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Starting past year, Paxton and a bipartisan group of 40 other state attorneys general have been conducting an investigation into whether companies that manufacture and distribute prescription opioids engaged in unlawful practices. The state alleges that Purdue made unsubstantiated claims regarding the benefits of long-term opioids treatment and falsely represented that opioid use improved patients' function and quality of life.
  • School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

    School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

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    The Madison Metropolitan School District is considering changing their lunchtime minimal requirement from 15 to 20 minutes. Tomorrow, the Oakland City Council will vote on whether or not to sell city-owned land in the Fruitvale neighborhood to a charter school for its new campus.
  • David Tepper (Not Diddy) Expected To Become Panthers Owner

    David Tepper (Not Diddy) Expected To Become Panthers Owner

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    If the finance committee accepts the proposal, it is expected that the owners will vote to approve as well. The purchase has to get the approval from the National Football League financial committee and then three-fourths approval from the 32 team owners.
  • Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say

    Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say

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    This research could lead to new ways to lessen the trauma of painful memories with RNA and to restore lost memories. "It's as though we transferred the memory", Glanzman said . Glanzman wanted to know if the RNA from shocked snails actually affected the neuronal connections of the snails receiving the injections any differently than RNA from nonshocked snails.
  • Drug molecule brings cure for the common cold closer

    Drug molecule brings cure for the common cold closer

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    Researcher Prof Ed Tate said: "The idea is that we could give it to someone when they first become infected and it would stop the virus being able to replicate and spread". The new molecule, codenamed IMP-1088, targets a mechanism that all strains of the cold virus use, however, raising the possibility of a universally effective treatment.
  • Nolan North to Receive BAFTA Special Award in June

    Nolan North to Receive BAFTA Special Award in June

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    The Best Actor accolade was given to Sean Bean for Broken , Best Supporting Actress to Vanessa Kirby for The Crown and Supporting Actor to Brian F. Toby Jones (" Detectorists ") took Best Comedy Actor over last year's victor, "People Just Do Nothing" co-creator Asim Chaudhry , as well as Rob Brydon ("The Trip to Spain") and Samson Kayo ("Famalam").
  • Cardi B Responds to Azealia Banks, Deletes Instagram Account

    Cardi B Responds to Azealia Banks, Deletes Instagram Account

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    CHART-TOPPING rap star Cardi B has chose to delete her Instagram following a war of words with Azealia Banks . "There was just this really, really, really intelligent conversation going on nationally and then everything just kind of changed and then it was like Cardi B ".
  • Rates of Major Depression Up Among US Insured, Esp. Youth

    Rates of Major Depression Up Among US Insured, Esp. Youth

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    Also reports in 2016 say that about 15% of the diagnosed 9 million Americans got affected by depression alone and the remaining 85% were taking other medical treatments. Women living in Minnesota tied with ME for having the highest depression diagnosis rate in the country, with a rate of 8.1 percent. Whereas, North Dakota has the depression rate of 5%, which is similar to 20 other states of United States.
  • Why Ebola keeps striking back in DR Congo?

    Why Ebola keeps striking back in DR Congo?

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    The declaration followed laboratory results that confirmed two cases of the disease. World Health Organization said Thursday that between April 4 and May 5, twenty-seven cases of fever with hemorrhagic signs, including 17 deaths, were reported in the DRC's Bikoro district.
  • Eggs sold at several grocery stores, including Publix subject of recall

    Eggs sold at several grocery stores, including Publix subject of recall

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    Rose Acre has come under scrutiny before after three separate outbreaks that left about 450 people sick in three states were traced back to the farm in 1990. The affected Rose Acre Farms recalled eggs are identified with plant number P-1065 and Julian date ranges of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package.
  • Food Makers Vow to Cut Trans Fats Globally

    Food Makers Vow to Cut Trans Fats Globally

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    Industrially-produced trans-fatty acids, like margarine and some hardened vegetable fats, are popular among food producers because they are cheap and typically have a long shelf life. The WHO recommends that no more than 1 percent of a person's calories come from trans fats. Action is needed in low- and middle-income countries, where controls of use of industrially-produced trans fats are often weaker, to ensure that the benefits are felt equally around the world.
  • Thunderstorm kills 11 in UP, flights hit

