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Medicine Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus reported in IL
Author: 0 Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus reported in IL

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year were collected in Godfrey. 152 people were infected with West Nile a year ago and four died. Many people with the Zika virus won't show any symptoms, but it can cause birth defects in pregnant women.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England, South Africa bid to end title droughts

There were half-centuries from reserve wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik (94), Hardik Pandya (80 not out) and opener Shikhar Dhawan (60). India were resounding 240-run winners after seam duo Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav reduced Bangladesh to 22-6 in their final warm-up match for the ICC Champions Trophy .

Medicine Kansas lawmakers closer on schools, face more talks on taxes
Author: 0 Kansas lawmakers closer on schools, face more talks on taxes

The House scrambled to orchestrate a quick vote that initially showed the bill going down 59-62, but certain defeat led more than 20 representatives to flip their votes to "no". The court did not say how much school funding must increase when it set a June 30 deadline for lawmakers to pass a new school funding plan. Sen. Ty Masterson, an Andover Republican, said polling showed Kansans preferred to close the deficit with a combination of spending reductions and tax increases.

Author: 0 Bomb kills 10, hurts 22 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Brett McGurk, who is coordinating the worldwide coalition fighting against ISIS, condemned the attack on Twitter: "Isis terrorists tonight in Baghdad target children & families enjoying time together at an ice cream shop". The explosion killed one person and wounded six others. Jihadist groups such as ISIS encourage their followers to step up attacks during the ongoing month, which for some Muslims is a time when martyrdom is especially valued.

Medicine Kroos: Real Madrid have no magic recipe for success
Author: 0 Kroos: Real Madrid have no magic recipe for success

After all, we played two games without conceding against Barcelona (with a 3-0 aggregate in this year's quarter-finals), which is very rare. Several years later, Real Madrid could get into another final after knocking out Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund in the knock-out stages.

Medicine Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

The Labour leader will join the leaders of the Liberal Democrats, Ukip, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru, and the SNP's leader at Westminster, in the BBC Election Debate. In addition, 650,000 children will be "crammed" into primary school classes larger than 30 pupils, and families will be almost £450 worse off per child as a result of Tory plans to scrap free school meals for 1.7 million children.

Medicine UN aid chief in Yemen warns of cholera rise without more aid
Author: 0 UN aid chief in Yemen warns of cholera rise without more aid

In the past week, an average of 2,529 cases were reported per day. The WHO's Yemen coordinator, Omar Saleh, added in the bulletin that toward the end of the current month some 38,000 had been recorded, saying "the epidemic is very serious and spreading in an unprecedented manner".

Medicine Macadamia nuts, cashews recalled for possible listeria contamination
Author: 0 Macadamia nuts, cashews recalled for possible listeria contamination

Kroger , Bakers, Dillons and Gerbes stores carry the Simple Truth line. Affected products will have a "Sell by" date of May 2, 2018. "Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava's brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. Customers who have purchased any of the products described above should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Medicine Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador
Author: 0 Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

On Tuesday, however, things were taken to a whole new level when a video emerged showing a fierce clash between protesters and the bodyguards of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan outside Turkey's Washington, D.C., embassy. "All of the sudden they just ran towards us", Yazidi Kurd demonstrator Lucy Usoyan told WJLA . The letter comes after reports, and video, that appear to show members of the Turkish president's security detail fighting protesters outside the Turkish ...

Medicine Rift between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli 'fictional'
Author: 0 Rift between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli 'fictional'

Quoting sources, the channel stated that the Virat Kohli-led team is unhappy that they can't express themselves in the dressing room. Things don't look too rosy for India cricket team coach Anil Kumble at the moment. "Everyone works hard equally, if not more than the other person", he added. The 42-year old urged BCCI to utilise the batting icon's enormous knowledge across all formats and extensive experience from his playing career.

Author: 0 United Kingdom demand for Irish passports surges in wake of Brexit

Irish passports will be valuable travel documents after Britain leaves the European Union because they will allow the... Britons are eligible for Irish citizenship if any grandparents was born in Ireland. "The rush to apply for different passports is partly related to the concern that citizens' rights could be restricted in some way". "People have become accustomed to moving back and forth across the border".

Author: 0 May Says Corbyn Would Be 'Alone and Naked' During Brexit Talks

Mr Corbyn was challenged on his interview at a Labour campaign event in Watford, where he said he was glad he had the opportunity to address it. She quoted figures at him from his own shadow education secretary Angela Rayner, who said it will cost £2.7billion, and then £4.7bn, with half a billion to reverse the cuts to the Sure Start scheme, adding: 'Does that sound about right?' Mr Corbyn replied: 'I want to give you an accurate figure'.

