• Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs
Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

While Chestnut earned his victory in the men's competition, Miki Sudo likewise defended her crown in the women's competition, eating 37 hot dogs within the 10-minute timeframe. Joey Chestnut , the 10-time Nathan champ was the crowd favourite this year too with a tough fight from Matt Stonie . NY native and defending champion Miki Sudo chompe...

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  • Marijuana drug wins FDA approval-a first that may change federal regulations
Marijuana drug wins FDA approval-a first that may change federal regulations

Having an FDA-approved, pharmaceutical-grade CBD drug will open up a new treatment option for epilepsy patients by delivering a high-quality, consistent dose of CBD , says Robert Carson a pediatric neurologist at Vanderbilt University who treats patients with epilepsy.

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  • Yoga regains popularity, becomes latest fad in India
Yoga regains popularity, becomes latest fad in India

Indians should be proud of their traditions and only then will the world be proud of them, the Prime Minister said this, before performing yoga asanas along with thousands of volunteers at the venue in Dehradun , Uttarakhand. "Instead of increasing suffering, Yoga heals", he added. "The word yoga means to unite". Don't people from RJD an...

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  • Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick
Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick

And the Trump administration has not asserted that the Medicaid expansion made possible by the health care law should be rolled back. "Justice Department attorneys don't withdraw from cases simply because the government is making an argument the lawyers think the courts should or would reject", he said .

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  • Sleeping In On Weekends Might Help You Live Longer
Sleeping In On Weekends Might Help You Live Longer

There's no clear-cut answer yet on why sleeping on weekends makes a difference. People who slept too much, regularly conking out for eight hours or longer a night, also had a worse mortality rate. Researchers took various factors into account, such as gender, education, body mass index, severe disease, use of hypnotics (like sleeping pills, ) a...

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  • Case of Nipah Virus suspected after sudden death of bats
Case of Nipah Virus suspected after sudden death of bats

The natural host of the virus is believed to be fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family, Pteropus genus . Studies into a Nipah outbreak in Siliguri, West Bengal, in 2001 have clearly illustrated the virus' capacity to spread in hospital settings, both to healthcare staff and to other patients.

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  • 14 confirmed Ebola cases in DRC as emergency meeting held
14 confirmed Ebola cases in DRC as emergency meeting held

Health workers are sprayed with chlorine after leaving an isolation ward with suspected Ebola patients at Bikoro Hospital - the epicenter of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo . The current outbreak involves the same strain of the virus that hit three West African countries in 2013-15 and sparked an global panic. An ...

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  • 35 people infected with salmonella tied to egg recall
35 people infected with salmonella tied to egg recall

In April, Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs because they could be contaminated with salmonella. The eggs were sold under several brand names, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak and Crystal Farms, and were available at large grocery shops like Walmart and Food Lion.

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  • Ebola outbreak threatens Super Eagles friendly with Congo DR
Ebola outbreak threatens Super Eagles friendly with Congo DR

The number of confirmed cases of Ebola has risen to 25. However, those cases were not confirmed through testing. NAN reports that the epidemic so far appears to be centred around the village of Ikoko Impenge, near the town of Bikoro . It is believed to be spread over long distances by bats, which can host the virus without dying, as it infec...

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  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Join Israel in Backing US Iran Move
Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Join Israel in Backing US Iran Move

Saudi Arabia has resisted making a similar unconditional pledge. Although a reactor deal would produce the highest revenue, there are many other important areas through which the United States can assist the Saudi nuclear program-from developing its power grid, building related infrastructure to training personnel, and developing independent l...

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  • Walmart Plans on Restricting Supply on Acute Opioid Prescription Fills
Walmart Plans on Restricting Supply on Acute Opioid Prescription Fills

Walmart Inc. says it will take more steps to reduce opioid medication abuse and misuse. It also will follow laws in states that require acute opioid prescriptions for less than seven days. Additional training and education on opioid stewardship for pharmacists, including a pain management curriculum . While experts agree that safe dispos...

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  • Hawaii in shock after double blow of quakes and volcanoes
Hawaii in shock after double blow of quakes and volcanoes

Authorities said more lava fissures opened overnight in the Leilani Estates area, where lava leapt up to 230 feet (70 meters) into the air. The lava flow has prompted the mandatory evacuation of about 1,700 residents of Leilani Estates. When the larger quake followed, he said he felt strong shaking in Hilo, the island's largest city that is rough...

