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  • Two French tourists die at Great Barrier Reef

    Two French tourists die at Great Barrier Reef

    A 76-year-old man and 74-year-old woman were diving with a group of 21 other elderly French tourists when the tragedy occurred. An Australian cardiologist has speculated whether they were stung by highly venomous Irukandji jellyfish but a dive industry representative said there was no sign of jellyfish at the scene.

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  • Allegan health department promotes November 17 effort to help public quit smoking

    Allegan health department promotes November 17 effort to help public quit smoking

    However, the American Cancer Society said quitting has immediate benefits, even if it's just for one day. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. Hoosiers can receive free help in quitting tobacco by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visiting www.QuitNowIndiana. com . "The Quitline is staffed with professional "quit" coaches, who are trained on helping people to quit using tobacco".

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  • Employee at Winnipeg lab potentially exposed to Ebola virus

    Employee at Winnipeg lab potentially exposed to Ebola virus

    The employee met with a doctor and was offered an experimental Ebola vaccine . The experiment was being conducted at the Food Inspection Agency's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease. Origin: The Ebola virus was discovered in 1976 when two outbreaks flared up nearly simultaneously in Africa, according to the World Health Organization.

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  • Samsung to offer digital assistant service in Galaxy S8

    By implementing the technology Viv possesses into the Galaxy S8, Samsung may have a worthy competitor to today's top AI bots and assistants and may very well be able to attract customers once again since the Note 7's flaws damaged the company's reputation and image toward the public.

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  • Two billion children worldwide affected by air pollution, UNICEF study says

    Two billion children worldwide affected by air pollution, UNICEF study says

    The air is poisoned by vehicle emissions, fossil fuels, dust, burning waste and other airborne pollutants, it said. "The impact is commensurately shocking", with 600,000 children younger than five across the world dying every year from air pollution-related diseases, Anthony Lake , UNICEF executive director, said in the report released on Monday.

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  • China cbank deputy says yuan to be broadly stable

    The yuan is estimated to end this year at 6.75, according to the median of forecasts in a Bloomberg survey. Monday saw the central parity rate of the Chinese Yuan versus the U.S. Officials, however, reiterated their expectations for a stable currency. Under the regime, the PBOC sets the yuan's daily mid-point versus the dollar based on the previous day's closing price, taking into account changes in major currencies.

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  • New infant sleep safety guidelines released

    But new evidence indicates that soft bedding continues to be risky for infants who are four months or older. Bed sharing is still not as safe as keeping your baby in her own crib in your bedroom, so the AAP isn't exactly endorsing it. The report, which will appear in next month's issue of Pediatrics , marks the first update to the academy's policy since 2011. Additionally, they call for the media and advertisers to raise awareness of safe sleep recommendations by promoting them in ...

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  • Jim Carrey calls wrongful death suit a 'shakedown'

    Jim Carrey calls wrongful death suit a 'shakedown'

    ACTOR Jim Carrey is still refusing to release the results of STD tests he took in 2013, despite the fact that his late ex's mother promised she'd drop a wrongful-death lawsuit against him if they showed he was clean. Carrey's tone later changes and he appears to completely block her out. "What followed was a new relationship, with 10 wonderful, loving months together of the most attractive relationship ever".

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  • Antonio Conte: Chelsea manager takes sacking rumours 'with a smile'

    Conte admits that Kante must have found it tough to reject Champion League football at Leicester to join Chelsea , whose 10th place finish means they will have to wait until next season at the earliest to get back into the competition. "I have good communication and relationship with the club and it is nothing. I like him and I like this type of player - that put the team before themselves".

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  • Red yawn: Lamar Jackson, Louisville snooze past Duke

    Red yawn: Lamar Jackson, Louisville snooze past Duke

    Lamar Jackson threw for 295 yards and a touchdown in 27-for-44 passes. Duke answered with a touchdown on its opening drive, a nine-yard pass from Daniel Jones to Erich Schneider, but didn't score again. After seeing Louisville moved 80 yards on its first drive, Duke's defense tightened up the remainder of the first half. The Heisman Trophy frontrunner completed just 13 of 26 passes for 181 yards and a touchdown, adding another 144 yards and additional score on the ground.

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  • Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick dazzle at 'The Accountant' premiere

    She's in Reno. Doing what she believes in. Which is great. (I) think it's awesome. "I was thrilled", says the actress. Kendrick said that her mom is an accountant and reached out to her to prepare for the role. "Although they do the same thing in nearly diametrically opposed ways, they have a symbiotic relationship and I think, over the years, a genuine friendship".

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  • Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

    Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

    Three live in the area while the other two either visited or worked there. "We know every area is different, and I hope the federal government will provide guidance to the county on how to protect residents and visitors". Zika can be transmitted sexually, so people who travel to these areas should either abstain from sex or use condoms as recommended by experts. Zika is linked to serious developmental issues in fetuses, and poses a particular threat to pregnant women.

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  • Ben Stiller credits prostate cancer test for saving his life

    Raised levels can be a sign of prostate cancer, but not necessarily: They can also indicate an enlarged prostate, or an infection. " Howard said this is a serious health issue", according to a recent MarksFriggin rundown. Then the biopsy came back positive. Stiller shared he eventually had surgery to treat his cancer. In the United Kingdom, about one in eight men will get prostate cancer .

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  • Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

    Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

    Ayotte never called Trump a good role model, but some were confused by her point that kids should aspire to be president, and as a citizen of the USA over the age of 35 Trump is technically qualified to hold that position. "Senator Kelly Ayotte's answer that Donald Trump should be a role model for kids was so devastating that we're going to let the footage speak for itself", DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner said in a statement to Morning Consult.

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  • CT beef linked to E. coli outbreak

    CT beef linked to E. coli outbreak

    The products subject to the recall bear establishment number EST. The Centers for Disease Control says a multistate outbreak of E.coli has sickened seven people, sending five to the hospital. It was shipped to farmer's markets, restaurants and retail locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and eastern NY, and may have also been delivered to markets in neighboring states, including New Jersey, according to the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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  • Some things to know about opioids in Washington state

    Some things to know about opioids in Washington state

    The same organizations reinforced their influence with more than $140 million doled out to political campaigns, including more than $75 million alone to federal candidates, political action committees and parties. That includes more than $44,000 contributed to Gov. C. L. That year, he signed the "Pill Mill Bill," created to crack down on pain management clinics that doled out prescription painkillers without merit.

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  • Microcephaly Linked To Zika Virus, Study Confirms Again

    But there are no plans for aerial spraying related to the Zika virus, according to Dr. Laurie Forlano, an epidemiologist with the Virginia Department of Health . However, this important population of younger adults in their childbearing years still has key gaps in knowledge, including less understanding than older Americans of recommendations to consider delaying pregnancy in certain circumstances and greater misperceptions about the safety of use of insect repellent with DEET by pregnant ...

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