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India's top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI

Former BCCI presidents Sharad Pawar and N Srinivasan may also have to give up on their ambitions of heading the world's richest cricket body again as both of them have surpassed the age cap of 70 years. The drafting of a CAG nominee would ensur...

Niantic Teases 'Sponsored' Pokemon Go Locations

Pokemon GO Plus is going to cost £34.99 only, and will work with all the iOS and Android phones supported by the Bluetooth device. Nonetheless "we do not have any announced plans" doesn't mean the game will not be made available at all, it could...

EU governments approve EU-U.S. data transfer pact

Government for their work to develop the Privacy Shield". Once it becomes official, the shield replaces the safe harbor agreement that a European Union court invalidated last October over concerns about the U.S. Having approved the final version of...

Paris Jackson Is Unaware Of Mother Debbie Rowe's Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Michael Jackson's ex Debbie Rowe is reportedly battling breast cancer - and her daughter Paris doesn't know. The tragic news comes after Rowe had a cancer scare two years ago, although the illness turned out to be sarcoidosis - a non life-threateni...

State Health Reports 324 Cases of Zika in NY

Lawmakers broadly support the basic parts of the GOP's bill, which would equip federal health agencies with more money to study, diagnose and amplify public outreach about the mosquito-borne disease. The other vaccine, using a strain isolated in Puer...

Know your status for free on National HIV Testing Day

A little closer to home, there are over 27,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Houston and Harris County. The three-year effort to make every local resident aware of his or her HIV status will wrap up at the end of December. Currently, the CDC recom...

Beaver Creek fire near Walden continues to grow…

He says the eastern edge of the fire has crossed over the Cedar Creek drainage, but the southern perimeter is still about 2 ½ miles north of the Cedar Creek community of about 300 residents. Crews expect the fire to remain active throughout Wednesday...

US spurns AstraZeneca's nasal spray flu vaccine as ineffective

This recommendation is based on CDC vaccine effectiveness data from 2013 through 2016 that indicated FluMist Quadrivalent didn't demonstrate statistically significant effectiveness in children 2 to 17 years old, vaccine manufacturer AstraZenec...

NIH begins large study of pregnant women in Zika-hit areas

With the case in Johnson County announced Saturday, Kansas has now counted four people who have contracted Zika, said Cassie Sparks, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. "We don't have evidence that it can pass through...

Trudeau marks Aboriginal Day in father's buckskin

It is a "foundational framework for reconciliation and for securing the rights of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Canada", the Anglican Church of Canada said. "Education and awareness leads to understanding and action". The visit, Johnsto...

Raising CPP premiums 'devastating' for small business, CFIB says

Today has seen a national agreement in principle to enhance the CPP that meets our commitment to hard-working Ontarians. Quebec is the other as the country's finance ministers plan to make changes starting in 2019. For example, someone making $90,0...

U.S. Mounts Daring Rescue Mission At The South Pole

Two twin otter aircraft arrived at Rothera, a station on the Antarctic Peninsula, on Monday but extreme weather conditions stopped them from flying the 2414 kilometres to the South Pole. WASHINGTON-A daring South Pole medical rescue is under way. T...

Allina nurses strike at Minneapolis area hospitals

But as per the nurses, it means they will be subjective to higher deductibles and increased expenses. When she signed off Sunday morning, she was supposed to brief a replacement nurse - face to face - about every patient under her care. Allina estima...

Experimental Zika Vaccine To Begin Human Testing

The phase I trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in 40 healthy subjects. The company is also collaborating with Inovio on DNA-based vaccines for Ebola and for MERS. The reduced dose, which would provide immunity for at least 12 ...

State Of Financial Calamity Declared By Rio's Acting Governor

Royalties from oil the state's main revenue-earner are projected to collapse from $3.5 billion in 2014 to in 2014 to just $1 billion this year. In a decree, Gov. "We knew since previous year that the financial state of Rio state was critical". Em...

Zika related birth defects in US: CDC begins reporting

Jamieson is the CDC's pregnancy and birth defects task force co-lead. "We can't provide a lot of information about where these women are in their pregnancy". The other was born in Hawaii to a woman who had lived in Brazil. The researchers don't kno...

Pittsburg County resident tests positive for West Nile virus

Wear mosquito repellent when you go outside. Health officials recommend using insect repellent to stave off mosquitoes and wearing protective clothing during dawn and dusk, when the insects are most active. West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne...

CDC: 3 babies born in US with birth defects caused by Zika

It's possible that the babies who have been born and appear not to have any defects may still develop problems, she said. As of June 9, 234 pregnant women were reported to have lab evidence of Zika infections. Microcephaly is a severe birth defec...

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device

In a clinical trial, 111 patients were treated with AspireAssist and lifestyle therapy, and 60 control patients received only the lifestyle therapy. Side effects of device use include indigestion, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and diarrhea. The d...

FDA Warns Whole Foods of 'Serious Violations' After Inspections

While the company responded to the FDA's initial "inspection observations" back in March, the FDA said it deemed Whole Foods' response unacceptable. Whole Foods is most likely losing its business to stores such as Trader Joe's and even Walmart, ...

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Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and des...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot...

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were ...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdo...

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

In the second half, Morocco's first CHAN title edged even closer after Nigeria's Eneji Moses left the pitch after a second yellow card at the 47th minute. "The final of the A...

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program. North Korean leader K...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

The companies said Wednesday that Fuji Xerox, their 56-year-old joint venture, will combine with Xerox, with Fujifilm Holdings taking a 50.1 percent stake in the newly formed c...

Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa Discovered

The implications go back even further for co-author and physical anthropologist Israel Hershkovitz of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who says the find suggests our ancestors ...

Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute

Private firms, including IT majors, remained closed or let employees work from home. The aim was to pressurise PM Modi, who was expected to visit Karnataka on January 28, to ask G...

Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

But it is now more often known as hot yoga , following a scandal involving pioneer Bikram Choudhury, who has faced accusations of rape and sexual assault by former students. A stu...

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Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals. Under persistent questioning, Nielsen said she didn't recall the specific ...

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

The UN refugee agency said it is not involved in the process but is willing to play a "constructive role" in the process if allowed, specifically in registering the refugees and he...

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 45 people have died from the virus since September. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of t...

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

The ICD is used by health professionals globally and serves as an worldwide standard for defining health conditions and diseases. "Like in Asia, China and Japan and Korea there ...

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

For investors, the concern is that a CEO change won't be enough to reverse a slowdown in same-store sales. Shares of Papa John's are still down 13 percent from when the Nation...