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Aerial Spraying Over Wynwood For Zika

However, pregnant women who are infected with the Zika virus have reported poor pregnancy outcomes and giving birth to babies with birth defects, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. All cases were travel-related, the department said. "While it is likely that we will see more Zika cases here locally and around the region, staying informed and following simple prevention recommendations are the best courses of action for our community".

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Olympics: Phelps peeved after 'screwing up' timetable

Thiago Pereira could deliver the host country's first swimming medal of the games. Even though Ryan Lochte would likely have taken Phelp's place as the most decorated olympian in history if Phelp's wasn't around, Lochte seems to have remained extremely chill about it.

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It gets real for U.S. basketball team against Boomers

Colangelo was watching courtside as the team he built on the theory that chemistry is just as important as talent struggled to contain Australia defensively and was taken out of its offensive flow by the aggressive play of the Australians. The US know the Boomers will be physical. In a game when depth is going to be tested one would assume as they go through tough periods, a player like Goulding could turn the game on its head.

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Five missing, dozens injured in Maryland apartment fire

Battalion Chief Dan Ogren says the bodies of two people were removed from the building Thursday and taken to the Office of the chief Medical Examiner for autopsies and identification. "And when we came out to the living room, it was full of smoke", he said. Paul Carden, regional disaster director for the American Red Cross , estimated that 100 people were displaced and 60 or 70 were staying at a Red Cross shelter established at a nearby community center.

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DEA will not reclassify marijuana; Pot remains a schedule I controlled substance

Heroin, LSD, ecstasy, peyote, and marijuana are considered schedule 1 drugs. "We're pleased to see that the Obama Administration. understands the science the way we and nearly every single medical association in the country understand it", said Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, which opposes loosening restrictions on the drug.

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West Nile Virus found in Rock Island County mosquito

That means you need to take precautions to protect yourself from mosquitoes that could be carrying the virus. West Nile is not contagious between horses, but it can be carried by mosquitoes from a bird host to horses and humans. Residents outdoors should use mosquito repellent with at least 20 percent DEET but no more than 30 percent. Residents can also remove standing water where mosquitoes can breed, make sure door and window screens are in good fix and use mosquito fish in troughs and ...

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Britain's biggest landowner, Duke of Westminster, dies aged 64

Until now the new Duke had lived a life of relative obscurity for someone so gilded - save for a memorable 21st birthday party rumoured to have cost several million. He and his family had a fortune of $12.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Unlike William and Harry, Hugh was not educated at boarding school, but enrolled at a state primary before going to a private day school close to home in Cheshire.

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Los Angeles Serial Killer 'Grim Sleeper' Sentenced to Death

The 63-year-old Franklin in May was convicted in the 10 murders; Reuters reported at the time that a jury deliberated "just over a day" before returning verdicts . He killed women sporadically but all were either shot or strangled, and their bodies dumped in alleyways close to Franklin's home in South LA. It took years for investigators to identify him as the suspect, a process aided by DNA analysis.

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Irish rowing brothers celebrate Rio win but take dig at team GB

It is also Ireland's first-ever olympic rowing medal. The O'Donovans produced the race of their life, with another strong finish seeing them come from fifth at the halfway mark to win silver in six minutes 31.23 seconds. "I'm already dreading going home because Mick Conlan said he'd box the head off us if we didn't get the gold". Twenty-three-old Gary, the elder by 16 months, said that they had targeted an Olympic medal after finishing 11th at last year's World Championships.

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New Symptoms Of Zika Discovered, Causing Deformation On Newborns' Limbs

But when Zika (or related flaviviruses like dengue and hepatitis C) infects the cell, that network is manipulated into helping the virus to spread. Until this week, there had been no reported cases of birth defects related to Zika in Canada.

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Census minister's website goes down

Small Business Minister Michael McCormack, who took on responsibility for the census just three weeks ago, stressed that no information had been "lost" or compromised. "It was an attack", Kalisch told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Melbourne-based company Revolution IT has also been paid $378,332 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics since January 11 for IT consulting and "load testing" on the census and agricultural census .

