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Author: 0 UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

In the margins of the conference , Foreign Minister Gabriel met with, among others, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, to whom he reiterated his support for the work of the United Nations with regard to Somalia. An estimated 6,2 million people - half the country's population - are now in danger. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who co-hosted the conference, said by acting "early and decisively" the starvation threatening Somalia could be avoided.

Author: 0 Wales NHS unaffected by cyber-attack

A global ransomware attack is holding more than 60,000 computers hostage. The NHS said no private patient data has been stolen. "The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna Decryptor", said NHS Digital in a statement.

Medicine Drug epidemic increases Hepatitis C cases in Wisconsin
Author: 0 Drug epidemic increases Hepatitis C cases in Wisconsin

Those individuals aged 20 to 29 account for the "highest overall number of new infections" reported in the surveillance data. Why? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages needle exchanges as a way to prevent drug addicts from spreading disease.

Medicine Three dead, including sheriff's deputy, in rural Arkansas shooting
Author: 0 Three dead, including sheriff's deputy, in rural Arkansas shooting

Police in Arkansas were negotiating a suspect's surrender Thursday after a sheriff's deputy was shot and killed at a trafffic stop and two other people were found dead outside a house. He said the woman who had been held hostage was the girlfriend. State Police say 42-year-old James Arthur Bowden was jailed Thursday afternoon for the killings after a five-hour standoff at a home in Dardanelle, a rural community about 65 miles (106 kilometers) west of Little Rock.

Medicine Jamie Heaslip isn't hiding his happiness with Ireland's 2019 World Cup draw
Author: 0 Jamie Heaslip isn't hiding his happiness with Ireland's 2019 World Cup draw

Pool B - New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Africa 1, repechage victor. A lot can change between now and 2019, but if the current World Rankings are taken for definitive confirmation of each teams placing, Australia will pip Wales for Group D and will face off against France in their Quarter Final while the other game will see England be pit against the Welsh.

Author: 0 Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Hollande, who launched Macron's political career by appointing him as an advisor before appointing him to the cabinet, greeted him warmly before they laid a wreath together under the Arc de Triomphe. According to Marachovsky, the party will remain a strong alternative to traditional French parties and has every change to succeed in the 2022 election.

Author: 0 French presidential election: Challenges are just beginning for Emmanuel Macron

Mr. Macron beat Marine Le Pen of the far-right Front National in a run-off election Sunday, and he did so by stepping into a risky political vacuum. Macron's big challenge now is to garner support for the crucial legislative election in June. The defeat of National Front leader Marine Le Pen was not just a victory for France but for "the liberal values we hold dear", he said.

Medicine Man posed no threat before fatally shot by cop
Author: 0 Man posed no threat before fatally shot by cop

As Crutcher eventually reached the driver's side door of his Lincoln Navigator - where the window was halfway down, police have testified - Shelby told Walker that he lowered his arms and reached into the window with his left. Grey implied that Shelby received special treatment by the Tulsa Police Department when she was allowed to view all police videotape before making her statement to detectives days after the shooting.

Medicine Facebook to filter out links with deceptive and annoying ads
Author: 0 Facebook to filter out links with deceptive and annoying ads

Upon the arrival of the update, Facebook users should see fewer posts and ads in News Feed that link to these so-called "low-quality web page experiences". Moreover, Facebook is also planning to aggressively filter out so-called click-bait websites, which are trying to mislead users by using inappropriate and misleading posts.

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Author: 0 "Avocado Hand" Is Something Super Scary You Should Know About

However, the number of people visiting A&E with "avocado hand" - knife injuries inflicted after incorrectly chopping the trendy green fruit - are on the rise. That specific owie was named "Avocado Hand" on Wednesday, and social media does not have a lot of bloody sympathy for its sufferers. Just let it sink in that we're now collectively so shit at being adults that we need warnings on our avocados so we don't accidentally cut off our hands while making guac.

Author: 0 Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

Their release was negotiated between the International Red Cross and the Swiss Government. Information Minister Lai Mohammed said he could not confirm claims that as many five militants were released. Militants have killed more than 20,000 people, forced over 2.5 million to be displaced and adbucted thousands of women, forcing them into sexual slavery or marriages with its fighters.

