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Birds test positive for West Nile Virus

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Four of the chickens have tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus, the first detection in Santa Barbara County this year, but no human cases have been reported, officials said. Humans, horses, and other animals can become infected with the virus if bitten by an infected mosquito. Most people who are infected do not get sick from WNV. Read More »

Okala backs Eagles for Russian Federation glory

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Nigeria manager, Gernot Rohr has revealed he is elated working with the Super Eagles, after the three-time African champions became the first African country to qualify for the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. Daniel Akpeyi - The World Cup is something you want to enjoy till maybe the final game, so avoiding the strong teams won't be bad, but I will love us to face Argentina, we need to avenge the pain they have inflicted on us in the past. Read More »

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years - World Health Organization report

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The almost 200 million children classified as moderately or severely underweight also continue to pose a major public health challenge, the report's authors said. World Health Organization has already recommended a 20% tax on sugary drinks to reduce consumption. Co-researcher Dr Harry Rutter, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: "This is a huge problem that will get worse". Read More »

More Than 100 Hippos Died Because of Anthrax Outbreak

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We suspect an anthrax outbreak, but our veterinary team is still to confirm that, ' deputy director of the park Apollinaris Kannyinga told the Namibian . mi. He went to explain that outbreaks like this "mainly occurs when the level of the river is so low". Anthrax outbreaks are fairly common among animals, even large mammals. Read More »

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Names New Finance Minister Amid Currency Crunch

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Chinamasa was appointed finance minister in 2013 after Mugabe was re-elected and his move to head a newly created ministry of cybersecurity, threat detection and mitigation was unexpected. Mrs Mugabe herself and Mr Mnangagwa are the front-runners and their rivalry has split the governing Zanu-PF. In August, Mr Mnangagwa was airlifted to South Africa after he suffered a bout of vomiting and diarrhoea during a rally addressed by the president, sparking claims from his supporters that he was ... Read More »

11-year-old's touching reaction to adoption news captured on school's camera

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The reaction of Tannah Butterfield, 11, to learning that her foster parents would be adopting her was caught on camera on October 2 by her school's video surveillance in South Jordan, Utah . Tannah's soon-to-be mom is grateful for the video. "I said, 'You get your forever family, honey, '" Alexander told local news station KSL . "We did the right thing". Read More »

Zerorez joins in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Denise will be at the store on Thursday, October 19, she wants to give back to the hospital after they cared for her during her treatment, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and underwent surgery and radiotherapy treatment. All women 40 and older should have a yearly clinical breast exam. BRCA has been nicknamed the " Angelina Jolie gene " after the actress publicly revealed that she had undergone a mastectomy after learning that she was at 87% risk of developing breast cancer. Read More »

Sugar tax expected in Budget 2018

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An extra €500 million (£447 million) for direct building programme will see 3,000 additional new build social houses by 2021. -Additional €18 million for emergency accommodation. Resources have been allocated to allow for the recruitment of an extra 800 gardai and 500 civilians during 2018, the minister announced. There will be a €5 euro per week increase in social welfare payments as well as a €5 increase to the pension from March next year. Read More »

Sisi splashes out $85000 for Egypt's World Cup qualifiers

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Al-Sisi had special praise for match-winner Mohamed Salah, who scored a penalty in injury time to secure the qualification. Millions of Egyptians took to the streets chanting slogans and waving the country's flag, after a 2-1 win against Congo on Sunday. Read More »

Chicago man blinded in one eye by baseball sues the sport

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At one point during the August 29 game, a line-drive foul ball went into the stands and slammed into Loos's face. The injury left him temporarily blind, and he may lose his left eye. "Fans are the life-blood of Major League Baseball (and) there should be nothing more important than their safety", said Loos, a resident of the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg. Read More »

CDC issues travel notice for Madagascar due to plague outbreak

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During or after travel to Madagascar, travelers should be alert for symptoms of plague, and if they appear, seek medical care and inform the provider about their travel to Madagascar. The WHO is also supporting preparedness activities in seven high-risk countries that took part in a recent basketball tournament and have trade and travel connections to Madagascar: South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Mauritius, Comoros, Seychelles, and Reunion. Read More »

