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Zidane desperate for Madrid to remain calm

Zidane desperate for Madrid to remain calm

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has scoffed at claims of their title challenge already being over. Father and son will be reunited, albeit on opposite sides of the ball, when Madrid visits the Basque Country club. The first of Ceballos' goals came in the 10th minute after a brilliant cut back on the edge of the box from Marco Asensio . Manuel Garcia's 40th-minute goal temporarily drew Alaves level. Read More

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Suu Kyi: Terrorists are to blame

Suu Kyi: Terrorists are to blame

Underlining the importance of maritime security, the Prime Minister said, "Myanmar and India, being neighbours, our outlook and focus on security are similar". The Myanmar leader thanked Modi for his support against the "terror threat" her country faces. The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state . Read More

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Golfer Lewis eyeing a win for Houston

Golfer Lewis eyeing a win for Houston

Every shot she hit at a flagstick Sunday, every putt she poured in at the Cambia Portland Classic did more than take her a step closer to the trophy at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. She added two more on the back nine (10 and 18) while only having just one bogey on 16. Prior to the tournament she signalled her intentions via twitter, and was nearly overcome with emotion as she came to terms with what she'd accomplished. Read More

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Cabinet re-shuffle to take place on September 3

Cabinet re-shuffle to take place on September 3

The BJP is expected to accommodate its new allies, especially the Janata Dal (United), which is reportedly planning to send Rajya Sabha MPs RCP Singh and Santosh Kushwaha; the AIADMK has not yet resolved the question of who from the two party factions is to be sent to the Cabinet and has reportedly not received an invitation to join the Cabinet so far. Read More

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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Leominster

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Leominster

While most people sickened by West Nile virus do not develop any symptoms, health officials say about 20 percent suffer mild illness with fever and about 1 in 150 people become severely ill. Soule noted. Those who do usually experience mild symptoms, such as a fever, headache, muscle aches, rash and fatigue. However, some people - less than one percent - will develop serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis. Read More

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Ruling parties win in Goa, Delhi, AP bypolls

Ruling parties win in Goa, Delhi, AP bypolls

The Congress, which had mounted a concerted campaign for revival in Delhi came third after BJP in the Bawana contest. The BJP, which had fielded AAP turncoat Ved Parkash as its candidate, finished a distant second with 35,834 votes, while the Congress's Surender Kumar, a three-time former MLA from Bawana, trailed closely behind with 31,919 votes. Read More

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West Indies stun England

West Indies stun England

SHAI HOPE said his maiden Test hundred yesterday against England had come with a sense of relief, following below-par performances in his previous 11 Tests. You wonder whether Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope knew that. Roston Chase (30 off 58) chipped away at the target, frustrating England in obdurate fashion before launching Chris Woakes to mid-on where substitute fielder Mason Crane, only just on the park, grabbed a fine diving catch. Read More

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New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

The survey was conducted after Trump vowed North Korea will face "fire, fury and frankly power" should it continue making threats against the United States. In an open question, 64 voters said "strong" was the first word that came to them when they thought of Trump, while 59 voters said "idiot", 58 answered "incompetent, 50 said "liar", and another 49 voters responded "president". Read More

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Warning to Men Who Take Excessive Vitamin B

Warning to Men Who Take Excessive Vitamin B

Why B vitamins influence cancer risk is not known for sure, but some believe that it is related to how B vitamins interact with the so-called one-carbon-metabolism pathway. However, one of the latest investigations found a 21 percent increase in overall cancer risk with supplementation of B-12 and B-9. "These are doses that can only be obtained from taking high-dose B vitamin supplements, and these supplements are many times the U.S. Read More

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Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

According to the plaintiff's attorney, she said she isn't doing it for herself and that she doesn't need sympathy, because she knows that she will pass away soon, but wants to raise awareness and do good for women before then. Besides that case, three other trials in St. Louis had similar outcomes previous year with juries awarding damages of $72 million, $70.1 million and $55 million, for a combined total of $307.6 million. Read More

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Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga

Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga

They detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, Lawan Kalli said. At least 30 people have been killed and some 80 more wounded in a bombing attack in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno. The Islamist group faced several reversals previous year, losing large swathes of territory to the Nigerian military. At least 37 people, including members of the team, died when rescuers from the military and vigilantes attempted to free them. Read More

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USA warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'

USA warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'

The Chinese military is firmly opposed to the China-related contents in Japan's Defence White Paper and has lodged stern representations to Tokyo, Chinese Defence Ministry's spokesman Wu Qian said on Tuesday (Aug 8) night. and other Western governments from intervening, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Japan's new top diplomat, Taro Kono, expressed concern over aggressive actions in the waters. Read More

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Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say

Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say

When the copper or copper alloys come into contact with food or liquid with a pH below 6, the copper can leach into it. Examples of these acidic foods include fruit juice, wine, vinegar - and Moscow Mules. A different interior should line the inside of the cup, such as stainless steel and nickel. The copper metal of the mug can leech into the cocktail and cause copper poisoning . Read More

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Company can manufacture medical marijuana in Ulster County, state says

Company can manufacture medical marijuana in Ulster County, state says

The New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association, acting on behalf of four of the five original medical marijuana companies, sued the state in April to try to stop it from issuing new licenses. As of Tuesday, there were 25,736 certified patients and 1,139 registered practitioners participating in New York's Medical Marijuana Program, according to the Department of Health. Read More

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Scientists corrects disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos

Scientists corrects disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos

An worldwide team of scientists has successfully edited of the genes of a viable human embryo , correcting a mutation that can cause the heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . In the remaining 27.6% embryos, the cellular cut-repairing mechanism introduced some unwanted insertions or deletions near the cut. The technique could be used through in vitro fertilization to cure thousands of diseases caused by mutations in single genes. Read More

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Cop who shot Justine must give statement

Cop who shot Justine must give statement

The teacher was then shot by a police officer - but body cameras and a squad camera are not believed to have captured the incident. "It's not second nature for officers to put those cameras on yet". Nearly 300 people gathered for the memorial. Ms Damond called her American fiance Don Damond several times alarmed by the sounds and a decision was made to call the police, the lawyer said. Read More

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Huge iceberg breaks off of Antarctica

Huge iceberg breaks off of Antarctica

A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica , scientists said Wednesday July 12, 2017. The Larsen Ice Shelf is actually a series of shelves that's been breaking up since the 1990s. "If large portions of an ice shelf are removed by calving, the inflow of glaciers can speed up and contribute to sea-level rise". Read More

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2 die in Indian firing on Kashmir border

2 die in Indian firing on Kashmir border

The martyred jawan had come home on leave. Pakistan army responded to Indian firing effectively, the ISPR added in a statement. Asked whether the administration has prepared any evacuation plan, he said the evacuation plan is ready but border people are not willing to relocate as they have got their farms and livelihood in the area. Read More

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Opioid prescriptions dropped but remain high, CDC says

Opioid prescriptions dropped but remain high, CDC says

Anne Schuchat , acting director of the CDC. But Schuchat cautioned that as fewer people are receiving short-term prescriptions , those who take opioids for years for chronic pain may have skewed the average. CDC officials urge states and counties to use the findings in this report to educate physicians on the appropriate use of opioid painkillers and to help people get better access to treatments for opioid addiction . Read More

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Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

New England Test captain Joe Root says Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson will play against South Africa in the first Test at Lord's, starting on Thursday. "Liam is going to play", Root said on Wednesday ahead of his first test since he succeeded Alastair Cook as England captain in February. When asked if his batting would be a boost for England Dawson replied: "The way England have played in the last few years you know they have batted deep and obviously that helps ... Read More

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Keep consumers interest foremost during consultation on GST: J&K Governor to Congress

Keep consumers interest foremost during consultation on GST: J&K Governor to Congress

Attacking Congress for not taking any reform agenda seriously during their regime, Jaitley said that since 2004 to 2014 no major reforms were initiated. The government, apparently in its quest to roll out GST without any further impediments, agreed to a tax rate of 3% on gold under GST, which is lower than the lowest tax slab of 5%, and is closer to the current tax incidence of about 2%. Read More

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