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'86 million people in South East Asia suffer from depression'

'86 million people in South East Asia suffer from depression'

If untreated, depression can be debilitating and even lead to suicide, which is the second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year olds. Subramaniam said the theme Depression - Let's Talk ...

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United Airlines CEO Apologizes for 'Truly Horrific' Incident on Overbooked Flight

United Airlines CEO Apologizes for 'Truly Horrific' Incident on Overbooked Flight

Now, a day and a half later, United Airlines is admitting it did something wrong. The passenger said he was a doctor and had to be in Louisville on Monday because he needed to see his patients. The ta...

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Aspiring rapper tackled by deer in Canada

Aspiring rapper tackled by deer in Canada

Cary McCook got hit by a deer as soon as he stepped out of his vehicle. Thankfully, Cary was just fine after the deer-cident. That deer just barreled over him and kept going. "My mom always tells m...

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Kate Bush Didn't Want to Play Coachella Anyway, Fools

Kate Bush Didn't Want to Play Coachella Anyway, Fools

You gotta do it! 'I'll say, " Kate Bush! ". Reflecting on the outrage, Goldenvoice CEO Paul Tollett tells The New Yorker , "No one wants to wake up to see a headline that says, 'Coachella owner...

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Meteor Lights California Sky Ablaze, Sparks Panic

Meteor Lights California Sky Ablaze, Sparks Panic

One East Lake resident caught the spectacle on camera. The American Meteor Society has so far received more than 300 reports from witnesses, of what they have labelled a fireball event . The sp...

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Charlie Gard: Doctors can withdraw life support from sick baby

Charlie Gard: Doctors can withdraw life support from sick baby

The judge on Tuesday said Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, should move to a palliative care regime. The judge s ruling was met with a scream of "no!" and Char...

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USA guidelines relax opposition to prostate cancer screening

USA guidelines relax opposition to prostate cancer screening

Now, after reviewing follow-up evidence, the task force is recommending that men aged 55 to 69 have a discussion with their doctor about the pros and cons of PSA screening. PSA-based screening and fol...

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Filipino militants in shootout on tourist island

Filipino militants in shootout on tourist island

Bohol is famous among foreign tourists who swim with docile whale sharks and marvel at tiny primates called tarsiers, go on cruises aboard boats on crystal-clear rivers and lounge on its beaches. The ...

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'Game-changing' HIV drug approved for NHS Scotland

'Game-changing' HIV drug approved for NHS Scotland

Independent experts have told NHS Wales that PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV. Grant Sugden, Chief Executive of Waverley Care, said: "This is a ground-breaking decision that has the poten...

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Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill

Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill

A bill to amend the Right to Education Act to give elementary teachers time till 2019 to acquire minimum qualification as prescribed in the 2010 Law was passed by the government in Lok Sabha. The bill...

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North Korea vows response to 'reckless' US Navy move

North Korea vows response to 'reckless' US Navy move

The North Korean congress is being held at a time of tension marked by the United States decision to dispatch the USS Carl Vinson to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to the latest missile...

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Origin Energy buys all power from Bungala solar plant

Origin Energy buys all power from Bungala solar plant

Believe it or not, but the use of renewable energy is steeply increasing across the world, passing from a global average of 13.6% in 2012 to an expected 26% globally in 2020, according to a REN21 an...

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More Grey Hair in Men Increases Risk for Heart Disease

More Grey Hair in Men Increases Risk for Heart Disease

If their study gets approved, gray hair might be classified as a risk indicator for coronary artery disease. The graying of hair was linked to heart disease in this new study. Hair whitening pre...

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Physician dragged from overbooked United flight

Physician dragged from overbooked United flight

A passenger, Tyler Bridges, said that when he arrived at the gate about 20 minutes before boarding, United had announced that the flight was overbooked; the airline was offering $400 vouchers to any...

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Sensex Logs A Fall Of 131 Points As Caution Sets In

Sensex Logs A Fall Of 131 Points As Caution Sets In

Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of industrial production (IIP) data for February and retail inflation for March tomorrow kept stocks on course. The shares of Infosys Ltd, which would annou...

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Britain's Boris Johnson cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria'

Britain's Boris Johnson cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria'

The barrage of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from two USA ships is the first direct military action the United States has taken against the Government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in ...

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United: Procedures followed to remove passenger

He refused, so was pulled out of his seat and dragged along the aisle by three burly security guards. A shocking new video shows a bloodied United Airlines passenger begging " just kill me , just...

