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Interstate 35W Bridge to Light Up Red for World AIDS Day

They say people who are at high risk for getting HIV should consider this option, but anyone who believes he or she is at risk is welcome to try it. While much of the day is about remembrance and education, another major component of the day is stressing to people to get tested for the virus. Shingles is a neurological disease that usually affects the elderly.

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

Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his hope on Monday that outgoing US President Barack Obama does not support a UN Security Council resolution against the Israeli occupation during his remaining time in the White House, Anadolu has reported .

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Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire

The GoFundMe page has over 1,000 donors listed as of Sunday morning. "As far as we know, no residents have been hurt", Simmons said. The Cambridge Fire Department said units from across the Boston area were being called in for support and as backup.

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HUD bans smoking in public housing

The smoke-free policy will be implemented over the next 18 months. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact smoking bans , and some 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free.

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Vegans are furious that new British banknotes contain animal fat

The Bank of England has acknowledged the claims, saying, "We can confirm that the polymer pellet from which the base substrate is made contains a trace of a substance known as tallow". In response, the Bank of England has said it's an "extremely small amount" of tallow, and that it was treating objections to the bills with "the utmost seriousness".

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India's efforts to divide Pak-Afghan won't go far, says Sartaj

On Saturday, senior officials of 14 member countries, including India, China, Russia, Iran and Pakistan, and representatives of 17 supporting nations deliberated on a vast range of issues facing the region including its complex security scenario and ways to deal with threat of terrorism, radicalisation and extremism.