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111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

A little more than 75 percent of the patients were between 60 and 89 years old, with the median age being 73. A report in USA Today indicated that the the End of Life Option, which allows terminally ill people to request life-ending drugs, became effective in California on June 9, 2016.

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London house price growth weakens to slowest pace since 2012

Despite the uptick, Nationwide's chief economist warned that monthly growth rates can be "volatile, even after accounting seasonal effects". "For London's house prices to be growing at the second slowest rate in the country would have been unthinkable for much of the past decade", Jonathan Hopper, managing director of Garrington Property Finders.

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United Kingdom to probe widespread use of cladding after tower blaze

The building, located in the city of Wuppertal , is not as tall as the Grenfell Tower but is the home to more than 70 people. Local residents have said the total strikes them as suspiciously low - a concern echoed on Monday night by Labour MP David Lammy, who suggested information could have been held back to prevent a riot .

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Flu : successful testing with the patch vaccine

The microneedle patch performed about the same as an injection, regardless of whether the patient had administered it themselves or had a doctor do it. More than 70 percent of patch recipients reported they would prefer patch vaccination over injection or intranasal vaccination for future vaccinations.

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US Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal in Christie II Sports-Betting Case

The case will be heard when the Supreme Court enters its next term in October . Frank Pallone Jr. (D), the New Jersey congressman who is spearheading the federal legislation, said Tuesday he was cheered by the news out of the Supreme Court.

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Another Cyber Attack Sweeps Globe, Researchers see WannaCry Link

Maersk earlier tweeted that the attack had impacted "multiple sites and business units", without confirming which ones. The U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck has announced that its network was compromised by the attack. Security firm Kaspersky cited its data to say that about 2,000 systems were impacted as of Tuesday, with organisations in Russian Federation and Ukraine being hit, the hardest.

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Baby Born on Spirit Airlines Plane Will Get Free Flights for Life

At first, she thought it was a panic attack, so she alerted the flight attendants, who brought her cool water and dimmed the lights. "And within 10-15 minutes of takeoff, I felt like something was not fine". Penton was 36 weeks pregnant when she boarded the plane, so she wasn't expecting to deliver so soon, but her baby had other ideas. "He told me you're pushing it, you're doing it last-minute and may be you shouldn't but then again, stubborn, so I figured, no, no, we can handle this", ...

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Real deny striker deal reports

Morata , 24, is believed to be set for a big-money move to Old Trafford this off-season as he looks for more game time. " I have read that we have reached an agreement, I do not know how many million times, but it is not true ". "We did not sign Pogba [last summer] as we had a great team, as was shown", he said. "Plus, the players must have a space [in the team] to be able to improve, and a year ago I did not see it with him".

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Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

Forest Service spokeswoman Gerrelaine Alcordo said. Within an hour the wildfire had double to 250 acres, doubled again 40 minutes later, and more than doubled yet again to 1,200 acres by 6:30 p.m. Several small communities have been warned to be ready to evacuate. Monday's strong winds made firefighters' jobs more hard as they worked to fight a southern Utah wildfire that has forced more than 1,500 people to evacuate from nearby areas.

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Up to Cyprus leaders to make most of peace summit — United Nations envoy

Akinci and Anastasiades have been involved in reunification talks to create a federal state since May 2015. President Nicos Anastasiades says the draft document prepared by United Nations envoy Espen Barth Eide disregards "issues of essential importance" for the Greek Cypriot side.

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US Supreme Court agrees to hear NJ sports betting case

Circuit Court of Appeals have ruled in a decision that the law breached the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ( PASPA ) of 1992, which outlaws state-authorized sports gambling. The leagues might have to advocate for common-sense regulation at the state level (or in Congress , for that matter) immediately. We are pleased the Supreme Court appears to have responded favorably to our arguments as to why they should hear this important case.

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Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

He said the people who would lose coverage "are among our lowest-income residents" and that a series of proposed changes to the insurance market exchanges would "make it increasingly hard for low income residents to purchase affordable health care plans".

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Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

At issue is a challenge by the state's liquor distributors, who feel they've been left out by lawmakers rushing to get Nevada's recreational marijuana up and running after the passage of an initiative last November. In the meantime, properly licensed medical dispensaries can sell off their stockpiles for recreational use and expect to have enough supply to meet demand for three weeks or longer.

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Time to light 'em up: Fourth of July fireworks season opens

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ( CPSC ), estimated that injuries from fireworks sent 11,900 Americans to the emergency room in 2015. Safe and Sane Fireworks, the only kind of fireworks that can be sold, are different from the risky and illegal fireworks in that once they are lit, they do not explode or leave the ground, Dublin city officials said.

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See Inside This Couple's Lavish Taco Bell Wedding

Las Vegas seems like the absolute flawless place for Taco Bell to roll out this new effort. (Insert fantastic pun about "wedding bells" and " Taco Bell" here.) On August 7, Taco Bell Cantina will begin performing marriage ceremonies from the counter of its flagship Vegas location, the L.A.

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Who is Otto Warmbier? - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana

Doctors in OH described him as being in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" but declined to discuss his outlook for improvement, saying such information would be kept confidential. Gratton says he and Warmbier were among the last people to go through security at Pyongyang International Airport on that morning. During his speech to press, Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other American prisoners, saying, "No other family should have to endure what the Warmbiers have".

