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Drug-resistant superbugs pose "enormous threat"

World Health Organization has released its list in hope of guiding and promoting the research and development of new drugs - which can take as long as 10 years to reach the market. Most effective antibiotics are required and joint action is required on urgent basis. In a press briefing on Monday, the United Nations health agency said its list is meant to promote the development of medicines for the most worrying drug-resistant bacteria, including salmonella and Staphylococcus aureus . Read More

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UIL transgender policy playing out in the state wrestling tournament

UIL transgender policy playing out in the state wrestling tournament

For the most part, Friday's action was routine despite the sudden swirling controversy around Beggs, whose gender transition from female to male became a news story after the regional tournament... Lisa Latham watched her daughter compete against Beggs in the first match of the day. "Hard work ethic pays off". On KXAN News at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., KXAN education reporter Erin Cargile will have an in-depth look at the UIL policy change that lays out the rules for transgender athletes. Read More

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Rickie Fowler Leads Honda Classic Heading into Final Day

Rickie Fowler Leads Honda Classic Heading into Final Day

Among other notables who began the tournament Thursday: Adam Scott of Australia, defending champion and ranked No. 7 in the world; Danny Willett of England, 2016 Masters champion; Justin Thomas of the United States, victor of back-to-back events in Hawaii in January; and Sergio Garcia of Spain, victor of the Dubai Desert Classic three weeks ago. Read More

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Sixers trading Ersan Ilyasova to Hawks, Bogdanovic moving to Washington

Ilyasova, a 6-foot-10 swingman, has become a de facto journeyman in recent seasons, but he projects to be a useful bench piece for president of basketball operations and head coach Mike Budenholzer. The trade to Atlanta is his fifth. The league's transfer window slams shut on Thursday afternoon ahead of the resumption of games after the NBA All-Star Game break as contenders try to stockpile talent for a playoff run while others try to build themselves into playoff teams or cut payroll in ... Read More

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EPL: Moyes returns to Everton

EPL: Moyes returns to Everton

Moyes certainly didn't mince his words in regards to his aims for the weekend: "I want to go back to Everton and win". "You can take a bit of criticism from your manager now and then, but you have to react to it which I have done". Sunderland best chance of the game fell to Jermain Defoe in the 78th minute, with the former England global striker skinning two defenders before unleashed an unstoppable drive goalward. Read More

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Mavs get Noel from Sixers; Deron Williams waived

Mavs get Noel from Sixers; Deron Williams waived

So, I guess the Dallas Mavericks experiment didn't work out, but thank you for trying. If the Sixers are nearly twice as good without him, and they could have gotten 50 cents on the dollar back for him - draft picks, veteran shooters with hefty contracts, other disgruntled big men they can swap in the future - then wouldn't that add up to almost full value? ESPN's Marc Stein reports that the first round pick heading to Philadelphia is a conditional first-round pick, as it is ... Read More

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Clippers' Chris Paul medically cleared, could play against Warriors

Chris Paul has been cleared by doctors and could be back in the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup on Thursday at Golden State. They came out of the All-Star Break goofing around, collectively mailing in the first half. Which makes the casual ease in which Golden State turned a 12-point half-time deficit into a 12-point fourth quarter lead all the harder to swallow. This will come as a sharp blow to Warrior fans who like things the way they are, but they probably can no longer use Scott Foster ... Read More

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Sixers' Ben Simmons out for entire season

Sixers' Ben Simmons out for entire season

Simmons suffered a Jones fracture on the last day of training camp, September 30th. "We've always anticipated that there would be an opportunity for him to play, hopefully this season", Colangelo said . Simmons' CT scan showed his injury has not fully healed, according to Colangelo. Simmons won't play again this season after doctors said his right foot, which was operated on a year ago, hasn't healed as quickly as expected. Read More

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Utah Jazz Interested In Re-Acquiring Deron Williams

MacMahon reported Dallas plans on looking at more point guards on 10-day deals while J.J. During the 16-17 season, Williams is averaging 13.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 6.8 assists in 29.3 minutes per game. Williams also can not be traded without his approval because he's playing under a one-year contract. With Cousins in tow, the Pelicans worked with Jones' representatives to find a more favorable situation, but no trade materialized ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. Read More

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Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams To Houston

Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams To Houston

Should the Los Angeles Lakers of made a better trade? Either way, this trade was more about the pick than the player for the Lakers and they did a solid job to get a first round pick for a luxury asset at this point in their season. He has $7.6 million dollars remaining on his deal. Which team besides the Wizards are being said to be interested in a Lakers trade for the sixth man Williams? The 30-year-old was the driving force for the NBA's highest scoring bench (50.9) that has only ... Read More

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Sauber unveils 2017 F1 vehicle, the C36-Ferrari

The C36 features wider front and rear wings, as well as a bigger diffuser in line with this seasons' regulation changes. The C36 also features a split airbox above the driver's head - a design unlike its previous cars. Zander said: "Our objective is to establish ourselves in the mid-field". The C35 gives the first indications of how teams will approach the major rule changes introduced this year aimed at creating faster, more dramatic cars. Read More

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Victor Cruz visits Carolina Panthers

Cruz would have counted $9.4 million against the team's salary cap in 2017. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review , the veteran wide receiver visited the Panthers this weekend and met with general manager Dave Gettleman . For his part, Cruz fully believes he still has a lot to offer a season removed from his remarkable return. He was also named to the Pro Bowl, with an impressive 86 catches for 1,092 yards and 10 touchdowns during the regular season. Read More

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Julius Thomas gets traded to Dolphins for draft pick

The Dolphins starting left tackle has to sign off on the trade, and going to a rebuilding franchise like the Jaguars is not the big issue many expected from the 32-year-old offensive tackle. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Thomas will be traded to the Dolphins and Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that the Jaguars will get a late-round pick in the 2017 draft in return. Read More

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Pliskova wins the Qatar Open

The world number three, who triumphed in Brisbane last month, needed one hour and 20 minutes to defeat her Danish opponent 6-3 6-4. Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic put together a dominating performance to beat former world No. Read More

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High school kids right to protest DeVos

High school kids right to protest DeVos

The incident was a sign that DeVos entered office as a deeply polarizing figure after winning confirmation only by the slimmest of margins. Meanwhile, parents, teachers and others across the country are looking for clues as to whether DeVos will fulfill their hopes or reinforce their fears. Read More

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Knicks should retire Oakley's number, says JVG

Knicks should retire Oakley's number, says JVG

Charles Oakley's lifetime ban from Madison Square Garden lasted four days. Though, Sharpton's mobilization of picketers "in solidarity", may no longer prove necessary, since an intervention spearheaded by NBA legend Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appears to have made real progress in brokering a truce between Dolan and Oakley. Read More

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