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Muslims slaughtered in Myanmar

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Violence that erupted on 25 August in Myanmar has led to 400,000 people crossing the border into Bangladesh. The two had claimed they had taken refuge in India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination, violence and bloodshed against the community there. Read More »

1st case of West Nile confirmed in Rhode Island this year

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Officials say an Addison County resident was diagnosed with a neuroinvasive disease in early September. Several Kent County residents have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the county health department. "It continues to be important that people take measures to protect themselves from being bitten". Health officials said the best way to prevent the illness is to minimize contact with mosquitoes who could carry the virus. Read More »

Preliminary-magnitude 5.7 quake strikes off Northern California coast

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A second, larger magnitude 5.7 quake was reported at 12:50 p.m. approximately 125 miles from Ferndale. The quake's epicenter was 17 miles south of Rio Dell, with a depth of 5.5 miles, according to the USGS. "There was only one event, and that was the 5.7", said Justin Pressfield, a spokesman for the USGS. Both quakes were very shallow, which amplified their effects, Reuters reported. Read More »

New Antibody Can Attack 99% Of HIV Strains

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By binding itself to three different sites on HIV, the engineered antibody was better able to protect monkeys against two strains of SHIV than natural antibodies. "Tri-specific antibodies represent a potential new class of therapeutics that can block multiple targets with a single agent", said Nabel. Scientists from the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston provided these SHIV strains. Read More »

Sam Bradford won't play for Vikings Sunday

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Now McVay and Shanahan are both first-time head coaches ready to face off as opponents on Thursday night when McVay's Los Angeles Rams (1-1) face Shanahan's San Francisco 49ers (0-2). Regardless of who the quarterback is, we still have to do our jobs . Not having penalties will help us win more games than takeaways if we play on a high level. Read More »

Caffeine starting to be sold in Brigham Young University's cafeteria

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In recent years, a student-led grass-roots effort emerged to allow soda dispensers into the cafeteria and other buildings to sell caffeinated drinks. The university will continue to offer caffeine-free versions for sale as well. "Until more recently, dining services rarely received requests for caffeinated soda", dining services head Dean Wright answered on the page. Read More »

Fetal deaths up 58 percent since Flint water crisis, pregnancies down

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To save money, the city had switched its water source to the Flint River because it was cheaper than the water it had been getting from Detroit. Much of the work uncovering the risky levels of contamination in Flint came from private engineering and health professionals during a time when city leaders said the water was fine, Sluksy said. Read More »

Baby Born to Wyoming Mom Battling Cancer Dies

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She died on September 9, just two days after Life was born. "It is comforting for us to know that she went home to be with Carrie". The DeKlyen's daughter, Life Lynn, was born via cesarean at 5:30 p.m. Carrie's family rushed her to the hospital in June when she suffered a massive stroke, and this was the last time she was conscious, Nick said. "Carrie is now rocking her baby girl", according to the Facebook post on the Cure 4 Carrie page . Read More »

United Nations is failing the world, Theresa May tells global leaders

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The Prime Minister said it was time to step up efforts to tackle extremists' use of the internet and block access to ideologies which "preach hatred, sow division and undermine our common humanity". The British PM complained that the worldwide body had failed in practice to implement a series of "global compacts" that were agreed in the past for solving world crises. Read More »

Iraq begins offensive to retake IS bastion Hawija: PM

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An AFP correspondent heard heavy shelling around the IS-held town of Sharqat where Iraqi forces have been massing in recent days. "We are confident that the ISIL [the former name of the IS - TASS] terrorists' crimes should not remain unpunished, no matter where they are committed", Gatilov said at a meeting of the UN Security Council, during which a resolution on investigating into the Islamic State's crimes in Iraq was passed. Read More »

It's time to get your flu shot!

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Officials say our trends with the flu normally mimic theirs. "It's always hard to predict what is going to happen, but people should be prepared". "The main message is we do not recommend, nor does the CDC, that individuals get the nasal spray". Read More »

China calls for understanding of Myanmar's need to protect stability

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Speaking at the United Nations in New York , Ms May told Sky News: "We are very concerned about what's happening to the Rohingya people in Burma ". It said eight people have been detained for interrogation after police dispersed a crowd of about 300 people by firing warning shots and water cannons. Read More »

Padmavati: First look of Deepika Padukone to be unveiled tomorrow

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Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali , Padmavati is a period drama. Yes, the release date has been postponed but we are sure that this wait is going to be worth it. This is the first time when Shahid Kapoor and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are working together and Shahid is thrilled to work with the director. Now there are reports doing rounds stating that Ranveer, the prince charming would be shown as a bisexual. Read More »

Major insurance lobby comes out against Obamacare repeal bill

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Marco Rubio indicated tentative support for the latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare in the Senate, eight weeks after the Republican-controlled Senate failed to act on the party's signature campaign promise. The host of " Jimmy Kimmel Live! " made his negative feelings clear about the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a fight that has been inspired by his baby son, Billy. Read More »

Your Health: Diabetics prone to breaking bones; opioids shortening lives

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Researchers examined data from the National Vital Statistics System mortality file, which tracks death certificates registered in each state and the District of Columbia. The CDC says opioids are taking about two and a half months off of our lives. The researchers believe the number of drug overdose deaths are underreported, with a quarter of drug-poisoning deaths not attributed to a specific substance. Read More »

Package soon to boost economy, says Jaitley

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He also said that he has discussed economy related issues with other ministers, experts and PMO officials and that he is monitoring all economic indicators. "States are taking so much tax. earlier under the fortnightly pricing regime, when two years back we lowered fuel prices, states like Delhi, Haryana would immediately raise VAT to earn more money". Read More »

Flu shots now available in Boone County

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Following the vaccination, it takes approximately 2 weeks for the immune system to generate a protective response. Yearly flu vaccination for everybody over six months of age continues to be the "first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu". Read More »

Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth

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After the egg is fertilized, it divides until at about seven days it forms a ball of around 200 cells called the "blastocyst". Dr Niakan's team was the first to use the editing technique to investigate gene function in human embryos, rather than try to correct defective genes. Read More »

Contract marriage racket busted; foreigners among 20 held

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Eight sheikhs - five from Oman and three from Qatar, who arrived in the city to select their brides - were arrested by the South Zone police, along with a chief Qazi and assistant (Nayab) Qazi from Mumbai, four lodge owners from Old City and about 10 brokers. Read More »

Taking a Break from Dieting May Improve Weight Loss

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Those who take a break from dieting lose on average 47% more weight than the continuous dieters and 80% more weight at six-month follow-up. The research found those who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be overweight. The theory was carried out on 51 obese males, who were split into two groups: continuous dieters and intermittent dieters. This cycle was repeated for 30 weeks, meaning that they also engaged in 16 weeks of dieting in total. Read More »