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Hezbollah leader warns of future war with Israel in Israeli territory

Hezbollah leader warns of future war with Israel in Israeli territory

Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shia group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, at a time of high tension between the arch foes. and knows that it could be inside the occupied Palestinian territories", according to a translation provided by Reuters . He also said Hezbollah is "ready to guarantee a settlement" agreement for Sunni jihadists to evacuate Lebanon's northeastern border region with Syria, but did not name any specific group. Read More

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Alarm grows over global cyber attacks, infects computers in nearly 100 countries

In a statement, the NHS said: "A number of NHS organizations have reported to NHS Digital that they have been affected by a ransomware attack which is affecting a number of different organizations". "Despite warnings, (NSA) built unsafe attack tools that could target Western software", Snowden said. Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software "patches" for those holes. Read More

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At least 3 dead in latest Ebola outbreak

The WHO confirmed one of the deaths as a case of Ebola in a lab in Kinshasa, the DRC's largest city. Additional testing is ongoing. The Democratic Republic of Congo has decades of experience containing Ebola outbreaks. The vaccine, designed by scientists at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory, is being developed by the pharmaceutical giant Merck. The vaccine, known as rVSV-ZEBOV, was shown to be highly protective against Ebola in clinical trials published last December. Read More

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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten Slams Turnbull Government's Budget Plans

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten Slams Turnbull Government's Budget Plans

Turning his sights towards the future, Shorten said Australia needs "to set a new direction" when it comes to the economy by putting emphasis on "the burgeoning opportunities of Asia". 'We are actually taking a stand for the eight million people who earn less than $87,000 a year, ' he told ABC radio. "Inevitably it provides a disincentive to do creative work, which is going to give rise to more income because you're only going to get more heavily taxed". Read More

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UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

Staffordshire Police said investigations into the death of the Leicester school pupil remain ongoing, as officers and the Health and Safety Executive continue to work at the site. Evha Jannath died after falling from the Splash Canyon ride. Superintendent Carl Ratcliffe, of Staffordshire Police, said: "Specially-trained officers are supporting the girl's family at this hard time". Read More

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Polish soldiers fighting ISIS outside Raqqa - Radio Poland

Polish soldiers fighting ISIS outside Raqqa - Radio Poland

But the Kurdish YPG, which forms the backbone of the group, is linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which Turkey, the USA and other Western nations view as a terrorist group. "We do believe that the delivery of these capabilities will accelerate and enable the campaign to go in and seize Raqqa", Dorrian said. Erdogan has shown no signs of backing away from his demand that the USA break ties with the YPG, which is viewed in Turkey as linked to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers Party. Read More

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Attorneys General Call For Independent Probe Into Russia

Attorneys General Call For Independent Probe Into Russia

In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, the attorneys general described Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey in the middle of his investigation " a violation of the public trust ". Trump had confidence before he didn't have confidence, which was before he regained it only to fire Comey weeks later after he understood the "atrocities" Comey committed. Read More

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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

The CDC also released national hepatitis C death figures: almost 20,000 deaths in 2015. Nationwide, the hepatitis C infection rate among mothers-to-be was slightly more than 1 per 300 live births in 2014, the study revealed. This is equivalent to 35 infants exposed to the virus per day. Many people are unaware they are infected for years and learn about their infection only after they have developed serious liver disease or failure. Read More

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Cinco de Mayo gets political with Trump supporters bashed

Cinco de Mayo gets political with Trump supporters bashed

Mexicans celebrate the holiday with fireworks, music, dancing and colorful decorations in green, white and red; the colors of the Mexican flag. Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for "fifth of May". "Many people mistakenly believe that Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, but it is not". Mexico won the battle, but not the war: Although the Mexican Army won the battle at Puebla on May 5th, 1862 the French went on to win the war, occupying the region for five years. Read More

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Justin Bieber Mumbai concert: why everyone is talking about supermodel Neelam Gill

Justin Bieber Mumbai concert: why everyone is talking about supermodel Neelam Gill

Around 50,000 people descended at the DY Patil Stadium and the 90 minute performance of Justin Bieber had a lot of weird as well as wonderful moments. The opening acts for Bieber's gig include artistes such as DJ Sartek, DJ Zaeden and Norwegian DJ Alan Walker . But all of it - the scoching sun, the chaos around them - did not matter one bit to most Bieber fans, who swooned to a man as the singer greeted his fans with a Namaste. Read More

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Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

He's been subpoenaed by a Senate committee investigating possible Trump campaign dealings with Russian Federation. It was not immediately clear Wednesday evening if a subpoena had been issued for Page as well. Flynn, a former confidant of President Donald Trump, was sacked 18 days after taking office for failing to disclose that he discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador in Washington while Barack Obama was still president. Read More

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Former Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd to sign with Vikings

Former Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd to sign with Vikings

