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Smog in Delhi: IMA declares Public Health emergency, schools to remain shut

Smog in Delhi: IMA declares Public Health emergency, schools to remain shut

In a statement it said, the state can not leave its citizens to die due to the toxic haze. He said farmers were "helpless" and were forced to burn crop stubble as the state governments had failed to...

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Yemen on brink of world's 'largest starvation in decades'

Yemen on brink of world's 'largest starvation in decades'

Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh by the Houthi rebels late last week, after which the coalition command announced the closure of all ai...

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Drake Will Revive TV Show Top Boy for Netflx in 2019

Drake Will Revive TV Show Top Boy for Netflx in 2019

Drake was quoted in the report from The Hollywood Reporter that he first saw Top Boy on YouTube and fell in love with the human element the show delivered. What this means for his music car...

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Eagles fly out to Algeria tomorrow morning, Akpeyi gets first training

Agu, one of the earliest arrivals in the Super Eagles camp, had made his worldwide debut for Nigeria in the friendly win against Togo in June. Balogun suffered the injury at Schalke 04 and was opera...

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Killer lab grown insects may come to NY, NJ to target mosquitoes

So how does it work? When the male mosquitoes released by MosquitoMate mate with female mosquitoes, the eggs don't hatch due to the effects of the bacteria - cutting the population. Gizmodo reporte...

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Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

The drugs are then taken away for disposal. DEA's San Francisco Division, which covers Northern California, collected 31,064 pounds or 15.5 tons of potentially unsafe expired, unused and unwanted pr...

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - Pokemon Go Dev Announces New Game

Or was part of Pokemon Go's success because of an organic growth in which users felt like they were a part of something special, a mobile gaming movement on a scale that hadn't really been seen befo...

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2017 set to be in top three hottest years

2017 set to be in top three hottest years

A separate greenhouse gases study released last week found concentration of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was also at a record high. Taalas mentioned the powerful Atlantic hurricanes like Irma,...

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More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled

More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled

Consumer Reports and fire safety experts recommend keeping multipurpose fire extinguishers for your home. In 2014, extinguishers failed to function as they should for emergency personnel responding ...

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Met Dineshwar Sharma, discussed Kashmir issue: Omar Abdullah

Met Dineshwar Sharma, discussed Kashmir issue: Omar Abdullah

Later, he told reporters that Sharma during their meeting asked for suggestions on the job assigned to him. "The matter will be resolved only after initiating dialogue with the basic stakeholders", th...

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Sensex, Nifty end lower; Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel drag

During the pre-opening session, Sensex was up by almost 200 points while Nifty aimed to touch 10,400. "Rising crude oil prices and a weakening rupee seemed to spoil the investor sentiments". Provi...

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Experts Warn, 'Even Ordinary Alcoholic Beverages May Increase Risk of Certain Cancers'

Experts Warn, 'Even Ordinary Alcoholic Beverages May Increase Risk of Certain Cancers'

Noelle LoConte, an oncologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He added, however, that the link between alcohol and cancer has been established firmly, giving the medical community much-neede...

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World Health Organization urges end to antibiotics use in healthy food-producing animals

Today, America's pig farmers closely work with a veterinarian to comply with an FDA directive that prohibits the use of antibiotics important to human medicine for promoting animal growth, requiring f...

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DEVELOPING: USC Upstate on lockdown after shooting near campus

DEVELOPING: USC Upstate on lockdown after shooting near campus

USC Upstate reported that the "Shooting suspect is black male wearing khaki trousers, grey hoodie and carrying an automatic weapon". A person was shot at Campus Edge Apartments, which is just off ca...

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NZ win toss and bowl first v India in 3rd T20

NZ win toss and bowl first v India in 3rd T20

Pakistan, who reached the No.1 spot in the T20I rankings for the first time following India's victory in the first T20I climbed to the summit once again. We will have to put up a big score and then re...

