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Woman Threw Cup of Urine on DC Bus Driver

Woman Threw Cup of Urine on DC Bus Driver

In addition to MetroBus and MetroLink trains, the ban will apply to all MetroLink stations and platforms, indoor and outdoor waiting areas such as bus shelters, and Metro Park-Ride lots. "It's a vulga...

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Why your adorable pet turtle may make your child sick

Why your adorable pet turtle may make your child sick

According to an advisory note posted on the CDC website Tuesday, 37 Salmonella Agbeni cases were reported in 13 states from the beginning of March this year to August 3. We reported back in 2009...

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United States clears first 'living drug' for childhood leukaemia

United States clears first 'living drug' for childhood leukaemia

Carl June pioneered the therapy at Penn. "This is a brand new way of treating cancer", said Dr Stephan Grupp of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, who treated the first child with CAR-T cell ther...

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Two area residents test positive for West Nile virus

Two area residents test positive for West Nile virus

To protect yourself from West Nile virus, officials recommend wearing light-coloured trousers and a long-sleeved shirt when outside. West Nile virus is most commonly spread to humans by mosquito bit...

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Arjuna Ranatunga tells Sri Lankan fans not to behave like Indian spectators

Arjuna Ranatunga tells Sri Lankan fans not to behave like Indian spectators

I've only played a couple of series since then. It seems like Ranatunga wanted to justify the spectators' outrage against their struggling team by comparing them to what happened at Cuttack during 199...

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Best of WWE Smackdown

Best of WWE Smackdown

Benjamin said they sent a message to the tag teams that they're here for one reason: to become champions. As the match progressed, the Japanese-American pair hit back and finally defeated Rusev and Ma...

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Harvey's rain will reach Kentucky. What should we expect?

Harvey's rain will reach Kentucky. What should we expect?

As Harvey continues to hammer southeast Texas with flood-causing rains, the National Weather Service has predicted that remnants of the storm could dump several inches on some parts of Kentucky la...

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Jodhpur shocker: Doctors have heated argument while performing C-section, newborn dies

Jodhpur shocker: Doctors have heated argument while performing C-section, newborn dies

The incident which took place on Tuesday (August 29) shows a gynaecologist and anaesthetic hurling abuses at each other right in the middle of an operation. The hospital's top medical officer said the...

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Newborn declared dead:Doctors get into verbal spat

Newborn declared dead:Doctors get into verbal spat

The 30-minute long fight went on even as the woman and newborn baby was lying in front of them. Please Wait while comments are loading. Dr Nainwal and Dr Tak have both been suspended. "However, th...

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Using plastic bags can now possibly get you jailed in Kenya

Using plastic bags can now possibly get you jailed in Kenya

Apart from the jail sentence, violators could be fined up to $30,000 as well. It is the latest African nation to join a growing number of nations outlawing the production and use of plastic carrie...

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SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week

SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week

Attorney general KK Venugopal, the Centre's representative, said the government will now shift the Aadhaar declaration deadline to December 31 for social services such as free cooking gas cylinders ...

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Gujarat govt need not rebuild shrines damaged during Godhra riot

Gujarat govt need not rebuild shrines damaged during Godhra riot

In a major decision, the Supreme Court set aside a Gujarat high court judgment directing the state government to fix and restore all religious structures of the Muslim community that were damaged ...

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Want to help Harvey victims? Here's how to avoid bogus charities

Want to help Harvey victims? Here's how to avoid bogus charities

Starting Tuesday, all Safeway and Albertsons locations in OR and southwest Washington will accept donations at any check stand. With tens of thousands of people impacted by the tropical storm Harvey...

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Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims

Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims

It is a sharp contrast to previous year when some 12,000 Qataris took part in the annual event, one of the five pillars of Islam. That would mark an increase compared with past year when 1.86 millio...

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NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

The new minimum price law, which takes effect on June 1, will make NY the most expensive place in the U.S.to buy cigarettes , Health Department officials said. Among other restrictions proposed are t...

