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Researchers measured the weight, also known as the biomass, of the insect catch from every Malaise trap to draw conclusions about the drop in insect numbers. They also suggested "agricultural intensification", including the use of pesticides, increased use of fertilizers and year-round tillage, could be a "plausible cause" for the decline.
  • Possible Terrorism In Canada As Officer Stabbed And Pedestrians Struck

    Possible Terrorism In Canada As Officer Stabbed And Pedestrians Struck

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    The chaos began Saturday night outside the Edmonton Eskimos CFL football game at Commonwealth Stadium. A man struck an officer directing traffic outside a football stadium with his vehicle, stabbed him and then fled. Mr Knecht said Edmonton police are working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's National Security Enforcement Team and other Canadian security agencies.
  • Nine's WWoS reveals blockbuster NRL Grand Final day schedule

    Nine's WWoS reveals blockbuster NRL Grand Final day schedule

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    Slater broke down several times following the Melbourne Storm's 34-6 victory over the North Queensland Cowboys , overcome with emotion following his long journey back from a knee injury that nearly ended his playing days. "But this is one hell of a football team to come back from the disappointment of previous year and continually do the hard work and continually do the hard things that make you a good footy team".
  • WAFU Cup Final Preview: Nigeria seeks to dethrone Ghana

    WAFU Cup Final Preview: Nigeria seeks to dethrone Ghana

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    A brace from Stephen Sarfo , a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah handed the Black Stars the trophy they won last in 2013. "It was a good lesson for us", said Salisu after the final between two long-time rivals. Sarfo shot Ghana up in the 45th minute, causing Eagles to finally concede their first goal of the competition.
  • Eman Ahmed, former world's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

    Eman Ahmed, former world's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

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    In Burjeel, Eman suffered from kidney dysfunction and heart disease that worsened her condition in the last few days. She has left a family behind including her sister who was there for her throughout her weight loss journey. And then there was the herculean task of moving Abd El Aty from her home in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria - which she hadn't left in almost 25 years - to the hospital in Mumbai , where Lakdawala would perform the bariatric procedure .
  • PA Senate Hits Restart On Budget Negotiations

    PA Senate Hits Restart On Budget Negotiations

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    House and Senate leaders seem to agree any revenue package can rely on at least $200 million in one-time license fees from what they call "gaming". "I have said repeatedly for three years that we must responsibly fund the budget with recurring revenues", he said.
  • The $999 Apple iPhone X Is A Bargain, Says Tim Cook

    The $999 Apple iPhone X Is A Bargain, Says Tim Cook

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    In a statement that might come as a surprise to many, Apple CEO Tim Cook has described the iPhone X's price tag of $999 (Rs. 89,000 in India) as "value price" in an interview with Good Morning America . Given that Apple did not provide an estimate for this update's release, this means that there is a chance that when the Apple Watch Series 3 is released, which is this Friday, some users could encounter the problem, but we guess at least the problem was caught before it was released, ...
  • Rohingya refugees pose serious security threat: Centre to SC

    Rohingya refugees pose serious security threat: Centre to SC

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    According to Ashin Ven Pandita, who is now studying Buddhism in Sri Lanka, posted on his facabook on September 14, that about 30 people who identified themselves as Rohingyas arrived with Myanmar passports and that was why arrival visa was suspended temporarily.
  • President Trump's Plan for National Monuments

    President Trump's Plan for National Monuments

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    The memo called for reductions to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante, both in Utah; Cascade Siskiyou in OR; and Gold Butte in Nevada, but it didn't include specific recommendations for their boundary changes. In the report , Zinke also recommended changes in uses or management of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in ME; the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument , off New England; the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in New Mexico; ...
  • Ryan murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe

    Ryan murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe

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    Varun Thakur, the father of the victim boy, had intervened in the matter, opposing the Pintos' bail pleas. He said the Gurugram administration will take over the school for three months. "In future, the schools should ensure that such incidents did not occur in their premises", he said. Angry parents protesting outside Ryan International School in Noida (Sec 39) after principal refused to meet themTwitter/Sohil Sehran‏.
  • Freeman High School Shooting: Multiple Injuries Reported

    Freeman High School Shooting: Multiple Injuries Reported

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    The Spokesman-Review reports Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said at the scene that the shooter was in custody. "He went to his next weapon, a student walked up to him, engaged him and that student was shot". The sign for Freeman High School in Rockford, Wash ., is seen outside the campus, September 13, 2017 . As of 11:30 Benson said he had not yet heard from his younger stepson.
  • 'Fake information' creating problems in Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, says Suu Kyi

