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Jimmy Kimmel Announces 'Avengers: Infinity War' Week

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknights on ABC at 11:35 p.m. EST. We've seen these powerful gems serve as MacGuffins in past Marvel movies - the Tesseract in " Captain America: The First Avenger ", the Power Stone in " Guardians of the Galaxy ", etc. Read More »

Benedict Cumberbatch: Sachin Tendulkar could play Marvel superhero Doctor Strange

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Fuelling rumours that fans could be saying goodbye to the beloved character, Cumberbatch told the Radio Times , "I know the latest is that I might not make it out of this film alive". "I loved playing cricket and because I was a wicketkeeper, I had my eye on Jack Russell", quipped Benedict . With the inclusion of new superheroes in the Avengers story, besides the individual stories of the likes of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Doctor Strange among others, Marvels have engrossed ... Read More »

USA 'bombed' United Nations peace talks on Syria: Lavrov

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Leading up to the expected strikes, Russian officials had warned that attacks on Syria would result in retaliatory actions by Russia, but Russia didn't mobilize any of its air defense systems during the strike. FILE - The Damascus sky lights up as the USA launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital, April 14, 2018. "Russia immediately began a misinformation campaign to sow doubt and confusion to hide its complicity", White said following the recent missiles ... Read More »

'Sea Nomads' show humans adapted to deep diving

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For Beall, there are many remaining questions from this study , including the agent of natural selection that resulted in the larger spleens as well as whether there are additional phenotypic differences between the Bajau people and non-diving groups. Read More »

Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug Is Close To FDA Approval

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The FDA may soon approve the first medicine based on a cannabinoid to treat two rare and severe forms of epilepsy . Epidiolex is an oral medication derived from cannabidiol , also called CBD, which is one of more than 100 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. Read More »

Throw out romaine lettuce, CDC advises as E. coli outbreak spreads

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Consumer Reports is recommending against eating any romaine for the moment because it can be hard to know for sure where the lettuce is coming from, according to Fortune . Last week, Fresh Foods Manufacturing, based in Freedom, Pennsylvania, recalled 8,757 pounds of prepackaged salad products over fears that they may have been contaminated with E. Read More »

IPL: Chris Gayle hammers the first century of the season

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Explosive Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle scored unbeaten 104 runs against the SunRisers Hyderabad and this is the highest individual score by any player against SRH. Ashwin (4-0-53-0) and Mohit Sharma (4-0-51-2) were on the very expensive side but rest three bowlers bowled well in the middle overs to ensure their team a victory. Read More »

Man United bounce back with 2-0 win at Bournemouth

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That limp surrender had gifted the Premier League title to Manchester City, prompting Mourinho to accuse his players of complacency. Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku struck to hand much-changed Manchester United a routine 2-0 Premier League win at Bournemouth . Read More »

Dr. Asperger 'actively cooperated' with Nazis, study says

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A new study by Herwig Czech, from Vienna's Medical University, overturns previous claims that the doctor shielded his child patients from the Nazi regime in Vienna where he worked. "I do not need to elaborate on the enormous dedicated work being performed in terms of positive, supporting measures. We must ensure that the diseased who would transmit their diseases to remote generations, to the detriment of the individual and of the Volk, are stopped from transmitting their diseased ... Read More »

Truth will catch up with Amit Shah: Rahul Gandhi

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He said that Gandhi conspired to target Shah as it believes that only one family had a right to rule the country. "This was the second attempt of the Congress to end Shah's political career". Today, BJP has a full majority in Parliament, has more than 1,600 MLAs, in power in 20 states and in numerous local bodies and municipalities", said Shah while addressing a convention of Shakthi Kendra Pramukhs in Bengaluru . Read More »

Gayle, Rahul begin innings carefully for Kings XI Punjab

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He, however, only smashed one six to Bhuvi off the last ball of his spell as the Indian speedster conceded only 25 runs in his four overs with one wicket . However, the SRH batting is yet to be tested against big totals. Another top-class batsman struggling is Aaron Finch . For KXIP , all eyes will be on the presence of big-hitter Chris Gayle , who played a quickfire innings of 63 off just 33 balls. Read More »

Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars Lead Nominees

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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will honor the year's most successful artists in 57 categories of music, according to a news release. Said Clarkson, who won the first American Idol competition in 2002: "To prepare for hosting the Billboard Music Awards, I already have 20 costume changes planned". Read More »

Hairdresser behind bars for infecting men with HIV

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After he was found guilty on November 15, 2017, sentencing was adjourned for psychiatric reports to be prepared. "I would rather he had murdered me than left me to live my life like this", one said. "Every day I take medication and I know I have a virus inside me that could cause a awful death". "There is a virus inside me which will give me a terrible and painful death unless I take pills for the rest of my life". Read More »

Australian nun briefly detained in Philippines for political activism

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Sister Patricia Fox, a coordinator of a Philippine congregation of Catholic nuns called Notre Dame de Sion, was taken from her house this week and detained at the immigration bureau in Manila for nearly 24 hours. She has been working primarily with the rural poor in the country for the past 27 years. "We go to places where we find them". But Santos said that under BI rules, Fox "should undergo preliminary investigation to determine if deportation charges should be filed against her ... Read More »

