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Severe storms knock out power to Australian state

Cars were gridlocked on flooded roads as traffic lights failed and mobile phone coverage was disrupted. Power is continuing to be restored overnight. ABC Local Radio 891 in Adelaide sent out a message about the outage on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon before tweeting pictures of gridlocked traffic, and reports from the South Australian Department of Transport that "all electric trains and trams are now down".

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Klopp delivers injury update on Lallana and Lovren

Reaction has been flooding in following Swansea's 2-1 defeat to Liverpool this afternoon, with the future of boss Francesco Guidolin the main talking point. "My team played a very good game against a very strong team and I think a draw would have been the right result". It was a different story in the second half, though, and Liverpool immediately set about looking for an equaliser as Firmino drew the first save from Lukasz Fabianski before Sadio Mane's cutback into the middle caused ...

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Philippines among 11 Asean countries on Zika watchlist

Authorities in Thailand have confirmed that two cases of babies with microcephaly , or abnormally small heads, were caused by the Zika virus, the first such cases found in Southeast Asia. It's travellers coming from the U.S. that the CDC is concerned about, especially since "recent variations have been observed in the number of cases reported" in the region.

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West Virginia Battles Back, Defeats Kansas State

The high-powered offense of West Virginia will clash with K-State's lockdown defense in what is sure to be another highly competitive Big 12 matchup. "Everyone knows it. West Virginia has never had any idea of how to attack Kansas State's defense and it was no different on this day, showing zero points at the half. And let's not forget fullback Winston Dimel, who has scored six touchdowns this season.

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UK PM to Survey US Banks on Hard Brexit Outcomes

May, who took office in July when her predecessor David Cameron resigned following the so-called "Brexit" vote, said that Britain "has always been an outward-facing, global partner" in worldwide affairs. Mrs May also defended Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who was given a rough ride by the U.S. press in July over his past comments about Mr Obama and Hillary Clinton, saying he was doing an "excellent job".

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Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Adults usually show only mild symptoms if infected, but pregnant women could give birth to deformed or stillborn babies if infected, it said. In other developments, Thailand confirmed two Zika-linked microcephaly cases, its first, and CDC researchers published a case series on U.S.

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Zellweger saw birth videos to prepare for Bridget Joness Baby

Though the premise of "Bridget Jones's Baby" makes it seem as if it's all about the guy again, that isn't the case. But Firth thinks Dempsey did a fantastic job with the role. Jack and Mark compete against each other to win Bridget's affections, which quickly descends into pettiness, especially because Jack is overly romantic as Mark struggles to express his feelings.

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A magical day of play with 'down-to-earth' royals

While Princess Charlotte was quick to make friends with a three-year-old girl called Brielle, her mother Andrea had the opportunity to chat with Kate, who revealed that her 16-month-old daughter is teething. Mr Kenward said about George: "He was definitely into the bubbles". We may romanticize the title because of Kate's humble roots, which made her marriage to William a real-life fairy tale.

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Congress sends stopgap bill with Zika funding to Obama

It pushes the next spending battle to the lame-duck session of Congress after the presidential election. The spending bill also includes $500 million for disaster recovery in Louisiana and other states, and $1.1 billion in funding to combat the Zika virus, which is attached to the fiscal year 2017 military construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill, also included in the package.

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Picture of Abbas crying at Peres' funeral slammed by Palestinians

Rabin was assassinated by an ultranationalist Israeli in 1995 over the interim peace deals struck with the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat . Despite years of setbacks, he remained Israel's most outspoken advocate for peace until his death.

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Donald Trump, stop talking about Miss Universe -- please

He lives in Iowa City. Where Do the Polls Stand Today? Pretty much where they were this time last week. Hillary Clinton may be a surprise contender in states that haven't voted for a Democrat in decades, which would likely mean an electoral landslide over Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Thai cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Just when residents in the Miami area thought the need to fear mosquito-borne viruses was over, Florida health officials revealed that they have identified a locally-transmitted case of Dengue virus. Aside from the Philippines, other Southeast Asian countries in the list are Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand , Timor Leste, and Vietnam.

