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California lawmakers introduce 'necessary force' bill in wake of Stephon Clark shooting

California lawmakers introduce 'necessary force' bill in wake of Stephon Clark shooting

If you have Ad Block enabled, please add this site to the white list. California is now one of several states with a "reasonable fear" statute, so juries only have to believe that a police officer...

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Pasta doesn't contribute to weight gain, research review says

Pasta doesn't contribute to weight gain, research review says

To find out, the team examined 30 randomized controlled trials involving almost 2,500 participants who ate pasta instead of other carbohydrates in a healthy low-glycemic index diet. They lost around...

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Emergency crews respond to house fire in Simpson

Emergency crews respond to house fire in Simpson

The fire began around 5 p.m. Friday at 8 Tullamore St.in Uptown Butte just south of Centerville. KRIS 6 News spoke to the Flour Bluff Fire Department, who tells us that the fire is under control. Th...

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CMS Raises Medicare Advantage Payments, Tweaks Opioid Language for Patients With Pain

CMS Raises Medicare Advantage Payments, Tweaks Opioid Language for Patients With Pain

CMS is also finalizing policies that respond to the President's call to end the scourge of the opioid epidemic. "Some of the specific changes we are finalizing include streamlining the review and ...

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Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC

Schuchat compared antibiotic resistance to a dispersing fire. "CDC's study found several unsafe pathogens, hiding in plain sight, that can cause infections that are hard or impossible to treat", s...

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Grindr says it'll stop sharing HIV status with third parties

Grindr says it'll stop sharing HIV status with third parties

Edward J Markey, a Democrat from MA, said on Monday. Users were calling for a boycott of the gay dating app Grindr on Tuesday after it was revealed that efforts to promote HIV testing and status...

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Morgan Stanley May Have Lost Confidence in Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), Downgrades Shares

Morgan Stanley May Have Lost Confidence in Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), Downgrades Shares

Japan's Nikkei 225 and the Shanghai Composite Index in China closed lower after erasing earlier gains. Analysts said the declines in recent weeks have been triggered by uncertainties over many aspec...

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Donate Life flag raised in Beaver Dam

Donate Life flag raised in Beaver Dam

They then hid them for others to find and re-hide or keep in hopes of bringing awareness for organ and tissue donations. Beaver Dam Community Hospital participated in the inaugural Pause to Give Lif...

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Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali!

Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali!

Everone appreciated ram charan and cast performance in the film. The film which hit the screens on March 30th has received rave reviews and is now setting the box office alight. Trade analyst Ramesh B...

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Air strike kills 12 in Yemen, including 7 children

Air strike kills 12 in Yemen, including 7 children

The three-year war in the country, which was already the Arab world's poorest, has pushed it to the verge of starvation. The Yemen war began in early 2015, when Houthi rebels - a minority Shia group...

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Precipitation, chilly temps follow a cold Easter

Precipitation, chilly temps follow a cold Easter

Accumulations of around 1 to 2 inches are expected in northeast Nebraska and west-central Iowa, with a dusting of snow as far south as Interstate 80. Temperatures for the remainder of the week will ...

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South Africa lead fourth Australia Test by 267 runs

South Africa lead fourth Australia Test by 267 runs

An outside chance, but a chance nonetheless. Aiden Markram , though, remained composed as South Africa reached 88-1 at lunch, before Hashim Amla was then caught in the slips for 27. Du Plessis pr...

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Rohingya refugees resort to southern sea routes

Rohingya refugees resort to southern sea routes

Myanmar authorities say the operation in Rakhine state is aimed at rooting out extremists, but the Security Council is demanding that the Rohingya be allowed to safely return home. "If they are found ...

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African continent could split in two

African continent could split in two

Our planet is always changing itself, so a continent that splits into two is not that unusual. The huge split showed up on March 19 and also gauges greater than 50 feet (15 meters) vast as well as n...

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Stella Artois announces voluntary beer recall

Stella Artois announces voluntary beer recall

According to a press release, a manufacturing flaw was found in a number of bottles from one of several third party production facilities that provide packaging for Stella Artois . "The safety of our...

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Ready Player One Had A Huge Weekend In China

Ready Player One Had A Huge Weekend In China

That's the second-largest opening weekend of the year behind " Black Panther ", which hit theaters in mid-February and is now the 10th highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide. The Taraji P. Hen...

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Second death reported in synthetic Canabinoids use

Second death reported in synthetic Canabinoids use

There are now cases in at least eight Chicago-area communities including Cook County, Dupage County, Kane County, McLean County, Peoria County, Tazewell County and Will County. IDPH spokeswoman Melane...

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Grindr is under fire for sharing people's HIV statuses with third parties

Grindr is under fire for sharing people's HIV statuses with third parties

Antoine Pultier, a researcher with Norwegian independent research company SINTEF, warns data on users' HIV testing date and status are sent together alongside other identifying information, such as a ...

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Condom-snorting challenge makes a return among teens

Condom-snorting challenge makes a return among teens

YouTube is working to remove all challenge videos. According to a report in the Sacramento Bee , a daily newspaper published in Sacramento, California, the challenge has been around for a while. Ac...

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Share Rating Recap: Nokia Corp (NOK)

Share Rating Recap: Nokia Corp (NOK)

Unfortunately, this doesn't quite fit in with the suggested dimensions of 150.6 x 75.2 x 7.3 mm for the Nokia 9 , as Xenon flash modules tend to be on the bigger side. A number of hedge funds have re...

