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APC ward congresses end in violence

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC ward congresses were conducted nationwide on Saturday, May 5, with results already being received from various states. He said the constitution of the party was sacrosanct, hence the party in state had been able to manage its affairs without internal or external wranglings.

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Rahul gives PM an 'F' on agriculture

They did nothing to check and put an end to corruption in the state". While Modi played the nationalism card and accused the Congress of promoting only one family, Gandhi took a swipe at him for his "personal attacks", a tactic that "doesn't behoove" a person in high office.

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Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar; focus on Rohingyas

They also met with Myanmar's leader, leader Aung San Suu Kyi , whom British U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce described as " very forthcoming " on the topic of the rapes, insisting such crimes were "not tolerated". The U.N. refugee agency and Bangladesh recently finalized a memorandum of understanding that said the repatriation process must be "safe, voluntary and dignified, in line with worldwide standards".

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Illnesses from tick, mosquito, flea bites have tripled — CDC

Although most kinds of mosquitoes are just nuisance mosquitoes, some kinds of mosquitoes spread viruses that can cause disease. Across the country, Americans' exposure to vector-borne diseases is changing and, at times, worsening. These numbers are nearly certainly an underestimate, the CDC added. Outbreaks of mosquito-borne illnesses increase during the warmer summer temperatures, the CDC said.

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Women's diets 'can affect age of menopause onset'

Women who consumed more vitamin B6 and zinc were more likely to delay menopause. Past research shows early menopause increases the risk of osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Their findings were published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. A higher intake of vitamin B6 and zinc were also linked with later menopause, and eating meat was associated with menopause arriving nearly a year later than a vegetarian diet.

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Medicines Safely Collected On Drug Take Back Day

There were drop off spots across the Coastal Bend. Drug take-back programs are not particularly new, but they are becoming more common. "Every single year it's declined in numbers". Throughout the year people can drop-off expired medications in the lobby of the Public Safety Building at 300 Kansas City Street from 7 A.M.to 5 P.M.