• Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive
Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive

The first urban case to be announced threatens to change that. The World Health Organisation, which is deploying vaccines in the country, had expressed concern about the disease reaching the north-western city, which would make the outbreak, already believed to have killed 23 people, far harder to tackle.

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  • Experimental Vaccine Will be Used against Ebola Outbreak in the DRC
Experimental Vaccine Will be Used against Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

The WHO has received approval to use an experimental Ebola vaccine, using a "ring vaccination" approach, around the epicenter of the oubreak in the Congo. Peter Salama, WHO's deputy director general for emergency preparedness and response. WHO experts say the outbreak has not yet met the criteria "of a public heath event of worldwide concern", whic...

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  • 'I don't know how they sleep' - Vicky blasts cancer docs
'I don't know how they sleep' - Vicky blasts cancer docs

By the time she had another smear test in 2014 she had cervical cancer . Yesterday evening the clinical director of Cervical Check, Dr Gráinne Flannelly stepped down. Health Minister Simon Harris has sent in a hit squad to investigate CervicalCheck. An audit of the files of 1,452 cervical cancer patients by CervicalCheck, Ireland's scre...

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  • Flash flood watch; enhanced chance of severe weather Saturday
Flash flood watch; enhanced chance of severe weather Saturday

Highs only in the low 60s for the afternoon on Monday too with breezy conditions. The Live 5 First Alert Weather team declared Sunday a First Alert Weather Day because of the possibility of severe weather. Behind the front, there will be another blast of cooler air moving in on Monday . Isolated thunderstorms are possible Monday aftern...

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  • Barcelona Legend Makes Huge Claim After Roma Defeat
Barcelona Legend Makes Huge Claim After Roma Defeat

Another big clash in the battle for European qualification comes at the Sanchez-Pizjuan on Saturday, with Villarreal looking to avenge their 3-2 defeat earlier to the season by Sevilla in what was one of LaLiga's games of the season so far.

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  • 16th victim of Humboldt Broncos crash dies in hospital
16th victim of Humboldt Broncos crash dies in hospital

I'm majoring in Media and Communication studies. Weldon says she is happy the entire nation is rallying around the Broncos. The death toll rose to 16 on Wednesday evening with news that trainer Dayna Brons had passed away. Herold played defence for the Pat Canadians, a Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League team, during the 2016-17 and 2017-2018...

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  • Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to become donors
Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to become donors

Good intentions are not enough to help the 4,500 people in Canada who now need a life-saving organ transplant, Gavsie said. Soon, the DMER will also organise a workshop for students who did not undersign the pledge form to donate their organs.

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  • Third Person Dead From Synthetic Pot In Illinois
Third Person Dead From Synthetic Pot In Illinois

It said possible symptoms from using the drugs are coughing up blood, blood in urine, severe bloody noses and bleeding gums. This comes a week after officials with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services sent out a warning to residents about the spike in issues linked to the use of synthetic marijuana containing brodifacoum in ...

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  • Three Michigan State basketball players raped woman in 2015, lawsuit claims
Three Michigan State basketball players raped woman in 2015, lawsuit claims

The lawsuit says the counselor responded differently to the report once the student said her rapists played for the MSU basketball team. Three ex-players pleaded guilty this past week to lesser charges stemming from a 2017 sexual assault of a woman in an apartment bathroom, according to the Washington Post.

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  • Kenya bounce second-string New Zealand out in Hong Kong Sevens semifinals
Kenya bounce second-string New Zealand out in Hong Kong Sevens semifinals

New Zealand's youthful men's sevens team have been put to the sword by Fiji in Hong Kong, crashing to a record-breaking 50-7 loss. Famed for a party atmosphere nearly unrivaled in the world of sport, Fiji enjoys the annual trip to Hong Kong more than most.

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  • Call for universal health coverage
Call for universal health coverage

Cristian Morales, representative on the island of the world (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), praised the comparable Cuban indicators with results from more developed nations, especially the infant mortality rate that registered four per one thousand born alive in 2017, the lowest in the Americas region.

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  • Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker
Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker

The tanker, whose owner Saudi shipping group Bahri did not immediately respond to a request for comment, was in worldwide waters when it came under attack at around 1330 local time (1030 GMT), the coalition has said. "But that shouldn't absolve or change the subject from the Saudi-led coalition's primary responsibility for Yemen's humanitarian cris...

