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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.

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Jury Rules Denver DJ David Mueller Assaulted and Battered Taylor Swift

Swift has now pledged to donate some of her fortunes to victims of sexual assault after winning a "symbolic" $1 in the case. Mueller had taken Swift to court seeking up to US$ 3 million ($4.11 million) in damages, saying her allegations had cost him his reputation and his job, as he was sacked after they came light.

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At least six dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide

Two buses carrying dozens of passengers had stopped for a tea break at a rest stop when the landslide struck. The impact of the landslide was such that around 200 metres stretch of the NH was completely swept away 700-800 metres downhill.

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FDA Investigating 5 Deaths Following Obesity Procedure

In the procedures, patients are mildly sedated as a deflated balloon made of silicone is inserted through the throat and into the stomach, after which it's filled with saline to take up space in the stomach. The use of the balloon is complemented with counseling and nutritional support or advice. In a statement in response to the FDA letter , Apollo Endosurgery said the company self-reported the deaths of five patients from four countries who have received the Orbera intragastric ...

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A 100-Year-Old Fruitcake Was Found 'Perfectly Preserved' in Antarctica

The Antarctic Heritage Trust says that the cake was in "excellent condition", and that it "looked and [smelled] (almost) edible". A remarkably well-preserved 106-year-old fruit cake believed to have been brought with Scott's expedition to the Antarctic in 1910 has been discovered in a remote hut.

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Pakistan's answer to Mother Teresa, Ruth Pfau, dies

In his condolence message, Hussain said that Dr. Pfau had left her homeland and settled in Pakistan to serve humanity. It was due to endless struggle of Dr Pfau that Pakistan defeated the disease and became free from leprosy in 1996. Dr Pfau, 87, who was suffering from complications related to old age, had been admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital two weeks ago where her condition was pronounced unstable.