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Three killed in Mumbai residential building collapse, many trapped

Fire official D. Manjrekar says the rescue operation was continuing Tuesday as almost two dozen people are feared trapped. More than 200 people including fire brigade personnel, Mumbai Police personnel and local residents are trying to rescue people who are trapped inside the building.

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Zika virus: Locally transmitted case reported in Hidalgo County, Texas

EDINBURG - A man in Hidalgo County has been found with signs of the Zika virus, but he showed no symptoms of the illness, Rio Grande Valley health officials said Wednesday. -Covering exposed skin with long trousers and long-sleeved shirts whenever possible. Officials urged residents to take extra precautions after the discovery, including cleaning or throwing out any outdoor objects that hold water, keeping swimming pools clean and repairing damaged window or door screens.

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Terminally-ill Charlie to spend final days in a hospice, court hears

Charlie's mother Connie Yates came to court on Wednesday, while Chris Gard stayed by his son's side in hospital. Monday, after months of proceedings, the parents of Charlie Gard had chose to renounce their court battle to preserve the lives of their children.

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Patients should stop taking antibiotics when they feel better, experts say

They point to evidence that in many situations stopping antibiotics sooner is a safe and effective way to reduce antibiotic overuse, although there are notable exceptions such as those used to treat tuberculosis. from infections that have developed resistance against antibiotics. Rather, it is a populationwide phenomenon in which bacteria spread from host to host, acquire all kinds of genetic traits, and may be resistant to a particular antibiotic before the bacteria even enter your body.

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Greek Authorities Arrest Suspected BTC-e Mastermind for Laundering $4 Billion

A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest cryptocurrency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece , police and sources said on Wednesday. FinCEN acted in coordination with law enforcement's seizure of BTC-e and Vinnik's arrest. While BTC-e went down, as many as 66,163 bitcoins started moving.

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Christian Legal Centre 'grateful' for employment tribunal ruling

Women are statistically more likely to bring these claims, for example claims for pregnancy discrimination. "It may also be helpful to explain why the idea that bringing a claim before a court or a tribunal is a purely private activity, and the related idea that such claims provide no broader social benefit, are demonstrably untenable".

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Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths

It is unclear if one storm will definitely absorb the other, but that outcome is possible, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Thereafter, gradually cooling water temperatures, drier air and interaction with Hurricane Irwin is likely to cause more significant weakening.

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Why sugary drinks, protein-rich meals don't go well together

Insulin resistance can increase people's risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease, he said. It's impossible to avoid sugar nowadays and whether it's in your food or in your drink, it's hard to get away from it. "This combination also increased study subjects' desire to eat savory and salty foods for four hours after eating", Casperson added. All the meals had the same amount of fat and worked out to the same amount of calories (500 total).

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Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

The arrest of seven separatist leaders, remanded to 10-day police custody on Tuesday, for their alleged involvement in terror funding could drastically alter the landscape of militancy in Kashmir , experts say. Indian authorities arrested APHC General Secretary and Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, late Tuesday night from his residence in Srinagar where he was under house detention for the past several years.

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"A fundamental right, but wholly qualified", Centre to Supreme Court

He further argued that right to life is a "pre-existing right", which "transcends" right to privacy. "The rights to life and personal liberty are neither unqualified nor absolute", Venugopal said. On Aadhaar, he said the World Bank had said the identity system should be followed by every developing country. Senior counsel Arvind Datar argued that right to privacy flows from Article 14 (Right to Equality), Article 19 (Freedom of Expression) and Article 21 (Right to Life).

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Eli Lilly Shares Lower After Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 18 by Jefferies . The "6" Analysts gave Hold ratings in recent rating and Underweight stands at "Underweight" position. Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ). Swiss National Bank now owns 4,011,443 shares of the company's stock worth $337,402,000 after buying an additional 781,800 shares during the period.

