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A local medical source said that following the blasts a "huge number" of people were admitted to the Maiduguri hospital. In Nigeria, 28 people have been killed and 82 injured in three simultaneous suicide attackers in the town of Mandarari .
  • CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide

    CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide

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    Schuchat says opioid use today is still three times what it was in 1999 and four times what it is in Europe. In the current study , the CDC investigated retail prescription data for the period from 2006 to 2015. Customers of Cigna Health Insurance , for instance, have consumed almost 12 percent fewer opioids in the past year, according to Will Lopez, senior medical director of Cigna Behavioral Health.
  • England spinner Liam Dawson to play first Test vs South Africa

    England spinner Liam Dawson to play first Test vs South Africa

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    The 27-year-old all-rounder made his England debut against India in Chennai last December and joins Worcestershire's Moeen Ali in an England team which will feature two spinners in a Lord's Test for the first time since 1993. Cook remains in the team as opener, while Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones looks likely to make his debut on his home ground in the absence of the injured Chris Woakes and Jake Ball.
  • Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

    Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

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    Andy and Jamie Murray could seek to cap their glittering careers by teaming up to win a Wimbledon doubles title, according to their mother Judy. Fears that Andy Murray may not be 100% fit to defend his Wimbledon title were sparked on Tuesday (27 June) after the world number one withdrew from an exhibition match against Lucas Pouille at the Aspall Tennis Classic due to a sore hip.
  • US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

    US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

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    The department filed a statement of interest on Friday with the federal district court in San Antonio that is handling the suit, indicating that it will be involved in the lawsuit going forward. The four largest cities in Texas - San Antonio , Austin , Houston and Dallas- are suing to block the measure and their attorneys told Garcia that his ruling could determine if other states to pursue copycat measures.
  • Flynas named 'Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East'

    Flynas named 'Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East'

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    Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted said , "The "World's Best Cabin Crew" award is one of the most prestigious honors in the world of aviation". Skytrax is a UK-based consultancy that ranks and reviews airlines and airports on its website. Efforts by Morocco's flag carrier RAM to offer better services to its customers were rewarded as the company won for the fourth year in a row Africa's best regional airlines award delivered by Skytrax, the world's leading airline and airport rating agency.
  • PM Chastanet speaks on Trump Cuba policy

    PM Chastanet speaks on Trump Cuba policy

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    Trump also talked of the rejection of the Presidential Directive issued by Obama in October 2016 that recognized the Cuban government as legitimate and equal interlocutor and proposed a civilized relationship created to benefit both peoples.
  • Is lead in the U.S. food supply decreasing our IQ?

    Is lead in the U.S. food supply decreasing our IQ?

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    The most likely to contain lead are fruit juices, cookies, and root vegetables. Baby food was the main focus of the study because lead consumption can be detrimental to development. The levels in the foods were below what the FDA considers alarming, and the dose that a child gets depends on their overall diet and what other exposures they have.
  • Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

    Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

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    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., recently lamented that the Russian Federation probe is "a challenge to Washington, D.C., the way we do business, a challenge to bipartisanship and a challenge to the effectiveness of this newly elected president".
  • Marshawn Lynch says pending Raiders move was catalyst for return

    Marshawn Lynch says pending Raiders move was catalyst for return

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    Lynch asked about team, playing w/ Carr and Mack: "I got the whole town riding w/ me". Marshawn Lynch reiterated that he was retired about a thousand times for the year that he actually was. Knowing that they was leaving, a lot of the kids here probably won't have an opportunity to see most of their idols growing up, being they (won't) be in the hometown anymore.
  • Leaked NSA intel highlights deep flaws in decentralized US election systems

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    The operation described in the document could have given attackers "a foothold into the IT systems of elections offices around the country that they could use to infect machines and launch a vote-stealing attack", said J. - We now know the Clay County elections office was at least one of the state's offices targeted by Russian hackers. The attack sketched out in the NSA document appears designed specifically to cope with that sprawl.
  • Monday, June 5th Forecast: Warm start with showers later this week

    Monday, June 5th Forecast: Warm start with showers later this week

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    The cold front responsible for this will be passing through Monday night , and it will deliver a good chance for rain showers and possibly a few thunderstorms. Showers & storms will be likely on and off through the day. Thursday should stay in the mid 70s with low humidity and cloudy skies, before the start of a attractive weekend.
  • We Must Not Allow Nigerian Citizens in Ikang, Elsewhere to Suffer - Osinbajo

    We Must Not Allow Nigerian Citizens in Ikang, Elsewhere to Suffer - Osinbajo

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    Ben Ayade. "Acting President 'Yemi Osinbajo's visit is a validation of our efforts taken so far to achieve this laudable goal". He said that for Nigeria to make progress, there was need for unity among Nigerians. In response, the Acting President said Cross River is historic in Nigeria assuring that the Federal Government can never forget a strategic state like Cross River.
  • Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

    Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the G-7 also agreed to step up pressure on North Korea, including sanctions. Axios is reporting that President Trump has "told multiple people, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt" that the US will pull out of the Paris climate change agreement, based on conversations with "three sources with direct knowledge".
  • Sudirman Cup: India qualifies for KO stage

    Sudirman Cup: India qualifies for KO stage

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    And finally the in-form duo of Ashwini/Sikki Reddy made it 4-1 with their fantastic win over Della Haris/Rosyita Putri Sari 21-12, 21-19. Starting the proceedings, the new pair of Satwiksairaj and Ashwini produced another gritty performance to eke out a 22-20, 17-21, 21-19, over Tontowi Ahmad and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja in a mixed doubles match that lasted 66 minutes.
  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

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    In 2002, Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad killed 10 people and injured others in a multi-day shooting spree in Maryland and Virginia. Muhammad was executed in 2009 for the killings. In 2013, he appealed to the court for a new sentence in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama, which held that juveniles must be treated differently in sentencing "because [they] have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform".
  • Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

    Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

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    We must get this right. It must include a broader membership, including representatives from the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Health, the Department of Taxes, and the substance abuse prevention and treatment community. Laura Subin , of the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana, said she was not surprised to hear Scott's concerns about the bill. "My gut tells me that most of our members are opposed to legalization and will not be wanting to suspend rules".
  • Russia Probe Names Current White House Official as 'Significant Person of Interest'

    Russia Probe Names Current White House Official as 'Significant Person of Interest'

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    An official from the former administration also told CNN Flynn was viewed as a potential national security problem, echoing Sally Yates' testimony that Flynn could be subject to blackmail by the Russians . Many of those committees have asked Comey to testify, and late Friday, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Comey will appear before the panel publicly sometime after Memorial Day.
  • Scientific Studies Say Lack of Beauty Sleep Makes You Unattractive

    Scientific Studies Say Lack of Beauty Sleep Makes You Unattractive

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    Next, they asked 122 participants to look at photos of the participants and rate them in terms of attractiveness, health, sleepiness and trustworthiness. The study discovered that people started to look more exhausted and unhealthy when their sleep was halved for just two nights. Findings published on Wednesday indicated people are less likely to avoid eye contact with those who show signs of sleep deprivation.