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Bristol-Myers beats Wall St estimates, helped by cancer drug Opdivo

Bristol-Myers beats Wall St estimates, helped by cancer drug Opdivo

Remember when Bristol-Myers Squibb tumbled in August after announcing that a late-stage trial for the use of Opdivo in lung cancer failed to meet its primary endpoint? Blume Capital Management Inc. Th...

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Vinod Khanna dies at 70

Vinod Khanna dies at 70

Bollywood's heartthrob, best known for his roles in the films such as "Amar Akbar Anthony, ' "Qurbaani" and 'Insaaf" - died of cancer at a hospital here on Thrusday morning. AICC incharge of communica...

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Steelworkers Launch Hard-Hitting TV Ad on "Sell-Out" Christy Clark

During a campaign stop at a Surrey paper mill, Premier Christy Clark says she wants to see thermal coal banned in B.C.in retaliation for the USA imposing new softwood lumber duties. Christian St. Cyr ...

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Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

House Republican leaders had huddled with a group of mostly moderate lawmakers in a closed-door meeting late Wednesday night in an effort to find an agreement on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the...

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NFL Draft Rumors Tracker: Redskins like Trubisky, OLB in the 1st, more

NFL Draft Rumors Tracker: Redskins like Trubisky, OLB in the 1st, more

Garrett, long considered the frontrunner to be the top pick , racked up 31 sacks during his three collegiate seasons. The draft is being held in Philadelphia. 1 pick ". The Browns want a quart...

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Trump does not plan to immediately leave NAFTA

He says he was two or three days away from doing it - really. But the president says he was persuaded to reconsider by the leaders of Canada and Mexico. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer decli...

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Researchers create artificial womb for premature babies

Though it could take another decade for the device to take a shape of reality, experts hope to procure licence for the device that could be used to support highly premature babies . One of the key ...

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Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies

A team of pediatric scientists developed the system that uses a fluid-filled container attached to custom-designed machines that provide physiological support with the aim of supporting infants from...

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State audit blasts UC president for holding millions in reserve funds

State audit blasts UC president for holding millions in reserve funds

A report issued Tuesday by the California State Auditor criticized the UC Office of the President, or UCOP , for not disclosing $175 million in budget reserve funds to the UC Board of Regents, the s...

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No United Airlines Firings Over Passenger Dragging At O'Hare: CEO

According to the senator's staff, the proposed Airline Passenger Bill of Rights will include minimum cash compensation for involuntary bumping, limits on the use of police to remove passengers who ref...

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US, South Korea warn North against new provocation

US, South Korea warn North against new provocation

The US "remains open to negotiations" to achieve denuclearisation in the Korean Peninsula, but the statement adds: "We remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies". China and Russian Federation...

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Scientists create artificial womb to ensure development of premature babies

Researchers have developed an artificial womb that could potentially help premature babies develop their lungs and other organs and reduce the risk of mortality and morbidity. If a child is born b...

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United States moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

United States moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

North Korea has appealed to South-east Asian countries for support in its row with the United States to prevent what it warned could be a "nuclear holocaust", according to a letter obtained by AFP. On...

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Rape or nah? Disturbing new trend called 'stealthing' on the rise

Rape or nah? Disturbing new trend called 'stealthing' on the rise

But some also do so to exert power over their partners. Written by Alexandra Brodsky , a fellow at the National Women's Law Center at Yale Law School, the paper's argument, more than focusing on ...

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Fight brews in Pennsylvania Senate over Planned Parenthood

Fight brews in Pennsylvania Senate over Planned Parenthood

But he acknowledged its effect would be to strip funding from Planned Parenthood because, he said, it provides fewer types of services than other health centers and clinics. The Guttmacher Institute, ...

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Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Southwest Airlines in a research report on ...

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Suspended SGF shuns Senate panel

Suspended SGF shuns Senate panel

Babachir appeared before the panel Tuesday and was questioned for several hours. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is heading the investigative committee that equally has the Attorney-General of the Fede...

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Relay for Life hosted on Front Lawn

Relay for Life hosted on Front Lawn

The event will begin at 5pm on May 27 and will end at 5pm on May 28. The event is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,000 communities. This week, Coln said she hopes everyone will "pa...

