• Drunk driver rams into crowd at Batu Pahat Aidilfitri bazaar; five injured
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    Drunk driver rams into crowd at Batu Pahat Aidilfitri bazaar; five injured

    BATU PAHAT: Five people were injured – two of them seriously – when a four wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle ploughed into a crowd at the Aidilfitri Bazaar at Jalan Mohd Salleh here last night. In the 11.30am incident, the 4WD driver – believed to be drunk – lost control of his vehicle and rammed into four

  • Drunk driver rams into crowd at Johor Aidilfitri bazaar; five injured
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    Drunk driver rams into crowd at Johor Aidilfitri bazaar; five injured

    BATU PAHAT: Five people were injured – two of them seriously – when a four wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle ploughed into a crowd at the Aidilfitri Bazaar at Jalan Mohd Salleh here last night. In the 11.30am incident, the 4WD driver – believed to be drunk – lost control of his vehicle and rammed into four

  • Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules
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    Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules

    British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with ministers and lawmakers in her Conservative party after refusing to back reform of Northern Ireland's highly restrictive abortion rules after neighbouring Ireland's vote to liberalise its laws. Voters in Ireland, a once deeply Catholic

  • George H.W. Bush back in the hospital -officials
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    George H.W. Bush back in the hospital -officials

    Officials say former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is back in the hospital. Nathan Frandino has more on the 41st president's health.

  • Oklahoma restaurant shooting victim in good condition
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    Oklahoma restaurant shooting victim in good condition

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City hospital says a 12-year-old girl is recovering after being shot at a local restaurant where the gunman was later shot dead by armed bystanders.

  • Theresa May faces prospect of government rift over calls to scrap Northern Ireland abortion ban
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    Theresa May faces prospect of government rift over calls to scrap Northern Ireland abortion ban

    Theresa May is facing the prospect of a major rift at the heart of her government as pressure mounts to reform the ban on abortion in Northern Ireland. A number of senior Conservatives called for a free vote on the issue following the Republic of Ireland’s abortion referendum, and members of the cabinet

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    Tribes ask Interior secretary for help with meth addiction

    POPLAR, Mont. (AP) — Leaders of a tribal executive board in Montana are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for help battling meth addiction in their community.

  • George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine
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    George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

    BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said.

  • 1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12
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    1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities from the latest outbreak to 12, the country's health ministry said Sunday.

  • George H.W. Bush Hospitalized For 'Low Blood Pressure And Fatigue'
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    George H.W. Bush Hospitalized For 'Low Blood Pressure And Fatigue'

    Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in Maine on Sunday after

  • Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product
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    Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.

  • Nearly 10% of 'gluten-free' restaurant dishes contain gluten, Melbourne study finds
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    Nearly 10% of 'gluten-free' restaurant dishes contain gluten, Melbourne study finds

    A survey of 127 restaurants in Melbourne finds 9% of foods declared gluten-free is not. Many foods promoted as “gluten free” in Melbourne eateries contain levels of gluten that can be dangerous to people suffering from coeliac disease, a survey of 127 restaurants has found. The findings, published

  • Middle class people taking cocaine at dinner parties should feel 'guilty and responsible' over street stabbings, says justice secretary
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    Middle class people taking cocaine at dinner parties should feel 'guilty and responsible' over street stabbings, says justice secretary

    The justice secretary has told middle class drug users they should feel “guilt and responsibility” for fuelling the surge of fatal stabbings in the UK. David Gauke argued individuals who consume cocaine at dinner parties are to blame for street violence in cities across the UK. “People who do that

  • Dentist forced to pay £17,000 after failing to spot decay in grandmother's teeth
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    Dentist forced to pay £17,000 after failing to spot decay in grandmother's teeth

    Dentist forced to pay £17,000 after failing to spot decay in grandmother's teeth

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    Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak at duck farm

    Bulgaria's food safety agency authorities reported on Sunday an outbreak of the bird flu virus on a duck farm in the northeastern village of Stefanovo and said birds on the farm were being culled. It is the second outbreak of bird flu at the facility since October, when more than 10,000 ducks were

  • Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'
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    Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

    HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the air.

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    Missouri hospital closure problematic for expectant mothers

    KENNETT, Mo. (AP) — The sudden closure of a hospital has left some expectant mothers in the Missouri Bootheel region scrambling for care in an area that already has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the U.S.

  • We need to clean up our act on roadside pollution
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    We need to clean up our act on roadside pollution

    Through deft political sleight of hand, the environment secretary Michael Gove’s defence of what the government is doing to address air pollution (Letters, 24 May) diverts attention from the cause of dirty air in most of our cities: diesel-fuelled vehicles. This risks slowing down the action required

  • 'Shocking' rise in coroner warnings over NHS patient deaths, says Labour
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    'Shocking' rise in coroner warnings over NHS patient deaths, says Labour

    The number of legal warnings issued by coroners over patient deaths in England attributed to NHS resourcing issues has risen by 40% in three years. There were 42 prevention of future death reports (PFDs) relating to issues such as lack of beds, staff shortages and insufficiently trained agency staff

  • Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote
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    Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote

    Irish people paid homage on Sunday to an Indian immigrant woman whose death inspired a historic vote to repeal Ireland's strict abortion laws while the Catholic Church rued the outcome saying it showed indifference to its teachings. In a referendum on Friday, the once deeply Catholic nation voted

  • In Northern Ireland, abortion rights groups clamour for change
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    In Northern Ireland, abortion rights groups clamour for change

    Abortion rights activists in Northern Ireland called on the British government to end what one group described as the province's "Victorian-era abortion ban" after neighbouring Ireland voted by a landslide to liberalise its laws. A socially conservative province where the Catholic and

  • Ireland ends abortion ban as "quiet revolution" transforms country
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    Ireland ends abortion ban as "quiet revolution" transforms country

    Ireland's prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of "a quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalise highly restrictive laws on abortion. For decades, the law forced over 3,000 women

  • Ivory Coast fights stigma with beauty pageant for  disabled
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    Ivory Coast fights stigma with beauty pageant for disabled

    This is Miss Handicap 2018, Ivory Coast's first beauty pageant for the disabled with the aim of offering "a new perspective on people with disability and another definition of beauty". "Through this contest, all girls with disabilities like me who have always just stayed in their

  • Childhood obesity: five prevention tips for parents
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    Childhood obesity: five prevention tips for parents

    With child obesity on the rise in the US and 18 percent of children and teenagers aged 5-19 classified as overweight or obese in 2016, according to the World Health Organization, here are five tips for parents designed to help protect children from the dangers of this global epidemic. According to a

  • Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin: study
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    Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin: study

    It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking, Japanese researchers suggested on Saturday. In experiments, they said, the heart rate of 46 people, aged 21 to 69, increased when they were given gum to chew while walking at a natural pace. "Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective