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Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

WhatsApp also edged it out with 175 million users. Posting its first quarterly earnings since going public, Snap Inc. reported that its daily active user base grew to 166 million in Q1. Before Snap went public, the competition between the company and Instagram's Stories was heating up. Since it couldn't buy its smaller rival, Facebook is bent on copying Snap to death.

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Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

At least 362 civilians have been killed by coalition raids in Iraq and Syria since the start of the air campaign in 2014, according to the USA defence department. Lee's death was the third US casualty this week in the global fight against ISIS. Lee was one of over 1,800 soldiers from 2nd Brigade deployed in Iraq to support the warn-torn country's efforts to battle the Islamic State group (also called ISIS).

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Michael Flynn issued subpoena

In a joint statement on Wednesday (11 May), Senators Richard Burr , the committee's Republican chairman, and Mark Warner, its top-ranking Democrat, announced the subpoena after Flynn failed to meet the original 9 May deadline. Alongside Flynn, the committee has requested documents from former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page, campaign chief Paul Manafort and longtime friend Roger Stone.

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Racist note that sparked campus outrage was fake, says college president

Just a couple of hours after Wells shared the message with with the public, students gathered in Buntrock Commons in a large protest that forced the cancellation of classes. Anderson says the college continues to investigate other reports of racist messages since last fall. "I just wanted to give y'all the heads up".

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WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the organization has confidence that Floyd has moved on from his past transgressions. Where (and if) he'll fit into Teddy Bridgewater's/Sam Bradford's Vikings receiver corps is unclear. In 2016, his production waned, mirroring a drop-off for the entire Cardinals team. Floyd was found passed out at the wheel, at an intersection, and later found to have a.217 blood alcohol level.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

Bank of America upgraded the shares of BG in report on Tuesday, August 2 to "Buy" rating. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.04. On a per-share basis, the Burbank, California-based company said it had profit of $1.50. Artal Group Sa decreased Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY ) stake by 64.29% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis

Roger says the investigation appears to have stemmed from allegations in that lawsuit. The company's president, Kelley Rogers, told the Sun that agents removed files from the Strategic Campaign Group's offices. The FBI confirmed it served a search warrant in Annapolis, Maryland, but declined to elaborate. Rogers did not immediately return a phone call or email from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

President Farmajo, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and British Prime Minister Theresa May will co-chair the conference . "Our hearts and sympathies go to millions of Somalis that have been affected by the drought or are suffering as a effect of violence and insecurity", she said after signing of the new education package with the Minister of Planning, Investment and Economic promotion, Jamal Mohamed Hassan.

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EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

That growth is far above the expected euro area GDP growth of 1.7 per cent in 2017 and 1.8 per cent in 2018. That is compared with predictions made in the winter of 1.6 per cent growth in 2017 and 1.8 per cent in 2018. It said that "the expansion of domestic demand was the main driver of growth" in 2016, when the economy grew by 0.9%, up from 0.8% in 2015. Brexit remains one of the main risks for the bloc's growth in the coming months, the Commission said.

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Scientists successfully grow premature lamb in an artificial womb

The device mimics the womb-like environment and provides the possibility of suspending the baby in it for another few weeks to bring them over the 28-week threshold. A major technical hurdle still to be crossed is downsizing the system to make it suitable for human infants, which are a third of the size of the lambs used in the study.

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New photo as Prince Charlotte turns two

It's not surprising that Kate took the official photo to mark Charlotte's second birthday on the protected grounds of the family's country estate. She's the spitting image of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II , who is Britain's current monarch.

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Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

She then went on the offensive about NDP leader John Horgan, stating that he is all about today, while she is all about tomorrow and the future. Due to redistribution, British Columbia now has 87 seats and 371 candidates are vying for them.

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Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

But the wind could be a factor Wednesday because big gusts could stir up the radioactive particles in the hole and release them into the air. Pallone said the Energy Department should provide details on the implications of the incident on continuing cleanup efforts.

