• No room for racists and bigots in the services — USA military chiefs
No room for racists and bigots in the services — USA military chiefs

President Donald Trump had blamed both white supremacists and their opponents in the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday that left one woman dead and 19 others injured. and to remind (the American people) of the values for which we stand in the U.S. military which are reflective of what I believe to be the values of the U...

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  • Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court, police on lookout for caller
Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court, police on lookout for caller

After three hours, the call was declared a hoax. The call was made from North East Delhi and the caller's phone is registered from Western Uttar Pradesh. SWAT teams arrived at the Delhi High Court after the police received a bomb threat. The Intelligence Bureau had issued an alert stating that terrorists from Kashmir may try and strike ahead or...

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  • Driver dropping students off blocks away from school is 'concerning' to Pinellas officials
Driver dropping students off blocks away from school is 'concerning' to Pinellas officials

Pinellas County School District spokesperson Lisa Wolf say concerns grew after learning that a school bus driver, who has a clean driving record and does not have any disciplinary issues, told 24 students to get out of the bus and walk the rest of the way to school.

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  • Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to eight-year contract extension
Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to eight-year contract extension

EDMONTON-The two biggest cornerstones of the emerging Edmonton Oilers franchise are now locked up for the long haul. In the playoffs, Draisaitl helped the team advance to the second round, tallying six goals and 10 assists in 13 points. With the Draisaitl deal done, players like the Bruins' David Pastrnak may be next. In addition, they have fou...

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  • WC Bradley president 'appalled, saddened' by protesters' use of Tiki torches
WC Bradley president 'appalled, saddened' by protesters' use of Tiki torches

Even if Trump's statement left something to be desired . A manufacturer of garden torches of the kind used for parties and family gatherings said it was saddened to see its products used over the weekend at a white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent and deadly.

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  • Ghana shuts two banks to protect financial stability
Ghana shuts two banks to protect financial stability

The action has been triggered by the inability of the two banks to turn around their negative capital adequacy position which has lingered on for some time now. The BoG stressed that the move was "to strengthen Ghana's banking sector, ensure financial stability and protect depositors' funds". "Also the BoG has said this under this GCB cover that no...

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  • SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca
SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca

Kasatka , a female orca who lived in captivity for almost four decades, was humanely euthanized Tuesday night at SeaWorld San Diego . "Despite their best efforts, her health and appetite significantly declined over the past several days despite continually tailored treatments", SeaWorld said.

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  • Will Down Syndrome Become a Rare Disease?
Will Down Syndrome Become a Rare Disease?

After viewing Heaton's response to CBS , a number of people thanked the actress for standing up for children with Down syndrome. Aborting unborn babies with Down syndrome "hearkens back to neo-Nazi Germany", according to Sarah Palin. "I don't think there's anything wrong with aspiring to have healthy children, but how far we should go in seeki...

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  • Why Expensive Wine Tastes Better
Why Expensive Wine Tastes Better

The phenomenon that identical products are perceived differently due to differences in price is called the "marketing placebo effect". The 2015 study found people with more volume in areas of the brain that control sensory awareness are less vulnerable to marketing placebo effects.

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  • There's Been A Shocking Surge In Teen Overdose Deaths
There's Been A Shocking Surge In Teen Overdose Deaths

The number of American teens to die of a drug overdose leapt by nearly a fifth in 2015 after seven years of decline, a study by the National Center for HealthStatistics has found. Deaths among teenagers represent a tiny portion of drug overdose deaths nationally - less than 2%. This increase coincided with a rise in drug overdose deaths among...

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  • New study links diabetes risk to reduced sleep
New study links diabetes risk to reduced sleep

Obesity and high blood sugar levels are already known risk factors for type 2 diabetes , which occurs when the body fails to properly use or produce adequate of the hormone insulin to alter blood sugar into energy. "There are studies to suggest that adequate sleep is necessary for optimal learning and memory, and that getting adequate sleep has b...

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  • Johnny Depp makes surprise visit as Jack Sparrow at children's hospital
Johnny Depp makes surprise visit as Jack Sparrow at children's hospital

In this photo provided by BC Children's Hospital, Johnny Depp meets with a young patient during a 5-hour tour of the hospital's oncology, general pediatrics and neurology units. In April, the actor surprised riders on Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Video of Depp's appearance, which comes two years after a simi...

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  • Being 'fat but fit' still carries health risks
Being 'fat but fit' still carries health risks

United Kingdom researchers made a decision to look into the link between excess weight and the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), a condition in which not enough blood gets through to the heart as a result of clogged arteries. The findings , which don't prove that extra weight causes heart risks to rise, were published August 14 in the Europea...

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  • Supreme Court Orders NIA to Probe Conversion of Kerala Woman to Islam
Supreme Court Orders NIA to Probe Conversion of Kerala Woman to Islam

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe has been ordered by the Supreme Court (SC) into the conversion and marriage of a Hindu girl in Kerala in 2016. To this, the bench said it would certainly like to talk to the woman but not at this stage and it would be appropriate to first go through the inputs from NIA, Kerala Police and other stakeholder...

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  • Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru
Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru

Earlier, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced his project while presenting the Budget plan on March 15th, 2017.The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( BBMP ) commissioner sets a deadline to launch 198 canteens to all the wards by August 15th.

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  • Netflix Renews Original Series OZARK for Second Season
Netflix Renews Original Series OZARK for Second Season

If you have not seen Ozark , this renewal should be the push to make you watch the series. Netflix has confirmed Ozark season two less than a month after the release of the original season - which consists of ten hour-long that are now viewable on Netflix.

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  • Big Ben to Fall Silent During Four-Year Renovation Project
Big Ben to Fall Silent During Four-Year Renovation Project

However, MPs described the decision as "entirely bonkers" and "ridiculous", with one pointing out that Big Ben had continued to ring even during the Blitz. That mechanism and the clock's four faces will also get refurbished, which will require the faces to be covered. The tower's cracked masonry needs repairing and work needs to be done to pr...

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  • Warning over drug-resistant 'Japanese fungus' superbug
Warning over drug-resistant 'Japanese fungus' superbug

Tests are under way in the United Kingdom involving various disinfectants and antiseptics to control the bug, which can live on the skin as well as inside the body. More than 35 hospitals in the country are said to have patients who are carrying the fungus after being transferred from other medical facilities.

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  • Mosquitos in St. Charles County test positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitos in St. Charles County test positive for West Nile Virus

Marys. The park is located at 15W400 Harvester Drive, between County Line Road and Madison Street north of Interstate 55 in Burr Ridge. According to the S.C. She adds West Nile has been present across Ontario since 2001. The county urges people to take precautions to prevent exposure to mosquitoes that may carry the virus by spraying themselv...

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  • 2 horses test positive for West Nile Virus in MI
2 horses test positive for West Nile Virus in MI

The case brings to nine the number of people in the state who have tested positive for the virus this year, the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services said. Use a mosquito repellent with an EPA-registered ingredient such as DEET while you are outdoors. Keep vegetation trimmed down as much as possible around the home and make sure that doo...

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