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Diplomats said the Iranian violations are likely to be addressed in a draft resolution renewing sanctions on Yemen that the council is set to adopt later this month. "Today, armed with this evidence, we have the chance to rein in Iran's behavior and demand that it live up to its worldwide agreements that discourage conflict".
  • Kibbles 'n Bits, other dog food brands recalled after euthanasia drug discovered

    Kibbles 'n Bits, other dog food brands recalled after euthanasia drug discovered

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    Several major dog food brands have been voluntarily recalled in the USA after testing uncovered small amounts of a euthanasia drug. CNN reports the drug pentrobarbital is used to euthanize animals. "Above all, we are a company that loves pets and understand the responsibility we have in providing high quality food for the pets our consumers love", said the company.
  • Google Retinal Scans Can Predict if You Will Have a Heart Attack

    Google Retinal Scans Can Predict if You Will Have a Heart Attack

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    According to The Verge , the technology is sophisticated enough that, through a scan, it can deduce a person's age, blood pressure and whether they are a smoker. Google engineers used images of human eyes from over 280,000 people from the U.S. and U.K. The images enabled the AI-powered neural networks to recognize some patterns and detect the telltale signs of future heart disease and stroke risks.
  • New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children

    New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children

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    Experts and other researchers expressed caution about the study saying such a test was still a long way off. Dr James Cusack , director of science at the United Kingdom autism research charity Autistica , said: "This study may give us clues about why autistic people are different but it does not provide a new method for diagnosis".
  • Korean Jin Young Ko claims Australian Open

    Korean Jin Young Ko claims Australian Open

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    The 35-year-old played her final two rounds in 10-under par and credited a hot putter for today's eight birdies. When asked if she'd considered aiming for Player of the Year, she remained modest but certainly not dismissive of the idea. The 22-year-old from Seoul birdied three of her first five holes to lead by six strokes at one stage, before bogeys at the sixth and eighth holes. "I started off really well", Green said.
  • Green chases Korea's Ko at Aust Open golf

    Green chases Korea's Ko at Aust Open golf

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    With a four-shot lead heading into Sunday's final round, the 22-year-old Ko as a chance at LPGA Tour history. "I think to be 35 and to feel like my best golf is ahead of me, that's a special place to be", the American said. She has only played one tournament since last September, and that was a team event. Scott is Ko's 11th caddie since she turned professional in 2013.
  • Stokes doubtful for first ODI against Kiwis: Bayliss

    Stokes doubtful for first ODI against Kiwis: Bayliss

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    The 26-year-old has not played for the country since the Bristol incident, where he was involved in a late-night brawl outside a nightclub in September last year and was subsequently charged with affray. "We'll have to wait and see how he is travel, with the practice". "It's about making a judgement call at some stage. We have got to get him up to speed and hopefully during this one-day series, we can get him back into the team", he asserted.
  • Shame on you! student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

    Shame on you! student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

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    The League and other gun safety groups are calling on legislators to hear the bill. Bernstein says he would support stricter gun regulations like mental health screenings. The vice president says "the heartache in Broward County is unimaginable" but it's a heartache that many Texans know from the deadly shooting a year ago at a church in Sutherland Springs.
  • Karnataka to Provide Free Education to All Girls till Post Graduation

    Karnataka to Provide Free Education to All Girls till Post Graduation

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    With the state to go for polls in less than four months, the Karnataka government, in its last state budget ahead of the elections announced what political observers call a "please all" budget. CM Siddaramaiah also announced many sops for SCs, STs, OBCs and other minorities. The scheme is expected to be implemented in the entire state by the end of the year.
  • Chinese woman in blackface pretends to be African, declares 'I love China'

    Chinese woman in blackface pretends to be African, declares 'I love China'

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    The actors performed in monkey and giraffe costumes along with exaggerated butts and baskets of fruit on their heads. Using make-up to lampoon black people - a practice known as blackface - is seen by many as deeply offensive. Beijing-born Wong's icy demeanour and eclectic music tastes ranging from syrupy love songs to off-kilter trip-hop and Buddhist-infused folktronica have made her one of the biggest stars in the Chinese speaking world of the last three decades.
  • Theresa May calls for UK-EU security agreement

    Theresa May calls for UK-EU security agreement

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    European Union member states now work closely in the fight against organised crime and terrorism. She will urge EU leaders to "safeguard the practical co-operation we have developed and nurtured over decades", while warning of "damaging real world consequences" if leaders reject new forms of co-operation outside the writ of European law.
  • Health Department offers free flu shots as season worsens

    Health Department offers free flu shots as season worsens

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    Almost 62,000 flu cases have been reported from October 1, 2017 to February 10, 2018, with 107 deaths. Public health officials said that this year's flu outbreak is 10 times larger than last year. Most illnesses this winter have been caused by a nasty kind of flu called Type A H3N2. "It takes up to two weeks for the vaccine to be fully effective".
  • Pediatric flu-deaths rise to 84

    Pediatric flu-deaths rise to 84

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    According to CNN , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that this year's flu vaccine has been only 36 percent effective against both A and B virus strains. Roughly 4,000 people died of flu and associated illnesses in the last week - largely pneumonia striking people older than 50 - a 20% decline from the week before.
  • [BREAKING] Buhari in Daura on private visit

    [BREAKING] Buhari in Daura on private visit

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    He said the governors also used the opportunity to commend the President for appointing Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as APC Chief Mediator. Last Saturday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu announced that Buhari lost two members of his extended family in quick succession.
  • South Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins historic skeleton gold

    South Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins historic skeleton gold

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    The United States - five gold , two silver and two bronze - Austria, Japan and Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation all hold nine medals for their respective nations. Typically the likes of the United States, Austria, Canada, Germany and Switzerland have dominated the sport but Yun upset the established order with his breath-taking speed.
  • Florida shooting: As gun debate rages, Donald Trump changes the subject

    Florida shooting: As gun debate rages, Donald Trump changes the subject

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    Trump told the group he had met with a female survivor who had been shot four times, including in the lung, adding that quick first responders had saved her life. But Florida Governor Rick Scott nevertheless called for the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to step down, saying the failure to act was "unacceptable".
  • Simmons scores Rising Stars win

    Simmons scores Rising Stars win

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    Maybe a bunch of them. Same with Donovan Mitchell and a few other first-year phenoms. "So I'm going to have fun". I think that's unbelievable. Hill and Kidd shared the award in 1995 and might enter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame together this summer.