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U.S. Navy reactivates Second Fleet amid Russia tensions

U.S. Navy reactivates Second Fleet amid Russia tensions

Business
May 5 (UPI) -- With tensions between NATO and Russia rising, the U.S. military is resurrecting a fleet to patrol the Atlantic Ocean and help respond to global contingencies.The U.S. Second Fleet will provide forces along the U.S. coast and in the northern Atlantic Ocean, according to Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, who made the announcement Friday during a change of command ceremony in Norfolk, Va."Our National Defense Strategy makes clear that we're back in an era of great power competition as the security environment continues to grow more challenging and complex," Richardson said. "That's why today, we're standing up Second Fleet to address these changes, particularly in the north Atlantic."Russian submarine activity is at its highest levels since the Cold War, accordin...
Unintended weight loss identified as second highest cancer risk factor

Unintended weight loss identified as second highest cancer risk factor

Health
April 10 (UPI) -- When a person experiences an unintended weight loss, it is the second-highest predictor for some forms of cancer, according to an analysis of studies.Researchers at the universities of Oxford and Exeter analyzed the findings of 25 studies, incorporating data from more than 11.5 million patients collected between 1994 and 2015. They found that weight loss was linked with 10 types of cancer: prostate, colorectal, lung, gastro-esophageal, pancreatic, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, ovarian, myeloma, renal tract and biliary tree.Their analysis was published Monday in the British Journal of General Practice.Unintended weight loss in people older than 60 exceeded the 3 percent risk threshold for urgent investigation, according to guidelines by Britain's National Institute for Health Re...
MTV renews 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' for second season

MTV renews 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' for second season

Entertainment
Feb. 28 (UPI) -- MTV said Wednesday it has renewed Jersey Shore Family Vacation for a second season.Season 1 of the reality show, which takes place in Miami, is to have its global premiere April 5.The series reunites Jersey Shore veterans Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.Jersey Shore -- which followed a group of housemates spending their summer holidays together -- initially ran 2009-12.Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

Sports
The Frenchman believes City's second goal was a decisive moment in the gameSunday, February 25, 2018Arsene Wenger lamented Arsenal's luck as they succumbed to a humbling 3-0 defeat by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Although City dominated the possession of the game, Arsenal had the first big opportunity of the final when Kyle Walker denied Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a certain goal with an outstanding recovery challenge.Moments later, the Gunners fell behind after Shkodran Mustafi was easily out-muscled by Sergio Ageuro before the Argentine cleverly lobbed David Ospina.City’s advantage was doubled when Vincent Kompany diverted Ilkay Gundogan’s low effort into the net.Leroy Sane was stood in an offside position which Arsenal claimed made him active in the pa
McLeish appointed for second spell as Scotland manager

McLeish appointed for second spell as Scotland manager

Sports
Alex McLeish has agreed to become Scotland manager for the second time - 11 years after leaving the post.McLeish, 59, will sign a deal until 2020 and is the unanimous choice of the Scottish FA board. He replaces his former Aberdeen and Scotland team-mate Gordon Strachan, who left in October after the country did not qualify for the World Cup. The Scottish FA failed in its attempt to recruit Michael O'Neill, who instead chose to stay with Northern Ireland.McLeish 'has right credentials'Walter Smith was also linked with the role, but ruled himself out of a return to the job he held for three years before leaving for Rangers in 2007.McLeish's first games in charge will be against Costa Rica and Hungary next month, followed by further friendly matches in Peru in May and Mexico in June.His debu...