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'Country needs strong Ukip more than ever', says new leader

He said the party's new leader will be targeting the region after taking over the reins from Nigel Farage. Paul Nuttall, the Member of the European Parliament for Northwest England, acquired 62.6 percent of UKIP members' votes in the race for the leadership position.

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Deadly opioid Carfentanil linked for first time to overdose death in BC

For the first time police in Vancouver have linked a fatal overdose to the highly toxic drug carfentanil. After lab testing the substance has been confirmed as carfentanil. A drug sample seized by the Coroner and VPD showed carfentanil was present. There were 622 illicit drug deaths in B.C. between January and October this year and fentanyl was involved in more than 60 per cent of those overdoses.

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Eighth person dies from freak "thunderstorm asthma" outbreak in Melbourne

Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) confirmed that Ranjith Peiris, 57, was the eight person to die as a result of the storm which occurred when a sudden cool change caused pollen to burst into tiny particles which were then spread across the state by a thunderstorm.

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8 people in Melbourne have now died from thunderstorm asthma

According to Business Insider , these particles could irritate and inflame bronchial tubes, which are filled with mucus and cause difficulty of breathing. "When it breaks up it goes straight to the lungs". Around a third of patients who suffered asthma attacks reported never having asthma before. Thunderstorm asthma is brought on by a unique combination of climate conditions caused by a storm, sudden changes in temperature and humidity and the whipping up of large amounts of pollen.

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Texas to Require Women to Bury Aborted Fetuses

The state's Health and Human Services Commission adopted the plan in spite of opposition from reproductive rights advocates and the medical community, including the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Hospital Association, the Texas Tribunereports.

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Thunderstorm asthma kills sixth person in Melbourne

The death toll from Australia's " thunderstorm asthma " episode has risen to six and three others are in critical condition, authorities said Sunday, as they assessed the fallout from the unprecedented event. Melbourne , the capital of Victoria, is susceptible to thunderstorm asthma events because ryegrass is predominantly found in parks and farmland around the city, said Mr Ould.

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Millions illegally voted for Hillary, says Donald Trump

Trump is also the first Republican to win the state of MI in a presidential contest since 1988, confirming his historic dominance in the Midwest, where he also won in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin . Stein and Independent candidate Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente each requested a recount Friday in Wisconsin. So far, she has raised nearly $6.3 million of the $7 million she's seeking to cover the total costs for the three recounts.

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Donald Trump Faces Criticism for Voter Fraud Claims

Counties must turn in their estimates by noon. She has pledged to pay the cost of the Wisconsin recount by the deadline. Now, in order for Stein's lawsuit to result in a statewide recount , a judge would have to rule that there's pretty significant evidence showing voter fraud or tampering with the vote.

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'Teen Mom 2' Trailer: Two New Pregnancies, Jenelle V. Her Mom & More

In addition to her oldest son, 7-year-old Jace , whose father is her ex-boyfriend Andrew Lewis, Jenelle Evans is mom to 2-year-old Kaiser, whose father is her former fiance, Nathan Griffith. Fans also see Chelsea Houska , 25, find out that she and Cole DeBoer (who's now her husband) are having a baby and how they broke the news to Aubree.

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Texas Zika case may be the state's first, unsurprising local transmission

He suggested that the people protect themselves from mosquito bites "especially in parts of the state that stay relatively warm in the fall and winter". The CDC has been working with Texas and local health departments to conduct drills on the kinds of testing and investigation that need to be done in response to local transmission.

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Hillary Clinton Lead in the Popular Vote Inches Past 2 Million

Some states do not mandate which way their electors must vote, however. As Clinton's popular vote lead increases, so do the calls for the abolishment of the Electoral College, which allowed Trump to win the presidency despite Clinton receiving the most votes nationwide.

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Teva Pharm to market medical cannabis inhaler in Israel

The first plant integrated in this inhalator is medical cannabis. Teva will also help Syqe set up a support and instruction team of nurses for patients and healthcare providers. Elon Eisenberg, director of pain research at Rambam Medical Center and the former director of the Health Ministry, said the device allows health professionals to better estimate the amount of cannabis administered via vaporization and smoking, which he called "the main problem facing doctors and researchers".

