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Company plans to release 'lab-grown' mosquitoes to infect others with disease

The weapon? Mosquitoes. As Gizmodo explains, a company out of Kentucky called MosquitoMate will sell male mosquitoes infected with a bacterium to businesses and homeowners in 20 states still to be named, along with DC. . "It's a non-chemical way of dealing with mosquitoes, so from that perspective, you'd think it would have a lot of appeal", David O'Brochta, an entomologist at the University of Maryland in Rockville, told Nature .

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Pokemon GO Creator Working On Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Harry Potter's wizarding world will be coming to an augmented-reality mobile game in 2018 from Niantic Labs , the company behind AR game hit " Pokemon Go ". In that game, players explore the real world with their smartphones and defend certain locations while collecting power-ups. As rumors already suggested, additional sources are now confirming that Niantic is attempting to strike gold a second time with the Harry Potter franchise.

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CFES draws attention to fire extinguisher recall

The possible affected devices may require excessive force to discharge or even fail to activate, according to a Consumer Product Safety Commission press release. There has been almost 400 reports of incidents involving the fire extinguishers not working including one death in 2014 where emergency responders could not get the recalled Kidde fire extinguisher to work.

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Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah

Terming the meeting, a private affair, Abdullah said there was no discussion on autonomy for the state. On Monday, Sharma arrived in Srinagar to initiate a "sustained dialogue" with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh on Monday said, "Sharma is an experienced person and he expects good results out of the talk process".

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Sensex up 68 points; Nifty trades at 10376

At 1 PM: Markets traded in red during afternoon trade. Sectoral indices led by healthare, IT, consumer durables, teck and auto were leading the recovery, adding up to 1.09 per cent. Drug firm Lupin was the worst performer in the Sensex pack, crashing 16.84 per cent to close at its 52-week low after the company said it has received warning letter from the USA health regulator for its manufacturing facilities in Goa and Indore.

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Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol

According to ASCO, excessive alcohol consumption can also delay or negatively affect cancer treatment . "People typically don't associate drinking beer, wine and hard liquor with increasing their risk of developing cancer in their lifetimes", said ASCO President Dr.

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Antibiotic Not Getting Rid Of Your Cold? Check Your Food

The WHO has warned that liberal use of the drugs for animals speeds up the pace at which bacteria develop resistance to them, which can then be transmitted to humans through food. Antibiotics have been used in food animal production for decades, since scientists discovered that chickens fed the drugs grew bigger and faster. The WHO advocates the end of the use of antibiotics as growth promoters.

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SC shooting - University placed on LOCKDOWN as gunman on the run

The campus was earlier put on lockdown, but the University has now reported that the lockdown has been lifted. The campus went into lockdown for about an hour. According to Tammy Whaley, a USC Upstate spokesperson, one individual has been shot and is suffering non-life-threatening injuries. Bobo said after the wounded man was taken to the hospital, he changed his account of what happened, and he is not cooperating with investigators.

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Mamta Banerjee slams GST as Great Selfish Tax on Twitter

Banerjee alleged that the move was not taken to curb black money but to convert black money into white for the vested interest of the party in power. Claiming that she has been protesting against demonetisation since the very first day, Banerjee said note ban was a black decision worth every condemnation.

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Kiwi Openers Depart, India on Top

With the brakes being applied as such, the screws were further tightened by Chahal who hardly gave anything away and Yadav whose over fetched two wickets - getting the Kiwi skipper run out and Glenn Phillips caught by Dhawan off successive deliveries.

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JUST IN !!!!! President Buhari presents 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly

While lamenting the challenges being faced in the power sector, he noted that it still remains a work in progress. The "8th National Assembly is standing firm on its objective of expanding the economic activities through economic reform bills that have been prioritised", he said.

