• Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors
Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors

Concern over a recent Legionnaire's disease outbreak in Orange County has prompted The Happiest Place on Earth® to take action. An additional three people who had been to Anaheim but not Disneyland got sick, said Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA).

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  • 'Alarming Study' on Chemicals in Baby Food Lacks Evidence
'Alarming Study' on Chemicals in Baby Food Lacks Evidence

Researchers found that 65 per cent infant products contained arsenic, 58 per cent contained cadmium , 36 per cent contained lead and 10 per cent contained acrylamide out of the products analysed. Arsenic does have the potential to be toxic but, as the World Health Organization explains, it is "a natural component of the earth's crust and is wi...

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  • London Making Diesels More Expensive With New Levy
London Making Diesels More Expensive With New Levy

The new charge applies to most vehicles registered before 2006 that do not meet standards introduced in European Union countries in 2005. About 438 schools in London are in areas exceeding legal air quality levels, according to the London mayor's office.

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  • Trump asks supporters to sign 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition
Trump asks supporters to sign 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition

The petition was released October 19, one day after Trump posted tweets criticizing the NFL's recent decision not to force players to stand during the national anthem. The controversy began at an Alabama rally on September 22, when Trump called for action against those kneeling during the national anthem-a protest begun by former San Francisco ...

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  • Pedro Baez makes the cut as Dodgers, Diamondbacks set rosters for NLDS
Pedro Baez makes the cut as Dodgers, Diamondbacks set rosters for NLDS

Turner's home run in the first gave the Dodgers a huge lift, they sent all nine batters to the plate and scored four runs in the first inning, thus knocking D-backs starter, Taijuan Walker , out the game after just the one inning pitched.

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  • Trump Reverses Course, Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico
Trump Reverses Course, Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico

In response, Mr Trump said claimed the Puerto Ricans "want everything to be done for them" and suggested his political rivals had turned Ms Cruz against him. President Donald Trump is lashing out at the mayor of Puerto Rico's capital city in a war of words over recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria smashed into the US territory.

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  • Senate GOP's health repeal ditched again
Senate GOP's health repeal ditched again

Bill Cassidy (R-LA), coauthor of the bill along with Lindsey Graham (R-SC), said on Tuesday that Republicans did not have the votes, adding that he was "absolutely" disappointed in the outcome. "We plan to move forward on our next priority which is reforming the American tax code in a significant way for the first time in 30 years". "Eve...

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  • Hardik Pandya is better than me, says Kapil Dev
Hardik Pandya is better than me, says Kapil Dev

Lloyd went on to say "He seems to have a lot to say to the batsmen, I'm not sure I'm agreeing with all that". "And I used to hit sixes before too, it's just that I am hitting them at a higher level now. His partnerships of 56 and 78 with Kohli and Manish Pandey respectively also showcased his maturity where he could hang in and play according t...

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  • British scientists use gene editing to investigate what causes miscarriages
British scientists use gene editing to investigate what causes miscarriages

The findings suggest that weakened OCT4 activity may help explain the cause of some miscarriages , and the reasoning behind why many IVF embryos fail to make it past this critical point in development. The researchers disabled OCT4 very early in development. This gene is also known to help human embryonic stem cells stay flexible enough to b...

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  • Sensex, Nifty still trading flat; pharma stocks gain
Sensex, Nifty still trading flat; pharma stocks gain

Heavy selling pressure was witnessed in automobile, consumer durables and banking stocks. At 3.30 p.m., the Nifty50 provisionally closed at 10,147.55 points - marginally lower by 5.55 points or 0.05 per cent. Market heavyweight Reliance Industries was in a sweet spot as the scrip hit a record high of Rs 872.10 (intra-day) before closing 0.85 pe...

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  • Leaked Memo Suggests Shrinking Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
Leaked Memo Suggests Shrinking Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams called the reported recommendations "an unprecedented assault on our parks and public lands" and said the Trump administration has no authority to alter existing designations. "Congress already set aside these lands eighty years ago for the specific goal of sustainable timber production in the O&C Act...

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  • Conte On Carabao Cup Vs Forest, Hazard, Musonda, Kenedy
Conte On Carabao Cup Vs Forest, Hazard, Musonda, Kenedy

Conte is likely to rotate his options for the League Cup clash and has with some enforced absences. Chelsea will not appeal against the duration of the sanction, which was automatically three games when Luiz was shown a straight red card for his challenge on Arsenal's Sead Kolasinac.

