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New drugs show promise in fight against cancer

Researchers say the new drug regime could "transform the treatment" of 20,000 men newly diagnosed with the disease each year in England. "There is a large unmet need to improve treatment for men w...

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Saudi Arabia, Gulf states cut ties with Qatar; Iran blames Trump

Saudi Arabia, Gulf states cut ties with Qatar; Iran blames Trump

UAE airlines Etihad Airways, Emirates and Flydubai suspended all flights to and from Doha from early Tuesday. "(Qatar) embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability ...

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Iran urges 'dialogue' between Qatar and Gulf neighbours

Iran urges 'dialogue' between Qatar and Gulf neighbours

Qatar on Monday asked citizens to leave the United Arab Emirates within 14 days to comply with a decision by Abu Dhabi to sever ties with Doha, the Qatari embassy in Abu Dhabi said on social medi...

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N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

Speaking at the end of her and Mr Turnbull's visit to Singapore, Ms Payne said on Saturday night that the concern about North Korea and the issue returning foreign fighters were the two biggest causes...

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S. Korea's new leader orders probe of USA missile launchers

China is " gravely concerned " by reports that four extra THAAD launchers were delivered to South Korea , Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a briefing in Beijing on Thursday...

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3 members of Minnesota family struggle with Lyme diesase

3 members of Minnesota family struggle with Lyme diesase

However, this year's increase is being blamed on a particularly mild winter. And if you can't remove the mouth-parts, just leave it alone and let the skin heal by itself. Students will learn how to id...

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North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes

North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes

The UN Security Council has expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang's only ma...

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Ex-health Minister, Prof. Osotimehin dies at 68

Ex-health Minister, Prof. Osotimehin dies at 68

According to sources at the UNFPA , his death was announced at the Nigerian office of the United Nations body on Monday morning. His last personal tweet alive was for "protecting the health and rig...

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Delegations Focus on Counterterrorism, Maritime Security, North Korea

SYDNEY , June 5 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday China should do more on the issue of North Korea , which has stepped up its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of U.S. "...

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Study claims pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase recurrence risk

Study claims pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase recurrence risk

The study will be featured in a press briefing today and presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. "Many patients and physicians remain concerned about the...

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Powerball jackpot winning numbers 54, 41, 9, 3, 21 and Powerball 25

Powerball jackpot winning numbers 54, 41, 9, 3, 21 and Powerball 25

Three Match 5 tickets worth $1 million were sold in Florida, New York and Ohio. Two of those tickets were sold in Florida with others sold in NY and Ohio. In Michigan, there were 49,898 winners. The...

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UK election: Conservatives confused on taxes, Labour closing in

The Tories' lead has been slashed in the latest poll putting Prime Minister Theresa May just three points ahead of Jeremy Corbyn . Of course if YouGov's projection is accurate it would be disa...

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Capital sizzles as MeT department records hottest day of season

Capital sizzles as MeT department records hottest day of season

The 11.8 mm rainfall in past 24 hours brought down the maximum temperature to 34.7 degrees Celsius, six degrees below to normal, while minimum sunk to 25 degrees Celsius on Thursday. Delhi residents s...

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UPSC: Mark sheet of candidates to be made public within 15 days

UPSC: Mark sheet of candidates to be made public within 15 days

Last year, she even joined the training for the revenue service. Nandini, who did her BE (Civil) from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, has worked as an engineer in Delhi's Karnataka Bhavan. The UP...

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New Health Care Plan Unlikely This Year, Republican Senator Says

President Trump tweeted this week that he hopes that the Senate can soon pass a health care overhaul bill. Most of the Republicans polled said they wanted minor changes to the bill, most indepen...

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Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan

Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan

Check with your health insurance provider to see if your current plan is HSA-enabled, and consider switching to such a plan if it's not. We want to address them each in turn. There is no indication, h...

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Blasts at funeral in Kabul adds to wave of violence

Seven people were killed and 119 others wounded Saturday in Kabul when three suicide blasts struck during the funeral of a protester who was a victim in this week's anti-government demonstrations, A...

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London terror attacks: Victims' stories emerge

In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four before fatally stabbing a police officer on Parliament's grounds. "When I open the door I see th...

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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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