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Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after United Kingdom election blow

But media reports suggest they had demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in offic...

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Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

Raymond Pontzer, director of infection prevention for UPMC in Pittsburgh, who was not involved in the study . Surely even the laziest among us - those who give their hands a cursory rinse, or worse...

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Pope Francis meets with Canadian Prime Minister

Pope Francis meets with Canadian Prime Minister

Trudeau, a Catholic who was educated at a Jesuit school and a fervent backer of gay rights , later said that he told the pontiff "about how important it is for Canadians to move forward on a real r...

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CBSE 12th result 2017: 64.3% students clear Class XII exam

CBSE 12th result 2017: 64.3% students clear Class XII exam

Vipin Sharma, principal of Vidya Bharti Chinmaya Vidyalaya and co-ordinator of CBSE schools in Jamshedpur, said despite the hue and cry over the moderation policy, the overall results was as expec...

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D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's life sentences overturned

D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's life sentences overturned

Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk, Va., ruled Friday that because the Supreme Court has found it unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to life without parole, Malvo is entitled to new sentencing ...

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ANC denies party talks to oust Zuma

ANC denies party talks to oust Zuma

Ahead of the meeting, Cosatu General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali denied Dlamini might be sacked. Meanwhile, central to yesterday's media briefing regarding resolutions taken by Cosatu was the bar...

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J&J settles drug manufacturing probe by US states for $33 million

J&J settles drug manufacturing probe by US states for $33 million

The settlement prohibits McNeil from stating its facilities meet federal standards within 12 months of a recall, according to a news release from the West Virginia Attorney General's office. "Those ...

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Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'

Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'

Scott is calling for more aggressive penalties for smoking pot while driving or using it in the presence of children. Senate Bill 22 would have amended state law so that the possession of up to ...

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The administration, MacGuineas points out, has put far too much pressure for the cuts on too small a sliver of the budget , that is, non-discretionary defense spending, rather than on entitlements, w...

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Babies should avoid fruit juice, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Babies should avoid fruit juice, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Kids love their juice, but new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advise parents to pull back on fruit juices of all kinds for children of all ages. The AAP recommends wat...

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Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

We are assisting people who have sheltered in the hospital, and the Catholic mission is helping those who are in the church, but those who are now in the mosque are completely cut off. Reiterating sup...

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Family, friends and the president honor fallen officers at memorial service

States that require background checks when purchasing a firearm saw 53 percent fewer officers killed while on duty, according to the study. Fortunately, Boca's police department hasn't had any offic...

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Mental Health Awareness Month events planned throughout Butte County

Mental Health Awareness Month events planned throughout Butte County

Hello Instagram! It's #mentalhealthawareness week and if you're a new follower of mine, you might not know how close to my heart mental health is, and as I now have 11 million followers over here ...

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Brazil Announces End of Zika Virus State of Emergency

Brazil Announces End of Zika Virus State of Emergency

The Guardian reports that during the 2016 Olympics, the threat of the Zika virus was at its peak. Positioned in the middle of the 2016 outbreak, Brazil launched a comprehensive mosquito eradica...

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Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

Things have been further complicated because Harvey, who last pitched May 2, reportedly plans to file a grievance against the Mets. The Mets said Harveys suspension took effect Saturday. "Reyes will...

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I'm Not So Sure the World is Ready For Coffee Infused Bagels

I'm Not So Sure the World is Ready For Coffee Infused Bagels

The caffeine is incorporated into the mix with espresso and a coffee-cherry flour, boasts 13 grams of protein from the cocoa in the batter and 6.5mg of iron. Why? Because caffeinated bagels finally ...

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MPs call for 'whole-school approach' to tackling mental health problems

MPs call for 'whole-school approach' to tackling mental health problems

And, for anonymous support, you can call the Kamatsiaqtut Help Line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 867-979-3333 or toll free at 1-800-265-3333. The month of May is used to help people underst...

