• Health officials confirm 12th case of Zika virus in state
Health officials confirm 12th case of Zika virus in state

A Zika case in Utah is a mystery for health officials as they try to solve a puzzle to a virus epidemic that has cruise passengers concerned. The latest patient has fully recovered after caring for an older man who had become infected after traveling overseas, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Protection (CDC).

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  • Trump motorcade in accident on way to Republican convention
Trump motorcade in accident on way to Republican convention

The Colorado delegates and supporters from eight other states were pushing for a floor vote on a rule change that would allow delegates to vote for anyone they wanted to - a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the nomination. "If the RNC and Donald Trump truly want to unite the party, they'll let the delegates vote their conscience", Waters sa...

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  • Kansas mother gives birth to 3 sets of twins in 26 months
Kansas mother gives birth to 3 sets of twins in 26 months

His twin brother died shortly after birth. "That was a pretty bad time", the mother somberly recalled. "I love babies", Couch said. The girls arrived less than one year after their twin sisters, Delilah and Davina, who were born May 29, 2015.

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  • Stenson outduels Mickelson in British Open
Stenson outduels Mickelson in British Open

Records didn't matter. This was about winning his first major. "Right now I'm running on adrenaline". It was the 11th major runner-up of his career - the second-most all time - but he didn't make any mistakes this time. "I want to firstly thank Phil for a fantastic battle". "Some in the media have already tried to compare today's final round to...

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  • Trump and Pence Sit for First Interview as Running Mates
Trump and Pence Sit for First Interview as Running Mates

Donald Trump: Is that a good thing? "The American people are exhausted", Pence said in remarks that included numerous same talking points that until recently he was using in his bid for re-election. While minding my own business at the Starbucks inside the Westin hotel this morning, I saw a man engage Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in conve...

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  • Why Were These 'White Elevator' Signs Posted At the Republican National Convention?
Why Were These 'White Elevator' Signs Posted At the Republican National Convention?

The scene on the floor was chaotic when the vote on the convention's rules was called. Some Connecticut delegates have questions about security, said Rep. GOP leaders have wanted to avoid that vote, which was likely to lose but they feared would be embarrassing. There was a roar from delegates shouting and chanting "roll call vote!" The s...

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  • Zika Mystery Case Raises Questions about New Transmission Route
Zika Mystery Case Raises Questions about New Transmission Route

Fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis (red eyes) are the most common symptoms of Zika virus. "The mosquitoes that carry it are not found here and public health testing and reporting protocols control emerging diseases", said Nigel Turner, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Communicable Disease Division director.

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  • Warren invited to speak at opening night of Democratic convention
Warren invited to speak at opening night of Democratic convention

The list of contenders for the vice presidential nomination is also said to include Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Mrs Clinton has taken advantage of prospective running mates' willingness to appear as surrogates or warm-up acts for Mrs Clinton at campaign events, or on Sunday news shows...

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  • Zika Utah Virus Becomes Challenging Case for CDC to Solve Epidemic
Zika Utah Virus Becomes Challenging Case for CDC to Solve Epidemic

The male relative had developed a mild Zika illness and quickly recovered. But how the caregiver contracted the infection remains a mystery. The elderly person caught Zika while traveling to a country where the virus is known to bespreading, according to state and federal health agencies.

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  • Judge rejects ex-sheriff's plea deal as too lenient
Judge rejects ex-sheriff's plea deal as too lenient

Baca, who had previously run the largest US jail system, faced a maximum six-month prison sentence under the agreement in a case that clouded his 15-year tenure as sheriff. According to the court filing, the U.S. Attorney's Office "does not view defendant's current condition as having any effect on his decision to lie to the federal government duri...

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  • We hacked Pokemon Go servers: OurMine
We hacked Pokemon Go servers: OurMine

Though the claim has yet to be confirmed by Nintendo, the group maintain that they shut down the servers for the popular gaming app using Distributed Denial of Service or DDOS . The hackers used a DDOS , or Distributed Denial of Service, attack which sees servers flooded with so many requests every second that they can not cope.

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  • Donald Trump Campaign Unveils New Logo After Social Media Mockery
Donald Trump Campaign Unveils New Logo After Social Media Mockery

The "T" penetrating the loop of the "P" below it looked sexually suggestive to some. After a day of ridicule for a poorly designed Trump/Pence campaign logo that launched a thousand memes, the Trump campaign disappeared the design from their official website overnight.

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  • Henrik Stenson curves in putt on 18 to win Open Championship
Henrik Stenson curves in putt on 18 to win Open Championship

Right on his heels, nearly to the very end, was Mickelson. The American said: "It's disappointing to come in second but I'm happy for Henrik. I am disappointed that it was at my expense". Stenson is a popular champion, though his career has been slowed by two slumps, and the 40-year-old Swede had never won a major. Their games were so in sync t...

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  • Henrik Stenson fends off Phil Mickelson to win British Open
Henrik Stenson fends off Phil Mickelson to win British Open

If he does triumph, Stenson will become the first Scandinavian man ever to win a major and the first player from continental Europe to lift the Claret Jug since the late, great Seve Ballesteros of Spain in 1988. It was that kind of week for Mickelson: Being great just wasn't good enough. At 46, Mickelson knows his window of opportunity is beginni...

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  • Labour Leadership Rivals Set Out Their Stalls
Labour Leadership Rivals Set Out Their Stalls

Meanwhile, a senior MP supporting Smith claimed there was an overwhelming consensus that only one candidate should emerge, and warned that now supportive MPs would not give Eagle their nomination if she did not swiftly recognise the situation.

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  • Brumbies canter into quarter-final with Highlanders
Brumbies canter into quarter-final with Highlanders

All three games will be televised, meaning they couldn't be moved. Pocock suffered a fractured eye socket while playing for the Wallabies against England last month and returned to training last week sporting a protective face mask. The Canberra-based side's grinding 24-10 home win over the Western Force on Saturday assured the Brumbies (43...

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  • Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' UN chief says
Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' UN chief says

Motsoso agreed that there was a chance to be proactive in addressing the two diseases. HIV is not one homogenous phenomenon; there are many strains. And a mundane but critical factor is to avoid drug shortages that can lead to involuntary treatment interruptions. "People can see their kids and their grandkids grow up, if therapy is done well"...

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  • Life begins at 40 For Open champion Stenson
Life begins at 40 For Open champion Stenson

Stenson entered the final round with a one-shot lead, but bogeyed the first hole while Mickelson birdied. Neither player could push the margin any higher than that until they got to the 15th, the Swede again up by a shot after rolling in an 18-foot birdie the previous hole.

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  • Herbalife To Pay $200 Million in FTC Settlement
Herbalife To Pay $200 Million in FTC Settlement

Now as part of the settlement, Herbalife has vowed to make changes to its business practices and operations to make it more compliant with required rules and regulations. Icahn, who now owns an 18 percent stake in the company, issued a statement in conjunction with Herbalife expressing continued confidence in the diet and nutrition supplement c...

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  • Global AIDS conference exposes South Africa's dramatic turn
Global AIDS conference exposes South Africa's dramatic turn

This week, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) joins thousands of partners for the 21 International HIV/AIDS Conference ( AIDS 2016 ) in Durban , South Africa. "Even if we are poor, even if we access health care services in the public system, we want his attention", he said . By separating and tracking the genetic code ...

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