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  • Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have more than tripled

    Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have more than tripled

    These pests caused more than 96,000 cases of illness in 2016, up from roughly 27,388 in 2004 and part of a continuing increase in insect-borne diseases, CDC researchers said. As temperatures rise, ticks that carry infections can spread further north and can remain infectious longer into fall and winter, Petersen said. CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD , acknowledged the "growing burden" of these vector-borne illnesses, but he expressed optimism about the ability of state and local health ...

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  • Pope Francis Expresses Sadness Over Death Of Baby Alfie

    Pope Francis Expresses Sadness Over Death Of Baby Alfie

    Tom Evans said on the social network at around the same time: My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings at 02:30 absolutely heartbroken. His Facebook page drew more than 700,000 members. Steven Woolfe, Member of the European Parliament, who is pushing to change the law in the United Kingdom "in favour of parents", tweeted , "I am devastated by the passing of little Alfie , who has been a fighter throughout".

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  • Died the founder of the Burning Man festival

    Died the founder of the Burning Man festival

    Harvey had a stroke on April 4. "We resolutely held out for a miracle", wrote Burning Man Project CEO Goodell in the " Burning Man Journal". In 1986, Harvey made a Burning Man on a San Francisco beach , later moving the annual event to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.

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  • IPL 2018, KKR vs RR: Here are the final playing eleven

    IPL 2018, KKR vs RR: Here are the final playing eleven

    In this game, he bagged a duck and was dismissed in the very first over by K Gowtham. OUT! Big one this for KKR . Ben Stokes was looking to go over long-off, but fails to do so. He misses it and the ball hits his pad. The first six overs fetched Royals 48 runs and the home fans provided vociferous support to their team only to experience disappointment as KKR clawed its way back courtesy Rana.

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  • Support for Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion grows in BC: new poll

    Support for Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion grows in BC: new poll

    Attorney General David Eby said that he will take Alberta to court over Bill 12 if gas prices in the western province jump significantly. The company, which earlier this month suspended work on its expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline , moved 289,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude and refined products through the pipeline down from 307,000 (bbl/d) a year earlier.

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  • 'Publicity stunt': human rights groups slam Myanmar Rohingya repatriation

    'Publicity stunt': human rights groups slam Myanmar Rohingya repatriation

    The stateless Muslim minority have been massing in squalid refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh since the Myanmar army launched a brutal campaign against the community in northern Rakhine state in August. But it did not mention plans for further returnees expected in the near future. A Facebook post on the official page of Myanmar's Information Committee appears to show the family getting health checks and receiving packages of rice, mosquito netting, and blankets.

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  • Alarm sounded on new form of synthetic marijuana

    Alarm sounded on new form of synthetic marijuana

    The action is in response to several reports from other states of life-threatening bleeding cases that have been caused by the consumption of synthetic marijuana containing a pesticide commonly found in rat poison. " Synthetic cannabinoids are unsafe. Some of these substances may have been around for years but have reentered the market in altered chemical forms, or due to renewed popularity".

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  • MSU Takes Another Blow As Basketball Players Are Accused Of Rape

    MSU Takes Another Blow As Basketball Players Are Accused Of Rape

    The woman claims she was thrown face down on the bed where the three players took turns raping her. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan Southern Division alleges the Michigan State University Counseling Center did not advise or inform the woman of all the possible legal or medical resources available to her after she informed a counselor of the alleged incident, according to the Free Press .

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  • IL resident died after using

    IL resident died after using "fake weed"

    Patrick Lank, a medical toxicologist who works at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Yesterday (March 29), the Chicago Tribune reported that that number had risen to 22, a figure that included cases dating back to March 7. These THC-like chemicals are then sprayed onto plant products and sold as synthetic marijuana . At the same time, nobody knows why this reaction is happening in the first place.

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  • Major breakthrough: Scientists discover new human organ

    Major breakthrough: Scientists discover new human organ

    Published March 27 in Scientific Reports , a new study co-led by an NYU School of Medicine pathologist reveals that layers of the body long thought to be dense, connective tissues - below the skin's surface, lining the digestive tract , lungs and urinary systems, and surrounding arteries, veins, and the fascia between muscles - are instead interconnected, fluid-filled compartments.

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  • Toys R Us launches liquidation sales in San Diego County stores

    Toys R Us launches liquidation sales in San Diego County stores

    And finally, keep in mind to be kind to Toys R Us employees. Though the Canadian arm of the company filed for creditor protection in September, it said it has enough financing to stay afloat, even while the company shutters its business in the US and United Kingdom and is reportedly likely to liquidate its ventures in Australia, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

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  • 23andMe DNA kit lets you test breast cancer risk from home

    23andMe DNA kit lets you test breast cancer risk from home

    For the first time, the agency authorized 23andMe's test for 3 BRCA1/BRCA2 breast cancer mutations, which are most common among Ashkenazi Jews. According to the National Cancer Institute, the three mutations are present in ~2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women compared to 0 - 0.1% in other populations.

