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New Cochlear hearing processor will be Apple-compatible

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Even with the help of hearing aids and cochlear implants , activities like talking on the phone or listening to music can be challenging for people with hearing problems. Like others, a sound processor is worn behind the ear; a transmitting coil on the head interacts with an internal receiver. Cochlear implants for people with severe hearing loss are used when hearing aids are not sufficient. Read More »

Charlie Gard: still no agreement over baby's final days

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But Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), where Charlie is being cared for, said that moving Charlie home for his final days would not be practical and suggested instead that the baby be moved to a hospice. Hospital staff would remain with Charlie until it was time to take him off life support. The case attracted global attention after Charlie's parents received support from Pope Francis, U.S. Read More »

Unison wins case over employment tribunal fees

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The fees have led to a 70 per cent drop in the numbers of claims brought in tribunals across England and Wales over four years and been widely condemned as preventing access to justice . The aim of the government was to transfer the cost of the tribunal system to those that used it, to incentivise parties to settle disputes and to deter claims with little or no merit. Read More »

Thursday investigating first human case of West Nile virus

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Washoe County is confirming, seven more mosquito collections have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Rick Nowakowski, sexton of Oakwood and Rockwell cemeteries in La Salle, said he'd just heard the report of West Nile confirmation and was taking steps to protect himself and other workers. Read More »

Listen to Rick Perry Get Pranked by the Jerky Boys of Russian Federation

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Most of the July 19 conversation - had it been authentic - would have appealed only to energy wonks. The ostensible objective of the call was to discuss the Republican catnip that is American coal exports, but Perry also discussed a potential oil pipeline and natural-gas exploration in Ukraine and America's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord , according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Egyptian army kills 40 terrorists in Sinai

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According to the Egyptian military, the 4x4 vehicle was carrying five militants and around 100 kilograms of explosives when the tank successfully halted its progress. Seven civilians, including two young children, were killed by a auto bomb that exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday (July 24), Egypt's army spokesman said . Read More »

Don't make abusive remarks against Jaitley: HC to Kejriwal

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This prompted Jaitley to file a separate Rs 10 crore criminal defamation case against the chief minister. The second defamation suit was filed in connection with the word "crook" that was used by Kejriwal's lawyer Ram Jethmalani. Jethmalani had used the word "crook" against the Finance Minister during his cross-examination before a Joint Registrar saying that he used the word on instruction from Kejriwal. Read More »

Drugs Case: Kajal's Manager Ronny Arrested

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She further added that just because he ran errands for her, she can't their personal lives. A major drug scandal has hit the Telugu film industry even as the officials have summoned some big stars for questioning. He was arrested by the SIT officials today. The SIT started interrogating celebs from July 19 and they have grilled people like Puri Jagannath, Shyam K Naidu, Subbaraju and Navdeep in the last four days. Read More »

Tollywood drug saga: Charmme will be quizzed but won't give blood

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It also accepted Kaur's request that investigators should not forcibly extract any statement from her. The officials had earlier collected the blood, hair and nail samples from director Puri Jagannath, actor Subba Raju and cinematographer Syam K Naidu during their questioning last week. Read More »

Texas Senate continues sprint into second week of Legislature's special session

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As law enforcement officials and sexual assault advocates on Tuesday gathered on the steps of the Texas Capitol to oppose the state GOP's "bathroom bill", lawmakers in the state senate sparred over parliamentary procedure. The Senate also approved tentatively three bills related to reproductive health. The bill is the second time this year that police leaders from Texas' biggest cities, which are also some of the largest in the U.S, are at odds with a marquee piece of Republican ... Read More »

Sen. Collins Caught on Hot Mic Insulting 'Fat' GOP Congressman

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Then she added, "Did you see that picture of him in his pajamas?" The audio was tweeted out by JM Rieger of HuffPost. Notably still lacking an apology is Trump, about whom Collins said, "I don't think he knows there is a (Budget Control Act) or anything", referring to the law that ended the debt-ceiling crisis of 2011 and spells out the budget process. Read More »

