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The virus is transmitted to mosquitoes that feed off infected birds. Symptoms of these diseases might include headache, rash, high fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, muscle weakness, tremors, convulsions, coma, and paralysis. The disease, which has infected more than 150 people in the past six years, is on track to pose an unusually higher-than-normal risk this year and is widespread throughout the commonwealth, having already been found in 51 Pennsylvania counties as of August 1, ...
  • Pakistan beat Ireland by 5 wickets in historic Test

    Pakistan beat Ireland by 5 wickets in historic Test

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    Set a target of 160 to win in the final innings, Pakistan overcame early jitters to claim a comfortable victory in the end. O'Brien's unbeaten effort took Ireland past Pakistan's score and to a healthy lead of 139 runs, and perhaps even gave them hopes of pulling off a miraculous Test victory.
  • Primary election day - what you need to know

    Primary election day - what you need to know

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    House District 5. Polls opened at 7 a.m. Trump recorded an 11th-hour robo-call for his preferred Senate candidate, Republican Rep. Lou Barletta. In the other three states holding May 15 primaries (Idaho, Nebraska, and Oregon), there is only one highly competitive House race in the offing for November: a likely rematch of the 2016 race in the Omaha-based Second District of Nebraska, in which Republican Don Bacon toppled freshman Democratic Representative Brad Ashford (though Ashford must ...
  • More illnesses confirmed in Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs

    More illnesses confirmed in Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs

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    Additional illnesses continue to be confirmed in an outbreak of Salmonella traced to eggs from Rose Acre Farms . Eggs produced at the farm are distributed to retail stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the Carolinas.
  • Ekiti PDP Primary: Olujimi Steps Down For Adeyeye

    Ekiti PDP Primary: Olujimi Steps Down For Adeyeye

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    He said he was privileged to be the first gubernatorial candidate to be issued certificate of return, saying "this means that we have won the July 14 election". Fayose urged all the political parties to emulate the PDP in organising a peaceful, credible, free and fair primary. He said that PDP National Working Committee, led by Prince Uche Secondus, had shown impunity and imposition of candidates red card.
  • Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo

    Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo

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    THE Federal Government has stepped up screening at major worldwide airports to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said yesterday. we have isolated them '. Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry said it had dispatched a team of 12 experts to the northwest to try to trace new contacts of the disease , identify the epicentre and all affected villages and provide resources.
  • Saudi Arabia Says It Will Build Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir during a news conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , on April 29. Meanwhile, European allies sought to salvage the worldwide nuclear pact with Iran . The government approved a national policy for its atomic energy programme on Tuesday, including limiting all nuclear activities to peaceful purposes, within the limits defined by worldwide treaties.
  • The volcano in Hawaii has destroyed more than 20 homes

    The volcano in Hawaii has destroyed more than 20 homes

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    The seismicity on the lower east rift zone had declined and the tilt had slowed down so that indicates that the intrusion has stalled or paused. About 1,800 residents of Leilani Estates and neighboring Lanipuna Gardens remain under evacuation orders.
  • A new crèche comes up in Supreme Court

    A new crèche comes up in Supreme Court

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    Judicial sources said the five-member collegium was keen on iterating the name of Justice Joseph as available facts and figures suggested that he was the "most meritorious" among the names considered. The government had said that the proposal for his name was not in accordance with the top courts parameters and there was adequate representation of Kerala in the higher judiciary from where he hails.
  • UN Security Council envoys hear of rapes, murders from Rohingya refugees

    UN Security Council envoys hear of rapes, murders from Rohingya refugees

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    The UNSC delegation yesterday visited the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar and saw the plight of the refugees. The Kuwaiti diplomat said the Security Council would "try to explore ways and means to speed up implementation of the (repatriation accord) signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar for safe, free, voluntary and dignified return of the refugees".
  • Pope Francis

    Pope Francis "deeply moved" by death of British toddler

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    A six-month battle with Liverpool's Alder Hey Children's Hospital saw medical staff allegedly targeted and a mob try to storm the hospital doors. About 1,000 people gathered 12 hours after the boy died to release blue and purple balloons in solidarity with the grieving mother and father who had struggled to come to terms with their child's terminal illness.
  • Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin To Dallas Cowboys

    Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin To Dallas Cowboys

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    Austin gets a fresh start in Dallas, which turned around and traded away fellow wide receiver Ryan Switzer not long thereafter. When the Rams surged to the NFC West title previous year after 10 straight losing seasons, Austin didn't play much of a part.
  • Facebook Messenger Kids app gets Sleep Mode

    Facebook Messenger Kids app gets Sleep Mode

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    The new feature will allow parents to set designated start and stop times for when the app will go to "sleep". The parents have all the controls of the app using the Settings app on their own Facebook account. By adding new features to this Children app, the giant is trying to make it more efficient for the existing users of the app. But while a parent will be able to manually put the app to "sleep mode" on other times within a day, they will not be able to schedule the app to nap more than ...
  • Deutsche Bank to Scale Back US Business, Lay Off Staff

    Deutsche Bank to Scale Back US Business, Lay Off Staff

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    Earlier this month , JPMorgan analysts recommended that Deutsche pull back from its U.S. operation - particularly equities and rates - to unlock value for shareholders. Their departures, tied to the CEO change, are part of the third high-level shake-up at the lender since Mr. Cryan took over as CEO less than three years ago.
  • Russia Confirms Will Supply Syria with 'New Air Defense Systems'

    Russia Confirms Will Supply Syria with 'New Air Defense Systems'

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    His statement did not specify the weapons, but the remarks follow Russian media reports that Moscow is considering selling its S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Syria . missile attack be identical to a chemical weapons attack and thus place the USA and its vassals in the same category as Washington is attempting to place Assad and Putin? Iran-allied Syrian forces shooting down an Israeli F-16 fighter jet by Syrian forces and the infiltration of Israeli airspace by an alleged ...
  • Drop off your unneeded prescription drugs Saturday

    Drop off your unneeded prescription drugs Saturday

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    Individuals are asked to bring their unwanted, unneeded or expired medications to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and dispose of them in the drug drop box in the lower level of the sheriff's office. The DEA can not accept liquids or needles. Drug Take-Back Day is an initiative that started seven years ago in an effort to reduce the rates of prescription drug abuse as well as the number of accidental poisonings from these drugs.