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Counterfeit Narcotics Found In Prince's Pill Bottles

Prince died of an overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl, according to autopsy results released in June. Almost two dozen prescription narcotic pills were found in a bottle of the over-the-counter medicine Aleve, the source tells the AP.

U.S. Fighter Jets Warn Away Syrian Warplanes

Thursday's close call prompted the USA -led coalition to begin patrolling the airspace over Hasakah , and led to another incident Friday, in which two Syrian Su-24 bombers attempted to fly through the area but were met by coalition fighter jets, a U...

Afghan Taliban capture strategic district in northern Kunduz province

Afghan officials also confirmed the fall of Khan Abad district in northern Kunduz province to the Taliban in overnight fighting and say heavy fighting is taking place in the nearby Aliabad district. Special operations commandos arrived from Kabu...

Zika virus can remain in sperm for 6 months

Officials believe the numbers could be much higher, but eight out of every 10 people infected by the virus show no symptoms. HHS made the declaration at the request of Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla. Among them are 1,035 pregnant wom...

Phelps and Ledecky Recreate Autograph Picture From First Time They Met

Ledecky, another Maryland native, is now one of the top competitors of all time in the sport of swimming, and despite her dominance, at one time she was just another Phelps fan. "(Phleps has) had a huge impact on a lot of the young swimmers on the te...

Florida Governor Rick Scott: Locally Acquired Zika Virus Cases Rise To 30

The number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus stands at 254. Two more people have caught Zika virus in Florida, making for a total of 30 local cases of Zika in the Miami area, state health officials said Monday. DOH has also coordinated mosquito ...

Excessive Heat Watch issued for northern half of Delmarva

The National Weather Service forecasts heat index values around 105°F (Fahrenheit). today and possibly greater than 110°F on Saturday . The event is now planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Temperatures head to the 100s today and are expected to reach 105...

DEA Says Marijuana Is Not Effective Medicine, Denies Petition To Reshedule

The decision means that pot will remain illegal for any goal under federal law, despite laws in 25 states and District of Columbia that have legalized pot for either medicinal or recreational use. More than half the states have legalized the drug f...

Three new West Nile cases confirmed in Mississippi

The area also had a mosquito trap test positive last week, which led to more spraying on August 3 and 4. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers if you plan to be outdoors at dawn or dusk . The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has detected the ...

New FDA tobacco regulations start Monday

The rule - finalized in May by the FDA - comes into effect as anti-tobacco health groups have raised concerns that e-cigarettes are increasingly becoming a gateway to tobacco products. Manufacturers of the more than 100,000 different nicotine vapor p...

Racing only the clock, Ledecky cruises to world record

The United States finally swam to gold Sunday night, and did it in fine fashion. Ledecky kicked off the first wall with a lead of almost a body length and steadily pulled away from the overmatched field, her powerful arms churning through the wat...

England Issues Florida Zika Travel Advisory For Pregnant Women Following Miami Cases

The biggest concern, nevertheless, is the connection between Zika disease in pregnant women and brain damage in their own babies, including microcephaly, which leaves babies with other acute brain defects and abnormally small heads. "As far as survei...

Woman's rescue by human chain in MD caught on video

Six inches of rain fell in two hours, causing the Patapsco River to gush through streets. The deadly floods have killed at least two people and stranded more than 100 in the suburbs of Baltimore over the weekend. The overflowing water raged throug...

Officials react to first Zika-related birth defect cases in California

Once a travel-related case is identified, public health officials and local mosquito control agencies are notified to take action to minimize the potential for local spread. Pregnant women should be tested for the Zika virus at each prenatal visit, ...

Scientific research at a loss to prove dental floss works

The American Dental Association's site states that flossing removes plaque, which can in turn help prevent gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums that can eventually cause you to lose your teeth. An investigation by Associated Press looked at ...

Beckham OK after being cleated at Giants practice

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.is fine. "I came from across the country pretty much and I was just up, and it just so happened that (James' friend and business partner) Maverick Carter, who's a guy that I work with closely, he texted me and he...

An Antibiotic Found In Our Noses Fights MRSA

This nostril-dwelling bacterium is also a species of Staphylococcus bacteria called S. lugdunensis . Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, which kills 20,000 Americans each year, are of growing concern for clinicians and micro...

