• Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged With Rape and Sex Abuse
Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged With Rape and Sex Abuse

Brafman also has said that Weinstein was a "principal target" of an investigation being conducted by the US attorney's office in Manhattan. Weinstein is expected to put up $1 million in cash for bail and wear a monitoring device, according to the Times .

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  • Poland hails its first Man Booker International victor
Poland hails its first Man Booker International victor

Tokarczuk, 56, a multiple award victor and bestseller in Poland , is now gaining recognition in the English-speaking world. Flights recounts stories including the 19th-century tale of the dead Chopin's heart, accompanied on a covert journey from Paris back to Warsaw by his sister after his death.

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  • North Korea Summit Cancelled
North Korea Summit Cancelled

President Trump has called off a planned summit with North Korea , citing what he called " tremendous anger and open hostility " in a recent statement from Pyongyang. North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site on Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journa...

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  • Trump Cannot Block People On Twitter, Judge Rules
Trump Cannot Block People On Twitter, Judge Rules

Like a lot of people, the President has taken to blocking people who criticise him - but he's going to have to unblock them after a judge ruled he is violating the First Amendment . "The blocking of the individual plaintiffs as a result of the political views they have expressed is impermissible under the First Amendment ", she wrote.

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  • Egypt arrests prominent activist and blogger Wael Abbas
Egypt arrests prominent activist and blogger Wael Abbas

A number of bloggers and activists are reported to have been detained since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi was re-elected for a second term in March. His Twitter account is still suspended although the reason is unclear. His Facebook account, which continues to work until today, has been hacked, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

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  • Spokesman: Iran to stay in Syria as long as needed
Spokesman: Iran to stay in Syria as long as needed

Iran does not object to continuing to abide by the nuclear deal as long as it can sell its oil, even if one of the chair's legs is missing and it has to sit somewhat uncomfortably in the absence of the US. Since US interests and strategy in the Middle East are not clear, Israel is forced to contend alone with the rising threats from its tradition...

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  • Ryanair profits soar despite cancelations
Ryanair profits soar despite cancelations

The airline also says improved mobile and digital platforms have delivered a 13% increase in ancillary revenues (+4% per guest) to over €2bn. The airline said profit after tax had risen 10 per cent to €1.5bn (£1.3bn) for the year, with revenue rising eight per cent to €7.2bn.

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  • General Electric nearing deal with Wabtec to merge train manufacturing business
General Electric nearing deal with Wabtec to merge train manufacturing business

GE and its shareholders will own 50.1% of the combined company, while Wabtec shareholders will retain the rest. In November 2017, when GE chair John Flannery confirmed rumours that the company was looking to offload its transport division, reports circulated that while the business had grown on the worldwide front - GE Transportation has recent...

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  • Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4 With Knee Soreness
Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4 With Knee Soreness

The return to The Oracle Arena proved that to be true. Curry's huge third quarter helped the Warriors pull away from Houston for a 41-point victory - the largest in Warriors franchise history in the playoffs. Assuming they don't buy another pick or trade the one they have at the moment, the Warriors are now slated to select near the end of the fi...

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  • CDC Suggests Staying Out Of Hotel Pools When You Have Diarrhea
CDC Suggests Staying Out Of Hotel Pools When You Have Diarrhea

The waterborne disease outbreaks have been quite in the news in the recent years that are highly found in the recreational water bodies such as pools, hot tubs, and water parks. Maintaining a safe and clean pool by using the right amount of chemicals is a priority. If it gets into contact with a swimmer, or if a swimmer were to digest some of the c...

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  • Starbucks aims to double its China store count by 2022
Starbucks aims to double its China store count by 2022

Starbucks wants to build deeper digital customers relationships in China to build a foundation for introducing new features like personalization, Mobile Order and Pay and delivery service. In China, the current outlets are 3,300, with a comparison to the US which has about 12,000 outlets, including the licensed stores. Now, the firm says that it...

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  • Bill Gates says Donald Trump didn't know what HIV was
Bill Gates says Donald Trump didn't know what HIV was

Gates then described two meetings in Trump Tower in which he urged the president to become a leader in science and innovation, perhaps by accelerating progress toward an HIV vaccine. " Melinda [Gates] didn't like that too much". "So when I first talked to him it was actually kind of scary how much he knew about my daughter's appearance", he co...

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  • U.S. approves new drug for prevention of migraines
U.S. approves new drug for prevention of migraines

Eric Bastings, deputy director of the Division of Neurology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in the statement. Aimovig is expected to be available to patients in the USA within one week. Lilly is expecting the FDA to complete its review of galcanezumab in the third quarter. The approval for sale in the Europ...

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  • Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Subscribe to Brainstorm Health Daily , our newsletter about the most exciting health innovations. About five years ago, pediatricians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville found that more and more of their inpatient beds at the children's hospital were occupied by children and adolescents with mental health issues, especially t...

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  • Fears of 'explosive' outbreak as ebola hits Congo port city
Fears of 'explosive' outbreak as ebola hits Congo port city

Salama said that isolation and rudimentary management facilities had been set up in Mbandaka. Tens of millions of people live along the river, and the capitals of Congo, Central African Republic, and the Republic of Congo lie along it and its tributaries.

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  • Non-Opioid Treatment Approved for Opioid Withdrawal
Non-Opioid Treatment Approved for Opioid Withdrawal

The drug is not for treating opioid use disorder but can be used as part of a long-term plan for managing it, the agency added. Patients' symptoms were evaluated according to the Short Opiate Withdrawal Scale of Gossop (SOWS-Gossop), which included feeling sick, stomach cramps, muscle spasms/twitching, feeling of coldness, heart pounding, muscular ...

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  • Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood? 02:59 Download
Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood? 02:59 Download

The high blood concentration of the green bile pigment biliverdin overwhelms the intense crimson colour of red blood cells, resulting in a striking lime-green coloration of their blood, muscles, bones and mucosal tissues, said LSU biologist Christopher Austin, a curator at the museum.

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  • It's safe to eat romaine lettuce, CDC says
It's safe to eat romaine lettuce, CDC says

As a result of the E. coli infection, the CDC said that about 20 people had developed a type of kidney failure disease which is known as a Haemolytic uremic syndrome and around 75 people have been hospitalized. Most people recover within a week, but more severe cases may last longer. Locally, seven people were reported sick in New Jersey and ...

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  • Check your blood pressure on World Hypertension Day
Check your blood pressure on World Hypertension Day

Heart attacks and strokes are a common first warning sign of the diseases. It's important to be aware if you're at risk of high blood pressure , as it increases the chances of developing heart disease or strokes. Sometimes this diseases go hand in hand. According to World Health Organization (WHO), adults should reduce consumption of sodium to l...

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  • Physical Exercise Can Worsen Dementia, Says Study
Physical Exercise Can Worsen Dementia, Says Study

But most of the research in support of that hypothesis has been on animals. The study involved almost 500 people that were divided into two groups. The team investigated the potential benefits of exercise in a trial involving nearly 500 adults with mild to moderate dementia, with an average age of 77-years-old living across the U.K.

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