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Non-effective vaccine, blase attitude blamed for Australia's killer flu season

Non-effective vaccine, blase attitude blamed for Australia's killer flu season

The premier, Daniel Andrews, extended his condolences to her family and said medical staff were working hard to tackle the particularly bad flu season. It has been an especially severe flu season in A...

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Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Since 2012, more than 1,000 Rohingya have been killed, some 320,000 live in squalid camps in Myanmar and neighboring Bangladesh , and thousands have embarked on perilous sea voyages to other Sout...

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Scientists Used CRISPR Gene Editing To Stop Human Embryo Development

Scientists Used CRISPR Gene Editing To Stop Human Embryo Development

The research could also eventually yield ways to boost the success rate of IVF and help explain why some pregnancies fail, she says. Kathy Niakan and his team said the United Kingdom has a competi...

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Primary school children offered flu vaccination

Primary school children offered flu vaccination

Overseas evidence shows they can provide some benefit above the standard vaccine, but also some increase in adverse side-effects. Although not so common, the flu vaccine can cause life-altering or...

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Indian police bust global marriage racket in Hyderabad city, arrest 17 people

Indian police bust global marriage racket in Hyderabad city, arrest 17 people

The police, during the investigation into the marriage of a 16-year-old city girl to a 65-year-old Omani national a few months ago, found that one Omani sheikh, Ahmed Abdullah Amur Al Rahbi, married t...

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Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss

The findings suggested that the participants in the intermediate group were the ones who lost more weight; also, after the completion of the trail, they were identified to have less weight gain. (17 p...

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World Health Organization issues stark warning on global antibiotics supply

World Health Organization issues stark warning on global antibiotics supply

Too few antibiotics are in the pipeline to tackle the global crisis of drug resistance, which is responsible for the rise of nearly untreatable infections around the world, the World Health Organisati...

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Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms

Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms

The Arkansas Razorbacks will open their SEC schedule in 2018 at Auburn on September 22 and will play all four of their conference home games in between two sets of road games, the SEC office announced...

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Tropical Storm Watches issued along the east coast ahead of Hurricane Jose

Tropical Storm Watches issued along the east coast ahead of Hurricane Jose

Meanwhile, a tropical storm watch is out for the U.S. East Coast from Fenwick Island, Delaware, north to Nantucket, Massachusetts, because of Hurricane Jose . Lucia, Martinique and Guadeloupe, Domi...

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Toppled trees, lashings of rain as Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico

Toppled trees, lashings of rain as Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico

On Tuesday, the hurricane wreaked widespread devastation on Dominica , leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. Maria arrived near Yabucoa, whipping the island with winds of ...

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Sam Smith Releases 'Too Good at Goodbyes' Video

Sam Smith Releases 'Too Good at Goodbyes' Video

The video evokes such emotion that you feel as though you are right beside Sam , feeling everything that he is feeling in that moment. " Too Good at Goodbyes " is a smooth ballad that Smith himself...

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Taylor Swift Is Being Sued Over The Line

Taylor Swift Is Being Sued Over The Line "Haters Gonna Hate"

Sean Hall and Nathan Butler wrote the song for girl group 3LW, and it landed at #81 on the Billboard Hot 100. Compare that with Swift's " Shake it Off " lyrics: " Cause the players gonna play, ...

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Lady Gaga chased her pain for five years

Lady Gaga chased her pain for five years

The hit pop singer has chose to cancel the Europe leg of her " Joanne World Tour " because of health issues. You just know papa Willie couldn't be prouder. If you've ever seen the songstress perform...

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Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Los Angeles County

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Los Angeles County

Sharon Balter, the chief of the department's communicable disease control program. 28, 29 and 30 between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. Due to this long time period, it will take at the minimum a couple of mo...

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Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus in McKinney

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus in McKinney

In rare cases, West Nile Virus can cause severe disease with symptoms including muscle weakness, stiff neck, disorientation, tremors, convulsions, paralysis and coma. West Nile first showed up in the ...

