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Myanmar to Hold Historic Peace Talks With Ethnic Armies

For the first time since the civil war started, he said, Myanmar has a popularly elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi who commands respect. The Rohingya, who bore the brunt of the attacks, were later forced to live in refugee camps. Myanmar is one of the few countries in a position to export large quantities of pulses. The outfit, however, has not yet joined the peace process in Myanmar.

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State gets $1 million to improve opioid treatment

Officials suspect the heroin was cut with a more potent substance, such as carfentanil, which is used as an elephant tranquilizer. On the call, Huntington, WV Mayor Steve Williams (D) highlighted how communities can use prevention and intervention to help reduce drug misuse deaths.

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McCain, Rubio Re-election Bids Move Forward With Republican Primary Wins

Both of his possible Democratic rivals, Reps. Congressman Alan Grayson says he won't back Murphy in November. While Grayson has more consistently voted for Democratic priorities and Obama's agenda, many party leaders thought he was unelectable because of his brash demeanor and domestic issues that have put him in the spotlight.

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California lawmakers approve overtime law for farmworkers

Brown's desk to be signed or vetoed. In a concession to California's powerful, $56 billion agribusiness lobby, the new bill includes a phase-in that gradually lowers the current 10-hour day to eight hours. Wilson says it more a matter of a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. "While AB 1066 claims to protect agricultural employees, this short-sighted policy will have the opposite effect, reducing the number of hours available to (and earning potential of) farm workers".

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This Devastating Princess Diana Interview Reveals How Strong She Was

May her legacy of poise, grace, strength and compassion influence generations to come'. "To Darren, love from Diana", it read. The whole nation was devastated by the news of her death. "She wasn't strict at all", said Darren. Nanny would say, 'No, they're eating their dinner, they're having cabbage. After her separation and divorce from Prince Charles, she favored more of the European designers, including Christian Dior and Gianni Versace, whose funeral she attended, along with Elton ...

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FDA suggests blood testing for Zika virus

Several showed the ability to hinder or halt the progress of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in lab-grown human neural cells. "In this sort of global health emergency, we don't have time ". It looks promising, but there will need to be additional tests. In an earlier study, the researchers had discovered that Zika attacks specific stem cells that develop into neurons in the brain's cortex, which is associated with higher brain function.

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Clinton speech to stress American leadership in world

The Republican nominee previously promised to enlist a deportation force across the country to rid the USA of the more than 11 million living in the country illegally, but has recently offered conflicting statements on how he would tackle the issue.

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Apple To Reveal Date For Next iPhone

As is typical of Apple event invitations, this one was light on details, with a simple out-of-focus light pattern above the text. After the first few invitations were sent out, techies flocked to the internet to speculate about the new iPhone .

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Trump has surprise Mexico visit ahead of immigration speech

Donald Trump has promised to build a wall along the border with Mexico, which Mexico will have to pay for. "What ultimately matters is what Donald Trump says to voters in Arizona, not Mexico, and whether he remains committed to the splitting up of families and deportation of millions".

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Egypt parliament toughens penalties for female circumcision

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a terrible practice in many parts of Africa despite the national and worldwide efforts to eradicate it, including by global human rights instruments and at different fora. In Egypt, both Muslims and Christians practice the procedure. In May, a 17-year-old girl died of a suspected stroke under anesthesia while undergoing female circumcision in the city of Suez.

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Kansas to use nearly $1.2M in federal funds to fight Zika

Previously, the FDA recommended that blood donations be screened for Zika only in areas where the virus was being actively transmitted-in Puerto Rico, Florida, and other USA territories. Belanger said they've already submitted paperwork for testing and it's in front of the FDA for approval once approved Shepeard Community Blood Center will be doing universal testing on all donors for the Zika Virus here in Augusta.

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Upstate pastor apologizes about Hillary Clinton black face tweet

Tuesday morning Burns apologized again via Twitter. "Black Americans, THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES and letting me use you again". "I'm going to apologize for the offensive picture that many thought was offensive, but I'm not apologizing for the message that it was carrying", Burns said.

