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Dems question Grindr over sharing of users' HIV status

Dems question Grindr over sharing of users' HIV status

Grindr will no longer share the HIV status of its users with third-party vendors. But HIV and online privacy advocates said that the practice was an "egregious breach" of users' trust, both because...

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Donate Life flag raised in Beaver Dam

Donate Life flag raised in Beaver Dam

By enrolling in the Registry, individuals take a powerful step toward helping to save and improve the lives of others. "Potential donors considering adding the organ donor designation to their drive...

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Department of Justice sues California over land transfer law

Department of Justice sues California over land transfer law

The department on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal court in California, seeking an injunction against the enforcement of a recently passed state law that effectively blocks the sale or transfer of ...

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Supreme Court refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

Supreme Court refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

During an hour-long hearing, the apex court said the provisions of the SC/ST Act can not be used to terrorise the innocents. The Centre moved SC to seek recall of its judgment that ruled that ther...

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Gas prices in Iowa unchanged in past week

Gas prices in Iowa unchanged in past week

According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, the national average price per gallon of regular is up 12 cents in two weeks, to $2.66. $2.03 per gallon in 2017, $1.91 in 2016, $2.03 in 2015, $3.34 in 2014 and $3....

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Parkland students receive clear backpacks as part of enhanced security

Parkland students receive clear backpacks as part of enhanced security

Beginning Monday, they will only be allowed to have clear backpacks at the school as part of a new security measure. Students at the school will also be mandated to wear identification badges while ...

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Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

Limiting initial opioid prescription lowers the risk of addiction and chances of unused drugs hitting the street. North Carolina's largest health insurer is clamping down on coverage of opioid presc...

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Gay dating app changes policy

Gay dating app changes policy

The app has shared information Grindr users include in their public profiles - including HIV status, last tested date - with app optimisation companies Apptimize and Localytics , along with ident...

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China's space lab expected to fall to earth this week

China's space lab expected to fall to earth this week

It has docked with Shenzhou-8, Shenzhou-9 and Shenzhou-10 spacecraft, and undertaken a series of tasks, making important contributions to China's manned space cause. The return of Tiangong-1 was cap...

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Heaviest April snow storm in 12 years hits NYC

Heaviest April snow storm in 12 years hits NYC

According to the National Weather Service , heavy snow and blowing snow are possible late Monday night through Tuesday . A majority of the warnings expire by 10 a.m. It will continue off-and-on over...

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2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL

2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL

To date, IDPH has reports of 38 people in the Chicago area and in central IL who have experienced severe bleeding and reported using synthetic cannabinoids. Synthetic cannabinoids are sold in convenie...

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BJP lashes out at CM after his apology to Jaitley

BJP lashes out at CM after his apology to Jaitley

These allegations also form the part of the subject matter of proceedings now pending adjudication before the Hon'ble Delhi High Court and Ld. CMM, Patiala House Court, New Delhi ". Jaitley had acc...

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Condom challenge: All you need to know about the social media trend

Condom challenge: All you need to know about the social media trend

Now teens are taking on an even grosser challenge in pursuit of Internet fame - and this one is making stomachs turn, as it is as disgusting as it is risky. Lee. On the heels of the Tide Pod challe...

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How 'Light it up Blue' can bring awareness

How 'Light it up Blue' can bring awareness

From Rainman to Dr Sheldon Copper of The Big Bang Theory , personality traits associated with autism and Asperger's syndrome are usually portrayed in men. "Even the professionals who eventually mad...

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Sunrise services and Easter egg hunts

Sunrise services and Easter egg hunts

This is a non-denominational Christian service. More than 1,000 visitors attended this year's Easter Sunrise Service at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, where the mountain setting provided...

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Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India

Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India

According to reports, the Centre on February 22 had issued an advisory asking senior leaders and ministers to skip such events due to sensitive India-China relations. "Right from ( Jawaharlal) Nehru ...

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Diesel price rises to highest-ever ₹64.58

Diesel price rises to highest-ever ₹64.58

The CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury said, "This is clearly not an April Fool's joke. Being taxed for Modi's tamashas and advertising". The government had cumulatively hiked excise on petrol by Rs 11.77 per ...

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Major Labour Donor Attacks 'Blatant Anti-Semitism' Under Jeremy Corbyn

Major Labour Donor Attacks 'Blatant Anti-Semitism' Under Jeremy Corbyn

Working with whistleblowers who were able to gain access to restricted membership groups, it said that it had uncovered more than 2,000 racist, anti-Semitic, misogynistic, violent and abusive messages...

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The Best Bets For The 2018 LPGA ANA Inspiration

The Best Bets For The 2018 LPGA ANA Inspiration

In Singapore she secured victory by sinking a birdie putt of at least 35 feet on the final hole. Thompson could be heard in the telecast asking LPGA rules official Sue Witters, "Is this a joke?" Thomp...

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United Nations chief warns of return to Cold-War-like tensions

United Nations chief warns of return to Cold-War-like tensions

Thousands of Palestinians marched to the border at the start of a six-week protest , dubbed the Great March of Return. "The Palestinian official and popular movement will go on until we realize our...

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