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Jets to release veteran center Nick Mangold after 11 seasons

They selected him out of Ohio State with the 29th overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, and he started at center in that year's season opener. (Woody) Johnson and the entire organization for making me a Jet. According to Spotrac , the Jets will save another $9.075 million with the release of Mangold. Mangold was entering the final year of his contract at a non-guaranteed salary of about $6.1 million. Read More »

Cats do not cause mental health problems, study says


Solmi says you will not go insane. The findings were published February 21 in the journal Psychological Medicine . "Future research should therefore focus on better understanding the mechanisms by which these types of infection might lead to mental illness, and many researchers are now investigating this". Read More »

Trump knew Flynn misled WH weeks before ouster

A US official told The Associated Press that Flynn was in frequent contact with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on the day the Obama administration slapped sanctions on Russian Federation for election-related hacking, as well as at other times during the transition. Read More »

Worst Cities in World for Traffic Congestion

Unsurprisingly, traffic is at the worst during peak hours, with roads leading into the city-versus roads within the city-getting hit the worst, with 24 percent of drive time on those roads spent in congestion. Britain has the third worst congestion in Europe - behind Russian Federation and Turkey - according to the study by traffic information company Inrix. Read More »

Matt Damon Slams Trump on Mexico: 'I'm Not a Believer in Walls'

The Great Wall, which is a co-production between the US and China, opened in China in December, and while not the box office record breaker it was created to be, it was still a hit. The teaming army along the exaggerated, heightened wall is a vibrant swirl of color and choreography. Direction by Yimou Zhang who brought House of the Flying Daggers to the screen uses numerous ploys that made that film exciting. Read More »

Genetic Study Predicts Risks of Getting Bald


According to the study , for instance, there is "a degree of overlap" between hair and height, with balder men tending toward a shorter stature. "We are still a long way from making an accurate prediction for an individual's hair-loss pattern". Read More »

Leptospirosis kills one and strikes two others in NY

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said: "This illness can be serious but is treatable with readily available antibiotics". Infections commonly occur through exposure to rat urine. The recent cluster of leptospirosis in the Melrose section of the Bronx has many in the area and across the city wondering what exactly the disease is and why they might not have heard of it. Read More »

Imaging study suggests possibility of predicting autism by age 1

Schultz, director of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Autism Research , one of the study sites. Researchers at the University of North Carolina have developed a method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in infants with older siblings with autism to correctly predict whether infants would later meet the criteria for autism at two years old. Read More »

Teenagers able to register to be organ donors beginning Tuesday


For a look at the impact an organ donation can have watch the story above with a heart recipient out of Baldwinsville. If a minor dies before they turn 18, their parents or legal guardians have the option to rescind the decision. "This law helps turn tragedy into newfound hope for those needing a donation and I encourage all New Yorkers to take action, and get registered today". Read More »

Sara Lee, Sargento Cheese Recalls: Listeria Fears


The affected retail products are Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby , 6.84 ounces, UPC 4610000228, with "Sell By" dates of "12APR17B" and "10MAY17B" and Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese, 8 ounces, UPC 4610040041, with "Sell By" dates of "H14JUN17" and "H12JUL17". Read More »

This drug just got the FDA's OK -- and an $89K price tag

Critics say that Marathon is simply taking an old drug for a rare disease, and increasing the price for their own gain. The first drug, eteplirsen, developed by Sarepta Therapeutics, gained FDA approval in September. Patients' life expectancy is usually 20 to 30 years. All of the study participants had documented dystrophin gene mutation and had experience muscular weakness before 5 years old. Read More »

Odd orange alligator turns heads in SC

The little gator, reportedly about 4.5 feet long, lives in a pond in Hanahan, South Carolina. " I've never seen anything like it ", said one neighbor. The other theory is that the altered skin colour is due to some sort of environmental factor, possibly algae, or a pollutant. Good news for the alligator as his natural color will more than likely return after he sheds his skin. Read More »