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Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk

Croen and her colleagues note that none of them had previously been interested in the vaccine against The flu, recommended to pregnant women. "There should be some caution about giving the flu vaccination in the first trimester", Wu said, "as there was an increase in autism spectrum disorders - which was not found to be significant".

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Wisconsin presidential recount could begin Thursday

Haase also says cyber hackers would be unable to find their way into technology used by the state. "If it's not connected to the internet, in theory, you can not tamper with it over the internet". Thomsen said Monday that "ultimately at the end of the day, the count is going to be the same". But no election observers believe there was widespread fraud and few expect recounts to change the outcome of the vote, which former Secretary of State Clinton conceded to Trump in an early-hours phone ...

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Gene variant that curbs cravings for alcohol identified

An worldwide team of researchers said they have identified a gene responsible for the desire to drink alcohol, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ) journal. A " drink " was considered a small glass of wine, or a half pint of beer. The study highlighted the " pathway " between the hormone and a gene in the brain called beta-Klotho.

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Trump aide proposes to block possible Romney nomination

MI finally certified its vote tally yesterday, with Trump winning the state's 16 electoral votes. Despite his long experience as a top USA military commander and intelligence chief, Petraeus likely would face tough questions about his integrity from the Senate, which must approve a president's choice of secretary of state.

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Zika babies could develop severe brain damage after birth — CDC

World Health Organization stressed that the disease still remains a public challenge and requires a long-term focus to address its effects: birth defects, neurological complications and others. A report on Tuesday raised new concerns about the hidden effects of pre-natal exposure to Zika, showing some babies in Brazil gradually developed microcephaly in the months following birth.

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Cheryl fuels pregnancy rumours as she joins Liam Payne at carol concert

The former Girls Aloud singer is rumoured to be expecting her first child with the former One Direction singer, and gave her biggest hint yet that she is with child while out in London. 'She's content and while they're in the honeymoon period, this feels like a connection for the future'. It was there Kimberly opened up about her own pregnancy .

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Scurvy comes back thanks to poor dietary choices

Vitamin C s vital for the body, because it's needed to make collagen. Around a dozen of them - two thirds of the group tested - had extremely low vitamin C levels and were given the same diagnosis. When Penelope Jackson's (R) leg ulcers refused to heal, Dr Gunton realised the problem was a chronic lack of vitamin C. Photo: ABC News. "And when you're cooking vegetables it should still have a bite, it should still have a crunch to it and if it doesn't you've probably cooked it too much".

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Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital

At a meeting last month, members of the Congress' top decision-making body agreed "unanimously" that Mrs Gandhi's son, 46-year-old Rahul, should be promoted, but did not specify a date. She will also undergo some tests at Sir Gangaram hospital, they said. One of the top Indian politicians who are unwell but continue to work, Sonia had had to go to NY in 2011 for treatment - purportedly a surgery that greatly improved her health.

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'Thunderstorm asthma' kills six in Australia

Included in the six people who died are father-of-two Clarence Leo, 35-year-old Apollo Papadopoulos, 20-year-old law student Hope Carnevali and student Omar Moujalled. A change in humidity mixed in with thunderstorms and a high pollen count has left people in the state of Victoria suffering from asthma attacks on November 21.

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Zika Virus No Longer An International Medical Emergency, Says W.H.O

Peter Salama, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies program said , "We are not downgrading the importance of Zika ". The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Zika is no longer a global public health emergency, citing the declining spread of the disease owing to seasonal effects.

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Balls finally gets the boot from Strictly

One Labour MP who voted for him as leader in 2010 told the Press Association: "The good thing about this run on Strictly is that members of the public can see the person that those of us who worked with him have always known". that' really how a competition should work. Craig Revel Horwood chose to save Judge Rinder and Oksana and said; "On a more technical performance I would like to save Judge Rinder and Oksana".

