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Blowing out candles on birthday cakes boost frosting bacteria by 1400%

Blowing out candles on birthday cakes boost frosting bacteria by 1400%

We've all heard the jokes when it's time to blow out the candles on our birthday cakes. To test aerosol transfer to cake, the researchers said that they spread icing evenly over foil then birthday c...

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'Injured' Lakmal ruled out, Thirimanne recalled for Colombo Test

'Injured' Lakmal ruled out, Thirimanne recalled for Colombo Test

According to a report on ESPNCricinfo , Rangana Herath's availability for the upcoming Test is not assured, despite being named in the squad . Sri Lanka are now trailing 0-1 in the match serie...

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Virginia's tax-free holiday weekend begins Friday

Virginia's tax-free holiday weekend begins Friday

Starting on August 4 shoppers may have sales tax eliminated on clothing and shoe purchases less than $100 per item until the end of the weekend on August 6. What items qualify as school instructional ...

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Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Shares Bought by Linscomb & Williams Inc

Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Shares Bought by Linscomb & Williams Inc

About 126 shares traded. State Street Corp boosted its position in Philip Morris International by 1.8% in the first quarter. It is down 16.65% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. A statistical m...

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HHS Awards Money for Flint Exposure Registry

MSU will receive about $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish a record of Flint residents who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from 2014-15. In children...

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Paris gets 2024 Olympics, LA to host 2028

Paris gets 2024 Olympics, LA to host 2028

Los Angeles previously staged the Games in 1932 and '84; while Paris hosted in 1900 and '24. Even if it is more than a decade away, a Summer Games in Los Angeles in 2028 may be a boost to the In...

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Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Position Increased by Cwm LLC

The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 4.00M shares while the relative volume is 1.06. UBS maintained the shares of CELG in report on Friday, July 24 with "Buy" rating. The institution...

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Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case of 2017

Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case of 2017

The study was a bid to understand a mysterious case of Zika transmission previous year, when an elderly man somehow passed the virus to his caretaker son in Utah - ruling out the standard causes of mo...

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Man killed in single vehicle crash on Highway 407

Those vehicles were stopped on the highway because of a separate auto crash. Kyle Brundritt was a student at St. Thomas of Villanova Secondary School. Anyone with information, including dash camera ...

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Viral post claims NC woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach

Viral post claims NC woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is conducting a review after a suspect was apparently put in the back of a police vehicle while still in possession of a loaded handgun. Infections from group A stre...

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How Does Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Stack Up Right Now?

How Does Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Stack Up Right Now?

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in Clovis Oncology by 3.7% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,331,669 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's s...

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Providers back population health management despite Affordable Care Act uncertainty

Providers back population health management despite Affordable Care Act uncertainty

Republicans hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate, where no Democrats voted for the GOP bill and three Republicans defected in the final vote Friday. In an Aug 1 letter to President Donald Trump and...

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Global Fishing Hook Market Research Report 2017

Global Fishing Hook Market Research Report 2017

In the end, the report includes Fishing Hook new project SWOT analysis, investment feasibility analysis, investment return analysis, and development trend analysis. The report also includes a discus...

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Niagara Falls water has turned black and is emitting a foul odor

Niagara Falls water has turned black and is emitting a foul odor

The water board for the city of Niagara Falls, New York, says Saturday's discharge was part of routine maintenance of one of its basins. The blackish water contained some accumulated solids and ca...

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Bengaluru: CCL's leading cricketer, Kannada actor Dhruv Sharma dies

Bengaluru: CCL's leading cricketer, Kannada actor Dhruv Sharma dies

Dhruv was deaf and mute and even with his such disabilities, the multi-talented actor excelled in the industry and sports. He was later rushed to Columbia Asia Hospital for medical help, where he br...

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Doctor takes break from giving birth to deliver another woman's baby

Doctor takes break from giving birth to deliver another woman's baby

Hess told WKYT that when Halliday-Johnson saw her, she was just relieved to push and finish the job. Although her doctor was on the way, Dr Hess, an OB/GYN herself, knew that the baby needed immedia...

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Etihad Airways assisting Australia over terror attack

Etihad Airways assisting Australia over terror attack

The male suspects, reportedly two fathers and their sons, had been thought to have been targeting a plane bound to the Middle East from Sydney at the time of their arrest. Prime Minister Malcolm Tur...

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Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli for donating signed bat to his Foundation

Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli for donating signed bat to his Foundation

The main focus of it is on helping those who are in need of a healthy life, access to a proper education and basic medical necessities, especially children. The jersey was handed over to Shahid Afrid...

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Blood Proteins Shed Some Light On Mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Blood Proteins Shed Some Light On Mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It is a disease with no known cure or even reliably effective treatments. Three of every four ME/CFS patients are women, for reasons that are not understood. But the precise triggers have not yet been...

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Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says

Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says

It characterized by moderate consumption of dairy products like cheese and yogurt, moderate consumption of fish and lots of olive oil , legumes, cereals, fruits and vegetables. "We can not keep on sa...

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BP Q2 Profit Slumps As Write-downs Weigh

BP Q2 Profit Slumps As Write-downs Weigh

The British oil giant is the last of the world's biggest Western oil companies to report its quarterly earnings. Royal Dutch Shell Plc generated nearly as much cash from operations in the second...

