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For many, road to Sturgis rally runs through Nebraska

The goal was to bring awareness to the campaign as plenty of motorcycles, passenger cars and tractor trailers zipped by on the highway. Those figures rise during the weeks before, during and after the Sturgis rally. "The more safety gear you're wearing...the more likely you are to not be killed", said Maj. This year's rally is projected to be somewhat smaller than last year's event.

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Past Olympians Enjoy Rio Opening Ceremony

After Brazil's most famous athlete - soccer star Pele - said he would not appear due to ill health, the Olympic mystery of who might light the cauldron remained intact. The sport is among the most popular locally, and Brazil's teams have won gold or silver in every men's and women's competition since 1996. Britain's cyclists, from left, Christopher Froome, Stephen Cummings, Ian Stannard and Geraint Thomas ride in the peloton during the men's road race at the Summer Olympics in Rio de ...

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Local mothers nurse in 'Big Latch On'

While the movement takes place all around the world in an effort to reach record-breaking numbers of simultaneous "latched on" babies to nursing mothers, some communities organize events on a local level to participate. The World Health Organization (WHO) has an International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes that promotes breastfeeding and discourages the marketing of milk substitutes and related devices.

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Admitted Emanuel AME shooter Dylann Roof attacked in jail shower

But Cannon said Stafford ran down the stairs and assaulted Roof quickly before Roof had stepped into the shower. "At the very least, we have complacency, which for police officers and detention officers is one of the biggest challenges we face", the sheriff said.

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Schumer: Congress should return from recess to address Zika

Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden said Thursday Zika is the first mosquito-born infection that's been known to cause birth defects. Chad Cotter, the general manager of Cotter Travel, said he hasn't received any cancellations in the Florida area.

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Rio 2016 Olympics rugby sevens: Great Britain women win opener against Brazil

The U.S. thumped France, in Antwerp, in 1920, and four years later the teams met as finalists again. But after being talked into playing a game of rugby for the Canberra Royals, she has swapped her hockey stick for a pair of footy boots. But for Humphrey Kayange, this is the moment has been longing for after playing a key role in the Olympics bid for Sevens Rugby. "The waiting is over, the preparation complete and it is now time for our top Men's and Women's Sevens players to take centre ...

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Zika virus in USA at "critical" point - Obama

Nelson's state has become the epicenter for Zika in the U.S. Fifteen people are reported to be infected with the virus in Miami's Wynwood arts district. Women who are infected with Zika during pregnancy need additional screening and close follow up to monitor for these abnormalities. Congress should demand this EUA be enacted.

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Taylor Swift breakup clearly still a sore topic for Calvin Harris

The video premiere comes the same week Newman revealed on Twitter that he is battling a second brain tumor. And he did not disappoint fans as he released the envy-inducing video for Ole , which sees him sporting an array of funky tropical shirts while chilling with Calvin on a yacht just off the coast of Las Cabos in Mexico.

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1 of 2 Skydivers Killed Was First-Time Jumper

According to FOX News, San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy Les Garcia said that the parachute the two skydivers had been relying upon did not open "until after impact". Dause stated that the parachute used in the tandem jump "failed to eject properly". "I am always liable but I am not concerned". Dause said other skydivers at the center continued with their jumps after the incident.

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Local Miami businesses worry as more people catch Zika virus

Scott also vetoed funding for a mosquito research lab. Abbott stated: "Reports from Congress suggest that the administration has approximately $400 million that it could use to protect Zika-prone states". Unlike some other types of mosquitos, Aedes mosquitos are active during the daytime. Now the money that we need to fight Zika is rapidly running out.

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Despite Change in Recommendations, Dentists Encourage Flossing

They said the effectiveness of flossing has not been researched. The federal government has recommended flossing since 1979, first in a surgeon general's report and later in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans issued every five years. It shows weak and unreliable evidence but dentists are still encouraging patients to floss. In the meantime, we aren't recommending that people drop the tooth floss right this second.

