• Spread of deadly Ebola virus sparks emergency World Health Organization meeting
Spread of deadly Ebola virus sparks emergency World Health Organization meeting

The WHO revised its assessment of the risk of spread of the epidemic to "very high" at the national level and "high" for neighbouring countries. The Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo are close by. This new case is linked with the epicentre of the epidemic, the east of Lake Tumba. It is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Mband...

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  • New York Is Suing The Makers Of OxyContin Over The Opioid Epidemic
New York Is Suing The Makers Of OxyContin Over The Opioid Epidemic

The Healthcare Distribution Alliance, an umbrella group for drug distributors, said in a statement that accusations that distributors were responsible for the abuse of opioid prescriptions defied common sense and lacked understanding of how the pharmaceutical supply chain worked.

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  • World Health Organization to send vaccines to fight new Ebola outbreak
World Health Organization to send vaccines to fight new Ebola outbreak

WHO said that the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is coordinating the response, and WHO is working with the agency. The WHO director-general and Dr. But owing to remote geography and poor transport links, they tended to fizzle out rather than spread to become a national crisis. The WHO has put Congo's nine neighbour...

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  • Rajoy says ETA disappearing will not erase its crimes
Rajoy says ETA disappearing will not erase its crimes

Despite the group's ineffective attempts to create a sovereign Basque state, the region has more autonomy today than any of Spain's 17 regions - with its own police force, education system, language and financial relationship with the federal government.

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  • Team Tentaran 0 Comment World Press Freedom Day
Team Tentaran 0 Comment World Press Freedom Day

Earlier today, the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) organised a rally to mark the day under the banner 'Observation of Power: Media, Justice and Rule of Law.' The rally started at Babarmahal before converging into a corner meeting at New Baneshwor, this morning.

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  • Karlsson's OT rocket seals Knights' Game 3 victory over Sharks
Karlsson's OT rocket seals Knights' Game 3 victory over Sharks

The Vegas Golden Knights are taking on the San Jose Sharks in game two of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 33-year-old veteran goaltender again showed why he is a three-time Stanley Cup victor. "To come out of that first period 0-0, we need to find a way to get the lead", coach Peter DeBoer said. "That's stuff that doesn...

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  • Wenger thanks United for 'classy' send off
Wenger thanks United for 'classy' send off

Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg at Atletico Madrid took priority, meaning the outgoing Gunners boss gave some of his up-and-coming stars a run out. Moments earlier, Fellaini had also hit the post as Arsenal's inability to cope with the physical approach underlined why they have struggled to compete at the top end of the league in...

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  • Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy
Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy

The records emerged after Dr Flannelly publicly acknowledged that she could not say for sure that all of the 206 women who missed early treatment for cervical cancer had been made aware of the situation. The cervical screening test is sensitive and the nature of screening is not diagnostic, so tests can not always confirm the presence or abse...

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  • Amazon just raised the price of Prime. It's about time
Amazon just raised the price of Prime. It's about time

It's pretty safe to say that Amazon Prime is a very popular service, what with over 100 million subscribers. Amazon executives said Thursday that the 20 percent increase is due to higher costs to maintain the program, such as shipping fees.

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  • Russian air defenses shot down a target over Syria
Russian air defenses shot down a target over Syria

Russia will supply the Syrian regime with new air defense systems in the near future, the RIA news agency reported Wednesday, citing the Russian Defense Ministry. The report did not specify which air defense systems Russian Federation was planning to deploy to Syria , where Moscow is propping up embattled forces loyal to President Bashar Al...

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  • Bloomberg donates $4.5M to United Nations climate body after USA cuts
Bloomberg donates $4.5M to United Nations climate body after USA cuts

The choice to pay the fund less this year follows a series of decisions made by the Trump administration that run counter to the goal of limiting the effects of man-made climate change - including Trump's decision last year to opt out of the Paris Climate Agreement .

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  • Delhi Daredevils restrict KXIP to 143/8
Delhi Daredevils restrict KXIP to 143/8

Delhi Daredevils will play their first home game of the 2018 season of Indian Premier League . KL Rahul was the wrecker-in-chief for KXIP as he slammed the fastest century in IPL history (14 balls) to guide his team to victory in the tournament opener.

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  • Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest
Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

Israeli army gunfire killed a 15-year-old boy and two young men, aged 24 and 25, in northern Gaza, rescue workers said, and a 29-year-old Palestinian was shot dead in the south of the coastal enclave. "Children must be protected from violence, not exposed to it". "This tragic incident must be investigated". The Gaza Health Ministry says 445 Pales...

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  • SC rejects plea for probe into death of Judge Loya
SC rejects plea for probe into death of Judge Loya

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Judge Loya died of natural causes and that the petitions were serious attempts to scandalise and obstruct the course of justice. The top court, which was critical of the petitioners and their lawyers for casting insinuations against the judicial officers and judges, said an attempt was made to cause prejud...

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  • Titans Will Face Chargers in London on October 21
Titans Will Face Chargers in London on October 21

ET Thursday. We may already know one of the games on the schedule. The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reported that the Falcons will come to the Linc for the contest. Here's a look at who the Seahawks will play this year. So in honor of what should be an exciting first round, here are five players that would be worth the Eagles trading u...

