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Relay for Life has $85000 goal

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Hundreds of people throughout the area will be joining the American Cancer Society in its fight against cancer by participating in Relay For Life events. Margot DePeugh formed Pirates of the Cure-ibbean - Kicking Cancer in the Arrrses in honor of her father, Kevin, another cancer survivor. Most people know someone who has battled cancer. Read More »

Did Trump obstruct justice in Comey meetings?

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Asked at a US congressional hearing why he was sacked, Comey said he did not know for sure. In the testimony , Comey emphasised the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is not involved in politics, something he was anxious Trump was trying to encourage. Read More »

Philippines says Islamist fighters on back foot in besieged city

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However, local media said it was unclear as to whether the arrest was linked to the fighting in Marawi City. Two weeks have passed since the martial law proclamation in Mindanao. "But if we can not, then to neutralize them because I guess, they will only fight until the end", he said. "The announcement of Major General Rolando Bautista, head of Task Force Marawi, is that it's not true". Read More »

Britain's Corbyn calls for Theresa May to quit after election losses

But by evading the crucial matter of his country's fate and future, he put himself at war with his own party and many of its members - and had no chance of winning a majority. During his three decades on Labour's leftist fringe, Corbyn consistently opposed European integration and denounced the EU as a corporate, capitalist body. Read More »

Endo Shares Down as FDA Seeks Removal of Opioid Pain Medication

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requested Thursday to pull Endo Pharmaceutical's strong opioid painkiller off the market expressing worries about drug abuse. "This is the first time the agency has taken steps to remove a now marketed opioid pain medication from sale due to the public health consequences of abuse". Read More »

Rahul Gandhi detained en route violence-hit Mandsaur

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But local Congress leaders are adamant that he will meet the protesting farmers . On Wednesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu accusing the Congress of instigating violence in the name of farmers' agitation . The farmers agitation in Madhya Pradesh entered the eighth day on Thursday. Commenting on the arrest of Congress VP Rahul Gandhi by MP police when he tried to reach to Mandsur on Thursday, he said, "The Congress must not forget that they are ... Read More »

SP cautions Odisha govt against possible spread of Zika virus

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Since this did not happen, even the medical fraternity in Ahmedabad and in Gujarat at large was completely unaware of the presence of the Zika virus in Ahmedabad until now. The risk of further spread of Zika virus to areas where the competent vectors, the Aedes mosquitoes, are present is significant given the wide geographical distribution of these mosquitoes in various regions of the world. Read More »

Drinking non-cow's milk can actually stunt kids' height

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Michael's Hospital in Toronto said, "The study we conducted found that children who are consuming non-cow's milk like rice, almond and soy milk tended to be a little bit shorter than children who consumed cow's milk ". The study was based on parental reports about their child's drinking habits as well as height measurements taken at their doctors' offices. Because this shift is so recent, there is very little research on the effect of non-cow's milk on childhood growth, he said. Read More »

Highly contagious dog flu reported in SC, NC and GA

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A breeder in Davidson says seven of her dogs are slowly recovering from the highly contagious canine influenza that has killed two dogs in North Carolina. The two dogs that have died of the flu in North Carolina were from the Raleigh area and North Carolina's coast. Symptoms include coughing, lethargy and a fever. Read More »

Overdoses now leading cause of death of Americans under 50

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Read: New FDA-Approved Drugs Face Safety Issues: How Safe Are Your Prescriptions? The New York Times has published another of those scary stories about the epidemic in drug overdoses in the United States. Now law enforcement agencies are urging officers never to test drugs in the field. The DEA says that a kilogram of fentanyl powder can be purchased for several thousand dollars and made into hundreds of thousands of pills, which returns a profit of millions of dollars. Read More »

4-year-old boy dies of secondary drowning hours after swimming

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Frankie's parents Tara and Francisco Delgado Jr. are speaking out so other parents can be aware of the symptoms. . 'He took his last breath, and I didn't know what to do no more'. In secondary drowning, the little bit of water gets into the lungs and causes inflammation or swelling that makes it hard or impossible for the body to transfer oxygen to carbon dioxide and vice versa. Read More »

Woman jailed for threatening Jewish Sandy Hook victim's father

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Pozner's son Noah was killed along with 19 other children and six adults by Adam Lanza in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Richards called the parent on the phone and said: "You gonna die, death is coming to you real soon", according to the federal indictment, which did not identify Pozner, though local media did identify him. Read More »

Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

Over 20 countries and global organisations, including the US, Russia, China, the United Nations, NATO and the European Union were participating in the conference titled " Kabul Process " that kicked off on Tuesday, Efe news reported . Kabul blames elements the Pakistani spy agency, the ISI, for supporting the Taliban militants, while Islamabad blames the Afghan government for giving refuge to militants on its side of the border. Read More »

RBSE 10th Result 2017 Declared by Rajasthan Board @ rajresults

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Vasudev Devnani, Rajasthan School Education Minister ill announce the class 10th result under Rajasthan Board . The results are expected to be declared at 4 pm today, June 8. 16 Lakhs of students applied and appeared for the exams conducted by the board at various exam centres in and across the state of Rajasthan. The main objective of BSER is to promote and develop the secondary education in the state of Rajasthan. Read More »