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  • Golf Predictions: Who will win the WGC-Mexico Championship? 2/28/18

    Golf Predictions: Who will win the WGC-Mexico Championship? 2/28/18

    Chris Paisley might need to win the WGC-Mexico Championship before he gets his due recognition. "I'm just playing really solid", Oosthuizen told Sky Sports . "I can say now that I'm getting more experience". "It's probably the worst I've ever felt over the ball in my life. Even after the rain (lightning) delay that we had, just to make birdie on the last hole (on nine), absolutely fantastic", said a delighted Sharma.

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  • State of emergency extended by 30 days in Maldives

    State of emergency extended by 30 days in Maldives

    Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency earlier this month, curtailing the powers of the judiciary and the legislature after the country's Supreme Court ruled to quash criminal convictions against high profile opposition politicians. The Maldives Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tuesday voted to extend the state of emergency by 30 days. "It is important that the Maldives quickly returns to the path of democracy and the rule of law so that the aspirations of Maldivian people are met ...

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  • High Ohio River Brings Flood Warning

    The rain has been falling since last night and continues today. Heavy rain is likely Wednesday morning. Oneida County is under a flood watch , though the Cortland area is not expected to see much in the way of flooding. In the short term they also issued a Flood Watch for Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and Northern Oneida counties for Tuesday and continuing into Wednesday evening.

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  • 4.4-magnitude natural disaster rattles England, Wales

    4.4-magnitude natural disaster rattles England, Wales

    The quake, which measured 4.7 on the Richter scale, happened at 2:31pm around eight miles from Swansea in South Wales. The US Geological Survey & British Geological Survey confirmed an quake of 4.7 magnitude was recorded at 2.31pm. At first, many weren't sure if they had experienced an quake. "The whole building just rocked", said a tweet from the club in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

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  • Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

    Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

    Byanyima said the commission would "look into our culture and our practices" and set up a vetting system for its staff and urged all victims of abuse to come forward. Speaking to reporters with the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper, who tracked him on the Belgian coast, Van Hauwermeiren said there were "lots of lies and exaggerations " in media reports.

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  • BMW's redesigned X4 adds new engines, more power for 2019

    BMW's redesigned X4 adds new engines, more power for 2019

    But, as these pictures show, the X4's genes are obvious from the front, with the grille, bumper and LED headlights identical to the X3's. An all-new version of BMW's coupe-shared X4 crossover has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show , which runs from 8 to 18 March.

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  • Liverpool's predicted XI for their trip to Southampton

    Liverpool's predicted XI for their trip to Southampton

    The two-goal lead was harsh on Southampton going into half time, but it nearly got worse in the opening stages of the second half when Mane's acrobatic effort was blocked and fell at the feet of Salah , although this time the prolific winger scooped his finish over the crossbar.

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  • Morocco triumph with CHAN after crushing Nigeria 4-0

    Morocco triumph with CHAN after crushing Nigeria 4-0

    Morocco also became the first champions to win five of the six matches - defeating Mauritania, Guinea, Namibia and Libya before overwhelming Nigeria . NAN reports that Nigeria was defeated 4-0 in the fifth edition of the Championship of African Nations finals played on February 4. The sides were locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes in Marrakech.

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  • Vaping May Be As Bad As Smoking For Your DNA

    Vaping May Be As Bad As Smoking For Your DNA

    The researchers say that more work is needed to see whether vaping really does increase cancer rates. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the U.S., just as MPs in the United Kingdom are holding an inquiry into the health effects of e-cigarettes to address gaps in research.

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  • Centre responsible for Mahadayi dispute: Kharge

    Centre responsible for Mahadayi dispute: Kharge

    Earlier in the day, a group of protestors tried to disrupt rail services by entering the Bengaluru's Sangolli Rayanna railway station but police stopped and detained them. KSRTC buses to Goa operated as usual. According to the sources, the associated management of the primary and secondary schools in Karnataka have urged the private school to keep safety and security of staff as well as students if they are opening schools during Karnataka bandh.

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  • AAP MLAs have sought time to meet President Kovind: Manish Sisodia

    AAP MLAs have sought time to meet President Kovind: Manish Sisodia

    Most unfortunate. This goes against the principles of natural justice. In response to the Election Commission's notices in March 2016, the AAP had passed a Bill amending the Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Act, 1997 to exempt the post of parliamentary secretary from the definition of the "office of profit".

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  • Bawana fire: Delhi CM orders inquiry, announces ex-gratia

    Bawana fire: Delhi CM orders inquiry, announces ex-gratia

    The fire, which started at the storage unit on the ground floor of a two-storey building, ripped through the structure, a Delhi Fire Services official said. The cause of the fire is yet to be known. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives. Several casualties reported. Monitoring the situation.

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