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Lagos-based Vanguard newspaper, quoting local sources, however reported that at least 27 persons were killed and while 83 were wounded in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday. The Nigerian Army has launched a new mobile strike team while its count down eighteen days to capture Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group dead or alive.
  • AIDS deaths halve and 19 million people on life saving treatment

    AIDS deaths halve and 19 million people on life saving treatment

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    The report also concluded that in India, a respondent-driven sampling survey across 26 cities found that knowledge of HIV status was 41% among people who are living with HIV and those who injected drugs. Since 2010, there has been a dip in AIDS-related deaths by 42% and new infection cases by 29%, including 56% decline in new infection in children over that period.
  • Girl among two killed in Indian firing at LoC

    Girl among two killed in Indian firing at LoC

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    According to reports, even the ambulance is unable to reach the village to collect the bodies due to heavy firing from the Pakistan side. A couple was killed as Pakistan fired heavily in forward villages and Indian posts on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir .
  • Opioid prescribing practices update from CDC

    Opioid prescribing practices update from CDC

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    Between 2006 and 2015, the amount of opioids prescribed peaked in 2010 at 782 morphine milligram equivalents per person and decreased to 640 in 2015. "The amount of opioids prescribed in 2015 was enough for every American to be medicated around the clock for three weeks", she said .
  • Liam Dawson to face South Africa

    Liam Dawson to face South Africa

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    The 31-year old Nottinghamshire player confirmed that he is training for the upcoming Test and is confident enough. Opener Cook, who retains his place, is back in the ranks for the first time since 2012. Root, however, can go better than the usual 1-1 or 2-1 results if he makes his captaincy resemble every other aspect of his game. So Root, and his new vice-captain, Ben Stokes, can discomfort and defeat these tourists if they lead in the same fashion they play the rest of their cricket; ...
  • Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

    Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

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    However, the defending Wimbledon champion has now chose to withdraw as a precaution due to the niggle, with his management describing his hip as "a bit sore". It is not yet known whether the 30-year-old, who has three Grand Slam titles to his name, will be able to feature in his other scheduled match this Friday.
  • Leaders consider next move before 'sanctuary cities' law goes into effect

    Leaders consider next move before 'sanctuary cities' law goes into effect

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    It calls for jail time for police chiefs and sheriffs who fail to cooperate in USA immigration enforcement. Monday a Federal District Court in San Antonio will consider blocking the law. A lot can happen between now and September 1, when the law is set to go into effect. "I'm grateful for the DOJ's assistance in helping my office defend the lawful Senate Bill 4 ", Paxton said.
  • Study ties legal pot to increase in auto crashes

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    Researchers compared collision records in Colorado, Oregon and Washington from before and after recreational pot was legalized, as well as with neighboring states without recreational marijuana . Hours after one study connected legalized recreational marijuana to an increase in auto crash claims, a second study claimed legalization played a less certain role in motor vehicle fatalities .
  • IndiGo wins Skytrax awards for India's best low-priced airline

    IndiGo wins Skytrax awards for India's best low-priced airline

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    Qatar Airways has won the airline of the year award four times in the past decade, the last time being in 2015. The win was significant in that the award was given before the seat has even commenced service, such is the anticipated impact of the design on the premium travel industry.
  • Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one

    Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one

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    Travel Agent recently chatted with some Caribbean specialists to get their reactions to recent news that Trump is considering rolling back many of President Obama's policies toward Cuba . Travelers must keep full and accurate records of all transactions related to any authorized travel, and such records must be available for OFAC examination for a five-year period following the conclusion of travel.
  • Shocking report shows the truth of what's in baby food

    Shocking report shows the truth of what's in baby food

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    The database included 57 kinds of baby food and formula, tested from 2003 to 2013. The study does not mention the brand of each sample. We also set an allowable level for lead in bottled water (5 ppb) at the time the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established public drinking water lead requirements.
  • Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

    Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

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    By contrast, the organization's schedule for June 2016, when reporters were out covering campaigns and President Barack Obama was nearly out the door, still featured plenty of press conferences, breakfasts, luncheons and newsmaker events.
  • Sunny but showers in sight this week in the north valley

    Sunny but showers in sight this week in the north valley

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    Monday - Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Showers and thunderstorms become likely Tuesday night , especially near the Colorado-Kansas border, potentially bringing one-quarter to one-half inch of precipitation. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Highs will be in the upper 80s with southwest winds ranging between 5 to 10 miles per hour.
  • Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon

    Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon

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    Ben Ayade of Cross River's signature projects. We are greater together than apart. Our correspondent who was on the entourage of the Acting President reports that from the Margret Ekpo International Airport through IBB Way to the Palace of the Obong of Calabar, residents came out in their numbers to welcome Prof.
  • Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

    Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

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    Trump said he had helped forge more worldwide cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants, a threat he said was underscored by a suicide bomber in Manchester, England, and the killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt. On Memorial Day weekend, the president said a "very proud" nation salutes the troops. He is likely to be received warily, but the White House says the president has made personal breakthroughs with his peers.
  • India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup Gold Coast

    India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup Gold Coast

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    Taipei beat Russian Federation by the same scoreline, though they had a somewhat more straightforward time than Denmark did in beating India . The fifth match saw Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy prevail 21-12 21-19 over World No 15 Della Destiara Haris and Rosyita Eka Putri Sar to complete a 4-1 drubbing.
  • Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

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    In a ruling issued today, federal district court Judge Raymond A. Jackson, of the Norfolk division, vacated the life sentence Malvo is serving in Virginia's Red Onion State Prison, a maximum-security facility in Wise County. The relevant case law, concerning the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and usual punishment, came down after Malvo was originally sentenced.
  • Dem senator: Trump's priorities seem to be 'Russia first, America second'

    Dem senator: Trump's priorities seem to be 'Russia first, America second'

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    After Comey's ouster, several reports emerged about Trump discussing firing of FBI Director with senior Russian officials in the Oval Office and saying "I just fired the head of the FBI , he was insane, a real nut job". CNN reported in February that the White House had asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to push back against stories in the press about potential coordination between Trump associates and Russian Federation.
  • Lack Of Sleep Makes People Less Attractive

    Lack Of Sleep Makes People Less Attractive

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    Basically, if you look more exhausted, you also look more unhealthy, and this might trigger some diseases-avoiding reactions in others - which would explain why people would avoid socializing with sleep-deprived people. On average, the students slept a total of seven hours less over the two restricted-sleep sessions. Findings published on Wednesday indicated people are less likely to avoid eye contact with those who show signs of sleep deprivation.
  • First modern artillery guns, howitzers, to land in India tomorrow

    First modern artillery guns, howitzers, to land in India tomorrow

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    There's a plan to own around five kinds of artillery guns under the modernization plan for 22,000 crore. The Army would use the first two guns for firing its ammunition to prepare its "range table", sources told DH. The government in a statement said, "Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) Ultra Light Howitzars arrived today for the preparation of firing tables". The M777s would increase Indian Army's ability in high altitudes.
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi Resigns From AAP And The Reason Is Bhagwant Mann

    Gurpreet Ghuggi Resigns From AAP And The Reason Is Bhagwant Mann

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    Gurpreet Singh Waraich was the former convenor of Punjab Unit of AAP . "He (Ghuggi) is like my brother and we worked together in the entertainment industry for many years, but, if he has separated himself from the party due to ideological reasons, I can't do anything now, I wish he had stayed", said Mann on the phone.
  • WR Floyd agrees to one-year deal with Vikings

    WR Floyd agrees to one-year deal with Vikings

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    His punishment included home confinement. The Minnesota Vikings are expected to sign former Arizona Cardinals receiver and Minnesota native Michael Floyd to a contract. The terms of Floyd's house arrest this spring, and his possible suspension this fall, mean Treadwell and the Vikings' other young receivers will have opportunities to assert themselves without the sixth-year receiver around.