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Highlights of Daytona 500 week

Highlights of Daytona 500 week

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick win qualifying races at the Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2019 in Daytona, Fla. NASCAR's main event is set for February 17. Sports News - UPI.com
100% of IS caliphate to be reclaimed next week – Trump

100% of IS caliphate to be reclaimed next week – Trump

World
By David Mercer, news reporter US President Donald Trump has said he expects to announce that 100% of the Islamic State (IS) caliphate has been reclaimed next week.He said the US-led coalition fighting the militant group had "liberated virtually all of the territory previously held by ISIS in Syria and Iraq". "It should be formally announced sometime, probably next week, that we will have 100% of the caliphate," Mr Trump told a meeting of coalition members in Washington."But I want to wait for the official word. I don't want to say it too early." F...
Skipping breakfast even once a week might increase risk of diabetes

Skipping breakfast even once a week might increase risk of diabetes

Health
Many people consider breakfast to be the most important meal of the day, and perhaps that's for good reason. Skipping it might increase your type 2 diabetes risk, according to a new review of several studies. After looking at a total of six studies involving over 96,000 people — 5,000 of whom had already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes — German researchers found that skipping breakfast for just one day of the week was associated with a 6 percent higher risk of developing diabetes. However, the risk went up with each additional day, peaking at a 55 percent higher risk of diabetes after skipping breakfast for four to five days each week. Breakfast is meant to “break the fast” after a night of sleep, registered dietitian Dalina Soto told ABC News. When you eat b...
Four-day week: 'Time is one of the best gifts of all'

Four-day week: 'Time is one of the best gifts of all'

Business
Staff at medical communications agency Synergy Vision have been given the gift of time in the run up to Christmas.Since the beginning of December the 45 staff have been working a four-day week, but being paid the same."Everyone's loved it in December... because they've had a day off for buying presents," says boss Ffyona Dawber. The six-month trial at Synergy comes amid calls from unions for a UK-wide four-day week.In October Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell told the BBC the party was looking at the length of the working week "because I think people are working too long". 'Staff wellbeing'At Synergy Vision, operations manager and mother of two, Orla O'Brien Davison agrees: "Time is one of the best gifts of all." Prior ...