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Kid Rock says he'll pull support from charities that haven't defended him

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The performer began using Confederate flags during concerts in 2001 but stopped the practice a decade later after receiving a NAACP Great Expectations Award . "Pretty amusing how scared I have them all and their only agenda is to try and label people / me racist who do not agree or cower to them!" wrote Ritchie, who lives in Clarkston. Read More »

Petland Puppies Linked To Illness Outbreak

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Campylobacter can spread through contact with dog feces. The CDC said that its investigation into the outbreak's origin is ongoing, and that Petland is cooperating. People with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and people with cancer or other severe illnesses, are most at risk for a serious infection. Read More »

Should you snuggle with your dog at night?

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According to American veterinary association more than 40 million households have dogs . Having them in the bedroom at night is an easy way to do that. So, go ahead. Turn your sheepdog into a sleep dog . Pet owners often are out for much of the day and hence they wish to spend more time with their pets. Read More »

West Nile Virus in Brunswick County? Well, maybe not!

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The health unit says most people infected with West Nile virus never develop symptoms. Avoid areas where mosquitoes are prevalent. No deaths related to the West Nile virus have been reported since 2012. They also suggest using bug repellent that has DEET, wearing light-coloured clothing, long-sleeved shirt, long trousers and hat when outdoors as well as limiting the time you spend outside at dawn and dusk. Read More »

A Rohingya refugee's tale of death and despair

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About 294,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Rakhine state last month. "This mechanism will guarantee a proper channeling of aid to ensure that it will reach its target and to provide a strategic platform for a long-term solution to the long-standing humanitarian crisis suffered by the Rohingya Muslims", he said in a statement here today. Read More »

One things drones won't be delivering in California: marijuana

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The California Bureau of Cannabis Control has officially declared the cannabis deliveries can not be made by autonomous vehicles - including UAVs and self-driving cars. Legal marijuana is estimated to become a $5 billion asset to California, potentially bolstering an already powerful state economy. Drivers also can't park their vehicles in residential areas overnight if they still have marijuana inside. Read More »

Shakib wants six-month break from Tests

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Shakib earlier said he would be available for other formats. Minhajul said that its' always hard to form the team without Shakib, but also added that they respect the request as Shakib has been playing cricket continuously for a long time. Read More »

Red Cross Training Volunteers To Work Shelters In The South

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Many of these emergencies involve volunteers helping people living nearby. Lemmon warned the group Saturday that they could expect the same conditions as the people in the shelters, sometimes meaning no electricity or running water, and sleeping on cots alongside other volunteers and perhaps hundreds of evacuees. Read More »

DNA proves fearsome Viking warrior was a woman

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Alongside her remains, archeologists discovered a sword, an ax, a spear, armor-piercing arrows, two shield, a bottle knife and two horses - all of which would have been the full complement for a highly regarded warrior. "Although not possible to rule out, previous arguments have likely neglected intersectional perspectives where the social status of the individual was considered of greater importance than biological sex", concluded the researchers. Read More »

United Nations brands Myanmar violence a 'textbook' example of ethnic cleansing

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She has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya , and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place. Rumours have spread on social media that Muslims, who represent about 4.3 per cent of the Buddhist-majority country's population of 51.4 million, would stage attacks on September 11 to avenge violence against the Rohingya in northern Rakhine. Read More »

N.Korea threatens U.S. over new sanctions

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Leader Kim Jong-un called the country's latest weapon test "a great victory" during a banquet held in Pyongyang on September 9 which coincided with the 69th anniversary of the founding of the country. That leaves Washington and its allies in South Korea , Japan and elsewhere with an unwelcome question: Is there any way to live with a nuclear-armed North Korea , one that is contained and deterred from using its nuclear weaponry? The Trump administration is reportedly planning to ... Read More »

Looting Begins In Florida Amid Chaos Of Hurricane Irma

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He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, while his accomplice was taken into custody without incident, officials said. Developing: Orlando Police responding to Academy Sports near Mall at Millena for possible looters. It's unclear if any arrests were made. Of the arrested people, nine were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of looting a pawn shop and a shoe store. Read More »

