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Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led bombing

Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led bombing

Earlier, the officials said the family was fleeing from the fighting raging in the province. The bombing was part of an air campaign being carried out by the Saudi-led coalition since March 2015. The impoverished Arab country has been devastated by the war, which has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than 3 million. It accuses the rebels of using civilians as human shields. Read More

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Charlie Gard to be examined by United States doctor who created experimental treatment

Charlie Gard to be examined by United States doctor who created experimental treatment

Earlier this month New-York Presybterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center offered to admit Charlie and to provide him with experimental treatment, according to the Washington Post . After receiving the letter, Great Ormond Street asked the High Court for a new hearing on Charlie "in the light of claims concerning possible other treatments". Read More

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4 civilians killed in Indian 'unprovoked' firing along LoC: ISPR

4 civilians killed in Indian 'unprovoked' firing along LoC: ISPR

Some children were also injured during the firing and mortar shelling by Pakistani troops. The firing is ongoing and the Indian forces are effectively retaliating. However, no arrests were reported during the hour-long operation. An on-leave soldier and his wife were killed today in a cross-border firing from Pakistan on the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani. Read More

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AI will predict key moments at the Tour de France

AI will predict key moments at the Tour de France

The British team were clearly intent on showing a united front to a public which has grown increasingly sceptical of their methods since the last Tour. For Froome's attempt at a fourth Tour to take shape, he needs the bulk of his team-mates to come through unscathed, and his main mountain assistants, Sergio Henao and Mikel Landa, in particular. Read More

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Op Bluestar Anniversary concludes with Khalistan slogans

Op Bluestar Anniversary concludes with Khalistan slogans

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh addresses a prayer session to mark the anniversary of Operation Blue Star at Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Golden Temple Complex, in Amritsar Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Dal Khalsa took out a "Genocide Remembrance Parade" in Amritsar with photos of the damaged Akal Takht. However, the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the apex religious body of Sikhs, failed in getting enough support for uninterrupted ceremonial message read out by Akal ... Read More

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Even moderate drinking could harm the brain

Even moderate drinking could harm the brain

Volunteers reported periodically on their drinking habits, and scientists carried out brain tests at regular intervals. At the most recent review, the researchers examined images of the participants' brains - which enabled them to explore correlations between average alcohol use, cognition and brain structure. Read More

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MTV will stream Ariana Grande's UK benefit concert

She quickly headed for a hospital in the northern English city where numerous injured are being treated. One fan was 10-year-old Jaden Farrell-Mann, who suffered fractures to both of her legs and has a number of shrapnel wounds. Police had cordoned off an area around the white Nissan Micra in southern Manchester as they hunted for clues about the movements of the suicide bomber , who set off a bomb that killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others at the end of an Ariana Grande concert ... Read More

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Osinbajo restates FG's commitment to address plight of displaced in Bakassi

Osinbajo restates FG's commitment to address plight of displaced in Bakassi

The acting President was later honoured by the Obong of Calabar with the traditional title of Ada Idagha of Efik Ebrutu Kingdom, in recognition of Prof Osinbajo's contributions to the development of Nigeria and humanity at large. According to him, the Federal Government was doing everything possible to accommodate every Nigerian, noting that President Muhammadu Buhari's government will continue to work assiduously for the interest and development of all sections of the country. Read More

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Supreme Court has since ruled it unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to life in prison without parole, without a sentencing hearing . Judge Raymond Jackson based his ruling on a 2012 Supreme Court decision that found juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the purposes of sentencing because juveniles have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform. Read More

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Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

As reported , the rule was due to take effect on 9 April, but was delayed in March, a month after the still-new-to-office us president, Donald Trump , called on the Department of Labor to study the rule, to assess whether its implementation would limit investors' access to investment products or advice, cause disruptions in the industry, and/or increase litigation against companies providing such advice and products. Read More

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Ceremony to be held for Peace Officers

The families of Americus Police Officer Nick Smarr and GSW officer Jody Smith made their way to their seats at the 36th Annual National Police Officers Memorial Service. Already this year, he noted 118 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty. The president signed a proclamation Monday declaring the day "Peace Officer Memorial Day" and the upcoming week "Police Week". Read More

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Australia and NZ largely escape global cyber attack

Krishna Chinthapalli, a doctor at Britain's National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery who wrote a paper on cybersecurity for the British Medical Journal, said many British hospitals still use Windows XP software, introduced in 2001. Robinson, in an interview by e-mail, said he calculated the total based on payments tracked to bitcoin addresses specified in the ransom demands. In a blog post on Saturday, MalwareTech explained he returned from lunch with a friend on Friday and learned ... Read More

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Drug Epidemic Pushing Cases Of Hepatitis C Up

Drug Epidemic Pushing Cases Of Hepatitis C Up

New cases of hepatitis C infections nearly tripled between 2010 and 2015, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). Jonathan Mermin. Examining annual trends beginning in 2011, reported cases of acute HCV infection increased 44.3% from 2011 to 2012 (1,232 and 1,778 cases, respectively); increased 20.3% to 2,138 cases in 2013; increased 2.6% to 2,194 cases in 2014; and increased 11% to 2,436 cases in 2015. Read More

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Bill Shorten issues stinging budget reply