Medicine Justin Bieber India Show
Author: 0 Justin Bieber India Show

Global pop sensation Justin Bieber enthralled a Mumbai stadium at his concert yesterday packed with ecstatic "Beliebers" including celebrities from film fraternity and the many others from across India. She took to Twitter to express her displeasure and wrote, "Biebered out!" So they did not bring bodyguards for security. Even if not, he definitely got a glimpse of his insane fan following in India during his concert.

Medicine Nurses' Day: 'Celebrate the heroes of healthcare'
Author: 0 Nurses' Day: 'Celebrate the heroes of healthcare'

Nurses are the ones who actually watch over you and your vital signs, including allergies and drug interactions, to make sure that the medication is appropriate and safe. We do wonders along our career path. The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) says the Free State Department of Health should be more active in addressing the crisis faced by nurses and nursing students in the province.

Author: 0 UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

According to a report by the Independent, the ransomware know as "Wanna Decryptor" - which locks down files until money is paid - is a new version that is rapidly spreading across the world. Bart's Health, which runs several London hospitals, said it had activated its major incident plan, cancelling routine appointments and diverting ambulances to neighboring hospitals.

Author: 0 Congo announces 9 suspected Ebola cases, including 2 deaths

He said three people have died. "It (the case) is in a very remote zone, very forested, so we are a little lucky". One person has been confirmed dead from Ebola in an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo as health authorities look into a total of nine suspected cases, including another death, the country's health minister said Friday.

Medicine Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign
Author: 0 Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

The head of New York City's troubled jail system plans to resign after he was criticized for using his city-owned SUV to repeatedly drive to his home state of Maine. At a news conference Thursday, de Blasio said that while he has great respect for the City Council speaker, he will continue to defend Ponte. "I think this agency (under Ponte) has done extraordinary work with dealing with decades of mistakes that they inherited", de Blasio said on WNYC radio.

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Author: 0 Corbyn in election "shambles" as Labour manifesto leaks

Labour's shadow cabinet and party leadership assembling in London for a scheduled meeting to sign off the manifesto, were quizzed on its contents by reporters despite not having seen the document before. Ian Lavery told press: "He [Corbyn] was meant to be here but. he's dealing with internal matters within the party". The Labour campaign has been hit by a heavy blow this morning as its leaked manifesto was plastered all over the morning papers, and the internet.

Author: 0 Ismail Haniyeh elected new Hamas chief

Since the Palestinian group's founding 30 years ago, its top leaders had moved between Arab capitals such as Beirut, Damascus, and Doha, Qatar. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed two USA media outlets - CNN and The New York Times - for disseminating false reports about a document from Hamas, the largest of several Palestinian militant Islamist groups.

Medicine Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo
Author: 0 Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo

It turns out that Cinco de Mayo commemorates the day in 1862 when the Mexican army, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza, conquered the French forces of Napoleon III at the Battle of Puebla . They include displaying of banners and events highlighting Mexican culture, music and regional dancing, as well as school districts holding special events to educate students about its historical significance.

Medicine Sangamo Celebrates Links with Pfizer, Smaller Loss than Expected
Author: 0 Sangamo Celebrates Links with Pfizer, Smaller Loss than Expected

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Sangamo Biosciences Inc.as $4000 in the Current Quarter. The company's 50-day moving average is $4.47 and its 200 day moving average is $3.91. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright & trademark laws. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sangamo Therapeutics from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, ...

Medicine Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'
Author: 0 Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

Supporters of the bill , like the Plano-based Liberty Institute, say it protects religious freedom and increases the pool of prospective adoptive and desperately-needed foster care families by allowing faith-based organizations to stay in business and continue providing services while upholding their religious principles.

Medicine Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish
Author: 0 Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish

An endoscopy soon revealed the culprit: the larvae of a type of parasitic worm from the genus Anisakis . Raw fish can carry tiny worms which bury into the guts of humans if eaten, a condition known as anisakiasis, which can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting and fever.

Author: 0 South Korean archbishop voices hope for new president

Returning to an engagement approach would "increase of predictability and permanence of inter-Korean policies" and help the South Korean economy, Moon said. Moon backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North in the quest for peace - in contrast to the threatening rhetoric from the Trump administration in recent weeks - and has immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang.

Author: 0 North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

It said that these exercises had "thrown away their deceptive veils as annual drills and defensive ones", Xinhua news agency reported. The said they foiled the plot and will "ferret out" all USA "terrorists" inside North Korea . The statement , carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, accused the two intelligence agencies of hiring a North Korean man to carry out a bio-chemical attack on the country's leader during the 15 April military parade in capital Pyongyang.

