• Lai Mohammed, Femi Adesina and others visit Buhari in London
Lai Mohammed, Femi Adesina and others visit Buhari in London

The President's absence from the country has generated controversy and his comments come the same week that protesters took to the streets demanding that he resumes or resign. The president, while also thanking well-wishers from within Nigeria and across Africa, said: "What we did in The Gambia early this year fetched us a lot of goodwill on the Af...

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  • Gorakhpur deaths: Medical College principal suspended, Yogi attacks media
Gorakhpur deaths: Medical College principal suspended, Yogi attacks media

Nearly, thirty children lost their lives in the past 48 hours reportedly due to infections and disruption of oxygen supply in the paediatrics ward in the hospital, although the district administration have rejected that latter as a reason for deaths.

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  • U-19 Asia Cup shifted from Bengaluru to Malaysia
U-19 Asia Cup shifted from Bengaluru to Malaysia

In a statement issued on Friday, the board said that the centrally contracted players were given permission to participate in the CPL and English county season on the condition that they would be recalled if the ICC World- XI series took place mid-September.

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  • USA cargo ship remains stuck in St. Mary's River
USA cargo ship remains stuck in St. Mary's River

There are 12 vessels anchored or moored waiting to transit downbound on the river and 5 vessels waiting to transit upbound on the river. Once the vessel is refloated, it will be towed to a designated anchorage in Lake Nickolet for exterior and interior hull examinations.

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  • Us strategy in Afghanistan: Trump promises a decision soon
Us strategy in Afghanistan: Trump promises a decision soon

North Korea on Thursday said its proposed missile strike would fly over Japan on its way to Guam. The White House has launched a review of the USA plan for Afghanistan after 16 years of war, and reports suggest that Trump's national security team is divided on whether to send more troops or to pull out.

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  • Mosquito samples test negative for viruses in Rhode Island
Mosquito samples test negative for viruses in Rhode Island

Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control Section Administrator Dr. William Meredith says Mosquito Control will increase its mosquito population monitoring activities in targeted areas and continue to take appropriate control actions as warranted.

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  • Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League
Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League

What we had was midfielders, wingers, scoring, central defenders scoring goals at set pieces. We tried to make it a young squad and we did it earlier and we are lucky because it would be more expensive now in the last weeks. His ability to disrupt opponents' attacks and immediately spring his own is tailor-made for the modern EPL, which is a bi...

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  • OR mother who mistakenly suffocated newborn sues hospital for $8.6 million
OR mother who mistakenly suffocated newborn sues hospital for $8.6 million

Now, five years later and the mother of a healthy toddler, Monica is seeking justice for herself - and for Jacob. That night, the hospital gave Thompson a " combination of narcotic pain killers and sleep aids " around midnight, with a nurse returning to her room with Jacob around 3 a.m.

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  • Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes
Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes

Here's the deal: Glasses that are safe for directly viewing the sun must meet the standard, set by the International Organization for Standardization, and the glasses or viewer will then indicate that they are ISO 12312-2 compliant. Christina Weng, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Baylor. According to AAS Press Officer and task-force re...

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  • Americans are drinking more. A lot more
Americans are drinking more. A lot more

The findings come as President Trump said the ongoing opioid crisis is a national public health emergency. The study found the most substantial increases among women, older adults, racial and ethnic minorities and individuals with lower levels of education and income.

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  • Insurers get more time to finalize 2018 Obamacare premiums requests
Insurers get more time to finalize 2018 Obamacare premiums requests

Kaiser reports that "the vast majority of insurers included in this analysis cite uncertainty surrounding the individual mandate and/or cost sharing subsidies as a factor in their 2018 rates filings". The report suggests that uncertainty over threats of repeal and replace by Republicans in the House and Senate, and the Trump Administration, hav...

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  • Fidget spinner explosions prompt Safety Commission warning
Fidget spinner explosions prompt Safety Commission warning

As for the battery precautions, the safest option is simply to pick a fidget spinner without a battery. In one case, a child reported their Bluetooth fidget spinner having caught fire and exploding after charging for about 40 minutes. I'm not exaggerating: One of the CPSC's safety tips is to check that you have working smoke detectors if you have...

