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And now, British vegans are having a particularly bad time, considering that they will now no longer be able to handle money without touching animal fat . BIDDING WAR As AK47 £5 note buyer wriggles out paying £80,000 bill - do eBay bidders have to pay if they win auction? There was fury among vegetarians and vegans following confirmation by the Bank that the notes contained tallow.
  • Sabra Hummus Flavors Recalled Nationwide

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    Listeria can be deadly for young children, frail people and the elderly. Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. The organism was identified at the manufacturing plant but hasn't been found in the finished product. If other products test positive for Listeria monocytogenes , the CFIA officials will alert consumers in a short notice.
  • Zika is no longer a global emergency

    Zika is no longer a global emergency

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    David Heymann, who heads the WHO emergency committee on Zika, said after the panel met for the fifth time this year. "It no longer represents a public health emergency of worldwide concern". Zika was first discovered in Uganda in 1947 with the first human case being detected in Nigeria in 1954. Assessment of a Series of 13 Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection without Microcephaly at Birth.
  • Wal-Mart kicks off Cyber Monday on Friday

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    Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and for the current quarter 26 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.96/share. The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Ally Financial Inc have a median target of 23.50, with a high estimate of 32.00 and a low estimate of 21.00.
  • Chuck Schumer Says Donald Trump's Victory Is 'Not a Mandate'

    Chuck Schumer Says Donald Trump's Victory Is 'Not a Mandate'

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    Schumer also signaled a fight over the Supreme Court vacancy, noting that after refusing to act for almost a full year on Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland, for the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, "our Republican colleagues who want to move this quickly don't come before us with clean hands".
  • Judges say Wisconsin legislative boundaries are unconstitutional

    Judges say Wisconsin legislative boundaries are unconstitutional

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    But what wasn't clear before was the best way to measure it - which many judges, including justices on the Supreme Court, have said is necessary to determine whether a gerrymander is unconstitutional. Republicans likely would have retained legislative control in the 2012 and 2014 elections without the new maps, he said. It's possible the judges would establish a new set of maps or require lawmakers to redraw them.
  • Heinz recalls gravy days before Thanksgiving

    Heinz recalls gravy days before Thanksgiving

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    People who have an allergy to milk or soy run the risk of a reaction since the mislabeled jars omit that they contain both products. Cooks who were banking on jarred gravy for Thanksgiving may want to do a quick check of the pantry. Recalled jars can be identified with UPC 013000798907. The gravy can be returned to the store it was purchased from for an exchange or a full refund.
  • Zika Threat Downgraded; Health Officials Say It's Here To Stay

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    This downgrade by World Health Organization follows on the heels of reports earlier this month that failed to show a verifiable link between the growing cases of the Zika virus and a birth defect known as microcephaly, whereby infants are born with underdeveloped heads.
  • Jayalalithaa breathing on her own now; may be discharged any day: AIADMK

    Jayalalithaa breathing on her own now; may be discharged any day: AIADMK

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    Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration. Later, the hospital had said she was being treated for infection with respiratory support. On October 6, the hospital revealed that Jayalalithaa requires a longer stay in hospital keeping in view her known history of diabetes and winter bronchitis in inclement weather.
  • Chuck Schumer Got More Money From Trump Than Any Other Senator

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    The chamber's Democrats replaced their departing leader with Senator Chuck Schumer, meaning the New Yorker will be Washington's most powerful Democrat as the party confronts a Republican-dominated government. Sanders, who amassed millions of young supporters as a Democratic presidential candidate, meanwhile, was named chair of outreach. Schumer said he knew there would be differences of opinion on the new team, but that together the group could "speak to the blue-collar worker in West ...
  • Canada's new national bird is the gray jay

    Canada's new national bird is the gray jay

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    Others have said the bird was chosen by its similar characteristics that Canadians embody: hardy, friendly and smart. The gray jay, also known as the whiskey jack, was awarded the society's official recommendation for Canada's national bird on Wednesday.
  • In Memory of Gwen Ifill

    In Memory of Gwen Ifill

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    Born in New York City as the fifth of six children of a Panamanian-born father who was an African Methodist Episcopal minister and a mother born in Barbados, Ifill's family frequently moved around the northeast United States during her childhood.
  • Major Grated Cheese Brands Hit by Nationwide Recall Over Salmonella

    Major Grated Cheese Brands Hit by Nationwide Recall Over Salmonella

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    All of the potentially contaminated products were packaged in vacuum-sealed 6- or 12-ounce jars. Other 4C Foods Corp products that contain cheese were not affected by the recall. Salmonella is responsible for an estimated one million cases of foodborne illness each year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
  • Activist pushed by OSU student calls charges unnecessary

    Activist pushed by OSU student calls charges unnecessary

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    As America reeled from the presidential elections last week, protests sprang up around the country denouncing President-elect Trump, calling for him to go, and calling for resistance against negative policies. "We can't be having this". "We were here to sort of talk peacefully if they had any questions about what Trump supporters actually believe", he said .
  • Chinese e-shoppers spend billions on Singles Day

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    As of 9 a.m. Friday, total sales across 16 of China's major e-commerce platforms had already topped 76 billion yuan, according to data provider Syntun, which has been monitoring the real-time transactions of the top 16. online spending spree, the five days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. "Some merchants in China have questioned whether results from the November 11 Singles' Day promotion.
  • Candidate Donald vs president-elect Trump

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    Afterward, Obama said to Trump, "We now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed, because if you succeed, the country succeeds". Trump has already been in touch with several world leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he reaffirmed Washington's strong relations.
  • Events planned this week to honor area veterans

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    All in Avery County are invited to attend, with veterans and their family members receiving a complimentary lunch. A free Veterans Day meal will be provided to military veterans and active duty service members from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday. Sutton Elementary is inviting veterans to lunch at 10:45 a.m. Friday. Originally, Veterans Day was called Armistice Day, and the date was selected to commemorate the signing of the armistice with Germany during World War 1, which was signed on ...
  • Backed Fighters Push Forward In 2 Key Offensives Against ISIS

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    The United States , France and Britain said they would provide air support for the offensive, which was announced on Sunday in Ain Issa, north of Raqqa . The SDF says some 30,000 of its fighters are taking part in the operation, dubbed "Wrath of the Euphrates". U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford, the top U.S.
  • Feds say Ohio man tried to join Islamic State to wage jihad

    Feds say Ohio man tried to join Islamic State to wage jihad

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    Glassman said Daniels wired $250 to an Islamic State group operative in January. Aaron Travis Daniels, 20, of Columbus, also known as Harun Muhammad and Abu Yusuf, was taken into custody at John Glenn Columbus International Airport as he was boarding a flight for Houston, WCMH Channel 4 reports .
  • Isaiah Thomas admits the Boston Celtics aren't as good as they believed

    Isaiah Thomas admits the Boston Celtics aren't as good as they believed

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    The Denver Nuggets are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50.7 rebounds per game. "We were losing the first quarter too much", Mudiay said. Bradley has provided a spark offensively most of the season, but he struggled against the Nuggets. After Saturday night's loss in Detroit, coach Michael Malone vowed to change his starting lineup in response to the Nuggets lack of energy and poor play to start games.