• Outbreak of Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland
Outbreak of Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland

The patients, ranging in age from 52 to 94, lived or had spent time in Anaheim, and nine had visited Disneyland in September. According to Legionella.Org , "Legionnaires' disease is a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia It's caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophila found in both potable and non-potable water systems".

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  • Two-thirds of baby food tests positive for arsenic
Two-thirds of baby food tests positive for arsenic

A Forbes article published in 2014, listed 11 different chemicals that affected baby's brain development , and both arsenic and lead were present on the list. Dr. Ayoob, who also specializes in child nutrition in his own clinic, also shared his skepticism of the recent study, claiming that the organization's refusal to add context to their n...

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  • Taking a look at breast cancer's impact on the two
Taking a look at breast cancer's impact on the two

About 70 per cent of breast cancer responds to the oestrogen hormone, which helps the tumour to grow. This important discovery will help to determine with greater accuracy the risk of a woman developing breast cancer during her lifetime.

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  • London Making Diesels More Expensive With New Levy
London Making Diesels More Expensive With New Levy

The new charge is based on estimates that diesel vehicles account for 40% of all air pollution in the city and add to pollution-related health issues for Londoners. This could mean some owners paying a combined 21.50 pounds a day to drive an area which covers all of central London - to the south of King's Cross station, to the east of Hyde Park, w...

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  • Donald Trump releases 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition
Donald Trump releases 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition

The US president criticized the National Football League in a Twitter post on Wednesday, accusing it of " too much talk, not enough action ". No decision has been taken during this meeting on the thorny issue of the protests of the players during the national anthem, which divides the world of sports and american society the past several weeks.

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  • Final T20 called off over wet outfield
Final T20 called off over wet outfield

The Match has been called off! And thus, the visitors would be looking to end their Tour on a high when the two sides meet in the third and final T20I match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium to be played today. India claimed the opener comfortably but Australia fought back in the first ever worldwide match in Guwahati but the series was denied the d...

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  • President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered
President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered

Last week, the president asked in a tweet why the Senate Intelligence Committee was not looking at American media companies. The president was reacting to an NBC News report that he pushed senior aides for a major expansion of the US nuclear arsenal .

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  • Justin Turner's big night fuels Dodgers to 1-0 series lead
Justin Turner's big night fuels Dodgers to 1-0 series lead

He had a.322/.415/.530 slash line with 21 homers and 71 RBI despite missing a month's worth of games this year. "When you have a lead like that, it's about attacking guys". "He's the glue to this club" said Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Turner's game one performance. The Diamondbacks came out swinging to start the game.

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  • Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018
Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018

The decision of Saudi Arabia is a great and well-calculated step toward modernity. Poor governance has contributed to Saudi Arabia's woeful record in road safety, analysts say, and the government is aiming to reduce the number of deaths by a quarter as part of its ambitious Vision 2030 reform programme.

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  • Sen. Schatz Celebrates GOP Healthcare Bill Quash
Sen. Schatz Celebrates GOP Healthcare Bill Quash

Senate Republicans announced major revisions to the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill in a final bid to win over the three or four holdouts. Sen. "We haven't given up on changing the American health-care system ..." The new version of the reform, the so-called Graham-Cassidy, would not be abolished entirely Obamacare , but it would ha...

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  • Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to aid the infertile
Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to aid the infertile

The latest work highlights the shortcomings with this approach, showing that the OCT4 gene appears to play a different role in early human embryos than in mice. In addition Oct4 seems to be closely linked to the generation of embryonic stem cells - "mother" cells in the early embryo with the potential to become any kind of tissue in the body.

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  • Sensex, Nifty reverse gains as rupee sinks by 26 paise
Sensex, Nifty reverse gains as rupee sinks by 26 paise

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE closed at 32,370.04 points - down 30.47 points, or 0.09 per cent, from its previous close. This pattern could be encouraging signal for bulls to make a comeback again in the next few sessions, he feels.

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  • Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the world is "running out of effective antibiotics" and described antimicrobial resistance as a "global health emergency". As of this May, there are 51 antibiotics and 11 biologicals, or medical products made from natural sources, being developed, CNN reports . The report also says that few of these are...

