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Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape

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CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh pronounced two sentences of 10 years rigorous imprisonment in each of the two cases that date back to 2002, said defence lawyer S K Garg Narwana. He was taken away by jail wardens. The judge had to be flown in by helicopter for the sentencing. Addressing the media, the former Haryana CM and Congress veteran Bhupinder Singh Hooda said: "The situation could have easily been avoided". Read More »

How to donate after a disaster and avoid scams

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GoFundMe has a special page for Hurricane Harvey pleas for charities , individuals and families. After five consecutive days of rain, Harvey set a new continental USA record for rainfall for a tropical system. Bullock says the disaster should bring all Americans together. To sustain that kind of support, the Red Cross needs help in the form of extra volunteers , blood donations and financial contributions. Read More »

22 dead as over century-old building collapses in Mumbai

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The building, mostly housing lower-middle class families, was located in the Muslim-dominated Pakmodia Street near the J J Hospital. It is now undergoing a six-hundred-million-dollar redevelopment project that is set to replace hundreds of ramshackle, decades-old low-rise buildings with around a dozen glitzy new tower blocks. Read More »

PM May seeks to ease Japan's Brexit fears during trade visit

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May arrived in Osaka in western Japan on Wednesday afternoon, marking her first visit to Japan since she became prime minister in July previous year. "What Japanese businesses and other businesses have asked us to look at is this issue of the certainty going forward of not having a cliff edge". Read More »

Eleven year old girl recovering after Tasmanian supermarket shooting

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In a statement this afternoon, police said a "25-year-old Deloraine man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and recklessly discharging a firearm" and would appear in court later today. rot in hell". One was bitten and the other got cuts to the head. Inspector King alleged Mr Campbell was actually carrying a small-calibre rifle which he then fired at the vehicle from about 50 metres away, hitting the girl. Read More »

Sharjeel Khan banned for five years over PSL fixing

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Opener Sharjeel, who has played one Test and 40 limited-overs matches for his country, was banned for five years - half of which has been suspended - at a tribunal hearing on Wednesday. All three completed their bans and are now playing competitive cricket with Aamir having made a comeback to the Pakistan national team. After the final of the PSL on March 5 in Lahore, it was chose to form a tribunal with former PCB chairman retired Lt Gen Tauqir Zia and ex-Pakistan captain Wasim Bari as its ... Read More »

Tiny turtles linked to salmonella outbreak, CDC warns

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Despite the frustration of continued outbreaks, the CDC's Nichols says the number of illnesses we see now is much smaller than it would be if the tiny turtle ban and warnings were not in place. The CDC sequenced the genome of the salmonella bacteria found on turtles collected at a local street vendor and the salmonella found in the sick people, and found that they were closely related. Read More »

CeX Admits Data Breach Could Impact 2m Online Customers

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Most importantly, it also includes "encrypted data from expired credit and debit cards up to 2009". United Kingdom pre-owned media chain CEX, known both for its role in the United Kingdom second-hand market and the fact its name is pronounced "sex", has apparently fallen victim to a large scale online data security data breach. Read More »

LA County Issues 2017 West Nile Virus Report

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Last year, there were five human cases of West Nile virus in the county, Lynch said. Only two cases have been reported in the Santa Clarita Valley so far this year. However, for the small proportion who do become sick, symptoms can include fever, headache, rash, muscle weakness, and nausea and vomiting. West Nile virus infections in humans have been reported from June through October; however, most reported becoming ill with West Nile virus in August and September. Read More »

Trump plays hardball in tax reform kickoff, singles out Dem senator

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President Trump called Wednesday for drastically simplifying the tax code, formally kicking off his push for comprehensive tax reform and offering a preview of the hardball politics he'll employ as he tries to muscle it through. Those include raising the United States' borrowing authority before the end of September and passing a spending bill before the onset of the new fiscal year in October or face a government shutdown. Read More »

Seattle Humane to take in 300 displaced pets from Texas

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Karen Yost, director of Father John's, said that the shelter has committed to taking "at least" seven dogs. "They contacted us and asked if we could take a whole planeload, we reached out to our partners, they said immediately 'yes.' In fact, so many groups have now responded that we may not have that many up for adoption from our program", Cammisa said. Read More »

Price of Cigarettes in NY to Soar to Nation's Highest

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While smoking rates in NY city have declined from 21.5 percent in 2002 to 14.3 percent in 2015, the city still has more than 900,000 smokers , according to the mayor's office. NY has already made improvements in the smoking department. Smoking rates in the city have declined from 21.5 percent in 2002 to about 14.3 in 2015. Read More »