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Lack Of Sleep Really Does Slow Brain Cells Down

Sleep deprivation "leads to cognitive lapses in how we perceive and react to the world around us", Fried said. The global team of scientists studied 12 people who were preparing to undergo surgery at UCLA for epilepsy. Think of a sleep-deprived driver noticing a pedestrian stepping in front of their vehicle. The very act of seeing the pedestrian slows down in the driver's over-tired brain.

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Harry Kane, Harry Winks withdraw from England friendlies

Pochettino revealed Alli had played through the pain while scoring twice to sink Real Madrid in Spurs' magical Champions League midweek performance. Former Spurs midfielder Jake Livermore has been called up as one replacement and will be looking to add to his five worldwide caps over the two games.

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Niger Delta leader calls on Avengers to hold off oil attacks

We strongly advise Niger Delta leaders not to be deceived by the antics of the Federal Government to dialogue without the implementation of promises. The Minister said: "My message (to the Niger Delta Avengers) is not just verbal but it has been demonstrated at all times".

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Anushka Shetty's Bhaagamathie First Look Is Interesting But 'Scary,' Says Twitter

The new title with the new spelling of Anushka's film is a result of some calculations done by a numerologist that the makers consulted. We are also happy to release the first look in three languages simultaneously. The expectations are high. The trilingual thriller is being directed by G Ashok, who has also written the script of the movie. The film has Unni Mukundan, Jayaram, Asha Sharat, Murali Sharma, Dhan Raju, Prabhas Srinu, Vidyu Raman and Madhu Nandan in other important roles.

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Taylor Swift threatens to sue blogger over critical 'kkk' article

Here's a breakdown of what's going on - in the same week of the release of Swift's upcoming album " Reputation " no less. The original post -"Swiftly to the alt-right: Taylor subtly gets the lower case kkk in formation"-explores the suggested connection between white supremacy, Swift's music, and her very delayed and vague endorsement of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign".

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Gas prices rise in Shoals

In Rockford, gas prices are 60.9 cents higher than this same time previous year, and 27.2 cents higher than a month ago. $2.14/g in 2016, $2.12/g in 2015, $2.87/g in 2014, $3.16/g in 2013 and $3.57/g in 2012. Gas prices are increasing at a time when they normally should be falling, and experts say the culprit is something that's unusual for this time of year: increased demand.

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Have you received your flu shot yet?

This molecule, a type of sugar, has become chemically glued to a location on the virus's surface near where human antibodies-immune system watchdogs-attach to mark the virus as a risky invader. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each flu season the virus causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands or sometimes tens of thousands of deaths.

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Eagles look for seventh straight win against Denver Broncos

To open the formation too often against the Eagles' aggressive defensive front could invite more trouble. Ian Eagle (play-by-play) and Dan Fouts (color analyst) will call the game on TV with Evan Washburn reporting from the sidelines.

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United Kingdom woman arrested in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Her brother went on to reveal that the family is feeling "helpless" and that she is "not a tough person at all". He said his sister just thought she was doing a "good deed" by bringing the medication over to her husband, and said she will be "completely out of her comfort zone" in jail.

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Stents May Be Unnecessary For Certain Heart Patients, Study Says

David Brown, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Dr. Rita Redberg, of the University of California, San Francisco. It is particularly potent when it comes to the perception of pain. Every year, about half a million people get stents inserted to relieve angina, or chest pain that occurs when the blood flow to the heart is compromised.

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Josh Rosen to miss Utah game with concussion

He reportedly has a concussion. As he stood on the sidelines, ESPN analyst Brock Huard mused about the possibility of Rosen missing the second half because of an injury to a finger and how National Football League scouts could view his toughness.

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Polk County woman arrested for DUI on a horse

And it turns out, Byrne's tipsy trotting arrest wasn't her first rodeo - she has five previous felony charges and 10 prior misdemeanors, including cruelty to animals, drug possession and probation violation, police said. She failed the sobriety test and was arrested for DUI. In addition to driving under the influence, Byrne also faces a misdemeanor charge of animal neglect, according to the Orlando Sentinel .

