• 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.
  • Trump Offers Support To EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Amid Ethics Scandal

    Trump Offers Support To EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Amid Ethics Scandal

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    EPA did not provide a copy of Pruitt's lease and did not respond to questions about how Minoli determined what he considered to be the fair-market rate for the neighborhood. "The more efficient vehicles are cheaper for consumers because they run on less gas, and so it has an effect on the consumer's pocketbook as well". The EPA says that standard would be replaced by one developed in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Reports of an active shooter at YouTube headquarters

    Reports of an active shooter at YouTube headquarters

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    One woman, believed to be the shooter, was found dead at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A 32-year-old woman was listed in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman in fair condition. Earlier Tuesday, a coroner's official said at least one person has been killed in the shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California .
  • Guildford lights up blue for World Autism Day

    Guildford lights up blue for World Autism Day

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    One high-functioning autistic girl spoke in full sentences at 10 months and could read at 15 months. Sultana Afdhal, CEO of World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH, ) a global initiative of Qatar Foundation said that WISH had published a comprehensive report on autism in 2016.
  • Interstitium: New organ discovered in human body

    Interstitium: New organ discovered in human body

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    For it to become an official organ like the heart or skin, other groups would have to observe and study the interstitium and there would have to be a consensus. What is the function of this newly found organ? The team behind the discovery suggest the compartments may act as "shock absorbers" that protect body tissues from damage.
  • 5 promises for seniors in 2018 Ontario budget

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    Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Progressive Conservative MPP Bill Walker said the 2018-19 financial blueprint includes "binge-spending" created to keep Premier Kathleen Wynne in power, while plunging Ontario back into deficit. The effort would cost the treasury $500 million a year and require people to pay up front and submit receipts to the government for reimbursement. "It's time to decide if we'll keep going & make it more affordable to raise a child in Ontario- or go backwards & cut programs that ...
  • Shinzo Abe apologises amid cronyism scandal

    Shinzo Abe apologises amid cronyism scandal

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is finalizing details for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on April 18 to discuss strategy before a proposed meeting between North Korean and U.S. Sagawa oversaw the controversial land sale and repeatedly defended it a year ago. Abe is not expected to attend parliament on Tuesday. He also served as prime minister from 2006-07.
  • Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Holdings Boosted by Apriem Advisors

    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Holdings Boosted by Apriem Advisors

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    The formula for calculating the price-earnings ratio for any stock is simple: the market value per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). When the price over the last 200 days is moving with increasing trend, look for buy opportunities and when it shows decreasing trend the price is below the last 200 days, look for sell opportunities.
  • Teens speak out against gun violence

    Teens speak out against gun violence

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    On March 14, Brooklyn College students and staff participated in the nationwide walkout for 17 minutes. At 10 a.m. on March 15, hundreds of Stowe Middle and High School students walked out for 17 minutes to remember the 17 lives lost in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting on February 14, interrupting the school day as others had had theirs disrupted by violence.