• After Cong, BJP lawmakers seen relishing snacks during fast
After Cong, BJP lawmakers seen relishing snacks during fast

Lekhi said the woman counsel appearing for the Kathua rape victim was being pressurised not to appear in the case. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nandkumar Singh Chauhan has said that Hindus number less than 1 per cent of the population in Indian-held Kashmir, reported Financial Express .

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  • HEALTH REPORT: Traumatic Brain Injuries
HEALTH REPORT: Traumatic Brain Injuries

Professor Jonathan Schott of UCL's Institute of Neurology said the research provides "perhaps the best evidence yet that traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for dementia", but said further work was required to differentiate types of injuries, such as sport-related concussions, and how they affect the brain.

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  • Kate Middleton to give birth to third child at exclusive Lindo Wing
Kate Middleton to give birth to third child at exclusive Lindo Wing

Paddy Power has been forced to suspending betting for Kate's due date as they have been inundated with bets that she will go into labour on our before Sunday. It is thought that the royal couple don't have long to wait before welcoming a sibling for Prince George and Princess Charlotte . The new baby will be born just weeks before Prince Har...

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  • France and Saudi Arabia agree on need to curb Iran's 'expansionism'
France and Saudi Arabia agree on need to curb Iran's 'expansionism'

The Saudi prince's trip to Spain will come hot on the heels of a three-day official visit to France and after a tour lasting several weeks of the United States, Britain and Egypt, where the self-styled moderniser signed multimillion-dollar deals.

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  • Red hot chilli pepper: Man develops brain disorder after eating Carolina Reaper
Red hot chilli pepper: Man develops brain disorder after eating Carolina Reaper

Suffering multiple bouts of skull-crushing headaches , the man had to go through neck pain and dry heaving for days. The description continues: "He then developed intense neck and occipital head pain". "No cases of RCVS secondary to peppers or cayenne have been previously reported", he said , "but ingestion of cayenne pepper has been associat...

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  • Healthcast : Surgeon General Issues Public Health Warning
Healthcast : Surgeon General Issues Public Health Warning

The substance abuse disorder and mental illness treatment center had given out about 50 kits of naloxone through Friday afternoon, said the organization's CEO, Adam Cohen. "It may very well save their life in case they do slip once, because that's all it takes". Most states also have laws created to protect health care professionals for prescri...

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  • Softball Cats run-rule UofL 8-0
Softball Cats run-rule UofL 8-0

Gloeckler had three of West's eight hits, while Joey Aden had three hits and scored three times and Will Jarrett had a two-run double. Kamryn Moss, Addie Stanton and Bennett all had a pair of hits in the contest, with Moss collecting three RBIs.

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  • Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river
Missing CDC worker's body recovered in Atlanta river

Cortez Stafford said at a press conference. The circumstances of Cunningham's death remain unclear, but the police said they don't suspect foul play in the case, and they believe he drowned somehow. He was last seen leaving work early after telling his colleagues that he didn't feel well. Cunningham had called his sister that morning and talk...

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  • With more snow on the horizon, region waits for warmth
With more snow on the horizon, region waits for warmth

By the time its over most of the county will see maybe a dusting on the ground with some areas in the north getting as much as an inch of snow. An inch or so accumulation possible. Traditional spring temperatures likely won't appear next week either. Temperatures won't be that much cooler initially, but will drop into the upper 60s and low 70s acro...

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  • Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies
Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies

In a tweet , United States senator Ed Markey suggested that greater care needed to be taken when handling information about individuals' HIV status: "Privacy isn't just about credit card numbers and passwords". The company says the firms are under "strict contractual terms that provide for the highest level of confidentiality". "When working w...

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  • Dutch Attorney Implicated in Mueller Probe Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison
Dutch Attorney Implicated in Mueller Probe Sentenced to 30 Days in Prison

Van der Zwaan was a London-based associate of a high-powered law firm called Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom in the early 2010s. Van der Zwaan, who joined Skadden in 2007, when he was about 24, played a role at the firm in complex global litigation and government investigations that belied his junior status, a fact his lawyers attributed to his wor...

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  • The 2020 Census Questions Every US Household Will Be Asked, Annotated
The 2020 Census Questions Every US Household Will Be Asked, Annotated

The controversial announcement has many immigrants anxious that the information obtained from the question could be used against them. "The president's support for this unnecessary, untested question is just one more example of this administration's hostility toward immigrants and people of color", Gupta said .

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  • Indian government seeks buyer for majority stake in Air India
Indian government seeks buyer for majority stake in Air India

As per the advertisement issued by the Government, the companies or consortium will be eligible to bid only if their net worth crosses Rs 5,000 crore. New Delhi :A Kolkata-bound Air India flight has been grounded at the Delhi airport following reports of a bomb threat , an official said. Israel's El Al airline said it appealed on Wednesday to th...

