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Zika virus global health emergency over

Since the last emergency committee meeting on September 1, two countries in southeast Asia and six other countries have reported microcephaly potentially linked to Zika virus, World Health Organization said. Removing the global emergency designation will put Zika in a class with other diseases, such as dengue, that pose serious risks and require continued research, including efforts to develop effective vaccines.

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Canadian marijuana sector could reap the rewards after US states ease laws

Medical marijuana was given the green light in Florida , North Dakota , Montana and Arkansas in Tuesday's election. With the majority of voters saying yes to Question 4 , it will be legal in MA for anyone 21 or older to buy, possess, and use up to an ounce of marijuana starting December 15th.

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16-year-old pregnant girl has Zika virus - DOH

Other South-east Asian countries have reported dozens of Zika infected cases including Singapore where 450 Zika cases have been reported in 2016. This advancement is just one of many research projects the FDA has undertaken as part of the agency's comprehensive effort to fight the Zika virus.

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Trump lauds Electoral College as Clinton wins popular vote

Clinton has conceded the election. Never has a president began his term as unpopular as Donald Trump now is. But after he won, Trump tweeted: "The Electoral College is actually genius in that it brings all states , including the smaller ones, into play".

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Broncos Super Bowl hero trying to block sale of sex tape

According to The Smoking Gun , Ruiz recorded the intimate encounter with her cell phone and "offered it to Miller for $2.5 million". Miller filed legal docs in L.A. The original November 8 filing was made by the general counsel of Vanguard Sports Group , Miller's agent. At a later date he asked her to delete it to which she replied with "Gotcha".

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Rams defensive end Robert Quinn hospitalized

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Quinn was feeling better. Quinn missed two games earlier this year with a shoulder injury and had eight tackles, two sacks, two passes defensed and two forced fumbles on the year. In six seasons with the Rams, he has 184 tackles and 52 sacks in 78 games. When asked if Quinn's hospitalization Monday was related to his brain tumor, Fisher said it was " highly unlikely ".