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Games coming to Facebook • Baseball fans can like their team's games with a click starting Friday. The first Facebook Live game will be the Rockies at the Reds (7:10 p.m. Twitter lost their bid for National Football League streaming rights to Amazon, according to CNET, and now Facebook is moving in on MLB. The move was made Thursday before the Marlins began a four-game series against the Dodgers , and was retroactive to Wednesday.
  • Labour spending plans to create £58bn hole in public finances, claim Tories

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    In what its leader Jeremy Corbyn called "a blueprint of what Britain could be", Labour promised to renationalize rail and mail services and water utilities and take some of the energy sector into public hands to better control prices. Campaigning in Stoke-on-Trent on Tuesday, Theresa May dismissed Labour's manifesto as unrealistic. If Labour were to win 200 seats, that would represent its worst result since 1935.
  • Taiwan ranks 45th in global healthcare quality index

    Taiwan ranks 45th in global healthcare quality index

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    At the bottom end of the table was Central African Republic on only 29 points. Some of the 32 disease that were monitored included: tuberculosis and other respiratory infections; illnesses that can be prevented with vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus and measles); several forms of treatable cancer and heart disease.
  • CYBER ATTACK: New advice for patients - and warning for medical staff

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    Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx Corp.in the U.S. The attack therefore spread faster than previous, smaller-scale ransomware attacks. "Although it is business as usual I would ask patients to bear with us if there are any unexpected delays". Hackers can still gain easy access to personal computers that lack a security update issued in March by Microsoft to fix the vulnerability in its Windows operating system.
  • Bennett takes the lead in California

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    George Bennett leads the Tour of California with one stage to go. His time of 28 minutes 45 seconds on a flat course at Big Bear Lake was the fourth-fastest, 18sec slower than British stage victor Jonathan Dibben (Team Sky). I think just went out there - are you familiar with the expression twisting a nut ... that's all I can think of about my performance. He is in second place, 35 seconds behind Bennett.
  • Lyme disease is on the rise - here's how to protect yourself

    Lyme disease is on the rise - here's how to protect yourself

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    In most cases, the western blacklegged tick must be attached for 36 to 48 hours before the Lyme disease bacterium can be transmitted, according to the CDC. "With dogs, we are testing positive for Lyme at least once a week". Warmer weather means it's prime time for tick bites. For the years 2012 through 2015, there were fewer than 300 tick-borne illnesses reported per year in Georgia - and that's combining all four diseases each year.
  • Telecom services to become expensive under GST

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    The all-powerful GST Council on day two of its fourteenth meet finalised tax rates for services under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime, scheduled to kick-in from July 1. This makes outsourcing expensive and in-house production more attractive. "For service providers, it is going to get troublesome", said Saloni Roy, a senior director at tax consultancy Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP.
  • California Highway Patrol issues AMBER Alert for missing one year-old

    California Highway Patrol issues AMBER Alert for missing one year-old

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    Amber Alert suspect Jason Lam, 30, was last seen driving this Toyota. Investigators say the Bangoura's mother reported Thursday that her son had not been returned by his father, although it was unclear when he was due back. He is African American with brown eyes and brown hair. "This gentleman and this child could be anywhere right now", Rodriguez said. CHP said the suspect, 30-year-old Jason Lam, should not be approached without law enforcement.
  • Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

    Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

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    He could face years in jail, but as part of a plea deal with prosecutors, he will not appeal any sentence of between 21 and 27 months. The judge also told him he would have to register as a sex offender. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison. Weiner also claimed at the time that he was "likely" the subject of a hoax.
  • Health department: West Nile confirmed in 3 MI birds

    Health department: West Nile confirmed in 3 MI birds

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    Mosquitoes that bite an infected bird can pass the virus to humans. The unidentified man, who is in his 50s, has the "more serious neuroinvasive form" of the illness, according to a statement issued by the Southern Nevada Health District .
  • 1 dead, 2 injured after bus crash in Ashland County

    1 dead, 2 injured after bus crash in Ashland County

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    According to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, the bus was traveling northbound on STH 112 when it was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old Ashland High School student. "The actual bumper of the back of the bus, it appears like it went nearly to the back of the passenger seat or the driver's seat". The bus was carrying students to Westosha Central High School at the time of the crash.
  • AT&T workers go on three-day strike

    AT&T workers go on three-day strike

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    The contracts at stake account for only 13% of the company's employees, he added. Dara Kheang says that since he started as a sales associate at AT&T's Portland store 9 years ago, his effective pay has dropped by more than $5,000. If the AT&T strike goes on for weeks at the time like the Verizon strike, it could result in a disappointing jobs report. We're fighting for job security, that's the biggest thing.