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Cheerleaders warned about mumps exposure after national competition

Cheerleaders warned about mumps exposure after national competition

A person at the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship had mumps, officials learned. Symptoms include swollen or tender salivary glands or testicles, low-grade fever, fatig...

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Couple who took in shooting suspect speak to grand jury

Couple who took in shooting suspect speak to grand jury

Democrats said the measures were not sufficient. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act , named for the site of last month's mass shooting , would raise the legal age to buy a ...

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Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

The flu season runs through May. The number of flu cases reported during the week leading up to Saturday was less than the half number reported at the peak. influenza B cases are still on the rise",...

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CDC: Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US

CDC: Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US

Anne Schuchat , the acting director of the CDC. But CNN reports the increases in emergency room overdoses in the West and Southwest weren't expected and "might foreshadow death trends to come", as o...

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23andMe gets FDA green light for cancer risk test

23andMe gets FDA green light for cancer risk test

This means a negative result does not rule out the possibility that an individual carries other BRCA mutations that increase cancer risk. Still, the approval comes with a big warning: customers sh...

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United Kingdom unveils plans to slash calorie content to curb obesity

United Kingdom unveils plans to slash calorie content to curb obesity

The challenge involves 13 popular foods that families eat including: pizzas, savoury snacks, ready meals - including read-made sandwiches, some meat products, cooking sauces, chips and crisps and "com...

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Opioid overdoses jump 30% across US — CDC

Opioid overdoses jump 30% across US — CDC

Opioid overdoses up across the U.S. Large central metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more showed a 54 percent increase, their data shows. That analysisshowed a 34.5 percent inc...

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Al-Azhar Grand Imam Debates Counter-Terrorism Efforts With Saudi Crown Prince

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Debates Counter-Terrorism Efforts With Saudi Crown Prince

He will have lunch with the Queen, dinner with Prince Charles and Prince William, the next two in line to the throne, and hold meetings with the most senior ministers in the British government. Egypt ...

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China boosts defence spending to $175 billion amid military modernisation

China boosts defence spending to $175 billion amid military modernisation

China, Li said on Monday, will do more to support areas affected by extreme poverty, and the central budget's newly enlarged poverty reduction funds and related transfer payments will be weighted ...

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JAX awarded top airport for customer service in North America

JAX awarded top airport for customer service in North America

Paul International the "Best Airport in North America " among those serving 25 million to 40 million passengers. This score bumped the airport up a place from 2016, where it is in a tie with Moscow...

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TDP MPs to Intensify Protest For Special Status to Andhra Pradesh

TDP MPs to Intensify Protest For Special Status to Andhra Pradesh

The TDP is an ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and has been upset over the central government's failure to grant the special package. The protest from TDP and YSRCP started on Monday. The pro...

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Even nicotine-free e-cigarettes raise cancer risk in teens, study says

Even nicotine-free e-cigarettes raise cancer risk in teens, study says

He's a professor of pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco . The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics , compared using and saliva samples from three different ...

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Kenya: Registrars Strike at KNH After Botched Brain Surgery

Kenya: Registrars Strike at KNH After Botched Brain Surgery

Now, 700 registrars have reportedly walked out on the job at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, claiming that one of their own was unfairly victimized and demanding for system-wide changes at th...

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Australia rounds off 118-run win over South Africa

Australia rounds off 118-run win over South Africa

Starc's nine-wicket match haul fetched him Man of the Match award. South Africa may be doomed to defeat in the first Test against Australia but opening batsman Aiden Markram said after a caree...

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Former Russian spy critical in Britain after exposure to unidentified substance

Former Russian spy critical in Britain after exposure to unidentified substance

Skripal is in critical condition after exposure to "unknown substance" in Salisbury , UK. The BBC and other outlets named the victim as 66-year-old Sergei Skripal , who was hospitalised in int...

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AFC Team Proposed Trade For Eagles' Foles

AFC Team Proposed Trade For Eagles' Foles

The Eagles could also attempt to trade Curry. If they were willing to trade presumed 2016 starter Sam Bradford eight days before Week One, the Eagles surely would consider flipping Foles for the r...

