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5 ways your Amazon Prime subscription can make you healthy – CNET

This is one of over 500 yoga videos you can stream from Amazon Prime. Amazon Recently I took up yoga. I like it, but don’t always have time to get to a class. Plus, much as I recognize the value of a good instructor, classes get expensive. Thankfully, as an Amazon Prime subscriber, I can access a surprisingly large library of yoga videos — effectively letting me take free classes via TV, phone or tablet.  And it turns out that’s just one of many health-oriented options available under the Prime-perks…

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Lifestyle 

Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert: Boots sale deals – get them NOW

Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert, 45, revealed the best Boots sale deals available at the high street shop right now on This Morning today. The Boots clearance sale is one of the top discount events of the year for money conscious Britons. Martin said: “This is one of the biggies MoneySavers wait for each January, and rumours have been building over the past few weeks. “But it’s been confirmed that today (Friday 19 January) Boots will be boosting its ‘up-to-50% off’ sale to ‘up-to 70% off’, instore.” Martin Lewis Boots…

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Lifestyle 

Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert reveals the BEST current account on the high street

Martin Lewis, 45, revealed his top pick of UK current accounts, with Natwest coming out as a sure winner. The Money Saving Expert appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain today to advice presenters on where is best to bank. He said:  “The battle to win your banking custom has reignited in January, with a host of players again willing to pay you to switch to them, so unless your bank gently tickles your back, mops your brow and makes you a lovely cup of tea before tucking you into bed,…

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U.S. withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say the U.S. territory is not facing a cash shortage like it has repeatedly warned about in recent months. Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Treasury Department said in a letter to the director of the island’s fiscal agency that Puerto Rico has had a central cash balance exceeding $1.5 billion in the nearly four months…

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Science 

Breathing in a nanoparticle spray could prevent heart damage

An inhalable drug should get to the heart fastElla Maru studio By Andy Coghlan Some deep breaths could soon treat heart failure – the deterioration of the heart following a heart attack – thanks to an inhalable spray that has performed well in animal tests. The drug delivered by the spray is contained in nanoparticles that are small enough to be absorbed through the air sacs of the lungs and into the bloodstream. From here, blood travels straight to the heart, where the nanoparticles should release the drug. To test…

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Tropical Cyclone Berguitta: Mauritius CLOSES port and airport as alert level raised

Thousands of residents have flocked to storm shelters set up by the government, the environment minister said, after authorities declared a class three alert for the category three Cyclone Berguitta. The island’s meteorological service said Berguitta was likely to “pass very close to” the Indian Ocean island around mid-morning tomorrow – and warned that gusts hitting speeds of 75 miles an hour were expected by this evening. The statement said: “On this trajectory, tropical cyclone Berguitta is dangerously approaching Mauritius and represents a direct threat to the island.” A spokesman…

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Space 

SN Military.Space | Government shutdown watch – Senate to hear from key DoD nominees – New SBIRS satellite set for liftoff

You’re reading the SN Military.Space newsletter we publish Tuesdays. If you would like to get our news and insights for military space professionals before everyone else, sign up here for your free subscription. HOT TOPIC: Senate to hear from key DoD nominees On Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for a slate of Pentagon nominees. Among them: Michael Griffin, the Trump administration’s pick for undersecretary of defense for research and engineering. A former NASA administrator, Griffin has been tapped to fill a newly created position…

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‘Migrants want to come to UK’ French minister wades into Calais row ahead of May meeting

The minister, who is preparing to unveil a tough new immigration and asylum bill next month, also said that France could not take in ‘all’ economic migrants. Mr Collomb told the French daily Le Parisien: “I hope to be successful in including an additional protocol to the agreement.  “I also hope to outline concrete measures regarding the need for the British to cover a certain number of costs and take in a greater number of people, namely refugees and unaccompanied minors.” Signed in 2003, the Le Touquet deal keeps border…

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BREAKING: Peru earthquake sparks mine collapse – 17 feared missing

The 7.3 magnitude earthquake with an epicentre in Lomas, Arequipa region, struck on Sunday leading to fears a tsunami would follow. Peru’s Civil Defense Institute (INDECI) said 65 are injured after the natural disaster which struck at 4:18 am local time (0918 GMT). The quake hit offshore at a depth of around 36 km (22.4 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.  Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 40 km from the town of Acari. “There are several homes affected and it is possible that the count of victims and…

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Bitcoin BOMBSHELL: Chinese cryptocurrency miners to move to CANADA for energy sources

China has become one of the world’s biggest sources of cryptocurrency mining but there are signs Beijing is increasing scrutiny of the sector’s players and may ask local authorities to regulate the vast amounts of power they use.  Bitmain Technologies, operator of some of China’s biggest mining farms, is among several companies looking to expand overseas. Spokesman Nishant Sharma said the firm was looking at sites in the energy-rich Canadian province of Quebec ahead of a potential crackdown by Beijing. Bitcoin mining consumes large quantities of energy because it uses…

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