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Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians

Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians

Yemeni officials said several women and children were among the casualties. "Preliminary reports are that the IDP (internally displaced) families were trying to flee hostilities from elsewhere in Taiz", a spokesperson said. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told the Guardian that those figures were " vastly exaggerated ". Separately, UN officials said the coalition barred one of its flights to Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital, Sana'a. Read More

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'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

Therefore, researchers warn everybody that artificial sweeteners are not what they seem, and they might lead to the apparition of certain health problems rather than their disappearance. There was a 32 percent higher chance of cardiovascular events for the heaviest versus lightest users. The American Beverage Association (ABA), a trade group, disputed the study's conclusions. Read More

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Charlie Gard to be examined by U.S. doctor who created experimental treatment

Charlie Gard to be examined by U.S. doctor who created experimental treatment

He further noted that the small number of people with Charlie's rare genetic condition, mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, would make robust clinical trials hard. "It may be unconventional but this case is full of unconventional aspects", the judge said. But last week, the case returned to the High Court after the hospital asked for a new hearing to consider new evidence from Hirano. Read More

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Parents Get 48 Hours Deadline To Give 'Powerful Evidence' On Experimental Treatment

Parents Get 48 Hours Deadline To Give 'Powerful Evidence' On Experimental Treatment

The decision came after an emotionally charged hearing in which Gard's mother wept in frustration and his father yelled at a lawyer. But the judge insists there has to be "new and powerful" evidence to reverse earlier rulings that barred Charlie from travelling overseas for treatment and authorised London's Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to take him off life support. Read More

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The 'summer from hell' arrives for Long Island commuters

The 'summer from hell' arrives for Long Island commuters

Trump has proposed eliminating a grant program that was to pay for half of the tunnel project, which is now estimated to cost about $13 billion. New York City rail commuters have gotten through their first morning with modified schedules while Amtrak begins extensive repairs in Penn Station prompted by two recent derailments and other problems. Read More

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JIT recommends filing reference against PM, his two sons in Panamagate scandal

JIT recommends filing reference against PM, his two sons in Panamagate scandal

The apex court had announced formation of the joint investigation team in the anxiously-awaited verdict of the Panama Papers case on April 20 to probe offshore properties of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family. "This report is a political statement which reads like an Imran-nama", the minister said. "The JIT's report is dharna number three and it too is bound to fail like the previous two", he said, adding that his party's lawyers were analyzing the report from every angle. Read More

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Indian police launch probe after woman attacked with acid for 5th time

Indian police launch probe after woman attacked with acid for 5th time

Despite the Supreme Court's diktat to curb acid sales, and UP CM Yogi Adityanath's supposed commitment to ensuring women's safety, and police protection for the woman, nothing much seems to have improved. "There was a guard and some girls, who were there on the roof, when the incident took place but none of them saw anyone". On 23 March this year, the woman had submitted a written complaint to the government railway police at Charbagh station alleging that acid had been forced down ... Read More

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FIFA accepts video reviews must improve after Russia

New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back just before the hour when Tom Doyle flashed a sensational ball into the six-yard box for Chris Wood, but Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio blocked it on the line. Bernardo has certainly had a stop-start introduction to senior global life but this, his second goal in his 14th cap, was a significant moment and his presence coming off the flank lends Portugal more fluidity between the lines. Read More

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Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Harmful changes like these are a prime example of why Congress must act to codify the law and allow open trade and travel with Cuba and the Cuban people. The irony is that in the name of "freeing Cuba ", whatever that may mean, the Trump administration has taken the wind out of the sails of people who are changing the country for the better. Read More

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Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The remarks came amid questions whether the strike had been effective. "West of the Euphrates" is a line that has been used by Ankara for over a year, concerned about YPG/ PKK militants advancing to form a continuum in the area they control along the Turkey-Syria border, which Turkey says is part of preparations to officially separate a PKK-controlled Kurdish region from Syria. Read More

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Number of Teens Vaping, Smoking Decreasing — CDC

Number of Teens Vaping, Smoking Decreasing — CDC

Roughly 56 percent of all adult smokers in the United Kingdom made the decision to quit in 2015, the largest number reported since 1974, and health officials give a lot of the credit to vaping. Gottlieb, who previously held a financial interest in the vape shop Kure, has said publicly that certain e-cigarettes may have the potential to wean smokers off combustible cigarettes . Read More

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Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

Winner's family is now seeking her release pending a trial. "I didn't know what company she worked for", Winner-Davis told Cooper. This June 2017 photo released by the Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, shows Reality Winner . The charge victor faces carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. While the document doesn't say the hacking changed any votes, the publication said it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some ... Read More

