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American Academy of Dermatology - Research Highlights Common Sunscreen Mistakes

Researchers set up free sunscreen dispensers at the Minnesota State Fair in the USA and observed 2,187 people using them over the course of 93 hours. A new study revealed that one-third of sunscreens on shelves are lying about their protection levels.

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Inspired doctors successfully carried out India's first womb transplant at Pune hospital

An Indian mother has donated her uterus to her 21-year-old daughter. These are risky and expensive elective surgeries done to help women born without a uterus or with irreversible uterine damage to have their own child using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF).

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Five Poisoned by Botulism After Eating Gas Station Nachos

The Valley Oak Food and Fuel is the gas station in Sacramento and Lavinia is not the first person to be diagnosed with botulism after eating food from there. "Somebody needs to be accountable". Once the bacteria enter the system, it causes the release of a highly risky nerve toxin that lead to severe paralysis, and in some instances, even death.

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Scottish NHS health boards escape major cyber disruptions

The National Cyber Security Centre has been coordinating the State's response to the threat from the fast-spreading malicious software and has issued a series of advisory notices to Government departments and agencies. "Staff are working hard to ensure that the small number of organisations still affected return to normal shortly". NHS Shetland was one of only three Scottish health boards not affected by the "ransomware" attack.

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Dayton vetoes bill for teacher licensing overhaul

Minnesota was the final holdout in meeting stricter federal ID standards. The new law would require the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to begin issuing licenses by October 1, 2018. The House and Senate overwhelmingly passed the bills off the floor Wednesday evening, with little mention of the state's complicated 12-year history with the Real ID Act.

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Pakistan files plea with ICJ to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Pakistan Peoples Party Vice President Sherry Rehman said Islamabad failed to plead its case at The Hague and the Pakistani counsel ended his arguments in 50 minutes against the allocated time of 90 minutes. "Pakistan was set to re-challenge the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice after it granted injunction on Thursday on an Indian plea to stay Jadhav's execution", Dunya News reported.

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Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator

Cunha led the impeachment fight that removed Dilma Rousseff from the presidency past year and put Temer, then the vice-president, into power. When the news broke on Wednesday evening, opponents started to call for Temer's resignation or impeachment, Xinhua reported .

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CDC: Outbreaks of diarrhea-inducing parasite Crypto on the rise in pools

On May 18, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a sharp increase in reported infections from swimming pools in the United States. "To help protect your family and friends from crypto and other diarrhea-causing germs, do not swim or let your kids swim if sick with diarrhea", said Michele Hlavsa, chief of CDC's Healthy Swimming Program , according to the statement.

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Amash says Trump could be impeached if Comey memos are true

The White House maintains that the memo is not an accurate portrayal of the conversation between Mr Trump and Mr Comey. The Washington Post reported that who said Trump's disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the terror group as the information the President relayed had been provided by a U.S.

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Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicare expansion

This has spurred concern that fewer people would have access to primary care physicians, forcing more patients to use emergency services as their only alternative. "(Insurance companies) are sort of rethinking whether they want to be part of the law at all". The next court date is Monday. "It's gone", Trump said in a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

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Fears Major Cyber Attack Could Spread

Experts expressed concern that there would be a resurgence in attacks when people return to work. Over 200,000 infections in at least 150 countries have been recorded, including one in a system in a voluntary run healthcare facility in Wexford, which has been isolated.

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Hackers use EternalBlue WannaCry exploit to mine cryptocurrency

Law enforcement officials have become more adept at tracking transactions through Bitcoin's public ledger, he said, while records of Monero transactions remain "highly obfuscated". Security researchers predict that this new malware will be bigger than WannaCry because it's much more stealthy. And another expert added that despite a quick breakthrough that WannaCry to be slowed down, researchers don't fully understand it.

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Spread of 'WannaCry' malware: experts warn against fresh wave of attacks

Japanese companies said Monday they were working to overcome the problems caused by cyberattack. To make things worse, Microsoft , which used to provide custom security software support to its clients for $200 for each system in 2014, doubled the cost to $400 in 2015, thereby discouraging the companies from upgrading their systems.

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1 in 6 newlywed spouses are of different race or ethnicity

This represents a more than five fold increase from 3% in 1967, the year in which the Supreme Court ruled in the Loving v. Virginia decision that interracial marriages were legal. White and black women were the least likely to consider someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015. Back when the high court decided the case, marrying someone of another race often required not just love but also courage: In 1967, 16 states still outlawed interracial marriages, and the Gallup Organization ...

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Hospitals no longer diverting patients — NHS cyber attack

Microsoft has come out in defence of its role in Friday's on-going global cyber-attack, criticising the role of the US National Security Agency in creating tools that were subsequently leaked and then used in Friday's attacks. At Broomfield Hospital, part of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust (Midlands & East), trauma patients were being diverted to Southend University Hospital.

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Tornadoes kill one in Wisconsin, another in Oklahoma

Another tornado struck in western Oklahoma rural area, but right now has no reports of injuries. Two people were killed Tuesday, May 16, 2017- one in Wisconsin and another in Oklahoma - following tornadoes and severe storms that ripped through several states.

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Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Classic Empire is the early 3-1 second choice for the 1 3/16-mile race. He'll start from the No. 6 post as a 15-1 co-fifth choice in the morning line. Lookin At Lee (second), Classic Empire (fourth) and Hence (11th) ran in the May 6 Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown. Post positions will be drawn Wednesday.

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Wet weather can't dampen spirits at Relay For Life events

In total, the 50 Ipswich teams registered have raised nearly half of their $90,000 with donations now sitting at $37,610. The opening ceremony and cancer survivors' lap kicks off the event at 6 p.m. Its goal is to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and its programs to combat cancer. The Relay for Life is an event that is held throughout various communities across the United States.

