• 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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  • Heather Heyer, woman killed in Charlottesville auto attack, worked as paralegal
Heather Heyer, woman killed in Charlottesville auto attack, worked as paralegal

The president, on a working vacation at his New Jersey golf club, had meant to speak briefly at a ceremony marking the signing of bipartisan legislation to aid veterans, but he quickly found that those plans were overtaken by the escalating violence in the Virginia college town.

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  • MACC raids Phee's service centre, houses
MACC raids Phee's service centre, houses

PKR's Penanti assemblyman, Dr Norlela Ariffin, is disappointed that she is being blamed for the arrest of Penang state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh of DAP, the Star reported today . In Alor Setar, an attempt by lawyers representing Phee and two others to quash their remand order was rejected by the High Court. Hashim dismissed the applicat...

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  • Exits game vs. Giants with leg injury
Exits game vs. Giants with leg injury

When Harper left the stadium, he was walking on his own power in the Nationals' clubhouse around 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning after a 3-1 win by the Nationals over the San Francisco Giants . Nationals right-hander Edwin Jackson added: "When you see a calibre of player like that, or any player, go down like that, you hope for the best".

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  • Bruno Mars donating $1M to Flint water crisis efforts
Bruno Mars donating $1M to Flint water crisis efforts

In a statement from Mars, he went on to thank the MI audience for supporting him in this cause . E! News said the 31-year-old music superstar stopped his show at the Palace in Auburn Hills to say some of the proceeds from the event would go to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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  • West Brom boss Pulis targets five more signings
West Brom boss Pulis targets five more signings

The Egyptian hitman was the hero for the Baggies in their Premier League curtain-raiser as his 31st-minute strike secured a 1-0 win over Bournemouth at The Hawthorns. "I believe that there's a tremendous talent pool in there and if that talent can not be realised immediately within our own ranks it is vital we get them out into league football to...

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  • Olympic champions United States lead the way in women's 4x100m relay heats
Olympic champions United States lead the way in women's 4x100m relay heats

He limped to the finish line in agony. Jamaica started with Yohan Blake in third and Bolt as the final man, while the United States of America opted for Christian Coleman as their final runner, with Justin Gatlin taking the second leg.

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  • Nigerian military makes unauthorized search of United Nations base
Nigerian military makes unauthorized search of United Nations base

At the end of the meeting, it was agreed that as a sign of good faith, all members of the State Security Council that include Governor Shettima and heads of military and other security establishments jointly pay a visit to the United Nations property involved in the military "cordon and search" on Friday in order to deepen relationship and to sen...

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  • Oxygen supply blamed as 60 children die at one hospital in India
Oxygen supply blamed as 60 children die at one hospital in India

The government however said that only seven had died . "Total 30 deaths in last 48 hours". Chief Medical Superintendent Dr R.S. Shukla said on Friday at least 10 of the children at BRD Medical College , the largest in Gorakhpur , had died because of encephalitis.

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  • Pakistan get U-19 cricket Asia Cup shifted from Bengaluru to Malaysia
Pakistan get U-19 cricket Asia Cup shifted from Bengaluru to Malaysia

Pakistanis cricketers in CPL including Kamran Akmal , Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Mohammad Sami , Hasan Ali, and Sohail Tanvir have been told to return in order to represent the local franchises.

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  • Freighter aground in river linking lakes Superior, Huron
Freighter aground in river linking lakes Superior, Huron

Marys River, Friday. Marie, Ontario and was headed down the St. Marys River to Brevort when it ran aground Wednesday. No injuries were reported. The plan was approved, and efforts to free the Calumet got underway. The owner of the ship, Grand River Navigation, is finalizing a salvage plan and will present it to the Coast Guard for approval later to...

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  • Trump Refuses to Discuss Preemptive Strike, Says Negotiations Always Considered
Trump Refuses to Discuss Preemptive Strike, Says Negotiations Always Considered

But what - where it wouldn't help is if we were to take in the action of fire and fury in response to a provocative statement being said where North Korea isn't actually going to be engaging in military action against us. The decision will not only take action against alleged Chinese violations of U.S. companies' intellectual property rights,...

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  • Douglas County confirms 2017's first case of West Nile Virus
Douglas County confirms 2017's first case of West Nile Virus

West Springfield's Health Department confirmed mosquito samples from the city have tested positive for the virus. Human cases of West Nile happen each year in New York City, and a lot of them are identified between late July and October. The virus was found as a result of a, "massive mosquito surveillance project conducted by the environmental he...

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  • Pressure on Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho to deliver on investment
Pressure on Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho to deliver on investment

Such expenditure has raised eyebrows in some quarters, but Guardiola insists the expensive revamp of his squad was necessary... I am backing him to deliver this time around, though. 4 - Romelu Lukaku is only the 4th player to score 80+ Premier League goals before the age of 24 (Owen, Rooney and Fowler). And if they lose Philippe Coutinho be...

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