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Zika Affects Two California Babies

California now has 134 travel associated Zika virus infections and 1 sexually transmitted case. These patients have either contracted the disease from overseas or from having intercourse with a person who has traveled to Zika-affected areas.

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The cost of Brexit: 250000 fewer jobs

The British central bank also unveiled a raft of stimulus measures that include resuming a bond-buying program to pump money into the economy and offering cheap loans to banks. The pound gained 0.15 percent to 84.76 pence per euro and had looked to be recovering after the Bank of England announced a package of new stimulus measures for Britain's slowing economy on Thursday, driving sterling to its biggest daily losses in a month.

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Airbnb is now worth $30 billion

The filing does not divulge who is providing the latest round of funding, but with the latest cash injection Airbnb has now raised over $3.2 billion in funding since it was founded in 2008. Once this round is complete, the company would have tripled its valuation in the past two years. Uber, the most-valued American startup had recently chose to not further dilute its equity and raise $1.15 billion in the form of leveraged loans.

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Accused killer Dylann Roof gets his comeuppance in jailhouse shower

Dylann Roof, the man who gunned downnine worshippers in a historic black SC church in June 2015, wasassaultedin jail on Thursday. Prosecutors have said Roof was trying to make his way to Nashville, Tennessee, after the shootings. "One of the biggest challenges [for police officers and detention officers] is that we do things day in day out and it becomes routine and sometimes because of that it is easy to become complacent".

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Dentists Urge the Public Not to Stop Flossing, Despite Lack of Evidence

The US government have dropped flossing guidance due to lack of scientific basis and the NHS is considering whether it should still be recommended in the UK. Dr. Berguson said floss helps disrupt the bacteria that sits between teeth which he said leads to gum disease. It's something his mom will make sure he keeps doing.

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Marco Rubio: No Abortions for Zika-Infected Women

Zika can cause severe brain defects in infants, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Regardless of the major health risks the virus poses for babies and the fact that a woman should have a fundamental right to bodily autonomy regardless, Rubio maintained that he would "err on the side of life".

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US stocks open flat following a day of small gains

South Korea's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,000.03 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained 0.4 percent to 21,832.23. Overnight, sterling fell 1.5 per cent to US$1.3114. THE QUOTE: Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial, said investors were playing it safe as they waited for the Labor Department's July employment report, to be released Friday morning.

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Turkey calls Austria the 'capital of radical racism'

The supposed mastermind of the coup, Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen , was exiled from Turkey and now resides in the United States. Ankara says it has ordered Gulen's extradition from the United States, where he lives, though U.S. Erdogan has also said he would consider restoring death penalty in Turkey, a statement that made European politicians say that would mean suspension of accession talks.

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Mosquitoes have begun spreading Zika on US mainland

The risk in Brazil, which is hosting the Olympics this summer, remains high although officials have tried to wipe out the insects and get rid of areas of stagnant water where mosquitoes are likely to breed. "As we have anticipated, Zika is now here", said Tom Frieden , chief of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), speaking to reporters in a conference call.

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Zika Vaccine Trials in Humans Are Getting Underway

The Phase 1 clinical trial , called VRC 319, is led by Julie E. Ledgerwood, D.O., chief of the VRC's clinical trials program. In fact, one of the vaccine types the team tested in monkeys is slated to begin human clinical trials this fall at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and other sites, Barouch says.

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Rio's Olympic Opening Ceremonies had low budget, high appeal

Images of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, swirling in the Earth's atmosphere were followed by projections of world cities and regions - Amsterdam, Florida, Shanghai, Dubai - being swamped by rising seas. There will be 207 species of seeds planted, one for each country participating in the Games. That said, they covered the history of the country, from rainforest to the sprouting of civilization in several swift, brilliant production moves.

