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One skier dead, another injured in avalanche at California resort One skier dead, another injured in avalanche at California resort

One skier dead, another injured in avalanche at California resort

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Bryce Houston, Reno Gazette Journal Published 5:51 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2020 | Updated 5:52 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2020CLOSERENO, Nev. – One skier was killed and another injured after an avalanche Friday morning at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort in California.Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was killed during the avalanche at the Alpine…

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Medical News Today: What factors influence a person’s height? Medical News Today: What factors influence a person’s height?

Medical News Today: What factors influence a person’s height?

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The main factor that influences a person’s height is their genetic makeup. However, many other factors can influence height during development, including nutrition, hormones, activity levels, and medical conditions.Scientists believe that genetic makeup, or DNA, is responsible for about 80% of a person’s height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have children…

Fabricio Werdum’s USADA suspension reduced 10 months for ‘substantial assistance’ Fabricio Werdum’s USADA suspension reduced 10 months for ‘substantial assistance’

Fabricio Werdum’s USADA suspension reduced 10 months for ‘substantial assistance’

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By: Nolan King | January 16, 2020 5:02 pm Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has been granted a suspension reduction by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. USADA announced the news in a press release Thursday. According to the release, Werdum’s two-year ineligibility period of initiated on May 22, 2018. However, the ineligibility was “tolled” because…

Odell Beckham Jr. has an arrest warrant out on a misdemeanor simple battery charge Odell Beckham Jr. has an arrest warrant out on a misdemeanor simple battery charge

Odell Beckham Jr. has an arrest warrant out on a misdemeanor simple battery charge

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Skip to main content An arrest warrant is our for Odell Beckham Jr. after he slapped a security guard’s buttocks after LSU’s win against Clemson. USA TODAY

Schizophrenia: Largest genetic study offers new insights Schizophrenia: Largest genetic study offers new insights

Schizophrenia: Largest genetic study offers new insights

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A new, largest-of-its-kind study finds more evidence of the genetic underpinnings of schizophrenia. The findings may ultimately lead to the development of new drugs. Share on PinterestResearchers have uncovered a new gene that may explain the onset of schizophrenia.The new study appears in the journal Nature Neuroscience.Elliott Rees, a research fellow at the Medical Research…

Report: Robert Whittaker out of UFC 248 fight against Jared Cannonier Report: Robert Whittaker out of UFC 248 fight against Jared Cannonier

Report: Robert Whittaker out of UFC 248 fight against Jared Cannonier

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By: Nolan King | January 15, 2020 5:02 pm The UFC 248 lineup has apparently taken a hit. Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has reportedly withdrawn from his UFC 248 bout against Jared Cannonier, per a Wednesday report from ESPN. The reason for Whittaker’s withdrawal was not disclosed. It is unknown at this time…

The NHL uses women’s hockey players for a PR boost. It needs to fund a league instead. The NHL uses women’s hockey players for a PR boost. It needs to fund a league instead.

The NHL uses women’s hockey players for a PR boost. It needs to fund a league instead.

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For the past few years, the NHL has worked to integrate women’s hockey into one of its marquee events, NHL All-Star Weekend. In 2018, members of the U.S. Olympic women’s hockey team demonstrated drills for the All-Star skills competition. The following year, Team USA star Kendall Coyne-Schofield competed in the fastest skater competition and Brianna…

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of breast cancer? Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

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Some forms of breast cancer cause no symptoms in the initial stages, so it is crucial to attend regular screenings. As with other forms of cancer, a person’s outlook is more favorable when a doctor detects the disease early.According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), the most common sign of breast cancer is a new…

John Kavanagh expects ‘very one-sided’ performance from Conor McGregor at UFC 246 John Kavanagh expects ‘very one-sided’ performance from Conor McGregor at UFC 246

John Kavanagh expects ‘very one-sided’ performance from Conor McGregor at UFC 246

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By: Farah Hannoun | January 14, 2020 4:00 pm John Kavanagh doesn’t necessarily anticipate Conor McGregor going to war with Donald Cerrone. McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) on Saturday will headline UFC 246 against Cerrone (36-13 MMA, 23-10 UFC) in the ESPN+ pay-per-view from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Despite McGregor not competing since his…

The internet is roasting Stephen A. Smith for a terrible NBA trade proposal The internet is roasting Stephen A. Smith for a terrible NBA trade proposal

The internet is roasting Stephen A. Smith for a terrible NBA trade proposal

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We’re knee deep into trade speculation season in the NBA and people are already firing up their wildest trade machine moves for their favorite team more than a month away from the trade deadline. No trade proposal you can find on Twitter is as wild as the deal Stephen A. Smith proposed the Suns do…

Medical News Today: Causes of leg and ankle swelling Medical News Today: Causes of leg and ankle swelling

Medical News Today: Causes of leg and ankle swelling

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Below are eight potential causes of swollen legs and ankles.1. Injury to the foot or ankleAn injury to the foot or ankle could cause swelling in the ankle and lower leg. One of the most common causes of injuries to this area is a sprained ankle.A sprained ankle can occur as a result of a…

Conor McGregor responds to sexual assault accusation reports ahead of UFC 246 Conor McGregor responds to sexual assault accusation reports ahead of UFC 246

Conor McGregor responds to sexual assault accusation reports ahead of UFC 246

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By: Nolan King | January 13, 2020 3:00 pm Ahead of his return to the cage, Conor McGregor today responded to reports of sexual assault accusations leveled at him in 2019. This past March, The New York Times reported McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) is being investigated in his home country of Ireland for sexual…

Nationals minor league prospect Fausto Segura dies in motorcycle accident in Dominican Republic Nationals minor league prospect Fausto Segura dies in motorcycle accident in Dominican Republic

Nationals minor league prospect Fausto Segura dies in motorcycle accident in Dominican Republic

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Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Published 2:54 p.m. ET Jan. 13, 2020 Washington Nationals minor league pitcher Fausto Segura died in motorcycle accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, the team announced in a statement Monday. “He was beloved by his teammates, coaches, coordinators and everyone he came in contact with throughout our organization,” the Nationals said. The 23-year-old…

Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment

Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment

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Recent experiments in mouse models have shown that injecting an inactivated flu virus into cancer tumors makes them shrink and boosts the effectiveness of immunotherapy. When it comes to cancer tumors, many factors influence whether or not they will respond to treatment. One of these is whether the tumors are “hot” or “cold.” What does…

Reebok features Conor McGregor in shoe ad as UFC 246 return draws near Reebok features Conor McGregor in shoe ad as UFC 246 return draws near

Reebok features Conor McGregor in shoe ad as UFC 246 return draws near

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By: Simon Samano | January 12, 2020 1:45 pm Conor McGregor’s image might have taken a hit in 2019. But to start 2020, the former UFC two-division champion appears to be on the right track – and he has support from a major sponsor. McGregor, a former UFC featherweight and lightweight champ, shared an official…

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