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Number of Children Hospitalized by Opioid Overdose Almost Doubles

Number of Children Hospitalized by Opioid Overdose Almost Doubles

The majority of the opioid-related hospitalizations were of children between the ages of 12 and 17 years old, the data showed. 43 percent of the cases identified by the study's authors ended up in...

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Oscars 2018: Rachel Shenton uses sign language in acceptance speech

Oscars 2018: Rachel Shenton uses sign language in acceptance speech

Maisie stars in British short film The Silent Child , which just won an Academy Award. He also paid tribute to Ms Shenton, who... Shenton, who is originally from Stoke, used sign language in her ...

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Ramaphosa aims to resolve SA land issue 'once and for all'

Ramaphosa aims to resolve SA land issue 'once and for all'

An unrelated group that represents mostly white South Africans, called AfriForum, said it planned to begin an global campaign against the measure, arguing its position to worldwide governments. Former...

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Apple leads global wearables market

Apple leads global wearables market

Throughout all of this, Apple was able to secure the leader position in the global wearables market. All five of the top companies in the space shipped over 1.5 million units, though once agai...

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Warner under the scanner for off-field exchange with de Kock

Warner under the scanner for off-field exchange with de Kock

Even on a Kingsmead wicket which has been uncharacteristically slow, Starc provided the "X" factor to Australia's attack, the back-ups in Josh Hazlewood and Cummins also important as the Aussies loo...

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White House To Give Status Update On Opioid Emergency

White House To Give Status Update On Opioid Emergency

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2016, the past year with publicly available data. Trump last fall declared the opioid crisis ...

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'Pari' earns Rs 9.83 cr in first two days

'Pari' earns Rs 9.83 cr in first two days

Her upcoming project Sui Dhaga would see her paired up opposite Varun for the first time and the fans of the actors can't wait to see their bubbly on-screen chemistry. In fact, this is double the cele...

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Melon listeria claims third victim in Australia

Melon listeria claims third victim in Australia

All affected melons, also known as cantaloupes, have been withdrawn from sale and distribution. Health authorities assured the public that all contaminated rockmelons were removed from Australian su...

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South Africa Listeriosis Outbreak Toll Hits 180: Ministry

South Africa Listeriosis Outbreak Toll Hits 180: Ministry

Tiger Brands spokeswoman Nevashnee Naicker said: "We are all extremely concerned by listeriosis - we all want to find the source or sources of listeriosis, together with the government". The paedia...

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Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan Becomes Bollywood's Biggest Release In China

Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan Becomes Bollywood's Biggest Release In China

Will Salman Khan's film be able to beat them? The Bollywood movie received helm response from audiences in the neighboring country of India and earned $ 2.24 million on opening day. But it failed to...

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Seahawks reportedly shopping defensive lineman Michael Bennett in trade talks

Seahawks reportedly shopping defensive lineman Michael Bennett in trade talks

Sheldon Richardson just moved one step closer to hitting free agency with the news that John Schneider, the longtime general manager for the Seattle Seahawks , has decided the team will not use the...

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Apprehend, Prosecute Rann Attackers - UN chief Tasks FG

Apprehend, Prosecute Rann Attackers - UN chief Tasks FG

GENEVA/NEW YORK, MARCH 2, 2018-Following a violent attack yesterday near Rann, in Nigeria's Borno state , Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) suspended its medical activities in th...

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Rampant City thrash Arsenal By

Rampant City thrash Arsenal By

Wenger , in his 21st season, has been under renewed scrutiny with Arsenal sixth in the Premier League - 10 points off the Champions League places - and following a pair of 3-0 defeats against Manch...

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Florida lawmakers debate school safety changes after Parkland school shooting

Florida lawmakers debate school safety changes after Parkland school shooting

The governor was also flanked by almost every sheriff and police chief in the Tampa Bay area as well as local school superintendents and elected leaders. "They should do it, because if it (improves th...

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