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IPhone glitter cases recalled over reports of burns

Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that almost 275,000 iPhone cases decorated with liquid glitter had been recalled nationwide. "One consumer reported permanent scarring from a chemical burn and another consumer reported chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body and hands", according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission statement.

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Court extends separatist leader Shabir Shah's custody by 6 days

The court intervened the moment the remark was made, asking both the parties not to convert a courtroom "into a TV studio". On Wednesday, the court extended Shah's custody by a day to allow questioning by the ED, which linked him to funding of anti-nationals and organising protests in the Valley.

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Only 37.7 per cent Pakistani mothers practice exclusive breastfeeding: WHO-UNICEF report

Compliance to early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding and complimentary breast feeding for two years could significantly reduce stunting in Pakistan, it said. Not only investing in breastfeeding is necessary, but also normalizing the idea of it, because there are women who wish to breastfeed, but they don't have the support they need.

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Warning of swine flu

Dr Sharma said that children, elderly people above 65 years, persons who have had organ transplantation, persons with asthma and lung problems, and HIV and Hepatitis-infected persons, diabetic patients are more susceptible to swine flu. "She was brought to our hospital in critical condition two days ago", he said, adding that doctors at the hospital suspected H1N1 influenza and kept her in isolation.

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Dead crow tests positive for West Nile Virus in Yucaipa

The trapped mosquitoes are sorted at the SUNY Plattsburgh Environmental Science laboratory into batches, which are then submitted to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory for specific mosquito-borne-virus testing. West Nile virus is spread through mosquito bites, so those at the highest risk are people working outside, especially during dusk and dawn, when the presence of mosquitoes is the most substantial, according to the article.

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Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets

They found that because sponges are usually left wet and moist after they're used, they are a natural breeding ground for unwanted bacteria . A recent study published in Scientific Reports looked at the microbiome - or community - of bacteria in 28 samples from 14 different kitchen sponges.

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FDA rules to target nicotine levels in cigarettes

The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate nicotine levels but hasn't done so. The report, further, asserted that the long-term health hazards of vaping are "unlikely to exceed 5 percent of the harm from smoking tobacco" - in line with a 2013 study that found that "the levels of potentially toxic compounds in e-cigarette vapor are [nine-fold to] 450-fold lower than those in the smoke from conventional cigarettes".

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1980s rapper Kidd Creole arrested in fatal stabbing

He had been taken into custody in the Bronx earlier on Wednesday. Mr. Glover, who grew up performing in hip-hop clubs in the Bronx , teamed up with fellow musician Grandmaster Flash in 1976, forming one of the first rap groups. He is now facing a charge of second degree murder. The victim - whose name was not released - was homeless and staying at a shelter on the Bowery, police sources said.

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BBCI: Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children

Additionally, some 400,000 cases of cholera recorded in the past few months have resulted in 1,900 deaths. " Yemen's children are trapped in an nearly unimaginable tragedy, they're under attack from all sides", said Caroline Anning, senior conflict policy advisor at Save the Children.

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More Canadians living alone, with parents or without children, census figures show

The increase in multigenerational households may be partly attributed to Canada's changing ethnocultural composition. According to a study done on the disintegration of food habits , if you're a single, you are more likely to skip breakfast, and singles in B.C.

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Happy Birthday! Wait Don't Blow Out the Candles Until You Read This!!

In some of the worst news, it turns out that eating birthday cake is actually a very bad idea. Close your eyes, blow out your candles and make a wish - what did you wish for? During the study , a number of bacteria found on sample cake varied depending on the individual who blew out the candles and on average the number of bacteria increases by 15 times.

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Minneapolis school collapses, people trapped underneath

This only affects the Upper School. Three other people were rescued from the roof of the building by the fire officials. She said those students are OK because the gym was not close to the site of the apparent explosion. Tyner said it appears the explosion might have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. KSFY News will update the story when more information becomes available.

