• US Senate Delays Healthcare Vote as McCain Recovers From Surgery
US Senate Delays Healthcare Vote as McCain Recovers From Surgery

John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation. The paper did not speak to any of McCain's doctors, but other medical experts said the recovery time for such procedures can be several weeks.

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  • Trump Receives Lowest Six Month Approval Rating Of Any President
Trump Receives Lowest Six Month Approval Rating Of Any President

About 60 percent of those polled said it was inappropriate for Trump's son to have met with a Russian lawyer during the campaign, and about the same number say they think Russia attempted to steer the outcome of the election. Already, the Republican Senate leadership has delayed a vote planned for next week on repealing ObamaCare - a key promis...

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  • Army veteran's dying wish: Call or text me
Army veteran's dying wish: Call or text me

She got some help from a member of an Arizona veterans group on Facebook , Michelle Fawbush, whose July 11 post struck a chord with the community. Ernestine chose to reach out to Caregivers of Wounded Warriors - a support group for partners of injured servicemen and women - to ask others to contact Lee and wish him well.

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  • NY airport employees temporarily halt strike as negotiations get underway
NY airport employees temporarily halt strike as negotiations get underway

A total of 700 wheelchair attendants, skycaps, baggage handlers, customer service agents, cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and shuttle drivers left their posts at JFK, La Guardia and Newark at 9pm on Tuesday. The strike is part of a larger nationwide effort for better conditions and pay in airport jobs. Many PHL workers including maintenance staff...

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  • GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard
GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard

Mr. Trump also waded into the debate last week, tweeting that the U.S. The application came after both Pope Francis and President Donald Trump fuelled worldwide attention to the case, with hospitals in Rome and the USA offering to provide Charlie the experimental therapy.

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  • Fantastic news for those of you who love your coffee
Fantastic news for those of you who love your coffee

Irrespective of ethnicity, people who drank two to three cups of coffee daily had an 18 per cent reduced risk of death . "Importantly, these results were similar across all of the 10 European countries, with variable coffee drinking habits and customs", Murphy added.

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  • Man arrested for 'threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert in Costa Rica'
Man arrested for 'threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert in Costa Rica'

A 22 year old Colombian man has been arrested after he was suspected of threatening an attack at an Ariana Grande in Costa Rica last weekend. "Our work during this operation was first directed toward verifying whether we were indeed facing an attack threat", said Judicial Investigation Police Director Walter Espinoza , according to the Tico T...

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  • OK man arrested while proposing to his girlfriend
OK man arrested while proposing to his girlfriend

Being arrested by police officers was not going to stop him from proposing to his girlfriend Leandria Keith . Brandon Thompson was celebrating both his 35th birthday and Independence Day on July 4. He soon got down on his knees and made the proposal. "I know that he loves me and I love him and we can get through anything together", Keith said....

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  • Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley
Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir ), July 7: A day ahead of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have beefed up security in the Valley to prevent terrorists and separatists from observing the day. He said that the celebration on the occasion of Pakistan's victory in ICC Champions Trophy by Kashmiris in the...

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  • UNESCO declares West Bank shrine as Palestinian, angering Israel
UNESCO declares West Bank shrine as Palestinian, angering Israel

Netanyahu announced that Israel would further reduce its membership dues to the agency by $1 million in protest at the decision, and would instead spend the funds on establishing a museum of Jewish heritage in the Hebron area. Khaled Qawasmi, an elected member of the Hebron City Council, said he hoped that the Hebron Municipality and the co...

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  • Hackers targeting USA nuclear power plant operators
Hackers targeting USA nuclear power plant operators

Galina Antova, co-founder of New York-based Claroty, which specializes in securing industrial control systems, told Bloomberg News that those backdoors could be used to incorporate software specifically created to penetrate a facility's operational controls and disrupt critical systems.

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  • Did Jay-Z's '4:44' go Platinum before it was even released?
Did Jay-Z's '4:44' go Platinum before it was even released?

