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Google marks Rio Paralympics with its latest doodle

The British Paralympic Association confirmed it had been among those forced to clean athletes' rooms themselves, while Liam Harbison, of Paralympics Ireland, labelled the rooms "dusty and grimy" adding: "To get it clean as we expect, we had to do it ourselves".

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Fox settles sexual harassment suit for $20 mln on Ailes' behalf

At least two other women who spoke to investigators have reached financial settlements with 21st Century Fox in return for a promise not to sue , according to the person familiar with the investigation. " Fox has not felt like home for me for a few years", Van Susteren wrote in a Facebook post. She said that she "could not wait" because of a time-limited exit clause in her contract.

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Zika Virus also Lives in our Eyes

Rajendra Apte, a senior author of the study. While some cities and countries have reported that the Zika virus cases have decreased or stopped, others are now trying to stop it from spreading even more. A new study suggests the feared Zika virus that causes deformities in unborn babies might persist in our eyes. The immune system is less active in the eye in order to avoid accidental damage to sensitive tissues responsible for vision when the body is fighting an infection.

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Wild Bumper Car-Style Race Finish Leads to Violent Post-Race Throwdown

Norm Benning in the No. 63 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest. Sep. Nemechek crashed Custer to win the race, then Custer retaliated by tackling Nemechek as he waited to receive the checkered flag from officials. Custer led a race-high 39 laps and wound up second. However, lost in the chaos on the last lap between the leaders is his spin, which sent him from fourth to 23rd.

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Brazilian scientists say common Culex mosquito not transmitting Zika

Eyes may be a reservoir for Zika virus, say scientists, including one of Indian origin, who found evidence of the virus in eyes and tears of infected mice, a discovery that raises the possibility that the infection may spread through tears.

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Child dies after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

A total of 11 of those infected were treated in hospital. The majority of cases had consumed the blue cheese while eating out but the company carried out a voluntary recall of suspected batches and advised consumers who had bought batches of the product between mid-May and the end of July not to eat it.

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WHO recommends safe sex for 6 months after visting Zika-hit areas

The WHO suggested in June that men should avoid sex or use protection for eight weeks after coming back from visits to affected places if they did not show symptoms. Researchers have found that the Zika virus can live in eyes, and research in mice may help explain why some Zika patients develop eye disease, including a condition that can lead to permanent vision loss.

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Gluten-free diet becoming more common even if celiac disease isn't

But the percentage of Americans with celiac disease actually declined slightly from 0.70 percent in 2009 to 0.58 percent in 2014. While researchers have cautioned following a gluten-free diet could be a threat to their health in people without celiac, calling it a "fad", many people with conditions such as non-celiac gluten or wheat sensitivity and other allergies, have benefited from adopting the diet.

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Pope proclaims Mother Teresa a saint

Choosing "to not see hunger, disease, exploited persons, this is a grave sin". - Pope Francis on Sunday officially declared Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint of the Catholic Church in front of thousands of pilgrims in St. "She never asked for attention and that's what I think drew me to her as a young mother at home", said Doreen West. Following what she called divine inspiration, she founded the "Missionaries of Charity", an order that now includes men too.

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Unconfirmed reports of leprosy at a school in Riverside

The standard protocol for communicable disease reporting is for a doctor to make a diagnosis and then report the diagnosis to the local public health department - in this case, Riverside University Health System - Public Health. "Although we're not sure that really was necessarily". It was unclear what the symptoms were, or if the two students are related. None of the children is in hospital at the moment.

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Hillary Clinton: He's a national security danger. Donald Trump: No, she is

One example of pay-for-play is what the Clinton's did in Haiti. Neither Clinton nor Trump has unveiled their schedules for Sunday. The Republican nominee condemned Clinton's use of the software BleachBit to wipe her servers - "she bleached her emails" - and raised questions about a Clinton aide destroying her discarded phones with a hammer.

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MPs to vote on return of Shadow Cabinet elections

The motion proposed by Clive Betts, the Labour MP for Sheffield South East, is the first formal attempt to restore the elections . "He also made the point that it might put pressure on some people who might not have wanted to return to come back".

