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Annual Breast Cancer Walk and Health Fair October 28

According to the latest stats, it is estimated that 26,000 women and 230 men in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer and almost 5,000 women and 43 men will die from the disease in 2017. However, screening tests such as monthly self-examinations, clinical breast exams and mammograms are available that can often detect breast cancer early.

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Photo Of Roofers Standing For Anthem Goes Viral

Three Maine roofers stand for the playing of the national anthem . Instead the trio of laborers placed their hands over their hearts and stood as "The Star-Spangled Banner" was played at Waterville High School's game against Old Town on Saturday, the station said.

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Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi

Last year, ISIS named Hapilon as its "emir" for the region of Southeast Asia. The Philippine government had offered a 10m Philippines peso bounty for Hapilon on top of the $5m reward offered by the US. The Maute and Abu Sayyaf militants laid siege to the Philippine Islamic city on May 23. More than 350,000 people from Marawi and its nearby towns have been displaced by the fighting.

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Netanyahu says Israel to leave UNESCO, following US

Israel has also announced today that they will be quitting the United Nations agency, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the decision by the U.S. General Assembly. The US withdrawal comes as French, Qatari and Egyptian candidates vie to succeed Bokova ahead of a final vote of the UNESCO executive board on Friday.

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George Weah leads most counties in Liberia presidential election vote

Several reports have claimed that George Weah has already been declared victor of the elections. The Liberty Party, whose candidate Charles Brumskine was considered a front-runner to take over from Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said it would consider taking legal action if the National Elections Commission (NEC) did not act on its demands.

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State Officials Urge Residents to Get Flu Shot

There are many types of flu viruses . NHS West Sussex is stressing the importance of encouraging as many eligible people as possible get their jab, which it described as being "the best way to protect everyone from flu". The Oct. 13 event helps the Lenowisco Health District exercise and evaluate the ability to administer vaccines or other medications in a drive-through format, while also providing free vaccines to the public and increasing influenza vaccination rates in Virginia.