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Reflect upon human rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Cuba presented the first amendment to the draft declaration which was accepted, adding the right of citizens of any member country to follow the vocation they choose.

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Rain halts play in NZ-Windies second Test

It was a day of records as Colin de Grandhomme smashed the fastest-ever maiden Test century by a New Zealander. New Zealand: Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.

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Crews work through night; Lilac Fire now 20% contained

Although the fire has not grown in size, there remained many smoldering and actively burning hot spots inside the fire perimeter. On Dec. 7, horses also had to be evacuated from in Ventura County as the Thomas fire approached. "Be prepared because as we remember the Cedar Fire in 2003, a fire that starts in the back country. can go anywhere at any time, particularly when those winds shift", San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob said Friday morning.

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Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Accumulations of 10cm (4in) of snow are expected widely in the warning areas, while 15-20cm (6in-8in) is possible in the worst-hit areas. It will continue to turn an eastward-moving band of rain into wintry showers for most of today. "You can do this by checking the Met Office website for the daily forecast or our warnings page, or you could download our weather app which will ensure you can keep up to date while you are out and about".

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Viral video of starving polar bear spurs calls for climate change action

Fortunately, however, the condition of this bear is not representative of most polar bear populations - at least not yet. "This is what starvation looks like". National Geographic footage of a starving polar bear searching for food has devastated animal lovers the world over for its tragic depiction of the effects of climate change on the endangered species.

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This is why you don't look directly at a solar eclipse

One woman from NY heeded those warnings, but it turns out her eye protection wasn't enough. During the solar eclipse on August 21, Payne viewed the sun without any protective eyewear for approximately six seconds, according to the study. "This young man had played it safe by only looking at the eclipsing sun with one eye", notes Chou. "It's certainly not like what we saw in the United Kingdom after the August 1999 eclipse, where they did a survey and got information on a number of cases of ...

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Philippines to demand refund from Sanofi over payment for controversial dengue vaccine

More than 200,000 children have been given three shots of the vaccine throughout 2016 and 2017. "Those who did not have prior infection are the ones vulnerable". Regrettably, these were set aside to ensure the vaccine was included in the formulary, approved for use, and procured with a multibillion price tag not even remotely proportionate to the disease burden it hoped to relieve.

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Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

Noting that Delhi Police is not under Delhi government, he said "state can do little about it and that's why I am meeting L-G". The police has reportedly arrested six persons in connection with the case. "Her clothes were torn and she was paraded naked in the area and the entire incident was filmed and the video was allegedly shared in the area by these criminals".

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Antero Resources (AR) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at SunTrust Banks

Range Resources Corp. had 124 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Tuesday, July 19 to "Market Perform". Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has invested 0.04% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Tortoise Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Co invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR).

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Deadpool to become Pikachu in new Pokemon live-action movie

There are some plot details in the report, too: Smith's character will be teaming up with the detective after the disappearance of his father. Newton will play a "sassy" journalist who aids them in their quest. Reynolds will also been seen as Wade Wilson aka Deadpool in next year's Deadpool 2 , which arrives in cinemas on June 1, 2018. Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch and Guardians of the Galaxy co-screenwriter Nicole Perlman wrote the current script for Detective Pikachu .

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Another 164 Nigerians from Libya

He said that the Nigerian government has been in talks with the recognised government in Tripoli on how to reach some of the camps to extract its nationals. The Council also encouraged those authorities to reinforce cooperation with worldwide organisations and United Nations agencies and to ensure full humanitarian access to detention centres.

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Plateau PDP Chairman, Damishi Sango, son, Kidnapped

This has been confirmed by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr John Akans, who told Channels TV that the chairman left Jos on Wednesday afternoon for the national convention when he encountered his abductors. He said, "The Jere Road has been a flashpoint and Kaduna State is a den of kidnappers". Tyopev said that the Plateau Police Command had reached out to the Kaduna Command on the matter.