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Coroner identifies body in river as ex-Bills WR James Hardy

Coroner identifies body in river as ex-Bills WR James Hardy

The same hamstring issues that he labored through in Buffalo continued when he was signed by the Ravens , and he was released before the start of the 2011 season. He was released by the Bills in 2010. Hardy's pro career, like many players before him, wasn't quite as successful. A judge ruled later in November 2014 Hardy was not competent to stand trial and he was committed to a mental facility. Read More

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FDA wants opioid painkiller pulled off market

The withdrawal marks the first time the agency taken steps to remove an opioid pain medication due to the public health implications and comes amid an intense national debate about the abuse of opioids. For the first time ever, the Food and Drug Administration has asked a drug company to pull a painkiller off the market because it has such a high potential for abuse. Read More

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'Social jet lag' may pose threat to health

'Social jet lag' may pose threat to health

Lead author Sierra B Forbush, research assistant from the University of Arizona in the United States, suggests that these results show that irregular sleeping pattern, beyond sleep duration alone, can effect once health too. Thus, with no rush to rise early the next day, most people go to bed late on Fridays and Saturdays and wake up late the next day. A team from the University of Pittsburgh studied a group of adults aged 30 to 54 years. Read More

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Ariana Grande visits Manchester attack victims

It will air from 6.55pm BST to 10pm BST on Sunday June 4. Proceeds from the show, which will broadcast live across the globe, will go to an emergency fund set up by the city of Manchester and the British Red Cross. "It was (a) tough realisation that we thought we may have lost her", he shared. Around 130,000 are due to attend the benefit concert on Sunday which will feature performances from other stars including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Coldplay . Read More

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Sampaoli unveiled by Argentina

Sampaoli unveiled by Argentina

Argentina now lie fifth in their qualification group and only the top four automatically go through to the finals. JorgeSampaoli has had success with the Chilean national team, leading them to the 2015 Copa America title. The first competitive match for the new management will take place in August in a World Cup qualifying game in Uruguay. "It is a dream that I cherished for ages". Read More

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LSU baseball wins SEC Tournament with victory over Arkansas

LSU baseball wins SEC Tournament with victory over Arkansas

No. 7 LSU and No. 13 Arkansas blitzed their way into today's SEC baseball tournament championship game. The Razorbacks broke the game open with six runs in the sixth inning, pushing ahead 7-1. Walker (7-1) allowed just one run on five hits in 7.2 innings with one walk and a career-best eight strikeouts. The Tigers have lost 10 of their last 13 games and have fallen all the way to No. Read More

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Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening!

Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening!

A job opening at a Dublin veterinary clinic is getting a ton of attention because, well, it basically sounds like a dream job for cat enthusiasts. Of course, the company also asks if petting cats makes applicants "warm and fuzzy" inside, and the answer is obvious. It is clear from the posting that the clinic has a sense of humor, too. Read More

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Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

However, the Barcelona star's father, Jorge Messi , has seen his sentence reduced from 21 to 15 months for his cooperation in returning some of the defrauded money. He is expected to sign a new contract with the Catalan club later this summer, with his current deal expiring in June 2018. In a stunning decision last summer, both men were convicted of three counts of fraud, for using tax havens in Belize and Uruguay, and were also given hefty fines. Read More

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Juventus seal Serie A title in style

Juventus seal Serie A title in style

Juve clinched the second prize of a potential treble haul as they wrapped up their sixth straight Serie A title, with a 3-0 victory over Crotone on Sunday. Juventus wouldn't be in their current position without long-serving goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon , who at 39 years old remains the bedrock, and captain of the Turin giants as they head towards a possible treble, and he heads towards an expected retirement following an eventual Italy campaign at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More

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DeepMind's access to Royal Free data deemed inappropriate

DeepMind's access to Royal Free data deemed inappropriate

Her legal opinion, though, suggests that the Royal Free's basis for sharing the patient data with the online information company might not have been legal. "Taking into account what you have now clarified, it is my view and that of my panel that the objective for the transfer of 1.6 million identifiable patient records to Google DeepMind was for the testing of the Streams application, and not for the provision of direct care to patients". Read More

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State Department says crematorium installed at Syrian prison

Newly declassified information found that at least 50 detainees each day are executed in prison, said Stuart Jones, an Obama administration appointee who is the acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs. The satellite images show what it said is a building in the prison complex that has been modified to support a large-scale crematorium. Granted, before the Syrian Civil War, it wasn't crystal clear that Bashir Assad would become one of the globe's bloodiest and most ... Read More

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