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President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

The explosion killed at least 27 people, 83 injured . The attack - the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region - took place in the town of Mandarari , 25 kilometres (15 miles) from M...

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China protests United States warship approaching Meiji reef

China protests United States warship approaching Meiji reef

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement that the USS John S. McCain had violated Chinese and worldwide law, undermined Chinese sovereignty and security, and endangered the safety ...

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Iowa Issues Warning to Cocktail Drinkers

Iowa Issues Warning to Cocktail Drinkers

Iowa and many other states have adopted the FDA Model Food Code , which bans copper (and copper alloys, such as brass) from coming into direct contact with acidic foods that have a pH below 6.0. Mosc...

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Aaron Sorkin Writing a Lucille Ball Biopic

Aaron Sorkin Writing a Lucille Ball Biopic

Blanchett is yet to sign on the dotted line, but the United States trade publication The Hollywood Reporter says the 48-year-old Melbourne-born actress is close. The pair's real-life marriage and m...

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More Companies Now Allowed to Produce Medical Marijuana in NY

More Companies Now Allowed to Produce Medical Marijuana in NY

Meanwhile, a bill to expand the medical marijuana program to cover those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder passed the Legislature this year. According to the state Department of Health web...

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Pioneering scientists edit genes in embryos to stop inherited diseases

Pioneering scientists edit genes in embryos to stop inherited diseases

This sequence of images shows the development of embryos after co-injection of a gene-correcting enzyme and sperm from a donor with a genetic mutation known to cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . I...

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E-Cigarette users more likely to quit

E-Cigarette users more likely to quit

Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University, who was not involved in the study, said: 'It's absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigaret...

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First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US

First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US

The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University, involved changing the DNA of a large number of one-cell embryos with the gene-editing technique CRISPR , according to...

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Charlie Gard's parents consider options as legal battle continues

Charlie Gard's parents consider options as legal battle continues

I would urge Great Ormond Street to go public and explain what these threats are. "However, in recent weeks the GOSH community has been subjected to a shocking and disgraceful tide of hostility and ...

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'Justine did not have to die' says Minneapolis police chief

'Justine did not have to die' says Minneapolis police chief

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Noor's partner, Officer Matthew Harrity , told investigators he was startled by a loud noise and Damond appeared at the driver's side window. "He has an...

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Over half of HIV-afflicted on life-saving treatment: UNAIDS

Over half of HIV-afflicted on life-saving treatment: UNAIDS

The U.N. AIDS agency said that deaths related to AIDS are also now close to half of the 2005 number albeit the figures are estimates and not based on actual counts. In Asia and Pacific region, the...

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Iceberg the size of DE, among biggest ever recorded, snaps off Antarctica

Iceberg the size of DE, among biggest ever recorded, snaps off Antarctica

As for any danger to navigation, scientists said the iceberg will probably break up and its pieces will circle Antarctica for years or decades rather than drifting northward into shipping lanes. A...

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LSU quarterback Danny Etling hoping for improvement in second season with Tigers

LSU quarterback Danny Etling hoping for improvement in second season with Tigers

Les Miles might have been Saban's latest "victim" despite being one of only three people walking the planet who have beaten the Alabama coach in consecutive meetings. "Let him do his job the way he...

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5.2 magnitude quake jolts India-Pak border region in J&K

5.2 magnitude quake jolts India-Pak border region in J&K

The jawan has been identified as Mohammad Showkat and his wife Saifa Bi. Pakistan Army befittingly responded to the indiscriminate firing. "2 Individual embraced shahadat including a girl and 3 ci...

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England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones

England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones

After suffering a heel injury during his county match against Leicestershire, Broad's participation in the first Test was in doubt. Joe Root has backed Gary Ballance to continue his prolific C...

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Life affected in Kashmir due to strike called by traders against GST

Life affected in Kashmir due to strike called by traders against GST

Jaitley said the government has kept the items of daily usage under a lower tax bracket. The People's Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government is pushing for a consensus over the...

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Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon title defence

Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon title defence

French Open semi-finalist Murray was the favourite to win the Aegon Championships, which finished on Sunday, and win a third successive Queen's Club crown but crashed at the first hurdle. The pair b...

