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BJP also in race to form govt in Goa: Parrikar

Parrikar, Union Minister for Roads, Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of State for AYUSH and caretaker Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. Three independents MLAs too have extended support to the BJP on similar grounds. The MGP was a part of the BJP government in Goa, but walked out of it following differences with chief minister Parsekar.

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Deadly listeria outbreak linked to raw milk cheese

The two deaths occurred in CT and Vermont, The Associated Press reports. After being informed of a positive test conducted on a retail sample of Ouleout cheese by the FDA, Vulto Creamery began contacting its customers to return Ouleout cheese on March 3, 2017, and on March 7 announced a recall of its Ouleout cheese along with its Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willowemoc cheeses.

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Spring Forward: Change Your Clocks for Daylight Savings Time

Interestingly, the United States formally adopted Daylight Saving Time in 1918, but it proved unpopular and was discontinued in 1919. The government-forced mandate has come under scrutiny recently with a bill being introduced in the Michigan House that would exempt the state form Daylight saving time.

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Daylight Saving Time: 5 fun facts

When do we "fall back" and restore clocks to Standard Time? The name is Daylight Saving Time - not Daylight Saving's Time or Daylight Savings Times. Making the switch to Daylight Saving Time should also mean shutting off your electronic devices before bed because their artificial light stops the body from producing sleep-inducing melatonin.

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Two people critically ill after drinking toxic herbal tea

In separate incidents from February and March, a woman in her 50s and a man in his 30s became gravely ill within an hour of drinking tea made from leaves supplied by the same San Francisco herbalist. Symptoms occur rapidly and include sensory abnormalities , cardiovascular abnormalities (including chest pains, irregular heartbeat) and gastrointestinal abnormalities (nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea).

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Rahul Dravid to become coach of Indian Cricket Team

The former star Indian spinner was appointed as the head coach of Team India in June previous year and has led the side to a 2-0 Test series victory in West Indies. A hierarchy similar to England and Wales Cricket Board is on cards due to which Kumble will be removed from his current position in the team. The fans will be pleased with this confirmation from Edulji, not because Dravid is not suitable for the job, but because India have been doing brilliantly under Kumble, who has formed a ...

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Trump claims ObamaCare was created to 'explode' this year

President Donald Trump, meanwhile, is planning to go all out to get a House repeal measure approved. Conservative groups also opposed the new plan, including Heritage Action for America, the Club for Growth, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners.

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Bevin makes Pence a Kentucky Colonel

Pence celebrated some of the elements of the Republican bill, like expanding health savings accounts, allowing people to buy insurance across state lines and giving flexibility and freedom to states to determine Medicaid expansion on their own, an idea Bevin, who wants to restructure Kentucky's Medicaid expansion, touts.

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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired from Odisha coast: DRDO

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested the latest version of the cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur at sea in Balasore, off the Odisha coast. The world-class nuclear capable missile with advanced seeker software, BrahMos has been developed as part of a joint venture between India and Russian Federation, and the missile had an initial range of 290 km.

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India's shunned widows spray colour to celebrate Holi spring festival

It is primarily observed in India , Nepal, and their diaspora in other regions of the world. The Hindu community across the northern Sindh will celebrate the Holi festival with its traditional enthusiasm on Sunday. Why is it called the festival of colours? Here we are providing you the largest collection of Happy Holi SMS, Images , Songs, Messages, Quotes, Wallpapers, Wishes and Status updates.

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China inducts J-20 stealth fighters as part of military revamp

In a newscast on state broadcaster CCTV's military and agricultural affairs channel, an announcer said in a brief statement that the J-20 had "entered" service in the country's airforce. With President Donald Trump promising a US shipbuilding spree and unnerving Beijing with his unpredictable approach on hot-button issues, including the South and East China seas, China is pushing to narrow the gap with the US Navy.

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Security flaws caused terrorists attack: Afghans

At least three militants attacked a military air base used by Afghan and US forces in southeastern Afghanistan on Saturday, according to a senior security official, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. The ministry said that its attention was drawn to the accusations against Russian Federation made recently by the representatives of the command of foreign military contingents stationed in Afghanistan, as well as by some Afghan officials about the alleged support of the Taliban movement by Moscow.

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Predictions for possible storm Monday night

The chance of snow drops to 20 percent Friday night and will last until about 11 p.m. McPike said two computer models he uses varied in their forecast amounts of snow for the Omaha area - one calling for 1 inch and the other expecting up to 6 inches.

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Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis to undergo chemotherapy after cancer spreads

Bettis, 27, revealed in December that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer and provided an update in January that he was cancer-free. The native of Lubbock, Texas, underwent surgery on November 29 after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

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Matt Barkley, Aldrick Robinson join 49ers' sizable free-agent class

He then made his first career start the following season for Arizona, spent two years with the Browns and then one each with Houston and Chicago, where he started five games last season. Reports about the San Francisco 49ers recent move are all over the news as of late. Smith memorably had the game-sealing interception in the 2013 NFC title game for the Seahawks against San Francisco.

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Popular Hair Loss Drug Linked to Long-term Sexual Problems

Men with longer exposure to the drugs finasteride and dutasteride had a higher risk of getting persistent erectile dysfunction than those with less exposure, researchers from Northwestern University in the USA said . The details of the study were published in the journal PeerJ . PED developed in 34 (0.79%) of 4284 young men exposed to finasteride 1.25 mg/day or less and who had no prior sexual dysfunction and were evaluated for new PED.

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Six Nations: England will not panic if Farrell loses fitness battle

Cotter said: " England like running scenarios and they train under pressure, and that's why they are risky". He's in doubt but we'll see. Victory for England will secure a second successive Six Nations championship with a game to spare while Scotland are seeking a first win at Twickenham in 34 years.

