spokeswoman for the sheriff's department told The Post that the manhunt for Boyette and Rice was ongoing as of early Tuesday. "We don't have cases like this very often but you have to remember Santa Rosa County is a little bit bigger than the state of Rhode Island and a lot of it is wooded area so if you want to hide there ... Read More

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MPs reject first set of amendments to Brexit law

MPs reject first set of amendments to Brexit law

Senior figures including shadow business secretary Clive Lewis have threatened to quit rather than back the legislation. The Prime Minister has warned MPs that "now is not the time to obstruct" the will of the British people on Brexit. The argument I have made about a vote over the last three months is that the vote must cover the Article 50 deal and any future relationship and that it must take place before the deal has been concluded. Read More

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Can Beyonce still perform at Coachella?

Can Beyonce still perform at Coachella?

When Beyoncé revealed she was pregnant with twins , there was a glimmer of hope in the world. Beyonce released "Lemonade", an album intertwined with a film, on April 23. The verses speak of a mother being a cocoon, a black Venus, dreams and crowning. She and Jay Z are among the most commercially successful figures in music, with a combined net worth estimated at $1 billion. Read More

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Scotland v Ireland: The key moments

Scotland v Ireland: The key moments

Probably disappointing to get three tries as well, because we're only one away from getting one more - and we did look like getting very close at times. The TMO correctly ruled the try out, but it was a huge let-off for the home side when they were seriously under the cosh. You start the Six Nations with a win and everybody speaks about it. Read More

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Boy Scouts to Allow Transgender Kids

As for Joe Maldonado, his mother, Kristi, told the Associated Press that she would like for her son to re-join the Scouts, but only if the leader who kicked him out leaves. InsideEdition.com has reached out to the DCR for comment. 'Not one of the kids said, "You don't belong here", she added. Effie Delimarkos , director of communications for the Boy Scouts of America, confirmed the change to the Washington Blade in a statement amid widespread media reports of the new policy. Read More

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Boat carrying 31 goes missing in Malaysia, several Chinese tourists on board

Boat carrying 31 goes missing in Malaysia, several Chinese tourists on board

The navy, maritime police and air force were involved in the search, which covered 400 nautical miles. The boat owner reported it missing on Saturday evening. The incident coincides with the first day of China's week-long Lunar New Year celebration. Brunei Darussalam has also sent its team, including the use of a S92 helicopter, to help the search in the country's territorial waters. Read More

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Q4 GDP: What Low Economic Growth Means for 2017

GDP , the broadest measure of economic health, was held back by a jump in the trade deficit. GDP grew 2.6 percent in 2015, and since the recession ended in mid-2009, growth has averaged a weak 2.1 percent. Rebuilding of business stockpiles added 1 percentage point to growth in the fourth quarter. Equipment spending increased 3.1% after declining for four quarters. Read More

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MA gas prices on the way down again

MA gas prices on the way down again

After several weeks of rising prices, the cost of a gallon of gasoline in MA has now fallen for two consecutive weeks. Crude oil futures were trading lower on Monday. Rising oil prices, coupled with a higher state fuel tax, pushed up the price of gasoline for six consecutive weeks in the region, a rare winter spike. Read More

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