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  • Deaths Reported After Balloon Obesity Treatments
Deaths Reported After Balloon Obesity Treatments

Five unexpected deaths have occurred in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity , according to the Food and Drug Administration. The exact causes in three of the deaths remained unknown. Apollo, which says it has sold 180,000 of the devices globally, said it was preparing a statement.

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  • Almost Edible, 106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica
Almost Edible, 106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

Its Northern Party may have taken shelter in the hut and left the cake behind. Whoever thought only wine and rum taste better after a 100 years should definitely take a look at this cake! The cake is stayed in "excellent condition". These huts were constructed in 1899 by the Norwegian Carsten Borchgrevnik expedition, and later used by Scott's par...

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  • North Korea explained in graphics
North Korea explained in graphics

Asked about the country, Trump told reporters: "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen ". Because of North Korea, the USA will increase its military budget by " many billions" of dollars, including expenditures on missile defense, Trump said on Thursday.

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  • Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant
Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant

He and his colleagues recently attempted to chop PERV genes out of pig cells with an editing technology called zinc finger nucleases, but the many imprecise DNA cuts proved toxic to cells. This involves immunological changes as well as making the tissues compatible and fixing blood-clotting issues. There were 33,600 organ transplants past yea...

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  • Minnesota coach PJ Fleck rewards kicker with scholarship from T-shirt cannon
Minnesota coach PJ Fleck rewards kicker with scholarship from T-shirt cannon

Now at the University of Minnesota, Fleck has done it again. The coach asked Kyle who his favorite player was and the fan pointed out Juenemann because he spent a lot of time at the hospital. "Who hasn't played and his face isn't recognizable". "He could easily not do it, and nobody would say anything". You're sitting here looking at two examples o...

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  • Egypt drop one place in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, retain Africa's top spot
Egypt drop one place in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, retain Africa's top spot

The Blue Tigers didn't play a single global fixture in July, nor did most other nations, but still managed to hold on to their top 100 status, a lofty one by their standards. The biggest movers were Namibia, who have jumped 20 places to reach 136th in the world. India will play a tri-nation tournament featuring Mauritius and St Kitts and Nevis th...

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  • Landmark Vitamin Discovery Could Prevent Miscarriages And Birth Defects
Landmark Vitamin Discovery Could Prevent Miscarriages And Birth Defects

Boosting levels of vitamin B3, also known as Niacin, during pregnancy would address a deficiency which can prevent a baby's organs from developing correctly in the womb. It's found in meat, poultry, green vegetables and even Vegemite, yet nearly a third of pregnant women are deficient in the vitamin. But this doesn't mean our hearts go out to tho...

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  • Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says
Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Results suggest marijuana use is more risky for heart health than cigarettes, despite certain campaigners insisting cannabis is safer than tobacco. According to the scientists' calculations, the average duration of marijuana use was 11.5 years.

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  • Delhi police arrests Al Qaeda linked terrorist
Delhi police arrests Al Qaeda linked terrorist

A terrorist linked to the al-Qaeda has been arrested by the Delhi police special cell department. The Delhi Police and the West Bengal Police have been in search of this man for long. Allied with Al-Qaeda, the terror group Ansar Bangla has reportedly been involved with the hacking of atheists in Bangladesh. Police said that Abdullah was invol...

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  • Scores of migrants 'deliberately drowned' by traffickers near Yemen
Scores of migrants 'deliberately drowned' by traffickers near Yemen

Laurent de Boeck , the IOM chief of mission in Yemen, called the incident "shocking and inhumane". The narrow waters between the Horn of Africa and Yemen have become a popular migration route for those hoping to reach the oil-rich Gulf countries.

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  • Florida man finds boa constrictor living in his attic
Florida man finds boa constrictor living in his attic

Bob van der Herchen told WFLA he thinks the snake was someone's pet and got loose. His son, however, was convinced it was a snake. A Florida man found an unusual squatter, make that slitherer, making itself comfortable in the attic of his home, and animal experts say it has been there for years.

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  • Colon cancer deaths on the rise for younger, white Americans
Colon cancer deaths on the rise for younger, white Americans

Japan's National Cancer Center for the first time on August 9 released data showing the relative five-year survival rate of cancer patients at 188 hospitals around Japan - roughly half the number of institutions serving as bases for cancer treatment.

