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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

ILLINOIS (AP) The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2017. No human cases have been reported. The positive test affirms the presence of the virus in the county. Most people who catch the virus do not have any symptoms although those with compromised immune systems can develop serious illness.

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Fecal bacteria found at United Kingdom branches of McDonald's, KFC & Burger King

When we're finding the sorts of numbers we're finding here, you have to look at the people making the ice, handling the ice, which they then transfer into customers' drinks". The strict procedures we have in place are created to ensure all guests have a positive experience each time they visit our restaurants. Strict hygiene rules state that the acceptable level of this type of bacteria in water for human consumption is zero.

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Firefighters Resuscitate Dog After Rescuing It From A Fire

Crews searched the inside of the home and rescued a dog, then treated it with oxygen, firefighters said. They rubbed the dog's belly and head coaxing it to start breathing on its own. On Thursday, the Bakersfield Fire Department posted an update on Jack's condition saying he had been under a veterinarian's care since the fire, having suffered burns to his paws and injuries to his respiratory tract.

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Healthier Living Could Slash Dementia Cases By One-Third

That number is expected to rise to 68% by 2050. "Society must engage in ways to reduce dementia risk throughout life, and improve the care and treatment for those with the disease", study co-author Dr. Health experts have identified nine lifestyles that could help prevent and reduce the risk dementia globally. But so far there aren't studies proving hearing aids reverse that risk.

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Justine Damond: 911 Was Called Twice by Her Before Police Killed Her

Scrutiny intensified into the death of Justine Damond , who was killed late Saturday by a police officer responding to her emergency call of a possible assault in an alleyway near her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Caller: Hi, I'm, I can hear someone out the back and I, I'm not sure if she's having sex or being raped. "I spoke to Justine's dad yesterday about it and gave him our love and sympathy", he told Neil Mitchell on 3AW radio on Thursday.

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U.S. battle into semi-finals — CONCACAF Gold Cup

The incidents made for a popular postgame topic among USA players, and Altidore himself delivered the grandest response of them all. In a game where absurd and nasty fouls - biting and nipple twisting - by the losers were all too apparent, a few good moments stood out for Coach Bruce Arena's side.