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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 ...
  • 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.
  • Deadline Extended For Ultimatum On Qatar

    Deadline Extended For Ultimatum On Qatar

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    They accused Doha of supporting extremism and of being too close to regional arch-rival Iran , which Qatar has strongly denied . German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who on Monday starts a tour of several Arab states, called for a "serious dialogue" to end the crisis.
  • Illinois House Overrides Rauner Veto of 911 Fees

    Illinois House Overrides Rauner Veto of 911 Fees

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    Mr. Madigan said Saturday on the House floor that members will convene again Sunday, but no budget bills will be called before Monday. IL still doesn't have a budget, but with the fiscal year ending at midnight Friday night, there's something extraordinary out of Springfield: renewed hope of an agreement on end to the historic stalemate.
  • Two more wins for Team NZ

    Two more wins for Team NZ

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    Emirates Team New Zealand forged further ahead on day two of the 35th America's Cup with another clean sweep of Sunday's races in Bermuda . "It's not over. New Zealand are now just four wins away from the eight required to win the world's oldest global sporting competition. The Kiwis continued their dominant form by winning both races in Bermuda on Sunday, adding to their two victories from race one and two on Saturday.
  • Storm halts Relay for Life

    Storm halts Relay for Life

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    The goal was to raise $72,000 dollars. According to Amy Collins, a creative director with the five-person film crew that was on hand, the Greene County Relay for Life was one of only four Relay events nationwide to be chosen for the filming.
  • Bill To Stop Saudi Arms Deal Fails In Senate

    Bill To Stop Saudi Arms Deal Fails In Senate

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    The narrow vote to dismiss a resolution to block the transaction was a significant shift from a similar vote past year on a tank sale to Saudi Arabia under the Obama administration that was easily tabled, or killed, 71-27. no longer turns a blind eye to the indiscriminate killing of children, women, and men in Yemen", Franken said in a statement. Today I stand up for saying we, the United States, should no longer be fueling the arms race in the Middle East.
  • Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

    Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

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    He wrote on the ConservativeHome site: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour". Without a majority, she could be forced to seek consensus on the approach she takes. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial.
  • London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

    London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

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    Detectives suspect the carnage inflicted could have been even worse if Khuram Butt had not failed to secure the vehicle because his payment did not go through. Police have discovered the gang used a bedsit, above a bookie's in Barking, east London , as a safe house, rented by Redouane in April. An undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, London , and made available Saturday, June 10, 2017, of the interior of the van used in the London Bridge attacks of Saturday June 3 ...
  • NBC5 Forecast: Chance of showers by sunrise

    NBC5 Forecast: Chance of showers by sunrise

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    An east wind of 6 miles per hour will become calm in the evening. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Expect more sun today , with a high near 82, according to the National Weather Service . Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Temps: High of 85 degrees and low of 71 degrees. Monday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
  • United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

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    British security officials said none of the men was considered violent, but they acknowledged the difficulty of predicting whether extremists will turn unsafe. Irish state broadcaster RTE reported on Tuesday that Redouane had been refused asylum in Britain but had been able to move legally after marrying in Ireland in 2012.
  • Storm finally creeps in over Cape Town

    Storm finally creeps in over Cape Town

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    Cape Town - The City of Cape Town has cautioned residents that despite heavy rains, there is still a need to reduce water usage. The "worst storm in living memory" began to unleash its fury on Cape Town early on Wednesday writes Dave Chambers.
  • Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

    Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

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    Twenty individuals were asked to participate in the handwashing experiments wherein the research team contaminated the participants' hands with harmless bacteria (nonpathogenic E. Their guidance focuses on rubbing hands together in various ways to make sure each surface of each hand is clean. Scientists have poured cold water on the theory that only a hot bath of shower gets you clean.
  • Alleged Queensland cop killer shot dead after siege

    Alleged Queensland cop killer shot dead after siege

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    On Monday, Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said he wanted to resolve the siege "as peacefully as humanly possible". Facebook Senior Constable Brett Forte was allegedly killed by Rick Charles Maddison, 40, as he tried to evade police.
  • Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

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    In 2015, the Supreme Court also found that individual majority-minority legislative districts in Alabama were racially gerrymandered , forcing the state to redraw its electoral map. That reliance on partisan gerrymandering as a legal excuse will not hold, Kagan wrote. That era ended on Monday. In situations where race and party politics are intertwined, that might no longer be the case, per Monday's court ruling.
  • AT&T Wireless Store Workers Begin Weekend Strike

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    The strike includes workers in 36 states covered by the AT&T Mobility "Orange" contract, as well as workers at AT&T West, AT&T East in CT and DIRECTV in California and Nevada. "Despite being the largest telecom company in the country with almost $1 billion a month in profits and the CEO earning $28 million, AT&T continues to pinch its workers' basic needs and stand in the way of high-quality service its customers pay good money for".
  • 'Sharjeel timely informed PCB of his meeting with suspected bookie'

