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Heading from Conway west on USA 76, the transport van with two deputies was about a half mile from the Little Pee Dee River when it encountered the high water, the news release said. Justin Bamberg, a state lawmaker and lawyer who has represented the families of several people injured or killed by law enforcement officers, said he's perplexed by the decision to transport anyone in such uncertain weather conditions.
  • How Kate Spade became a household name

    How Kate Spade became a household name

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    Following the news, handbag aficionados took to Twitter to pay homage to the accessory queen's legacy and share fond memories of their first Kate Spade bags. One obvious measure of her influence was the number of counterfeit Kate Spade bags one could find on the streets, Arrington said. The group subsequently sold off its other operations and became Kate Spade & Co.
  • Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, new study finds

    Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, new study finds

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    The study was supported by the National Cancer Institute, the American College of Surgeons, Cancer and Leukemia Group B, NSABP Foundation, NCIC Clinical Trials Group, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, and Southwest Oncology Group. "It's going to save tens of thousands of people from having to take unnecessary chemotherapy ", said Butler. Very low scores, up to 10, it's a very low chance that these patients get hormone therapy, and chemotherapy doesn't help them.
  • Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

    Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

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    Torbjörn Åkerstedt , a professor and director of the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University told CNN he was quite surprised by the findings on sleep during off days. Scientists in the Journal of Sleep Research conducted a study on the sleep patterns of adults. "It fits with what we do know about sleep - that sleep is regulated by the body clock but also regulated by what is called a homeostatic process, which means the longer you are awake the more you need to sleep ...
  • Nipah virus outbreak contained in Kerala, says Health Minister KK Shailaja

    Nipah virus outbreak contained in Kerala, says Health Minister KK Shailaja

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    Bats act as the host of the virus, which spreads to other animals through their excreta or droppings. The blood sample of the nursing student tested positive for the Nipah virus on May 24. The experimental vaccine being developed by the biotech companies has produced promising results in animal tests, following more than 15 years of research by scientists at the USA -based Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
  • South Sudan restricts movements on border with DR Congo over Ebola

    South Sudan restricts movements on border with DR Congo over Ebola

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    The city is about 93 miles from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. She said her ministry would continue to monitor the situation at all levels and will update the public as the epidemic unfolds. "WHO and our partners are taking decisive action to stop further spread of the virus", Ghebreyesus added. The WHO will be deploying about 30 experts to scrutinise and inspect the city, is working along with the Ministry of Health and also believes in engaging with ...
  • 72.13% voting recorded in Karnataka polls

    72.13% voting recorded in Karnataka polls

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    So, dear party workers, supporters and well wishers, don't worry about exit polls. A 70% voter turnout was recorded in the high-stakes election. Polling began on Saturday in India's southern state of Karnataka, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to wrest control over one of the few places left in the hands of the opposition Congress party.
  • Four new Ebola cases recorded in north-west DRC

    Four new Ebola cases recorded in north-west DRC

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    Of the five samples analyzed, two were found to be positive for Ebola virus serotype Zaire by RT-PCR. Officials from the World Health Organization and other worldwide health agencies are in the area to help contain the outbreak's spread.
  • Rooney ready to end his career in America as 'MLS talks begin'

    Rooney ready to end his career in America as 'MLS talks begin'

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    Wayne Rooney has already held "serious talks" about ending his career in the United States, which could see him move across the Atlantic as early as next month. The 32-year-old returned to Everton this season after spending 13 years at Manchester United . But heading to the US and to a team that really wants to feature him could work well for him.
  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Join Israel in Backing US Iran Move

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    Saudi Arabia is monitoring the impact of the USA withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on oil supplies and is ready to offset any potential shortage but it will not act alone to fill in the gap, an OPEC source familiar with the kingdom's oil thinking said on Wednesday.
  • Don Blankenship Reminds Voters That Trump Got It Wrong On Roy Moore

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    The Republican candidates are looking to unseat Sen. "To the great people of West Virginia we have, together, a really great chance to keep making a big difference", Trump said in an early morning tweet Monday . In West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District, an open seat race with Jenkins running for Senate, Democratic state senator Richard Ojeda, who was brutally beaten in 2016 ahead of the primary election, has garnered attention for his appeal to voters in deep red Trump country.
  • 90 per cent of the planet is breathing in polluted air

    90 per cent of the planet is breathing in polluted air

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    The WHO report said more than 90 percent of the world´s people are breathing unsafe levels of pollutants that killed some seven million people in 2016. For PM10, Varanasi ranked the sixth most polluted in the world. "The government has also taken several bold initiatives, including leap-frogging from BS-IV to BS-VI", it said.
  • No guns allowed at NRA convention when president, VP speak

    No guns allowed at NRA convention when president, VP speak

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    Matt Deitsch, a survivor of the Parkland killings, asked on Twitter why "to make the VP safe there aren't any weapons around but when it come to children they want guns everywhere?..." The rules are not those of the NRA, of course, leaders of which have long maintained that, as NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre has put it, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun".
  • Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's nomination to SC

    Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's nomination to SC

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    However, if the government's recent history is an indicator, it is likely to be sat on for a while - at least until CJI Misra convenes the full court discussion that Justices Kurian Joseph and Ranjan Gogoi had requested. A petition was filed by senior lawyer Indira Jaising, which said appointments have now become a matter concerning the "independence of judiciary". One good way to force the hands of the Centre would be to ensure that no other names are recommended before Joseph's appointment ...
  • Diseases from ticks, fleas, mosquitoes soar in US

    Diseases from ticks, fleas, mosquitoes soar in US

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    Overseas travel also is contributing to the increase, with travelers picking up insect-borne illnesses in other lands and bringing them back to the United States. More and more Americans are being infected with diseases carried by ticks and mosquitoes, federal researchers reported Tuesday. The warmer weather of spring and summer means the start of tick and mosquito season and the diseases they transmit, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever , West Nile and Zika.
  • Cricket Australia hopeful that India agree to day-night Test

    Cricket Australia hopeful that India agree to day-night Test

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    Brisbane's cricket stadium the Gabba is in decline as a test venue after being overlooked for Australia's upcoming series against India . - Perth Stadium & Manuka Oval to host maiden Tests. The two-Test tour against Sri Lanka concludes at Manuka Oval in Canberra in a match to be staged from February 1 to 5. "There has been no formal discussion as yet with the players on the day-night Test, but the general consensus among players is that they are not yet accustomed to it".
  • More than 1500 cervical cancer cases were not audited

    More than 1500 cervical cancer cases were not audited

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    Patrick Lynch from the HSE says a number of the 208 women could have benefited from earlier intervention. The society completed their statement by thanking Vicky Phelan for the role she played in unravelling the major health scandal. "And by God I'm going to take these guys on". Mr Harris said he is now moving towards establishing a commission of investigation to uncover the extent of this controversy.
  • Zidane Says Pursuit Of History Galvanises Real Madrid

    Zidane Says Pursuit Of History Galvanises Real Madrid

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    Franck Ribery has issued a battle cry before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Real Madrid where Bayern Munich know they must be ruthless in front of goal to stage an unlikely comeback. "They are not invincible despite what many people may think". Though there are indications that Nacho could return but Vazquez who was deployed to the right back in the first leg at Allianz Arena could be the only available options.
  • Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin To Dallas Cowboys

    Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin To Dallas Cowboys

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    After posting a career-high 58 receptions for 509 yards and three touchdowns in 2016, the 28-year old gadget player recorded just 13 catches for 47 yards under new Rams head coach Sean McVay last year. Austin has been an underachiever in five seasons out of West Virginia, but maybe a move to Jerry's World can recharge those batteries and lead to some fantasy value.
  • Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode

    Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode

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    With sleep mode, parents can set a designated time for the Messenger Kids app to shut down and remain inaccessible during this period. The new option is being controlled by a parent from the Parent Control center in the parent's Facebook account.
  • Yemen: Saudi coalition air raids kill 20 at wedding in Hajjah

    Yemen: Saudi coalition air raids kill 20 at wedding in Hajjah

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    The number of victims of the crime by the US-Saudi aggression on wedding ceremony in Bani Qais district of northern Hajjah increased to 33 martyrs and 55 wounded, including women and children. The Saudi-led coalition was waging a war on Yemen's Shiite rebels referred to as Houthis, who control much of their north, to reestablish the globally accepted government to energy.
  • Not on injury report — Paul George

    Not on injury report — Paul George

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    Ingles was disappointing by his standards, putting up 13 points, two rebounds, and an assist in his 31 minutes; with a smothering George making life hard for him. On the defensive end, it's all about slowing Donovan Mitchell and limiting the damage Utah is doing on the offensive glass/in the paint. However, when left open and able to shoot in rhythm, Rubio was hitting, he was 5-of-8 from three on his way to 22 points and nine assists.
  • Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

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    Only hours later, Syrian TV carried a military statement saying that air defenses fired a number of missiles because of a "false alarm", without providing more information. Chemical weapons inspectors will only deploy to the Syrian town of Douma if they are given unhindered access, the OPCW chief said Wednesday, adding it was unknown when the team would go.
  • US Launches Airstrikes on Syrian Chemical Weapons Facilities

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    Director of the Joint Staff Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie confirmed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still maintains "residual" capacity. Syrian state media slammed Western strikes on Saturday as illegal and "doomed to fail", after the US, France , and Britain launched a joint operation against the Damascus government .
  • BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi paying lip-service: Congress

    BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi paying lip-service: Congress

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    The men the police have arrested include a retired government official, four police officers and a minor - all of them belong to a local Hindu community that has been involved in a land dispute with the Muslim nomads. "On one hand, Salathiaji is demanding justice, while on the other hand, he has called to shut down the high court". While many, including Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh , kept to their work while fasting, several ministers, among them Prakash Javadekar, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi ...
  • What to Know About the Scandal Engulfing Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

    What to Know About the Scandal Engulfing Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

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    Eric Greitens is under intense scrutiny: Lawmakers are calling for him to resign (and considering impeachment) after the release of a sexually explicit, state-issued report tied to a felony charge. A week later he invited her to his home while his wife was out of town, saying they could not talk in public because he was running for office. However, she described two more nonconsensual incidents: one where Greitens smacked her hard across the face and said "you're mine", after she confessed ...