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Uttarakhand polls: Tough time ahead for Harish Rawat

As the BJP leaders and members went into celebration mode with their party's historic win in Uttar Pradesh, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said that the party would register an emphatic win in Karnataka in the next Assembly polls.

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India squad pruned for final two Australia Tests

Rahul is nursing a sore shoulder, while Vijay missed the second Test in Bengaluru due to a shoulder injury. Rohit Sharma and Amit Mishra, both of whom were recovering from injuries, have not been picked in the squad . With the series level at 1-1, the third Test is scheduled for March 16 at Ranchi while the final Test will be held at Dharamshala, starting on March 25.

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Federal judge declines to halt revised Trump travel ban

US District Judge William Conley ruled that challenge moot after a federal judge in Washington state blocked the travel order. Trump issued a new order Monday that removed Iraq from the list of countries and temporarily shuts down the refugee program.

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Pat Cummins replaces Mitchell Starc in Australia squad

Cummins broke through as a teenager in worldwide cricket, but various injuries have severely restricted his involvement in global cricket. David Warner has backed the 23-year-old to trouble India's batsmen with sheer pace and - if the pitch isn't too flat - rearing bounce.

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Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack in Sukma, 9 security personnel killed, three injured

They belonged to the 219 battalion. The CRPF said the men were "providing security" to road construction teams when the IED blast occurred. Two Maoists were also killed in the counter attack by the security forces, police said. Additional reinforcement has been rushed to the spot of ambush for rescue and relief operations. He also spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the situation in Sukma.

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Trump poised to tap Scott Gottlieb to head FDA

Since leaving the FDA, Gottlieb has served as a board member or adviser to at least nine drug and device makers. O'Neill is however a good friend of Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and presidential advisor on technology and science. "Gottlieb is entangled in an unprecedented web of Big Pharma ties", says Dr. Michael Carome, the director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, a pro-consumer advocacy group.

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United States stocks close higher on February jobs report

The Fed is scheduled to meet next week with most market participants expecting the central bank to tighten US monetary policy. The Nasdaq jumped 22.92 (+0.39 percent) to close at 5,861.73, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,372.60, up 7.73 (+0.33 percent) from its open.

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Scores of Planned Parenthood Supporters Decry GOP's 'Defund' Bill

Richards would absolutely shut down an offer by Mr. Trump to stop performing abortions . Planned Parenthood does referrals for mammograms, and some of their affiliates will provide free mammography mobile vans for uninsured women, the fact check noted.

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GOP Plan To Replace Obamacare Calls For Medicaid Caps

But in some cases those components would work differently under the GOP framework than is now the case with the ACA, or Obamacare. They must pay the full cost of coverage. If it passes, that will be a welcome change for many small and mid-size business owners. States would gain flexibility to cap enrollment and change benefits.

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California health advocates blast GOP bill as harmful

Craig Garthwaite of Northwestern University said the proposed tax credits, which would range from $2,000 to $4,000, were " frankly not enough for a low-income person to afford insurance". It will "deliver relief from Obamacare's taxes and mandates and lay the groundwork for a 21st century health care system", the GOP said on its website.

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Mumps cases on the rise in Kansas

According to an email sent by the Office of Emergency Management, mumps is a mild disease but has the ability to spread quickly. There are 56 reported cases across 12 counties : Atchison, Barton, Crawford, Douglas, Ellis, Finney, Franklin, Johnson, Marshall, Riley, Rooks and Thomas.

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Strawberries, Spinach Top Dirty Dozen List

EWG's analysis of tests by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that almost 70 percent of samples of 48 types of conventional produce were contaminated with residues of one or more pesticides. It ranks the best and worst produce when it comes to pesticide content. In a change from previous year, potatoes and pears made the "Dirty Dozen" . Produce that had relatively fewer pesticides and lower total concentrations of pesticide residues was placed on the group's "Clean Fifteen" ...

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Formula One: Vettel leaves partying Hamilton in his wake

As for the visuals, all we can do so far is go on-board with Bottas as he completes a full lap of the Catalunya track. As you can see, the vehicle does look like it carries more momentum through those high-speed corners. The team said the double world champion had experienced the same intermittent electrical shutdown that hampered Belgian rookie teammate Stoffel Vandoorne on Thursday.

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Which season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was best?

Even now the show feels relevant, so it's no surprise it's so fondly remembered. The beauty of this episode was the parallel between the "changed" Angel that Buffy had to face, both by losing her virginity to him and having his soul removed by a mystic gypsy curse.

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Cooler temperatures expected across the state for Friday

Light west-northwest wind. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Looks like there will be a chance for rain each day as well. Highs will be in the low 20s to low 30s. Tuesday through Wednesday now look like they will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 60s/ low 70s with south/ southeast winds at 5-15 miles per hour.

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Letter to the editor: Defunding Planned Parenthood bad health policy

The bill would prohibit for a year any funding to Planned Parenthood , a major provider of women's health services, restrict abortion access in covered plans on the health exchange and scale back Medicaid services used by many low-income women, among other changes.

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Worst month on record for A&E waiting times

More people than ever had to sit in emergency departments, for over four hours, before they were seen by medical staff. In future paramedics should be "conveying patients to hospital only when this is clinically necessary", the letter says.

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Mourinho out for revenge as Man United visit Chelsea in Cup

Eden Hazard says that the goal he scored against Arsenal last month was one of the best of his Chelsea career. Eden Hazard has said that he wants to add the FA Cup to his medal collection as Chelsea prepare to take on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United at Stamford Bridge with a place in the semifinal at stake.