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First death reported from E. coli in California

First death reported from E. coli in California Twenty-five states have been affected by the outbreak, which has been blamed for at least 121 cases, and one death in California. This includes hemolytic uremic syndrome or HUS, which destroys red blood cells and damages the kidneys, leading to acute kidney failure. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns of Norovirus Outbreak Linked to Canadian Oysters

FDA Warns of Norovirus Outbreak Linked to Canadian Oysters Four oysters farms in the south and central Baynes Sound area of British Columbia are linked to the outbreak. And in Canada, more than 170 illnesses have been reported . The FDA alert says, "Most people infected with norovirusdevelop diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and stomach pain". "Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone", the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention st... [Full Article...]

National Film Awards 2018: Boney Kapoor, Janhvi accept Sridevi's Best Actress award

National Film Awards 2018: Boney Kapoor, Janhvi accept Sridevi's Best Actress award Boney Kapoor and his two lovely daughters Khushi Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor attended the National Film Awards 2018 in New Delhi today. Boney, Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor at Vigyan Bhavan. "It is a very proud moment for all of us but sadly she is not around to revel in this proud moment". In an acting career spanning for over four decades, Vinod Khanna , who died in April past year, starred in... [Full Article...]

Happy Sonam is getting married, Anand a great guy: Harshvardhan Kapoor

Happy Sonam is getting married, Anand a great guy: Harshvardhan Kapoor With everything from cards to venue and all the festivities on the go, one can not help but remember what Sonam said about the ideal wedding gift a few years ago. The wedding is spread over two days. Sonam has said that she doesn't prefer extravagant wedding's so it'll be curious to see the daughter of one of the superstars of India having a small ceremony. [Full Article...]

Healthy Living: Sunscreen ban in Hawaii to protect coral reefs

Healthy Living: Sunscreen ban in Hawaii to protect coral reefs Hawaii may soon be the first state in the U.S.to ban sunscreens with chemicals that harm nature. Hawaii's eight main islands have over 410,000 acres of living coral reefs . Both of these chemicals are found in numerous top-selling sunscreens. Researchers claim that oxybenzone results in DNA damage in adults, and distorts the DNA in the corals that are in the larval stage, leading to their i... [Full Article...]

What Lou Lamoriello's step back in Toronto means for Islanders

What Lou Lamoriello's step back in Toronto means for Islanders One thing is for sure, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be forever grateful for Lou Lamoriello's service and will hope the team can continue to build on the strong foundation he has laid. "I haven't begun that process and that's why nobody has been named", Shanahan said on a conference call after the team announced that Lamoriello would not be back as GM. [Full Article...]

Iowa House and Senate Republicans Vote to Approve Heartbeat Abortion Ban

Iowa House and Senate Republicans Vote to Approve Heartbeat Abortion Ban Rep. Vicki Lensing spoke during the House floor debate, stating that "How dare we think that the privacy and decisions of a woman and her medical choices are up to us to determine?" and went on to further say, "I am personally offended by this bill that seems to second-guess a woman's ability to make an unintended and hard decision". [Full Article...]

Iowa lawmakers approve the most restrictive United States abortion bill

Iowa lawmakers approve the most restrictive United States abortion bill According to the text of the bill , the only exception would be for cases when an abortion is "performed in a medical emergency" in order to "preserve the life of the mother". The Senate passed the bill 27-19 along party lines at 2:20 a.m. The amendments added exceptions in situations of rape or incest if the person reports the case to law enforcement or a health agency within 45 and 140... [Full Article...]

Bank Holiday Britain to put Spanish hot spots in shade

Bank Holiday Britain to put Spanish hot spots in shade The average United Kingdom temperature for this time of year is 15C and the hottest ever recorded was 33C in 1944. Temperatures in the mid-teens and reaching into the high teens in the sunnier places. A few weeks ago, temperatures of 29 degrees were recorded in the United Kingdom, making it the hottest April day since 1949. And despite the United Kingdom waking up to a dry and chilly start for t... [Full Article...]

New survey says 46 percent of Nashville residents feel lonely

New survey says 46 percent of Nashville residents feel lonely More than half of survey respondents - 54 percent - said they always or sometimes feel that no one knows them well. To collect this information, Cigna employed the UCLA Loneliness Scale - one of today's most effective tools for measuring loneliness. [Full Article...]

