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New drug hailed as breakthrough in treating Huntington's Disease

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The procedure was carried out at the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre . As they looked at how the patients responded to the drug, the researchers found a dramatic drop in the amount of harmful protein in the spinal cord. "For the first time we have the potential, we have the hope, of a therapy that one day may slow or prevent Huntington's disease". "For the first time, a drug has lowered the level of the toxic disease-causing protein in the nervous system, and the drug was ... Lire la suite »

Katie Holmes and Daughter Suri Cruise Introduce Taylor Swift at Jingle Ball

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The mother-daughter duo made a rare public appearance to introduce the final act of the more than 4 hour concert: Taylor Swift . Katie Holmes has kept her 11-year-old daughter Suri Cruise largely out of the spotlight ever since her split from Suri's father, Tom Cruise , five years ago, but some opportunities are just too good for a little girl to pass up. Lire la suite »

Tollywood comedian Vijay Sai hangs himself at his Hyderabad residence

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It is reported that Vijay Sai was going through hard times with no film offers coming in his way in the past few years. This psychologically impacted Vijay, the family alleged. "We are investigating all angles". The local media reports suggested that Vijay's falling acting career was one of the main reasons that prompted him to kill himself. Lire la suite »

Baby formula recalled worldwide over salmonella scare

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Company spokesman Michel Nalet told The Associated Press on Monday that the "precautionary" recall both in France and overseas affects "several million" products made since mid-February. It is caused by intestinal bacteria from farm animals, is risky for the very young and the elderly due to the risk of dehydration. The French economic ministry has published a list of 620 batches of Lactalis products that have been recalled and banned for consumption and export, which equates to nearly 7,000 ... Lire la suite »

No. 21 Washington State dismisses top receiver Martin Jr

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Martin, a junior from Belle Glade, Florida, also was suspended for a game in October against Colorado for violating team rules. Martin's dismissal comes a day after Head Coach Mike Leach said he doesn't expect sophomore wide receiver Isaiah Johnson-Mack to play in the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State University on December 28. Lire la suite »

Sen. Collins undecided on final tax bill vote

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that congressional Republicans are hopefully on track for final passage of their tax bill next week, which would be in line with President Trump's Christmas deadline for a final deal. Republican lawmakers, including Graham, have said publicly that failure on taxes - after the embarrassing collapse of several attempts to repeal the Obama-era health care law - would be politically devastating with control of the House and Senate at stake in ... Lire la suite »

I'm A Celebrity 2017 victor! Final results tonight but who will win?

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Indeed, Toff - as she's affectionately known to her many fans - was the lowest paid-contestant this year, receiving just £13,000 (€14,800) for her stint in the Jungle. It's now been claimed that Toff is set for a £5 million payday thanks to her victory on the show, with both ITV and Channel 4 fighting to sign her up for future projects. Lire la suite »

Roque: Duterte gov't complying with human rights obligations

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Roque said the Philippines is an active member of the UNHRC, adding that respect for human rights as state policy is enshrined in the Philippines' 1987 Constitution. Roque was responding to a statement made by the HRW, through its International Justice Program Associate Director Param Preet-Singh, saying the Philippine government failed to prosecute or convict any policeman carrying out the brutal crackdown against drug traders. Lire la suite »

PDP Chair: Bode George withdraws from race

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The controversy trailing a comment credited to a former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the aspirants, who withdrew from the race citing insult to the Yoruba race by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Olabode George, appeared to have been put to rest on Saturday, as the governor denied ever insulting the Yoruba. Lire la suite »

Snowfall expected for Waterloo Region

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Winter is getting colder in southern Ontario with a burst of snow Sunday, followed by widespread accumulating snowfall into Monday night. "It will likely be accompanied by a brief burst of heavier snow with reduced visibilities affecting travel", the national weather agency's advisory read. Lire la suite »

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Union Pac Corp now has $101.12B valuation. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $129.14. About 3.63M shares traded or 2.68% up from the average. (NYSE:TEN) on Thursday, July 6 with "Hold" rating. The rating was downgraded by Aegis Capital on Tuesday, October 10 to "Hold". As per Tuesday, September 8, the company rating was upgraded by Stephens. Lire la suite »

