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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on 2-year Rohingya resettlement plan

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on 2-year Rohingya resettlement plan

Arif Hossein, a former teacher in a Myanmar government school who fled to the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh after violence erupted in August, said he would return if the global organizat...

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Japanese hunt for deadly blowfish sold in supermarket error

Japanese hunt for deadly blowfish sold in supermarket error

The health ministry ordered the store to recall all the blowfish packages and suspend their sale, but the store told officials that it will no longer sell blowfish, Ohashi said. Pufferfish, or fugu, i...

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IL: State Warns of Potential Measles Exposure at O'Hare

IL: State Warns of Potential Measles Exposure at O'Hare

Travelers who were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m may have been exposed to measles and if infected could develop symptoms as late as January 23, according to the statement. The passen...

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How did a car get wedged into a double-storey building?

How did a car get wedged into a double-storey building?

Witnesses did a double take as it appeared a vehicle went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a Santa Ana dentist's office early Sunday morning. Among the two people inside the vehicle, one ...

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''Shithole' Projected onto Trump Hotel in Washington DC

''Shithole' Projected onto Trump Hotel in Washington DC

The president, in a discussion last week on immigration policy, used "shithole" to refer to certain countries from which large-scale immigration was undesirable, according to people present at the mee...

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DACA Recipients Can Apply for Renewal

DACA Recipients Can Apply for Renewal

Then on Thursday, a bipartisan group of senators presented the president with an agreement on new legislation for immigrants brought to the US illegally as children. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA F...

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The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

A toddler in Lucas County has died from complications of the flu this week, becoming the second child to die from pediatric flu this season. Each year is different, but reported cases of the influ...

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Ibuprofen linked to male infertility

Ibuprofen linked to male infertility

Erma Z. Drobnis, a University of Missouri, Columbia, professor who specializes in fertility, says this study is important, given how common ibuprofen is, even with such a small sample size. When s...

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IN hospitals taking steps to prevent flu virus' spread

IN hospitals taking steps to prevent flu virus' spread

Hospitals from South Bend to Evansville have imposed restrictions that include barring visitors other than immediate family or other significant persons. This year's vaccine isn't as effective as us...

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United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers

United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Plummer's trial started in the town of Safaga on Monday with what her lawyers described as a mistaken confession. Plummer has been detained in Egypt since her arrest in October, though her legal t...

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#24 Florida State makes 19 threes in rout of Southern Miss

#24 Florida State makes 19 threes in rout of Southern Miss

Scrambling to finish 6-6 allowed the Seminoles reach bowl eligibility and extend their record streak of consecutive years with a bowl appearance to 36. Florida State fans should be giving thanks for t...

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What Is Man Flu? Canadian Doctor Claims Men Suffer More When Sick

What Is Man Flu? Canadian Doctor Claims Men Suffer More When Sick

This process can go overboard and lead to autoimmune diseases, which affect more women than men, he notes. A review of scientific literature suggests those who believe "man flu " is more intens...

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Natural disaster of 5.0 magnitude strikes Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

Natural disaster of 5.0 magnitude strikes Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

The IMD put the magnitude of the quake at 5.5 on Richter scale and intensity as moderate. European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that tremors were also felt in Uttaranchal and magnitude 5....

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World Cup 2018 draw

World Cup 2018 draw

The biggest threat to their hopes of progression to the knock-out stages will be complacency and that ultimately proved their downfall, in humiliating fashion, when eliminated from Euro 2016 by Icelan...

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Flynn guilty plea raises questions for Trump, Kushner

Flynn guilty plea raises questions for Trump, Kushner

The retired army general agreed to co-operate with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, which has seen four Trump associates charged so far. Flynn is scheduled to plea guilty at a hearing l...

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Smokeout tobacco use with Great American Smoke Out

Smokeout tobacco use with Great American Smoke Out

By quitting - even for 1 day - smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk, but health officials hope this day will motivate you to quit for a lifet...

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Millions more of Americans may now have high blood pressure

Millions more of Americans may now have high blood pressure

Dr. Larry Gordon from Aspirus said the association most likely made the changes to be proactive and lower the risk of people being diagnosed with more serious illnesses later on. The report said: "Peo...