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  • President Trump: Vote GOP to Stave Off Radical-Left Threats to Reforms
President Trump: Vote GOP to Stave Off Radical-Left Threats to Reforms

Also, if this poll is to be believed, then something particularly significant is happening among white male millennials-who, unlike millennials as a whole, seem to know exactly who they're ditching the Democrats for: Republicans. She said on the 2016 failure, "Instead of having real conversations with them, we settled for TV ads". Earlier this ye...

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  • UN Security Council team begins visit to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees
UN Security Council team begins visit to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees

Further, the delegates were debriefed by the local administration of Border Guard Bangladesh about the on-going Bangladesh crises. Bangladesh urges the global community to help bring to and to the crisis. Thousands of refugees had gathered amid scorching heat at the camp to welcome the delegation. "Myanmar must cooperate so Rohingya can return in...

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  • Rinne doesn't make it through Game 1 of Jets - Predators
Rinne doesn't make it through Game 1 of Jets - Predators

Despite a torrent of shots from the Predators, Hellebuyck kept Nashville off the board for the first two periods of the contest. "These guys were in the Stanley Cup finals past year", Little said after the team practised Wednesday in preparation for Friday's opening game in Nashville .

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  • Facebook launches Messenger Kids 'sleep mode' for more parental control
Facebook launches Messenger Kids 'sleep mode' for more parental control

For more information about Messenger Kids , visit MessengerKids.com or follow the Facebook page for updates. If you're a parent who has trouble getting their kids to sleep at night or keeping them focused on their homework due to constant device use, Facebook might have a solution to your woes.

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  • OPCW investigators visit 2nd site in Douma, Syria
OPCW investigators visit 2nd site in Douma, Syria

Damascus and Moscow insist there was no chemical weapons attack. "None of them got poisoned with toxic agents", Rudskoy said. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said all the evidence collected in Douma will be brought back to its labs on the outskirts of The Hague .

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  • DEA Aims for Record in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
DEA Aims for Record in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Patterson. MTSU has more than 240 combined undergraduate and graduate programs. Over the past year, law enforcement and prescribers took new steps to prevent opioid abuse. "We'll meet you out there and you hand them off to us", said Deputy Chief Brandon Russell. Additionally, the drop box allows for safe disposal of prescription medications, ...

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  • Record Store Day celebrates vinyl
Record Store Day celebrates vinyl

For vinyl music lovers, this Saturday is like Christmas Day. But streaming services have become a huge part of the music distribution market, and some people, like Valencia student Maranda Mesman, 22, prefer streaming music than buying a vinyl record.

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  • How San Diego celebrates Record Store Day
How San Diego celebrates Record Store Day

You may have to stand in a few lines tomorrow, and elbow through a bunch of hipsters to get what you want, but it should all be worth it in the end. Avanti Food & Beverage 3200 Pecos Street The modern-day food hall is celebrating Record Store Day with Dogfish Head beer and music from DJ Mystery Sisters.

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  • Sri Reddy Abuses Pawan Kalyan's Mother, Actor Takes Protest To Film Chamber
Sri Reddy Abuses Pawan Kalyan's Mother, Actor Takes Protest To Film Chamber

AP journalist unions condemned Pawan Kalyan actions and gave statement that he can not control media. RGV has already confessed that he influenced Sri Reddy to abuse Pawan Kalyan . "She is 20% at fault for making such remarks, but Ram Gopal Varma is 80% responsible for it", Aravind said. "Because I used that expletive, the whole movement has g...

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  • Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dies at 82
Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

After his time was up the ring, he became an announcer for WWE in the mid 1980s, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. Hansen was mortified at what had happened and nearly didn't call Sammartino, but when he did call him, Bruno told him he knew it was a mistake and accepted his apology.

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  • Investigators release new surveillance video, set $6K reward for multi-state fugitive
Investigators release new surveillance video, set $6K reward for multi-state fugitive

Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno said Riess, 56, targeted Hutchinson because she looked like her. Police allege Riess shot Hutchison and stole her identity. Police say the same gun was used in both slayings. They stayed in touch with her via Facebook, where she posted photos of her relaxing stay. Authorities are anxious that when Reiss r...

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  • Man charged with possession and trafficking of drugs
Man charged with possession and trafficking of drugs

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said a man had been detained by three people, and a struggle followed . Moran was transported to Davis Medical Center before being taken to the Randolph County Sheriff's Department, where he threatened an officer and said, "I hope your whole family gets raped, and I will make sure it happens".

