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The fresh Ebola outbreak, publicly declared on May 8 with 23 deaths so far, was first reported in a rural part of Equateur Province in the vast country's northwest but has now spread to the city of Mbandaka. Peter Salama, in charge of emergency response at the World Health Organization, has said the spread to a city complicated the fight against Ebola , which depends on identifying and isolating suspected cases.
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    Editors compelled out after newspaper bought

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    Bill Clough, the former owner and publisher of the Phnom Penh Post , said in a video published a year ago that he wanted to maintain the paper's independence. Supporters of Kem Sokha, former opposition leader and ex-president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), hold up a poster near the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Thomson Reuters PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea for bail by detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, ...
  • Kirsten dunst and Jesse became parents for the first time Plemons

    Kirsten dunst and Jesse became parents for the first time Plemons

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    Dunst and Plemons got together back in 2016, after meeting on the set of season two of their FX series. They have since remained very private about their relationship and news of their engagement only became public when Dunst wore an engagement ring to the Golden Globes in 2017.
  • England local elections: May relieved, Corbyn questioned and Lib-Dem surging

    England local elections: May relieved, Corbyn questioned and Lib-Dem surging

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    Meanwhile, Tories picked up seats outside London , partly by exploiting a collapse in support for the right-wing ailing U.K. Independence Party, which has struggled to stay relevant since the Brexit referendum in 2016. The Conservative vote is up by 13 points where more than 60 percent backed Leave, showing that the collapsed UKIP vote swung disproportionately behind the Tory party.
  • CDC shows major jump in mosquito-borne diseases

    CDC shows major jump in mosquito-borne diseases

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    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows diseases from mosquito , tick and flea bites have more than tripled in the US over the past 12 years. Before I talk about the tick's habits and other properties, I want to quickly review Lyme disease , which is an infection caused by a bacterium called Borrelia.
  • Myanmar's military to investigate itself on Rohingya rape allegations

    Myanmar's military to investigate itself on Rohingya rape allegations

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    Her remarks came at a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, which marked the end of a high-profile UN Security Council visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar. However, Suu Kyi said Wednesday that this is the appropriate time to let United Nations agencies help Myanmar "for the good of all people in Rakhine".
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Rochester

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Rochester

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    The DEA's Take Back Day encouraged people to properly dispose of unwanted and expired medicine. The event is held twice a year. During last fall's take-back day, ME officials collected 41,700 pounds of medications at 157 drop-off sites, more than any other New England state, according to the DEA.
  • Local schools watch e-cigarette use

    Local schools watch e-cigarette use

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    The company is committed to combatting underage use of its products and engaging with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), members of Congress, local and state officials and members of the public health community on this important issue.
  • Tiger Woods to play Wells Fargo Championship, report says

    Tiger Woods to play Wells Fargo Championship, report says

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    The 42-year-old started his career at Quail Hollow with finishes of T3-T11-WIN-4th before missing the cut in 2010 and 2012. "Generally after this tournament, I put away the clubs for a while", Woods said after his final round at Augusta, per ESPN.com's Bob Harig .
  • Third Mahoning County woman linked to E. coli outbreak

    Third Mahoning County woman linked to E. coli outbreak

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    Coli outbreak, the CDC said its warning includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine, salads and salad mixes contain romaine. That includes all kinds of lettuce, whether chopped, whole-head or in a salad mix. Do not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.