Medicine Scotland 'must have a choice' on independence, says Sturgeon
Author: 0 Scotland 'must have a choice' on independence, says Sturgeon

The nationalists argue that Brexit is a game-changer. Scots rejected independence by a 10-point margin in 2014 and polls show support has not shifted. The document adds: 'In such circumstances, any continued Tory attempts to block the people of Scotland having a choice on their future, when the options are clear, and on a timescale determined by the Scottish Parliament , would be democratically unsustainable'.

Author: 0 Second Indian Ship arrives to assist in flood relief efforts

But air force spokesman Gihan Seneviratne said there were no casualties. Even through the government of Sri Lanka has already responded to the situation in several areas, additional assistance from other sectors is required. In addition, 101,638 more people had to be evacuated, the DMC added. "I thought it was my end", he said as he recalled how the water level suddenly rose on Sunday, covering his head, before he was pulled to safety.

Medicine Little left to chance as Lions head to New Zealand
Author: 0 Little left to chance as Lions head to New Zealand

Here, we look at their record in New Zealand. Dressed in much more casual lightning bolt sweatshirts were Ireland captain Rory Best and England centre Jonathan Joseph . The Lions have prepared four songs, one from each of the represented nations, and will use them to respond to their hosts. "It is a devastating decision to make from a personal point of view, but like Billy, I knew it was the right one", added Quinnell, part of Sky Sports' team covering the Lions tour.

Medicine Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc
Author: 0 Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc

The HSE said smoking "roll your own" tobacco increases the risks of developing serious disease. Today, the 31st of May, is observed as World No Tobacco Day . In 2012‚ the total economic cost of smoking ( health expenditures and productivity losses) equalled 1.8% of the world's gross domestic product‚ with nearly 40% incurred by low-income countries.

Author: 0 Watch Sean Spicer's Greatest Hits at the Daily Press Briefing

White House communications director Mike Dubke is leaving the administration, he said Tuesday, amid swirling speculation about a possible Trump staff shakeup. Trump posted a tweet Tuesday saying "we have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military".

Author: 0 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour

You must aim to play error-free rugby as New Zealand teams are never more risky than from turnover ball, they never consolidate but immediately start probing the gaps opened up by the unexpected change in possession. Amid the fighting, there was also some rugby and by the time the four-match test series arrived the Lions had scorched a trail, beating the cream of New Zealand's mighty provincial sides and shocking the locals with their blistering backline.

Author: 0 Carrie Underwood Appreciates Predators Fan's Catfish Toss In Game 1

They're not that hard of skates when you only have a handful of guys out there". Rutherford "retired" from Carolina in late April 2014, but re-emerged as the Penguins GM just a little more than a month later. We were able to do that. "We showed a lot of character and I felt we played a great game". Crosby knows the Penguins have to be better offensively and said he expects Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to bounce back from his Game One troubles.

Author: 0 British police seek sightings of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's blue suitcase

The investigation brought the arrest of a 23-year-old man in Sussex, south of London , on suspicion of terrorism offenses. Attack at Manchester Arena update: image released of Abedi carrying a suitcase. The CCTV still picture was taken in Manchester city centre on the day of the attack last Monday. Where did you see him with it during that time? Britain's Security Service MI5 has launched two urgent investigations in order to understand how the security agencies within the ...

Medicine World Health Organization elects new director general
Author: 0 World Health Organization elects new director general

He led a comprehensive reform effort of Ethiopia's health system, creating 3,500 health centers and 16 000 health posts. Dr Veronika Skvortsova, President of the World Health Assembly and Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (left), together with Dr Margaret Chan , WHO Director-General (right), after the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (centre) as the next WHO Director-General.

Medicine India beat Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match
Author: 0 India beat Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match

Pandya's knock came after Shikhar Dhawan made a statement that he is ready to play the way he had in the last Champions Trophy four years back. Probably one of the most successful teams in the world if you see in the last two years. But after all these years, we are directly playing in the final round", Bashar told AFP. "We have put in a lot this series but this was a hiccup", Morgan said.

Medicine Gilead and GSK go head-to-head with similar HIV drug data
Author: 0 Gilead and GSK go head-to-head with similar HIV drug data

Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 14,317,385 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,025,373,000 after buying an additional 313,703 shares in the last quarter. It dived, as 90 investors sold AAPL shares while 975 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. Cap Global Investors holds 0.58% or 24.77M shares in its portfolio.

Medicine Donald Trump says NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'
Author: 0 Donald Trump says NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'

Attending his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, President Donald Trump did not back down from prior criticisms of the alliance. "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States", he added. On Russia , Stoltenberg said, "Our relationship with Russia was also discussed and we stressed the importance of meaningful dialogue". Trump's foreign tour ends in Italy on Friday and Saturday with a summit of the G7 wealthy countries - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ...

