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The Palestinian Ministry of Health declared that a Palestinian child, identified as Muhammad Ibrahim Ayyoub, 15, was killed by Israeli forces during protests east of Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip. Israel says it has only opened fire when necessary to guard its border and prevent violence, but no Israelis have been wounded and its open-fire rules have come under scrutiny.
  • Finland is the happiest country in the world

    Finland is the happiest country in the world

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    The Nordic nation headed up the 156-country ranking, followed by last year's victor Norway , Denmark , Iceland and Switzerland . Rounding out the Top 10 are Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada at No. For the first time the United Nations also examined the happiness levels of immigrants in each country, and found Finland also scored highest. He said the study shows that a population's happiness seems contagious .
  • Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks

    Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared 23andMe to launch a direct-to-consumer DNA test for gene mutations connected to various forms of cancer. 23andMe founder and CEO Anne Wojcikci acknowledged that most cancer is not hereditary and that this test does not cover many variants tied to an even higher cancer risk.
  • WGC-Mexico Championship, Round 1

    WGC-Mexico Championship, Round 1

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    With full playing status in Europe and Asia, Sharma said he is learning to adapt to being in the company of the game's marquee names and conceded he was star-struck when he teed up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai earlier this year. Sky Sports' broadcasting rights means that all the action can be followed on your desktop or laptop via the Sky Go app, which if you're an existing customer, is also available on iOS and Android smartphone and tablet devices.
  • Flood Watches, Warnings continue across area

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    Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected Monday through Tuesday . "While we are certain of widespread rain this week, there remains some questions on where the axis of heavy rain will set up and the exact totals", Goudsward said . Flood watches included the Galesburg, Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield and Champaign areas. So huge run-offs are anticipated which, in combination with ice jams, which may develop on area rivers, increases the flood threat.
  • 'Thought It Was an Explosion.' 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

    'Thought It Was an Explosion.' 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

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    The quake happened just after 2.30pm on Saturday. Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. A spokesman for the BGS said: "It was a reasonably-sized natural disaster". On average, the United Kingdom typically experiences one similar-sized natural disaster every 2-8 years.
  • The 2019 BMW X4 Isn't Your Dad's BMW Sports Coupe

    The 2019 BMW X4 Isn't Your Dad's BMW Sports Coupe

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    Set to enter production in August 2018, the most powerful petrol engine will be the 3.0-litre, six-cylinder in the M40i model. BMW fits the vehicle with iDrive Touch Controller, intelligent voice control, and an optional 75% larger HUD.
  • EPL: Liverpool humble Southampton 2-0, move to 3rd place

    EPL: Liverpool humble Southampton 2-0, move to 3rd place

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    Jürgen Klopp may choose to rest some of his star players ahead of Liverpool's Champions League match with Porto next week, but it will still be a strong side. "I enjoyed it a lot", Van Dijk said. The centre-back turned out 80 times for the St Mary's side before his £75 million transfer to the Reds last month.
  • Cigarettes May Lead To Cancer And Heart Disease, New Study Finds

    Cigarettes May Lead To Cancer And Heart Disease, New Study Finds

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    These latest findings follow research conducted by the University of North Carolina in October 2017, which also found that vaping was just as harmful as dodgy for your health. This breakthrough follows on from a report published a week earlier (23 January), in which it was suggested that e-cigarettes can help adults to quit smoking conventional cigarettes.
  • Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi river dispute disrupts normal life

    Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi river dispute disrupts normal life

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    A group of protesters tried to disrupt rail services by entering the Bengaluru's Sangolli Rayanna railway station but police stopped and detained them. The second "Karnataka bandh" that is planned by the outfits for February 4, is the same day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a rally in Bengaluru .
  • Apple starts selling its HomePod speaker this weekend

    Apple starts selling its HomePod speaker this weekend

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    But despite being a musical device first, HomePod is also a fully fledged smart speaker. Apple first announced the HomePod last summer , and had originally planned to release it before the end of 2017. Apple's long-awaited entry into the voice-assistant speaker market is finally approaching, but can it compete with Amazon and Google? Besides music, Siri will be able to send messages, set timers, play podcasts, check the news, sports, traffic, and weather, and also control HomeKit ...
  • Why Apple might kill the iPhone X this summer

    Why Apple might kill the iPhone X this summer

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    People are reluctant to purchase the expensive iPhone X when competing companies such as Xiaomi have released bezel-less smartphone at half the price. Instead, we could have the iPhone and iPhone Plus late 2018, just like we see with the Mac and iPad product lines. There will be a dip in sales of iPhone 8 series since people will wait until September for the new release.
  • Fire Breaks Out In Delhi Plastic Factory, Atleast 10 Killed

    Fire Breaks Out In Delhi Plastic Factory, Atleast 10 Killed

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    According to a Delhi fire department officials, the fire started from a firecracker factory which has a rubber factory atop it on the second storey. Earlier, the police had said that Jain was running the unit in partnership with one Lalit Goel. "The fire had broken out from the basement of the factory and eventually spread to the ground floor and the upper floors", he was quoted by Indian Express.
  • Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit

    Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit

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    Maria Sharapova , the 2008 Australian Open victor, hurried through the first set on Rod Laver Arena in 23 minutes before beating No. 14-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 7-6 (4). Their encounter equalled the Open's record for most games played in a women's match - and also saw some impromptu courtside surgery when the American lost a toenail.
  • Congress must fund Children's Health Insurance Program

    Congress must fund Children's Health Insurance Program

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    You may recall the news from a few days ago that extending the Children's Health Insurance Program would cost only $0.8 billion, which should make it very easy to pass. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) tweeted Wednesday. Orrin Hatch, who heads the Senate's Finance Committee, CBO Director Keith Hall said that a five-year extension of CHIP would cost the government $800 million over a 10-year period.
  • British Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire resigns

    British Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire resigns

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    A crucial post that needed filling was the role of First Secretary of State following the recent departure of Damian Green, a close ally of May who was forced to resign just before Christmas following a breach parliamentary code. Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney acknowledged Mr Brokenshire's "unfailing dedication" and his "determination" to secure political progress in Northern Ireland.
  • American Red Cross: Critical Need for Donors

    American Red Cross: Critical Need for Donors

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    Blood donations typically slow down over the holidays because high schools and colleges are off throughout most of those months and don't schedule blood drives at those times. The agency also needs type O negative blood, which is a universal blood type that anyone can receive. Any healthy person 17 or older (or 16 with parental consent) may be eligible to donate, although there are height and weight restrictions for people 16 to 18 years old.
  • Experts saying this years flu vaccine is 10% effective

    Experts saying this years flu vaccine is 10% effective

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    Hetal Thakore, Medical Director, Doctors Hospital. Paulina Rodriquez, infection control practitioner at Abilene Regional Medical Center, said that cases are tracking similarly to previous year. "The vaccine is more important than ever", he said. The man died last week at a local hospital, officials said. "Even in seasons when the vaccine is not a great match to the circulating flu strains, a flu shot is still the best protection an individual can get to protect not only against ...
  • Arizona Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

    Arizona Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

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    On Thursday, the House Ethics Committee said it would create a special subcommittee to investigate Franks for conduct "that constitutes sexual harassment and/or retaliation for opposing sexual harassment". The 60-year-old lawmaker also said that he and his wife "have long struggled with infertility". The investigation came after House officials learned that he had asked two female employees to bear his child as a surrogate.
  • Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say

    Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say

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    Earl Kimrey, 32, believed to be the boyfriend of the child's mother, was apprehended Friday, the Onslow County Sheriff's Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation announced early Saturday. Searchers targeted a creek and a landfill in their effort to find a 3-year-old North Carolina girl missing since the start of the week. She said her boyfriend saw the child at about midnight when she got up and he told her to go back to bed.
  • Will take care, says Donald Trump on North Korea missile

    Will take care, says Donald Trump on North Korea missile

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    Schumer and Pelosi pulled out of the meeting , saying the "best path forward" was to keep negotiating with Republican leadership. They begged Mr. McConnell and House Speaker Paul D. "We had a phenomenal meeting with the Republican senators", he said. Congress has until December 8 to pass a spending bill to avert a government shutdown and Senate Republicans are expected to bring their tax bill to a vote this week.
  • Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in same group with Argentina, Croatia, Iceland

    Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in same group with Argentina, Croatia, Iceland

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    A win in that game gives the Super Eagles one leg up on qualification, but a draw would not be the worst result, as long as they claim a win against Iceland in the second game. We hope we keep on making people happy. In group G Belgium, Panama, Tunisia and England were merged to battle it out also. Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic acknowledged that Argentina would be favoured to win the group.
  • Thanksgiving heat wave roasts Southern California

    Thanksgiving heat wave roasts Southern California

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    Woodland Hills set a record at 92 degrees, topping the 2005 mark of 89; while Sandberg reached 74 degrees to top the 1995 record of 71. The hot and dry conditions stem from an upper-level ridge of high pressure hovering over the area, which is causing desert air from the northeast to flow toward the Southern California coast, Sirard said.
  • Smog-hit Delhi drops auto rationing scheme

    Smog-hit Delhi drops auto rationing scheme

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    November 11 (ANI): Delhi government has got the signal from a court looking environmental issues to implement the odd-even vehicle movement scheme in the national capital to reduce pollution . The tribunal is likely to hear the plea tomorrow. Adding another wave of commuters may result in collapse of public transportation system. Delhi has also banned all construction, barred lorries from entering the city and shut down all schools until Sunday.
  • Renewables now provide a quarter of the world's power

    Renewables now provide a quarter of the world's power

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    The report forecasts out the next five years of renewable energy growth, a short time-frame that is easier to project than some forecasts-like, say, the Energy Information Agency-that are routinely criticized. In line with its recent determination to end up a victor in the renewable energy market, China led the way on building solar capacity. The country has become a leader in renewable energy production, with the United States the second-largest market.
  • Cuba Protests Expulsion of 15 Diplomats from USA

