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Rescue Hyderabad minor from Omani sheikh: Maneka Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj

Rescue Hyderabad minor from Omani sheikh: Maneka Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj

She has directed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to contact the family members of the victim girl. The girl's mother, Sayeeda Unnisa, R/O, Nawab Saheb Kunta, lodged a co...

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Vaping is encouraging children to start smoking

Vaping is encouraging children to start smoking

Professor Linda Bauld, a Cancer Research UK-funded expert in tobacco policy at the University of Stirling, said that the study simply shows that some teenagers who try an e-cigarette might go on to tr...

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Trump ends manufacturing council after CEOs quit over Charlottesville remarks

Trump ends manufacturing council after CEOs quit over Charlottesville remarks

The CEO delivered carefully chosen and well-timed words that Trump has failed to find. It was a thoughtful move that sends two strong messages. "Politics and political agendas have sidelined the i...

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Researchers' breakthrough in treatment of deadly peanut allergies in children

Researchers' breakthrough in treatment of deadly peanut allergies in children

Lead researcher Mimi Tang pioneered the dual-therapy approach to treating peanut allergies , and she posits that probiotics - Lactobacillus rhamnosus was used in the study - increase the chances of...

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Woman accused of snorting cocaine while in school pick-up line

Woman accused of snorting cocaine while in school pick-up line

He then saw her use a cut straw to snort the substance. Even the children at the middle school were shocked by her behavior. Some of the parents at the school who learned of the arrest said they w...

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SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca

SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca

SeaWorld and animal welfare advocates are mourning the passing of one of the park's oldest killer whales. Regarding the question about the decision to euthanise, the post says: "Kasatka's veterinari...

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New Arrest in British Model's Alleged Kidnapping

New Arrest in British Model's Alleged Kidnapping

Model Chloe Ayling, 20, has told Italian police she was held captive for six days last month after being lured to a photo shoot in Italy where she was abducted. Ayling has given a number of TV and pre...

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Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning, Columbiana counties

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning, Columbiana counties

The Indiana State Department of Health said it expects increased West Nile activity statewide throughout mosquito season, lasting until the first hard freeze of the year around late October. Most peop...

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Investigation of Natalee Holloway's disappearance leads to discovery of human remains

Investigation of Natalee Holloway's disappearance leads to discovery of human remains

Authorities discovered human remains behind a house in Aruba , a grisly find that may finally crack the mystery surrounding a young woman's disappearance 12 years ago. After 12 years of searching, a ...

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Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

The baby was delivered by C-section at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Chandigarh this morning (August 17), according to The Times of India . "Her pelvic bones are not strong enough...

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Teenagers Are Using Less Drugs, But Overdosing More On Heroin and Fentanyl

Teenagers Are Using Less Drugs, But Overdosing More On Heroin and Fentanyl

After drug overdose deaths reached a peak 4.2% in 2007 and started to generally decline over the following seven years, there was a 20% increase in 2015. At the same time, fewer teens are using illi...

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South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup

South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup

And the Filipino fans who screamed their hearts out in personally witnessing Gilas' stirring wins over China, Iraq and Qatar were left silent as Korea resumed its dominance over the Philippines in the...

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Rail commuters brace for biggest increase in fares in five years

Rail commuters brace for biggest increase in fares in five years

Commuters and other passengers were due to find out today how much extra they will be charged from the new year. We have always fairly balanced the cost of this investment between the taxpayer and t...

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Rahul opens Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

Rahul opens Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has downplayed the allegation that the government has been in a hurry to set up these canteens keeping next year's state elections in mind to lure voters. We wa...

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US Soldiers Killed, 5 Injured in Iraq

US Soldiers Killed, 5 Injured in Iraq

In July 2015, he was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division on his first combat deployment. A Pentagon spokesperson said an artillery unit was firing on an Islamic State mortar position when a misha...

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Belgian chicken meat sent to Africa likely contained Fipronil - Egg traders association

Belgian chicken meat sent to Africa likely contained Fipronil - Egg traders association

He referred to several media reports on the issue of contaminated chicken eggs with fipronil chemicals in the Netherlands recently. On Wednesday, Belgian Minister of Health Denis Ducarme said that t...

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Protein shakes blamed for mum Meegan Hefford's death at age 25

Protein shakes blamed for mum Meegan Hefford's death at age 25

Her mother said to her: "I think you're doing too much at the gym, calm down, slow it down". Doctors struggled to work out why Hefford, a healthy, young woman, was losing brain activity when she was...

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World Health Organization report: Half-million affected by cholera in Yemen

World Health Organization report: Half-million affected by cholera in Yemen

Deteriorating sanitation and hygiene conditions in the war-torn country, as well as chronic disruptions to water supply, have allowed for the rapid spread of disease. It said the case-fatality rate is...

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Ryanair calls for curbs to alcohol sales at United Kingdom airports

Ryanair calls for curbs to alcohol sales at United Kingdom airports

In a survey of 4,000 workers by Unite, one in five said that they had been assaulted by members of the public, while more than 50% reported that they had witnessed verbal, sexual or physical harassmen...

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S Korea President Moon urges calm on North, says war unthinkable

S Korea President Moon urges calm on North, says war unthinkable

The statement Friday does not mention any specific actions China would be willing to take, although some Chinese scholars and state media have called on Beijing to take on a shuttle diplomacy role t...

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