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Red Cross deploys volunteers to Texas

Megan Snow, American Red Cross Executive Director in the Greater Inland Northwest, says they already have four volunteers headed to Texas . Remnants of Hurricane Harvey set a new record for rainfall Tuesday, the National Weather Service reported . Lire la suite »

Two B1-B's from Andersen join show of force against North Korea

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The launch sparked angry reactions from South Korea, Japan and the United States, as well as calls for restraint by other countries . In a meeting with U.S. Almost 56 per cent of North Korean defectors who participated in a recent South Korean survey said they thought Korean reunification was impossible while living in the North. Lire la suite »

Muslims around world celebrate Eid as hajj enters final days

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In a brief statement, she expressed her "profound gratitude to King Salman for his generous hospitality and special care and attention" she has been receiving. If they have the means, every Muslim is expected to perform hajj at least once in their lifetime. "Several Nigerian pilgrims including three women, who are on admission at a Hospital in Madinah were in Arafat via a special ambulance arrangement". Lire la suite »

Harvey hits us in the gas pump

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It's caused one of the largest one-week national gas prices surges this summer, with states' gas prices up anywhere from three to nine cents across the USA, according to AAA . However, I would like anyone in the gas/oil industry to explain to me in language that John Q. Public can understand: Why must gasoline prices go up within days of refinery shutdowns? A gallon of gas at one Valero, Texas station in the Travis Heights neighborhood cost $2.39 a gallon. Lire la suite »

Buhari Congratulates 'Impressive' Super Eagles

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Nigeria got her second goal from the corner kick from a Victor Moses' cross, put in by Mikel Obi. The opener would come from Odion Ighalo who dribbled Teikeu after collecting a pass from captain John Mikel Obi to open the scoring. Substitute Kelechi Iheanacho then wrapped the 4-0 victory up when he easily netted a cross from midfielder Onazi in the 76th minute of play. Devastated Cameroon will be receiving Nigeria on Monday 4 September, at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde for ... Lire la suite »

TSX slips with losses for resource stocks

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In the heavily weighted energy sector, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd slipped 0.1 percent to C$38.60, and Suncor Energy Inc fell 0.6 percent to C$38.96. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The sluggish wage growth follows data from Thursday that showed annual inflation in July advanced at its slowest pace in more than 1-1/2 years. Lire la suite »

FDA Approves Mylotarg for Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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AML is a cancer that originates in the bone marrow and progresses rapidly, resulting in an abnormal increase in white blood cells. The trial measured "event-free survival", or how long patients went without certain complications, including failure to respond to treatment, disease relapse or death, from the date they started the trial. Lire la suite »

Should President Buhari not have visited Benue state already?

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Boniface Ortese , Scribe of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), who disclosed this in Makurdi , the state capital, said over 2,769 households were affected by the floods occasioned by heavy downpours. The directive to give the money to the 16 states was given by the then acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, in July. " The president extends his sympathies to the government and people of Benue state, and assures that the Federal Government will make available any assistance needed to ... Lire la suite »

Cabinet expansion on Friday

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As a result for almost three months, the home department was vested with Siddaramaiah with no takers for the controversial and tedious job of being the home minister. Governor Vajubhai R. Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to H.M. Revanna and R.B. Thimmapur as cabinet ministers and Gita Mahadeva Prasad as Minister of State (Independent Charge). Lire la suite »

West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes in Cincinnati

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Macomb County Health Division Director Bill Ridella said this is yet another reminder to protect yourself from mosquito bites. No identified human cases of West Nile Virus infections reported in Clark County. The department encourages anyone outside in the evening hours to wear shoes and socks, long trousers and long-sleeved shirts, apply insect repellent that contains DEET and eliminate all sources of standing water that can support mosquito breeding. Lire la suite »

