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Number of Teens Vaping, Smoking Decreasing — CDC

Number of Teens Vaping, Smoking Decreasing — CDC

Roughly 11 percent of youth aged 13 to 15 around the world use tobacco products like cigarettes and cigars, a global survey of students suggests . "We would expect that to continue", he said . Big U.S. tobacco companies are all developing e-cigarettes, battery-powered gadgets with a heating element that turns liquid nicotine and flavorings into a cloud of vapor that users inhale. Read More

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Number of Britons granted German citizenship quadruples

The Office said a total of 110,400 foreigners took up German citizenship last year, a 2.9 percent increase from the previous year, with the biggest rate of rise among Britons. That uncertainty over the future status of British nationals living and working in other European Union countries has been increased by Theresa May's election debacle that cost her party its majority and left her weakened just days before Brexit talks are due to begin. Read More

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Naked man damaged patrol auto, deputies say

Naked man damaged patrol auto, deputies say

Humphries then walked to the front of the deputy's patrol auto and tried to open the driver's door, which was locked. 18-year-old Andrew Humphries was stopped by an officer along South U.S. Authorities say a Florida man got out of his vehicle after a crash, stripped off his clothes, walked away from the scene and then damaged a door of the responding deputy's patrol auto. Read More

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Argentina begins new era under coach Sampaoli

Argentina begins new era under coach Sampaoli

Until Wednesday, Sampaoli had been the coach of Sevilla club in Spain, with the team finishing fourth in La Liga last season. " The South American qualifiers are very complicated ". The Argentinians' hopes of reaching the World Cup Finals next year are on a knife edge in the 10-nation South American group in which the top four qualify for Russian Federation. Read More

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Indian court suspends controversial cow slaughter ban

The rules, which took effect Friday, require that cattle traders pledge that any cows or buffalos sold are not intended for slaughter. "In the garb of the order that prohibits the trading of cattle at organised markets, the government has tried to impose a ban on the meat industry", Abdul Faheem Qureshi, head of the Muslim All India Jamiatul Quresh Action Committee, told news agency Reuters . Read More

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Former judge welcomes stay of rules

Former judge welcomes stay of rules

The government last week prohibited the sale and purchase of cows-an animal considered sacred for Hindus-for slaughter across India. Referring to the contention of the petitioners that the notification was related to food and hence ought to have been approved by Parliament, the judges asked the Centre to respond to the point also in its counter to be filed in four weeks. Read More

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BCCI not averse to bi-lateral series with Pakista

BCCI not averse to bi-lateral series with Pakista

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday ruled out a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan. India and Pakistan, however, will play each other in the ICCChampions Trophy in United Kingdom next month. 'If both the boards fail to reach at any conclusion then a second round of negotiation will be held in the presence of the ICC chief executive officer Dave Richardson on another date. Read More

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Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Greg Deichmann homered twice and Tigers ace Jared Poche' (10-3) picked up his 37th career victory. Arkansas advances to face top-seed Florida on Saturday. Spanberger's prodigious home runs have been the rage in Hoover this week. In the postgame, Mainieri said that it was the first time he could remember in his 35 years of coaching baseball that he had ever chose to just put the game-winning run on base instead of pitching to him. Read More

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After Shunning Taiwan, World Health Organization Cozies Up to North Korea

Health officials from over 180 countries who met in Geneva on Tuesday elected a new director-general for the World Health Organization in the person of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus - the first leader of the agency hailing from Africa. Tedros officially takes over July 1 from outgoing WHO director-general Dr. Margaret Chan , who is ending a 10-year tenure. Multi-government efforts are underway for newer vaccines, even as pro-health groups seek to keep the pharma industry away being able to ... Read More

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CBSE to announce Class 12th results on Sunday

CBSE to announce Class 12th results on Sunday

The students who get cleared in the RBSE 10th exams 2017 are eligible to the higher board education. As a result of the reconstitution, the erstwhile "Delhi Board of Secondary Education" was merged with the Central Board and thus all the educational institutions recognised by the Delhi Board also became a part of the Central Board . Read More

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CT in $33M multistate settlement on over-the-counter drug quality

CT in $33M multistate settlement on over-the-counter drug quality

Florida's share of a settlement with Johnson & Johnson over adulterated over-the-counter drugs will exceed $1.6 million, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Wednesday. The settlement prohibits McNeil from stating its facilities meet federal standards within 12 months of a recall. "Hundreds of millions" pf packages of popular brands like Tylenol, Benadryl, Pepcid, and Rolaids produced at McNeil's Fort Washington, PA from 2009 to 2011 were recalled in response to reports of "product ... Read More

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Facebook's rules on graphic content

Facebook's rules on graphic content

One of the documents says that Facebook did this based on advice from the Samaritans and Lifeline, both anti-suicide nonprofits that operate helplines in the USA and UK. Images that are posted, or videos that are livestreamed, with such content, say the documents, can be removed unless the incident has "news value". Read More

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US Sees More Arrests, Less Deportations Under Trump

US Sees More Arrests, Less Deportations Under Trump

But ICE officials say there should be no delineation between criminals and non-criminals, despite Trump's executive order giving clear "priority" to "aliens convicted of any criminal offense", when it comes to undocumented immigrants. "When a federal judge makes a decision and issues an order". As a result, honest and hardworking people who came to America as children with their parents are now considered as much a priority for deportation as individuals with extremely serious criminal ... Read More

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Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

The Burnley defender has been named in the extended squad for the friendlies with Mexico and Uruguay, as well as the World Cup qualifier with Austria in June. "The players have to come down from their season but we need to get it back up again". Midfielders: Aiden McGeady, James McClean, Glenn Whelan, James McCarthy, Robbie Brady, Jeff Hendrick, Conor Hourihane, Stephen Gleeson, Harry Arter, Eunan O'Kane, Liam Kelly, Darron Gibson, Wes Hoolahan, Daryl Horgan, Callum O'Dowda, Jonathan ... Read More

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Will Power Continues Penske's Dominance In IndyCar Grand Prix

Will Power Continues Penske's Dominance In IndyCar Grand Prix

The Penske Racing ace won his 30th career race and the Indy road course race for the second time in three years by beating Scott Dixon of Ganassi Racing to the checkered flag by 5.2830 seconds. "We had done the job in qualifying and you just wish that we could have capitalized on a strong position". As if switching from a road course mindset to an oval one wasn't challenging enough, he's switching to a new team, as well. Read More

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Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

Murphy told deputies that she had disciplined her son because of behavioral problems at school, but that she did not hit him "hard or in a violent manner". Murphy told police the boy had behavioral problems in school and she wants to discipline him. Officers discovered a torn Mother's Day card at the scene, according to the WBRC report. Read More

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British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

Addressing an worldwide conference on Somalia in London, the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for drought-stricken Somalia . For the last decade, the Shabaab has been fighting to overthrow the Somali government. He said that "we fear the worst" to be ahead. The African Union (ANISOM) troops have clawed back most of Somalia's main towns and cities from al Shabaab since they helped drive the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents out of the capital Mogadishu in ... Read More

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3 measles cases in Crow Wing County bring Minnesota total to 54

3 measles cases in Crow Wing County bring Minnesota total to 54

Rather than trump offensive rhetoric about "Muslim Measles", maybe WND can reflect on their own anti-vaccine "reporting". A huge burden for the taxpayer that could be prevented. A case of measles in Crow Wing County has grown to a cluster of four as members of the same family were infected, state officials said Friday. The Minnesota Health Department shared that almost 47 people infected with measles were unvaccinated. Read More

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