• Kristen Stewart goes barefoot at Cannes
Kristen Stewart goes barefoot at Cannes

Cannes Film Festival is all about making fashion statements, while some chose to do that, there were others like Kristen Stewart making political statements at the famed red carpet. "We shouldn't be wearing high heels anyway", she added. "You just can't ask me to do something that you're not asked to do man". Stewart isn't the first to go ba...

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  • Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Gregory Plemmons of Vanderbilt University told NBC News. The study focused on trends in emergency rooms and inpatient encounters for suicidal thoughts or actions from 2008 until 2015. Adolescents (ages 15-17), comprised about half of these encounters, followed by adolescents ages 12-14 (37%) and children ages 5-11 (12.8%). Gathering data from...

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  • Ebola in Africa erupted into a major city
Ebola in Africa erupted into a major city

Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO's regional director for Africa. There is no specific treatment for Ebola. "One new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Wangata, one of the three health zones of Mbandaka, a city of almost 1.2 million people in Equateur Province in northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo", the UN's health agency ...

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  • FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms
FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal. The opioid addiction market got a new player Wednesday with the FDA approval of Lucemyra, a pill that helps patients manage symptoms of withdrawal.

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  • Tom Wolfe, Pioneer of 'New Journalism', Dies at 88
Tom Wolfe, Pioneer of 'New Journalism', Dies at 88

Wolfe worked at The Washington Post and the New York Herald Tribune , where he developed " New Journalism ", a style marked by interior monologues and eccentric language. The resulting bestseller, The Bonfire Of The Vanities , defined the late-1980s era of Wall Street ambition, power and money. Wolfe didn't begin his novels with a character a...

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  • CDC: Romaine lettuce finally in the clear
CDC: Romaine lettuce finally in the clear

The most recent illnesses reported to CDC started when romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region was likely still available in stores, restaurants, and in peoples' homes. And 75 people have been sick enough to need hospitalization. As of May 15, the CDC was reporting three people were ill from the outbreak in Colorado.

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  • California reaches all-time high in sexually transmitted diseases
California reaches all-time high in sexually transmitted diseases

Released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the data revealed a 45 percent increase in cases compared to data from five years ago. "We've known how to control syphilis since the early 1900s". The increase in the number of infections is due to several factors such as lack of education, decrease in the usage of condom and les n...

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  • Sunanda chargesheet based on medico-legal, forensic evidence
Sunanda chargesheet based on medico-legal, forensic evidence

In its charge sheet, which runs into 3,000 pages, the police has also alleged that Mr Tharoor had subjected his wife to cruelty. In his tweet, he claimed that whoever knew Sunanda Pushkar can not believe that she has committed suicide, thus it is absurd that there has been any abatement.

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  • T20 2018: Bangalore beat Punjab by 10 wickets
T20 2018: Bangalore beat Punjab by 10 wickets

Bangalore hardly broke a sweat as Virat Kohli (48 off 28 balls) and Parthiv Patel (40 of 22 balls) got to 92 in in just 8.1 overs, giving their Net Run Rate a much-needed boost. No other batsman has come up to share the responsibility. Umesh Yadav has bagged the maximum 3 wickets from Bangalore. Siraj, Chahal, de Grandhomme and Moeen Ali ...

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  • Chuck Knox, former Seattle Seahawks, LA Rams coach, dies at 86
Chuck Knox, former Seattle Seahawks, LA Rams coach, dies at 86

BC-FBN-Obit-Chuck Knox, 132 Former Seahawks, LA Rams coach Chuck Knox dies at 86Eds: APNewsNow. Knox was available to the Seahawks after resigning as coach of the Bills - a team he had revived and led to two playoff berths in his last three years - following a contract dispute.

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  • Ebola outbreak: Uganda isolates suspected case at Entebbe International Airport
Ebola outbreak: Uganda isolates suspected case at Entebbe International Airport

The virus is transmitted to human through contact with wild animals and can then be passed from person to person. Salama also said there was no evidence of a link between the outbreak and eight deaths that occurred in January and February in the same area, which had not been confirmed as Ebola.

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  • Saudi Arabia Will Also Develop Nuclear Weapon, Saudi Foreign Minister
Saudi Arabia Will Also Develop Nuclear Weapon, Saudi Foreign Minister

On Monday, the Saudi-led coalition said it was behind two air raids on the office of the presidency in Yemen's rebel-held capital, which were reported to have killed six people and wounded dozens. Abdulaziz Al-Sager, head of the Jeddah-based Gulf Research Center, said the message was significant in that it reflected Gulf Arab concerns. Saudi A...

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  • GOP: Pelosi will raise taxes! Pelosi:
GOP: Pelosi will raise taxes! Pelosi: "Accurate!"

Her spokesman, Drew Hammill, pointed to Pelosi's previous comments looking to roll back specific aspects of the tax cuts while strengthening middle-class tax cuts : "Once again, Republicans are desperate to misrepresent any effort to roll back their debt-exploding tax giveaways for big corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent as "raising taxes" o...

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  • Presidency explains Buhari's London stopover
Presidency explains Buhari's London stopover

Garba Shehu had earlier explained that technical stopover hindered the President from arriving Nigeria on Wednesday after leaving Washington on Tuesday morning. The Senator who made the commendation in Abuja yesterday said "President Buhari made Nigerians proud by his candour and excellent account of the achievements of the Federal Government".

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  • Connecticut Woman Gets 132-Pound Ovarian Tumor Removed In 5-Hour Surgery
Connecticut Woman Gets 132-Pound Ovarian Tumor Removed In 5-Hour Surgery

His patient, a 38-year-old woman, had experienced sudden weight gain of about 10 pounds per week for two months and went to her OB/GYN, per Live Science . "I've seen leg swelling, but I've never seen leg swelling of this magnitude", he added. One complication cropped up early: The patient's blood pressure dropped, and had to be stabilized.

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