• Sharad Yadav announces meet to protect 'composite culture'
Sharad Yadav announces meet to protect 'composite culture'

Shrivastav earned the wrath of party chief Nitish Kumar after he "unauthorisedly" wrote to the Returning Officer of the Gujarat Assembly, appointing an election agent for the Rajya Sabha from the state. He maintained that this event was being organised in the interest of the country. He cited the suicide of Hyderabad University scholar Rohith V...

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  • 24-year-old Delhi boy Himanshu Bansal killed in bike race
24-year-old Delhi boy Himanshu Bansal killed in bike race

However, when he tried to save the old man, he lost control of the bike and was thrown off towards the wall of Lady Irwin College. Commenting on the matter, a police official said that Himanshu who was severly injured in the accident was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital by his friends where he was later declared dead by the doctors.

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  • SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca
SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

The statement said the whale was suffering from a bacterial respiratory infection or lung disease, and has been sick since 2008. The orca, responsible for the 2010 drowning death of Orland trainer Dawn Brancheau , was also the centerpiece of the 2013 " Blackfish " documentary, critical of SeaWorld's treatment of its killer whales.

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  • Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council
Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council

After Donald Trump used Tuesday's press conference on infrastructure to defend his previous comments about Saturday's events in Charlottesville, it's fair to wonder if any new business leaders will swoop in to replace the corps of CEOs who have departed the American Manufacturing Council in light of both the President's responses and his la...

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  • Teen Drug-Overdose Deaths Are On The Rise
Teen Drug-Overdose Deaths Are On The Rise

The report referred to U.S. drug overdose death rates as "a major public health challenge" and emphasized the fact that between 1999 and 2007 the death rate for males was consistently higher than that for females. This increase coincided with a rise in drug overdose deaths among the USA population as a whole, an increase that's been partly ...

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  • This documentary on Charlottesville violence shows how white supremacists spew hate
This documentary on Charlottesville violence shows how white supremacists spew hate

The violence reached a tragic peak when 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed and 19 others were injured after a auto rammed into a group of counter-protesters. Cantwell laments the fact that national networks have keyed on the hateful and violent rhetoric of white pride groups, claiming that their intention all along has been to remain peaceful...

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  • Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children
Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children

Children who slept an hour less were found to have a higher risk factor for insulin resistance . Now, the new study revealed a strong link between lack of sleep and a higher risk of type 2 diabetes among children. "There are studies to suggest that adequate sleep is necessary for optimal learning and memory, and that getting adequate sleep ...

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  • FIBA Asia Cup 2017 quarterfinals result: South Korea defeats Gilas Pilipinas
FIBA Asia Cup 2017 quarterfinals result: South Korea defeats Gilas Pilipinas

The problem was that the Koreans had an answer to his baskets to build a 16-point lead, 49-33, despite his outburst. Gilas Pilipinas managed to fight back behind the brilliance of Terrence Romeo , who scored 22 points in the quarter. In the other game played tonight, Iraq did not benefit from the sometimes hasty plays of Jordan that saw them com...

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  • New study challenges 'fat but fit' notion
New study challenges 'fat but fit' notion

By means of controlling and adjusting lifestyle factors such as smoking, diet, exercise and socioeconomic status, the study shows that comparing to the healthy normal weight group, those classed as unhealthy had more than double the risk of CHD, whether they were normal weight, overweight or obese.

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  • Supreme Court Orders NIA Probe Into 'Kerala Love Jihad' Case
Supreme Court Orders NIA Probe Into 'Kerala Love Jihad' Case

On May 24, the Kerala High Court had annulled the marriage of Akhila, a 24-year-old medical student, with Shafin Jahan. But Jahan, in his petition to SC claimed that his wife Akhila alias Hadiya was 24-years-old at the time of marriage and she converted on her own and court can not interfere in the matter.

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  • Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru
Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru

The Congress vice-president said that breakfast would be served at Rs. 5 and lunch and dinner at Rs. 10 in the canteen. Did the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka get the inspiration for opening subsidised food canteens across Bengaluru from neighbouring Tamil Nadu? Along with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , city Mayor G.

