• McConnell Waves Red Flag on Senate Immigration Bill
McConnell Waves Red Flag on Senate Immigration Bill

On May 31, in the name of national security, the president passed steel and aluminum tariffs that threaten trade with the US's closest allies. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Sen Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Sen Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) sponsored the bill.

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  • Go Ahead and Sleep In This Weekend
Go Ahead and Sleep In This Weekend

Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours of shut-eye. The scientific jury is still out on why too much sleep is associated with an uptick in mortality rates. But when the short sleepers sle...

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  • Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre
Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre

The presence of the Nipah virus was confirmed after tests conducted on Sabith's brother Muhammed Salih, who died on May 18. An emergency meeting of health officials was chaired by District Collector Mir Mohammed Ali to review preparedness of hospitals in case the infection is reported in the district.

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  • Salmonella outbreak sickens 35 in nine states
Salmonella outbreak sickens 35 in nine states

In 2010, a salmonella outbreak sickened hundreds and led to the recall of half a billion eggs . The eggs were sold in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. In response, the government prohibited the company from selling eggs from three IN farms where the contaminated eg...

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  • The school in California shooting occurred
The school in California shooting occurred

The teen was in her Reserve Officers' Training Corps class, and said students were putting sofas and desks in front of the classroom door and windows to barricade themselves inside, Luke said. Officials say a 14-year-old high school student used a rifle to shoot a classmate at their high school in the California city of Palmdale and dumped the gun ...

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  • Corrected: Congo says another suspected death in latest Ebola outbreak
Corrected: Congo says another suspected death in latest Ebola outbreak

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has also mobilized doctors, sanitation and hygiene specialists, to help contain the spread of the disease. Salama said confusion surrounding possible links between the two outbreaks may be stem from nonspecific symptoms of the disease.

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  • Docs replace soldier's ear with one grown inside forearm
Docs replace soldier's ear with one grown inside forearm

U.S. Army surgeons have grown a new ear on soldier's forearm to replace one that was lost in a vehicle accident. Johns Hopkins Hospital also used a similar procedure for a cancer patient who lost her ear, ABC News reports , and earlier this year, doctors in China used a combination of 3-D printing and cartilage harvesting to grow new ears for fi...

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  • One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms
One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

A source at the airport confirmed the development to our correspondent, saying, "Though relevant authorities especially the Port Health Services desk have been doing their job but with the directive coming from the government and the outbreak of the disease in Congo, all hands are now more on deck to arrest any eventuality".

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  • Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils
Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils

Two of those scoops were in the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar who proved to be the most expensive bowler for Sunrisers, leaking 51 runs in four overs. SRH coach Tom Moody had insisted that "players like Shikhar Dhawan don't just disappear off the face of Earth" on the eve of the game and the Delhi star chose the flawless setting to roar back ...

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  • Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal
Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal

Mr Falih said Saudi Arabia is not targeting a specific price for oil , discounting a May 4 report in The Wall Street Journal that Riyadh wants to oil to hit at least United States dollars 80 a barrel this year. Saudi Arabia is monitoring the impact of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on oil supplies and is ready to offset any sh...

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  • Trump urges West Virginia voters to reject convicted coal baron
Trump urges West Virginia voters to reject convicted coal baron

That would be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is married to former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, whose family owns a shipping company, which owns a ship upon which drugs were once found. Blankenship has stayed in competition. Many are convinced that a Blankenship win , coming just months after the disastrous Alabama Senate ...

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  • Most polluted cities in India mapped
Most polluted cities in India mapped

According to World Health Organization around seven million people die every year from exposure to polluted air. "While the latest data shows ambient air pollution levels are still dangerously high in most parts of the world, countries also show some positive progress".

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  • Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation
Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation

Sources, however, told this newspaper that wide range of issues relating to appointment of judges from High Courts, which did not have representation, was discussed which remained inconclusive. Firstly, a proper (BJP-led) government with almost three-fourth majority has been elected in Uttarakhand. "Secondly, that order was confirmed by Justice (J....

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  • Australia optimistic about India's participation in the Day-Night Test
Australia optimistic about India's participation in the Day-Night Test

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that their opening match of the Test series against India will be held at the Adelaide Oval, however, they are still trying to convince the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to play it under lights.

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  • Federal agency OKs funds for Arizona wildfire
Federal agency OKs funds for Arizona wildfire

Coconino County is evacuating the communities of Moqui Rachettes, Starlight Pines Rachettes, Clear Creek Pines, Tamerron Pines, Ponderosa Pine, Timber Ridge, and Pine Canyon. The Coconino National Forest tweeted that winds were blowing very hard east-southeast with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. High winds in the area pushed the fire to the north...

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  • UEFA charges Bayern for 2 fan incidents at Real Madrid game
UEFA charges Bayern for 2 fan incidents at Real Madrid game

However, Zidane and Madrid have experience of being on the wrong end of a Bayern backlash, having found themselves in the same situation at the quarter-final stage last season. Decisions to make for Zinedine Zidane . Real Madrid are two matches away from a third consecutive Champions League title, and with it, the status of "greatest clu...

