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Officials urge grilling safety during Memorial Day Weekend

Grills should be placed away the home or deck railings, and out from under eaves and overhanging branches. Grilling-related fires cause about $118 million in property damage each year. Always store propane containers upright, and never store spare containers under or near the grill or indoors. If there are bubbles, turn off the tank and check connections, then have your grill serviced by a professional before using it again.

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WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

This is the first Zika positive case report through AFI surveillance. Also, a 34-year-old woman delivered a baby at BJMC on November 9 and during her stay in the hospital she developed a low-grade fever after delivery. Earlier, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had examined thousands of samples, but there was no trace of Zika virus. The Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) is monitoring microcephaly from 55 sentinel sites.

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JEE Advanced 2017 Today, 1.7 Lakh Students Appear For IIT Berth

Aspirants can download the JEE Advanced question paper solutions 2017 for the corresponding set they have attempted in the examination. Compared to previous year though, it was relatively easier. "The questions were of single option correct type MCQ with +3 marks for correct answer and no negative marks", said Dr Vaidya. The list of top 2,20,000 candidates includes 1,11,100 general, 59,400 OBC, 33,000 SC and 16,500 ST candidates.

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Trump administration triggers launch of Nafta renegotiations

The National Foreign Trade Council, a pro-trade business group, echoed the sentiments of many economists in highlighting the benefits NAFTA has delivered to all the member nations, noting Canada and Mexico are the largest export markets for USA goods .

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15 years behind bars for failed Tube bomber

He put batteries in the clock on his homemade bomb to start the timer and left it on the floor under a seat on the Jubilee Line train travelling eastbound between Southwark and London Bridge. The driver of the tube saw the rucksack with the bomb, but thought it was lost property and took it with him to North Greenwich. But anti-terror police found Smith, who has Asperger's, had an unhealthy obsession with guns and had posed for a selfie next to a TV image of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the ...

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British Airways grounds Heathrow, Gatwick flights due to global IT failure

She later said she and others were then told they could not transfer to other flights because "they can't bring up our details". "No way we'll make our Vegas flight", one passenger David Raine wrote on Twitter . It is urging passengers not to go to the airports. Some BA flights were still arriving at Heathrow on Saturday, although with delays. The outage comes as thousands of people prepare to leave the United Kingdom for Bank Holiday celebrations, with numerous travellers taking to ...

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Centre Bans Sale of Cattle for Slaughter

The first central regulation for cattle business notified on Tuesday allows trade only among farmland owners. "Dead bodies and faces of calves were stuffed with hay and used to lure female cows and buffaloes who were unwilling to move due to the distress caused from separation from their offspring", the study claimed.

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BJP government's three-year rule a failure, says Congress

Modi thanked the 1.25 crore people of the country for standing by him on every decision his government took. After the exit of Barack Obama, PM Narendra Modi is the world's most popular political leader on Twitter as well. "This is the credit and achievement of this government!" Painting a pessimistic picture of the country on several fronts, he said that tall claim of 7.2 per cent GDP growth does not translate into jobs or wealth creation and asked what it translated into.

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Monaco Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen grabs first pole since 2008

Mercedes driver Hamilton first edged out championship leader Vettel by 0.196 seconds as he notched a best lap of one minute 13.425 seconds. "It's very important to have good feelings in the vehicle here", said Vettel. Crucially both runs were without incident and in the afternoon he was just three-hundredths back on his team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne , who has been in the vehicle all season.

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Underdog Pakistan ready for a fight: Sarfraz

Watch accompanying video of Former India Captain, Rahul Dravid to know who his favourites are. "We are very hopeful of playing well in this tournament and we want to win it". Pakistan fast-bowler Junaid Khan has his eyes set on Indian skipper Virat Kohli when the two arch-rivals clash in their Champions Trophy opener on June 4.

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G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US

Trump, in particular, is likely to face peer pressure over his protectionist and climate-sceptic stance, which has put him at odds with some of the other leaders. The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old alliance to pay their fair share.

