• Thousands of women could skip chemo for early-stage breast cancer
Thousands of women could skip chemo for early-stage breast cancer

Another study at the conference found that Merck's immunotherapy drug Keytruda worked better than chemo as initial treatment for most people with the most common type of lung cancer, and with far fewer side effects. Jennifer Mall, 47, of Downers Grove, Ill., was a patient of Albain's who agreed to participate in the study. But in recent yea...

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  • New Zealand plans to slaughter 100,000 cows to eliminate Mycoplasma
New Zealand plans to slaughter 100,000 cows to eliminate Mycoplasma

Even if cows appear to be healthy, officials will "kill all cows on any farms where the bacteria are found". Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the government will eradicate the disease, and it's anticipated 126,000 cows will need to be culled in addition to those being culled at the moment.

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  • Sleep deprivation impacts performance even if you don't feel it
Sleep deprivation impacts performance even if you don't feel it

Researchers say getting more zzzzz's on Saturday and Sunday morning may extend your life. Researchers surveyed around 44,000 people in Sweden about their sleep habits, and followed up after 13 years to see who was still alive. When, instead, different combinations of weekday and weekend sleep durations were analysed, we observed a detriment...

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  • Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state
Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state

Extending a helping hand to the family of nurse Lini Puthussery, who died after contracting Nipah from her patients, the Kerala government on Wednesday chose to give a government job to her husband and Rs 10 lakh each to two of their children.

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  • Fears in DRC as Ebola spreads to urban centre
Fears in DRC as Ebola spreads to urban centre

The WHO's International Health Regulations emergency committee will determine on Friday if the current outbreak constitutes a public heath event of international concern. "This outbreak is very close to the Republic of Congo and Central African Republic". An outbreak in West Africa that began in 2014 left more than 11,000 dead across six countrie...

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  • NC teachers want better salaries; prepare for May 16 rally
NC teachers want better salaries; prepare for May 16 rally

Other Republicans, including House speaker Tim Moore, went with the well-worn approach of smearing the march as a "union" effort, even though there is no functioning teacher's union in our state. "I got all this off the National Education Association site last night, and seeing this I had to come down", she said. Three of the state's largest scho...

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  • Wayne Rooney agress 'deal in principle' to join DC United
Wayne Rooney agress 'deal in principle' to join DC United

It's claimed Rooney's move will likely be announced when the MLS secondary transfer window opens on July 10. Rooney's potential arrival in the USA capital could coincide with the MLS club's unveiling of their new stadium - the Audi Field stadium - on July 14 when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps.

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  • Trump seen facing rebellion from biggest Iran oil customers
Trump seen facing rebellion from biggest Iran oil customers

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have given high praise for Washington's decision to withdraw from the global nuclear accord with Iran . Saudi Arabia has already promised to "mitigate" the impact of any potential supply shortages, in conjunction with other suppliers and consumer countries, in a statement released immediately after the sa...

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  • Don Blankenship is running on Trumpism in West Virginia. The GOP
Don Blankenship is running on Trumpism in West Virginia. The GOP

This was going to be a tough race for the Republican candidate to begin with, Trippi added, but this primary fight means there's another unnecessary hurdle for the eventual candidate to overcome. Evan Jenkins leading Blankenship. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is under attack from Don Blankenship , a Republican running for Senate seat in...

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  • IPL: Delhi opt to bat vs Hyderabad
IPL: Delhi opt to bat vs Hyderabad

Both were bowled by leg-spinner Amit Mishra as Hyderabad lost the openers with 86 on the board after 11 overs. In his next over, Mishra bowled Dhawan to bring Delhi back in the game. DD's Smit Mishra too 2 wickets of SRH . While it was Khan, who struck again to pack back Pant, Ojha fell short of the crease to be run out. The key to DD's su...

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  • Most polluted cities in India mapped
Most polluted cities in India mapped

The data has revealed that India has 14 out 15 most polluted cities in the world. The PM2.5 includes pollutants like sulfate, nitrate and black carbon, which pose the greatest risk to human health. "Air pollution needs to be brought under control with urgent and effective action". These fine particles can penetrate deep into the lungs and car...

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  • Parkland students brand firearm ban during Pence speech as NRA hypocrisy
Parkland students brand firearm ban during Pence speech as NRA hypocrisy

Friday featuring the POTUS and VP, because secret service won't allow it. There will be plenty of guns at the National Rifle Convention in Dallas this week, but one room will be completely free of weapons. DeVos urged the gun organization to rethink its plan and insure that every member of the audience for Pence's speech is fully armed. Deitsch w...