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DEA Turns Down Washington State's Request To Reclassify Marijuana

However, the DEA has decided not to change marijuana's Schedule 1 classification, which lists the drug alongside heroin, indicating that marijuana has a "high potential for abuse". The DEA says risks from marijuana use have not been shown to be outweighed by benefits found in clinical trials. Jaclyn Stafford, an assistant manager at The Station dispensary in Boulder, Colorado, called the DEA's decision "an inaccurate judgment of the plant".

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Pogba suspended for Manchester United's trip to Bournemouth

Jose Mourinho is often regarded as one of most successful manager in the world. Januzaj is said to be "humiliated" and "upset" with Mourinho's decision to grant Anthony Martial the number 11 shirt and reallocate the Belgian number 15, whilst also making him train with the reserves.

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Texas district denies bathroom request for transgender child

Though Shappley appreciates the gender-neutral space, she fears Kai will feel alienated and confusion when she tries to use the bathroom that feels most natural to her during lunch or recess. "No matter how I tried to punish, reshape or discipline her, she continued being very feminine". "I'm fighting about her well-being", Shappley said. They all gathered in the hopes of getting a message across.

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Ambassador: Turkey open to conditional terror law talks

Just over half of those detained, or 17,740 people, have since been formally arrested, the official said. Western allies are concerned President Tayyip Erdogan's purge of the military and government may impact Turkey's stability. Speaking in Geneva, he said that Russian Federation has agreed to hold talks with United Nations officials to hammer out a "workable" plan for a humanitarian pause in Aleppo fighting.

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Corbyn's plans would spell disaster for tenants

The plan received a warm welcome from Wansbeck Labour MP Ian Lavery, who said: "These are things that matter to ordinary people". A spokesman for the Jeremy for Labour campaign said: "Under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the Labour Party and a large proportion of them have been young".

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Obama Administration Eases Rules for Marijuana Research

On Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA ) formally refused to reconsider its classification of marijuana, which is officially regulated as a risky substance with no medical value, alongside drugs like heroin and LSD. According to the report, the DEA will now allow additional facilities to grow medical marijuana for research studies into its efficacy in treating epilepsy , chronic pain relief and a variety of other conditions.

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Corbyn the clear favourite for Isle of Wight Labour party members

Towards the end of a heated 90-minute debate in Gateshead, chaired by Sky's Sophy Ridge, he said serving under Mr Corbyn would be "futile work". Indeed, 45% of those who voted for Labour at the last general election say he is performing badly in his role as party leader.

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US Government Maintains Marijuana Is Dangerous

By comparison, heroin also is listed as a Schedule I drug . Eight Democratic legislators had urged the DEA to reclassify marijuana to a Schedule 2 drug. But the Drug Enforcement Administration did open the door to more research on the drug and its possible medical uses. While rejecting those petitions, Rosenberg issued a separate policy statement Thursday that could measurably expand the amount of marijuana being cultivated for medical research.

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Sparks Fly As Smith Takes Fight To Corbyn In Bitter Labour Debate

The pair also disagreed over Labour's chances of winning an election at the event, hosted by Sky News' Sophy Ridge. If the appeal is rejected, Corbyn could receive a significant boost in his fight to remain party leader, as most new members are expected to support him.

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Tinder usage up among athletes at Rio Olympics

Prior to the Games, the International Olympic Committee announced it would put in place of a mechanism for the Rio Olympics participants to report incidents of abuse or harassment in a bid to protect the athletes, for the first time in the Games' history.

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Jhene Aiko Files for Divorce From Dot da Genius

While neither party has confirmed the marriage on the record, TMZ reports that the singer has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences . The public got their first confirmation of the relationship back in March when Dot wrote about his wife's birthday on Instagram. He also added that he was "happy to be on the quest with you", in the later-deleted post.

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Daily Beast withdraws story about gay dating at Rio Games

Journalists, writers and editors from various news and publishing sites have also come out shaming Hines and The Daily Beast for the writing. "With his dubious premise established, Hines proceeds to out athlete after athlete, providing enough information about each Olympian he encounters for anyone with basic Google skills to uncover their identities", Stern writes .

