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Several celebrities have stepped forward after testing positive for Lyme disease: singers Avril Lavigne and Shania Twain and actors Alec Baldwin and Ben Stiller. That figure is triple the amount reported in NY, which registered the nation's second-highest total of Lyme disease with 4,002 infections a year ago.
  • Slight decline in Polls for Tories Says ICM

    Slight decline in Polls for Tories Says ICM

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    In her speech, Mrs May said: "That is why we have to act". "Since my manifesto was published, the proposals have been subject to fake claims made by Jeremy Corbyn ", May said. May sought to poach traditional Labour supporters with a mix of pledges more radical than those of her predecessor, David Cameron. When May called a snap election for June 8, surveys indicated she would win a landslide comparable with Margaret Thatcher's 1983 majority of 144 seats in the 650-seat parliament.
  • Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom elected WHO DG

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    A informal advisor for rival candidate David Nabarro accused Tedros of covering up three cholera epidemics in his country of Ethiopia, where he served as health minister . In a last pitch before voting began, Tedros appealed to ministers by promising to represent their interests and to ensure more countries got top jobs at the Geneva-based WHO.
  • Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

    Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

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    This includes deep cuts to foreign aid. "In these risky times, this public safety and national security budget blueprint is a message to the world - a message of American strength, security and resolve", Trump said . Fred Upton of MI said Tuesday. The President had previously requested $1.5 billion in 2017 wall funding. The proposal also includes big cuts in Social Security's disability program.
  • Homeless people were some of the heroes after Manchester Arena bombing

    Homeless people were some of the heroes after Manchester Arena bombing

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    News, Ariana later boarded a private plane with her mother, Joan (who had taken some concertgoers backstage to safety after the explosion went off), and returned to Boca Raton, Florida, her hometown. Fifty-nine people were injured in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called "a callous terrorist attack". Queen Elizabeth II condemned the Manchester attack as an " act of barbarity " and observed a minute's silence at a Buckingham Palace garden reception.
  • Teen's caffeine-related death highlights the dangers of the common stimulant

    Teen's caffeine-related death highlights the dangers of the common stimulant

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    When it comes to energy drinks, Lawner says most have a caffeine content equivalent to one or two cups of coffee and don't pose a problem. The boy's father on Monday said his son was very careful about drugs and alcohol. "Parents, please talk to your kids about these energy drinks". "It wasn't a auto crash that took his life", Sean Cripe said while holding back tears, according to USA Today .
  • Everything we know about the Manchester attack suspect so far

    Everything we know about the Manchester attack suspect so far

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    Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos, the youngest victim identified, was described as "simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word". Update 5/23, 11:29 a.m.: Per the Associated Press , British officials have identified the bombing suspect as Salman Abedi .
  • Trump denounces United Kingdom terror; says Middle East can 'make a deal'

    Trump denounces United Kingdom terror; says Middle East can 'make a deal'

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    President Donald Trump is welcomed by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack, making it the deadliest militant assault in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005.
  • South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North

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    The South's Yonhap news agency said around 90 rounds were fired from a machine-gun at the object. The repeated tests of weapons of mass destruction by Pyongyang have caused Washington to toughen its rhetoric since the inauguration of President Donald Trump , whose administration has suggested the possibility of staging a preemptive attack on North Korea , substantially increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Bag of moon dust to be auctioned off

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    The government said the "rare artifact" was mistakenly sold. A small white NASA pouch marked as Lunar Sample Return, which was bought by Nancy Lee Carlson two years ago for $995, is expected to go on sale for $4 million at the Sotheby's auction.
  • South Korean President Vows To Amend Constitution By June 2018

    South Korean President Vows To Amend Constitution By June 2018

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    They were expected to discuss ways of containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the US missile defense system called THAAD . China is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of diplomatic support and has come under heavy pressure to use its influence to rein in the North's missile and nuclear activities.
  • Texas Senate Passes Religious Adoption Bill

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    And lawmakers weren't done. The House voted 91-50 to amend Senate Bill 2078 , which focuses on schools' emergency plans, to include a clause requiring transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their "biological sex", the Texas Tribune reports .