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Ex-teacher who got pregnant by student sentenced to 10 years

Vera reportedly communicated with the student again on the app at a later time, after which the student asked for her phone number and asked if they could hang out. Their relationship became so serious that the boy would spend the night with Vera and...

Giving Babies Peanut Butter Could Actually Prevent Peanut Allergies

But for most other babies, parents can start introducing peanut-containing foods at about six months, following a process similar to that used in introducing cereal and pureed veggies. By the time they turned 5, only 1.9 percent of 530 allergy-pron...

Cotton Swabs Are Bad For Earwax

Everyday motions like chewing, jaw movements and growing skin in the ear canal help continuously move old earwax from inside the ears to the ear opening, where it flakes off or washes off when taking a shower. Excessive or impacted cerumen affects 1 ...

Did Drake and Jennifer Lopez Just Go Instagram Official?

The pair have spent an terrible lot of time together dining in West Hollywood over the past few weeks, and Drake has attended J-Lo's Vegas residency multiple times, back-to-back. Lopez is seen sitting, but leaning over Drake to lay across him, ...

Going it alone linked to worsened breast cancer outcomes

Socially isolated women are far less likely to survive breast cancer , researchers have found. By contrast, non-white women with few friendships were 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than those with many friendship ties, and non-wh...

Ireland named amongst world's top ten countries for tax dodging

Oxfam's paper follows Friday's report by the Australian Tax Office saying that over a third of the largest companies in Australia paid no tax in the 2014-2015 financial year. According to the study, Ireland's position on the list was based on a la...

Two die as cyclone hits coastal India

Cyclone Vardah has hit flight and train services in Chennai . Rail, road and air traffic, official sources said, were likely to be restored by Tuesday. Normal life came to a grinding halt as persistent rains since last night, gradually gained intens...

Cigarettes: US Surgeon General Alarmed By Increasing Number Of Teen 'Vapers'

Between 2011 and 2015, use of e-cigarettes among US middle school students rose to 5.3 percent from 0.6 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "These effects include addiction, priming for use of other addictive subst...

More Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects in NYC

They reported getting sick with Zika-like symptoms between November 29 and December 1 and were likely infected several days earlier before mosquito control efforts intensified in that part of Brownsville. "By taking simple measures to eliminate mosqu...

Trump nominates fast food CEO Andy Puzder as Labour Secretary

Together with his wife, Puzder contributed $150,000 in late May to Trump's campaign and Republican Party partners, fundraising records show. Donald Trump's cabinet is set to draft another villainous job creator, Andy Puzder , as its secretary of...

Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire

In its first hour, people donated $18,706. "We are alive that's all that matters, we are safe", said Pinheiro. As many as 60 residents have been displaced in a 10-alarm fire Saturday in Cambridge , Massachusetts. Over 140 firefighters were at ...

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) Director Sells $138240.00 in Stock

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The share price of the stock surged 71.21% for the year. LSV Asset Management acquired a new position in Occidental Petroleum Corp . during the second ...

Zika babies can develop microcephaly in first year

Along with an additional transmission zone covering South Beach - from 28th Street to Eighth Street - two-thirds of the city has been deemed an area pregnant women should avoid because mosquitoes are actively spreading the Zika virus. A study out of ...

UN agency lifts Zika emergency, prepares for long-term fight

The Committee was updated on the latest developments on Zika virus geographic spread, natural history, epidemiology, microcephaly and other neonatal complications associated with Zika virus, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and current knowledge on se...

Trump vows to immediately deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants

The FBI said in July that Clinton will not face criminal charges for her use of a private email server. "I haven't made up my mind". "I found him to be terrific. Pressed about the implications of such a change, Trump said only that the matter would...

Walgreens files breach-of-contract lawsuit against Theranos

Walgreens is claiming that Theranos violated parts of a non disclosure agreement, although the full details of the lawsuit are still unclear as Walgreens moved to seal the complaint, according to The Verge . Walgreens announced in June that it was...

Daylight saving time: Change your clocks... and check that smoke detector

It's a longstanding reminder area fire departments encourage you to do, replace the batteries in your smoke alarms when the time changes. Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke...

Eagles release Josh Huff in wake of run-in with the law

Not only did Huff have an apology to his teammates, he also had a message to his young fans. Huff said he did not have the gun at the Eagles' practice facility Tuesday before he left, which would be a violation of National Football League rules.

Random citizens can contest your voting right in many states

Battleground states like Florida and Pennsylvania not only allow citizens to challenge the eligibility of other voters inside polling locations but place the burden of proof on the person who's challenged. On Friday, Reid Magney, public information o...

Most female cancer deaths 'occur in developing countries'

There are also a significant number of women who have received treatment at an earlier stage but who go on to develop advanced breast cancer . Metastatic or advanced breast cancer is where the cancer has spread from the breast to other parts...

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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...