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India will be TB-free by 2025, promises PM Modi

India will be TB-free by 2025, promises PM Modi

Over 10 million people contract TB every year. The Prime Minister termed the Delhi summit a landmark event before the United Nations General Assembly in September this year as it is an important s...

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Roy elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker

Roy elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker

Former Chief Minister Donkupar Roy of the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government was on Monday elected Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly. After the election of the Speaker, a vote o...

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Peak bloom for DC's cherry blossoms delayed by frigid temps

Peak bloom for DC's cherry blossoms delayed by frigid temps

The peak bloom delay could mean great news for the thousands of people who come to the District every spring for the National Cherry Blossom Festival . The festival will still be held March 17 to Apr...

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Nigeria willing to negotiate for missing Dapchi girls

Nigeria willing to negotiate for missing Dapchi girls

On his recent warning to African countries against doing business with China, Tillerson said the warning was not meant to stop Chinese investments from flowing to countries that needed such investment...

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Retail job outlook positive

Retail job outlook positive

Erica Melarangeli of Manpower's Stoney Creek office says the outlook for Hamilton shows an increase of 12 percentage points when compared with the outlook reported during the same time previous year, ...

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Researchers identify over 500 genes related to intelligence

Researchers identify over 500 genes related to intelligence

Even so, to a small extent, this is the first time that scientists have said they were able to predict the intelligence index, based on a sample of saliva or blood taken to analyze genetic material....

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Shehu Sani Said Nothing New About Senators' Salary

Shehu Sani Said Nothing New About Senators' Salary

Reacting on yesterday, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, said there was nothing new about what Sani declared. In a recent interview, Sani said: "The const...

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'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' collects $7.94 mn in China in second weekend

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' collects $7.94 mn in China in second weekend

Aamir Khan's " Dangal " and "PK" also fared well at the box office. The collection on its second Saturday is higher than its first Saturday and Sunday. "We are extremely encouraged by the success of ...

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Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Mason Hawkins increased its stake in Belmond Ltd Class A (BEL) by 217.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insiders have sold 31,870 shares of company stock worth $3,028,416 ...

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Severity of Flu Season Passes Peak but Remains Deadly

Severity of Flu Season Passes Peak but Remains Deadly

The number of flu cases in DE peaked a few weeks ago, but is still circulating throughout the state. She said it can sometimes be hard to compare numbers season-to-season because there are differences...

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Delhi Trade Bandh: Shops shut down to protest sealing

Delhi Trade Bandh: Shops shut down to protest sealing

Traders protested in various markets across the national capital today as part of a day-long bandh called by an industry body against the ongoing sealing drive in Delhi. Tiwari is away on an offic...

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United Nations blames Facebook for spreading hate speech against Rohingya

United Nations blames Facebook for spreading hate speech against Rohingya

Both the Myanmar military and civilian authorities have effectively labeled the whole Rohingya population as Bengali "illegal immigrants" and "extremist terrorists", he said. At least 9,000 Rohingya w...

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PM launches campaign to eradicate TB from India by 2025

PM launches campaign to eradicate TB from India by 2025

According to the World Health Organization, the South-East Asia Region, including India, which hosts about one-fourth of the global population, shares a disproportionate 46 percent global TB disease b...

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Record number of over 700 people waiting for a hospital bed

Record number of over 700 people waiting for a hospital bed

The latest INMO figures showed that University Hospital Limerick had the highest number of admitted patients with a total of 80 on trolleys at 8am on Monday. Minister for Health Simon Harris has sai...

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Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions in US

Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions in US

Professor Bruce Lanphear, who led the study at Canada's Simon Fraser University, said: "Our study estimates the impact of historical lead exposure on adults now aged 44 years old or over in the US, wh...

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De Villiers drives South Africa ahead

De Villiers drives South Africa ahead

Khawaja and Marsh (39 not out) came together when Australia were 86 for four but batted for more than two hours on a pitch which was largely placid. South Africa then started well with the ball. A...

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Missing employee Timothy Cunningham was not passed over for a promotion — CDC

Missing employee Timothy Cunningham was not passed over for a promotion — CDC

Schuchat said he'd been given an "early" promotion to the rank of commander, effective July 1 of a year ago, for his "exemplary performance". That same day, Atlanta police said Cunningham's superv...

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Drunk woman driver rams vehicle into pole, 2 DU students dead

Drunk woman driver rams vehicle into pole, 2 DU students dead

Police said the woman driver was arrested after being discharged from the hospital. They were all law students at Noida's Amity University. " Medical examination showed that she had 137 mg of alc...

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Barbershop pharmacists may trim down high blood pressure

Barbershop pharmacists may trim down high blood pressure

Black men have the highest rate of death related to hypertension in the US-coupled with a lower rate of physician interaction and control of hypertension compared to their female counterparts. The cor...

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Florida State men's basketball team reaches second straight NCAA tournament

Florida State men's basketball team reaches second straight NCAA tournament

Nonetheless, the Seminoles closed the season winning the games they were expected to win and added a home victory against then-No.11 Clemson , while losing on the road to NC State and Clemson which...

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Exane Derivatives Has $1.03 Million Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Rock Springs Capital Management Lp sold 150,000 shares as the company's stock rose 33.85% with the market. Stillwater Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 37,351 shares. The hedge fund held ...

