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Call to ban video game ‘loot boxes’ that ‘encourage children to gamble’

Call to ban video game ‘loot boxes’ that ‘encourage children to gamble’

Rock Paper Shotgun highlighted the report yesterday, in which Murdoch calls on publishers to stop selling games that use loot boxes that "encourage children to gamble", to make the changes explicitly...

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First case of Wuhan coronavirus occurs in US, CDC says

And even though scientists know a lot about the flu virus and its various strains, they struggle to predict the extent to which it will spread in any given year. Coronavirus has spread to other areas ...

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CDC confirms first US case of China coronavirus

CDC confirms first US case of China coronavirus

Scott Lindquist, Washington state epidemiologist for communicable disease, speaks during a press conference about the first confirmed USA case of a virus known as the 2019 novel coronavirus at the sta...

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Second person dies from mystery virus in China

Second person dies from mystery virus in China

The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement that 136 new cases of coronavirus had been discovered in the city on Saturday and Sunday. Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases in...

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New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

This TCR acknowledges a molecule most in vogue on the ground of a wide sequence of most cancers cells as nicely as in a variety of the physique's regular cells but, remarkably, is in a space to ...

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Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

The Republican lawsuit argues that the 2017 tax law made Obamacare's individual mandate unconstitutional by zeroing out the tax penalty for not having health insurance. It also asked the high court to...

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Australian man tested for coronavirus after returning from China with respiratory illness

Australian man tested for coronavirus after returning from China with respiratory illness

The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ( SARS ), which killed almost 650 people ...

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One more flu related death recorded

One more flu related death recorded

Her father, Keith, said he took his daughter to her doctor's office twice in November, but the vaccine wasn't administered due to a rash on her body. In addition to having one of the earliest starts ...

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Preventing cervical cancer

Cervical Health Awareness Month: Preventing cervical cancer

National guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening, which can find cells that lead to cancer, about every three years for those with normal results on their last test. "HPV is usually passed on...

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New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says

New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says

The new strain of the Sars-like coronavirus has caused alarm because of its connection to severe acute respiratory syndrome , which killed more than 750 people globally in 2002-03. "I think that with...

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China reports 3rd death, almost 140 new cases of coronavirus

China reports 3rd death, almost 140 new cases of coronavirus

What is the virus, and how does it spread? Some experts have suggested that there are probably far more cases of the illness than the authorities have disclosed. So far, 198 people have been diagn...

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Rebel Wilson shows off her weight loss in new Instagram post

Rebel Wilson shows off her weight loss in new Instagram post

The " Cats " star has been working hard on her body transformation for the past year and is seeing great results. The amusing lady, 39, first shared a photo of herself taking a midnight stroll Thurs...

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Democrat presidential candidate Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for Black Americans

Democrat presidential candidate Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for Black Americans

It calls for ending discriminatory business practices and biased policies in the financial, criminal justice and voting systems in America that have resulted in loss of wealth for African American fam...

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Bernie Sanders insists he 'always believed' a woman could win presidency

Bernie Sanders insists he 'always believed' a woman could win presidency

He didn't mention Warren or the flare up-with his longtime friend, a MA senator who overlaps with him on many policy initiatives that seek to overhaul the nation's political and economic system. Jayap...

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Titans steal play from Chiefs for Henry rushing TD

Titans steal play from Chiefs for Henry rushing TD

But it was Mahomes' first game back from a dislocated kneecap. So if Henry plays like Henry did 10 weeks ago and if Mahomes plays like Mahomes did 10 weeks ago but with even greater mobility, well, ...

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Selena Gomez has no plans for more 'overtly sexual' music videos

Selena Gomez has no plans for more 'overtly sexual' music videos

Now it's yours. Hope you like it. # Rare , "she added the photo". We also is patiently looking forward to an occasion where we could see Gomez on the top and tiny displays yet again. "/ Always there ...

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Screening starts at USA airports as fears of mystery Chinese virus grow

Screening starts at USA airports as fears of mystery Chinese virus grow

Health officials from the central Chinese city have reported dozens of infections by the new corona-virus but scientists at the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial Colleg...

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New Department of Agriculture Proposal on School Lunches Threatens Michelle Obama Initiative

New Department of Agriculture Proposal on School Lunches Threatens Michelle Obama Initiative

The agency administers 15 nutrition assistance programs that leverage American's agricultural abundance to ensure children and low-income individuals and families have nutritious food to eat. USDA als...