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Steelers rookie back running Conner leaves practice early

Steelers rookie back running Conner leaves practice early

He wasn't the only one hurting, as running back James Conner had what Tomlin called a "shoulder injury of some description", and Conner had his left arm in a sling after practice. Tomlin said they we...

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Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

The Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic bid committee announced Monday it's candidature to host Olympic and Paralympic Games 2028. Most modern Olympics have not generated a profit for the...

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Man Says He Came 'Face-to-Face' With Suspected Mendota Heights Killer

Man Says He Came 'Face-to-Face' With Suspected Mendota Heights Killer

Cory be alive, but this is the next best thing". Lucifer Nguyen, 44, was arrested late Monday night in the north metro, the Dakota County Sheriff's Office says. "She indeed has a lovely soul, a amus...

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Environment ministry issues blue-green algae warning for Lake Scugog

Environment ministry issues blue-green algae warning for Lake Scugog

Blooms are starting to appear in western Lake Erie , and they often pop up in other parts of the Great Lakes, like Green Bay. Consider limiting human consumption of whole fish and fish trimmings f...

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Pawan Kalyan Brand Ambassador for Organ Donation

Pawan Kalyan Brand Ambassador for Organ Donation

A CMO official said the government had given undue importance to Mr Kalyan, While this was a little embarrassing, they were helpless as political reasons compelled the CM to do so. "I will take it up ...

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Iran says new USA sanctions breach nuclear deal

Iran says new USA sanctions breach nuclear deal

The new Iran sanctions bill, which also targets Russian Federation and North Korea, was passed by the House and Senate this week. The bill has now been sent to the White House for the U.S. Tehran has...

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Nigerian Police Arrest 42 Gay Men for Seeking HIV Testing and Counseling

Nigerian Police Arrest 42 Gay Men for Seeking HIV Testing and Counseling

He said: 'There have been reports that the hotel harbours homosexuals. The arrests, which were confirmed by Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer Olarinde Famouse-Cole, are a result of homop...

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More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour

More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour

The Global Breastfeeding Scorecard , which evaluated 194 nations, found that only 40 per cent of children younger than six months are breastfed exclusively (given nothing but breast milk) and only 2...

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Man dies from penis enlargement surgery in Sweden

Man dies from penis enlargement surgery in Sweden

But as doctors made an incision at the base of the penis and tried to inject "two fluid ounces of his own fat cells" back into his shaft, "the man's heart began racing, his oxygen levels dropped, and ...

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Mental health recruitment plan 'does not add up', nurses say

Mental health recruitment plan 'does not add up', nurses say

The health secretary said the £1.3billion expansion would allow an extra 1million patients to be treated by 2021 and put services on an equal footing with the rest of the NHS . Before the government'...

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Average Gas Prices In Miami Increase More Than 6 Cents

Average Gas Prices In Miami Increase More Than 6 Cents

About those surprisingly low summer gas prices we've been enjoying the past couple months: It's time to put them in the rear-view mirror. In 2016, the average price for gas was $2.76 per gallon, in 20...

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Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' linked to suicidal thoughts

Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' linked to suicidal thoughts

Ayers, a computational epidemiologist based at San Diego State University spearheaded the research after learning about the controversy surrounding the show. For comparison، researchers used the per...

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Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies

Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies

He was also a renowned playwright, winning the Pulitzer for drama in 1979 for " Buried Child ". He went on to star in Baby Boom , Steel Magnolias , The Pelican Brief , Black Hawk Down , The Notebook...

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Charlie Gard to be buried with 'beloved' toy monkeys, family says

Charlie Gard to be buried with 'beloved' toy monkeys, family says

The couple wanted to take Charlie home to die , but a High Court judge decided it was in the child's best interest to spend his final hours in the care of a hospice. At the request of the court, Dr...

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Sensex Rises 205 Points, Ends At Record High; SBI Surges 4.5%

Sensex Rises 205 Points, Ends At Record High; SBI Surges 4.5%

Thus, both Sensex and Nifty managed to stay above the psychological marks of 32,500 and 10,050 respectively. At NSE, SBI share was up over 4 percent. A balance above rupees one crore will continue t...

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Lalu Destroyed the Reputation of Yadavs; Says BJP's Nityanand Rai

Lalu Destroyed the Reputation of Yadavs; Says BJP's Nityanand Rai

The party workers also burnt effigy of Nitish Kumar at Shaheed Chowk in Sakchi and raised slogans against the Bihar Chief Minister. The chief minister faced vote of confidence in the Bihar Legislati...

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Boy With Down Syndrome Goes Viral With Singing Video

Boy With Down Syndrome Goes Viral With Singing Video

Danna Miller said she was pleasantly surprised to see that the video of her son singing Houston had gone viral. The boy - who was sitting in the auto with his dad Darren Miller while going on a fa...

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Ruling on minors' life sentences has small Wisconsin impact

Ruling on minors' life sentences has small Wisconsin impact

Last year, South Carolina's chief justice issued an order addressing the procedures to be used in the management and disposition of those resentencing motions, such as how judges are assigned to the c...

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WWE Releases Video Remembering Joe Louis Arena

WWE Releases Video Remembering Joe Louis Arena

When John Cena returned to WWE in early July, he came back as a " free agent " who was allowed to work both SmackDown Live and Monday Night Raw , and soon, that title will be tested. WWE Champ...

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