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Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
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Published in 23-5-2017
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(AP) A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said. On Monday, Matt Conens, a spokesman for the California Department of Public Health, declined to release further information on the death, the condition of the other victims, or the status and extent ...>>
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Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go
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Published in 23-5-2017
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WUZHEN, China (AP) A computer defeated China's top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday in the latest test of whether artificial intelligence can master one of the last games that machines have yet to dominate. During the five-day event, the computer also is to face off against other top-ranked Chinese players. Go, known as weiqi in China and baduk in Korea, is considered more ch ...>>
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AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement
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Published in 23-5-2017
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LONDON (AP) As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow. [...] confidential notes detailing her work trips show that even in private, Chan, who leaves office on Tuesday, sometimes was more inclined to appease heads ...>>
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China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica
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Published in 23-5-2017
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BEIJING (AP) A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a "proper balance" between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent's vulnerability to climate change raises worries that some nations could seek to exploit its natural resources. Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli who sits on the Communist Party's all-powerful, seven-member ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 23-5-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Dennis Quaid prepares to take on George W. Bush in upcoming "American Crime Story" season
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Published in 23-5-2017
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According to reports the Bellaire-bred actor will play President George W. Bush in an upcoming season of "American Crime Story" based on the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina. 

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Ancient Cat Society plays with desire out of reach on new album
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Published in 23-5-2017
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Befitting a proper adventurous cat, the trio has done anything but stay home on the new album "Ancient Cat Society."

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Pac Man turns 37, setting the course for video games to come
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Published in 23-5-2017
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In May 1980, Pac-Man made it's debut in Japan, reaching American shores by October of that year.  

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Nicki Minaj helps develop a village in India
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Published in 23-5-2017
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Rapper Nicki Minaj had a huge night opening the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night but it's her latest Instagram posts that might just be her best performance yet.

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Normani Kordei dances for the mirrorball trophy
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Published in 23-5-2017
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The Fifth Harmony singer, whose family is in Pearland, teared up after her second dance.

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Simone Biles says 'Dancing' allows her to 'keep Houston on the map'
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Published in 16-5-2017
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The Olympic champion says the show taught her to be more confident 'not only in the gym but outside of the gym as well.'

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First look: The Ivy & James
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Published in 16-5-2017
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Jamie and Dalia Zelko and partner Edgardo de la Garza have opened a charming all-day café at Evelyn's Park in Bellaire

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Scientists discover timing could have saved dinosaurs from extinction
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Published in 16-5-2017
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A few minutes' difference some 66 million years ago would have made our claim to Earth impossible, scientists say in a new TV documentary that aired Monday on the UK's BBC Two.

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Rapper Drake chaperones his cousin and her date to Memphis prom in a SUPER spiffy turtleneck
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Published in 16-5-2017
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Drake was the best possible third wheel over the weekend when he escorted his cousin and her date to prom night.

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Here's every Alley Theatre artist who's nominated for a Tony this year
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Published in 9-5-2017
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The Alley today released a list of all artists who have worked with the Alley, or had their work featured there, who are also been nominated for the industry's most prestigious award this year.

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