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78 people in Derbyshire have died waiting for organs

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Aoife O'Sullivan from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, died aged four in March 2016 waiting for a heart transplant. In Buckinghamshire there are more than 314,000 people on the NHS Organ Donor Register . Left to make the decision for someone they love, families often decide it is safer to say no. She needed a transplant after heart failure from restrictive cardiomyopathy, a condition that made her heart muscle rigid. Read More »

76 die on transplant waiting list in Bucks

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According to NHS Blood and Transplant a total of 1,852,919 people in Yorkshire, including 731,000 in West Yorkshire, are now signed up to the organ donation register. She added: "What made me go through with it at that time was I didn't want anybody to feel the pain I was feeling". In Suffolk there are 51 people on the list, while 54 people are waiting in Cambridgeshire. Read More »

MPs prepare for showdown over EU Withdrawal Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her MPs Sunday to support a crucial Brexit bill coming before the parliament this week as politicians return following the summer recess. "It will all backfire on them". Brexit Secretary David Davis said a crunch point in the Brexit process comes in the week ahead, in Westminster rather than Brussels. Read More »

Several vehicles buried after landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla highway

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According to sources, boulders had started scudding down from the hillock before the main slide occurred! The landslide in Shimla has also not only damaged an old temple in Shimla but it also damaged several houses in its vicinity. In video footage of the incident, at least one auto can be seen falling off the road - it was swept away by the sheer force of the landslide - and into the khud below. Read More »

Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty

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Meanwhile, Washington's ban on U.S. citizens travelling to North Korea came into force on Friday. Subsequently, the American planes and the four South Korean F-15K strike fighters "practiced attack capabilities" by releasing live weapons at the Pilsung Range training area in Korea before returning to base. Read More »

Big special-teams plays turn momentum for Alabama — BLOCK PARTY

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As usual, mistakes - or lack of them - will be a key. "This is probably going to be - if not the biggest - one of the biggest games for us besides the playoffs and championships", Alabama's Fitzpatrick told CBSSports.com. NC State Wolfpack vs. "The identity of this team is going to be created by what this team does, not what happened previous year, not what happened on the last play of the game". Read More »

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 3 Florida State

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The Florida State offensive line holding its own against Alabama for me is the single biggest key for FSU. "Obviously momentum in college football is big, so when did that it was big". That was enough against a Seminoles defense that played lights out, too. It was a schedule that was never going to be easy. He looked fine in fall camp and should be a leader after posting 64 tackles, including nine for loss last season. Read More »

British PM arrives in Japan for talks with Abe

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She is also going to attend a meeting of Japan's National Security Council before her talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHIN'-zoh AH'-bay). "Until you do, we can not know what sort of a deal we need with the United Kingdom". He said May's hosts had grave doubts about Brexit: "The Japanese simply don't understand why we're doing this". Read More »

Twins erupt for 17 runs in shutting out Kansas City

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Onelki Garcia (0-1) surrendered four runs, four hits and a walk while getting only one out in his first career major league start. "We're obviously pretty late in the season where we can't afford to give up any games". "It's really fun to watch him be a leader out there". Mauer tied old friend Justin Morneau for fifth place on the team's all-time list with 860 RBIs . Read More »

On this day in 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans

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The people of New Orleans were treated like animals, she said; commentators said "we needed to be washed off the map" and police shot civilians. "I was there for four days. Thanks to an online tool created by Sam Brody, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at the Galveston campus of Texas A&M, you can now type in an address in Harris ( Houston ) or Galveston County and see scores for its risk of hurricanes, floods, wildfire, air pollution and earthquakes. Read More »

England's Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor dies aged 85

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He was appointed as the 10th archbishop of Westminster in 2000 and served until he stepped down in 2009. As archbishop, he was the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales. Reforms supported by the cardinal led to increased scrutiny of applicants for the priesthood, the creation of a central office to manage child protection in the church, and other changes that became models for other Catholic churches around the world. Read More »

The real reason behind Trump's Arpaio pardon

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But by pardoning the remorseless sheriff who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for willfully refusing to obey a lawful court order, he is sending a signal to all those lower-level parties that they don't have to cooperate with Mueller's investigation because he will see to it that they "will be just fine". Read More »

M&T, KeyBank support Harvey relief

Powers said those who are interested in volunteering for the American Red Cross or who would like to donate money may call (800) 733-2767 or text "HARVEY" to 90999. Harvey's remnants are forecast to produce as much as 10 inches of rain across western Tennessee and Kentucky. Phil Hansen, CEO of the American Red Cross Minnesota Region, expressed gratitude for Mayo's generosity. Read More »

1.7 million Muslims gather as hajj begins in Mecca

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The Hajj is a ritual which is only liable to those who can afford it financially as well as physically. Two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Thursday as the annual Haj pilgrimage reached its climax. The hajj is required of all Muslims once in a lifetime. Turki said that the security forces had taken all necessary measures to prevent a stampede like the one that killed hundreds of pilgrims in 2015, without providing details. Read More »

