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Spanish Tourist killed by falling debris in Florence Church

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A Spanish Tourist was killed by falling debris while visiting the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, one of the Renaissance city’s most famous churches. The 52-year-old man was hit by something falling from the ceiling of the church, the ANSA news agency said on Thursday. He was declared dead at the scene by emergency services, it added. ANSA news ...

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UPDATE: Seven monkey pox patients recover fully in Bayelsa

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Seven out of the 13 monkeypox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner, in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, said that the seven patients had been discharged from the hospital. The contagious disease broke out three weeks ago ...

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Buhari lauds RCCG, assures Nigerians of dividends of democracy

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has commended the efforts of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, to restore peace to the nation through its prayers for government. Speaking through the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah, at the October 2017 Holy Ghost Service/Annual Youth Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Worldwide, organized by the ...

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No treatment or vaccine for monkey pox – Prof

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A Professor of Public Health/Consultant Public Health Physician at the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Prof. Tanimola Akande, talks about monkey pox and how to avoid the viral disease. what is monkey pox? Monkey pox is an uncommon viral disease that produces pox lesions similar to smallpox; it occurs mainly in remote parts of central ...

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Monkey-pox: Avoid eating monkeys, bush meat – FG

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The Federal Ministry of Health has advised Nigerians to desist from eating monkeys, bush meat and dead animals as doing so could make one susceptible to the Monkeypox Disease. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations at the ministry, Mrs. Boade Akinola, on Thursday. Adewole said the disease ...

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Rock legend, Tom Petty, dies at 66

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Tom Petty, the Southern-accented rocker whose classic melodies and dark storytelling created 40 years of hit songs, died Monday of cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 66. Petty, who sold 80 million records, passed away Monday evening surrounded by loved ones after a confusing day in which several media outlets reported and then retracted premature news of his death. ...

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5 reasons why many kids wear eyeglasses

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By Olaniyan Kendrick. Birth influence: A consultant endocrinologist, Dr. Michael Olamoyegun, said apart from the fact that vision impairment could be hereditary, certain avoidable activities could be responsible for  why more children now wear eyeglasses. He explained that there are certain drugs women should not take during pregnancy. If they take such drugs, he said they could cause vision impairment ...

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New antibiotics cannot combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance – WHO

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“Most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions. “Antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency that will seriously jeopardize progress in modern medicine,” WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom, said in a statement on Thursday in New York. “The report found very few potential treatment options for those antibiotic-resistant ...

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Make every day a party with homemade ice cream cake

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You don’t need to wait for a special occasion for this delicious ice cream cake. A perfect treat for any day, it can be made for less than $10, meaning big savings compared to store-bought versions. This cake is a decadent finish to any meal. Plus, it’s a great make-ahead dessert that can be stored frozen in an airtight container ...

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Make mouth-watering barbecue steaks with this secret rub

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It’s easy to see why so many top chefs prefer to cook with natural gas. Natural gas barbecues allow you to cook with more even, direct and precise heat. They’re also energy efficient and hook up to your home’s natural gas connection, meaning you can say goodbye to those frantic moments when you’re low on propane and need to run ...

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How to refresh everyday meals

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Looking for an easy, go-to ingredient that can enhance snacks and meals? California grapes add a pleasing pop of colour, a tender-crisp bite and a juicy burst of flavour to any dish. Grapes complement many other ingredients, from cheeses to yogurt, salads and grains, to seafood and meats. Breakfast: When making a breakfast smoothie, toss a handful of whole grapes into ...

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3 benefits of having a pet in your home

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Everyone knows that one of the best reasons to own a pet is the devoted and unmatched love and companionship they bring. Rather than walking into an empty house, you always have a friendly face to greet you. But what many people don’t realize is that the positive effects of pet ownership extend much farther, as our furry friends can ...

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Top 3 ways to exercise with your dog outdoors

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With the winter months finally behind us, gone are the days of treadmills and spin classes; it’s time to take your workout regimen outside. So, when you’re planning your next outdoor workout, choose exercises that benefit you and your furry four-legged friend. Here are three fun outdoor exercises you can do with your dog: Go for a run, ride, or ...

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Six Simple Tips For Fabulous Cookies

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The holiday season is a time when baking cookies becomes priority number one in many households. There are excellent cookie recipes to be found on the internet, in most cookbooks and on the various cooking programs broadcast on television. Rather than buying the premixed dough that you find in the dairy case at the grocery store, bake your own cookies ...

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4 tips to help your pet live a longer, healthier life

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Dogs are family. The moment a dog enters your home, they become a part of your family unit. And just like any family member, you want to keep them as healthy as possible to ensure they live their longest, happiest life. Here are four things you can do to stay on top of your dog’s health: Keep them active.All dogs ...

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IPOB dares Army, says will continue agitation for Biafra’s freedom

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Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its leadership worldwide under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has described as illegal and unconstitutional the alleged declaration by the Nigerian Army that it is a terrorist group. IPOB in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful said the Nigerian Army lack the constitutional power to ...

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How to tell if your pet is healthy

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Do you know just how healthy your dog is? According to a recent study of 1,023 Canadian dog owners, 90 per cent are interested in learning more about their dog’s health but need a little help. Here are the top seven indicators for determining your dog’s health: Dental condition. Pay close attention to the colour and amount of tartar on their ...

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How to make a kid-friendly breakfast in bed

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Well known celebrity dad-turned-chef Freddie Prinze Jr. loves to be in the kitchen with his pint-sized sous chefs. Growing up in the kitchen himself, Freddie knows the importance of exposing his own kids to cooking at an early age. For a fun, easy way to get the kids in the kitchen, this dad has cooked up a delicious recipe for ...

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