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Death toll from Harvey reaches at least 70

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Almost 200,000 homes have been affected by flood damage and almost 12,600 homes were completely destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , Reuters reported . Vice President Pence's Thursday visit to Texas contrasted with the president's previous approach, as Pence hugged members of the Rockport community, even rolling up his sleeves to clear away fallen trees. Read More »

Almost a Half Million Pacemakers could get Hacked

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Jude Medical's RF-enabled implantable cardiac pacemakers and has confirmed that these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow an unauthorized user (i.e. Abbott will continue to make updates and product enhancements across its devices as part of the company's ongoing commitment to provide safe, effective and secure products for patients. Read More »

Breezy and cool weather continues

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A strong cold front continues to press across eastern Kentucky, taking the showers and storms with it. Great weekend weather. Overnight lows will dip into the upper 50s. FRI/SAT/SUN: Lots of sunshine, with highs in the low 80s. The humidity creeps up a touch. It will be a shadow of its current self by that point in the game, so we can expect a damp one, and a little bit of wind perhaps. Read More »

Zika virus may possess 'potential cure for brain cancer'

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Since the Zika virus kills those fetal cells, maybe it would do the same to the tumor cells. Researchers believe these results bring a lot of hope for the development of a brain cancer treatment. For example, the researchers are considering genetically modifying the Zika virus to target just the tumor cells. The Zika-treated mice also lived longer than the ones who received a placebo. Read More »

Niger President visits Buhari in Daura

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Information Minister Lai Mohammed said in a statement Wednesday's meeting would not take place "due to inadequate time to prepare the documents". The president attended the Eid prayers where Hundreds of worshippers and supporters thronged the Daura prayer ground to catch a glimpse of President. Read More »

Boy's Heart Stopped After Taking One Bite of a Hot Dog

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The vagus nerve runs all the way from the brain all the way to the gut, and it helps both the heart and your digestive system work properly. Brugada syndrome is a genetically inherited condition that causes abnormal beating rhythms of your heart. Read More »

Goods train derails in Maharashtra; 3rd derailment in one day

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Earlier today, Rajdhani Express derailed in Delhi and Shaktipunj Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh (UP). None of the compartments were affected as only the engine, luggage brake and generator vehicle were went off the track.It was the third train accident on Thursday. Read More »

India road accidents in 10 charts

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Chennai saw the most accidents, at 7,486. The number of people not wearing seat belts who died during a road accident was another 5,638. With 11312 injuries this year, Odisha features among the top 13 states in the country in the category. Read More »

Malacañang to Trillanes: Prove Paolo Duterte is triad member

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Paolo Duterte, now vice mayor of southern Davao city, and lawyer Manases Carpio have not been directly implicated in the drug shipment. The senator said he received this information from an intelligence source overseas. Be very careful. Everybody has rights here. The vice mayor and Carpio, along with Davao Councilor Nilo "Small" Abellera, have been tagged as members of the so-called "Davao group" who allegedly facilitate the quick release of shipments through Customs. Read More »

Rohingyas illegal migrants, need to go: Rijiju

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In fact, no other country has accepted as much refugees as India", he said. "Why are we being accused of being very inhuman?" he asked, adding that global human rights organisations were unnecessarily targeting the Indian government. The statements comes in the wake of the Supreme Court hearing a petition by two Rohingya Muslims who sought a directive to the government not to deport them. Read More »

Tuface Idibia To Organize Concert For Makurdi Flood Victims In December

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The Vice President who is visiting the state on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari was recieved by the governor Samuel Ortom, and other top government officials. He appealed to the government to dredge River Benue and complete the Wurukum, Idye drainage system, which has been abandoned by the contractor. The governor conducted the Vice President round some of the areas affected by flood, said Benue people were happy with Federal Government's response to the flood disaster which has ... Read More »