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House Republicans to skip Tuesday meeting on pensions

Prior to the meeting, Democrat House members were handed prepared questions from Stumbo's office to ask to the unassuming state workers who were shamefully used as props in this never-ending circus. He called Meyer's charges and earlier similar accounts by Rep. Kevin Sinnette, D-Ashland, also first reported by CNHI News, "serious allegations". But a spokesman confirmed the tweets were accurate.

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Theranos voluntarily withdraws Zika blood test from FDA approval

The miniLab device, intended for non-clinical use, purportedly can produce accurate results from just a few drops of blood. According to The Wall Street Journal , blood testing company Theranos and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes have suffered a new, major setback.

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Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Treatment of Sexually-transmitted Infections

Under the new guidelines, the WHO has urged national health authorities to track the prevalence of resistance to different antibiotics in the strains of gonorrhoea circulating among their population. They can also greatly increase the risk of being infected with HIV, and untreated gonorrhoea and chlamydia can leave both men and women infertile. Gonorrhea can cause pelvic inflammatory disease and lead to risky ectopic pregnancies.

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Papa John's Announces Pizza-Ordering App for Apple TV

It's usually the company's competitor Domino's that makes headlines for its tech-savvy ways of ordering, such as customers being able to tweet a pizza emoji or use Amazon Echo. You can also select from past and saved orders for one-tap ordering. "Pizza and entertainment are a natural fit", "Papa John" Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's, said in a press release.

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Ohio's abortion pill law led to worse health outcomes

Moreover, that FDA guideline was outdated from the 1990s. The law also seems to have correlated to an 80% decline in medical abortions, which is troubling because medical abortions (which are done with medication in the early stages of a pregnancy) are widely considered to be cheaper and less invasive than surgical abortions.

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Nadal, Djokovic miss Federer at US Open

Rafa Nadal was worn out from his Rio Olympics exertions after emerging from an injury absence to win doubles gold, but the Spaniard perked back up with his trip to NY for the U.S. More drama, too: A first-round loss by Rio Olympics gold medalist Monica Puig, and French Open champion Garbine Muguruza's complaints about having trouble breathing after dropping the first set of a match she would go on to win in three.

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Rise in discrimination against pregnant women and new mothers

Although the right to statutory maternity leave and pay only applies to employees, the ERA 1996 does afford protection to a wider class of new and expectant mothers including these contracted workers and self-employed contractors. In Germany, new and expectant mothers can only be made redundant under specified circumstances. Professor Caroline Gatrell from Lancaster University Management School, and an expert on parental discrimination in the workplace, said the findings of the WEC report ...

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TFL Is Testing Out New Badges For Disabled Passengers On The Tube

For now, TFL is recruiting 1,000 people for a month-long trial. London Mayor and general good-bloke, Sadiq Khan, has said that "the new steps map will encourage more of us to walk these short journeys instead - it's good for our health and it will help support London's small businesses".

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Outer Banks crowds thin as tropical system nears

The category 2 storm has maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour and is moving northeast at 6 miles per hour. By the end of the week Gaston will be moving into an environment with more wind shear and cooler waters. Depression getting better organized as it drifts slowly north-northwestward. It's expected to later curve northeastward. TD9 is expected to become a tropical storm Tuesday night into Wednesday morning but will likely be vying with TD8 for naming rights to either ...

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Chris Brown Arrested After Gun Raid On House

In case you're were sleeping all day & didn't hear, Baylee Curran , a beauty pageant who had partied with Chris in the past, accused Brown of threatening her with a gun after an alleged argument over some jewelry early Tuesday morning. Lieutenant Chris Ramirez of the Los Angeles Police Department said, "He is being transported to robbery homicide, where he will be arrested for assault with a deadly weapon".

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Chris Brown Bailed Himself Out Of Jail And Is Instagramming His Innocence

Police say officers first responded to Brown's Los Angeles home around 3 a.m. "I'm terrified", she explains when asked why she filed a police report. LAPD public information Officer Tony Im said Brown was arrested with his lawyer, Mark Geragos , by his side, after a "thorough investigation" that produced "probable cause" for arrest.