Shares Holding Above Moving Averages: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

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The stock's average target of $39.88 is 0.63% above today's ($39.63) share price. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. Gibraltar Capital Inc holds 4.36% or 129,303 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 146,646 shares. (NASDAQ:QCOM). Macquarie holds 0.04% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM, Inc. Read More »

Alert Indian peacekeepers repulse Congo rebel attack

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Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed and several more wounded in an attack Monday in eastern Congo by suspected Ugandan rebels of the ADF group, said a U.N. At present India has a total of 2,664 military personnel deployed in Congo under the United Nations mission there and India has been a major contributor to United Nations peacekeeping missions with almost 7,600 military and police personnel in United Nations peace operations in countries like Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the ... Read More »

Woman accused of leaving toddler in hot auto while visiting inmate

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The toddler was in the auto for about 20 minutes with the heat index at 110 degrees, police said. Orange County Deputy Ingrid Tejada-Monforte said corrections officials found the child while making rounds at the jail. They then tracked down Etienne who was inside visiting an inmate. "We tried to speak with her but she had nothing to say". Earlier in the day, Etiennne sat in the jail lobby with her back to reporters. Read More »

A Daily Serving Of Bananas And Avocados Might Prevent Heart Problems

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, killing around in the country every year. Co-author of the study, Paul Sanders, said: " The findings have important translational potential since they demonstrate the benefit of adequate potassium supplementation on prevention of vascular calcification in atherosclerosis-prone mice, and the adverse effect of low potassium intake". Read More »

New digital mental health gateway launched

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A separate piece of research of 1,037 respondents to coincide with World Mental Health Day found that presenteeism was an ongoing problem. Awareness of mental health has clearly grown and, encouragingly, an increasing number of people feel comfortable opening up about their mental health to others. Read More »

FTSE 100 firms focusing on mental health see financial results

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The study conducted by YouGov on behalf of Age UK has found that the scale of mental health issues facing the older population is considerable, with 7.7 million people reporting symptoms of depression and around the same number (7.3 million) saying they have experienced anxiety. Read More »

New Zealand police apologise for tweeting joke about road fatalities

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Social media regret is real and is certainly being felt the social media team of the New Zealand Police. New Zealand Police tweeted an apology shortly after, saying that its earlier post was "wrong & insensitive". 'Yes some clown from the NZ Police Dept is trying to be amusing about people dying in road crashes but failing spectacularly. We've all posted something on social media we regret , it's part of living in this modern world. Read More »

Louise Redknapp confirms she and Jamie are living apart

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Karen, who partied with Louise last weekend at the wedding of Strictly dancers Aljaz Skorjanec, 27, and Janette Manrara, 33 , added: "I feel really, really sad to hear what's going on". And that is when the s**t hit the fan. 'I totally take my hat off to her, she's held a dignified silence until now'. "Why she couldn't go on tour and say, "Look, I've supported you for years but I'm gonna go do Strictly and do this tour and I need you to back me up". Read More »

Chiefs still like their options if Travis Kelce can't play against Steelers

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Tyreek Hill returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown. Smith's 11 touchdown passes are tied for the most without an interception of any player through five games since 1966. "All I want to do is be out there on that field for my teammates and this city". Even on Houston's last touchdown drive, had Stephen Anderson somehow scored instead of being tackled at the one, the Texans would have lined up for another onside kick attempt with a chance to keep the miracle alive. Read More »

Knowingly exposing sexual partners to HIV no longer a felony in California

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When most of these laws were passed, there were no effective treatments for HIV and discrimination against people living with HIV was rampant. An analysis by CDC and Department of Justice researchers found that, by 2011, a total of 67 laws explicitly focused on persons living with HIV had been enacted in 33 states.3 These laws vary as to what behaviors are criminalized or result in additional penalties. Read More »

