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Kyle Dubas named Toronto Maple Leafs new general manager

Kyle Dubas named Toronto Maple Leafs new general manager

Most expected President Brendan Shanahan to choose Dubas or Mark Hunter, another assistant GM with the team. "It's a very young group as it is now", Dubas said Friday. In fact, Dubas said he relied on Lamoriello for support then. Dubas is now the second youngest GM in Maple Leafs' history, two years older than Gord Stellick, who was 30 when given the position in 1988. Read More

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Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'

Because his blood has unique disease-fighting antibodies, it is used to create an injection which combats rhesus disease - a condition where the blood of pregnant women attacks their unborn babies. Harrison was the program's first donor. After a few years of donating, doctors were shocked to find that his blood contained an antibody that directly neutralizes rhesus disease: a risky condition in which a pregnant woman's blood attacks her unborn child. Read More

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Mc Sharry clashes with HSE boss at Oireachtas Health committee

Mc Sharry clashes with HSE boss at Oireachtas Health committee

He said, notwithstanding the clear communication failures surrounding the CervicalCheck Audits, he is confident that the Scally Review will demonstrate the quality and value of the CervicalCheck Programme once it is complete. The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, thanked Mr O'Brien for his "many years of dedicated public service". It comes as Global Positioning System admit they're seriously concerned at the undermining of the Cervical Check programme, and that it could result in fewer ... Read More

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China jails ruling party member for life over graft

China jails ruling party member for life over graft

China's Sun Zhengcai, an ex-political star and one of the youngest Politburo members - seen as a potential contender for a top government position, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption. "Charging with corruption allows all the convenience of not releasing sensitive data while permitting the party to destroy (Sun's) reputation", he said. Read More

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Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?

Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?

Its new guidance, echoing other groups' advice and affirming its draft recommendations issued past year, was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Older men are also more vulnerable than young men. Regarding the USPSTF's advice to not screen men over age 70: While we agree that a number of older men are not candidates for prostate cancer testing, we believe that select older, healthier men may garner a benefit. Read More

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Amit Shah is 'murder accused', says Rahul

Amit Shah is 'murder accused', says Rahul

Addressing an election rally in Bijapur , in north Karnataka, Modi also accused three ministers in the Congress government in Karnataka of working to divide the Lingayat community by conniving with Congress leaders in Delhi. Opinion polls have forecast no clear victor between the Congress and the BJP and suggested that a regional group, the Janata Dal (S), may emerge as kingmaker in the 225-member state assembly. Read More

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Beijing Squares Up to Washington Over 'Orwellian' Airline Rules

Beijing Squares Up to Washington Over 'Orwellian' Airline Rules

The spat comes shortly after a high-level USA delegation returned from two days in Beijing with little to show for talks aimed at averting a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. The airlines were given 30 days to comply. At the same time, 64.4 percent of the respondents say that China's efforts to squeeze Taiwan in the worldwide community will only push Taiwan further away from it. Read More

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Editor of Cambodia paper fired after Malaysian takeover

Editor of Cambodia paper fired after Malaysian takeover

Editor Kay Kimsong said he was sacked for signing off on a piece exploring the implications of the sale. Kay Kimsong, who had worked at the Post for 10 years, told The Associated Press that the representative of the newspaper's new owner had told him he made a big mistake by allowing the publication on the front page of the article saying a PR firm linked to the prime minister had bought the Post . Read More

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27 killed in gunmen attack on Kaduna village

27 killed in gunmen attack on Kaduna village

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai commiserated with Birnin Gwari Emirate over the "fatal" attack. "The engagements between the state and federal governments have yielded results". "The new security arrangements also involve policing". They also completely burnt down many houses in Gwaska village where they spent over three hours. Read More

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Inside Sonam Kapoor pre-wedding celebration

Inside Sonam Kapoor pre-wedding celebration

Rani Mukerji, who shares a great camaraderie with Anil Kapoor, was also spotted at his daughter Sonam Kapoor's mehendi ceremony and we're elated to see the "Nayak" re-union. Basically, right before I go to sleep, I put my phone in the bathroom. Some of Sonam's friends and Cousins are also in this ceremony who are sharing many photos of this event on their social account and you will find that on Wednesday, on May 7 Sonam's music is also the function of the house. Read More

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Former Blue Jays star Jose Bautista to make debut with Braves

Former Blue Jays star Jose Bautista to make debut with Braves

The former Toronto slugger says his only concern is fitting in as the Braves' starting third baseman. The Braves are rolling with RHP Mike Foltynewicz on Friday. The Blue Jays' success in recent years has revitalized their profile not only in Toronto, but across the country. The 37-year-old played 1,235 regular-season games in a Blue Jays uniform and became one of the franchise's all-time greats. Read More

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Scott Pruitt's Head of Security Resigns as Ethics Investigation Heats Up

Scott Pruitt's Head of Security Resigns as Ethics Investigation Heats Up

Pruitt hired Kelly, an Oklahoma banker, at the EPA after federal banking regulators banned the man from banking for life. He said the ambassador, " Lalla Joumala , questioned him to raise the problem of natural gas when he was in Morocco. Now, The Washington Post reports the actual price tag was more than $100,000. The New York Times also reports the head of the highly conservative Federalist Society, Leonard Leo, planned Pruitt's separate trip to Italy last summer. Read More

