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Texas Sees 1st Death Linked to Zika

USA officials said they don't expect to see a Zika epidemic in the United States similar to what is occurring in Latin America. "My opponent in this race his campaign officials have said that and I think that does a great disservice". The debate over Zika funding will continue when congress reconvenes in the fall. Republicans, in turn, say the administration has not spent money that has already been provided and it's the Democrats who are playing politics in an election year.

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Outspoken agent cashes in from record Pogba signing

The defender Eric Bailly's arrival from Villarreal means United have signed all four of their transfer targets before the season starts, in stark contrast to some of their more disappointing summers since Ferguson's retirement, and the fact that has happened when the club can not offer prospective new signings Champions League football is being seen within Old Trafford as a significant victory.

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Texas records first Zika-related death; victim was a newborn

John Hellerstedt, commissioner for Texas Department of State Health Services. Hotez and Wooldridge discussed the latest developments in the Zika outbreak on the [email protected] show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111 .

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Sport now taking over Rio Games, says IOC's Bach

They are the favorites and it should be thrilling to watch the women chase history on Tuesday afternoon. Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder has been kicked off the Netherlands' team at the Olympics and is being sent home from Rio for breaching team rules.

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Olympics: Pound of pasta helps Michael Phelps to recover

The only drama was whether she'd take the world record even lower. The U.S. beat France 1-0 on Saturday as Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper, male or female, to reach the 200th-cap mark in worldwide play. and 10:38 p.m., respectively. "Yet at 31, "[Michael's] best time of 50.6 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly from the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing as a 23-year-old is only four-tenths of a second better than his best time at the 2016 Usa trials as a 31-year old (51 seconds)", according to ...

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Parliament clears GST, PM says will empower states, end corruption

The Prime Minister said GST would also help bring in real time data, as its strength was in technology. The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the amendments to the bill adopted by Rajya Sabha during its passage last week. "It will also help reduce the problem of black money and lead to generation of jobs by benefitting the small traders and entrepreneurs", he added. Laying emphasis on GST's pro-poor benefits, Modi said that all things that a common man needs have been kept out of GST, including ...

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First infant death in Texas linked to Zika

The child acquired the infection in the womb, officials said. "It is understandable to be anxious about Zika, but it's important to note that now, local transmission of Zika by mosquitoes is limited to a relatively small geographic area in south Florida", said Andrew Lima of Fairfax County's Disease Carrying Insects Program.

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Everything you need to know about the Mental Health Care Bill

In addition to protecting the rights of patients, the bill will go a long way towards helping people realize that mental illness is a treatable condition deserving both, the medical and ongoing support. This whole debate made my life quite hard - as many friends in this sector know that I started working as a professional, became a person with mental illness and now I'm also a primary care-giver.

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Christopher Biggins removed from CBB house over 'offensive' comments

But Bear was adamant he doesn't want a girlfriend before trying to deny he's been with anyone else. She said: "It's a really big shame because it's the only thing I'm remembered for". At the time, Gregg added: "I trust Bear as a whole". We mean, even if Bear hadn't made the revelation about wanting to be single, if Lillie has half a brain she'd have gotten rid of him anyway after what he's got up to with Chloe in the house, knowing he was in a relationship already.

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First locally-transmitted Zika case outside Miami-Dade Co

There are now 1,825 cases of Zika virus confirmed in the continental USA, as well as another 5,548 in American territories, according to the CDC's most recent update published last week . "We have assembled millions in state and federal funds to help attack the problem". Zika often causes no symptoms, but is particularly unsafe for pregnant women because it can lead to the birth defect microcephaly , in which infants are born with unusually small heads and deformed brains.

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Delta cancels 250 more flights, offers customers travel vouchers

Delta had worked to get its schedule back on track Monday, but the disruption left numerous airline's crews and airplanes out of place. Monday's flights were disrupted when a power outage in Atlanta caused the airline to lose its computer systems.

