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Multiple Explosions Rock the United States Leaving 29 Injured

Investigators found a suspicious second device a few hours later, officials said. NYPD Special Operations tweeted that a "possible secondary device" was found at West 27th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. He was expected to comment Monday afternoon after a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (HY'-dahr ahl ah-BAH'-dee) on the sidelines of the U.N.

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Arsenal to reward the Ox NOT Lucas with start against Chelsea?

Arsene Wenger has welcomed the competition for places ahead of their clash against Chelsea after he made 11 changes to the starting lineup that beat Nottingham Forest in the third round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday (20 September). Mourinho has called Wenger "a specialist in failure", a "voyeur" and publicly criticised Wenger's win percentage in the Premier League. New signing David Luiz may start for Chelsea but the identity of the player alongside him in central defence remains unclear.

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Clinton back in the fight as resurgent Trump closes gap

The polls come after a bad week for the Clinton campaign. According to the poll, though Clinton is leading among young voters, she still falls behind President Barack Obama, who held 60 percent of the vote among those under 30 during this time in 2012.

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'Misleading' letters being sent to voters as ploy to take personal information

These letters have reportedly been addressed to individuals who were already properly registered, are not qualified to register at the mailing address used, or are deceased. Misleading election mailers during a Presidential election cycle is nothing new, according to Haake. On Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26-27th, the Elections Office will stay open until 7pm.to take phone calls from residents seeking to confirm their voter registration.

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Hillary Clinton just borrowed a billionaire tax hike from Bernie Sanders

Clinton's campaign said the plan would hit only the wealthiest people. That's a big departure from the current top tax rate of 40%, and her rival, Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump's plan to repeal the estate tax all together.

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Antibiotics overprescribed in USA hospitals

Over the whole period, 55 percent of patients left the hospital having taken at least one dose of an antibiotic. A CDC study shows that hospital antibiotic use has remained largely the same over the past decade. Use of penicillin and cephalosporins declined, but the use of other drugs increased, including carbapenems, which are usually given to patients showing high resistance to a number of other antibiotic medications.

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No change in hospital antibiotic use overall in recent years

The researchers looked at antibiotic use data for 383 hospitals and found that 55.1% of patients received at least one dose of antibiotic during their stay. These findings could help inform national efforts to improve antibiotic use by suggesting key targets for improvement interventions. Srinivasan, who is associate director of health care associated infection prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that it is possible that doctors are prescribing more ...

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Extremists 'kill 40 troops' in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants reportedly killed eight churchgoers in the village of Kwamjilari, which is located near Chibok, according to a local official and a witness. " This could affect other countries in West African region like the Republic of Benin, Chad, Cameroon, Mali, and Niger ". Tuesday's battle was the first Nigeria attack claimed by the Islamic State group since August, when it named a new caliph in Nigeria , provoking a leadership struggle.

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Steps to Prevent a Fall

The Epic program, released to its almost 400 health system customers around the country this year, could be especially useful in Wisconsin. Every second of every day, an older American falls. The NCOA reports that about 12 million adults fall every year. Studies show that a combination of interventions can significantly reduce falls among older adults.

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $3 Billion Plan to 'Cure All Disease'

Zuckerberg and Chan , unveiled the next phase of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative - a new project the couple created in December 2015 to give away billions in dollars for humanitarian cause. The $3 billion investment will come from Zuckerberg's personal shares in Facebook - a sum worth more than $45 billion. Gates appeared at today's event, a symbol of the mantle Zuckerberg and his wife are assuming.

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Oakland Raiders... 3 Things to Watch

That formula has worked well through the first two weeks and will continue to work against the Titans. The Titans rallied from 21 points down to beat the Giants on November 26, 2006, 11 against Philadelphia on September 8, 2002, and from 10 down at Jacksonville on September 26, 1999.

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Man attacked by croc in north Queensland

Mr Lever said it was the time of year crocodiles spike up because they become sexually active and territorial. Rob Bredl the Barefoot Bushman pictured during a past demonstration at Bredl's Wild Farm. "They'd done some haemorrhage control on him and the patient was stable, they'd done an excellent job at looking after him", she said. "He said it happened on land, it was attempting to drag him into the water but he's got away before he was submerged".

