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United Nations council fails to push Saudi coalition over Yemen blockade

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The Saudi-led coalition was not immediately available for comment. Aden port, which is controlled by allies of Saudi Arabia , does not have the capacity to handle the necessary volume of humanitarian cargo, he added. This will have no impact on our operations once they resume", Mr McGoldrick said. United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock last week warned that unless the blockade is lifted, Yemen will face "the largest starvation the world has seen for many decades, with millions of victims". Read More »

Disneyland shuts down cooling towers following Legionnaire's cases among guests

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Eight guests and one worker at Disneyland have contracted Legionnaires' disease, prompting the Anaheim , Calif., theme park to close a pair of cooling towers. They report having performed subsequent testing and disinfection and brought the towers back into service November 5, 2017. On Tuesday, Disney took the towers down again because the health agency ordered them to verify they were free of the Legionella contamination. Read More »

Suspect in Rand Paul assault pleads not guilty

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Earlier this week, U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Paul would return next week. While he did not witness the incident, Skaggs has said Boucher and Paul have been quibbling over lawn maintenance for years. Boucher is next due in court November 30 for a pre-trial hearing. Paul tweeted about his injuries Wednesday, sharing the news about his broken ribs and adding that he had a pleural effusion, which is an accumulation of fluid resulting from inflammation or changes in ... Read More »

Danica Roem elected Virginia's first openly transgender state official

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She defeated long-time Republican Del. By winning elections to the legislature, the swarm will become the first openly transgender person to public office in the United States . Paul. Durkins will be Seattle's first openly lesbian mayor, and only the second in the country. "Just because I sing in a heavy metal band while spinning my head in circles and getting paid to do it, why can't I run for government?" Women weren't the only ones who triumphed on Tuesday. Read More »

Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day

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Although she acknowledged that her election is a first for the city, she said she campaigned on affordable housing, police accountability, public safety and other bread-and-butter issues. Marshall said in an interview with NPR that Roem "engage [d] in this behavior - which clearly goes against the laws of nature and nature's God", and last month his campaign sent out flyers referring to Roem as "him". Read More »

Target won't keep stores open all night on Thanksgiving

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Meantime, Target has unveiled its Thanksgiving store hours , planning to open its doors at 6 p.m. that Thursday, in line with the past three years. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. With Target and Best Buy both rolling out aggressive free-shipping deals this year-end shopping season, Wal-Mart Stores might need to unveil some Black Friday goodies of its own to maintain its torrid online growth. Read More »

First flu deaths of season reported in NC

Crawford says of the alternative to flu shots. Officials said in Clinton County two flu cases have now been reported as of the beginning of November. Even if a person who has received the shot becomes ill, the vaccine can still protect many people and prevent flu-related complications. Flu shots started being administered at clinics, doctor's offices, pharmacies, and workplaces last month. Read More »

Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Allergy-Friendly Trick-or-Treating

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According to Food Allergy Research and Education , one out of every thirteen children in the United States has at least one food allergy. People who choose to participate in the project display a painted teal pumpkin or any of the logos or items for sale on the FARE website in their yard or on their porch. Read More »

ICICI Bank Q2 earnings fall 34% to Rs 20.58 bn

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The lender's gross non-performing assets, as a percentage of total advances, stood at 7.87 percent compared to 7.99 percent in the previous quarter. The fall in profit is attributable to the one-time gain of ₹5,682 crore booked in the second quarter of the previous financial year. Read More »

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Where to turn in your drugs

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So to help people safely dispose of potentially unsafe controlled substances, the DEA launched the semi-annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in 2010. Items accepted include: prescriptions, prescription patches, pet medications, ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and samples. Americans turned in 450 tons of prescription drugs at more than 5,500 sites operated by the DEA and thousands of its state and local law enforcement partners. Read More »

U-17 WC: Ramos will watch Spain play in final

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Video replays of Cheick Oumar Doucoure's wonderful, spectacular 30-yard strike showed the ball had fully crossed the line but with the lack of any kind of goal-line technology - either Hawk-Eye or VAR , the goal wasn't given, despite protests from Mali's players that the goal was legal. Read More »

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY

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The State Assembly added the ban on vaping, which will go into effect in 30 days, to New York's Clean Indoor Air Act this summer, and the Senate approved the measure. Electronic nicotine and vapor delivery systems such as e-cigarettes, vaping pens, e-hookah and similar devices, typically contain nicotine. "Our customers they know that they can't be walking through a store vaping, or sitting at a bar vaping", said Aman Singh, owner of Long Island Vape in Huntington Station, N.Y. Read More »

Judge worries about Trump impact in Bergdahl case

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The military judge presiding over Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's case has delayed the sentencing hearing to Wednesday after considering new comments from President Donald Trump that may threaten public confidence in military courts. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison. Bergdahl elected to be tried by a judge , not a panel of military officers, in August. A Taliban prisoner swap that won his release in 2014, organized by the administration of then-Democratic President Barack Obama, ... Read More »

20th annual breast cancer walk in Harrisburg

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Zandra Wilkerson won her battle against breast cancer and it's no secret how happy that makes her. "It is unfortunate that breast cancer is only discussed during October as it certainly is fought all year long", she said. "We are riding on this national acceptance to increase our visibility, and by extension, heighten and sustain awareness about this debilitating disease, which, but for our consistency, would have needlessly destroyed several precious lives and families". Read More »

'Missing' journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after more than 2 years

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The Dawn quoted Justice (Retired) Javed Iqbal, the head of the missing persons' commission, as saying that he was thrilled to confirm Shahzadi's return. It was a result of this action on the part of Zeenat that the security forces were bound to agree that Hamid was in their custody. "Zeenat had been an angel to me ever since she contacted me". Read More »

State unemployment rate ticks up in September

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But the Nebraska Department of Labor says the number is less a reflection of more people being hired as it is having less available workers.The Norfolk area actually lost 136 jobs over the last month. The number of people actively participating in the labor force increased 18,700 over the month to 3,010,600, according to a news release from the department, and the number of people reporting themselves as employed increased 14,800 to 2,934,100. Read More »

Insect decline prompts new 'eco church' plea

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Hans de Kroon of Radboud University in the Netherlands, who supervised the research, suggested reducing the use of pesticides, expanding nature reserves and developing good monitoring programs as ways to exercise "the utmost caution" in an effort to protect insect populations . Read More »

Bulls' Bobby Portis suspended eight games for breaking teammate Nikola Mirotic's jaw

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The Chicago Bulls are suspending forward Bobby Portis for eight games to start the season after he struck teammate Nikola Mirotic in the face during a practice altercation, according to a report from K.C. Wojnarowski reported that Bulls GM Gar Foreman was at practice and witnessed the incident. Portis will be allowed to practice with the Bulls during his suspension. Read More »

GM's Self-Driving Cars Are Heading to NY

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But the movement to allow driverless cars has been limited by several high-profile accidents, including the death a year ago in Florida of a man who crashed a Tesla vehicle that was on autopilot; it is not yet known if the technology was the cause of the accident. Read More »

Aarushi Murder Case: Talwars to be released from jail today

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Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who have been acquitted in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, have finally left Dasna jail in Ghaziabad on Monday. He told media persons that Talwars will continue to visit jail periodically so that medical assistance provided by them to inmates can continue. The Allahabad High Court was apparently not satisfied with the CBI contention which was not supported by adequate circumstantial evidence and believed that ... Read More »