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Man drives vehicle on to pitch during Ranji Trophy match

The intruder repeatedly drove on the pitch with global stars like Gautam Gambhir and Ishant Sharma in close vicinity of the playing surface. It was a major security breach as the man to come inside the ground. He was first detained by the Air-force Police before being handed over to the Delhi Police for interrogation and according to a senior Delhi Police official, none of the involved parties lodged a formal complaint against the intruder.

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Engineering degrees secured via correspondence since 2001 null and void

Stating that "practicals form the backbone" of technical education, the bench said this was not possible in distance learning. The distance education or correspondence mode of learning has enormous popularity as students are able to work or pursue other courses while still getting a degree, however, in some fields, the lack of practical training may actually be more harmful than the worth of the degree.

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Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Brouwer & Janachowski Llc bought 4,547 shares as the company's stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 163,874 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $14.98 million, up from 20,057 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

He has been bravely fighting the disease since February 2014. She wrote earlier this month that "his father, Roger, and myself have been told that we should be spending as much time as possible with him and we should start making arrangements for his passing".

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Kidde recalls 134 million fire extinguishers, including hundreds in Summit County

The State Fire Marshal in Missouri is asking for residents to check and see if their fire extinguisher is recalled. In addition, the nozzles on some of the extinguishers can detach with enough force to potentially injure someone. One of her extinguishers is a recalled model of Kidde which she says she'll probably discard. If you have an affected product, you can get a replacement by calling Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 or visit kidde.com and click on the "Product Safety Recall" tab for ...

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National Hockey League star Ovechkin urges Russians to join 'Putin Team'

In the post, he explicitly compares the feeling of allying with and supporting Putin to representing the Russian National Hockey Team. "You know, I really liked this description", said Ovechkin, adding: "I have never hidden my attitude to our president - I have always openly supported him".

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Check smoke alarms as you 'fall back' in time

A working smoke alarm is your first line of defense. This year, 75 Georgians have died in 69 residential fires, with only three of the homes having a working smoke alarm . Often called "the silent killer", it is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas that can incapacitate victims before they're aware they've been exposed, and leaves them unable to call 9-1-1 for help.

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AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Technical Analysis

This is apparently because shareholders use the 52-week high as an "anchor" against which they value stocks, thus they tend to be reluctant to buy a stock as it nears this point regardless of new positive information. Needham maintained the shares of HSGX in report on Monday, September 19 with "Buy" rating . BidaskClub cut AbbVie from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.

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BJP launches Parivarthana Yatra in Karnataka

Shah chose to ignore that and aimed barbs at Siddaramaiah on Thursday at the launch of the party's 75-day Nava Karnataka Parivarthan Yatra with: "Siddaramaiahji is more interested in votebank politics through Tipu Sultan Jayanti rather than the development of Karnataka and its Rajyothsava (state unification day) on November 1".

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Miami firefighters fired after noose found over black lieutenant's photos

Termination letters sent to the Associated Press on Thursday said the fired firefighters drew or helped draw pictures of penises on personal photos of a colleague. The firefighters relieved of duty were Kevin Meizoso, David Rivera, Justin Rumbaugh, Harold Santana, Alejandro Sese, and William W. Bryson, the son of former Miami Fire Chief William "Shorty" Bryson.

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The FDA Just Warned Four CBD Companies Over Anti-Cancer Claims

Although marijuana is still classified by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a Schedule I controlled substance, 28 states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of medical marijuana use. Gottlieb, a cancer survivor, said, "There are a growing number of effective therapies for many cancers". Representatives for Stanley Brothers and That's Natural have already come out and said they will cooperate with the FDA.

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Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination

Sam Clovis , a former Trump campaign national co-chairman and chief policy adviser, wrote in a letter to President Trump dated Thursday that he does "not want to be a distraction or a negative influence", per the AP. Court documents released along with Mr Papadopoulos's plea reveal numerous people with whom he corresponded. Mr Clovis responded that he would "work it through the campaign", and added: "great work".