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Teen Summer Challenge kicks off with pizza party

Teen Summer Challenge kicks off with pizza party

To pick up a registration card and program schedule, stop by the Youth Services desk starting on June 12. "We have found with adults and teens, they prefer a more low-key approach than the kids' programs". Mondays will be Movie Mondays at 2 p.m., Tuesdays will be preschool storytime at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays will be Construction Corners. It can't be stressed enough - children who read, succeed. Read More

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Trainee IAS officer dies while attempting to save lady officer from drowning

Trainee IAS officer dies while attempting to save lady officer from drowning

Police said Dahiya was at a party with some of his friends serving in Indian Foreign Services and Indian Revenue Services at the Foreign Club Institute on Monday evening. Dahiya's family lives in Haryana's Sonepat. Ishwar Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), said, "Prima facie, the team that carried out the post-mortem has said that the death was due to drowning and there were no injuries on the body". Read More

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In Kolkata, Left parties march to secretariat turns violent

In Kolkata, Left parties march to secretariat turns violent

Although senior police officers were on the field, situation went out of their control fast. The clashes between the Left-wing protestors with the West Bengal Police , during the "Nabanno Abhijan" march, turned violent yesterday. CPI-M state secretary and politburo member Surjya Kanta Mishra and Left Front chairman Biman Bose staged a sit-in at Mayo Road in protest against the police action. Read More

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New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker

New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker

It's also great news for the drug maker Merck, and it came at the ideal time; earlier the same day, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority accused the US-based pharma company of "offering unfair discounts" on infliximab, its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease drug, to "discourage new competitors", according to the Financial Times . Read More

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DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

Pierrot Mervilier, center rear, hugs a girl that did not wish to be identified, living in the US with Temporary Protected Status (TPS ) after she and her family spoke to members of the media, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Miami . If she loses her job and insurance, she's afraid she'll be unable to continue visiting the doctor and could lose her eye entirely. "We need to continue to push not only for them but for meaningful immigration reform and by that I mean a genuine path to citizenship that ... Read More

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Officials search for driver who allegedly caused school bus crash in Pa.

Officials search for driver who allegedly caused school bus crash in Pa.

A Lancaster General Hospital spokesman said three children sustained traumatic injuries. Police are asking the public to call if they find a male driver in a light-colored, newer-model sedan that most likely has front bumper damage. WHTM reported emergency responders removed one child who was trapped under the bus and airlifted to the hospital. (Lancaster) - Authorities say a hit-and-run accident resulted in a school bus flipping onto its side sent more than a dozen people to the hospital, ... Read More

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Hamilton: Bottas a serious threat for the title

Hamilton: Bottas a serious threat for the title

Felipe Massa was the early pacesetter as the cars made their way around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, though he was soon surpassed by Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen before Hamilton left both in his wake. "I'm not happy", Vettel said. Though from past seasons, Force India, who are now occupying fourth place in the constructors championship, have been the team to succeed with radical upgrades while the others tend to fade away. Read More

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Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish

Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish

Doctors at a hospital found the worm "firmly attached" to his gut lining, which had become swollen and was causing him severe pain and nausea. After they removed the larvae with a net, the man's symptoms soon cleared up. The researchers in that case said at the time that raw fish prepared at home can contain anisakis and other risky parasites because the fish may not have been frozen beforehand - a process typically rendered in sushi restaurants that kills the larvae. Read More

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It's Nurses' Day but nurses are outstanding all the time

It's Nurses' Day but nurses are outstanding all the time

The nurse in the home was concerned as she had trained specifically in mental health, and while confident and competent in managing the lady's dementia, she was concerned about moving and hurting her. She is best recalled as an alcoholic, far more interested in her next glass of gin than the needs of her patients. Due to her work at the Scutari hospital and the changes she made there, Florence became popular. Read More

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Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

The bill would allow children to be placed in religious-based schools, refuse to contract with other organizations that don't share the same religious beliefs and deny referrals for drugs and abortion related contraceptives. Texas' legislation is bound to attract lawsuits and may not pass constitutional muster. On the other hand, Texas is preparing to all sorts of agencies, and even reaches outs to the state-funded agencies, which can follow only by the state of South Dakota , which has ... Read More

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Mind Your Own Mind on Mental Health Awareness Month

Mind Your Own Mind on Mental Health Awareness Month

They are also calling for a Royal Commission to investigate the solutions to prevent mental ill health, with a focus on reducing risk, along with a report on the nation's mental health every year. In these places, there is recognition that appointments need to be made quickly; that parents, who may suffer from mental health issues themselves, need to be involved; that schools need to be kept in the loop as diagnosis and treatment progress; and that a single key professional works with the ... Read More

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CoA urges BCCI to seek fresh mandate at SGM

CoA urges BCCI to seek fresh mandate at SGM

Changes to revenue-sharing arrangements and governance had seen the country's cricket board threaten to pull the team from the competition, which takes place in the United Kingdom in June. This model was passed by a vote of 13 to 1. "CoA head Vinod Rai in fact said, we can enter into a confrontation (with ICC) anytime, but it is always good to do so when we are in an advantageous position, and we agreed to it", said a head of an association which is in favour of sending the team to England. Read More

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K Governor Vohra discusses security issues with PM Modi

K Governor Vohra discusses security issues with PM Modi

She said, any decision by Prime Minister regarding Kashmir would be acceptable to the whole nation. He went to Lahore and met Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. "It was not an ordinary feat", she said in an apparent hint to push for talks. "But unfortunately my father was out of the government and Vajpayeeji left, and the process came to grinding halt", she said. Read More

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New Investments in Campus Mental Health Move Ontario in the Right Direction

New Investments in Campus Mental Health Move Ontario in the Right Direction

Over the past decade, the number of people using mental mental health services had jumped from 96,000 a year, to nearly 168,000, Dr Coleman said . State Sen. He said 60 per cent of suicides in the previous year were people who hadn't accessed help. "The health and wellbeing of all of our colleagues is of the utmost importance to us and this is why we are more focused than ever in providing support for those who need it and working hard to end the discrimination and stigma associated with ... Read More

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Black Market Weed Is Growing Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

Black Market Weed Is Growing Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

He cited "a growing body of research " suggesting marijuana's chemicals can help with 'pain, nausea, epilepsy, obesity, wasting disease, addiction, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions'. Having said that, one of the reasons other states have been wary of taking this step is that the attitude of the federal government has been less than hospitable towards the marijuana industry. Read More

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

As an example, the department pointed to the murder rate in Chicago, citing the rising rate at which murder incidents are occurring in the city. He says the Trump administration's grandstanding is out of touch with reality. Zach Butterworth , Mayor Mitch Landrieu's executive counsel and director of federal relations, said the city drafted its policies in consultation with federal immigration and Homeland Security officials. Read More

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