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Based company launching 1st ever luxury space hotel for $792K a night

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Even if the project does make it off the ground, booking a ticket will be hard for most people: A 12-day trip will cost $9.5 million per person, and reservations for the first four months have already sold out. The station is slated to launch in late 2021. Beginning in 2022, the Aurora Station will blast off, and you, along with five other friends could be onboard. Read More »

Biker speaks out after getting struck by auto in road rage incident

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The video shows biker Darin Hendrickson getting close to a Mazda after the driver reportedly threw a coin at him. But after Hendrickson appeared to strike the passenger-side door of the vehicle with his hand, the driver hooked a sharp right and smashed into him, sending the bike to the ground in a cloud of dust. Read More »

Colts QB Andrew Luck still hasn't thrown real football yet this offseason

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As Holder wrote, "One of the things Andrew Luck admitted in a vague way was that there might have been some impact from his decision to play hurt in 2015-16". "I feel stronger, I feel more fit", he said. He's felt it himself, watching IN native Gordon Hayward's ongoing recovery from a broken leg suffered IN the season opener for the Boston Celtics. Read More »

Kristen Hampton eats a 'Carolina Reaper,' the hottest pepper in the world

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According to the company's website, the pepper measure roughly 1.5 million on the Scoville Heat Scale (it is used to measure the pungency of chili peppers ). If you're thinking of entering a hot chili pepper eating contest, you might want to think twice, doctors caution. Eating super-hot chili peppers can have painful effects that extend beyond a blazing mouth, doctors warn. Read More »

Rain possible for late Friday, with snow for Saturday morning

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Saturday night , there will be a 20 percent chance of snow after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. Will we feel any warmer temperatures? It's also the last 60-degree day for about a week, as yet another long stretch of unseasonably cool temperatures settles in for the weekend into early next week. Read More »

Police Share More Information on YouTube Shooter and Possible Motive

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At her father's house, one relative said Aghdam came from Iran as a refugee at 18, about 21 years ago. Two of her victims have been released from the hospital, and one remains in serious condition. Police officers at YouTube's headquarters following the shooting on April 3. He also said during a phone interview with NBC News that the video site had stopped everything and that she had no income. Read More »

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh

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Shashi Tharoor also added that due to some miscreants other innocent students also suffered for it and if such things occur then it's the duty of the government to ensure that remedial steps should be taken earlier. "This way, it spread to about 40 WhatsApp groups", Kumar said. "The bundle had five sheets of the economics paper", a police source said. He also made the girl solve the question paper in his presence. Read More »

Brazil court urged to reject Lula's bid to avoid jail

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Anti-Lula protests are planned across Brazil on Tuesday, organised by groups that led demonstrations for the 2016 impeachment of Lula's successor, Dilma Rousseff, which brought in President Michel Temer's rightwing government. In Sao Paulo, Lula backer Maria Lucia Minoto Silva, a 60-year-old history teacher, was distraught after Weber cast what could be a decisive vote. "Rosa Weber was on the fence and when she said she would rule against him, I went mad". Read More »

Petersburg Man Accused of Possessing Child Pornography

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Vatican police said Carlo Alberto Capella had been arrested on Saturday but gave no details of the specific accusations against him. He is now jailed pending a detention hearing Thursday before U.S. Police in Windsor, Ontario, stated that Capella reportedly downloaded child porn from a social networking site while visiting a place of worship from December 24-27, 2016. Read More »

Masters: Reed leads at -9, Tiger at 40th

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Among those who made the cut on the number (149) were three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson and Ian Poulter, who earned his trip to Augusta by winning the Houston Open last week. Player grooved his drive first, smoking the left-handed shot, before Nicklaus came out for a few jokes and another celebrated drive. He plunked his tee shot at the par-3 12th into Rae's Creek, his bogey dropping him to the 5-over cut line. Read More »

Rare Surgeon General advisory urges broad access to opioid counter-drug

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In an infrequent public health advisory, the surgeon general is appealing to more Americans to take a potentially life-saving drug that can overturn the impacts of an overdose of opioid. The medication is already carried by many first responders, such as EMTs and police officers, but Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., is encouraging family, friends and those who are personally at risk for an opioid overdose to keep the drug on hand. Read More »

CWG : Sanjita Chanu win's second Gold for India

That was Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu , who was disappointed about not breaking a Commonwealth Games record despite the fact that she was not even 100% fit. According to the Press Trust of India , she was reportedly left a shade disappointed today despite winning the gold . "I want to dedicate this fight to my little cousies", he said, before emotion got the better of him and he had to take some time for himself. Read More »

European Union officials want answers on Facebook data scandal

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Until the Unsend feature rolls out to everyone, Facebook says they won't use it on any more of Zuckerberg's messages. The company has been refining its response in the wake of revelations that data on as many as 87 million people, majority in the USA, may have been improperly shared with research firm Cambridge Analytica . Read More »

Maryland Investigating 1st Reported Case of Bleeding Caused By Fake Weed

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHSS) on Thursday issued a statement warning of the a spike in spice-related problems in IL. Other interventions may be necessary depending on the severity of the poisoning. The chemicals act on brain cell receptors like marijuana and are often marketed as safe and legal alternatives to pot. Read More »

