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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 ...
  • 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

    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 ...
  • Traumatic brain injuries and dementia research

    Traumatic brain injuries and dementia research

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    The study found that overall, those who sustained a TBI were 24% more likely to be diagnosed with dementia over the study period compared to those who had not suffered such an injury. According to the study authors, more than 50 million people every year experience a traumatic brain injury. Of the people without dementia, 4.7 percent had suffered a brain injury.
  • All the signs Kate Middleton is about to give birth

    All the signs Kate Middleton is about to give birth

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    From designer favourites like Alexander McQueen and Jenny Packham to maternity brands such as Séraphine, Middleton never put a fashionable foot wrong. Media barriers have been installed outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, confirming that it's getting ready to welcome the newest member of the royal family .
  • French President Macron to hold talks with Saudi crown prince in Paris

    French President Macron to hold talks with Saudi crown prince in Paris

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    Macron called for a "strong reaction" of the worldwide community during a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday evening. "We have here a young leader who is going to be in the highest functions in a country where 70 percent of the population is under 30", Macron said alongside the 32-year-old prince.
  • Reaction to calls to carry Narcan for overdoses

    Reaction to calls to carry Narcan for overdoses

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    Adams said he hopes those who are at risk - as well as their friends and family members - will keep the antidote on hand and learn how to use it. Now, a new study showed the threat of dying from one of those infections has dropped. Generic, injectable versions of naloxone are cheaper. According to the state Department of Health, one of the top goals in Washington's opioid response plan is to increase naloxone distribution in affected areas as local policies permit.
  • Wellington vs. Clearview softball: Rosecrans pitches, powers Dukes to win

    Wellington vs. Clearview softball: Rosecrans pitches, powers Dukes to win

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    Rogers (12-4, 5-1 7A-West) trailed 4-2, but tied the game with two in the fifth on an RBI-double by Seldomridge and a run-scoring single by Matthew Watson. She would go onto to finish the game with seven RBIs off of three hits, all of which were home runs. Emma Seagroves went 1 for 3 with a RBI and a run scored.
  • Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river

    Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river

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    The infections in Lowell and Lawrence have occurred largely among the homeless and people who inject drugs, authorities said Thursday. The scientist was wearing his favorite running shoes, O'Connor added. The manner of death, however, has yet to be determined. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Cunningham was last seen leaving work after complaining to co-workers that he wasn't feeling well.
  • Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad

    Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad

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    The National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning for a large area stretching from southwestern Minnesota east through central Wisconsin and into northeastern MI. Forecasters however, believe that conditions will get better in northern England during this afternoon but some heavy and thundery showers will hit in the evening.
  • Jail Time for Attorney Alex van der Zwaan for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Before their work on the Trump campaign, Van der Zwann's law firm, Skadden Arps, prepared what was called an independent report in 2012 about the prosecution of a former official in Ukraine. Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann did not request a specific punishment for van der Zwann but he did point out that "the defendant is an attorney who after being explicitly warned about the consequences of lying.
  • Trump administration adding citizenship question to 2020 census

    Trump administration adding citizenship question to 2020 census

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    There can be a fine for a false answer, although this hasn't happened in several years. "I have a son". Meantime, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who announced his department's move to change the 2020 census, appeared to skew the science behind his decision when he asserted that the impact of asking about citizenship had been "well-tested".
  • El Al attempts to block Air India's trans-Saudi route

    El Al attempts to block Air India's trans-Saudi route

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    Meanwhile, Indian government planned to sell the stakes in Air India with the condition that the brand "Air India" will be retained and the control of the national-carrier will be with Indian nationals. "However, we will keep our options open with respect to the proposed divestment of Air India, " The Singaporean carrier said in a statement. India's biggest airline, Indigo, has expressed an interest in the proposal and an undisclosed foreign buyer is also said to be looking at the deal.
  • AAP govt unveils 'green budget' in bid to improve Delhi's air quality

    AAP govt unveils 'green budget' in bid to improve Delhi's air quality

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    Delhi to get fleet of 1,000 electric buses, biggest in the country and one of the biggest in the world. Subsidy will also be given to firms to switch over to clean fuel-based power generators. The government has also proposed to set aside Rs 1,000 crore for fix and maintenance of smaller roads owned by the municipal corporations of the city, he said.