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Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

He's not wrong: Also on Tuesday, U.S. commanders blasted a Russian SU-27 crew for "erratically" buzzing an American RC-135 recon aircraft in the same patch of sky. Russian fighter su-27 flew very close to the reconnaissance aircraft of the United States. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis accused the Russian pilot of flying too fast and having "poor control" over his jet. Read More

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Senate should have rejected sending weapons to Saudi Arabia

Senate should have rejected sending weapons to Saudi Arabia

Chuck Schumer of NY says Saudi Arabia's record of human rights and humanitarian abuses is well-documented. Schumer also says Saudi Arabia finances the operations of schools that spread extremist propaganda throughout the world. The bipartisan resolution of disapproval, introduced by Senators Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, and Chris Murphy and Al Franken, Democrats from CT and Minnesota, highlights the sales of aircraft components and weapons used by the Saudi-led coalition in the war ... Read More

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Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended reducing the size of the 1.5-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, drawing immediate criticism from Democrat and environmental groups who called his plan "nonsense". Trump ordered the review in April and decisions regarding other monuments are expected in August. The review is likely to add fuel to a heated national debate over Washington's role in America's wildest spaces. Read More

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Triangle veterinarians respond to canine flu

Triangle veterinarians respond to canine flu

Are dogs in Arkansas at risk for a summer flu outbreak? Authorities advise dog owners whose pets exhibit signs of flu to take them to the vet immediately. According to KTHV , there have been two cases of dog flu reported in Louisiana, and additional outbreaks recently reported in Texas and Tennessee. Read More

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Kim bests Nordqvist to claim ShopRite LPGA

Kim bests Nordqvist to claim ShopRite LPGA

Nordqvist is tied for third two shots out of the lead after shooting 64-71 for a 36-hole total of shot a 7-under 135. She fell down a flight of stairs and bruised her tailbone, but Kim said it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. "I just stuck it in there close today", she said. Ryu needed to finish third or better at ShopRite to have a chance to move to No. 1, but she shot a pair of 74s to miss her first cut in nearly three years. Read More

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BSY will be face of BJP in next Assembly polls: Shah

BSY will be face of BJP in next Assembly polls: Shah

Shah further indicated that Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani would be the party's choice for the top post in the state, asserting that it would win more than 150 seats in the Assembly polls slated later this year. He has largely been non-controversial, mid-line toeing politician who does not believe in confrontation or aggression. He was welcomed back to the BJP, ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and he proved himself to be an acceptable leader once again among the masses and the ... Read More

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US prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe

Citing multiple industry sources, Reuters reported European airports and airlines have been preparing for a potential electronic ban since the usa announced its restrictions in March. Jeffrey Price, an aviation-security expert at Metropolitan State University of Denver, said the original ban focused on certain countries because their equipment to screen carry-on bags is not as effective as machines in the U.S. Read More

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Former Punjab convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits Aam Aadmi Party

Former Punjab convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits Aam Aadmi Party

Mann was appointed as the chief of AAP's Punjab unit on May 8 at a meeting of the AAP Political Affairs Committee. According to the Times Of India , He said: "I'm resigning from the primary membership with a heavy heart". "I think with election conducted with pick and choose policy, injustice has been done to Punjab and Punjabiyat", Ghuggi said adding that the volunteers were not involved. Read More

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To improve mental health, politicians must start with the benefits system

By example, after an argument with a friend, using self-reflection might help you consider the reasons behind your friend's feelings, how you might have responded differently and what actions you could take to rectify the situation. By harnessing young people's experiences and views, decision-makers can now gain deeper understanding of mental health issues in their area and new insights about effective solutions. Read More

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Researchers create artificial womb for premature babies

Researchers create artificial womb for premature babies

Dr Alan Flake, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , said: "Our system could prevent the severe morbidity suffered by extremely premature infants". The system will be refined further, partly to downsize it for infants which are around one-third the size of the lambs used in the study. "We've actually been able to replicate the normal physiology of the fetus", said Flake. Read More

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Camping World Announces Acquisition of Gander Mountain

Camping World Announces Acquisition of Gander Mountain

Camping World was chosen on April 28 as the winning bidder at a bankruptcy auction for certain assets of Gander Mountain and its Overton's boating business. Camping World plans to operate at least 17 Gander Mountain stores while auctioning off more than 100 leases of the sporting goods company's other locations at a later date, according to Reuters . Read More

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Qureshi, suspected ISI agent, had been held during Guj riots

Qureshi, suspected ISI agent, had been held during Guj riots

Apart from Aftab, another suspect was taken into custody and id being questioned, said the police official adding that more arrests were likely. Though he managed to hoodwink intelligence and security agencies all this while, his number was deemed suspicious in January when ATS arrested some people for running illegal worldwide call centre (through SIM box) in Lucknow , Hardoi and Sitapur. Read More

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Soon, you'll be able to make reservations at Taco Bell's test kitchen

Soon, you'll be able to make reservations at Taco Bell's test kitchen

The dinner will feature twists on menu favorites, never-before-seen products and food creations before they are available to the general public. Taco Bell will reveal the reservation URL on May 5. Of age consumers can expect a selection of beer on the menu, with the potential for more adult beverage options to be added at a later date. Still, Taco Bell says this is the first time the chain has created a test kitchen dining event open to anyone nationwide. Read More

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Artificial womb for baby lamb raises hope for premature babies

The approach might one day help nurture and protect premature babies outside the uterus, providing a better chance for survival and eliminating the health risk of pregnancy. Scientists first developed a womb-like bag known as extra-uterine support device and tested its efficacy on preterm lamb. In tests with animal embryos, lambs that were 15 and 17 weeks into the normal 21-week gestation process for sheep were removed by caesarean section, placed into the bags and then monitored. Read More

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FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

There are serious risks associated with the drugs, including slowed or hard breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than aged 12 years. The problem is that nursing mothers who use codeine or tramadol can pass risky levels of opioids to their infants through breastmilk. Since some medicine contains narcotics like codeine and tramadol that are proven to be fatal to kids. Read More

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Orange County air quality slips slightly, according to American Lung Association study

Orange County air quality slips slightly, according to American Lung Association study

The report analyzes particle pollution in two ways: through average annual particle pollution levels and short-term spikes in particle pollution . "We must also clean up wood-burning devices and ensure there is adequate funding for states to monitor air pollution". Breathing in the microscopic particles can trigger asthma attacks, increase risks of heart attacks and strokes, cause lung cancer and lead to premature death, the report said . Read More

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