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Australian Justine Damond 'didn't have to die'

Australian Justine Damond 'didn't have to die'

As they drove down the alley in their police auto, Harrity heard a loud sound that startled him, the officer told state investigators. The Minneapolis Police Department outfitted its officers with body cameras a year ago. Officers Matthew Harrity and Mohamed Noor arrived on the scene a short time later. "An officer should have them on and that is what we are trying to identify", Chief Harteau said. Read More

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AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar

AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar

Amid the overall positive trend, UNAIDS sounded the alarm over developments in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the only world regions where HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths are on the rise. The report warned, however, that not all regions are making progress. In 2016, over two thirds, i.e. 70% of all individuals are aware of their HIV status. Read More

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Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

Katrina is playing the role of a journalist Shruti who become an acquaintance of Jagga ( Ranbir ), who is on the mission of finding his missing father. Makers have released the film in top cinemas which is a smart thing to do. "Just saw " Jagga Jasoos " could not resist telling Anurag what a delightful, innovative, well executed film it was; a joy to watch", Bachchan tweeted. Read More

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Study says too many people being prescribed opioids

Study says too many people being prescribed opioids

The CDC report also found prescribing numbers are inconsistent in Alabama. The amount of opioids prescribed hit its peak in 2010 and fell by 18 percent by 2015. Customers of Cigna Health Insurance , for instance, have consumed almost 12 percent fewer opioids in the past year, according to Will Lopez, senior medical director of Cigna Behavioral Health. Read More

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Dawson picked for Lord's Test, Ballance back at three

Dawson picked for Lord's Test, Ballance back at three

Root also revealed England's intention to use Yorkshire's Gary Ballance at number three against the Proteas. The captain can at least rely on the complete support of his new team. Stuart Broad has taken 368 wickets in 102 Tests he has played so far. Durham's Mark Wood will take the role of the third seamer ahead of Toby Roland-Jones who wasn't provided with the opportunity of making his Test debut in his home ground (Lord's). Read More

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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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