• 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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  • Saudi crown prince visit ends with $18bn deals, political alignment with France
Saudi crown prince visit ends with $18bn deals, political alignment with France

The kingdom has also loosened rules on foreign investments. He would not comment on whether Saudi forces could join the potential intervention. The prince´s visit follows a period of underlying tensions with France, not least with regards to Iran.

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  • 'Hottest pepper in the world' put man in hospital, suffers brain effects
'Hottest pepper in the world' put man in hospital, suffers brain effects

The 34-year-old man told doctors he'd eaten a Carolina Reaper chilli after he presented to the Bassett Medical Center's emergency room, in the U.S. state of NY, with excruciating pain. The Carolina Reaper was bred in 2013 by Ed Currie of the Puckerbutt Pepper Company . It is normally associated with certain medications, such as ergotamine or...

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  • Simeone proud at Atletico's Madrid derby fight
Simeone proud at Atletico's Madrid derby fight

Oblak had to be quick off the mark eight minutes later to block Raphael Varane's effort at point-blank range after he had controlled Kroos' free-kick, but opposite number Keylor Navas proved equally resilient when he got a firm hand to Diego Costa's low drive after he had broken free.

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  • I Got what was in my destiny: Punam Yadav
I Got what was in my destiny: Punam Yadav

The competition consists of two separate lifts: The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk . "Even in my wildest dream I had not thought that I will beat an Olympic medallist and world number four", Batra said after her shock win over Feng Tianwei.

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  • Missing CDC worker found dead two months later
Missing CDC worker found dead two months later

Preliminary findings show the CDC worker who went missing almost two months ago may have drowned, the Fulton County medical examiner said Thursday. At Thursday's press conference, Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. At the time of his disappearance, police were baffled by what they called an extremely unusual set of circumstances. The CD...

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  • New snow and rain warning issued for Cumbria
New snow and rain warning issued for Cumbria

Freezing rain or snow is likely in northern Peterborough County and northern Kawartha Lakes, with significant snowfall (15 to 30 cm) possible in northern Haliburton County. Temperatures dropped to 17 degrees at KCI Wednesday morning, breaking the record of 20 degrees for April 4 set in 1920. Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour.

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  • Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation
Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation

Van der Zwaan "took steps to ingratiate himself with" Gates and Manafort and hid that from his law firm, "and that's why he lied", Jackson said Tuesday before she delivered his sentence. "It is unusual conduct to make a false statement, and then immediately provide proof of a false statement", Schwartz said, saying for if it were another defendan...

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  • Looters List: PDP Chairman, Secondus, gives Lai Mohammad ultimatum to retract statement
Looters List: PDP Chairman, Secondus, gives Lai Mohammad ultimatum to retract statement

He pointed out that the People Democratic Party was not sorry for impoverishing the country and perpetuating massive electoral fraud, but was in fact apologising to hoodwink Nigerians into getting them back into power. The PDP, reacting to the list, described it as an extension of the government's media trial. He further stated that the APC-led...

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  • Census Bureau's Own Expert Panel Rebukes Decision to Add Citizenship Question
Census Bureau's Own Expert Panel Rebukes Decision to Add Citizenship Question

Marion points to how the state is on the cusp of losing one of its two congressional districts in citing the importance of getting an accurate count of the state's population. "The 2020 decennial census is the department's top priority". The U.S. Commerce Department announced earlier this week that it will ask about citizenship in the 2020 cens...

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  • After education and health successes, AAP govt unveils green budget
After education and health successes, AAP govt unveils green budget

The state finance minister, Manish Sisodia , said, "Despite demonetisation and GST, Delhi's economy is growing", adding that the government allocates Rs 1,000 crore for repairing small roads of the municipal corporations. Rs 1,833 crores allocated for welfare schemes for poor and marginalized. The pilot project to install solar panels over 16 ...

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  • Nearly 100 English fans have been arrested in Amsterdam
Nearly 100 English fans have been arrested in Amsterdam

But his words were ignored by some of the more than 5,000 away supporters inside the ground, who jeered the Dutch national anthem before kick-off instead. "Some were arrested because they were throwing beer bottles in the direction of officers", a statement read. England fans are preparing to travel to Russian Federation for the World Cup thi...

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