• Big Ben Is Going Silent For How Long?!
Big Ben Is Going Silent For How Long?!

However, a spokesperson confirmed: "After considering various options, we've decided that pre-recording Big Ben's chimes offers the most reliable and resilient option whilst the Palace of Westminster carries out its repairs". The building will also be made more energy efficient. The Great Clock has a Victorian-era clockwork mechanism that tri...

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  • Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know
Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know

Here are five things to know. Most worryingly, the fungus is resistant to the most commonly prescribed fungicidal drug, fluconazole, and the species has the ability to rapidly evolve to develop resistance. Since then, infection rates have been going up - although it remains rare. Reports from countries that have documented cases indicate that t...

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  • West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Kingston area
West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Kingston area

It is a man in his 50s from Glen Ellyn, according to the DuPage County Health Department. "It's the time of year when we are at greater risk for West Nile virus infection", said Vicky Powell, Public Health Nurse/Administrator. It is the first positive mosquito pool for the season in Oxford County. So far, 135,641 mosquitoes have been trapped and ...

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  • Another East Hampton Mosquito Positive for West Nile
Another East Hampton Mosquito Positive for West Nile

It was one of 19 collected across the county between July 31 and August 6 to test positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed samples with the virus to 63 so far this summer. In 2016, MS had 43 West Nile Virus cases and two deaths. The West Nile virus appeared in 2001 in DE and in 2003 there's been 17 people infected, out o...

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  • 106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica
106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica

And though its paper had begun to deteriorate, the cake itself looked "like new " and rather tasty. The cake was spotted on a shelf of a hut inside Cape Adare, which was built in 1899 as part of a Norwegian expedition, and made use of well into the 20 century by the likes of Scott and his team.

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  • Bodybuilder mom found dead due to excess of proteins and suplement
Bodybuilder mom found dead due to excess of proteins and suplement

She had herself submitted under a hard routine of exercises and a rough, full of proteins diet for a competition in September. Hefford had told her mom in June that she was feeling exhausted and "weird". "The sale of these products need to be regulated". Bodybuilding Meegan Hefford , a trainee paramedic, was on a special eating regime to get i...

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  • Swift Justice: Jury Takes Taylor's Side in Groping Lawsuit
Swift Justice: Jury Takes Taylor's Side in Groping Lawsuit

Per Swift's request, jurors awarded her $1 in damages - a sum her attorney, Douglas Baldridge, called 'a single symbolic dollar, the value of which is immeasurable to all women in this situation'. "My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard", Swift said in a prepared statement, promising to make unspecified donations to groups that ...

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  • One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening
One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

In many cases, less-educated workers endure tougher working conditions, for instance, fewer than half of men without college degrees can take a break whenever they want to, as against more than 76 per cent of men with college degrees. The findings stem from a 2015 survey described as one of the most in-depth ever to examine life in the American wor...

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  • Which Direction Are Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc (ICB) Shares Trending?
Which Direction Are Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc (ICB) Shares Trending?

There are many different schools of thought when it comes to stock trading. The wealth of available information has made the road a bit smoother to travel for amateur investors. The ADX is often used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of the trend. The CCI technical indica...

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  • Trump cuts funds to fight anti-right wing violence
Trump cuts funds to fight anti-right wing violence

On a visit to Colombia, Vice President Mike Pence said: "These unsafe fringe groups have no place in American public life and in the American debate, and we condemn them in the strongest possible terms". Even though Trump offered a stronger statement earlier today, there are still critics who viewed his statements as insufficient and overdu...

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  • Clarets defender signs new deal
Clarets defender signs new deal

Ward discussed his new contract on Burnley's website saying "I'm delighted to have signed". We don't know much about successfully defending a Premier League title, but we're pretty sure losing to Burnley in the opening game of the season is the wrong way to go about it.

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  • PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress
PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress

This year's speech is not expected to deviate very far from this course, but there will be some important pointers that the prime minister is likely to bring up. I am merely an instrument. "It isn't one person who makes that address, but it is the collective voice of 1.25 billion countrymen that resound from the Red Fort", he said on the last Mann...

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  • Cholera count reaches 500000 in Yemen
Cholera count reaches 500000 in Yemen

Geneva More than 500,000 people have contracted cholera in Yemen since April , with nearly 2,000 dying, the World Health Organisation said. "They must be paid their wages so that they can continue to save lives", said Dr. The organization said it was continuing to work with partners to "set up cholera treatment clinics, rehabilitate health faci...

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  • Fleas carrying the bubonic plague have been found in Arizona
Fleas carrying the bubonic plague have been found in Arizona

The plague was transmitted through fleas , which themselves were transported around by rats. Officials in two counties in Arizona are warning the public after several fleas in the region tested positive for the disease. The bacteria circulating today are still remarkably similar to those that researchers have identified as the cause of the B...

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  • Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence
Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence

Then, Acosta asked if the press could ask more questions. The president has clashed previously with the reporter and with the network. When he came before cameras a second time Monday, and CNN's Jim Acosta , who was in the room serving as pool reporter , asked about the lack of a presser, Trump said , "We had a press conference".

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  • British cyber security 'hero' pleads not guity to malware charges
British cyber security 'hero' pleads not guity to malware charges

Hutchins' new lawyer, Brian Klein, said his client was not guilty of all six charges of creating and distributing Kronos. Marcus Hutchins, previously hailed a hero for derailing a global computer attack that wreaked havoc in the NHS, is expected to enter pleas at the hearing in Milwaukee.

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  • Total Eclipse Viewing? Wear Protective Glasses
Total Eclipse Viewing? Wear Protective Glasses

Or, just watch the eclipse indirectly - through a live stream on the internet, instead. The WYFF News 4 newsroom has fielded many questions about the upcoming solar eclipse , and we have compiled them into a list . '"One of the things I thought was most interesting was Bailey's beads; which is one of the effects when the eclipse is happen...

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  • Syrians Returned Home in 2017, Mostly to Aleppo
Syrians Returned Home in 2017, Mostly to Aleppo

An estimated 27 per cent said they returned home to protect their assets or properties, while others cited worsening economic situations in the places they were seeking refuge (14 per cent), obstacles preventing integration in the places they had fled to (11 per cent) and an improvement of the security situation in the places they were returning to...

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  • Ward signs new Burnley deal
Ward signs new Burnley deal

Republic of Ireland global Stephen Ward signs a new contract with Burnley until the summer of 2019. "I've not scored many like that in my career". "I was delighted - and Vokesy as well with two fantastic goals - and, all-in-all, we were just happy with the result". It didn't take Gary Cahill long to disturb this notion.

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  • Instagram photos lead to model's kidnap, attempted sale as sex slave
Instagram photos lead to model's kidnap, attempted sale as sex slave

The Sun reported she told police she had developed a trusting relationship and even shared a bed with her kidnapper, who gave her chocolate and underwear, but she said he had not sexually assaulted her. A friend of Ayling reportedly told MailOnline the model knew her abductor . 'I told the police everything I knew - which was not much. 'She me...

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