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Congo warns of "new phase" in Ebola outbreak after first urban case

Two suspected cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in the Wangata health zones, which includes Mbandaka, a city of almost 1.2 million people about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week, s...

Ebola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, World Health Organization says

As STAT News' Helen Branswell notes, the World Health Organization plans to employ a "ring vaccination" process, administering the vaccine to anyone who may have had contact with the infected individuals. The 393 close contacts now under surveill...

Canadians sickened by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

These include stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. While these symptoms are usually mild and most people recover within a week, occasionally they can become severe and even life-threatening with some people experiencing a type of kidney failure ...

Thunderstorm Hits New Delhi, NCR Region; IMD Issues Alert Warning For States

While running trains, the Delhi Metro has chose to exercise extreme caution. In a weather warning issued for the five days until 12 May, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that a thunderstorm with gusty winds with speeds ...

Life Habits To Make You Live Longer

But for those who adopted all five, life expectancy at age 50 was projected to be 43.1 years for women and 37.6 years for men. "Adopting a healthy lifestyle could substantially reduce premature mortality and prolong life expectancy in United States...

'I don't know how they sleep' - Vicky blasts cancer docs

They say any woman who may have not been told that her case has been audited has been informed - or will be informed after the weekend. THE CLINICAL DIRECTOR of Cervical Check, Dr Gráinne Flannelly has informed the HSE that she is to stand asid...

Drinking more alcohol linked to lower life expectancy

A NEW GLOBAL health study of almost 600,000 drinkers has concluded that recommended weekly alcohol consumption should be lower than Ireland's current level. Estimated future years of life lost by extent of reported baseline alcohol consumption co...

VirnetX shares surge as jury says Apple infringed patents

A federal court in the state of Texas has reportedly asked Apple Inc.to pay almost Dollars 502.6 million to patent troll VirnetX, for the infringement of its four patents associated with secure internet communications. The dispute has bounced between...

Will County Health Department warns about synthetic cannabinoids

All 3 of the deaths associated with synthetic cannabinoids were men, 2 in their 20s and 1 in his 40s. It said possible symptoms from using the drugs are coughing up blood, blood in urine, severe bloody noses and bleeding gums. A third person ha...

Former Michigan State University Basketball Players Accused Of Rape

One of the players offered to buy her a drink and asked if she would like to meet "other guys" from the team. "At the time, the plaintiff was a sports journalism major, so interacting with members of the basketball team was of interest to her", the...

Battling Kenya take silver at Hong Kong Sevens

The 2019 Sevens Collection will contain Japan after Damian Karauna's facet beat Germany 19-14 within the annual world collection qualifier in Hong Kong. New Zealand's regular squad and coaching team are on the Gold Coast preparing for the Commonweal...

World Health Day marked

A person devoid of anger and frustration is also free from psychosomatic disorder, he added. He urged the pachayats and zilla panchayats to generate awareness among public about it. However, Guterres noted that people around the world still lack vi...

Warriors star to have MRI exam on MCL 'strain'

There's not a lot we can do or predict. "Hopefully, we will have five guys that can suit up by the playoffs", coach Steve Kerr said. He rehabs his ankle for the last couple weeks and gets that strong and then the knee goes. If Curry misses 39 days...

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Gottlieb said on Twitter this is a "historic first step". The public now has 90 days to comment on questions about the proposal and what level the upper limit should be. Cigarette-related illnesses account for almost half a million deaths in the USA ...

Ghana Unchanged In Latest FIFA Rankings

A quiet month of worldwide football ensured there was minimal change in the global standings, with Africa's sides no different. Egypt are in fifth, followed by Africa's champions Cameroon in 51st (sixth in Africa). Just two friendl matches have imp...

Woods stalks Casey early in Valspar final round

He got his stiffest challenge from Tolles, who was bogey-free before he three-putted the tough par-3 17th. Woods moved into a share of the lead with an opening-hole birdie and Rose followed suit to also get to nine under, as overnight leader Corey...

Karnataka could be second Indian state after Jammu & Kashmir with separate flag

The Karnataka government on Thursday approved a flag of the state. At the heart of the flag is the official emblem of the state, the coat of arms of the erstwhile state of Mysore. The new flag will bear Karnataka's coat of arms. In 2012, the BJP-...

Wife accuses team India cricketer Shami of domestic violence

A BCCI supervisory committee said the allegations, made by Shami's wife, Hasin Jahan, had put them in a hard position. In another post, via the unverified account of Hasin Jahan, shared a couple of photos of cricketer with his alleged girlfri...

Fights Break Out, People Arrested Before Richard Spencer's MSU Speech

Police confront neo-Nazi supporters of Richard Spencer ahead of his speech at Michigan State University . The university is now on spring break. An Okemos resident and MSU graduate, he said he just wants to voice his concerns about Spencer's app...

Los Angeles Rams: New first round options after acquiring Marcus Peters

Peters, 25, is a two-time Pro Bowler and a 2016 All-Pro player. The move ensures that the Kansas City Chiefs have the utmost confidence in Kendall Fuller , as did the Washington Redskins when they ultimately chose to trade him away in January.

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Woods stalks Casey early in Valspar final round

He got his stiffest challenge from Tolles, who was bogey-free before he three-putted the tough par-3 17th. Woods moved into a share of the lead with an opening-hole birdie and Ro...

Karnataka could be second Indian state after Jammu & Kashmir with separate flag

The Karnataka government on Thursday approved a flag of the state. At the heart of the flag is the official emblem of the state, the coat of arms of the erstwhile state of Mysore...

Wife accuses team India cricketer Shami of domestic violence

A BCCI supervisory committee said the allegations, made by Shami's wife, Hasin Jahan, had put them in a hard position. In another post, via the unverified account of Hasin J...

Fights Break Out, People Arrested Before Richard Spencer's MSU Speech

Police confront neo-Nazi supporters of Richard Spencer ahead of his speech at Michigan State University . The university is now on spring break. An Okemos resident and MSU grad...

Los Angeles Rams: New first round options after acquiring Marcus Peters

Peters, 25, is a two-time Pro Bowler and a 2016 All-Pro player. The move ensures that the Kansas City Chiefs have the utmost confidence in Kendall Fuller , as did the Washington...

Chronic heavy drinking ups risk of all types of dementia

The study tracked more than 31 million patients discharged from hospitals in France between 2008 and 2013, including 1.1 million cases of dementia. Dr Doug Brown, of Alzheimer'...

Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

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North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...