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Naval hospital removes employees for alleged inappropriate photos with newborns

Naval hospital removes employees for alleged inappropriate photos with newborns

The post also explains that in one of the Snapchat screenshots, the "navy nurse" and her friend held up the baby, making the baby dance to rap music. The Naval Hospital Jacksonville called the actio...

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United States warplanes fly over Korean Peninsula

United States warplanes fly over Korean Peninsula

The tests, which could potentially make launches over Japan an accepted norm, are also seen as North Korea's attempt to win greater military freedom in the region and raise doubts in Seoul and Tok...

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Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody following London attack

Two other men have also been charged in connection to Friday's rush hour bombing at Parsons Green station and remain in police custody. Police are searching a residential address in Stanwell, Surrey...

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'Narcos' Location Scout Fatally Shot in Mexico

'Narcos' Location Scout Fatally Shot in Mexico

His bullet-riddled body was discovered in an abandoned auto on a dirt road in the town of Temascalapa, near the border with Hidalgo state, which has the country's highest murder rate. The location man...

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Returning RAW superstar added to Women's title match at No Mercy

Returning RAW superstar added to Women's title match at No Mercy

Jordan defeated Matt and Jeff Hardy, Elias, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas. As noted, tonight's No Mercy go-home edition of RAW will also feature RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss vs. Bliss tried ...

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Undocumented Immigrants are Suing Trump over DACA

Undocumented Immigrants are Suing Trump over DACA

Fernando Jimenez says ending DACA is a step in the wrong direction. While Trump has promised tougher border enforcement and a crackdown on illegal immigration, he has struck a softer tone for the ...

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Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North Korea

Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North Korea

As world leaders head to the United Nations headquarters in NY for the annual General Assembly meeting this week, Haley's comments indicated the United States was not backing down from its threat of m...

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Puerto Rico, USVI at Port Condition X-Ray for Maria

Virgin Islands . A hurricane hunter plane was scheduled to fly into the storm about 11:30 p.m. Monday and could find stronger winds , they said . The Coast Guard captain of the port San Juan antic...

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Jose to pass as Maria eyes up the Caribbean

East Coast later this week - anywhere from DE to MA, forecasters said Monday . Maria could then take aim at Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and St. The French territory of Guadelope, the sta...

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Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, Piercings

Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, Piercings

Adolescents who want to get a tattoo and body piercing should carefully consider the potential consequences and risks, according to the first recommendations on the topic published Monday by the Amer...

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Delhi Police apprehends al-Qaeda terrorist, say he was espousing Rohingya cause

Delhi Police apprehends al-Qaeda terrorist, say he was espousing Rohingya cause

The special cell of the Delhi Police claims to have arrested an al-Qaeda operative, who was allegedly planning to recruit over a dozen youths, including some Rohingya Muslims, to join the terror outfi...

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Nifty hits record high in morning trade, Sensex surges 191 points

Nifty hits record high in morning trade, Sensex surges 191 points

The benchmark Sensex gained 89 points to open at 32,361.37 points while the 50-share indicator advanced 48 points to open at 10,133.1 points. The dollar held firm near a seven-week high versus the yen...

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Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments

Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments

Conservationists are vowing to oppose any attempts to reduce the size of monuments or rescind their designations. Zinke suggested altering management of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks monument nea...

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Trump 'Unwise' to Block Chinese Deal for American Chip Maker

Trump 'Unwise' to Block Chinese Deal for American Chip Maker

And the Trump administration wasn't too keen on having a USA government's supply of chips partly relying on a foreign power. Earlier this year, Senator John Cornyn (R - Texas) announced he will intr...

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WAFU Cup: Coach Yusuf To Effect Changes Against Ghana

WAFU Cup: Coach Yusuf To Effect Changes Against Ghana

Ghana top Group A with six points, followed by Nigeria with two points, Mali in third place with one point and Guinea are last with one point as well. "We know they are a very good side". The former...

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