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West Indies wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs

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New Zealand: Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult. There seemed to be no ideal length to bowl in the early stages of the day when the pace and bounce of the pitch were slow and there was no movement from the seam. Read More »

Deputies Find Box of Kittens in Rubble After Lilac Fire

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Although the fire has not grown in size, there remained many smoldering and actively burning hot spots inside the fire perimeter. A 100-acre fire broke out in Riverside County on Thursday, one of six affected portions of Southern California. Read More »

Max Hospital was a 'habitual offender': Delhi Health Minister

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After wrongly declaring a baby dead, Delhi government on Friday announced the cancellation of Max Hospital's licence , reported the Janta ka reporter. "We have written the letter to the Chief Minister and sought revocation of the licence cancellation order of Max Hospital". We are not against private hospitals. Read More »

Manila to sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine

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Duque said in a recent television interview that the government would sue the company and ask for an indemnity fund for children who would contract severe dengue. She was first inoculated with Dengvaxia in March 2016 and received the third and last dose in August this year, the health minister said. According to Sanofi in Manila, 19 licences were granted for Dengvaxia, and it was launched in 11 countries, two of which (the Philippines and Brazil) had public vaccination programs. Read More »

Zuma responds to judge's order, set to appeal NPA Judgment

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Shaun Abrahams , who was in 2015 named by Zuma as director of public prosecutions , has often been criticized for allegedly protecting Zuma and his associates. President Jacob Zuma was barred by the court from selecting a new NDPP as he is facing criminal prosecution himself and is conflicted. Freedom under Law (FUL), Corruption Watch (CW) and the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) had gone to court seeking an order declaring Nxasana's removal invalid. Read More »

Ryan Reynolds To Play Detective Pikachu In Pokémon Live-Action Film

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Paper Towns's Justice Smith and Big Little Lies's Kathryn Newton are also set to appear in the live-action Pokémon film. Players compete in tournaments after collecting cute but powerful monsters called Pokemon . As for Reynolds , he will next reprise his role as the Merc with a Mouth in Deadpool 2 , which is due out June 1. The live-action film is based on the gaming franchise of the same name. Read More »

Gunmen abduct Plateau PDP chairman Damishi Sango, demand N100m

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Akans said the kidnappers have not contacted the family or PDP members. Mapis, according to the told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), quoted Sango as telling family members that the five of them were safe. "On reaching the vehicle, they found a telephone belonging to his son in the auto". Sango was abducted with his companions along Jere-Kagarko road in Kaduna state while travelling in a Lexus jeep which has now been stationed at the Jere police station. Read More »

Nigeria Army replaces Commander Operation Lafiya Dole

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Also media analysts, who view the transfer in the light of his performance in the theatre command told journalists that, his predecessor, Major General Lucky Irabor has left a big shoe that would take an extra effort by any General posted to carry. Read More »

First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

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This infection is particularly risky for children, older adults, and people with immune system disorders. The tests became necessary following what many have called mysterious deaths involving four students of the school in the past week. Read More »

Snow-Ice Warning Issued For Ireland

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The warning is valid for 24 hours from 4pm this afternoon. Meteorologists at Ronaldsway say such showers are hard to predict, but that 10cm to 15cm of snow is possible over higher ground, with 2cm to 5cm in lower areas. Friday: It will be a cold and frosty, but sunny start to the day. Motorists are urged to drive with care in today and tomorrow as a snow and ice warning is put in place for Donegal. Read More »

The latest link between hormonal contraceptives and breast cancer

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After all, it means that almost a quarter of American women are doing something that might increase their risk of developing breast cancer by a third-in theory. But by using computer databases from national health systems, which in Denmark are comprehensive, researchers can look at years of patient data far more cheaply, and with no risk of losing contact. Read More »

'SWAT' and 'Westworld' Halt Production Due to California Wildfires

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Los Angeles County is now facing two major fires as of Tuesday: the 11,000-acre Creek Fire and the 1,000-acre Rye Fire. HBO's " Westworld " is set to resume production on its second season after shutting down operations on Monday due to concern over wildfire activity in the vicinity of the show's set. Read More »

Osmania University suspends classes after protests on campus, exams postponed

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They pointed out the difference between Murali's handwriting and the writing in the reported suicide note . It said that he was committing suicide as he feared failing in the examination. Arunank, a member of Democratic Students Union in the campus alleged that the Telangana Government has been neglecting the development of the University resulting in degrading conditions of education in the University. Read More »

UNICEF Says 17 Million Babies At Risk From Toxic Air

Air pollution has known links to asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis and other respiratory infections. NEW DELHI | The united Nations has drawn Wednesday to sound the alarm about the dangers posed by air pollution to the developing brains of babies, a scourge that particularly affects the Asian. Read More »

Natural disaster hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi, Haryana

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As per media reports Vibrations were also felt in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla, Kullu and Mandi, and some parts of Punjab and Haryana. It is also known as the third most earthquake-prone city in India. However, no casualties have reported yet; the reports suggested Uttrakhand was the epicentre of the quake. According to the News Agency ANI , the center of the quake was in the depth of 30 kilometers. Read More »

Investigation continues as missing girls found

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The grandparents said Shaffer had spent the night with the four young girls in a tent about 150 yards from the storage containers they were using as their primary residence. "Shaffer also made statements he had left a firearm behind on the ground next to the barrels". Micha Coltharp talked to CBS Denver after her two boys have been recovered, but while her two daughters were still missing. Read More »

