• NHRC welcomes Qatar's re-election to UN Human Rights Council
NHRC welcomes Qatar's re-election to UN Human Rights Council

Barring that, he suggested that it would be better to make all United Nations member states members rather than electing countries that do not meet the council's standards. Nepal topped the vote, followed by Qatar and Pakistan. He explained that this enhances the State of Qatar approach to the development of national legislation to promote huma...

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  • Cork City lose their roof as Storm Ophelia strengthens grip on Ireland
Cork City lose their roof as Storm Ophelia strengthens grip on Ireland

Forecasters warn: "Very strong winds are forecast to affect most western and some central parts of the United Kingdom during Monday". About 350,000 homes and business lost power, RTE reported, with that figure expected to rise. Royal Bank of Scotland Group decided not to open its Ulster Bank branches. Around 170 flights from Ireland's two main ai...

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  • Astros-Yankees: Seven Things To Know Before The ALCS
Astros-Yankees: Seven Things To Know Before The ALCS

But short of intentionally walking him, as the Red Sox did twice in Game 2 of the division series, taking care to not give him anything to hit early in the count would seem to be the way to go. That made him 3-0 with a 2.29 ERA in four postseason appearances with three starts. He allowed just three hits in seven scoreless innings in his second ca...

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  • Walmart may soon launch same-day delivery
Walmart may soon launch same-day delivery

Walmart said that Parcel will continue to serve current clients. "The traffic in a place like New York City tends to be a pretty big obstacle that we've done an wonderful job of optimizing for", Parcel CEO and founder Jesse Kaplan said.

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  • Greek Court Approves US Extradition of Suspect in Cryptocurrency Crime
Greek Court Approves US Extradition of Suspect in Cryptocurrency Crime

Vinnik on Wednesday appealed the decision to extradite him to the USA, where he could be facing up to 55 years in prison if convicted by the U.S. Russia's bid to have Vinnik extradited back home has yet to come before a court. While Vinnik denies those charges too, he consents to being returned to Russian Federation. The ruling can be appealed,...

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  • How to watch the 2017 NRL Grand Final online
How to watch the 2017 NRL Grand Final online

The NRL runs a subscription service known as NRL Live Pass, which gets you access to live streams of every NRL game played over the season - including the Grand Final. That was as good as it got for the Cowboys though as an unstoppable Storm outfit exploded late in similar fashion to that in which they put Brisbane to the sword a week earlier.

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  • This Is Why Abortion Needs To Be Legal Worldwide
This Is Why Abortion Needs To Be Legal Worldwide

The researchers made a point to move away from classifying abortions as simply "safe" or "unsafe", and instead grouped them as "safe", "less safe" and "least safe". "It is a very safe method that women are taking into their own hands", said Gunatra. And that most countries in these regions also have relatively permissive laws on abortion; high le...

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  • Nigerian lost WAFU Cup in 4-1 match with Ghana
Nigerian lost WAFU Cup in 4-1 match with Ghana

Stephen Sarfo who was voted the man-of-the-match scored a brace for the Black Stars, while Vincent Atinga and Winful Cobbinah scored a goal each for the hosts. Atinga stepped up to put the spot kick away as he sent goalkeeper Ezenwa the wrong way. "The players have been together for long and duly qualified for the CHAN competition".

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  • S&P downgrades Pa.'s credit rating due to unresolved revenue plan
S&P downgrades Pa.'s credit rating due to unresolved revenue plan

Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate against the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. "We agree with S&P's concerns about the need for stability in our financial plans to address the ongoing structural deficit". Senate GOP leaders responded by saying compromise must happen immediately and that they are standing behind the Jul...

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  • Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments
Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments

In April, the president ordered Zinke to review 27 monuments-all larger than 100,000 acres-that have been granted federal protections under the Antiquities Act since 1996, claiming that his predecessors went too far when designating certain USA lands and waters as protected from commercial activity.

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  • Will generate 1.2 lakh employment opportunities: Haryana CM
Will generate 1.2 lakh employment opportunities: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that the state government had handed over the inquiry into the murder of a seven-year-old boy at Ryan International School in Gurugram to the Central Bureau of Investigation. There would be proper attendance, reporting of absentees and compulsory ID cards for staff and students while spe...

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  • Russia's large-scale Zapad war games unnerve the West
Russia's large-scale Zapad war games unnerve the West

The US military commander in Europe, Lt General Ben Hodges, echoed such concerns in an interview this summer, admitting that: "people are anxious this is a Trojan horse". The Belarusian-Russian strategic army exercise Zapad 2017 began on 14 September to end on 20 September. The worry over the exercises underlines the suspicions over Russian mil...

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  • Jones Looking for Miracle Win at Richmond
Jones Looking for Miracle Win at Richmond

Daniel Hemric and Elliott Sadler rounded out the top five. "We had some odd luck [this year]". "We're getting ourselves in playoff form", Sadler said. Earnhardt had said Friday he hadn't allowed himself to think much about a fairy-tale ending to the season. "We can't really put it on nobody else".

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  • SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens
SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Irma , Gov. Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency Wednesday for six coastal counties. "It is not too soon to get ready", Cooper said. The powerful storm, now at Category 5 , is expected to reach SC late Monday. North Carolina Emergency Mana...

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  • India signs 8 MoUs with Myanmar
India signs 8 MoUs with Myanmar

He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns. "Prime Minister Modi and Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Myanmar, discuss further cementing of India-Myanmar relations", PMO said in a tweet.