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State will use emergency funds to combat Zika virus

All six confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Lee County have been travel-related. One of the two mothers gave birth in California and then returned to her home country with her infant, officials said. There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. Dr. DiFerdinando said the vast majority of people infected with Zika do not even know they have it. They declined to say whether any of the women were pregnant.

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Science Says Reading Books May Actually Make You Live Longer

In fact, even though e-readers had an improved level of popularity in recent years many readers are turning to the printed book with sales said to be increasing globally (there were 571 million units sold in the United States alone in 2015, compared to the 559 million of 2014).

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Governor Bentley Approves Emergency Funding to Fight Zika

US military bases have been taking measures against the spreading Zika virus such as asking troops to wear insect repellent and stay away from mosquito-infested areas. CDPH said it is actively monitoring all pregnant women with Zika infection in California. Of those 114 infections 21 are pregnant women. So far, Florida is the only state with local transmission of the Zika virus.

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Sonny Bill Williams out of Rio Games

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams, is driven out of the stadium by medics during the men's rugby sevens match against Japan at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. "It was unbelievable", said Japan back Lomano Lemeki. "I'm still shocked to be honest". News stories displayed here appear in our category for Sports and are licensed via a specific agreement between LongIsland.com and The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news organization.

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Judo - Khalmurzaev wins Russia's second judo gold at Rio

Stevens was the first man to book his spot in the final, making his opponent tap, before Khalmurzaev ended Toma's Cinderella run with a golden score. The U.S. Tchrikishvili, the 2014 world champion, was ranked No. 1 in the world entering the tournament. His medal is the first for a US man in since now-coach and two-time Olympian Jimmy Pedro won bronze at the Athens 2004 Games (he also won bronze in 1996).

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Stands By Friend Shannen Doherty During Cancer Battle

Doherty herself has taken to Instagram to share her battle against the disease. Gellar, meanwhile, starred on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and will appear in NBC's Cruel Intentions pilot. "I've learned a lot of that thru all the attractive people who have shared their personal stories with me right here on Instagram ". As far as her prognosis, Doherty revealed a conversation she had with her husband Kurt Iswarienko about the reality of the situation.

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Doping war as King beats Russian swimmer

There had already been tension between Team USA's Lilly King and Russia's Yulia Efimova . King took umbrage at Efimova's No. 1 finger wag during the semifinals, and her dislike of Efimova was evident at the pool Monday night. "It's not fair. She is not a criminal and she competed because she was allowed to compete". King didn't think that was right. Michael Phelps pivoted from his opening relay victory to individual battles that will define the rest of his fifth Olympiad.

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DC-area hospital closes NICU after deadly bacteria found

The news station reported two infants died last week and health care providers believe a Pseudomonas infection was the cause. While the patients tested positive, all are clinically asymptomatic for any active infection with the bacterium, the hospital said.

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Here's the Michael Phelps death stare everyone is talking about

Phelps' own Photoshop-worthy stinkface is magnificent in and of itself, but what makes it truly legendary is the lore behind it: At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, le Clos out-touched Phelps by five one-hundredths of a second to win the 200-meter butterfly.

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Scripps Networks (SNI) Down Despite Earnings Beat in Q2

Scripps blamed the decline, in part, on subscriber losses, but predominantly said it was caused by a "previously disclosed one-time rate equalization of certain distributor agreements caused by industry consolidation". Ad sales make up over 70% of the company's total revenue. The total 1 million shares were bought and sold throughout the most recent trading session more than average volume of 895.89 thousand shares.

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19-year-old accused of biting Salem officer's ear off during arrest

The incident began when 19-year-old Emma Wiley became involved in a disturbance outside the Tavern in the Square restaurant in Salem, Mass ., according to Fox25 . Wiley went "dead weight" as the two officers attempted to carry her to the police cruiser. Officers subsequently found a piece of Rondinelli's ear in the rear compartment of the vehicle used to transport Wiley to the police station.

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First Zika-related death reported in Texas

Zika can cause serious birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika during pregnancy. Mosquitoes are not known to carry the virus in Texas, though the health department said they are "on alert for the possibility local transmission".

