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The 76-year-old minister and civil rights activist shared the news on social media on Friday, expressing that it's been "painful" for him to recognize the effects of his diagnosis. Noah Lewis Robinson died in 1997 at the age of 88. Jackson rose to prominence in the 1960s thanks to his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 'Great American Smokeout' encourages tobacco users to quit

    'Great American Smokeout' encourages tobacco users to quit

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    American Cancer Society member Jeff Drope said. The idea behind it is that if a current smoker is successfully able to quit smoking for 24 hours, perhaps they can quit for 48 hours, for several days, months, or even quit for good. "With so many resources available, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline can help users build out a Quit Plan in preparation for the Great American Smokeout , allowing them to quit not only for one day, but hopefully for life", said Paola Klein, Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline ...
  • Viacom, Inc. Setting The Table For Earnings

    Viacom, Inc. Setting The Table For Earnings

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    The firm owned 272,737 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 14,206 shares during the period. The stock has decreased 28 percent in the last 12 months. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. Viacom's dividend payout ratio is now 21.98%. The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -29.52%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -29.89% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from ...
  • 'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

    'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

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    Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered that a certain percentage of the Old Order Amish living in rural in have a genetic mutation that "appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging ". "It's their 'health span'". The next step for researchers is to see if drugs that target PAI-1 might be developed that could extend the lifespans of the rest of us, too.
  • New cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to Disneyland confirmed

    New cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to Disneyland confirmed

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    Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia that can be contracted by breathing in droplets of water in the air that are contaminated with the bacteria. In a statement to The Times , Dr. Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said health officials had informed them "there is no longer any known risk associated with our facilities".
  • Jogger stabs man 'multiple times' after he groped her from behind

    Jogger stabs man 'multiple times' after he groped her from behind

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    Officers are now trying to identify the suspect, who is believed to have suffered minor wounds to his chest and arms. Police are now searching for the injured man who groped her. "There's a good chance if this person is under the age of 18, they may not have their DNA on file". Police arrived at a home near 800 W. Arapaho Dr.
  • Multiple blasts kill 18 in Nigeria

    Multiple blasts kill 18 in Nigeria

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    Isukwu, a deputy superintendent of police, said. The first suicide bomber blew himself up among people conducting an evening prayer, killing seven, Dambatta said. The city of Maiduguri is an epicentre of activity for the armed Boko Haram group, which launched its campaign in northeast Nigeria eight years ago.
  • Key Plyers of Global Sustainable Packaging Market Report 2017

    Key Plyers of Global Sustainable Packaging Market Report 2017

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    According to end-user applications , Tobacco Packaging business is segregated into Bulk, Commercial. The revenue forecasts and volume shares along with market estimates are available in the report . All the major players of Tobacco Packaging, their competitive profile information, market share, product description, target consumers, and market positioning are covered.
  • Mahesh Babu bags eight Nandi Award

    Mahesh Babu bags eight Nandi Award

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    A delegation from the industry, led by FDC chairman Ambica Krishna and Nandamuri Balakrishna, met Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and shared the list of award-winners with him. Legend bagged the best film award for 2014 while the massive blockbuster Baahubali earned the award for 2015. Rajinikanth won the award for 2016 while Rajamouli, Trivikram Srinivas and Boyapati Srinivas won the B N Reddy National Film Award for the years 2015, 2015 and 2016 respectively.
  • PH economy grew 6.9% in third quarter

    PH economy grew 6.9% in third quarter

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    However, 2017's third quarter GDP was slower than the 7.1 percent recorded in the same period past year. "We are on track to meeting the full-year target range (of 6.5 to 7.5 per cent)", Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said at a news briefing on Thursday (Nov 16).
  • Kejriwal and Khattar vow to curb pollution

    Kejriwal and Khattar vow to curb pollution

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    Earlier on Wednesday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pulled up senior officers, including the chief secretary, over delay in procurement of new buses. In a recent study by Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), it was found that the bus fleet ridership in Delhi has declined over the years as private vehicles keep on increasing on Delhi roads.
  • Dunmurry fire - Huge blaze rips through block of Belfast flats

    Dunmurry fire - Huge blaze rips through block of Belfast flats

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    Residents were evacuated from the scene and two people are being treated in hospital for minor injuries. Around 300 tower block residents were evacuated from the high rise building and watched the blaze from the street. The fire broke at a ninth floor flat of a man living alone. An investigation is underway into the cause of a blaze at a high-rise tower block near Belfast yesterday.