SC seeks CBI response to Karti Chidambaram's plea against lookout circular

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The decision was taken after CBI told the apex court that there is a good, cogent reason for lookout circulars against Karti Chidambaram, PTI reported. Senior advocate Gopal Subramanian, representing Karti, that he has already appeared before the CBI here on the court's direction for two days. Karti landed in trouble when CBI raided Chidambaram's residence, along with 13 other locations in New Delhi , Gurugram, Mumbai and Chandigarh on May 16. Lire la suite »

Beaumont mom dies saving her daughter during Harvey flooding

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At some point she was swept into the canal and ended up floating about a half a mile away from her vehicle. A police statement said the Beaumont woman pulled her vehicle into a theater parking lot about 3:35 p.m. " The baby also had a backpack that was helping her float on her back, and she was holding on to her mom ". Image via Facebook.Pictured, Collette Sulcer's three year old daughter, Jordyn . Lire la suite »

Dogs to be 'debarked' after neighbors sue about noise

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The Washington Post reports the neighbors first complained of the "incessant barking" in 2002 when the dog owners began breeding their Tibetan Mastiffs. "The devocalization procedure is non-therapeutic in nature if it is undertaken exclusively for the objective of decreasing the volume, pitch, and intensity of a dog's bark", reads the CVMA position statement on the devocalization of dogs. Lire la suite »

Cancer de l'enfant : une grande campagne prévue pour le mois de septembre

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Depuis le 29 août, 1 800 m2 de stickers couvrent vingt-deux étages de la tour Montparnasse, à Paris. Sur la photo, Noé n'a pas encore 5 ans. Cette dernière porte ainsi la photo d'un enfant, Noé , à la mine boudeuse, avec une phrase: " Un cancer à 7 ans, sérieux? Le président de LFPI Reim, copropriétaire majoritaire de la Tour Montparnasse (président du syndicat des copropriétaires de la tour Montparnasse et vice-président de la structure projet Demain Montparnasse, qui mène la " ... Lire la suite »

No power tariff hike in Delhi, but fixed charge tweaked

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According to the new order, the fixed charge of households having a sanctioned load of one kilowatt has been halved from Rs 40 to Rs 20. DERC has also created a separate tariff category to promote e-vehicles, under which a flat rate of ₹5.50 per unit has been fixed for charging stations for e-rickshaw and e-vehicles. Lire la suite »

Cooper University Health System in deal to buy 3 hospitals

The merger must be approved by state and federal regulatory agencies. Together with Cooper's 635-bed flagship hospital in Camden, the newly created chain would operate almost 1,400 beds, and have combined revenue of almost $2 billion. Francis to the Cooper team". Cooper officials said Thursday that the deal would yield a combined revenue of almost $2 billion based on 2016 figures. Lire la suite »

Seven dead from flu at Vic aged care home

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The seven residents who died were aged between 70 and 94, and had other conditions that made them particularly susceptible. "Sadly, for the frail - and people with underlying health conditions - the flu can be very serious", Sutton said. Data from the national flutracking survey shows the season appears to have peaked after a reasonably bad year for the rate of reported symptoms. He warned that people visiting family members in aged care facilities should take particular care to wash their ... Lire la suite »

Was Prince's Favorite Color Really Not Purple??

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According to Prince's sister, the singer - who wore and surrounded himself with a frankly astounding volume of purple accoutrements - did not consider purple his favourite colour. However, he also sported orange fairly frequently. The " Purple Rain " hue created by the Pantone Color Institute was dubbed " Love Symbol #2 ", paying tribute to Prince's custom Yamaha piano and the squiggly graphic the singer began using as his name in 1993 in a testy battle with Warner Bros. Lire la suite »

Here's Why Yawns Are So Contagious

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In search of answers, University of Nottingham's Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the School of Psychology, Stephen Jackson, led a research effort peering into the human brain to see just what makes yawning so contagious. Contagious yawning isn't unique to humans, either. The work with electrical stimulation suggests that the brain's primary motor cortex plays a role in contagious yawning, the researchers said. Lire la suite »