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Numbers Reveal Breadth of Investigation into Texas Bombings

The series of bombings this month in the Texas capital city of Austin has generated a vast response by state and federal law enforcement agencies that are sifting through hundreds of tips to find what Austin police Chief Brian Manley has described as a serial bomber. Here’s a look at the investigation so far, by the numbers: 2, 4 — …

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City Council to call election to replace Larry Green

The Houston City Council on Tuesday is expected to call a May special election to replace Councilman Larry Green, who wasfound dead in his home two weeks ago. The District K election is set for May 5. Candidates interested in running for the southwest Houston seat will have less than a week to enter the race: from the time the …

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Accident victim operated on in torch light

Patna: In a shocking incident, a road accident victim was operated upon in torchlight by doctors at a prominent government hospital in Bihar as there was no power supply. The incident took place at Sadar hospital, the main government hospital in Saharsa district, some 230 km east of Patna, in the weekend. Reports said an elderly couple had gone out …

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Over 160,000 people killed by tobacco-related diseases in Pakistan annually: report

According to a the latest edition of ‘Tobacco Atlas’ published earlier this month, Pakistan has made progress on tobacco control in recent years, however, people continue to die and become sick needlessly, and the costs to society from tobacco use continue to mount. A partnership between the American Cancer Society and the non-profit, Vital Strategies, the Atlas measures the tobacco …

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A big breakfast could aid weight loss, glucose control

(Online) – You may have heard that breakfast is “the most important meal of the day,” and a new study helps to support this. It found that eating a big breakfast and reducing lunch and dinner size may be key for people looking to lose weight and improve their blood glucose levels. Researchers suggest that three meals per day — …

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Edward Snowden terms Facebook a ‘surveillance company’

(Web Desk) – Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has accused Facebook of being a surveillance company that collects and sells the data of its users. Taking to Twitter, he maintained that “Businesses that make money by collecting and selling detailed records of private lives were once plainly described as ‘surveillance companies. Their rebranding as ‘social media’ is the …

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