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Severe weather expected Wednesday evening to Thursday morning

Severe weather expected Wednesday evening to Thursday morning

A few thunderstorms may linger into Monday . We could have an isolated shower or two, but the heat and humidity looks likely to hold off through the weekend, perhaps even longer. WEDNESDAY: Rain ...

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Windy, warm & humid with scattered showers/storms this weekend

Windy, warm & humid with scattered showers/storms this weekend

Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to occur this morning and again late this afternoon and evening. Expect partly sunny skies, with increasing clouds across northwest Montana, where a few scatte...

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Drugged Drivers Now Cause More Traffic Deaths Than Drunk Ones

Drugged Drivers Now Cause More Traffic Deaths Than Drunk Ones

Fewer drunk drivers were killed in automobile accidents in 2015 than drivers who tested positive for drugs, the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsib...

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Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Approximately 146,000 viewers watched the live cam as the team thanked everyone for their support and reassured them that this whole adventure with April and her calf is " to be continued ". Head gira...

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Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

The report also recommended that the department consider issuing guidance to grant recipients, require certification that they are complying with the federal law, consult with ICE and other law enfo...

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Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

But the city's unemployment rate was almost a whole percentage point lower than it was a year ago when it was 8.2 percent, according to data released Tuesday. The jobless rate for Black women fell fro...

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EPA chief calls for an 'exit' to Paris climate agreement

EPA chief calls for an 'exit' to Paris climate agreement

Ebell, on the other hand, believes Trump should stick to his campaign pledge to "cancel" the Paris agreement , which President Barack Obama joined and went into effect a year ago. Trump can't pull ...

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Janet Jackson tweets first photo of newborn son

Janet Jackson tweets first photo of newborn son

Last year, Jackson announced that she was postponing her tour amid speculation that she was pregnant. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet Janet Jackson's baby boy. Jackson hasn't shared any mess...

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Rare baby giraffe born at England zoo

A GoFundMe page set up for April , giraffe father Oliver and their calf has raised more than $100,000 out of a goal of $50,000. Over the last month millions of people have watched her via the liv...

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Texas House votes to restore funds for the Texas Medicaid Program

Texas House votes to restore funds for the Texas Medicaid Program

The Texas House has voted to oppose taxpayer dollars going to private and religious schools - expressly forbidding state funding for vouchers. On another hot-button issue, prohibiting transgender ...

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Ralph Lauren's Polo store on Fifth Avenue to close amid slumping sales

Ralph Lauren's Polo store on Fifth Avenue to close amid slumping sales

Representatives for Ralph Lauren did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday. Ralph Lauren is shutting down its Fifth Avenue store in NY, but its flagship Polo Bar Restaurant at the same lo...

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Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

The IMD however cautioned that technically there had been no heat wave in these districts, though the temperatures recorded there had been higher than usual. Heat wave conditions will prevail at isola...

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Why a tiny, fanged fish produces a pain-free bite

Why a tiny, fanged fish produces a pain-free bite

When injected into lab mice, this venom didn't seem to cause the animals any pain, which was surprising to say the least. The proteomic analysis found that the components were a neuropeptide that ...

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Two people killed in Louisiana mobile home hit by possible tornado

Go over your severe weather procedures with your family and make sure you stay on top of the weather. Today's forecast for the Crossroads area includes another strong risk of thunderstorms and pos...

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Playing Tetris may have therapeutic benefits

Playing Tetris may have therapeutic benefits

People who experience such flashbacks in the days following a traumatic event are at higher risk of developing long-lasting PTSD, the researchers said. Within six hours of the accident, half recalled ...

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Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Her parents took her to a local hospital where doctors determined the girl had suffered second and third degree burns to her hands. She told her parents, who noticed her skin was starting to turn ...

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County ranked state's 5th healthiest

County ranked state's 5th healthiest

Oakland County enters the top 10 for the first time since the rankings began in 2003. However, interestingly, the access to exercise opportunities was lowest in Jones County (60 percent) compared to ...

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Advance in Vermont and IL

Marijuana Legalization Bills Advance in Vermont and IL

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in IL but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year. Heather Steans, of Chicago, would make it legal for IL resid...

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