• Tour de France partners with Dimension Data to leverage machine learning, analytics

    Tour de France partners with Dimension Data to leverage machine learning, analytics

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    The Tour travels well, but it does not leave France without an eye to the bottom line. It's expected that over three billion data points will be created and analysed over the 21 stages of the Tour, up from 128 billion past year. You have to go back to 2011 for the last time the Slovakian failed to finish top of the pile - but then he did not make his debut in the race until the following year.
  • "Enhanced" risk of severe storms posted for Northwest Arkansas

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    The first round of storms will push out by mid-morning. This still could change but I would recommend start thinking about a Plan B for those grilling, boating, fireworks plans if the model indicating storms all day and evening pans out. Winds will stay strong out of the south at 20 to 30 miles per hour. Hazards with any storms today will be damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall.
  • FDA wants to yank an opioid painkiller over concerns about abuse

    FDA wants to yank an opioid painkiller over concerns about abuse

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    Increased needle-sharing of the drug has since been linked to serious blood disorder cases in Tennessee in 2012 and a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in IN, officials said. The FDA indicated that if Endo declines to remove Opana ER voluntarily, the agency would withdraw approval for the opioid. "When we determined that the product had risky and unintended consequences, we made a decision to request its withdrawal from the market", Woodcock said.
  • Indian Fans In Jubilant Mood After Team's Win Over Pakistan

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    Kohli's master-class from 68 balls helped India post 3-319 in their 48 overs, after their innings had desperately needed a spark. But there was no denying the way India rose to the occasion in front of a capacity crowd as they recorded their seventh straight win over Pakistan at an International Cricket Council global event.
  • Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional

    Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional

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    Arizona head coach Jay Johnson (2) argues a call with the plate umpire in the Wildcats' 5-4 loss to Sam Houston State on Friday. Despite getting runners on base in all but one inning, Arizona was unable to put hits together and stay alive in the regional.
  • Pop star Ariana Grande visits fans at Manchester hospital

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    Proceeds from the show will benefit the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund ", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council. He posted photos of Grande and Jaden on Facebook and wrote: "This means more to us than all the wonderful things people have done this week". "So happy she came i could burst!", he wrote.
  • Jorge Sampaoli: Paulo Dybala can complement Lionel Messi

    Jorge Sampaoli: Paulo Dybala can complement Lionel Messi

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    At a press conference at the Argentinean Football Association (AFA) building in Buenos Aires on Thursday, Sampaoli said he had "100 players under observation", reports Xinhua news agency. Argentina had been without a manager since they dismissed Edgardo Bauza on April 10 while holding the job for just eight months. "I spoke with Leo and we're both excited", said Sampaoli.
  • Chemists shut shop in Mysuru

    Chemists shut shop in Mysuru

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    The chemists pointed out that the online pharmacies selling medicines at cost lower than the retail price has been unfavourable for them and has affected their business. "These norms are encouraging the unethical practice of online medicine suppliers". "It is unfortunate that instead of leveraging these technologies to improve their business and the experience of patients, the AIOCD has chosen to take a negative stance", he says.
  • Justin Trudeau meets Pope Francis

    Justin Trudeau meets Pope Francis

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    Trudeau's government has promised a call to action on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's demand for a papal apology to survivors, their families and communities related to the dark legacy of residential schools. U.S. President Donald Trump, who like Trudeau had been in Brussels for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders' meeting and in Sicily for the G7 summit, met the Pope for about 30 minutes last week.
  • Meet the UAE CBSE topper who just broke an IHS record

    Meet the UAE CBSE topper who just broke an IHS record

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    I dedicate my rank to my parents, teachers and friends. The National Eligibility Test (NET ) is hosted by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) on behalf of UGC. And for her, the long-term dream is to become the founder of her own start-up. A total of 19.85 lakh students have appeared for the 10 and 12 class examinations while 8.86 lakh aspirants were appeared for the class 10 examinations across India.
  • This Job Will Literally Pay You to Cuddle With Cats

