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Cholera kills thousands in war-ravaged Yemen

Each day there are more than 5,000 new cases of the waterborne disease, which causes acute diarrhea and dehydration, in the country where the health system has collapsed after more than two years of war , it said . Yemen's crumbling health system is also overwhelmed by the scale of the epidemic; according to WHO, some 30,000 critical health providers have not been paid salaries for nearly year.

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Pakistan army chief hoists largest flag in Wagah Border

Pakistan marked the occasion at midnight, with the the country's top ranking military official General Javed Qamar Bajwa hoisting a huge flag, 120 feet by 80 feet, at the Wagah border crossing, at the demarcation line with India. "I assure you that we will never let you down". On the occasion of India's 71st Independence Day, candies were exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Tuesday, between BSF first line of defense and Pak Rangers.

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CNN's Acosta Blasts Trump Over Charlottesville

Trump spoke before the press again Monday afternoon to address China's intellectual property laws. Trump seemed to think his earlier Charlottesville statement counted as a press conference even though he did not take questions from the press.

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Man Fatally Stabbed in Fight Over Brooklyn Parking Spot, NYPD Says

A man was fatally stabbed and his relative wounded during a fight over a parking space outside the dead man's Bergen Beach home Sunday night, police said. His brother was not seriously injured. The other victim was treated at the same hospital and listed in stable condition, police said. Police say the two attackers fled the scene in a gray or silver Volkswagen, possibly a Passat or Jetta, with Taxi and Limousine Commission license plates.

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SC asks Karti to approach CBI for quizzing

Emerging from the court room, Mehta said that the plea was against stay of lookout notice . The top court has asked Karti Chidambaram, a businessman and Congress member, to join the CBI investigation in the corruption case against him. The Bench said, "You must show your bonafides by first appearing before the IO (investigating officer) ... you may have a good case, but you can not go out without participating in investigations".

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Separatists have no right to talk about Article 35A: Omar Abdullah

The petition challenging the Article claims it has a gender bias and does not grant the same status to women in Jammu and Kashmir. The State's Constituent Assembly was empowered to recommend the articles of the Indian Constitution to be applied to the state or to abrogate the Article 370 altogether.

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Beaufort vigil planned in wake of Charlottesville violence

When times get tough and you get emotional you need to be with like-minded people", said activist, Susan Silva. "I came here to show support for the people in Charlottesville, Virginia". Heyer died, and at least 19 others were injured. "It continues to be unbelievable that we are here in 2017 and our communities are mixed cultures and families and we're unable to find this piece of common ground as a country", said Alicia Contreras, Nevada State Director, Mi Familia Vota.

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Conte denies his transfer frustration spreading to Chelsea players

So yeah, it wasn't good. Meanwhile, Sean Dyche was generous in victory, with the Burnley manager swatting aside the suggestion his players might have sensed some vulnerability in the champions at the start of the match. The Blues won the Premier League crown with two games to spare last season in Antonio Conte's first campaign in England. They were reduced to nine men late in the second half when Cesc Fabregas was also dismissed following a second yellow card.

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CIA director: 'No intelligence' to suggest United States on cusp of nuclear war

President Trump has taken a harsher stance against North Korea than his predecessor, Barack Obama, while Pyongyang has carried on ignoring sanctions and UN Security Council rulings against its nuclear weapons program. was pursuing "a very determined diplomatic effort" led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson coupled with new financial sanctions to dissuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from further provocations.

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Kenya: Protests Against Kenyatta Election Victory Turn Deadly

They said that they will not take this issue to court and they will allow the Kenyan people to settle it. Kenya was largely quiet on Sunday following violence in the aftermath of elections , as Raila came under growing global pressure to concede defeat.

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Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, copies Colin Kaepernick's protest

Michael Bennett joined Marshawn Lynch in sitting down for the national anthem. Lynch said on an appearance on " Conan " in 2016 that he was supportive of protests led by then 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sit during the National Anthem to bring light perceived injustices in the United States.

