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Medical Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study Finds
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However, the World Health Organization has said it will begin to study this matter to give the public better guidance. "We are now investigating this issue", read the statement . "Some of the bottles we tested contained so many particles that we asked a former astrophysicist to use his experience counting stars in the heavens to help us tally these fluorescing constellations".

Medical 'We're sick of it': Students across Virginia participate in National Student Walkout
Author: 0 'We're sick of it': Students across Virginia participate in National Student Walkout

One student tells us he would feel safer if his teachers were properly trained and armed. At Homestead High School, student organizers also worked with the administration and opted for indoor activities. Senior Paige Minton said having a peaceful protest, "is important not only for safety, but also for tolerance". But it quickly became apparent that many students at schools on the East Coast decided not to go to classes at all and to demonstrate instead.

Medical Armed Deputy Stands Outside As Parkland Massacre Unfolds
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Instead Peterson hid behind a concrete column outside the building, where the killing was taking place, until the gunfire ended. In part of the footage released on Thursday (Friday NZT), Peterson is obscured by a pole, but other portions of the recording show him standing still.

Medical Scientific community must extend its research from labs to land: PM Modi
Author: 0 Scientific community must extend its research from labs to land: PM Modi

Anxious about lack of student's interest in science, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked every scientist to spend 100 hours in a year with 100 students to open up the doors of the scientific world to the young minds. The projects will take the development in the State in a new level, he added. "Technology will allow far greater penetration of services such as education, healthcare, and banking to our citizens", Mr.

Medical Bidhya Devi Bhandari sworn in as Nepal's President
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The main opposition Nepali Congress has the vote weightage of 11,428 only. She was first elected president in 2015, shortly after Nepal's post-war constitution was passed, which carves out one-third of seats in parliament for woman and mandates that either the president or vice president must be a woman.

Medical Won't damage Ram Setu in interest of nation, Centre tells SC
Author: 0 Won't damage Ram Setu in interest of nation, Centre tells SC

The ministry was responding to a batch of petitions filed by Subramanian Swamy and others seeking a direction to the Centre to clarify its stand on the mythological ridge. Instead, it would search for an alternative alignment that would skirt the underwater limestone formation which many Hindus believe is the remaining of a bridge built by Lord Ram and his army of monkeys to rescue his wife Sita from Lanka.

Medical Video shows Florida deputy never entered building during school massacre
Author: 0 Video shows Florida deputy never entered building during school massacre

The video released Thursday shows Peterson going toward the high school building while a gunman massacred 17 students and staff members, but stayed outside with his handgun drawn. Responding to reports, he arrived outside the freshman building almost two minutes later, issuing his first radio transmission: "Be advised we have possible, could be firecrackers, I think we have shots fired, possible shots fired - 1200 building".

Medical Parents Killed In Car Crash While Fleeing ICE Agents
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State laws limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities have led to an increasing clash between California and the federal government. A couple was killed in a crash while trying to flee from federal immigration agents in California, police said.

Medical LSU Health Match Day 2018
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The less competitive primary-care specialties were mostly filled by graduates of worldwide medical schools and osteopathic medical schools, this year's match data shows. Eight students matched in Tallahassee, including five with residency programs sponsored by the College of Medicine. Of the 108 graduating students who registered in the matching program, 58 (54 percent) matched in a primary care specialty, including internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

Medical Attorney General Jeff Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

As a witness, McCabe would be in a position to corroborate the testimony of the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey, who kept contemporaneous notes on his conversations with Trump. But McCabe angered Trump, and, earlier Friday, Trump's White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders derided McCabe as a "bad actor" for his involvement in the FBI's probes of Hillary Clinton .

Medical Delhi HC refuses to ground entire fleet of IndiGos A320neo
Author: 0 Delhi HC refuses to ground entire fleet of IndiGos A320neo

Citing the threat posed to passenger safety, the flight regulator DGCA ordered IndiGo and GoAir to ground all its flights powered with Pratt & Whitney engines. While an IndiGo spokesperson said the airline follows all the guidelines as per the relevant provisions of the applicable regulations, to the same query, a GoAir spokesperson said, "We follow the process as specified by DGCA in its CAR (Civil Aviation Requirement)".

