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Women Caught Up In Cervical Screening Delays Have Died

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The Minister already sent in a hit squad - known as the Serious Incident Management Team (SMIT ) - on Friday to conduct a review and contact all of the affected women. Despite the growing pressure on CervicalCheck, women are still being urged to avail of their smear tests. "I don't think anyone could have imagined the magnitude of this". Read More »

Tinder Fire Near Payson Spreads From 500 To 8000 Acres

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The Tinder Fire , near Happy Jack, Ariz. has grown to 8,623 acres and is zero percent contained. Coconino County is evacuating the communities of Moqui Rachettes, Starlight Pines Rachettes, Clear Creek Pines, Tamerron Pines, Ponderosa Pine, Timber Ridge, and Pine Canyon. Read More »

Amber Rudd resigns as UK Home Secretary

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A spokesman for May was not immediately available for comment on Sunday night but a British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed a BBC report that Rudd had resigned. The government has apologised for the fiasco, promised citizenship and compensation to those affected, including to people who have lost their jobs, been threatened with deportation and denied benefits because of the errors. Read More »

€2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed

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Harris also said that he hoped the HSE or the State would not defend any other cases that may be similar to the Vicky Phelan case, adding that he plans to work with the Government to avoid it. "The HSE has confidence that the programme's leadership team is dedicated to this important goal and is working hard to meet it". "CervicalCheck appears then to have undertaken a review so any of the individuals who have developed cancer and who had previously had a clear smear result - ... Read More »

Delaware Blue Hen Nichols drafted in Fifth Round by Chicago Bears

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Daniels, meanwhile, starred as the centerpiece of Iowa's offensive line in recent seasons. A concerted effort of taking the best player available in the draft has allowed the Chicago Bears to land a slew of potential impact players. He began his college career at UCLA. Vikings.com's Eric Smith caught up with Ragnow at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine and featured the way the Victoria native persevered through the personal tragedy of losing his father. Read More »

Congress releases Karnataka manifesto

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They said the farmer suicides were highest in the Krishna basin and the Congress government against its promises of spending Rs 50,000 crore in five years had spent only s 6800 crore. "At around 10:45 am, the aircraft suddenly tilted heavily on the left side and the altitude dipped steeply, combined with violent shuddering of the aircraft body", according to the complaint filed by Kaushal Vidyarthee, a key member of Rahul Gandhi's team. Read More »

FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

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Yesterday, the FDA began a promised crackdown on the e-cigarettes, issuing warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a month-long operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. JUUL Labs plans to take several steps, including supporting efforts to raise the minimum age of purchasing JUUL and other vaping products to 21 and providing educational materials to increase parental awareness of its products, according to a company news release. Read More »

Tiger Woods to play in 2018 Wells Fargo Championship and Players Championship

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It was the site of last year's PGA Championship, which was won by Justin Thomas . Woods, who has 14 major tournament titles, is one of six past Wells Fargo champions who have won major championships during their career. He was second at the Valspar Championship and fifth at the Arnold Palmer Invitational before finishing tied for 32nd at the Masters . The 14-time major victor lifted his second Players title in 2013. Read More »

Giants select Saquon Barkley 2nd overall in National Football League draft

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He's one of those guys that my mother could have scouted. In his three years at Penn State , he rushed for 3,843 yards and scored 43 rushing touchdowns. It was the experience Barkley waited for since he was a child, one met with thunderous applause. If the Giants don't want to go with a quarterback and still feel comfortable with Eli Manning for a few more years, trading out is probably the smartest play. Read More »

'I take full responsibility': Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils captain

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The Daredevils now have just two points off their first six matches, having lost five of them. Maybe, I just couldn't handle the pressure which came with the responsibility and decision. I feel it was the right time. Shreyas Iyer will be the next captain. Delhi are at the bottom of the table. And looking at the position, I have chose to step down as captain. Read More »

Ghana to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

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It shows that cases tend to be higher in parts of the country with the lower quantities of poverty. Dr. Chilufya added that government has further planned to commence community based distribution of ITNs to ensure that they are made available whenever needed. Read More »

Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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The event is from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m., with drop-off spots in 31 cities across Nebraska, including nine locations in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. Last November, Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds - 456 tons - of potentially risky expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites. Read More »

Murder suspect grandmother waives extradition to Florida, Minnesota

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Riess is being held without bond. Authorities believe she shot and killed her husband last month at their Blooming Prairie home, stealing $11,000 from one of his bank accounts before leaving town and resurfacing at an Iowa casino. Saenz said Florida authorities have been waiting in Texas for the past few days and will likely be the ones to take Riess back to their state sometime this week. Read More »

Bomb-blast soldier gets pioneering penis transplant

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The entire penis , scrotum (without testicles) and partial abdominal wall was transplanted from a deceased donor, according to Hopkins. Two years ago, surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital performed a more limited transplant on a penile cancer patient. Read More »

Chuck Schumer Celebrates 4/20 By Introducing A Bill To Legalize Weed

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Maintain federal authority to regulate marijuana advertising like alcohol and tobacco. "Each state can decide on their own". It was later endorsed by Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of OR, whose state legalised marijuana in 2015, and Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, who is also seen as a potential presidential contender. Read More »

Bruins looking to close out Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have their backs against the wall after Thursday's 3-1 loss on home ice to Boston has the team looking at a 3-1 series deficit. I've been champing at the bit the last couple of games here and it's been hard to watch knowing that you could be out there trying to help and trying to make an impact. Read More »

Comey calls Trump an unethical liar in autobiography

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Flynn was eventually fired for misleading Vice-President Mike Pence and others about the details of a conversation with a Russian ambassador. The letter alleges leaks of classified information by Comey, dishonest Federal Election Commission filings by Clinton, a "lack of candor" under oath by McCabe, threats of intimidation from Lynch to a former employee and other instances of misconduct. Read More »