    Thunderstorm kills 11 in UP, flights hit

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    Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm, while parts of Rajasthan might see a dust storm . Four incidents of wall collapse were reported in Delhi from Najafgarh, Transit Camp, Nehru Place, Mohan Garden in Uttam Nagar and Raj Nagar in Palam, Delhi Fire Service said.
  • Indigo bomb threat: Man upset with airline makes hoax call

    Indigo bomb threat: Man upset with airline makes hoax call

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    Upset by a warning about his work from seniors, an employee of the IndiGo airlines allegedly put airport operations on hold for hours with a hoax call about a bomb, the police said. Bhat was finally located in Pune. "During interrogation, the accused initially misled us saying the phone was stolen a few days ago and there was a possibility of some other person having used it for making the bomb threat call".
  • USC softball to host NCAA regional

    USC softball to host NCAA regional

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    Oregon State (28-26) got into the Tuscalooosa (Alabama) regional, Friday through Sunday. This marks the eighth time in school history the Gamecocks have hosted a regional and the first time since 2002 the Gamecocks have been the top-seeded team.
  • In new ad, Congressional candidate in New Mexico says 'F- the NRA'

    In new ad, Congressional candidate in New Mexico says 'F- the NRA'

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    Opting for a decidedly more direct appeal to his progressive voter base, a congressional candidate in New Mexico released a campaign ad on Friday where he opens his spiel by saying, simply, "F*** the NRA". "We received a request for air time from a legitimate federal candidate for office, and according to federal election rules we are required to give him the same access as his opponents", Anderson said.
  • APC postpones Imo state LG congress indefinitely

    APC postpones Imo state LG congress indefinitely

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    The force public relations officer, Jimoh Moshood disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. Items recovered from the suspects include; 68 APC Ward Congress result sheets; six APC LG Congress result sheets; six LG APC Ward Officers and delegates list for the aborted May 5, APC Ward congress elections; and 130 APC delegates nomination forms.
  • Raazi: Alia Bhatt Was Nervous About Mom Soni Razdan 'Memorising Her Lines'

    Raazi: Alia Bhatt Was Nervous About Mom Soni Razdan 'Memorising Her Lines'

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    Actor Alia Bhatt recently shot an episode with India TV's Aap Ki Adaalat show, where she was asked about her dating rumours with several Bollywood actors including Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan. I don't feel bad about not knowing anything, so I talk about it before others. Amidst all these rumours, we have got our hands on an interesting statement made by Alia where she had quite unabashedly expressed her desire to get married to Ranbir.
  • Thunderstorm alert! IMD predicts squall, gusty winds across India today

    Thunderstorm alert! IMD predicts squall, gusty winds across India today

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    Almost 31 domestic flights and six worldwide flights were delayed following the dust storm. Traffic came to a standstill at several areas in Delhi while Metro services along the Noida-Dwarka line was stalled for 30 minutes. The bad weather conditions have prompted authorities to put in place various emergency measures such as part-closure of schools and cancelling leave of civic officials.
  • Woman grows herself a new ear on her arm

    Woman grows herself a new ear on her arm

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    She hopes to be able to get her ears pierced some day and use headphones. The ear stayed in her skin for about a year. It was then that doctors explained to Burrage that she had the option to undergo a new reconstructive surgery in which they would grow a new ear from harvested cartilage.
  • Salmonella outbreak sickens dozens after massive egg recall

    Salmonella outbreak sickens dozens after massive egg recall

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    According to a May 10 update , CDC officials say the growing outbreak has sent 11 of the 35 people to the hospital. According to the FDA , these eggs were sold and repackaged under multiple brand names including Great Value, Coburn Farms, Publix, Glenview and Food Lion among others.
  • Simpson matches course record, Woods struggles to make cut at Players