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State Health Department Adds New Organizations to Medical Marijuana Program

According to local news source Newsday , "locations weren't disclosed immediately in large part because some companies were looking to finalize sites after the state decided on licenses". New York Canna (d/b/a Terradiol New York ) will manufacture in OnondagaCounty and have dispensing facilities in Erie, Orange, Queens and Suffolk Counties.

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Tillerson Applies Brakes on North Korea War Talk: 'We're Not Your Enemy'

Tillerson said the former head of Central Command will be visiting the Middle East to resolve the rift between the United States allies in the Gulf. Beijing is effectively its only real trading partner, and the illicit network that finances North Korea's atomic pursuits runs through Chinese banks and companies.

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Saudi Arabia Announces Plan for Red Sea Tourism Project

According to Bloomberg , the area will be governed "by independent laws" which will be in par with "international standards". It is hoped that the resort will transform the country into a tourism hotspot, much like Dubai has done, and dramatically increase the number of visitors to the Middle Eastern country.

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Shaun Williamson, Sarah Harding + Brandi Glanville enter the Celebrity Big Brother house

But what Shaun doesn't know is that he is playing for immunity and to make it all even more exciting, there could be a killer nomination making an appearance too. A onetime regular on Google Box, Sandi Bogle is now the second favourite to win and you will find her odds vary in size from 4 to 1 to 6 to 1, so do shop around for the bets odds if you are a fan of hers! Viewers can follow the action - paranormal and otherwise - on 3e and Channel 5.

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Royal Caribbean on the rise with bigger profit

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Another trade for 7,527 shares valued at $827,970 was sold by Kulovaara Harri U. Cap Ww Investors has invested 0.07% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL ). 9,035 are owned by Hartline Investment Corp. "Lowers Position in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd .

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Glittery phone case recalled after causing chemical burns

A US Consumer Product Safety Commission report noted that there have been 24 reports around the world, including 19 in the USA, of skin irritation or chemical burns. They were sold online at Amazon, Nordstrom Rack, Victoria's Secret , Tory Burch , Henri Bendel , and GetMixBin.com from October 2015 to June 2017.

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Congress protest outside Minister Shivakumar's residence over IT raids

The raids were also carried out at the private resort owned by Shivakumar near Bengaluru where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat have been staying since Saturday. One of the Congress rebel MLAs is also contesting the Rajya Sabha elections on BJP ticket. Minister Shiv Kumar, a Congress heavy weight of Karnataka who will be crucial for the party in the coming Assembly elections, has meanwhile been "taken away" by IT officials.

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1MDB yet to ask gov't for help to pay IPIC, says Johari

IPIC denied any link with the BVI firm, and asked a London court to arbitrate a claim totalling US$6.5 billion. Malaysia dissolved 1MDB's advisory board a year ago, and its assets were either shifted to the government or sold off as part of the rationalization program, after the fund was linked to a multi-billion dollar global money laundering scandal.

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Blood Proteins Tied to Severity of Chronic Fatigue

But at least it's a clear biological marker that will help put to rest the many myths surrounding chronic fatigue. In other cases, people might receive false diagnoses and unnecessary treatment, which sometimes makes their condition worse. But Montoya and immunologist Mark Davis , PhD, who played a pivotal role in creating Stanford's Human Immune Monitoring Center - a high-tech facility that serves as an engine for large-scale, data-intensive immunological analysis of human blood and tissue ...

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Kentucky doctor delivers baby before giving birth herself

The other woman, Leah Halliday-Johnson, was two doors down from Amanda's room, delivering her baby when her umbilical cord wrapped itself around the baby's neck. Johnson says, "I lucked out to be in the hospital with you, I've been talking about you for a week now". Being a doctor, she could not help but run to help the woman, who was undergoing complications in her delivery.