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Syria: Aleppo hospital hit again as crisis worsens

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by telephone for a third straight day, with the top Russian diplomat saying Moscow was ready to consider more ways to normalise the situation in Aleppo . On Friday, the worldwide medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders demanded that the Syrian government and its allies "halt the indiscriminate bombing that has killed and wounded hundreds of civilians - many of them children", over the past ...

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Sarepta stock jumps 82% on approval of controversial Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug

But Janet Woodcock, the head of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, overruled the scientists' objections and pushed for the drug's approval, eventually backed by FDA commissioner of food and drugs Robert Califf. This is the second time in just over a year that the FDA has bowed to patient pressure to approve a drug despite scant scientific evidence showing it worked.

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Sisters found dead in villa on African island

The sisters, 37-year-old Annie Korkki and 42-year-old Robin Korkki , were found unresponsive on September 22 after being helped to their villa the night before following a day of drinking, the newspaper Seychelles Nation reported. In the 24 hours leading up to their deaths, the pair had been guzzling booze and were so drunk, they needed to be assisted back to their room by resort personnel, the Seychelles Nation newspaper said .

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United States reaches $4 million settlement with Wells Fargo over vehicle repossession

For decades, federal regulators have been empowered to pursue the reimbursement of executive pay in a practice often called "clawing back" when an individual violates securities laws. He vows that his bank will drop its sales incentive program, blamed for prompting bankers to set up illegal and un-authorized bank and credit card accounts to meet their sales goals by the end of the week, not in January, as he had previously promised.

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Fierce Fighting in Syria's Aleppo: Conflicting Claims of Victory

That bombardment heavily damaged the two facilities and left only six fully-functional hospitals in the city's east, according to SAMS. On the ground, the United Nations estimates that 400 civilians, among them many children, were killed this week by air strikes from the Syrian government or Russian jets.

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Breast cancer survivor Suzanne Singleton 'happy to be here'

Traditional 2-D mammograms take a single X-ray of each breast view and have been a very effective breast cancer screening tool for decades. Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is launching its nationwide breast cancer awareness campaign from October 1.

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Donald Trump tweets about 'sex tape' in beauty row

Continuing his post-debate attacks against a former Miss Universe victor, Donald Trump slammed Alicia Machado early Friday morning in a series of freaky and crass tweets . "That's his way of addressing the issue and then moving on to talk to the American people about the issues that they really care about", Ellmers told MSNBC's Peter Alexander, before saying she thinks Trump should move on.

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Malaysia wants MH17 shooters to face criminal charges

But the interim findings, released on Wednesday , showed the missile was launched from a Buk trailer that was brought from Russian Federation and returned there after launch. Prosecutors from the Joint Investigation Team - made up of investigators from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine - told the relatives of those killed that they would investigate about 100 people over the incident, the BBC reported .

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Melissa Joan Hart Endorses Gary Johnson For President

As Chris Matthews on MSNBC was trying to damage Gary Johnson, Actress Melissa Joan Hart was on another network espousing the virtues of Johnson. Unfortunately for Johnson and Hart, the third-party candidate was not asked to participate in the first debate because he did not have required 15 percent of voter support leading up to the event.

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Ageism has negative impact on health

All of ACL's programs and initiatives center on supporting older adults and people with disabilities to live the way they want to live, in the places they choose. Also to mark the Day, new analysis released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a trend of widespread negative or ageist attitudes towards older people, which also negatively affect older people's physical and mental health.

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CDC: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Southeast Asia Due to Zika

The U.S. government is ramping up its warnings about the Zika virus epidemic for both men and women . The CDC does not recommend testing women who are not pregnant, men or children unless they are exhibiting symptoms of Zika virus and live in or traveled to an area with Zika or have had sex with a partner who lives in or traveled to an area with Zika.