That's actually relatively light: Muso also published stats showing that in the same time period, Drake's last album "More Life" was illegally downloaded more than 1.3m times. In the space of five days, Jay-Z has sold more than one million copies of 4:44 in the USA - instantly giving him the sixth biggest-selling album of the year.

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  • Red Cross Faces 'Critical' Blood Shortage, Calls For Donations
Red Cross Faces 'Critical' Blood Shortage, Calls For Donations

Below are a number of blood donation opportunities in the Chicago area from July 5-25. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. If you would like to donate blood, come out to our station at 2807 Hershberger Road today. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using Rapid...

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  • Iraqis Prepare Celebrations For Expected Liberation Of Mosul
Iraqis Prepare Celebrations For Expected Liberation Of Mosul

She is one of the most prolific propagandist for the Islamic State group and has published "kill lists" of targets and announced her wish to behead Christians online, the Independent reported . The explosion also wounded at least 20 people. An Iraqi government statement said the authorities are planning a week of nationwide celebrations to m...

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  • Police break up traders' anti-GST sit-in in Srinagar
Police break up traders' anti-GST sit-in in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state which is yet to implement the GST, which came into force in the rest of the country on July 1. "The special session of assembly has been called to introduce GST in J&K". "I can lynch you here", he said. "GST would only ensure prosperity for the consumers, traders and businessmen in the Valley". Irked by the r...

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  • Family Of Alton Sterling Sues His Killers & City Of Baton Rouge
Family Of Alton Sterling Sues His Killers & City Of Baton Rouge

The wrongful death lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and said Sterling's shooting happened because of poor police training and inadequate procedures. Two white cops shot Sterling last summer after receiving a call about a man wearing a red shirt holding a gun. The U.S. Department of Justice decided against filing charges because investigat...

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  • UK Parents Say Life Support to End for Terminally Ill Son
UK Parents Say Life Support to End for Terminally Ill Son

The ECHR noted that the United Kingdom courts had concluded that "it was most likely Charlie was being exposed to continued pain, suffering and distress and that undergoing experimental treatment with no prospects of success would offer no benefit, and continue to cause him significant harm".

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  • European Union fines Google record $2.7B in antitrust ruling
European Union fines Google record $2.7B in antitrust ruling

If it does not, it faces penalty payments of up to 5 percent of the average daily worldwide turnover of Alphabet , which is Google's parent company. " Vestager is proving she means business", said Thomas Vinje, a lawyer who represents FairSearch, a group of companies that complained to the EU. Google began to implement a fundamental change in...

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  • Italy Threatens to Close Ports Due to Overwhelming Flow of Migrants
Italy Threatens to Close Ports Due to Overwhelming Flow of Migrants

Rome's EU ambassador, Maurizio Massari , met EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and told him that "the situation we are facing is serious and Europe can not turn its back", an Italian government source said. "If we continue with these figures, the situation will be unmanageable even for a country as big and open as ours", said t...

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  • 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law
111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

Additionally, the report includes demographic information on these individuals, including age and underlying illness. The data states that between June 9, 2016, and December 31, 2016, 191 patients who were given six months or less to live were prescribed life-ending drugs under the law.

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  • More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts
More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts

The Islamic State also made a claim of responsibility, as it has done in several earlier terrorism episodes in the province in recent months. In the second incident, at least 11 people were killed in two nearly simultaneous explosions at a market in the north-western town of Parachinar.

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Disturbing sexual harassment allegations came to light earlier this year, and just last week CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick took an indefinite leave of absence after the passing of his mother. In addition to tipping and wait fees, Uber appears to be responding to driver concerns over its new teen rider program. Uber says that if th...

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  • Tributes planned for Georgia corrections officers killed on prison bus
Tributes planned for Georgia corrections officers killed on prison bus

The search for two Georgia prison inmates who killed two guards and stole a pickup truck has expanded nationwide, Sills said. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says in a brief email to The Associated Press that "many significant contributions" boosted the reward from $70,000.

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  • UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides
UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

May is now expected to form a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a Northern Irish party with 10 members of Parliament, which is dedicated to keeping Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.