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  • Roy rides Delhi home, Hyderbad beat Kolkata in IPL
Roy rides Delhi home, Hyderbad beat Kolkata in IPL

Suryakumar Yadav and Evin Lewis laying a strong platform for the reigning champions. Both had lost their previous two matches against different opponents. That Delhi did not allow their shoulders to drop after the initial mauling is commendable, and one wonders if the former KKR skipper's attitude towards the game is starting to rub off onto his...

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  • Samson towers over RCB star cast
Samson towers over RCB star cast

Samson obliterated the Bengaluru bowlers to stroke 10 maximums and two boundaries to anchor Royals to the behemoth total. Umesh Yadav was hit for 59 runs in his four overs. Kohli's pull shot was taken at deep mid-wicket by D'Arcy Short , who timed his jump to perfection. But, when he along with De Villiers fell within a span of a couple of o...

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  • Salmonella outbreak forces recall of 207 million eggs in US
Salmonella outbreak forces recall of 207 million eggs in US

A farm in IN is recalling more than 200 million eggs sold in nine states over salmonella fears. In a release from the Food and Drug Administration , Rose Acre Farms , based out of Seymour, Indiana, has voluntarily recalled eggs from their Hyde County, North Carolina, farm due to a contamination of Salmonella Braenderup .

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  • Syria air strikes: what do we know so far?
Syria air strikes: what do we know so far?

She said Russian Federation had thwarted diplomatic efforts to halt Assad's use of poison gas, leaving no option but force. In his announcement, President Trump stated that the United States missile attack was created to "establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread, and use of chemical weapons", warning President Assad that "We ...

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  • Seahawks reportedly postpone Kaepernick workout over kneeling protest uncertainty
Seahawks reportedly postpone Kaepernick workout over kneeling protest uncertainty

According to Schefter, the Seahawks backed away when Kaepernick would not promise to stop kneeling in protest during national anthem demonstrations before games next season. Many people have pointed out that the National Basketball Association, which embraces activism by its players and coaches to a much greater extent than the NFL does, is experie...

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  • Title out of rech, but pride at stake in Madrid derby
Title out of rech, but pride at stake in Madrid derby

Simeone believes that Real Madrid's squad is the best in the world. In his 199 games for Atletico so far the Frenchman has scored 107 goals, 24 of which have come in 39 matches this season with one in each of his last four matches. What we have done in this decade is tremendous, Atletico fans should be proud of how their team is competing. ...

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  • Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers
Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

The Nokia 7 Plus is backed up by 3800mAh battery with fast charging. Connectivity options in the Nokia 6 (2018 ) include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, Global Positioning System and a USB Type-C port is present to the bottom of the phone.

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  • Ancestry.com Test Reveals Woman's OB/GYN Might Be Her Biological Father
Ancestry.com Test Reveals Woman's OB/GYN Might Be Her Biological Father

Mortimer, a now-retired obstetrician gynecologist in Idaho Falls, of fraud and medical negligence, among other things. A United States woman is suing a fertility doctor after discovering through an online ancestry website the man had secretly fathered her.

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  • Police Find Body Of Missing CDC Doctor In A River
Police Find Body Of Missing CDC Doctor In A River

Fulton County Chief medical examiner Jan Gorniak determined the cause of death as drowning. On Tuesday night, fishermen called 911 after discovering a body in the river. 11 Alive reports that the information the Atlanta Police received came directly from the CDC. Co-workers said that the day he left work, Cunningham had gotten news that he was p...

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  • Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic
Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic

There is widespread agreement among doctors and public health experts that marijuana is effective at treating chronic pain. Vermont Business Magazine In a startling report released today, National Safety Council research shows just 13 states and Washington, DC, have implemented comprehensive, proven actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and...

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  • Scott Pruitt says emissions standards for cars, light trucks should be revised
Scott Pruitt says emissions standards for cars, light trucks should be revised

CARB is widely expected to fight any effort to eliminate its waiver which was first enacted in 1970. President Trump intially pledged to review the vehicle regulations in March of past year. And that, along with other legal actions, could tie up any changes the EPA winds up making for some time. More than a dozen states adhere to California's...

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  • Synthetic Marijuana, 'K2,' 'Spice,' Causing Bleeding From Eyes And Ears, Officials Say
Synthetic Marijuana, 'K2,' 'Spice,' Causing Bleeding From Eyes And Ears, Officials Say

Melissa Millewich, an emergency room physician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, a general medical and surgical facility in Downers Grove. All 38 people went to hospitals after experiencing some form of severe bleeding, according to the health department.

