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IPL: Sun Risers Hyderabad take on Royal Challengers Bangalore

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RCB couldn't mount a significant charge after the fall of their captain and lost the game by five runs. He hit five fours and two sixes. The second wicket was taken by Mohammad Siraj . Sunrisers are the pacesetters after 10 matches of the 2018 edition, with their latest success moving them two points clear at the summit. Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in yet another powerful display of their superior bowling attack. Read More »

Laboratory results confirmed two cases of the Disorder

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Ebola is fatal in about 50 per cent of cases. The latest outbreak is the ninth outbreak, since the discovery of the Ebola virus in the country in 1976. "We will gather more samples, conduct contact tracing, engage the communities with messages on prevention and control, and put in place methods for improving data collection and sharing", said Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, in a statement. Read More »

Trees fall as dust storm engulf Delhi-NCR region

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Effects are expected to be seen in isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir , Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and western Uttar Pradesh in the next 48 hours. Our correspondent reports , a separate alert has been issued for Saharanpur and Baharaich districts. The Haryana government has also canceled the leaves of all municipal officials and fire and emergency services have been put on alert. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar; focus on Rohingyas

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The delegations also met with eight Hindu women who claimed that ARSA abducted them and took them to Bangladesh. Adams told ThinkProgress that HRW has submitted its findings to the U.N., which is conducting its own investigations, with the results to be presented to the U.N. Read More »

Police send Zodiac Killer DNA to lab

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However, the Zodiac claimed responsibility for many more deaths in letters, often signed with a symbol of a cross over a circle. They will then be run through an open-source databases created by amateur genealogists - think resources like Ancestry.com or 23andme - and matched against DNA submitted by, well, regular people. Read More »

Nigeria's Buhari stops in London on return from US

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When local media questioned presidential spokespeople over Buhari's whereabouts, none of them provided a response. The president's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu , said, "They had a technical stopover in London". Read More »

The truth about sex after 65

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A third of the people in their late 60s said they were extremely or very interested in sex, but that number dropped to 19 percent for those in their late 70s. Healthier seniors were twice as likely as those seniors in poor health to be sexually active. Two in five (40%) surveyed that they still have sex. Read More »

Diseases From Ticks, Mosquitoes More Than Triple

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The increase in diseases caused by the bite of an infected flea , mosquito, or tick in the United States is likely the result of many factors. Another mosquito may carry the Zika virus, but more research is needed to confirm the early lab tests, University of Florida scientists reported. Read More »

NHS scandal and heatwave on the way — Newspaper headlines

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While it's well-known that a lump in the breast could be a sign of the disease, there are many lesser-known symptoms that women (and indeed, men) should be aware of, as treatment is more successful if it's detected early. The error remained undetected for eight years until Public Health England - which oversaw the program - discovered the problem after it began analysing data from the screenings. Read More »

Air pollution kills seven million people each year, World Health Organization report shows

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But most of the pollution-related deaths are occurring in low and middle income countries in Asia and Africa . It said that 7 million people die every year because of outdoor and household air pollution. In total, 90 percent of people around the world are breathing polluted air, which kills about seven million annually , the WHO estimated. Air pollution levels were the highest in the eastern Mediterranean and southeast Asia , where in some areas airborne toxins were five times World ... Read More »

Rockets blast off to 1-0 lead over Jazz

Snyder's solution for Game 2? Utah played a great series against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round and sent their opponents packing, but they looked rusty and inexperienced against an awe-inspiring Rockets, who dominated the game from start to finish. Read More »

Habits Add 14 Years for Women, 12 for Men

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According to government statistics, 50-year-old Americans have a life expectancy of another 30 to 33 years, CBS News reports . In other words, women gained an average life expectancy of 14 years, and men gained 12 years. In addition, a diet was considered healthy if it managed to score in the top 40 percent of the Healthy Eating Index , which assesses people's diet based on the consumption of vegetables, fruit, whole grains, beans, fish, poultry, and healthy-fat sources, such as olive ... Read More »

Juul to Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Underage Use of E-Cigarettes

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Gottlieb said the agency has been conducting since April 6 an undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors both online and in brick-and-mortar stores. In addition, JUUL Labs is investing $30-million on research, education, and community engagement efforts. "We are working with the FDA, lawmakers, parents and community leaders to combat underage use, and we will continue working with all interested parties to keep our product away from youth". Read More »

Tiger Woods to play Wells Fargo Championship, report says

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He's also now No. 12 in strokes gained overall on the entire PGA Tour . "Generally after this tournament, I put away the clubs for a while", Woods said following the conclusion of the Masters . Tickets are on sale online and Dick's Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy locations. Woods, 42, hasn't played since finishing T-32 at the Masters earlier this month. Read More »

Odell Beckham makes big prediction about Saquon Barkley

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Many experts had Penn State running back Saquon Barkley selected in that spot, but that doesn't appear to be a sure thing. The pounding backs endure makes them past their prime by age 28. Despite an emphasis on throwing the ball, a strong running game is still a vital aspect of a championship contender. The Jacksonville Jaguars, who lost to the Patriots in the AFC championship game, led the NFL . Read More »

CDC: Autism prevalence rises to 1 in 59 children

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Though estimates of autism varied widely among the 11 communities, five reported similar estimates of up to 1.4%. Diagnosing and treating youngsters early is key, Beckwith said, as children's brains continue to develop until they are 21, so intervention early on can have a more lasting impact. Read More »

Is romaine lettuce safe to eat despite E. coli outbreak?