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Facebook CEO and wife commit US$3 billion to medical research

The goal is to "work together to cure, prevent or manage all diseases within our children's lifetime", Chan , who is a paediatrician, said during an event in San Francisco for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the couple's philanthropic group.

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1 dead in Legionnaire's outbreak in Minnesota

The Star Tribune reports (http://strib.mn/2cUc0Q1 ) that a department official said the person was "elderly" but declined to give age or gender. Numerous cases are in very serious condition with underlying health conditions. It's not spread from person to person or by drinking water. Legionnaires' Disease is caused by Legionella, a type of bacteria found naturally in the environment, usually in water.

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Despite efforts, hospital antibiotic use remains unchanged, CDC says

In what appears to be the first national, multiyear estimate of USA hospital antibiotic use, experts examined prescribing patterns between 2006 and 2012. Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said in a recent blog post that at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, with 23,000 dying as a result.

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Why did Tamannaah Bhatia skip 'Tutak Tutak Tutiya' song launch event?

Kangana Ranaut unveiled the title track of the musical film yesterday and turns out she's a fan of the leading actress. It's nice that it's something very new. She may not have too many friends in the industry but Kangana Ranaut can definitely count Sonu Sood as one. "Production is a very hard job... we are answerable to 400 to 500 people till its released".

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Wife of bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami returns to America

Criminal complaints in Manhattan and New Jersey federal courts provided chilling descriptions of the motivations that authorities said drove the Afghan-born United States citizen to set off explosives, including a bomb that injured more than 31 people when it blew up in a busy Manhattan street.

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IEA Says Oil Supply Will Outpace Demand Until At Least Mid

Libya's National Oil Corp said it was lifting force majeure at three ports. Traders were expecting that supplies rebound from that in the latest week. After falling on Tuesday, September 13, amid a bearish IEA ( International Energy Agency ) market outlook report , crude oil prices extended their losses on Wednesday, September 14 , due to inventory reports.

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Duterte to invite UN chief, EU to probe Philippine killings

He also called EU authorities "hypocrites", and said encyclopedias reveal the atrocities the European countries had committed in the past. "I will tell them, 'fuck you.' You're doing it in atonement for your sins", President Rodrigo Duterte told Davao City local government officials on Tuesday as quoted in Inquirer.net's report .

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Now Amazon wants to print your photos, too

Meanwhile, 5×7 prints are $0.99 on Shutterfly, but only $0.58 on Amazon. Specifically speaking, Amazon is only charging nine cents for a single 4×6 print, while 5×7 and 8×10 prints run 58 cents and $1.79 respectively. However, to use Amazon Prints, there's a slight catch. That makes Prints more of an advantage for Amazon Prime subscribers, as one of the benefits of Prime membership is unlimited, free photo storage.

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Comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles is unacceptable

Refugees are people". Their calculations are based on the number of Americans killed by refugees between 1975 and the end of 2015, and put the risk at one in 3.64 billion per year. This is pure greed from them. The tweet, which has drawn public ire and unsurprisingly sparked a massive social-media backlash, claimed to be an analogy of "our Syrian refugee problem" that "says it all".

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Misuse of Antibiotics in Hospitals Breeds Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Amidst the growing concern about the drug - resistant bacteria, overprescribing of antibiotics is still a concern accord to United States federal report. The team does not think this overuse is a result of poor education. "Doctors are human, they're anxious, they're behind, they're concerned about what the patient wants".

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Home NFL Patriots' Rob Gronkowski 'satisfied' with how injured hamstring is healing

But all I can do is do as much as I can that day and just improve every single day". Gronkowski injured his hamstring on August 15 in a joint practice with the Bears and he hhas been limited in practices during the regular season. "I haven't been in full pads in a while, so I kind of felt like I wanted to get used to it", he explained. "I mean, full pads is different". It weighs more than having nothing on, so it's part of the training process.

