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Salute Congress workers stage protest against Haj subsidy withdrawal
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Every year more than 100,000 pilgrims travel from India to the holy site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for a spiritual journey that every faithful Muslim strives to make at least once in their lifetime. The arrangement introduced by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was nothing but shouldering the difference of fare between air and ship travel to Haj.

Salute Boko Haram kill 12 persons in Maiduguri
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According to a member of the Civilian JTF, 48 others were also injured in the blast. " 65 injured people were given first aid and transported to hospitals while 10 others lost their lives". Chukwu disclosed that the bodies of the 12 persons killed and the wounded persons were evacuated to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. The attack which took place late Wednesday comes in the wake of an extensive military offensive by Nigeria's military against the Islamist insurgency that ...

Salute Facebook wants to turn video watching into a group experience
Author: 0 Facebook wants to turn video watching into a group experience

Facebook today began testing Watch Party, a new feature available to groups that lets members watch videos at the same time while continuing to comment and interact. "We've found that communities formed around video like TV shows or sports create a greater sense of belonging than many other kinds of communities". But have you ever wished that you could just hold on to that video, gather a group of friends online and watch it all at once? The goal is to make watching videos a fun, social ...

Salute Hits, not concussions, cause degenerative brain disease
Author: 0 Hits, not concussions, cause degenerative brain disease

Experts believed those concussions led to a buildup of protein on blood vessels in the brain , causing chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. Two of the teenagers died by suicide. "The main message of this work is that concussion doesn't cause the CTE, but rather, the hit itself independent of concussion causes CTE", Goldstein said.

Salute Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down
Author: 0 Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down

But he said the Trump administration's executive action to cancel it was illegal. He said then-candidate Donald Trump showed "racial animus" toward Mexicans during the 2016 campaign, and he said because most DACA recipients are Mexican, that tainted the Homeland Security Department's decision previous year to phase out the deportation amnesty.

Salute O'Neill contract agreed - Delaney
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We agreed in October to offer Martin a new contract and he accepted. "The November game was a blow, there's no question about that", he said. "There's no doubt that the game in November (play-off defeat to Denmark) was a blow and Martin took some time to consider and reflect on whether he was going to renew his contract for the next two years".

Salute Mayon lava flow advances 3 kilometers from crater
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Spectacular lava "fireworks" shooting from its crater are drawing tourists to the Philippines' most active volcano, authorities said Tuesday as scientists warned of a potential unsafe eruption within days. Experts fear a major eruption could trigger pyroclastic flows - superheated gas and volcanic debris that race down the slopes at high speeds, incinerating or vaporizing everything in their path.

Salute Universal blood test for cancer one step closer
Author: 0 Universal blood test for cancer one step closer

Australian researchers have said a groundbreaking new blood test that can detect eight common types of cancer before they spread will save countless lives. The test probably will not work as well when tested in a general population rather than those already known to have cancer, researchers say. The scientists at the Hopkins are now testing their test on tens of thousands of apparently healthy volunteers who are enrolled in the Geisinger Health Plan in Pennsylvania.

Salute California couple who held 13 children captive due in court
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Prosecutors filed charges of torture , child abuse, dependent adult abuse and false imprisonment. "We're still in shock", Betty Turpin said of allegations that her grandchildren were held captive, and in the wake of her son and daughter-in-law getting arrested on charges of suspicion of torture and child endangerment .

Salute Minnesota Unemployment At Lowest Level Since 2000
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The number of people counted as unemployed also declined significantly in December to 95,700, the lowest figure since early 2000. In the Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Duluth-Superior had a 2.1 percent over-the-year growth rate. Manufacturing added 800 (+0.3%) jobs over the month. Over the year, Financial Activities added 2,700 (+1.2%) jobs. November's rate inched up to 3.1 percent.

Salute Hospitals decide to start their own drug company
Author: 0 Hospitals decide to start their own drug company

Once the generic drugs are made, the health systems that are part of this group will need to purchase the medications to use in their hospitals, which could give the health systems a lot of power over the generic drug industry. They say this initiative will make essential generic medications more available and more affordable plus bring healthy competition to the market for generic drugs.

Salute Over 1600 Lbs of Cocaine Seized, Hidden in Fresh Pineapple
Author: 0 Over 1600 Lbs of Cocaine Seized, Hidden in Fresh Pineapple

The arrests were part of an ongoing investigation that began in April 2017. The global operation was reportedly run by two Colombian brothers who had laboratories in the municipalities of Pinto and Nuevo Baztan near the Spanish capital. The Portuguese side of the investigation released a statement on the raid, saying "this organised global group had repeatedly brought large quantities of cocaine to the European continent".

