• West Nile warning issued in southeastern Saskatchewan after positive tests
West Nile warning issued in southeastern Saskatchewan after positive tests

The man in his 20s became ill on July 8 with a headache, body ache, and a stiff neck-symptoms consistent with the virus. Authorities have detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes in the city of New Orleans , Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office announced Friday (Sept.

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  • Billion Tons of Plastic Made Since 1950 - and Most is Now Trash
Billion Tons of Plastic Made Since 1950 - and Most is Now Trash

Recent figures from Recycle Now show that Britain bins around 16 million plastic bottles a day and If a year's worth of the UK's unrecycled plastic bottles were placed end to end, they'd reach around the world 31 times, covering just over 780,000 miles.

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  • Tropical Storm Don fuels Twitter jokes about president
Tropical Storm Don fuels Twitter jokes about president

Right now, the storm is located near Barbados and has weakened significantly, and is barely still qualified as a tropical storm . Little change in strength is forecast for Don during the next 48 hours. The National Hurricane Center issued a public advisory on Don at 11 a.m. Tuesday. A tropical storm warning means tropical storm conditions - wi...

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  • Jagga Jasoos' is a well-executed film: Amitabh Bachchan
Jagga Jasoos' is a well-executed film: Amitabh Bachchan

Though the numbers showed a slight hike from the previous day, trade pundits expected Jagga Jasoos to earn over Rs 14 crore, while the film made Rs 12.5 crore. At the end of its first-weekend film's total box office collection came out to be Rs 33.17 crore, with day 3 making the most money, 13.07 crore, out of previous two days.

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  • USA advisory panel endorses 'breakthrough' gene therapy for child cancer
USA advisory panel endorses 'breakthrough' gene therapy for child cancer

These reprogrammed T-cells are then frozen again at the Novartis plant and sent back to the patient's treatment center, where they are reintroduced via IV drip back into the patient. An approval decision for the Kite CAR-T is expected on November 29. "In those settings, the downstream effect [of triggering a secondary cancer] is conceivable",...

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  • Taylor review urges employers to promote
Taylor review urges employers to promote "good work" for all

Critics suggested the changes would do little to protect workers, who have already had success gaining protections via court challenges. But the review stops short of recommending major changes in employment regulation and adopts an approach that is ostensibly business-friendly.

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  • Trump at G20 with Mexican President: Mexico 'Absolutely' Paying for Border Wall
Trump at G20 with Mexican President: Mexico 'Absolutely' Paying for Border Wall

Pena Nieto canceled a meeting with Trump that was scheduled for January 31, amid the controversy regarding the construction and the payment of the wall. US-Mexican relations have meanwhile nosedived since Trump entered the White House in January. Trump and Peña Nieto were meeting in Germany at the G-20 Summit happening today.

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  • Illinois Entering Year Three With No Budget
Illinois Entering Year Three With No Budget

Some House leaders expected after meetings Friday night and Saturday morning that the chamber would proceed with a final vote and a roll call on a $5 billion income-tax increase to support it. Friday, the House passed one major slice of the budget plan: the spending bill. While a tax hike is always controversial, stakes are higher given both the ...

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  • Have Legally Ended Their Lives Under California's New Right-To-Die Law, Report Says
Have Legally Ended Their Lives Under California's New Right-To-Die Law, Report Says

More than 100 people have legally ended their lives since California enacted a right-to-die law a year ago, according to a new report . The 2016 law made it legal for terminally ill patients to take drugs to end their lives. More than 94 percent of the patients had health insurance, including 57 percent on Medicare, Medicaid or California's Me...

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  • Machine learning enters Tour de France
Machine learning enters Tour de France

At the end of each Tour de France , the most combative cyclist of the whole race is given the "super-combativity" award. Mark Cavendish could become the out-right leading stage victor, while Peter Sagan will look to continue his dominance of the points classification.

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  • House votes to strengthen illegal immigration laws
House votes to strengthen illegal immigration laws

The House also voted, 257-167, in favor of legislation increasing penalties for those who re-enter the US after being deported. Kathryn Steinle was shot dead at San Francisco's Pier 14 while out for an evening stroll with her father along the waterfront.

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  • Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death
Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

One of Mrs Castile's legal representatives said she did not want a trial to "exacerbate and reopen bad wounds". The settlement will also allow the family, the city and community to work towards healing, Mr Bennett said. The 29-year-old Latino officer's statement was referenced repeatedly by prosecutors throughout his trial as evidence of what t...