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Minnesota Man Admits to 1989 Abduction and Murder of Jacob Wetterling

Ms Wetterling said she had never given up hope her son would be found alive. Jacob Wetterling was taken at gunpoint by a masked man who allowed Jacob's brother and a friend to get away. "Looked back, he was still standing", Heinrich said, according to the newspaper . Heinrich said at some point a patrol auto with siren and lights passing nearby caused him to panic.

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Singapore Zika cases may spread further

Singapore's said on Monday it would no longer isolate people who test positive for Zika or are suspected of carrying it. Several countries including Taiwan and Australia have warned pregnant women against travel to Singapore . The virus can also be transmitted through blood transfusion. A 45-YEAR-OLD married woman from Iloilo City who has not traveled overseas recently has been confirmed to be infected with the Zika virus, the first reported case in the country since a Zika outbreak hit ...

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ITT Tech Institute closes its doors on thousands of student veterans

ITT said it eliminated the jobs of the "overwhelming majority" of more than 8,000 employees on Tuesday. ITT Educational Services says it is ceasing operations at all of its ITT Technical Institutes permanently. Federal aid provided 68 percent of parent company ITT Educational Services Inc .'s $850 million in revenues. And even under regular circumstances, students at for-profit colleges could often transfer their credits to the LCTCS schools, if they came from an accredited program.

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Assessing transmission risks of Zika virus in Africa

The Philippines confirmed on Monday its first case of Zika this year and said it was "highly likely" it had been locally transmitted. "He was infected after being bitten by a mosquito which was carrying the virus within our country", he said in a Facebook posting.

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Galvis helps Phillies beat sliding Marlins 6-2

ET, CSN Philadelphia, FSN Florida ( Miami ) PITCHING MATCHUP: Phillies RH Jerad Eickhoff (9-13, 3.90 ERA) vs. Marlins RH Jake Esch (0-0, 4.15) Eickhoff turned in his second straight quality start on Tuesday against Washington but suffered the loss while allowing three runs and five hits in six innings.

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These Countries Are At Greatest Risk Of Zika, Study Shows

The WHO also recommended on Tuesday that people in Zika-hit areas be offered a full range of contraception options in order "to make an informed choice about whether and when to become pregnant". Many people infected with Zika won't have symptoms or will only have mild ones - a fever, rash and muscle/joint aches. Hontiveros lauded the DOH for including Zika virus in its Philippine Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response System, which reports within 24 hours all suspected cases of Zika ...

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Carly Waddell: 5 Things To Know About The 'Bachelor In Paradise' Star

I guess his kisses no longer make her want to puke or at least we can hope! While hesitant at first, Lace walks out notably happy about her new tat. While in the auto, Izzy calls Vinny and tells him that she made a "huge, huge mistake". As she thinks out loud, she concludes that she will be alone for the rest of her life.

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Congress returns for brief session, with Zika funding a top priority

The alternative is Republicans would get the blame for a government shutdown - as they did in 2013. - Iran: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said last week that Republicans controlling the chamber will pass legislation addressing the Obama administration's $400 million payment to Iran in January, made immediately after four US prisoners were released.

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Dayton Community Center to host Walk in Memory Saturday

Who is often the first line of defense in suicide prevention? If you're anxious someone you know may be at risk of suicide , you should talk to them, says the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention . 9, Dr. Blair Davison will present a suicide-prevention training at 7:30 a.m.in the Broadway Building at Providence St. Patrick Hospital. Also, viewing suicide as an act of aggression or revenge bears some clarification.

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Legal status for illegal immigrants possible: Donald Trump

But the polls show how close the race is looking ahead of the vote, making the battle for the so-called swing states all the more critical. Trump's latest repositioning Monday on the question of legal status came one day after key campaign surrogates and his running mate, Indiana Gov.

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Zika infects 6th Filipino in Iloilo

WHO's emergency committee chairman Dr. David Heymann said, "There's still an urgent need to continue global research and this still does remain an emergency of worldwide concern". Dr Gerardo Bayugo, the health undersecretary, said in a separate interview the woman appeared to have no recent history overseas, particularly in countries like Singapore where the virus has been detected.

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Singapore confirms 17 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection

The World Health Organization's guidance applies to all travelers, whether or not they show symptoms of the virus. Women who are pregnant and those who wish to conceive should consult their doctor on the Zika virus and its dangers, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.