DJ Sends Taylor Swift $1 Sacagawea Coin as 'Final Jab'

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David Mueller , the former radio DJ who first sued Swift for $3 million for defamation only to be defeated in a countersuit, told the Associated Press he sent her the payment on November 28, and reportedly provided the publication a letter as proof it went in the mail. Lire la suite »

Baby Born With Mermaid Syndrome Dies Four Hours Later

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The doctors could not save the baby which died four days after birth. The doctors were not succesful in to identifying the sex of the baby. In India this is the secont time a baby with Mermaid Syndrome born and and the fifth across the world . Lire la suite »

Lait infantile: Soupçons de contamination par salmonelles sur 620 produits

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Le 2 décembre, à la suite de la découverte d'une vingtaine de cas de salmonellose chez des enfants de moins de six mois, Lactalis Nutrition Santé avait retiré douze lots de laits infantiles. Si les parents ne peuvent se passer des produits concernés, la Société française de pédiatrie recommande aux parents, en attente d'une alternative, de " faire bouillir le lait pendant 2 minutes dans une casserole, le laisser refroidir et le donner à leur (s) bébé (s ) ". Lire la suite »

Storm Caroline causes school closures and travel disruption on United Kingdom arrival

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Stay with us for the latest updates. The Highlands, Northern Ireland and Wales woke to wintry scenes on Friday, with ongoing snowfall in many parts of Britain causing power cuts, school closures, and travel disruption. The Met Office warns that Storm Caroline poses a "danger to life" in Britain . The strong wind warning is valid from 6am until 11.55pm on Thursday, with an amber warning for northern Scotland. Lire la suite »

Bengaluru journalist held for planning contract killing of former colleague

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Sources privy to the investigation said that a team, headed by DCP Jinendra Kanagavi, asked Belagere specific questions: "Why did you conspire to kill Sunil Heggaravalli?" The police have officially declared the recovery of two country made 7.65 mm pistols from the possession of the arrested contract killers and are expected to find more guns. Lire la suite »

Zaira Wasim molested on board Delhi Mumbai flight

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As Zaira explains in her Instagram story, the man was taking advantage of the dim lighting inside the cabin and she could not record the incident completely because of it. "We have zero tolerance for such behaviour", ANI quoted the airlines as saying on Sunday. "This is not done, this is not the way anybody should be made to feel, this is bad!", the Dangal girl said in the video fighting tears. Lire la suite »

Rigondeaux preferred to fight Lomachenko at lighter weight

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First he has to deal with Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs), the 122-pound champion moving up two weight classes for an ESPN-televised chance to earn the appreciation that his unbeaten pro career hasn't brought yet. "This fight is very important for me because a lot of people who are fans, a lot of media want this fight", Lomachenko said. He's 9-1 as a professional, and is considered one of the most gifted technical boxers on the planet. Lire la suite »

Lilac Fire Rips Through San Diego County, Dozens Of Homes Destroyed

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The potential for winds to flare up and turn hotspots and embers into larger blazes is the biggest concern of fire officials, John Buchanan, a North County Fire Protection District spokesman, said Saturday. Friday morning, said Jacob, the county supervisor. Among the evacuation areas were a mobile home park, Bonsall High School, Sullivan Middle School, the Rancho Monserate Country Club and all neighborhoods along West Lilac Road. Lire la suite »

Black Caps all out for 373 in first innings against West Indies

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Stand-in captain Kraigg Brathwaite (14no) and Shimron Hetmyer (10no) made it through the nine overs before lunch , the latter taking 21 balls to get off the mark, which he did with a top-edged pull shot for six off Boult, which was followed up three balls later in the over by a gorgeous straight drive for four . Lire la suite »

Supreme Court to revisit law on adultery

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Supreme Court said that though the "act is hypothetically capable of being committed by both the man and woman", only the man is "liable for criminal offence". Appearing for the petitioner, advocate Kaleeswaram Raj said that Section 497 IPC was unconstitutional as it discriminates against men and violates Article 14, 15 and 21. Lire la suite »