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  • Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

The agency looked at collision claims in Washington, Oregon and Colorado before and after respective legalization took place, comparing claim frequency with five neighboring states: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. According to the group's statistics, crash rates have spiked in Colorado, Washington and OR by 16 percent, 6.2 percent, and 4...

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  • One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes
One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes

However, the GJM has condemned all sorts of violence in the region and said that miscreants, rather than GJM volunteers, were involved in the violence. Police said GJM supporters threw stones, bottles at government forces, who responded by using teargas and resorting to baton charging. Cops realised around 11.15 am that they were heavily outnumbe...

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  • Trump to announce changes in Cuba policy
Trump to announce changes in Cuba policy

It is time for Trump to try something new. "Trump's anticipated plans to roll back President Obama's rapprochements with Cuba to appease the shrinking hard-liners in the Cuban-American community, would completely undermine the now accelerated movement toward democracy in Cuba, which has been fueled by greater cultural exchange and access to u...

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  • Connecticut House of Representatives debates legalizing marijuana
Connecticut House of Representatives debates legalizing marijuana

On the other hand, the second bill of the gambling package will allow Sportech Venues to hold eight additional off-track betting licenses , raising the off-track betting locations throughout the state from the current 18 to 24. The House then approved a companion bill, by a vote of 77-72. The tribes have warned that thousands of jobs and millions ...

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  • Pakistan can't take Kashmir to ICJ: Sushma
Pakistan can't take Kashmir to ICJ: Sushma

India has not signed PCA under duress or any other reason, but exclusively for the environment", Sushma Swaraj said. Saying that protecting the nature is 5,000 years old tradition of India, the minister made it clear whether the USA stays in the deal or not, India would be there.

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  • Ireland's likely next PM would be first gay, minority leader
Ireland's likely next PM would be first gay, minority leader

Leo Varadkar is on track to take over the leadership of Ireland's ruling Fine Gael Party today, making him the next Taoiseach or Prime Minister. "I think if my election as leader of Fine Gael today has shown anything, it is that prejudice has no hold in this Republic", he said, to applause and cheering at Dublin's Mansion House.

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  • Gujarat Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017
Gujarat Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017

Last year, a total of 67.06 per cent students appeared for the exam which was an increase of 5.5 per cent from 2015 SSC exam. At least 11,02,625 had appeared for the Class examination that was held between March 15 and March 25, 2017. Candidates can also visit Jagranjosh page for fast and easy access to their results. Click on the link and ente...

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  • Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill
Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill

Scott, a Republican, said he was not "philosophically opposed" to legalization, but he still had concerns-mostly regarding public safety and children's health-that the bill did not adequately address. Scott said he was sending the bill back the legislature with suggestions for changes. Bennington County Sen. Dick Sears is the chairman of the Sena...

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  • North Carolina gerrymandered districts suppressed black votes, Supreme Court rules
North Carolina gerrymandered districts suppressed black votes, Supreme Court rules

They also said the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel has created a legally unsafe environment for him to cooperate with the Senate panel's investigation. In recent years, the vast majority of African-American voters have historically voted Democrat, which can cause some confusion when trying to differentiate between standa...

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  • 5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers
5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

Russia's Interior Ministry released a statement Friday acknowledging a ransomware attack on its computers, adding that less than 1% of computers were affected, and that the virus was now "localized" and being destroyed. Computer security experts have assured individual computer users who have kept their operating systems updated that they are rel...

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  • Doctors Warn of Painful Parasite Hiding in Your Sushi
Doctors Warn of Painful Parasite Hiding in Your Sushi

Anisakiasis is a parasitic disease caused by the consumption of contaminated raw or undercooked fish or seafood. The man's symptoms cleared up after the larva was removed. This inner vision revealed a swollen intestinal membrane with a firmly attached parasite , its end penetrating the stomach. Some people will develop complications, including...

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  • Mercedes upgrades for F1 Spanish Grand Prix enter Formula 1 loophole territory
Mercedes upgrades for F1 Spanish Grand Prix enter Formula 1 loophole territory

Hamilton's best effort of one minute and 20.802 seconds saw him finish 0.090 secs ahead of Bottas - a victor last time out in Russian Federation - with Kimi Raikkonen leading Ferrari's effort in third and Vettel trailing only in fourth. "And now it's done, I just want to do it again and again". "If from here to September-October we are in a posit...