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  • 'Ozark' Renewed for Season 2 on Netflix
'Ozark' Renewed for Season 2 on Netflix

The series seems to be a passion project for star Jason Bateman , who executive produced the show and directed several of its episodes in addition to playing patriarch Marty Byrde. If you have not seen Ozark , this renewal should be the push to make you watch the series. Bateman serves as director for multiple episodes in the season, as well a...

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  • Big Ben's bongs to fall silent until 2021 for repairs
Big Ben's bongs to fall silent until 2021 for repairs

David Davis says it is "mad" that Big Ben will be closed for four years for renovation work, telling the contractors to "just get on with it". But parliamentary officials defended the plan, insisting workers' hearing would be put at "serious risk".

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  • Scott Wants Tax Measure On Next Year's Ballot
Scott Wants Tax Measure On Next Year's Ballot

Scott on this bold and will do all I can to see that it is successful". There are now 24 Republicans with one vacancy. "He's a spendthrift who irresponsibly uses people's dollars and then says people want their money back". That includes the Constitution Revision Commission, which is now meeting to consider changes to the Florida Constitution. Wh...

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  • Drug resistant fungus surfaces in United Kingdom hospitals
Drug resistant fungus surfaces in United Kingdom hospitals

A DEADLY Japanese fungus that is resistant to drugs is sweeping through NHS hospitals and has infected more than 200 patients. Medical staff have been issued with new guidance on detecting and dealing with the fungus, including the "intensive" disinfection of wards amid concern over the "increasing experience of the complexities" infections are...

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  • Two Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq
Two Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq

Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Monday that an artillery unit was firing on an Islamic State mortar position "when a mishap occurred". The tragic incident on Sunday was his first combat deployment. In July 2015, he was assigned to the 82 Airborne Division. He enlisted in the Army in 2013 after graduating from Mansfield Timberview ...

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  • One in 5 Americans find workplace environment hostile or threatening
One in 5 Americans find workplace environment hostile or threatening

In 2015, RAND researchers, along with Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles, began collecting data from over 3,000 people from all income and education levels who work or have worked in all types of jobs. "And yet the employer doesn't always return the favor by allowing workers the ability to adjust their hours when t...

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  • Confirmed case of West Nile virus in Rock Hill, city officials say
Confirmed case of West Nile virus in Rock Hill, city officials say

The Perth District Health Unit tested the first positive mosquito last week in the north-eastern part of Mitchell. The infection was found when a routine blood donation was screened, a press release from the health department said. Fewer than one per cent of infected individuals will develop a serious illness such as meningitis or encephalitis. ...

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  • Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle contracts West Nile virus
Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle contracts West Nile virus

The City of Noblesville announced today its awareness of places in the city where mosquitos testing positive for West Nile virus have been found. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans from the bite of an infected mosquito. Make sure all windows and doors have screens, and that all screens are in good fix. In a Facebook post, Pelle wrote ...

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  • Nawaz Sharif files three petitions in Supreme Court against Panama Papers verdict
Nawaz Sharif files three petitions in Supreme Court against Panama Papers verdict

Sharif also requested for a restoration order allowing him to return to power until a review of the petitions is completed. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is planning to reach out to the party workers and office-bearers as a part of his mass contact drive in the provinces other than Punjab.

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  • 106-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' in Antarctica
106-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' in Antarctica

Program Manager-Artefacts Lizzie Meek said. The fruit cake, made by British firm of biscuit makers, Huntley and Palmers and still wrapped in paper and encased in a tin-plated iron alloy tin, was recovered on Antarctica's Cape Adare and believed to date to Robert Falcon Scott's ill fated Terra Nova Expedition.

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  • Bodybuilder's Death Caused By Too Much Protein
Bodybuilder's Death Caused By Too Much Protein

A West-Australian bodybuilder mom died on June 19 after an overdose of proteins and supplements , according to her family. Upon her death , doctors discovered that Hefford suffered from urea cycle disorder , a rare genetic condition that disrupts the breaking down of protein in the body.

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  • Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1
Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1

The jury deliberated for four hours before coming to a conclusion, according to BuzzFeed reporter Claudia Rosenbaum, who was at the courthouse; she added that Swift's mother started crying and hugged Swift when the verdict was announced. She reacted to that claim amid her declaration the following day, expressing, "Mueller didn't touch my rib". M...