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  • Delhi Budget: AAP govt allocates nearly Rs 14000 cr for education sector
Delhi Budget: AAP govt allocates nearly Rs 14000 cr for education sector

In education which accounts for 26% of the total budget allocation, the government proposes to build 12,748 classrooms and 30 new schools. The state finance minister, Manish Sisodia , said, "Despite demonetisation and GST, Delhi's economy is growing", adding that the government allocates Rs 1,000 crore for repairing small roads of the municipal ...

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  • Most transgenders barred from serving in U.S. military; as per Trump's order
Most transgenders barred from serving in U.S. military; as per Trump's order

In his presidential memorandum, Trump said transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria - those who may require substantial medical treatment - are disqualified from military service except under certain limited circumstances.

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  • Virat Kohli likely to play county cricket for Surrey
Virat Kohli likely to play county cricket for Surrey

Reports suggest that Kohli will leave for England at the end of the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League .season, where he will lead Royal Challengers Bangalore. I wouldn't like to add anything more to it. Skipper Virat Kohli is not the only Indian cricketer looking to better his Test performance. Star Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara wil...

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  • South Africa's Rabada wins duel with Warner
South Africa's Rabada wins duel with Warner

Clearly intent on stamping himself on this match, Warner crunched three successive deliveries through the off side for boundaries to end Rabada's second over, and began his third by hooking a six and slashing another four behind point. Opening batsman Elgar had scored 106 when De Villiers was dismissed and batted with more fluency than usual. The...

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  • Advocates rally for Justine Damond after Noor charged
Advocates rally for Justine Damond after Noor charged

Officer Mohamed Noor shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond , a 40-year-old life coach on July 15 minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. "Finally, when we realized that the evidence clearly confirmed to the statutory definitions of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, then, and only...

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  • Ola, Uber drivers to go on indefinite strike from midnight
Ola, Uber drivers to go on indefinite strike from midnight

While the way to protest here is debatable, the reason has remained same over time. Ola and Uber users faced several problems amid the ongoing strike called by drivers working with the cab aggregators, on Monday. The protest will require the drivers to not login into the application and accept bookings. All the drivers have invested Rs 5-...

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  • Philippines gives official notice of International Criminal Court withdrawal
Philippines gives official notice of International Criminal Court withdrawal

Consequently, the Philippines does not need to adhere to the required one-year waiting period as outlined in the Rome Statute . "It is doubly lamentable that members of the worldwide community, who include our own partners in the war against terror, have allowed themselves to be used as pawns by these individuals and organizations in undermini...

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  • Marielle Franco: politician's murder sparks mass protests in Brazil
Marielle Franco: politician's murder sparks mass protests in Brazil

Reports say two men in a auto drew up alongside her vehicle, opened fire, and sped away. ( Rio de Janeiro ) - Brazilian authorities should ensure a prompt, thorough, and independent investigation into the killing of a human rights defender and her driver in Rio de Janeiro , Human Rights Watch said today.

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  • Cigarettes Actually Multiply Smokers' Population than Reducing Smoking Rates
Cigarettes Actually Multiply Smokers' Population than Reducing Smoking Rates

The agency announced last summer that it wants to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes to nonaddictive levels. The FDA is seeking public comment and input on the appropriate potential maximum nicotine level, how to implement a product standard (at once or gradually) and what unintended consequences may ensue from lowering nicotine levels.

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  • County could be much healthier
County could be much healthier

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation CEO Richard Besser explains "our health is influenced by many things, like a good education, a good job, access to quality housing and quality healthcare". Forsyth County is ranked as Georgia's healthiest county for the sixth straight year. "Years went by before the high infant mortality rate in Forsyth County saw ...

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  • The rookie in front of Tiger Woods has nothing to lose
The rookie in front of Tiger Woods has nothing to lose

The very sight of Woods - neon pink shirt, gray trousers and cap, white shoes - was rare enough anymore to have been considered gawk-worthy on its own, his every move chronicled by hundreds of smartphone cameras. "I said to my caddie, 'Have you ever seen those crowds?' Eight-deep back there". Over 54 remarkable holes here, with expectations start...

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  • Kane injury has Spurs, England anxious
Kane injury has Spurs, England anxious

The enforced departure of their talisman sparked Spurs into life, though, and they pulled level a minute later when Alli diverted Aurier's teasing cross past Begovic with his thigh for his first Premier League goal since January 2. Dele Alli also came off late in the game with a knock but Pochettino said: "I don't believe it's a big issue". ...

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  • Riyad Mahrez explains his regrets over failed move to Man City
Riyad Mahrez explains his regrets over failed move to Man City

When the team-mates and the club were behind me it was OK, it was very easy to come back here". And speaking to Sky Sports today he couldn't hide his disappointment at missing out on move to the Etihad Stadium. Mahrez's 97th-minute free-kick rescued a point for Leicester against Bournemouth last weekend, and the Algeria global insists his mind ...

