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3 recent cases of Zika in San Francisco residents

The CDC recommends pregnant women with partners who have traveled to or live in Zika-prone areas should use proper protection or not have sex while they are pregnant. "The objective of this study is to determine the frequency, duration, and pattern of Zika virus shedding in semen and urine of infected men", Kate Fowlie, a CDC spokeswoman, told FoxNews.com in an email.

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Five children fighting for lives after Nice terror attack

Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31, smashed a 19-tonne truck into a packed crowd on Thursday night just as a fireworks display was ending, killing 84 people, including 10 children. The attack killed 84 people and wounded 200. The attacker drove a large truck into the crowd. France on Saturday began three days of national mourning in homage to the victims - although that didn't stop politicians from sniping at each other over who bore responsibility for the failing to stop the ...

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New York City Reports First Female-to-Male Zika Transmission

In fact, the previous 310 cases of Zika reported in NYC were contracted in other countries, according to the Department of Health , suggesting that this man is the first person reported to get infected here at home. Research into the exact risks posed by maternal Zika infection is ongoing, health officials said. The CDC is updating its recommendations to address sexual transmission of Zika for women, even though no cases of woman-to-woman transmission have been documented.

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North Korea Threatens Action Over US Anti-Missile System

It came three days after Seoul and Washington said they were close to determining a location in South Korea for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD , system to better deal with North Korean threats. The following year, a North Korean diplomat met with a USA official over a nuclear test. South Korea's President Park Geun-hye said Monday she agreed on the US missile deployment because North Korea has openly threatened to launch nuclear and missile attacks on South Korea.

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Mike Pence's unflappability could help Donald Trump stay cool

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is planning to announce Friday that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be Trump's vice presidential pick, followed by the first joint event Saturday morning in Bedminster, New Jersey, CNN has learned. Mike Pence, the governor of IN, has called for "swift adoption" of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact with Asian countries. Some on the right have criticised the governor for backing down when the state's "religious liberty" law was challenged by LGBT ...

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Donald Trump picks Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate

But shortly after Pence arrived, Trump abruptly said he was postponing an announcement because of the deadly attack in Nice, France, that left more than 80 people dead. A number of media outlets reported Thursday that Pence, who had flown to NY from Indianapolis later in the day, had been chosen as Trump's running mate, but Trump insisted that that he had not yet made a final decision.