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Zika a global emergency, virus still spreading

Seventy countries and territories have reported local mosquito-borne Zika transmission, with Brazil by far the hardest hit. Singapore's Ministry of Health is reviewing the practice of isolating potential Zika-infected patients, a senior official said on Sunday.

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Majority Of People Back Junior Doctors Over Strikes

The UK public back the 34,000 junior doctors planning to walkout across NHS England in a row over new contracts, according to a new poll. "Our board and the trusts we represent are therefore formally calling on the BMA to reconsider their proposed strikes for the sake of patients".

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Man United: Ever-present under Mourinho offers derby boost

The United midfielder is joined in the Spain squad by the likes of team-mate David De Gea and City rivals Nolito and David Silva. In an interview on his personal website , Mata confessed that - although still focused on their worldwide duties - the four Premier League players had already exchanged light-hearted jokes over the significance of Saturday's match.

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Clinton-Trump Debate Moderators Are Chosen

Lester Holt , Martha Raddatz , Anderson Cooper and Chris Wallace will be the moderators for the three presidential debates in September and October, the Commission on Presidential Debates said Friday. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper will be the first openly gay person to host a US Presidential debate . Social media seemed pretty confused as to who Wallace was biased for, Clinton or Trump .

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Pokemon Go Buddy System Officially Announced

This error to cost a lot of " Pokemon Go " players possible rare sightings, but sadly, developer Niantic Labs has not deployed an official fix for this. Players will receive some special reward and experience along with some extra sweets just by walking together. Traveling a set distance anywhere between one and three kilometers will also render sweets.

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Trump Stresses Enforcement in Immigration Speech

It seemed to contradict Trump's statement that payment wasn't discussed, but the president's office said only that Pena Nieto made his statement and the topic was dropped. " He's putting (that) at risk". Preceded at the lectern by Joe Arpaio, the Arizona sheriff and anti-immigration hard-liner, Trump launched into a lament for the "countless Americans" who are "victims of violence" by illegal immigrants who are "dangerous, dangerous, dangerous criminals".

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Singapore says will no longer isolate Zika patients

Health officials in the Philippines reported today at a press conference on the first confirmed local Zika virus transmission in the country. On Saturday, Malaysian authorities said they had detected the first local infection: a 61-year-old man in the city of Kota Kinabalu , in the Malaysian part of Borneo island.

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Advice to patients for impending doctors' strike

Fears that hundreds of thousands of operations and millions of appointments are at risk from new waves of strikes by junior doctors have prompted calls for the industrial action to be reconsidered. The Worcester News has previously reported on BMA's announcement for five days of continuous strike action, which will take place between the hours of 8am and 5pm for five days between Monday, September 12, and Friday, September 16.

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AAP leader calls charges by MLA 'baseless', to file defamation case

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders are exploiting women in Delhi and Punjab and promising government offices in return, party MLA Devinder Sehrawat alleged on Sunday. He also claimed that the information he had was "generic". He demanded that such leaders be immediately thrown out of the party. The party has claimed that Sehrawat has made these allegations without any evidence.

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Ice cream gift warms Russia-China ties at G20

Officials in Brussels believe it is legally possible for the commission to effectively ratify the agreement on behalf of all 28 members, following a vote in the European Council, but some countries are wary about such a move and say individual countries must ratify first.

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Zika causes deafness in about 6 percent of cases

Scientists say Zika should now be considered a risk factor for hearing loss, and children who were exposed during pregnancy but have normal hearing at birth should be screened regularly for delayed or progressive hearing loss. "The cupboard is bare, there's no way to provide that", he said at a briefing with reporters in Washington, D.C. Many countries including Indonesia have issued travel advisories to Singapore.

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Ministry: Singapore outbreak likely from virus circulating in South-East Asia

The first case of Zika virus in Singapore was seen just a week ago and now the number has been mounted to more than two hundred. Sporadic cases of Zika have previously been reported in Africa and Asia, but nobody knows whether they were widespread enough for populations to acquire resistance to the virus.

