• It’s official: Amazon says Northern Virginia, New York will get headquarters expansion
It’s official: Amazon says Northern Virginia, New York will get headquarters expansion

Boston and MA never submitted a formal incentive package to Amazon , according to the state, but would not have come close to the combined roughly $2 billion that NY and Virginia will dole out in exchange for half of Amazon's HQ2. The search ignited a frenzy among cities looking to boost their economies. Reporting to founder and CEO Jeff Bezo...

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  • Government digital services tax takes aim at Google, Amazon and Facebook
Government digital services tax takes aim at Google, Amazon and Facebook

Looking at the impact of the package on the public sector, he said: "This is no bonanza. Cuts are not about to be reversed", he said . He also said prisons, schools and local authorities would not have much to celebrate about the new budget and should be preparing for more hard years ahead.

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  • Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Recovery Journal, Offers Advice for Those in Treatment
Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Recovery Journal, Offers Advice for Those in Treatment

Less than 15 percent of women who get breast cancer have a family member diagnosed with it. Sarah was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in April 2017. Additionally, the Breast Cancer Screening research report estimates market vital features, including revenue, capacity application rate, Breast Cancer Screening price, gross, growth rati...

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  • 9th Child Dies Following Viral Outbreak At New Jersey Rehabilitation Facility
9th Child Dies Following Viral Outbreak At New Jersey Rehabilitation Facility

There have been 25 confirmed pediatric adenovirus cases at Wanaque, including the eight child deaths. Health officials found minor hand-washing deficiencies at the facility during visits last week, and have been working with the center on infection-control issues, the health department said.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers tickets after LeBron James left for the Lakers
Cleveland Cavaliers tickets after LeBron James left for the Lakers

Cleveland may boast a positive attendance record of 19,432 tickets sold through two games, but that doesn't reflect how many seats were actually filled at the onset of the contest. The Pistons previous largest deficit of the season was 12 points in the opener against Brooklyn. It's a matter of one, two, three stops, that's it, and we just haven...

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  • Lara Trump: 'Kavanaugh Effect' Boosting Republicans With Women Ahead of Midterms
Lara Trump: 'Kavanaugh Effect' Boosting Republicans With Women Ahead of Midterms

Bush. President Donald Trump was more deeply involved than the White House has indicated in a decision to keep the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in D.C., according to new documents released Thursday by Democratic members of a House oversight panel.

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  • Rare health threat captures attention in the heartland
Rare health threat captures attention in the heartland

The illness has been compared to the polio and West Nile viruses. CNN did not have any reported cases in Missouri but our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported at least one child had sought treatment at St. In extreme cases, paralysis and death can occur. Seven children have been affected in that state. As of yet, there is no kn...

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  • Breast cancer plate marks 10 years, $3 million raised
Breast cancer plate marks 10 years, $3 million raised

Barbara Westfall of Greenwood has gone to several breast cancer support group meetings over the years. Although most people who develop breast cancer will not be able to pinpoint one specific cause, scientists have learned much about the risk factors that may indicate a stronger likelihood for cancer.

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  • Fact-checking President Trump's USA Today op-ed on 'Medicare-for-All'
Fact-checking President Trump's USA Today op-ed on 'Medicare-for-All'

In his op-ed, Trump said Democrats have moved away from centrism, claiming the "new Democrats are radical socialists who want to model America's economy after Venezuela". That's pretty good", he said amidst applause from the audience. Last month, Trump sparked a controversy when he cast doubt over a report that 3,000 people in Puerto Rico die...

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  • What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids?
What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids?

Six children in Minnesota have been detected with an exceptional "polio-like" bug since mid-September, state health officials said, all the latest cases were in kids below 10. "The CDC will make the final determination on diagnoses and numbers are subject to change", the statement said. Since then, however, the Minnesota Department of Healt...

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  • World Mental Health Day, 10 October
World Mental Health Day, 10 October

World Mental Health Day is organised by the World Health organisation and aims to raise awareness around mental health issues. Queensland Mental Health Week's theme this year encourages people to value mental health with these six steps.

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  • Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing
Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

The Waco Tribune-Herald released a story about a case of brain-eating amoeba that claimed the life of someone after they have gone to the BSR Surf Resort . A GoFundMe Campaign was started on behalf of Stabile to bring awareness to Naegleria fowleri . Once it travels through the nose it causes a devastating brain infection called primary amebic ...

