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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes 'first African' to lead World Health Organization

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes 'first African' to lead World Health Organization

Of the United Nations health agency's 194 member states, 185 were eligible to cast ballots. There were two abstentions. In his appeal to delegates before the voter Tuesday, Tedros noted that when he...

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Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Modi to unveil Jayalalithaa's portrait

Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Modi to unveil Jayalalithaa's portrait

During his meeting, Palaniswami sought approval of Tamil Nadu's Bills seeking exemption from National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for the State Government Quota seats. He said that he has u...

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Turkey slams U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

Turkey slams U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

The incident adds to already strained ties between the USA and Turkey , two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies at odds over a US policy to back Syrian Kurdish rebels fighting the Islamic Stat...

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Ruling may give voter rights groups a tool

Ruling may give voter rights groups a tool

The extra white voters can be spread into surrounding districts to help white Democrats. Von Spakovsky explains why in this analysis for SCOTUSblog. Id. at 2-3. Second, where the government's purp...

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Driver dies in massive tanker fire in Central Valley

Driver dies in massive tanker fire in Central Valley

The CHP has not confirmed who was killed, but the truck driver is still missing, officials said. The convenience store is open as well. Lawson says authorities fear spilled fuel may also make its wa...

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Eskom board faces Parliamentary probe

Eskom board faces Parliamentary probe

The ANC also lashed out at Eskom and Brown's "incoherent" presentations in Parliament, and urged government to "act decisively" on the matter. "In light of the above statement emanating from the ANC...

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Tedros Adhanom Elected New Head of WHO

Tedros Adhanom Elected New Head of WHO

He is the first African appointed to head the global health agency. Jubilant supporters, including one waving an Ethiopian flag, surrounded 52-year-old malaria specialist Tedros Adhanom after the ...

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Meghan Markle's fashion mistake at wedding

Meghan Markle's fashion mistake at wedding

After Pippa Middleton's wedding at the weekend, we're just a teeny bit obsessed with everything royal. Prince Harry was also in attendance, and his girlfriend Meghan Markle joined him at t...

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MITB Announcement, Tag Team Match, More

During the SmackDown Live episode, Styles alluded to the fact that he and Nakamura go way back. Last night's triumph for Mahal is all the more incredible considering he wasn't even with the compan...

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Delhi ministers to meet Aam aadmi without appointment

Delhi ministers to meet Aam aadmi without appointment

The public meets are a part of an outreach programme that seeks to bridge the gap between the people and AAP, which faced a humiliating defeat in the Delhi civic polls held last month. The news was co...

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Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

The current outbreak comes one year after the end of an Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people , primarily in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Out of the nine cases, three people have ...

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Manchester blast: United Kingdom warns further terrorist attacks could be imminent

All parties halted their campaigning on Tuesday, with the SNP abandoning its manifesto launch, Farron cancelling a trip to Gibraltar, and the BBC postponing this week's nightly interviews with party l...

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Anderlecht sporting director confirms next club of Manchester City target Youri Tielemans

Anderlecht sporting director confirms next club of Manchester City target Youri Tielemans

Holsbeeck revealed that Tielemans was keen to find a club where he can play regularly and be an important member of the squad. Anderlecht youngster Youri Tielemans has been a name on the transfer wi...

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Nacho Cheese Kills Man in California

A snack from Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove, California, is being blamed for ending Martin Galindo-Larios Jr.'s life. CDPH said that the public is no longer at risk from the co...

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S/AFRICA: Labour federation bans Zuma from rallies

S/AFRICA: Labour federation bans Zuma from rallies

Cosatu spokesperson Sizwe Pamla, speaking to The Citizen, said Cosatu was accountable to its workers, and "they have decided that Zuma must no longer address their gatherings". We do not believe presi...

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Hair cuts: Trump budget is a start

Congress is unlikely to approve such deep cuts in the program, since it affects constituents so broadly. Though spending on CHIP would remain stable over the next two years, an additional $800 bil...

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Trump administration proposes budget cuts for social programs

Mulvaney said Washington should work like "real life" where you don't say a budget is cut if it doesn't increase from one year to the next. Current Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , in an int...

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Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights

Under Trump's budget, PEPFAR funding would be $5 billion per year compared to about $6 billion annually now, the State Department said. "I'll take that as a yes, by the way", Mulvaney said. "Suc...

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WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

As we have mentioned many times, the patches for this vulnerability were launched last March and being an operating system that still has support, if users had installed such updates then they would...

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Meghan Markle With Prince Harry At Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception

Meghan Markle With Prince Harry At Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception

Three-year-old Prince George , third in line to the throne after grandfather Charles and father William, took a starring role with his younger sister as attendants to the bride. Six years ago, Pippa...

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Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

In a statement, the California Department of Public Health said that testing confirmed the presence of botulism toxins in the cheese sauce that matched the toxins found in those sickened. Survivo...

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Denmark's Dong Energy sells its oil, gas business to INEOS

Denmark's Dong Energy sells its oil, gas business to INEOS

Henrik Poulsen, CEO of DONG Energy, said the deal completes the transformation of DONG Energy into a pure-play renewables company. Ineos, which is controlled by billionaire chairman Jim Ratcliffe, s...

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Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

David Nabarro, the British candidate, after two rounds of voting by winning 121 votes. Sania Nishtar, a Pakistani cardiologist and expert in noncommunicable diseases, was eliminated after a first ro...

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Unclear whether Ariana Grande's tour will continue following Manchester terror attack

A "critical" level means an attack is expected "imminently". His father Ramadan and mother Samia Tabbal initially lived in London and then moved their growing family to Manchester. Manchester po...

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Theresa May upgrades United Kingdom terror threat to highest possible level

But a number of music acts with upcoming summer gigs in Europe said Tuesday they won't change their plans. Security at sporting events and museums remains scattershot, experts say. She said, "Make s...

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23-year-old man arrested in connection with Manchester terrorist attack

23-year-old man arrested in connection with Manchester terrorist attack

If confirmed, it would be the deadliest militant assault in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005. The explosion coincid...

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Price Target Overview of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 4 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 20. Korea Investment CORP increased its positi...

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Broken Social Scene perform in Manchester, 2 km from terrorist attack

Addressing the nation from her Downing Street office, Prime Minister Theresa May warned late Tuesday that a new attack "may be imminent" and there was a possibility of " a wider group of individuals...

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Jordan has 'hit limit' hosting Syrian refugees

Jordan has 'hit limit' hosting Syrian refugees

She also highlighted her country's understanding of the burdens the Kingdom is enduring in light of the huge influx of Syrian refugees and its effects on the national economy, according to the state...

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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

These would include USD193 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $21 billion from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). President Trump's proposed budge...

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