Salute Gov. Cuomo explains plan to close expected $4.4 million budget gap
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Weinstein has denied any nonconsensual sexual activity. Cuomo described the plan as a "blueprint" that would lead to further discussion with employers, taxpayers, lawmakers and others. He proposed new taxes on health insurers and maintaining tax breaks for those enrolled in the STAR program. First there's the apparent level of denial that the IRS will give a blessing to his attempts and mission of finding alternative tax measures to mitigate the effects of the SALT limitation .

Salute Warnings issued with storm barrage poised to hit UK
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A spokesman for Transport Scotland said: "The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice for much of Scotland, lasting from Monday afternoon until Wednesday evening". The yellow warning over Northern Ireland and northern Britain continues throughout Wednesday and there will be accumulations of snow for areas exposed to the west.

Salute North East weather warning remains in place
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Parts of the country are bracing for more snow showers today . The warning is valid until 3am Thursday, January 18. The warning, which takes effect from 9pm, states that Westerly winds will reach mean winds speeds of 50kph to 65kph with gusts of between 90kph and 110kph at times.

Salute York County Detective Dies From Injuries Following Shooting
Author: 0 York County Detective Dies From Injuries Following Shooting

While his body received a full police escort, firefighters and other officers stood atop some bridges and saluted the fallen hero. Doty's twin brother, Chris, also is a sheriff's office deputy. The sheriff says the third officer is awaiting surgery. But details about McCall's history included one arrest in February 1994, when he was charged with assaulting a law officer, resisting arrest and simple assault.

Salute White House doctor:
Author: 0 White House doctor: "No concerns" about Trump's cognitive health

Dr. Ronny Jackson , the White House physician, said on Tuesday that Trump was in excellent health overall but needed to lose weight, eat better, and break a sweat more often. Although Tuesday's news conference focused on Trump's physical and mental fitness, Jackson's time as White House physician carries over from previous administrations.

Author: 0 Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

What the presidential physician who is treating Trump now may lack in colorful comments, he makes up for with a stacked resume. Of adults over the age of 18, 51.7% met the US Physical Activity Guidelines for aerobic activity, and 21.7% of adults meet the aerobic and muscle strengthening activity guidelines, according to the CDC.

Salute Saba Qamar,
Author: 0 Saba Qamar, "Hindi Medium" actress breaks down narrating her humiliation at airports

Sabah's tweeted after Saba narrated her ordeal due to her Pakistani origin at an global airport during a television chat show. "When we went to Tbilisi to shoot for a film, all the Indian crew was allowed to go, but I was stopped". Unfortunately, another name has been added to the list of racial profiling and it's none other than Saba Qamar of " Hindi Medium " fame. According to Saba Qamar, the whole team crossed the check post easily because they belonged to India but when it was her ...

Salute Christmas Day expected to see small dusting of snow, blustery wind chill
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Most businesses were shuttered on Christmas Day in New England. It does happen about once every eight years, based on statistics from the weather service . But it was enough to get out the snowblowers and shovels and do a little slippin' and slidin' between last-minute Christmas shopping, runs to the grocery store, and Christmas Eve worship services.

Salute 'Black Death' plague was spread in Europe through dirty humans, not rats
Author: 0 'Black Death' plague was spread in Europe through dirty humans, not rats

Scientists have long thought that the bacterium - which is transmitted by the bite of fleas - was spread directly to humans by the flea-ridden rats that lived in people's homes. In their simulations, they looked at three possible models for infection: rats, airborne transmission, and fleas and ticks that humans carry around with them on their bodies and clothes.

Salute Bank employees speak out following robbery, police involved shooting
Author: 0 Bank employees speak out following robbery, police involved shooting

In video of the incident taken by a local television station Giffin can be seen holding what appears to be a handgun. Police have not said how many rounds were fired or how many times 32-year-old Nathan Giffin was hit. Matthew Birmingham. Police have reason to believe a white Dodge pickup seen in the area may also have been involved in the robbery. Montpelier High School was locked down until about 11:50 a.m., said Montpelier Superintendent Brian Ricca.

Salute Trump's Consumer Agency Announces Plan to Let Predatory Lenders Off the Hook
Author: 0 Trump's Consumer Agency Announces Plan to Let Predatory Lenders Off the Hook

The rule was a priority for former CFPB director Richard Cordray, an Obama administration appointee who frequently clashed with Republican lawmakers and financial firms. Now, as its acting director, he's in a position to change it. On Wednesday, Mulvaney issued a statement calling for the public to submit feedback in coming weeks and suggest ways to improve outcomes to ensure the bureau is "fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions".

Salute Koreas to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics
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Sanctions pressure must continue to be applied on North Korea to force it to abandon its nuclear weapons program, participants at a 20-nation summit said on Tuesday . They will meet again Wednesday at their shared border. Representatives from the two rival nations held rare diplomatic talks over the past days ahead of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang County next month.