South Carolina sending helicopters, rescue swimmers to Texas

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The Nebraska National Guard has deployed equipment and personnel to help in ongoing hurricane Harvey relief operations in the U.S. state of Texas, Nebraska Governor Pete Rickett's office said in a press release on Monday. "We've conducted the necessary planning to ready our forces on what we think we could best provide by way of support to our brothers and sisters in Texas but must wait patiently for the call", said Maj. Read More »

People Who Follow Low-Fat Diets Have Higher Mortality Rates, Study Says

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It is in direct opposition to health advice that people should reduce their fat intake - the NHS warns against having too much saturated fat because it raised cholesterol levels which can cause heart disease. Globally, the average diet consisted of 61.2% carbohydrates, 23.5% fats, including 8% saturated fats, and 15.2% protein. The current guidelines recommend that 50-65 per cent of a person's daily calories come from carbohydrates, and less than 10 per cent from saturated fats. Read More »

Lynn issues West Nile Virus

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The virus can incubate inside humans for three to 10 days from being bitten. · Be aware of mosquitoes during active times between dusk and dawn . Check around your property for tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-holding containers that should be discarded or turned over to prevent collecting water. Read More »

Thousands flee escalating violence in Myanmar

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The treatment of approximately 1.1 million Muslim Rohingya in mainly Buddhist Myanmar has emerged as the biggest challenge for national leader Aung San Suu Kyi . The Burmese government has blamed Rohingya insurgents for the violence, including the arson. Human Rights Watch now says it has satellite evidence of widespread burning in ten areas populated by Rohingya people. Read More »

Super Eagles stars Mikel, others off to Uyo

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But, as a replacement for the team ahead of the crucial tie, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has replaced the Arsenal ace with CSKA Moscow striker, Aaron Samuel , who was placed on the standby list of invited players for the encounter. Read More »

Wolff plays down Ferrari's Spa pace

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The Mercedes driver won from pole position, slashing the championship lead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to seven points. "A solid weekend for me and the team", said Hamilton . A part of the front wing was broken and thereafter, it was mostly a matter of bringing the vehicle to the destination. I was really happy with that. Meanwhile, Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo managed to snatch the final spot on the podium, jumping the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas on the re-start. Read More »

President Trump salutes American Legion during speech in Reno

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Tuesday's border facility tour in Yuma and campaign rally in Phoenix - announced in the wake of his angry and defensive response to the white supremacist-fueled violence in Charlottesville - brings the president back to the city he twice used to stabilize and grow his support during the tumultuous presidential campaign, and where he unveiled his campaign's most articulated immigration policy rollout. Read More »

Army chief, Tajik president discuss Afghan issue

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Foreign office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said yesterday that the foreign minister will visit "regional countries for consultations" but did not provide details of his travel. "Pakistan is a peace loving country and keen to develop cordial relations with neighbouring counties on equal basis", he said. Pakistan's media stated that Bajwa met his Afghan counterpart Gen. Read More »

Blood bank asks Manatee residents for donations to help Texas

MVRBC shipped blood components to Texas on Monday, August 28th and continue to offer support for the next few months. Bloodsource shares its resources with places in need around the country during disasters like Hurricane Harvey, which has pushed tens of thousands of people into shelters this weekend and killed at least five as Texas floods. Read More »

India beat Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

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India's batting depth came to the fore for the second successive time after form-man Shikhar Dhawan (5), skipper Virat Kohli (3), KL Rahul (17) and Kedar Jadhav (0) were back in the pavilion. The second-highest run getter in Sri Lanka , amassing 309 in three games, which included two centuries, Pujara has been India's most consistent batsman alongside Kohli since the team's return from the tour of the West Indies previous year. Read More »

Four cups of coffee a day may help you live longer

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Research on 20,000 middle-aged men and women found that those who drank it regularly had mortality rates nearly two thirds lower, The Independent reported. Just last month a study of 520,000 people led by Imperial College London found coffee improves liver function, reduces inflammation and boosts the immune system. Read More »

Chandimal ruled out of remaining ODIs against India

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Sri Lankan fans in attendance were extremely frustrated with their side's performance that when India were eight runs away from victory, play was suspended for 35 minutes as they threw plastic bottles onto the field . Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga was given a two-match suspension for his team's slow over rate in the second one-day global against India in Pallekele on Thursday, the worldwide Cricket Council said. Read More »