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Philadelphia, New York City could see 4 inches of snow

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The American model shows chances for some snow on Saturday, while the European model keeps the system farther south and Champaign-Urvbana dry Saturday. It will also be a bit breezy so there could be some blowing and drifting of the snow. A winter weather advisory was in effect in NY, and a steady snow forced the Yankees to postpone their scheduled 1:05 p.m. Read More »

Cops believe SUV crash that killed family may have been intentional

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Speaking at an evening news conference Sunday night, Baarts said the electronic information combined with the lack of skid marks or signs the driver braked led authorities to believe the crash was purposeful. His adoptive sisters - 16-year-old Hannah Hart and 12-year-old Sierra Hart - were also missing after the family's vehicle plummeted off a cliff near Mendocino on March 26. Read More »

Boko Haram Attacks on Borno Communities Leave 15 Dead, 58 Injured

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Not less than 28 people were reportedly left dead while scores others wounded in coordinated attacks that took place overnight on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint Nigerian city of Maiduguri . "We have repeatedly said they have been sufficiently decimated and these decimated monsters berks in the oxygen of publicity they are targeting soft targets, senselessly and criminally opening fire on innocent souls". Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg on Tim Cook's Facebook comments: 'Glib' and 'ridiculous'

Here are some of the company's most notable missteps and promises around privacy. Even before a contractor for data-analytics firm Cambridge Analytica was found to have leeched data from millions of Facebook users through an app, Cook was floating "well-crafted regulation" for companies like Facebook , adding that "the ability of anyone to know what you've been browsing about for years. Read More »

Synthetic Marijuana Kills 2 in IL

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The department didn't provide additional information about the two deaths, citing confidentiality. The Illinois Department of Public Health warns that synthetic marijuana is far from a safe alternative to the natural drug. None of those cases was fatal. Synthetic pot is made up of hundreds of different chemicals - and their effect on the human body is unpredictable. During that time, physicians treated 456 patients total for synthetic cannabinoid intoxications. Read More »

J'burg Test: Tim Paine fractures thumb, bats on

South Africa ground its way toward a series win with an unbeaten 40-run partnership between Dean Elgar (39 not out) and skipper Faf du Plessis (34 not out). The series, which South Africa lead 2-1, has been played against a backdrop of unrest, controversy and needle between the players. A South African team spokesman said the injury was in the same area that he damaged in a Test against Bangladesh in October, keeping him out of action for two months. Read More »

US, South Korean Military Forces Begin Four-Week Joint Exercises

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Roughly 300,000 South Korean soldiers were participating in the four-week Foal Eagle training alongside more than 11,500 U.S. troops, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency . aircraft carriers and supersonic bombers, South Korean officials have been quoted as saying. Tension around Korean peninsula has reportedly shown signs of easing in recent weeks after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has confirmed commitment to the inter-Korean talks and summits with U.S. Read More »

Lai Mohammed Releases List of PDP Looters

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On trial for allegedly collecting N1.4bn from the office of then NSA. Some of them are the current PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus , Former Financial Secretary of the party, former National Publicity Secretary of the party, Olisa Metuh , a chieftain of the party Dr Raymond Dokpesi , AIT founder, among others. Read More »

An NHL team's secret weapon: an accountant from a 'beer league'

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He never played a pro game in his life. In the third period, Delia had to leave the game with an injury, and suddenly Foster was the goalie of last resort. "However, on Thursday the Hawks needed Foster around more than they would have imagined in their game against the visiting Winnipeg Jets . Just a ton of fun". Read More »

Health Experts Discovered An Incurable Gonorrhea Strain

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Centers for Disease Control . Now Public Health England says it is going back through the man's encounters to see if anyone else has been infected. There have cases of the bacteria developing resistance to cephalosporins, the current first-line treatment for gonorrhoea. Gonorrhea has been a growing concern for global health organizations as more cases have shown drug resistance. Read More »

Investigation of Greensboro teen's shooting leads to officer-involved shooting

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After officers confronted Curry, he became belligerent, started shouting profanities and ignored requests to stop, the Police Department said. State police arrested a New Britain man after a high-speed chase and crash along I-84. Police say they received multiple 9-1-1 calls shortly after 8 o'clock Tuesday morning, reporting a disturbance involving a possible stabbing in the 7500 block of Edgebrook Drive in Nampa. Read More »

Iran Urges Saudi Arabia to End Yemen War, Engage in Dialogue

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In the "unequal war" on Yemen, Saudis and their allies have been only faced with the Yemeni people's resistance and experienced a "disgraceful defeat", Qassemi said , emphasizing that Saudi Arabia was in "no position and condition" to realize its "illusions and fantasies". Read More »

