• Race for United Nations health agency chief down to 2 candidates
Race for United Nations health agency chief down to 2 candidates

Ghebreyesus, who served as Ethiopia's minister of health from 2005 to 2012, was the overwhelming favorite to lead the world's largest and most influential health agency. Dr. Tedros, 52, was best-known for having drastically cut deaths from malaria , AIDS , tuberculosis and neonatal problems when he was Ethiopia's health minister.

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  • UK Police Investigating 'Network' Over Manchester Terror Attack
UK Police Investigating 'Network' Over Manchester Terror Attack

France's interior minister Gerard Collomb told French television that both British and French intelligence services had information that the attacker had been in Syria. He was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth and raised in Britain. "We have evidence that he is involved in Daesh (ISIS) with his brother".

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  • Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill
Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill

Scott, a Republican, said he was not "philosophically opposed" to legalization, but he still had concerns-mostly regarding public safety and children's health-that the bill did not adequately address. Though the governor is open to moving forward next month on marijuana legalization, House Minority Leader Don Turner, R-Milton, does not expect man...

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  • Magic mushrooms are the
Magic mushrooms are the "safest" recreational drug, survey shows

The Global Drug Survey is a London-based research group that's focused on making drug use safer. Mushrooms are the safest of all the drugs people take recreationally, according to this year's Global Drug Survey. Nevertheless 84% of those surveyed said they benefitted from the experience. Next highest was cannabis at 77.8-percent, followed by ...

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  • GOP health care working group runs into early obstacles
GOP health care working group runs into early obstacles

The Congressional Budget Office - a non-partisan scoring agency - and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost estimate for the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act and estimated $119 billion in net savings from 2017 to 2026 for the proposed health care plan.

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  • Maryland's Jackson to skip NBA draft, stay in school
Maryland's Jackson to skip NBA draft, stay in school

The six-month non-reporting probation arising from the traffic incident will coincide with Jackson's year-long diversion in a separate case. He also faces a 20-hour community service requirement. Jackson has signed a divergent agreement for his confrontation with Calvert . If Jackson violates his 12-month diversion, he would pay restitution of $3,...

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  • Oppenheimer Holdings Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Community Health Systems (CYH)
Oppenheimer Holdings Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Community Health Systems (CYH)

As per Friday, November 11, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. Currently Community Health Systems, Inc . Community Health had 58 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its stake in shares of Community Health Systems by 2.2% in the first quarter. Shares of Co...

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  • Royal Family Releases Statement After Ariana Grande's Concert Tragedy
Royal Family Releases Statement After Ariana Grande's Concert Tragedy

British Prime Minister Theresa May declared the Manchester Arena attack a "callous terrorist attack" and "the worst attack the city has ever experienced". Chris Upton of Tarleton Community Primary School told the Guardian newspaper, "Saffie was simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word".

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  • Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts
Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts

The proposal projects that this year's federal deficit will rise to $603 billion, up from $585 billion last year. One factor holding back economic growth is that too many working-age Americans have fallen out of the labor force. It would also cut disability benefits by $72 billion and entirely do away with college education loan programs, ...

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  • DC Pop-Up Restaurant Removes 'Pill Cosby' Drink After Backlash
DC Pop-Up Restaurant Removes 'Pill Cosby' Drink After Backlash

Served at a new bar called "Diet Starts Monday", the drink not-so-subtly alluded to the accusations of sexual assault that have been levied against comedian Bill Cosby . According to the Post, co-founders Davin Gentry , John Geiger and Kevin "Scooty" Hallums did not respond to requests for comment, but did issue a statement on Twitter.

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  • Nicola Sturgeon sticking with policy on new independence vote
Nicola Sturgeon sticking with policy on new independence vote

Her Scottish National Party (SNP) has called for a fresh vote on independence before Britain leaves the union, but May said that "now is not the time" for a second "divisive" referendum. Mrs May was speaking the day after she unveiled the Tories' General Election manifesto for the United Kingdom as a whole, which included a pledge to deliver a "s...

