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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Hepatitis C is one of the leading infectious disease killers. Hepatitis C is a liver disease that spreads through exposure to blood as can happen through injection drug use, explains the World Hea...

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Bieber rocks Mumbai in concert, wins hearts with tour of city

Bieber, the showman, kept the crowd enthralled all through the evening, and sang several hits including Cold Water and Boyfriend . Angry over what they termed "total mess-up" by the PR team, most...

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Snapchat growth stalls in first earnings report

The stock fell to $17.66, just above its IPO price of $17. It burned much of its cash - $104 million - in Q1 2016, and for the first quarter this year, it lost $208 million. Posting its first quarterl...

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NFL & Twitter Spark Deal To Deliver Digital Content

NFL & Twitter Spark Deal To Deliver Digital Content

Live Pre-Game CoverageThe NFL will utilize Periscope and Twitter to bring fans unique live pre-game access from each of its primetime game windows, as well as other key match-ups during the season. Gi...

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Georgia paratrooper killed in blast while on patrol in Iraq

Georgia paratrooper killed in blast while on patrol in Iraq

Reports from late last month say as many as 200 civilians were killed in Mosul from just one strike. The United Nations estimates that more than half a million civilians have fled Mosul since ...

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Minnesota measles outbreak raises concerns

Minnesota measles outbreak raises concerns

Last Thursday, when there were 41 measles cases, MDH released a statement , which said the majority of the cases have been spread by unvaccinated people, many of them from the Somali community. "Twen...

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20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

Congress, however, has no say in whether there would be one. But what he actually said was broader: "I have made a decision to recuse myself from any existing or future investigations of any matters...

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Clemson to Play Notre Dame Five Times in 2020s

Clemson to Play Notre Dame Five Times in 2020s

Notre Dame has some pretty cool football games those nights - assuming football-as-we-know-it is still a thing some two decades from now. Among the highlights: Five Irish games apiece against Clemso...

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Immigration agents aid in arrests of accused gang members

Immigration agents aid in arrests of accused gang members

Of the total arrests, 1,095 were confirmed gang members and affiliates including 137 Bloods, 118 Surenos, 104 MS-13 and 104 Crips. In a press conference today, ICE announced the results of a six-w...

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Former Cardinals WR signs with Vikings

Former Cardinals WR signs with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings' brass has insisted they are confident that 2016 first-round draft pick Laquon Treadwell will turn out to be a good player. Floyd is two days younger than Jarius Wright. Floyd ...

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Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY) Stake Decreased by Nisa Investment Advisors LLC

Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ purchased a new stake in Array Biopharma during the third quarter worth approximately $148,000. The Return on Equity ratio of Array BioPharma Inc . & global cop...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis

Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis

The firm is touted for pioneering the use of technology in political campaigns, and it represents GOP candidates nationwide. The firm's president, Kelley Rogers, also confirmed the story. The publicat...

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Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

In the executive order , Trump has directed his Cabinet to begin the hard work of protecting most critical infrastructures, utilities, financial and health care systems and telecommunications network...

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United Nations seeks further $900M for drought-stricken Somalia, Guterres says

United Nations seeks further $900M for drought-stricken Somalia, Guterres says

Communities are being forced to sell their assets and borrow food and money to survive. Reuters reported that Guterres said during his opening remarks at the summit: "This morning, we presented the ...

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EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

The EU announced Thursday it expected Serbia's economic expansion to accelerate, forecasting the country's GDP growth rate to be 3.2 pct in 2017 and 3.6 pct in 2018. The 28-nation bloc as a whole wo...

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This artificial womb could keep premature babies alive in future

This artificial womb could keep premature babies alive in future

Lead author of the study , Dr. Alan Flake says, "We've been extremely successful in replacing the conditions in the womb in our lamb model". For their study , the findings of which were published ...

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Deaths from fentanyl and related drugs on rise in Washington

Deaths from fentanyl and related drugs on rise in Washington

Fentanyl was present in 77.5 percent of deadly overdoses in the second quarter of previous year, a dramatic increase from the 18 percent of deaths fentanyl was present in during the third quarter of ...

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MannKind Corp. Posted gains of 10.89% in the Last Trade

The stock has relative volume of 3.67. During the past three month period the stock surged 213.66% and increased 263.64% in past six month. MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD)'s market cap, the t...

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The mental health benefits of taking a break from social media

ARE you surviving or thriving? "I want a society when you can take a sick day for your mental health, and not have to lie and frame it as physical illness". Take the case of Faye Smith, for example....

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New photo of Princess Charlotte released ahead of second birthday

They released four pictures of their daughter in honor of her first birthday. A new photo of Princess Charlotte enjoys the countryside, Kate Middleton announced shortly before her second birthda...

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Ex-'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Gets Prison Time

Ex-'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Gets Prison Time

Before she faced criminal charges, Miller filed for bankruptcy in 2010 due to poor financial management of her business, which included a Penn Hills dance studio. "I made mistakes and I trusted peopl...

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GOP senator cites 'concerns' over Andrew McCabe as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But Comey had also been leading an investigation into potential Russian collusion in last year's USA presidential election. According to ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams , the responsibi...

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Fabregas condemns Middlesbrough as Chelsea close on title

It left Chelsea seven points clear of Spurs at the summit and means they will be crowned champions for the second time in three seasons if they win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday. Chelsea: Court...

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Democrats compare Comey sacking to Nixon's Watergate

The White House said Trump had mulled firing Comey for some time due to what they painted as repeated missteps on the part of the director. But Comey was also investigating whether Trump's cam...

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Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction vacated by judge

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction vacated by judge

On April 17 of this year, Hernandez was acquitted of a 2012 double-murder charge in the deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. She cited a report from prison officials that some i...

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Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Anthony Bonomo celebrates after Always Dreaming won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 6, 2017 , in Louisville, Ky . It was trainer Pletcher's seco...

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History of nuclear waste site in Washington state

Heeter said that it is still too early to determine the cause of the collapse, with the investigation to only begin once that tunnel is safe enough for people to enter again. Officials continue to m...

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Donald Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

Mr Obama warned his successor less than 48 hours after the November election during a conversation in the Oval Office, former Obama officials said . Keep in mind, that's Donald Trump literally qu...

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Congress passes one-week funding bill to avert government shutdown

Congress passes one-week funding bill to avert government shutdown

But at least the government probably won't be shut down - for at least another week. The struggle over both bills was embarrassing to the GOP, which has Trump in the White House and majorities in th...

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Arizona Sheriffs Say they Have Serial Shooter, Doubts Remain

Arizona Sheriffs Say they Have Serial Shooter, Doubts Remain

However, police said on Monday they had tied Saucedo to nine killings in all - eight random victims and one man that he knew. For more than a year, police were stumped by the string of killings in...

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