Deutsche Bank profits drops close to zero in second quarter

Germany's largest lender on Wednesday reported a second-quarter bottom-line profit of 20 million euros ($22 million). He also said that banking customers will increasingly feel the impact of low interest rates, a fundamental symptom of Europe's econo...

Our Brains Are More Complex (And Beautiful) Than We Thought

Scientists like to say the human brain is the most complex object in the universe - three pounds of fluid and tissue, about which we understand only a fraction. "It's a step towards understanding why we're we", said David Kleinfeld, a neuroscientis...

Shark sightings close Coney Island Beach

Lifeguards were ordered to keep the waters clear of humans, as officials determine if the sightings are indeed sharks, or some other type of ocean creature. The Parks Dept.is asking people to stay out of the water, and to report risky conditions to b...

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India Slams Trump's Charges it Signed Paris Climate Deal for Money

Recalling PM Narendra Modi's statement during his recent Paris visit, Swaraj reiterated: "It is a 5,000-year-old tradition for us to protect and worship nature". Kashmir issue ca...

Gov. Scott, legislative leaders to make announcement

The call, issued by Scott on Friday morning, calls on lawmakers to tackle issues relating to funding for public education, Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida. The downside for ...

Class 10: wide gap in performance of English and Guj-medium

A total of 8374 students have scored above 99 percent in the Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 examination this year and in totality 84,608 students have scored above 90 percent. You...

The police officer shot dead Queensland road

Now the man, who allegedly shot dead Senior Constable Forte on Monday afternoon, is dead after taking several shots to the chest. Maddison was killed by authorities after fleeing...

Last 3 years have transformed people's lives: PM Modi

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday vowed to continue with the tirade against "benami" property under any circumstances and at any cost so that the resources reco...

Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered

North Carolina Lawmakers defended the revision of these two districts at least in part by reasoning that they aimed to comply with the Voting Rights Act, a piece of legislation tha...

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party

Comedian-turned-politician Waraich told the media here that he has resigned from the primary membership of the AAP . The former State convener said he resigned in protest agains...

Dunne Speaks - Mental Health

A City and Hackney assessment from last April estimated that 53,000 Hackney residents aged 19-64 have at least one common mental health disorder, of whom around half have depr...

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

YOUTUBE, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIAFetal lambs that are developmentally similar to human infants born extremely prematurely (as early as at 23 weeks of gestation) can ...

'Going out of business sale' underway at Gander Mountain Niles

Camping World, which is headquartered in the Chicago area, has 120 RV centers across the U.S. Camping World officials didn't reply Thursday afternoon to several requests for commen...

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Iowa Supreme Court blocks new abortion restriction

Iowa Supreme Court blocks new abortion restriction

Iowa lawmakers approved a measure April 18 banning abortions at 20 weeks with no exceptions for rape, incest or fatal fetal conditions April 18. The injunction enabled 44 women w...

After Faizabad, two more suspected ISI agents arrested in Mumbai

After Faizabad, two more suspected ISI agents arrested in Mumbai

Three ISI agents, one from UP and two from Mum bai, have been arrested in a day. "The ISI operatives approached him over telephone in 2014 and offered him an assignment of clicking...

CBI arrests Mumbai Income Tax Commissioner, 5 others for accepting bribes

CBI arrests Mumbai Income Tax Commissioner, 5 others for accepting bribes

Others arrested from Mumbai are chartered accountant Shreyas Parikh, a partner in GK Choksi which handles the affairs of Balaji Trust - in which Essar Investments is a trustee - ...

Oregon wins distance medley without Cheserek at Penn Relays

Oregon wins distance medley without Cheserek at Penn Relays

And so when junior Siofra Cleirigh Buttner handed off the baton for the 1,600-meter anchor leg with a 25-meter lead, losing was not an option. "I'm happy that it has taken place he...

Taco Bell Canada Plans to Start Serving Alcohol in 2017

Taco Bell Canada Plans to Start Serving Alcohol in 2017

First you could get married at a Taco Bell, and now you can see where the magic happens. The five-course meal is free, but limited to adults ages 21 and over because some of the ...