Irma damage to St Barts, St Martin estimated at 1.2 bn euros

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Before the hurricanes, St. Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport was one of the former Dutch colony's major tourist draws thanks to a runway that ended just a few meters (yards) from the sandy crescent of Maho Beach, where people could stand and watch as arriving jets skimmed low over their heads. Read More »

A minute of your life can save another life

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Steve Button, SPAN region 2 chapter co-chairman, said suicide prevention advocates will be available Tuesday for an awareness event hosted at the fountain area and Student Union amphitheater. World Health Organization cites growing evidence that the media can play a significant role in preventing suicide by reporting responsibly on these tragedies. Read More »

Barack Obama Surprises Visit At DC's McKinley Technology High School

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Obama said to the stunned students. There is plenty for students to look forward to as they head back to school this fall: new classes, a fresh wardrobe, seeing friends. "Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn't threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us", Mr Obama said. Read More »

Senate Dems to press DACA fix 'until it passes'

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The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program provided a measure of common sense and compassion to immigrants who were brought to this country as children and who have grown up here. "You're going to see a surge of Democrats going to the bill , and I think that does put additional pressure on Republicans", a Democratic congressional aide said. Read More »

TCU trounces Arkansas, 28-7

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The Arkansas coach said the video from TCU's opener showed Hill's improvement from a year ago. "The second one was basically a PAT and to miss that is juvenile", Bielema said. He rushed for another 41 yards on 11 carries. Hog fans are still going strong despite the tough loss to the Horned Frogs. Topping the rushing list for the Frogs was Darius Anderson, who racked up 106 yards rushing with a touchdown. Read More »

21st GST council meeting underway in Hyderabad

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Jaitley said the portal did face technical glitches on two-three occasions due to overload. Besides, it is also expected that the Council may hike the quantum of cess on luxury and mid-size cars in its 21st meeting which is scheduled to be held at Hyderabad on Saturday. Read More »

5-year-old raped inside school premises; accused arrested

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The accused, identified as Vikas (40), has been arrested, said Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahdara. The peon, identified as Vikas and working in the school for three years, has been arrested. Meanwhile speaking to ANI , victim's mother said that no investigation to this matter has taken place as yet. She was taken to Chacha Nehru Hospital in Geeta Colony where it was confirmed that she had been sexually assaulted, he said. Read More »

Attorney General issues public health warning about deadly fentanyl pills

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The AG said they pay $140 million annually in state and local taxes in NY, citing the Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy. He added: "These DREAMers play by the rules". DACA beneficiaries or "dreamers" are provided with work-related benefits that undocumented immigrants are not, such as work authorization, social security and unemployment. Read More »

Crystal Palace Manager Frank De Boer Responds To Sack Rumors

De Boer's side also lost at home to Huddersfield Town and Swansea City, teams that they would expect to be competing with to avoid relegation, and suffered an away loss to Liverpool . What are the principles to which he vows to stick? As well as having more options to choose from in the dressing room than at any other point in Burnley's history, they also have a significant number of players with strong personalities. Read More »

Insurance stocks at the mercy of Irma

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Petersburg and former Republican governor of Florida, who is well versed about flooding from a federal and state perspective. " Many residents of our state experienced substantial property damage and losses a year ago from flooding caused by Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew", Altmaier said in a prepared statement in April. Read More »

Accused Solebury killers Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz back in court

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It ended with District Judge Maggie Snow sending all 20 charges against Kratz to Bucks County Court, where he'll face trial unless a plea is entered or the case is disposed of in another way. DiNardo and Kratz are both being held without the possibility of bail. According to charging documents, DiNardo shot Patrick at his parents' farm on July 5 after arranging a marijuana deal. Read More »

Year Old Boy Heart Stop While He is Bite Hot Dog

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A bite of hot dog stopped a 9-year-old boy's heart, but not because he choked, according to a case study published today in Pediatrics . Brugada syndrome causes irregular and unsafe heart rhythms that might lead to sudden death of a person. Read More »