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  • May confirms 'deal' with DUP following election result
May confirms 'deal' with DUP following election result

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Queen Elizabeth II on Friday in order to seek permission to form a government despite her Conservative Party's failure to secure a majority vote in the nation's general election. The Conservatives are pushing for a "hard Brexit" by severing all ties with the European Union, while Labour prefers a "soft Brex...

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  • Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Surveillance video provided Wednesday to The Associated Press showed a man lunging at officers on the plaza outside the iconic cathedral, then being shot. Lawrence Langner, a 73-year-old American visiting the neighborhood just across the Seine River from the cathedral, told The Associated Press that he suddenly heard a commotion and two detonations...

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  • One glass of wine a day can damage the brain
One glass of wine a day can damage the brain

Researchers noted people who drank the most had the highest risk of hippocampal atrophy, a form of brain damage. The authors wrote: "We found increased odds of hippocampal atrophy at just 14-21 units a week, and we found no support for a protective effect of light consumption on brain structure".

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  • 3rd London Bridge terrorist named, man not known to police
3rd London Bridge terrorist named, man not known to police

Youssef Zaghba called his mother last Thursday to say goodbye. The Islamic gym where Butt worked out said Tuesday they had seen nothing of concern during his time there. The couple is thought to have split. During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. Twelve were later released. Irish state broadcaster RTE reported...

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  • Trump criticizes London's mayor, again
Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

Trump had gone after Khan a day earlier for telling Londoners not to be alarmed, but faced criticism for taking the mayor's remarks out of context. In January 2017, Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, stated that Trump's visit to England should be cancelled when he tried to implement a travel ban on Muslim nations.

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  • Arthur feels insulted after Pakistan surrender to India
Arthur feels insulted after Pakistan surrender to India

Only Shadab Khan had him in trouble with a wrong 'un, when to Pakistan's horror Hasan Ali grassed a simple chance at long-off. Chasing a revised target of 289 runs, Pakistan were all out on 164 runs in 33.4 overs. He credited the left-hander for taking the pressure off him. Instead, India managed to score a mere 55 runs in 14 overs betw...

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  • CBSE Class 10 results: Pass percentage falls by 13 per cent
CBSE Class 10 results: Pass percentage falls by 13 per cent

Students who were waiting anxiously for the results to be declared will now finally be able to check the result. There is a news that Bing search engine may host the 10th exam result this year and students can straight away check their results without going to any websites.

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  • Ariana Grande Visits Injured Fans At The Hospital
Ariana Grande Visits Injured Fans At The Hospital

American singer Ariana Grande surprised her fans who were injured in the Manchester blast at her concert, as she paid them a visit at the hospitals where they are admitted, and she returned to Manchester as she has promised in her open letter on her social media accounts.

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  • Getting best out of Messi, Sampaoli's job as new Argentina boss
Getting best out of Messi, Sampaoli's job as new Argentina boss

Now he is leaving Sevilla fans and management disgruntled and coming back to his home country just when it needs him. Sampaoli was finally unveiled as head coach on Thursday, signing a deal through to the 2022 World Cup. JorgeSampaoli has had success with the Chilean national team, leading them to the 2015 Copa America title. Earlier reports su...

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  • Osinbajo to commission Calabar Monorail, other milestone projects in Cross River State
Osinbajo to commission Calabar Monorail, other milestone projects in Cross River State

This came as he also performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Cross River industrial park as well as the commissioning of the garment factory. "Unity is absolutely important because God wants us to be united". "The project will drive the state's economy and Nigeria in general will benefit because the route will link other states of the federa...

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  • Canada's Justin Trudeau Asked the Pope to Apologize for Residential School Abuse
Canada's Justin Trudeau Asked the Pope to Apologize for Residential School Abuse

Mr. Trudeau said he thanked the Pope for his global leadership on the environment during their private discussions in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace. Although the residential schools were supported by the Canadian government, Prime Minister Trudeau suggested that Pope Francis should visit the country to make an apology.

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  • CBSE class XII results 2017: Have a look at the details!
CBSE class XII results 2017: Have a look at the details!

