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Lad from Nagaland cracks IIT-JEE exam

Lad from Nagaland cracks IIT-JEE exam

The results will be made available on the JEE Advanced 2017 web portal www.jeeadv.ac.in at 10 am. As many as 10.20 lakh students had appeared for the JEE Main exam this year. The decision to award 11 bonus marks for the three ambiguous questions was taken following an internal review meet on the question papers by IIT experts. Read More

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Connecticut House Approves Commercial Casino Proposal

Connecticut House Approves Commercial Casino Proposal

Dannel P. Malloy . The House of Representatives voted in favour of the gaming expansion bill, with the decision coming only a few hours after a deal including more off-track betting parlours across the state of CT was reached. The two tribes operate Connecticut's Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos, respectively. Some legislators supported the tribes' proposal in an effort to protect jobs at their southeastern CT casinos and other lawmakers wanted to create an open casino bidding ... Read More

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Florida Gov. signs 33 bills including vote-by-mail fix

Florida Gov. signs 33 bills including vote-by-mail fix

There is also an expectation among lawmakers that Scott will sign a Corcoran-favored education bill ( HB 7069 ) that promotes charter schools and other conservative measures. " Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran represent dirty, backroom politics at its worst, and this secret budget fails Florida's working families", Florida Democratic Party spokeswoman Johanna Cervone said in a statement. Read More

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Malvo's case was remanded back to Spotsylvania County Circuit Court in Virginia to issue a new sentence. The ruling does not apply to the six life sentences Malvo received in Maryland after he pleaded guilty to six murder charges there. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences for juveniles were unconstitutional. Jackson rejected that argument. The pair was subsequently captured in Frederick County, MD. Read More

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Lack of sleep makes you less attractive, study finds

Lack of sleep makes you less attractive, study finds

The volunteers photographed themselves, make-up free, after getting a good night's sleep for two consecutive nights before taking pictures once again after only having four hours sleep for two nights in a row the following week. If the person looked exhausted, they were marked less on attractiveness. However, plenty of people fall short of getting as much sleep as they need - Gallup reports that 42 percent of adults in the USA don't get enough shut-eye. Read More

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Triple Talaq: AIMPLB urges SC not to interfere in one's faith

Triple Talaq: AIMPLB urges SC not to interfere in one's faith

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that triple talaq was a "sin and undesirable" act, but still permissible and efforts are on to educate the community against its misuse. Rohatgi replied. "The constitutional validity of personal law in our country can not be tested on the oasis of enacted legislation of other countries", he said in his written submissions while questioning the arguments of the Centre and of petitioners who say triple talaq ... Read More

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Real Madrid thrash Sevilla to home in on title

Real Madrid thrash Sevilla to home in on title

Real claimed the lead in weird circumstances after 10 minutes as Nacho converted a quick direct free-kick to cause Sevilla embarrassment. While the scoreline may suggest it was an easy win, Sevilla did make life hard for the home side and had Keylor Navas not been in such inspired form, the result may well have been different. Read More

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Texas votes to allow adoption agencies to discriminate against non-Christians

Texas votes to allow adoption agencies to discriminate against non-Christians

Republican legislators say that the bill is necessary to protect Christian child welfare organizations. Frank said faith-based agencies make up about 25 percent of all adoption agencies in the state. But Texas' bill is far more expansive than both of its predecessors because HB 3859 offers a broad definition of "child welfare services". Texas' legislation is bound to attract lawsuits and may not pass constitutional muster. Read More

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Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

That said, some people couldn't get enough, so you'll have to get your hands on an Espresso Buzz bagel (available now in stores all across the U.S.) to judge for yourself. The bagel itself resembles a dark brown pumpernickel. Those who actually tried the bagel, however, seemed to be pretty split on whether or not it was edible, with one person describing it as "chewy coffee" and another as "insanely bitter". Read More

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Coleman promises more cash for mental health

Coleman promises more cash for mental health

And, for anonymous support, you can call the Kamatsiaqtut Help Line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 867-979-3333 or toll free at 1-800-265-3333. "We can recognize when we are not feeling well, and reach out for help to get better", said a May 3 release. "A full nationwide mental health inquiry is needed to identify the systemic problems, and deliver effective solutions, rather than just tinkering around the edges", Green Party health spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said. Read More

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Black Market Weed Is Growing Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

Black Market Weed Is Growing Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

Cannabis use disorder occurs when users' lives are impaired by cravings or withdrawal, for example. Medical marijuana laws vary from state to state, so applying national data could miss serious geographic differences. Survey participants self-reported marijuana use, and researchers noted participants may have been more willing to report use as marijuana became more publicly acceptable. Read More

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Both the city and county support legal efforts challenging Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities . New York City, the largest jurisdiction addressed by Sessions' letters , receives $9 million a year in DOJ grants. The statement was part of an ongoing dispute between Republican President Donald Trump and cities including NY over immigration policy. "Maybe we should ask them if we're soft on crime", he said. Read More

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5 things to know about Jackie Robinson Day

Not only do you get the engrossing sports memorabilia, but you also get to hear sports legends like former Phillie Bill White and U.S. Olympian Herb Douglas talk about their experience of playing with Jackie and knowing him off the field. "My dad was a humble person". It was a time working- and middle-class men and woman of all ages, classes, races and religions commingled in the stands rooting for Jackie Robinson and his teammates, regardless of ethnic origin, game after game. Read More

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College baseball: UCLA honors Jackie Robinson Day with throwback uniforms

MVP awards, All-Star selections and championships recognized his skills as a player. Jackie Robinson was a father, a husband, a baseball player, a civil rights leader and a role model. Weighing in at over 700 pounds, the statue will be secured with a steel rod and is said to have three quotes chosen by Robinson's family. Now 94, widow Rachel Robinson is traveling from the East Coast to attend the unveiling along with daughter Sharon and son David . Read More

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New Study Recommends PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

New Study Recommends PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

Active surveillance has become a more common treatment choice for men with lower-risk prostate cancer over the past several years, and may reduce the chance of overtreatment. If you treated everyone who was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which is what used to be done, most men would not benefit. The PSA test measures the blood level of a naturally occurring protein secreted by the prostate. Read More

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Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 25 Percent of US Men

Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 25 Percent of US Men

In fact, nearly every sexually active man or woman will get it during their lifetime. As more people are vaccinated, further declines in HPV and the cancers it causes will be seen, she said. "The vaccine is targeted to very young kids because you have to catch them before they are sexually active", McQuillan explained. The publication manifested that when adding all types of HPV cases, the percentage of affected adults rose to 43 percent. Read More

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