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FIFA accepts video reviews must improve after Russia

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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Vodafone's SAfrican arm Vodacom to take over stake in Kenya's Safaricom

Vodafone's SAfrican arm Vodacom to take over stake in Kenya's Safaricom

This move would give Vodafone a single entry point into sub-Saharan Africa. The implied share subscription and set-off ratio for the number of new Vodacom Group shares to be issued, in respect of 87,5% of the 39,93% Safaricom shares held by Vodafone Kenya, is equivalent to 1.62 new Vodacom Group shares (cum dividend) for every 100 shares in Safaricom held by Vodafone Kenya. Read More

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Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

Global investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout. Security experts advised victims not to cough up the ransom, and Mr Op Gen Oorth said that, so far, relatively few had. Before Friday's attack, Microsoft had made fixes for older systems, such as 2001's Windows XP, available only to those who paid extra for ... Read More

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Penske power continues to overwhelm field at IndyCar GP

Penske power continues to overwhelm field at IndyCar GP

He led every session from practice to the race at the IndyCar Grand Prix . You can point at nearly any vehicle in the IndyCar Grand Prix field and come up with a reason why they need to win this race. Pagenaud has finished in the top 5 of all four races this year, including a win in the last race at Phoenix. And James Hinchcliffe finished third in this race previous year. Read More

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Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

The delivery-room rebuff of Caitlyn follows the cancellation of the Life with Cait reality show and the lukewarm response to the former Wheaties coverboy's new memoir. 'Caitlyn was already falling in popularity. "Now it is suddenly controversial", Wattenberg said. "I don't know", Jenner replied . The female moniker which faded fastest a year ago (16) is Caitlin, the most popular spelling of the name, which fell a record 542 places on the list to 1,151. Read More

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New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC

New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC

New hepatitis C virus infections are increasing most rapidly among young people, with the highest overall number of new infections among 20- to 29-year-olds. More Americans die from hepatitis C than any other infectious disease reported to the CDC. In fact, during these years, the number of cases was said to have tripled: from 850 in 2010 to 2,436 in 2015. Read More

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Three more cases of measles reported in Brainerd

Three more cases of measles reported in Brainerd

Health authorities have been quick to blame recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough on unvaccinated children, and this has been used as an impetus to hurriedly pass mandatory vaccination laws in various states . "We have gone zero days without having a new case", Stinchfield said. The only vaccine available in the U.S.to prevent the spread of the disease is the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, or MMR. Read More

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Gov. Brown's revised budget restores California's early childhood education money

Gov. Brown's revised budget restores California's early childhood education money

Brown wants UC President Janet Napolitano and administrators to be more upfront about funding after a state audit found the Office of the President failed to disclose tens of millions of dollars in surplus money. "We've got ongoing pressures from Washington, and the economic recovery is not going to last forever", Brown told journalists gathered for his press conference in Sacramento. Read More

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California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting

California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting

The state must also continue to plan and save for tougher budget times ahead. Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco, who chairs the budget committee, said Assembly Democrats will look to preserve a middle-class scholarship program; use tobacco tax money for payments to Medi-Cal doctors; and seek to increase funding for subsidized housing, debt-free college and reducing poverty. Read More

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U.S. Lawmakers Band Together On Offshore Wind Incentive Bill

U.S. Lawmakers Band Together On Offshore Wind Incentive Bill

Comprising 150 wind turbines situated some 85 km (53 miles) north of the Dutch city of Groningen, Gemini wind park has a 600 MW generating capacity and is thought to be one of the world's largest offshore wind farms. Michael James, who chairs Ocean City's economic-development committee, said business owners and residents will push to ensure that the turbines are as small and as far away from the shoreline as possible. Read More

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Young Brits Turn to Alcohol to Cope with Mental Health Issues

A recent study quizzing 2,000 Brits on the state of their mental well-being revealed that when it comes to boosting mental health, it's our friends and family that are most likely to help us out. Whatever our genetic make-up and whatever painful experiences we have been through, we need to recognise that we all have a sense of agency and can take positive action to improve our mental health. Read More

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Raul Labrador's worst week in Washington

Raul Labrador's worst week in Washington

If you didn't hear that line before now, never fear: You'll be hearing it A LOT more in Democratic campaign ads over the next 18 months or so. Labrador's quote affirms absolutely everything that Democrats have been arguing about Republicans since the fight over the GOP health care plan began: That they are out of touch with the average person and simply don't understand (or don't care) about the real-world implications of their policy proposals. Read More

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