• More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts
More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts

The Islamic State also made a claim of responsibility, as it has done in several earlier terrorism episodes in the province in recent months. In the second incident, at least 11 people were killed in two nearly simultaneous explosions at a market in the north-western town of Parachinar.

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Disturbing sexual harassment allegations came to light earlier this year, and just last week CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick took an indefinite leave of absence after the passing of his mother. In addition to tipping and wait fees, Uber appears to be responding to driver concerns over its new teen rider program. Uber says that if th...

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  • Tributes planned for Georgia corrections officers killed on prison bus
Tributes planned for Georgia corrections officers killed on prison bus

The search for two Georgia prison inmates who killed two guards and stole a pickup truck has expanded nationwide, Sills said. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says in a brief email to The Associated Press that "many significant contributions" boosted the reward from $70,000.

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  • UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides
UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

May is now expected to form a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a Northern Irish party with 10 members of Parliament, which is dedicated to keeping Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.

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  • May confirms 'deal' with DUP following election result
May confirms 'deal' with DUP following election result

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Queen Elizabeth II on Friday in order to seek permission to form a government despite her Conservative Party's failure to secure a majority vote in the nation's general election. The Conservatives are pushing for a "hard Brexit" by severing all ties with the European Union, while Labour prefers a "soft Brex...

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  • Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Surveillance video provided Wednesday to The Associated Press showed a man lunging at officers on the plaza outside the iconic cathedral, then being shot. Lawrence Langner, a 73-year-old American visiting the neighborhood just across the Seine River from the cathedral, told The Associated Press that he suddenly heard a commotion and two detonations...

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  • One glass of wine a day can damage the brain
One glass of wine a day can damage the brain

Researchers noted people who drank the most had the highest risk of hippocampal atrophy, a form of brain damage. The authors wrote: "We found increased odds of hippocampal atrophy at just 14-21 units a week, and we found no support for a protective effect of light consumption on brain structure".

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  • 3rd London Bridge terrorist named, man not known to police
3rd London Bridge terrorist named, man not known to police

Youssef Zaghba called his mother last Thursday to say goodbye. The Islamic gym where Butt worked out said Tuesday they had seen nothing of concern during his time there. The couple is thought to have split. During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. Twelve were later released. Irish state broadcaster RTE reported...

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  • Trump criticizes London's mayor, again
Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

Trump had gone after Khan a day earlier for telling Londoners not to be alarmed, but faced criticism for taking the mayor's remarks out of context. In January 2017, Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, stated that Trump's visit to England should be cancelled when he tried to implement a travel ban on Muslim nations.

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  • Arthur feels insulted after Pakistan surrender to India
Arthur feels insulted after Pakistan surrender to India

Only Shadab Khan had him in trouble with a wrong 'un, when to Pakistan's horror Hasan Ali grassed a simple chance at long-off. Chasing a revised target of 289 runs, Pakistan were all out on 164 runs in 33.4 overs. He credited the left-hander for taking the pressure off him. Instead, India managed to score a mere 55 runs in 14 overs betw...

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  • CBSE Class 10 results: Pass percentage falls by 13 per cent
CBSE Class 10 results: Pass percentage falls by 13 per cent

Students who were waiting anxiously for the results to be declared will now finally be able to check the result. There is a news that Bing search engine may host the 10th exam result this year and students can straight away check their results without going to any websites.

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  • Ariana Grande Visits Injured Fans At The Hospital
Ariana Grande Visits Injured Fans At The Hospital

American singer Ariana Grande surprised her fans who were injured in the Manchester blast at her concert, as she paid them a visit at the hospitals where they are admitted, and she returned to Manchester as she has promised in her open letter on her social media accounts.

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  • Getting best out of Messi, Sampaoli's job as new Argentina boss
Getting best out of Messi, Sampaoli's job as new Argentina boss

Now he is leaving Sevilla fans and management disgruntled and coming back to his home country just when it needs him. Sampaoli was finally unveiled as head coach on Thursday, signing a deal through to the 2022 World Cup. JorgeSampaoli has had success with the Chilean national team, leading them to the 2015 Copa America title. Earlier reports su...