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High levels of toxic chemicals in drinking water of 6 million Americans

Hu's colleague, Elsie Sunderland , a senior author of the study and associate professor in both the Harvard Chan School and SEAS, said in a statement , "These compounds are potent immunotoxicants in children and recent work suggests drinking water safety levels should be much lower than the provisional guidelines established by EPA".

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Earl Makes Landfall, Downgraded to Tropical Storm

The National Hurricane Center said that the storm flow could increase water levels up to 4 to 6 feet overhead usual tide heights in the coast of the Honduran Bay Islands, Belize and neighboring parts of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Hurricane warnings were posted for areas near and around the small country, including Chetumal, Mexico, located south of the Belize-Guatemala border.

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Infant's death is first Zika-related fatality in Texas

On Monday, Clinton previewed that she would demand action from Congress on Zika. Florida has seen more than fourteen cases of Zika spread in an area of Miami. CBS Houston affiliate KHOU reports that over the weekend, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott detailed the state's efforts to be prevent the spreading of Zika.

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In Miami, Clinton to call Congress back for Zika virus

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , and Florida's Gov. Rick Scott. Dallas County now plans to begin aerial spraying after the second local case, concerned ground spraying alone won't be enough to kill all the mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus.

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GST will end tax terrorism: PM Narendra Modi

Since GST will be the responsibility of the Centre and states both, the government wanted to have a larger consensus on it, he said. "It is the victory for the democratic ethos of India and a victory for everyone", Modi said, noting that all parties had risen above the differences in ideologies in support of the amendment.

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19 people, including 3 children, mysteriously sickened at SF Quinceanera

The San Francisco Department of Public Health will test the candy for any risky substances. The incident highlights the potential dangers of edible marijuana products, which can be very potent and hard to control the dosage, according to Dr.

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India summons Pakistan envoy, issues demarche on cross-border terror

Singh did not mention Pakistan by name but India accuses its neighbour of sheltering militants fighting against Indian rule in its part of divided Kashmir. Wani's death sparked protests in Indian Kashmir, that India says Pakistan has been fanning. Pakistani High Commissioner to India warned the Foreign Secretary by stating that the violation of human rights in Kashmir need to be curbed.

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Mamata Banerjee urges people to elect 'Ma-Mati-Manush' govt in Tripura

After her landslide victory in West Bengal, Banerjee and her trusted lieutenant Mukul Roy have been working to expand her party's influence in the Northeast with Tripura being the prime target. "The Northeastern states have mostly remained untapped politically for us", a senior TMC leader said. "If TMC comes to power in Tripura, everything will change".

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Rio mayor says the city's sewage problem in Olympic waters is 'exaggerated'

The 16-month study commissioned by AP found that infectious adenovirus readings turned up at almost 90 percent of test sites over the course of the research. Don't put your head under water, don't allow any of it to come in contact with your skin, etc., surely easier said than done. Ordinary swimmers also risk " getting violently ill " if they ingest water through their mouths and noses, according to Harwood.

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Infant Death in Texas Linked to the Zika Virus

The virus is known to cause severe birth defects such as microcephaly , which halts a fetus's brain development. All Texas cases are related to travel overseas to areas with active Zika transmission. Dallas County is planning an aggressive attack against the Zika virus if and when the virus is found to be spreading locally, transmitted by mosquitoes here in North Texas.

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The internet can't handle Phelps Face

Phelps was motivated enough to beat out Le Clos in the heat. We've all heard it: The best way to diffuse (or anger) a bully is to ignore him. Tamas Kenderesi posted the fastest time in the semifinals , edging out Phelps, and five-time Olympic medalist Laszlo Cseh put up the third-fastest time .

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Dead Rising remasters get release date and price

The Dead Rising Triple Pack , which includes the remastered Dead Rising , Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off The Record , is now available for pre-order on the Xbox Store . Video game stories from other sites on the web. Capcom has confirmed previous reports that the first three games in the Dead Rising zombie action series ( Dead Rising , Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record ) will be released for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 13.