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Deputies on Leave After Women Drown In Their Van In SC Floodwaters

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Horry County referred all questions about the incident - including whether the women had been locked up or were merely being transported - to state investigators, who said they had no new information to release. First responders decided not to continue rescue operations at the scene because of the conditions, Thompson said. WLTX-TV contacted Green's family, who released the following statement, saying they want answers. Read More »

Senator John McCain has died

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Earlier this year, when John McCain crafted a memoir that was understood to be his final testament, he began a sentence with an ominous transition phrase: "Before I leave". He was 36 years old and emaciated. As a result of his torture, he would never be able to lift his arms over his head. The opportunity presented itself the following January when a longtime Republican congressman, John Rhodes, announced his retirement. Read More »

World's oldest cheese discovered in 3,200 year-old Egyptian tomb

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A team of experts, led by chemical scientists Enrico Greco from the University of Catania, conducted a thorough analysis on what this whitish mass was. As Dr. Greco further stated, the cheese found in the Egyptian tomb will undoubtedly remain the oldest cheese in the world, possibly forever. If the findings, published in the journal Analytical Chemistry , are confirmed it would represent the earliest reported evidence of the disease. Read More »

21 year old girl turns youngest to receive face transplant

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Following the attempt, part of her forehead, nose and sinuses, her mouth except for the corners of her lips and much of her jaw bones were gone, according to National Geographic . "So many people have helped me; now I want to help other people", she told the magazine. Now 22, Stubblefield admits that when she was first told about a face transplant , she had no idea the procedure even existed. Read More »

West Nile case year's 1st in state

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This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from Cascade, Hill, and Lewis & Clark counties. Symptoms of West Nile Virus include fever, headache, rash, muscle aches and fatigue. Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus are more likely to bite during the evening, night, and early morning. "DEET-containing insect repellents are a really good idea if you're going to be ... Read More »

Trump to Appoint Extreme Ideologue to the Supreme Court

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The White House has prepared promotional material on all four prospective nominees, and Trump has reportedly spent the weekend discussing his options with top aides and friends, including Fox News host Sean Hannity, over golf at his company's club in New Jersey. Read More »

June 2018 - Yoga: Indian practice turned global phenomenon - Features - SHOWCASE

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The event that had spurred the city entrepreneur was the mass gathering at Rajpath for the International Yoga Day on Thursday morning. He said the way to lead a calm, creative and content life was yoga . Mr Modi said that in yoga , one has the flawless solution to the problems one face, either as individuals or in society. The PM is leading the celebration of fourth worldwide Yoga day with Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Uma Bharti, Ram Vilas Paswan, ... Read More »

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP

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Under these provisions of the law, insurance companies can not deny coverage or charge higher rates to people with pre-existing medical conditions. Many lawmakers were playing catch-up with the fledgling case , though Rep. Health care is already a dominant issue in this year's elections, with voters regularly citing it as a leading determinant for how they will vote. The Justice Department rarely declines to argue in favor of existing law in court and this decision will put pressure ... Read More »

American fashion designer Kate Spade dies

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Encouraged by her husband Andy, she quit her job and started designing handbags. The comedian also said, "I don't think everyone knew how f--ing amusing she was". "If I buy a cashmere sweater I want it to be something I wear for a long time". By 1998, the company's annual revenue had skyrocketed to $27 million. Read More »

Many Breast Cancer Patients Don’t Need Chemo

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A leading oncologist said the findings will lead to a "fundamental change" in how the disease is treated. "Not only did these trials provide great relief for women in Ireland who participated and avoided three months of chemotherapy , it delivered considerable cost savings to the HSE", Ms Mulroe noted. Read More »

Govt decision on M. bovis cattle disease

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Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand in July a year ago, and manifests in mastitis in cows, severe pneumonia, ear infections and other symptoms. A further 126,000 animals, at 192 properties, will be added to the cull, at a cost of NZ$886 million (€526 million, $615 million). "This is a necessary, unfortunate part of not having yet a test that clearly identifies the individual animals", he said. Read More »

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

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The villagers also fear a repeat of the five dengue fever deaths that were reported in the area previous year. The Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala has kicked panic among citizens after it has taken 10 lives. Jose has ordered temporary stoppage of all training programmes and summer camps in affected areas such as Changaroth, Koorachund, Kottur, Cheruvannur, Chekyad, Chakkittapara and Olavanna. Read More »

