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Aptly named Debug Fresno, the project will be executed by Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, which is Google's holding company. Also known as yellow fever mosquitoes, they first arrived in the area in 2013 and are known to spread the Zika virus, dengue, and chikungunya (although none of these viruses are now spreading in Fresno).
  • Seoul proposes military talks with Pyongyang for next week

    Seoul proposes military talks with Pyongyang for next week

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    The talks would be held next week at the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. China, which has close ties to Pyongyang despite Beijing's anger over North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, welcomed the proposal, saying cooperation and reconciliation between the two Koreas was good for everyone and could help ease tensions.
  • Amazon May Crush Blue Apron

    Amazon May Crush Blue Apron

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    Shares of the newly-public meat kit company dived again Monday morning following news that Amazon had applied to trademark the phrase, "We do the prep". But the industry still remains small, with only about 5 percent of US households using the kits, according to market research firm The NPD Group. Blue Apron shares fell as much as 12 percent Monday following an ominous sign that Amazon is preparing a move into its niche market for meal-kit deliveries.
  • Texas Army veteran's dying wish is to hear from you

    Texas Army veteran's dying wish is to hear from you

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    Hernandez's speech is failing and he can no longer see. She said that people who want to call or text Hernandez should reach out in the evening at 210-632-6778. "It really uplifts him". They say there is nothing money can do to ameliorate his condition, though they want him to feel as comfortable as possible.
  • Charlie Gard's new chance at life?

    Charlie Gard's new chance at life?

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    Who has the right to decide if a patient, young or old, gets further medical treatment, no matter how unlikely the success? Previous court rulings have said that Charlie couldn't receive the treatment for his mitochondrial depletion syndrome, a rare genetic disease that left him with brain damage and unable to breathe unaided, and that he should be taken off of life support .
  • Lonzo Ball messed around and got a triple double

    Lonzo Ball messed around and got a triple double

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    That was a complete turnaround from his Lakers summer league debut the night before when Ball shot 2-for-15, including 1-for-11 from 3-point range, in an overtime loss to the Clippers . For Sacramento, Buddy Hield led all scorers with 22 points, as the crowd was seemingly split with Sacramento and LA fans. In the second, he notched a triple-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.
  • Drop Charges against Palestinian Hebron Activist — UN to Israel

    Drop Charges against Palestinian Hebron Activist — UN to Israel

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    A United Nations agency's designatation of Hebron's Old City in the occupied West Bank as a World Heritage site has been welcomed by Palestinians. This irrelevant organization promotes fake history. The decision draws attention to the situation in Hebron, which has sites that are holy for Jews and Muslims. The area includes the site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque .
  • Flagstaff Hotshots emerge from Goodwin Fire with two fawns

    Flagstaff Hotshots emerge from Goodwin Fire with two fawns

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    In a press release , the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said the 54-year-old Prescott Valley native had endangered 14 aircraft and fire crews "with a substantial risk of imminent death or physical injury by flying an unmanned drone aircraft in the closed airspace above an active fire area".
  • Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

    Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

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    Johnson, who had bullishly expected to do well on a course he believed to be perfectly suited to his game, admitted he was surprised to be out after only 36 holes. With the entire field separated by just eight shots after the cut fell at one over, 2015 victor Jordan Spieth had hoped to get himself into contention but struggled to a 76.
  • Group Warns of Lead in Baby Food

    Group Warns of Lead in Baby Food

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    The Environmental Defense Fund doesn't say that parents should necessarily avoid certain products, but they do advise parents to talk to their doctors about risks of lead exposure. In response to a request for comment, Gerber said that samples of its baby foods and juices "consistently fall well within the available guidance levels and meet our own strict standards".
  • Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

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    The Associated Press has reported that President Donald Trump believes the American Health Care Act is " mean ", and wants the Senate's health care bill to be " more generous". "I'd say give us a little more time ", Cornyn said. A Cruz confidant, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said it is a hard choice.
  • Carl Frampton still hopeful of third fight with Leo Santa Cruz

    Carl Frampton still hopeful of third fight with Leo Santa Cruz

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    Gutierrez, known as "The Jaguar", was handed his first professional loss previous year when former Santa Cruz victim Christian Mijares beat him on a majority decision, with Gutierrez grossly missing weight for the contest. Frampton is a world-class fighter who has won many world titles and I respect him but it's my time on July 29th. "I have been looking for Santa Cruz for a long time but he never agreed to the fight".
  • Clinton, Obama surprise Women in Film awards winners, guests

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    Clinton's taped video remarks were meant to honor actress Elizabeth Banks, who ripped President Donald Trump and stumped for Clinton a year ago at the Democratic National Convention. The film has grossed an impressive $206.3 million in United States ticket sales in two weeks, placing it in the top tier of movies that have managed to maintain such a lead at the box office .
  • Unseeded, just 20, Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

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    The world No. 47 became only the second unseeded woman to win the French Open after Margaret Scriven in 1933 and the first player from her nation - population of about 2 million - to claim a major. Ostapenko continued her feast or starvation style but watched two break points flash by as Halep withstood a sustained assault. Ostapenko turned the set around with four games in a row and then levelled the match with a forehand down the line - the shot that was doing the most damage.
  • Gov. Scott expands Special Session to include medical marijuana

    Gov. Scott expands Special Session to include medical marijuana

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    On Thursday, the Senate abandoned its push to pay for the increase through more property taxes but still used a different method to gather the money, relying in part on an override of Scott's veto. Lawmakers are in a special session that started Wednesday and is scheduled to end Friday. House and Senate lawmakers are taking another crack at implementing last year's medical marijuana amendment.
  • White Bread Might Be Healthier For Some People Than Whole Wheat Bread

    White Bread Might Be Healthier For Some People Than Whole Wheat Bread

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    The researchers guessed that differences in people's microbiomes, or the bacteria naturally living in the intestines, may account for the different responses to different types of bread. "To date, the nutritional values assigned to food have been based on minimal science, and one-size-fits-all diets have failed miserably", says Eran Elinav, a researcher in the Department of Immunology at the Weizmann Institute.
  • 'British Airways meltdown tells customers their loyalty is worthless', says stranded journalist

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    Subsequent flights from Gibraltar to Heathrow, also had to be cancelled. "The power surge that BA is referring to could have taken place at the customer side of the meter", a spokesman said . He said there was no evidence there had been a cyber-attack. "Although cost cutting has been good for the share price in the a year ago, it will come back to bite IAG if it stops them from doing what they are supposed to do: Fly passengers to their destinations", Brooks said.
  • White House proposes massive cuts in welfare

    White House proposes massive cuts in welfare

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    Cuts to conservation is also a sticking point for the groups. Ironically, new Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told members of the House Agriculture Committee last week that he thought the USDA nutrition program , known as SNAP, was working well, there were no proposed changes pending and, "You don't try to fix things that aren't broken".