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Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Legionnaires' disease appear to be on the rise, with Orange County reporting more than 55 cases this year. The victims were aged between 52 and 94. One individual, who did not visit the park, died...

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Lifelong Protection Against Flu? New Vaccine Shows Promise

Topham, the study's author and the Marie Curran Wilson and Joseph Chamberlain Wilson professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at URMC. Experts worry it could be a hard season if H3...

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Baby foods test positive for arsenic and lead

Baby foods test positive for arsenic and lead

The same study determined 80 percent of baby formula contains the deadly poison as well. Their study concluded that all the chemicals pose serious threats to developing infants. MORE | The U.S. Food ...

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Brown Automotive Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brown Automotive Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fortunately, today's breast cancer screening technology has advanced tremendously since 1985, and since I was diagnosed with cancer more than 11 years ago. Professor Jacques Simard, from Laval Univers...

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Trump steps up attack on National Football League with new anthem protests petition

Trump steps up attack on National Football League with new anthem protests petition

Total lack of respect to our great country! The NFL and NFLPA released a statement Tuesday describing the meeting as "productive" and a step in the right direction to "promote positive social ch...

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Mulvaney: We'll Help Puerto Rico Rebuild; Must 'Fix Itself' From Debt

Mulvaney: We'll Help Puerto Rico Rebuild; Must 'Fix Itself' From Debt

Trump notably called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" during the presidential debates and the phrase was quickly reclaimed by those women who opposed him. Fred Papali, a physician from Baltimore wit...

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Help our fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico

Help our fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the U.S. President Donald Trump heard Rossello's request and ordered the waiver. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted Thursday morni...

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WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

Investigators from the University of Nottingham said their study is the first to examine several psychological and behavioral factors that have been shown to affect how well vaccinations work. During ...

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Saudi Arabia to end ban on women driving

Saudi Arabia to end ban on women driving

Barely a week after a senior Saudi scholar said women in the country should not be allowed to drive because they have " a quarter the brainpower of men ", Saudi Arabia's king issued a decree that wo...

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Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials

Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials

The eurozone and its single currency is facing big threats, as Catalonia votes whether to split from Spain - even though the referendum put on by separatists this weekend has been branded illega...

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West Ham United launch shirt auction in aid of Mexican earthquake relief

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez admits that the London derby against Tottenham Hotspur will be special, but he has stressed that he plays with the same kind of passion and attitude in all gam...

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Hurricane Maria damage as Puerto Rico loses power before storm's path hits

The last Category 4 hurricane landfall in Puerto Rico occurred in 1932, and the strongest storm to ever hit the island was San Felipe in 1928 with winds of 160 miles per hour. Puerto Rico has be...

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Chelsea FC's run of red cards leaves coach Antonio Conte bemused

Chelsea FC's run of red cards leaves coach Antonio Conte bemused

Chelsea are third with 10 points. Every game against Arsenal is always very tough, we knew very well what type of game we had to face. The result is also Arsenal's first point at Stamford Bridg...

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India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi

India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence': PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi appreciated the measures taken by Myanmar towards peace and national reconciliation and commended the on-going peace process in the country. Former president Asif Zardari had award...

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Lewis wins for Houston, donates $195K check

Lewis wins for Houston, donates $195K check

The American golfing star had promised earlier in the week to donate her prize money to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. She is one shot ahead of a trio of players - Mexico's Gaby Lopez (64), D...

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3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS

3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS

According to the USGS , the seismic activity - which the scientific agency has not identified as an quake per se - occurred 24 kilometers east northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. Pacific island t...

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Japan, South Korea agree to seek stronger United Nations resolution against N. Korea

Japan, South Korea agree to seek stronger United Nations resolution against N. Korea

Britain "will be working with our worldwide partners, as we have done previously, but we will be re-doubling our efforts with our global partners to put pressure on North Korea to stop these illegal a...

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Bawana Bypoll: AAP's Ram Chander defeats BJP's Ved Prakash by 24052 votes

Bawana Bypoll: AAP's Ram Chander defeats BJP's Ved Prakash by 24052 votes

But the result of the by-election for the Delhi assembly seat of Bawana has done exactly that. AAP candidate Ram Chander received 42042 votes after 17 rounds of counting, whereas the Congress nomine...

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