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Doctor, wife in genital mutilation case want out of jail

Doctor, wife in genital mutilation case want out of jail

Attar is pleading not guilty and will be vigorously defending against these charges", said Chartier. Attar, who is on the medical staff at St. Mary Mercy Livonia hospital, owns a private clinic in L...

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Sharapova to return from doping ban, but not everyone's happy

The 35-time WTA Tour champion may well have already experienced the pinnacle of her long career, but Serena Williams and Roger Federer have proved age is no barrier. Probably she would play two or thr...

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Warmer Wednesday, showers return Thursday

Warmer Wednesday, showers return Thursday

A few showers are possible. High: Mid-upper 70s. Winds S/W 5-15 miles per hour with higher gusts around 25 miles per hour especially as the front moves through. Thursday will have patchy morning fog ...

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Study finds that exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' for over 50s

Study finds that exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' for over 50s

Pooled analysis of the data showed that exercise improves the brain power of the over 50s, irrespective of the current state of their brain health. Experts are increasingly aware that exercise for o...

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FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

The ingredients may interact in a unsafe way with medications prescribe by their doctors."Using these products can waste your money and more importantly, endanger your health", they said. US regulator...

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Artificial womb created to save premature babies

Alan Flake a fetal surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who is leading the research to develop a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother's womb, to help extremely premature infan...

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NASCAR fans react to Dale Earnhardt, Jr. retiring

The 24-year-old driver - his birthday was the same day Earnhardt announced his retirement - has the most experience at the Sprint Cup level of all the options and he's certainly proved he has the tale...

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African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

Sub-Saharan Africa is hardest hit by the disease, with about 90 percent of the world's cases in 2015. Also, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) yesterday, said Nigeria accounts for one-qua...

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Record-breaking astronaut speaks with President Trump

To exemplify the significance of STEM education, she pointed to both Whitson and Rubins, who past year achieved the historical feat of becoming the first astronaut to sequence DNA in space. He added...

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Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens?

Stephens was the target of an intense manhunt in the Easter Sunday slaying of mechanic Robert Godwin in Cleveland . Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Er...

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Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days

Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days

Bush remains hospitalized more than a week after being admitted for a mild case of pneumonia. George H.W. Bush, the oldest living president at 92, is suffering from chronic bronchitis after underg...

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Ivanka Trump gets hisses as she defends father at Berlin women's conference

Ivanka Trump , making her overseas debut as the US "First Daughter" at a women's summit in Berlin , drew groans and laughter on Tuesday as she defended her father's attitude towards women. After the ...

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Number of Measles Cases in Hennepin County Now Stands at 20

Minnesota health officials are asking parents and health care providers to be vigilant for symptoms of measles now that 20 cases have been confirmed among children in Minnesota's Somali community. M...

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Local 4 Wins Three Prestigious 2017 Regional Murrow Awards

Local 4 Wins Three Prestigious 2017 Regional Murrow Awards

These awards recognize "the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world". WAFB competed for the awards against small market television sta...

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North Carolina Class-Size Proposal Phases In Lower Caps

Education groups, teachers and parents were anxious that without change, districts would have to locate money elsewhere to meet lower class sizes by eliminating art, music and physical education instr...

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Mumbai Doctors Defend 500 kg Egyptian's Weight Loss Amid Row

Mumbai Doctors Defend 500 kg Egyptian's Weight Loss Amid Row

Earlier, addressing a press conference at Saifee Hospital in the afternoon, Dr Aparna Bhaskar, who is part of the team of specialists treating Eman, said her sister is criticising doctors because her ...

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NFL Draft: The New York Giants Select 23rd Overall…or Maybe Not

Having played for Ohio State and gotten the opportunity to speak to the team at Homecoming, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is well in tune with the players there. This is why a trade is id...

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Delhi votes in municipal polls, Kejriwal cast franchise

Delhi votes in municipal polls, Kejriwal cast franchise

Exit polls predicted a BJP sweep in three civic elections in the AAP-held Delhi voting for which was held on Sunday, medias reports said. Over 1.32 crore eligible voters are likely to exercise their f...

