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Coli O157:H7 outbreak: 18 additional cases reported

The CDC says more cases could be diagnosed in coming weeks as there is a two- to three-week time lag between the time a person becomes ill with E. coli and when the illness is reported to the CDC. coli illness can be very serious-possibly deadly. And the CDC added that restaurants should avoid buying and serving romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona region.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Travels to Sweden for first India-Nordic Summit

The Bofors scandal, which hung like an albatross around the neck of successive governments in New Delhi since 1987, had soured the relationship between India and Sweden. "I am confident that in the future in this sector, especially in defence production, there will be many opportunities for bilateral cooperation". "We have been closely cooperating on the global platform and this will continue".

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De La Rue will not appeal United Kingdom passport decision

De La Rue said it made the decision not to appeal following legal advice, concluding it was "not in the best interests of the company". "The group today announces it will not appeal against HMPO's decision on the United Kingdom passport tender".

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Canadian Instagram Model Jailed for Drug Smuggling Blames Selfie Obsession for Crime

Roberge, dubbed "cocaine babe" by Australian media, was sentenced to a non-parole period of 4 years and 9 months in prison, but factoring time already served, she will be eligible for parole in May 2021. In retrospect, Roberge added, she was "a stupid young woman". He invited her on a trip to Morocco in May 2016 where she worked as an escort, and it was on this trip that he first asked her to be involved in the drug-smuggling trip.

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Bitcoin heist suspect escapes prison and 'flees on plane carrying Iceland's PM'

He might not have needed a passport to travel as Iceland is in the EU's Schengen travel zone, according to Iceland's Visir news site. Sindri Thor Stefansson has orchestrated a series of brazen robberies, involving stealing roughly 600 computers used for cryptomining in Icelandic data centers.

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Immunotherapies impress in key lung cancer trials

In the study of 616 patients, pembrolizumab (Merck's Keytruda ) combined with standard chemotherapy halved the risk of death or having the cancer compared to chemo alone after almost one year. "This is a huge step forward for patients with lung cancer to have so many new options". And the drugs are expensive: Treatment costs about $100,000 a year.