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HC raises questions on youngsters playing Blue Whale

HC raises questions on youngsters playing Blue Whale Two days ago, the Union ministry of electronics and IT had directed Google, Facebook , Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove the links to the game, which has led several children in India and other countries to commit suicide . [Full Article...]

Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs' blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona

Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs' blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona John J. Pershing dipping bullets in pig's blood before executing Muslim insurgents in the Phillipines in the early 1900s. During today's broadcast of CNN's The Lead , anchor Jake Tapper took the president to task for repeating this claim. [Full Article...]

Australian researchers report peanut allergy breakthrough

Australian researchers report peanut allergy breakthrough At the end of the first stage of the trial in 2013, 82 per cent of children who received the probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy treatment were deemed tolerant to peanuts compared with just four per cent in the placebo group. Ten-year-old Olivia May suffered a reaction when she tried to eat a peanut butter sandwich seven years ago. The 48 children were treated with an experimental immunother... [Full Article...]

Woman caught snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line

Woman caught snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line He saw 39-year-old Christina Hester "chopping a white powdery substance on her iPhone screen with a credit card" and then snort it using a cut straw. The deputy took Hester into his office until after school had been dismissed for the day. [Full Article...]

'Mother' of all whales dies at SeaWorld in San Diego

'Mother' of all whales dies at SeaWorld in San Diego Officials at the park in San Diego confirmed that Kasatka, a 41-year-old orca, died "surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her". In late July, the last killer whale to be born in capitivity at the park died just three months after its historic birth . In March 2016, SeaWorld announced it would end breeding orcas and phase out the whale's perfo... [Full Article...]

Man arrested over model kidnapping will fight extradition

Man arrested over model kidnapping will fight extradition Italian police said they had arrested the alleged kidnapper Lukasz Pawel Herba, a British resident born in Poland, and he had confessed to being involved in a plot. Her lawyer said the plot was to sell the model for sex in an online auction unless a $300,000 ransom was paid. Ms Ayling, from south London, has previously hit out at the "frustrating" doubts some people expressed after it emerged sh... [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes test positive for virus in 12 towns

Mosquitoes test positive for virus in 12 towns No human cases were found in Mahoning and Columbiana counties. Health officials say more than a half-dozen cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Oklahoma so far this year. There are no vaccines to prevent or medications to treat West Nile Virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Less than 1 percent of infected people develop a serious neurologic illness, such ... [Full Article...]

Dual citizenship saga strikes Aussie government again, with minister implicated

Dual citizenship saga strikes Aussie government again, with minister implicated Ms Nash informed the Senate on Thursday afternoon. Her mother was born in Australia; however she confirmed she has had little to do with her father who died nine years ago. Media started digging into the family histories of Australia's 226 federal lawmakers after minor Greens party deputy leader Sen. The tempo is expected to ramp up further when parliament returns in a fortnight. [Full Article...]

Human remains discovered after 12-year search for American student in Aruba

Human remains discovered after 12-year search for American student in Aruba Van der Sloot is now serving a multi-decade prison sentence for the death of another woman who died on the fifth anniversary of Hollaway's disappearance. According to Gabriel, Natalee had choked to death on her own vomit after drinking a beverage spiked with GH8, a date rape drug. On the Today show Wednesday, Dave Holloway said an informant known as "Gabriel" put Ward and Holloway in contac... [Full Article...]

Indian rape victim (10) gives birth after being denied abortion

Indian rape victim (10) gives birth after being denied abortion The girl, whose identity has been kept secret, delivered a girl by Caesarean section in a state hospital in the northwestern city of Chandigarh, said Harish, who is a hospital physician. The PIL was filed after the district court of Chandigarh on July 18 refused to let the girl undergo the abortion. He said rape victim's body was not ready for childbirth. [Full Article...]

