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McDonald's to limit global antibiotic use in chickens next year

Since past year, Mcdonald's already serves more than chicken raised with antibiotics in the United States in its u.s. eateries. Health activists have been urging Big Food to quit injecting human antibiotics into meat for years (to the point of staging a shareholder's revolt against McDonald's and publicly shaming In-N-Out), but the problem doesn't have an easy solution.

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University admission cut-off mark pegged at 120

While stating that no candidate without O' Level prerequisite would be offered admission, Prof Oloyede urged the heads of the various tertiary institutions to set their modalities for admission exercises as it was not the board's responsibility.

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Kofi Annan arrives in Burma as Arakan Commission submits final report

Annan, who chaired the inquiry commission set up by the Myanmar government, on Thursday proposed addressing the restrictions on citizenship and movement of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority to prevent and resolve the sectarian conflict in the western state of Rakhine, Efe news reported.

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Not Being Popular May Be Good for Long-Term Mental Health

Researchers discovered how those high schoolers who had only a few close friendships grew up into healthier adults in terms of mental state, and they improved their condition over time. The teens who made a priority of close relationships at the age of 15 were less socially anxious, had more self-esteem and appeared to have fewer symptoms of depression by age 25 compared to the other study volunteers, the findings showed.

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Trump Attacks on Media, Hate Groups Continues Dividing US - Phoenix Mayor

Trump claimed they've fabricated content and sources, leaving out facts and failing to mention that he "spoke out forcefully against hatred, bigotry and violence and strongly condemned the neo-Nazis, the white supremacists and the KKK". Referring to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, he said , "I respect the fact that he is starting to respect us". "I'm only doing this to show you how damned dishonest these people are".

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Two human cases of West Nile virus reported in Utah

Philip Armstrong, a medical entomologist at the station". A Sacramento woman is recovering from the first contracted human case of West Nile virus to be reported in the county in 2017. "It may be 10 to 20 percent who get infected [who] may experience signs and symptoms". "There's a whole multitude of different infections that may present the same way", including enterovirus, said Martinello, who is also associate professor of internal medicine and infectious diseases at the Yale School of ...

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Wilson robbery suspect linked to SC holdup where two killed

Monday. The robber fled in white Chrysler 200 belonging to one of the victims, police said. The suspect was being sought. Council is also suspected in a bank robbery that occurred earlier this month in Wilson, North Carolina. "I always left their place of business with added reason to smile and appreciate humankind", said Conway Mayor Barbara Blain- Bellamy. Council is now wanted for felony common law robbery after a bank robbery at the BB&T branch at 1604 S.

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Fresh US-led air raids kill 7 civilians in Syria's Mayadin

At least 78 civilians were killed in USA -led coalition airstrikes and Syrian Democratic Forces shelling in Daesh-held Raqqah province on Monday, according to an activist-run monitoring group, Raqqah Is Being Slaughtered Silently. In early June, the USA -led coalition launched a military campaign aimed at retaking the city, the capital of Daesh's self-proclaimed "caliphate". As reports mount of heavy civilian deaths at the hands of the United States coalition in Raqqa, the United Nations ...

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People who Google "depression" are now asked whether they are depressed

Now Google wants to help you keep your mental health in check. The new feature, which Google spokeswoman Susan Cadrecha says "will be fully rolled out on mobile in the United States over the next day or so", isn't meant to subvert a medical evaluation.

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Kim Wall death: journalist's torso weighted with metal

Madsen was arrested in connection with Wall's disappearance after his submarine sank off Denmark's eastern coast, an event police said they suspected the inventor had caused on objective. In fact, Madsen's lawyer, Betina Hald Engmark, said that she and her client "only find it positive that there is a final clarification". Her headless torso was found this week .

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GCSE results: Half a million pupils to get their grades

Courtney Barham, a 16-year-old pupil at the Walworth Academy in South East London, said she found the reduced time to prepare for the new syllabus a challenge. "Putting more emphasis on final exams is hitting hardest those who require the most support, such as disadvantaged students and students with special education need", said Kevin Courtney, the union's general secretary.