World Asset Management INC Maintains Position in Amazon Com INC

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Amazon .com, Inc. ( AMZN ) now trades with a market capitalization of $675.35 Billion. Bridgewater Associates Lp sold 55,883 shares as the company's stock rose 3.76% while stock markets declined. Osborne Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 4,653 shares or 0.04% of their U.S. portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc, which manages about $424.98M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Walt Disney Productions (NYSE:DIS) by 4,585 shares to 67,590 shares, valued at $7.09M in 2017Q4, ... Read More »

ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) to gain $14.25 in short term period

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The institutional investor held 38,654 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $675,000, down from 94,714 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Higher volume for a stock is an indicator of higher liquidity in the market. For active investment approach moving average with a short time frame will react much quicker to price changes interpretation. Read More »

Zombie Raccoons Spotted In Northeast Ohio Prompt Police Warning

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Robert said the raccoon walked towards him and bared its teeth, before collapsing in a comatose state (Picture: Robert Coggleshall/WKBN) Another photo of the "zombie" raccoon, which is believed to have a viral condition called distemper . Fourteen similar situations were reported, with "large noises or motions" not scaring the animals away. "Raccoons are really prone to getting diseases that even among themselves can be devastating to the population", Geoff Westerfield, a wildlife biologist ... Read More »

USA to update Saudi artillery for $1.31B

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The artillery-firing autos launch 155mm shells. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has reiterated Saudi Arabia's support for a Palestinian state after his son and heir apparent said Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own land - a rare statement by an Arab leader. Read More »

Eating too much pasta helps in reducing weight

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Unlike other refined carbohydrates such as white bread and potatoes, pasta typically has a low-GI, meaning it raises your blood sugar at a slower pace. "As long as someone eats a well-balanced diet with plenty of fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean proteins, they can definitely lose weight". The researchers did a meta-analysis of other randomised studies to see whether pasta was a culprit for weight gain. Read More »

Surgeon general endorses drug to combat opioid deaths

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Last week, the CDC released a report that revealed overdose fatalities are on the rise, with more than 63,000 deaths in 2016 alone. "To stop the opioid epidemic, we must stop the bleeding", Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Thursday . On Thursday, CVS Health, Walgreen and Harvard Pilgrim announced plans to offer NARCAN at lower prices and to train patients about how to administer the drug. Read More »

Body found in Chattahoochee River is missing CDC scientist

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The body of Timothy Cunningham , 35, was found Tuesday in the Chattachoochee River in Atlanta , the Atlanta police department said at a Thursday news conference . Police and the CDC released conflicting information about Cunningham in the days after his disappearance. "He told my husband to tell his wife-me -to erase his cellphone number from my cell phone", neighbor Viviana Tory told CBS . Read More »

New breed of "nightmare" bacteria released on America

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The researchers found 221 cases of unusual resistance in "nightmare bacteria" in 27 states. The CDC estimates that at least 2 million Americans are infected with the so-called nightmare bacteria, and more than 23,000 die each year from these infections. Read More »

Zuckerberg says fixing Facebook will take years

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Even in apologizing, however, Zuckerberg made sure to once again let everyone know that he thinks he should only be so responsible for the data on his service. The 87 million figure represents almost half of all registered voters in the U.S. Facebook is under scrutiny for failing to tell customers in 2015 when it found users' information had been accessed without their permission by Cambridge Analytica. Read More »

In Jodhpur for Blackbuck case verdict, Saif Ali Khan misbehaves with driver

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A Jodhpur court will deliver the verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday. Salman Khan has also been accused of killing two chinkaras and a blackbuck in September 1998. While Salman's co-actors in the film Hum Saath Saath Hai , Saif Ali Khan , Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre arrived before him. Salman Khan is the main accused in the case. Read More »

Root: We threw absolutely everything at New Zealand

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Latham went on to score 83 off 207 balls, which included 10 boundaries, before he was caught by James Vince off the bowling of Leach. New Zealand's Ish Sodhi (C) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi. Read More »

Prince Charles and Camilla touch down in QLD ahead of Commonwealth Games

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After entering Old Government House, the royals and the Cosgroves exchanged some quiet, warm pleasantries, and Camilla smiled at the United Kingdom and Australian media contingent as she realised she had been left holding her umbrella. Prince Charles waves to cheering members of the public during a public walk through the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. He also said waiting for Prince Charles to take the throne, only to ditch him as head of state early in his reign, would be unfair. Read More »

4 killed in Marine helicopter crash

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It was developed from the CH-53 Sea Stallion by adding a third engine, a seventh blade to the main rotor and by canting the tail rotor 20 degrees. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined. The helicopter involved in Tuesday's incident, the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion is reportedly the largest and the heaviest in the United States Military. Read More »

Flu Reports Decreasing After Highly Deadly Season

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Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. This flu season, 2,829 people with confirmed cases of influenza have been hospitalized in Alberta. Cheryl Moulis is a fan of the flu shot and says her great-granddaughter and neighbor both got vaccinated. "Australian surveillance data shows those aged 65 years and over are affected more by "A" strains that are circulating in the community, than they are by "B" strains". Read More »

