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LA City Council Unanimously Approves 2028 Olympics Deal

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City Council President Herb Wesson told the critics that "A lot of concerns brought up today. are legitimate concerns", according to Curbed , but argues that "the city would have plenty of time and opportunity to address issues like homelessness between now and 2028". Read More »

Red Cross needs summer blood donations

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Blood can be safely donated every 56 days, and Power Red cells, drawn with a special machine, can be donated every 112 days. "This blood drive is our way of giving our community an opportunity to help save the life of someone who could be a coworker, loved one or neighbor". Read More »

Mother sues Portland hospital after she accidentally smothered her baby

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A new mother has filed an $8.6 million lawsuit against an OR hospital after she accidentally smothered her 4-day-old baby in a hospital bed. Four days earlier, on August 2, 2012, the then 42 year old Thompson had given birth to a healthy boy via C-section, with the boy taken to a nursery three days later so his mother could recover. Read More »

Airline worker tracks down cancer patient's bag, delivers it

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Hurt was anxious because her luggage had not yet arrived, and Rowan explained that the bags were loaded on a previous flight she had booked which had been rerouted and canceled. Rowan also knew that if Hurt's luggage did not arrive before 1:30 a.m., it would miss the last courier and likely not reach Hurt until hours after her 9 a.m. Read More »

One in eight American adults are alcoholics, study says

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The study, which was conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and reported by Time , compared two groups of people from the years 2001-2002 and then 2012-2013. Among black people, it increased by 92.8 percent. These subgroup-specific increases could prove to have particularly deadly effects, the study's authors noted. Read More »

Fidget Spinners Are Catching Fire, Choking Children

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As we've previously reported , fidget spinners have evolved from their modest designs with mechanical parts to include internal batteries that power bluetooth speakers, lights, and other features. Experts say parents should remind kids never to put fidget spinners in their mouths or play with them near anyone's face. Unplug your fidget spinner immediately once it is fully charged. Read More »

Warning to China? USA launches Destroyer as North Korea row escalates

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Navy destroyer conducted a so-called freedom of navigation patrol (FONOP) within 12 nautical miles (22 km) of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea. The Chinese Foreign Ministry has not commented about the escalating crisis on its website, and its regular news briefings are in summer recess. A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Geng Shuang, said in a statement on its website late Thursday that the passage by the John S. Read More »

FDA: Five deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment

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In an August 10 letter to health care providers, the FDA says all five reports indicate that the deaths occurred within a month or less of balloon placement. The exact causes in three of the deaths remained unknown. "The FDA's letter to Health Care Providers does not indicate that the patient deaths were related to the ORBERA device or the insertion procedures". Read More »

100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Is 'Almost' Edible

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The scientists said the cake looked fine, but they can't taste it, since they believe it would be unethical to taste their finds, Newshub reported . It has been documented that he took this specific brand of fruitcake with him. 'It's an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the Ice'. The well-preserved cake was still wrapped in the paper it was packed in all those years ago, and what was left of its storage tin. Read More »

Stoneman, Crane included in England squad for first Test against West Indies

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England also called up 20-year-old Hampshire leg-spinner Mason Crane for the first time in the longest format after he made his Twenty20 worldwide debut in June. Crane's call-up for Edgbaston was largely unexpected after an indifferent season with Hampshire although the 20-year-old made a positive impression in England's Twenty20 series against South Africa in June. Read More »

Magnitude-6.3 quake jolts parts of Luzon

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However there were no reports of deaths or injuries. Meanwhile, the Lyceum of the Philippines University Batangas and De La Salle University campuses in Manila , Taft, Makati, BGC and Laguna also suspended work for today. Aftershocks are expected within the day, according to Phivolcs. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude was 6.2. The Philippines is on the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire and experiences frequent earthquakes . Read More »

Modern slavery in United Kingdom more prevalent than previously thought

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But Will Kerr, the NCA's Director of Vulnerabilities, said the downside of Brexit could be that it might be harder to co-operate with European law enforcement agencies. The agency estimated that there were tens of thousands of victims . Kerr said that as well as prostitution, people are being trafficked to work in a number of industries, with the most high risk including fisheries and the maritime industry, agriculture and construction, and food manufacturing and processing. Read More »

'Fire and fury' wasn't tough enough - Trump on North Korea

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South Korea's military responded by saying North Korea will face a "stern and strong" response from Washington and Seoul. He said the U.S. North Korea is considering a plan to simultaneously fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles to areas around Guam through the sky above western Japan, state-run Korean Central News Agency reported on Thursday, quoting a senior military commander. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to attend India-US Entrepreneur Summit, PM Modi tweets

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The US State Department said, "We have a very good relationship with him (PM Modi) and we enjoyed having him here in the United States about a month or so ago", reports ANI . New Delhi, Washington and Hyderabad have been working on Ivanka's visit from the past one-and-half months. The three-day summit to bring together entrepreneurs from the two countries will be hosted by India and the US. Read More »

Scientists Call for Trump to Accept Climate Report

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The Times' overzealousness is usually met with wailing and pearl-clutching from the scientific establishment and environmental activists. As economies expand, they emit more planet-warming carbon dioxide into the air. If that happens, she said, "the author team will then have to decide whether they can make [those changes] or not". The unpublished analysis was made available to the New York Times days before Sunday's deadline for the 13 federal agencies to approve the report. Read More »

