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Arkansas carries out double execution

Arkansas carries out double execution

Davis. Williams' death made for the first double execution to be carried out in the USA for 16 years. Williams was sentenced to death in 1997 for kidnapping, raping and murdering Stacy Errickson. since 2000. Marcel Williams, 24 at the time , forced her into his vehicle at gunpoint, drove her to several ATMs to make a total of 18 transactions, then raped her, strangled her in an abandoned storage shed, and buried her body in a shallow grave in North Little Rock. Read More

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Massive fire erupts on I-75 after deadly Ohio gas tanker crash

Massive fire erupts on I-75 after deadly Ohio gas tanker crash

For southbound, motorists are asked to do the reverse of that-I-70 east to I-675 south back to I-75 just north of Austin Boulevard in Springboro. 75 Sbound b/t Rte. Mark Ponichtera said, via WDTN-TV. "We do have a hazmat response as a result of that". "Then I heard a boom". "I felt the heat from it". The driver of the tanker was cooperating with investigators, he said. Read More

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Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

Senn said some farmers near Watertown still had found no buyer for their milk. He says they won't get paid as much as they did with Grassland Dairy, but it's close enough to keep them in business. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the country to come to an agreement with U.S. dairy producers, while Sen. Read More

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Suspended Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Moore announces US Senate run

Suspended Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Moore announces US Senate run

Senate. A poll taken last August, though taken far too early to serve as a reliable bellwether in the future election, showed Moore at the head of the pack with 28.2% support among 600 Republican respondents. The Court of the Judiciary disagreed, and suspended Moore for the remainder of his term in September. The one sure thing is that if Moore fails in his third statewide non-judicial race, he can not follow it up with a third run for the Supreme Court and perhaps a third effort to get ... Read More

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Smartphone shipments to India up by 15 per cent in Q4FY17

Smartphone shipments to India up by 15 per cent in Q4FY17

In the second quarter, it should rather be a growth seen for the brands like Vivo and OPPO because of the offline marketing strategy and the partnerships they have done to promote during the IPL season. Demonetization seems to have had no impact on it, as its target customer is young, Internet-enabled and primarily buys online". In the Gartner report Lenovo and Karbonn Mobiles were the only brands to increase their vendor share in India which stood at 8.1% and 5.2% respectively in 2016. Read More

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Katy Perry Accused of Cultural Appropriation

Katy Perry Accused of Cultural Appropriation

One Instagram user wrote, "This is a little offensive to the Hindu community because the meaning behind this photo and god symbolises something different". I may be wrong to many of you who think this is a light matter but what of the amount of culture people are mimicking without a single ounce of knowledge. Read More

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GM announces China version of hybrid Volt

SHANGHAI Japan's Honda Motor Co will launch an all-electric battery auto in China next year as demand for plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) expands in the world's largest automobile market, a senior company executive said. Even Great Wall Motors Ltd., which became China's most profitable auto brand by making nearly nothing but SUVs, has unveiled an electric compact sedan, the C30 EV, which looks nearly comically small next to its hulking other vehicles. Read More

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Sonu Nigam tweets again, justifies his stand on loudspeaker

Sonu Nigam tweets again, justifies his stand on loudspeaker

He dubbed the practice as intimidation in nature. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Tuesday said the Quran or Islam never said that " azaan " has to be delivered through loudspeakers. This is "forced religiousness", he said in a series of tweets early Morning morning. Looks like the very talented Sonu Sood is going through a pretty bad time! Why do I have to have this cacophony after Edison?' and calling it "Gundagardi " (hooliganism). Read More

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Police ask telecom companies to suspend 3G and 4G services in

Police ask telecom companies to suspend 3G and 4G services in

One of the police officials told a PTI reporter that the security forces had asked the crowd of protesters to disperse from the location but they had instead pelted stones at them, which had led to the clashes between both sides. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was among the many Twitter users who reacted with outrage at the video, in which the army is heard announcing "this is how stone throwers will be dealt with". Read More

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California couple among Hawaii rat lungworm disease victims

California couple among Hawaii rat lungworm disease victims

Past year in 2016, there were 11 reported confirmed cases, all on Hawaii Island. CBS 5 reports that nine cases have been confirmed in Hawaii, with six on Maui, and the Hawaii Department of Health is now investigating four more. In the meantime, officials continue to work to rid the islands of the parasite . It could be that it affects how you walk; it could affect how you talk, whether you are able to move your hands. Read More

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Protests Against Vucic Continue In Belgrade

Protests Against Vucic Continue In Belgrade

A sixth day of anti-corruption rallies has taken place in Serbia following Alexander Vucic's overwhelming win in the presidential election. The protesters have gathered on the streets in response to calls on social media. "I think that something needs to change and I am here to express my discontent with the current situation", said Mihajlo Saranovic during a protest in Belgrade. Read More

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West Virginia lawmakers send medical marijuana bill to governor

West Virginia lawmakers send medical marijuana bill to governor

He asked Carmichael if he had received a copy, and the leader of the Republican majority said he might have. "We're not there yet, but I really believe we're right on the cusp of an agreement", he said. In a letter Tuesday, WVU President E. Gordon Gee said the proposed Senate cuts would require significant layoffs and tuition increases at the university, describing the school as the state's economic engine. Read More

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Following failed GOP replacement effort, record approval of Obamacare

President Donald Trump later criticized the caucus and other conservative groups in a tweet for enabling Obamacare to remain alive. Neither Obamacare nor any other health care reforms have had any impact on this pattern. Also, a recent Gallup poll shows that 55 percent of Americans approve of the ACA, as compared to 42 percent after the November election. "There would be real challenges for people with illnesses to get affordable coverage", Riley said. Read More

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Electricity-Based Therapy Extends Survival Of Brain Tumor Patients

Electricity-Based Therapy Extends Survival Of Brain Tumor Patients

How does the treatment work? The device is named Optune and developed by Novocure. The device is portable and can be used at home without disturbing daily activities but it has to be used at least 18 hours a day for better results. The two- and five-year survival rates were 43% vs. 31% (P = 0.0008) and 13% vs. 5% (P = 0.0037), respectively. Among the side effects include weakness, skin irritation, fatigue, and blood-count problems. Read More

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Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony

Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony

Iron Dome has been widely praised for protecting Israeli civilians from indiscriminate rocket attacks emanating from Gaza, particularly during the 2012 and 2014 conflicts between Hamas and Israel. "We are defending the home front". " Thanks to this system, we will be able to deal with our enemies, which we unfortunately have ". The Israel Air Force began taking deliveries of the system last month and will continue to expand its operational crews in the months and years ahead. Read More

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Depression leading cause of illness, disability worldwide

Depression leading cause of illness, disability worldwide

Said WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan: "These new figures are a wake-up call for all countries to re-think their approaches to mental health and to treat it with the urgency that it deserves". It can cause the affected person to suffer greatly and function poorly at work, at school and in the family. Depression is characterized by persistent sadness, a loss of interest in activities normally enjoyed, and the inability to carry out daily activities, for 14 days or longer. Read More

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Man United confirm Bastian Schweinsteiger's move to Chicago Fire

Man United confirm Bastian Schweinsteiger's move to Chicago Fire

Schweinsteiger looked confused, and despite the journalist from a Chicago news network repeating the same question, general manager Nelson Rodriguez had to clarify that as a club, they can not in fact win the World Cup. After the reporter (who identifies himself as Derek Henkle of AFP) asked the question for the first time, it was possible to give him some benefit of the doubt and assume he was asking about Chicago's chances of hosting a World Cup. Read More

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