Gas prices could continue to soar as Irma moves west

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In Massachusetts, GasBuddy said prices for regular unleaded have risen over the past week to a late-afternoon average of $2.73 - 34 cents above last week and the highest all year. "If you were a speculator in gasoline futures, you couldn't have drawn it up any better if you had some kind of Dr". " Iowa: $2.53, a rise from $2.30 a month ago and $2.24 a year ago". Read More »

Shocking - Buhari's Minister Endorses Atiku for 2019

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The post I Swear If Buhari Contest In 2019. "In a nation where politicians are quick to dump the people that assisted them to get to where they are, for political expediency, I have chosen to maintain a long standing family relationship with Abubakar, as well as Buhari, who I consider as a father". Read More »

Youngest Charles Manson follower recommended for parole

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Jerry Brown must review her case and decide whether to approve her release. Her attorneys argue that she was only 19 when she took part in the crimes and that she has been a model prisoner. Van Houten admitted a year ago during a parole hearing that she helped to hold down Rosemary LaBianca , and then proceeded to stab the woman more than a dozen times, Fox News reported . Read More »

Ryan Murphy Sells Nurse Ratched Series Starring Sarah Paulson to Netflix

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Murphy, Douglas, Aleen Keshishian, Margaret Riley, and Lighthouse Management Media's Jacob Epstein are executive producing, with Romansky getting a co-EP credit. The series will center on Nurse Ratched herself, played by Paulson. Paulson and Saul Zaentz Co.'s Paul Zaentz are attached to produce. Fox 21 will be the studio for the show. Read More »

Trump thinks Congress will come up with DACA fix

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President Donald Trump campaigned against the program previous year, promising to reverse President Barack Obama's executive order protecting the young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.by their parents. "I have a feeling that's not going to be necessary", Trump said . US President defended his decision to scrap DACA saying "American workers" must come first. Read More »

Toshiba says to build new chip facility in northern Japan

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Bowling Portfolio Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 28,930 shares. It has underperformed by 0.84% the S&P500. With Western Digital out of the running it can pursue its favoured buyers. 99 funds opened positions while 203 raised stakes. Whittier Of Nevada Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) for 102 shares. Read More »

Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protest against Myanmar

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Myanmar said that the Rohingya terrorists should be blamed for the mass migration of the Rohingya community since these terrorists had recently attacked important police posts and military bases in Myanmar . However, she broke her silence when she held a telephonic conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . "We don't want any more migrants, North-East shouldn't be used for further shelter of anybody including Rohingya Muslims", he said , echoing what appears to be ... Read More »

Nurses suspended for opening body bag to admire dead man's genitals

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According to Denver7 , the incident happened sometime between March 31 and April 3, 2017, but wasn't reported until May 8. At first, only two medical attendants were suspended, a representative for the healing center revealed to ABC 7. The nurses returned to work following the three-week suspension-though one has since left the hospital for unrelated reasons, per KDVR-and will have a record of the incident put in their employee files, says Rasmussen, who describes the punishment as "serious". Read More »

Jasmine Block located in Grant County

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Sarah Block, her mother, posted several messages to her Facebook friends and the followers of the page 'Help Find Jasmine Block , ' thanking everyone for their support. A reward of $7,000 had been offered for her safe return. Police say the girl has cognitive disabilities that make her vulnerable. Several agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, have been searching for Block for nearly a full month. Read More »

Trump consults with UK, Australia leaders on North Korea

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A 2012 deal between the two countries had limited South Korea's missiles to 800 kilometers and warheads to warheads of 500 kilograms. ANALYST TAKE: "Global stock markets appear to be in a period of nervous uncertainty, as the threat of another North Korean test looms large over any investors wishing to invest in risky assets", said Joshua Mahony, market analyst at IG. Read More »

Cow vigilantism: SC talks tough, asks states to curb violence

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The Supreme Court directed all state government today to appoint nodal officers who could look into cases involving cow vigilantism. The court had intervened in the ongoing controversy over cow protection and sought responses from the Centre and six states on the issue within three weeks in April. Read More »