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Rosetta space mission ends in crash landing

The Rosetta orbiter sent back a final image from about 20 meters above the comet's surface before plopping down and powering off. "Rock-n-roll Rosetta", added a visibly moved Matt Taylor, project scientist, as he left the podium, holding - and shaking - his head.

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First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly - ministry

The countries included in these considerations are Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, the Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Adults usually show only mild symptoms if infected, but pregnant women could give birth to deformed or stillborn babies if infected, it said. A CDC travel notice was already in place for Singapore , which has reported almost 400 confirmed cases of Zika this year.

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Clinton, Sanders speak on college costs

Sanders, whose presidential bid focused heavily on the pledge of free tuition at public colleges, told the audience, he wanted "young people to leave school excited about the future" not anxious about "being saddled with tens of thousands of dollars in student".

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Deepwater Horizon a terribly exciting disaster flick

Wahlberg plays Williams not as a fearless badass, but as a man who doesn't let being scared get in the way of his instinct to help. Deepwater Horizon uses our familiarity with the BP Oil Spill as a powerful source of resonance, while still being just as effective at being a tense thrill ride for any viewer not already familiar with the event.

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Controversial call keeps St. Louis Cardinals in wild-card race

The umpires however never said a word. After the game, Bryan Price said they normally wait for the guys in the video room to call before they challenge a play, but they couldn't hear the phone ring because of the crowd. Louis into some sort of a tiebreaker, this call will be remembered for a long time. Cincinnati scored single runs in the eighth and ninth. The game was officially suspended in a 1-1 tie and the game will not be made up, as announced on the Pirates' official Twitter account .

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Thailand: 2 babies born with Zika-related birth defects

According to tourism stakeholders in Cebu, one of the Philippines' top travel destinations, there aren't that many pregnant women traveling and they would need to sign medical waivers if they did. Thailand was now investigating cases of microcephaly to check whether they were linked to Zika infection, the World Health Organization said yesterday.

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Antonio Conte admits Chelsea have big problems

Manager Antonio Conte says every member of the club should be on the same wavelength if Chelsea are to achieve their objectives this season. I think in these games we saw and we learned a lot of important things, Conte told reporters on Friday.

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White House candidate Johnson unable to name any foreign leader

Johnson, the cool, sometimes forgetful stoner dad who is also trying to become the leader of the free world, blinked rapidly as MSNBC's Chris Matthews began a "lightning round" with Johnson during a town hall. "Well, name anybody", Matthews said to a blank stare. Official portrait obtained from Johnson-Weld campaign office. Alan Kestrel tweeted: "I can't watch Gary Johnson here without cringing".

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U.S. Officials Launch A Zika Travel Advisory For Southeast Asia

The agency also said it could issue "travel notices", essentially more severe warnings such as those issued for countries such as Brazil and Singapore , where there have been a spate of infections in recent months, if the number of cases rise to the level of an outbreak.

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The Zika Travel Warnings Now Include Asia

Meanwhile, a study published on Thursday in the Cell Host & Microbe journal said the Zika virus can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull. Stillbirths and miscarriages have also been associated with the disorder. The connection between Zika and microcephaly came to light previous year in Brazil, which has confirmed more than 1,800 cases of microcephaly it considers to be related to Zika infections in mothers.

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Saudi Arabia condemns passage of US 9/11 law

This frame grab shows the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington as they voted . The US Senate and House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve legislation that would allow the families of those killed in the 2001 attacks in the US to seek damages from the Saudi government.

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Police set to release videotape of officers shooting California man

Police earlier released a video still appearing to show Olango take the " shooting stance " but demonstrators demanded the video be released. They claimed the image had been "cherry-picked" to support the police version of the shooting. Police have not said how many shots were fired. Police say they will release videos of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by an officer in a San Diego suburb.