Mom Case Against Houston School After Daughter Expel For Sitting During Pledge

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India Landry has sat for the Pledge hundreds of times without incident but this time she was immediately expelled by principal Martha Strother on Monday. " It's not obviously what's going on in America today ", India told KHOU . No additional details were available from the school or district. "I'm proud of her for standing up to what she believes in". Read More »

Flu Shot Clinic Tuesday at Webster County Courthouse

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People are indoors more often and are exposed to others more frequently because they are in a closed environment. There are now two different types of Pneumonia vaccines available: one is the Pneumococcal-23 and the other is Prevnar-13. SENIOR leaders from the NHS and Isle of Wight Council are urging those most at risk from flu to take up the offer of a free vaccine . "Certain groups in our community - particularly the young, the elderly and those with co-existing illness - are extremely ... Read More »

Officer critically injured in crash preceded by vehicles racing, police say

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Police said the Mercedes went through a restricted access crossover at mile marker 8.8 and into oncoming southbound traffic, hitting a red 2003 Harley-Davidson driven by Louis Remigio, 55 of Tewksbury, Mass. Two others, Jay Coombs, 50, of South Portland and Scott Chertoff, 30, of Flemington, New Jersey, received damage to their vehicles after driving through several pieces of debris at the scene. Read More »

Delhi Shocker As Nigerian Brutally Beaten

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However, the video shows the mob hitting the Nigerian man with sticks unabated even as he pleaded for mercy. Horrifying visuals have surfaced, showing a Nigerian native being tied to a post and thrashed mercilessly by a mob in Delhi's Malviya Nagar. Read More »

Philippines to start extradition process for New York plotter: minister

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Salic was arrested in the Philippines in April and Washington had requested his extradition, the US Department of Justice said. "It only means that we have to begin the extradition proceedings being requested". Salic was an orthopaedic surgeon associated with a hospital in Cagayan de Oro City, the complaint said. It was reported in The Manila Times yesterday that Salic had transferred sums ranging from US$180 to US$583 to several countries between February 2015 and June 2016, including ... Read More »

Sydney Nurse Dies of Pneumonia On Honeymoon Fiji

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Mrs Clarke grew up in Killarney Heights and worked for years at the Kirribilli Club where the couple celebrated their wedding in April. She passed away on Friday, with blood tests revealing that the disease was not in fact the cause of her death. Read More »

Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, NCR on Diwali

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The license of firecrackers manufacturers have also been suspended till November 1 in wake of the pollution caused in the city due to bursting of firecrackers in the region. The top court by its 2016 order while banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers had directed the cancellation of licences granted for the sale of fire crackers. Read More »

Godhra train burning incident: Gujarat High Court's verdict likely today

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The high court today also ordered the state government and the railways to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of those killed in the train burning incident. On March 1, 2011, a special SIT court had convicted 31 people, accepting the prosecution's argument that the train burning was not an accident but part of a conspiracy. Read More »

Zimmer "anticipates" Bradford will start on MNF vs. Bears

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After a hot start to the year, Minnesota finished the year 7-8, missing out on the postseason. "So I'll just go out there and try to have fun". They will look to move forward Monday night against the Bears . Join the With the First Pick team! Here is a sleeper at the TE position this week. The Vikings have given up 26 catches for 208 yards and 2 TDs to opposing TEs through the first four weeks. Read More »

Virat Kohli reunites with MS Dhoni's daughter, Ziva

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India have taken a 1-0 lead in the ongoing three-match T20 series. Indian team captain, Virat Kohli praises the bowlers for a splendid performance at the first twenty-twenty global in Ranchi at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA). Read More »

TFN Review: Star Wars Made Easy By Christian Blauvelt From DK

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According to a new video by Mike Zeroh [see below] the next trailer will be released on October 9 in the US. Each movie chapter up until The Last Jedi begins with "At a glance" and "A closer look" sections, providing a pictorial roadmap of the main beats of each episode of the saga and more in-depth analysis of the key plot points respectively. Read More »