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Justice Loya's death: SC dismisses pleas seeking SIT probe

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While the BJP and the Congress were locked in a high-decibel back-and-forth over the Supreme Court's ruling, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to say: "Indians are deeply intelligent". "Rahul Gandhi should come out and apologize to (BJP President) Amit Shah , the country and judiciary", he said . A three-judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , and Justices A.M. Read More »

Puerto Rico Endures Country-Wide Blackout

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An excavator operated by D. Grimm, a subcontractor for Cobra Acquisitions, apparently caused the blackout, according to the authority. It was the first time since Hurricane Maria left the island's power grid in ruins on September 20 that almost all of the electric company's 1.5 million customers found themselves in the dark, although another failure less than a week ago had cut power to 870,000 users. Read More »

Nepal move three-position up, Germany retain top spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

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In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position. Senegal are second on the continent but they dropped a spot to 28th in the world while DR Congo climbed a spot to 38th. Belgium's move up the rankings means UEFA Euro 2016 champions Portugal have slipped down to fourth and Argentina now sit fifth. More motivation for the Azkals as they get ready for their first-ever trip to the AFC Asian Cup in the United Aram Emirates in January of 2019. Read More »

Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to romaine lettuce from Arizona

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A total of six cases were reported in New Jersey along with four in Idaho , two each in CT and Pennsylvania and one each in Missouri, Ohio and Washington. Traceback investigations are ongoing to determine the source of chopped romaine lettuce supplied to restaurant locations where ill people ate. The agency stated this E. Read More »

Syria downs most missiles of US, UK, France - Russia

She said: "This persistent pattern of behaviour must be stopped - not just to protect innocent people in Syria from the horrific deaths and casualties caused by chemical weapons but also because we can not allow the erosion of the worldwide norm that prevents the use of these weapons". Read More »

Royal baby watch: New signs London hospital preparing for delivery

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With Kate Middleton expected to give birth over the coming weeks, excitement is already growing in the build-up to the arrival of her third child . "The first indication that the baby is on the way will come via [the Kensington Royal Twitter feed], who announce that the Duchess has been admitted to hospital in labor", she tweeted. Read More »

China's Tiangong-1 space lab plummets to Earth, misses Wisconsin

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The eight-tonne Tiangong-1 "mostly" burnt up above the vast ocean's central region at 8:15 am (0015 GMT), China's Manned Space Engineering Office said, moments after predicting a slightly later re-entry over the Atlantic. Chinese experts tried to allay fears, saying that the falling of the 40-foot-long Tiangong-1, which means "celestial palace", would not be risky and that it would burn up in the atmosphere like a meteor. Read More »

Fake weed hits Chicago: How to tell if your pot is spiked

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Melissa Millewich, an emergency room physician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in IL told the Tribune. "The recent cases of severe bleeding are evidence of the harm synthetic cannabinoids can cause", said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D. Read More »

El Al attempts to block Air India's trans-Saudi route

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The first flight Air India flight over Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf states landed last week. El Al claims that when it was privatized back in the 1990s, the Israeli government at the time pledged to "encourage fair and healthy competition" between Israeli airlines and their foreign competitors. Read More »

Know the symptoms and treatments of the airborne disease

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World Tuberculosis Day is observed on March 24 every year to help spread awareness about the disease, communicate prevention measures as well as to commemorate efforts undertaken against the disease. In India, over 1300 people die of TB every day. A large number of drug-resistant TB cases have been witnessed due to late diagnosis and lack of awareness of secondary infections continues, say medicos. Read More »

Sobering news about binge drinking in America

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Those are startling - and disturbing - findings. The health and social problems associated with binge drinking is long. Drinking alcohol in moderation may have some health benefits , like lowering blood pressure and the risk of heart disease, although studies have shown that as little of one glass of wine a day can increase the risk of breast cancer in women . Read More »

Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

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He is also curious as to whether or not smokers will consume more cigarettes because of lower nicotine levels, or result to contraband tobacco if all else fails. "Today's advance notice is a request for information, not a proposed rule, and is the first step in a multi-year process that will require the agency to examine and resolve many complex issues", said Murray Garnick, executive vice president and general counsel of Altria Group , Inc., which includes tobacco giant Philip Morris. Read More »

Finland is the happiest country in the world, says United Nations report

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The results confirm Sachs' prediction who, in presenting last year's report that showed the USA drop by one spot in the ranking, said the policy of the then newly-elected President Donald Trump would make things worse for Americans. The 10 happiest countries were also 10 of the top 11 spots in the rankings of immigrant happiness. Nordic countries are heralded for their progressive policies, free healthcare and education, which are believed to contribute to a higher quality of life. Read More »

'Horror' as doctor cuts open wrong patient's head

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Hours into the operation last month, the medical team could not find the expected blood clot and consulted a senior neurosurgeon, who advised them to stop, according to the Daily Nation . "Besides, the file details and patient label tallied". They say the nurses who prepared the patient for surgery are the ones at fault because they wrongly labeled the two patients. Read More »

US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia

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After the Security Council voted on Monday, Iran's mission to the United Nations accused the United States and Britain of misusing the council "to advance their political agenda and put the blame of all that happens in Yemen on Iran". More than 100 Houthi rebels were killed in Yemen on Thursday in strikes by the Arab coalition fighting on behalf of the internationally recognised government. Read More »

