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LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue

That Strawberry is still so recognizable nearly 20 years after his retirement speaks to an era in which baseball really was America's pastime, and possessed stars who transcended the sport. It weighs 700 pounds and is secured with a 150-pound steel rod. In 2004, the Major League Baseball chose to honor Robinson's memory by celebrating Jackie Robinson Day. Read More

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10 iconic photos to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

Never much a fanboy, I nevertheless walked up to Strawberry, who had a pair of Beats headphones on his ears, just to shake his hand. Though the details are sketchy, it is generally believed Robinson wore No. An estimated 200 people are on the family's guest list. "My dad was a humble person". "They really wanted me to get the likeness and I assured them I'd be working very hard on that", he said. Read More

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Talking about depression is the first step to beating it

Talking about depression is the first step to beating it

People suffering from depression often do not take the first step "towards treatment and recovery" because of the issues regarding mental health: stigma, prejudice, and discrimination said Dr. "The total number of people living with depression in the world is 322 million". The press release continued by stating that in many countries there is little support for those suffering from depression and other mental health issues. Read More

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There Are Nearly 1 Billion Smokers on Earth

There Are Nearly 1 Billion Smokers on Earth

Although the journal lauded India for adopting a large number of tobacco control policies over the last ten years, a little over 11 per cent of the world's smokers are from India. Current tobacco smokers in India include 14.1% of adults, of which 24.3% are males and 2.9% females. "In many communities across our state, smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke are accepted as a fact of life, but they don't have to be", said Kellie O'Dare Wilson, Tobacco Free Florida's bureau chief. Read More

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Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

According to Fred Wyand, spokesman for the American Sexual Health Association, "These data are a further confirmation that HPV deserves its moniker as the "common cold" of sexually transmitted infections". Two types of the virus, 16 and 18, are responsible for about 80 per cent of cervical... While great progress has been made in creating HPV vaccines, current approaches to prevent infection have limitations. Read More

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Government stake in Lloyds less than 2% after further share sale

Government stake in Lloyds less than 2% after further share sale

Fundamental analysis takes into consideration market, industry and stock conditions to help determine if the shares are correctly valued. On Monday Jefferies International reiterated its target for shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD as "Buy" recommending a target price of 86 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 29.67% from Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD's share price of 66.32. Read More

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Intelligence Expert Says Susan Rice Must Be Investigated

Intelligence Expert Says Susan Rice Must Be Investigated

DON LEMON, CNN: It has been on month since the President of the United States falsely tweeted that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him. Try as they might, it seems that Lemon and his establishment press cohorts will have a hard time turning these and likely additional future bitter developments relating to Team Obama's election campaign and Trump transition conduct into lemonade. Read More

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Report has mixed news on health in NM

Report has mixed news on health in NM

While doing better, Chippewa County trails way behind neighbor Taylor County which finished fourth best in the state. Curry, a fitness advocate, is co-chairing with physician Sunil Joshi "Mission One Million: The 904 in Motion", a campaign by the Duval County Medical Society to encourage Jacksonville residents to shed one million pounds over the next several years. Read More

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Analyst's Predictions on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD), Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PCRX)

Sears Holdings announced a major restructuring plan in February with the goal of reducing costs by $1 billion through the sale of more stores, jobs cuts and brand asset sales. Troubled retailer Sears Holdings Corp . said that mounting losses could restrict the company's access to new capital and threaten its continued existence as a going concern, Reuters reports. Read More

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Family saw livestream of missing teen's sexual assault

Family members and friends of 15-year-old Deahvion Austin say they saw her on a video being sexually assaulted by several boys. She said her daughter appeared to be scared, and the men were acting abusive toward the teen. He said Johnson immediately ordered detectives to investigate and the department asked Facebook to take down the video, which it did. Mr Guglielmi said about 40 people viewed the girl's ordeal on Facebook while it was happening, but none of them reported it to police. Read More

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Interpol warrant issued for four N Koreans: Malaysia

It said he may also not have been identified as a suspect yet. It was from her phone that the Malaysian police retrieved a photo of James. He said the four suspects were at klia2 during the incident and then left Malaysia. The latest indicators, the U.S. officials told CNN, is that North Korea has moved some launch equipment that is associated with an intercontinental ballistic missile launch , believing that Washington can not track them there. Read More

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Passengers vote Changi 'best' for the fifth year in a row

Passengers vote Changi 'best' for the fifth year in a row

Qatar Airways Group chief executive His Excellency Akbar Al Baker stated: "We are delighted to congratulate our home and hub, HIA, on being ranked the Sixth Best Airport in the World by Skytrax ". Without their support, we could not have achieved this. The World Airport Awards are considered the most prestigious accolades for world airports. When it comes to dining, Hong Kong leads the way , while Taiwan's Taoyuan got the top spot in the best airport staff category. Read More

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Heaviest woman in the world airlifted for weight-loss surgery

Heaviest woman in the world airlifted for weight-loss surgery

The world's heaviest woman alive just set a new record as the first woman to have shed over two hundred kilograms after a risky surgery that drastically cut her weight down. Doctors suspect that her obesity is linked to one or multiple genes of the 91 which are known to be connected to obesity. "She had an uneventful surgery and anaesthesia course", a health update said. Read More

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31 workers convicted over killing at Indian auto plant

31 workers convicted over killing at Indian auto plant

More than 2,000 police personnel are stationed near sensitive areas such as the Kamla Nehru Park, Delhi, where the workers had threatened to begin protesting if it went against them. The prosecution said that the employee had slapped the superior. The court sentenced 13 employees, holding top posts in MSIL workers' union, on charges of murder and attempt to murder besides rioting and other related offences. Read More

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USDA Confirms Bird Flu Found at Tennessee Chicken Farm

USDA Confirms Bird Flu Found at Tennessee Chicken Farm

Tennessee officials said Sunday that 73,500 chickens were destroyed. South Korea resumed US poultry imports in June a year ago after imposing a ban in early 2016 when bird flu cases were detected in the United States. The USDA said Monday that it does not yet know what type of H7 bird flu is affecting the chickens at Tennessee, but will know within 48 hours. A quarantine has also been put in place around the farm. Read More

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