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Budget - Senators in Closed Session Ahead of Buhari's Arrival

President Buhari noted that the country has grown tremendously its power generation sector but still has challenges in areas of distribution. Our correspondent reports that the Senators went into th...

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Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel

Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel

It means if a bunch of keys are in front of someone, they could walk past without picking them up. Sleep deprivation "leads to cognitive lapses in how we perceive and react to the world around us", ...

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Niger Delta Indigenes Give Terms to Avert Hostilities

Niger Delta Indigenes Give Terms to Avert Hostilities

Edwin Clark, the leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, has asked the NDA to have more patience. The group, like many others in the Niger Delta, complain of impoverishment, and an inequitable share of...

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Last season's flu shot protected only 1 in 5 people

Though an early arrival of the virus is no indicator that the entire season will be bad, health officials are urging residents to get flu shots. "Educated guesses are made by public-health authorities...

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Eagles vs. Broncos 2017: Prediction, Betting Line, Over/Under, Preview For Sunday's Game

Eagles vs. Broncos 2017: Prediction, Betting Line, Over/Under, Preview For Sunday's Game

The Broncos offense is ranked near the bottom of the league so it needs all the help it can get. Denver turns to Brock Osweiler , who replaces starting quarterback Trevor Siemian , while the Eagl...

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British woman 'faces death penalty' in Egypt for carrying painkillers

British woman 'faces death penalty' in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Plummer visits her Egyptian husband, who suffers back pain since having an accident, two to four times a year. "I don't think she's tough enough to survive it", he added. "It's very bad for Laura. s...

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Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain, says new study

The placebo effect of stents places in heart patients who experience chest pains may be more risky than previously thought, a new study suggests, possibly changing how cardiovascular care is carri...

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Man drives vehicle onto pitch during Ranji match

Man drives vehicle onto pitch during Ranji match

India internationals Gautam Gambhir , Ishant Sharma , Rishabh Pant and Suresh Raina are a part of this game. Ishant, Gauti shocked A picture has emerged of the incident where Gambhir, Ishant a...

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No technical education, engineering course through correspondence rules SC

No technical education, engineering course through correspondence rules SC

The court was hearing a batch of appeals against the decisions of Orissa High Court and Punjab and Haryana HC. The court found flagrant violations in the way deemed universities offered engineerin...

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KFC Bath Bombs Are Here To Make You Smell Finger Lickin' Good

KFC Bath Bombs Are Here To Make You Smell Finger Lickin' Good

Unfortunately, the limited-edition product will only be available in Japan . With only 100 available from November 1 through November 15, you have to move fast to follow the official KFC Japan Twi...

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Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

On October 11, 9-year-old Jacob Thompson was admitted to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital , where doctors told his family that he only he had about a month to live. So, Christmas will come to Jacob's...

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No Questions About Guns, Politics, Las Vegas

No Questions About Guns, Politics, Las Vegas

After receiving harsh criticism for attempting to ban reporters from asking about the mass shooting in Las Vegas last month, the Country Music Association (CMA) has decided that a little free speech i...

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Recall alert: Kidde fire extinguishers deemed faulty

Recall alert: Kidde fire extinguishers deemed faulty

In addition, the nozzles on some of the extinguishers can detach with enough force to potentially injure someone. The recall covers fire extinguishers with plastic handles and push-button pindicator...

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NPR's Head Of News Resigns Following Harassment Allegations

NPR's Head Of News Resigns Following Harassment Allegations

The two women spoke with NPR's attorney in October. Before starting at NPR, Mr. Oreskes had worked at The Associated Press and The Times . The women told the Post that they had met with Oresk...

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Malik Zaire Named Florida's Starting QB vs. Missouri

Malik Zaire Named Florida's Starting QB vs. Missouri

Former starter Felepie Franks will serve as Zaire's backup against Missouri. Get the app and get the game. Zaire will replace redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks vs. He has never been intercepted in ...

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