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  • Kenyan opposition figure deported to Dubai, lawyers say
Kenyan opposition figure deported to Dubai, lawyers say

Odinga's supporters insist Kenyatta fraudulently won Kenya's presidential election in August. The government responded by arresting opposition politicians. There was no immediate comment from the police. Miguna Miguna , targeted in a Kenyan government crackdown amid lingering election tensions, was deported even after a court ordered authorities...

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  • SIT set up to probe CBSE paper leak
SIT set up to probe CBSE paper leak

He said CBSE is a respected and reliable organisation and throughout the year, it conducts many examinations, including 1.40 crore students. The CBSE issued a circular informing about the re-examination and said dates and other details for it would be posted on the board's website.

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  • Amsterdam police detain over 100 England fans
Amsterdam police detain over 100 England fans

Video footage on social media showed some fans throwing bottles at police and bicycles into Amsterdam's historic canals before the match in the Amsterdam Arena. The trouble in Amsterdam comes a year after unsavoury scenes marred England's friendly against Germany in Dortmund. "As was reiterated ahead of the fixture, we always urge supporters to r...

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  • Virat Kohli to play county cricket : England
Virat Kohli to play county cricket : England

Reports on Saturday suggested a deal has already been struck, with the Indian captain expected to miss the one-off Test with Afghanistan in Bangalore on 20 June and a Twenty20 series with Ireland in order to tune up for English conditions. Despite Kohli's astounding success all over the globe, Kohli has found the going tough in England, especially ...

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  • Trump calls to congratulate Putin on election win
Trump calls to congratulate Putin on election win

The president's tone drew a rebuke from Sen. John McCain and others for calling Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him for his re-election. The White House said that in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Trump and Putin discussed bilateral relations and the need to continue dialogue on key security priorities and challenges.

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  • Once-A-Day Male Contraceptive Pill Successful In First Clinical Trials
Once-A-Day Male Contraceptive Pill Successful In First Clinical Trials

This new male contraceptive pill is a drug called dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU . The study's senior investigator , Stephanie Page, M.D., PhD, professor of medicine at the University of Washington is calling it a major step forward in the development of a once-daily "male pill".

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  • Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss
Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss

Should both Porters return, Missouri is likely ranked in the preseason top-10 and could make a deep postseason run. Porter Jr. said that he was "frustrated" by his play, making just 4 of 12 shots he attempted from the floor. "I feel like being able to do that helped". The freshman was a five-star recruit after leading his high school team to a ...

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  • Aamir Khan celebrates birthday in Mumbai, says Big B is coping well
Aamir Khan celebrates birthday in Mumbai, says Big B is coping well

And guess who was waiting for him at the airport? While Aamir was casually dressed in a Tshirt and jeans, Kiran wore a yellow kurta and paired it with white trousers. The audience will witness him do action film after a long time. But if I actually had to change him, I don't think I would be as happy to see that. "So, it's definitely a challeng...

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  • Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs
Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs

But the industry also fears the indirect consequences of Mr Trump's actions, which could lead to cheap Chinese steel being dumped on European markets instead of sold to the USA. Both Mexico and Canada have balked at Trump's move to link the NAFTA renegotiations with the impending tariffs . President Donald Trump has signed proclamations ...

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  • Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos
Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos

A long haul stockpiling tank containing fluid nitrogen at the University Hospitals Fertility Center in Cleveland encountered a clear hardware disappointment over the previous end of the week, enabling the temperature to end up hotter than it should.

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  • Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves
Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves

When he tore his ACL in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, Chicago fans were heartbroken. The Timberwolves reportedly expressed interest in the 29-year-old former MVP after the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Rose to the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team, six-player swap at the Trade Deadline in February.

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  • Barbie celebrates International Women's Day
Barbie celebrates International Women's Day

The French chef, who got her start working at Alain Ducasse 's Le Louis XV restaurant in Monaco, was touched by the honor. As part of the #MoreRoleModels campaign, Barbie also shared a video on YouTube which features some of the women with their dolls.

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  • Emergency rooms slammed with opioid overdoses in Missouri and IL
Emergency rooms slammed with opioid overdoses in Missouri and IL

Anne Schuchat explained in a statement. "The fast-moving opioid overdose epidemic continues and is accelerating". The largest increases in ER visits from opioid overdoses were seen in the West, Southwest and Midwest with 7 to 11 percent increases per quarter.

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  • Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise
Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise

Previously, the agency looked at death from opioids, which lag behind reports from emergency rooms. In the first nine months of 2017, the state had 609 opioid deaths, a 5 percent decrease from the same period in 2016. The data reports that, from the same time frame as the ESOOS Program report, all 5 United States regions experienced increases in ...

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