ACA replacement may not come until 2018, Trump says

The statement is contrary to multiple assurances made by Trump and Republican Party members that Congress will repeal and replace the law as soon as possible. Republicans have already begun work to repeal Obamacare . One of the aspects that President Trump plans to work on is minimizing the unwarranted regulatory and economic burdens of the ACA . Read More »

Skoal, Copenhagen products recalled due to metal found in cans


So far, the complaints were received in Texas, Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio. The U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company has issued a recall. Here's a complete list of recalled products . USSTC is instructing wholesalers and retailers to segregate the recalled products from their inventories. Read More »

Dakota Access firm files motion to halt environmental study

Should the bill pass, Kempenich's mother-in-law could not be prosecuted nor sued. One bill would make it a crime for adults to wear masks. As an example, he cited the woeful tale of his mother-in-law, who was driving around the state when, he claims, a protester jumped out in front of her vehicle and waved a sign at her. Read More »

Evernote backtracks on controversial revised privacy policy

In fact, Evernote promised that "no employees will be reading note content ... unless users opt in" to the machine learning process. The decision comes amid a customer backlash that began Wednesday after Evernote said that in order to better its machine learning capabilities, it would have some of its employees look over customer notes. Read More »

Reliance to Launch Jio Money Merchant Solution on 5 December

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced extension of free voice, data and video for new, as well as existing Jio customers, under its Happy New Year offer till March 31, 2017. However, the daily fair usage limit under this plan (high-speed download) will be restricted to 1GB (against 4 GB in the previous offer) as "abnormally high data usage" is causing congestion in around 8% of towers. Read More »

Starbucks says CEO Howard Schultz to step down

Effective April 3, he will become executive chairman, where he will focus on innovation, the design of Starbucks locations and the company's social impact initiatives. Starbucks had signaled the change in July, but its shares fell 3.6 percent to $56.41 in extended trading on Thursday, as investors recalled the company's decline after Schultz handed over the reins in 2000 . Read More »

Police officer at Wayne State University in Detroit is shot to death


A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers were still "taking fire" as they removed him from a home, beginning an 11-hour standoff during which. The Detroit News reports that 29-year-old officer Collin Rose died Wednesday , a day after he was shot during an off-campus on life support at Detroit Receiving Hospital after undergoing surgery for a head wound. Read More »

Apple to again support (RED) for World AIDS Day

Apple announced new (RED) products and other initiatives on Wednesday in honor of World AIDS Day , which takes place tomorrow, December 1. "Thanks to the vision and dedication of (RED), an AIDS-free generation is within our reach". This year, it has moved its efforts far beyond the iPod - although you still will be able to buy red iPods to support the cause. What's more, 20 of the top games in the App Store are offering limited-edition, custom (RED) content over the coming week. Read More »

Ecstasy Approved For Trial To Treat PTSD Patients


Doctors have legitimate concerns when it comes to using MDMA as a prescription drug-after all, there's a high risk for abuse, and in an era of rampant prescription opioid addiction, that's scary. However it seems that it isn't all bad because the FDA has approved its use for treatment of PTSD . The organization has funded the Phase 3 research of the previous six studies, which were Phase 2 trials. Read More »

People making supply deliveries to protest camp could be fined $1000


Houska said later on social media that the governor's move was less about clearing the camps and more about cutting off emergency services, like ambulances, for demonstrators. The main protest camp near Cannon Ball is called Oceti Sakowin, the original name of the Sioux, meaning Seven Council Fires. The order appeared to be a means to protect the state from liabilities of any kind, said Jennifer Cook, Policy Director for the ACLU in North Dakota. Read More »