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Charity watchdog gives Clinton Foundation high marks

The GSA provides all presidents since Harry Truman annual money to ensure they do not end up in poverty like Truman did - $11 million a year, under the Former Presidents Act. Government". While she was Secretary of State, her husband was overseeing a $2 billion a year charity. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and running mate Sen.

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Syria ceasefire deal with Russian Federation close, but Obama says 'not there yet'

The areas recaptured, after weeks of bombardment and attempts to drive the insurgents back, included the government's Ramousah military complex on the city's southwestern outskirts. "It's also crucial for the rebels because it is the only supply line". Advances by the insurgents in recent days have brought them to within just 10 km (6 miles) of government-controlled Hama.

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No Zika cases from Rio Olympics

Populations in India, Indonesia and Nigeria are some of the most vulnerable to transmission, the researchers said. - Private patients at public healthcare institutions, as well as patients at private clinics and private hospitals will pay the full cost of S$150 for the Zika test.

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Singapore reports 38 new Zika cases

With the city already battling a dengue, chikungunya and viral fever outbreak, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has issued a Zika alert in the country. In Brazil in 2015, Zika virus was linked to an unprecedented rise in the number of children being born with unusually small heads, called microcephaly.

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Kratom to join heroin, LSD on Schedule I drug list

He was not surprised by the DEA's August decision to maintain official classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug. Schedule I is the most restrictive classification of drugs, and now includes heroin, LSD, ecstasy and marijuana. In the notice, the DEA says that calls to poison centers relating to kratom have increased recently, with a total of 660 calls received from 2010 to 2015.

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Kaine: Trump 'pushing' KKK values

On Thursday, the NY real estate mogul-turned-politician criticized Clinton before her speech, saying she and her party had let black Americans down with failed economic policies and were falsely labeling Republicans as bigoted. Donald Trump , with Ben Carson to his right, meets with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in NY on Thursday. "I don't at all". To the nearly entirely African-American crowd at the historically black Florida A&M University, Kaine also talked about the ...

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Mylan (MYL) Stock Gaining, Cuts EpiPen Costs Following Backlash

Food and Drug Administration asking about its approval process for alternatives to the EpiPen .The comments from Clinton and lawmakers hit biotech stocks on Wednesday, similar to the slump last fall when Clinton first criticized the high cost of drugs.

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Putin denies role in DNC hack, 'important' that information made public

Bloomberg also spoke with a "cybersecurity expert" at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington who said that Russia's "track record" doesn't lend much credibility to Putin's denial. The massive hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers earlier this year has been continually linked to the Russian government, but Russian PM Vladimir Putin has come out to reject all those rumors and also to congratulate the hackers.

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Illinois county confirms its 1st case Zika virus case

The U.N. health agency convened its expert committee this week to assess the latest status of the epidemic. The connection between Zika and microcephaly first came to light last fall in Brazil, which has since confirmed more than 1,800 cases of microcephaly.

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Red Cross closes shelters, assists families affected

Receding floodwaters continue to reveal the frightening scope of losses. The Red Cross needs your support to help people affected by disasters big and small. The TundraVision video boards inside the stadium will instruct fans on how to donate to the American Red Cross via text message. All attendees have to do is whip out their cell phone to make a donation that could help those suffering from the Louisiana Floods.

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FDA: No more antibacterial soap

In 2013, the FDA issued a proposed rule requiring manufacturers who wanted to keep using these ingredients to show evidence that they were safe for repeated, long-term use - and that they worked better than regular soap and water. Others, apparently still in denial, lamented the news as they wave goodbye to their beloved antibacterial soap. The FDA recommends that consumers wash their hands with plain soap and water, which is a big step to avoid getting sick or ill from germs.

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Brazos County Health Dept. preps for Zika

Walker County confirmed one case of Zika Tuesday, but the new case is not changing how Brazos County is handling the virus. Florida officials announced Tuesday that a case of locally-acquired Zika infection has been confirmed in the Tampa Bay Area, as medical officials document 42 such cases in the Miami-Dade area, almost 300 miles away.