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  • Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md
Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh mentioned beer and enjoying beer nearly 30 times while denying drunkenly sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford. Sometimes I had too many beers. "We drank beer, I like beer". Kavanaugh conceded that most of his social functions in high school involved beer drinking that, despite h...

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  • Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van
Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van

Richardson later told the Washington Post that sheriff's deputies often transfer mental-health patients saying, "It's a courtesy they do". Officials said the van was in Marion County near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water state officials are watching closely after Florence.

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  • The use of aspirin in elderly now questioned
The use of aspirin in elderly now questioned

Prof McNeil cautioned the findings did not apply to those with existing conditions where aspirin is recommended as a preventative measure against further heart attacks, strokes or angina. "I've spent the last five, six years trying to get all my seniors to stop taking aspirin" based on the clear risks and unproven benefit, he told Reuters Health ...

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  • US primary elections seen as key tests for 'Trump effect'
US primary elections seen as key tests for 'Trump effect'

Trump posted on Twitter a full-throttled endorsement for her candidacy on Wednesday morning and claimed sweeping wins for his "Make America Great Again" agenda. Senate battle in Arizona, the candidates all spent the final stretch of the campaign touting their allegiance to him. Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine was second, with 28 percent.

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  • John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'
John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

Prominent private citizens can also be laid in the Rotunda, but they are lain in honor, not in state, as was the case with minister Billy Graham earlier this year. U.S President Donald Trump bowed to pressure on Monday to honor the late John McCain , ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff across the country, as the late senator fired a p...

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  • Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute
Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., applauds during the break in the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks in Washington , Wednesday, May 3, 2017. McCain had been a rare and outspoken Republican critic of Trump, accusing him of "naivete", "egotism" and of sympathizing with autocrats. In the end, ...

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  • West Nile Virus found in chickens living in Kenner
West Nile Virus found in chickens living in Kenner

Around one person out of 5 West Nile infected people develops symptoms such as fever among others while around one out of 150 people develop symptoms such as swelling of the brain or the brain tissue, which in certain rare cases, can result in the person dying.

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  • Toronto shooter and family are from Jhelum in Pakistan
Toronto shooter and family are from Jhelum in Pakistan

On Sunday 22 July, 2018, on a peaceful evening on busy Danforth Avenue in Toronto , girls aged 10 and 18 were shot and killed in an attack that terrorized this handsome Greek town neighborhood while 13 others were injured, some critically.

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  • Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo Win 2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests
Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo Win 2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests

In the distaff side, Miki Sudo outlasted 19 other competitors that included record-setter Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas to win her fifth consecutive women's title. There was some confusion regarding how many hot dogs Chestnut ate because one plate wasn't counted. We're talking about an event as quintessentially American as they come: a hot dog...

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  • The FDA Approves the First Cannabis-Based Medicine
The FDA Approves the First Cannabis-Based Medicine

Epidiolex is approved to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes in patients age two or older. Therefore, patients will not be able to access Epidiolex until CBD is rescheduled by the DEA, which is expected to take place within 90 days, according to GW Research Ltd.

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  • India's bravehearts celebrate the ancient art on International Yoga Day
India's bravehearts celebrate the ancient art on International Yoga Day

Yoga is handsome because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving. Underscoring the global impact of yoga , Modi said interest in the exercise form is growing rapidly in western countries. The celebrations of IDY commenced with the screening of a video message of the Prime Minister of India . At the end of the event, a lucky dra...

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  • Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says
Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says

According to a study by Swedish and USA researchers, people who are under 65-years-old and get less than five hours sleep on the weekend had an increased risk of death. But before you hit the sack to celebrate, the study also found there can be too much of a good thing. That was true only for those under 65; the mortality difference disappeared f...

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  • 18 dead bats in HPs Nahan causes Nipah virus scare
18 dead bats in HPs Nahan causes Nipah virus scare

The Nipah Virus , also known as NiV, is transferred to humans from fruit bats . Kerala state health minister K.K. Shylaja told reporters Tuesday that there had been no new cases of Nipah , though it was not immediately clear when the last case was reported.

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  • DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread
DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread

The city is about 93 miles from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. The other death was a suspected case in Wangata, a suburb of Mbandaka on the Congo River, the ministry said. The Commission noted that the allocated funding would "ensure deployment of relevant surge capacity to the affected areas, surveillance and ...