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Drug peddling case: Actor moves court against medical exam during questioning

Charmi approaches High Court Meanwhile, Charmi approached High Court today filing a writ petition demanding on only women officials should shoot questions at her at Abkari Bhavan and that too in the presence of her advocate. All those who have been summoned so far have voluntarily given samples, he said. The special investigation team (SIT) had earlier summoned 12 personalities from Telugu film industry, for questioning in connection with the racket.

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Potential public health, economic consequences of declining childhood vaccination

Nathan Lo, an MD/PhD candidate in the division of epidemiology at Stanford University's School of Medicine in California, and Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, dean of Baylor's National School of Tropical Medicine in Houston, analyzed data from the U.S.

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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

PARIS/GENEVA, 25 July 2017-UNAIDS has welcomed the launch of the End AIDS Coalition (EAC) during the 9th International AIDS Conference on HIV Science taking place in Paris, France. Although Scientists did confirm they did detect a small supply of the virus in a very small portion of immune cells, but so far they have not found evidence of an HIV infection.

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Doctors confirm rare case of HIV remission without drugs

The update on the research was presented at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris on Monday. An ongoing trial has already enrolled close to 400 HIV-exposed infants, 42 of whom are HIV infected, in Argentina, Brazil, Haiti, Malawi, South Africa , Uganda, the United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Division in Labour's top ranks over customs union

Former frontbencher Chuka Umunna said some countries were outside the European Union but inside the single market, including Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. "The single market is dependent on membership of the EU", Corbyn told the BBC's Andrew Marr . 'I went to Norway in January, they are not members of the European Union but they have nearly full access to the single market.

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Mortgage lenders beginning to push boundaries, warns BoE

While household incomes edged forward just 1.5%, outstanding payments on vehicle financing, credit card balances and personal loans had all risen 10% in the last 12 months. "The banks that are involved, as well as the shareholders of auto companies, will want to think very carefully about the risks". Those consumers who took out PCPs tended to have higher incomes and savings.

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Brain injuries found in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players

Researchers still don't know how common it is in football or the general population. The disease "causes myriad symptoms, including memory loss, confusion, depression and dementia", according to the NYT story. "There's a tremendous selection bias", she has cautioned, noting that many families have donated brains specifically because the former player showed symptoms of C.T.E.

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Study Shows That Dogs Keep Older People MOre Active During Cold Weather

Almost one in five of the group owned a dog, and two thirds of these said they walked it at least once a day. Regular dog walkers were 20 per cent more active and spent 30 fewer minutes each day sitting than people with no dogs, even on days with bad weather.

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Red Cross visits Houthi prisoners in Yemen's Taiz

Through July 19, the number of cholera cases reported in Yemen has reached 368,207 suspected cases, including 1,828 deaths since April. 27. More than 370,000 people have fallen ill and 1,800 have died since late April in Yemen's second cholera outbreak in less than a year, according to the ICRC and the World Health Organization.

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A Deadly Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States Has Been Linked to Papayas

The Maryland Department of Health was the first agency to discover the outbreak, which occurred in Baltimore, but NY and New Jersey have been hit hardest with a combined 25 cases so far. Caribeña papayas were imported from Mexico and distributed by Grande Produce in San Juan, Texas. Twelve people have been hospitalized and one person died (their age has not been released).

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New elusive sunfish species discovered by scientists

Marianne Nyegaard from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences and a group of global researchers discovered the species after studying the Indo-Pacific region for more than four years. The student said: "the Process that we went through to confirm the status of the new species, included the publication of birah back as the year 1500, some of which also included descriptions of mermaids and fantastical sea monsters".

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Residential building collapse near Ghatkopar

The death toll may go up as over 30 people are trapped under the debris of the four-storey residential building that collapsed at Damodar Park in Ghatkopar, an eastern suburb of Mumbai. The 40-year-old building held a total of 16 flats and a nursing home was also being set up on the ground floor. Locals have gathered around the rubble of the collapsed building.