Tim Tebow makes this grandmother's day

Tim Tebow makes this grandmother's day Danny puts Tebow on camera and asks him to say hi to Miss Margaret. The best part was seeing the grandmother's reaction. Tebow's kind act is just the latest in a string of good deeds the former Heisman Trophy victor has done in his time in single-A. [Full Article...]

CDC: Drug overdose deaths among adolescents highest for opioids

CDC: Drug overdose deaths among adolescents highest for opioids Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The death rate for females almost doubled between 1999 (1.1 per 100,000) and 2004 (2.0 per 100,000), but was stable until it increased between 2013 (2.0 per 100,000) and 2015 (2.7 per 100,000). The decline was driven by boys, who account for about two-thirds of teen overdose deaths. However, girls were twice as likely as boys to commit suicide by overd... [Full Article...]

Gilas Pilipinas Upset by South Korea, Eliminated from 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Gilas Pilipinas Upset by South Korea, Eliminated from 2017 FIBA Asia Cup The Filipinos' last win came on their home floor during the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships. Not even the individual brilliance of Terrence Romeo , who scored all of his 22 points in the first half could prevent Gilas from denying South Korea's route to the semifinals in dominating fashion. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru , free meal on day one

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru , free meal on day one On the occasion of 70th Independence day, Karnataka CM said, "I am happy to announce that we are opening on Wednesday Indira canteens across Bengaluru to feed every day the people from the labour class and poor migrants to the city". Instead of mentioning Karnataka he said, "Every single poor person in every single city in Bangalore". "Amma" canteens are now popular eateries in Tamil Nadu wh... [Full Article...]

Year Old Fruitcake Found In Antarctica Is Still Fresh Enough To Eat

Year Old Fruitcake Found In Antarctica Is Still Fresh Enough To Eat The expedition team made a quick stop at the Cape Adare hut, which was built by Carsten Borchgrevink's team in 1899, and left the cake there. Programme manager: artefacts Lizzie Meek says: "With just two weeks to go on the conservation of the Cape Adare artefacts, finding such a perfectly preserved fruitcake in amongst the last handful of unidentified and severely corroded tins was quite a surpr... [Full Article...]

Pentagon: US soldiers killed in Iraq were casualties of artillery "mishap"

Pentagon: US soldiers killed in Iraq were casualties of artillery The U.S. military has so far released few details of the incident, but Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning said earlier Monday that the soldiers' Army artillery unit was firing on an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) position when an artillery round prematurely exploded. [Full Article...]

For Virat Kohli August 15 Is Special For More Than One Reason

For Virat Kohli August 15 Is Special For More Than One Reason It is a day when all Indians, including myself, feel a lot of pride of what we have achieved as a nation since that very day in 1947 and where we stand today. "So really enjoy the day, feel your heart with the pride of being an Indian and always keep that feeling alive". He ended the video by saying "JAI HIND"! India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs on the third day of the third... [Full Article...]

Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder

Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder Michelle White , Hefford's mother, told PerthNow her daughter complained of feeling "weird" earlier in June. Hefford was eating "way too much protein ", said White, which triggered her daughter's unknown urea cycle condition. After her death, Meegan's children were taken to say goodbye before her organs were donated to transplant patients. High protein intake, excessive dieting and exer... [Full Article...]

Yemen Records 500000 Cholera Cases, Nearly 2000 Deaths

Yemen Records 500000 Cholera Cases, Nearly 2000 Deaths The outbreak took off in earnest in late April, sweeping through this country of 27 million people on the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen's crumbling health system is also overwhelmed by the scale of the epidemic; according to WHO, some 30,000 critical health providers have not been paid salaries for nearly year. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville white nationalists outed on social media; 1 fired from job

Charlottesville white nationalists outed on social media; 1 fired from job Cvjetanovic is a 20-year-old history and political science major at the University of Nevada who was photographed holding a torch and shouting angrily wearing an otherwise unassuming white polo shirt. "It was a huge tragedy", he told KRNV upon returning to Reno from Virginia. A photo appearing to show Cvjetanovic posing in a small group of people with US Sen. [Full Article...]


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