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  • Protect yourself from West Nile Virus
Protect yourself from West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus were confirmed Wednesday, Aug. 30 in a surveillance trap set Monday, Aug. 21 by the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project in the northern part of Leominster. Apply insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or IR 3535 according to label instructions. About one in five people infect...

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  • Donating money is best way to help Hurricane Harvey relief effort
Donating money is best way to help Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Combs was sent to work on staffing, mostly to make sure volunteers are checked in and that they go to their proper work sites, said Erica Richardson, the organization's regional disaster workforce engagement manager. If you prefer to give locally, support groups firmly rooted in the affected area. "It's been a tragic weekend, and unfortunatel...

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  • Novartis prices CAR-T Kymriah at $475K
Novartis prices CAR-T Kymriah at $475K

Each dose of Kymriah contains a patient's own immune cells, which are sent to a lab to be genetically modified using a virus. It transforms a patient's immune system cells to fight a form of leukemia . While promising, CAR-T treatments won't be like other drugs that win FDA approval, which can quickly wind up on pharmacy shelves and hospitals. K...

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  • Gilead just bought a cancer immunotherapy company for $12 billion
Gilead just bought a cancer immunotherapy company for $12 billion

It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ:MATR) had a decrease of 6.79% in short interest. EDTXF's SI was 21,600 shares in August as released by FINRA. Morgan Stanley reported 0% stake. The stock had a trading volume of 3,729,031 shares. "We still like the shares heading into the end of the year", said Schroer,...

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  • CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella
CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella

The CDC says the illnesses began to appear March 1 and diagnoses continued until August 3. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 37 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Agbeni, including three from CT.

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  • Levee Breaks South of Houston
Levee Breaks South of Houston "Get Out Now" Tweeted

The downtown areas of Brazoria, Sweeny and West Columbia were clear of major flooding Tuesday morning, Trower said . Harvey's havoc has continued to pour down, three days after the storm rammed Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, unleashing a torrent of rain, turning streets into rivers, and leaving thousands of residents stranded in flooded home...

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  • Trump 'very committed' to Mideast peace - envoy Kushner
Trump 'very committed' to Mideast peace - envoy Kushner

The visit for meetings with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders comes with many analysts expressing little hope that major progress can be made on Israeli-Palestinian peace for now. Committing to the two-state solution would bias Washington in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, a USA official said Wednesday, as a high-level delegation arrived in...

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  • National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell close to receiving contract extension through 2024
National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell close to receiving contract extension through 2024

The 58-year-old Goodell succeeded Paul Tagliabue in September 2006. Because the two sides have yet to formally agree to a new deal, the parameters and financial details surrounding the looming pact have yet to come to light. An NFL spokesperson, in a statement to HBO, said the league tried to engage the union in drafting a tougher policy but said...

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  • Cook's epic double ton piles on the pain
Cook's epic double ton piles on the pain

Former captain Cook brought up his fifty shortly before lunch and Root soon followed him to the milestone, posting a half-century for the 11th test in a row to equal the record in five-day cricket. On a true surface, the efforts of England's current and former captains reinforced the fear that this three-match series will be one-sided. The land...

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  • All Blacks claim they're wary of Wallabies
All Blacks claim they're wary of Wallabies

The fall-out for the Australian Rugby Union is stark, with its chief executive Bill Pulver announcing his resignation and more changes likely to follow. The woman concerned says she kept quiet to protect Smith's career. "I'm also sorry to my teammates, the NZRU and the New Zealand fans". The All Blacks team media manager refused entry to a ...

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  • CBO: Killing Cost-Sharing Subsidies Would Hike Silver Plan Premiums And Deficit
CBO: Killing Cost-Sharing Subsidies Would Hike Silver Plan Premiums And Deficit

Now the law requires insurers to hold down deductibles and co-payments for people who receive coverage through the Obamacare marketplaces and whose incomes fall below a threshold of roughly two-and-a-half times the federal poverty level. If Trump stops payment of the subsidies, the budget office said, insurers will increase premiums for midleve...

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  • FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons
FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons

The FDA is investigating after five people have died since 2016 following an anti-obesity procedure involving silicone balloons, the Washington Post reports . The FDA said that they also received two other reports of fatal cases in the same period which were associated with potential complications linked to balloon treatment.

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  • Why Vijay Rupani is spot on about Congress' fortunes in Gujarat
Why Vijay Rupani is spot on about Congress' fortunes in Gujarat

The news was confirmed by Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala who took to Twitter to share the pictures of the incident. Rahul Gandhi said that the state government has failed to provide relief to the affected people. Desperate to regain some ground, the Congress sent Rahul Gandhi to Gujarat , in the hopes that the Gandhi scion's presence ...

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  • Florida confirms sexually transmitted Zika case, first of 2017
Florida confirms sexually transmitted Zika case, first of 2017

Health officials are asking everyone to take precautions if you or your partner have traveled to any location where Zika is active. Mosquito control is responding to the neighborhood. Furthermore, Zika virus has been detected in the semen of men exposed to the virus in seven separate studies. At Gov. Rick Scotts direction, all county he...

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  • Four Of Five New Hampshire Juvenile Lifers Await Resentencing
Four Of Five New Hampshire Juvenile Lifers Await Resentencing

To punish youths with the same severity as adults and to then make those sentences mandatory - taking away any discretion to weigh each offender individually - fails to consider that difference or the potential for rehabilitation, the court said in determining that no-release sentences are unconstitutional for all but the rare juvenile whose crimes...

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