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  • Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments
Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments

The report was prompted by an April executive order in which President Donald Trump instructed Zink to examine all national monuments created since January 1, 1996, that are at least 100,000 acres . "This complete lack of transparency is appalling and it demonstrates the arbitrary nature of Zinke's review", said Linda Castro, Assistant P...

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  • Georgia Tech student made freaky 911 call before being fatally shot
Georgia Tech student made freaky 911 call before being fatally shot

Beck is on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation, Georgia Tech said on its website. "We believe many of them were not part of our Georgia Tech community, but rather outside agitators intent on disrupting the event". Georgia Tech President G.P. "Bud" Peterson sent an email to the school community to reassure students that there would...

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  • Highlights: Suu Kyi addresses nation on Rohingya crisis
Highlights: Suu Kyi addresses nation on Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi invited members of the global community to visit Rohingya villages, and said a central committee had been constituted to enforce the rule of law and spur development in Rakhine. She said, "Government has been making every effort to restore peace and stability and to bring harmony". Human rights activists, fellow Nobel laureates and m...

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  • Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw
Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw

Chelsea made a very bold move before their match with Arsenal on Sunday, by posting a short video clip of Marcos Alonso's goal in the game between the sides last season. In recent years we have struggled here but we are able to compete against the best. "But you forget Arsenal are one of the top six in England and, for this reason, we all kn...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. goes through team drills with Giants
Odell Beckham Jr. goes through team drills with Giants

Getting a healthy Beckham back would certainly help. But with Beckham stuck on the sidelines in sweatpants, with Beckham unable to suit up due to the high ankle sprain sustained Week 2 of the preseason against Cleveland, with Beckham wisely instructed to wait at least one more week before putting that ankle to the real test of cutting, ...

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  • Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma
Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma

Following criticism of the Government's response to the disaster, ministers announced a £32 million relief package and pledged to double any public donations to the British Red Cross appeal for victims of Hurricane Irma , up to £3 million.

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  • PM returns to New Delhi after completing China, Myanmar visit
PM returns to New Delhi after completing China, Myanmar visit

Prior to their departure, Indian officials made it clear that Modi is expected to raise the exodus of the ethnic Rohingyas into neighbouring countries. Around 40,000 Rohingyas are said to be staying illegally in India. The project is created to link Sittwe port in Myanmar, which India helped develop, with the the northeastern Indian state of ...

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  • FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment
FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment

A rapidly emerging immunotherapy approach is called adoptive cell transfer (ACT): collecting and using patients' own immune cells to treat their cancer . Along with the Kymriah approval, the FDA also expanded the approval of a drug named Actemra (tocilizumab) used to offset the side effects like these, related to a cytokine release syndrome.

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  • Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch
Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch

Manchester City: Ederson 6, Danilo 6, Kompany 6, Otamendi 5, Mendy 7, Fernandinho 6, Bernado 6, Silva 7, De Bruyne 6, Sterling 7, Jesus 8. Manchester City needs to make a statement with their next games and convincingly defeat their opponents to instill fear back into their rivals, and looking at their next fixtures they have a good ...

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  • White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF
White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF

In a statement Wednesday , Michigan State says granting access doesn't mean it endorses the "messages that might be delivered there". Hundreds of white nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and others were involved, by some estimates, in what Heimbach, leader of the Traditionalist Workers Party, called the nation's bi...

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  • Solar eclipse eye safety
Solar eclipse eye safety

The only safe time to look without safety equipment is during the narrow window when the moon totally covers the sun - if you happen to be on the path where the total eclipse will be visible. Tennessee Nashville hasn't had a total solar eclipse since July 29, 1478. The planetarium warns that looking at even 7 percent of the sun can cause blind...

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  • Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil
Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil

But the hundreds of thousands who have sometimes taken to the streets during almost four months of anti-government protests were largely absent. Its oil exports to the US totaled $10.2 billion in the year ending in May, according to Panjiva, a global trade research firm.

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