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US closer to using genetically modified mosquitoes that could fight Zika

The next step is for the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board to approve the release of the GMO mosquitoes . During the November referendum, Key Haven residents will be allowed to vote twice: once to determine whether they want to allow the mosquito to be released into their neighborhood and again as part of a countywide vote.

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Texas, minority groups agree on temporary remedy for voter ID

Texas agreed Wednesday to weaken its voter ID law as courts across the USA, with only months before the November election, are blocking Republican-controlled states from imposing polling place restrictions that critics say target minorities and the poor.

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Packed Olympic schedule for 1st main day in Rio

A bright and colourful ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium, celebrating Brazil's history and natural beauty, kicked off the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. But the boos that greeted acting Brazilian president Michel Temer's short address to open the Games, the smattering of jeers the Russian team received and the catcalls that followed a reference to government funding tell a different story.

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BoE stimulus sledgehammer lifts world stocks, United Kingdom shares hit 1-yr high

Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland, for instance, reported widening first-half losses, sending its shares down 4.5 percent. It previously predicted growth of 2.3% in 2017 and 2018. "As interest rates are close to zero", the bank said, "it is likely to be hard for some banks and building societies to reduce deposit rates much further, which in turn might limit their ability to cut their lending rates".

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Two new Zika Virus cases in San Francisco

The department reported that 114 travel-associated Zika virus infections have been reported in 22 California counties as of July 29. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a total of 13 babies nationwide were born with Zika-related defects.

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Two babies born in California with Zika-related defect

Middlesex County has seven reported cases, while Somerset has none. "It is truly a scary situation", said Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week, according to IDPH. The virus circulates about seven days. CDPH said it is actively monitoring all pregnant women with Zika infection in California.

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Yuma reports first travel-related Zika case

The call comes one week after Scott announced the first cases of locally acquired Zika virus were discovered in Florida. The state has reported 114 cases of travel-associated Zika infections as of July 29 in 22 California counties. The president has said he would send $5.6 million to Florida to help combat the spread. The state now has the capacity to test 6,239 people for active Zika virus and 1,840 for Zika antibodies.

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Clinton widens lead over Trump to 8 points

Speaking at an event with the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists in Washington D.C. on Friday, Clinton walked back those comments, saying that she was only referring to her testimony to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Is Toni Braxton's Son is Cured Of Autism?

For more than a decade, she has been a tireless advocate on the national and worldwide stage: at the United Nations, on Capitol Hill, at Autism Speaks Walks nationwide, and in personal letters of support to individuals and families affected by autism.

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With 3 months to go, Clinton builds presidential lead

Trump is speaking Saturday at 8 p.m.at Windham High School. His 'allies, ' Russian Federation and Julian Assange , may come to his rescue by leaking some damaging document that would be to Trump's advantage and imperil Hillary Clinton's promising ratings over her Republican opponent.

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Interim Brazil's President Announces Official Start of 2016 Summer Olympics

Adding that extra half-hour, the 8-11:30 average of a 16.5 was still able to mark the top Friday overnight on any network since Sochi's opening ceremony in 2014. Rio's Olympics are costing almost $12 billion but critics argue even legacy projects like a new metro line, bus highways and massive real estate developments have done little to improve the lives of the city's marginalized.

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Pound edges up after Bank of England stimulus slump

On Thursday, the BoE also unveiled a new stimulus package, indicating it will boost its quantitative easing programme by another £60bn ($70bn), bringing the tally up to £435bn. But Broadbent said the BoE would not use it as a back-door way to introduce negative interest rates - something some analysts had speculated about, given Governor Mark Carney's firm opposition to cutting Bank Rate below zero.

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Fathers' rights activists protest on UK Labour leader's roof

When asked how he felt when he saw large numbers attending Corbyn rallies on TV, Mr Smith said: "Jeremy is drawing crowds of 5,000". Mr Smith, who repeatedly referred to himself as a Bevanite, said: "I'm in favour of a world without nuclear weapons, I'm in favour of the Labour Party being in the vanguard of looking for multilateral disarmament".