The government wants to increase the Medicare levy paid by nearly all workers by half a percentage point to 2.5 per cent of taxable income from July 1, 2019, to provide long-term funding for the NDIS. But it was anxious that "the weakness of this government will turn $6 billion tax on the banks into a $6 billion charge on every Australian with a bank account or a mortgage". Read More

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University Says Up to 7000 Bodies are Buried on Campus

University Says Up to 7000 Bodies are Buried on Campus

Exhuming and reburying each body would reportedly cost the medical center almost $21 million in total. The "Insane Asylum" was the state's first and operated until 1935. Mississippi's first mental institution became a reality when reformer Dorothea Dix rallied support among state lawmakers to fund construction of the $175,000 asylum, completed in 1855. Read More

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715 pounds lighter, Egyptian woman leaves India

715 pounds lighter, Egyptian woman leaves India

An Egyptian once believed to be the "world's heaviest woman" left an Indian hospital Thursday for the United Arab Emirates where she will continue treatment following drastic weight-loss surgery, doctors said. Her next operations will take place in Abu Dhabi, where Ms Ahmed is being taken in an air ambulance, accompanied by a team of nine specialists, including a critical care doctor, paramedics and nurses. Read More

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Chargers grab Clemson WR Mike Williams with 1st pick in LA

The AFC West was among the most interesting in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft , starting with the Los Angeles Chargers at the 7th overall spot. "It's going to be really exciting to learn and play with him". "That's a lot to give up to go get him, but they had to do something". Like Floyd and Jackson, Williams has the speed to get defensive backs on their heels and the physique to wrestle away the 50-50 balls that Rivers often thrives on. Read More

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White House to host private briefing on North Korea

Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare White House briefing on Wednesday for the entire Senate on the North Korean situation, senior Senate aides say. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said the administration should be telling senators it had a "red line", if it has one. "And if China and North Korea both believe that President Trump will never allow that to happen, then you have a chance to peacefully solve this", he said. Read More

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Yankees-Red Sox game rained out

Yankees-Red Sox game rained out

Boston's one run came in the 9th inning off of Aroldis Chapman when they trailed 3-0. In the third, Judge flipped head over heels into the crowd in pursuit of a foul ball. Severino struck out six and walked two, posting his third straight strong start. The 33-year-old was originally forced to the sideline after being slid into on Friday by Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, which led to an vast amount of controversy in the following days. Read More

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Kenya, Ghana and Malawi to Pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Kenya, Ghana and Malawi to Pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's Regional Director for Africa, in a statement . The vaccine consists of three injections administered over the course of three months, followed by a final booster dose 18 months later. The pilot program is created to assess whether the success of the vaccine in children aged five to 17 months, which was exhibited in the trials, can be replicated in real life. Read More

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Frim crybaby to MMA, bad blood boils over for Wizards-Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - The Hawks are back in the series , and the bad blood with the Washington Wizards shows no signs of letting up. "They jumped on us in that first period", Wizards coach Scott Brooks said. Wall acknowledged that he's still ticked off at Schroder for an Instagram post after the Hawks eliminated Washington in 2015 . Paul Millsap led the team with 29 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, Dennis Schroder added 27 points with nine assists while Taurean Prince chipped in with 16 ... Read More

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State unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent in March

State unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent in March

South Carolina's labor force also went up by almost 10,000, to more than 2.3 million. The state's unemployment rate fell from 3.2 percent in February and 3.7 percent a year ago. Leisure and hospitality (+13,000 jobs). The document stated China faced "intensified structural conflicts" in the current job market, and urged employment to be placed as a top policy priority, while addressing new challenges. Read More

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Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park

The legendary musician was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park home on April 21 past year. Schulenberg is the same doctor who was at Paisley Park on April 21 (the day of Prince's death) when deputies arrived on scene and the same doctor who admitted to authorities, he prescribed Oxycodone for Prince on April 14, the day before he overdosed while returning from a show in Atlanta, forcing his plane into an emergency landing. Read More

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Couple Contract Rare Lungworm Disease in Hawaii; More Cases Detected

Couple Contract Rare Lungworm Disease in Hawaii; More Cases Detected

Sarah Park, an epidemiologist at the Hawaii department of health, told the Associated Press . "This disease has really destroyed my life", she said. Angiostrongyliasis, also known as rat lungworm, is a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. The Hawaiian island health officials are lately anxious following rise in infections that is stemming from a parasitic work capable of invading human brains. Read More

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West Virginia lawmakers vote to add addiction treatment beds

West Virginia lawmakers vote to add addiction treatment beds

The West Virginia Senate on Wednesday advanced a budget that would cut about $160 million of state spending, including a 15 percent cut in support for West Virginia University. Justice and the Republican-controlled Legislature have disagreed over the 2018 budget. It would increase the state gasoline tax by 4.5 cents a gallon and start his proposed road reconstruction program aimed at creating thousands of jobs. Read More

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April's baby is kicking, just not coming out: zoo officials say

So we're still watching. "We have been told by other parks that mothers will sometimes feast just before the birth", the zoo wrote on its Facebook page . Bulls take no part in rearing young. What if YouTube removes the video again? The last time the Kim Komando Facebook page posted her live feed, the video received over 17,000 views and over 1,700 comments! The zoo plans to have a contest to name the calf once it is born . Read More

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