• Philippines, Kuwait sign OFW deal
Philippines, Kuwait sign OFW deal

AFTER several months of negotiations, the Philippines and Kuwait finally signed a pact that will give overseas FIlipino workers (OFWs) an assurance that they will be protected and treated equally in the Arab nation. Kuwait expelled envoy Renato Villa after declaring him unacceptable following an embassy-coordinated rescue of Filipino domestic helpe...

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  • Students recognize National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
Students recognize National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, brings national awareness to mental health providing support, education and advocacy for mental health while combating the stigma associated with it. "I was in the dark, weeping, building my own tomb and not getting help for my mental illness", she said. Where can you find out more and get support? ...

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  • Trump attacks 'Cryin' Chuck;' Schumer replies with First Lady's words: Be Best
Trump attacks 'Cryin' Chuck;' Schumer replies with First Lady's words: Be Best

The program, which Mrs. Trump unveiled on Monday includes efforts to tamper down cyberbullying and negativity, despite her husband often using Twitter for name-calling and attacks. For some reason, Trump chose to attack Schumer over the administration's misguided decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal despite the worldwide condemnation.

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  • National Guard Ground Operations Ramp Up Along US-Mexico Border
National Guard Ground Operations Ramp Up Along US-Mexico Border

The news comes after President Donald Trump announced in April that the U.S. military will be used to guard the U.S. -Mexico border to help stop the flow of illegal immigration. Jason Owens, the acting chief patrol agent at Laredo Sector Border Patrol, welcomed the troops, stating that they will play a "critical support role" in securing the border...

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  • Ryan O'Shaughnessy welcomes Eurovision ban for China over censorship
Ryan O'Shaughnessy welcomes Eurovision ban for China over censorship

So, we have set you a quiz to test your knowledge of this year's participants. The Irish and Albanian performers qualified for Eurovision's final, but it remains to be seen if MangoTV will show their songs on Saturday. Broadcasting guidance in China bans "abnormal sexual relationships and behaviours, such as incest, same-sex relationships, sexu...

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  • No place like 'Indian occupied Kashmir' exists: Sushma
No place like 'Indian occupied Kashmir' exists: Sushma

I need to get back to my home, India. Swaraj acknowledged the correction in a tweet that was shared minutes later and asked the Indian embassy in Manila to help the medical student. Meanwhile, Swaraj also offered help to another Indian named Chetna Ahuja, who complained that she was harassed due to Indian e-visa. Hundreds reacted to Swaraj's tw...

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  • Oil prices surge after Trump tears up Iran deal
Oil prices surge after Trump tears up Iran deal

With the USA pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal , India will take all measures to safeguard its interests in the West Asian nation, a senior official said here on Thursday. In October, Mattis said it was in the U.S. national interest to remain in the deal. The sanctions seek to punish Iran for its nuclear programme by limiting its ability to...

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  • Adeyeye dumps PDP, faults governorship primaries
Adeyeye dumps PDP, faults governorship primaries

Let them bring money, let them bring violence, Ekiti people will resist them. "We are no more interested in accommodating unnecessary interlopers. We are no more ready for that", he said. He empahsised that more important than the result was the process, noting that the PDP had, once more, showcased the growing internal democracy in the party.

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  • UN atomic watchdog says Iran complying
UN atomic watchdog says Iran complying

Amano stated that the IAEA is also closely following developments related to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The IAEA has repeatedly said that according to its inspectors on the ground in Iran, no violations of the agreement had taken place, and there has been no evidence of any activity relating to any "nuclear explosive device",...

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  • Prazo para tirar, transferir ou regularizar o título termina quarta-feira
Prazo para tirar, transferir ou regularizar o título termina quarta-feira

Imagens registradas na manhã desta terça-feira mostram que a fila sai da área interna de atendimento e se estende para a área externa do Centro Administrativo da Bahia (CAB). Os eleitores que não votaram nem justificaram ausência nas últimas três eleições tiveram seus títulos cancelados e devem procurar a Justiça Eleitoral para regularizar as suas ...

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  • Surgeons replace soldiers ear with one they grew on her forearm
Surgeons replace soldiers ear with one they grew on her forearm

The ear has been created from a cartilage which was harvested from her ribs and a section of skin on her forearm was expanded to make room for it. She had lost her ear and a lot of blood. Shamika Burrage, a supply clerk with 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. The soldier said that she did not feel c...

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  • Canadians sickened by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce
Canadians sickened by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

There is a time lag in reporting and confirming these cases, however. One death, previously reported , occurred in California. "Antibiotics are not recommended for patients with suspected E. This is the biggest Shiga-toxin producing E. coli outbreak since a 2006 outbreak linked to spinach grown in the Salinas Valley in California, Wise said.

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  • Incredible video shows pollen storm in New Jersey
Incredible video shows pollen storm in New Jersey

The video post attracted an insane amount of attention - with almost 10,000 reactions and 128,000 shares as of late Wednesday night. Henderson tells WNEP-TV her husband was clearing brush when he noticed a whole bunch of pollen on their trees.

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  • FG Discloses Plans To Prevent Ebola Outbreak In Nigeria
FG Discloses Plans To Prevent Ebola Outbreak In Nigeria

The government of the DRC has since declared a new outbreak of the Ebola virus disease, the country's ninth Ebola outbreak since the discovery of the virus in the country in 1976. At this level, 80 percent of a population would need to be immunised to prevent outbreaks, even if a highly effective vaccine that protects 90 percent of individuals ...

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  • Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Representative to Leave, Says He Urged Boycott
Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Representative to Leave, Says He Urged Boycott

Israel considers BDS - which demands an end to the occupation of Palestine, equal rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel, and the right of return for all Palestinian refugees to their homes - to be anti-Jewish. HRW said it supported Shakir. "Israel has ordered me deported after compiling 7-pg intel dossier on me", Shakir wrote. The interior ...

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  • Two dupe bizman of Rs 1.5 cr, held
Two dupe bizman of Rs 1.5 cr, held

The complainant was lured that if he invests money for the said testing, he can also earn a handsome amount. They had allegedly told the complainant that if the test was successful, they would sell it to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for Rs 37,500 crore.

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  • FDA declares shortage of EpiPens
FDA declares shortage of EpiPens

The manufacturer blames supply and distribution issues. Mylan said in a statement that EpiPen is available and it is "currently receiving continual supply" from Meridian. "However Mylan continues to release the product". The shortages are "definitely something we're concerned about, but as of now it doesn't seem material", said Gabelli Fu...

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  • IGP Fails To Appear Before Senate For Third Time
IGP Fails To Appear Before Senate For Third Time

Mr Moshood, an assistant police commissioner, said Mr Idris had delegated some of his subordinates to represent him before the lawmakers, an option the senators strongly rejected, mandating Mr Idris' appearance in person rather than through a surrogate.

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  • CDC 'Ticks' Off Twitter With Photo Of Poppyseed Muffin With Ticks
CDC 'Ticks' Off Twitter With Photo Of Poppyseed Muffin With Ticks

Instead, Twitter users complained that the photo ruined poppy seed muffins forever. The caption, however, suggested that something wasn't quite right. Chesney. What may have seemed like a clever tweet to warn people about ticks , quickly backfired. At the time of this post, the CDC's first tweet received almost 1,800 retweets and 2,500 l...

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  • Houston Rockets eliminate Utah Jazz in Game 5
Houston Rockets eliminate Utah Jazz in Game 5

And now, the next chapter of National Basketball Association history begins to unfold. "There was a good team in there somewhere, we just didn't know to what degree", Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said Wednesday as the team prepared to head into the offseason.

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