• Two new cases of AIDS, 56 of HIV in Malta
Two new cases of AIDS, 56 of HIV in Malta

World Health Organization also stated that there were approximately 36.7 million (34.0-39.8) people suffering from HIV at the end of 2015 with 2.1 (1.8-2.4) million people becoming newly infected in 2015 globally. At the Global Fund, we are committed to doing more to boost HIV prevention efforts among all the people who have been left behind in HIV...

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  • 'Gilmore Girls': Are you spending the day in Stars Hallow?
'Gilmore Girls': Are you spending the day in Stars Hallow?

OK, here it is: In the final scene, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel) are sipping champagne on the gazebo shortly after Lorelai's wedding to Luke. If this were a regular show, it would just be a cliffhanger until we find out who the father is next season - but it's not just a regular show anymore.

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  • Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS
Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS

However, the city still hasn't been able to get 90 percent of those with HIV/AIDS into treatment, which means lots of people are not receiving the medications that would lower their viral load . Worldwide, more women than men are infected with the disease. Right now, over 6.8 million South Africans are HIV +. According to one report, 41,000 a...

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  • Jimmy Carter to Obama: Before you leave office, recognize Palestinian state
Jimmy Carter to Obama: Before you leave office, recognize Palestinian state

The former president wrote that USA recognition of Palestine would pave the way for a UN Security Council to act towards the two-state solution. Begin the resistance Black Texans express mixed feelings over Donald Trump's victory Flag burning is just another PR stunt for the media to cover MORE is deliberating on the possibility of taking act...

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  • Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire
Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire

A man who lived two houses down from where the fire started said he saw flickering coming through his windows and saw some smoke. The GoFundMe page has over 1,000 donors listed as of Sunday morning. Fire officials said the blaze, the largest Cambridge has seen since the 1980s, had been contained for a few hours, but crews were still working o...

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  • USA smoking ban to hit public housing nationwide
USA smoking ban to hit public housing nationwide

Wimmer said in a news release . The rule stipulates the smoking ban should extend up to 25 feet outside public housing as well as inside the building. Smokefree housing is a win-win - residents breathe better and it costs less to maintain buildings. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more on secondhand smoke.

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  • Hindu Groups In UK Call For Withdrawing 'Non-Veg' 5-Pound Note
Hindu Groups In UK Call For Withdrawing 'Non-Veg' 5-Pound Note

The introduction of polymer cash hasn't gone as smoothly as the Bank of England had hoped. It is traditionally used in every day staples such as soap and candles, but has become far less common of late due to animal rights activism. "We demand that you cease to use animal products in the production of currency that we have to use". The UK put the...

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  • Cong lambasts Centre, wonders whether Sartaj Aziz been called
Cong lambasts Centre, wonders whether Sartaj Aziz been called "to feed biriyani"

The sixth Heart of Asia conference has adopted the Amristar declaration naming several Pakistan-based terrorist groups, including including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed, as grave threats to peace in the South Asian region. The cargo service will aim to improve landlocked Afghanistan's connectivity to key markets overseas and boost the g...

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  • 16000 turkeys killed in Germany to stop spread of bird flu
16000 turkeys killed in Germany to stop spread of bird flu

Here is a recent statement from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The case was confirmed in Cloppenburg in north Germany and is the first farm-based case in Lower Saxony, one of Europe's largest poultry production regions, the state's agriculture ministry said.

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  • Zuckerberg's posts mistakenly stripped from Facebook
Zuckerberg's posts mistakenly stripped from Facebook

A Facebook spokesperson told Business Insider that "around 10" of Zuckerberg's posts were deleted by mistake and that he still "stands by the words in his posts". The mistake comes amid widespread scrutiny of fake news on social media sites following the United States election. Earlier in November, a virus resulted in the site posting memorial me...

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  • Senate Dems Pen Letter Indicating Fight Against Jeff Sessions' AG Nomination
Senate Dems Pen Letter Indicating Fight Against Jeff Sessions' AG Nomination

You can read the full letter by clicking the image below. That year, the GOP-controlled Judiciary Committee voted against confirming him after he was accused of making the remarks while USA attorney in Alabama. "When our country is struggling with so many divisions, the committee and the entire Senate must ask whether Senator Sessions is the right ...

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  • New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa
New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

Fauci claims that even a moderately effective vaccine will have a significant effect in reducing the numbers of HIV infections. Director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa , Professor Salim Abdool Karim, says he is very optimistic that the new HIV vaccine being tested in South Africa this week will show positive r...

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  • Nestle says tech will reduce sugar in chocolate, keep taste
Nestle says tech will reduce sugar in chocolate, keep taste

Packaged food companies have come under significant pressure to maintain the balance between what tastes good and what is considered healthy. Using " only natural ingredients ", Nestle said it can "structure sugar differently" so that even when less sugar is used the tongue perceives an "almost identical sweetness".

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  • Blazing dormitory's fire door was probably locked
Blazing dormitory's fire door was probably locked

The hostel girls were reportedly from impoverished families in nearby villages. Some of the girls may have been able to escape should the fire escape hatch have opened properly, but when they tried to flee to the upper floors it would not budge and they remained trapped.

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  • Residents Dress up as Animals, Pose in Front of 'Game' Camera
Residents Dress up as Animals, Pose in Front of 'Game' Camera

The cameras also captured images of actual wildlife, including a coyote and a skunk. Police never saw any mountain lions, but were pleasantly surprised by the disturbingly silly pictures. We are attempting to identify some of the wildlife and activity in these images. On another image, a woman named Katharine Ingalls commented, " Good God, note t...

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  • Weather: Rain possible late morning, early afternoon
Weather: Rain possible late morning, early afternoon

Lows will drop in the mid 20s. Hit or miss rain showers are possible. For the rest of Thursday an area of low pressure to our north will continue to slide northeast, leaving behind a few isolated rain and snow showers. However, cold air has been lodged in northern ME, where up to a foot of snow fell Tuesday night, and another foot of snow is po...

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  • Savage Khloe Kardashian Blasts Fan Suggesting She Is Running A Sweat Shop
Savage Khloe Kardashian Blasts Fan Suggesting She Is Running A Sweat Shop

F*** that. 'I don't want to be called that. Though the Kardashian family have haters almost as much as they have fans, there's one thing that can be said for them, no matter what side of the fence you're on - they are a crew who really know how to make some money! Kardashian, with a similar sentiment, claims she never thought of herself as pl...

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  • Philip Morris CEO looks towards phasing out cigarettes
Philip Morris CEO looks towards phasing out cigarettes

IQOS different from the traditional cigarette as it "heats tobacco rather than burning it", BBC News noted . The CEO added that he hopes that moment comes sooner rather than later. You can also buy the tobacco sticks (called "heets") separately - which cost £8 for a pack of 20. The result of a decade of research and $3 billion of investment, the...

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  • Sabra recalls hummus amid listeria contamination fears
Sabra recalls hummus amid listeria contamination fears

Select flavors of the popular hummus brand, Sabra, are being voluntarily recalled nationwide. The Rhode Island Department of Health announced the recall of products made prior to November 8. Approximately 241 sandwiches containing the Sabra Dipping Company hummus were produced and distributed from the LSG Sky Chefs facilities in San Jose, CA.

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  • Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers
Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers

The official, who had nothing to do with the play, thought I was yelling at Lauren (Holtkamp) and I wasn't.We weren't. "At that point, there was no turning back for me". Kilpatrick finished with 38 points - 31 after the third quarter ended. And for us to walk around against a team that's playing their hearts out every night to just win one game, ...

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