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'No need to worry' about swine flu

Also, swab samples of a doctor working at the orthopaedic department in Capital Hospital here and a junior doctor of SCB Medical College and Hospital were found positive for the vector-borne disease, the official said. Officials said steps have also been taken for purchase of necessary equipment, ventilators and other gadgets for proper functioning of special wards for treatment of swine flu patients.

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May God reward those praying for me - Buhari says in London

That has sparked numerous protests, including demands that Buhari should resign, as well as calls for more transparency about the president's condition. President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home from medical leave in Britain, and is awaiting his doctor's permission, a presidency statement said on Saturday.

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Hegazi scores on dream debut as West Brom beat Bournemouth

Albion made three new signings during the close season with Jay Rodriguez , Zhang Yuning and Ahmed Hegazi arriving at The Hawthorns but Pulis still wants as many as five more additions to swell numbers in his squad. The Baggies had a superb first half after starting the game with their usual 4-1-4-1 formation which allows Tony Pulis' men to control the game without having too much time on the ball.

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Pall of gloom descends on death of IAS officer

He then flew to New Delhi on Thursday morning via Varanasi. She informed Sa rojini Nagar police station, which dispatched a team to the Leela. "By the time we located him, he was in West Delhi", said DCP (south) Ishwar Singh. The officer added that the CCTV footages were also checked. His dead body was found on the railway track near the yard. Pandey, who originally hailed from Bihar's Chhapra was a resident of Guwahati's Bamunimaidam area.

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Mother sues Portland hospital after she accidentally smothered her baby

It was almost midnight one Sunday in the summer of 2012 when Thompson, who had undergone a Caesarean section a few days earlier, was given a cocktail of narcotic painkillers and sleep aids. The civil suit contends Monica Thompson's newborn son, Jacob, died as a result of negligence by Physicians Regional in Collier County and an unidentified nurse there.

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New Fidget Spinner Safety Guidelines Prove We Can't Have Nice Things

Reports of these incidents resulted in the Safety Commission starting an investigation, and while the toys aren't facing any sort of recall action, the CPSC does advise that users or their parents should be present in the room at all times when a fidget spinner is charging.

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Solar eclipse glasses offer protection from vision loss

So, if you walk through your house and you can still view ordinary household lights through your eclipse glasses or handheld viewer, then that means your device is bogus. The Oak Ridge Public Library will give out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses to library patrons on Monday, August 14. The organization also has a list of retailers that stock glasses made by verified manufacturers at some (but not all) of their locations.

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More US adults are drinking, and more heavily

Meanwhile, the study found a "generally much greater" increase in drinking among minorities than white Americans. According to a recent study , alcoholism amongst American adults has increased by 49 percent from 2002 to 2012. However, as people usually under-report consumption, the authors warned the rates might be higher. 'These increases constitute a public health crisis that may have been overshadowed by increases in much less prevalent substance use (marijuana, opiates and heroin) ...

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FDA reveals five dead after anti-obesity balloon surgery

It's still unclear whether there's a definitive link between the devices and the deaths. The process involves placing one or two uninflated balloons using an endoscope that goes through a patient's mouth into the stomach . Apollo's CEO Todd Newton said numerous patients who use the device as a weight-loss tool have other obesity-related health problems. According to Apollo Endo-Surgery, there has been one additional death of a person who received its device.

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Hundred-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Found in 'Excellent Condition'

The cake is believed to have an interesting story behind it as it is thought to have been brought to the region by British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. "There is no doubt the extreme cold in Antarctica has assisted its preservation", Meeks said. "It [the fruitcake] is an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the ice", she said.

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Dozens of Athletes in hospital with norovirus

London 2017 organisers said on Monday night that a number of teams had reported cases of gastroenteritis. Martin, who placed 16th in the 10,000m at the Rio Olympics last summer, competed in the same event at the IAAF World Championships in London last weekend, where she had to step off the track with six laps remaining.

