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  • Fla. finds Zika virus in U.S. mosquito for first time

    In Tennessee, no mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus, but data compiled by the Wall Street Journal showed certain areas of Tennessee, including Nashville, are prone to Zika infected mosquitoes. One case in Harvey Crescent is nearer to Changi Airport. Since February, the virus has spread throughout the state, with new cases emerging in Pinellas and Palm Beach counties.

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  • Five People Arrested in Connection with Spice Overdoses in Skid Row

    Five People Arrested in Connection with Spice Overdoses in Skid Row

    Authorities served a search warrant at the location and investigators recovered money, controlled substances and other chemicals used in the making of spice. The Los Angeles City Council approved a measure as part of a plan to close a loophole for manufacturers of the drug known as spice. Police say in addition to being less expensive and far more psychoactive than marijuana, it can also have serious side effects including "loss of consciousness, paranoia, tachycardia and psychotic episodes".

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  • Florida finds Zika in local mosquitoes, bromeliads blamed

    Florida finds Zika in local mosquitoes, bromeliads blamed

    Finally, on Thursday, three mosquito samples tested positive from a small area in Miami Beach where increased trapping and intensified mosquito control measures are being implemented. But Miami is a major tourism draw, with more than 15.5 million people making overnight visits to the city and its nearby beaches past year. The CDC also is advising pregnant women not to travel to an area where active Zika transmission is ongoing, and to use insect repellent and wear long trousers and ...

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  • Brady to start preseason finale for Pats

    I think these [regular-season] games, even though they're not right on the doorstep, they are still an important part of his preparation and the team's preparation with him at quarterback. When players had an off-day, he spent the whole day in the facility with the coaches, going through material to get caught up. "We did a decent job of moving the ball, but we turned it over too many times".

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  • Singapore Launches New Maritime Safety Group

    Singapore Launches New Maritime Safety Group

    It will commence in August next year and convene biennially. The exercise was observed by Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, maritime safety agencies from Europe, Asia and Small Island Developing States, and the International Ferry Safety Association among others.

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  • Six cases in Singapore involved Malaysians

    Six cases in Singapore involved Malaysians

    Now that Zika-positive mosquitoes have been identified in surveillance traps in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County's Mosquito Control team will continue to conduct inspections to reduce mosquito breeding and perform spray treatments as necessary around the trap location, officials said.

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  • Kansas to use nearly $1.2M in federal funds to fight Zika

    The FDA first recommended in February that only areas with active Zika transmission screen blood donations. Two other vaccines can pump out a protein found in the Zika virus, which in turn could give a test monkey's immune system the ability to attack the full virus.

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  • Against doctor's orders, Charles Barkley visited Craig Sager in hospital

    Against doctor's orders, Charles Barkley visited Craig Sager in hospital

    According to Barkley, his own doctor was "livid" when he heard that he had hopped on a flight from Phoenix to Houston , but Barkley told his doctor that he had to be there for Sager. Sager was first diagnosed with leukemia in 2014 and announced in March that he was no longer in remission. This was the most recent update on the procedure from Sager Jr., posted to Twitter 18 hours ago.

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  • Explosion destroys SpaceX rocket, satellite

    Explosion destroys SpaceX rocket, satellite

    Since the resumption of its flights this year as a result of the accident of June 2015, SpaceX had eight launches, reaching six times to recover the first stage of Falcon 9 , by returning the craft to Earth for smooth power reuse. Just last November, ground controllers lost contact with the previous satellite in this so-called Amos series. It completed a second landing in late July.

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  • NYC-based blood bank will screen all blood for Zika virus

    NYC-based blood bank will screen all blood for Zika virus

    Although the Zika virus was discovered in Africa in 1947, little was known about how it worked and its potential health implications-especially in pregnant women-until a major outbreak occurred in South America past year. "What we're hoping is that eventually the study either directly or through additional research will lead to some sort of affordable treatment for Zika virus infection that's accessible for a lot of people", Lee said.

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  • Donald Trump's immigration speech played well with supporters

    The Mexican president, who has falling approval rating numbers at home, tried to push back on the issue of the wall a bit following the meeting. Trump's last-minute visit on Wednesday to Mexico was created to appeal to moderate voters, including those most affected by illegal immigration, who are anxious that the real estate mogul and former reality TV star lacks the temperament to engage in worldwide diplomacy.

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  • Ex-astronaut indicted traffic deaths of 2 girls in Alabama

    Ex-astronaut indicted traffic deaths of 2 girls in Alabama

    Halsell, who turns 60 on Friday, was busted following the June 6 wreck that killed Niomi James, 11, and 13-year-old Jayla Parler. A Tuscaloosa County grand jury issued indictments Tuesday charging Halsell with two counts of reckless murder and two counts of first-degree assault.

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  • 18 millones de niños sin acceso a educación — Unicef

    18 millones de niños sin acceso a educación — Unicef

    Un informe publicado este jueves por Unicef asegura que Liberia es el país con mayor proporción de niños afectados , con casi dos tercios de su población escolar sin asistir a la escuela. A pesar de un aumento de 126 por ciento en los requisitos de educación desde el 2005, el financiamiento aumentó sólo cuatro por ciento. Además, los sistemas de educación equipados para enfrentar crisis prolongadas no pueden construirse sobre los cimientos del corto plazo y de los impredecibles llamados ...