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Sensex Jumps 242 Points to 33191, Nifty at 10243

On Thursday, the Street shook off bearish sentiments to start regaining from the slump that saw Sensex losing 1,200 points in a week's trade. The gauge had lost 67.28 points in the previous session. Meanwhile, an RBI order mandating banks to lower the merchant discount rate they charge on debit cards did not affect sentiment. Polls indicate a victory for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but with a greatly reduced majority.

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US Healthcare Spending Hit $3.3T in 2016

In all, spending on health care in the United States hit $3.3 trillion in 2016, working out to $10,348 per person. Overall spending on skilled nursing care slowed in 2016, according to the most recent report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Theatre commander Attahiru replaced

Gen Tukur Buratai, which expired in September 2017. No official reason was given for Maj Gen Ibrahim Attahiru's removal. Ibrahim who took over from Maj. Ibrahim is expected to resume as Deputy Chief of Policy and Plans at the Army Headquarters. Gen. Rogers Nicholas has been named as his replacement.

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Some elements in Buhari's govt planning to disrupt our convention - PDP

It is a good omen to everybody in the PDP. They are doing everything possible to make sure that this convention is disrupted. This is even as PDP BoT chairman, Walid Jibrin, has said that the party is waiting for Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other Senators and members of the House of Representatives to return to its fold the way Atiku did.

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Mass. Hit With Early Flu Season

John Marshall of Maimonides Medical Center. It's just the start of the flu season, but the virus has already spread widely across MA, according to state epidemiologists who track and report the flu to the Centers for Disease Control. Some people are more vulnerable to serious flu illness, including infants, children, elders and people with certain chronic health issues. He encourages people age 65 and older to talk with their doctor about getting one of the vaccines created to give ...

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Global Positioning System reverse type 2 diabetes with weight loss program

The trial was supervised by professors Mike Lean and Roy Taylor of the University of Glasgow and the University of Newcastle respectively. An extreme low-calorie diet that leads to an average weight loss of 10 kilograms can reverse type 2 diabetes , even six years into the disease, a Lancet study shows.

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Buhari Arrives Kano On Working Visit

For the President to continue to blame the PDP for his failure to perform nearly three years into his mandate, shows how ill-prepared he is for the leadership of this great country. The President also visited the palace of the Emir of Kano where he had nice words about the people of the state and their support for him. The President described Ganduje as a good politician who worked closely with everyone, particularly representatives of the state, at the state and National Assemblies.

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Snow-Ice Warning Issued For Ireland

This will clear during the morning to leave an often sunny, but increasingly cold day with some snow showers later. "When evening comes in, temperatures will drop and those showers will turn wintry in Donegal, north Mayo, Connemara, north Longford and north Midlands".

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Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

They say those who got the most benefit were eating an ounce-and-a-half a day of cheese a day, about the size of a matchbook. Either way, I've yet to find a weirdo who doesn't like cheese, whether they eat it or not. The saturated fat debate has always been raging in the health food world. "There is some evidence that cheese - as a substitute for milk, for example - may actually have a protective effect on the heart".

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Even low-dose birth control pills can raise breast cancer risk

The new paper estimated that for every 100,000 women, hormone contraceptive use causes an additional 13 breast cancer cases a year. Dr Chris Zahn, ACOG's vice president for practice activities, acknowledged a link between breast cancer risk and hormone use, but urged concerned women to consult a trusted medical provider before making changes.

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TVS Motor's hot new Apache RR 310

Asserting that The roll-out of TVS Apache RR 310 "is the culmination of years of honest efforts", Mr. Radhakrishnan said that adding that the new bike "is a testimony to our racing DNA and R&D (research and development) capabilities". The engine is reverse inclined and gets double overhead camshafts (DOHC) along with a hydraulic cam chain tensioner for lower maintenance. The TVS Apache RR 310 is equipped with a race-inspired vertical speedo-cum-tachometer with 18 racing tell-tale ...

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Osmania University suspends classes after protests on campus, exams postponed

These students and political parties took to protesting within and outside the Osmania University campus, condemning the state government. Murali a native of Doulapur village in Jagdevpur mandal in Siddipet district was a first semester first year student of physics at OU.