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  • Gorka To North Korea: 'Don't Test This White House'
Gorka To North Korea: 'Don't Test This White House'

Trump has been criticized for not issuing a statement on the attack, which has been described as "a criminal act of terrorism" by Minnesota governor Mark Dayton, and is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Gorka argued that there have been "alleged hate crimes by right-wing individuals" that were actually "propagated by the le...

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  • Hull City recruit former Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson as free agent
Hull City recruit former Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson as free agent

The Sweden worldwide previously played for Arsenal and Birmingham City. Sweden worldwide Larsson, 32, one of several high profile names to depart Sunderland in June, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal. Hull City began life back in the Championship with a 1-1 draw away at promotion hopefuls Aston Villa on Saturday. Larsson could be invol...

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  • Moscow Mules could be poisoning drinkers
Moscow Mules could be poisoning drinkers

The acid that results from mixing water and carbon dioxide leaches copper from the plumbing components and the leachate is then transferred to beverages, causing copper poisoning . Though most restaurateurs know not to use copper when preparing food, being barred from using it for drinks is a newer discovery. Copper pots, for instance, can alter t...

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  • #AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim
#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim

The stalking case has set off a fresh debate over women's safety in India , which already sees high rates of sexual harassment, rape and abductions. They have been sharing selfies with #AintNoCinderella taken at night to hit back at the politician and the mentality that believes in caging women in order to protect them.

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  • Girl, two, dies in vehicle incident in Merthyr Tydfil
Girl, two, dies in vehicle incident in Merthyr Tydfil

The toddler died when a Range Rover parked in a driveway rolled down a hill and collided with a wall which collapsed. Loving father Paul - who often posted about his lovely daughter on social media - was unable to save her as the speeding vehicle hit them.

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  • Tiger Woods pleads not guilty to DUI charges
Tiger Woods pleads not guilty to DUI charges

Asked where he was going at the time the officer found him, Woods said he didn't know. Tiger Woods will plead not guilty for his driving under the influence charge at his arraignment hearing Wednesday, according to the Associated Press (via NBC Sports ).

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  • Paul Merson predicts where Tottenham will finish this season
Paul Merson predicts where Tottenham will finish this season

Danny Rose's injury has opened the door for the Welsh left-back and Davies said: "Me and Kieran are definitely quite similar". The dig is that Tottenham are over-celebrating falling short, when they should be more upset in the old adage "second is nowhere".

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  • Daughter's body found after Florida mom crashes in West Virginia, police say
Daughter's body found after Florida mom crashes in West Virginia, police say

On August 6th, West Virigina Police responded to a vehicle accident near the Virginia/West Virginia state line. Pictured the daughter of Jacksonville , Florida , mother, Erica Newsome . Newsome says her plan was to drive all the way to Buffalo , New York , to see the girl's father. According to the Pocahontas Times , Newsome told detect...

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  • Trump's Insults Haunt Him As Obamacare Healthcare Reform Collapses
Trump's Insults Haunt Him As Obamacare Healthcare Reform Collapses

On Monday, he added to speculation that he will not continue the current arrangement with insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare. Some conservatives are now calling President Trump a flip-flopper , noting that in 2013, he chastised Republicans as "the worst negotiators in history" for being willing to suspen...

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  • Wire from dental braces removed from woman's bowel after ten years
Wire from dental braces removed from woman's bowel after ten years

She hadn't worn braces on her teeth for 10 years, but the wire apparently came from her braces. But as days persisted, the pain came back and doctors took a closer look. Fortunately, the wire didn't cause any severe damage to the woman's stomach. "There might be a higher chance if you're sedated and undergo a dental procedure".

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  • Chantek the sign-language speaking orangutan raised like a human dies
Chantek the sign-language speaking orangutan raised like a human dies

The orangutan's cause of death hasn't been determined, but zoo officials said the ape had been treated for progressive heart disease. The Zoo Atlanta press release states that Chantek voluntarily used sign language to communicate with his caregivers, with whom he developed "close personal bonds".

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