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Stealth disease likely to blame for 20 percent of worldwide deaths

Stealth disease likely to blame for 20 percent of worldwide deaths

It is surprisingly common in the United States: One prominent study estimates 1.7 million cases a year and 270,000 deaths. The study looked at 109 million death records, related to 282 underlying ...

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Governor stops distribution of cheeky Utah-themed condoms

Governor stops distribution of cheeky Utah-themed condoms

It had planned to distribute the condoms through a number of health centres in the western U.S. state. An HIV-awareness campaign featuring condom wrappers with cheeky slogans that put a sexy spin ...

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Saskatchewan Health Authority confirms five deaths from influenza this flu season

Saskatchewan Health Authority confirms five deaths from influenza this flu season

The Saskatchewan Health Authority will provide an update Friday afternoon. State Health Commissioner Kris Box says the flu season is well underway and she expects it will likely get worse ...

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USDA proposes allowing 'more flexibility' in school lunches

ABC News previously reported that some of the changes finalized by the Trump administration included allowing schools to offer additional milk flavors and curbing Obama-era regulations on sodium...

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Man locked inside 24-hour gym shares hilarious photos

Man locked inside 24-hour gym shares hilarious photos

Doesn't the name suggest that they stay open 24 hours? "I walked around and as I started to explore further, there's nobody there", he told the PA news agency. "I just thought it was amusing at th...

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Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak

Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak

The country's Ministry of Health said the infected man is in his thirties and possibly contracted the virus after visiting China . Thailand has announced a second case of Chinese coronavirus that...

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US Supreme Court hears ‘Bridgegate’ political retribution case

US Supreme Court hears ‘Bridgegate’ political retribution case

Several justices - liberals and conservatives - appeared dissatisfied during arguments in the case with the U.S. Justice Department's reasoning in defending the prosecutions of Bridget Anne Kelly and ...

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Health warning: How Fitbits can help predict flu outbreaks

Health warning: How Fitbits can help predict flu outbreaks

Nationally, this flu season has resulted in a higher number of pediatric deaths earlier in the season compared to previous years and children continue to be at high risk of developing serious flu-re...

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Here's how having less sex is linked to earlier menopause

Here's how having less sex is linked to earlier menopause

This measure of sexual activity included penetrative sex, oral sex, sexual touching and masturbation . In contrast to previous studies, the team didn't find that being married was linked with the o...

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#CNNisTrash unites political rivals after network hammers Sanders in Democratic debate

#CNNisTrash unites political rivals after network hammers Sanders in Democratic debate

But after the debate was over, Warren , a MA senator, approached Sanders, who held out his hand to make it tremble. Sanders, a 78-year-old senator from Vermont, has denied he said that, and did...

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Shooting At Bellaire High School, Suspect Still At Large

Shooting At Bellaire High School, Suspect Still At Large

The shooting happened around 4 p.m.at Bellaire High School, about 5 miles southwest of downtown Houston, the Bellaire Police Department said. District Attorney Kim Ogg said that based on evidence ga...

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Reaction: Jake Voracek Scores Overtime Winner in St. Louis!

One of them did end up allowing a goal as Philadelphia had a lapse in coverage on the penalty kill, leaving Justin Faulk wide open near the bottom of the left circle to easily score his fourth goal o...

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Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy

Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy

Researchers found that wealth was the biggest socioeconomic factor in predicting when these challenges presented themselves. In England, men aged 50 can expect to live an average of 31.3 more years,...

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Northam to ban guns from Capitol grounds

Northam to ban guns from Capitol grounds

That ban did not include Capitol grounds, which are under the governor's control and are where a huge number of gun-rights advocates are expected to rally Monday. Virginia law enforcement officials ha...

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Only 2370 People Get Flu Vaccine, Health Ministry Reports

Only 2370 People Get Flu Vaccine, Health Ministry Reports

She had the flu over the Christmas holidays and now she is recovering. "What should parents look for?" asked co-host Anthony Mason. Some people may also have vomiting and diarrhea. It causes mild to...

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Mystery China virus patients could have infected family members

Mystery China virus patients could have infected family members

Cheung said the incubation period of the Wuhan disease could be several days to two weeks. Richard Brow, the agency's representative in Thailand , said anyone with a fever and cough who had spe...

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Flu leaves 4-one year-old fashioned Iowa lady blind

Flu leaves 4-one year-old fashioned Iowa lady blind

A 4-year-old Iowa girl has reportedly gone blind after almost losing her life this flu season-and her parents are sharing her scary story to raise awareness of the importance of getting a yearly flu ...

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