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  • A sense of unity at Manchester attack vigil
A sense of unity at Manchester attack vigil

From Manchester the tour is to move through Europe, including Belgium, Poland, Germany, Switzerland and France, through the summer with stops in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico and on to Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, New Zealand, Australia and more.

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  • Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

Wisconsin-based food distributor Gehl Foods said in a statement that it had been notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the company's nacho cheese was among the products that inspectors seized at the gas station. Less common are contaminated store-bought foods. The bacteria prefer low acid foods and grow under anaerobic (l...

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  • Some Musicians Cancel Concerts After Manchester Blast
Some Musicians Cancel Concerts After Manchester Blast

People were pushing down the stairs. Britain's worst terror bloodshed for more than a decade came just over two weeks before the country votes in a general election, and after a series of deadly jihadist attacks across Europe. The former bricklayer who has been sleeping rough in Manchester for more than a year, attracted the attention of West Ha...

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  • President Trump makes request for Mexico wall
President Trump makes request for Mexico wall

Arizona senator John McCain called the proposal "dead on arrival" in a statement , and knocked the $603m defense budget request "inadequate to the challenges we face". Trump would keep campaign pledges to leave core Medicare and Social Security benefits for the elderly alone. The administration proposes $200 billion in government funding o...

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  • Teenager collapses at school and dies after 'drinking caffeine too quickly'
Teenager collapses at school and dies after 'drinking caffeine too quickly'

When it comes to energy drinks, Lawner says most have a caffeine content equivalent to one or two cups of coffee and don't pose a problem. "[He], like so many other kids and so many other people out there today, were doing something that they thought was totally harmless, and that was ingesting lots of caffeine", Watts said .

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  • Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway
Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

Mud Creek lived up to its name. The state already had closed that part of Highway 1 to fix buckled pavement and remove debris after an earlier slide triggered by one of California's rainiest winters in decades. We hope the following information is helpful in giving everyone idea of where it is at. "We had geologists look at it yesterday, and to...

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  • Blood tests
Blood tests "unavailable" at four hospitals after NHS cyber attack

Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected claims the government ignored warnings the NHS was vulnerable to a possible attack. "They've complacently dismissed warnings which experts, we now understand, have made in recent weeks". "We are taking immediate steps to minimise the impact of the attack across NHS Scotland and restrict any disruption". Bla...

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  • Trump's budget cuts to slash trillions from anti-poverty funding
Trump's budget cuts to slash trillions from anti-poverty funding

Trump has put economic growth at the top of his presidential agenda, and this goal is directly reflected in the president's proposed budget. Rep. As the Post notes , this is Trump's first comprehensive budget plan, and the first look at how he aims to change government spending and taxes over his presidency.

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  • Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'
Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

Rapper BIA , who opened for Grande , said her heart is "broken". Authorities estimated that around 50 people were injured in the blast and were looking into the possibility that the blasts were the work of a suicide bomber. "Everyone stopped and I turned to my friend and said "we need to run", he said. Campaigning for Britain's June 8 elect...

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  • Alcohol-breast cancer link now quantified
Alcohol-breast cancer link now quantified

What does that really mean? The report may be slightly skewed because of self-reporting, grant said. Pregnant women are advised not to drink at all. Susan K. Boolbol, MD, chief of breast surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City, says this is "major news". While studies have shown that drinking alcohol can increase breast...

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  • Comey Should Testify in Public, Says Newt Gingrich
Comey Should Testify in Public, Says Newt Gingrich

The White House had no immediate comment on Mr Clapper's remarks on a morning in which no White House aide appeared on the Sunday news shows to discuss Mr Trump's firing. "So we can make a fast decision". He said Comey asked him to dinner to talk about job security. Mr Comey earlier declined an invitation this week to give evidence in a close...

