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Prime Minister Theresa May condemns 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in London
Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in London yesterday. A knife-wielding man had gone on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge...
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Podolski gets perfect send-off with winning goal for Germany
Germany’s Lukas Podolski leaves the pitch during the friendly football match between Germany and England, which is Podolski’s last mach in the national team, in Dortmund, Germany, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. DORTMUND: Sometimes, there really is a fairy-tale ending. In his last...
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Extreme and unusual weather in 2017: UN weather agency
UNITED NATIONS: Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic "heatwaves", have continued into 2017, after global temperatures set record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice and unabated ocean heat, the UN weather agency said. While global temperatures hit a...
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Chinese premier warns Australia 'taking sides' could lead to new cold war
Li Keqiang says Beijing pursues foreign policy of peace and seeks ‘development paths suited to our traditions’...
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New Superbug Tuberculosis Threatens Progress Against Disease
The raise in rates of infection thanks to a new superbug tuberculosis (TB) is threatening against decades of progress against the disease while new drugs that are powerful to treat them remaining scarce, according to Reuters. The World Health Organization spoke on Wednesday about how TB kills more...
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Hawaiian Representative Resigns From GOP Over Trump's Sexism and Racism
Rep. Beth Fukumoto resigned officially from the GOP on Wednesday because she claims its members have refused to oppose the racism and sexism from Donald Trump, according to The Associated Press. Fukumoto said she's hoping to become a Democrat but does not know whether the Democratic Party will...
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Nine US deaths linked to breast implant-associated cancer
WASHINGTON: Nine women are believed to have died in the United States from a rare cancer linked to breast implants, US health officials said on Tuesday, with more than 350 cases of the disease recorded...
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Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network&aposs leading organizations, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners, announced late Wednesday...
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First Woman In Japan Gives Birth Using Anonymous Egg Donor
A woman with an ovarian defect gave birth using an egg from an anonymous donor in vitro for the first time in Japan, The Japan Times reported. The mother, in her early 40s had been suffering from fertility problems but gave birth successfully to a healthy baby girl, the report said. According to the...
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Smartphone sperm test could screen for infertility
Scientists are trying to make screening for male infertility nearly as easy as taking a pregnancy test in your home bathroom ......
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