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Government announces fire safety and building regs review

The tests found that the type of cladding used in 82 tower blocks failed safety tests. Of this number, 47 are owned or managed by local authorities. Fire tests prompted by the June 14 fire that caused at least 80 known deaths at London's 24-story Grenfell Tower suggest that 82 apartment blocks around the United Kingdom have external aluminum cladding systems that do not comply with current building regulations.

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Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc 2Q 17 Earnings Send Shares Soaring

Stock Down 17% After Earnings: "Is the Market ..." on May 02, 2017, also Benzinga.com with their article: "Mid-Day Market Update: "Pitney Bowes Drops On Earnings Miss; Lumber Liquidators ..." published on August 01, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: "BUZZ-US STOCKS ON THE MOVE- Under Armour, Lumber Liquidators , Sprint " on August 01, 2017.

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Florida confirms its first sexually-transmitted Zika case for 2017

The health department has been in touch with mosquito control, and says mosquito reduction activities are taking place. Officials said it's important for anyone who travels to an area overseas with the Zika virus should prevent mosquito bites for at least three weeks after they return home.

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Tillerson once again does the thing where he walks back Trump's comments

Following the latest missile test, the Chinese government urged Pyongyang to respect the UN Security Council resolutions and called for calm and reducing tensions. The lack of effort at the UN Security Council may be a recognition of China's increasing annoyance at U.S. demands, and the possibility they might block new UN action outright.

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Doctors call for pupils to be taught about breastfeeding

So without the right help, they decide to stop breastfeeding once their maternity leave is over. · Strengthen links between health facilities and communities, and encourage community networks that protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

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Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games

The rhetoric makes it clear that the three parties are indeed working toward a Paris 2024 - LA 2028 double allocation with LA receiving incentives to drop from the 2024 race and allow Paris to claim those Games unopposed. It has been expected that L.A. would agree to go second, if only because local bid officials expressed a willingness to consider the option. It is now unclear what concessions were made in order for Los Angeles to accept the '28 games.

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Man suspected in IN officer's killing will not appear in court Tuesday

Bowman said he heard 10 or 12 gunshots followed by a lull, then two or three additional gunshots. The suspect is facing a preliminary murder charge. Allan's patrol SUV was parked Friday outside the Southport police station and was covered with flower bouquets and other mementoes left by residents.

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RBA interest rate decision: August 2017

Headline inflation down recently reflecting lower oil price . Financial markets have been functioning effectively. "The RBA will be concerned about the Australian dollar rising to US80 cents, but not anxious enough to justify a rate cut".

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Iowa confirms first 2017 case of West Nile in the state

A pair of American crow corpses found last Wednesday at Ygnacio Valley Road and Wiget Lane in Walnut Creek and a group of mosquitos gathered the same day at Timber Road and Poe Drive in Discovery Bay were tested, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District said in a statement.

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Shoals gas prices rise

That's an increase of 8 cents from last week and is slightly below the national average of $2.31 per gallon, an increase of 3 cents from last week. Roseville, CA- Following declines week after week, Roseville gas prices pushed higher this week following higher crude oil prices.

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United Kingdom insists Brexit will end freedom of movement

Last week Mr Hammond signalled the UK's desire for an extended post-Brexit transition period under which free movement would continue for a further three years. Lord Hague said: "He has evidently been trying to persuade his cabinet colleagues that we should be seeking to stay in the EU single market and customs union during a transition and "implementation" phase lasting to 2022, followed by a free trade deal with our former partners after that".

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Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Now, a group of USA researchers found the show has sparked too much interest in suicide , particularly among teenagers. The study analyzed Google trends between March 31, 2017, and April 18. "We are looking forward to more research and taking everything we learn to heart as we prepare for Season 2". "My main concern was that suicide was portrayed sort of as the inevitable effect of life's adversities rather than depicting what would be an actually more appropriate message, which is ...

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Hatch: Trump's Sessions attacks bad for presidency

President Trump recently lashed out against Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation meddling investigation. "(I) t's very rare for a president to lash out at a Cabinet member like Trump has been doing", explained Bush adviser Peter Wehner.