    'Sharjeel timely informed PCB of his meeting with suspected bookie'

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    The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, has banned left-arm spinner Nawaz for two months and fined him 200,000 rupees ($1,900) for violating its anti-corruption code. Nawaz submitted his written statement admitting the charges leveled against him by PCB and appeared for subsequent meetings with PCB on 16th May 2017 to properly explain his case.
  • Medical board for abortion of pregnant girl

    Medical board for abortion of pregnant girl

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    According to the Indian Express, the mother of the 10-year-old girl said that she wanted her husband free, even though he is accused of the rape. The process commenced after a local court had given the go-ahead, but also directed the doctors to abide by the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.
  • US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

    US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

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    U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Wood said China was key given that 90 percent of North Korea's trade was with that country. Addressing reporters after the meeting, the council president, Uruguay's Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, said that "clearly sanctions are a way to go" but stressed support for diplomacy to engage with Pyongyang.
  • BC leaders push for votes on the last day

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    Liberals have closed the gap to a three-point disadvantage in the seat-rich Lower Mainland, but the B.C. NDP has expanded its lead on Vancouver Island. Clark spoke for almost 10 minutes to a packed room of supporters, praising the quality of Liberal candidates in the Fraser Valley region. "The B.C.
  • FDA approves Radicava for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

    FDA approves Radicava for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

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    Patients who have ALS have malfunctioning nerve cells, impairing both simple and complex movements such as walking, breathing, breathing, and talking. To be marketed as Radicava in the USA, the new drug will cost $1,086 per infusion. The drug's list price is $1,000 per infusion, which amounts to almost $150,000 a year for treatment, according to the ALS Association.
  • NCAA lacrosse tournament brackets set

    NCAA lacrosse tournament brackets set

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    The No. 3 seed Long Island University/LIU Post, plays the No. 6 seed New York Institute of Technology in the first round, on the campus of the No. 2 seed Le Moyne. "You look at your season, and you come in, and there's so many unknowns coming into this year ... this group went through 17 games, and they did what they needed to do to come out and be 17-0", Maryland Coach Cathy Reese said after Sunday's win over Northwestern.
  • Nissan helps you escape the smartphone distraction in a geeky way

    Nissan helps you escape the smartphone distraction in a geeky way

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    In fact, the Signal Shield is just a metal box posing as a centre armrest in a Nissan Juke, and a metal box acts as a Faraday Cage and blocks all signals to the phone. A Nissan spokesman explained: "Nissan GB has adopted a technology that's nearly 200 years old to create a concept solution for reducing smartphone distraction at the wheel".
  • 'Handmaid's Tale' Wants You To Feel Like 'This Could Happen Here'

    'Handmaid's Tale' Wants You To Feel Like 'This Could Happen Here'

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    The short synopsis for episode 1 posted on TV Guide reads , "The series premiere of a drama about a fertile woman who is forced into sexual servitude in a dystopian society with a plunging birthrate". It's a meditation on how much of a woman's freedom can be connected to control of her reproductive rights. Handmaids-and, seemingly, all women in Gilead-are kept mostly at home, though they can briefly gather and chat at the supermarket and the town square.
  • Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

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    Around 30,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States each year and many suffer for the rest of their lives as a result. There are two tubes, one sucking blood out of the infant then running it through an oxygenator and another feeding the blood back into the body.
  • Bulls guard Rondo, Rockets guard Beverley draw fines

    Bulls guard Rondo, Rockets guard Beverley draw fines

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    The Celtics held Butler to one field goal until the final minute of the third quarter and the Bulls' star, who shot 7 of 21, failed to get to the free-throw line - a telltale sign of how out of sync the offense was without Rondo. We looked like a team that (wasn't) soaking in the moment. It won't show up on the scoresheet when it's all said and done, but Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez had the best assist on Sunday during Game 4 of the Bulls-Celtics series.
  • Marco Silva applauds the Hull City fans

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    Hull remain two points above Swansea in 17th place after beating Watford 2-0, but Clement feels the momentum has shifted back towards his side. "I know him well and would be more than happy to speak to him". "Today's changed it. That's important psychologically going into the next four games, and the next one is a big test at Man United". At that stage it was very hard for us to get anything out of the game.
  • Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

    Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

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    If Trump does not attend the Belt and Road Summit in China in May, the ASEAN Summit in November will be the first time that he will meet Duterte. On another matter, Mr. "At least verbally, he said he is coming", Paynor said, as quoted by Rappler . "And you wouldn't believe that even as we speak, we are still bidding for suppliers for the subsequent meetings, which ideally all of these should have been finished before the start of the meetings in January", he added.