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Haryana girls get their school upgraded after one-week fast

Haryana girls get their school upgraded after one-week fast

Meanwhile, ANI quoted Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma as saying that the state government has upgraded the level of the school. Joint Secretary (Education) also wrote to the Director o...

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What it means for you

What it means for you

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Twitter announced that it is updating its privacy policy so it can track users' interests better and target advertisements to them, at least in the United States. All of...

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Women in 30s now having more babies than younger moms in US

Women in 30s now having more babies than younger moms in US

In 2016, the birth rate for women ages 30 to 34 was about 103 per 1,000 women, while the rate for women ages 25 to 29 was 102 per 1,000. Teen birth rates also dropped past year, dipping from 22.3 to 2...

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There's already (probably) going to be a 'Wonder Woman 2'

There's already (probably) going to be a 'Wonder Woman 2'

We're in the home stretch for Wonder Woman posters and a banner for the upcoming movie. "I'm excited for her to come to America and become the Wonder Woman we are all familiar with from having gro...

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Girl choked on fidget spinner part, needed surgery, mom says

Girl choked on fidget spinner part, needed surgery, mom says

In her Facebook post , Joniec claims 10-year-old Britton ended up swallowing one of the fidget toy's metal pieces after putting it in her mouth "to clean it". Unless you've been living under a rock...

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The fad distracting the nation — Fidget Spinners

The fad distracting the nation — Fidget Spinners

A school in Co.Wicklow has made the decision to ban fidget spinners , not because they are risky, but because they are proving to be a major distraction while children are in class. They cost anywher...

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School bus flips in hit-run; 14 students taken to hospital

School bus flips in hit-run; 14 students taken to hospital

A 6-year-old boy who was ejected and pinned under the bus remains in critical but stable condition at a children's hospital in Philadelphia. " We appreciate the efforts and cooperation of the first ...

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Teenager flown to Australia and 'kept as sexual slave'

Teenager flown to Australia and 'kept as sexual slave'

A Sydney schoolgirl was rescued from the basement of the home of a convicted killer after the American man allegedly lured her on the social media app Snapchat to fly from Australia to the USA, police...

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Microsoft to establish datacenter in Africa to boost economic growth

Microsoft to establish datacenter in Africa to boost economic growth

Still, the mere presence of Azure servers inside South Africa's borders bodes well for everyone who uses Microsoft's cloud services. The technology firm says it is part of its mission to empower eve...

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Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West

Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West

That Josi's victor came on the power play was a welcome relief for the Predators, who were 0-for-11 with the man advantage in the series up until the defenseman jumped on a rebound of a Mattias Ekhol...

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South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

Moon won an election last week campaigning on a more moderate approach toward the North and said after taking office that he wants to pursue dialogue as well as pressure. Asked about Haley's comments,...

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FDA warns of faulty lead testing in children and mothers

FDA warns of faulty lead testing in children and mothers

The problem applies only to tests where blood was drawn from a vein, not the more common lead tests that involve pricking a finger or heel to get a blood sample. "All of Magellan's LeadCare tests can ...

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Wyoming To Lose Only Planned Parenthood Clinic

Wyoming To Lose Only Planned Parenthood Clinic

Considering that one out of every five women in the USA has visited a Planned Parenthood at one point in their lives, that's a lot of people (mostly from low-income areas) who'd be missing out on an...

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Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, D.C.

Embassy officials could not be reached immediately. "Pastor Andrew - a USA citizen - has been wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey for more than seven months because of his Christian faith", said Sekulow...

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Researchers issue warning over painkiller use

Researchers issue warning over painkiller use

Response: The objective of this study was to better understand the risk of heart attack associated with using oral prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs (ibuprofen, diclofenac,...

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Presidential Election 2017: Sonia Gandhi speaks to Lalu

Presidential Election 2017: Sonia Gandhi speaks to Lalu

Banerjee's acceptance of the invitation came on a day when IT raids were carried out at various locations in Delhi and other areas over alleged benami properties linked to Yadav. Last year, the two le...

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England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

Rob Whiteman, CIPFA chief executive said: "The NHS ransomware attack needs to be a stark reminder for all government organisations to ensure IT security is optimal, regularly reviewed and upgraded, ...

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ICJ to pronounce verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav case tomorrow

He accused Pakistan of "egregious violations of the Vienna convention" since his arrest in March 2016. "Both sides avoided going into the facts trial; they went into the jurisdiction aspect". It fur...

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Photos of U2 in Vancouver

Photos of U2 in Vancouver

The clips show the band at BC Place Stadium, and include them performing " Where the Streets Have No Name ", " New Year's Day " and " A Sort of Homecoming ". I've sung some of these songs a lot... but...