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  • How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico
How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico

He noted it was the same problem that caused a 2016 power outage that affected the entire island. PREPA said on Twitter that several power plants were back in service, including units at Central Aguirre, EcoElectrica, Central Costa Sur, Yabucoa and Palo Seco.

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  • Seven killed during riot at SC prison
Seven killed during riot at SC prison

At 6:35 a.m. Monday, SCDC said the incident started at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday and it involved multiple inmate-on-inmate altercations in three housing units. SCDC said the prison was secured at 2:55 a.m. and no staff members or officers were injured. As of April 16 at midnight, the SCDC website accounts for 1,266 inmates at Lee Correctional Instituti...

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  • What to know ahead of Sunday's severe weather — FIRST ALERT DAY
What to know ahead of Sunday's severe weather — FIRST ALERT DAY

Highs both days will be in the 70s. It's going to be with us through Saturday night, bringing a risk of strong to severe storms with it. Southerly winds 15-20 miles per hour with gusts to 25-30 miles per hour will occur ahead of a strong cold front, which will arrive overnight.

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  • Could one drink a day shorten your life?
Could one drink a day shorten your life?

But for those who do, the US Department of Agriculture's Dietary Guidelines recommend women limit their consumption to no more than one drink per day (98 grams per week) and men to two daily drinks (196 grams per week). The research was published in the medical journal The Lancet . The research did not take into account the possibility of...

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  • Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit
Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit

Kono arrived in South Korea late on Tuesday, on his first visit to the country since taking the post in August previous year. Kono and his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha vowed "close communication and cooperation" to disarm the North and build peace on the flashpoint peninsula, Seoul's foreign ministry said after their meeting in Seoul...

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  • Syria offers watchdog access to inspect city hit by alleged chemical attack
Syria offers watchdog access to inspect city hit by alleged chemical attack

Russia's draft resolution failed to attain the required number of votes. Earlier, European airspace authorities are warned aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces.

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  • Messi's Barca make shock Champions League exit
Messi's Barca make shock Champions League exit

We have to try and win them because we have not won anything yet. Holding back tears, he told it TV3 it may well be his last game in Europe's premier competition. "They were very clear about how to attack us and we didn't find the solution". "They applied high pressure throughout and that made it hard to play our game".

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  • Yemen's Houthis Hit Saudi Oil Tanker Off Coast
Yemen's Houthis Hit Saudi Oil Tanker Off Coast

Yemen's Houthi rebels have said they launched an attack on a Saudi oil tanker, close to the besieged port of Hodeidah, in response to Monday's deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike. The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the Iran-allied Houthis for more than three years, a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 Yemenis and devastated the ...

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  • One Dead After Using Synthetic Marijuana
One Dead After Using Synthetic Marijuana

Several of the cases have been linked to brodifacoum , a toxic substance used in rat poison . In nine cases in IL, the substances were cut with brodifacoum - or rat poison , according to the statement from the health department. Shah, IDPH director. Two other cases are under investigation. "There could be additional deaths coming; it i...

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  • Woman Sentenced To Five Years For Illegally Voting In 2016 Election
Woman Sentenced To Five Years For Illegally Voting In 2016 Election

At the time of the 2016 election, Mason was on probation after pleading guilty to defrauding the federal government in 2011. "I was happy enough to come home and see my daughter graduate", she told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram . As part of her plea agreement, she was ordered to pay $4.2 million in restitution, according to court documents. "Sh...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores stunning goal in MLS debut
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores stunning goal in MLS debut

Ibrahimovic, 36, showed little signs of rustiness when he helped his team to come back from 3-0 behind, scoring the equaliser and winning goal for Galaxy on Saturday, reports Efe. But instead it was Ibrahimovic who was determined to have the last word. Ibrahimovic as a free agent he moved to the MLS from "Manchester United". Galaxy are now up...

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  • Second wave of flu making the rounds
Second wave of flu making the rounds

The CDC reports five children died from the flu in the week ending March 17th. The other states were Arizona, Nebraska, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wyoming. "That's a problem; that's something we should all be anxious about", said Bruce Heslin, who is the father of four children and a doctor at St. Vincent Health.

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  • Loyola Chicago, Michigan heading to Final Four
Loyola Chicago, Michigan heading to Final Four

The Wolverines went ahead 24-23 on two free throws by Matthews, but FSU responded with a 3-point basket by Cofer for a 26-24 lead with 4:40 to play before intermission. MI got into a close one against the Seminoles, clinging to a 55-52 lead with 1:14 remaining. MI has a 27-26 lead on Florida State at halftime of a tight West Region final.

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  • Students To March Against Gun Violence In Philly, Washington, Across US
Students To March Against Gun Violence In Philly, Washington, Across US

The movement they are leading, which mushroomed after the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fl. "It should have been enough a long time ago, enough for people to start doing this amount of stuff". Utah students are gearing up for the March For Our Lives demonstration. San Jose demonstrators plan to march down Santa Clara Street, while events in ...

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  • Curable tuberculosis remains among top 10 deadly disease
Curable tuberculosis remains among top 10 deadly disease

It is apt that the theme for this year's World TB Day , which is observed on 24 March, is "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free World". Tuberculosis or TB is an infection caused by a germ named " Mycobacterium tuberculosis ". Actually, this disease spreads through air. India retains the dubious distinction of being the TB capital of the world since 2...

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