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Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: Syringes found at athletes' village

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: Syringes found at athletes' village

Gold Coast will host the biggest ever Para-Sport programme in Commonwealth Games history with 38 medal events. Nieva said his boxers had undergone doping tests since the syringes were discovered ...

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Chinese Space station plummeting to Earth

Chinese Space station plummeting to Earth

The European Space Agency predicts the station will re-enter the atmosphere Sunday evening - an estimate it still calls "highly variable", likely because the ever-changing shape of the upper atmosp...

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Manchester City one win from title after handsome victory at Everton

Manchester City one win from title after handsome victory at Everton

Leroy Sane , Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling all scored in the opening 37 minutes of the game to put the result beyond any doubt for Pep Guardiola's men. Palace, however, remained in trouble, ...

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Police arrest three people in CBSE paper leak case

Police arrest three people in CBSE paper leak case

The invigilators are provided question papers at 9.45 am on the examination day and are allowed to open the question papers immediately. Delhi Police have arrested a coaching centre owner and two t...

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Michigan State Paid $500K to Monitor Social Media of Larry Nassar's Victims

Michigan State Paid $500K to Monitor Social Media of Larry Nassar's Victims

The figures came from documents obtained by the newspaper through a public records request. The Journal reports the firm sent university staff members breakdowns of news stories, reports on how much...

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How 'Light it up Blue' can bring awareness

How 'Light it up Blue' can bring awareness

Through email, social media and by phone, they have been able to connect with more than 600 families, doing everything from helping them with their diagnosis papers to connecting them with non-profit ...

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Javi Gracia reflects after Watford drop two points in Bournemouth draw

Javi Gracia reflects after Watford drop two points in Bournemouth draw

Defoe hit the equaliser for Saturday's 2-2 draw with Watford . Kiko Femenia put Javi Gracia's side ahead only for the visitors to equalize before halftime through Joshua King's penalty. "I ca...

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Oil PSUs to supply BS VI fuels in Delhi from April 1

Oil PSUs to supply BS VI fuels in Delhi from April 1

Costing wise, the cleaner fuel should cost around 50 paisa a litre more. Compared to BS-IV fuel, which is now sold across the country, producing and selling a litre of BS-VI fuel costs 50 paise more. ...

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N Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet all Opposition leaders

N Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet all Opposition leaders

Chandrababu Naidu had earlier said the Lok Sabha Speaker adjourning the House despite MPs displaying their strength by showing blue-coloured number signs over their demands was "undemocratic and unpre...

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Bitcoin Red (BTCRED) moved down $-0.00316 in 24 hours

Bitcoin Red (BTCRED) moved down $-0.00316 in 24 hours

Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) traded down 8.9% against the dollar and now trades at $2.13 or 0.00030606 BTC. Global Crypto Experts believe that Super Bitcoin (SBTC) is looking for the $8.60222 goal. The offi...

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Missile destroyed over Najran By

Missile destroyed over Najran By

The Houthi-run Saba news agency earlier said a ballistic missile was sacked at a Saudi National Guard base in Najran, saying it had led to "losses in the ranks of the enemy and its military equipment"...

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Vincent Kompany targets title triumph against Manchester United

Vincent Kompany targets title triumph against Manchester United

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany has admitted that winning the Premier League title against Manchester United "would mean the world" to the club's supporters. Liverpool could be without t...

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Prices Hike : Petrol 4-yr High, Diesel All-Time High

Prices Hike : Petrol 4-yr High, Diesel All-Time High

The new prices of petrol have been set at Rs86 per litre and high speed diesel (HSD) at Rs96.45. Petrol price today hit a four-year high of ₹73.73 a litre while diesel rates touched an all-time ...

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England on the ascendancy amid BJ Watling heroics — Twitter Reaction

England on the ascendancy amid BJ Watling heroics — Twitter Reaction

The pacer got the ball to curve nicely away from the batsman and crash into the stumps as Watling played down the wrong line. They saw off the harder ball really well and between 45-70 overs they uppe...

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West Brom sink closer to drop with Burnley defeat

West Brom sink closer to drop with Burnley defeat

He has scored league goals since becoming the club's record signing in August. Wood marked his recall with the second goal after 73 minutes as Burnley moved within two points of sixth-placed Arsen...

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NY passes bill to restrict guns for domestic abusers

NY passes bill to restrict guns for domestic abusers

On taxes, the budget contains changes meant to soften the blow of the new federal tax code, which will raise tax liabilities for many New Yorkers. Opioid manufacturers and distributors will pay a ...

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Synthetic marijuana leads to death of IL resident

Synthetic marijuana leads to death of IL resident

IDPH spokeswoman Melaney Arnold told the Chicago newspaper that the product is banned for sale across the state, but some manufacturers alter the "molecular makeup of the products" to "get around" t...

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AP police foil bid to kill Hyderabad varsity VC, two Maoists held

AP police foil bid to kill Hyderabad varsity VC, two Maoists held

The accused were identified as 27-year-old Ankala Prudhviraj, an Andhra Pradesh native and 28-year-old Chandan Kumar Misra, a native of West Bengal. He claimed that the the two youths confessed that t...

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PDP says Buhari's campaign was sponsored by treasury looters

PDP says Buhari's campaign was sponsored by treasury looters

Mohammed said: "The PDP has challenged us to name the looters under their watch". The statement, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the point made by the Minist...

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Autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot in the back

Autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot in the back

The findings were released amid growing protests in California's capital city over the death of Clark, who was shot in his grandparents' backyard by officers responding to a call about a suspect break...

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