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French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in June elections

The task, though, may prove tricky for a president who had never run for a political office before and for his fledgling political movement La Republique En Marche (Republic On the Move). Macron has...

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New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC

New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC

In a report released by the CDC looking at hepatitis C virus (HCV) cases and injected drugs, researchers found HCV rates increased by nearly 300 percent between 2010 and 2014. It's a problem expert...

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United Kingdom health service hit by ransomware, amid possible global attack on systems

The National Health Service (NHS) said dozens of organisations had been affected by the cyber attack which was causing major disruption to IT systems. The NHS has been hit by a major cyber attack and ...

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Pakistan may not accept ICJ's jurisdiction in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Pakistan may not accept ICJ's jurisdiction in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

New Delhi has also dismissed the charges levelled against Jadhav as manufactured and contended that he was subjected to a sham trial in a Pakistani military court. India points out that Mr. Jadha's e...

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British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

Guterres told a UK-hosted worldwide conference on Somalia that the "country's future hangs in the balance between peril and potential". The African Union (ANISOM) troops have clawed back most of S...

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Spanish companies hit by ransomware cyber attack

Ransomware attacks meddle with computer systems by scrambling or hi-jacking them while asking for a ransom to return them to normal. The IT systems of 23 NHS organisations in England and Scotland, i...

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Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

An Arkansas man faces three counts of capital murder in the killing of three people, including a sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. A short time later, police said a driver p...

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Ex-PM Valls swiftly defects to President Macron's party

President-elect Emmanuel Macron of France has already had an extraordinary political career, and he has only just been elected for the first time. Macron's victory represents a forceful repudiatio...

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Vermont legislature approves marijuana legalization bill

Vermont legislature approves marijuana legalization bill

A legal medical marijuana state since 2004, the historic vote marks the very first time a state's legislature made the move to legalize and not a direct vote by the people through a referendum. "On ...

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Supervisor told officer to be mum after shooting

Supervisor told officer to be mum after shooting

Shelby, who has said the decision to shoot Crutcher was not influenced by his race, was charged with first-degree manslaughter on September 22. Assistant District Attorney Kevin Gray told jurors tha...

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Facebook Targets Low-Quality Links With Spam-Fighting AI

Facebook Targets Low-Quality Links With Spam-Fighting AI

The company says it has tweaked its News Feed algorithms to downrank "low-quality webpage experiences", as part of its heightened effort to cut down on fake news, viral clickbait, and other types of c...

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Spain also reports ransomware attack

Following the cyber attack, hospitals cancelled appointments and turned away patients, asking them to come only if it was an emergency. Hospitals, with their often outdated IT systems and trove of con...

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'Avocado Hand' is the most mockable injury on the internet

'Avocado Hand' is the most mockable injury on the internet

They explained that surgeons have been seeing more and more stab and slash injuries due to people not knowing how to safely cut an avocado - some of these injuries even required intricate tendon and n...

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Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina has said that the government will do whatever it takes to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls. The Nigerian government said it was dedicated to the ...

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Congress says it's proud to be associated with National Herald

Congress says it's proud to be associated with National Herald

Ltd. must submit its tax documents. The Congress today accused the government of "campaign of misinformation and distortion" regarding the National Herald case, after the Delhi high court refused to...

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Insight Details About The Most Awaited Justin Bieber's Purpose Tour In India

Insight Details About The Most Awaited Justin Bieber's Purpose Tour In India

Several newspapers reported that Bieber will avoid Mumbai's notoriously congested traffic by taking a helicopter from his hotel in the centre of the city to the concert venue. Although the ticke...

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Work of King's Lynn nurses to be celebrated

Work of King's Lynn nurses to be celebrated

World War I saw military nurses actively recruited as helpers of battlefield surgeons, and World War II established them as the needed providers of constant and continuous patient care. In the shadow ...