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Arizona: Phoenix serial killer suspect arrested

Marshal for Arizona David Gonzales told the Phoenix New Times . The investigation into the serial killings had focused what authorities said were seven fatal shootings. Authorities investigated Saucedo more closely and connected him to the serial killings. Romero, who was dating Saucedo's mother, was killed in August 2015 at a Phoneix apartment complex.

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BSP expels Nasimuddin Siddiqui, son from party

Alleging that he was involved in anti-party activities and corruption, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday expelled Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son Afzal Siddiqui from the party. The BSP has been out of power in Uttar Pradesh since 2012. Mishra accused the veteran leader, who once used to be a close confidante of party chief Mayawati, as indulging in indiscipline.

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Theresa May: Conservatives must not take local election results for granted

The party's success in Glasgow forced Labour out of power in the city for the first time in nearly 40 years. The SNP said it increased the party's number of councilors compared with the last local elections in 2012. Labour did win mayoral contests in the northern English cities of Doncaster, Liverpool and Manchester, but lost the race in the West Midlands area around Birmingham to Conservative Andy Street by just 4,000 votes.

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Side effects emerge after approval for many USA drugs

About 1 in 3 drugs a new study examined were found to have a safety issue after the Food and Drug Administration OK'd them. The study showed that the treatments most likely to be flagged for safety concerns were those granted clearance under the agency's accelerated approval program, as well as medications for psychiatric disease, and those approved close to the deadline that had been set for the review.

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Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

The Hanford Site is a mostly decommissioned nuclear production complex operated by the USA government on the Columbia River. Crews were hand surveying outer areas around the tunnels for contamination, but closer to the breach were using a remote-controlled device that can do radiological monitoring and take video.

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State of emergency declared in Montreal after floods

He believes municipality authorities in his town and others could have warned residents earlier that water levels were going to rise in order to give people more time to prepare. "But I know it's hard". Raymond Stelmashuk filled and stacked 600 to 650 sandbags around his grandmother's home in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro neighborhood in an unsuccessful attempt to save it, the Canadian Broadcasting Company reports.

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Marijuana can probably keep your brain young when you're old

The old mice did just as well as the young mice! Without THC, the younger mice passed the tests with flying colors, but once dosed, they struggled much like the older ones struggled without the cannabis constituent. In today's study, all the mice (young, full-grown, and old) received low doses of THC via the pump for 28 days. This decreases memory performance and cognitive ability, meaning it takes that little bit longer to do the crossword.

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Cotton swabs are sending about 34 children to the emergency room daily

Otolaryngologists do not recommend using the swabs because they can cause injuries or push the ear wax deeper into the canal, causing it to become trapped. Nearly all of the children seen in the emergency department (99%) received treatment and were released. For children aged 8-17 years, foreign body sensation was the most commonly reported; for children aged 8 years, perforated ear drum was the most common.

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Owners of dead giant rabbit on United Airlines flight seek damages, probe

The investment group purchased Simon from a breeder in England and was flying him to the United States, where he would have been displayed at the Iowa State Fair in August and ultimately crowned world's largest rabbit, Cook said. On May 1, United spokesman Charles Hobart said that the airline had come to "a satisfactory resolution" with the rabbit's breeder, Annette Edwards, in the United Kingdom.

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Labrador to Run for Idaho Governor

He has since said that his wording wasn't elegant, but he maintains health care is not a basic human right. Labrador joins a crowded GOP field in the race to succeed retiring Gov. "In 2014, he endorsed me in my race for Governor, stating he supported me because of my 'political courage and fresh ideas'". While hardly unexpected, Tuesday's filing comes after Labrador has been at the eye of a public relations storm over health care reform.

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Boulder weather: High of 65 with afternoon storms likely

If these storms do make it into central Oklahoma, they have a low threat of becoming severe with damaging wind and hail. "Storms continue on Thursday before wrapping up Thursday night where 1-2" with isolated 3" for most of northeast Kansas would have fallen.