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Please Don't Compare A Wrinkle In Time To Black Panther

Dave Hollis, the president of worldwide distribution for Disney , told Variety that Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time embraced inclusion through their portrayals of strong female and minority...

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Citadel Advisors LLC Grows Stake in First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC)

Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Llc sold 9,300 shares as the company's stock declined 6.89% while stock markets rallied. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Alexandria Limited accumulated 531 shares ...

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Empathy Partly Determined by Series of Genes, Study Finds

Empathy Partly Determined by Series of Genes, Study Finds

Empathy, emotional matching to the mental state of another person, is not just a matter of raising and experiencing, but also of genes. Researchers at the University of Cambridge, the Pasteur Instit...

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White House denounces United Kingdom nerve agent attack, mum on Russian Federation

White House denounces United Kingdom nerve agent attack, mum on Russian Federation

Sanders described the incident as "an outrage" and said Washington has been closely monitoring developments. The White House dubbed it "an outrage" and said it stood by the UK. "Based on the positiv...

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Apple makes deal for its first animated series from 'Bob's Burgers' creator

Apple makes deal for its first animated series from 'Bob's Burgers' creator

In a very competitive situation, with three major streaming services pursing, Apple has landed animated musical comedy Central Park , from 20th Century Fox TV, with a two-episode, 26-episode straigh...

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Apple Maps now includes bike sharing data for more than 175 cities

Apple Maps now includes bike sharing data for more than 175 cities

Apple Maps has been updated to include data from Ito World , which means it now knows where stations are for 176 bike share systems in 179 cities around the world. Now those features include more com...

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NCAA tournament field announced. Who's coming to Charlotte?

NCAA tournament field announced. Who's coming to Charlotte?

He continued his sharpshooting with a pair of 3-pointers, and 12 of his points came in the second half. There was some debate over some of the other No. Admiral Schofield added 16 points for Tennessee...

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Trump campaigs in Pennsylvania congressional race

Trump campaigs in Pennsylvania congressional race

Bob Casey (D-PA) told TPM. "He's never going to vote for us". According to our ABC News analysis, Democrat Conor Lamb would need to pull off an electorate trifecta of sorts to win the race, by g...

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Sanofi and Regeneron to expand USA access to Praluent

Sanofi and Regeneron to expand USA access to Praluent

Praluent (alirocumab), an anti-cholesterol drug being developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi, has succeeded in the Odyssey Outcomes trial by decreasing the risk of death and heart attac...

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Richard Sherman: I didn't abandon anybody

Richard Sherman: I didn't abandon anybody

DeShawn Shead, who will be released by the Seahawks on Monday, already has a visit lined up with the Lions next week, according to his agent, Cameron Foster, per ESPN's Brady Henderson. He them told...

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NRA sues Florida to block part of new gun law

NRA sues Florida to block part of new gun law

The events are organized by local participants in the ENOUGH: National School Walkout, which is backed by Women's March Youth EMPOWER to demand congressional action on federal gun reform. "Females bet...

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Woman pulls out her own eyeballs

Woman pulls out her own eyeballs

Their breakup led to a mental breakdown and a bipolar disorder diagnosis. She said: "It's the same life, but I'm just learning everything in a new way". "Later, I googled the symptoms that surpris...

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Scientists put on alert for deadly new pathogen - 'Disease X'

Scientists put on alert for deadly new pathogen - 'Disease X'

It also highlights diseases where there are now no cures of effective preventative measures. According to WHO, "Disease X" will be caused by a pathogen which is not yet identified to cause human disea...

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Atlantic-10 championship: Watch Davidson vs

Atlantic-10 championship: Watch Davidson vs

With Davidson's win, the bubble just got smaller for the final teams anxiously awaiting the Selection Sunday show. What will NY native McKillop tell his team about Rhode Island? Now, based upon ...

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Second phase of pulse polio drive held in Telangana

Second phase of pulse polio drive held in Telangana

The department had proposed to administer the vaccine to 2,39,780 children below five years. DIMAPUR: In Dimapur, 517 booths were set up to administer the polio drops. The health workers, transit te...

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Counter-Terror Police Investigate 'Punish A Muslim Day' Letters

Counter-Terror Police Investigate 'Punish A Muslim Day' Letters

The disturbing document has been circulated across the country and includes a "points" system for carrying out brutal acts such as throwing acid at Muslims. Please report them into us at Tell MAMA o...

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Congress members from Colorado 'disappointed' with Trump's tariffs

Congress members from Colorado 'disappointed' with Trump's tariffs

At the same time, The Australian Financial Review reports , Aussie steel and aluminum exports will also be exempted , citing confidence in Canberra that a negotiating process will be a mere "forma...

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In a landmark judgment, SC says passive euthanasia is permissible

In a landmark judgment, SC says passive euthanasia is permissible

The Supreme Court says it has laid down guidelines on who would execute the will and how nod for passive euthanasia would be granted by the medical board. The court also spelt the guidelines to be f...

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Joe Thomas admitted he's a Tyrod Taylor fan weeks ago

The Browns were expected to target a quarterback in free agency but instead have landed the dynamic Taylor, who will likely take over as Cleveland starter. The Miami Dolphins agreed to trade the Pro B...

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