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Sources said as energy minister D K Shivakumar is in Singapore, his brother and Bengaluru Rural MP D K Suresh, Congress MLC C M Lingappa, and party leader Saleem Ahmad are handling operations at Eagleton. "Our MLAs visited their places, We have proof and we can show photos clicked on their mobile phones", Gohil said. The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday sought a report from the Gujarat government over Congress' allegation that the BJP was "engineering" defection of its MLAs ahead of the ...
  • Moderate alcohol consumption cuts diabetes risk

    Moderate alcohol consumption cuts diabetes risk

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    Data was drawn from the Danish Health Examination Survey from 2007-2008 - a survey that asks Danish citizens aged 18 and over questions about their lifestyle and health. Those who binge-drink, rather than drinking small amounts regularly, could reverse the benefits of alcohol by causing weight gain, which is one of the causes of type 2 diabetes.
  • Three Republicans threaten to vote no on healthcare

    Three Republicans threaten to vote no on healthcare

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    Said Republican Senator John McCain yesterday: "We've tried to do this by coming up with a proposal behind closed doors in consultation with the administration, then springing it on sceptical members, trying to convince them it's better than nothing , asking us to swallow our doubts and force it past a unified opposition".
  • Politics Of Health Care Are On Full Display

    Politics Of Health Care Are On Full Display

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    Researchers analyzed patient visits at emergency departments across Maryland both for an 18-month period before the Medicaid expansion took effect and an 18-month period afterward using data from the state's Health Services Cost Review Commission.
  • Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom

    Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom

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    Melissa Dennis, OBGYN at Advocate Illinois masonic Medical Center. Last fall, the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. Hospital staff said baby booms ebb and flow, but when something overwhelming happens there are usually noticeable waves.
  • AMD rolls out Enhanced Sync technology

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    After updating their system with the newest Crimson drivers, AMD graphics card users can toggle Enhanced Sync in the Radeon Settings menu. Naturally, all we care about here is how the newest Radeon Software version affects how well games run on your gaming PC after the install.
  • California inmates filmed their own escape from jail on cellphone

    California inmates filmed their own escape from jail on cellphone

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    While previous reports have the men used a rope made of bed sheets, Nayeri in the video says they had industrial rope, along with a toolbox and clothes. What does a 14-year-old know about anyway? At the time of the escape, Duong had been facing charges of attempted murder, while Tieu was charged with murder and Nayeri was charged with torture and kidnapping.
  • Dharam Singh Dies At 80

    Dharam Singh Dies At 80

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    N. Dharam Singh, former chief minister of Karnataka, died on Thursday after he suffered a cardiac arrest in a private hospital in Bengaluru . Local reports said he was admitted for heart ailments at the MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in Bengaluru .
  • Cancer-causing compounds overflowing in NY tap water

    Cancer-causing compounds overflowing in NY tap water

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    A searchable database released today by the Environmental Working Group , a non-profit research organization, shows that virtually every drinking water system is contaminated with chemicals. Many of them, like GenX and 1,4-Dioxane, have been found in public drinking water supplies, including the finished drinking water of residents in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties.
  • Drinking after studying can improve memory

    Drinking after studying can improve memory

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    The group, who were aged between 18 and 53, were required to learn information from the comfort of their own homes before one half of the group went for a night of drinking . The learning task occurred after the participants began consuming alcohol, meaning that the hippocampus had already switched its function to storing previously learned information rather than retaining new information.
  • Justice Department claims Civil Rights Act doesn't protect gay workers from discrimination

    Justice Department claims Civil Rights Act doesn't protect gay workers from discrimination

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    The department argued that it does not. The lawsuit behind the case was filed by Donald Zarda , a skydiving instructor who says an employer, Altitude Express, fired him due to his sexual orientation. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act failed for years to pass, and it has now been superseded by broader legislation, the Equality Act, which has nearly no chance of becoming law under the present Congress and presidential administration.
  • Parents concede baby Charlie dying in hospice

    Parents concede baby Charlie dying in hospice

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    The judge had said that if no plan was agreed by noon on Thursday, the baby will move to a hospice and life-support treatment would end soon after. Charlie, an 11-month-old boy, suffers from an extremely rare depletive genetic condition causing progressive brain damage and muscle weakness.