• Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen — UN chief
Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen — UN chief

The Yemeni people are suffering a "triple tragedy" as the country is ravaged by a brutal conflict, a cholera outbreak, and the threat of starvation, the United Nations humanitarian chief said Friday. The United Nations has called Yemen "the largest humanitarian crisis in the world". The "vicious and brutal" war between the Saudi-backed Yemeni gov...

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  • England scores an impressive 348/3 on Day 1
England scores an impressive 348/3 on Day 1

Joe Root , the England captain, called a halt after former skipper Alastair Cook was out for 243 in the first day/night Test staged in Britain. Both Malan and Cook were dismissed by off-spinner Roston Chase, whose return of 4-113 in 26.2 overs made him the most succesful member of an otherwise seam-dominated West Indies attack.

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  • E-cigarettes may push teens to start smoking
E-cigarettes may push teens to start smoking

And running counter to other studies, in young people who had already tried smoking at baseline, e-cigarette use over follow-up was associated with escalation of smoking frequency. The survey data revealed that those who used e-cigarettes and had no friends who smoked were five and a half times more likely to start smoking. But the researcher...

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  • Trump calls business leaders who dropped off manufacturing council 'grandstanders'
Trump calls business leaders who dropped off manufacturing council 'grandstanders'

The CEO delivered carefully chosen and well-timed words that Trump has failed to find. Krzanich also said he had urged other leaders to condemn the white supremacists who took part in the Virginia rally. "Today's announcement that the USA is withdrawing from TPP and seeking a reopening of NAFTA is an important first step toward a trade policy tha...

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  • Peanut allergy treatment milestone eliminates condition for years
Peanut allergy treatment milestone eliminates condition for years

Food allergies affect one in 20 children and two adults out of 100, with the most prevalent being the reactions to seafood, cow's milk, eggs, and peanuts. Peanut allergy is the most common cause of food-related anaphylaxis-related death in the western world, reports The Independent . According to the researchers from the Murdoch Children's R...

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  • Man held over alleged Chloe Ayling kidnap plot fights extradition to Italy
Man held over alleged Chloe Ayling kidnap plot fights extradition to Italy

Italian police said they had arrested the alleged kidnapper Lukasz Pawel Herba, a British resident born in Poland, and he had confessed to being involved in a plot. She says she was then driven 120 miles to an isolated farmhouse in the village of Borgial in the commune of Lemie outside of Turin. She added: "I was with an assassin that's always ar...

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  • Woman caught snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line
Woman caught snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line

According to reports , the officer then saw Hester use a cut straw to snort the substance. She was booked on a drug possession charge. The officer asked Hester to go inside the school where she told him she had a few drugs in her vehicle.

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  • SeaWorld Euthanizes Matriarch Killer Whale Who Had Respiratory Disease
SeaWorld Euthanizes Matriarch Killer Whale Who Had Respiratory Disease

SeaWorld said they made a decision to euthanize the whale after her "health and appetite significantly declined over the past several days, despite continually tailored treatments", according to a statement from SeaWorld. "Although I am heartbroken, I am grateful for the special time we had together and for the difference she has made for wild o...

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  • Natalee Holloway's father discovers human remains in Aruba: 'I was shocked'
Natalee Holloway's father discovers human remains in Aruba: 'I was shocked'

Halloway disappeared during the graduation trip in 2005 and was legally declared dead years later. Holloway was last seen getting into a vehicle with van der Sloot and two Surinamese brothers on the last night of her trip. Holloway says that, based on the informant's tips, they have found some unidentified skeletal human remains. That slaying was...

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  • OH reports first human West Nile virus case of 2017
OH reports first human West Nile virus case of 2017

The pool which tested positive was collected August 7 and contained the species of mosquito that bite both birds and humans, health officials said. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced Wednesday that mosquitoes in 12 towns have tested positive for West Nile virus so far this season.

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  • Trump Administration Extends Deadline For Insurers To Decide On Obamacare Markets
Trump Administration Extends Deadline For Insurers To Decide On Obamacare Markets

Although less money would be spent on the payments to insurers, the government would be required to spend even more money to offset the increase in premiums, the CBO said . Many people would be insulated from the rising premiums, according to the CBO report, because federal tax subsidies, which will cost the government, would automatically ...

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  • 10-year-old rape victim gives birth after being denied abortion
10-year-old rape victim gives birth after being denied abortion

The infant has been admitted to neo natal ICU. "As far as the girl is concerned, she is stable and will be kept in a separate room", Dr Dasari Harish, who is in charge of her treatment. She had made the plea through her lawyer after a local court in Chandigarh had turned down the same. The 10-year-old is expected to remain in hospital for a week ...

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  • Mayor of Provo, Utah Wins GOP Nomination for Chaffetz's Old Seat
Mayor of Provo, Utah Wins GOP Nomination for Chaffetz's Old Seat

Jason Chaffetz in the special election November 7. Utah's 3rd Congressional District spans from Salt Lake County to San Juan County in the state's southeast corner, and includes portions of Utah, Carbon, Emery, Grand and Wasatch counties.

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  • Trump disbands manufacturing council amid fallout over Charlottesville response
Trump disbands manufacturing council amid fallout over Charlottesville response

It is rare for former United States presidents to comment on and incumbent's tenure, but tweets from the likes of Barack Obama , condemning some of the recent violence have ended up setting records on Twitter . "You look at both sides". "I'm resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it's the right thing for me to do", Paul wrot...

