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West Nile virus detected in Monterey County for first time since 2013

DeKalb is one of several counties where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus, which means an increased risk of people contracting the virus, according to a news release. Removing standing water around the home at least once a week to reduce mosquito breeding grounds. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water, especially in higher-than-expected temperatures.

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Arsenal outcasts Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall to join Birmingham on loan

Jenkinson then spent time out on loan with West Ham, but it's clear to see that the 25-year-old isn't in Arsene Wenger's plans. Jenkinson will be joined at Arsenal by Gunners teammate Bramall, who joined Arsenal last January from non-league Hednesford Town after a successful trial.

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First human case of West Nile virus detected in Utah County

Twenty-eight states have reported more than 200 combined human West Nile virus cases so far in 2017. None have tested positive in Dubois County. Mathewson said the sample may have been tested multiple times before the department could officially notify city officials.

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Thousands of Yemenis protest against Saudi war

It also noted that the Saudi coalition had bombing at least 28 schools over the time. There is no sign of improvement in the conflict, with number of air strikes per month now three times higher than previous year and monthly reports of armed clashes up 50 per cent, he said.

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Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister

When North Korea announced it had presented plans to Kim Jong Un on a possible strike at Guam, it included deescalatory language that seemed to invite the USA to tone down its military exercises. The South Korean leader also said North Korea's development of nuclear weapons technology was "nearing" a red line, which he described as "completing an ICBM and weaponizing it with a nuclear head".

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SeaWorld Euthanizes 42-Year-Old 'Matriarch' Orca Whale

The killer whale had not been responding to treatment for a bacterial respiratory infection, and caretakers chose to euthanize her "to prevent compromising her quality of life", the park said earlier this week in a statement . In recent months, animal welfare groups posted photos of Kasatka on social media showing her with prominent skin lesions which they attributed to a fungal infection.