    'Fake information' creating problems in Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, says Suu Kyi

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    Speaking with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Suu Kyi blamed Rohingya militants, who attacked police posts in August, for spreading false information about the crisis with the intention of destabilising the region. The Myanmar leader added, "The respective fathers of our Independence movement were close to each other and I think this closeness has been maintained throughout the seven decades and we truly believe that this will continue to be maintained in the years to come".
  • County reports sixth human case of West Nile

    County reports sixth human case of West Nile

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    The statement also added that most of the people who were infected by the West Nile virus did not show any symptoms of the illness. For those that do become ill, symptoms can vary significantly to include fever, body aches, rash, nausea, vomiting and headache.
  • Red Cross seeks volunteers for Hurricane Harvey relief

    Red Cross seeks volunteers for Hurricane Harvey relief

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    Harvey , which initially battered the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, has become one of the most devastating storms in American history, dumping almost 50 inches of rain in some parts of South Texas and causing widespread flooding throughout Houston.
  • FDA approves gene-therapy leukemia treatment

    FDA approves gene-therapy leukemia treatment

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    The treatment will be sold under the name Kymriah, and is approved for children and young adults up to age 25 with cancers that don't respond to traditional treatment, or who are suffering from a second relapse, a broad indication that will give more patients access to the novel technology.
  • Gilead Sciences to acquire Kite Pharma for $11.9bn

    Gilead Sciences to acquire Kite Pharma for $11.9bn

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    In other news , EVP Helen Susan Kim sold 79,949 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. Sandy Spring Commercial Bank owns 1,100 shares. Creative Planning accumulated 13,207 shares. The firm has "Hold" rating by Maxim Group given on Friday, April 29. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.
  • Roger Goodell close to signing five-year contract extension

    Roger Goodell close to signing five-year contract extension

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    According to ESPN , divisive NFL honcho Roger Goodell is close to an agreement that would see him continue his role as league commissioner until 2024. Goodell is expected in the New England area in two weeks leading up to the NFL Kickoff Game between the Patriots and Chiefs on September 7. The move toward this extension signaled as much.
  • Trump to pay key Obamacare subsidy in August

    Trump to pay key Obamacare subsidy in August

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    The net result would be to increase the federal deficit by nearly $200 billion over the next 10 years, the budget office said . Obamacare's exchanges are still fragile: Many insurers raised premiums and pulled out of some markets past year after finding the customers who signed up tended to be sicker and more expensive than they hoped.
  • FDA Reports That 5 People Have Died After Weight Loss Balloon Treatments

    FDA Reports That 5 People Have Died After Weight Loss Balloon Treatments

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    In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach , then filled with a saline solution. The balloons are put inside patients' stomachs and inflated to help people feel full and eat less. Still, the company said it has not received product-liability claims in connection to those five cases, and it has not received information from physicians and hospitals indicating that its Orbera device had caused those deaths.
  • 9/11 victim identified 16 years on

    9/11 victim identified 16 years on

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    The Medical Examiner's office used DNA testing on remains found in the devastation to identify the man. Monday's declaration denotes the first run through since March 2015 that remaining parts of a September 11 World Trade Center casualty have been recognized.
  • Gujarat floods: With Congress MLAs away, Rahul Gandhi to visit affected villages

    Gujarat floods: With Congress MLAs away, Rahul Gandhi to visit affected villages

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    Earlier, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala informed that BJP goons broke Congress VP's vehicle with heavy stones on his way to the helipad after meeting flood victims at Dhanera. "Whatever we can do, will do for you", Rahul said while interacting with the villagers. Responding to the incident, Rahul asked his party men to let the protesting locals come in and said that the "protest doesn't make any difference to him".
  • Zika Rarely Transmitted by Salvia

    Zika Rarely Transmitted by Salvia

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    Officials want to warn the public to take precautions if you or your partner traveled to an area where Zika is active. Mosquito control is responding to the neighborhood. The mosquito-borne Zika virus may not be as big a threat now as it was this time past year, but the Ministry of Health in Jamaica is still on guard.
  • Lawyer: New Mexico Man Serving De Facto Life Without Parole

    Lawyer: New Mexico Man Serving De Facto Life Without Parole

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    The other four will be resentenced by judges in the counties where the crimes occurred. The U.S. Supreme Court has been clear and consistent: In successive decisions over more than a decade, the justices said the harshest punishments levied against adult criminal offenders are unconstitutionally cruel and unusual when imposed on juveniles.