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Houston joins legal fight against

Houston joins legal fight against "sanctuary cities" law in Texas

On Friday, The Trump administration filed court papers to support the Texas state law and is seeking to argue in court hearings in favor of the legislation it says will help keep America safe. Texas A...

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Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Negatively Impact Traffic Fatality Rates

More cases of automobile crashes have been reported among states where marijuana has been legalized, according to a first-of-a-kind study conducted by an insurance institute. "We found no sig...

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Qatar Airways Named World's Top Airline

Qatar Airways Named World's Top Airline

World Airline Star Ratings are recognized as a global Benchmark of airline standards, developed through many years of professional experience and Skytrax unique knowledge of the world airline industry...

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20% of baby food may contain lead, says environmental agency

20% of baby food may contain lead, says environmental agency

In all, the EDF review surmised some 1 million children consume amounts of lead that are above the FDA's "safe" limit. " Lead can have a number of effects on children and it's especially harmful ...

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Warmer weather expected later in the week in mid-Michigan

Warmer weather expected later in the week in mid-Michigan

Showers and thunderstorms become likely Tuesday night , especially near the Colorado-Kansas border, potentially bringing one-quarter to one-half inch of precipitation. Overnight some lingering shower...

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Osinbajo Excitement as Acting President visits Calabar

Osinbajo Excitement as Acting President visits Calabar

Osinbajo's call is coming at a time, agitations for a state of Biafra have been on the rise, with the recent stay at home order issued by secessionist groups in the south east to make the end of the c...

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Madras HC grants four week stay on cattle slaughter notification

Madras HC grants four week stay on cattle slaughter notification

Though the government's counsel argued that the Centre's decision is only to regulate the animal markets , the judges ordered four-week stay on a petition against the Union government's decision ban...

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Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

Macron's early trip to Mali fulfilled a campaign promise, underlining the importance he places on combating militants in the Sahel whom he said could threaten Europe . German Finance Minister Wolfgan...

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Teenage sniper Lee Boyd Malvo is sentenced in Chesapeake, Virginia, to life in prison on two counts of murder in the Washington, D.C.,-area sniper shootings. Muhammad was executed via lethal injec...

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Cosatu bars Zuma from addressing members

Cosatu bars Zuma from addressing members

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC ) dismissed a media report on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma's removal would be discussed next month at a key party meeting as "complete fabr...

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Kentucky to receive $500K in Johnson & Johnson settlement

Kentucky to receive $500K in Johnson & Johnson settlement

They claimed that McNeil misrepresented its compliance federal manufacturing rules and the quality of its over-the-counter drugs. After settling criminal charges, now the company has now settled alleg...

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FCA Issues Statement On Department Of Justice Lawsuit

FCA Issues Statement On Department Of Justice Lawsuit

The company kept the software's existence from regulators during the certification process for 104,000 3.0-litre light-duty diesel vehicles , according to the Environmental Protection Agency , which...

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Justice official says he stands by critical memo on Comey

When asked about whether he pushed Comey, the man he fired earlier in the month, to end the Russian Federation investigation, Trump was firm and quick to reply: "No, no". Richard Burr of North Carolin...

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Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

And that's not all. Next, they asked 122 strangers - women and men living in Sweden's capital city, Stockholm - to have a look at the photos and rate them on attractiveness, health, sleepiness and tru...

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Ransomware: No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network

NSA does not discuss its capabilities, and some computer experts say the MS17-010 exploit was developed unknown parties using the name Equation Group (which may also be linked to NSA). Microsoft to...

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AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi resigns from party

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi resigns from party

The AAP MLA and leader of opposition in Punjab said that the decision to elect Mann was taken unanimously and there is no "face-off" over the decision, as reported by The Indian Express . Apparentl...

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Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

Gotham's Dark Knight has become its Joker with the recent happenings involving New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey. Nothing says more about a player's commitment to his manager and teammates than punctu...

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First caffeine-infused bagel hits the racks

First caffeine-infused bagel hits the racks

Mayo Clinic reports that a one-ounce espresso shot typically has anywhere from 47 milligrams to 64 milligrams of caffeine, while a typical eight-ounce cup of coffee has 95 milligrams to 165 milligram...

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