A total of 511 students had appeared for the examinations and 36 of these students secured 90 percent and above, 470 students passed with 60 percent and above, 20 are placed in compartment and one failed. From the Science stream Daison Darlan top-scored with 94.6 per cent, Pavanjeeth Balakrishnan earned second with 93. The Central Board of Secondar...

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  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Judge Raymond Jackson based his ruling on a 2012 Supreme Court decision that found juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the purposes of sentencing because juveniles have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform.

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  • US Labor Secretary says fiduciary rule to take effect on June 9
US Labor Secretary says fiduciary rule to take effect on June 9

As reported , the rule was due to take effect on 9 April, but was delayed in March, a month after the still-new-to-office USA president, Donald Trump , called on the Department of Labor to study the rule, to assess whether its implementation would limit investors' access to investment products or advice, cause disruptions in the industry, and/...

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  • No fruit juice before 1 year old — AAP
No fruit juice before 1 year old — AAP

That's good for you because it helps keep your blood sugar in check, reduces cholesterol and cleans your colon. Failure to thrive kids often drink a lot of juice and may be consuming so much that they're not willing to fill up on food, so they're not getting enough calories.

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  • Haotong Li makes albatross in final round of Rocco Forte Open
Haotong Li makes albatross in final round of Rocco Forte Open

Six-time European Tour victor Alvaro Quiros rounded off a stunning return to form in the opening two days of the Rocco Forte Open - Verdura, Sicily with four closing birdies to take a two-shot lead into the weekend. Quiros said:"It's a very nice situation for me, it's a long time since I've had the opportunity", Quiros told Sky Sports. Former Mas...

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  • Muslim board against triple talaq
Muslim board against triple talaq

Under fire from the Supreme Court on the issue of triple talaq , the All India Muslim Personal Board (AIMPB) is up to some damage control. Faced with near-certain defeat in the Supreme Court, the AIMPLB has fallen back on the lamest of excuses, claiming that doing away with triple talaq will be viewed as an attempt to infringe on its personal la...

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  • FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug
FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug

The FDA will now require Johnson & Johnson to add a boxed warning to its Invokana/Invokamet labels. The FDA's decision was based on new study data from the CANVAS ( Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) and CANVAS-R (A Study of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal Endpoints in Adult Participants With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus) t...

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  • Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer
Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer

It sounds simple enough, but the survival of the organs depended wholly on the specific patterning of the pores in the 3D-printed scaffolding. The scientists created the bioprosthetic ovaries with mouse eggs that glow green so it was clear to see if mouse pups were born from the bioprosthetic ovary.

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  • Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for Tuesday evening
Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for Tuesday evening

The 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial honored 394 officers who have died in the line of duty. NEGAUNEE-This week we honor the people who protect our communities around the Nation, as Monday is the start of National Police Week.

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  • UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack
UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

It may have saved governments and companies millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before US -based computers were more widely infected. Why is it certain regions are affected more than others? "We are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible".

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  • Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The first case dates back to April 22. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health informed the WHO that of five samples, one tested positive for the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus at the National Institute of Biomedical Research laboratory in Kinshasa, the capital.

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  • Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency
Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency

Not every mosquito carries Zika; generally, transmission occurs after a mosquito has bitten an infected person. Zika virus is not known to be circulating in the mosquito population in Kentucky now. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings for pregnant women, or those planning to conceive, against traveling to affect...

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  • Labor's budget reply 'class war'
Labor's budget reply 'class war'

He is, however, under pressure from the government to say if Labor will support a 0.5 per cent hike in the Medicare levy in two years' time, to help pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. But he said Treasurer Scott Morrison and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must bear the political consequences if banks pass the costs to customers.

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  • Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape
Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape

Justice Misra said that this felt like a story from another world where the appetite for sex, the hunger for violence, the position of the empowered and the attitude of perversity, to say the least, are bound to shock the collective conscience.

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  • Chibok schoolgirls were swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders
Chibok schoolgirls were swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders

Femi Adesina says the girls have been received at the airport by the president's chief of staff. "Huge numbers", the personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted late yesterday. Some parents of the kidnapped girls are in the capital, Abuja . The rehabilitation process has previously been criticised, mainly for keepin...

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