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Facebook says number of monthly advertisers tops 5m

Facebook says number of monthly advertisers tops 5m

Since more than 90 percent of Facebook users access the network via their mobile phones, it didn't come as a surprise that more than 50 percent of advertisers create ads on mobile devices. It said t...

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Nikki Haley Threatens Further Military Action in Syria

Tillerson traveled to Italy as Washington seeks to rally world leaders behind a strategy to resolve the protracted civil war in Syria. He was speaking days after US missile strikes on a Syrian air...

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Toronto commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

In total, around 159,000 allied troops died, including British, Canadian and Australian soldiers. "Indigenous Peoples. Side by side, united, here in Vimy, within the four divisions of the Canadian Cor...

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U.S. 'prepared to do more' after Syria strike: USA envoy

A key test of whether the relationship can be salvaged comes next week when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson becomes the first Trump Cabinet member to visit Russian Federation. Trump had hinted he wou...

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Move over 'Obamacare,' Trump plan is now the focus

Move over 'Obamacare,' Trump plan is now the focus

Moderates and conservatives have disagreed over how to deal with some of Obamacare's mandates in the GOP plan. To appeal to conservatives, Vice President Pence last week offered to ax three of Obama...

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Kremlin Spox On US Relations: 'New Cold War? Well, Maybe Even Worse'

Member states of the Arctic Council include Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Russia, United States and Canada. But the timing "depends to a large extent on the American side". "We [will] jus...

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BJP failed to fulfill promises made to farmers: Samajwadi Party

BJP failed to fulfill promises made to farmers: Samajwadi Party

The total cost to the State exchequer would amount to Rs. 36,000 crore. The decision taken in the first meeting of Adityanath Cabinet will add a burden of Rs 36 thousand crore on the State exchequer...

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Warm Workweek Ahead With Small Rain Chances

Warm Workweek Ahead With Small Rain Chances

Tonight , temperatures will be a bit more mild. High pressure in control for the few days, allowing a southerly flow to warm us up nicely. Winds will be easterly for most of the week. Temperatures...

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Ex-Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo could return to play in NFL

Ex-Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo could return to play in NFL

But Dallas decided at the last minute to try to generate interest in a trade. The 36-year-old Romo reportedly walked away from the National Football League primarily because of health concerns...

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Spurs full back Trippier should play for England: Keown

The South Korean star bagged two fine goals to help Spurs to a convincing 4-0 victory against Watford in the Premier League. The Tottenham midfielder has an eye for... "The Tottenham midfielder has ...

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Putin Congratulates Bibilov on Election as S Ossetia President

Putin Congratulates Bibilov on Election as S Ossetia President

Breakaway South Ossetia news agency PEC reports that the "presidential elections" were observed by members of the CEC of the Russian Federation, who "ensured that the polling stations were opened in t...

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Derek Fox is a Grand National champion

Since its origins the Grand National has seen several horse deaths, at least one jockey dead and multiple injuries with fallen horses and riders nearly every year. ITV recently won the rights to the...

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Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

George church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta , where at least 26 people were killed and 71 others wounded, officials said", writes Fox News . Sisi ordered military troops to be deployed across th...

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Greece on course to avoid debt default as Athens agrees pension cuts

Greece on course to avoid debt default as Athens agrees pension cuts

In order to close the review, the Eurogroup will however need to agree on additional issues - Greece's fiscal targets for few first years following the end of the programme in 2018, and the sustainabi...

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Brain-Invading Parasite May Have Spread Due To Climate Change And Globalization

Brain-Invading Parasite May Have Spread Due To Climate Change And Globalization

Therefore, people who eat affected raw or undercooked snails and slugs or its contaminated products can harbor the parasite and become infected. So far, there have been cases of the brain parasite "do...

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Red Deer gathers to honour the Battle of Vimy Ridge

It was the first time all four Canadian divisions fought together as one formation, with German troops surrendering four days later. The Prince of Wales described their efforts as "an extraordinary ...

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European Union negotiator Barnier tells United Kingdom on Brexit: no parallel talks

He said that after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the official two-year exit process under Article 50 last week, the EU's response had been "all too predictable". The Brexit talks are expected...

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Thompson stuns Sock to give Australia 1-0 Davis Cup lead

Thompson stuns Sock to give Australia 1-0 Davis Cup lead

Belgium or Italy await Australia in the semi-finals, with the Belgians leading the tie 2-1 going into day three. Sam Groth and John Peers then took to the court on Saturday looking to wrap up the ...

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