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NHS investigating reports of cyber attack on systems

Spain, meanwhile, said several Spanish companies had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers. Portugal Telecom was also hit by a cy...

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Ebola kills at least one person in Congo, WHO says

The trial was led by WHO, together with Guinea's Ministry of Health, Medecins sans Frontieres and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, in collaboration with other global partners. Dr. Allarangar ...

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Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

Other Department of Correction officials were accused of misusing their agency cars as well, including for trips to the Hamptons and Cape Cod, in the report issued by DOI late last month. I feel like ...

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New Hamas chief pledges support to hunger-striking prisoners

Born in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza to parents who fled from the city of Asqalan after the state of Israel was created in 1948, Haniya studied at the al-Azhar Institute in Gaza and graduated ...

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Texas bill would allow adoption agencies to deny couples based on religion

Texas bill would allow adoption agencies to deny couples based on religion

The state Senate has yet to vote on the bill but the upper chamber is considered even more conservative, according to AP. Frank argues that, without legal protection, those organizations may shut ...

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Uncooked fish can come with a nasty parasitical worm, doctors warn

Uncooked fish can come with a nasty parasitical worm, doctors warn

After the worm was removed using a special type of net, the man's symptoms stopped immediately. An unseen hazard of eating raw or undercooked fish/seafood is on the rise in Western countries, wher...

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New South Korean president willing to visit North

At the height of the tensions, President Donald Trump warned that his administration was ready to solve the North Korean problem unilaterally if the Chinese failed to step up to the plate. To further ...

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N/Korea accuses United States of plot to assassinate president

North Korea's main secret police agency on Friday accused usa and South Korean intelligence agents of a failed but elaborate plot to assassinate the isolated nation's leader Kim Jong-un with "bioche...

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Shorten's budget reply targets top earners

However, while Labor has turned the focus back on skills and training, there was no mention of the small business community at all when Shorten delivered his budget reply speech on Thursday night. To ...

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Merlin 'confident of reopening' water rides after child's death at separate park

Merlin 'confident of reopening' water rides after child's death at separate park

Similar rides have been closed at other theme parks. "Our thoughts and our prayers are with Evha's family at this most hard time". The ride, which opened in 1993, is being investigated by the Heal...

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Greens hold balance of power in stunning BC election

Greens hold balance of power in stunning BC election

Ruff said the loss of a legislature member to take the role of Speaker wasn't as much of a concern, because of the informal but strictly followed rule that Speakers always side with the government in ...

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Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said the state plans to issue an order making sure the federal government determines the cause of the tunnel collapse. The tunnel with the partial collapse was built in 19...

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Backed rebels say they wrested key Syrian city from ISIS

Backed rebels say they wrested key Syrian city from ISIS

Speaking to reporters before departing for London on Wednesday, Yildirim said Turkey can not accept "direct or indirect" support for the Kurdish rebels, known as the PKK. US-backed fighters hunted...

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20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

Hillary Clinton had just renewed her accusations that Comey had interfered in the election and cost her the presidency, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had declared in November that Comey h...

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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

In Tennessee, the odds of a hepatitis C infection at birth were approximately threefold higher for women residing in rural counties, 4.5-fold higher for women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy, a...

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Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

The boy's mother hired attorney Jennifer Branch to investigate what happened at Carson Elementary School the day Taye went unconscious, according to Fox 19 Now . Taye's family also blames the sch...

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Donald Trump Skips Another White House Tradition: Cinco de Mayo

Donald Trump Skips Another White House Tradition: Cinco de Mayo

Saturday at the Tehama District Fairgrounds. The battle of Puebla is where a small group of Mexican soldiers defeated a formidable French army that was twice its size on May 5, 1862. Friday marks ...

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'Honoured to be' in India, Justin Bieber says 'he'll be back'

The excitement and enthusiasm is rising with every passing minute at the DY Patil Stadium here as "Beliebers" - fans of Justin Bieber - from different parts of India have congregated here to witness h...

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