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PB urged: Compel mayors to give list of dengue vaccine recipients

PB urged: Compel mayors to give list of dengue vaccine recipients

The P3.5 billion used to buy Dengvaxia reportedly was realigned from other government savings, which as the Supreme Court has ruled in the case of the Disbursement Acceleration Program is an unconst...

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Sango's abductors demand N100 million ransom

Sango's abductors demand N100 million ransom

Sango are demanding a ransom of N100m", he said. Tyopev said that the Plateau Police Command had reached out to the Kaduna Command on the matter. Plateau state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP...

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Ryan Reynolds To Play Pikachu In A Live-Action Pokemon Movie

Ryan Reynolds To Play Pikachu In A Live-Action Pokemon Movie

This version of Pikachu starred in last year's Great Detective Pikachu for 3DS, which saw the titular detective team up with a boy named Tim to solve mysteries involving Pokémon . Reynolds fou...

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Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016

Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016

Growth in USA health spending slowed considerably in 2016, rising by 4.3 percent, after two years of higher spending growth spurred by Obamacare and prescription drugs. Enrollment growth in Medicare r...

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Boko Haram: Rogers Nicholas replaces Attahiru as theatre commander

Boko Haram: Rogers Nicholas replaces Attahiru as theatre commander

At least 20,000 people have been killed and thousands more abducted since Boko Haram launched its insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria in 2009. Army chief Gen Tukur Buratai gave him a deadline in J...

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Dexter Fletcher Replaces Bryan Singer Directing 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Dexter Fletcher Replaces Bryan Singer Directing 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Robot star Rami Malek , who's playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury , and the director, apparently over Singer's frequent absences from the set. The dismissal followed an earlier confrontation b...

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Early flu season could leave more North Dakotans sick

Early flu season could leave more North Dakotans sick

He encourages people age 65 and older to talk with their doctor about getting one of the vaccines created to give older people a better immune response, and therefore, better protection against flu. I...

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Facebook App For iPhone Aimed At Catering to Child Users

Facebook App For iPhone Aimed At Catering to Child Users

The parents will then be prompted to create a Messenger Kids account for their kid. In doing so, Facebook immediately reignited a furious debate about how young is too young for children to use ...

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Primary care weight loss schemes 'reversed half of Type 2 diabetes cases'

Primary care weight loss schemes 'reversed half of Type 2 diabetes cases'

The first-year results of a clinical trial have shown that nearly half of people partaking in an intensive weight management program delivered through primary care achieved remission of their type 2...

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Snow and ice warning issued for north-west

Snow and ice warning issued for north-west

The showers are expected to turn increasingly wintry later in the afternoon and evening, with snow accumulations possible. The snow-ice warning kicks in tomorrow at 4pm and will remain in place fo...

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Eating cheese every day may actually be good for you

Eating cheese every day may actually be good for you

Chinese researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 15 studies from Europe and the US, which monitored the health effects of cheese consumption in more than 200,000 people. The majority of studies incl...

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Python Hunter Kills Monster Snake, Sets New Record

Python Hunter Kills Monster Snake, Sets New Record

He described it as being able to "kill any full-grown man". Hunters are paid $8.10 an hour to search for the snakes receive $50 for every 4-foot-long one they catch, WTVJ reports. Leon says the Burm...

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Your health: Birth control pills still raise breast cancer risk

Your health: Birth control pills still raise breast cancer risk

The first wave of birth control pills contained doses as high as 150 micrograms of estrogen. The study found few differences in risk between the formulations; women can not protect themselves by tur...

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Troubled Islands: EU Haggles Over Tax Haven Blacklist

Troubled Islands: EU Haggles Over Tax Haven Blacklist

But some countries, including France, have said that listed jurisdictions should also face sanctions. By naming and shaming the non-compliant tax jurisdictions, the European Union aims to increase g...

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Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn

Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn

The researchers from Imperial College London and Duke University in the U.S. recruited 119 people for the study who were either healthy, had stable heart disease, or stable chronic obstructive pulmon...

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Pollution can permanently damage a child's brain

Satellite imagery analysed by UNICEF indicates that 12.2 million of these children live in South Asia. Even as the National Capital and adjoining regions are grappling smog and air pollution for o...

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TVS forays into super-premium bike segment

TVS forays into super-premium bike segment

TVS Motor has launched the Apache RR 310 marking its entry into super premium motorcycles. Driven by our promise of delivering more to customers than their expectations, TVS Apache RR 310 is th...

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Yemen's ex-president's house blown by Houthis

Yemen's ex-president's house blown by Houthis

Mohamed Ali al-Houthi, a rebel leader, said in a speech Tuesday that "some sons" of Saleh have been hospitalized, without providing further details. The killing could either push the conflict toward...

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Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets Saudi king, crown prince

Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday. Other high-profile targets of the crackdown include billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, dubbed the Warren Buffett of Saudi Arabia. Authorities are now negotiating with...

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Ola driver sexually harasses Bengaluru woman, suspended by company

Ola driver sexually harasses Bengaluru woman, suspended by company

According to the woman, the Ola cab driver kept harassing her and held her captive until he was forced to unlock the auto when she banged on the windows and screamed. She then started banging on the v...

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Delhi: Newborn wrongly declared dead by Max hospital doctors dies

Delhi: Newborn wrongly declared dead by Max hospital doctors dies

The inquiry found out that the hospital authorities didn't do an ECG, to find if the babies were dead. Approximately, one million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth, World He...

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N'Zonzi Revealed As Allardyce's First Everton Target

N'Zonzi Revealed As Allardyce's First Everton Target

The Daily Mail recently reported that new Everton manager Sam Allardyce wants to reunite with N'Zonzi in a £25million move, having worked together at Blackburn. Eduardo Berizzo - who underwent a su...

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No. 5 Florida looks to bounce back vs. Loyola

No. 5 Florida looks to bounce back vs. Loyola

Florida (5-2) has lost its last two games. Terance Mann paced the Seminoles with a career-high 25 points on 11-for-17 shooting and eight rebounds as FSU improved to 7-0 for the first time since the...

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It's not too late to get your flu shot, Denton County says

It's not too late to get your flu shot, Denton County says

The Centers for Disease Control's effectiveness studies measure laboratory-confirmed flu illnesses that result in a doctor's visit or those that result in hospitalization. So far a total of 671 cases ...

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Obama in Chicago on Tuesday for Rahm climate summit

Obama in Chicago on Tuesday for Rahm climate summit

Former President Barack Obama was expected to address the crowd in the afternoon, following sessions on transportation, energy and waste management for mayors from cities including Paris, Mexico Cit...

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UN Human Rights Council Condemns Myanmar's 'Crimes' Against Rohingya Muslims

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Myanmar's 'Crimes' Against Rohingya Muslims

Refugees described to her, she said, how women and girls had died while being raped by gangs of men, or raped and then left to die as their houses were burned down. Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia reques...

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Atiku's return adds value to rebuilding party - PDP

Atiku's return adds value to rebuilding party - PDP

Atiku left the PDP in 2014 to join the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC ) where he contested for the party's presidential ticket with President Muhammadu Buhari and others. He told Atiku: "You...

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Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) Price Target Cut to $96.00

Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. now owns 8,067 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $611,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. CarMax Inc. A number of analysts offered their Esti...

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Trouble mounts for Sanofi dengue vaccine over safety concerns

Trouble mounts for Sanofi dengue vaccine over safety concerns

However, the manufacturer of the vaccine , French drug company Sanofi Pasteur , announced recently the vaccine must be strictly limited due to evidence it can worsen dengue in people not previou...

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Myanmar anger after Pope uses term 'Rohingya' in Bangladesh

Myanmar anger after Pope uses term 'Rohingya' in Bangladesh

Francis said he was very pleased by an inter-religious meeting on Friday night, where he had an emotional meeting with refugees from Myanmar and then used the word Rohingya for the first time on his c...

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