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  • SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, seeks more time
SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, seeks more time

The letter pointed out that justice Joseph is 42nd in seniority among the high court judges and many HCs such as Gujarat, Calcutta and Jammu and Kashmir are not represented in the apex court. His seniority was also questioned by the Centre which said "he stands at Sl". The top court collegium recommending the elevation of Justice Joseph had said:...

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  • CDC: Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise
CDC: Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise

Mosquitoes and ticks and the germs they spread are increasing in number and moving into new areas. Differences in distribution and transmission dynamics of tickborne and mosquitoborne diseases are often rooted in biologic differences of the vectors.

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  • CervicalCheck controversy - 17 have died
CervicalCheck controversy - 17 have died

Vicky was given incorrect test results and is now terminally-ill with cervical cancer and she settled her High Court action against a United States laboratory for €2.5m last week. "And by God I'm going to take these guys on". A briefing note was prepared for Minister for Health Simon Harris over a week before a settlement was reached in the Vicky...

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  • Feature: Bayern say they are ready to surprise Real Madrid
Feature: Bayern say they are ready to surprise Real Madrid

Bayern are in an identical position to last year's quarter-finals, when Real knocked them out. "He scored, he's useful, he moves very well and could be a real weapon for us during the game". Centre-back Niklas Sule, who looks set to start after the injury suffered by Jerome Boateng in the first leg, said: 'We're in a hard position, but we beli...

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  • Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs, 4-29-2018 - Prediction & Preview
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs, 4-29-2018 - Prediction & Preview

Darvish is 0-2 with a 5.26 ERA on the year, but he is off his best start of the year as he allowed no ERs on three hits and two walks while striking out eight in 6.0 innings of work in Chicago's 3-2 win on Friday. Pedro Strop (3-0) retired Jesus Aguilar - his only batter - on a flyout that ended the seventh. Brandon Morrow, the Cubs' fifth reliev...

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  • YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls
YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls

Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. "Set the times you want the app to turn off for your child". What do you think of the idea of Messenger Kids in general? If they try to use the app, they'll see a message telling them that the app is in Sleep Mode and that they shou...

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  • 20 killed, 40 injured in air raid on Yemen wedding: Medics
20 killed, 40 injured in air raid on Yemen wedding: Medics

The double air strike on the crowded party venue had left a number of dead bodies buried under rubble, the official said on condition of anonymity. Al-Masirah, the TV station of the armed Houthi movement which controls the area and much of northern Yemen , said on its Twitter account that 33 people had been killed and 55 wounded.

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  • Donovan Mitchell 'likes' tweet taking shot at Timberwolves
Donovan Mitchell 'likes' tweet taking shot at Timberwolves

During that period, the superstar triumvirate of Russell Westbrook , Paul George , and Carmelo Anthony took turns in missing shots. The score didn't reflect a massive deficit, but the opportunity cost to the Thunder of not having a solid lead at that point proved to be pivotal.

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  • Super Eagles Rise In FIFA Ranking; Argentina, Croatia, Iceland Drop
Super Eagles Rise In FIFA Ranking; Argentina, Croatia, Iceland Drop

In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position. The next FIFA World Rankings will be released on May 17, exactly one month before the World Cup scheduled for June 14 - July 15 in Russian Federation. A FIFA World Cup victor on four occasions, Italy's previous worst was when they occupied 17th on two separate occasions in 2015 and ...

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  • 'Mission accomplished,' tweets US President Donald Trump after air strikes on Syria
'Mission accomplished,' tweets US President Donald Trump after air strikes on Syria

Chief Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White says the target choices were "very methodical", calling it a "deliberate decision" to go after chemical weapons manufacturing facilities. - Strikes were launched at 2am BST at three sites connected with the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme. The Syrian government has denied it used any chemical wea...

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  • Two party leaders in J&K rallies were misled: BJP
Two party leaders in J&K rallies were misled: BJP

Prior to this, on April 3, the rape victim's father was allegedly thrashed by the accused MLA's brother, Atul Singh Sengar, for refusing to withdraw the FIR over the rape and was arrested the same day. Meanwhile, IOK Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that police is following proper procedures in the case, and assured agitating protesters that ...

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  • Night owls face health risks, study reveals
Night owls face health risks, study reveals

Deaths in the group - just over 10,500 in total - were documented over the 61/2-year study period. These include cardiovascular disease , higher rates of obesity and smoking, psychiatric disorders, and an overall 10% increased risk for death, according to a study newly published in the journal Chronobiology International .

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  • Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe calls for Gov. Greitens to resign
Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe calls for Gov. Greitens to resign

Louis circuit attorney. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appears in a police booking photo in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., February 22, 2018. Much of what was published in the report is part of the criminal case against the governor, which will go to trial on May 14.