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Bernie Sanders Isn't Stoked About DEA's Decision Not To Reschedule Pot

The Food and Drug Administration classifies Schedule 1 drugs as ones with no known medical use. "Marijuana has no now accepted medical use in treatment in the United States", Rosenberg wrote in the denial letters , citing the HHS evaluation.

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Australian Basketball Team Is 'Dirty — Paul George

Despite scoring 14 points, Kevin Durant nearly cost Team USA a win, going 4-of-16 from the field. He opened the game with a flurry of triples, then hit several big shots in the fourth quarter when the game was still close. Andrew Bogut had warned his teammates before the game not to fall into the trap of paying too much respect to the Americans. There's a reason why he's been doing this for many years.

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Senator Merkley Statement on DEA's Decision Not to Reschedule Marijuana

Other drugs on the list include heroin, LSD and the stimulant called "Ecstasy". Paul Armentano, deputy director of the marijuana legalization group NORML, said in an earlier interview that even a reclassification by the DEA would fall "well short of the sort of federal reform necessary to reflect America's emerging reefer reality".

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Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

A new study published in The BMJ late Tuesday suggests another intriguing possibility - that arthrogryposis may be yet another condition linked to Zika. The children had scans of their joints and surrounding tissues. No evidence of joint abnormalities was found, van der Linden said. When the cause is neurological due to a virus, "these kids need lifelong follow-up, there is no definitive treatment, unfortunately", she said.

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Zika virus confirmed in Wyoming resident

In fact, Americans were more anxious about Ebola in 2014 and the swine flu in 2009 than they are about Zika today. A case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Lafayette County by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Just before Congress left on its seven-week summer vaycay, there was a chance to pass a $1.1 billion bill to fund the fight against Zika. My Democratic colleagues have called on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan to hold a vote on a bipartisan bill ...

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Third Zika virus case confirmed in Merced County

The information comes from an internal report shared with health officials that describes each case of non-travel related Zika. As of August 3, 1,825 people in the US had become infected with Zika, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Michael Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold medal in 200 individual medley

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps goes for history - again - and Katie Ledecky is set up to make some of her own in the Olympic pool. They'll race against each other for the final time in the 200-meter individual medley, ending a 13-year rivalry that has been one of the greatest in swimming history.

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Infant With Zika-Related Birth Defect Dies In Texas

The group urges Tax Appraisers in the Miami-Dade County area to take this into consideration when carrying out its property assessments in areas affected by Zika. The county has been added to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency. USA officials said they don't expect to see a Zika epidemic in the United States similar to those in Latin America.

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Oliver sisters cut the cord after TV chef Jamie's new arrival

Congratulations once again to Jamie, Jools and the whole Oliver family . "Love to all you mums out there how awesome you are it blows my mind. p.s.no baby names yet". Click through the gallery below to see more photos of Jamie and Jools' newborn baby boy! Big love ... bless a little baby boy Woop Woop! And love to all you mums out there how fantastic you are it blows my mind.

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US Olympic basketball needed a scare. The Aussies delivered one

Carmelo Anthony was nothing short of spectacular, going 9-of-15 from beyond the arc and scoring a game high 31 points to go along with eight rebounds. "We're going to play the same way if it's the top team or a low-ranked team". Just as he's expected to do as the leader of the pack, Anthony has been Team USA's savior during trying times.

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Colorado Vet Not Surprised By DEA Marijuana Reclassification Decision

He said states should be allowed to set their own policies, "unencumbered by an outdated "Reefer Madness" mentality that some in law enforcement still choose to cling to". "You can't grow a plant in a vault". Removing barriers to research is a step forward, but the decision does not go almost far enough. They must also obtain additional OKs from the DEA before distributing any of that marijuana to approved researchers.

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Marijuana Still as risky as Heroin, Ecstasy

For many years, the University of MS has had a monopoly on that role as the sole DEA-approved provider of marijuana, and researchers have long complained that the supply of the drug was grossly inadequate, stymying efforts to establish whether marijuana is an effective treatment for many diseases.