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  • Osinbajo to commission Calabar Monorail, other milestone projects in Cross River State
Osinbajo to commission Calabar Monorail, other milestone projects in Cross River State

This came as he also performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Cross River industrial park as well as the commissioning of the garment factory. "Unity is absolutely important because God wants us to be united". "The project will drive the state's economy and Nigeria in general will benefit because the route will link other states of the federa...

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  • Canada's Justin Trudeau Asked the Pope to Apologize for Residential School Abuse
Canada's Justin Trudeau Asked the Pope to Apologize for Residential School Abuse

Mr. Trudeau said he thanked the Pope for his global leadership on the environment during their private discussions in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace. Although the residential schools were supported by the Canadian government, Prime Minister Trudeau suggested that Pope Francis should visit the country to make an apology.

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  • CBSE class XII results 2017: Have a look at the details!
CBSE class XII results 2017: Have a look at the details!

A total of 511 students had appeared for the examinations and 36 of these students secured 90 percent and above, 470 students passed with 60 percent and above, 20 are placed in compartment and one failed. From the Science stream Daison Darlan top-scored with 94.6 per cent, Pavanjeeth Balakrishnan earned second with 93. The Central Board of Secondar...

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  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Judge Raymond Jackson based his ruling on a 2012 Supreme Court decision that found juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the purposes of sentencing because juveniles have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform.

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  • US Labor Secretary says fiduciary rule to take effect on June 9
US Labor Secretary says fiduciary rule to take effect on June 9

As reported , the rule was due to take effect on 9 April, but was delayed in March, a month after the still-new-to-office USA president, Donald Trump , called on the Department of Labor to study the rule, to assess whether its implementation would limit investors' access to investment products or advice, cause disruptions in the industry, and/...

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  • No fruit juice before 1 year old — AAP
No fruit juice before 1 year old — AAP

That's good for you because it helps keep your blood sugar in check, reduces cholesterol and cleans your colon. Failure to thrive kids often drink a lot of juice and may be consuming so much that they're not willing to fill up on food, so they're not getting enough calories.

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  • Haotong Li makes albatross in final round of Rocco Forte Open
Haotong Li makes albatross in final round of Rocco Forte Open

Six-time European Tour victor Alvaro Quiros rounded off a stunning return to form in the opening two days of the Rocco Forte Open - Verdura, Sicily with four closing birdies to take a two-shot lead into the weekend. Quiros said:"It's a very nice situation for me, it's a long time since I've had the opportunity", Quiros told Sky Sports. Former Mas...

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  • Muslim board against triple talaq
Muslim board against triple talaq

Under fire from the Supreme Court on the issue of triple talaq , the All India Muslim Personal Board (AIMPB) is up to some damage control. Faced with near-certain defeat in the Supreme Court, the AIMPLB has fallen back on the lamest of excuses, claiming that doing away with triple talaq will be viewed as an attempt to infringe on its personal la...

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  • FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug
FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug

The FDA will now require Johnson & Johnson to add a boxed warning to its Invokana/Invokamet labels. The FDA's decision was based on new study data from the CANVAS ( Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) and CANVAS-R (A Study of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal Endpoints in Adult Participants With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus) t...

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  • Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer
Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer

It sounds simple enough, but the survival of the organs depended wholly on the specific patterning of the pores in the 3D-printed scaffolding. The scientists created the bioprosthetic ovaries with mouse eggs that glow green so it was clear to see if mouse pups were born from the bioprosthetic ovary.

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  • Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for Tuesday evening
Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for Tuesday evening

The 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial honored 394 officers who have died in the line of duty. NEGAUNEE-This week we honor the people who protect our communities around the Nation, as Monday is the start of National Police Week.

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  • UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack
UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

It may have saved governments and companies millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before US -based computers were more widely infected. Why is it certain regions are affected more than others? "We are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible".