People With HIV Could Have Monthly Injections Rather Than Daily Pills

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The child has had a healthy immune system for more than eight years after receiving a short course of treatment in early life, according to a new study. The child at the center of Monday's announcement was one of 377 HIV-infected children in a research trial that investigated the possibility of treating children with ART and then stopping the treatments for extended periods. Read More »

Salmonella in papaya found in 12 USA states; 1 dead, 12 hospitalised

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Some of the reports were linked to a Maryland grocery store, but that's not the only state that needs to worry about their papaya. The FDA is advising consumers not to eat the papayas, regardless if they are ripe in color or not. According to the FDA, papaya samples taken at a Baltimore retail location tested positive for strains of Salmonella Kiambu . GoodHousekeeping.com has reached out to Grande Produce , distributor of the Caribeña brand of Maradol papayas, and will update this ... Read More »

Monster-sized fish species discovered in New Zealand

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The research team analyzed over 150 sunfish DNA samples and found four particular species, three of which had already been identified previously. This discovery led Nyegaard to believe that there was an additional sunfish species that hadn't been documented, but she had no idea what it might look like or where it might be hiding. Read More »

Residential Building Collapses in Ghatkopar, 8 Feared Trapped

A rescue van along with 108 Ambulance also rushed to the spot. There was a nursing home on ground floor of the building but it was shut now. "We are also trying to ascertain if the nursing home was run illegally", a police official said. Millions of Indians are forced to live in cramped, ramshackle properties because of rising real estate prices and a lack of housing for the poor. At least 3 people have been killed and 13 people have been rescued. Read More »

Stubbs, the Honorary Cat Mayor of a Small Alaskan Town, Has Died

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The Spones, who adopted the cat in 2015, paid tribute to the positive impact Mayor Stubbs' presence had on their family. He was elected honorary mayor in 1997 as a write in because viable human candidates were hard to find. As Stubbs grew older his public appearances at the store became less frequent. Social media users reacted to the news of his death and expressed their grief over the loss. Read More »

Owyhee, Washington County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

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Mosquitoes from two pools at Fred Fuller Park in Kent have recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according the Kent Health Department. The department only reports laboratory-confirmed cases. Discuss the use of equine mosquito repellents with your veterinarian. Wear light colored clothing, pants, and long sleeves when possible. DEET - Cover exposed skin with an insect repellent containing DEET, which is the most effective repellent against mosquito bites. Read More »

Dd anchor kanchan nath dies in mumbai

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This comes just a day after two people succumbed to injuries caused by tree falls in Mumbai and Thane. In a statement to the Times of India , Activist Rajkumar Sharma, president, Chembur Diamond Garden Residents' Forum, said, "We have been raising the issue of unsafe trees at advanced locality management (ALM) meetings". Read More »

KL Rahul Out of Galle Test With Viral Fever

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Injury-prone India opener K. L. Rahul is down with fever before the start of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. However, Rahul is expected to join the team on Monday, July 24. Rahul had been due to return to the Indian starting lineup after recovering from a shoulder injury sustained during the home test series against Australia. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci's Height: How Tall Is Scaramucci?

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Sean Spicer's short tenure as press secretary was riddled with surprises right up until his resignation, including recent reports that the former White House staffer stole a mini fridge from junior staffers after they refused to give him theirs. Read More »

Video shows patron take on robber at California Starbucks

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Jerri had to get a couple stitches in his neck but is expected to make a full recovery. When he was apprehended, he told police that he had been the victim of a robbery. "It was incredibly heroic", said Jerry Dyer, Fresno police chief. Jerri also managed to wrestle the knife away, then stabbed Flores several times before the suspect ran away. Read More »

Pablo Sandoval Returns To West Coast, Opens Up About Decision

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Sandoval will report to Triple A. The Red Sox are still on the hook for nearly $50 million and the Giants will have to pay him only a prorated portion of the league minimum if he makes the major league squad. He was coming off a three-year deal that guaranteed him $17.15 million. Now that it's all over with the Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval can say what he really feels. Read More »