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MDH: Measles Cases Spread To Ramsey County; Total Cases Reaches 32

This year's outbreak , the state's first since 2011, began about March 30 and spread through a Hennepin County day care. Measles can spread easily to unvaccinated persons. Anthony Laku, Director of Immunization at the Ministry of Health said Friday the repeat vaccination program scheduled to start in May for children aged six months and less than five years old seeks to reduce measles outbreaks and also strengthen efforts to eradicate the highly infectious disease by 2020.

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IPL: Mumbai pull off a thrilling win in a super-over

McCumllum was unable to connect but ran a bye even as the ball travelled to the wicket-keeper. Tye is having a ball in the ongoing IPL since the Lions discovered his potential and Thampi, who has generated excitement and hope with his raw talent, are bound to test the Mumbai Indians batsmen.

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There's Already A Handmaid's Tale Fashion Line In The Works

Because of her role as a producer, Moss got the opportunity to help direct how the show tackled her character's repeated sexual assaults - a topic many shows struggle with that is made that much more complicated by Offred's learned silence.

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Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet says FDA

Take asparagus. Some evidence has suggested that the health benefits of asparagus may include preventing or fighting cancer. These products were mostly sold on websites or social media platforms and have not been reviewed by FDA for safety and efficacy.

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Unilever first-quarter sales top expectations

That compares to analysts' estimates of 2 percent, according to a consensus compiled by the company, and growth of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter and 3.2 percent in the third quarter of the last financial year. In contrast, growth slowed to a near halt in the Americas region, hurt by declines in U.S. confectionery and pet care. Unilever cited gains in its home- and personal-care businesses, while sales were unchanged in the food division.

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Sedan dragged by truck for miles

It doesn't take very long for new drivers to grow accustomed to sharing the road with semi-trucks. In the video of this incident, captured by another driver on April 19, the Nissan driver is seen waving desperately and shouting for help.

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Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

When Starbucks released its photo of what the Unicorn Frappuccino would look like, people freaked out. Whoa, things just got really sour. "It's a lot of little small steps", one Tacoma barista said. One venti Unicorn Frappuccino, which is just 20 ounces of the super sweet drink, has 80 grams of carbohydrates in it and within those 80 grams, 76 of them are sugar.

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Drop Off Prescription Drugs At Falmouth Police Station

For this reason, the Twin Peaks station will not participate in the 13th nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. "These are medicines that were languishing in home cabinets, highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse", NBPD officials wrote in an press release.

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Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit

According to a California Department of Justice F.A.Q. page on AB 1887, Kansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are included with North Carolina as banned destinations under law due to passage of "anti-LGBT" legislation. Last year, the NJCAA moved a baseball championship after North Carolina adopted a "bathroom bill" limiting LGBT rights. Jon W. Davidson, legal director at Lambda Legal, said in a statement that the Trump administration and Sessions were using the "fake repeal of HB2 as ...

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Hennepin County measles outbreak now includes 8 children

Few details about the ailing person were disclosed other than it was an adult, it was a direct result of an exposure to the first such afflicted person in late March, the two victims were not related in any way, and both were passengers in the same flight.

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Centre to issue advisory against service charge on food bills

Businesses have often complained that India's complicated tax system leaves them grappling with a mesh of separate duties levied by each of the country's 29 states, and goods are often stranded for hours or even days at state borders as payments are worked out.

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Earn Rs 10 for Every Successful Referral for BHIM app

Both the existing user who refers BHIM and the new user who adopts BHIM would get a cash bonus credited directly to their account under the Referral scheme. The Aadhaar Pay platform was launched previous year on December 30th. Rs 50 to any three unique users (either to customers or to merchants), the referrer and the referee will be notified about the bonus amount via notification in BHIM App .

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China March producer inflation cools, consumer inflation below forecast

Annual inflation in the United Kingdom stood at 2.3% in February and March, the fastest rate of price growth in over three years, overshooting the Bank of England's 2% target. The Consumer Price Index including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) also hit 2.3% in March, the same rate as February's reading. The NBS said that mining inflation cooled to a still-brisk 33.7% over the year, down from 36.1% in February, while raw materials prices grew by 14.9%, below the 15.5% level reported ...

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Salad recalled after bat found in bag

Both people reported being in good health and the CDC said it is not aware of bat material being found in any other packaged salad. The bat was tested for rabies but its deteriorated condition did not allow health officials to definitively rule out whether it had the deadly disease.

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How to support a loved one who has depression

Tijani stated that this year's theme: " Depression, let's talk ", was chosen by the World Health Organisation (WHO ) to draw the world's attention to the global burden of this common mental disorder. The Public Health Agency (PHA) is using the opportunity of World Health Day to encourage people to talk about depression . We also shall continue to strive towards the promotion of healthier standards of living and the implementation of programmes that enhance health indices of the society, ...

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More Than 1 in 5 Adults Has Cancer-Causing HPV, CDC Reports

Twenty five percent of men and 20 percent of women have the strain of HPV that causes cancer, new data shows. Some type of HPV can cause genital warts and are considered low risk with a small chance for causing cancer. "People need to realize that this is a serious concern". Each year, the virus causes 30,700 cancers in men and women, according to the CDC. The agency has stated that even when the vaccination rates are augmenting, the rates among boys and girls are not as high as expected.