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Most people recover in five to seven days. Health officials say you should talk to your doctor if you have symptoms of an E. coli infection and report your illness to your local health department. "We went ahead and just pulled all of our romaine, disposed of it, we served salad through the weekend but they were made with spinach", said Wenig. Read More »

'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough, RIP

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That concept became the song "Three Is a Magic Number" and the project would become the Grammy-nominated Multiplication Rock . Singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer Bob Dorough may not have been born in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but he was well-known and well-loved in the many years he spent here. Read More »

The Boston and Toronto series comes down Game 7

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Updates with new lead. That's why when asked for a prediction for Game 7 of the Bruins-Maple Leafs' series, the Red Sox slugger didn't hesitate. It was the surprising play of Leaf centre Tomas Plekanec between Mitch Marner and Patrick Marleau that made most of the difference in containing the Bruins unit in the three wins. Read More »

Safely dispose of old pills on National Drug Take Back Day

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Law enforcement agencies in New Orleans will be setting up free and anonymous collection sites for unused and expired prescription pills on Saturday (April 28) in an effort to reduce record numbers of overdose deaths across the country. Herring has outlined some of the next steps he wants to recommend, including focusing on law enforcement initiatives, support from the medical community, and more for recovery, treatment, prevention and education. Read More »

Picture of PM Modi missing from Shah's rally poster

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This, probably, was the only occasion when Modi's photo was not seen on the posters at the party event of such magnitude and that too in Raebareli , the parliamentary constituency of Congress leader Ms Sonia Gandhi . "Yogi government has restored rule of law in UP and going ahead with Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas in right earnest", averred Shah. Chief Ministerial candidate for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls , B.S. Read More »

Nazara launches second mobile cricket game with RCB

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On the other hand, Gautam Gambhir's revamped Delhi Daredevils have failed to take off in the IPL so far with a last-ball victory over Mumbai Indians being their only saving grace. He became the victim of Umesh Yadav as the first wicket. But it was the turn of RCB's bowlers to rise to the occasion and they made sure they did. To watch live cricket match today, you need to switch to Star Sports network channels. Read More »

Despite Nationwide Recall, HUDS Romaine Lettuce Not Affected

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If you do not know if the lettuce is romaine, do not eat it and throw it away. Authorities pointed out, folks here at an Alaska reformatory fairly recently revealed feeling sick, soon after consuming romaine lettuce, which was traced back to lettuce heads acquired from Yuma, that is approximately 185 miles south west from Phoenix AZ. Read More »

Bruins top Maple Leafs, take a 3-1 lead in series

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They have scored six times in the first period against Toronto, six in the second, five in the third ... They just couldn't hang with the Bruins on this ice. Nash played the second most minutes amongst Bruins forwards in Game 4 with 19:10. It was his 2nd goal of the series and 36th of the year. That was the year the Bruins went up 3-0 against the Philadelphia Flyers in the second round, but lost the series in seven games. Read More »

Bajau 'sea nomads' developed enlarged spleens for deep diving

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Study researcher Melissa Ilardo , from the University of Copenhagen , and colleagues who have been studying how the lifestyle of these people affected their biology, discovered that the Bajaus have unusually large spleens. This genotype was previously tied to PDE10A expression in neuronal tissue and in the thyroid and was also linked with thyroid hormone levels. "It's been shown in mice that thyroid hormones and spleen size are connected". Read More »

Out-of-business sales

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He said the county would continue working with mall ownership to help fill vacancies at the shopping center. It previously operated stores at Destiny USA in Syracuse, Great Northern Mall in Clay and ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt. J.C. Penney Co. originally occupied the site now used by Kohl's, but later moved to its current site following the departure of Ames. "Bon-Ton has been around for 160 years and has become a household name for many shoppers". Read More »

Woman wanted for allegedly killing husband, doppelganger captured in Texas

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Marshals Service confirmed late Thursday. Police believe Riess then stole Hutchinson's vehicle and her identity and fled to Texas. Three Billings police officers who admitted having sex on city property with a civilian employee of the department were given either one- or two-week suspensions without pay, Police Chief Rich St. Read More »

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce spreads to more states

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The number of people hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Symptoms of infection include stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. Because most consumers don't know if their romaine lettuce came from Arizona, Consumer Reports suggests people avoid all romaine lettuce sold in stores and restaurants, along with bagged romaine lettuce mixes and prepared salads, just to ... Read More »