Medicine Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Available for Pre-Order
Author: 0 Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Available for Pre-Order

Based on the details revealed so far, it would seem that the products are incredibly cheap and have a warranty that effectively lasts up to infinity. The company also announced it created a Solar Roof calculator that will let people get an estimate for how much replacing their old roof with a Tesla Solar Roof will cost.

Medicine Girl, 11, dies after falling out of ride at water park
Author: 0 Girl, 11, dies after falling out of ride at water park

Evha Jannath, 11, fell from a boat on Splash Canyon at Drayton Manor theme park in Staffordshire on Tuesday. Staffordshire Police confirmed she had died this afternoon. Evha, a student at Jame'ah Girls Academy in Leicester, has been described as a "lovely, sweet-natured girl who was loved by everyone". An investigation has been launched to determine how Evha fell off the ride.

Medicine Federal Liberals to reinforce Trans Mountain pipeline support with BC
Author: 0 Federal Liberals to reinforce Trans Mountain pipeline support with BC

If those results hold, B.C. will have its first minority government since 1952 when another B.C. premier from the Okanagan, WAC Bennett, led his Social Credit Party to power. Neither captured the 44 seats necessary to form a majority government. With razor-thin margins in some districts , a tally of absentee votes and ballot recounts starting May 22 could still determine the final victor.

Medicine Should Hanford Incident Cause Concerns of Idaho National Labratory?
Author: 0 Should Hanford Incident Cause Concerns of Idaho National Labratory?

Department of Energy said. Employees at the Hanford Site plant were sent an alert by management telling them to take cover, "secure ventilation" and refrain from eating or drinking. Department of Energy. Carpenter said while no contamination was detected from the tunnel collapse, the incident highlights the challenges facing clean-up efforts at the massive facility, which spreads across 586 square miles (1,518 square kilometers).

Medicine Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases
Author: 0 Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

The Zika virus emergency fell upon Brazil when the country was preparing to host the 2016 Olympics, fuelling the concerns that Rio Olympics could spread the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others recommended that women who were pregnant shouldn't travel to affected areas. The concern spread even more widely when health agencies found out that Zika virus could also be transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person.

Medicine Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds
Author: 0 Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds

The Pentagon said the move is significant because it supports the notion that the Syrian Democratic Force is the fighting force that will eventually go in to Raqqa , a city in Syria's center that has been under the control of the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group since 2014.

Medicine Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians
Author: 0 Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Faith-based adoption agencies in the state include Christian Homes & Family Services, Generations Adoptions, Buckner International , ChristianWorks for Children, and Arrow Child & Family Ministries. Texas and South Dakota have gone further, legislating protections for state-funded groups. Sralla said the bill takes us back to the civil rights era.

Medicine Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself
Author: 0 Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

In a February 3 report to Carson Elementary and CPS officials, he described how a Carson student in the bathroom yanked Gabriel to the ground, then celebrated his action. Consequently, Carson Elementary chose to close the matter officially just this week, with Cincinnati Police spokesperson Lt. Steve Saunders confirming that the "department concluded its investigation with no further action" for anyone involved.

Medicine Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Pillette Village
Author: 0 Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Pillette Village

Troopers say almost 1,000 drivers risked their lives and the lives of others on the road over the last five Cinco de Mayo celebrations (2012-2016) when they chose to get behind the wheel drunk. Unlike last year's celebration, led by the former President Obama - during which the Mexican group Maná attended the event with an open margarita bar - Vice President Pence received guests with miniature tacos, beer and Mexican wine while a lesser-known musical group performed.

Author: 0 Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Researchers urge ensuring women of childbearing age and infants exposed to the virus have access to hepatitis C testing and treatment. The study reviewed birth records from 2009 to 2014. Those patients-in-waiting helped Gilead sell $12.49 billion of its hepatitis C pills in the U.S.in 2015, the biggest new drug introduction in history.

Medicine Ed Sheeran to perform in India in November
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran to perform in India in November

The pop icon headed to Mumbai on 10th May to play live at DY Patil stadium as a part of his Purpose World Tour . Justin Bieber checked-in at Mumbai's Kalina airport at 1:30 am on Wednesday with Shera helping him navigate the VIP lounge at the airport.

Author: 0 Snapchat cracking under rivals' pressure as results disappoint

Put another way, revenue was hardly enough to overcome the huge IPO expenses. Snap's stock $5.50, or 24 percent, to $17.48 in after-hours trading. Facebook's attempts to copy Snapchat usually fail - Poke, Slingshot, etc. - but Instagram Stories took off. You also now have a Magic Eraser under the Scissor tool which should make it easier for you to do over some of the elements on your snap that you want to change/remove.