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Arsenal winger Walcott promises different season for the Gunners

He is one tough unit to get past. "He is an absolute animal". He eats the right food and he's professional. You can see the power he's got when he's got the ball, his pace and everything. We have a game backed on mobility and technique and I think he can integrate that well. We know what we have to do this season. Everyone's up for the challenge - you know we do like a good challenge.

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Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows

The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases: Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south. "They are here to protect the islands, just in case something happens". But there's also some resentment about not being able to vote in the general election for US president. The air base was built in 1944, when the US was preparing to send bombers to Japan during World War II.

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Changes to NY's medical marijuana program being considered

Under a series of proposals, approved patients would have access to lotions, ointments, patches and chewable tablets. The addition of five companies to the state's medical marijuana program brings the total number of companies operating in NY to 10.

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Gophers kicker Justin Juenemann scholarship delivered by t-shirt cannon

Coach Fleck spoke of Juenemann's character as a representation of the team and university's values and how he embodies the type of person they strive to develop on the team. Here's hoping this isn't the last video we see this summer of players getting surprised with scholarships in incredible ways. What we can do for other people.

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Amazon Moving Into US Ticket Sales, Threatens Ticketmaster Dominance

Amazon.com Inc is seeking to partner with US venue owners to sell event tickets, four sources have told Reuters , a move that could loosen Ticketmaster's powerful grip on the lucrative ticketing business. Amazon has been aggressive in its negotiations, as Reuters notes that the company has reportedly been willing to provide multi-million dollar sponsorships to venues in order to get its foot in the door.

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Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse

In his statement to reporters, Mr. Trump made it clear that he meant to issue a formal declaration that the opioid crisis was a national emergency, much the way the federal government officially recognizes the need for a national response to natural disasters.

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Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs

There were 33,600 organ transplants past year, and 116,800 patients on waiting lists, according to Dr. David Klassen, chief medical officer at the United Network for Organ Sharing , a private, nonprofit organization that manages the nation's transplant system.

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Oneida County resident tests positive for West Nile Virus

West Nile virus will continue to be a concern until the arrival of autumn or the first frost, he said. Symptoms of West Nile usually develop between two and 15 days after being bitten, and not everyone bitten will show symptoms, officials said.

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Highway littered with frozen pizzas after crash

Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said the truck and a auto were both going west when the vehicles "sideswiped into each other", and the truck crashed. A highway in Arkansas was forced to shut down for several hours after a truck crashed and dropped its load of frozen pizzas. Oh, and this video of tractors scooping up frozen pizzas off a highway.

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Watch Metallica Sing Rihanna and Disney Songs in 'Carpool Karaoke' Teaser Clip

Comedian James Corden hosts both series. Carpool Karaoke: The Series debuted on Tuesday with an episode featuring Will Smith. Metallica have shared a clip of their upcoming appearance on Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke . Corden's message was appreciated by Bennington's widow, Talinda - who thanked him for his words on Twitter . The singer's memorial was attended by his family and closest friends in the music industry.

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Vitamin B3 supplements can prevent miscarriages, birth defects

At first, no effect was seen and NAD was still produced by the mice. Professor Sally Dunwoodie, a biomedical researcher at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, said: The ramifications are likely to be huge. The researchers added current supplements aimed at pregnant women may not contain sufficient levels of vitamin B3. But it's a very promising start down a new avenue in developmental research, and one with the potential to produce life-changing results for thousands ...

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Patriots Owner Gives Super Bowl LI Ring to Tom Brady's Mother

Brady posted a throwback photo to Instagram Sunday showing the football star with this mother, and the caption: "Every practice, every game, every meal, every call, every hug - for all the love that you give and every moment you make possible - thank you mom".

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Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Here is how people reacted to her demise news on Twitter. "We will remember her for her courage, her loyalty, her service to the eradication of leprosy", Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said in a statement. With her efforts, in 1996, the World Health Organisation declared Pakistan one of the first countries in Asia to have controlled leprosy. She studied medicine in Germany in the 1950s and joined the Daughters of the Heart of Mary before leaving for India via Karachi .