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Smallpox vaccine seized at one stem cell clinic, FDA warns another

Smallpox vaccine seized at one stem cell clinic, FDA warns another

The clinic, run by California-based company, StemImmune Inc., was treating cancer patients with a vaccine that was "unproven" and "potentially risky", the release added. It's yet to be seen actually h...

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Forget the fat, it's carbs that may kill you

Forget the fat, it's carbs that may kill you

But while high-carb and low-fat diets were clearly associated with greater mortality, no statistical link was found with the kind of life threatening events - strokes, heart attacks, and other forms o...

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Nebraska National Guard Unit Deploys to Texas Amid Massive Flooding

Nebraska National Guard Unit Deploys to Texas Amid Massive Flooding

The Nebraska National Guard has provided assistance in addressing the ongoing Harvey hurricane's consequences, Nebraska Governor Pete Rickett's office said in a press release on Monday. Staff Officers...

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Robbers Dressed as Nuns Attempt Bank Heist

Robbers Dressed as Nuns Attempt Bank Heist

Authorities say the women walked into Citizens Bank near Tannersville on Monday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller. The FBI said it was looking for two Hispanic women of a...

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Malaysia fail to land icing on SEA Games cake at football final

Malaysia fail to land icing on SEA Games cake at football final

Making his SEA Games debut back in 2011 as a young Ateneo Blue Eagle, Ravena has been a fixture in the Philippines' dominating ways in ASEAN basketball. "We will create history by making this our most...

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West Nile Virus reported in Lauderdale, Clarke counties

West Nile Virus reported in Lauderdale, Clarke counties

Apply insect repellent to clothing as well as exposed skin since mosquitoes may bite through clothing. Check around your property for tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-hold...

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Rs 50000 reward for courageous cop who saved 400 children

Rs 50000 reward for courageous cop who saved 400 children

After a bomb was found in a local school's backyard, a constable of Madhya Pradesh police department chose to take the matter into his own hands. A tiny village in Madhya Pradesh witnessed a feat ...

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Nigeria close doors to training ahead of Cameroon clashes

Nigeria close doors to training ahead of Cameroon clashes

The 21-year old was to have joined the Eagles training camp in Uyo Monday after he would have featured for Arsenal in a Premier League game at Liverpool on Sunday. He is a good coach. "I will do my ut...

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Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar in November

Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar in November

In Myanmar the Pope will visit the cities of Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, Burke said. In his latest comments on Sunday, he bemoaned the latest "sad reports of the persecution of a religious minority, our R...

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Destiny 2 PC Beta Expands to More Players August 29th

Destiny 2 PC Beta Expands to More Players August 29th

Incidentally, if you did not pre-order the game, you'll still be able to enjoy the beta when it opens up to everyone tomorrow. If you pre-ordered a digital copy, all you need to do is press install on...

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Bye, bye INAC: Trudeau to split department into two pieces

Bye, bye INAC: Trudeau to split department into two pieces

Former Minister of Sport Carla Qualtrough has replaced Ms Foote at public services. - Ginette Petitpas Taylor , formerly parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance, becomes health minister....

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In Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Call Goes Out for Bood Donors

In Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Call Goes Out for Bood Donors

Department of Health and Human Services is arranging the transportation of blood products into the Houston area. Blood donations can be made at any one of the three United Blood Service donor cent...

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Four Cups of Coffee a Day Could Delay Early Death

Four Cups of Coffee a Day Could Delay Early Death

The researchers presented the study, which followed almost 20,000 middle-aged participants for an average of 10 years, during the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona. Participants c...

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How to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

How to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

SIOUX CITY | Two Siouxlanders were among the 20 Iowans who are either in Texas or headed there to pitch in on the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts through the Iowa Red Cross . Right now they are wor...

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Anti-inflammatory therapy reduces incidence of lung cancer

Anti-inflammatory therapy reduces incidence of lung cancer

Patients were followed for up to four years.The team observed a 15 per cent reduction in risk of a cardiovascular event - including fatal or nonfatal heart attacks and strokes - for patients who...

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