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Gregg Allman Denies Hospice Rumors

Gregg Allman Denies Hospice Rumors

Allman has had a variety of ailments over the last few years and, especially, since last summer; however, there was never any indication that he was suffering a serious illness. The rumors came up a...

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Heading Into Game 4, Are The Pacers Done?

The Pacers sure didn't make it easy, though. He led all scorers with 33 points. Paul George and the Indiana Pacers were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Play...

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US citizen detained in North Korea

US citizen detained in North Korea

South Korea's National Intelligence Service and the unification and foreign ministries said they could not confirm the report. The North and the United States are negotiating their releases through ...

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Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree

Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree

Last summer, however, the massive oak was declared dead. Workers have begun the process of cutting the tree down. "It's going to be a real feeling of absence", said Basking Ridge Presbyterian Chur...

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Anti-Defamation League offers to host Holocaust course for Spicer

Anti-Defamation League offers to host Holocaust course for Spicer

Spicer was referencing Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in an attempt to criticize Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad for using chemical weapons within his country. "I made a mistake". He received applause wh...

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De Blasio proposes expanding prekindergarten to 3-year-olds

De Blasio proposes expanding prekindergarten to 3-year-olds

It is part of a larger effort by the city to try to increase high school graduation rates. This story has been corrected to show the mayor's announcement was Monday, not Wednesday. The pilot program...

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Kim watches North Korean army fire 400-cannon 'bombardment' to mark anniversary

Kim watches North Korean army fire 400-cannon 'bombardment' to mark anniversary

Tension on the Korean Peninsula was high on the anniversary, with US and South Korean missile destroyers also due to hold a live-fire exercise in the western sea on the North Korean border. Calling th...

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United States missile submarine, USS Michigan, arrives in South Korea

United States missile submarine, USS Michigan, arrives in South Korea

Leader Kim Jong Un watched over the exercise, which involved long-range artillery and was one of the largest ever, Yonhap said. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, which would h...

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Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy vehicle

Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy vehicle

The president of the Indiana Sports Corp. says today's delivery of Indy's bid for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game is part of an effort aimed at sending a message to the league. The Indiana Pacers , Indian...

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Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk' for France

France's Interior Ministry said Macron secured 23.8 percent of votes compared to Le Pen's 21.5 percent with 97 percent of votes counted. Ms Le Pen, however, has been encouraged by the result. "Macro...

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Footage shows moment USA military dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

Footage shows moment USA military dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

The US military said the bomb was used purely on tactical grounds, "the right weapon against the right target". There were no civilian casualties , officials said. According to CNN national secur...

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Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi on Naxal attack

Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi on Naxal attack

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called it a - challenge-. March 11, 2014: 15 security personnel killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. Now the CRPF flies helicopter sorties ...

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Over a million watched April the Giraffe give birth to male calf

Over a million watched April the Giraffe give birth to male calf

More than 1.2 million viewers, from around the world viewed the birth in real-time. "Giraffes give birth standing up, which means when the calf is ready to be born, it exits its mother hooves first ...

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No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays

No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays

Jamaica will stage its first full training session this afternoon at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium ahead of tomorrow's start of the IAAF World Relays here. Tidesports reports that at the 2015 edition...

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Ontario government set to reveal details on basic income pilot project

Ontario government set to reveal details on basic income pilot project

A guaranteed annual income created to pay for basic necessities such as food and housing. Proponents of basic incomes argue that it can encourage people to seek work or education without fear of los...

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94% of US Voters Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, 60% Support Recreational Legalization

94% of US Voters Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, 60% Support Recreational Legalization

Though support for legalized marijuana use has increased among women, most women say they still haven't tried marijuana (most men say they have). The lift in support comes as many states have lega...

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Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

American Airlines said in a statement it was investigating the incident, which took place before the plane took off on a flight from San Francisco to Dallas. "The video that we just saw is a microcos...

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