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  • Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan
Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan

As many as 9 Muslim countries have announced that the moon of Ramadan was not sighted in their countries. Traditionally, many Muslim-majority countries have followed the dates set by Saudi religious authorities, but in recent years many have used their own astronomical calculations.

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  • One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows
One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

Illnesses were reported in nine different states - Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Another 16 people recalled that they ate dishes with egg at a restaurant, with representatives from the restaurants confirming to the CDC that they used shell eggs when preparing the d...

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  • PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct
PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct

The party's primary scheduled to hold in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti capital, would be presided over by the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa , as chairman of the electoral panel. Prince Secondus said that the real victor from the exercise is democracy and not any individual as the PDP family in Ekiti would be healthier from the primary.

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  • Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32
Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32

The team will also set up an active case search and contact tracing, establish Ebola treatment units to care for patients, set up mobile labs, and engage the community on safe practices. Bikoro health zone is 250 km from Mbandaka, capital of Equateur Province in an area of the country that is that is very hard to reach. Thanks to their quick resp...

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  • Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo
Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo

Dr Serge Ngalebato, Bikoro Hospital director, tells The Associated Press that two nurses who were in contact with patients are among the five suspected cases. He said:"We are sending a signal to all entry points in the country". It is in the DRC that the Ebola virus was discovered in 1976. Congo's long experience of Ebola and its remote g...

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  • Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN
Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has long said it would match any Iranian weapons development, but Jubeir's renewed vow came after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb.

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  • Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply
Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply

The restrictions on initial opioid prescriptions for acute pain will start within the next 60 days, as well as a rule that the drugs would be limited to 50 morphine milligrams a day, Walmart said in a statement . A Walmart spokesperson said it's part of an effort to battle the opioid crisis. This was partially fueled by the fact that som...

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  • Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads
Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads

Gabbard said more than 1,800 residents in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens have been ordered to leave their homes since Thursday, when public works officials first reported steam and lava erupting from fissures in a road. One of the world's most active volcanoes, Kilauea has been erupting almost continuously since 1983. Leilani Estates sits alo...

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  • Rohingya refugees plead for United Nations help
Rohingya refugees plead for United Nations help

Then, they were taken to a briefing room where the local administration of Cox's Bazar and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) debriefed them on the crisis Bangladesh has been handling since August past year. The refugees at the Kutupalong camp carried placards, some of which read " We want justice ". The visit is the highest-profile diplomatic missi...

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  • Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle dies
Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle dies

His father, Thomas Evans, posted: "My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings at 02:30 absolutely heartbroken I LOVE YOU MY GUY". "Our baby boy grew his wings tonight at 2:30 a.m". The Italian government had gone as far as to grant the boy citizenship in the hope that his transfer to an Italian hospital would be approved. You are n...

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  • Jets fans cheer on team to victory in Nashvillle
Jets fans cheer on team to victory in Nashvillle

The next step is to control more of the game with their offence. "What's made our team good all year is our day-to-day, our focus on today", Wheeler said. "There's a confidence after the year we've had that we can score". Game 1 wasn't as rough-and-tumble as some thought it might be. They could not get past Connor Hellebuyck .

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  • Facebook introduces ''Sleep Mode'' for parents in Messenger Kids
Facebook introduces ''Sleep Mode'' for parents in Messenger Kids

Any attempt to open Messenger Kids will be met with a message telling the child the app is in sleep mode and that they should come back later. The Google-owned app said in a blog post on Wednesday that parents would also have the option to restrict video recommendations to channels that have been "verified" by YouTube Kids, avoiding the broader...

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  • Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank as profits slump
Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank as profits slump

Underscoring the problems at the investment bank, the trading revenue in the initial quarter fell by 17 percent from a year earlier, as compared with a 12 percent hike at USA rivals. By 1240 BST, Deutsche Bank share were 1.97% lower at €11.75. Business focused on just the United States or Asia would be reduced. And, while staff reduction will be ...

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  • Syria shot down 46 U.S. missiles: Russian Federation
Syria shot down 46 U.S. missiles: Russian Federation

The official said if there were chemical weapons in the targeted facilities, thousands would have died following the airstrikes . Russian Embassy spokesman Mikhail Sobolev said it would bring a group of 15 Syrians who they claim were filmed in "staged videos" of the alleged attack to a meeting at the OPCW on Thursday, US Time.

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