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10 percent of people in the world are obese, new study finds

10 percent of people in the world are obese, new study finds

Experts say poor diets and sedentary lifestyles were mainly to blame for increasing numbers of overweight people. Danaei believes that while the epidemic may have plateaued in terms of growth among ...

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Chris Pine's Return in Wonder Woman Sequel is a 'Big Question'

Chris Pine's Return in Wonder Woman Sequel is a 'Big Question'

Wonder Woman owned the box office and was showered with glowing reviews from critics, but that's not all it got. Posting an article from the associated press announcing the North American debut o...

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Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

But he added that "to some extent everything is off the table" until stability was restored and the Brexit situation addressed. The SNP wants Theresa May to rethink her Brexit strategy. "My door i...

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Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa

Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces, made of Kurdish and Arab groups supported by the US -led coalition, began to attack Raqqa last week, after a months-long campaign to cut it off. Terrorism analyst Michael...

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Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames

Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames

Zaghba, Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane killed seven people and injured 48 others in Saturday's attack in London . An image taken from video shows three men on the ground after they were shot by ...

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Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

This year, it comes on the same day Puerto Ricans vote among three choices: independence, statehood or their current territorial status. Sunday's referendum is the fifth for Puerto Rico. For the lon...

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Pound tumbles on United Kingdom election turmoil

Pound tumbles on United Kingdom election turmoil

The DUP , which took 10 seats, was considering an arrangement which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition, Sky s...

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Intensity grows Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

The Warriors lead the defending champions 3-1 in the best-of-seven series and can capture their second crown in three years by winning tomorrow morning (Singapore time) before a home crowd. James is o...

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Denial of permission to docs is cultural fascism: Kerala Min

Denial of permission to docs is cultural fascism: Kerala Min

The three films that have been denied permission to be screened include " The Unbearable Being of Lightness ", a 45-minute long documentary that tells about the Rohith Vemula incident, " March March...

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Quake Champions updated with new champions, maps, weapons

Series hero BJ Blazkowicz returns, and it looks every bit as big and bloody as the first game. Bethesda had very little new games to show off, but one of them was Wolfenstein . New Elder Scrolls...

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Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. At least one winning Powerball ticket worth an estimated $447....

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Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?

Donald Trump Jr. appeared to confirm on Saturday that his father indeed suggested that former FBI Director James Comey should shut down the FBI's investigation of former National Security Advis...

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Nationals' Max Scherzer notches 2000 career strikeouts

Nationals' Max Scherzer notches 2000 career strikeouts

DeShields reached on an error by Rendon with one out in the eighth, and pinch hitter Jurickson Profar walked. Jose Leclerc struck out the side in a 1-2-3 eighth. A passed ball on Wieters scored DeShie...

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GST Council slashes tax rates for 66 items

COAI's letter further said that the sector, which has over a billion consumers and offers one of the lowest voice call rates in the world, was undergoing one of its most disruptive phases. The jewelle...

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Ukrainians cheer on first day of visa-free EU travel

Ukrainians cheer on first day of visa-free EU travel

The two leaders took part in the symbolic ceremony of opening the doors to Europe on the Ukrainian-Slovak border on the occasion of the introduction of the visa-free regime between Ukraine and the Sch...

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Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot

Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear. The attack comes as France is on high alert after jihadists killed seven people in London on Saturday. His rivals portrayed him as weak on securi...

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South Korea says it will abide by USA missile defense agreement

The regime's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper stated Saturday that Washington's hostile policies toward the North would lead to America's downfall. "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful atta...

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Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building

But organizers of a counter-demonstration right across the street said the protesters' fears are unfounded and their beliefs bigoted. Anti-Islamic law protester Denise Zamora, 39, said she and other...

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Heat warning issued for Ottawa and region

Heat warning issued for Ottawa and region

The agency says temperatures are expected to be high, and nighttime lows will provide little relief from the heat. It is also possible that these heat conditions will persist into Tuesday. You're remi...

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Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Qatar will respect the LNG gas agreements it has made with the United Arab Emirates despite its cutting off relations with Doha , Sheikh Mohammed said. Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the United Arab Em...

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Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology: Donald Trump

The eastern-based Libyan government and parliament aligned with anti-Islamist Haftar did the same. The moves by the Gulf states against Qatar amount to a "collective punishment and worldwide crime",...

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McCain's confusing questioning at Comey hearing lights up Twitter

Trump's subsequent firing of Comey , although clearly within his authority as president, also looks suspect, especially since he eventually admitted that decision was related to his annoyance at the ...

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Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Organizers of Defend Denver Against "National March Against Sharia", who will counter-protest the nationwide rally, agree. Alongside the demonstration Saturday was another one right across the lawn. I...

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Adam West, star of hit TV series 'Batman', dies at 88

Adam West, star of hit TV series 'Batman', dies at 88

He died on Friday, June 9, 2017, at the age of 88. " Adam West was a joy to work with, and the kind of guy you always wanted to be around", " Family Guy " creator Seth MacFarlane said in a state...

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Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Footage Leaked Before EA Play

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Footage Leaked Before EA Play

Throughout the gameplay demo DICE gave us a look into some of the new heroes being included in Battlefront II such as Darth Maul and Rey from The Force Awakens , which appear to have a lot le...

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Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

Democratic heavyweights, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , former Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attended the commissioning. But the star spea...

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Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

London will not be cowed by militants who have killed 35 people in three separate attacks on the United Kingdom but police will ask for more resources to tackle the threat from marauding assailants, ...

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Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep with incredible fightback to win French Open

But she was unfazed, hitting 54 winners in a 4-6 6-4 6-3 victory over title favourite Simona Halep to become Latvia's first grand slam singles champion. That translated into belief when she cracke...

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Park Service draining Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in DC

Park Service draining Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in DC

Ahead of the hot summer weather, ducklings were welcomed to use the ramp as an entrance and exit to the pool. A parasite living in the iconic Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has killed dozens of du...

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Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement

Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement

Carlos Fuller, global and regional liaison at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center (CCCCC), explained that despite Trump's announcement, the U.S. "The city has recognized the challenge of cli...

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Qatar blockade: U.S. urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

Trump had asked Tillerson to help mediate the crisis, and the secretary has been calling his counterparts in the region to "de-escalate" the situation and resolve their grievances. Despite Tillerson...

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Sec. Of State Office: No Evidence of Tampering With Voting Machines

Sec. Of State Office: No Evidence of Tampering With Voting Machines

The incident has now placed Humboldt County into larger global conversations regarding Russian interference into the 2016 USA presidential election as well as a potential crackdown on federal leakers ...

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Sessions Drama Grows as Comey Hearing Nears

The relationship between the attorney general and the president has grown increasingly tense since Mr Sessions recused himself from any involvement in the Russian Federation investigation, articles in...

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Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Golden State clawed within seven, but then the Warriors began fouling and Kerr got nailed with his technical - one of seven in the game. Green was thought to have been ejected after recording a p...

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FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

The drugs were discussed at a March advisory meeting held by the agency, and the agency "is now assessing the latest available data on abuse patterns" for the two drugs, said FDA spokeswoman Sarah P...

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