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Millions of babies are breathing in toxic air, UNICEF report says

The Unicef report also said that South Asia had the largest proportion of babies living in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than worldwide limits (10 micrograms per cubic metre). The paper shows that air pollution, like inadequate nutrition and stimulation, and exposure to violence during the critical first 1,000 days of life, can affect the development of their growing brains.

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Studies point to air quality impacts in infants and over-60s

The results suggest that poor air quality can cancel out exercise benefits and demonstrate the health impacts of even short-term exposure to air pollution . The study found everyone in the park group benefited, with lung capacity improving within an hour and persisting for 24 hours. Physical measurements taken before and after the walks revealed the effects activity had on each volunteer's cardiopulmonary health, including lung capacity, blood pressure, blood flow, and arterial stiffness.

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Slain ex-Yemeni President Saleh buried without solemnities

However, a spokesman of the Houthi movement told Sputnik that such a condition had not been announced. In a televised speech, Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on Yemenis to rise up against the Iran-aligned Houthis. But that alliance unravelled over the past week as the former leader reached out to the Saudi-led coalition that has waged an air campaign against the Houthis since March 2015.

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Ola driver harasses Kolkata stylist in Bengaluru, child locks cab

Ola spokesperson said, "We regret the unfortunate experience the customer had during their ride". It was when the vehicle reached the Intermediate Ring Road that the driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault her, while she was in the backseat of the auto.

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Delhi: Newborn wrongly declared dead by Max hospital doctors dies

They opened the bag to find the live child. The tot was then placed on life support. "We are shaken and concerned at this rare incident", the hospital said in a statement USA Today reported. It is dubbed a "super specialty hospital" on the company's website, boasting a wide array of medical disciplines. "While the inquiry by the expert group which includes external experts from IMA is still in process, we have made a decision to terminate the services of the two treating doctors, Dr AP ...

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No Arsenal offer for Sevilla midfielder N'Zonzi

Now in London , the France international's presence in the capital led to claims he was using the trip to sort out his transfer, but N'Zonzi made it clear that wasn't the case. N'Zonzi made a name for himself in England with Blackburn Rovers, after impressing with Amiens in France. "Adapt to what the coach asks and I always did, I think my situation is unfair".

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Aussies on track for 2-0 Ashes lead

The result means that Australia has a ideal record in day-night Tests, having prevailed in all three of the pink-ball matches they have played in Adelaide, as well as the Test they won against Pakistan in Brisbane last summer. The dismissal of Woakes had an element of fortune in that the feather the nightwatchman got on the ball was picked up by snicko but not the hotspot when it was referred.

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Join Blue and Prevent the Flu - National Influenza Vaccination Week

The flu vaccine is safe, effective, and offers the best protection against the spread of flu. "This is the time of year when we talk about influenza and how unsafe it can be", said Matt Richardson, DCPH director, in a prepared statement. This season, only injectable flu vaccines are recommended. "Even if it may not fully protect you, there's no question it reduces the chance of very severe illness and hospitalization", Englender said.

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Obama expected at mayors' Chicago summit on climate change

He explained mayors are stepping up because there's no consensus from national governments. Former U.S. President Barack Obama , in Paris on a five-day global trip, had a two-hour private lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron and gave a speech to business leaders.

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Rohingya crisis: United Nations human rights chief calls for criminal investigation

The U.N. human rights chief says actions by Myanmar's government to "dehumanize" the Rohingya minority are likely to fan more violence and draw in communities from across the region. The Council voted 33-3 with nine abstentions on a resolution aiming to re-center the world's attention on the crisis that has left an untold number of people killed and injured and driven an estimated 626,000 Rohingya to flee into neighboring Bangladesh since August.

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Deadly listeria outbreak is food-borne: Motsoaledi

The Western Cape had the second-most reported cases (71) followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 37 cases. At a press briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday, Motsoaledi announced that there is an outbreak of Listeriosis which is a bacterium disease found in soil, water and vegetation, which contaminates food sources such as animal products and fresh produce.