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Highway Patrol: 5 killed in crash that closed Interstate 95

Highway Patrol: 5 killed in crash that closed Interstate 95

Wednesday, that's when NCDOT tweeted all lanes were reopen after being closed since the afternoon for the multi-vehicle crash. A total of six vehicles were involved, including three tractor-trailers...

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Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week

Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week

Even some supporters criticized Trump after the White House offered changing explanations for Comey's firing and an ominous tweet by the president that said the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigatio...

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National Football League notes: Peppers says overhydrating led to positve drug test

National Football League notes: Peppers says overhydrating led to positve drug test

She claimed that the clips were out-of-context of the full program, and the reason she said specifically that she thought Peppers was "on the lean" or molly was because "we were discussing how the dru...

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Coroner: Killer Brady's ashes mustn't be scattered on moor

The high-profile murderer, who had been on oxygen for a while, died due to an undisclosed illness. A coroner is refusing to release the body of serial killer Ian Brady until assurances have been giv...

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Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

GMB union general secretary Tim Roache added: "I'm sure there will be plenty of fanfare that the Conservatives want to try and be nice to workers, but the "greatest extension of workers rights by ...

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Heat wave intensifies in Uttar Pradesh, 2 dead

Heat wave intensifies in Uttar Pradesh, 2 dead

On April 22, a dust storm accompanied by light rains lashed parts of Delhi bringing a much relief to Delhiites who were reeling under the heat for many days. Sapping the life out of the people of the ...

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T dept conducts raids over Lalu Prasad's benami properties

T dept conducts raids over Lalu Prasad's benami properties

Nitish had on Monday said if the BJP or Central government have evidence of corruption against Lalu, they should take action. Reacting strongly to the I-T raids, RJD chief Lalu Prasad put up a coura...

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Arvind Kejriwal Hosts Dinner For AAP MLAs Amid Party Crisis

Arvind Kejriwal Hosts Dinner For AAP MLAs Amid Party Crisis

Kapil Mishra was sitting on a "Satyagraha" against Delhi CM Kejriwal demanding details of foreign visits of AAP leaders Ashish Khetan, Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chaddha. Mr Kejriwal and AAP say Mr Mishr...

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UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

The central bank, which is mandated to get inflation down to 4 per cent with a 2 percentage points leeway on either side, shifted the policy stance to "neutral" after over two years of being in the "a...

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Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

Watts says the boy was a model student. His death was linked to caffeine. Probably not as much as you would think. Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student in SC, ...

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Steve Price: Australia considering in-flight laptop ban

Steve Price: Australia considering in-flight laptop ban

At the time of the initial USA announcement, the government said it had no plans for such a change. "We are taking into account all of the information and advice we're receiving internationally and ...

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

Some state governments have also subtly undermined their own coverage marketplaces in various ways-for instance, by allowing many residents to remain on old, pre-Obamacare plans, driving up the cost...

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Heroin Epidemic Is Driving A Spike In Hepatitis C Cases, CDC Says

Heroin Epidemic Is Driving A Spike In Hepatitis C Cases, CDC Says

Among those cases, young teens, aged 20 to 29 years old and using IV drugs, have the highest rate of infection. "Hepatitis C is associated with more deaths in the United States than 60 other infecti...

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Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

In a post on Microsoft's blog, Smith said: 'An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen'. Gas stations: State-run media in Ch...

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Huge cyberattack ebbs as investigators work to find culprits

Mathews, however, said the ransomware attack "should be seen as a watershed moment" and the government must invest more in cybersecurity preparedness, especially "as India moves towards strengthening ...

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Prince William And Kate Middleton Host Tea Party At The Palace

Prince William And Kate Middleton Host Tea Party At The Palace

The kids were also treated to a concert by the performer Jess Glynne, and several parashooters also landed in the backyard of Buckingham Palace during the event. About 850 kids and teenagers who have ...

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Theresa May confronted by angry woman over disability benefit cuts

Theresa May confronted by angry woman over disability benefit cuts

Yet her reassurance did not appease the woman in the video, who called on May to do more for those with learning and mental disabilities. She told Mrs May she was particularly angry about the replac...

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Gov vetoes almost $68 million from new budget

Gov vetoes almost $68 million from new budget

Ricketts' veto would transfer $7.5 million each year, as had been proposed by an amendment introduced by Sen. The vetoes would ensure the gas tax would not increase by two-tenths of a cent, he said....

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Officer overdoses after making contact with fentanyl during traffic stop

Officer overdoses after making contact with fentanyl during traffic stop

Or it gets airborne, you inhale it. Patrolman Green reportedly followed protocol for handling drugs and wore gloves and a mask while patting down Buckle and searching the suspects' vehicle for evide...

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New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

The investigations into the attack were in the early stages, and attribution for cyber attacks is notoriously hard. It started from Sweden, Britain and France, but Russian Federation and Taiwan ar...

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Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

He added that the company managed to restore the work of its call center but closed most of its offices for the day. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd will hold a meeting of the emergency COBRA committee ...

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