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Microsoft announces a Unified Update Platform

US News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 07:18


In a Thursday announcement, software giant Microsoft said that it is rolling out a new update publishing system --- the Unified Update Platform (UUP), which will facilitate device users to easily upgrade from one Windows 10 version to another.

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Daily exposure to household chemicals costs U.S. $340bn per year: study

US Health News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 09:43


Everyday exposure to low-levels of chemicals found in daily-use objects like in cosmetics, plastics, metal food cans and toys costs the U. S. economy billions of dollars in health care and lost productivity, a new study warned.

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Public health officials encouraging and offering flu vaccines

US Health News - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 09:00


Public health officials in Florida and around the nation are encouraging and offering flu vaccines as the highly contagious viral infection typically starts spreading in October.

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Delta launches investigation after doctor accuses flight attendant of discrimination

US Health News - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 09:02


American airline Delta Inc. has confirmed the launch of an investigation into an in-flight incident in which a black doctor was allegedly snubbed a flight attendant.

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Ebola Drug ZMapp mightn’t be as efficient as thought: study

US Health News - Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:54


Experimental Ebola drug ZMapp might not be as efficient in saving lives of Ebol patients as many believe, a new study cautioned.

ZMapp was one of the most sought-after and promising treatments for treating Ebola during the 2014 outbreak. But, results of the new study suggested that the drug might not be very helpful in treating the deadly illness.

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Taxing sugary drinks can bring about major health benefits: WHO

US Health News - Wed, 10/12/2016 - 09:34


Taxing sugary drinks can bring about a number of major health benefits, including reducing obesity, type-2 diabetes and tooth decay, the World Health Organization's Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) suggested.

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Kraft recalls Lunchables due to potential allergy risks

US Health News - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 09:20


Food giant Kraft Heinz Co. recalled more than 950 pounds of Lunchables because of mislabeling and potential allergy risks, the Food Safety & Inspection Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture announced on Monday.

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More than 1,000 people participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

US Health News - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:23


More than one thousand people gathered in Alton Baker Park on Sunday to participate in "the Walk to End Alzheimer's" to show their support for the battle against the neurodegenerative disease.

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Medicare experiment shows encouraging signs

US Health News - Sun, 10/09/2016 - 06:40


Health care systems and physicians in Wisconsin and many other parts of the nation are proving health care costs can be lowered while improving quality, producing encouraging signs for Medicare's largest experiment.

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Alnylam stock plunges after company announced end of experimental drug

US Health News - Thu, 10/06/2016 - 10:41


Stock in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. nosedived late Wednesday after the company announced its decision to end development of its late-stage experimental drug for a rare disease due to safety concerns.

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Kim K posted Taylor Swift's phone call video only to protect hubby West

Kim Kardashian - Sat, 10/01/2016 - 08:57

Washington D.C [USA], Oct. 1 : Kim Kardashian is getting weary of her feud with pop star Taylor Swift, as she recently revealed that releasing the clip was only to protect her husband Kanye West.

In an interview, the 35-year-old said she made the phone call public because "I just wanted to protect my husband. I saw him getting a lot of s---," reports People magazine.

As much as the reality star would like to be excluded from any narrative that deals with the prolonged feud between her and the 'Bad Blood' singer, she would like to stop talking about it too.

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Jolie quits movie to avoid working with Pitt

Angelina Jolie - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 04:01

Los Angeles, Sep 25 : Actress-director Angelina Jolie has reportedly quit a Hollywood movie so she doesn't have to work with her estranged husband Brad Pitt.

The Hollywood couple, who have worked on two films together "Mr iamp; Mrs Smith" as well as "By The Sea", reportedly spent several years on trying to get "Africa" into production, reports mirror.co.uk.

The film is about archaeologist Richard Leakey, who championed the end of elephant poaching.

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Brangelina divorce case: Estimated $500m at stake?

Angelina Jolie - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 07:43

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 21 : What will happen to the huge combined fortune of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, post their divorce?

American attorney for Family law and divorce, Marilyn Chinitz has estimated that the couple has a combined worth of up to 500 million dollars, reports People Magazine.

While estimates of their earnings vary, celebrity estate attorney Donald David approximates the 52-year-old actor be worth up to 350 million dollars and Jolie up to 275 million dollars.

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Gov. David Ige announces major sustainability initiative to preserve Hawaii’s delicate ecosystem

US Entertainment News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 13:24


On Thursday, the international community assembled in Hawaii for 10-days-long discussions by main academics, conservation groups and government officials over how the effects of wildlife trafficking, global warming, and environmental conservation can be dealt with.

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Cameras mounted outside ISS capture amazing views of three powerful hurricanes

US Entertainment News - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 13:21


Cameras installed on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS) have clicked superb sights of three powerful hurricanes on August 30 when they whisked across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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Love is in air for Drake, RiRi post MTV VMAs

Rihanna News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:37

London [UK], Aug. 30 : Looks like the air was filled with love after Drake declared his love for Rihanna on MTV VMA awards stage.

Following the awards, the 28-year-old singer made her fifth outfit change of the evening as she partied alongside her rapper beau in a golden jumpsuit at a club, reports the Daily Mail.

The two were even spotted after an intimate dinner date at Nobu in New York City on Monday night.

However, both have remained mum on whether they are official or not.

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Microsoft launches dedicated website for reporting hate speech

Technology News - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 08:05


In an announcement made on Friday, software biggie Microsoft said that it has launched a dedicated website, to facilitate people in reporting hate speech in its consumer communities.

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From Future to RiRi, here's who set to steal show at VMA this year

Rihanna News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 07:59

Washington D.C. Aug. 25 : So people, wait for the MTV Video Music Awards 2016 will be even more eager after giving this performance-lineup a look.

Future is set to take the VMA stage for the first time ever at New York City's Madison Square Garden on August 28, reports the Us Magazine.

The awards show is hoping to make a comeback in the ratings this year, after suffering its lowest ratings during the 2015 awards.

They are enlisting help from several of music's biggest acts- including Britney Spears, Rihanna and Nick Jonas.

Here's the list of the performers so far:


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