1st death linked to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

1st death linked to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak Fifty-two people out of 102 with available information (or 51 percent) have been hospitalized, including 14 patients who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. Health officials continue to advise consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. Lettuce has a shelf life of only a couple of weeks at most, and any romaine lettuce on sale in store... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council delegation seeks Rohingya's safe return

UN Security Council delegation seeks Rohingya's safe return The UN and worldwide community accused the Myanmar military, locally known as the Tatmadaw, of perpetrating massive human rights abuses against the Muslim minority in northern Rakhine. One way the Security Council could help Myanmar could be to mandate a United Nations investigative team to collect, preserve and store evidence, just as it did in Iraq past year when it investigated acts by Islamic ... [Full Article...]

UK: New Home Secretary Javid pledges Windrush help

UK: New Home Secretary Javid pledges Windrush help In a letter to the Prime Minister , Ms. Rudd acknowledged she had "inadvertently misled" MPs on a parliamentary committee when testifying last week that she had not been aware of departmental targets for the deportation of illegal migrants. [Full Article...]

JK Rowling apologizes for killing Dobby in the Deathly Hallows

JK Rowling apologizes for killing Dobby in the Deathly Hallows Absolutely one of the most heartbreaking deaths in the Harry Potter books and movies, Dobby's death simply seems unfair. And over the last few years Rowling has taken to Twitter on the date each year to apologise for killing off a character. [Full Article...]

Breast cancer screening failure 'shortened' up to 270 lives

Breast cancer screening failure 'shortened' up to 270 lives It will also try to determine the impact on their care and how the issues went unnoticed for the best part of a decade. The issues referred to in the English breast screening programme revealed that 450,000 women missed crucial breast screenings due to a computer error in 2009 and 270 women may have died as a result. [Full Article...]

Anthony Joshua reveals his religion through an instagram post

Anthony Joshua reveals his religion through an instagram post WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has revealed that he believes he will "definitely" fight Anthony Joshua soon, according to a report on the Boxing News . "So, you know, I came out in the cheetah print", Wilder told WBRC FOX6. Joshua, who beat Joseph Parker by unanimous decision to claim the WBO heavyweight title in Cardiff at the end of April, is now hanging out in Morocco while the ... [Full Article...]

10-year-old boy found dead in dryer after playing hide-and-seek

10-year-old boy found dead in dryer after playing hide-and-seek The distraught mother of the boy, Christina Rodriguez, cried to ABC 13: 'I don't know what happened'. Fernando was rushed to Bayshore Hospital but doctors couldn't save him. She says she saw her son alive and drinking water half an hour before he was discovered in the dryer. "I just want him home", she told KMBC. Friends found him unconscious inside the dryer and called for help. [Full Article...]

Florida police officer's emotional last radio sign-off goes viral

Florida police officer's emotional last radio sign-off goes viral An emotional moment for a retiring Sarasota police officer as he says farewell on his last day of duty. "I'd like to thank my whole SPD department..." "Congratulations on your retirement". Enjoy your retirement, officer! Jenkins started as a corrections deputy at the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office before moving to the Sarasota Police Department . [Full Article...]

E-cigarette liquids looking too kid friendly, FDA says

E-cigarette liquids looking too kid friendly, FDA says The labels appear too kid-friendly, according to the Food and Drug Administration, and closely resemble juice boxes and candy - some of which even display illustrated cartoons. Then, the rate decreased by 20 perc ent from 2015 to 2016, likely due to a rise in child-resistant packaging, said the Pediatrics report. From January 2012 to April 2017, over 8,200 incidents of children under 6-years-old... [Full Article...]

Nigerian President 'Not Sure' if President Trump Made Slurs About Developing Countries

Nigerian President 'Not Sure' if President Trump Made Slurs About Developing Countries President Buhari blamed the violence on militia trained by the late former Libyan President, Muammar Gadaffi. And you want to add more financial burden to the states. Mr Buhari again lamented the challenges of the country's youth bulge, with "sixty per cent of the population below 30 years". "NANS appreciates President Muhammadu Buhari's commitment to the principles of human rights as well as ... [Full Article...]


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