Ghazipur landfill collapse: Will ensure garbage mountains-free Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

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Also, the sources are saying that the decision was taken by the EDMC because a tower of garbage at the Ghazipur landfill site in east Delhi collapsed on September 1, killing two persons. The Lt Governor also said that the NHAI would begin the process of lifting, segregating and processing the solid waste by November 2017, for which requisite processes were being fast-tracked, Kejriwal said. Read More »

Mom Donates 1000 Ounces of Breast Milk to Texas Flood Victims

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Whether you're pumping or feeding or however it may be, it's hard. And we're like momma bears. "We protect one another". Palmer says her milk is en route to Dallas in a deep freezer with milk donated by other Missouri mums. Blessing: Palmer built up the excess because birth defects meant Truett had to be fed by IV when tiny (left). "The least I can do is give back to someone in need". Read More »

Low carb, high-fat diet boosts memory but could cause weight gain

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A pair of new studies find that diets termed ketogenic that are classically low in carbohydrates can prolong life in adult male laboratory mice. Experts also point out that human studies of ketosis have been short-term because adhering to a keto diet for an extended period is extremely hard. Read More »

Swine flu death toll reaches 38

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With states witnessing an unprecedented spurt in swine flu cases and almost 1,100 succumbing to the H1N1 virus attack so far this year, the country seems to be in the grip of a major outbreak. 4 days before that she had been suffering from flu- like symptoms. Data from different states confirmed Maharashtra and Gujarat, which observed 488 and 343 deaths respectively to be the worst affected, followed by the states of Uttar Pradesh and Telangana. Read More »

Resident doctors embark on "total and indefinite" strike

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This directive was contained in a circular Ref. The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike. In a brief statement to make their stand known, the President of NARD, Onyebueze John, said they've chose to turn down government's offer and would go on strike until all their demands are met. Read More »

Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend found in Nevada, suspect sought

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According to the SBCSO, kidnapping suspect Joseph Hetzel, 52, dropped Paris off at the Railroad Pass Casino and Hotel and drove away. The sheriff's office released surveillance photos of Hetzel and Paris during the checkout process at the hotel, and it indicates that Paris continues to be held against her will. Read More »

Dozens protest DACA decision in downtown St. Louis

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In Arizona, there are nearly 28,000 people who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival protections. The Trump administration and other DACA opponents argue that it is up to Congress to decide how to deal with such immigrants. Read More »

West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes in county

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Those infected do not often show symptoms, however severe symptoms, such as fever, headaches, body aches, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash, may occur two to 14 days after a person is bitten. Lange said both the county and state health departments strongly urge the use of insect repellents when doing outdoor activities like gardening, yard work, camping and other leisure activities. Read More »

Samuels warns England's Stokes ahead of T20 clash

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The pair locked horns in the final of the Twenty20 World Cup in India past year April, when Brathwaite clobbered four successive sixes off the right-arm seamer in the final over to propel West Indies to a dramatic capture of the title. Jason Roy was dropped during the Champions Trophy, having scored 51 runs in eight innings, with Jonny Bairstow taking his place at opener for the semi-final, though Roy has subsequently rediscovered some form with Surrey. Read More »

Scientists Develop Camera That Can See Inside The Body

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The device is capable of detecting individual photons emitted from an endoscope's illuminated tip. This camera has been created to help doctors in tracking the medical tool endoscopes . It can also save the time that light takes to pass through the body, which means that it is able to find the precise location of the endoscope. Prof Kev Dhaliwal, of the University of Edinburgh, said: "It has vast potential for diverse applications, such as the one described in this work". Read More »

Briton held for sexual abuse of blind children

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Police said Mr Ward, who is married with a family in the United Kingdom, had been employed in a senior managerial position at Sterlite Technology Limited in Gurgaon until April 2017. An initial probe revealed Ward's name. Police sources said this was an attempt by the accused to save himself, but they have incriminating and even video evidence against him. Read More »