Giant Panda Cub at National Zoo Recuperating After Emergency Surgery


Bei Bei exhibited signs of nausea and stomach discomfort on Thursday, and slept more than usual while not eating, despite being injected with an anti-nausea medication. Bei Bei, who was born on 22 August 2015, was given the name by the first ladies of the U.S. and China, Michelle Obama and Peng Liyuan. 'We will keep everyone up to speed as he recovers, ' he added. Read More »

Saina Out, Sindhu In Semis


Successful athletes are under huge pressure to keep winning, while also remaining flawless role models, she said. "The pressure is definitely on Sindhu because of her achievements at the Olympics so Cheung has nothing to lose", Chen was quoted as saying by the South China Morning Post . Read More »

Shabana Azmi wishes speedy recovery to Sushma Swaraj


An excerpt from the letter that he wrote goes as, "I'm very sorry when I came to know about your illness, that you have been diagnosed with a renal failure. Since then there have been an out puring of sympathies for her from the entire world but only 1 person could do a courageous thing and have gone a step ahead than others in offering her, his kidney. Read More »

Join the American Cancer Society's call to quit smoking this Thursday


Great American Smokeout participants are encouraged to use the hashtag #GASO. The Connecticut QuitLine at (800) 784-8669 has professionally trained quit coaches, many of whom are former smokers themselves, available to prepare participants for their quit date, which includes helping them to design an individualized quit plan, the health department said. Read More »

Canadian Lab Worker Isolated After Possible Ebola Exposure


The employee has begun 21 days of "self-isolation" and monitoring by local health officials. The employee was offered a vaccine but it is not known whether the staff member took it due to privacy issues. Ebola has killed more than 11,300 people, mostly in West Africa. The virus is not airborne. Origin: The Ebola virus was discovered in 1976 when two outbreaks flared up nearly simultaneously in Africa, according to the World Health Organization. Read More »

Samsung to offer digital assistant service in Galaxy S8


Mr. Rhee said Samsung is planning to use the Galaxy S8 as a springboard to expand Viv's AI technology into its other products, like home appliances. "Even if Samsung doesn't do anything on its own, the more services that get attached the smarter this agent will get, learn more new services and provide them to end-users easily". Read More »

Early voting ends Saturday, turnout strong so far

With the 141,000 voting as of Thursday morning that leaves around 60,000 voters expected on Tuesday for Election Day. Friday is the last day for advance voting in Georgia. "I want to thank the people of Houston County for coming out to vote early", said Administrator of Elections Annette Pulley. Voters will have to show a state or federal ID with a picture before voting. Read More »

300 million children breathe heavily toxic air


The report , "Clear the Air for Children ", said the satellite photographs confirm that around two billion children live in areas where outdoor air pollution , caused by factors such as vehicle emissions, heavy use of fossil fuels, dust and burning of waste, exceeds minimum World Health Organization air quality guidelines. Read More »

Conte warns Terry faces fight for Chelsea place

The 35-year-old wrote on Instagram: "On this day 28/10/1998 I made my debut for @chelseafc". Conte says his regime is informed by his experiences as a player, and insists there will be wider benefits for his players than improved form and fitness. Read More »

Ian Poulter seven off the pace at Sanderson Farms Championship

Owen, 44, is winless in 249 starts on the PGA Tour and perhaps best known for his late meltdown at the 2006 Arnold Palmer Invitational, where he three-putted from three feet at the penultimate hole when he had victory in his grasp. Boasting a two-shot lead when the second round teed off, Streelman had a double-bogey and two bogeys for a one-over-par 73. With the top 50 in the world eligible to compete in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, world No.74 Chris Kirk is the highest ranked player ... Read More »

China's offshore yuan falls to fresh six-year low amid dollar strength

The yuan is estimated to end this year at 6.75, according to the median of forecasts in a Bloomberg survey. The central parity rate of the Chinese currency yuan, weakened 132 basis points to 6.7690 against the U.S. Market confidence in the likelihood of a US interest rate rise in December has also pressured the yuan with a recent Reuters poll showing the largest bearish positions in the currency since late July. Read More »