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Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer

Male smokers demonstrated the greatest risk. The researchers used statistical techniques to adjust for a host of factors including age, race, smoking history, education, alcohol consumption, body size, use of anti-inflammatory drugs, personal history of cancer or lung disease and family history of lung cancer .

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Record US$417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

After two days of closing arguments by lawyers, the jury chose to award Echeverria with $68 million in compensatory damages and $340 million in punitive damages. The company argued that the plaintiff's allegations were not supported by scientific evidence and studies conducted by federal agencies, including the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Woman awarded $147m in Johnson & Johnson cancer claim

Despite research that talc-based powders may increase the chance of developing ovarian cancer , Johnson & Johnson have not placed warnings about this risk on their products. The company argued that the plaintiff's allegations were not supported by scientific evidence and studies conducted by federal agencies, including the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Sadhvi rape: Punjab, Haryana on high alert

The CBI special court set up on the directions of high court is likely to announce the final verdict in the case on August 25. In December that year, the CBI booked Singh for rape, criminal intimidation and acts meant to insult the modesty of a woman.

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Wayne Rooney announces retirement

Rooney announced last summer that he would end his England career after next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Rooney was permanent England captain since replacing Steven Gerrard in the role after the 2014 World Cup. "I know it was always a huge honour for Wayne to pull on the England shirt and led his country as captain with great pride". The English star stressed that he would always remain "a passionate England fan".

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New York City police officers rally in support of Colin Kaepernick

Obviously, this is very well known as last season San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled/sat during the anthem which caused major controversy. Maybe I'm wrong, but I always thought that Kaepernick's main goal was twofold: to bring attention to what he felt was significant injustice being done to minorities, and to start a dialogue about said injustice.

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Qatar criticizes Saudi "political manipulation" of hajj

Saudi Arabia closed its border on June 5 to Qatar as part of the diplomatic crisis, but said it would reopen it for pilgrims. Six-hundred Turkish and Yemeni nationals were evacuated from a pilgrim's residence in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Monday after a fire broke out, according to Saudi Press Agency .

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Mothers aren't putting babies to sleep safely

Another finding was that those who felt the baby's sleeping position was not up to them, but rather the baby or another family member, were more than three times as likely to place the baby on its stomach. Despite a dramatic decrease in frequency, SIDS still remains a leading cause of infant mortality. The sudden unexpected infant death rate of non-Hispanic black infants was 170.2 per 100,000 live births between 2011 and 2014, more than twice that of non-Hispanic white infants (83.8 per ...

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Olamide : Nigerian government bans rapper's 'Wo', 9ice's 'Living things', Davido's 'If'

One love, one Nigeria!"It was not clear why the songs of the other two musicians were also banned". This comes a few days after Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Health openly aired it displeasure about visuals to 'Wo'. It warned that "Wo" video had "dangerous public health content". This is not the first time that an Olamide song will be banned by the regulatory agency.

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CT optometrist explains how eclipse could cause eye damage

Doctors tell us they're getting ready for an increase in calls from people who hurt their eyes looking at the sun . He says that could be happening right now or could take a few days. Safe eclipse viewing shouldn't cause headaches, and any discomfort you're experiencing is most likely from being outside in the bright sun, using unfamiliar glasses.

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No causalities reported in Kaifiyat Express derailment: Railways DG PRO

Anil Saxena, DG PRO, Railways, said there is no news of any death. According to officials, 10 coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district, about 180 km from Lucknow , the capital city of Uttar Pradesh . Kaifiyat Express travels between Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi and the collision has impacted the train operations on the Delhi-Howrah route.

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Boko Haram's use of child bombings up four-fold from a year ago

More than 10,000 children have gone missing over that period, according to Unicef, while officials say around 40,000 children are now orphans. "There are instances of children being ostracized by their communities and worse". "Children tend to fall into the hands of Boko Haram, who would then reign over them and use them, just because they feel that they belong and they have persuaded them that maybe this is the cause of life", she explained.