KKR and RR focusing eye for their third win

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First, Karthik effected a brilliant diving run out to get rid of the risky Rahane off Nitish Rana, breaking the 54-run opening wicket stand between him and Short. After losing the toss and being put in to bat, Kolkata were given a platform by Robin Uthappa (35) and Chris Lynn (31) at the top of the order. Read More »

Sri Reddy to take on Jeevitha Rajasekhar

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Sri Reddy , who is fighting against the casting couch in Tollywood, abused Pawan Kalyan for asking her to take the issue to the police and not to media houses. Days after her protest on the streets of Hyderabad , Kalyan had advised Reddy that she should have gone to the police instead of protesting in the streets. Read More »

Amit Shah on 2-day tour of Karnataka from April 18

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The BJP is using the acquittal to target the Congress at the centre as well as in Karnataka in support of claims that the Siddaramaiah-led government in the poll-bound state is anti-Hindu. Shah is expected to visit the homes of two intellectuals in Bengaluru to seek their views on the party's manifesto for the upcoming assembly polls. Read More »

'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Undergoes Emergency Surgery

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If we didn't do something, she was going to die. Abby pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud in Pittsburgh, PA, in June 2016, and then in May 2017, she was sentenced to one year and one day behind bars. "There could be a million reasons of this". Miller went into an nearly five-hour surgery at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital on the morning of April 17, and was doing better at the time of Dr. Read More »

Why Commonwealth nations are pumping money into fight against malaria

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She will say: "Across the Commonwealth, tens of millions of young people - usually but not always girls - are denied the education that would allow them to get on in life". "We risk a resurgence, and we can't let that happen". Meanwhile, experts at the pan-African malaria conference, held every 3 to 4 years, warned that a rapid rise in malaria cases in deaths in countries grappling with conflict and starvation could thwart the last 10 years of progress against the disease. Read More »

De La Rue remains 'cautious' after losing United Kingdom passport tender

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The Passport Office said the contract would extend Gemalto's presence in the United Kingdom and add about 70 jobs to its existing workforce in the country. Trade union Unite said it was a "dark day for United Kingdom manufacturing", with the loss of the contract coming as a blow to De La Rue's passport printing factory in Gateshead. Read More »

Monthly dose of new antibody may halve migraine attacks

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A drug known as erenumab may be able to help sufferers of hard-to-treat migraines, researchers have found. Migraine affects over thirty-seven million Americans according to the American Headache Society. Among them, 39 percent had been treated unsuccessfully with two other medications, 38 percent with three medications and 23 percent with four medications. Read More »

Rohit trumps Kohli as Mumbai get first win

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Recently, we spotted her cheering for Virat at an IPL match. The Mumbai Indians recorded their much-needed first win of the tournament against the Royal Challengers Bangalore by a massive 46 runs . The visitors made an encouraging start in pursuit of the daunting target when Virat and de Kock put on 40 runs before a twin strike in three balls by left-arm pacer Mitchell McClenaghan (2/24) in the fifth over arrested their progress. Read More »

UN Yemen envoy to make talks framework within 2 months

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Griffiths said the United Nations also hears unconfirmed reports "that movements of forces in Yemen are on the increase" and there soon may be intensive military operations in Al-Hodeida governorate, whose capital is the key port of Hodeida. Read More »

India Condemns Pakistan's Attempt to Use Pilgrims

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A group of around 1,800 Sikh pilgrims is now in Islamabad to visit holy sites and shrines. It may be recalled that Pakistani security agencies including the notorious ISI have always been under the scanner for their role in trying to get pro-Khalistan elements in Europe and North America to instigate Indian Sikh pilgrims who visit Pakistan. Read More »

Kathua rape case should be supervised by Supreme Court: Dogra Front

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The matter will next be heard on April 25. Meanwhile, senior apex court lawyer, Indira Jaising , who is appearing for the victim's father, told the apex court that, "the atmosphere is not conducive for a fair trial". "We suspect there was a conspiracy in the filing of the charge sheet by the Crime Branch in Kathua court on April 9". Lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat told the court that she had been threatened with rape and death for taking up the case. Read More »

Baboons Work Together To Escape From Biomedical Testing Facility

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This incident occurred just before our nation highlights the critical role animal caretakers play in the advancement of treatments and cures for humans on Biomedical Research Awareness Day April 19. "These animals were not infected, as they were not on an active study nor used in infectious disease research". "Our team was ensuring the baboon was not hurt by traffic on Military Drive", Bernal expressed. Read More »

Inspectors Enter Douma amid Fears of Tampering with Chemical Evidence

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The Russian ambassador to Ireland has said "as far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria " following Russia's probe into an alleged chemical attack . Syrian and Russian forces gained control over Douma on Saturday when rebels withdrew from the town, hours after the end of the Western countries' attacks. Read More »

Locals react to E.Coli outbreak

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On Friday there were 35 cases of E. coli reported. Delaware's Division of Public Health has not confirmed any cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce in the First State, but Pennsylvania has reported nine cases and New Jersey has reported seven. Read More »