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  • Record number of terrorism arrests made in United Kingdom in past year
Record number of terrorism arrests made in United Kingdom in past year

They also include many arrests related to British jihadis attempting to travel to or returning from fighting for ISIS in the Middle East, or for spreading the terror group's propaganda. However, while the number of arrests soared to a record high, the majority did not lead to prosecutions. "That's why we're looking at such a high number, but they...

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  • Breakthrough gene therapy for cancer approved in US
Breakthrough gene therapy for cancer approved in US

Amazingly, of the 63 patients who received CAR-T therapy, 83 percent were in complete remission within three months. Patients often undergo multiple treatments including chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapy or stem cell transplant, yet less than 10 percent are alive after five years.

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  • Rapist Gurmeet Skipped Dinner In Jail
Rapist Gurmeet Skipped Dinner In Jail

To avoid more trouble it was decided that CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh should pronounce the sentence in the jail, rather than bring Ram Rahim back to his court in Panchkula , near Chandigarh . The group claims to have more than 70 million followers globally . In the small town of Sirsa, located 150 miles away from Panchula, thousands of devotees ...

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  • West Nile Mosquitoes Now Identified In 12 Connecticut Communities
West Nile Mosquitoes Now Identified In 12 Connecticut Communities

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provides a full database of West Nile contractions in the state, and ways to prevent mosquito bites. Outdoor containers, such as swimming pools, birdbaths and flower pots, which may collect and hold water where mosquitoes can breed, should be emptied frequently.

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  • Teachers preparing for Monday's solar eclipse
Teachers preparing for Monday's solar eclipse

Alex Young of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The partial eclipse will begin at 1:21 p.m. and be completely over by 4:01 p.m. These days, the sun's distance from the Earth combines perfectly with the differences in the size of the sun and Earth's moon to make total solar eclipses a reality , according to NPR.

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  • Indian troops foil China's incursion bids in Ladakh
Indian troops foil China's incursion bids in Ladakh

In tune with the conflict , the Indian and Chinese military representatives did not hold the Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on August 15. An Indian intelligence officer said the confrontation occurred after Indian soldiers intercepted a Chinese patrol that veered into Indian-held territory after apparently it lost its way due to bad weather.

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  • Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss
Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss

The United States have expelled two Cuban diplomats as federal investigators look into unusual illnesses involving USA diplomats in Havana. State Department officials told CNN that one American employee in Havana may have permanent hearing loss from the alleged attacks in 2016.

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  • Scientists prepare for rare phenomenon during total solar eclipse
Scientists prepare for rare phenomenon during total solar eclipse

The only safe time to look without safety equipment is during the narrow window when the moon totally covers the sun - if you happen to be on the path where the total eclipse will be visible. There, the solar eclipse starts at 11:58 a.m. CDT and totality begins at 1:27 p.m. CDT, lasting for a little under two minutes. It's going to fall acros...

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  • Relatives of US Embassy staff ordered to leave Venezuela
Relatives of US Embassy staff ordered to leave Venezuela

Troops were sent throughout the country to secure preparations for Sunday's vote, Adm. Remigio Ceballos said . Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) and his wife Cilia Flores are seen making fists during an act of the Government in Caracas, Venezuela , 27 July 2017.

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  • Couple fed newborn drugs while still in the hospital
Couple fed newborn drugs while still in the hospital

This resulted in their daughter having a drug addiction from the moment she was born, which the parents allegedly concealed by crushing pills of Suboxone-a painkiller used to treat opioid withdrawal-and rubbing the powder on their baby's gums while hospital staff were out of the room.

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  • Discovery of mosquito linked to Zika Virus no cause for concern
Discovery of mosquito linked to Zika Virus no cause for concern

Reared by machines, the male mosquitoes are infected with a bacteria that is harmless to humans, but creates non-hatching dead eggs when they mate with wild females. It is spread by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. So it may seem odd to you when you hear about Alphabet Inc releasing 20 million mosquitoes in...

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  • US Fines Exxon $2 Million Over Russia Sanctions Breaches
US Fines Exxon $2 Million Over Russia Sanctions Breaches

Treasury said in a statement that Exxon under Tillerson's leadership had shown "reckless disregard" for sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russian entities in 2014 over Russia's annexation of Crimea. The sanctions had exposed Exxon to up to $1bn in losses by the end of 2014, Exxon said. It leveled the statutory maximum civil p...

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  • Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower
Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower

Some media outlets went as far as to say Trump's low approval ratings were the worst in 70 years for any president after six months in office, and one publication said it was the worst ever for any White House incumbent at this stage. "Why did Trump cite this poll inaccurately when we can fact-check him so easily?" More than half of Americans t...

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