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  • Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The first case dates back to April 22. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health informed the WHO that of five samples, one tested positive for the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus at the National Institute of Biomedical Research laboratory in Kinshasa, the capital.

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  • Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency
Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency

Not every mosquito carries Zika; generally, transmission occurs after a mosquito has bitten an infected person. Zika virus is not known to be circulating in the mosquito population in Kentucky now. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings for pregnant women, or those planning to conceive, against traveling to affect...

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  • Labor's budget reply 'class war'
Labor's budget reply 'class war'

He is, however, under pressure from the government to say if Labor will support a 0.5 per cent hike in the Medicare levy in two years' time, to help pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. But he said Treasurer Scott Morrison and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must bear the political consequences if banks pass the costs to customers.

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  • Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape
Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape

Justice Misra said that this felt like a story from another world where the appetite for sex, the hunger for violence, the position of the empowered and the attitude of perversity, to say the least, are bound to shock the collective conscience.

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  • Chibok schoolgirls were swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders
Chibok schoolgirls were swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders

Femi Adesina says the girls have been received at the airport by the president's chief of staff. "Huge numbers", the personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted late yesterday. Some parents of the kidnapped girls are in the capital, Abuja . The rehabilitation process has previously been criticised, mainly for keepin...

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  • Trump to announce federal court nominees
Trump to announce federal court nominees

Trump will also name several additional nominees to the federal appeals court, along with a handful of federal district court nominees. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said each nominee was chosen "for their deep knowledge of the law" and commitment to the Constitution.

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  • Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk
Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

One game into the playoffs, Paul Millsap said his Atlanta Hawks were playing basketball while the Washington Wizards were "playing MMA". "We can't respond that way", Brooks said. "As long as we win, we don't care how it goes". A symbol of the rough-and-tumble play, Thomas needed to have his dental work adjusted at halftime but missed only the f...

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  • 715 pounds lighter, Egyptian woman leaves India
715 pounds lighter, Egyptian woman leaves India

Before she had her operation, she hasn't left her home in Alexandria, Egypt, for about twenty years. It is a new day, new hope, and new set of doctors for Eman Abdul Atti, who landed safely in Abu Dhabi yesterday night. "Which doctor would be out of his mind to seek publicity on the most hard case where the odds are so heavily loaded against you?...

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  • Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer
Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

Farmers who have been selling to Grassland are pleading for help, but most processing plants are already running at full capacity and aren't accepting more farms. Trump is also a man of raw instinct, not a person of reason", he wrote. "We can't let Canada or anybody else take advantage and do what they did to our workers and to our farmers", Trum...

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  • Los Angeles Chargers add another offensive weapon, draft Clemson WR Mike Williams
Los Angeles Chargers add another offensive weapon, draft Clemson WR Mike Williams

Former Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams was selected #7 overall in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft by the Los Angeles Chargers. Corey Davis gives him a fight for that title, but Davis hasn't gone up against the competition faced in the ACC. Now that the first round has concluded, the Chargers are looking at the chan...

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  • Donald Trump summons entire Senate to White House briefing on North Korea
Donald Trump summons entire Senate to White House briefing on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, US General Joe Dunford and National Intelligence Director Dan Coats staged the briefing for the senators at a building close to the White House. Trump is on the verge of making a decision on increasing troop levels in Afghanistan following a comprehensive review of U.S. strategy, ac...

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  • Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1
Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Reigning AL Cy Young victor Rick Porcello lost his third straight start, giving up three runs - two earned - in 6 2/3 innings. Quintana earned his first win of the season after allowing only one earned run and scattering five hits over six innings.

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  • More people are driving drugged than driving drunk
More people are driving drugged than driving drunk

The report recommends states track data on drugged and drunk driving separately so they can estimate the size of the drugged driving problem. For the first time, statistics show that drivers killed in crashes are more likely to be on drugs then drunk.