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Officer who stopped OSU stabbing attack credited as hero

WBNS said four of the injured suffered gunshot wounds. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that the suspect is believed to have initially struck people with a auto before beginning to stab victims. Ohio State tweeted Monday morning that all classes would be canceled for the rest of the day. The officials confirmed Artan's identity as authorities conducted a search of an address in Columbus, Ohio , that was associated with Artan in public records.

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Patagonia donating its $10M in Black Friday sales to charity

The company announced the move days before the shoppers in the U.S. descended on stores for one of the biggest dates on the American retail calendar. The company, whose products have stormed the coat hooks of middle-class homes across the west, usually donates one per cent of its sales to organisations dedicated to protecting the natural environment.

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Death toll from 'thunderstorm asthma' rises to 6 in Australia

The humid weather change last Monday caused pollen, most likely from rye grass, to burst into tiny particles that were able to be inhaled through the nose and enter the lungs. The thunderstorm asthma is nothing but a hazardous culmination of pollens, weather conditions and rain which causes asthma symptoms. There is also the fact that Australia often experiences wet springs around the time of pollen release, but those past seasons haven't caused thunderstorm asthma outbreaks.

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$1M Powerball ticket sold in St. Cloud

Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $1.075 million prize. The Powerball jackpot re-set to an estimated annuity value of $40 million, or $24.0 million cash, for the Wednesday, November 30, drawing. There were other million-dollar winners in Saturday's drawing.

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Make sure #GivingTuesday doesn't give away your cash to crooks

Be wary of emotional appeals . Finally, avoid charities that don't disclose . Accountability. Get free access to charity reports at Give.org . Charities throughout the country use the last month of the year to seek support from donors.

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Man fights back against terminal illness with marathon

Wilson now has no plans to run again anytime soon but is hoping his almost 11-hour feat can help raise at least $50,000 for more treatment research for pulmonary fibrosis. Wilson added that other runners were very supportive. The only known treatment is a lung transplant, Wilson said. Then, during that finally stretch, there was a whisper.

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India take 134-run lead over England

Resuming from their overnight shaky score of 78/4, nightwatchman Gareth Batty did not spend much time at the crease, getting trapped LBW by left-handed all-rounder Jadeja for a duck. As well as Bairstow's personal milestone, skipper Alastair Cook moved into the top 10 Test run scorers of all-time, passing former Australia captain Steve Waugh, but only managed a knock of 12 before being bowled by Ashwin.

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Supermarket employee 'called police after customer asked for sliced cheese' in US

Pictured CVS pharmacy at Richmond, Virginia. " We looked around for probably 30, 45 minutes and we couldn't find anybody ". So the officer joined in on the search for the missing employees. CVS Health has firm nondiscrimination policies that are rigorously enforced throughout the company. "We do not tolerate any practices that discriminate against any of our customers, and profiling of customers is explicitly prohibited", Mike DeAngelis, CVS Senior Director of Corporate Communications ...

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15 shot, 2 fatally, in Monday attacks across city

Police said Grimes ran from the scene. The number of people shot in Chicago this year is around 4,000, more than 1,000 above this time last year, according to Tribune data. "Currently, the specifics of this incident, including the comprehensive use of force investigation are being investigated by the Independent Police Review Authority with the full cooperation of the CPD", according to an early morning statement from the Chicago Police Department.

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Aamir Khan's wife jewellery worth Rs 80 lakh stolen

Jewellery worth Rs 50 lakhs is missing from the Khan household. The jewellery was stolen last week from Aamir Kha's wife Kiran Rao's residence on Cartar road in Bandra. However, police have not been able to find any proof of their involvement as of yet. As per the earlier media reports , it is said that all is not well between Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao and that are on the edge of varying their ways.

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New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 70 million people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 35 million people have died of HIV/AIDS. The new surveillance data also show that nearly every second (47%) HIV positive person in the EU/EEA is diagnosed at a late stage of infection. World leaders agreed a year ago to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - an ambitious plan for tackling poverty and inequality.

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House nears vote on 21st Century Cures bill

However, critics continue to argue that the proposed regulatory changes could reshape the way in which drugs and medical devices are approved in the US, making the process less costly and time consuming for drug companies; but it would possibly be less safe for patients.