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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.

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Peanut allergy: australian researchers announce a major breakthrough

In the worst-case scenario, peanut allergies can cause anaphylaxis, which can kill. Immunity building by exposure to the allergen is nothing new but the team combined increasing amounts of peanut protein with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus .

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Kerala Chief Minister expresses concern over Blue Whale game

Citing deaths of children in India and overseas, advocate Gurmeet Singh , who filed the petition, sought immediate directions to restrain the internet majors from uploading any material pertaining to the Blue Whale Challenge . The Blue Whale Challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to complete for a period of 50 days and the final task leads to committing suicide.