Medical Trump Is Likely to Exit Iran Nuclear Deal
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The current situation around Iran's nuclear deal underscores the contradictions in the United States position, according to the scholar. The meeting comes ahead of a May 12 deadline for US President Donald Trump to extended waivers of economic sanctions on Iran.

Medical Li Ka-shing - Hong Kong's richest man - announces his retirement
Author: 0 Li Ka-shing - Hong Kong's richest man - announces his retirement

The 89-year-old has almost 70 years of business under his belt and has now stepped down from his roles as chairman of both Cheung Kong (CK) Hutchison and CK Asset Holdings. Li, whose wife died almost three decades ago, will hand over the keys to his empire to his elder son Victor Li, who, unlike younger son Richard, keeps a low public profile.

Medical Alia Bhatt's Babble or Papa Mahesh Bhatt's Peculiar Accent
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Coming to her birthday plans , the Raazi actress said that the film's director Ayan Mukerji was excited for her big day and was planning for a special dinner. I think that's something I flaunt to the world because nothing could be more liberating for a parent that to see his own child take off and have a kind of a spectacular launch without their help and that speaks volumes of her talent.

Medical Duke, Iona set to clash today
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The old cliché has been repeated in the NCAA Tournament as much as "Win or go home". "I wing it", another said. This game could see a ton of points and Iona is going to have to score a ton to hang around, but the new and improved Duke defense will be the difference.

Medical Forrest County ranks 39 of 82 in 'healthiest'
Author: 0 Forrest County ranks 39 of 82 in 'healthiest'

The five counties in the poorest health, starting with least healthy, are Robeson County, Scotland County, Vance County, Edgecombe County, and Columbus County. "Through consistent coordination and strategic collaboration with local government and for-profit and nonprofit entities, we will work to effectively improve the health of Leon County residents", Rebecca Weaver, director of impact strategies at the United Way of the Big Bend, said.

Medical Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs barb, Jaitley next?
Author: 0 Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs barb, Jaitley next?

Arvind Kejriwal's sharp and repeated attacks on Mr Majithia during campaigning for last year's state elections was a central theme of the AAP's campaign that had accused the outgoing Parkash Singh Badal government of corruption and Bikram Singh Majithia, then the state's powerful and controversial revenue minister a "drug lord".

Medical Trade war: U.S. targets India over export subsidies
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The US on Wednesday said it was taking action at the WTO against Indian export subsidies as Washington's intensifying trade offensive moved to encompass two of Asia's largest economies. It has also objected to duty-free imports for Indian exporters. India has stated that the WTO informed the country only in 2017 that it has crossed this threshold and hence should get the eight-year period from 2017 to cut its exports subsidies.

Medical Buhari Visits Scene Of #DapchiGirls Abduction
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He is also due to visit Niger State tomorrow. The abduction of girls from Chibok caused worldwide outrage and criticism of then president Goodluck Jonathan for his handling of the attack. "Use of force, as the only option, will result in death of numerous girls while negotiation provides for their safe return". The two men discussed the use of negotiations to bring back the abducted schoolgirls, the statement said, adding that Nigeria was working together with worldwide organizations ...

Medical INX media case: SC to hear ED plea on Karti
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The court said his bail plea would be heard on March 15 as scheduled. ED said it apprehended that more number of persons like Nirav Modi, who are facing money laundering cases will make an attempt to get relief by approaching the high court seeking stay of arrest.

Medical Toys
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Toys R Us is but the latest big toy retailer to capsize under debt and changing consumer habits. Back in Times Square, the security guard at Toys "R" Us greeted shoppers with a smile and a cheery "Good morning!" but admitted the future was gloomy.

Medical State Department looks past Tillerson to get ready for Pompeo
Author: 0 State Department looks past Tillerson to get ready for Pompeo

McCain has been among the GOP's most outspoken opponents of waterboarding and harsh interrogation techniques that Congress did away with in 2008 but Trump has said he would consider reviving. As Tillerson's likely replacement, Pompeo will have to assume a higher public profile and the risks that accompany pronouncing policy on worldwide controversies even when the president might impulsively tweet out the exact opposite position - without even consulting his secretary.