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Australian man dies near summit of Mount Everest

Kumar successfully climbed the 8,848-m high Mt Everest at 1.28 pm on Saturday. Rescuers spotted the body of Ravi Kumar , who was reported missing on Saturday, after 36 hours of intensive search. He continued for another 500m before he died on the mountain's Tibetan side. An Indian woman has climbed Mount Everest twice in less than a week - a woman's record for the fastest double ascent.

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Ex-ambassador: Russia is a 'dark cloud' for Trump's administration

That was based on intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials, although neither the meeting nor the communications of the Americans involved were under USA surveillance, officials told the Post. Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick, told Reuters that Kushner "has no recollection of the calls as described". In addition to their discussion about setting up the communications channel, Kushner, Flynn and Kislyak also talked about arranging a meeting between a ...

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Parents warned about choking hazard associated with hot fidget spinner toys

There has been an enormous increase in the amount of spinners being brought into the country in recent weeks. A number of United Kingdom schools have banned fidget spinners claiming they can be disruptive to learning. "If you can break it, your child can break it", she said. According to BBC News , the Republic of Ireland is one government entity that is reacting to the safety concerns over fidget spinners .

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Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

He did not support President Donald Trump's election, and criticized his foreign policy as vague. While critical of the Soviets' communist agenda, Brzezinski supported an improvement of ties between the U.S. Brzezinski, like Henry A. Kissinger, was a foreign-born intellectual with extensive influence in global affairs, even long after they left the White House .

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Offices to close Monday

Transportation: Omnitrans will not operate on Memorial Day. The City of Joplin Recycling Center will be open as usual on Saturday, May 27th from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Tree limbs should be trimmed to under 4 feet. Also closed on Monday are schools , along with local, county and state government offices, including PennDOT, and banks .

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Trump, May other leaders at G7 sign agreement against Internet terrorism

Speaking ahead of the summit, White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn predicted a "robust discussion" on both issues in Sicily. Diplomats from Britain, Canada , France, Germany , Italy , Japan and the United States worked late into the night to agree on the final communique , which was expected to be little more than six pages long, against 32 pages previous year.

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Dhola-Sadia bridge to be named after singer Bhupen Hazarika, says Modi

The UP Chief Minister also highlighted benefits of various Central Government schemes and said no sector has been left untouched during the last three years of the Modi government . Outlining the achievements made through distribution of Soil Health Cards, the Prime Minister urged the farmers to take the benefit of this scheme stating that like human health, it is very important for the farmers to know the health of their land also to yield betters crops.

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Last 3 years have transformed people's lives: Modi

The Prime Minister also said that he was in Assam to mark three years of his government, while the previous governments were focused only on Delhi. "No wonder, the government is spending over Rs 2000 crore in celebrating non-performance", former member of the parliament Divya Spandana said here on Friday.

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Turkey wants USA envoy on IS removed over Kurdish policy

Video shows men wearing dark suits and others hitting and kicking protesters. The department says the ambassador met Wednesday with Tom Shannon , the acting deputy secretary of state and highest-ranking career USA diplomat. "Brett McGurk, the U.S.'s special envoy in the fight against Daesh [ISIL], is definitely and clearly giving support to the [outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party] PKK and the [Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units] YPG".

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PM Modi is India's 'second Mahatma Gandhi,' says Minister Vijay Goel

Drawing a contrast between the 10-year UPA rule and the Modi government , Shah said the former was marked by a scam nearly every month, while even the rivals of the BJP-led dispensation have not been able to level a single charge of corruption against it.

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WHO votes for a new leader of global health

Margaret Chan on July 1. He received 133 votes while Nabarro got 50, with two abstentions. Sania Nishtar , a Pakistani cardiologist and expert in noncommunicable diseases, was eliminated after a first round with 38 votes. As the top man at WHO, Tedros will have to tackle challenges like the spread of the Zika virus and Ebola alongside existing public health concerns like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, to name a few.

