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The sanction is a result of Abdullahi's failure to serve the automatic one-match ban imposed on him. The FIFA committee said this was as a result of Nigeria's use of ineligible defender Abdullahi Shehu in the match. Meanwhile, NFF president Amaju Pinnick has directed that an internal probe be set up and persons found guilty be dealt with. The sanction will have no effect on Eagles' status as one of the 32 teams going to next year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation due to the ...
  • Tesla sending battery packs to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

    Tesla sending battery packs to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

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    Trump also praised the work of the first responders and harshly criticized the "Fake News Networks" that are "working overtime" to demoralize first responders and soldiers. "If anybody out there is listening to us, we are dying ", she said at a press conference. The Defense Department on Thursday deployed a three-star general to Puerto Rico to oversee relief efforts , and the Department of Homeland Security waived the Jones Act , allowing non-U.S.
  • CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7-Day Supply

    CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7-Day Supply

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    They must determine if the prescribed opioid is appropriate, compare how the opioid may interact with other medications the patient is now taking, and occasionally advise the patient on taking a different medication. It means that customers experiencing acute, short-term pain will only be allowed to purchase one week's worth of opioids with a single prescription, Today reports .
  • Here Are The Reasons Why Five Union Ministers Resigned

    Here Are The Reasons Why Five Union Ministers Resigned

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    Apart from Rudy, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Uma Bharti, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation minister, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and minister of state Sanjeev Balyan have stepped down.
  • Hope and Brathwaite shine again as Windies scent victory

    Hope and Brathwaite shine again as Windies scent victory

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    I think we were all tricked by the pitch, we thought it was going to get worse and worse but it was flat as a pancake for the last two days - hardly anything happened. As the day wore on, Alastair Cook's early miss, dropping Brathwaite at first slip off Broad with the Windies on just 11 without loss, had looked ever more costly.
  • Johnson & Johnson fined $417 million in talc cancer suit

    Johnson & Johnson fined $417 million in talc cancer suit

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    The lawsuit selected for California's first talc-ovarian cancer trial involved a 63-year-old woman who had used Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower talc-based powders for daily feminine hygiene since the age of 11. Yes, it's a tenuous link but the US Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC ) warns there is enough evidence to show there is an increased risk of ovarian cancer in women exposed to asbestos.
  • The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

    The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

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    But correspondents say that the army is failing to stop the attacks, and people have continued to flee their homes in Borno State and poured into camps. The Nigerian military has captured several areas of Boko Haram surveillance previous year. But the radical group has struck back with renewed zeal since June.
  • China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

    China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

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    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana acknowledged knowing of China's continuing improvement of structures on manmade islands in the South China Sea but said the government "will leave it at that". Although China opposes inclusion of the sea disputes in worldwide conferences, partly to prevent the U.S. and other Western governments from intervening, U.S.
  • Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

    Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

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    One of these cases took place in Jefferson County and the other in Phillips County. Since 1999, when West Nile virus was first detected in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been tracking the mosquito-borne disease each summer from June to September.
  • Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

    Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

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    In their new paper, a consortium of scientists in California, Oregon and Asia detailed using the genome-editing technique CRISPR to fix DNA that causes a common genetic heart disease known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . The researchers broke the mutated gene using a technology called CRISPR-Cas9. Natural DNA-repair mechanisms in the cell follow up by filling in the missing pieces.
  • Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

    Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

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    Great Ormond Street Hospital opposed the move, saying it was not practical to provide life-support treatment for days at the couple's home . Mr Justice Francis has been hearing their arguments in the High Court and has yet to rule. The hospital says it wants to resolve the issue through a mediator, but the parents have declined. Dr Michio Hirano, an American neurology expert from Columbia Medical, previously said he believed there was at least a 10% chance his NBT therapy could improve ...