Author: 0 PM Modi backs Merkel's leadership as Trump criticises Germany

India seeks to double the investment from Germany over the coming five years from the present 9.5 billion euros and it also wants a rise of two-fold in the number of German firms in the country, said a former India's Ambassador to Germany on Tuesday.

Medicine Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs Australia warm-up match today
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs Australia warm-up match today

South Africa and England are the perennial underachievers in one-day global cricket, mixing high hopes with high-profile failures in the big tournaments. But the 32-year-old is ready to change his approach in the English conditions for the Champions Trophy . Jasprit Bumrah is arguably India's best fast bowler at the moment in limited-overs cricket.

Medicine Uttrakhand | UK Board 2017 (10th) & (12th) Class Result Declared - UBSE | Check Now
Author: 0 Uttrakhand | UK Board 2017 (10th) & (12th) Class Result Declared - UBSE | Check Now

The UBSE official website Uaresults .nic.in is going to give the facility to check the name wise number wise results and also the board announces the UBSE 10th, 12th district wise, state wise, school wise toppers list of candidates. You will be redirected to another page. The results for UBSE 10th Class Examinations 2017 for the reevaluation and recounting will be out between 10 and 20 days after the date of regular results are announced.

Medicine Sisters Of Charity To Transfer Maternity Hospital Stakes To Charity
Author: 0 Sisters Of Charity To Transfer Maternity Hospital Stakes To Charity

This led to the resignation of two board members and a public petition that gathered more than 105,000 signatures against the Religious Sisters of Charity's involvement. There was widespread public outcry when it was first revealed that the religious organization would be given administrative control of the facility.

Medicine German foreign minister due in Turkey to discuss soured ties
Author: 0 German foreign minister due in Turkey to discuss soured ties

The airbase in southern Turkey has been at the centre of a bilateral row since Ankara earlier this month blocked a visit there by German parliamentarians to the base which is used by the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group. The minister also called Germany's "way of handling Turkey... troubling". "On Monday we will discuss this issue with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel", Cavusoglu told reporters in Ankara .

Medicine Alzheimer's deaths increase by 55 percent during last 15 years
Author: 0 Alzheimer's deaths increase by 55 percent during last 15 years

The number of people contracting Alzheimer's Disease is on the rise and Baby Boomers pose a large risk. Researchers at the CDC analyzed data from US death certificates at the state and county level and recorded where Alzheimer's disease had been listed as the underlying cause of death.

Medicine European Union expands sanctions against DRC to 16 people
Author: 0 European Union expands sanctions against DRC to 16 people

The vaccine, known as rVSV-ZEBOV and developed by Merck , is not yet licensed but was shown to be highly protective against Ebola in clinical trials published last December. It is the first outbreak of Ebola, which spreads by contact with bodily fluids, since the west Africa epidemic that ended in January previous year after killing more than 11,300 people and sickening almost 29,000.

Medicine The Fitbit Inc (FIT) Given Hold Rating at Longbow Research
Author: 0 The Fitbit Inc (FIT) Given Hold Rating at Longbow Research

Cleveland initiated the shares of FIT in report on Tuesday, September 15 with "Neutral" rating. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Fitbit from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Fitbit Inc. (FIT ) has been given an average price target of $7.14 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. This company has been competing with others in the Technology space and offers its own combination of interesting factors Fitbit, Inc .

Medicine Dog flu found in Florida for first time
Author: 0 Dog flu found in Florida for first time

Most of the time, they recover at home without any complications, but some require hospitalization for treatment. The virus can also cause respiratory infections in cats. You may remember dog flu circulating throughout the country back in 2015, but the virus has never made any headway in the Sunshine State - until now.

Medicine Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Madison County
Author: 0 Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Madison County

Last year, the virus was first found in mosquitoes around the same time, on May 20, in Douglas County. Common symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, headache, muscle aches, and nausea. So far in 2017, there have been no reported human cases of West Nile. The type of mosquito carrying the virus is prevalent in IL. The IDPH said there are ways to protect yourself from the virus by practicing the three "R's" - reduce, repel, and report.

Medicine Health care bill is bad deal for us -- Bill Bessire
Author: 0 Health care bill is bad deal for us -- Bill Bessire

But the CBO also acknowledges that its analysis includes some uncertainty, in part because the AHCA would allow states to get waivers that would exempt their insurers from many Obamacare coverage rules. There's no honor in keeping a promise to repeal the Obama law, which is how Lewis and others have defended their AHCA support, when the replacement would gut Medicaid, a safety-net program for children and the elderly, and would leave millions more Americans without health insurance.

Author: 0 Twin Capital Management Inc. Reduces Position in Lam Research Co. (LRCX)

It has outperformed by 78.86% the S&P500. Trinity Street Asset Management Llp decreased its stake in Lam Research Corp ( LRCX ) by 13.66% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". Pacific Crest upgraded Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) on Thursday, March 16 to "Overweight" rating.