Strand "A" flu numbers down, Stand "B" numbers rising

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Flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. Cases of the B-strain made up almost 60 percent of the country's flu cases reported during the week of March 17, said the CDC. "However, because of the severity of this season, there have been questions raised about how well this year's flu vaccine worked", the FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a news release. Read More »

Rubber ducky bath toys harbor bacteria

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The scientists, who received funding from the Swiss government as part of broader research into household objects, said using higher-quality polymers to make the ducks could prevent bacterial and fungal growth. The scientists found a strikingly high volume - up to 75 million cells per square centimetre - and variety of bacteria and fungus living inside the ducks. Read More »

Interstitium: Newfound 'Organ' Missed Due To Old Standard Method For Visualizing Anatomy

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Humans have been studying the anatomy of our own bodies for thousands of years - but, to this day, scientists are still uncovering new secrets. These fluid-filled spaces were discovered in connective tissues all over the body, including below the skin's surface; lining the digestive tract , lungs and urinary systems; and surrounding muscles, according to a new study detailing the findings, published today (March 27) in the journal Scientific Reports . Read More »

BJP lauds High Court order on AAP MLAs

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Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia too welcomed the order as he joined AAP legislators in thumping tables in the Delhi Assembly during the ongoing budget session. The Commission now, after the court order, will re-hear the office of profit case. AAP's victory during the Assembly elections in 2015 fueled the controversy. Read More »

Delhi Police tenders apology to media persons

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Two female journalists filed two separate complaints against Delhi Police personnel, one for molestation and one for physical assault during a JNU march from the university to Parliament organised by Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union and JNU Teachers' Association. Read More »

Pakistan Day celebrated in China

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The National Day of Pakistan is celebrated every year on the 23rd March to commemorate the outstanding achievement of the Muslims of Sub-Continent who passed the historic "Pakistan Resolution" on this day at Lahore in 1940 which culminated in creation of Pakistan after 7 years. Read More »

Obesity could become chief cancer cause

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And women are at higher risk than men because obesity is a key factor in breast , womb and bowel cancers . Smoking remains the biggest lifestyle cause of cancer, responsible for 54,000 cases - 15.1 per cent - annually, but the toll is falling as more people kick the habit. Read More »

Kohli set for maiden County stint with Surrey

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Add to the list the Test specialists like Ajinkya Rahane , Murali Vijay and a few others, who would be part of Rahul Dravid's India A squad, scheduled to play some first-class fixtures in England, against counties and England Lions, in June. Read More »

Here are 10 important facts about the life-threatening disease

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A major security threat is posed by the emergence of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) which could risk gains made in the fight against TB. People who live in decent conditions, who have adequate nutrition and health care rarely die of TB. I do not think there needs to be only one leader, but many. In September 2018, world leaders will come together at UN Headquarters in NY for the first-ever UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis to adopt a progressive, visionary and ... Read More »

Number of Alzheimer's deaths in Kentucky on the rise

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It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the country. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in both IL and the US and the only disease in the top 10 causes of death in the USA without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression. Read More »

Trump hails arms sales to Saudi as he hosts Crown Prince

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He noted the economic impact of such policies on jobs and sales in America. Prince Mohammed is on a mission during his three-week US visit to improve the perception of his nation in the eyes of Americans, who have viewed Saudi Arabia warily because of its conservative social mores, unequal treatment of women and, more recently, deadly military campaign in Yemen . Read More »

Dapchi schoolgirls return home

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He said the government did not pay the group any ransoms. The abductions in Dapchi have evoked painful memories of the tragedy in Chibok, where 276 girls were kidnapped from their boarding school. "No money changed hands", he told reporters in the capital, Abuja. He said the students had been freed following "back channel efforts" by the Nigerian government. Read More »

Brother of Florida school shooting suspect held on $500000 bail

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About a half hour after the incident, deputies were called back to the school around 10 a.m. after a 10th-grader made threatening posts against a classmate on social media, according to officials. Nikolas Cruz , a former Stoneman Douglas student, roamed the hallways of the 1200 building on campus February 14 for several minutes, targeting victims huddled in classrooms on the first and second floors, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. Read More »

Taipei improves in quality of living, 84th globally: Mercer survey

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Austria's capital Vienna once again defended its position as the city offering the best quality of life in the world, while Iraq's capital Baghdad remains the worst in an annual survey from consulting firm Mercer. Companies sending expatriates overseas need to get the full picture of conditions on the ground in order to compensate their employees appropriately for any decrease in living standards". Read More »