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  • Brain injuries links with dementia confirmed in new research
Brain injuries links with dementia confirmed in new research

Responding to the study, Dr Mahmoud Maina, a research associate at the University of Sussex said: "The findings are truly novel due to the large sample size employed, in-depth history collected and follow-ups". The researchers found that 4.3 percent of participants with dementia had at least one mild TBI, compared with 4 percent of those without de...

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  • Here's Why People think Kate Middleton will welcome Baby No. 3 soon…
Here's Why People think Kate Middleton will welcome Baby No. 3 soon…

How exciting is that? Parking has been suspended between the 9 April 2018 to the 30th April 2018, suggesting Kate is due to give birth within that time period. Aside from the parking restriction, barriers have also been erected outside the hospital in preparation of the crowd of well-wishers and media that are expected to welcome the royal baby...

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  • Man develops thunderclap headaches after eating Carolina Reaper, world's hottest pepper
Man develops thunderclap headaches after eating Carolina Reaper, world's hottest pepper

The CT scan revealed that several arteries of his brain had severely constricted, prompting the diagnosis of thunderclap headache secondary to reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome ( RCVS ). It's been known to happen with medicines such as antidepressants and certain decongestants, as well with illicit drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy,...

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  • Cripps, Moosman lead Carbon Softball to Dominating Win
Cripps, Moosman lead Carbon Softball to Dominating Win

A pair of walks and a hit batter loaded the bases for Wolcott in the first, before Kayla Resto caught a liner and threw to Jenna Bennett at third for a double play. Gloeckler had three of West's eight hits, while Joey Aden had three hits and scored three times and Will Jarrett had a two-run double. "I'm sure it's on everybody's bucket list to get...

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  • Body of CDC worker missing for six weeks pulled from Atlanta river
Body of CDC worker missing for six weeks pulled from Atlanta river

Cunningham left work in the Atlanta office on February 12, saying that he was sick after learning he was passed over for promotion . Posts online presented Cunningham as a flu vaccine whistleblower. The New York Times reports his family said their last phone conversations with Cunningham had left them anxious and "he sounded not like himself".

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  • Weekend snow? April flakes are rare, but possible
Weekend snow? April flakes are rare, but possible

Tonight's low in the area will plummet into the mid-teens, forecasters said, and northwest winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Cody foothills and Teton National Park, there 6 to 12 inches of snow are possible by Friday morning.

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  • Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide gets jail
Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide gets jail

He also admitted to withholding and deleting emails. "The defendant was expressly warned by the government that it is a crime to lie to the Special Counsel's Office, that lying could constitute a federal crime, and that such conduct would carry with it the possibility of going to jail if he were convicted.

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  • Three Chicago men charged for selling lethal fake marijuana
Three Chicago men charged for selling lethal fake marijuana

Of the reported cases in IL, the drug has caused users to cough up blood , observe blood in their urine, get nosebleeds, and experience a number of other symptoms , like bleeding from their eyes and ears. "If you use synthetic drugs, you're playing Russian roulette with your life", Smith said. The effects can be unpredictable, harmful and dea...

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  • Latino Representatives push back the citizenship question
Latino Representatives push back the citizenship question

The U.S. census goes back to 1790 and is required by the Constitution. The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, and that will lead to a massive undercounting of African-Americans.

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  • Govt to divest 76 PC in AI, invites EoI
Govt to divest 76 PC in AI, invites EoI

O'Brien also took to Twitter to voice against the government's move on releasing the preliminary information memorandum on strategic disinvestment of the national carrier. The senior official said Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) would be extended to the airline staff once the divestment process is complete. Among the permanent staff, as many ...

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  • AAP allocates almost Rs 14000 crore for education sector in its budget
AAP allocates almost Rs 14000 crore for education sector in its budget

In the past, the AAP government has presented an "education and health budget' and "outcome budget". Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who is also the Finance Minister while presenting the budget said, "This budget covers 34 departments of the government and would go beyond the usual way of measuring a scheme by the expenditure of allocated fu...

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  • Charging decision expected for Minnesota officer in Australian's death
Charging decision expected for Minnesota officer in Australian's death

Noor and his partner, Matthew Harrity , had arrived on the scene after Damond, an Australian-born Minneapolis resident, called 911 close to 11:30 p.m. "This would have been done a good deal quicker if we had the cooperation of all the Minneapolis police officers", Freeman said. "I stand here today surprised, but glad that charges have bee...

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  • Philippines hotel fire: At least 4 dead, hundreds evacuated
Philippines hotel fire: At least 4 dead, hundreds evacuated

It was confirmed Sunday afternoon that one of the victims who were declared dead upon arrival at the hospital was revived, bringing down the official death toll to three. Nearby cities were helping put out the blaze, Manila's fire department said. "This is a major fire". On Sunday afternoon, President Rodrigo Duterte conducted an aerial surve...