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  • Warwick district council pay respects to victims of Manchester attack
Warwick district council pay respects to victims of Manchester attack

Mr Adams said: "This was a shocking and horrendous attack on children and young people enjoying a concert". The first victim to be identified is Georgina Callander, a second-year student at Runshaw College in Leyland, England . There was security at the concert, but the bomber apparently didn't try to get into the venue - his victims came to him...

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  • General Motors counts initial job losses from SA exit
General Motors counts initial job losses from SA exit

The GM plant in India has also come under the scrutiny of the GM beancounters. It has taken a ruthless turn with the announcement the United States auto giant will stop building vehicles in South Africa - where it has been for 104 years. It is also said to be part of a wider failure to create a coherent and professional service network. Last w...

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  • Man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack
Man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack

Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham said the city would show resilience in the face of the attack. The Telegraph newspaper reported that Abedi was born in Manchester and was one of four children to parents who were Libyan refugees who fled to Britain at the height of the Gaddafi regime.

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  • Taxi Drivers Help Stranded Victims With Free Rides
Taxi Drivers Help Stranded Victims With Free Rides

The report noted how several locals - including nearby hotels and taxi services - offered free accommodation and travel to those stranded. Muslim taxi drivers have been praised for helping victims and concert-goers following a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which killed 22 people and injured 59.

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  • Man sickened by nacho cheese in botulism outbreak dies
Man sickened by nacho cheese in botulism outbreak dies

According to the department, 10 patients were hospitalized after eating tainted nacho cheese sauce from Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove. Food and Drug Administration that the company's nacho cheese was among the products that inspectors had seized at the gas station, the Sacramento Bee reported.

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  • Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank
Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank

A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump's visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. "I talk every place about her, how great she is, how great you are". He did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of worldwide peace efforts and...

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  • South Korea has fired into North Korea
South Korea has fired into North Korea

About 90 machine gun rounds were fired at the object, which has not been identified. Calling the provocations "an enormous global threat", he said "the worldwide community must not leave this total defiance of the Security Council unanswered".

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  • FDA clears Merck's Keytruda for cancers with certain genetic traits
FDA clears Merck's Keytruda for cancers with certain genetic traits

Specifically, the agency has provided a green light to prescribe Keytruda to fight tumors with a biomarker called microsatellite instability-high or mismatch fix deficient. The FDA grants accelerated approvals to drugs for serious conditions with unmet medical needs if the treatment appears to have effects deemed reasonably likely to predict a ...

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  • After court battle, Neil Armstrong's space bag will be auctioned
After court battle, Neil Armstrong's space bag will be auctioned

After the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to earth in 1969, the lunar objects they collected were generally stored in vaults at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, said Paul Spudis, a senior staff scientist for the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, which does work for NASA.

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  • Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor
Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

The budget will make further requests for immigration enforcement, including $300 million to support recruiting, hiring and training for the vast increase in agents for Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement that Trump has called for.

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  • Controlled explosion in Fallowfield during Manchester investigation
Controlled explosion in Fallowfield during Manchester investigation

It said she died of injuries from the attack and described her as "a lovely young student who was very popular with her peers and the staff". The force said in a statement: "This is now being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise".

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  • Chelsea boss Conte wins two LMA manager awards
Chelsea boss Conte wins two LMA manager awards

No team has done so since Sir Alex Ferguson did with Manchester United eight years ago. "And if they don't deliver there's going to be a big problem". "He gave me that opportunity and I haven't looked back". Having been deployed as a wing-back by the Italian the 26-year-old has been one of the Blues' star performers in helping Chelsea to the ...

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  • Fruit Juice Consumption Discouraged for Young Children
Fruit Juice Consumption Discouraged for Young Children

The new recommendation was published Monday in the journal Pediatrics . According to the American Academy of Pediatrics , children should resist drinking fruit juice and should, instead, reach for a fruit. Doctors recommend infants under a year old be given only breast milk or formula to drink. There's worry about cavities at this age and i...

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