EAC states on high alert after DRC Ebola outbreak

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It also raised the regional risk to "high" from "moderate", but kept its assessment of the global risk at "low". Previous reports of the disease had all been in remote areas where Ebola might spread be more easily contained. Dr Kok said the Interior ministry had been asked to restrict the movement of people and screen those entering South Sudan. An outbreak in West Africa that began in 2014 left more than 11,000 dead across six countries, and was not declared officially over by World ... Read More »

Gov. Cooper tweets support of teachers during Raleigh rally

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The sea of red marched up Fayetteville Street to the Old Capitol and then to Bicentennial Mall. He is now in his 17 year of teaching in North Carolina . "The ultimate goal is to elect more pro-public education leaders in North Carolina and to have long-term, sustainable victories", they added. He says voters have to decide to back incumbents or candidates "who truly support public education". Read More »

Exit polls is 'entertainment for the next 2 days': Siddaramaiah

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He also brushed aside the exit polls projections and termed them as "entertainment for the next 2 days". Then came the Times Now-VMR exit poll predictions that too showed the Congress in an advantageous position with more than 100 seats. Most exit polls have suggested a powerful kingmaking role for the Janata Dal (S) once the results of the Karnataka elections are declared Tuesday. Read More »

Congo announces 1st confirmed death from Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization declared there has been 21 suspected cases of viral haemorrhagic fever and 17 deaths in the Equateur province, in the past five weeks. Eight people died, including Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevo, who first attended to Mr Sawyer and helped to ensure a more devastating outbreak was avoided in Nigeria. Read More »

Wayne Rooney in Talks to Join DC United of MLS

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The club now lie bottom of MLS's Eastern Conference after winning just one of their opening seven games of the season. Rooney, who first burst onto the scene aged just 16 at Everton , is the club's top scorer this season with 11 goals but he has not scored since December 18. Read More »

Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Oppose Republican Don Blankenship

Trump said in a tweet comparing Blankenship to Roy Moore's failed Senate bid in Alabama. He initially endorsed the establishment candidate, then-Sen. "We have a three-alarm fire in West Virginia", Republican strategist Ford O'Connell told Newsweek . One of the Donkey Party's super-PACS, Duty and Country, has spent $1.8 million trying to take out Evan Jenkins in the primary - a move that has likely boosted Blankenship's prospects. Read More »

Indian Officials Upset By Lack Of Progress In Fighting Air Pollution

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The PM2.5 includes pollutants like sulfate, nitrate and black carbon, which pose the greatest risk to human health. The average PM 2.5 levels were, however, recorded at 143 micrograms per cubic metre - the worst since 2010, when Delhi was ranked as the most polluted city in the world with an average concentration of 141 micrograms per cubic metre. Read More »

Parkland students brand firearm ban during Pence speech as NRA hypocrisy

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Matt Deitsch, an organizer of the March for Our Lives , replied to Kasky's tweet by bashing the gun foyer for desirous to "defend individuals who assist them promote weapons, not children". Fred Guttenberg , father of Jaime Guttenberg, 14, who died in the attack, also expressed incredulity at the gun ban. "Am I missing something?" he tweeted. Read More »

SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Josephs elevation

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Sources, however, told this newspaper that wide range of issues relating to appointment of judges from High Courts, which did not have representation, was discussed which remained inconclusive. A second person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to Hindustan Times that so far the collegium had not decided whether to return the name of justice Joseph to the government for elevation. Read More »

Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise — CDC

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Lyle Petersen, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases in the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, said in a statement. The most common mosquito-borne viruses are West Nile, dengue and Zika, while the most common disease resulting from an infected flea's bite is the plague . Read More »

Alfie Evans, Terminally Ill Boy at Center of Court Fight, Dies

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We are heartbroken. Thank you, everyone, for all your support". A judge earlier this week sided with his doctors, who said Alfie suffered from a rare and incurable degenerative neurological condition. All of us feel deeply for Alfie , Kate, Tom and his whole family and our thoughts are with them. "We also wish to thank Alder Hey staff at every level of their dignity and professionalism during what must have been an incredibly hard time for them too". Read More »