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Shakib, Tamim steady Bangladesh after Cummins onslaught

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Australia travel to Bangladesh to play a Test series after a gap of 11 years. Though Australia are way ahead of Bangladesh in rankings, former cricketer Dean Jones says hosts Bangladesh hold the edge as the two teams clash in the first Test at Mirpur. Read More »

Tropical storm could hit parts of East Coast

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Monday afternoon, and could become Tropical Storm Irma along the way. If the system becomes tropical (taking the name Irma) and continues on its northward track, its outer bands may eventually begin to have at least a limited impact on Atlantic Canada. Read More »

Five things we learned from Bournemouth v Man City

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Pep Guardiola: "If you can not celebrate with the fans the best solution is not to invite the fans". For Bournemouth's part, though they impressed for periods of the match, their third successive league defeat means they are yet to win a point this season . Read More »

Legal groups demand Aetna stop practice violating HIV privacy

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The Legal Action Center , an advocacy group, called on Aetna to correct the mistake, which they argue could expose patients to discrimination. Attorneys from the Legal Action Center and the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania wrote to Aetna Thursday demanding that it "immediately cease and desist from breaching their privacy by sending mail that illegally discloses that they are taking HIV medication". Read More »

Google testing some users for depression

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When users search for keywords like " depression " search results will include a knowledge panel with a clickable link labelled " check if you're clinically depressed ". "We hope that by making this information available on Google ", stated CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Mary Giliberti. The PHQ-9 acts as the initial step towards diagnosing the condition. Read More »

Health alert: West Nile Virus detected in northern MI

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Last year, there were 27 human cases in Weld County. West Nile virus is spread from birds to mosquitoes. Public health officials warn that West Nile virus activity continues to be intense and widespread throughout Sacramento County as many dead birds and mosquito samples have tested positive for the disease. Read More »

Iraqi forces gain ground on ISIL in Tal Afar offensive

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Mr. Mattis seeks to maintain forces to train iraqi troops and to prevent the AE to have a resurgence, " says Nicholas Heras, an expert of the Center for a New American Security in Washington. Unconfirmed reports in the past few months have said he is dead. He added another force is advancing into the outskirts of Mualimeen neighborhood. Dillon said most of the territory retaken in the operation has been in the Kisik junction area to the east of the town. Read More »

Whopping $525 payout ordered over cancer claims

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In May, a Missouri jury awarded a Virginia woman $110.5 million for a similar allegation, by then, three other Missouri juries had awarded $197 million to plaintiffs who made similar claims. The cancer developed as a "proximate result of the unreasonably unsafe and defective nature of talcum powder" - as stated in her lawsuit. Johnson & Johnson took another black eye Monday in its ongoing effort to defend against claims that its flagship baby powder product is carcinogenic. Read More »

Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall head to Birmingham on loan from Arsenal

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The one-cap England global nearly joined Crystal Palace during the January transfer window, but the move fell through at the final minute and Jenkinson found himself back on the sidelines at the Emirates for the second half of last season. However, Arsenal are well-stocked in the left-back department and they feel Bramall would benefit by going out on loan and getting regular first-team footbal under his belt. Read More »

Most Common Injuries From Grooming Your Pubic Hair

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About a quarter of them reported injuries related to grooming. In his most recent study, Breyer and his colleagues collected data from almost 7,500 men and women in the United States, between the ages of 18 and 65. "That's a pretty insightful thing for us". From here, researchers plan to look at the relationship between reported grooming injuries and sexual transmitted infections to see if those injuries may increase a person's vulnerability of transmission. Read More »

Taylor Swift Shakes Content Off Social Media: Is a New Album Imminent?