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Judge to hear arguments on bid to erase Hernandez conviction

Prosecutors argued during that hearing that Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder shouldn't be erased because he killed himself. Ward said the judge's decision doesn't change her mind that Hernandez killed her son. Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Wednesday, May 28, 2014, to two counts of first-degree murder and other charges in the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

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After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

But along with all the cheers for Clark as she walked down the street, here were also jeers for the B.C. Liberal leader. RELATED: Could B.C. get a third official party? "Most people will vote to keep the status quo in place, especially in the face of rising protectionism south of the border".

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State Rep. Arrested, Accused Of 'Super Drunk' Driving

It shows that you never know the person next to you, know what's going on in their life. Officers responding to a welfare check request found the body of state Rep. Sheriff Lawrence Jerue would not discuss the charge against Kivela , but the Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday it was for suspected drunken driving.

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Senate to vote on FDA head dogged by financial questions

Gottlieb is expected to move quickly to implement FDA mandates in the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act , which is, among other things, created to speed the drug approval process by relaxing certain clinical trial requirements. "Dr. Gottlieb has had a cozy relationship with big drug companies for decades", Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington questioned whether recusals are enough to erase the bias of being a pharmaceutical industry insider when dozens of drugs being developed ...

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Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

But coupled with other research showing a similar effect, it seems apparent the more quickly drugs are approved, the more likely we are to miss potential problems with them. Manufacturers needed to add 61 boxed warnings, also commonly called a black box warning, to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks. The withdrawn drugs and the reason: Bextra , an anti-inflammatory medicine, heart problems; Raptiva , a psoriasis drug, rare nervous system illness; and Zelnorm , a bowel ...

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Car bomb in Thailand's Muslim-dominated south wounds over 50

Another suspicious object was found at Diana department store in Muang Sistrict, said Pattani Muang Police Deputy Superintendent Col Preecha Prachumchai. While this latest attack is unique in its size and audacity, it's not the first time the supermarket has been targeted. There are "high levels of ongoing violence in these areas, including terrorist attacks and bombings that result in deaths and injuries on an nearly daily basis", the Smart Traveller website reads.

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Teen shocks classmates by arriving to prom in coffin

She said her entrance one-upped her brother, who previously arrived at prom in a hearse , but didn't make use of a coffin. She stepped out of the coffin, smiling while holding a bouquet of flowers. others don't understand the meaning behind it", Flaherty wrote in defending her daughter on a Facebook community forum. Flaherty said she gets that many people are uncomfortable with death and the things that come with it.

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Dove unveils new body wash bottles; reaction pours in online

Conceived by Ogilvy & Mather in 2004, several advertisements for Dove have received plenty of press coverage through the years and many have even gone viral, including the Dove Real Beauty Sketches in 2013. There are six in total, ranging from tall to short, curvy to skinny. "They're one of a kind - just like you". Dove says it follows their survey that reveals the pressure women feel that's put on them to look a certain way.

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Most of the killings by a gunman dubbed the Serial Street Shooter took place in a predominantly Latino neighborhood between August 2015 and July 2016. The most prominent domestic violence hotline in the USA says there's been a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status.

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Häagen-Dazs Hosting Free Cone Day to Raise Awareness About Bees

Unfortunately, the closest store to the Suncoast area is in Tampa but if you find yourself near there, you can stop by from 4-8 p.m.to get your free cone and help save the honey bees! Southsiders with a sweet tooth have a reason to scream for ice cream.

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I am in Champions Trophy squad because of IPL, says Shikhar Dhawan

As per reported by Hindustan Times , chief selector MSK Prasad said: "We considered Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav, Suresh Raina , Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur ". In the absence of the injured KL Rahul, Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane will compete for the opener slots. "He was not like the others who underwent surgery and were going through rehabilitation".