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Scott Dixon wins; Simon Pagenaud nears IndyCar title

Power was left to settle for second place for the start of the race, finishing four-hundredths of a second down, but was fortunate to qualify so highly after initially missing out on a place in the final stage of qualifying. "But I think to lead all three practices, qualify on the pole, and then win the race, it was definitely a very dominant weekend". James Hinchcliffe initially advanced but lost his fastest lap because he spun and affected the progress of Power during the session, allowing ...

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Trump, Clinton turn to battleground states in the South

Earlier, she told ABC News that her husband, former President Bill Clinton , should not have to step down before the election from his position at the Clinton Foundation . Chaffetz also questioned in the letter whether the mass email deletions by the unidentified Platte River engineer, which came at about the same time as a conference call with Clinton's legal team, might have been "instructed" by Clinton through her lawyers.

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ITT Tech closes all 130 campuses, including Robinson Twp. location

The sanctions signal a growing priority from President Obama's education department in its final months: increased oversight of for-profit colleges. The fall semester has just begun on most college campuses, but tens of thousands of students in 38 states were told today that, instead, their college is closing its doors.

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Donald Trump Says He May Release His Medical Records

A CNN/ORC poll Tuesday showed Trump, a brash real estate mogul running for his first elected office, edging ahead of Clinton, a former US secretary of state, by a 45 to 43 percent margin, while a collection of polls compiled by realclearpolitics .com gives her about a 3-percentage-point advantage.

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Venus Williams Sweeps Siegemund in US Open R3

I know it's under control now". Williams said she had first learnt at Wimbledon that she was close to passing Navratilova, and it had given her a new goal. “I was looking for those cheap points too often.”. Murray was moping and muttering to himself as he pressed for winners against the steady Italian and piled up unforced errors before deciding to patiently play long rallies.

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Drug task force head urges OH emergency declaration

Hamilton County's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco (LAK'-shmee suh-MAHR'-koh) said Tuesday tests have confirmed carfentanil (kahr-FEHN'-tuh-nihl) in the bodies of eight recent overdose casualties, and more cases are suspected. Authorities initially thought that heroin mixed with fentanyl, a synthetic painkiller, was the source linked to overdose deaths there, but lab tests of samples gathered found carfentanil instead, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien told the newspaper.

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Worcestershire junior doctors to take part in extension of previous industrial action

The media attacks include exaggerating alleged "divisions" in the medical profession over the justification for strikes. A group of senior medical professionals has condemned the latest series of strikes proposed by junior doctors . Fears have been raised for patient safety during the walkout, with Niall Dickson, chief executive of the General Medical Council, saying the strike represented a "serious escalation" of the dispute.

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Shot vs. spray? New vaccine guidelines for kids this flu season

Earlier this summer the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the nasal spray immunization was not quite up to par at influenza prevention and recommended against its use, instead saying kids should be immunized the old-fashioned way, in other words, by a shot.

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Clinton, Trump: He's a national security danger; no she is

Much fuss has been made over the fact that $423,000 in donor dollars went to pay his own Mar-a-Lago resort for two parties and a news conference in March - and what's more, he could have saved several thousand dollars if he had booked a different venue instead, The Huffington Post reports : "Had Trump instead chosen to hold those events at the nearby West Palm Beach Marriott, he likely would have spent no more than $45,000 for [all three events], based on its estimates for catering the number ...

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Russian Federation closer to agreement with U.S. on Syria, Putin says

A statement from the White House said that leaders at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, eastern China, on Monday accepted that overcapacity in steel and other industries is a global issue that requires a collective response. "Right now we are not as well organized as we need to be to make sure we're dealing with all these threats", Obama said at the time. One of the few areas where there was progress was in protecting the environment.

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Person of interest in 1989 abduction to appear in court

With Patty and Jacob's father, Jerry Wetterling, in a packed courtroom, Heinrich described donning a mask and confronting Jacob and two friends with a revolver near Jacob's central Minnesota home of St. Heinrich was arrested in 1990 in the sexual assault case but wasn't charged due to a lack of evidence. Heinrich said he told Jacob he had to go to the bathroom and told him to turn around.