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  • Jeff Sessions Thinks His Racist Remark About Hawaii Was Pretty Darn Cute
Jeff Sessions Thinks His Racist Remark About Hawaii Was Pretty Darn Cute

Last week, Sessions attacked Derrick Watson , a US district judge in Hawaii, for halting Trump's revised ban on travel and immigration from six majority-Muslim countries. Here's one good thing that could come from Sessions' aloha-baiting: It might start focusing attention on the rest of that opening sentence and the damage the attorney general is ...

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  • Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down
Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

After a patient wait, the male calf was born last Saturday, to the delight of a global live audience that has sometimes numbered in the tens of millions. Within 10 days the park will reveal what April and Oliver's calf will be named. For those still aching for more April updates, Animal Adventure Park has your back.

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  • Unemployment falls below 4% in Kansas; 4 states reach record lows
Unemployment falls below 4% in Kansas; 4 states reach record lows

Boosted by increases in construction and hotel and casino jobs, Nevada's official unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in March, down from 4.9 percent in February, the state of Nevada reported Wednesday. The largest decrease occurred in the trade and transportation sector, which posted a loss of 5,800 jobs. "We remain focused on fostering an ...

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  • USA home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high
USA home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

The industry data showed that home resales increased by 4.4% in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.71 million units from 5.47 million units in the previous month. "Consumers this spring have no choice but to be nimble as they find fewer homes on the market and increased competition for those homes", said Illinois Realtors President Doug Carpenter in ...

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  • Japan says differences with US on economic talks
Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Trump has recently spoken highly of the Chinese President, whom he met earlier this month at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and later described as a "terrific person". Pence's first engagement was morning tea at the presidential palace with Jokowi. Some economists have criticized the Trump administration's focus on trade deficits as a way of vi...

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  • EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way
EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc also have endorsed the pact. "There's no way to square this circle", said McKenna, who supports a full-fledged exit from the Paris agreement . The White House is expected to announce their decision on the Paris deal at the G-7 meeting in Italy at the end of May. The Obama administration had promised the world t...

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  • Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park
Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park

A medical expert who predominantly treated Prince , named Doctor Michael Schulenberg, has reportedly admitted to prescribing the singer Oxycodone shortly before he reportedly overdosed on his private jet, which came nearly one week prior to his death.

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  • Janet Jackson Shares First Picture Of Her Son Eissa
Janet Jackson Shares First Picture Of Her Son Eissa

She posed for a selfie with her baby boy, who was captured mid-yawn in the shot. In April a year ago she announced that she would be suspending her tour due to her pregnancy. She married Al Mana in 2012. Jackson - notorious for her "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show in which she bared a breast - was upset by the pressure ...

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  • Medical Marijuana Likely Coming To West Virginia
Medical Marijuana Likely Coming To West Virginia

Justice says he's issued a proclamation as required by the state constitution and extending the session by a day. Justice outlined a proposal that he said calls a consumer tax increase, a "rich man's tax" and a business tax. "With this new pain relief option available, fewer people will need to rely on highly addictive opiates", said Joseph Cohen...

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  • North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified
North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Along with its rapidly advancing nuclear and long-range missile capabilities, North Korea has its artillery and short-range missiles trained on Seoul, the capital of USA ally South Korea. You may recall the recent response to the US and South Korea conducting drills with the USS Carl Vinson , a Navy supercarrier with nuclear capability, being invo...

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  • Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while
Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

The said they're hoping for a "launch sequence!" When April goes into active labor, the baby's front hoofs will be the first to come out, followed by the snout, the zoo says. "Well Giraffe Fans, here we are approaching another weekend without a giraffe calf..." Zookeepers did not know until recently that his mother, Kipele, was pregnant sin...

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  • Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year
Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year

Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Exposure - U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, 2016" was an early release in MMWR , Vol. 66, April 4, 2017. "Zika continues to be a threat to pregnant women across the U.S.", CDC acting Director Dr. A baby can be born healthy, with a normal head size, but then develop neurological problems later on. That is because res...

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