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Medical SCOTUS declines gay rights work discrimination case
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Supreme Court refused to hear their appeal. That's created a split where discriminating against gay or lesbian workers is illegal under federal law in some states, but not in others. But the justices on Monday turned away the Georgia case, perhaps waiting for a similar challenge now pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in NY.

Medical Southern States Are Getting Hit the Hardest by the Flu This Season
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Australia had 233,453 lab-confirmed cases of seasonal flu till mid-November, compared to 87,333 during the same period last year, with hospital admissions up 2.3 times the five year average. While the CDC recommends flu vaccine for everyone over the age of 6 months, the vaccine is not terribly effective and this year's vaccine seems especially unpromising.

Medical Australia: Indian girl competing in Pacific Asian games drowns in Adelaide
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A search for a teenage girl missing in waters off an Adelaide beach has been called off. The body of the deceased, identified as 15-year-old Nitisha Negi, was recovered by the police near Glenelg around 7:30am today. "Following the completion of the Games on Saturday there was a tragic accident at Glenelg beach yesterday which has taken the life of one of the members of the visiting Indian delegation".

Medical One person in custody after explosion reported near Times Square
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The "explosion of unknown origin" reportedly happened at bus terminal in the area of 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, which is near Times Square. Police confirmed one person is in custody but were not yet identifying the device used. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation. Witnesses on the scene said they heard two explosions and said there was an orderly evacuation.

Medical Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings
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SSEN said wind gusts in excess of 85mph were recorded in the Western Isles while Mountaineering Scotland tweeted that a gust of 116mph was recorded on Cairngorm. Cold temperatures are likely to remain well into next week, with forecasters warning that Sunday could see further heavy snow showers. Snowfall has forced more than 172 schools to shut.

Medical Dangal Actress Zaira Wasim Alleges Molestation On A Delhi-Mumbai Flight
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Explaining about the horrifying incident, she told that a young man sitting behind her was rubbing his waist and neck repeatedly with his feet when she was sleeping. Meanwhile, in response to the video, Vistara said it would look into the complaint, and added that it had "zero tolerance for such behaviour". "We have seen the reports regarding Zaira Wasim experience with another customer on board last night".

Medical India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI at Dharamsala
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Confirming the news, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) said that the 32-year-old sustained hamstring injury during a training session on Friday and now he will have to undergo scans. India will miss their skipper Virat Kohli but MS Dhoni will give them all the experience they need. Meanwhile, Silva's exit will hamper the preparations of the hosts.

Medical License Revoked for Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh
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The grieving family of the baby, who was falsely declared dead by Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, thanked Delhi Government for cancelling the hospital's license, saying the action will serve as a deterrent to other private hospitals. On November 30, the premature twins were allegedly declared dead by Max Hospital, and were handed in a polythene bag to their parents, who later realised that one of them was alive while on way their to a crematorium to perform the last rites.

Medical This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart
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Namely, animals. We recently saw a handsome video of a man hopping out of his auto to save a bunny from the Los Angeles wildfires, but the video photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy took after arriving in the Baffin Islands was much less hopeful.

Medical Ryan Reynolds To Star As Pikachu In Forthcoming Movie
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Cos-play mash-ups of Deadpool and Detective Pikachu are now inevitable, and fans are wondering how Reynolds' raunchy humour as Deadpool will suit Pikachu's family-friendly vibes. The film will follow Smith's character who attempts to find his kidnapped father and enlists the help of Detective Pikachu to get the job done. Few details about the project have been released.

Medical Losing weight can reverse diabetes without drugs
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Nearly half of the participants in a weight-loss programme that used low-calorie shakes and soups were in remission after 12 months, despite some having had type 2 diabetes for six years. A new study discovered that weight loss really can cure diabetes. Type 2 diabetes may not have to last forever. Researchers hope their results will prompt doctors and patients to treat diabetes by putting long-term weight loss methods at the forefront.

Medical Ahead of PDP Nat'l Convention, gunmen kidnap party's state chairman, son, others
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Sango was kidnapped on Wednesday afternoon on his way to Abuja ahead of the PDP national convention scheduled for December 9. Plateau Police Command spokesman, Terna Tyopev, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos , said that Sango was abducted alongside four others around Jere-Garkawa road in Kaduna State.

Medical Sensex falls over 205 points on RBI hawkish stance
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Sensex zoomed 146 points or 0.45% to 33,096.10 while the wider Nifty was up by over 39 points or 0.38% to 10,205.70. Also, the central bank raised the inflation forecast for the remainder of the current fiscal to 4.3-4.7 per cent. Hero MotoCorp was the worst performer in the Sensex pack, falling 2.31%, followed by Wipro at 2.29%. Major gainers on the Nifty were: UPL (+1.81%), Tata Motors (+1.79%), Bharti Airtel (+1.42%), Adani Ports (+1.31%) and IndusInd Bank (+1.31%).

Medical Growth in health spending slows
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While the rate of healthcare spending decrease previous year, the overall sending for health services continued to increase. Growth in non-price factors such as the use and intensity of services increased 3.8% and accounted for most of the increase in spending in 2016, though at a slower rate than the 4.5% increase in 2015.

Medical Boko Haram: Army Redeploys Theatre Commander
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Army chief Gen Tukur Buratai gave him a deadline in July to deliver Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dead or alive within 40 days. The shake-up underscores the fragility of the security situation in the Northeast, where the conflict with Boko Haram insurgents is in the ninth year, despite assertions by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration that it is on its last leg.

Medical New Director Named for Queen Biopic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Following Bryan Singer Firing
Author: 0 New Director Named for Queen Biopic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Following Bryan Singer Firing

Singer was sacked from the high-profile project on Monday this week over reported absences and alleged conflicts with actor Rami Malek , who portrays Freddie Mercury in the film. The studio statement on Fletcher's hiring doesn't indicate whether or not there'll be reshoots or if he'll be drastically changing the make-up of Singer's film, but it's likely that there'll be a number of scenes reshot as Fox claims that Singer was regularly absent from the set.

Medical First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County
Author: 0 First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

Mississippi. Health-care workers and people whose close contacts have underlying medical conditions have additional impetus to get inoculated against the flu, she said. The biggest drop in flu shot rates was seen among Hispanic adults (down 7.7 percent from last year). "So if you need to be out and about running errands and meeting up with friends and family, it's wise to protect yourself-and them-as best you can".

Medical Snow and ice warning for Donegal today
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High-sided vehicles and motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to strong winds. Accumulations of up to three centimetres are possible in parts while icy conditions are likely on the roads. There will also be icy stretches with north and northwest counties most at risk. The Met Office said today (Tuesday) would be cloudy with temperatures of up to 8°C and tomorrow will be mild with light rain.

Medical New Research Says Cheese Is A Health Food (Really!)
Author: 0 New Research Says Cheese Is A Health Food (Really!)

People with the greatest health benefits from cheese ate around 40 grams per day, which is the size of a matchbook. The link between cheese and lowered heart disease risks might be because people who eat cheese every day are already healthier, or have enough income to afford the habit, the researchers point out.