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Risk of disease as hundreds queue to identify Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Risk of disease as hundreds queue to identify Sierra Leone mudslide victims

On Monday, 14th August 2017 while on a trip overseas, I learnt of the awful tragedy caused by natural disaster that has befallen various communities in the Western Area of Freetown . Sulaiman Parker,...

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Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll increases to 34, rescue operations continue

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll increases to 34, rescue operations continue

Rescue operations were halted Sunday night with authorities anxious about more mudslides on the Mandi-Pathankot highway, where the tradegy occured on the intervening night between Saturday and Sunday....

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PH backs US Navy presence in disputed maritime area

PH backs US Navy presence in disputed maritime area

China's foreign ministry also criticised the latest USA navy freedom of navigation patrol as disrupting hard-earned regional peace. The U.S. and North Korea have been exchanging threats over Nort...

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Contaminated egg scandal widens to United Kingdom and France

Contaminated egg scandal widens to United Kingdom and France

Dutch investigators on Thursday arrested two men suspected of being involved in the illegal use of the pesticide Fipronil at the poultry farms that sparked the scandal. The latest figure is much mor...

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'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies in Pakistan

'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies in Pakistan

The funeral was scheduled for August 19 in Karachi , said Shariq Zaman, a spokesman for Pfau's charity. German nun Ruth Pfau, who dedicated more than 50 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pak...

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Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Could Have A Surprising Health Risk

Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Could Have A Surprising Health Risk

It also reported in the study that heart and blood pressure risks on marijuana users may be greater than the risk for cigarette smokers. Yankey said were limitations in the way marijuana use was a...

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Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs

Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs

Iowa follows the Food and Drug Administration's code that prohibits copper from coming into direct contact with acidic foods with a pH below 6.0, including Moscow Mules. Copper is commonly used for ki...

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Aaron Sorkin Writing a Lucille Ball Biopic

Aaron Sorkin Writing a Lucille Ball Biopic

Aside from one-upping HBO's controversial new series Confederate , Jeff Bezos ' Amazon is making waves in the film industry via Amazon Studios . The pair married in 1940, eventually creating the ...

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Odd sea creatures leave teen's legs bloody after swim

Odd sea creatures leave teen's legs bloody after swim

Kanizay walked out of the water with his feet and ankles covered in what looked like hundreds of little pin holes that were bleeding profusely. A teenager came out of the sea after going for a paddl...

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UN Security Council imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

UN Security Council imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

According to ABC News , Haley called the measures "the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation" and the "single largest economic sanctions package" to ever be leveled against...

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North Carolina residents eligible for Disney work-from-home positions

North Carolina residents eligible for Disney work-from-home positions

The Disney Store is hiring part-time guest-services representatives who will be allowed to work out of their homes. Similar job openings are available for residents in North Carolina, Florida, Texa...

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One dead, four wounded in Hamburg supermarket knife attack

One dead, four wounded in Hamburg supermarket knife attack

The official noted that despite being considered ato be an Islamist, the man was not viewed as unsafe. The supermarket where the attack took place is located in Barmbek, a northeast neighborhood in ...

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Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn

Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn

He was diagnosed with a fatal mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, a rare inherited condition that causes muscle weakness and loss of motor skills. 'Our attractive little boy has gone, we're so pro...

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FDA proposes cutting nicotine amounts in cigarettes

FDA proposes cutting nicotine amounts in cigarettes

According to CNBC , shares of Altria Group, maker of Marlboro and Parliament brands plummeted more than 10 percent after the FDA's announcement on Friday morning. Smoking has always been the leadi...

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'From insane to cruel': Late night reacts to Trump's transgender military ban

'From insane to cruel': Late night reacts to Trump's transgender military ban

Ireland started transitioning in 2012, while still in the military. "I began my day today as I often begin my days by checking Donald Trump's Twitter feed to see how far the insane has spread", Co...

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Vatican: Too late to start care for Charlie Gard

Charlie was born on August 4, 2016, and was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called mitochondrial depletion syndrome. His case first garnered global attention when his parents, Connie Yate...

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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

The child was treated with HIV medications early in life, but has not received anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years, according to the researchers, who reported the case today (July 24) at an ...

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Utah couple drugged their opioid-addicted baby to mask withdrawal symptoms

Utah couple drugged their opioid-addicted baby to mask withdrawal symptoms

The parents were administering Suboxone to the newborn, a drug used to cover up drug dependency. The young girl also tested positive for heroin and morphine. Spanish Fork police contacted the Ut...

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Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats

Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats

The 11-month-old boy, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, is now the subject of an intense legal battle between his parents and medics over his treatment. Charlie Gard's ...

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Israel steps up security at Jerusalem shrine

Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan said he would continue to support the metal detectors remaining in place unless police provide a satisfactory alternative. Israeli officials argue that ...

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Trump dines with top aides at his Virginia club

Trump dines with top aides at his Virginia club

During World War II, Ford attained the rank of lieutenant commander in the Navy, serving on the light carrier USS Monterey (CVL 26). Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, said the car...

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Small Dog Rescued From House Fire in Bakersfield

Small Dog Rescued From House Fire in Bakersfield

The firefighters used high flow oxygen and a special animal mask to bring little Jack round, before transporting the dog to the local vets for a check-up and treatment - although he looked more than...

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ExxonMobil fined by United States for Ukraine sanctions violations — BBCI

ExxonMobil fined by United States for Ukraine sanctions violations — BBCI

Sechin was sanctioned by the Obama administration in 2014 after Russian Federation deployed its military in the Crimea region of Ukraine. "ExxonMobil followed the clear guidance from the White H...

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Chelsea agree deal to sign Morata from Real

Chelsea agree deal to sign Morata from Real

Morata's departure from Madrid is likely to see Real look to make a world record move for Kylian Mbappe of Monaco. " Chelsea Football Club and Real Madrid have agreed terms for the transfer ...

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McCain's Blood Clot Blocks Obamacare Repeal Vote

According to Rand Paul the Senate Majority Leader still doesn't have his ducks in a row, so he's probably thrilled to get a 14-day reprieve. "I think the longer the bill's out there, the more con...

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Katrina Kaif should have been the new Doctor Who

Katrina Kaif should have been the new Doctor Who

This is the first time Alia Bhatt is attending IIFA awards and the actress also won Style Icon award. Over the years now, the traditional IIFA green carpet has gained synonymy with gowns and flo...

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Monsoon session of Parliament begins

Monsoon session of Parliament begins

The Prime Minister expressed gratitude towards all parties for supporting the Government in bringing historic economic reforms like preponing of Budget Session of the Parliament and bringing in the Go...

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Jagga Jasoos box office collection day 1

Jagga Jasoos box office collection day 1

Basu retweeted the "Pink" star's post. Its makers have released the film on around 1800 screens in key cinemas and multiplexes across the country. The film which is getting a lot of traction from chil...

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Jaguar E-Pace revealed, will be priced from $48000

Jaguar E-Pace revealed, will be priced from $48000

The latest one to join the range is E-Pace, a mini SUV that is loaded with technical gizmos. The overall size of the newly launched Jaguar E-Pace is 4.4 meters long bringing it on par with the ...

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FDA panel backs new cancer treatment

FDA panel backs new cancer treatment

It's approved for children and young adults between the ages 3 and 25, the Times said . Treatment with a single dose of the resulting product had produced long remissions, and possibly cures, in ...

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