• S/African to die by hanging for spying in South Sudan
S/African to die by hanging for spying in South Sudan

South Sudan's government spokesman say it needs to "investigate the reality" of the UN's report because "most of those types of reports are cut and paste". Retired army colonel William John Endley was a former adviser to ex-vice-president Riek Machar, whose rebel forces have been fighting against the government of President Salva Kiir since 2013.

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  • Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study
Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study

Sales of vaping devices and e-cigarettes, which heat up nicotine-filled liquid into an aerosol that is then inhaled, have grown into a more than $8 billion per year worldwide behemoth, Bloomberg reported . During the study, researchers had worked on the sample which tells that the concentrations are higher than the limits based according to heal...

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  • Number of flu cases in Bay County dropping
Number of flu cases in Bay County dropping

Beginning with the 2016-17 season, then, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices chose to not recommend the spray because of its poor performance compared with the flu shot, and that decision was repeated for this season. The latest flu numbers are out and it seems the virus has hammered Alberta this season. "Even an egg-based vaccine is...

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  • Mumbai surgeons remove heaviest brain tumour
Mumbai surgeons remove heaviest brain tumour

A team comprising of six surgeons of Nair's Hospital in Mumbai have managed to operate on a 31 year old man's tumor and successfully remove it too. Nadkarni said Pal received 11 units of blood during the operation and that, for three days following the procedure, he had to be on a ventilator to breathe.

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  • Wolff would cut off Halo with a chainsaw
Wolff would cut off Halo with a chainsaw

I'm fit and ready to take [the new car] where it needs to go". Lewis Hamilton is hoping Mercedes' new W09 has retained the qualities of its predecessor and "ironed out a lot of its creases" to perform consistently. "I'm really excited because there were some races - like Silverstone - that were very successful for us, but then there were so...

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  • Study links alcohol use disorders, dementia risk factors
Study links alcohol use disorders, dementia risk factors

Image for representational purposes only. The World Health Organisation defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams of pure alcohol per day for men and 40 grams for women. "If all these measures are implemented widely, they could not only reduce dementia incidence or delay dementia onset, but also reduce all alcohol-attributa...

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  • Team Kejriwal says Dalit & Muslims targeted as BJP protests — AAP vs bureaucrats
Team Kejriwal says Dalit & Muslims targeted as BJP protests — AAP vs bureaucrats

The arrested MLAs, backed by their party, have denied any wrongdoing. They have submitted it is a political gimmick. There was also swelling behind the ears, reported NDTV. Hussain's assistant personal secretary was beaten up, according to multiple video clips from the Secretariat. The AAP alleged the chief secretary was making false allegations ...

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  • Kratom blamed for salmonella outbreak in 20 states
Kratom blamed for salmonella outbreak in 20 states

The CDC has linked kratom as the likely source of the outbreak, as 8 out of 11 individuals who were interviewed reported consuming the plant via pills, powder, or tea. Kratom is native to Malaysia, where the leaves of the kratom plant are crushed to make tea, smoked, chewed, or taken as capsules. Herbal products are attaining popularity in ...

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  • Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly
Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

Belcher's Tuesday victory marks the 37th state legislative seat that Democrats have picked up since Trump was elected. The election was held in the wake of a pastor-turned-politician Dan Johnson's suicide, which occurred two days after the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published accusations that he sexually assaulted a minor.

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  • Cape Town's Day Zero pushed to July, says official
Cape Town's Day Zero pushed to July, says official

Over the last week, the city's water consuption has been lowered to 523 million liters per day , Reuters reported. Visitors to Cape Town in South Africa are being warned that drinking water might be restricted from July due to the prolonged drought, which has already led to water-saving measures being introduced across the city.

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  • Police shelve case against West Brom players over stolen taxi
Police shelve case against West Brom players over stolen taxi

It's all going on at West Brom at the moment. A Catalan police source confirmed the players had been questioned before returning to the U.K. The players' statements will be examined by an investigating judge, who will decide how the case will proceed.

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  • Measles Rates Are Rising Because Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children
Measles Rates Are Rising Because Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a year ago warned global travelers to ensure they are vaccinated against measles. "[This is] a tragedy we simply can not accept". Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a viral infection. The overall risk of measles to the United Kingdom population is low, but due to ongoing measles ...

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  • Quake of 5.9 magnitude hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported
Quake of 5.9 magnitude hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported

Rescue team members work on the rubble of a collapsed building after an quake hit Mexico City September 20, 2017. On Saturday, another powerful magnitude 7.2 natural disaster hit Oaxaca state at a depth of 24.6km (15.3 miles) near the Pacific coast.

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  • Bayern Munich 1/6 to beat Besiktas in Tuesday's Champions League clash
Bayern Munich 1/6 to beat Besiktas in Tuesday's Champions League clash

Thomas Muller inspired Bayern Munich to a commanding lead in its UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie with Besiktas , as it took full advantage of Domagoj Vida's early red card to run out a comprehensive 5-0 victor in the first leg at Allianz Arena.

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  • 11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children
11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children

This year the influenza A and influenza B activity peaks were relatively close together leading to the surge in activity that we have seen over the last couple of weeks. Doctors tell us there are four strains of flu, and you can get the flu a couple of times in the same season. DSHS reported that the flu activity has increased in the Amarillo Hea...

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  • Global Death of Newborn Babies Remains High
Global Death of Newborn Babies Remains High

Children face the highest risk of dying in their first month of life, at a global rate of 19 deaths per 1,000 live births. Deaths among children ages 1 month to 5 years old have decreased "dramatically", but progress in lowering the rates of deaths of newborn babies "has been less impressive", UNICEF said.

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  • New test could help doctors diagnose autism
New test could help doctors diagnose autism

It affects information processing in the brain by altering how nerve cells and their synapses connect and organize, but the mechanism through which this happens is still unclear. In addition, they tested - and confirmed - previous suggestions that amino acid transporter mutations are a genetic variant associated with ASD. "[It could] mean a bette...

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  • Amazing: AI algorithm by Google which can detect heart disease
Amazing: AI algorithm by Google which can detect heart disease

A new study by Google and its health-focused Alphabet-sibling, Verily Life Sciences , has shown that deep-learning algorithms can accurately predict heart disease by analyzing photographs of a individual's retina . Information included the results of the eye screening and General health information. Using that data, the deep learning syst...

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  • New format proves a big hit for NBA stars
New format proves a big hit for NBA stars

This year's game abandoned the traditional East-versus-West format in favor of teams selected by superstars LeBron James and Stephen Curry . Instead (and rightfully so), they chose James , who finished 29 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists.

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  • Mirai Nagasu becomes first American woman to land triple axel in Olympics
Mirai Nagasu becomes first American woman to land triple axel in Olympics

An axel is a forward-facing jump in which the skater takes off from a forward outside edge while at the same time , rotating in the air. Japanese skaters Midori Ito and Mao Asada are the only other women to successfully complete the triple axel at the Olympics .

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