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Drug-dispensing contact lens may benefit glaucoma patients

A more mediated approach, in which lenses gradually deploy their palliative payload, is expected to produce better outcomes. In a new study published online on August 29, 2016 in Ophthalmology , researchers wrote that, using primates as subjects, they successfully tested a contact lens that slowly releases medication (latanoprost) into the eye, and proved as effective as latanoprost drops in reducing IOP.

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Selfies help get over Instagram photos can spot depression before diagnosis

The researchers then analyzed the photos for quantitative measures of colors, brightness and faces, as well more subjective assessments of happiness, sadness, likeability and "interestingness". The photos from depressed people may reflect more limited social interactions and bleaker world views, Danforth said. As might be expected, the photos from depressed participants' feeds were more likely to be sad and less happy.

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Greinke solid, D'backs beat Cueto and Giants 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Zack Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his mastery of San Francisco and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Johnny Cueto and the Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night. "Some luck involved in it", Greinke said. Brandon Crawford drove in San Francisco's first run with a sacrifice fly in the third. After a one-out walk to Pence, Panik hit a grounder to second baseman Segura, who made a nifty backhand flip to Owings to start the DP.

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Arizona old-guard Republicans advance in primary

On the Democratic side, Tom O'Halleran, a former Republican state senator who switched parties, is expected to defeat Miguel Olivas. The 2nd Congressional District covers most of Tucson and parts of Cochise County. McCain, 80, defeated former Arizona state Senator Kelli Ward and is slated to defend his Senate seat against Democratic Representative Ann Kirkpatrick in the November 8 election.

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4 countries warn its citizens against travelling to Singapore

During the current outbreak, at least 1,845 cases of birth defects including microcephaly and other developmental complications associated with Zika have been reported in Brazil, according to the World Health Organization's most recent update.

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Chhotepur's controversy exposes fissures in AAP: Congress

A few AAP leaders from Punjab on Thursday wrote to Kejriwal seeking action against Chhotepur following the emergence of a video clip on the purported sting showing an AAP supporter giving money to Chhotepur reached the AAP leadership in Delhi.

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Clinton aide splits from Anthony Weiner after third sexting scandal

Weiner resigned as NY congressman in 2011 after photos of a sexual nature emerged of him with another woman. Two years later Weiner said he wanted to put his sordid past behind him as he launched a bid for the NY mayoralty and asked the public for a second chance.

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Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

The Tourism Board of Singapore said that it is closely monitoring developments in Zika transmission and stressed that the city-state remains a "safe travel destination". Foreign workers in Singapore , employed mostly in the construction and marine industries, can earn as little as S$2 ($1.47) an hour, often work 12-14 hours a day and take few days off.

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere weighing up deadline day loan options

The transfer window is now drawing to a close so we'll bring you all the latest transfer rumours and gossip from around the globe. Rather, he is someone who is to defer to Wilshere's talent, rather than sitting him down and getting him to a place where he has a defined role that works for Wilshere and Arsenal .

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FDA approves Novartis biosimilar to Amgen's Enbrel

The FDA's approval of Erelzi is based on review of evidence that included structural and functional characterization, animal study data, human pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics data, clinical immunogenicity data and other clinical safety and effectiveness data that demonstrates Erelzi is biosimilar to Enbrel .

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Based Blood Bank Will Screen all Blood for Zika Virus

Tang and researcher Hongjun Song of Johns Hopkins explained repurposing already-approved drugs is a quicker alternative than developing a new medicine. While mosquitoes are the primary source of the virus' transmission, it also can be contracted through sex, and can be passed from a mother to child during birth.

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FBI Uncovers Possible Benghazi Emails Clinton Didn't Provide to State Department

Such criticism was fueled by the release of Clinton's State Department emails, connected with the FBI investigation of the Democratic candidate's use of a private server, that show individuals seeking favors or meetings with wealthy global donors to the foundation.