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  • Junior doctors' strike 'of great concern for patients'

    He has also called for the BMA to re-enter negotiations rather than striking and commended the hard work junior doctors do for the NHS. Dr Porter said he was not surprised at Mrs May's support for Mr Hunt, and criticised them for what he said was a determination to implement the contract because it "was in their party manifesto".

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  • Taifa Stars arrive, seek first ever win over Eagles

    Taifa Stars arrive, seek first ever win over Eagles

    The match will take place at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday September 3, 2016. New Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr has revealed that he wants former Super Eagles goalkeeper and current Lille Osc goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama back with the national team.

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  • USA urges all donated blood undergo tests for Zika

    Previously, blood had only been tested in areas where Zika outbreaks had been spreading by mosquitos: Florida and the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Although most people infected with the virus never develop symptoms, an infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects and is associated with other adverse pregnancy outcomes, the FDA warns.

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  • Raw: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explosion is intense

    The rocket contained the AMOS-6 Satellite, which Facebook was hoping to use to beam the internet to millions of people in remote parts of the world. A tanking test involves "a full propellant loading sequence, launch countdown operations, engine ignition operations and testing of the pad's high volume water deluge system - providing a full dress rehearsal for the actual launch".

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  • Rick Perry two-steps onto the cast of Dancing With the Stars

    There was a lot of speculation this time around (including rumor of Simone Biles joining the cast), but now, thanks to Good Morning America , we have confirmation of who'll be tearing up the floor, and the cast is, surprising... He has also made a series of other anti-gay remarks in recent years as he's spoken against same-sex marriage, against the end of Don't Ask Don't Tell, and took a lead role is trying to keep openly gay members out of the Boy Scouts of America.

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  • Scientists Prove Dogs Understand Human Words

    Scientists Prove Dogs Understand Human Words

    While in the MRI machine, a trainer said both words of praise like, " good boy " and "well done" to the dogs. "Dogs can also tell apart word meaning and word intonation". The findings, researchers say, mean the ability to process language may have evolved much earlier than thought. According to a new study dogs are capable of understanding words to the extent that intonation is of secondary importance.

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  • History made as Donnarumma replaces Buffon

    History made as Donnarumma replaces Buffon

    Buffon is aware of the challenge to keep the teenager at bay, but the Italy and Juventus captain is relishing the start of a new era, which gets underway against France in an global friendly on Thursday. The following video, shared from the Italian national team's official Twitter account, sees a couple of artists (Joe & Max) create painted versions of Giorgio Chiellini, Marco Verratti and Gianluigi Buffon - each wearing the new kit - on an Italian pavement.

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  • Wilshere Agrees Season-Long Loan With Cherries

    Wilshere Agrees Season-Long Loan With Cherries

    The 24-year-old had dropped down the pecking order under Wenger amid injury problems, missing almost all of last season with a broken ankle. Former Arsenal midfielder Merson says the addition of Wilshere is a coup and believes Wenger has heavily influenced the move.

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  • Nineteen NHS trusts to review chemotherapy over high death rates

    Nineteen NHS trusts to review chemotherapy over high death rates

    Lung and breast cancer mortality rates have been red-flagged at nineteen hospital trusts in England, which have been told to review the cancer treatment they offer patients. "This is why it's concerning to see that the risk of death following chemotherapy meant to cure non-small cell lung cancer is nearly four times as high as previously thought".

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  • Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment Added To November Ballot

    Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment Added To November Ballot

    Martin's office last month approved a competing medical marijuana proposal for the ballot, and opponents of that measure have asked the state Supreme Court to block any votes on that proposal. "I don't think there will be any problem differentiating between the two", Couch said. Both initiatives have a chance to allow Arkansas to be a part of the ever-growing list of states that allows medical marijuana.

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  • Sorry bribery standard is Hillary Clinton's saving grace

    Sorry bribery standard is Hillary Clinton's saving grace

    Another Grameen arm chaired by Yunus, Grameen Research, has donated between $25,000 and $50,000. "If any American voter is troubled by the idea that the Clintons want to continue working to solve the AIDS crisis on the side while Hillary Clinton is president, then don't vote for her".

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  • Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein Star Gene Wilder Dies at 83

    Wilder's work with Brooks included two other undisputed classics: Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein , both of which further solidified his reputation as a comedian, a label Wilder himself found puzzling. Wilder plays accountant Leo Bloom, who is convinced by a crooked producer (played by Zero Mostel) to prove a theory that a producer can earn more money with a "flop" than a "hit".

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  • South East Asia on Zika alert as Singapore infections mount

    The National Environment Agency and Ministry of Health of Singapore has confirmed its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive for the Zika virus infection. Many of them are believed to be among the hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in Singapore's construction and marine industries. They then mapped the monthly destinations and volumes of travellers arriving into Africa and Asia-Pacific to identify countries at greatest risk of Zika virus importation across seasons.

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