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Welwyn Garden City supermarket launches largest sausage roll in the UK

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From today (Monday) Morrisons in Taunton is selling the monster snack - weighing half a kilo and believed to be the longest in the United Kingdom - for £1. Its launch has been timed to coincide with the start of the new football season. "We sell one million freshly baked sausage rolls a week, but customers have asked for one that is even bigger", said Morrisons pie and pastry expert Philippa Shaw. Read More »

Sister of Florida murder suspect also jailed in unrelated killing

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JSO said Rodarte returned to his vehicle and drove off at 6:04 p.m. On the video, JSO said, Rodarte could be seen walking to Gold's auto, opening a door and looking inside. They grew up across the street from each other and still talked everyone once in a while despite breaking up two years ago, she said. Police initially took Rodarte into custody Saturday on a warrant for driving with a suspended driver's license, according to The Florida Times Union . Read More »

3 sanitation workers die of suffocation while cleaning sewer-line in Delhi

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Ram Prasad, a rickshaw puller who was among the eyewitnesses, said, "I was going to buy paan when I saw a group of 10 to 12 men standing around a sewer opposite the MCD office". The fourth worker, identified as Rajesh, is critical. Soon they were taken to AIIMS Trauma centre where three of them were declared brought dead . Read More »

United Kingdom sets out tougher guidelines to protect smart cars from hackers

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The problem of smart cars being hacked is not new, but the United Kingdom has been quick to push for laws to protect smart auto owners, in terms of the length of time most bills and laws take to be enacted. Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, welcomed the Government guidelines. In July 2015, the government announced a £20m fund to research and develop driverless auto technology in the United Kingdom, launched a joint policy team to co-ordinate ... Read More »

Loneliness, Social Isolation Greater Health Problem In US Than Obesity

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While the obesity epidemic has always been front-and-center in major cities across the US, new research finds that loneliness and social isolation is an even greater public health threat than being overweight. It should be noted, however, that loneliness and social isolation are notably different: the former is the feeling of being emotionally disconnected from others, while the latter is the outright lack of contact. Read More »

UN Security Council toughens sanctions on DPR Korea over ballistic missile launches

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The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of sanctions that have failed to halt North Korea's drive to improve its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons capabilities. It also gives the committee a green light to designate specific vessels that are breaking sanctions from entering ports all over the world and to work with Interpol to enforce travel bans on North Koreans on the sanctions blacklist. Read More »

India beats Sri Lanka again

In such a good win, the team was filled with many good performances. The left-arm spinner was reprimanded for a unsafe throw in the second Test in Colombo . The world No.1 bowler in Test cricket admitted his guilt in throwing the ball at Sri Lanka's Malinda Pushpakumara after fielding it off his own bowling, but took to Twitter a day later to perhaps highlight what he believes was ironical. Read More »

Bengaluru to get India's first 'heli-taxi' service

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The operations will be managed by Thumby Aviation Private Limited and will start with two helicopters , a Bell 412 with 13 passengers and two pilots; and a Bell 407 with five passengers and two pilots. "Thumby Aviation will begin the process of seeking regulatory approvals to offer HeliTaxi services from BLR Airport, in order to offer this service to passengers as soon as possible". Read More »

Three teens killed in Pinellas County after high-speed wreck

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Three youths who were playing a game of "cat and mouse" in a stolen SUV died in a crash early this morning (Aug. 6), Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said. A deputy saw the two stolen vehicles around 1am Sunday, but was unable to apprehend the drivers. They were later caught and taken into custody, Gualtieri added. Read More »

Johnny Galecki in Talks to Join 'Roseanne' Revival

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The news isn't a suprise, considering Goodman was already announced as being part of the cast for the new season. Production on the eight episode reboot of the Roseanne comedy show is due to begin in October and ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey told reporters that "Dan is definitely still alive". Read More »

Two houses condemned, cleanup resumes after Pasco sinkhole widens about 30 feet

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The sinkhole opened July 14, destroying two homes and forcing the evacuation of another nine people. Building inspectors found the foundations of the two homes had shifted. "If we have to slow down, we slow down", he said. A Pasco County official said there's no reason to think the hole will grow further, and that cleanup will take at least two weeks, according to the Times. Read More »

Shoot Chandrababu Naidu in public says YSRCP chief, party defensive

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The bypoll is scheduled to be held on August 23. Now, all these comments of YSRCP leaders are expected to backfire. "It will reflect in the by-elections as well", he said. The Nandyal seat in Rayalaseema area of Andhra Pradesh , a region said to be Jagan's bastion, is going into bypolls following the death of MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy. Read More »

US Salmonella papaya outbreak more than doubles

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One victim in NY died and 35 people have had symptoms so severe that they required hospitalization, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The documents should also include a root cause analysis that identifies potential sources and root causes of food contamination. More papayas imported from Mexico were tested and some of them tested positive for Salmonella . Read More »

Senate Democrats Appear to be Showing a Spine on Tax Reform

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He acknowledged that the Affordable Care Act is "hardly ideal", but touted some of its key provisions, including coverage for pre-existing conditions and expanding Medicaid. The Senate and House have 12 joint working days before September 29, when the Treasury Department says it would no longer be able to pay all of the government's bills unless Congress acts. Read More »

Chinese official says no link between United States trade and North Korea

The signed Xinhua commentary restated China's efforts to pursue denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula, adding that Trump's "hard-hitting" approach could lead to the outbreak of war with "unthinkable consequences". "It is obvious to all the enormous efforts China has put to solve the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula". He said Japan and the United States would take steps towards concrete action but did not give details. Read More »

UP Govt. gears up to combat swine flu menace

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As many as 25 of the victims were undergoing treatment in various hospitals of the state. Jena said special measures have been taken up in all the medical college hospitals, the Capital Hospital and the District Headquarters Hospitals for the patients. Read More »

Cause determined for Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County

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Investigators said Friday they have found the cause of a large, destructive wildfire burning in Mariposa County. It was not clear if the shooting was legal or illegal. Anyone with knowledge of who started it is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 559-498-7867. The circumstances around the firearms incident are under investigation and CalFire is offering a $2,000 reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. Read More »

The accounting that explains why Donald Trump can't make Obamacare "implode"

In addition to the insurers' September 27 deadline, the next CSR payment is due on Aug. 21, so "if the administration intends not to make the August payment, it must announce its decision soon", wrote Timothy Jost, JD, professor of law emeritus at Washington & Lee University, in Lexington, Va., in a blog post for Health Affairs . Read More »

Northern Youths, Igbos Meet In Kano Over Quit Notice

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Ganduje said the northern youth who issued a quit notice to the Igbo in the region had also been called to order by elders, civic and political leaders, including governors and the sultan of Sokoto. On his part, Mr. Shariff said all the Igbo leaders at the meeting disassociated themselves from the activities of the pro-Biafra agitators and said they want to live in peace with other Nigerians. Read More »