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  • Teenage deaths rise again, newer drugs could be root cause
Teenage deaths rise again, newer drugs could be root cause

Derry police have also seen a decrease in both the number of overdoses and number of deaths. "I would have expected more of them to be related to prescription drugs which have been - especially a number of years ago - the major killer in this category", said Dr.

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  • Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters
Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

So sharp was Korea, hitting at an incredible 72.7-percent clip to carry an eight-point margin at 57-49 over into the second half. Korea inflicted the Philippines yet another painful defeat in their storied rivalry, brandishing superb ball rotation and razor-sharp shooting to hack out a 118-86 win in their quarterfinals matchup in the 2017 FIBA A...

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  • South Australia to build 150MW solar thermal plant
South Australia to build 150MW solar thermal plant

Australia understands this and is investing in the largest single-tower solar power plant in the world. As part of the new contract, SolarReserve will provide its solar thermal technology with integrated molten salt energy storage. According to the government, the power plant will be the biggest of its kind in the world and would employ the...

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  • What did Rahul Gandhi mean by
What did Rahul Gandhi mean by "every city in Bengaluru"

Besides the one in Jayanagar, 100 other canteens will be opened on Wednesday for dinner, which will be served free of cost to all on the first day, the Chief Minister said in a statement, calling the launch a "historic day" for Karnataka. Over the next couple of months, every single poor person in Bengaluru that in the state of Karnataka, under S...

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  • Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder
Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder

The 25-year-old mom and paramedic trainee had put herself on a special restricted diet while she was preparing for a bodybuilding competition in September. As the news about her sudden death appeared in worldwide media, hundreds of people left their condolences below Hefford's last Instagram entries.

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  • First human West Nile virus case confirmed in Butte County
First human West Nile virus case confirmed in Butte County

Clarke Environmental will be using a synthetic treatment that is safe for humans and pets, although people with asthma and other respiratory conditions are advised to stay indoors with their windows closed during the misting application and one hour afterward, the release stated.

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  • Insecticide sprayed in Rock Hill after reported West Nile case
Insecticide sprayed in Rock Hill after reported West Nile case

SC officials have confirmed a case of West Nile virus in southern Rock Hill/York County area. The CDA also recommends that horse owners reduce the mosquito populations and their possible breeding areas to prevent the further spread of the virus.

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  • CBO: Nixing Obamacare Subsidies Will Raise Premiums And Increase The Deficit
CBO: Nixing Obamacare Subsidies Will Raise Premiums And Increase The Deficit

But the Congressional Budget Office , in an analysis released Tuesday, has illustrated why it would be bad policy on many other scores. Insurers have warned premiums will rise heavily to make up for the loss of the subsidies and they would leave some markets.

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  • Cutting Obamacare subsidies could hike some premiums
Cutting Obamacare subsidies could hike some premiums

The CBO, as an economic forecasting organization, treats the potential end of the health law's CSR payments primarily as a policy question, looking at the likely ripple effects on the insurance market as it exists under Obamacare . The report stated that more people would be able to purchase plans without the subsidy by then, however this may not ...

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  • More Than 500000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen
More Than 500000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen

An alarming report from the World Health Organisation estimates that some 500,000 Yemenis have contracted cholera since April of this year, of which 2000 have died. The UN is supporting partners to set up cholera treatment clinics, rehabilitate health facilities, deliver medical supplies, and support national health response efforts.

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  • Virginia violence: Twitter names, shames white supremacists present at the rally
Virginia violence: Twitter names, shames white supremacists present at the rally

The account identified Peter Cvjetanovic , a 20-year-old University of Nevada, Reno student, as one of the participants in the rally, which culminated in the death of a woman after a man drove a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters.

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  • I'm Not The Angry Racist They See In That Photo
I'm Not The Angry Racist They See In That Photo

Charlottesville has been in the spotlight since a white nationalist rally was held there. The march was a lead-up to the planned "Unite the Right" rally, a protest against the impending removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. A petition has gathered 6,500 signatures. Racism and white supremacist movements have a corrosive effect on our society. ...

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  • Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…
Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea could create conditions for dialogue by stopping additional nuclear and missile tests. But Gen Joseph Dunford, speaking in Seoul , just 30 miles south of the border with North Korea, stressed diplomacy and sanctions were the first plan.

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  • Antonio Conte denies team selection was a message to Chelsea hierarchy
Antonio Conte denies team selection was a message to Chelsea hierarchy

Not wanting to dwell on the opening game, both Vokes and Dyche expressed desire to build on the performance and produce another fine display at home against West Brom . The Clarets only won one away game all last season, and Dyche knows how hard it is to perform on the road, let alone score three goals before half time " particularly whe...

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  • Kenyatta is Kenya's new President: Electoral commission announces results
Kenyatta is Kenya's new President: Electoral commission announces results

Shortly before the results came out police officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters. "Your neighbor will always be your neighbor and we can not fight over an election ", he said . The election commission rejected Odinga's claims that its database was hacked and results manipulated against him. Opposition official Jame...

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  • Nigerian military raids United Nations camp for unclear reason
Nigerian military raids United Nations camp for unclear reason

The UN estimates that almost seven million Nigerians are in need of humanitarian aid. Edward Kallon , the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Nigeria, expressed "grave concern" Friday over the military's actions in Maiduguri in the northeast.

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