Lee Danner & Bass Inc. Grows Position in Merck & Co. (MRK)

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Bangor Commercial Bank holds 6,792 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. (NYSE: MRK ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. Boulegeris Invests Inc owns 0.3% invested in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. Analysts await Merck & Co., Inc. Read More »

China Is Opening Up Its Car Market. Here's Why

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The country lifting the 50 percent cap on the stakes that foreign automakers can own of local joint ventures sends a message to the Chinese partners: take charge of your own future. Bloomberg's Kevin Buckland reports on China's elimination of foreign ownership limits for passenger-vehicle ventures. "While getting a bigger share could be advantageous in terms of boosting profits, they may actually be already too dependent on their Chinese partners to sever those ties" Chao said. Read More »

Neymar likely to be fit in time for World Cup

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Neymar appeared on "Altas Horas", a Globo variety show, and said that he feels no pain, but that he can not put his injured foot on the ground without an orthopaedic shoe. "I don't like to watch football, believe it or not". "We are especially looking forward to enjoying the atmosphere at Anfield, where Croatia has never played before - it's a historic venue and I am convinced that our players will enjoy this match, along with our fans and all spectators". Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar plays cricket on Mumbai streets with fans

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In a video that went viral on social media, Tendulkar can be seen playing cricket with some youngsters and also got some selfies taken with the enthusiasts on the streets in Bandra. After Sachin played about four balls before he was spotted by passers-by. They started off by losing the opener against arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings by 1 wicket with West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo spoiling the show for them with a sensational 30 ball-68. Read More »

Harley Quinn movie eyes Cathy Yan as director

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This will be Yan's first major film project. "One project in particular that piqued fans" interest was Birds of Prey . Deadline has reported that Cathy Yan is the woman lined up to take on Quinn's spinoff. The script is now being handled by Christina Hodson , who just completed the Transformers prequel Bumblebee and is also writing the new Batgirl movie . Read More »

House mice carry 'deadly' drug-resistant diseases, scientists warn

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They also found genes that confer resistance to fluoroquinolones , beta-lactam antibiotics , and methicillin. He said that the new research should not make New Yorkers more fearful of mice. These researchers then analyzed the droppings from these mice and discovered that they carried several gastrointestinal disease-causing bacteria, including E. Read More »

Tiger Roll holds on to win dramatic Grand National in photo-finish

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In doing so he gave trainer Elliott a second win in the Aintree spectacular, after Silver Birch in 2007, and was adding to his three triumphs at the Cheltenham Festival. "I grew up with Gordon, driving to point-to-points, and we'd dream about these things, looking on admiring the people riding in it and now we're touching it". Read More »

European leagues oppose World Cup expansion plan

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North American bid leaders targeted the 14-member southern African soccer body COSAFA at a February meeting in Johannesburg. They are due to visit Marrakech, Agadir, Tangier and Casablanca. Russia , France and South Africa are among the countries to have pledged their support for the Moroccan bid. FIFA has started a probe to racist abuse directed in French people by Russian supporters during a pre-World Cup friendly past month, " the RIA news agency mentioned a Russian soccer federation ... Read More »

Lung cancer patients live longer with immune therapy

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In a second study, doctors found that giving Opdivo to advanced lung cancer patients before surgery helped shrink tumors and kill cancer cells. Recalling a patient with advanced lung cancer whose tumor disappeared and has not grown back after finishing treatment 24 months ago, Gomez said, "I'm now becoming much more optimistic that if we can really find a way to flawless this treatment and to really figure out who are the patients who do the best and why that we may be able to do something ... Read More »

Donovan Mitchell uncertain for Game 2 with 'left foot contusion'

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Despite suffering a foot injury in Utah's loss to OKC Sunday, his MRI would come back clean . Mitchell said he hasn't tried to run on his the foot yet, as the Jazz will have a couple days to rest between games. The Big 3 of Carmelo Anthony , Paul George and Russell Westbrook was able to play well and that has been something that was up and down all season too. Read More »

Several cases of E. coli illness in Montana linked to romaine lettuce

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Illnesses have been reported in CT (2), Idaho (8), IL (1), MI (1), Missouri (1), New Jersey (7), NY (2), OH (2), Pennsylvania (9), Virginia (1), and Washington (1). The CDC, however, has said that "no grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified" as the source at this time. The CDC also recommends that if consumers have already purchased bagged or chopped lettuce, it should be thrown away immediately. Read More »

Buhari to Nigerians: Your confidence in us won't be abused

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In a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina , President Buhari blamed those he described as wicked people for plundering the country, saying they have "kept Nigerians poor". You are fixing the faulty foundations of our country and second term is when you will build the enduring structure". These are the questions that Nigerians expect the Buhari presidency to answer. Read More »

Bangladesh and United Nations agree on voluntary return for Rohingya refugees

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The MoU established a framework of cooperation between UNHCR and Bangladesh on the safe, voluntary, and dignified returns of refugees in line with global standards, said the statement. Around 6,500 others have taken shelter in the no man's land on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. The responsibility for creating such conditions remains with the Myanmar authorities, and these must go beyond the preparation of physical infrastructure to facilitate logistical arrangements. Read More »