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Trump admin cuts off UN agency's funds over abortion concern

This decision is based on the erroneous claim that UNFPA "supports, or participates in the management of, a programme of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation" in China. The cut follows Trump's proposed 28 percent budget reduction for diplomacy and foreign aid, including an unspecified reduction in financial support for the United Nations and its agencies, announced last month.

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Comprehensive Marijuana Bill Package Would Protect Cannabis Industry's Future

Polis's bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, move federal jurisdiction over marijuana oversight from the DEA to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and puts in place regulations over marijuana similar to those in place for alcohol - including its advertising standards.

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STATEMENT: US withdraws funding from United Nations Population Fund - ODI response

The move comes as a follow up to President Trump's decision, three days after his inauguration, to restore Reagan-era policy that denies federal funding to abortion-supporting or promoting groups. "This is nowhere more clearly demonstrated than in the U.N. Population Fund's 'model country program, ' where UNFPA-trained officials oversee the enforcement of the one-child policy, and where abuses are rampant", he wrote.

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

The Texas Department of Transportation says this is an example of a distracted driver. During April's Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign in 2014 (the a year ago for which data is available), citations for illegal cell phone use while driving increased 197 percent.

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Trump to Sign Executive Order Undoing Obama Cuts in Power Plant Emissions

Supporters of former President Obama's plan, including some Democratic-led states and environmental groups, argue it would spur thousands of clean-energy jobs and help the US meet ambitious goals to reduce carbon pollution set by an worldwide agreement reached in Paris in late 2015.

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Apologise or else will file defamation case: Sena MP to AI officials

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikward had to travel by train today after domestic airlines unitedly "banned" him from flying on their aircraft for assaulting an Air India officer. "He was arrogant. I hit him 25 times with my sandal", he told the media. Air India has cancelled his return ticket from Delhi to Pune at 4 pm on Friday.

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Striking doctors should face action now: HC

On Thursday, the Maharashtra Chief Minister appealed to the doctors to resume their work and the government will do its duty to provide them security. Due to the manpower crunch, senior doctors and nurses are bearing the burden. "The workload has increased by 60 per cent since the start of the strike".

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DTE: Metro Detroit windstorm set record for outages

UPDATE: DTE announces this is the second-largest weather related outage in company history. Customers should stay at least 20 feet away from all power lines and anything they may contact, and consider them live. Friday, DTE spokesperson Jennifer Wilt said. "Given the sheer size of the (power outage), we expect the restoration to take multiple days", a DTE spokesman said Thursday.

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For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost

Overall survival was 88 per cent for women with no pregnancy, 82 per cent for those with breast cancer while pregnant, and about 97 per cent for women who got pregnant six months or more after a breast cancer diagnosis. In an accompanying editorial, Omer Kucuk , an oncologist who has studied nutrition and cancer prevention at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, argues that the new data helps answer the question of whether soy is safe for women.

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Pittsburgh businesses to take part in nationwide 'Day Without a Woman' strike

Megan Collier, a Women's March organizer from MI, told the Detroit Free Press that there are other meaningful ways to engage in protest without missing work. Tell us, HollywoodLifers - do you feel inspired by the women's march? "While the most impactful way would be to take the day off, we realize that many women in our most vulnerable communities or whose jobs provide essential services, including reproductive health services, will not have the ability to join the strike ", Fendlay ...

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New York Police investigate possible vandalism at Jewish cemetery

This is the fourth such case of vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across the United States over the past month. The Justice Department said Thompson was charged with cyber-stalking his ex-girlfriend and making the bomb threats in her name as part of a "sustained campaign to harass and intimidate" the woman after the end of their romantic relationship.

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World's First 'Smart' Condom To Rate How Good You Are In Bed

As such, it is more of a device, a ring that can be used together with an ordinary condom during sexual intercourse. Also, it detects chlamydia and syphilis to notify the chances of infections. A British company claims to have invented a smart condom , which ranks your sexual performance and detect sexually transmitted diseases. The ring, comes with a one-year warranty, will have a Micro-USB charging port to provide six to eight hours of "live" usage (the website doesn't clarify what ...

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The People's Court Judge Joseph Wapner Dead at 97

After his run on The People's Court ended, Judge Wapner wrote two books and made a few guest appearances. His condition worsened and he returned home Friday under hospice care, dying Sunday morning. Wapner, born in 1919, was a graduate of USC and USC Law School, going on to serve more than 20 years as a judge. The show became a touchpoint for pop culture.

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Over 74 Refugees bodies washed ashore in Libyan western town of Zawiya

MigrantsIFRC said that the bodies were found by Libyan Red Crescent volunteers on Monday. Misrati said the circumstances surrounding the drowning were not yet clear. Crossings have continued through the winter, despite treacherous conditions at sea, and the European Union has been partly blamed for spiralling death rates after smugglers switched from wooden fishing vessels to flimsy dinghies that are harder for security agencies to detect.