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  • United Nations condemns racist violence in Virginia
United Nations condemns racist violence in Virginia

Trump endorsed the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to open a civil rights investigation into the death of Heather Heyer , 32, who was killed by a vehicle driven into a crowd of counterprotesters. ACOSTA: And why are you not having a press conference today? He said those words and now, we have to make sure his Department of Justice ac...

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  • Half-million affected by cholera in Yemen — WHO report
Half-million affected by cholera in Yemen — WHO report

The organisation has recorded 5,03,484 cases and 1,975 deaths. World Health Organization warned that the disease had spread rapidly due to deteriorating hygiene and sanitation conditions, with millions of people cut off from clean water across the country.

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  • Trump calls up PM Modi, conveys Independence Day greetings
Trump calls up PM Modi, conveys Independence Day greetings

India celebrates its 70th Independence Day today, and the prime minister's Modi speech at the Red Fort will be the highlight of the celebrations in the capital. PM Modi will be giving his speech for the 4th time from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Former Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde slammed BJP President Amit Shah for dismissing the Gorakhpur ...

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  • Plague Bacteria Found in Arizona Fleas
Plague Bacteria Found in Arizona Fleas

Fleas with the plague are flitting around Arizona. The plague is an infamous disease mainly known for killing millions of people in Europe during the 1300s in a pandemic dubbed the Black Death . Cases of the plague in the US are rare, and mortality rates are usually low. Antibiotics can treat the illness, but without prompt treatment it can cau...

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  • Trump calls out CNN reporter as 'fake news'
Trump calls out CNN reporter as 'fake news'

A CNN reporter known as one of Donald Trump's most vocal opponents on cable news tangled with the president on Monday, claiming he has "spread a lot of fake news" from the Oval Office. Trump failed to call out the white supremacist groups responsible for the unrest, and his "on many sides" comment was criticized for seeming to equate the hate group...

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  • Researcher who stopped WannaCry pleads not guilty to other malware
Researcher who stopped WannaCry pleads not guilty to other malware

Las Vegas authorities arrested Hutchins in early August for an alleged role in the spread of the Kronos malware. Following a previous hearing, during which a prosecutor said Hutchins had admitted in a police interview he created a code that harvests bank details and "indicated" that he sold it, the Briton's lawyer said his client would deny all t...

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  • Amazon recalling some eclipse glasses ‘not confirmed safe for viewing’
Amazon recalling some eclipse glasses ‘not confirmed safe for viewing’

Then take that object outside and cast a shadow. Mars has a couple, but they're too small to completely blot out the sun. Why doesn't the eclipse look the same to the whole world? Even with 4% of the sunlight getting through, you can still burn your eyes very quickly.

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  • One in 10 Displaced Syrians Returned Home
One in 10 Displaced Syrians Returned Home

The report shows that similar trends have been observed in 2017. The IOM said that some 600,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their country. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesperson Olivia Headon said the 602,759 returned between January and July, which is looking to exceed the 2016 tally of 685,662, but it were less t...

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  • 'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal
'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal

But is now under contract until the summer of 2019, with the option of a further 12 months on top of that. "I'm delighted to have signed". If Chelsea lose next weekend, they will begin drawing comparisons to their last title defense, in which they finished 10th and Jose Mourinho got the sack in December.

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  • Who was the woman killed when car hit crowd in Charlottesville?
Who was the woman killed when car hit crowd in Charlottesville?

Let us use today to reach out to our fellow citizens. 'These were people who showed up intentionally looking for trouble. A white supremacists carries the Confederate flag as he walks past counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia , U.S., August 12, 2017 .

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  • OH doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation
OH doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation

The health department took samples and they came positive for norovirus . Kelly Walkup, Maumee resident and mother of four, said she was shocked to hear about the outbreak. The Health Commissioner added that the owner of the joint voluntarily closed the shop on Tuesday after health officials notified them of the illness among the customers, acco...

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  • Nationals' Harper leaves game with knee injury
Nationals' Harper leaves game with knee injury

They are bound to be upset and anxious now. The 2015 MVP is hitting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBIs in 106 games this season, and his presence in the lineup is crucial to Washington playing deep into October. Giants manager Bruce Bochy realizes the situation Stratton faced. The 15-year veteran had to mentally prepare to pitch again Saturday, and ...

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