• 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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  • Ralph Lauren Closing Flagship Polo Store, Cutting Jobs To Save Money
Ralph Lauren Closing Flagship Polo Store, Cutting Jobs To Save Money

The Polo Bar Restaurant, which is located around the corner from the store on 55th Street, will remain open, according to the company. And that is in addition to the $180 to $220 million they expect to save from the cuts they made previous year.

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  • Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes
Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

The storm mode should favor discrete development, transitioning into a squall line for eastern Texas-with isolated discrete cells developing ahead of the squall line just south of the warm-front. The NWS also urges those who are in areas subject to flooding to get to higher ground during a flood and do not walk through flood waters. The storm s...

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  • Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race
Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race

Just like every year, thousands will march to the banks of river Thames to observe the annual Boat Race 2017; this will be the 163 Boat Race between the Cambridge and the Oxford University. Large crowds of people are set to gather around the area in order to watch the race, with over 5,000 people listed as attending on the Facebook event and many m...

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  • Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade
Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade

The USDA says that no beef has been shipped to the United States.They also say that additional testing will be administered to beef that may be imported in the future. "Documentation and physical checking of imported meat should be intensified", said Asnami, adding that the move would be aimed not only to prevent the entry of poor quality meat, but...

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  • Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma
Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma

The proof-of-concept of the role, which Tetris could play within psychological interventions after trauma, is described in Springer Nature's journal Molecular Psychiatry, in a study jointly led by Lalitha Iyadurai of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom with Emily Holmes of Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

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  • New report ranks Wayne County least healthy in Michigan
New report ranks Wayne County least healthy in Michigan

While this ranks 15th out of 72 counties, it is above the national benchmark. The stark difference between Georgia's top and bottom counties can be seen in Forsyth County's low rate of premature deaths, and having just 12 percent uninsured and 7 percent of children living in poverty.

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  • Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC
Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Kathleen went to the hospital and found out she had second and third-degree burns . "And we looked at them and they were covered in blisters". A MA girl is recovering after she suffered second and third-degree burns to her hands from the popular do-it-yourself slime project.

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  • Kuldeep shines as India respond to Kohli absence, Smith hundred
Kuldeep shines as India respond to Kohli absence, Smith hundred

The Australia skipper's Test average now stands at a sparkling 61.57, bettered only by former colleague Adam Voges (61.87) and the iconic Don Bradman (99.94) among those to have batted in a minimum of 20 innings. Smith and Warner took Australia to 144 for the loss of just one wicket, but Kuldeep's post-lunch spell turned the favour of the openi...

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  • PM chides party MPs for being absent from House
PM chides party MPs for being absent from House

Mr Modi's remarks came after parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar spoke about incidents of lack of quorum in both Houses, including on Monday. But coming to the Parliament is your foremost duty. "But he never sounded so angry", the MP said. As representatives of the people of their constituency, it is their job to attend the House proceedi...

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  • 'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Record at Box Office
'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Record at Box Office

Yes, Dan Stevens was actually on set during the big dance scene in "Beauty and the Beast" - on stilts, no less. The record had been held by last year's opening of " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ". Actor Emma Watson is expected to pull in Dollars 15 million ( Rs 100 crore approximately) for the live-action remake of the 1991 Disney classic. ...

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  • Ahmad topples Hayatou as CAF president
Ahmad topples Hayatou as CAF president

The vote also means Hayatou will be replaced as a FIFA Senior Vice President. Jordaan had failed four years ago in his bid to get onto the cabinet of African football's governing body when he was upset by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar. We can now safely say Zimbabwe is now in good books with Caf and Federation Internationale de Football Association...

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  • Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement
Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement

Both area rates rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. Mack Clark, general manager for the Newnan Georgia Department of Labor , said jobs are available in Coweta. The number of employed workers also decreased in January from 22,109 to 4,627,724, with unemployment increased to 30,930 to 269,270. Th...

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  • USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave
USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave

Multiple State Department aides told Foreign Policy that USA withdrawal from the council is not imminent but remains a real possibility. "Our aim is to fix the organization", a Tillerson aide told FP. Former President George W Bush refused to join the council in 2006 due to its treatment of Israel, but the decision was reversed by President Bar...

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  • WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech
WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech

Maas and other members of conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition have called for social networks to be held to higher content standards demanded of media broadcasters instead of hands-off rules applied to telecom operators.

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  • Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar
Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar

A criminal investigation has begun, and the top enlisted man in the Marines, Senior Master Sgt. Ronald Green, has told Congress that Marines United is just the " tip of the spear ". "It's become so normalized in the military that women just have to deal with it alone", she added. Neller also said he will be testifying on Capitol Hill to the Senat...

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  • Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)
Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)

Jones refused to reveal the exact nature of Farrell's injury and gave contradictory answers as to whether the knock would sideline the 25-year-old from the Triple Crown decider at Twickenham. With Anthony Watson back to fitness, he returns to the bench which means that Jonny May is the casualty and drops out of the team and out of the matchday squa...

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  • To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster
To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster

Up until now the Salton trough fault (STF) managed to remain hidden, despite how well-surveyed and seismically active the state of California is, because it is underwater. The study was led by Valerie Sahakian, who earned her doctorate at Scripps before moving to the U.S. Geological Survey as a postdoctoral fellow. As the Times notes, the USG...

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