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The trial is the biggest series of terrorism-related trials in Nigerian history so far. A court at a military base in Kainji, in the central state of Niger, was told yesterday that 1,669 suspects were awaiting trial at the facility. The Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami, it would be recalled, disclosed last month that the Federal Government had appointed prosecutors to handle the trials.
  • New aerial photos show aftermath of Las Vegas shooting scene

    New aerial photos show aftermath of Las Vegas shooting scene

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    At 10:05 p.m., the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights dimmed for about 10 minutes to mark the passing of exactly a week since a gunman opened fire , killing 58 people and wounding nearly 500 at a country music festival. A motive in the shooting remains elusive. Investigators are trying to trace that money. She said that she had later received $100,000 from him, and told to buy a home for herself and her family.
  • WHO Warns of Dangerous Madagascar Pneumonic Plague Outbreak

    WHO Warns of Dangerous Madagascar Pneumonic Plague Outbreak

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    Of these, 277 cases (71.6%) had the pneumonic form of the disease, 106 were bubonic plague, one case was septicaemic plague, and 3 cases were unspecified. The first confirmed death from the epidemic began on August 28 in the town of Moramanga, per the BBC, with the fatality rate continuing to rise since.
  • New digital mental health gateway launched

    New digital mental health gateway launched

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    The website helps people take control of their mental health in a way they are most comfortable with and can complement face-to-face therapies. Mental health issues have been shown to increase employee absenteeism, lower rates of productivity and increased costs.
  • JJ Watt Out for Season with Leg Fracture

    JJ Watt Out for Season with Leg Fracture

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    He needs one more to tie Joe Delaney's franchise rookie record of five set in 1981. The final score shows an eight point victory for KC, but they had the game well in hand by the halfway point of the fourth quarter. He sustained a " tibial plateau fracture " according to the Houston Texans . It's a crushing blow for the Texans and for Watt, a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year who played just three games last season because of a back injury that required two surgeries.
  • Bananas, avocados lower risk of heart disease

    Bananas, avocados lower risk of heart disease

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    Meanwhile, rats who were given potassium-rich food, such as bananas , had less hardening of their aortas. University of Alabama at Birmingham scientists are behind this latest research. Working from living mice down to molecular events in cells in culture, the UAB researchers determined a causative link between reduced dietary potassium and vascular calcification in atherosclerosis, as well as uncovered the underlying pathogenic mechanisms .
  • 15 injured as gas balloons burst in Chandigarh

    15 injured as gas balloons burst in Chandigarh

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    A public event was thrown into chaos when dozens of floating party balloons suddenly exploded in a massive fireball injuring 15 people. The incident took place on Sunday evening when the gas- filled balloons got stuck in an electric pole and came in contact with a bulb, an official said.
  • California lowers penalty for knowingly exposing partners to HIV

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    Now that it will be considered as a misdemeanor , jail time lowers to a maximum of six months . Jerry Brown signed the new law last Friday is set to take effect on January 1, 2018. " We are going to end new HIV infections, and we will do so not by threatening people with state prison time, but rather by getting people to test and providing them access to care ", Wiener said, as cited by the LA Times.
  • Vaccines help protect during flu season

    Vaccines help protect during flu season

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    Different flu viruses circulate and cause illness each season. These droplets can then be breathed in by other people or they can be picked up by touching surfaces where the droplets have landed. For children aged two and three their nasal spray vaccine is available through their GP. Both vaccines are highly recommended for those at risk. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.