Medicine National Football League signs multiyear deal with Twitter for live programming
Author: 0 National Football League signs multiyear deal with Twitter for live programming

The NFL will utilize Periscope and Twitter to bring fans unique live pre-game access from each of its primetime game windows, as well as other key match-ups during the season. That wasn't good news for Twitter, which lost out to the e-commerce giant for streaming rights. The NFL and Twitter have been working together since 2013 through the Twitter Amplify program, and announced past year that Twitter would be the exclusive live streaming home to Thursday Night Football games during the ...

Medicine Doctor seeks to ease vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak
Author: 0 Doctor seeks to ease vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak

Recent data from the National Center for Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases showed that nearly 5,300 cases of measles have been registered in Romania since the outbreak of the epidemic, in September 2016. "We have a vaccine that can prevent measles, and yet we're seeing this widespread transmission". It's just the sheer fact of being unvaccinated. The MDH claims more than 2,500 people have been exposed during the recent outbreak.

Medicine 20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia
Author: 0 20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

A group of 20 attorneys general, all Democrats, is calling for the appointment of an independent special counsel to continue the investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. Wyden told reporters on Capitol Hill that Mr. Sessions appears to have trampled over his promise to stay out of the investigation of possible Russian ties to President Trump's presidential campaign by recommending Mr.

Medicine Notre Dame Football to Play in Syracuse Two More Times, Says ACC
Author: 0 Notre Dame Football to Play in Syracuse Two More Times, Says ACC

It's one of just many that we have about what the game - and world, for that matter - may look like come 2037, the a year ago for which the Fighting Irish and the ACC announced scheduled games. Carolina and Notre Dame, who play this year on October 7th in Chapel Hill, will play four more times thanks to the extended partnership. Given the status of Notre Dame's lucrative television contract with NBC, they will likely remain conference-less in football for quite some time ahead.

Author: 0 ICE Arrests Over 1300 People in Six-Week Long Nationwide Operation

Of the 1,378 total arrested, 1,098 were arrested on federal and/or state criminal charges, including 21 individuals arrested on murder-related charges and seven for rape and sexual assault charges. In an operation in San Antonio , Texas, agents found cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, four guns, and confiscated $48,000 in cash, officials said.

Medicine Michael Floyd on Minnesota Vikings: 'I can not change my past decisions'
Author: 0 Michael Floyd on Minnesota Vikings: 'I can not change my past decisions'

A person with direct knowledge of the contract tells The Associated Press that wide receiver Michael Floyd has agreed to sign a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings. Floyd joins the Vikings having spent the first five years of his National Football League career with the Cardinals and Patriots. "I remember ppl doubting me on/off the field, a lot like Michael Floyd ", Carter tweeted.

Medicine Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) Under Analyst Spotlight
Author: 0 Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) Under Analyst Spotlight

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 22.2%. The stock's quarterly performance indicates a Negative momentum of -34.52 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -18.02 percent.

Medicine FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office
Author: 0 FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office

The FBI has raided offices at this building in Annapolis. Rogers told reporters that his firm settled a lawsuit brought by the Cuccinelli campaign after he lost the governor's race to Terry McAuliffe. The windows in the firm's doors leading into its third floor suite in a building on Main Street in Maryland's capital were obscured as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents served the search warrant.

Medicine Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking
Author: 0 Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

The executive order states that it will "hold heads of executive departments and agencies accountable for managing cybersecurity risk to their enterprises". During the presidential campaign, Trump promised to appoint a team to create a cybersecurity plan within his first 90 days in office. "There's always going to be risk", Bossert said about moving to cloud.

Author: 0 National Take Back Day scheduled for April 29

Coalition, the New Mexico National Guard and the Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a prescription drug take-back event Saturday at three locations within city limits. With the addition of the Drug Take Back Box we hope to collect more throughout the year and also at the annual events. "DEA remains hard at work to establish just such a drug disposal process, and will continue to offer take-back opportunities until proper regulations are in place".

Author: 0 Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas leads the pack as they round turn one on lap one of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Starting from third on the grid, Vettel jumped Hamilton at the start of the race and ran second to Valtteri Bottas early on before an early pit stop and Safety Car period saw the German take the lead.

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