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Shaquem Griffin Becomes The NFL's First One-Handed Player

The linebacker had his left hand amputated when he was four, having been born with a condition that prevented the fingers from fully developing. I knew I wasn't going to be a first-round pick or anything like that. I just anxious that feeling was based more on emotion than the cold, hard business decisions that the best franchises make. But missed tackle stats, Schneider said, showed that Griffin "doesn't miss any more tackles than (other) linebackers in this draft". Read More

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Full Scale Of Cervical Scandal Laid Bare

Full Scale Of Cervical Scandal Laid Bare

The HSE Serious Incident Management Team held a special briefing on the controversy on Monday afternoon and according to its chairperson, Patrick Lynch, the cause of these women's deaths is not known at this time. It is a week today since Vicky Phelan first spoke publicly. He said it would have full powers to compel witnesses and documents from the HSE and his department. Read More

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Driver banned for Telsa passenger seat stunt

Driver banned for Telsa passenger seat stunt

The man admitted what he did was wrong but told police that his vehicle was capable of something "amazing" and that he was just the "unlucky one who got caught". Two drivers have died in the United States in Tesla cars with Autopilot engaged: one in a Model S sedan in Florida in 2016, and the other in a Model X SUV in California in March this year. Read More

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Liverpool FC update on Roma away travel

Liverpool FC update on Roma away travel

Some of Salah's corners were exceptional. Liverpool will rue their missed chances and poor late defending, but remain well on course for a first final in 11 years."Since I arrived Liverpool always had to take a slightly more hard way, but, in the end, mostly still a successful way and that's what we will try in Roma", said Klopp. Read More

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NFL Draft: Bears take Iowa's Daniels early in second round

NFL Draft: Bears take Iowa's Daniels early in second round

That's strictly off film. Wims left Belhaven for Hinds Junior College, earned a scholarship to Georgia , and helped lead the Bulldogs to the national title game past year with team highs of 45 catches, 720 yards and nine touchdowns. That should make him an asset in the red zone. He's likely going to play for the Bears' special teams unit with Chris Tabor while providing depth at inside linebacker. Read More

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Coli outbreak since 2006 widens

Coli outbreak since 2006 widens

CDC'S Matt Wise said everyone should avoid eating romaine lettuce unless it's clearly not from the Yuma. "We are continuing to examine all possibilities, including that contamination may have occurred along the growing, harvesting, packaging and distribution chain before reaching the Alaskan correctional facility", Stic Harris, DVM, MPH , director of the FDA's Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network, said during the call. Read More

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Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

A new study by the University of East Anglia found that some classes of anticholinergic drugs , particularly those used to treat depression , Parkinson's and urinary incontinence, carry a higher risk than others. The extra dementia risk was also found for medications prescribed for bladder conditions - such as tolterodine , oxybutynin and solifenacin and Parkinson's drugs, such as procyclidine. Read More

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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2018 highlights

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2018 highlights

If Yuvi returns to form, KXIP batting makes for as good a batting unit as ever one will come across in the tournament. The New Zealand batter has amassed 259 runs from six games. That being said, a battle between SRH's bowling and KXIP's batting seems to be on the cards from Hyderabad tonight. Earlier, Rajpoot produced a dream opening spell, which included three important wickets, to dismantle Sunrisers innings after Kings XI opted to bowl first. Read More

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Third Federal Judge Agrees: Trump Must Keep DACA

Third Federal Judge Agrees: Trump Must Keep DACA

The judge's ruling was the third against the Trump administration's rollback of the Obama-era program, which Trump ended last September. Like crabgrass, this issue keeps arising-and causing headaches for the Trump administration. "Neither the meager legal reasoning nor the assessment of litigation risk provided by DHS to support its rescission decision is sufficient to sustain termination of the DACA program". Read More

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California has the most aggressive drivers, study says

California has the most aggressive drivers, study says

Those include states with open roads and little congestion: Wyoming, ranked 46th with 17.9 minutes between events and an average speed of 55 miles per hour, and South Dakota, at No. As of Tuesday, the average for a gallon of regular gas in California is $3.58, according to Triple A. The national average is $2.76. After Georgia , Texas and North Carolina rounded out the top five. Read More

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CDC: Don't eat romaine lettuce unless you know it's not from Ari

CDC: Don't eat romaine lettuce unless you know it's not from Ari

The department recommends people with symptoms should consult a medical professional. But Radovich started getting chills, fever and stomach cramps April 6. Those affected are 65% female and range in age between 1 and 88 years old. The Yuma area grows most of the lettuce harvested in the United States during the winter months, but officials say lettuce now in stores or at restaurants is probably from California's Central Valley or Salinas Valley and has not been implicated in the outbreak. Read More

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Malaria Fight Has Stalled

Malaria Fight Has Stalled

The theme underscores the collective energy and commitment of the global malaria community in uniting around the common goal of a world free of malaria. In 2012, the World Health Organization assessed the risk to children under five as being so high that they recommended an additional drug treatment during high transmission season. Read More

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