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  • Philippines justifies withdrawal from ICC
Philippines justifies withdrawal from ICC

He denounced what he described as efforts to label him a heartless violator of human rights, and alleged that the court, the United Nations and non-governmental organizations were biased against him in particular and the Philippines in general.

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  • Slain Rio councilwoman was voice of favelas' voiceless
Slain Rio councilwoman was voice of favelas' voiceless

Police at the scene in central Rio where Marielle Franco and her driver were shot dead by two suspects. Ms Franco was returning from an event encouraging black women's empowerment in central Rio when a vehicle drew alongside hers and nine shots rang out.

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  • The FDA Plans To Drastically Reduce The Amount Of Nicotine In Cigarettes
The FDA Plans To Drastically Reduce The Amount Of Nicotine In Cigarettes

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb invited the public to weigh in on details of the proposed regulation, including the correct amount of nicotine, what risks the new policy could pose and how fast it's rolled out. This could result in more than eight million fewer tobacco-related deaths. Dr Susan Turnbull, Jersey's Medical Officer of Health, said:...

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  • Wisconsin County Health Rankings Released: Sheboygan Ranks #26 In The State
Wisconsin County Health Rankings Released: Sheboygan Ranks #26 In The State

In related news, the US spends nearly twice as much on health care as other wealthy nations. "What this data shows is that by addressing social determinants like housing, access to education, and employment opportunities, we lay the groundwork for better health to take root", says BCHHS Health Division Director, Jan Shepard.

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  • Tiger Woods one shot off Valspar lead setting up sensational Sunday
Tiger Woods one shot off Valspar lead setting up sensational Sunday

But he got up and down for par from a bunker at 17, and when his ball moved slightly on the 18th green he stayed calm, consulted a rules official and finished out with a par . He twice matched birdies with Woods with 12-foot putts, and after falling two shots behind and the crowd getting louder by the hole for Woods, Snedeker battled back with...

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  • Brown: Rangers talked all week, Celtic did talking on pitch
Brown: Rangers talked all week, Celtic did talking on pitch

The attacker capitalised on a mistake in the Celtic defence to power past debutant goalkeeper Scott Bain . "But I thought after they scored their goal - which was poor fundamentally from us - we didn't get our composure back for 15-20 minutes".

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  • English Premier League Report: Bournemouth vs Tottenham, 11 March 2018
English Premier League Report: Bournemouth vs Tottenham, 11 March 2018

Tottenham fans are now holding their collective breaths after Harry Kane was taken off injured during Spurs' tie against Bournemouth , following a collision with Cherries keeper Asmir Begovic . "We are concerned because still we can't know what will happen to him", Pochettino told reporters. Tottenham are still in the FA Cup but Spurs will h...

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  • Fire Department Urges Folks to Check Smoke Detectors
Fire Department Urges Folks to Check Smoke Detectors

It's time to spring ahead and gain an hour of light in the evening. "We urge everyone to not only change their batteries when they change their clocks but also set a reminder to test their alarms once every month". If your family doesn't have a plan, this is a good time to develop one. If you can not reach the button easily, use a broom handle. "...

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  • National Basketball Association capsules: Kyrie Irving returns, Celtics beat Timberwolves 117-109
National Basketball Association capsules: Kyrie Irving returns, Celtics beat Timberwolves 117-109

The incident occurred in the third quarter when Brown ran the length of the court on a fast break and dunked, but his hands slipped of the rim and he landed hard on his upper back, shoulder and head. That Jaylen Brown is able to walk off and wave to the crowd after that scary fall is remarkable. "You just never wanna see that happen especially to...

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  • AS Roma set to rekindle interest in Riyad Mahrez
AS Roma set to rekindle interest in Riyad Mahrez

And speaking to Sky Sports today he couldn't hide his disappointment at missing out on move to the Etihad Stadium. "In football players come, players leave, I'm not saying I'm coming or going", he added. "It was a hard situation but we moved on, everyone - the club, players, me". "It was hard but I spoke to the players, the manager, everyone"...

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  • President Trump hails XI for abolishing term limit
President Trump hails XI for abolishing term limit

Chinese President Xi Jingping is changing the country's constitution to allow him to stay in power indefinitely. "Resolutely safeguard General Secretary Xi Jinping's core status and the authority of the party's central committee and its centralised and unified leadership", Li said in a speech to almost 3,000 delegates to the ceremonial legi...

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  • Five More Seasonal Flu Deaths
Five More Seasonal Flu Deaths

It's really hard to predict flu, but it could be a month and a half", Fry said. Overall, fewer people are going to see a doctor for the flu than during the height of the season in the beginning of February. Since October, 23,324 people have been hospitalized for influenza-associated complications. The Garvin County Health Department is still en...

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