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January 2016
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Zika Viral Infection Increasing, 2 Pregnant Women in Illinois Positive

Posted: January 30, 2016 at 4:11 am   /   Health

In Illinois, two pregnant women tested positive for Zika virus, a rare tropical virus transmitted by mosquitos, which is said to cause birth defects. These two women had traveled recently to countries where the virus is found and they are currently being monitored by physicians, according to the Department of Public Health in Illinois. “There […]

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Donald Trump Didn’t Attend Fox News Debate on Thursday

Posted: January 29, 2016 at 11:01 pm   /   Politics

Donald Trump has counter-programmed the GOP primary debate on Fox with his very own prime time event. The question is: who scored a bigger audience? Fox’s debate! However, it was reported to be the second lowest rated debate of the season. So, Trump is certain to take credit for hurting its total viewership. Fox News […]

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Apple Experiences a Slowdown?

Posted: January 27, 2016 at 6:29 pm   /   Finance

For more than 10 years, Apple has posted amazing financial results, impressing Wall Street and pushing Apple’s stock higher. But this all changed on Tuesday when the company released financial reports for the latest quarter (October to December 2015), where revenues were up by 2% and so were their profits. Although sales on iPhones had […]

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Could the Discovery of a New Planet Complete the Solar System?

Posted: January 25, 2016 at 3:54 am   /   Science

A new planet may be hiding in the outskirts of the solar system. Planetary scientists predicted its existence based on the odd orbits of far-fling icy bodies. These tiny objects can be found in the distant Kuiper (KY-pur) belt — a wide expanse of space just beyond the orbit of Neptune. Planet Size and Orbit […]

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Neurology Resident Attacked Uber Driver

Posted: January 24, 2016 at 10:41 am   /   Criminal

It has been reported that a fourth-year old resident of neurology in Florida got suspended after a video surfaced of him assaulting an Uber driver physically and verbally before trashed his car and threw his possessions out to the streets. The YouTube video was viewed over 3 million times since Tuesday. According to its description, […]

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Water Crisis in Flint: How It Happened and How You can Help

Posted: January 23, 2016 at 9:45 pm   /   Health

It was recently discovered that the residents of Flint, Michigan has been consuming high levels of lead in their water for many years now. During the summer of 2014, LeeAnne Walters noticed that her son would get rashes after swimming in the pool at their home in Flint. By December of the same year, she […]

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Did you Hug Somebody Today?

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 9:53 pm   /   Culture

January 21st is National hug Day — also referred to as International Hug Day, or Global Hug Day. Created by Kevin Zaborney in 1986, this year marks its 30th anniversary. This celebration encourages people to express themselves openly through hugging. The National Hug Day website says, “Whether you hug a family member or a stranger, […]

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Miley and Liam – Allegedly Together Again

Posted: January 20, 2016 at 11:23 am   /   Media

Wrecking Ball singer Miley Cyrus seemed to have done a slight damage with the Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth. Allege reunion of the two have been making rounds in the media after two years of splitting up. The famous couple had made a big buzz on the media when they called off their engagement in […]

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Will Djokovic and Williams Defend their Title in the 2016 Australian Open?

Posted: January 19, 2016 at 3:53 pm   /   Sports

The 2016 Australian Open has just started. As Novak Djokovic opens the year with a title in Qatar, he is now looking to defend his single title in the Open. He won five Australian Open titles and the bet is on him this year. While the “big four” (Djokovic, Federer, Murray, and Nadal) is still […]

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The Movie ‘Revenant’ and ‘Martian’ Hits the Top Stop at Golden Globes

Posted: January 18, 2016 at 3:44 am   /   Entertainment

This year, the Golden Globe Awards was dominated by two movies, which are about two men who are left with no choice but still faces and fight all the struggles in order to survive. The Revenant got the award for Golden Globe best movie drama. The story is about a 1820s trapper who survives an […]

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