• Cong is insulting Ballari, Modi says on Reddy turf

    Cong is insulting Ballari, Modi says on Reddy turf

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    For party Mahila Shakti (women power) is important. "'No matter what he (Prime Minister Modi) says about me, I will never make a personal attack on him as he is the Prime Minister of the country, but I can ask him questions", he added. Calling the party "full of thieves", PM Modi said that the Congress government had "looted the people of the state" and called the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka as "Seedha-rupaiya".
  • Illnesses caused by ticks, mosquitoes, fleas have surged — CDC

    Illnesses caused by ticks, mosquitoes, fleas have surged — CDC

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    Diseases from mosquitoes , ticks and flea bites tripled in the United States from 2004 to 2016, and officials said Tuesday rising temperatures and an increasingly connected global society are to blame. A person who gets bitten by a vector and gets sick has a vector-borne disease, like dengue, Zika, Lyme, or plague . Mosquito-borne infections are most likely to hit sunnier states and territories.
  • Thousands of pounds of drugs collected during national drug 'Take Back Day'

    Thousands of pounds of drugs collected during national drug 'Take Back Day'

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    Patterson. It's part of an ongoing effort to fight the growing opioid crisis. For those who couldn't make it to Saturday's take-back, police say there are other ways to get rid of medications. Those unused or expired pills in your medicine cabinet are a huge concern to your public safety. TPD says they collected 150 pounds of prescription drugs Saturday.
  • Alfie Evans, 23-Month Old, Passes Away After Life-Support Removal

    Alfie Evans, 23-Month Old, Passes Away After Life-Support Removal

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    Alfie had been in a coma for over a year and needed a ventilator to keep him breathing but his parents have fought to stop his life support being switched off. Alfie Evans died on Saturday morning. If an agreement can not be reached between the parents and doctors, "a court should be asked to make a declaration about whether the provision of life-sustaining treatment would benefit the child".
  • State will pay for repeat smear tests for women, Health Minister confirms

    State will pay for repeat smear tests for women, Health Minister confirms

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    She was responding to comments by CervicalCheck clinical director Dr Grainne Flannelly, who said she could not be sure all of the women have yet been told about their reports. "The CervicalCheck Programme would like to apologise to those women who were trying to contact the helpline between 9am and 1030am", the HSE said in a statement this afternoon.
  • Some antidepressants linked to dementia risk

    Some antidepressants linked to dementia risk

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    A dementia risk was also linked with medications to treat Parkinson's disease , including procyclidine, but this was less certain. So a research team led by George Savva at the University of East Anglia, set out to estimate the association between duration and level of exposure to different classes of anticholinergic drugs and subsequent dementia.
  • Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit

    Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit

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    More specifically, the court ruled that a monkey does not have standing to sue over copyright infringement. A settlement was reached out of court in the case past year. In it, they demanded the monkey to be declared the real owner of the images. It remains unclear what claims PETA purported to be "settling", since the court was under the impression this lawsuit was about Naruto's claims, and per PETA's motion, Naruto was "not a party to the settlement", nor were Naruto's claims settled ...
  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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    Drug Enforcement Administration. Medications that will be accepted are controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications, all solid dosage products and liquids kept in the original container. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. "Unused and expired medications pose a real opportunity to those seeking to use them illegally".
  • Ghana to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

    Ghana to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

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    According to the World Health Organization, the mosquito-borne disease kills 600,000 people worldwide every year. The theme underscores the collective energy and commitment of the global malaria community in uniting around the common goal of a world free of malaria .
  • Leeds United announce Myanmar tour

    Leeds United announce Myanmar tour

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    Do you honestly believe your fans want the club they've supported all their lives to start endorsing a state carrying out such terrible atrocities on innocent people? The group says it views the tour as "an opportunity for Leeds United to be pioneers and break down barriers and build relationships with the people and business community within a country trying to emerge from a hard past".
  • Ex-President George HW Bush Hospitalized One Day After Wife's Funeral

    Ex-President George HW Bush Hospitalized One Day After Wife's Funeral

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    President Donald Trump wished the 93-year-old former president a "very speedy recovery" as he welcomed French leader Emmanuel Macron to the White House. Bush. Both Bushes had been hospitalized off and on over the past couple years. Bush, the oldest-living former president - and longest-lived president in US history - has vascular parkinsonism, a form of Parkinson's disease.
  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce grown over E. coli fears

    Americans told to toss romaine lettuce grown over E. coli fears

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    Yuma County is responsible for 90 percent of all leafy vegetables grown in the US, from November to March, according to the county's Chamber of Commerce . Forty-one (95%) of 43 people interviewed reported eating romaine lettuce in the week before their illness started. Wegmans pulled products that contained chopped romaine lettuce from its shelves on April 13.
  • Could one drink a day shorten your life?

    Could one drink a day shorten your life?

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    A sweeping global study of alcohol consumption has found no overall health benefits from moderate drinking and calls into question the US guidelines that say men can safely drink twice as much as women. The researchers point out that there is no thresholds below which lower alcohol consumption stopped being associated with disease risk but that the threshold for lowest risk was 100g per week.
  • Toys R Us to close ALL stores in under two weeks

    Toys R Us to close ALL stores in under two weeks

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    This morning, Carpetright said it was seeking agreement from landlords to close 81 stores , while slashing rents on a further 113 outlets. Toys R Us in Norwich is set to close. Simon Thomas, Joint Administrator and Partner at Moorfields, said: "We are grateful for the hard work of everybody at Toys "R" Us' during this extremely difficult and challenging time".
  • Boehner for Bud: Former Speaker of the House Joins Cannabis Company Board

    Boehner for Bud: Former Speaker of the House Joins Cannabis Company Board

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    The popularity of the plant continues to grow as reflected in the most recent Gallup Poll which shows that 64 percent of Americans are in favor of legalizing the plant for recreational use by adults over the age of 21. "There are a lot of good reasons for legalizing marijuana, but for me, it comes down to this: We have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity", Nixon says in the video.
  • Israeli Labor Party suspends ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism

    Israeli Labor Party suspends ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism

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    In his letter to the BoD and JLC leaders, Corbyn said:"I appreciate and understand the anger you express and reiterate my determination to fight antisemitism within the Labour party and society at large ..." Labour's new general secretary Jennie Formby was accused of recruiting a party member suspended for saying Hitler was a Zionist god.
  • Myanmar soldiers 'get 10 years over Rohingya killings'

    Myanmar soldiers 'get 10 years over Rohingya killings'

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    The murders were part of a larger military crackdown on the Rohingya , that began in response to insurgent attacks on security forces in August and has since prompted nearly 700,000 Muslims to flee to Bangladesh amid allegations of mass murder, rape and arson.
  • Shujaa brushes aside New Zealand as Fiji awaits in finals

    Shujaa brushes aside New Zealand as Fiji awaits in finals

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    Despite tries from Kenya's Billy Odhiambo and Oscar Ouma in the second half, Fiji were uncatchable and cemented their reputation in Hong Kong as the team to beat. The team now heads to Australia to compete at the Commonwealth Games. South Africa finished third after beating New Zealand 29-7 but its lead in the world series was cut to three over Fiji.
  • Barry Hearn leads tributes to

    Barry Hearn leads tributes to "legend" Eric Bristow

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    We shared some lovely moments and laughed so much together. And professional snooker player, Ronnie O'Sullivan, wrote: "Just heard the terrible news about Eric Bristow ". In the 1980s, Bristow owned a pub in Stoke-on-Trent, which he called The Crafty Cockney, where a young metalworker named Phil Taylor would drop in to hone his skills at the dartboard.