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Nike's Celebrating Equality on Jackie Robinson Day

The 6-foot-5 tall bronze statue, by Oakland sculptor Branly Cadet, depicts Robinson as a rookie in 1947 sliding into home plate, a nod to his aggressive baserunning. - andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) April 15, 2017 " A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives". Jackie Robinson is immortalized by statues in Canada, Connecticut, Florida and New Jersey, and by two statues in NY. Read More

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IEA says global oil market now close to balance

IEA says global oil market now close to balance

But the organisation predicted supply would grow in coming months, with United States oil-producing firms driving the increase. If OPEC decides to extend the production cut deal a further six months during its meeting on 25 May, this would provide further support to oil prices but imply bigger stock drawdowns, the agency said. Read More

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Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel, with caveats

Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel, with caveats

A recent study proved that a screening process based on PSA levels could accurately predict the development of prostate cancer way before the problem is detected. Prostate cancer is so common that one published 2015 study reported more than one-third of white men and one-half of black men ages 70 to 79 were found to have previously undiagnosed prostate cancer on autopsy. Read More

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Sen. McCaskill says she will oppose Gorsuch

Republicans hoped to persuade McCaskill and other Democratic senators to help break a filibuster to advance Gorsuch's nomination according to CNN. If they can, the unlimited debate enabled by the filibuster will end and an up-or-down vote will occur in which Gorsuch needs only a majority to prevail. Read More

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Smoking kills 1 in 10 worldwide

Smoking kills 1 in 10 worldwide

After three years of holding steady at about 66 percent, support for a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law among adults queried in the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll ( KHIP ) jumped five points over the past year to 71 percent. That's not to say there hasn't been any progress - far from it. Smoking rates in men dropped from 35 percent in 1990 to 25 percent in 2015 while for men the smoking rates dropped from 8 percent to 5 percent from 1990 to 2015, respectively. Read More

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Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

Since the survey did not include populations that are considered to be at higher risk - people in prison, drug users, and the homeless - the researchers say their estimates are probably low. However, inoculation rates for boys continue to trail that of girls, with 63 percent of girls starting the series of shots compared to 50 percent of boys. Read More

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Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Given Consensus Rating of

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 4.03 million shares. Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is a part of Financial sector and belongs to Foreign Money Center Banks industry. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 5.8% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0%. In October previous year, the lender said that it would eliminate 1,230 jobs, as part of restructuring strategy to reduce costs and increase returns for shareholders. Read More

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Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

MITCHELL: And you could have asked for those names - American #1, American #2, however it is identified, to be unmasked so you would know how significant it was? Collections of this nature are done with a warrant from a foreign intelligence surveillance court, as created by the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (hence the nickname, FISA Court), which does not directly target US citizens'. Read More

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Kim Kardashian Makes A Heartbreaking Pregnancy Announcement

Kim Kardashian Makes A Heartbreaking Pregnancy Announcement

In an episode of KUWTK that aired in November 2016, Kardashain talked to a fertility doctor about surrogacy . " Kanye and I are just going to look into other options and see what we're comfortable with", she said . 'I think your pregnancies are a lot, ' said Khloe , to which Kim replied: 'Yeah, but after Paris I feel the need to bring another soul into this world. Read More

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Really This Time: April Could Give Birth Today

STILL PREGNANT! Zookeepers at Animal Adventure Park said Friday, March 31st "all observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight". And although it could not be captured in photos, the pregnant giraffe's udders are reportedly full, which they say is a clear indication that "it should not be much longer". Read More

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The cup of coffee that could cause heart palpitations

The cup of coffee that could cause heart palpitations

Previously, " Death Wish Coffee " held the title as the most potent with around 660 mg in a 12 oz cup. One 12-fluid-ounce (355-milliliter) cup contains almost double the recommended daily allowance of caffeine. Black Insomnia's number one competitor is Death Wish , which is also a very strong type of coffee. Caiden Tuller, who works customer service at the New York-based company, said, "We're the leader in the strong coffee category and are not letting up anytime soon". Read More

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USF player cut from football team after road-rage shooting

USF player cut from football team after road-rage shooting

As he pulled over again, his wife warned him that she had seen the driver flash a gun. That's when Jimenez - a concealed carry permit-holder - says he feared for his family and fired three shots from his own weapon at Childs . The Hillsborough Stat Attorney's Office has yet to decide if charges will be filed against Jimenez. USF football player Hassan Childs had a weekend to forget. Read More

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Australia eye rare Test series win in India

Australia eye rare Test series win in India

Former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has suggested the pitch in Dharamsala may assist seamers. "I don't think even Smith would bother about what the Australian media is saying". Contrary to general belief that had brushed aside Australia's challenge even before they landed in India , Steve Smith's men have fought the hosts tooth and nail, ensuring that the final Test in Dharamsala , starting March 25, will decide the ultimate victor. Read More

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GOP govs: ObamaCare repeal bill shifts 'significant' costs to states

GOP govs: ObamaCare repeal bill shifts 'significant' costs to states

After a White House meeting between President Donald Trump and around a dozen House Republicans and late night telephone talks, a leader of one group of House conservatives said he and others were now backing the legislation. They oppose accelerating the phaseout of the Medicaid expansion and are unhappy with long-term cuts the measure would inflict on the entire program. In a new complication, Sen. Read More

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