• Public sector banks begin consolidation of overseas operations

    Public sector banks begin consolidation of overseas operations

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    In the wake of Rs 12,700-crore fraud at Punjab National Bank ( PNB ) by accused diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi , the finance ministry on Tuesday asked all public sector banks (PSBs ) to come out with "pre-emptive" action plan to combat rising operational and technical risks, and assign clear accountability to senior functionaries.
  • Bobby Brown wants justice for Bobbi Kristina Brown

    Bobby Brown wants justice for Bobbi Kristina Brown

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    In 2012, Houston died at the Beverly Hills Hotel of what was ruled as an accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub, hours before the famed Clive Davis pre-Grammy party that February. And he said more. If he was locked up somewhere where somebody can rape him, that's just how I feel. "That's just how I feel", the singer told Rolling Stone .
  • Record highs in Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak

    Record highs in Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak

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    Chikwe Ihekweazu, in a statement wednesday, said three states - Edo, Ondo and Ebonyi - account for 85 per cent of the Lassa fever cases presently. However, WHO also stresses that clinics in the southern states of Edo, Ondo and Ebonyi State are "particularly overstretched" in dealing with the outbreak.
  • CDC Says 1 in 14 Pregnant Women Smoke

    CDC Says 1 in 14 Pregnant Women Smoke

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    The statistical data has been provided by the National Center for Health Statistics -principal agency of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The rate of smoking during pregnancy dropped by around three percent since 2011 and is about a large portion of that of the all inclusive community, with 15 percent of Americans smoking, as indicated by prior CDC information.
  • Worshippers bring AR-15s to blessing ceremony at Pennsylvania church

    Worshippers bring AR-15s to blessing ceremony at Pennsylvania church

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    Several congregants brought weapons to the ceremony, unloaded with magazines removed, and zip ties through and around the open chambers. Students from an elementary school near the church were relocated for the day to distance them from the gun-toting couples at the ceremony, according to the Wallenpaupack School District website.
  • De Blasio's pick for schools chancellor is former 'illegal' immigrant

    De Blasio's pick for schools chancellor is former 'illegal' immigrant

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    New York City is the nation's biggest school system; Miami's is the fourth largest. Mr. Carvalho, who earns a salary of $352,874 in Miami, would likely take a pay cut if he took the job in NY. Rumors about Carvalho's appointment had been floating around City Hall for days. The Miami-Dade schools website says the district has become one of the nation's highest-performing urban school systems, receiving systemwide accreditation from AdvancEd in 2014.
  • California boy arrested over threat with Lego gun

    California boy arrested over threat with Lego gun

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    HEBRON, Ohio- A 14-year-old Licking County student has been arrested Wednesday evening for making a school-related threat. Officials said the daily operation of the school was not interrupted. "However, the student did have access to unsecured firearms in his home". The student was charged with aggravated menacing, and has been committed to a juvenile detention facility.
  • Three more flu-related deaths reported in Denton County

    Three more flu-related deaths reported in Denton County

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    Vaccine immunogenicity was measured by HAI and neutralization antibody responses against a panel of vaccine-homologous, and historically and forward-drifted, influenza virus strains. "Most notably here at St. Vincent, they dropped by over 50%". Look at it this way, if you were outside without a coat and it was freezing, would you be better off putting on a sweater if that's all you had or wearing nothing? Every year, more New Yorkers die from influenza and pneumonia than from any other ...
  • Pennsylvania Governor Urges Court To Stick With New Congressional District Map

    Pennsylvania Governor Urges Court To Stick With New Congressional District Map

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    Not all districts became bluer under the new map, however. But if the five Pennsylvania state supreme court judges were impeached, they would face steep odds in an appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The old map, which was drawn by Republican legislators in 2011, was ruled to have "strange, sprawling" districts aimed at giving the party an advantage in statewide elections, The Washington Post reported .
  • Pediatricians call for universal depression screening for teens

    Pediatricians call for universal depression screening for teens

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    This particular portion of the guidelines is proposed to serve PC clinicians in the identification and initial management of adolescents with depression in an epoch of renowned clinical need and shortage of mental health specialists, but they can not replace clinical judgment; these guidelines are not meant to be the sole source of guidance for depression management in adolescents.
  • California Scraps Safety Driver Rules for Self-Driving Cars

    California Scraps Safety Driver Rules for Self-Driving Cars

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    Once the new rules are implemented the DMV can start issuing permits to autonomous auto companies, like Uber , Waymo, Tesla , and other big players in the race to put autonomous vehicles on the road. Many tech companies, including Uber, are eager to advance autonomous vehicle testing on public streets. There are dozens of companies already testing driverless auto technology in California.
  • Black Panther is a movie for the ages

    Black Panther is a movie for the ages

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    The director Ryan Coogler is a good friend of mine as well, he came to one of our games past year. "I think this is a great example of history that not a lot of people get exposed to in their lives", said the senior, referring to the film's depiction of African culture.
  • Are varicose veins associated with increased risk of blood clot?

    Are varicose veins associated with increased risk of blood clot?

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    Response: Varicose veins are common, with about 23 percent of USA adults having the condition, but they are rarely thought to be associated with serious health risks. Researchers discovered people with varicose veins were at a five times expanded danger of creating DVT - a clot in the legs which can prompt removal or even demise.
  • BBC Proms pledges 50-50 gender split for modern composers

    BBC Proms pledges 50-50 gender split for modern composers

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    Among the 45 festivals and events that have signed up to the 50/50 programme is by:Larm (Norway), Canadian Music Week (Canada), Eurosonic Noorderslag (Netherlands), BBC Music Introducing Stages (U.K.), Liverpool International Music Festival (England), North By North East (Canada), NYC Winter Jazzfest (USA) and Oslo World (Norway).
  • Some Instant Pots are overheating and melting

    Some Instant Pots are overheating and melting

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    The company says it believes the malfunction is only affecting batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746 . The company is asking customers with the affected models "to immediately stop use of the product". Designed by a group of former Nortel employees in Ottawa , Instant Pot launched its first cookers in 2010. "Now you are posting the same form letter you send when anyone asks what the next step is?" The issue is affecting the Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker, a device similar to a slow ...
  • Maldives refuses to participate in 16-nation mega naval exercise

    Maldives refuses to participate in 16-nation mega naval exercise

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    He said China has been conducting anti-piracy patrols in Indian Ocean and India has been monitoring their movements. The Navies of Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand participated in its inaugural edition. The opposition in Maldives had sought Indian military's assistance to free supreme court judges and opposition leaders. The Abdullah Yameen dispensation has been miffed ever since India referred to the emergency he imposed as unconstitutional.