NetEase, Inc. (NTES) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

About 294,507 shares traded. NetEase Inc (ADR ) (NASDAQ: NTES ) has risen 77.85% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc decreased Netease Com Inc ( NTES ) stake by 3.25% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. First Quadrant L P Ca invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). NetEase , Inc.is a technology company. The company has market cap of $37.65 billion. Read More »

Anambra election: Incumbency won't stop PDP - Oduah

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Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is chairman of National Convention Committee with former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido as deputy chairman. "We believe in the cardinals of PDP, the constitution of PDP that says that every man is equal and every man has equal opportunity and most importantly that whatever your aspiration may be, you do not require a godfather or godmother to accomplish that". Read More »

Aid groups say Yemen airport closure hinders aid, traps patients

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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said the coalition's blockade of the airport was causing more deaths than its air strikes on the rebels. In March 2015, Sudan called on its nationals to register at the embassy and be prepared to be evacuated following several armed but low key attacks on its premises immediately after Sudan joined the Saudi-led military operations against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. Read More »

Hot On The Charts: Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC), CyrusOne Inc. (CONE)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Calgon Carbon Corporation's revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC ) trying to make some eye-catching movements in term of technical analysis. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and ... Read More »

West Nile virus found in Mitchell

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According to St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement District, a confirmed case of West Nile Virus was diagnosed in northern Covington . Public Health Inspector Stephanie Carlisle says this is usually the time of year the area sees positive tests. Read More »

Vitamin B3 can prevent miscarriages and birth defects

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Vitamin B3 can cure molecular deficiencies including NAD, the scientists said in a study published last Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine . But, a recent study found despite taking vitamin supplements at least one in three pregnant women have low levels of B3 in their first trimester - a critical time for a baby's organ development. Read More »

LUTH increases surveillance over LASSA Fever

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People should go about their normal business, as there is no need for panic", he said. The Yobe State Commissioner of Health Dr. Bello Kawuwa, has debunked reports that cases of Lassa fever were found in Yobe state north east Nigeria . "A resident doctor from the Department of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, who took part in the autopsy was later confirmed with the disease and is now on admission and responding well to treatment at the Isolation Ward of LUTH". Read More »

Delhi: Ansarullah Bangla group suspect arrested

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He is believed to have been involved in a fake currency racket and is a member of Ansar Bangla - Bangladesh based terror outfit - which has an affiliation with al-Qaeda. He is a resident of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and was operating out of Saudi Arabia, a Delhi police official said. The police said that the accused continuously communicated with the terrorists from Pakistan, Iran and Turkey through social media and mobile phones. Read More »

Up to 50 migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen, UN says

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The IOM found the shallow graves of 29 migrants on a beach in the southern province of Shabwa during a routine patrol and 22 migrants are reportedly still missing. They also told the migration agency that the smuggler went back to Somalia to pick up more migrants. The IOM estimates 55,000 migrants left the Horn of Africa to come to Yemen since January. Read More »

Marijuana smokers have greater risk of death from high blood pressure

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The study now published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology looks at the marijuana consumption of USA adults and whether there is a link between their use of the drug and cardiovascular mortality. "This indicates that marijuana use may carry even heavier consequences on the cardiovascular system than that already established for cigarette smoking". Read More »

Prehistoric Crocodile Named After Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister

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However, it was incorrectly categorized with the remains of other sea crocodiles found in the same location. The 1980 Motörhead song, and timeless banger, " Love Me Like a Reptile " might have been about snakes (and sex, natch), but Ian Fraser Kilmister, aka Lemmy, the legendary band's iconic frontman, was always definitely a crocodile. Read More »

Nets to face Thunder and Heat in Mexico City

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The Nets played the Hawks in London in 2014 and played a preseason game in Mexico City in 1999, although this will be their first regular-season trip there. A Thunder game in Mexico poses a potential issue for Enes Kanter . Both of these games are expected to be considered Nets home games, reducing the number of regular-season matchups at Barclays Center from 41 to 39. Read More »

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising, Experts Unsure Why

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Simultaneously, death rates are rapidly increasing in younger people and white people, according to thefigures published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association . So what's going on? "It's probably a real increase among young people", Siegel noted. 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 ... Read More »

Sebastian Larsson signs for Hull City on a free transfer

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Once of Arsenal's academy, 32-year-old Larsson has agreed a 12-month contract with the Tigers and will wear the club's number 16 shirt for the duration of the 2017/18 campaign. The Sweden global previously played for Arsenal and Birmingham City. Hull City were relegated to the Championship last season, but will have ambitions to bounce straight back at the first attempt. Read More »

LONDON 2017: Makwala refused 400m spot to 'protect the other athletes'

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Kendricks, who serves in the US Army reserve, is unbeaten outdoors this summer and came through a ding-dong battle to hold off Poland's Piotr Lisek and France's world record holder Renaud Lavillenie, clearing 5.95m at the third attempt. Van Niekerk was expected by most people to take gold and backed that up with a dominant victory, though the absence of Isaac Makwala undoubtedly threw a huge shadow over the final. Read More »