Medicine Europe can't rely on United States, says Angela Merkel
Author: 0 Europe can't rely on United States, says Angela Merkel

Stephan Mayer, an MP and spokesperson for Merkel's CDU party, told CBC Radio's As It Happens , "It was not only the German public and the German citizens who she addressed; she also addressed the USA administration". The SPD have made clear they will resist pressure from Trump for Germany to ramp up defence spending, another issue that resonates well with German voters.

Author: 0 Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker

U.S. President Donald Trump criticised Germany on Tuesday for its trade surplus and military spending levels, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel rammed home her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally. On Friday, Trump also described German trade practices as "bad, very bad", in Brussels talks last week, complaining that Europe's largest economy sells too many cars to the US.

Author: 0 India cattle trade ban to halt beef exports, lead to job losses

We will challenge it legally", Ms Banerjee said. "The judge accepted our plea to charge the leaders with criminal conspiracy and the accused are already facing trial for making provocative speeches that incited Hindus to pull down the Babri mosque", said M.

Medicine Bengal opposes GST rates, Amit Mitra may attend June 3 meeting
Author: 0 Bengal opposes GST rates, Amit Mitra may attend June 3 meeting

There is no compromise on the date. Nagpur/Mumbai: The new Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) regime will bring several benefits for the economy, and could particularly vitalise the fast-moving consumer goods ( FMCG ) industry. Ultimately, Bridge to India said: "The revised rate structure will not have any material negative impact on the industry because of the buffer afforded by sharp fall in equipment costs".

Medicine British police stop sharing Manchester information with U.S. over leaks
Author: 0 British police stop sharing Manchester information with U.S. over leaks

The incident, which came as concertgoers were preparing to leave an Ariana Grande concert in the city's heart, took the lives of at least 22 people, including several children. Heavily-armed police and soldiers from the British Army have been on hand around key sites in the UK. After Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were brought in for questioning, a Libyan official told of a final phone call he placed to his mother and brother just before the attack.

Author: 0 Merkel says can no longer rely on America

Asserting that the government is on path of making India a global manufacturing hub, the Prime Minister said the prime motive of their government is job creation and narrowing gap between affluent and lower sections. Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Germany, is in a black bandhgala. The German embassy in Berlin had launched the Make in India Mittelstand (MIIM) Programme in September 2015 to facilitate the German Mittelstand (SMEs) to do business in India.

Medicine Nigeria's Chibok girls, frred by Boko Haram, begin rehabilitation
Author: 0 Nigeria's Chibok girls, frred by Boko Haram, begin rehabilitation

The rescued Chibok girls will not be going back to their rural home town to complete their schooling, Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs said on Tuesday. Some of the girls were said to have had bullet and bomb fragments in their bodies and were made to undergo surgeries. About 103 of the 219 Chibok girls abducted from their school in 2014 have been rescued while 113 are still missing.

Author: 0 Tobacco Kills 7M per Year, Wreaks Environmental Havoc

Ministers of Health for Maldives and Bhutan were among five individuals/ institutions selected by the WHO South-East Asia Region for this year's World No-Tobacco Day Award. The report estimates that the industry emits almost 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent a year - the same as around 3 million transatlantic flights.

Medicine FALLOUT: Indian players and coach Kumble at loggerheads ahead of CT?
Author: 0 FALLOUT: Indian players and coach Kumble at loggerheads ahead of CT?

Please Wait while comments are loading. With the all-important opener scheduled for June 4 when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan, these rumours are the last thing the players would want to deal with. After an impressive victory in the first warm-up game against New Zealand, the Men in Blue will take on Bangladesh in their final practice match on Tuesday.

Medicine Connecticut teachers, students protest DeVos' comments
Author: 0 Connecticut teachers, students protest DeVos' comments

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' grim appraisal of their public school system. DeVos last week quoted a former student saying the school was "nothing more than adult day care. On her report card, Cohen said, DeVos "gets a big fat F". In a statement last week, Irvine called DeVos' recent remarks "demoralizing". U.S. Rep.

Author: 0 (XOM) Position Raised by Boltwood Capital Management

The stock rose 0.13% or $0.11 reaching $81.66. Advantage Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Exxon Mobil during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,956,000. 8,227,074 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Executive Officer at Exxon Mobil Corporation , Ortwein Sara N on 2016-12-15 Sell 5000 shares of the company at a price of $90.88.

Medicine Summer Reading Program has begun
Author: 0 Summer Reading Program has begun

Summer Reading Club is a free seven-week program that celebrates and promotes reading with activities for children, teens, and adults. This year the theme for all three reading programs is "Build a Better World". Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library for future contribution to the Library collection. One young reader will win a family pack of tickets to an August Orioles game and a trip onto the field for a pre-game ceremony.