Good Hope falls to Cordova in area opener, 5-2 — PREP BASEBALL

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We had some big contributions. Good Hope took on Cordova Monday in the Raiders' area opener at home. "That is something I was extremely proud of". Both players said the connection between the two on the field came naturally. At the end of the day, Gainesville wants to start with a victory. But this year the Links (4-3) put themselves in good position by winning their first three matches of the season. Read More »

Legal marijuana tied to drop in opioid prescriptions

Two studies published Monday suggest that legalization of marijuana for medicinal use can help curb misuse and abuse of opioid-based painkillers. The overprescribing of opioids is considered to be a major contributor to the opioid epidemic. Read More »

IISc Bengaluru is India's best university, Delhi's JNU ranks second

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Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar released the National Institutional Ranking Framework Tuesday - the third year the government has published its own rankings. IIT-Kharagpur was declared the best institution offering programmes in architecture, followed by IIT-Roorkee. The NIRF outlines a methodology to rank academic, technology and research institutions across the country on the basis of standard parameters. Read More »

Growing Threat Of Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria — CDC Warns

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In addition, screening of healthcare contacts of infected patients by seven regional public health labs found that 1 in 10 were colonized with these bacteria. The CDC set up a nationwide lab network in 2016 to help hospitals quickly diagnose such infections and stop them from spreading. Up to half of the resulting infections prove fatal, Schuchat said. Read More »

Grindr to stop sharing users' HIV status with other companies

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Later on Tuesday, the company promised to stop sharing its users' information after the outcry. Grindr said if users did not want their data being shared with these companies, they should not have volunteered it. Grindr chief technology officer Scott Chen said Grindr did not and would not sell that data to third parties or advertisers, but does "work with" vendors to improve the app, which involves sharing data. Read More »

National Donate Life Month

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In conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is advising Pennsylvanians that driver's license and identification (ID) cardholders can easily help another person live a fuller, longer life by registering as an organ donor. Read More »

In Latest Clash With California, Justice Dept. Sues Over Land Use Law

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The bill was designed in direct opposition to the Trump administration's policy approach to federal land and motivated by a fear of losing federally designated national parks and wilderness. "I regret the need to file yet another lawsuit against the state of California today", Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement on the filing of the suit. Read More »

April begins with gas prices still rising

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Gas prices in Rockford have gone up more than 12 cents in the past month and almost 30 cents in the past year. $2.69 per gallon in 2017, $2.17 per gallon in 2016, $2.73 per gallon in 2015, $3.66 per gallon in 2014 and $3.71 per gallon in 2013. Read More »

Parkland student: Going to school 'feels like jail'

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PARKLAND, Fla . - Students at the Florida high school where 17 students and staff members were massacred are now carrying their belongings in clear plastic backpacks in hopes that it will make it hard to smuggle weapons onto campus. My school was a place where everyone felt comfortable, it was a home away from home, and now that home has been destroyed'. Delaney Tarr, a senior at the high school, tagged Florida senator Marco Rubio in a tweet with a photo of her new bag containing ... Read More »

DMK protests over Cauvery water issue

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When the AIADMK made a decision to go on fast, the traders association and other organisations, too, joined the strike. DMK members protested in several places in the city, including an arterial Anna Salai stretch in Saidapet bringing traffic to a virtual halt. Read More »

Defunct space lab mostly burns up on re-entry

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Tiangong-1 plummeted into the middle of the South Pacific, the space agency said. Launched in September 2011 , Tiangong 1 was the first prototype for a planned Chinese space station. The spacelab had hosted Chinese astronauts on several occasions when they performed experiments and even taught a class that was broadcast into schools across the country. Read More »

At Least 1 Dead and 38 Ill From Synthetic Weed in IL

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All cases have required hospitalization for symptoms like coughing up blood, blood in the urine, severe bloody nose, and bleeding gums. According to the Chicago Tribune , however, three people hospitalized after using the substance have tested positive for brodifacoum, which is more commonly known as rat poison. Read More »

So this is a real thing: Teens are snorting condoms

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If the person has done the challenge "correctly", the condom then comes out of their mouth. "With potentially fatal results", Dr. Carol Cooper told United Kingdom news company The Sun . However, her video was removed by YouTube for violating the platform's policy regarding risky content, which draws the line at content meant to "encourage unsafe or illegal activities that have an inherent risk of serious physical harm or death". Read More »

Guildford turns blue for World Autism Day

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More than 3.5 million Americans fall somewhere on the autism spectrum, according to the Autism Society of America; about 1 in 68 children in the US are identified as having ASD, according to the CDC . It develops at the early stage of child life and management is the only option so far. M Abdul Hamid said autistic children have the equal rights and privileges as well as abilities to grow and contribute to society. Read More »

Community gathers for Easter sunrise service

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COWBOY CHURCH EASTER SERVICES - Wise County Cowboy Church will hold Easter service at 10:30 a.m. April 1. Mount Freeman Baptist Church , 2100 Laniers Mill Road, will hold revival services beginning on Monday with guests ministers the Rev. Read More »