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US travel ban violates nuke deal

The U.S.travel ban does not apply to Egypt but to Yemen and five other Muslim-majority countries - Iran , Libya , Syria , Somalia and Sudan . The ban will not affect nationals of those countries who have a " bona fide relationship " with a person or entity in the United States .

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Judge orders Minnesota to fund legislature through Oct. 1

Schultz says since Dayton's position is the governor has the absolute authority to line-item veto anything for any reason, an attempt to "harmonize" would mean that authority is not absolute which means the court would rule is action is unconstitutional.

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Ingredient in Popular Weed Killer Going on List as Cancerous

Charles Parish and is available for household use to kill weeds and grass. It remains uncertain whether Roundup will actually get the label. Baum says the fight is not over; regulators still must decide how much of the chemical poses a risk.

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Three Cases Of Human Plague Reported In Santa Fe County, New Mexico

All three cases have required hospitalization, the health department said . NMDOH workers are now investigating the environment around the plague patients' homes, to look for possible risk factors for plague and to ensure the safety of the neighbors and family in the area.

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Chicago police cite reforms after 3 indicted

Detective David March and Patrol Officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney were each charged. In the city of Chicago, police officers are rarely charged with murder. Holmes said they also conspired in failing to locate and interview at least three witnesses whose information was inconsistent with the accounts of officers, as well as failing to locate and preserve physical evidence.

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Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

Using the Turkish hashtag for "we march", the smaller group of demonstrators gathered close to central Taksim Square , to resist the prohibition imposed by the city governor. A group of marchers heading down New York's Fifth Avenue carried photographs of US President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sean Spicer. Hundreds of thousands of people watched marchers in colourful fancy dress - and in some cases no clothes at all - at the Big Apple's NYC Pride Parade.

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Justices partially reinstate travel ban

Legal experts and refugee advocates say it's an open question whether the reinstated ban will set off chaos at Los Angeles International Airport as the first order did; some travelers were delayed and questioned for days while others were forced back to their countries.

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Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

The final pitch bounced, and catcher Willson Contreras zipped a low throw to first baseman Anthony Rizzo to close out the victory. After cutting the deficit to 9-3 after the fourth inning, the Indians scored four in the fifth, followed by five in the sixth and three in the seventh, combining for 13 unanswered runs against a bewildered Rangers team.

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands on final leg of tour

PM also thanked Netherlands for helping India to get membership of Missile Technology Control Regime last year. He would also be meeting with CEOs of major Dutch companies and encourage them to join the Indian growth story. While ties with some allies have been strained by Trump's complaints that Washington has been the loser in trade agreements, Modi appears sensitive to his host's emphasis on transactional diplomacy.

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Justin Trudeau showed up at Pride and the pictures are awesome

Elisa Sauseda of Hammond and her family and friends were among the first people to arrive at the South Shore Line station in East Chicago on Sunday to catch the train to the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade . Law enforcement's participation in Pride parades embodies the disconnect, she said , pointing to the arrests of protesters last weekend in Columbus.

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Supreme Court sides with church that was denied a grant

More than three dozen states now have such constitutional provisions that bar the use of public money for religious purposes, which have effectively prohibited the establishment of voucher programs that give families direct government subsidies to pay for tuition at private and parochial schools.

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Dead bird tested positive for West Nile in Dodge County

The virus has not yet cropped up in Ada County this year, although infected mosquitoes have been found in Canyon and Payette counties. After conducting an aerial application in 2013, seven people in Ada County were reported to have been infected with West Nile that year.

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BidaskClub Upgrades Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) to "Hold"

About shares traded. Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: PTLA ) has risen 51.17% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: PTLA ). "( PTLA )" was posted by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

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SCOTUS sides with Missouri church, but qualifying purposes still in question

Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a strong dissent - and said Monday's decision "profoundly changes" the relationship between church and state. Back in 2012 , Trinity Lutheran Church , in Columbia, Missouri, applied for a state grant to resurface the playground of the daycare and preschool it runs.

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Support for gay marriage surges, even among groups once wary

The US Supreme Court's action came after Republican President Donald Trump's appointee Neil Gorsuch joined the court on April 10, restoring its 5-4 conservative majority. Charlie Craig and David Mullins filed a complaint under Colorado's anti-discrimination laws after Phillips told them in 2012 he wouldn't make them a wedding cake due to his religious objections to gay marriage.

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Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical parole

The Liaoning Prison Administrative Bureau said Monday he was being treated by "eight renowned Chinese oncologists" at China Medical University No 1 Hospital in the northeast city of Shenyang. Following the award , Mrs Liu was placed under house arrest, although she was never charged with a crime. Asked about the U.S. statement, foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said "everybody is equal in front of the law" in China and "any other country should respect China's judicial sovereignty ...

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Who is Liu Xiaobo? The dying Nobel laureate released from Chinese prison

Liu was jailed for 11 years back in 2009 for " inciting subversion of state power" after helping to author the Charter 08 manifesto, which called for 19 changes to be made to China's government, including the elimination of one-party rule.

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Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

In March, Cadden was acquitted of 25 second-degree murder charges, but was found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy and fraud. Singal and his fellow defense lawyers seek to lower the number of prison years for Cadden, from the 35 years insisted upon by the prosecution to about three years.

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Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

President Donald Trump is pushing for American energy "dominance" as he delivers speeches and meets with top USA and foreign officials this week. Click the audio player above to hear the full story . Perry said he discussed the potential for USA coal exports to Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Washington last week. The president is also expected to describe openings for other energy exports, including USA technology that harnesses power from the wind and sun, ...