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Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle

Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle

But all of sudden, the raccoon started "bounding" toward her on the narrow foot path, baring its teeth. "Imagine the Tasmanian devil", she said, "it was terrifying". Once the raccoon noticed her, it...

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Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating

Judges also have the authority to remove a juror, but it would have to be for more than the fact that a juror simply refuses to join those in the majority. Constand's allegations are the only ones to...

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Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

However, Trump is yet to keep his promises of separating public mandates and business interests. Legal scholars who have addressed the emoluments clauses as they pertain to President Trump have ...

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'Unknown numbers' of dead remain in Grenfell Tower

'Unknown numbers' of dead remain in Grenfell Tower

The tower block was 24 stories high, and contained 120 homes, with local councillors stating that between 400 and 600 people lived in the building. Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full ...

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Tensions Rise as Bill Cosby Jury Struggles to Reach Verdict

Late Wednesday, they returned to the courtroom with their sixth question since they began mulling the case Monday. Jurors in the trial of Bill Cosby are deadlocked, but the judge has told them t...

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Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba

USA media have speculated the White House will try to roll back the thaw in diplomatic ties that was spearheaded by Trump's predecessor Barack Obama , especially as the announcement will be made in...

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Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death

Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death

The research successfully determined that people who consume home-made or restaurant-made french fries are twice likely to die from early death compared to those who did not eat fried chips at all. ...

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Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

Experts have linked the outbreak to the poor water quality. The tainted water has been suspected to be the cause of an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease that has resulted in at least 12 deaths...

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Global Credit Card Machine Market Research Report 2016

For overview analysis, the report introduces Credit Card Machine basic information including definition, classification, application , Market chain structure, Market overview, policy analysis, and ...

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Greater Manchester celebrates the UK's first Clean Air Day

Greater Manchester celebrates the UK's first Clean Air Day

Dundonians are being invited to celebrate the first National Clean Air Day . The call comes as the Friends of the Earth releases maps that show which parts of the country would continue to have t...

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CBB stars McLean, Simpson and Collins set for VIP return to house

CBB stars McLean, Simpson and Collins set for VIP return to house

This week, the housemates are tasked with giving their trio of new visitors - Marnie Simpson, Nicola Mclean and Gemma - first class treatment while tending to their every need. The TOWIE star infu...

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US Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Advance New Russia Sanctions

The sanctions are in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea, cyber-attacks and interference in elections and continuing aggression in Syria. From there it wil...

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Fever during pregnancy increases autism risk among kids

Fever during pregnancy increases autism risk among kids

Women who had fevers in the second trimester of pregnancy were 40 percent more likely to have a child with autism . A recent study has found out that those children whose mothers have any kind of...

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London fire: Firefighters struggle to douse blaze, death toll expected to rise

London fire: Firefighters struggle to douse blaze, death toll expected to rise

Now that the smoke has cleared, the public could only gape at the huge burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighborhood. A blog post from Grenfell Action Group in November said "onl...

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Blasts in Kindergarten rocks China

Blasts in Kindergarten rocks China

Police officials say they are investigating and have no word yet on injuries or deaths. Seven people were killed in the blast, according to state broadcaster CCTV, and some 59 peope were injured. "M...

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Kohli taking nothing for granted against 'dangerous' Bangladesh

Bangladesh is playing in the semi-finals for the first time at an ICC tournament, leaving many to call this the country's biggest ever cricket match. Of course, if you go by the adage "show me a ...

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Analyst Coverage Updates - Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)

The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of GBX 1,012.50 ($12.81). Berkeley Group Holdings The PLC had 146 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsI...

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High school first in county to fly gay pride flag for June

High school first in county to fly gay pride flag for June

Executive Director of Office of LGBT Affairs Amber Hikes applauds the revision. "The new design is a symbolic representation of Philadelphia's commitment to centering the experiences, contributions, a...

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Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Negron has focused heavily on revamping state universities, and the bill ( SB 374 ) included issues such as moving to "block" tuition. In a letter to Secretary of State Ken Detzner explaining his ...

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'Bachelor in Paradise' shut down over alleged sex assault

The production of " Bachelor in Paradise " has been suspended amid allegations of misconduct, according to a representative for the show. They will take the necessary actions once the process has ...

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Florida Congressman left baseball field minutes before congressional shooting

Ron DeSantis (R-FL). Authorities have not divulged any information about the suspect in the baseball practice shooting , and Tim Slater, the FBI special agent in charge of the investigation, said ...

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'I am safe.' Rep. Duncan on gunman shooting at Congressional Republicans

DeSantis said when he heard the name of the shooter reported , he did a Google image search and found Hodgkinson's Twitter account, then sent the image to Duncan. Rooney, who plays first base, sa...

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Michigan health chief charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water investigation

The outbreak resulted in 12 deaths . The Legionnaire's outbreak began after the city switched its water supply from Detroit's municipal system, which drew from the Detroit River and Lake Huro...

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Fed hikes key rate and unveils plan to pare bond holdings

Fed officials voted 8-1 on Wednesday to raise the target level for the rate, a key benchmark for consumer and business lending, to between 1 percent and 1.25 percent. President Donald Trump is e...

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AYUSH Ministry advises 'no sex, no meat' to pregnant women; experts slam

AYUSH Ministry advises 'no sex, no meat' to pregnant women; experts slam

There was widespread criticism after reports suggested that a booklet by the ministry has advised pregnant women to abstain from sex, quit meat and have pure thoughts for healthy babies. The informa...

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New Flint water crisis charges tied directly to Legionnaires' outbreak

The head of the MI health department is one of the five charged with involuntary manslaughter with regard to their involvement in the Flint water crisis. Rick Snyder has said that Lyon was aware of su...

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Obama says Paris climate agreement still has a chance

When the USA actually completes to process of pulling out from the Paris agreement , which would take years, it would join Nicaragua - who thought the accord didn't go far enough in combating clim...

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US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate th...

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Stocks are mixed as investors seek safety after weak retail sales report

Asian traders were subdued Wednesday despite a record close on Wall Street as they await the outcome of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, hoping for guidance on its monetary policy plans. Bond...

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World Blood Donor Day being observed on June 14

World Blood Donor Day being observed on June 14

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Donors are encouraged to eat a balanced meal within three to four hours of attending the clinic, and feel healthy on the day of donation. ...

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New Zealand reports stable Q1 economic growth despite slowdown in building activity

New Zealand reports stable Q1 economic growth despite slowdown in building activity

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, though, had been expecting 0.9% growth in March. Agriculture grew 4.3% along with retail at 1%, construction fell 2.1%. This flowed through to higher dairy product m...

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Samsung to bring Samsung Pay to more affordable devices

Samsung to bring Samsung Pay to more affordable devices

Samsung also took the top spot in the 2016 consumer rankings with its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Samsung also introduced some flashy features such as its new "Social Camera". The cameras in both the Samsu...

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Restrictions in J&K to prevent separatist protest

Restrictions in J&K to prevent separatist protest

Juma prayers were not allowed at Srinagar's historic Jamia Masjid. Authorities had closed all gates of Jamia Masjid in old city Srinagar and sealed all routes leading to the historical mosque to...

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Pearce Describes Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Pearce Describes Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

MedStar Washington said in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon that Representative Steve Scalise "was critically injured and remains in critical condition ". "Someone tried to run Rep. (David) Kusto...

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U.S. allies determined to sidestep Trump on climate

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the USA will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global climate change-has created...

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