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The 27-year-old singer's publicist did not respond to requests for comment but some Twitter users pointed out that the social media deletions come three years to the day that she announced her last album - 1989. Back in March, her music industry pal Ed Sheeran told the BBC Swift would probably not release music until the end of 2017 around Christmas, "because that's when everyone buys records". Read More »

Yet Another Orca Dead at SeaWorld

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Veterinarians at its San Diego park made the hard decision to euthanize her after her health started to decline in recent days despite treatment, which included a custom-built inhaler that allowed the medicine to go directly to her lungs. Read More »

FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths

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In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach, then filled with a saline solution. These balloons are meant to stay inside the body for six months before deflating and eventually exiting the body the old-fashioned way. Read More »

Fruitcake Survives 100 Years In Freezing Antarctica

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They think it probably belonged to British explorer Robert Falcon Scott, and since he died in 1912, that would make it well over a hundred years old. It's been documented that Scott liked this particular brand of cake. The cake is stayed in "excellent condition". The huts at Cape Adare were built by the Norwegian Carten Borchgrevink's expidition of 1899 but later used by the Northern Party. Read More »

PM announces state funeral for Dr. Ruth Pfau

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Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German doctor, who led the fight against leprosy in Pakistan died on Wednesday. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa responded to the demise of Dr Ruth Pfau saying she will be remembered as the ambassador for humanity. Read More »

Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Could Have A Surprising Health Risk

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In the absence of longitudinal data on marijuana use, the researchers designed a retrospective follow-up study of NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) participants aged 20 years and above. "We found higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking ", she said". In light of the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana, Okosun explained, "the same way we have been very prudent to look into cigarette smoking, we should also ... Read More »

What Your Go-to Instagram Filters Say About You

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The researchers are hoping the new technique can be applied to people for early screening and detection of mental illness. In the study , the researchers looked at the Instagram feeds of more than 160 volunteers, recruited from Amazon's Mechanical Turk , an online crowdsourcing platform. Read More »

Eclipse Viewing Events Planned for the Cape & Islands

The width of the moon's shadow is only 70 miles wide though, so only a select few areas in these states will have the best views for totality. Even if you're not in the path of totality , our app allows you to calculate exactly how much of an eclipse you'll be able to see and get a preview with our eclipse simulation. Read More »

Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

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The resolution also imposes new restrictions on North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank and bans the country from increasing the number of workers it sends overseas. The resolution expresses regret at North Korea's "massive diversion of its scarce resources toward its development of nuclear weapons and a number of expensive ballistic missile programs" — a point stressed by Haley. Read More »

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels

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Gottlieb, a cancer survivor and physician who was confirmed as FDA Commissioner on May 9, was expected to be friendly toward the e-cigarette industry since he previously held a financial interest in a so-called "vape" shop called Kure. The agency plans to issue this guidance describing a new enforcement policy shortly. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, an expert at Britain's Oxford University and at the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group who was not involved in the BMJ research, said the findings ... Read More »

Deaths from heatwaves could surge due to global warming

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Heatwaves will do most of the damage, claiming some 99 per cent of future weather-related deaths - more than 151,000 of the annual total by 2100 from about 2,700 per year recently. They said from six deaths a year at the start of the century, the numbers could go up to 233 a year by 2100. The researchers said climate change would be the main driver, accounting for 90% of the risk, while population growth, migration and urbanisation would account for 10%. Read More »

Louisiana sales tax holiday means 2% savings on purchases, with exemptions

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Friday and end at midnight Sunday. A variety of approved items, the majority of which are back to school items, will be exempt from the 6 percent sales tax and any applicable local taxes. Rick Scott . The sales tax holiday exemption does not extend to rental of clothing or footwear; nor does it apply to adjustment (including embroidery) or cleaning services performed on clothes and shoes. Read More »

West Nile found in Wayne, Macomb mosquitoes

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Additional monitoring for mosquitoes will be done in the area where the mosquito pool was collected. Cumberland County's Vector Control Office is spraying to control mosquitoes around the Camp Hill Borough Thursday, according to an announcement from the Cumberland County Commissioners Office. Read More »