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Sakho's second chance, agent on Balotelli offers, Klopp fuming

Liverpool then left Balotelli off their preseason tour of the United States, and relegated him to training with the U21s this preseason. The former Chelsea and Manchester City forward has found playing time hard to come by under Klopp, and was an 87th minute substitute in the Reds' last match, a 1-1 draw against Tottenham.

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United States, China ratify Paris Agreement climate change agreement

The two countries' relationship has grown increasingly contentious in recent years, with Obama pushing a regional trade deal that pointedly excludes China, U.S. Growth - the world economy's recovery from recession is still fragile. "Currently, the G20 is viewed as the most important mechanism for solving global economic problems, coordinating macroeconomic policies of its member states, and reforming the global financial architecture", TASS cited him as saying.

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Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march

The hurricane center said the storm would "meander" off the Delmarva Peninsula into early Monday , and its slow churn past New Jersey and NY could consume about three days. Hawkins says more than 200,000 customers have had restored power since the storm swept through the area Thursday. "Right now it's rough as hell. This weekend would normally be a parking lot", he said in a telephone interview.

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South Alabama stuns Mississippi State 21-20 after missed FG

Mississippi State wide receiver Deddrick Thomas (18) reaches for a touchdown pass against South Alabama cornerback Jalen Thompson (2) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Sept. "So we just came out here and went at them 100 miles per hour". Preseason camp wasn't kind to Mississippi State's veteran cornerbacks. The one time he did, Westin Graves missed a 46 yard field goal.

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Turkey has removed militants from swathe of Syria: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The rebels and their Turkish backers announced they were in control of Jarablus within hours of mounting their operation last week, but the town still sits on the edge of a highly active war zone. In fact, the YPG is reckoned to be the most effective USA ally taking on ISIS on the ground in Syria . Certainly not ones backed by Turkey . The US embassy in Ankara said on the social media website it was the "latest step in US-Turkey cooperation in the fight against ISIL (IS)".

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Thousands expected at Notting Hill Carnival grand finale

Most of the arrests were for drug and weapons offenses. In addition, 26 knives were seized by police. Police said there were four incidents involving people being stabbed, two of which involved teenagers. His condition, initially critical, is not considered to be life-threatening. Despite the revelry, it was still a day of hard work for the emergency services as the London Ambulance Service said it had treated 345 patients and taken 43 to hospital by 7pm.

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Olympics were Zika-lite, but virus is an emergency

Since the outbreak began past year, more than 1.5 million people have been infected with Zika in Brazil, and more than 1,600 babies born with abnormally small heads and brains. High travel volumes from disease-hit areas in the American continent and the presence of mosquitoes capable of transmitting the virus has made India vulnerable to the risk of Zika, according to a new study.

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Top 9 highlights from Hillary Clinton's FBI report

She directed her aides to create her private e-mail account but said she had no knowledge of why a private server was installed in the basement of her NY home or how it was secured. "After reading these documents, I really don't understand how she was able to get away from prosecution", he said in a statement. Clinton and her legal team deleted thousands more emails she claimed were personal and private.

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Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian, cases reach 200

Worldwide health officials have found a connection between pregnant women contracting the virus and a birth defect called microcephaly in their newborn infants. "They were infected in endemic countries", she reportedly said. Since February 2016, 11 countries have reported evidence of person-to-person transmission of Zika virus.

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Guildford theatre 'glowing gold' tonight for children's cancer

The Phillips have raised thousands of dollars to fund pediatric cancer research through the Pierce Phillips Foundation. Each year around the world cancer affects a quarter-of-a-million children. They helped shave heads, then stepped onto the field before first pitch and donned capes to cap the superhero-themed event. But then Jordyn developed a persistent fever and was often in tears because she felt so bad.

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Augusta health official reacts to EpiPen price hike

Parker expressed her disappointment over Mylan's decision to "systematically" raise the EpiPen's pricing. She added, "the [EpiPen] is a vital part of our family's healthcare". "It was never intended that a consumer, the patients would be paying list price. never ". And consumers can now buy EpiPens directly from the company.