    Simpson matches course record, Woods struggles to make cut at Players

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    But there have been moments. 'By the time I got to the 15th and I holed one from off the green that would have gone 10ft past if it had missed the hole, I just started laughing. Webb Simpson now leads the event on -15. He just kind of had control of his golf ball. "We were talking about it throughout the round, all three of us".
  • North Quincy daycare center closes after child is diagnosed with typhoid fever

    North Quincy daycare center closes after child is diagnosed with typhoid fever

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    Children at the day care center range from young infants to 5 year olds. A Quincy, Massachusetts day care center was closed for two days earlier this week after one of the children developed a case of typhoid fever . The symptoms of typhoid include a fever between 103F to 104F, a headache, stomach pain, and constipation or diarrhoea. The letter also informed parents that, in order to remain in the daycare, their children must submit a stool specimen to public health officials by ...
  • Arjun Kapoor is now 'India's Most Wanted'

    Arjun Kapoor is now 'India's Most Wanted'

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    Sharing the news with his fans, Arjun tweeted, "Honoured to be a part of an untold story that will inspire India!" This time with Raj Kumar Gupta, whose last directorial, Raid , was such a huge hit at the box office. He also revealed it was after his first film that he realized that films were his "true calling". "May 11 will always remain the most memorable day of my life and today feels even more awesome because Im letting you know about one of the most special films of my career", he said ...
  • Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies

    Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies

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    The reasons can be traced back to a serious medical procedure he underwent as a child. His generosity as a continuous donor stems from a brush with death at the age of 14, when he had a chest operation, and committed himself to helping others by giving blood on a regular basis.
  • CCTV row: Delhi government seeks meeting with Lt Governor

    CCTV row: Delhi government seeks meeting with Lt Governor

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    He has also sought time from PM to apprise him on the issue of CCTV cameras. Mr Haroon Yusuf challenged the ruling Government to file a defamation case against them if they were leveling false allegation of corruption in project relating to installation of CCTV cameras.
  • JOHESU strike: NMA officially opposes health workers' demands

    JOHESU strike: NMA officially opposes health workers' demands

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    The staff said: "We knew about the strike yet we came ready to work and just as we entered the theater to set up, we were driven away by our union leaders". "We are trying our best to attend to the patients in spite of the strike action", he stated. Doctors under the auspices of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have threatened to resume strike if the Federal Government failed to meet the demands of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU ) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional ...
  • Wilton High School ranks 10th best

    Wilton High School ranks 10th best

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    That makes D-B the second-highest ranked school in Northeast Tennessee, behind University School in Johnson City, a limited enrollment school that also earned a silver, but ahead of Science Hill and Greeneville , both silvers, and Johnson County , Elizabethton , Unicoi County and Sullivan South , all bronzes.
  • Nadal ends record run on clay courts

    Nadal ends record run on clay courts

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    Nadal hadn't lost a single set on clay since falling to Thiem a year ago in the Italian Open quarter-finals. Anderson also is up on Thiem 6-0 but this is their first meeting on clay. "It was an unbelievable match". Shapovalov, who had never won a clay-court match on the main tour before Madrid , will be playing in his second Masters semi-final where he will on Saturday face German second seed Alexander Zverev.
  • Bank Unions threaten stir on May 30, 31

    Bank Unions threaten stir on May 30, 31

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    In order to draw the attention of the Union Finance Ministry, the UFBU had addressed a communication immediately after the talks and sought their intervention. For those who are unaware, the UFBU consists of nine banking sector unions, representing bankers all around the country. "When prices go up unabated, can wages be depressed".
  • Four women among 5 Kashmiris thrashed by mob for feeding dogs

    Four women among 5 Kashmiris thrashed by mob for feeding dogs

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    The victims alleged they were targeted because they were from Kashmir. The group was repeatedly asked to leave the neighbourhood. Based on the complaint, police filed a case under IPC sections 354 ( assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354 A (sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment), 341 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 509 (word, gesture or ...
  • SRH defeats DD by 9 wickets

