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To fight hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleach

To fight hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleach

Meanwhile, additional San Diego police escorts will be provided for the county's mobile vaccination teams and expanded vaccination clinics will be opened at public libraries. Amid an outbreak across S...

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Caribbean relief funding increased after response to hurricane criticised

Caribbean relief funding increased after response to hurricane criticised

Similarly, there has been damage caused across the 50 British Virgin Islands , and five people are known to have died. In Anguilla, Turks and Caicos and BVI, there is a military presence amid rep...

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Crude Oil Holds USD43 On Talk Of Supply Quota Extension

Crude Oil Holds USD43 On Talk Of Supply Quota Extension

The U.S. benchmark advanced 16 cents, or 0.3%, on Tuesday. The spread could push USA producers to find more export opportunities for US crude . According to OPEC , world demand growth could increa...

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Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

Though Centre and state both make handsome gains from fuel sales, the continuous rise in pump prices has turned the focus on the Centre raising excise duty on nine occasions between November 2014 and ...

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Suu Kyi to skip UNGA amid Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi to skip UNGA amid Rohingya crisis

Fresh violence erupted in Rakhine state almost two weeks ago when security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya and thousands of them have been slaughtered. "But once she got the power,...

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Van Damme's son arrested, allegedly held roomie at knifepoint

Van Damme's son arrested, allegedly held roomie at knifepoint

The cops had a chat with Nicholas and his unnamed roommate and discovered he had injured his hand and subsequently left. He told officers the high-kicking star's son was furious he had opened the do...

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See photos and videos from 9/11 on 16th anniversary of terrorist attacks

See photos and videos from 9/11 on 16th anniversary of terrorist attacks

The last major component to the Flight 93 National Memorial project, the tower is expected to be complete for the 17th anniversary of 9/11 in 2018, park service officials said. Instead, it crashed n...

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Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami

Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami

The building was still in tact despite the crane's failure. "The arm's counterbalance is very heavy and poses a potential danger if the crane collapses", the statement said. Here's yet another unint...

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Menopausal hormone therapy not linked to early death

Menopausal hormone therapy not linked to early death

But about 18 years of follow-up showed that despite those risks, women had similar rates of deaths from heart disease, breast cancer and all other causes as those who took dummy pills. The brands stud...

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Delhi University Students Union: NSUI leads in 3 seats

Delhi University Students Union: NSUI leads in 3 seats

The party, which managed to win only the joint secretary post in the DUSU panel past year, was leading the race for president, vice-president and joint secretary after counting in eight of 16 rounds w...

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United Nations rights body deplores current measures in India to deport Rohingya refugees

United Nations rights body deplores current measures in India to deport Rohingya refugees

The UN human rights chief on Monday slammed Myanmar's apparent "systematic attack" on the Rohingya minority, warning that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be underway. Suu Kyi has repeatedly denied accusa...

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Boyfriend of slain Fargo woman awarded custody of child

Boyfriend of slain Fargo woman awarded custody of child

The infant, named Haisley Jo, is in the care of family this week after spending the weekend with Greywind's parents for Grandparents Day. Ashton Matheny, Haisley Jo's dad now has full legal custody ...

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De Blasio secures Democratic nomination in mayor's race

De Blasio secures Democratic nomination in mayor's race

October 13 is the deadline to register to vote in the general election on November 7. Trump has fueled racial divisions across America that have helped shape de Blasio's push to become the city's ...

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'50 Lakh Crackers Should Be Enough For Delhi,' Says Supreme Court

'50 Lakh Crackers Should Be Enough For Delhi,' Says Supreme Court

Also, licenses will be reviewed after Diwali depending pon the quality of air between the post-Diwali and after Diwali. The top court said that unless urgent steps are taken, there could be an adverse...

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Long Sitting time at one place leads to Early Death

Long Sitting time at one place leads to Early Death

Diaz also took notice of the reality that several individuals are sitting for up to 10 hours daily. Beware, it may raise the risk of dying early than people who sit cumulatively for the same time,...

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US Weakens Resolution on North Korea to Gain Chinese and Russian Support

US Weakens Resolution on North Korea to Gain Chinese and Russian Support

But that might be about to change. "North Korea has set its sights on the so-called next generation financial markets, including virtual currencies, pin-tech and blockchains", he told journalists la...

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Attack on personal law: AIMPLB

Attack on personal law: AIMPLB

Based on the report of the committee, the board will decide the future course of action on whether to challenge the court verdict through a review petition or not, said another AIMPLB member Dr Asma...

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'Little evidence' light alcohol consumption in pregnancy harms

'Little evidence' light alcohol consumption in pregnancy harms

The Bristol University team stress this does not mean it is completely safe. Heavy drinking has always been known to harm unborn babies and is linked to birth defects, developmental delay, behavio...

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Hurricane Irma: See the storm's wind and rain blast Florida

Hurricane Irma: See the storm's wind and rain blast Florida

That means getting out of the house and around town might not be safe until - gulp - Monday. The declaration authorizes the use of federal funds for the counties of Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough,...

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LA to host 2028 Olympics

LA to host 2028 Olympics

The compelling features of Los Angeles' bid, including the use of UCLA for the Olympic Village and all other existing venues and planned or temporary facilities remain in the plan. The IOC are expecte...

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