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Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth

Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth

The Tiangong-1 is expected to make an uncontrolled earthbound plunge today Beijing time, China Manned Space said in a statement, an estimate roughly in line with European Space Agency (ESA) projections. Monday (8:15 p.m. ET Sunday) in a fiery fall, China's Manned Space Agency said. The Tiangong-1, whose name translates as " Heavenly Palace 1", had previously docked with Shenzhou-8, Shenzhou-9 and Shenzhou-10 spacecraft, and was visited by six astronauts, including two females. Read More

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Man suffers 'severe bleeding,' dies after using synthetic marijuana

Man suffers 'severe bleeding,' dies after using synthetic marijuana

Shah in a statement . While such products have always been considered hazardous, severe bleeding is not a known side effect, tells Melissa Millewich of the Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Synthetic cannabinoids are comprised of hundreds of different chemicals, which are called cannabinoids. Often referred to as "fake weed", "K2" or "spice", these synthetic cannabinoids have reportedly been responsible for numerous people in Northeastern Illinois bleeding from their eyes ... Read More

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From Risks to Myths, Here's Everything You Need to Know About TB

From Risks to Myths, Here's Everything You Need to Know About TB

TB test and treatment are free in Nigeria. The varied symptoms make diagnosis hard and other invasive techniques such as Gastric Lavage, GeneXpert are hard to be performed on small children for sample collection, say pulmonologists. As a result only 30 % of the patients complete the treatment . "The treatment is a lengthy one but most patients who take medications in a proper way can beat the disease effectively", said Dr Puneet Khanna, Senior Consultant & Head, Respiratory Medicine ... Read More

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Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote

Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote

His opponents have called the election a farce, but his millions of fans hail the former KGB officer for restoring Russian greatness and defending their nation from a hostile world. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was barred from running against Putin, said he boycotted the election and had urged supporters not to vote because of the absence of any real competition, despite seven other names on the ballot. Read More

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Nigeria maintain 52nd position on the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Nigeria maintain 52nd position on the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

World champion Germany remains on the top, followed by Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, France and Chile. Tunisia remain top of the African list‚ followed by Senegal‚ DR Congo‚ Morocco and Egypt. The team, which did not play any worldwide match in this ranking period, jumped three places to enter the top-100 for the first time this year. The next edition of the rankings will be released on April 12. Read More

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Houston Texans deny claim they won't sign free agents who took knee

Houston Texans deny claim they won't sign free agents who took knee

Two NFL agents told the Houston Chronicle recently that the "word is" that the Texans are not interested in players who participated in pregame kneeling in protest of police brutality. In a statement, the Texans said: "A recent report that suggests the Houston Texans would not sign a player who has protested in support of social justice issues is categorically false and without merit". Read More

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Violent clashes break out before Richard Spencer's speaking engagement at MSU

Violent clashes break out before Richard Spencer's speaking engagement at MSU

Protestors had turned out for what was scheduled to be a speech by white nationalist speaker Richard Spencer . "I don't want to shut the event down, but I want people attending the event and Richard Spencer to know that there are people who are willing to fight for our country and what our country stands for - which is equality, diversity and democracy", he told CBS Detroit. Read More

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Sheriff: Guns taken from Georgia teacher after car set afire

Sheriff: Guns taken from Georgia teacher after car set afire

According to police, the teacher, later identified as Davidson, barricaded himself in a classroom and would not let students inside. "I didn't get the door open very far, but he slammed the door and hollered 'Go away, don't come in here.' He had some nonsensical noises that were made as well", he recalled, adding he returned with a key and tried to unlock the door when Davidson told him he had a gun. Read More

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Russian Federation vetoes resolution blaming Iran for arming Yemen's Houthis

Russian Federation vetoes resolution blaming Iran for arming Yemen's Houthis

Nine votes and no vetoes from the five permanent council members - Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States - are required to adopt resolutions at the Security Council. Russia's veto of a British-drafted resolution renewing sanctions on Yemen is a setback for the U.S. as it pushes the United Nations Security Council to take a stronger stance towards Iran over its role in regional conflicts and missile tests. Read More

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Four Democratic Governors Band Together Against Gun Violence

Four Democratic Governors Band Together Against Gun Violence

And I'm going to be working with my legislature to change that. "We have waited for Washington to do something and of course that never quite happened", Gov. "Concrete action steps. And I'm very pleased to be part of it". Seeley said that the department is conducting an ongoing investigation into a convicted felon who had guns that, by law , he is not allowed to own. Read More

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USA panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

USA panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

As of February 3, 63 infants died this season, the CDC reported earlier, adding outbreaks were likely to linger for several weeks and cause more deaths. She also made sure to differentiate between side effects of the vaccine and actual symptoms of the flu. Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated against these infections during pregnancy. Read More

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Deadly Flu Season Prompts Extra Precautions

Deadly Flu Season Prompts Extra Precautions

That's up from 195 from the previous week . Even though the flu vaccine may not be as effective this year, doctors suggest that you still need it. "Getting the flu shot at any time of the year is highly recommended", he said. If you have flu symptoms, contact your doctor to see if an antiviral medication would be a good choice for you. Read More

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Nvidia checked 'all the boxes' and the stock is skyrocketing (NVDA)

Nvidia checked 'all the boxes' and the stock is skyrocketing (NVDA)

They have surged about 83 percent in the past 12 months. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, June 2. NVIDIA Corporation stock acknowledged attractive focus from Investors and it has been trading on front line. The stock decreased 1.90% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $7.22. Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) moved -8.49% in the recent trading day. Read More

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WMMC prepares for American Heart Month

WMMC prepares for American Heart Month

Keep track of your blood pressure, cholesterol and weight. "Lighting the Ulster County Office Building red is one small way we can raise awareness about heart disease", said County Executive Mike Hein. "Efforts to achieve better prevention of heart disease must not be seen less important than advancing treatments of such diseases". A group of almost 500 women and some courageous men joined a sea of red to "Go Red for Women". Read More

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Xerox Corp Stock Surges on Fujifilm Takeover Deal

Xerox Corp Stock Surges on Fujifilm Takeover Deal

The combined company, with roughly $18 billion in revenues, will deliver at least $1.7 billion in total cost savings, with $1.2 billion to be achieved by 2020, Fujifilm and Xerox claim. The cash dividend represents more than 30% of Xerox's unaffected share price of $30.35 based on closing share price as of January 10, 2018. The Journal reported Fujifilm and Xerox are close to a deal that would combine Xerox with the current joint venture company it has with Fujifilm , and that the US ... Read More

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Two more Tulare County women die from flu

Two more Tulare County women die from flu

Two weeks ago, 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the flu. "This has been a particularly tough flu season so far", said Dr. Anita Kurian, assistant director for Metro Health's Communicable Diseases department. Less than half of New York City adults said they had gotten a flu shot in 2016. The flu kills thousands of people a year in the USA alone, Adenovirus does not. Read More

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Vehicle flies in the air, crashes into second floor

Vehicle flies in the air, crashes into second floor

The victims suffered minor injuries. How often does it happen that you lose control and end up on the second floor of a an office building? The driver and passenger in a auto that was apparently speeding were injured after the vehicle crashed into a Santa Ana building and somehow ended up lodged in the second floor, Orange County Fire Authority officials said Sunday. Read More

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