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  • Steph Curry Will be Out at Least Three Weeks with MCL Sprain
Steph Curry Will be Out at Least Three Weeks with MCL Sprain

He rehabs his ankle for the last couple of weeks, gets that strong, and then the knee goes. In the third quarter, Warriors big man JaVale McGee elevated for a block attempt before crashing on the left leg of Curry, who began hopping and limping in pain before returning to the locker room.

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  • Tiger Woods comfortable contending after near-miss at Valspar Championship
Tiger Woods comfortable contending after near-miss at Valspar Championship

He got his stiffest challenge from Tolles, who was bogey-free before he three-putted the tough par-3 17th. With the 42-year-old making the ideal read and then executing; his ball curled deliciously into the centre of the cup as the gallery went berserk.

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  • Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened
Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened

Substantial increases in overdoses were seen nationwide, said the report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency departments can provide naloxone - a drug that combats overdoses - and recommend treatment to patients, making it an important frontline in the nation's opioid epidemic, the report said.

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  • E-cigarettes expose teens to cancer-causing chemicals
E-cigarettes expose teens to cancer-causing chemicals

Prof Rubinstein said kids should never use e-cigarettes, devices created to help people quit smoking giving the nicotine hit without exposing them to tobacco . They said teenagers who try vaping are poisoning themselves with numerous same chemicals that make traditional cigarettes so deadly. Rubinstein said that glycerin and propylene glycol, ...

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  • Listeria outbreak in S. Africa linked to processed meats
Listeria outbreak in S. Africa linked to processed meats

He announced the source of the outbreak as the Enterprise Food plant about 300 kilometers (185 miles) northeast of Pretoria. Yes, this is the largest ever recorded outbreak of this severe form of listeriosis globally. "There is no direct link with the deaths to our products", MacDougall told a news conference. In statements to reporters yest...

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  • North Korea threatens 'consequences' if military drills go ahead
North Korea threatens 'consequences' if military drills go ahead

North Korea says that if the United States provokes it, the regime will respond in its own way. "If the USA finally holds joint military exercises while keeping sanctions on the DPRK, the DPRK will counter the United States by its own mode of counteraction and the U.S.

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  • Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 million
Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 million

Dropbox has done very well over the past two years. While being one of the most anticipated tech IPOs for several years now, it has raised $600 million in funding. Dropbox became cash-flow positive in 2016, but recorded a loss of $111 million that year after pouring money back into its product development efforts.

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  • Louisville loses 2013 national championship after NCAA appeal fails
Louisville loses 2013 national championship after NCAA appeal fails

The school will vacate a total of 123 wins and pay fines totaling $600,000 after their appeal to the NCAA Infractions Committee, a process that began in June of a year ago, was rejected. Interim Louisville Athletics Director Vince Tyra expressed his regret. An adverse finding there could have stripped the Tar Heels of at least one national cham...

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  • Heavy rain causes minor flooding throughout Chicago area
Heavy rain causes minor flooding throughout Chicago area

Meteorologists say temperatures could fall near freezing in that region Tuesday night and into early Wednesday , resulting in possible brief freezing rain. Tobin said right now, our area is at a fine break-over point of whether we're going to actually experience flooding. High-standing water is being reported in many areas.

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  • 'Thought It Was an Explosion.' 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales
'Thought It Was an Explosion.' 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

The quake, which measured 4.7 on the Richter scale, happened at 2:31pm around eight miles from Swansea in South Wales. The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km.

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  • Oxfam sex abuse criticism disproportionate, chief executive says
Oxfam sex abuse criticism disproportionate, chief executive says

In an interview with the BBC's diplomatic correspondent James Landale, she switched to speaking in a Ugandan language to make an apology: "From the bottom of my heart forgive us, forgive Oxfam". I struggle to understand it. He also disclosed that one of the men sacked after being accused of using prostitutes was given a job reference from the cha...

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  • North Korea earned US$200 million by flouting United Nations sanctions
North Korea earned US$200 million by flouting United Nations sanctions

Investigators highlighted that North Korea "is already flouting the most recent resolutions by exploiting global oil supply chains, complicit foreign nationals, offshore company registries and the worldwide banking system", the document states.

