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Egypt's President Sisi to re-run in presidential polls

Egypt's President Sisi to re-run in presidential polls

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Friday he would stand in a presidential election due to take place in March. Candidates must register between January 20-29. The incumbent's most high-profile challengers are former Army chief of staff Sami Anan, and human rights lawyer and opposition leader Khaled Ali .


Jimmy John's stopping sprouts after 7 salmonella cases

Jimmy John's stopping sprouts after 7 salmonella cases

Anyone with symptoms of a salmonella infection after eating at a Jimmy John's location can contact their local doctor or health department. Symptoms typically appear six to 72 hours after ingesting the bacteria, but can take longer. Jimmy John's president and CEO James North said in a statement that "food safety and the welfare of our customers are top priorities and not negotiable in our business".


Trump on Exercising: 'I Mean I Walk, I This, I That'

Trump on Exercising: 'I Mean I Walk, I This, I That'

Ronny Jackson told reporters during an unusual briefing at the White House , days after completing the Trump's first physical examination as president. "10 to 15 pounds". In fairness, those athletes have much more weight in sculpted muscle than Trump, whose body mass is distributed just a bit differently (also in fairness: this out-of-shape author is no one to talk).


Economic recession: AfDB disburses $600m budget support to FG

Economic recession: AfDB disburses $600m budget support to FG

The African Development Bank (AfDB) yesterday said its $1 billion emergency lifeline approval support to Nigeria past year was what helped to pull the country out of recession, the country's worst economic crisis in more than a decade. They also called for an increase in capital mobilisation to allow the bank to meet its mandates for Africa, in view of considerable reduction in official development assistance.


New cancer test could save thousands of lives

New cancer test could save thousands of lives

They uncovered that they could track down the tumor location to a few anatomic sites in 83 percent of people. They could then study these genes and markers for signs of cancer at a much earlier stage, and for much less than current methods.


This Is What Happens During a Government Shutdown

This Is What Happens During a Government Shutdown

In short, a shutdown doesn't leave the US defenseless, it's just not a particularly desirable situation. American Federation of Government Employees National President J. Basically, if someone could die, or if the economy could face irreparable harm if a federal worker is off the job, they aren't going to be furloughed.