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  • AMBER Alert issued for missing Hampton infant and mother possibly abducted
AMBER Alert issued for missing Hampton infant and mother possibly abducted

Police say the child's mother may also have been abducted. And in a similar case to what police are suspecting with the ongoing Hampton, VA Amber Alert, the most recent success story documented on the fact sheet took place on November 11 of a year ago, when the abductor of two young siblings in Tempe, Arizona, was arrested, with both children safel...

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  • South Korea's Moon floats summit. Will North bite?
South Korea's Moon floats summit. Will North bite?

NY [U.S.], May 11:: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has established a dedicated unit to address the concerns of Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile and to monitor the behaviour of its unpredictable leader Kim Jong-un. "It is the only way to protect the peace of the Korean Peninsula and the region", Choe told Sky on Wednesday. He add...

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  • UN Secretary General Calls to Avoid Humanitarian Tragedy in Somalia
UN Secretary General Calls to Avoid Humanitarian Tragedy in Somalia

About 2.9 million Somalis are facing starvation, and 6.2 million need aid after drought withered crops, killed livestock and dried up waterholes in East Africa, the U.N.'s World Food Programme says. The Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed, said al-Shabaab could be defeated in two years but urged more countries to forgive Somalia's...

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  • Uncertainty prevails over India's participation in Champions Trophy
Uncertainty prevails over India's participation in Champions Trophy

However, post all these conspiracies, the recent news claim that India is ready to set the foot on the ground from 1st of June, 2017. "The BCCI SGM unanimously decided that the Indian cricket team will participate in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy", read a statement.

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  • Iowa High Court Blocks Abortion Waiting Period
Iowa High Court Blocks Abortion Waiting Period

Branstad announced Friday that he'd sign the bill Tuesday despite arguments from opponents that expanding fireworks sales would lead to more injuries and property damage. The abortion bill that Branstad said he'll sign was pushed through the Legislature over the opposition of most Democrats. A signing ceremony is slated for 8:30 a.m., at the stat...

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  • Qureshi, the suspected ISI agent, had been held during Gujarat riots
Qureshi, the suspected ISI agent, had been held during Gujarat riots

Resident of Faizabad's Khwaspura locality, Ali was arrested on a tip-off provided by military intelligence and state intelligence agency, said Arun. Qureshi had allegedly deposited money in the bank account of Aftab Ali, another ISI agent, in Lucknow for carrying out espionage activities, he said.

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  • New Directions Behavioral Health Delivers New Resources for Mental Health Month
New Directions Behavioral Health Delivers New Resources for Mental Health Month

The Defeat Depression Campaign is a national fundraising campaign created to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of local mental health programs and services. "Mental illness is a sign of weakness". The Agassiz-Harrison Defeat Depression event needs participants to walk, to run, to join in support of a great cause.

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  • CBI raids Mumbai IT Commissioner, five others, recovers Rs 1.5 crore cash
CBI raids Mumbai IT Commissioner, five others, recovers Rs 1.5 crore cash

The trust denied the allegations. CBI sources said the agency had received inputs about the bribe demand by Prasad and was keeping surveillance on all the actors in the case. Parikh contacted Mr. Jain and asked him to collect it. Jain is said to have got in touch with another person and enquired about the delivery of the money.

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  • New Womb-Like Device Aims to Reduce Infant Mortality
New Womb-Like Device Aims to Reduce Infant Mortality

The foetus - breathing liquid, as it would in the womb - lies in a clear-plastic sack filled with a synthetic amniotic fluid. " These infants have an urgent need for a bridge between the mother's womb and the outside world ", Alan Flake , Specialist Surgeon, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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  • Clement: Stoke clash is a must-win game
Clement: Stoke clash is a must-win game

Two points ahead of Swansea , Hull City are Swansea's main relegation rival. The defeat, Stoke's fifth in their last six league outings, came to typify that of a team left with little to play for this season, with the Potters in relative safety sat 11th in the Premier League.

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  • FDA Warns Against Medicine That Can Be Fatal To Kids
FDA Warns Against Medicine That Can Be Fatal To Kids

Nursing mothers should also avoid using these drugs, since they can pass unsafe levels of opioids to their babies through their breast milk, the agency said . Youths ages 12 through 18 who are obese or have obstructive sleep apnea (blocked airflow during sleep) or a weakened respiratory system shouldn't take codeine or tramadol.

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