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Where to throw away your old Christmas tree

Properties in the French Quarter or DDD, served by Empire Services, should place their trees curbside before 4 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11 . In Prince William...


Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder

The upcoming 11th update of the diagnostic manual called ICD-11 is set to publish in 2018. Gaming covers any activity from playing Two Dots on your iPhone t...


NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died

Tonie was found dead at the bottom of the basement stairs of her brownstone near Sterling Place and Albany Avenue around 10 a.m. Wednesday. According to the ...


New study reveals more pregnant women are using marijuana

Over that same period, the extent of pregnant ladies matured 18 to 24 utilizing cannabis ascended from 10 percent to 19 percent. The study's authors said toxi...


Vijay Rupani, Nitin Patel take oath to lead Gujarat till 2022

According to a study by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Gujarat Election Watch, the self-sworn affidavits of 20 Ministers in Gujarat Assembly sh...


Winter weather advisory has been issued

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all but the northern most portions of the Chicago area Sunday (Purple-shaded area on the highlighted map above). ...


Briton gets 3-year jail term in Egypt for smuggling classified painkillers

The case revolves around 290 Tramadol she took with her to Egypt for her lover Omar Caboo, 33, who suffers from back pain, but neither he nor Miss Plummer's fam...


Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet

As for what he will do, he said, " In recent years, I've been spending a lot of my time on science and technology issues, and philanthropy, and I plan to expand...


#24 Florida State makes 19 threes in rout of Southern Miss

Florida State running back Jacques Patrick would like to hear a few more songs from Drake during the Seminoles' bowl game practices. But a possible administr...


Reported flu cases triple locally

But because of the way cases are trending so far, Thompson said the county could be in for a long haul with the season peaking in February or March. He said: ...


Consumption of Green Leafy Vegetables May Slow Cognitive Decline

As many as 960 elderly people - 81 years of age on average - took part in the study, in which they were offered to fill in a questionnaire, indicating what they...


Vikings clinch NFC North with emphatic 34-7 win over Bengals

That stretch included five straight losses in the Wild Card round. The 59-year-old Lewis, with 15 years in Cincinnati , is the longest tenured head coach in ...


Protect yourself from the chill: Seasonal flu can be fatal

He predicts the peak of flu season will hit sometime between late December and early March 2018. Burstein says the big concern isn't those who will get the f...


U.S. unveils 'evidence' of Iran weapons in Yemen

Iran denies sending weapons to the Houthis. A confidential report to the Security Council this month said United Nations officials had examined debris from ...


Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?

According to recent data from the National Eye Institute, in 2010 alone, 1.9 percent of the North American population aged 40 and over was diagnosed with a form...


ADB cuts India's growth forecast to 6.7 per cent

Moody's last month projected India's real GDP growth to moderate to 6.7 per cent in the current fiscal, from 7.1 per cent previous year. The Asian Development...


Egyptian Singer Sentenced To Prison For "Inciting Debauchery, Harming Public Morality"

She was sentenced along with Gamal to two years in prison yesterday (December 13) for " inciting debauchery ". Egyptian singer Shyma caused a storm when she...


Toshiba, Western Digital settle differences

The agreement to settle all litigation and arbitration represents a major step forward for the chip unit sale, a key part of the struggling Japanese electronics...


New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

They batted magnificently in that test to push the West Indies to victory after having been poleaxed in three days a week earlier at Edgbaston. Their top sc...


What Is Man Flu? Canadian Doctor Claims Men Suffer More When Sick

Kyle Sue , exhausted of being accused of overreacting when it came to getting a cold, turned to empirical research on the subject to determine whether "men re...


Groundbreaking New Drug Successfully Suppresses Huntington's Protein In Human Trial

The results have also caused ripples of excitement across the scientific world because the drug, which is a synthetic strand of DNA, could potentially be adapte...


Will County Health Department: 2017-2018 flu season

Unlike other vaccines - such as childhood immunizations, which are effective 95 per cent of the time - the flu shot efficacy does vary. Since October 1, the w...


Turkish President Erdogan calls Israel 'terrorist state'

Erdogan also blasted Israel and Trump in a speech on Saturday, calling it a "state of occupation" and saying the US President had "unleashed conflict". Thirte...


Accusers Rip Franken's 'Hypocritical' Resignation Speech

Tweeden , a Los Angeles radio host, was the first woman to come forward with allegations of impropriety. The Minnesota senator announced on Thursday morning tha...


Will you get the flu shot?

It's the single best way to protect yourselves and your loved ones from the flu this holiday season - and throughout the year. Those who already have the flu ...


Early Flu Season Hits Mass., Amid Questions About Vaccine Match

Right now, four states have widespread flu activity according to the Centers for Disease Control . Widespread flu activity is being reported in MA and it is ...


Florida Teen Found in New York After Disappearing With Soccer Coach

On Friday around 4 p.m. ET, a New York State Police officer in Syracuse spotted the vehicle the two were believed to have fled in, according to the Columbia Cou...


Arrest made in connection to missing Onslow County girl

In the warrants, officials claim Kimrey "secretly disposed of the dead child's body". He is being held on $1,010,000 bond. Officials said 730 volunteers par...


Auburn coach Gus Malzahn previews SEC title game against UGA

The victor of this game will surely be in the college football playoff. With the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosting the game, pay attention to the new (and muc...


Man City fullback Walker lauds England boss Southgate

The Three Lions were handed one of the easiest draws in the competition, on paper, with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama joining England in Group G . The majori...


Flynn guilty plea raises questions for Trump, Kushner

The retired US Army Lieutenant General was specifically accused of lying about a conversation he had with Kislyak concerning sanctions that then-US President Ba...


Study proves that dogs are smarter than cats

A 2010 study from Oxford University claimed that dogs' brains are continually evolving while cats' brains haven't changed since they were domesticated about 8,...


In an awkward interview, Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic congressman accused of harassment

Buzzfeed reported on November 20 that Conyers had reached a settlement that exceeded $27,000 with a former staffer who alleged that the congressman had sexua...


Study Suggests Drinking Coffee Improves Cardiovascular Health

People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day could benefit from the beverage. The scientists say coffee consumers should stick to "solid coffees" -...


Trump to Play Golf With Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Woods helped design the course for the Trump World Golf Club in Dubai. Trump's tweet was in response to one from his social media chief, Dan Scavino. Trum...


Warmest Thanksgiving on record: Higher-than-normal temps continue next week

A freeze warning means the temperature could drop to 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, and the Weather Service advises people to take care with portable heate...


Mika Brzezinski Wants Bill Clinton To Apologize For Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Clinton helped Burkle generate business and reportedly flew around the world with a flock of "beautiful young women" on the billionaire's private jet, which was...


Forecast: Drizzle today with a good chance of rain tonight

Chance of precipitation is 80%. The exception to this will be along the western slopes as upslope snow showers get going as colder air rushes in behind the fron...


Dozens of South Florida Children Find Adoptive Homes at Miami Event

Troutman, vice president of advancement and marketing for the Children's Home of Reading, said more children are entering foster care than are exiting the syste...


New Cases Point To Non-Disneyland Source Of Legionnaire's Outbreak

Disneyland officials said they have worked with the county's health care agency and treated the towers with chemicals that destroy the bacteria, Xinhua news age...