    This Job Will Literally Pay You to Cuddle With Cats

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    While mainly an activity for decompressing and removing oneself from the rigors of the working world, you can now parlay your unhealthy obsession with cats into a bonafide profession, and you don't need an extensive knowledge of dank memes to be considered for the job.
  • Fiduciary Rule's 'Soft Open' Makes Full Repeal Less Likely

    Fiduciary Rule's 'Soft Open' Makes Full Repeal Less Likely

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    Rejecting calls for a complete delay of the rule's implementation, the DOL said that along with the partial implementation on June 9, full implementation remains slated for January 1, 2018. "Retirement savers need an enforceable fiduciary standard and a Department of Labor that is prepared to hold firms accountable for compliance", Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 200 consumer, labor civil rights and business groups, said in a statement that italicized its ...
  • No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

    No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

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    Past guidelines advised against juice for babies under six months, but doctors are concerned about childhood obesity and dental health. Even then, they should drink it sparingly. Furthermore, 100 percent fresh or reconstituted fruit juice can be a healthy part of the diet of children older than 1 year when consumed as part of a well-balanced diet.
  • FDA issues Boxed Warning for canagliflozin

    FDA issues Boxed Warning for canagliflozin

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    The FDA encourages health care professionals and patients to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of canagliflozin to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report or 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form.
  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

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    But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks. Dr Krishna Chinthapalli said the havoc wreaked on some health services in an worldwide cyber attack could encourage hackers to target hospitals.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Happy Mother's Day

    Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Happy Mother's Day

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    Not being a mother yet on Mother's Day can be isolating. I wish I had my mother this Mother's Day , actually every day. And for many Gurgaonwallahs who are married, there is double planning and gifts involved, because of course you can't leave out your mom-in-law from Mother's Day celebrations.
  • Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

    Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

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    Around 90 percent of US children are vaccinated against hepatitis A and B and though no vaccine exists for hepatitis C , it can be treated with a relatively short course (12-week) of an oral anti-viral medication. There are other ways that the virus can be transmitted. Pierce County saw 32 new cases of acute hepatitis C in 2016. About 3.5 million people, mostly over 55, are infected.
  • Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

    Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

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    Department of Energy has found that no additional offshore wind projects are projected to be able to qualify for these tax credits before they expire. "Offshore wind is coming to the Atlantic Coast, and we want to be part of this exciting new industry". Growing offshore wind to scale will help attract new manufacturing and investment to states like Maryland that have business-friendly policies.
  • A week for recognizing mental health

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    May is Mental Health Month and calls attention to strategies and approaches that help all Americans achieve wellness and good mental and overall health. Say no to things that may be affecting your mental health. I paused and replied, "You're correct". When we learn the facts we can help others to dispel false ideas about mental health conditions.
  • Bill Shorten's Budget reply likely to be a scorcher

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    The Coalition want to increase the Medicare levy by 0.5 percentage points for nearly all Australians, which would equate to an extra $375 a year for those earning $75,000. But it was anxious that "the weakness of this government will turn $6 billion tax on the banks into a $6 billion charge on every Australian with a bank account or a mortgage".
  • Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

    Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

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    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour in the morning. Rain is forecast to hold off most of the week, save for Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, the service said.
  • Buhari receives 82 freed Chibok girls

    Buhari receives 82 freed Chibok girls

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    Adesina said Buhari had planned to leave in the afternoon on Sunday, but had to wait to receive the 82 Chibok schoolgirls, who were freed by their Boko Haram abductors. "So when you do have individuals that are being released back into the group, any impact that they may have in enhancing Boko Haram's operational capabilities will more than likely be limited to the specified area where they are deployed, as opposed to having a wide impact on the trajectory of the insurgency, " he said.
  • BC Liberals 'stand corrected' on claims #IamLinda was NDP plant

    BC Liberals 'stand corrected' on claims #IamLinda was NDP plant

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    Later in Port Moody, Clark and her son Hamish served ice cream and chatted with people at a campaign event. She again warned supporters of the negative impact she insisted an NDP government would have on jobs. Over a third of British Columbians believe that the BC New Democratic Party (NDP) would fare worse than the BC Liberals when it comes to job creation, according to a recent survey by Insights West.