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Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over terrorism

Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over terrorism

Qatar's Foreign Ministry called the measures "unjustified" in a statement and said the decision to sever ties was a violation of the country's sovereignty, and "based on claims and allegations t...

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New treatment improves prostate cancer survival

The drug is usually given to men with advanced prostate cancer that has spread and has stopped responding to standard to hormone therapy , but this study shows the added benefit to patients who a...

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Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

Coming off of the delay, a groundout ended the frame at the plate for the Lady Bears. Oregon's Mia Camuso hit a two-run double in the seventh to push the Ducks' lead to 7-4. "That's the mark of a go...

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Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbours

Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbours

Emirates, the Dubai-based carrier, announced it too would be suspending flights to the gas-rich nation from Tuesday. The national airline, Qatar Airways, meanwhile has suspended its flights to Sau...

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Regular aspirin use could reduce risk of certain types of cancer

A large clinical trial now under way is created to investigate the impact of interrupting adjuvant hormone therapy to allow for pregnancy in women with ER-positive breast cancer and will provide fur...

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EgyptAir flights to Doha hampered following diplomatic ties cut with Qatar

EgyptAir flights to Doha hampered following diplomatic ties cut with Qatar

In a Foreign Ministry statement, Saudi Arabia accused Doha of sheltering and backing terrorist groups, promoting terrorist groups in the media, and supporting Houthi militia in Yemen. It also banned a...

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South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

Han and Kim Kwan-jin, former head of the National Security Office, were questioned last Wednesday on whether they intentionally withheld the information from Moon to speed through the deployment proce...

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Former Health Minister and NACA Boss, Babatunde Osotimehin, is Dead

Former Health Minister and NACA Boss, Babatunde Osotimehin, is Dead

His deaths has been confirmed by family and UNFPA sources. The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA , Babatunde Osotimehin , passed on while watching television alone i...

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Useful Facts About Lyme Disease

Useful Facts About Lyme Disease

And how do you prevent it? "Signs and symptoms of tick-borne disease may not appear for seven to 21 days - or longer - after a tick bite, so pet owners should watch their dogs closely for changes in...

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Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N,Korea

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N,Korea

He says conflict between the USA and China is not inevitable even if there is competition between the nations. Mattis reaffirmed all of the US's formal defence pacts in the region, describing at l...

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Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea

The inclusion of China is sensitive as the country has pitted itself against smaller Southeast Asian neighbors in claiming disputed islands, coral reefs and lagoons in the South China Sea . "Our op...

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Cancer survivors celebrate life on National Cancer Survivor Day

Cancer survivors celebrate life on National Cancer Survivor Day

The survivors averaged 28 years of age by the time the study was done. In the new study, Gibson's team tracked health outcomes for nearly 24,000 US survivors of childhood cancer. "From our findings,...

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Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in OH as Daniel Summerhays falls away

Bubba Watson had raced in to a tie for the lead with three birdies on his first six holes, but four bogeys on the remainder of his final-round left him at eight-under in a tie for 6th with Kevin Kis...

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Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

This trial is supported by Cancer Research UK. A study of this drug in pancreatic cancer is slated to reach the readers by next years and the drug is also being studied in prostate cancer. For numerou...

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Poll dive hits British Prime Minister's election battle

The sharp decline in the ratings is due to the Prime Minister's U-turn on the Conservatives' flagship social care policy and ducking debates with other leaders. Britain will hold a general electio...

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Delhi sizzles at 47 degrees; no respite till Tuesday

Delhi sizzles at 47 degrees; no respite till Tuesday

This is the highest recorded here so far this season. The India Meteorological Department said that the maximum temperature was recorded at Palam, while that in the Ridge area and Ayanagar crossed...

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23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

They said four people had been rescued from the sinking barge last night with the aid of Gemini, an inflatable rubber boat along with a diving officer and boarding team of Indian Coast Guard vessel I...

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GOP Health Bill Pleases Most Republicans, But Not Many Other Americans

As the Senate works to craft its own version of the House GOP's American Health Care Act and polls show increasing skepticism about the Republicans' plan, some Democrats continue to highligh...

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World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

As it stands, 185 member states attending WHO's World Health Assembly are eligible to cast ballots Tuesday afternoon. As well as serving as Ethiopia's foreign affairs and health ministers , he's a...

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Wonder Woman rules Box Office

It has also gotten an excellent rating on Rotten Tomatoes , and that is 93 percent. " Wonder Woman " is the story of a young girl growing up to become a woman who is a warrior and princess: the sto...

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Income tax 'absolutely' won't rise under Tories - Sir Michael Fallon

University of Queensland political science lecturer Joff Lelliott told The New Daily the Conservatives will "still nearly certainly win the election", but it was unlikely they would now win with t...

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Prostate cancer treatment 'could help more patients'

J&J $ JNJ has been duking it out with Pfizer's Xtandi - recently acquired in the $14 billion Medivation deal - in the area of prostate cancer , where both drugs are credited with a major improveme...

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US warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

The two defense chiefs also exchanged opinions on the situation of the East China Sea and the South China Sea , and agreed to promote Japan-U.S. cooperation. Mattis has sought to keep a low profile...

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Pakistan initiates unprovoked firing along LoC, civilian injured; India retaliates

Mohammad Faisal , the director-general in charge of relations with India at Pakistan's foreign office , summoned Indian deputy high commissioner J.P. Following the Uri army base attack in Septemb...

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Car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Witnesses described a white van careering into pedestrians near London Bridge and knocking over several people. Six people were killed and 20 others were injured in the incidents that British Pr...

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Iowa topples top-seeded Houston 6-3 in regional opener

Iowa topples top-seeded Houston 6-3 in regional opener

The Hawkeyes face Texas A&M, an 8-5 victor over Baylor, in a 7 p.m. second-round game Saturday. The Aggies now await the victor of a Sunday elimination game between Iowa and Houston . Jake Adams hi...

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President Trump pushes travel ban after London 'terrorist incidents'

May, facing an election Thursday, said the recent attacks, including an earlier one outside Parliament in March, are not directly connected, but that " terrorism breeds terrorism " and attackers cop...

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Australia v New Zealand latest

The Kangaroos have four pace attackers namely Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood , Pat Cummins and James Pattinson in their squad for the tournament whereas New Zealand has Trent Boult , Tim Southe...

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Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack

In the spot, Putin demonstrated that the US isn't the only country with a leader comfortable pushing claims about the 2016 USA presidential election with little or no evidence. "Can you imagine some...

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May's lead down to 5 points, model estimates 60-seat majority

This is seen as a weak point for Corbyn as he has repeatedly rejected the use of nuclear weapons despite it being Labour policy to renew the UK's nuclear deterrent, Trident. "I'm afraid there is a l...

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Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal

The study, commissioned by a pro-industry group, projected the sharpest declines in coal, cement, and iron and steel, and the loss of 440,000 manufacturing jobs. He said his own foundation will help c...

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Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization director

Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization director

After three rounds of a secret ballot, emerged as the victor with 133 votes against 50 votes for the British candidate, Dr. David Nabarro . All three candidates promised to reform the famously bure...

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May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

If she fails to handsomely beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015 , her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be undermined both inside the Conservati...

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Lead of UK Conservatives holds, May now seen negatively

Jeremy Corbyn was seen to have performed well in a series of television debates. The constituency had a high percentage (22.9%) of UKIP voters in the 2015 General Election, but polls suggest that th...

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British PM May seen 13 seats short of majority: YouGov

He added: "It is clear she only cares about gaining re-election". "There was one issue actually that crystallised it. which is the issue about overseas students". Rather, he believes the world is mo...

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