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Marion Cotillard dispels Brad Pitt rumors, announces pregnancy on social media

TMZ's source says that someone on the tarmac at the time anonymously reported the incident to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. If Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce isn't already messy enough between rumors of cheating , substance abuse , and the custody battle , it's about to get a WHOLE lot worse now that the LAPD is reportedly investigating Pitt for child abuse! Brad Pitt is allegedly under investigation by social services for getting ...

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Bresch grilled by congressional committee over EpiPen cost, response

Members of Congress grilled the head of the company that sells EpiPens Wednesday over recent price hikes. The hearing comes after Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton previously calledMylan's price increases outrageous, while both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have called on federal agencies to investigate Mylan's business practices.

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One dead, paramedic injured, after ambulance catches fire at hospital in Naas

Gardaí in Naas and the HSE are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the fire. The Emergency Department at the hospital was evacuated after the fire broke out at around 2pm. The Emergency Department has been temporarily closed at Naas General Hospital. Gardai and the Hea lth and Safety Authority were alerted to the incident and investigations have been launched.

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Zuckerberg and Chan pledge more than $3 billion for research on diseases

The plans were revealed during an event in San Francisco for their philanthropic group, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative , on Wednesday. They want to bring scientists and engineers together to build new tools and technologies through the US$600-million (A$785.7-) Chan Zuckerberg Biohub , he says.

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Hospitals Still Use Too Many Antibiotics — CDC Study

Experts have warned that overprescribing antibiotics can drive drug-resistant bacteria. While overall use of antibiotics did not change significantly during this six-year period, the researchers found significant increase in the use of several antibiotic classes which include macrolides, glycopeptides, third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins, carbapenems and tetracyclines.

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Allergan targets liver disease drugs with Tobira acquisition

Allergan paid Heptares $125 million up front for exclusive global rights to its portfolio of novel subtype-selective muscarinic receptor agonists to treat various neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease. In recent years, the USA pharmaceutical deal with the highest premium-at 256%-was Roche Holding AG's$ 230 million acquisition of US -based Anadys Pharmaceuticals Inc.in October 2011, Dealogic said.

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CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in US

The researchers found out that the overall antibiotic use did not significantly change during the six-year study period. 'Those are the big guns, and with increased use of them the worry is that that's leading to the bacteria that's broadly resistant, ' Mehrotra said .

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Elderly frozen treat seller gets $380000 from GoFundMe page

A broken-hearted Macias took a picture of Sanchez that went viral, and decided that Sanchez should be enjoying retirement. Macias pulled over, bought Popsicles, and gave the man $50. Sanchez spoke in Spanish as he expressed gratitude for the support he received. "My wife and I first and foremost want to thank God for everything and especially for his angels Joe and Jose", Sanchez said in a statement released by his lawyer.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, wife plan to donate billions to fight diseases

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to invest $3 billion toward science research and curing diseases under the Chan-Zuckerberg initiative. "I've been with families where we've hit the limit of what's possible through medicine and science", Chan said .

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Global stocks rise after Fed, Japan leave rates unchanged

But some policymakers argued for an increase in the rates sooner, following improvements in employment data and a pick up in economic activity since July. Following a comprehensive review of its policies, the Bank of Japan decided it would aim to keep the yield on the benchmark 10-year debt issued by Tokyo at about 0%, as it continued to aim at lifting consumer price inflation back up to the 2.0% monetary policy target.

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Protests as S. Africa university fee hikes get go-ahead

The demonstrators have been reacting to a government announcement that universities can increase fees by up to 8 percent next year. "Our universities face an extremely hard financial situation", Nzimande said at a press conference in Pretoria.

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Women being denied 43p breast cancer drug which can save lives

The drugs alter bone tissue, making it harder for cancer cells to survive there, and are already used for patients with advanced prostate cancer. Corri Wilson, MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, has shown her support for women affected by breast cancer by encouraging constituents to take part in the UK's biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser, Wear It Pink, next month.