Kushner's Company Got $509M in Loans After WH Meetings

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White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerKushner resisting giving up top access amid scrutiny over security clearances: report Kelly says he has "full confidence" in Kushner on foreign policy White House: Security clearance review won't affect Kushner MORE's family business received millions of dollars in loans from two companies after they took part in White House meetings, according to The New York Times . Read More »

Tennessee children have died from the flu this season

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Vaccine effectiveness is tricky to measure, because there is no way to know how many vaccinated people never got ill at all. Because of the vaccine's limited effectiveness, the use of antiviral medications to treat flu patients is especially important this season, according to the CDC . Read More »

Flu death toll rises to 251 in San Diego

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No appointments are needed to receive a flu shot during this event. Mass. General alone has already reported 12 adult deaths from flu this season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , hospitalizations are the highest they've been since they started measuring in 2010. Read More »

Adam Lallana On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed

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Liverpool have climbed back into third in the Premier League table on Sunday evening. 'It's really hard to ask for more support than this in this situation, ' he said. The Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool will be broadcast live online and on NBC. Liverpool will provide a far sterner test. Read More »

Potential key to halting breast cancer's spread discovered by scientists

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It is found in the foodies' favourite asparagus, as well as poultry, seafood and many other foods. This drug may also be tried in breast cancer patients he said if proven in future clinical trials. The study has been performed on mice diagnosed with a severe breast cancer. Asparagine is an amino acid - a building block of protein - and takes its name from asparagus. Read More »

Does Drinking Hot Tea Increase Esophageal Cancer Risk?

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The practice of drinking tea is prevalent in China , where many people consume tea throughout the day as a substitute for plain water. If you only drink hot tea, don't worry. The participants who had been diagnosed with cancer were excluded along with the ones who had decreased their consumption of alcohol and tea as well as left smoking. Read More »

Why polar bears are starving?

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In this April 15, 2015 photo provided by the United States Geological Survey , a polar bear wearing a Global Positioning System video-camera collar lies on a chunk of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea. "This is an excellent paper that fills in a lot of missing information about polar bears", said Amstrup, who was not involved in the USGS research. Read More »

Flu shots recommended as season has yet to hit peak

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In turn, he has increased the number of physician assistants and doctors working each shift. The reason for this lapse is most likely because Australia's own flu season, which happened during our summer, did not have such severe versions of this disease. Read More »

First camp for Rohingya refugees returning to Burma will open next week

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A spokesperson from the un high commission for refugees said Myanmar also needed to address the underlying causes of the crisis and that refugees should only return when they feel it is safe for them. A group of refugees at the Kutupalong Rohingya camp near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh expressed doubt about the camps Myanmar has agreed to establish on its side of the border. Read More »

Kerber thrashes Sharapova to reach fourth round

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The Rod Laver Arena evening clash between the only two Grand Slam winners left in the women's draw had the feel of a showpiece final rather than a third-round clash but it was Kerber who rose to the occasion. "I will try to continue my run and playing good like I played also here like the last two matches". "I'm here because I'm motivated to get better at my craft". Read More »

Texas Sen. John Cornyn confident Congress will pass CHIP funding

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For months now, negotiations in Congress have stalled over how to pay for the program that covers 9 million low- and middle-income children. "With all of their policies that have driven up premium costs in the individual market, not just the mandate repeal but also cutting cost-sharing reduction payments, they made CHIP even more of a bargain than it already was", Joan Alker, the executive director of Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families, told TPM. Read More »

Bon Jovi to kick off tour in Denver in March

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Bon Jovi was the first band to headline at the Prudential Center , with 10 shows in October 2007. It's a sequel to the hit 2017 "House" tour. American Express Card Members can buy tickets in a pre-sale, beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. That road show was their fourth in six years to be ranked the No. 1 top-grossing tour in the world (a feat accomplished by only The Rolling Stones previously) with a total of $259.5 million. Read More »

More cases reported in deadly US E. coli outbreak; Canada outbreak over

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CDC and FDA will continue to update the public as more information on the outbreak source is uncovered. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration are trying to pinpoint the exact region of where the strain of E. However, in the United States, state and federal agencies stopped short of making that declaration, stating that the investigation is ongoing. "To avoid any confusion and in an abundance of caution, we have temporarily removed romaine lettuce from our restaurants in the USA ... Read More »

Critical Need for Donors — American Red Cross

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Extreme winter weather, seasonal illnesses and the busy holiday season contributed to more than 28,000 fewer #blood donations in Nov. & Dec. More than 150 drives were canceled across the country, including 10 in NY just last week. Donors of all blood types are needed. Individuals who are as young as 16 years of age (with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in general good health may be eligible to donate blood. Read More »

Donald Trump Doubles Down on 'Stable Genius' Tweet at Camp David

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Trump spoke to reporters at Camp David , NBC News reported , and said he felt compelled to write his tweets , saying, "I had a situation where I was a very excellent student; came out made billions and billions of dollars; became one of the top business people; went to television and for 10 years was a tremendous success, as you've probably had heard, ran for president one time and won". Read More »

The Racial Inequality in Cancer Deaths

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The most common cancers in men include prostate, lung and colorectal cancers, amounting to 42 percent of all diagnoses, while women most frequently face breast, lung and colorectal cancer. Yet, as rates of liver cancer diagnoses stabilize in men, they continue to climb quickly for women. The NCI is undertaking its largest-ever study on the topic to delve into how genetic and biological factors contribute to risk. Read More »