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  • Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies at age 70
Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies at age 70

On the festival's penultimate night, a huge effigy or Man is set on fire in a massive, jubilant celebration. The festival, created alongside Jerry James was an idea that began 32 years ago at a San Francisco beach . "As he told one of us recently, Larry liked to create "scenes" that made people consider the world in a new way". Burning Man'...

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  • Cowboys acquire WR Tavon Austin in deal with Rams
Cowboys acquire WR Tavon Austin in deal with Rams

Following Saturday's trade, Austin should find himself in more comfortable surroundings as he seeks to evolve into a consistent threat-no matter how he receives his touches. Austin's 288 catches at West Virginia and 3,413 receiving yards remain school records, as do the 344 rushing yards he amassed in a 50-49 loss to Oklahoma in 2012.

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  • Facebook to give parents ability to limit kids use of messenger
Facebook to give parents ability to limit kids use of messenger

Parents have told us that they like how Messenger Kids allows them to fully control the contact list and check in on their child's messaging as they're learning to navigate the digital world. Tap on the child's name, and then on "Sleep Mode" in the App Controls section. Parents are able to access all controls of Messenger Kids via the main Fac...

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  • OPCW experts gather samples on chemical attack site in Syria again
OPCW experts gather samples on chemical attack site in Syria again

An earlier visit took place on Saturday after the inspectors were delayed for days from getting to the town, just east of Damascus, over security reasons. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who was traveling in China, said later that a final decision on the S-300s had yet to be reached, but the intent to shore up Syria's porous air defenses ...

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  • Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding
Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

Yemen has been embroiled in a conflict between the Saudi-backed government and the Iran-backed Houthis since late 2014. The massacre at a wedding in Houthi-controlled Hajjah province took place just weeks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) visited the USA, posing for photos with wealthy business leaders and meeting with Trump at ...

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  • CDC warns consumers to not eat any romaine lettuce
CDC warns consumers to not eat any romaine lettuce

Consumers are also being told not to buy or eat romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless you can confirm it wasn't grown in the Yuma, Arizona region. The 16 states that have recorded cases of the outbreak include Washington, Idaho, Montana, California , Arizona, Alaska, Louisiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ne...

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  • Donovan Mitchell tops an impressive playoff record held by Michael Jordan
Donovan Mitchell tops an impressive playoff record held by Michael Jordan

The Jazz's defense had a lot to do with an OKC collapse that will be remembered for the way Russell Westbrook , Paul George and Carmelo Anthony went a combined 0 for 14 from the field in the fourth quarter. Star players' availability/effectiveness - The availability of both Mitchell and George is crucial for both teams . The Oklahoma Ci...

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  • United Nations team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site
United Nations team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

Journalists in Damascus were prevented by government minders from contacting the OPCW inspectors, and The Hague-based organization refused to comment on "operational details regarding the Douma deployment". After the recapture of eastern Ghouta , Assad still has several smaller pockets of ground to recover from rebels, as well as two major are...

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  • US Marshals offer reward for arrest of Lois Riess
US Marshals offer reward for arrest of Lois Riess

Deputies believe Riess may have targeted Hutchinson because they look alike, and she may have assumed her identity. A nationwide search for Minnesota a woman accused of killing both her husband and another woman. Investigators said Riess murdered Hutchinson in her Marina Village condo Monday, then took her ID and vehicle and fled Southwest Flor...

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  • Syrians Come Out to the Streets to Back Gov't after US Attack
Syrians Come Out to the Streets to Back Gov't after US Attack

U.S. President Donald Trump on Twitter praised Western air strikes against the Syrian government on Saturday as "perfectly executed", and added " Mission Accomplished ". Amid the scramble, Pentagon officials, led by Mattis, cautioned that a blanket bombing campaign could risk drawing the United States into conflict with Russian Federation and I...

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  • Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Board of Cannabis Company
Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Board of Cannabis Company

It is unlikely that Boehner will be getting rich off of his new position, and he remains on the board of tobacco company Reynolds American Inc. After nine years of saying he was " unalterably opposed " to legalizing marijuana, he's changed his mind.

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  • Seahawks postpone Kaepernick workout after QB refused to stop kneeling during anthem
Seahawks postpone Kaepernick workout after QB refused to stop kneeling during anthem

I have advocated for the Seahawks to bring in ex-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , and I have no objections to players bringing light to social-injustice issues by kneeling during the national anthem. He threw for 215 yards and a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks to close out a horrendous season for the San Francisco 49ers. However,...

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  • TBI Associated With Increased Risk of Subsequent Dementia
TBI Associated With Increased Risk of Subsequent Dementia

Commenting on the research, University College London neurology professor Jonathan Schott said it provided "perhaps the best evidence yet that traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for dementia". Those who sustained a TBI in their 30s were 37% more likely to develop dementia 30 years later compared to those who did not. And he clarified that th...

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  • Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris
Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris

Macron, 40, faces a diplomatic tightrope in talks with the reformist prince as he seeks to bolster ties with the world's top crude exporter, while also managing relations with the kingdom's arch-rival Iran. The 32-year-old de facto Saudi leader, named crown prince last year, is doing the rounds of world capitals as he ushers in sweeping reforms to ...

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