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  • End of Congress rule in Karnataka imminent: Shah
End of Congress rule in Karnataka imminent: Shah

Stating that party workers are being informed about the bandh, Yeddyurappa said BJP was not calling for a state-wide bandh, but for a bandh in those districts on the day Rahul Gandhi would visit them. Shah, while addressing a Parivartana rally here, assured that the BJP government would bring the culprits to justice after coming to power in the s...

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  • White House Physician: Trump's Cognitive Exam Came Back
White House Physician: Trump's Cognitive Exam Came Back "Normal"

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump's physical health. Lindsey O. Graham, R-S.C., was at the infamous meeting with Trump and told others about his racist language. The White House said Trump had no intention of apologizing.

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  • Seven Ethnic Rakhines Killed After Myanmar Police Fire on Protest Crowd
Seven Ethnic Rakhines Killed After Myanmar Police Fire on Protest Crowd

But the clashes came on the same day as a repatriation agreement was signed between Myanmar and Bangladesh to start the return of some 655,000 Rohingya refugees from squalid camps back over the border. The Rohingya, described by the United Nations as the world's most persecuted people, have faced heightened fears of attack since dozens were killed ...

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  • An activist projects 's**thole' & poop emojis on Trump's hotel
An activist projects 's**thole' & poop emojis on Trump's hotel

Bell has a history of projecting anti-Trump messages on the Trump hotel as well has the Department of Justice. "The president distracts us from politics that are harming us", Bell added in his expletive-laden protest projection. An arrow, also apparently projected on the building, points to the arched doorway. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the ...

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  • Trump blasts Democrats as 'all talk and no action' on fixing DACA
Trump blasts Democrats as 'all talk and no action' on fixing DACA

The Trump administration has resumed accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a programme that protects certain illegal immigrants from deportation, renewal requests as a result of a federal court order. Republican Senator David Perdue, who was at the same White House meeting and had said he did not recall whether Trump made the c...

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  • Millie Bobby Brown to Play Sherlock's Sister in ENOLA HOLMES MYSTERIES
Millie Bobby Brown to Play Sherlock's Sister in ENOLA HOLMES MYSTERIES

And don't worry, unlike supervillain Eurus Holmes - Sherlock's sister as played by Sian Brooke in the BBC's modern adaptation - Enola isn't out to hinder her brother's work. Producing the series through her own company, PCMA Productions, the precocious 13-year-old will be one of the youngest Hollywood stars ever to land a producer credit on a fea...

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  • Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder
Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder

According to a beta draft from the World Health Organization, the disorder is qualified as a "pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior" either online or offline, that basically takes over a gamer's "life interests and daily activities", despite possible consequences.

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  • Life expectancy again falls in United States as opioid deaths rise
Life expectancy again falls in United States as opioid deaths rise

The report also found death rates - calculated from the number of deaths per 100,000 people - actually rose among young adults between 2015 and 2016. The drug overdose problem is a public health problem and it needs to be addressed. "It sounds like a small amount, but when you extend that across 300 million people, and the hardship starts to add ...

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  • New estimate shows higher global rate of deaths from flu
New estimate shows higher global rate of deaths from flu

It's still early in the flu season , but three USA states, Louisiana, Mississippi and SC, are experiencing high "Influenza-Like Illness" activity. This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective at protecting people against one of the most common, nasty strains of the flu . As the vaccine for this year's northern hemisphere flu season is th...

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  • Pima County flu cases 7x what they were this time previous year
Pima County flu cases 7x what they were this time previous year

The Health District keeps a list online of pharmacy and drugstore locations where flu shots are available. This may be why so many people got the flu despite getting immunized. And just a third of pregnant women have received the shot. People who have the flu often experience all or numerous following symptoms: fever, chills, cough, sore throat...

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  • More than 1,00000 crimes against children reported in 2016
More than 1,00000 crimes against children reported in 2016

The data says 737 cases of crime against women are under police investigation in the UT, of which 323 cases were pending from previous years. Though the rape cases saw a marginal decline in AP past year, the NCRB data have highlighted another dubious trend.

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