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Woman gets hysterical, PUNCHES HERSELF after watching Annabelle: Creation

A video of the woman struggling on the floor, while her friends try to stabilise her has been going viral. The video titled "Young woman has outbreak after watching Annabelle in Teresina Shopping" has gotten almost 20,000 views on YouTube.

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Hot Stock for Investors: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Northern Trust Corp now has $20.25B valuation. The stock rose 0.41% or $0.18 reaching $43.72. The average volume stands around 6.4 million shares. It has outperformed by 5.75% the S&P500. First Manhattan reported 478 shares. Since February 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $39.99 million activity. Wedbush Securities Inc.

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Salman Khan unveils the new twist in Bigg Boss 11

Padosi aa rahe hain, bajaane baara, only on Bigg Boss gyarah . " Bigg Boss " Season 11 teaser is out for fans to watch after the CEO of Colors, Raj Nayak, tweeted the teaser of the upcoming season on Friday. Reportedly, Uttaran fame TV actor Nandish Sandhu, Beyhadh actor Summit Bhardwaj and Dil Se Dil Tak actor Kunal Verma too are said to have been approached for the show.

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Swine Flu Affects 900 People in India

The Health Minister said that there were reserved beds for patients in government hospitals and not even 5 per cent of these beds have been occupied. With the fresh death, SCB has so far witnessed five causalities due to the vector-borne disease whereas 227 people have been detected positive with H1N1 virus.

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SC verdict on validity of triple talaq today

During the hearing, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi had assured the apex court that the government would come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if triple talaq is upheld as invalid. It had also said that the issue of polygamy and " nikah halala " would be kept pending and would be dealt with later. He had said that it would be illegal as the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act 1939 provides that a woman will have to go to a court to get divorce.

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Two West Nile Virus cases confirmed in Wisconsin

Because West Nile virus is known to be now circulating, Wisconsin residents and visitors to the state should be vigilant in taking measures to prevent mosquito bites. However, no human cases have been reported in Macon County, and only four have been reported in IL this year. The best defense against WNV is bite prevention.

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Carl Jenkinson, Cohen Bramall join Birmingham on season-long loans

The double deal continues Arsenal's clear out of squad players after Gabriel joined Valencia for £10m. Right-back Jenkinson, 25, made just five appearances for Arsenal last season after spending the previous two campaigns on loan with West Ham.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan gives look test for 'Veere Di Wedding'

Karishma Kapoor , who is said to have attended the party with rumored beau Sandeep Toshniwal, took to her Instagram to share some glimpses of the birthday boy from the party. Recently, Bebo was spotted in a warm military green jacket paired with blue denims, white top and red converse sneakers. I have my family and Kunal's family with me.

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Study shows binge-watching is linked to poor sleep, insomnia

As entertaining as this might sound, researchers warn us this is not a healthy habit. A study made by a team of researchers from the University of MI has related binge watching with sleep related problems such as insomnia, fatigue and poor sleep quality.

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Neymar nets twice as PSG thrash Toulouse

All of the other players are great and they are happy that a player like Neymar is at PSG. Spearheading the Coupe de France champions attack along with striker Edinson Cavani, they will be looking to lead the Parisian side to glory in Ligue 1 this season.

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UNL prof says Trump's story about Pershing isn't supported by facts

The story is false . Does he really think that if we dipped bullets in pig's blood, Muslims would stop committing terrorist acts? First lady Melania Trump tweeted her "thoughts and prayers" to Barcelona before the president condemned the attack .

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US President Praises Boston Protesters for 'Speaking Out Against Bigotry, Hate'

Twenty-seven arrests were made, majority for disorderly conduct. Boston is bracing for a far-right "free speech" protest today , only one week after violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia. "We denounce the actions, activities, and tactics of the so-called Antifa movement. No KKK! No fascist U.S.!" White supremacy has got to go!" and "No Trump! Hundreds of police officers were stationed throughout the park to keep the peace, and the rally and ...