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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

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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Economic growth of Tajikistan to slow down in 2017 - ADB

Economic growth of Tajikistan to slow down in 2017 - ADB

India recorded a growth rate of 7.1 per cent during 2016-17, notwithstanding the fears that demonetisation of high-value currency notes of Rs 500/1,000 in November previous year would adversely impact the economic growth. "A continued commitment to reforms, especially in the banking sector, will help India maintain its status as the world's fastest growing major economy", Sawada said. Read More

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April the giraffe expected to give birth soon

April the giraffe expected to give birth soon

Giraffes can give birth at any hour of the day or night, but April's most ardent watchers may want to set their alarm clocks for early morning hours, as "many facilities report predawn births", Patch told Live Science . The calf will weigh around 150 pounds and be approximately 6-feet-tall at birth. In an update posted Friday morning, park staff said April's about to deliver - just as the month of March rolls into the giraffe's namesake month. Read More

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WH effort to revive health bill gets mixed reaction

WH effort to revive health bill gets mixed reaction

While there are members who say they crave agreement on health care, a deal seems unlikely while there are clear divisions within the House Republican Conference. The current version of the GOP legislation would erase that coverage requirement but let states reimpose it themselves, language that is opposed by numerous party's moderates. Read More

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Obama adviser Susan Rice denies targeting Trump team

Obama adviser Susan Rice denies targeting Trump team

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were not the culprits. Rice's interview came amid a growing controversy that the Obama administration abused US intelligence to spy on the Trump campaign and leak intelligence to the press to hurt Trump. Read More

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