• Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

    Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

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    Triple talaq case: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), on May 18 informed the Supreme Court that it would soon allow a provision that allows women to say to "triple talaq " in their nikahnama (marriage contract). Sibal further argued that just like the Hindus' faith about Rama's birth at Ayodhya can not be questioned, similarly Triple Talaq which is also a matter of faith for Muslims should not be questioned.
  • Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

    Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

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    The FDA will now require Johnson & Johnson to add a boxed warning to its Invokana/Invokamet labels. Final results from two clinical trials - CANVAS ( Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) and CANVAS-R (A Study of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal Endpoints in Adult Participants with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus) - showed that leg and foot amputations occurred about twice as often in patients treated with canagliflozin compared with patients treated with placebo.
  • Northampton police wearing bracelets to honor fallen officers

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    The first National Police Memorial Day was proclaimed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, and the week in which it falls would then be designated National Police Week. "We as a family, we as a brotherhood band together, we support these families year in and year out we're there for them", Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle said.
  • Hackers used stolen NSA methods in massive, worldwide ransomware attack

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    Government of India on Sunday said it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" to prevent any major cyber attack from a new ransomware - " Wannacry " - which has infected computer systems around the world. The WannaCry malware exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was reportedly developed and used by the U.S. National Security Agency. Security researchers said the ransomware was created on code from NSA malware strains that were recently leaked by the mysterious ...
  • Healthcast : Research on Hepatitis C Infections in Pregnant Women

    Healthcast : Research on Hepatitis C Infections in Pregnant Women

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    The 294 percent spike in hepatitis C infections from 2010 to 2015 is "largely attributed to injection drug use ", like the increased use of heroin, according to the researchers. And despite the existence of therapies that can cure more than 90 percent of infections, the organization says the disease remains a deadly threat.
  • Maryland PSC awards ORECs for 368MW offshore wind project developments

    Maryland PSC awards ORECs for 368MW offshore wind project developments

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    The project envisages erecting 62 wind turbines about 12-15 miles (19.3-24.1 km) off the coast of Maryland for a total power generating capacity of 248 MW. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat. As a result the commission said it was placing the turbines the furthest out from the shoreline as possible. They said that because of the longer planning and permitting times now needed for offshore wind no additional projects are projected to be able to qualify for tax credits before they expire in 2019.
  • Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

    Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

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    The Congo Ministry of Health notified the WHO of nine suspected cases of Ebola in the Aketi territory, in the northeastern province of Bas-Uele, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said. That experience helped Congolese authorities respond effectively to an outbreak in 2014 that killed 49 people. In response to the letter, WHO authorities are coordinating efforts to deploy "health workers and protective kits in the field to strengthen epidemiological surveillance and rapidly control the ...
  • Shorten's budget is 'bulldust': Treasurer

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    The deficit levy is due to expire on July 1, three years after its introduction by Joe Hockey, and applied an additional 2 per cent tax rate to people earning more than $180,000. He confirmed Labor would not oppose the budget's tax on big banks, which has sparked a furious reaction from the banking sector. They're facing a backlash from the bankers over the surprise $6.2 billion levy on Australia's largest financial institutions.
  • If ever a case called for hanging, this was it: SC

    If ever a case called for hanging, this was it: SC

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    The convicts' lawyer, AP Singh, however, said that they will file review petition in the apex court, said the Hindustan Times yesterday. While ruling that the poor background of the convicts and their good conduct in jail could not be considered as mitigating factors, in this case, Justice R Banumathi said though women were getting educated but the crime against them was also increasing in the society.
  • Buhari leaves for London amid health fears

    Buhari leaves for London amid health fears

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    The campaign for the release of the almost 300 Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram says it is glad Nigeria's government is committed to freeing the 113 girls still unaccounted for. Some parents did not live long enough to see their daughters released. Pernille Ironside, acting representative of Unicef Nigeria, told Sky News: "These girls have faced horrific and unspeakable crimes and experiences".
  • Trump to announce federal court nominees

    Trump to announce federal court nominees

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    Building off his highly successful appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Fox News reported that Trump has a strong list of constitutional conservatives that he's ready to announce. Federal courts have blocked Trump's proposed travel ban and his order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities.
  • NDP leader spreads the message in Vernon

    NDP leader spreads the message in Vernon

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    The BC NDP, under the leadership of Adrian Dix , opted to run a clean campaign as part of their promise for a "change for the better". Horgan said the Greens and NDP support reforms to the electoral system, reducing greenhouse gases and oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.
  • Eman Ahmed in Abu Dhabi hospital

    Eman Ahmed in Abu Dhabi hospital

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    But she couldn't hold back a final tirade against the hospital management, saying she had requested that the media not be allowed to come close to Ms. She had arrived in India on a specially-modified Airbus plane in February and was put on a special liquid diet to reduce her weight so that doctors could perform bariatric surgery.
  • Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

    Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

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    Consumers, food manufacturers and restaurants pay way too much for dairy products. The proximate problem is about exports, as a new Canadian price regulation (not a tariff, importantly) to protect their own dairy farmers has made it impractical to export ultra-filtered milk there.
  • Mike Williams selected #7 overall in 2017 NFL Draft

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    Bet you didn't know: Williams was the No. 2 player in SC as a high-schooler. Chargers, ABC7 announce agreement to broadcast NFL team's gamesAfter suffering a serious neck injury in 2015, Williams returned to action in 2016 to help lead Clemson to a National Championship.