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Ethopia's Ghebreyesus replaces Chan as World Health Organization director general

After three rounds of a secret ballot, emerged as the victor with 133 votes against 50 votes for the British candidate, Dr. David Nabarro . The incoming health chief was chosen from amongst three n...

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Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as United Kingdom election nears

That would have uncertain consequences for Britain's US$2.5 trillion ($3.5t) economy, and future government policy on everything from government spending and corporate taxation to bond issuance. The...

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How the London terror attack unfolded

The flag at Downing Street is flying at half-mast as a mark of respect to the victims of the attack and the ruling Conservative party has announced that it has suspended its national election campaign...

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ASCO: AstraZeneca's Lynparza posts 42% survival edge in breast cancer

ASCO: AstraZeneca's Lynparza posts 42% survival edge in breast cancer

Robson, Clinic Director of the Clinical Genetics Service and medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY, who led the study. It can help patients avoid or delay sessions of c...

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Tillerson says United States will continue efforts to reduce emissions

This way, the Trump administration, heavily influenced by the fossil-fuel industry, will have less sway over the United Nations climate process, they said . "Americans will honour and fulfill the...

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Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

North Korea's "careless behavior has left them isolated", Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , declared in a statement after the vote. It was Washington's "ultimate double standar...

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Wonder Woman lassos $223 million worldwide box office opening

But " Wonder Woman " had something those movies didn't - critical support (it now has a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes ). According to studio estimates on Sunday, the well-reviewed Wonder Woman surpassed...

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4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

Four workers were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard , while 23 workers were stranded on a flooded barge in the Arabian sea off Ullal in Karnataka's west coast, police said on 3 June. The Indian Coa...

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Five Indian soldiers killed as Pakistani troops respond to LoC firing

This is the third instance of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in last one week. The overall aim is to "proactively dominate" the LoC by destroying Pakistan army posts aiding infiltration of milita...

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London Mayor: Some injured in attack are in critical condition

So I follow them, toward Borough Market , they were running into the pubs and bars and stabbing everyone. The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established t...

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Texas A&M tops Baylor 8-5 in opener of Houston Regional

Texas A&M tops Baylor 8-5 in opener of Houston Regional

Texas A&M has two chances to advance to the super regional round. Houston (41-20) advanced to face the Iowa-Texas A&M loser in another elimination game Sunday. Martin (7-3) allowed eight hits and tw...

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After London attack, Theresa May says Britain must contain extremism

At least 48 people were injured in the attack, the third to hit Britain in less than three months and occurring days ahead of a snap parliamentary election on Thursday. In March, a British convert to ...

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May denies Trump 'subservience' over climate deal

Theresa May has denied she is subservient to Donald Trump amid claims she did not protest enough about the United States leaving the Paris climate accord . "Sean, you were asked earlier this week...

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Iraqi Shiite militias take Baaj town west of Mosul from ISIL

Iraqi government forces retook eastern Mosul in January and began a fresh push on May 27th to capture the enclave where about 200,000 people are trapped in harrowing conditions. Daesh's grip on th...

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PCB chief Shaharyar meets Pakistan players for pep talk

Be it Pakistan or any other team , it's paramount to implement the plans, only then can one expect to outdo the rivals". "There are no problems whatsoever", Kohli was curt while addressing the me...

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Rain has final say after Williamson's 100 against Australia

A slightly overcast morning offered the prospect of some assistance to the quicker bowlers. Smith accepted the weather had probably spared his side a damaging defeat, saying: "We still had a lot of ...

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Knife attack after van mounts pavement in London

Assistant Commissioner Rowley stated that the attackers were wearing "what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes". He said Londoners should remain vigilant but ad...

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US evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Trump's move was "a big mistake", said Donald Tusk, one of the European Union's top officials. Oquist also argued that the responsibility for fighting climate change needs to fall on the countr...

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United Kingdom election: Conservatives confused on taxes, Labour closing in

The Telegraph said it asked Fallon if high earners could be sure their taxes would not go up under a new Conservative government, to which he replied: "Yes". ComRes, which conducted the poll for the S...

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WHO elects Ethiopian public health authority as next director general

WHO elects Ethiopian public health authority as next director general

Before voting started, Mr Tedros, the only non-medical doctor among the three finalists, said it was nearly "pure luck" that he was competing to lead WHO. Ghebreyesus who demands complete anonymity to...

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May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as UK election nears

Another gentlemen in the audience said: "Would you use it as second use or would you allow North Korea or some idiot in Iran to bomb us and say "ooh, we better start talking", you'll be too late!" ...

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6 killed in London attacks, 3 suspects shot dead

6 killed in London attacks, 3 suspects shot dead

An armed Police officer looks through his weapon on London Bridge. Police believe that only the three killed terrorists were involved in the attacks . Multiple ambulances were sent to the sce...

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

The polling companies most optimistic about Corbyn's chances seem to have placed their faith in these young voters again this year, taking them at their word that they will vote and that they will g...

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Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Although the previous United States administration of Barack Obama insisted it was neutral territory, it spoke out strongly against the island-building and sought to build ties with, and among, the ...

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Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, wounding 2

Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, wounding 2

Meanwhile, two jawans were killed and four others injured when militants attacked an Army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir's Kulgam district today. Personnel from Pakis...

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London Police Respond to Incidents near London Bridge

London police say they are responding to reports that a vehicle hit pedestrians on London Bridge and that there were stabbings at busy Borough Market nearby. Prime Minister Theresa May said s...

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The World Reacts to Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

Mr Trump , who used Twitter throughout the day on Friday to retweet endorsements of his decision, was also facing a growing backlash domestically, with a number of states vowing to continue to abid...

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Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by U.S. priorities

President Donald Trump's announcement that America is pulling out of the Paris Accord on climate change mitigation reneges on past USA commitments and sends a negative signal to the world. The sho...

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Macon, Georgia honors rocker Gregg Allman at his funeral

The Saturday afternoon service is private, with only about 100 people expected to attend inside a small chapel. We couldn't verify those claims, but the first time we had concrete proof that she was i...

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How Trump climate decision is seen as an economic win

His answers reflected, in part, a broad consensus laid out in a September 2016 memo prepared by the National Intelligence Council, which advises USA intelligence agencies, and said that climate chang...

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