The Secret Ingredient of This Pizza Is Medical Marijuana

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Ermont CEO Jack Hudson told the Herald that, "the combination of a food as popular as pizza with the medicinal benefits of marijuana represents an important milestone" in the company's edibles plan. "I want to stay away from painkillers". Director of Operations Seth Yaffe says the company has a whole range of marijuana edibles, but he wanted to offer meals that patients could eat without a lot of sugar. Read More »

Minnesota Power Plans Natural Gas Plant in Superior

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Dairyland Power serves around 600,000 customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and IL. The partnership with Dairyland would be Minnesota Power's first natural gas plant. Barbara Nick, the President and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative raves about the new facility saying, "This renewable enabling natural gas unit turns on quickly and turns off quickly, so it's there when we need it". Read More »

Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane

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The plane , a Chinese-made Y-8, was en route from the base to Yangon when it disappeared. Nine navy ships and three air force planes were dispatched to search for the aircraft, which disappeared as it flew from the southern city of Myeik to Yangon . Read More »

The Five Weirdest Interactions Between James Comey and Donald Trump

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As Former FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify before the Senate Thursday, Republican lawmakers have a message for President Donald Trump: Turn off the TV and hide your phone. "The entire thing has been a witch hunt", Trump said. But the ex-FBI director also will validate Trump's assertion that he was not personally a target of the federal counterintelligence investigation into possible campaign collusion with Russian Federation. Read More »

Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

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Transparency advocates have panned the FBI's arrest of 25-year-old NSA contractor Reality Winner as " a fundamental threat to the free press " and "a war on journalists and their sources". "Mainly she was concerned about her cat", Winner-Davis said. Court documents accuse victor of mailing a classified report written on or about May 5 to an unnamed news organization. Read More »

Putin says claims he has compromising info on Trump are 'nonsense'

Interviewing Vladimir Putin sounds like a huge "get", but in practice his interview on the debut episode of NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly was underwhelming. "Your lives must be boring". Russian President Vladimir Putin has played down his relationship with former US national security adviser Michael Flynn , saying that he "didn't even really talk to him". Read More »

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack Nigeria town

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With the sporadic shootings and their houses torched, thousands fled towards Post Office at the city centre and Baga Road. Residents in the Jidari and Polo areas of Maiduguri began to flee the city after hearing gunfire, our correspondent reported, saying that the ensuing confusion caused a mass exodus of residents throughout the city. Read More »

Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

Trump's complaints came just days after Comey confirmed in a public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. "If I'm called before an investigative committee, I certainly will provide them with what I know and what I don't know", Coats said on May 23. This was acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe at his last hearing: "Sir, I can't comment on any conversations the director may have had with ... Read More »

North Korea Lays Into 'Ignorant' US Over Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Exit

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Per the bill: "The legislature further finds that agricultural land management practices that sequester carbon could provide greenhouse gas benefits, enhance the sustainability of Hawaii's agricultural lands, decrease sedimentation of the marine environment , improve the climate resistance of Hawaii's agricultural sector and create new opportunities for local farmers". Read More »

Las Vegas mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus

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Symptoms of the virus include fever, headache, body ache and possibly a rash. She notes that dog ticks are not capable of transmitting the disease. OCCHD experts urge the public to place microbial larvicides also known as dunks in standing water that can not be drained as it kills larvae before they emerge as adult mosquitoes. Read More »

Gorilla gives birth with help from doctors who treat people

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A baby western lowland gorilla was born at the Philadelphia Zoo with big eyes and a big smile, but he had no ordinary birth. The baby was healthy and weighed 5 pounds at birth. There have been several successful cesarean section deliveries for gorillas at the zoo, but this assisted delivery is uncommon. Veterinary staff cared for the newborn while Kira recovered from anesthesia. Read More »

London attack suspects named by United Kingdom police

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday night's attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, the militant group's agency Amaq said on Sunday. Global militant group Daesh has claimed responsibility for the deadly London rampage which has claimed the lives of seven innocent people. Canadian national Christine Archibald , 30, who worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance, died in his arms after the terrorist attack near ... Read More »

Philadelphia police probe video of attack on disabled man

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The footage of the altercation can be seen below. The disturbing video , which was recorded at the intersection of Knox Street and Chelten Avenue, shows at least three youths watching and laughing while two other juveniles assault the victim, who Philly.com identified as 38-year-old Mark Smith . Read More »

Is whole wheat bread healthier? It depends on the person, study suggests

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Half of them were given increased amounts of fresh whole-wheat sourdough bread to consume for a week, while the rest were given the same portion of processed white bread . The bread consumption ratio is highest in the United Kingdom where daily bread consumption is 12 million loaves per day and three-quarter of the bread consumed is white bread . Read More »

Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs to Intervene in Comey's Russia Investigation

Comey is expected to be asked about conversations with President Donald Trump about the interference, as well as the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Both White House officials and an outside group that backs Trump plan to hammer Comey in the coming days for misstatements he made about Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails during his last appearance on Capitol Hill. Read More »