    Cuba Protests Expulsion of 15 Diplomats from USA

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    On Tuesday the Trump administration expelled 15 Cuban diplomats after recalling more than half of its own embassy staff from Havana last week. Last Friday, Washington issued a travel warning for the island and said it was reducing by about 60 percent its diplomatic staffing at the U.S.
  • Local Puerto Rican Reacts to Trump's Tweets

    Local Puerto Rican Reacts to Trump's Tweets

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    He's going after what he calls " politically motivated ingrates " and says "people are now starting to recognize the incredible work" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the military. "We are here to help anyway we can". Although Trump's tweets drew a measured response from Cruz herself on Saturday, they stirred a hornet's nest of criticism on social media.
  • Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm baby

    Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm baby

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    There are different views on how much alcohol - if any - is safe to drink while pregnantHow much alcohol can you drink while pregnant? In response, the scientists systematically studied numerous data sets from various eminent observational studies on the effect of light alcohol consumption (2 units up to twice a week, or 4 units a week, approximately equal to 32 grams) compared with consuming no alcohol at all.
  • Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

    Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

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    India has also provided humanitarian relief following natural calamities like Cyclone Mora this year, Komen in 2015 and Nargis in 2008 and an quake in Shan state in 2010. Thousands of Rohingyas are crossing over into Bangladesh and India to escape from the persecution in Rakhine. PM addresses the Indian Community in Myanmar.
  • Taylor Swift Gives Too Sexy' Credits For New Single

    Taylor Swift Gives Too Sexy' Credits For New Single

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    But then again, she tends to begin each new album campaign with a curveball track, so I'll be judging whether the old Taylor is "dead" or not after her next song is released. Judging by the current relationship status of the duo, it is hard to gulp down the fact that reality star was an avid listener of Taylor Swift songs and considered herself as her number one fan.
  • Another Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

    Another Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

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    Health officials are looking into two potential human cases of the West Nile virus in Simcoe County. "Because mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water, public health asks property owners to remove standing water anywhere it tends to collect", stated a WDGPH press release.
  • CeX suffers online security breach

    CeX suffers online security breach

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    Hackers have stolen the personal data of up two million customers of the second-hand electronics retailer Cex due to an "online security breach". The data could also include encrypted credit and debit card numbers, but since CeX hasn't stored card details since 2009, any cards on record are likely to have expired.
  • Dr Ruth Pfau

    Dr Ruth Pfau " Pakistani Mother Teresa" has passed away

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    Following the news of her demise, condolences poured in for the late humanitarian on social media. Not required to take the veil or live in seclusion, she ended up in Pakistan by chance. In 1996, the World Health Organization declared that leprosy had been controlled in Pakistan, which led Pfau to the more challenging task of eliminating the disease.
  • United Nations imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

    United Nations imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

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    It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korea's labourers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang and any new investment in current joint ventures. It also gives the committee a green light to designate specific vessels that are breaking sanctions from entering ports all over the world and to work with Interpol to enforce travel bans on North Koreans on the sanctions blacklist.
  • Ormond St angels: We will nurse Charlie in a hospice

    Ormond St angels: We will nurse Charlie in a hospice

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    In April, Justice Francis ruled that the hospital could allow the child to die after doctors and the court had deemed treatment futile, against the wishes of the child's parents. The U.S. physician who sought to provide an experimental treatment to 11-month-old Charlie Gard denied having any financial interest in the therapy Wednesday, according to The Telegraph .
  • First West Nile mosquito found in Rock Island County

    First West Nile mosquito found in Rock Island County

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    Residents with questions about West Nile can contact the Mosquito Abatement District at 985-643-5050 or 985-893-0818. This time of year is the most crucial time to get protected from West Nile Virus . The types of mosquitoes that can carry these viruses are most active throughout the evening and night, from dusk until dawn. In about 1 per cent of cases, people may develop "severe illness including inflammation of the brain or the lining of the brain".
  • Jaguar E-Pace Barrel Rolls Its Way Spectacularly Into Record Books

    Jaguar E-Pace Barrel Rolls Its Way Spectacularly Into Record Books

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    This Includes Jaguar Land Rover , which announced yesterday that their Jaguar E-PACE compact SUV will be built by Magna at its contract vehicle manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria. Its larger sibling, the F-Pace was launched recently and it looks like the British marque will continue its SUV onslaught and launch a third model, the all-electric I-Pace, within a few months.
  • Trump cites 'good progress' on NAFTA after meeting with Pena Nieto

    Trump cites 'good progress' on NAFTA after meeting with Pena Nieto

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    Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. We're negotiating NAFTA and some other things with Mexico. During his visit, Kelly also met with Mexican troops fighting the country's powerful drug cartels and took a surveillance flight over opium poppy fields in the restive state of Guerrero.