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A small town in Alaska has lost its longtime feline mayor

While they were untrue, Stubbs spent the latter part of the 2016 resting at home. There is no human mayor in the town. Stubbs was elected honorary Mayor as a kitten in 1997, when local residents unhappy with their human candidates chose to write him in the ballot, CNN reports .

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Old Greenwich

While there are now no active cases of the Zika virus, which can cause harmful birth defects, in Florida thr Florida Department of Health is still urging residents to take preventative measures to avoid mosquito bites, which is the best way to prevent contracting the Zika virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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Transgender people may legally change gender without doctor approval

A leading Tory activist has said "it's a possibility" that Government plans to make it easier to change gender have been influenced by Education Secretary Justine Greening's sexuality. Scottish Trans Alliance's James Morton said: "We welcome the United Kingdom following the Scottish lead in accepting the Gender Recognition Act needs to be reformed".

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In search of cure for HIV

Anthony Fauci , head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, struck notes of both optimism and caution when speaking about him. According to the study, the baby contracted HIV from its mother when she was born. Tests when she was 9 1/2 years old found signs of virus in a small number of immune system cells, but none capable of reproducing. More efforts are needed, but continuing this kind of research and identifying how the child's immune system fought against the ...

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Coffee recalled after FDA finds Viagra-like ingredient

The concern for would-be coffee drinkers lies in the fact that the ingredient contained in the coffee can interact badly with ingredients found in many prescription drugs, according to the FDA. Delish reported that the "natural herbs coffee" is sold online nationwide as a form of "natural" male enhancement. The company has been contacting its customers by telephone, said the FDA.

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Danilo sets out Man City Champions League ambition

Danilo has been heavily linked with a move away from Real Madrid this summer as he is keen to hold down a regular role ahead of next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Danilo will likely compete with Walker for the right-back spot, with City, which is also in Los Angeles as part of its pre-season preparations, having already let go of full-backs Pablo Zabaleta and Gael Clichy.

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International Monetary Fund says global recovery on 'firmer footing'

The fund still expects the global economy will grow by 3.5 percent in 2017 and 3.6 percent in 2018, the same as in the April WEO. "The recovery in global growth that we projected in April is on a firmer footing", said Maurice Obstfeld, chief economist at the Washington-based crisis lender.

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Trump shakes up legal, press teams amid growing Russian Federation heat

He will be replaced by his former deputy Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Spicer allegedly dispatched a top aid to inquire whether a group of junior researchers would give up their icebox. "While it makes for interesting academic decisions, let me tell you what the legal team is not doing", Sekulow said. On the Russian Federation stories, Scaramucci said on Fox that a "two-pronged approach" was needed, saying that "in some ways we want to deescalate things and have there be a level of diplomacy".

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Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69 in 'heartbreaking accident'

Families preparing to enter the South Florida Museum on Sunday were met with tragic news. The aquarium will stay closed while staff continues to investigate and grieve Snooty's death. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's lab will conduct a necropsy. "We all deeply mourn his passing". "Snooty is in a better place now", said a young boy after being told what happened.

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Senate ref flags key parts of GOP health bill plan

Passed in 1985, the Byrd rule says that any bill going through the budget reconciliation process - like the BCRA - can be blocked on the grounds that it contains an "extraneous matter" or something "merely incidental" to the federal budget.

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India Dismisses Sri Lanka XI for 187 in Warm-up Game

Once India declared both teams chose to shake hands and thus the match ended in a draw. Dhawan, who is competing for an opening slot, blasted seven boundaries in a fluent 48-ball vigil. Vishwa Fernando and Tharindu Kaushal claimed two wickets apiece in the match. The two teams are scheduled to engage each other in a bilateral series that consists of three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20, and the first match will be played at Galle.

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Charlie Gard hospital calls in police over death threats to staff

Hirano says that Charlie's condition could be significantly improved by nucleoside bypass therapy but specialists at Great Ormond Street Hospital said the therapy, which is being requested by the boy's parents , was experimental and would not help.