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Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy

The Champions Trophy is scheduled to be held between June 1-18, with India set to open their campaign with a match against Pakistan on June 4. The BCCI did not announce the squad by the deadline of April 25 to raise doubts of the team's participation following a stand-off with the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its revision of revenue and administration norms.

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NSA 'considered telling Microsoft about hacking codes'

It urged all banks in the country to take precautions against the ransomware. The malware locked down computers and threatened businesses and individuals of wiping out files from systems in a week's time if the victim did not pay a ransom between 300 to 600 dollars.

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The fad distracting the nation — Fidget Spinners

Javorsky: Many teachers have drawers full of those fidget spinners . Fidget spinners have conquered classrooms and cubicles across America and Europe, and have now made their way to South Africa. District officials have withheld the name of the school involved in the incident to protect the identity of the student, who is reportedly devastated that their fidget spinner was responsible for hurting the teacher.

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Starbucks Is Testing Coffee Ice Cubes for Its Cold Drinks

Here's some tasty news iced coffee drinkers shouldn't pass up. The new cubes put customers back 80 cents per drink , TODAY reports. The coffee ice cubes being sold by Starbucks Corporation are as simple as they sound. Bring on iced coffee season, people. "It's one of several tests going on", the rep said, adding that the chain would collect feedback from both customers and baristas when considering expansion of the ice cubes.

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John Kasich: The time for bipartisanship is now

Rob Portman told me. "Now that he's in, it's like rooting for the pilot on the airplane that I'm on, but sometimes I think we have to get into the cockpit and tell the pilot 'no we need to do something different, '" he said, adding that Trump needs to "understand the gravity of the situation".

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Baahubali Director SS Rajamouli Speaks In Favour Of Dubbing In Sandalwood

Normally, a Malayalam film finds it hard to retain 50 percent of its release screens in its second week. The censor board there wanted to chop off the scenes related to Indian flag and Indian National Anthem and the makers of the film, including Aamir Khan did not agree to this.

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United Kingdom opposition to unveil election manifesto

Labour's manifesto reads like a construction industry checklist of projects it wants to see built - it's a pity that a wishlist is all it adds up to. Labour has been in opposition since 2010, and has been wracked by feuding between centrists and left-wingers since the veteran socialist Corbyn was unexpectedly elected leader in 2015.

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California mother pleads for 5-year-old boy's safe return

The reward to find the boy was doubled to $20,000 Tuesday, and Wednesday his mother Ana Estevez spoke in front of TV news cameras at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. Sheriff's officials revealed Wednesday the father took prescription pills and was found in a vehicle doused in gasoline. There were also matches, a gas container, and a rag that had been doused with gasoline found in the area near the vehicle's gas cap.

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General Motors to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

GM has also exited four other global markets, including Russian Federation and Europe. Dan Ammann, GMs global president, said the restructuring actions for India announced on Thursday in essence cancels "most" of the plan GM unveiled in 2015 to invest $1 billion in India to deploy newly-designed vehicle architecture as part of a Global Emerging Market vehicle programme or GEM for short, and build a new line of low-priced vehicles in India .

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Physician age affects patient mortality - unless volume is high

Indeed, the study also found that in doctors with a high volume of patients mortality rate did not differ with age. The researchers studied more than 700,000 admitted patients age 65 or older, and 18,000 hospital physicians treating inpatients in the USA between 2011 and 2014.

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Skipping your beauty sleep may make people avoid you

Raters admitted to being less inclined to socialize with sleep-deprived individuals, and the study goes so far as to suggest that people might avoid contact with a sleep-deprived person in order to reduce health risks. According to the study, this makes sense from an evolutionary perspective. Researchers found that people were less willing to socialise with tired-looking subjects.

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2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

As many as 27 tornados battered communities from the Texas plains through Oklahoma , Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin . On Tuesday, tornadoes were spotted in several states due to a massive storm system, and one person was killed in Wisconsin when a tornado struck a trailer park near Chetek.

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United Nations court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

Jadhav was convicted in Pakistan and sentenced to death on April 10. The UN's top court is to rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying. "We will be pursuing consular access for him". The most-awaited judgement in regard to the case is all set to be pronounced today by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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Don't stop eating sushi despite parasite warning, doctor says

A risky parasite that can be consumed with raw fish and sushi, leading to sickness in humans, is now showing up in the United States. And now, the British Medical Journal has blamed the sushi a man consumed before his way to hospital after suffering vomiting, severe abdominal pain, and a low-grade fever.

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Comey cracks Republican wall: GOP pols voice concerns on Trump 'drama'

Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Mark Warner, D-Va., also sent a request Wednesday for Comey to testify before their panel in both open and closed sessions. The Washington Post reported on Monday that Trump had shared highly-classified intelligence about an Islamic State group terror threat - divulging secrets provided by a third party in a major breach of intelligence protocol.

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Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Mikles was killed after he made a decision to leave his mobile home in a pickup to seek shelter in the area about a mile north of State Highway 152 and just east of Merritt Road in a rural area. The severe weather also caused extensive damage to several turkey barns across from the mobile home park. Tuesday's storms were part of two supercells that formed in the Texas Panhandle before moving to the north and east.

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Nine people injured at demonstration outside Turkish Embassy in D.C.

The Turkish government had made clear their objection to United States arming of YPG Kurds, whom Ankara has for long regarded as Syrian branch of the outlawed PKK. "The relationship that we have together will be unbeatable", Trump said. In the process they have come close to some Turkish territory. The Turkish cleric and political figure now lives in Pennsylvania, while Turkish officials blame him for a failed military coup last summer.