Granny Suspected Of Killing Her Husband, Florida Woman Captured In Texas

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Authorities received a tip on Thursday that Riess was at a restaurant and bar on South Padre Island. Less than half an hour after the witness called authorities, police apprehended Riess. The video was believed to be the only one investigators had of her speaking, and they hoped the audio would help lead to her capture. Riess is also accused of using that same gun to kill Pamela Hutchinson , who she met at a brewery in Florida. Read More »

53 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC

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The CDC said the exact source of the tainted lettuce hasn't been identified, but that "information collected to date indicates that chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region could be contaminated. The agency has not identified a common grower, supplier, distributor or brand. Most people infected with E. coli develop diarrhea (often bloody), severe stomach cramps, and vomiting. Read More »

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

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ADHS is advising residents to not eat and dispose of store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, including salads and salad mixes containing chopped romaine lettuce. After some discussion, it became clear that many of those infected had eaten chopped romaine lettuce at restaurants before getting sick. Alaska health and corrections officials say eight inmates at the Nome jail have been sickened by an E. Read More »

Bitcoin heist suspect likely fled to Sweden after escaping from Iceland prison

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According to local media reports , the suspected bitcoin bandit escaped the prison through a window and somehow made the 95km journey to Iceland's global airport in Keflavik. The prison where Stefansson was staying was a low-security facility in Sogn, a rural municipality in Western Iceland. Inmates at the prison, which has no fencing, have access to phones and internet. Read More »

CDC Says Romaine Lettuce is Source of e. Coli Breakout

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The Centers for Disease Control says 35 people from 11 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli from romaine lettuce. There have been no reports of illnesses from consuming the lettuce in the county but it's important to share the information, department environmental health Director Gloria Spear said. Read More »

Greens want to legalise cannabis for adult use

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Senator Di Natale pointed to a recent poll showing 55 per cent of Australians believed cannabis should be regulated and taxed like alcohol or tobacco. "The mayor and police decided the use of soft drugs has a negative impact on the living environment", the spokesman said. Not everyone is against the idea, with the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation welcoming the announcement. Read More »

Wind-whipped wildfires destroy homes, prompt evacuations

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There are several activities which are prohibited under the burn ban due to the risk of fire, which can get out of control under the current conditions. In Colorado, fire crews on Tuesday battled fast-moving, wind-sparked blazes that stretched from the Denver area northward and eastward toward Kansas. Read More »

All of Puerto Rico loses power as grid falters again

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It's a nice gesture, and the Indians' presence in Puerto Rico has certainly been a positive one. "We are always aware that something like this can happen", she said. Minnesota has outfielder Eddie Rosario and starting pitcher Jose Berrios, while Cleveland has Francisco Lindor - who hit a two-run home run in the Indians' 6-1 series-opening win Tuesday night - and catcher Roberto Perez likely to start behind the plate. Read More »

Theresa May Urges Nigeria, Other Commonwealth Countries to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she "deeply" regrets colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations the United Kingdom introduced in Commonwealth countries. "As a family of nations we must respect one another's cultures and traditions". Henry Aho, president of the Tonga Leitis Association, an LGBTI advocacy organization in the Pacific island nation of Tonga, which is also a Commonwealth country, told the Washington Blade he is "encouraged by the admission ... Read More »

Shiite protesters arrested in Nigerian capital

But in its statement on Tuesday, Amnesty International said the strong hand applied against the protesters was unnecessary. Police clash with Shiites in Abuja. During the protest on Monday, police used water cannon and tear gas against the demonstrators who hurled stones and clubs at a police vehicle. "Many of them have injuries consequent on the police aggression". Read More »

Researchers Gave Baboons a Tool. They Used It to Escape

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Four baboons at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio , Texas, rolled a 250-liter barrel to the edge of the pen they were being kept in, and hopped the fence, Metro reports . They then stood on the barrel and jumped on top of it. "The baboons in the corral are in holding and are typically used for breeding or they're holding until we know what type of study they may be used for", TBRI spokeswoman Lisa Cruz told Gizmodo . Read More »

New York Mice Are Crawling With Dangerous Microbes

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Researchers emphasized that more study is needed before they could definitively say that serious and antibiotic-resistant infections could be passed from mice to people. difficile , which causes symptoms like diarrhea and colitis, or inflammation of the colon. Past research has found similar bacterial warning signs in mice in other parts of the world, but they haven't led to outbreaks of human disease. Read More »

Monday is final day to register to vote in Pennsylvania primary

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If you do not have both, you can still fill the application out online, print it, sign it and deliver it to the county clerk's office. Ballots go out to all eligible voters the week of April 23 through the U.S. Not have been adjudged "mentally incompetent". Voters who have recently moved need to update their voter registration information by no later than April 23, 2018. Read More »

Assad 'in a good mood' despite missile strikes on Syria

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A Pentagon spokesman said there was no USA military activity in that area at this time . Speaking at a briefing late Friday, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and the Chairman of the U.S. Now, it is under the control of the Syrian government and Russian military. "In the United States administration there are specific people who it is possible to talk with", said Mr Ermakov, head of the ministry's department for non-proliferation and arms control. Read More »

Too Much Sitting Might Be Bad For Your Memory, New Study Cautions

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The researchers recommend that "reducing sedentary behavior may be a possible target for interventions created to improve brain health in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease". They plan to survey people who sit for longer periods of time daily, in order to establish a cause-and-effect relationship. The scientists kept in mind that the research study didn't show that sitting caused thinner brain structures, however rather discovered an association in between sitting for extended ... Read More »