    SRH defeats DD by 9 wickets

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    Then how did Delhi finish with 187 on the board? The 42nd match of the Indian Premier League of the 11 season between Kane Willaimson's Sunrisers Hyderabad and Shreyas Iyer showcase why Hyderabad is the best team of the season. It has taken pressure off Shikhar Dhawan , who has taken on the anchor role. Having had started off the tournament well, providing his side with starts, he seemed out of sorts after he was hit on the elbow in their clash against Kings XI Punjab .
  • Carrie Underwood and Pitbull announced as Hard Rock headliners for Grand Opening

    Carrie Underwood and Pitbull announced as Hard Rock headliners for Grand Opening

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    After a soap opera of a bidding a purchasing process that lasted for about half a year, Glenn Straub and his Polo North Country Club bought the Revel for $82 million in April 2015. The 1,399-room Ocean Resort Casino will feature a 138,000-square-foot casino, 160,000 square feet of indoor meeting and convention space with another 90,000 square feet of flexible outdoor special event space, six swimming pools, including a salt-water pool and an ocean-facing sun deck with luxury cabanas.
  • Daytona Beach Bomb Threat: Full Story & Must-See Details

    Daytona Beach Bomb Threat: Full Story & Must-See Details

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    They got him out of there. A bomb unit confirmed the bag was not unsafe and performed a secondary sweep before allowing travelers to reenter the airport. "Get me the hell out of here". Two flights were about to depart, but they did not leave. Airport spokesman Jay Cassens confirmed with Spectrum News 13 that travelers were outside of the airport for an hour and a half.
  • Buhari leaves London, expected in Nigeria Friday

    Buhari leaves London, expected in Nigeria Friday

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    Nigerians on social media have also joined in the call for Buhari to make his health records public. Although he appears to be back in good health, his declaration to seek re-election next year has returned the issue to the spotlight. On his return, the President is expected to embark on a two-day State scheduled visit to Jigawa, which was postponed earlier as a result of the All Progressives Congress, APC's Ward Congresses.
  • N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations

    N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations

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    Taking notice of a newspaper article based on a "flawed" report of the World Bank, NAB has started verification whether former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was involved in sending $4.9 billion to India. Mr. Abbasi said the country would not function if the institutions work in this way, he added, pointing out that the National Assembly still has time to amend the NAB laws.
  • Alcohol, tobacco is biggest threat to human welfare

    Alcohol, tobacco is biggest threat to human welfare

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    The "disability-adjusted life years" decreased in accordance with each category. Disability-adjusted life-years is a measurement of overall disease burden, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill health, disability or early death. While illegal drugs are a bigger in the USA than in some other countries - specifically, we use marijuana, opioids and cocaine at higher rates - the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that alcohol is the third leading preventable ...
  • Taking Antibiotics May Be Linked To Increased Risk For Kidney Stones

    Taking Antibiotics May Be Linked To Increased Risk For Kidney Stones

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    For the study , the team analysed prior antibiotic exposure for almost 26,000 patients with kidney stones, compared to almost 260,000 control subjects. Kidney stones affect 9 percent of the USA population, occurring more often in older people and less often in the young. While more research is needed to explore how that works, the new study is an important warning sign, he said.
  • Many Oncologists Discuss, Recommend Medical Marijuana

    Many Oncologists Discuss, Recommend Medical Marijuana

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    The impact of marijuana can also vary from person to person, making its use unpredictable in certain cases . And whether the doctor worked in a state with a medical marijuana law did not seem to affect his or her willingness to recommend it.
  • Ebola Outbreak Alert Issued by WHO

    Ebola Outbreak Alert Issued by WHO

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    Seven people with a hemorrhagic fever, including two confirmed cases of Ebola , were hospitalized in Bikoro as of Thursday, according to Health Minister Oly Ilunga. He stressed however that the possibility of an global spread of the disease was still considered "low", but said the situation was constantly being evaluated.
  • Detained Filipino diplomats in Kuwait to be freed in 2-3 days

    Detained Filipino diplomats in Kuwait to be freed in 2-3 days

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    Cayetano arrived in Kuwait on Thursday and will be meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E. Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah on Friday to discuss the state of bilateral relations between the Philippines and Kuwait, in particular the proposed memorandum of understanding on the employment of household service workers.