Germany, England win; Poland routed in WC qualifiers

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However, Germany secured the win in the 88th minute as Mats Hummels headed home Toni Kroos' corner to seal the points. RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner earned a starting berth with three goals in four appearances at the Confederations Cup and he justified his selection in attack nearly immediately. Read More »

SC seeks CBI response to Karti Chidambaram's plea against lookout circular

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The next date for hearing for the INX Media case is on September 11. The court had also stayed the Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against Karti and four others in August. The counsel said it was alleged that Karti had bank accounts in offshore destinations and "properties all over the universe, However, no questions were asked on these". Read More »

MGM Resorts International Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MGM)

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 11,208 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $357,311.04. 04/03/2017 - MGM Resorts International had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. With 21.25 million avg volume, 1 days are for Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)'s short sellers to cover MGM's short positions. Read More »

'NAB recommends seizure of Sharif family's entire assets'

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team probing the Sharif family's offshore properties has recommended in its references that the assets of former PM Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar be frozen. Maryam Nawaz expressed solidarity with the Christian community and recalled their services for the country, in addition to the support for PML-N. We all are Pakistanis and we share our happiness and sadness. Read More »

Man who chopped wife's body into 70 pieces gets life term

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The court took notice of the children's plight and ordered for a monetary fine of Rs 15 lakh on Rajesh, of which Rs 14.30 lakh was to be turned into a fixed deposit for the welfare of the twins. It also came to light that Gulati had thrown some pieces of her corpse into a drain on Mussoorie road after packing them into a polythene bag. During one such fight on October 17, 2010 Anupama fell unconscious after hitting her head against the bed. Read More »

Yawning Is Contagious And You Can't Control It, Study Finds

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Now scientists investigating contagious yawning claim to have discovered what causes us to behave in this fashion. The automatic imitation of someone else's words or actions , such as yawns, happen because of a trait called echophenomena , and humans aren't the only ones who involuntarily yawn when they see other people do it - chimpanzees and dogs do it too. Read More »

West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes in Cincinnati

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Two residents of Montcalm County, and one each from Oakland and Macomb Counties have been confirmed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. "Those are the result of people who get tested. We probably have a couple hundred cases a year but only hear about a few because most people don't experience any symptoms and don't get tested". Read More »

Japan's Deputy PM Pivots After Saying Hitler Had 'Right' Motive

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Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso said Friday he has canceled his planned USA visit to hold an informal meeting with Vice President Mike Pence, citing the need to deal with heightening tensions over North Korea. "I want to retract my comment because it was inappropriate to cite him as an example", he said in the statement . And in 2013 he withdrew a comment that seemed to suggest Japanese leaders should follow Nazi Germany's example in changing the constitution. Read More »

Samsung will soon start testing self-driving cars in California

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The California DMV has just updated the list of companies that can test self-driving technologies in the state, and there's one notable addition: Samsung Electronics. Samsung covers many different areas including smartphone, TVs, tablets and home appliances such as washing machines. "Samsung Electronics plans to develop algorithms, sensors and computer modules that will make a self-driving vehicle that is reliable even in the worst weather conditions", said a Samsung spokesperson to the ... Read More »

Lookout notice issued for Honeypreet Insan

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The police issued the circular after finding that she is the one who had hatched the plan to facilitate the escape of Ram Rahim . Back then, some photographs had gone viral showing that Honeypreet accompanied the Dera Sacha Sauda chief to court and also sat beside him in the chopper. Read More »

India calls for peaceful, secure Indian Ocean

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Sri Lanka today welcomed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's visit to the nation to attend two-day Indian Ocean Conference from tomorrow. Peace, progress and prosperity will be theme at the event, Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake said. Read More »

Dems blast Trump for trying to 'sabotage' ObamaCare

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President Obama set up the navigator program to help people understand their options on web-based insurance markets established by his signature overhaul, yet the Trump administration says almost 100 nonprofits, health centers and other in-person assistants are tapping federal coffers will little accountability. Read More »

St Vincent gets kitschy in her 'New York' video

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Alex Da Corte , whose luminous pop-art is at once eccentric and amusing, takes St. Vincent's " New York " into his brightly-colored realm of the outrageous and the everyday. Maybe some will think that this visual ploy is too cheap, too surface-level, but just like Antonoff's production and songwriting, it's liable to make critical thought go out the window while you're too busy dealing with visceral emotion. Read More »

Transparency needed over public services card

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Debate over the card intensified last week after Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said the new card is not mandatory - but added that it is compulsory if you want to claim benefits from her department. We have absolutely no plans to introduce a national ID card in Ireland - it's something I wouldn't be in favour of. However, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes defended the card saying the Government was right to continue rolling it out. Read More »

Child Found Crying In Van With Mom Unconscious, Behind The Wheel

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Nichols was transported to an area hospital for treatment, but she denies using drugs. She then told police that her 3-year-old daughter was home alone. It was reported that the child told the passerby that her "mommy keeps falling asleep and not waking up". She was previously arrested on a charge of child neglect with great bodily harm in September 2015. Read More »