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BC political parties very close to reaching deal, Green leader says

They voted for better schools, shorter wait times for health services, to defend our coast and to fix our broken political system. "We recognize that it is important over the next week or so before the writ is returned to give certainty to British Columbia and that is our target", Weaver, a 55-year-old university professor, told reporters in Victoria, referring to the election's formal end on May 31.

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Achhe din are here, says BJP chief Amit Shah

The Prime Minister started his public engagements on Friday by inaugurating the country's longest river bridge, the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, in Tinsukia district. On demonetisation , Shah said it was a "courageous step" aimed at curbing black money. In these three years, the conditions of the farmers have deteriorated.

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Everything you need to know about the Congressional Budget Office

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, a key health care negotiator, agreed it will be hard to get 50 votes out of the 52-member Republican conference, a threshold that would require Vice President Mike Pence to break a tie.

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Netanyahu: hope Trump visit will be 'milestone' for peace

In that video , the couple strolls along as hundreds watch when the first lady, donning a crisp white skirt and jacket, seems to flick away the president's hand as he tried to grip hers in his own. Ironically, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is walking down the tarmac at the same time holding the hand of his wife Sara. "The proper thing for him to do is to wait for his spouse at the bottom of the stairs and then take her hand and assist her down the last few steps as she ...

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Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Pakistan reopened Friendship Gate (باب دوستی) Chaman on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on request from Afghan authorities, reports 24 News HD. Trading and pedestrian traffic resumed on the border following the announcement. As many as 11 people were killed and 46 injured in the firing. Both countries claim the disputed villages in full. Later, Pakistani officials said dozens of Afghan police personnel were killed in retaliatory fire but the figure was dismissed by the Afghan ambassador in ...

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'Trumponomics' of USA budget is latest low point for president

But as we've seen time and again, too many businesses choose the bottom line over the greater good, and Americans are the ones who endure the consequences. But Mulvaney stood by the administration's position, and slammed the "certain narrative" that Republicans "don't care about poor people", standing by the confidence social safety nets give people to "take risks and go out on their own".

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Dhola-Sadiya bridge, longest in the country, inaugurated

Sadiya is the birthplace of the legendary Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika . The 9.15-km Dhola-Sadiya Bridge is India's longest bridge connecting Dhola on Brahmaputra's south bank to Sadiya on the north in Assam. "And it is the dream of the people of the state of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam that the bridge constructed at Sadiya be named after him", said APLS President, Y D Thongchi in a memorandum.

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Trump's cruel budget is just more propaganda

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are also testifying before House panels. Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, said faster growth would solve "many of our problems", but "whether or not we hit those numbers or not, I don't know the answer to that because I haven't seen all of those numbers".

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Saudi, UAE pledge Dollars 100 millions to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

The president is set to land at Ben Gurion International Airport on Monday for a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. United States President Donald Trump acknowledged that India was a victim of terrorism . "We want to convey a message to the West and the world that the Muslim world is not an enemy", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said, the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya reported.

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Libya says brother of Manchester bomber plots terrorist attack in Tripoli

Britain's official terror threat level has also been raised to " critical ", the highest level, late on Tuesday. Police had earlier named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande on Monday, attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

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100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

Indian medical teams and emergency relief arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday as the monsoon-related death toll reached 100 and authorities warned of more flooding in low-lying areas. Sri Lankan residents stand in the doorway of a building surrounded by floodwaters. INS Kirch diverted to Colombo to render immediate assistance in flood relief operations, arrived in Colombo Port today.

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Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

Mr Trump riled European leaders in Brussels on Thursday, berating them for not spending enough on defence and failing to endorse Nato's commitment to mutual defence at a meeting of the Atlantic alliance. He also deplored German trade policies at a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, saying Germany's export prowess was "bad", EU and USA officials confirmed on Friday.

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Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match

Jean-Jacques Mandrichi scored from the penalty spot to put the Corsica side ahead 5 minutes into the game after Tyronne Ebuehi was penalised for handling the ball inside the box. Succour finally came Nigeria's way in the 80th minute when Oghenekaro Etebo was brought down in the box and Iheanacho was on hand to atone for his missed chances buy slotting in the penalty kick awarded to the Super Eagles .