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Three fire-fighters were also injured when a wall caved in on them while they were clearing the debris to pull out those trapped, the police said, adding that they had been shifted to a nearby hospital. The incident took place at around 7:00 a.m.in the morning. "A LPG cylinder exploded on the ground floor of a two-storey building". Personnel of the Fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force, who rushed to the spot, recovered the bodies including that of two women.
  • The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

    The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

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    But correspondents say that the army is failing to stop the attacks, and people have continued to flee their homes in Borno State and poured into camps. The Nigerian military has captured several areas of Boko Haram surveillance previous year. But the radical group has struck back with renewed zeal since June.
  • China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

    China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

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    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana acknowledged knowing of China's continuing improvement of structures on manmade islands in the South China Sea but said the government "will leave it at that". Although China opposes inclusion of the sea disputes in worldwide conferences, partly to prevent the U.S. and other Western governments from intervening, U.S.
  • Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

    Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

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    One of these cases took place in Jefferson County and the other in Phillips County. Since 1999, when West Nile virus was first detected in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been tracking the mosquito-borne disease each summer from June to September.
  • Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

    Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

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    In their new paper, a consortium of scientists in California, Oregon and Asia detailed using the genome-editing technique CRISPR to fix DNA that causes a common genetic heart disease known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . The researchers broke the mutated gene using a technology called CRISPR-Cas9. Natural DNA-repair mechanisms in the cell follow up by filling in the missing pieces.
  • Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

    Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

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    Great Ormond Street Hospital opposed the move, saying it was not practical to provide life-support treatment for days at the couple's home . Mr Justice Francis has been hearing their arguments in the High Court and has yet to rule. The hospital says it wants to resolve the issue through a mediator, but the parents have declined. Dr Michio Hirano, an American neurology expert from Columbia Medical, previously said he believed there was at least a 10% chance his NBT therapy could improve ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

    Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

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    Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's Jagga Jasoos has finally hit the right chord with the audience. Stay tuned with us for more updates of Bollywood and box office report , you can share your views with us on the box office collection and performance of the musical adventure romantic comedy film " Jagga Jasoos " in the comment section below.
  • Unanimous Advice To FDA: Approve Landmark CAR-T Cancer Therapy

    Unanimous Advice To FDA: Approve Landmark CAR-T Cancer Therapy

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    CTL019 demonstrated consistent safety across three separate clinical trials involving children and young adults with relapsed/refractory B-cell ALL, the officials added . The agency is expected to decide by November 29 whether to approve Kite's CAR-T, axi-cel, for treatment of adults with advanced and aggressive lymphoma.
  • Trump Sitting Next to Nieto: 'Absolutely' Want Mexico to Pay for Wall

    Trump Sitting Next to Nieto: 'Absolutely' Want Mexico to Pay for Wall

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    Pena Nieto spoke through an interpreter, to thank Trump for the meeting at which the two would discuss trade, migration, security and organized crime. "This is not a subject to bilateral",-he said adding that the meeting had been "respectful and cordial". In mid-April, Pompeo said that he and Kelly had presented Trump with some options for addressing narcotic threats in Mexico and Central America.
  • CDC study shows drop in opioid prescribing in US

    CDC study shows drop in opioid prescribing in US

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    It also has a higher unemployment rate than the average in Virginia, and a relatively high rate of people on disability. The state Department of Health reported in June there were more than 2,000 overdose deaths past year, which was a 66 percent increase from 2015, a record jump.
  • Illinois House will vote on a revenue plan on Sunday

    Illinois House will vote on a revenue plan on Sunday

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    Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up votes. Although the now proposed budget passed a test vote on Friday, it will not receive a final vote in time. House members approved the latest proposal in a preliminary vote Friday before adjourning.