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Nine killed in police firing on protesters in Tamil Nadu

Nine killed in police firing on protesters in Tamil Nadu Police units have been rushed from Madurai and Virudhunagar to bring the situation under control. Tuticorin witnessed several protests by locals and others against the Sterlite Copper plant and its proposed expansion. The Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangam (Traders Association) has called for an indefinite shutdown across Thoothukudi. "This government's lackadaisical ways have led to the deaths of inno... [Full Article...]

Uefa members rail against Gianni Infantino's plan for new Club World Cup

Uefa members rail against Gianni Infantino's plan for new Club World Cup The first edition of FIFA's proposal is due to take place in 2021 and consists of a 24-team competition held every four years, during the second half of June. The three other European clubs would be selected from a group including Chelsea , Manchester City , Arsenal , Atletico Madrid , Paris Saint-Germain, Porto, Benfica, and Borussia Dortmund. [Full Article...]

How accessible is Avengers: Infinity War for casual audiences?

How accessible is Avengers: Infinity War for casual audiences? According to executive producer Nate Moore , the filmmakers behind the picture knew all along that T'Challa would perish in Infinity War , but that doesn't mean they won't be able to continue on with a sequel to Ryan Coogler's smash hit. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tackle. Until now, all the confirmed Ebola cases were reported from Bikoro health zone, which is also in Equateur Province but at a distance of almost 150 km from Mbandaka. [Full Article...]

STDs reach all-time high in California

STDs reach all-time high in California But California isn't alone; STDs have been on the rise over the past five years across the U.S. As the Times explains, "Experts blame the increases on falling condom use, fewer public health clinics and people having more sexual partners linked to dating apps". [Full Article...]

Hero cop says any dad would do what he did — Surabaya bombing

Hero cop says any dad would do what he did — Surabaya bombing Co-ordinated suicide bombings at three churches were carried out on Sunday by a family of six that included girls aged eight and 12. On Sunday night, a bomb in the Wonocolo low-priced housing complex in Sidoarjo exploded prematurely, killing a woman and her 17-year-old child, police said. [Full Article...]

'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson engaged to ex-footballer

'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson engaged to ex-footballer Her announcement post on Instagram shows her ring-spotting hand affectionately holding her boyfriend's with a dessert dish providing the ideal background for the heartmelting photo. I'm happy. I'm very very happy. Henson and Hayden were first spotted together in 2015 but the actress officially confirmed their romance last December. [Full Article...]

Ebola: WHO Director General Arrives Kinshasa To Assess Needs For Curtailment

Ebola: WHO Director General Arrives Kinshasa To Assess Needs For Curtailment The main jobs are checking to see how many people are infected and where; whether there have been past cases that went unreported; making sure people know how to bury the dead safely; and testing and treating people with suspected infections. [Full Article...]

Coli outbreak spreads, 4 more states included

Coli outbreak spreads, 4 more states included Thus far, the current romaine lettuce outbreak has affected 29 states. One death from California has been reported . Seventeen have developed a unsafe form of kidney failure, and one person in California has died. coli 2-8 days after ingesting the germ. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Most people recover within the first week, according to the CDC, but some infectio... [Full Article...]

Ten Minnesota Cases linked to Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

Ten Minnesota Cases linked to Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak The ages of those who were sickened ranges from 1 to 88, and 65 percent were female. Two out of three have been women . Health officials have tied the outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the United States during the winter. [Full Article...]

Woman's diet can have a fruitful effect on the chances of pregnancy

Woman's diet can have a fruitful effect on the chances of pregnancy Women who eat a lot of fast food and little or no fruit may take longer to get pregnant , the results of a new global study involving Irish women indicate. The list was detailed and included fresh fruit, leafy green vegetables, specific types of fish, burgers, fried chicken, tacos, pizza and fries. Junk food consumed that originated from supermarkets was omitted from the analysis, which is ... [Full Article...]

American Gods Season 2 Gives First Look at House on the Rock

American Gods Season 2 Gives First Look at House on the Rock He was at The House on the Rock with some of the cast members, and this is where the production of the show has started. Just the fact that, despite some speedbumps, a second season is still happening and is now in production is great news. [Full Article...]

Health officials warn of increasing tick population

Health officials warn of increasing tick population In 2016, there were over 96,000 cases, accounting for nearly 15% of total reported instances in those 13 years. "We certainly don't preclude that that's happening", lead study author Ronald Rosenberg of the CDC's Division of Vector Borne Diseases said in an interview. [Full Article...]

HSE confirms 17 women have died as a result of CervicalCheck controversy

HSE confirms 17 women have died as a result of CervicalCheck controversy Mr Lynch said that a different clinical treatment should have been provided to 175 of the 208 women when their original smear tests were re-read by the review team. 'A liaison nurse specialist will co-ordinate the work of the Expert Panel and will identify and ensure the provision of any required supports for the women involved. [Full Article...]

Reasons Why Season 2 Finally Has a Premiere Date

Reasons Why Season 2 Finally Has a Premiere Date Season 2 of the Netflix show picks up following the suicide of Hannah and Clay and his classmates unlocking a secret. That came after it teased the reveal in posts earlier Monday saying "The truth is developing" and a live-stream showing two Polaroid photos - leaving fans on tenterhooks for several hours. [Full Article...]

Brighton take point at Burnley to edge closer to safety

Brighton take point at Burnley to edge closer to safety This month the charge was found to be " not proven " by an independent commission but both clubs continue to back their own player's version of events. Two up front and two aggressive, strong and very good players up front. The rebound off the woodwork and appeared to strike Lewis Dunk on the arm but Roger East refrained from awarding the home side their first Premier League penalty in more than a... [Full Article...]

Fourteen more fall sick from E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC

Fourteen more fall sick from E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC Given that most of the patients sickened in the outbreak had been exposed to chopped romaine, representing several subclusters, he said the FDA will be looking at dozens of farms in the Yuma growing region. Speaking at the news briefing, he stressed that other area farms could also be affected. "Most people reported eating a salad at a restaurant, and romaine lettuce was the only common ingredient... [Full Article...]

NYT report claims assassinated Gaza engineer had ties with North Korea

NYT report claims assassinated Gaza engineer had ties with North Korea Israeli officials claimed Murtaja was a paid member of Hamas, the militant group that runs Gaza, but offered no evidence to support their allegations. Hamas' efforts to cultivate its scientists overseas, the officials said, are being directed from Turkey and on the day of his death Batash was meant to travel to Istanbul to meet with the head of the unit overseeing those efforts. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian Defends Kanye West, Slams Those Trying to 'Demonize' Him

Kim Kardashian Defends Kanye West, Slams Those Trying to 'Demonize' Him The exchange began after West tweeted on Wednesday that his wife, Kim Kardashian West , had instructed him to make it "clear to everyone" that he doesn't "agree with everything Trump does". I guess I agree with 1% of anyone's thoughts though, ' he added. At least one person didn't seem to mind the attention: Trump, who does not follow West on Twitter , but thanked him for his support. [Full Article...]

Do not eat any romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ — CDC warns

Do not eat any romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ — CDC warns Symptoms, which can take up to eight days after eating to surface, include severe stomach cramps and vomiting. The CDC says the hospitalization rate for this outbreak is higher than normal and officials are working to figure out why. If you have lettuce in your house and you're not absolutely sure it didn't come from the Yuma area, throw it away-even if no one has gotten sick. The agency has n... [Full Article...]


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