• Michael Phelps to swim in fifth 200m butterfly Olympic final

    Michael Phelps to swim in fifth 200m butterfly Olympic final

    He got off to a good start in Rio , winning his 19th gold on Sunday night in the 4×100 freestyle. Held - the U.S.'s third leg - kept the lead up with a split of 47.73, leaving it to US anchor and class of 2011 alumnus Adrian to secure the red, white and blue's improbable victory.

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  • Scientists Optimistic About Zika Vaccine After 'Striking' Results From Monkey Trial

    In a paper published yesterday in the journal Science , the scientists took that research to the new levels, adding another vaccine and testing them on rhesus monkeys. The two vaccines completely protected a total of eight monkeys against infection. "Results from both mouse and non-human primate testing are encouraging and support a decision to move forward with our USA government, industry, and regulatory partners to advance our ZPIV vaccine candidate to human trials", said one of the ...

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  • American-Idol-Finalist-Cancer


    The diagnosis of cancer came the week after her sold-out show at Webster Hall in April. As I was recording and doing press out on the West Coast, I noticed that I was waking up in a very dark place everyday. After the facility gave her an ultrasound and ran some tests, the musician was diagnosed with Hashimoto's, in which the immune system attacks the thyroid.

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  • Several injured after huge explosion destroys terraced homes

    Several injured after huge explosion destroys terraced homes

    He said: "We are now aware that there are at least 10 casualties". He told reporters: "We are concerned for three of these casualties; some of them do have quite severe lacerations and burns". We are aware of two collapses so far and therefore are trying to prevent another. Reports suggest four more people were also injured in the explosion, although they were not treated by the ambulance service.

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  • Low cost, flavors, convenience turn teens on to vaping

    Low cost, flavors, convenience turn teens on to vaping

    Youngsters who tried vaping to quit smoking were more likely to keep using e-cigarettes months later, the study found. Only 5.9% of students said they tried e-cigarettes in an effort to quit smoking, but smoking cessation was the only reason that was significantly associated with continued e-cigarette use in a multivariate analysis, albeit with wide confidence intervals (adjusted OR 14.54, 95% CI 1.80-117.80, P 0.05).

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  • Zika spreads north? Virus hits Palm Beach

    Zika spreads north? Virus hits Palm Beach

    Two of the new travel-related cases involve residents in Hillsborough County with another reported in Polk County. Now, with locally transmitted cases showing up in Florida, the need for action is immediate and clear. The county has been fighting the mosquito on the ground, in the air, door to door and looking for help area wide. "We're fortunate that we have school nurses in each and every school", he said.

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  • 24 hospitalized in drug overdose at Ohio music festival

    24 hospitalized in drug overdose at Ohio music festival

    By 4 p.m., concertgoers started getting sick, and ambulances packed with partiers brought them from the Butler venue to the OhioHealth hospital in Mansfield, officials said. They only felt exhausted, among other unusual symptoms. At least 20 festival goers have been admitted to a Mansfield hospital on Saturday for overdoses after ingesting a drug disguised as candy, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

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  • Michael Phelps advances to 200 fly final, renews rivalry with le Clos

    Russian state TV attempted to strike a moral equivalence on Monday between prohibited meldonium doping and Michael Phelps' decision to use the ancient Chinese " cupping " practices after training sessions. Gonna leave a mark! " Cupping " is poised to become the latest fad. Now Texans Simone Biles and Madison Kocian along with Aly Raismsan, Gabby Douglas and Laurie Hernandez look to defend Team USA's 2012 title.

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  • Three kg foetus removed from one year girl's stomach

    Three kg foetus removed from one year girl's stomach

    Nisha's parents Raju and Sumathi, residents of Punjai Puliampatty in Erode district, took her to the Mettupalayam hospital on August 4 on a neighbourhood paediatrician's suggestion. They had diagnosed her with the medical condition, foetus-in-foetu, where a parasitic twin resides inside the host twin. However, the parents were shocked when they saw the scan which revealed that a large foetus was growing inside her stomach.

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  • Cashner allows Crawford's 7th hit, Marlins lose in 14

    In the 11, the Giants almost scrapped - or was it scraped? - for a run when Posey walked and hustled to third on Crawford s career high fifth hit. In the end, the Giants pulled off the 8-7 victory . Cashner, still slated to start Friday, entered in the 14th to face Crawford with two on and he lined a single to center field that scored Brandon Belt for an 8-7 lead.

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  • Veracruz solicitará declaratoria de emergencia para 48 municipios

    El gobernador poblano, Rafael Moreno Valle , confirmó las muertes y aunque aún no se cuantifican los daños materiales por los decesos y la destrucción que dejó el meteoro, el mandatario anticipó "les puedo decir que es un fenómeno que no había yo visto más que en 1999, todos los poblanos recordarán esas lluvias torrenciales ".

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  • Dark red spots on Olympians from 'Cupping'

    On Sunday night, she did just that, knocking almost two seconds off her world record in the 400-meter freestyle to secure her first gold medal of these games. It can also be done with heat. With the US men having medalled in every Olympics 4x100 freestyle relay since the event was introduced in 1964, there was every chance Phelps was going to add to his haul.

