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Girl, 5, killed in hit-and-run crash 24.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Police are looking for a driver of a car that struck and killed a 5-year-old girl Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest ...
Monday Medical: Protecting yourself from foodborne illnesses 24.5.2015 Steamboat Pilot
It’s Memorial Day, and while rain has dominated our forecast recently, many still plan to barbecue today and throughout the upcoming summer months. Food safety can take a back seat to enjoying a meal with family and friends. Yet from pitchfork to table fork, every step of the food chain requires vigilant safety measures. Foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, affects one in six Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the 48 million cases are relatively minor, though some — approximately 128,000 persons each year — require hospitalization. The major culprits in foodborne illness include bacteria, viruses and parasites. Organisms commonly involved in outbreaks include salmonella, campylobacter and listeria. Symptoms can begin immediately or develop over a period of hours. Common symptoms include abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and sometimes fever, chills, headache or stiffness. Most illnesses are mild and can be treated by increasing ...
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Violence against women central to Islamic State's ideology: UN official 24.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Amid all the Islamic State's atrocities — its massacres of civilians, its beheading of hostages, its pillaging of antiquities — the systematic violence the jihadists have carried out against countless enslaved women and girls never fails to shock. For months now, we've heard appalling ...
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Ben Carson tops straw poll 24.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson handily won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll on Saturday, the first major survey to take the temperature of the Republican presidential field in the south.
Colorado researchers fighting to get ahead of the next Ebola outbreak 24.5.2015 Denver Post: Business
ReEBOV may be one of the most important technologies developed by Corgenix Medical Corp. , but it's not a financial boon for the 25-year-old diagnostic test ...
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Colorado human services director Reggie Bicha pledges better communication 24.5.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado human services director Reggie Bicha, in his first interview since more than 80 state lawmakers delivered the governor a letter of no-confidence, said he will "repair relationships"
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Man charged with murder in Bridgeport shooting 24.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Authorities charged a McKinley Park man with murder in connection with a shooting Thursday evening in the Bridgeport neighborhood that killed a man and injured ...
Car strikes 3 at Sasquatch festival; 1 serious injury 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
The driver was arrested on assault charges after a car hit three people Saturday morning at the Sasquatch music festival campground at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Grant County.
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After Federal Way killing, police search for man with tattooed head 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
A 53-year old Tacoma man was fatally shot early Saturday in Federal Way, and police in the afternoon announced a search for a suspect. About 2:10 a.m., Federal Way police received 911 calls about shots fired in the area of 1400 S. 304th Street.  At the scene, officers found the Tacoma man, lying in the […]
2 wounded during shootings on West, South sides 24.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
2 wounded during shootings on West, South sides
Car drives into 3 at Sasquatch festival; 1 serious injury 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
A car drove into three people Saturday morning at the Sasquatch Music Festival campground at the Gorge Amphitheatre, seriously injuring one person. The Grant County Sheriff is questioning the driver.
Tighter rules aim to limit seafood poisoning from raw oysters 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
A first-in-the-nation new plan uses air and water temperatures to trigger harvest cooling and closures for Washington state growers of oysters destined to be eaten raw. It’s an effort to avert an estimated 6,000 to 7,000 nasty infections caused by Vibrio bacteria each year.
At least 4 injured at amphitheater campground in Washington 24.5.2015 AP Washington
GEORGE, Wash. (AP) -- The Grant County sheriff's office says at least four people have been injured at the Gorge Amphitheater campground....
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German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
BERLIN (AP) — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. Annegret Raunigk, gave birth to a girl — Neeta — and three boys — Dries, Bence and Fjonn — by cesarean section at a […]
20 women, children rescued from Boko Haram 24.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Remembering an encounter with a Ramadi IED 24.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Hearing the news about Ramadi last week made me light-headed. Made the usual ringing in my ears more pronounced.
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Austin shooting leaves man critically wounded 24.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A man was shot in the head and critically wounded Saturday afternoon on the West Side, police ...
At least 4 injured at Gorge Amphitheater campground 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
GEORGE, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County sheriff’s office says at least four people have been injured at the Gorge Amphitheater campground. KHQ-TV reports a 19-year-old drove his car through the campground on Saturday morning and hit pedestrians, tents and parked vehicles. Kyle Foreman of the Grant County sheriff’s office says the injured were taken […]
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Autopsy: Le Sueur woman drowned in Minnesota River 24.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An autopsy confirms a camper from Le Sueur drowned in the Minnesota River in south-central Minnesota.
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4 arrested after wounded man walks into hospital 24.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Four people were taken into custody Saturday morning in Adams County in connection with a shooting.
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