Medical Seven more flu-related deaths reported since last week
Author: 0 Seven more flu-related deaths reported since last week

The prior week there were 18 deaths, while there's been a steady decline in weekly deaths since 46 were recorded three weeks ago. Children age 12 and under can once again visit patients at Charlotte area hospitals after the healthcare providers lifted a ban put in place because of the severe flu season.

Medical Super Eagles Retain 52nd Place, 7th In Africa — FIFA Ranking
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After being ranked 14th in the Asian Confederation in February, India jumped one place while Iran continues to lead the way in the continent. World champions Germany remain on the top of the overall chart, followed by Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, France and Chile.

Medical Oklahoma mom pleads guilty to incest, going to prison
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Patricia claimed that she didn't have a sexual relationship with her son and had married him so he wouldn't be sent into the military. A 46-year-old woman who knowingly married her biological, 26-year-old daughter in the U.S. The daughter claimed in her request for the annulment that her mother said she had "consulted with three separate attorneys who advised there would be no problems with the marriage".

Medical FDA Plans To Make Cigarettes Less Addictive
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Under one scenario, the FDA estimates the US smoking rate could fall as low as 1.4 percent by 2060, down from the 15 percent of adults who smoke now. Participants were also asked about about their smoking status, and whether they were a current, former, or never smoker.

Medical Doctors salaries contribute to high United States healthcare costs
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This expense didn't lead to higher health outcomes, as the USA performed poorer on several population health outcomes than the other countries, the authors found. Other nations spend between 1%-3% to administer their health plans. She said, "At least compared to the peers, we have a pretty similar mix of primary care to specialists".

Medical 30 killed in fresh Plateau attacks
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The army said the 3 Division Garrison in Plateau discovered the bodies. He said: "The affected soldiers died while trying to restore peace between the Fulani and Irigwe people in Rafiki village". Ivy Gulu, Public Relations Officer of the Irigwe Development Association, told journalists on Tuesday 23 persons were killed on Monday night at Dundu, a village in Kwall District of Bassa.

Medical 'Millennials' railcard for 26-30s launches trial period
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However, people trying to buy the national railcard today have experienced problems doing so as the website keeps crashing. We were prepared for demand to be similar to that of previous trial launches, ' stated a spokeswoman for the Rail Delivery Group.

Medical Study finds smokers at greater risk of hearing loss
Author: 0 Study finds smokers at greater risk of hearing loss

They suggested fitting fire alarms and getting fire resistant mattresses.Speaking at the event, Breathe , a council-backed organisation, called on people to quit smoking.Simon Lambert, a firefighter at the station, has attended several fires caused by smoking.

Medical 5th Circuit upholds Texas ban on sanctuary city policies, with an exception
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All but one provision of Texas' 2017 sanctuary cities law can be enforced as the law makes its long journey through the federal courts, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. People protest outside a speech by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions March 7, 2018, in Sacramento, California. "Austin Mayor Steve Adler expressed his disappointment and warned the law would "[break] down the trust" between officials and state residents.

Medical How healthy is Ohio? County health rankings for USA released
Author: 0 How healthy is Ohio? County health rankings for USA released

The study also ranks Boone County ninth out of 115 counties in Missouri in health outcomes and third for health factors . Nicollet County ranked highly among counties in Minnesota, among the healthiest of states. "They confirm overall health is driven by various social and economic factors that can not be ignored any longer", Ordinans added. Other counties could have simply done better.

Medical JUST IN: Buhari lands in Maiduguri, off to Yobe
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Amid calls from Nigerians and global bodies, including the United Nations and the United States for the rescue of the missing girls, President Buhari explained what his administration was doing to ensure their safe return. In the first ten weeks of 2018, Boko Haram killed 519 people in the Northeast. When the Chibok Girls were kidnapped, the Jonathan administration did not "look the other way" as President Buhari claims and historical records prove this.

Medical YouTube will augment conspiracy theories with Wikipedia excerpts
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Speaking at SXSW 2018, YouTube's CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed that YouTube will be using "information cues" as a means to combat false information. However, it still provides a far more neutral and empirical approach to topics, including conspiracies, when compared to some of the opinionated extremist videos on YouTube .