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  • Bomb targeting mourners at Pakistan hospital kill at least 10

    Bomb targeting mourners at Pakistan hospital kill at least 10

    At least 54 people were killed on Monday when a powerful blast hit a hospital in Quetta in Pakistan when dozens of lawyers were entering it with the body of lawyer killed earlier, officials said. The Russian leader expressed condolences to the Pakistani president and prime minister. Lawyers and journalists were among the dead while about 120 people were injured.

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  • Phelps gets 19th gold, Ledecky sets world record

    Phelps gets 19th gold, Ledecky sets world record

    Fueled by the momentum he gained off the wall, Phelps registered the fourth-fastest split of the night and turned a 1.06-second lead over to Held. He is also likely to swim for the defending Olympic champion US team in the 4x100 medley relay Friday and Saturday.

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  • CDC director to tour Zika area in Miami

    CDC director to tour Zika area in Miami

    State and national health officials are urging pregnant women to avoid travel to areas with known Zika transmission. 'This is a sobering reminder for Californians that Zika can cause serious harm to a developing fetus. A plane carrying insecticide to combat the Zika virus sprayed the Wynwood area Thursday morning. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, the main vector for virus transmission, is rarely found in New Jersey and struggles to establish a population here due to its need for tropical ...

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  • Woman Shot at Lake McConaughy: OGALLALA, NE - Law enforcement officials responded

    Woman Shot at Lake McConaughy: OGALLALA, NE - Law enforcement officials responded

    Witness said a man was led away in handcuff by law enforcement officers. Witnesses also said they believed alcohol was being consumed at the campsite. "One of them said they had the gun and next thing we know, a bunch of police cars were showing up", the woman told the Associated Press . "It was just kind of more or less a lot of cop cars around and just wondering what the heck is going on".

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  • 7 square miles burn in Southern California mountains

    Forest Service. Smoke advisories issued by health officials for the Mojave Desert area were also still in effect. The blaze, dubbed the Pilot Fire, erupted about 12:10p near the Miller Canyon OHV area off of Highway 138, according to the federal InciWeb page for the fire.

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  • Baseball's Most Controversial Player Will Be Hanging Up His Cleats

    Baseball's Most Controversial Player Will Be Hanging Up His Cleats

    Rodriguez had a huge season in 2015 hitting.250 with 33 homeruns and 86 RBI in 151 games. That deal runs through December 31, 2017, the team said. "It didn't really go away", he said. "I feel like some classy people might think it's a good idea to cheer for him because he is a Major League player, but anybody who has the heart of the Boston Red Sox will for sure boo him directly off the field", said Courtney Harris.

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  • Florida tackles Zika virus

    Florida tackles Zika virus

    Yesterday, aerial spraying of pesticide was started in Miami as way to cut down the mosquito population further. Dawn Thomas, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health, said Friday there have been no local transmissions in New Jersey of a viral disease that is impacting parts of Central and South America, Cape Verde in Africa, the Oceania/Pacific islands and Florida.

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  • What were those purple spots on Michael Phelps' back?

    What were those purple spots on Michael Phelps' back?

    Olympic gymnasts and swimmers are even posting photos of their therapy sessions on Instagram. "It feels like a gentle and relaxing massage". The Washington Post provides a quote from US swimmer Cody Miller, who won a Bronze Medal in the 100-meter backstroke.

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  • Notable Stock Broker Reports on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

    Technical Forecast While evaluating Stillwater Mining Company Commo on the technical side, it is seen that the firm's shares price is at $2.36, which is +18.44% off 50-day MA of $12.81. The stock price is trading upbeat from its 200 days moving average with 54.48% and up from 50 days moving average with 26.66%. It has a past 5-day performance of -0.85 percent and trades at an average volume of 1.69M shares.

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  • Cayman Islands reports 1st case of locally transmitted Zika

    The release says health officials still believe active transmissions of the mosquito-borne virus are only taking place within an area smaller than 1 square mile in Miami-Dade County. The Palm Beach case brings the state's tally to 17. Rick Scott said state health officials believe active transmission is contained to one square mile of Wynwood.

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  • Rubio Comment On Zika And Abortion Stirs Controversy

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States . This planning is particularly helpful when a woman does not or can not delay trying to get pregnant. I wrote to the agencies seeking answers on why they were slow to distribute Zika funding.

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  • Why was Michael Phelps covered in red spots? Cupping

    Why was Michael Phelps covered in red spots? Cupping

    As the Associated Press points out, however, that hasn't stopped Michael Phelps from pursuing cupping as a therapeutic treatment regularly "for a while" now. Three world records had fallen by the time the most anticipated race of the night was set to start. "I'm glad that's back on our soil". Personally, I'd just stick to the bong rips.

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  • GST will end tax terrorism: Modi

    Touted as the country's biggest tax reform, GST will replace a range of existing local and state taxes and so the industry stakeholders are highly optimistic that it will reduce the heavy tax burden which may result into benefits for the buyers and hence demand in the market will grow.

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