Listeriosis outbreak claims 36 lives in S

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Extra precautions such as regular hand- washing when dealing with food, cooking food thoroughly, using pasteurised milk products and keeping food at safe temperatures could assist in preventing its spread. He, however, said in July, doctors from neonatal units at the Chris Hani-Baragwanath and the Steve Biko Academic Hospital alerted the National Institute for Communicable Diseases about "unusually high numbers" of babies with listeriosis . Read More »

Model in Britain's sex-and-spy Profumo scandal dies at 75

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Her son, Seymour Platt, posted on Facebook that Keeler died Monday at a hospital near Farnborough in southern England. Her life is the subject of a BBC series which will be filmed next year and outlines her upbringing in Uxbridge, Middlesex where she was raised by her mother and stepfather. Read More »

Flu Season off to a fast start

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This year, it seems, the scientists may have gotten it wrong, according to the New England Journal of Medicine . CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the "nasal spray" flu vaccine, should not be used during the 2017-2018 flu season. Read More »

Surprise Chelsea man bags impressive Premier League season record

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In Group B , Bayern Munich defeated Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 but failed to find the four-goal winning margin needed to knock the French off top spot. For the Russians to pip Basel to the other qualifying spot they need to better the Swiss club's result away to pointless Benfica . Juventus , a finalist in two of the last three seasons, can go through with a win at Olympiakos in Group D on Tuesday or if Sporting Lisbon fails to beat Barcelona . Read More »

PayPal's TIO Networks says data breach affected 1.6M users

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That company, TIO Networks , was taken over by PayPal last summer. In a statement , the VP of Revenue Services for Duke Energy, Lesley Quick, said "This TIO Networks issue has possibly and unfortunately affected some of our customers, and we are doing all we can to help". Read More »

Open for business, partnerships with India: London Mayor Sadiq Khan

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Joining forces with global leaders in the endeavour to improve air quality in mega cities, Bengaluru will be hosting C-40 Summit in March next year. Data from the World Health Organisation suggests globally, air pollution is causing 6.5 million premature deaths every year, with cities across nearly every continent facing air pollution that breaches health guidelines. Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

About 986,008 shares traded. (SJI) has risen 23.64% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500. Marathon Oil Corporation is an exploration and production (E&P) company. Vetr downgraded the shares of MPC in report on Tuesday, August 11 to "Strong-Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4 with "Top Pick". Read More »

Dengue cases up, but no vaccine worries in Pangasinan

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The World Health Organization supported a decision by the Philippines Department of Health on Tuesday to suspend vaccinations with Sanofi's dengue drug Dengvaxia, the WHO said in a statement. Most sales have come from the Philippines through its government immunization program, and Brazil, where the state of Parana has seen a three-fold increase in dengue in the past few years. Read More »

Projected Vegas odds on Clemson-Alabama

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The Crimson Tide (11-1), which was idle this weekend after losing to rival Auburn in the Iron Bowl 26-14 two weeks ago, will play No. 1 seed and defending national champion Clemson (12-1) in the second of the two national semifinals January 1, in the Sugar Bowl from New Orleans. Read More »

Bryan Singer fired as director of Queen biopic starring Rami Malek

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Deadline , meanwhile, has reported that Fox has been sounding out directors to potentially step in and finish the movie, should that be required. In one instance, a cinematographer had to fill in to direct during a "non-showing" of Singer. As for the aforementioned clash between Singer and Malek, the tension came to a confrontation that didn't escalate to becoming physical, but did result in Singer throwing an unidentified object. Read More »

Eating This Amount of Cheese Is Good for Your Heart

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Soochow University has now found that cheese raises levels of so-called "good" cholesterol while reducing levels of "bad" cholesterol. He also warned that the creamier cheeses like camembert and brie are high in fat and are probably the best ones to stay away from. Read More »

National Influenza Vaccination Week runs today through December 9

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The virus has already killed five people in the Calgary area. You can enter your ZIP Code and find places to get vaccinated here. In September, World Health Organization flu advisers who met in Australia recommended updating future vaccines for the Southern Hemisphere to strengthen H3N2 protection. Read More »

Ashamed that Sri Lankan cricketers had to wear masks: Mamata

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At the time Sri Lanka were left with ten men on the park, with Sadeera Samarawickrama already off the field as a precautionary measure following a blow on the helmet when he was fielding at short-leg on Day One. "I will need to talk to the secretary and ask him to write to Sri Lanka Cricket". Tharoor, also a Lok Sabha member, cited the instance of the choking smog disrupting the third Test between Sri Lanka and India, saying it showed the severity of the pollution situation in the city. Read More »

Dogs smarter than cats

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A team of researchers from six different universities in the U.S., Brazil, Denmark, and South Africa contributed to the research. Scientists at Vanderbilt University have solved the age-old question: Which animal is smarter, cats or dogs? For example, the brain of a golden retriever has more neurons compared to the striped hyena, brown bear and African lion, even if the bear's cortex is three times bigger than the retriever's. Read More »

Buhari never banned from USA, Atiku lied - Presidency

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The presidential aide accused the former APC chieftain of distracting the President from serving the good people of Nigeria, saying Buhari was not competing with Atiku bearing in mind that it was not yet time for the election. The result has not been the change people had been promised or voted for, as in the last two years nearly 3 million Nigerians have lost their jobs. In earlier reaction to Atiku's departure from APC, Makarfi said, "He is a Nigerian and Nigeria's constitution ... Read More »