Medical Keenum goes to Denver
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The Broncos had four quarterbacks with the team this past season, including Chad Kelly on injured reserve, who were former draft picks, and Denver will have simply bypassed them all to sign Keenum. Garrett Bolles , who the Broncos drafted in the first round a year ago will be improved after a rookie season that saw him develop throughout. The Broncos won all five games past year where the quarterback's rating was above an 85.

Medical Lead exposure causes one in three cardiovascular deaths
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The researchers called for more aggressive measures to retire contaminated housing, phase out lead-laden jet fuels, replace lead pipes in plumbing , and reduce emissions from smelters and lead battery factories. "In other words, they aren't saying that current exposure to lead in the environment is the main thing here, as much of the exposure would have been in the past when regulation was much less strict than it is now".

Medical Delhi sealing drive: BJP hits back at Arvind Kejriwal, Ajay Maken
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The BJP today made a decision to boycott an all-party meet called by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tomorrow to find a solution to problems being faced by traders because of an ongoing sealing drive in the city, even as the AAP slammed state BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for touring overseas at a time when city traders were facing problems.

Medical Marquette mens basketball team selected for the NIT
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The Irish also had a strong case for a spot in the NCAA tourney after preseason All-American Bonzie Colson returned from a broken left foot. "It was very disappointing, but in the end, I think it will be good practice for the very young team, because our team is so young", said Sofia D'Acquisto, MU student.

Medical This is what made Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma fall for each other
Author: 0 This is what made Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma fall for each other

As they say, distance makes the heart grow fonder. The picture showed the actress holding her hubby and planting a kiss on his cheek as he took a selfie. Virat and Anushka will reportedly be spending as much as Rs 15 lakh per month as rent. The buzz has it that the Indian skipper has paid Rs 1.50 crore as a deposit for the property and around Rs 1.01 for registration agreement.

Medical Vikings among teams to reach out to Drew Brees
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The front-runners to be the Minnesota Vikings quarterback for the 2018 NFL season still have to be Case Keenum or Kirk Cousins , but we will have to wait and see what happens in free agency or possibly the NFL Draft to see what direction the team goes at the most important position in sports.

Medical 2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at OH fertility clinic
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Liu said. The increased temperature risks damage to the eggs and embryos. The pair of incidents, with powerful emotional and financial consequences, come as the number of USA women freezing their eggs has soared in recent years as assisted reproductive technology has advanced and become increasingly popular.

Medical INX Media case: CBI asks for 15 day custody for Karti Chidambaram
Author: 0 INX Media case: CBI asks for 15 day custody for Karti Chidambaram

It alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds of about Rs 305 crore in 2007 when his father was Union finance minister. Special CBI judge Sunil Rana said the social status of the accused can not be the basis for a separate prison. The CBI countered it saying there is threat to Chidambaram but not to his son, family or relatives and they are roaming around the country freely.

Medical JK finance minister Haseeb Drabu dropped from Cabinet
Author: 0 JK finance minister Haseeb Drabu dropped from Cabinet

He said that after several meetings and deliberations, Drabu and his friend joined JKLF and worked with us for many months. Drabu was a key PDP pointsman in setting the contours of its alliance with the BJP in 2015. With Drabu out of the finance ministry, the race for the coveted portfolio began with the chief minister's trusted aide and Works Minister Naeem Akhtar and Education Minister Altaf Bukhari being seen as front-runners.

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Author: 0 "Disease X" May cause a Worldwide Epidemic

The World Health Organization has added the mystery killer yet-to-exist to its list of nine diseases that could cause a worldwide epidemic. Each year, the Geneva-based WHO - tasked with monitoring and safeguarding world health - convenes a high-level meeting of senior scientists, listing diseases that risk prompting a major global public health emergency.

Medical Kenya to face England in Vancouver Quarters
Author: 0 Kenya to face England in Vancouver Quarters

It was their first final since the 2015/2016 Singapore Sevens where they beat Fiji 30-7 to win their maiden event in the World Rugby Sevens Series. "I'm speechless, really proud of the boys", Fiji captain Jerry Tuwai said. Samuel Oliech swept over to put Kenya back in front. The national sevens team upset the odds as they inflicted a 12-0 pinch on England to storm into the Vancouver Sevens Main Cup semi-finals on Sunday.