The 27-year-old's contract will pay him a total of $1.5 million in base salary in 2017 and could be worth up to $6 million if he hits all the incentives. In five National Football League seasons, Floyd has caught 246 passes for 3,781 yards. Floyd is one of many notable Cretin-Derham Hall alumni, a list that includes former Vikings center Matt Birk, Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor, Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer, New York Rangers captain and defenseman Ryan McDonagh and former ... Read More

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

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

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni is pictured arriving at the London Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London on Thursday. LONDON (AP ) - British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Save the Children chief Keven Watkins said the African country "continues to drift toward an avoidable starvation". FILE - In this photo taken February 25, 2017, displaced Somali girls who fled the drought in southern Somalia stand in a queue to receive food handouts at a feeding center in a camp in ... Read More

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Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder

Up against bill-killing deadlines, the House State Affairs Committee on Monday did not act on House Bill 2899 , which some were hoping would serve as an alternative to the Senate's " bathroom bill ". State Sen. Sylvia Garcia, a Houston Democrat, was skeptical of that explanation. On Wednesday, he said he hadn't had a chance to thoroughly review Bonnen's proposed changes. Read More

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Artificial Wombs are Being Designed to Help Premature Babies

Artificial Wombs are Being Designed to Help Premature Babies

The device , which has been used successfully with lambs, mimics the environment of a real womb. Dr. Alan Flake, a fetal surgeon calls it a "bridge" between the womb and the outside world. "There's a lot of sensationalistic conversation about supporting humans artificially from embryo forward", he said. Flake stressed that the womb-like system isn't meant to support preemies any younger than today's limits of viability - not what he calls the more "sensationalistic" idea of ... Read More

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Princess Charlotte's new portrait released to celebrate 2nd birthday

The royal family seems to follow a trend that began in Charlotte's first birthday. She's the spitting image of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II , who is Britain's current monarch. Prince George and Princess Charlotte , shortly after her birth in 2015. Mom and dad the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and uncle Prince Harry all have the day off official Royal engagements, so they're likely to be around for the occasion. Read More

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After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

On Monday, Weaver said "hatred and abuse" from the other parties' "mud slinging" and conspiracy theories has brought millennial volunteers on his team "to tears". Clark spoke for almost 10 minutes to a packed room of supporters, praising the quality of Liberal candidates in the Fraser Valley region. "I'm just working hard to make sure British Columbians know what I stand for, what I believe in, and the choice - the really, really stark choice - in this election". Read More

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Cannabis improves memory and learning in old mice

Cannabis improves memory and learning in old mice

In about half of the mice in each age group, the pumps contained a small amount of THC that was released into the mice's bodies daily for about a month. Andreas Zimmer from the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn and member of the Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation. The researchers asserted that no mice displayed the weird effects of a THC dose, which one may expect. Read More

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Cotton-tip swabs send dozens of kids to the ER every day

Cotton-tip swabs send dozens of kids to the ER every day

Jatana. Using a cotton tip applicator only pushes wax closer to the ear drum, and increases the risk of minor to severe injury to the ear, she said. Of the injuries reviewed by the National Children's Hospital, 77% occurred when children - generally under the age of eight - were cleaning their own ears, 16% happened when a parent was doing the cleaning, and 6% when a sibling was helping. Read More

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Weather Authority Forecast for Monday, May 8

Weather Authority Forecast for Monday, May 8

Severe weather is possible in western Oklahoma overnight as storms move east from the Texas panhandle. The overnight low is expected to be near 46. A very unusual day in IN today with highs in the 50s or 80s, depending on where you live! The risk for severe storms pushes to southeastern Oklahoma Thursday with widely scattered showers and storms across the state. Read More

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Leaders press for votes on last day before British Columbia election

In a short speech Horgan reiterated the B.C. NDP's campaign promises to build a new hospital in Surrey, to alleviate patient wait times, and to build new schools in the province to address classroom overcrowding. Supporters of the two main opposition parties place their emphasis on ideas and policies (36% among NDP voters, 39% among Green voters), desire for change (33% among NDP voters, 25% among Green voters) and disgust with other contending candidates (14% among NDP voters, 23% ... Read More

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MI lawmaker found dead hours after highway arrest

MI lawmaker found dead hours after highway arrest

The House adjourned without taking up any items on the agenda Tuesday and won't be back in session until Thursday. The Detroit Free Press reported Kivela was arrested for suspected drunken driving. "We are deeply saddened to learn of John Kivela's death", said Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon in a statement . In that incident, Kivela , was charged under the state's "super drunk" law, which is still a misdemeanor but carries higher potential penalties, including ... Read More

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Artificial Womb Successfully Incubates Premature Lambs; Are Human Preemies Next?

In the study , lambs that could not otherwise survive on their own were able to survive up to four weeks in the artificial womb , giving them enough time to sufficiently develop their lungs and other organs. Rather, they were removed from their mother's wombs and placed inside the artificial incubators. Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have been working on an artificial womb called the " BioBag ", which, admittedly, is a awful name for a potentially awesome product. Read More

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