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Ebola cases on rise, reach 14 in DRC

Ebola cases on rise, reach 14 in DRC

The EU's Copernicus Satellite will also provide emergency mapping services to assess the terrain and transport network in the area around Mbandaka and Bikoro. The Department of Health first reported the outbreak on May 8, the ninth the country has faced in the past four decades. An emergency meeting was held by the World Health Organization on Friday in which it said that Ebola poses a "very high" risk to the Congo public. Read More

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North Carolina files lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer

North Carolina files lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer

Those lawsuits are also vying for drug companies and distributors to reimburse counties and cities for the cost of opioid problems, including treatment, lost productivity, emergency room costs and more. "Needless to say, our country is feeling a lot of pain in the hands of pain pills", Paxton said. "You have to have good education, prevention intervention, and along with that you have to have law enforcement to get the dealers off the streets and the very very important third part of that is ... Read More

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ETA ends armed campaign and political efforts for Basque homeland

ETA ends armed campaign and political efforts for Basque homeland

The director of the Spanish branch of Amnesty International, Esteban Beltran, said ETA's disappearance "does not reduce one bit" the group's responsibility to help clear up its unsolved crimes. Last month, it apologized to its victims and their relatives. The final chapter in the gradual demise of ETA, which was formed in Madrid in 1959 by students angry at the repressive dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, was met with some relief but also resentment. Read More

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Jose Mourinho: 'Marouane Fellaini clearly wants to stay'

Jose Mourinho: 'Marouane Fellaini clearly wants to stay'

Marouane Fellaini glanced in a header in the first minute of stoppage time to earn United a 2-1 win in Wenger's last match at Old Trafford before he leaves Arsenal at the end of the season. "I don't know where I will go from there". "I think the fact they made a few changes didn't help us from the mental point of view". Current United boss Jose Mourinho , who has also had a rocky relationship with the Gunners manager, joined the duo. Read More

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Russia Hints It May Provide Advanced Air Defenses To Syria

Russia Hints It May Provide Advanced Air Defenses To Syria

Transferring upgraded air-defense systems to Syria could be seen as an escalation by neighboring Israel and raises the risk of Israeli attacks. He has discussed such matters with an official of our Defense Ministry from the standpoint of preventing a situation where Syria might turn out insufficiently prepared for aggressive attacks, like the one that occurred on April 14. Read More

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Vikings fans have reason for excitement with National Football League schedule announced Thursday

Vikings fans have reason for excitement with National Football League schedule announced Thursday

ET reveal approaches. According to a report by Jeff Duncan at NOLA.com , the Atlanta Falcons will be visiting their NFC South rivals, the New Orleans Saints on Thanksgiving in a prime-time game. Worthy of note, the 49ers nearly beat Los Angeles in Week 3, a Thursday Night game that may have been the best of the slate, and was an absolute shoot-out from the opening gun to 00:00 on the clock, resulting in a 41-39 win for LA. Read More

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How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico

How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico

He said the company hoped to have service restored by midday. Grimm, a civil land and energy contractor based in Conroe, Texas, took down a transmission line while working to restore power to the island on Wednesday. "Puerto Ricans are still dealing with constant setbacks and unreliable power", said Sen. As a result of these donations, today they presented a $4,000 check to Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos (www.casajulia.org), a well-respected institution for abused women in Puerto Rico ... Read More

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USA should lower alcohol recommendation because booze shortens our lives, study says

USA should lower alcohol recommendation because booze shortens our lives, study says

The study found similar results for men and women and pointed out that people aged 40 who consume 200-350g per week could increase their life expectancy by up to three years if they halved their alcohol consumption. But there is a benefit to drinking alcohol. Experts say this is because it increases levels of good cholesterol , which can help protect against fatty deposits in blood vessels, reducing your risk of heart and circulatory disease. Read More

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Rome goes insane over miracle comeback in Roma vs Barcelona

Five-time European champions Barcelona were also beaten 3-0 at the quarter-final stage last season at Juventus. "I'd be lying if I said that this could help us in some way in the future, because a year ago we lost in a similar manner". "We always try to give the maximum but we are knocked out and now feel everyone's pain". Then they scored [again] early in the second half and at no moment were we capable of getting into the game because of how well they played. Read More

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Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker

Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker

The attack was "only a desperate attempt to influence the security of worldwide navigation. that will not affect economic activity or disruption of oil supply", Falih said Wednesday in a Tweet. The Houthis, who control most of northern Yemen, have launched missiles at Saudi Arabia, including the capital Riyadh, in the past few days. Last week, Saudi air defences intercepted a flurry of missiles, and falling debris caused the first death in the capital Riyadh. Read More

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Michigan edges Florida State, will face Loyola in Final Four

Michigan edges Florida State, will face Loyola in Final Four

Coach Leonard Hamilton's surprising Seminoles are trying to reach just the second Final Four in their school's history by knocking off four straight higher-seeded opponents. U-M missed several chances to put it away. Matthews had a hoop that was clearly goaltended but wasn't called. MI was just a bit better down the stretch and came away with a 58-54 victory over FSU before a packed and very loud Staples Center. Read More

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UAE celebrates Pakistan Day

UAE celebrates Pakistan Day

In his brief address on the occasion, he said Pakistan desired to have peaceful relations with India on the basis of sovereign equality and mutual respect and it was important for the two countries to resolve all outstanding issues, including Jammu and Kashmir, through dialogue. Read More

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Indiana Alzheimer's Cases And Costs Rise

Indiana Alzheimer's Cases And Costs Rise

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that deaths from Alzheimer's increased by 55 percent between 1999 and 2014. The findings showed that the compound betanin in beetroot extract could eventually help slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process that is associated with Alzheimer's disease. Read More

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Salman Khan in Abu Dhabi for 'Race 3' shooting

Salman Khan in Abu Dhabi for 'Race 3' shooting

Jacqueline will be seen in a never before seen avatar as she promises a power packed performance as Jessica for the action thriller. There has been enormous anticipation amongst the audience to witness the duo on screen again. The film also features Anil Kapoor , Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah alongside Jacqueline and Salman. The movie is directed by dance choreographer and director Remo D'souza, and is going to be released on Eid. Read More

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Chch Airport welcomes testing of autonomous air travel

Chch Airport welcomes testing of autonomous air travel

And New Zealand appears pretty keen to have Kitty Hawk flying around its country, presumably because its bored of being known as a nation full of sheep, hills and Hobbiton. The plane's launch and test run were showcased in a YouTube video published by Kitty Hawk . In a statement the company said Cora can "take off like a helicopter and transition to flying like a plane". Read More

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