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  • Report shows steep rise in opioid-related ER visits in Maine
Report shows steep rise in opioid-related ER visits in Maine

The response plan includes allowing emergency room doctors to start overdose survivors in medication. The vast majority of the fatal overdoses, about two-thirds, involve a legal or illegal opioid painkiller, or heroin. The most recent report from the CDC's Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) Program stated that, from July 2016 th...

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  • China does not want trade war but is ready to hit back
China does not want trade war but is ready to hit back

Zhang sought to strike a reassuring tone in remarks at a news conference on the eve of the opening of the National People's Congress' annual two-week session. Acknowledging their contribution to achievements made in the past five years, Xi called on non-communist parties and people without party affiliation to enhance confidence in the path, theory...

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  • Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

In a statement, DPH Director Karyl Rattay said though her division believes the season has peaked, the flu will likely remain in the First State for a few more weeks. The 893 new cases bring the season total to 6,674 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases for the 2017-2018 season, the highest number of confirmed cases since record-keeping began in th...

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  • Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The United Nations says an aid convoy carrying humanitarian assistance has started entering the town of Douma in Damascus' besieged rebel-held suburbs of eastern Ghouta. An reporter from the agency in Hammuriyeh said airstrikes overnight targeted the town, with only a few residents emerging from the safety of their cellars after day broke.

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  • Local principals debate punishments as National School Walkout day looms
Local principals debate punishments as National School Walkout day looms

Students across the USA are planning a 17-minute walkout beginning at 10 a.m.to honor the lives of those lost. Plans for coordinated student walkouts have been making national news and have already engendered disciplinary threats from some school administrators.

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  • Brighton silence Arsenal at home as Arsene Wenger's woes continue
Brighton silence Arsenal at home as Arsene Wenger's woes continue

In the tweet below, Ferdinand claimed that the current Arsenal team is THE worst he has ever seen, regardless of the talent the players possess. The Seagulls added a second when Laurent Koscielny's misplaced pass was intercepted and Pascal Gross teased a high cross into the box for Glenn Murray to head past Petr Cech .

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  • What to Look for at the 90th Annual Academy Awards
What to Look for at the 90th Annual Academy Awards

The fierce women who are up for Best Actress are Sally Hawkins for " The Shape of Water ", Margot Robbie for " I, Tonya ", Saoirse Ronan for " Lady Bird ", Frances McDormand for " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " and Meryl Streep for " The Post ".

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  • Ronda Rousey to appear on Raw to explain actions
Ronda Rousey to appear on Raw to explain actions

Ronda Rousey has had a very controversial start to life in the WWE . The events took place after Angle claimed that Triple H and Stephanie were talking about how they will "own her" after she signs the contract and Stephanie called her a "Has-been" backstage.

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  • GM John Schneider doesn't deny report Seahawks are shopping Michael Bennett
GM John Schneider doesn't deny report Seahawks are shopping Michael Bennett

I've talked to his representatives in the meetings we've had down here. This is what happens in the National Football League when you just missed the playoffs for the first time in six years, have scant salary-cap space and have a core of recently injured, expensive players past or pushing 30 years old.

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  • Senate Bill Would Force End to US War in Yemen
Senate Bill Would Force End to US War in Yemen

The new text was approved, but it made no mention of Iranian weapons and support to the Houthis, who continue to fire ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia.A few days earlier, Russian diplomats in NY blocked a United Nations resolution seeking to establish a one-month cease-fire in the Syrian capital's suburb of Eastern Ghouta, place of the late...

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  • US Plans to Sell Antitank Missiles to Ukraine
US Plans to Sell Antitank Missiles to Ukraine

ABC News reported the sale signals a significant increase in us military support for Ukraine. "Defensive weapons are not provocative unless you're an aggressor, and clearly, Ukraine is not an aggressor, since it's their own territory where the fighting is happening", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said past year during a trip to Kiev.

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  • CALIFORNIA CHAOS: DOJ to INVESTIGATE Oakland Mayor After ICE TIP-OFF
CALIFORNIA CHAOS: DOJ to INVESTIGATE Oakland Mayor After ICE TIP-OFF

Homan said, "What [Schaaf] did is no better than a gang lookout yelling "police" when a police cruiser comes in the neighborhood, except she did it to a whole community". "If the politicians in California don't want to protect their communities, then ICE will". Speaking in her office, the mayor said she stood by her decision to reveal an operation ...

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  • Fred VanVleet implicated in federal NCAA basketball investigation
Fred VanVleet implicated in federal NCAA basketball investigation

Numerous others are named in the documents, from former lottery picks like Markelle Fultz and Josh Jackson to current stars, including Michigan State's Miles Bridges , Alabama's Collin Sexton and Kentucky's Kevin Knox . They could all potentially be found to have violated NCAA amateurism rules . He did say he had lunch with members of ...

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  • United Nations to vote on 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria
United Nations to vote on 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria

She said over the past three months more than 2,000 civilians have been killed, almost 5,000 wounded and 32 medical centers and clinics have been destroyed. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also had urged an immediate suspension of "all war activities" in eastern Ghouta, saying 400,000 people are living "in hell on Earth".

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