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Extra-Uterine 'Womb' Could Potentially Up Survival of Extremely Premature Infants

Extra-Uterine 'Womb' Could Potentially Up Survival of Extremely Premature Infants

It's something that wouldn't be out of place in a sci-fi movie - a lamb inside a plastic bag with tubes and fluids helping it grow. Their heart pumps blood through their umbilical cord via an external...

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Boris Johnson says UK likely to strike Syria if asked by US

The UK is already engaged in airstrikes against so-called Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq. "I think it would be very hard if the US has a proposal to have some sort of action in response to ...

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US vows to force N.Korea back to nuclear talks

Harris said the US has "a lot of pre-emptive options" that would affect North Korea's "military calculus". "We want to bring Kim Jong-Un to his senses, not to his knees". "The two sides pledged that i...

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Joe Biden Reminds Students: It's Rape If a Woman is Drunk

Joe Biden Reminds Students: It's Rape If a Woman is Drunk

This may not be the last time we'll see Vice President Biden this calendar year. Biden at times spoke in personal terms, referencing lessons his own father taught him. That student, Emiko Ellis, 20,...

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A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Seventy-one percent said they opposed the federal government's efforts to stop marijuana sales in states that have legalized it. Sixty-five percent said they believe the drug is lest risky than most o...

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Could Artificial Womb Reduce Mortality for Extremely Premature Babies?

It is hoped this development could be tested on prematurely-born babies within 3-5 years. Alan Flake , a fetal surgeon at the hospital and the author of the study said that the whole idea of th...

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Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation

Cummings released the documents Thursday, two days after he and House Oversight chairman Jason Chaffetz held a press conference to say they believe Flynn broke the law when he failed to get permissi...

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Wave the SA flag with pride this Freedom Day

Wave the SA flag with pride this Freedom Day

As we celebrate this integral holiday, we remember these profound words and it is therefore with this reason we take this opportunity in wishing our readers and advertisers a happy and "proudly South ...

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Canned dog food recalled after euthanasia drug found inside

Canned dog food recalled after euthanasia drug found inside

The company, however, has not disclosed the amount of the drug found in the Texas sample. Party Animal is recalling some cans of their Cocolicious Beef & Turkey and Chicken & Beef dog food. The Chic...

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Artificial womb may be a lifeline for premature babies

Artificial womb may be a lifeline for premature babies

Before birth, the amniotic fluid flows into the fetus's lungs, providing growth factors crucial for the proper development of the lugs. Modern neonatal care practices have pushed the overall surviva...

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Swipe right to save the world's last white rhino

Sudan's Tinder profile describes him as "the most eligible bachelor in the world" who likes to eat grass and chill in the mud. "No problems.6ft [feet] tall and 5,000 lbs if it matters". Sudan's pro...

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Trump Backpedals on the Mexican Border Wall

Is that bill likely to pass? No. Despite the hiccups, Ryan expressed optimism that Congress would reach an agreement and avoid a government shutdown before funding expires at midnight Friday. "And I...

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Happy Days actress Erin Moran 'died from cancer' at 56

The information came from the Harrison County coroner and sheriff's offices, which also stated that no illegal drugs were found in the home. An autopsy revealed that she "likely succumbed to complic...

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Senator calls for President Trump to visit New Mexico's border

Senator calls for President Trump to visit New Mexico's border

Trump told a gathering of conservative media reporters that he might be willing to wait until September for the funding. Other stumbling blocks remain, but the decision by Trump and his GOP allies t...

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Hope for premies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia created the artificial womb, which basically looks like a giant Ziploc bag with filled with clear fluid. The lungs, brain and other organs we...

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ESPN laying off 100 on-air employees

The memo was sent by ESPN President John Skipper, stating that they will " implement changes in our talent lineup this week". Kanell scored on a touchdown run and a touchdown pass to Andre Cooper to ...

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Chipotle warning customers of data breach

We want to make our customers aware that we recently detected unauthorized activity on the network that supports payment processing for purchases made in our restaurants. Steve Ells, founder, chairman...

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