• Malaysia, Singapore team up on bullet-train project
Malaysia, Singapore team up on bullet-train project

In other cities where high-speed rail services are available, such as the Eurostar shuttling between London and Paris, passengers are typically required to arrive at the train station no later than 30 minutes prior to departure, for both immigration and security checks.

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  • Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' United Nations chief says
Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' United Nations chief says

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Calling it "GenEndIt", the foundation urges the youngsters to help shift the social injustice that is crippling the world we live in and reminds the crowd of their goal to end AIDS by 2030.

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  • More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet, new study says
More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet, new study says

In the clinical trials, people were assigned a specific Mediterranean diet or a control diet and various health measures were recorded over time. Interestingly, researchers included in the definition of the diet an unlimited intake of fat.

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  • Thumb-sucking and nail-biting might lead to fewer allergies later on
Thumb-sucking and nail-biting might lead to fewer allergies later on

The study followed 1,000 children in New Zealand at ages 5, 7, 9 and 11. As per the Mayo Clinic, such tests can reveal allergic reactions to 40 substances. The AAPD says parents should consult a pediatric dentist if their child doesn't stop sucking their thumb or pacifier beyond toddler years. Nearly 40 percent of girls and 50 percent of boys...

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  • Melania Trump Speech Used Same Passages as Michelle Obama's 2008 Address
Melania Trump Speech Used Same Passages as Michelle Obama's 2008 Address

In the speech that Mrs Trump insisted she wrote largely by herself, she said: "From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life , that your word is your bond and you do what you say ".

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  • Turkey purges 8000 police officers after coup bid
Turkey purges 8000 police officers after coup bid

The Turkish lira recovered against the US dollar after dropping to a multimonth low on Friday. Turkey's strongman appears to have come out even stronger thanks to a failed coup d'etat in the key US ally. The situation creates a sticky diplomatic situation - Turkey is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and key Western ally in the ...

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  • Phil Mickelson: I've never played that well and not won
Phil Mickelson: I've never played that well and not won

The 40-year-old cited "minor neck and knee issues" and duly returned to action five days later in the BMW International Open to claim his first win since November 2014 after 13 top-four finishes without success. He safely found the green with his approach and rolled in another monster putt to complete victory and post the 29th round of 63 in major ...

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  • Stenson edges Mickelson to win first Major
Stenson edges Mickelson to win first Major

I knew I had to keep on pushing and he wasn't going to give it to me, so I had to pull away. They had a better-ball score of 59. Mickelson fought valiantly but birdies from Stenson at 15, 16 and the final hole meant Sweden finally had it's first male major champion.

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  • Health Officials Stunned After Elderly Zika Patient Transfers Virus to Caregiver
Health Officials Stunned After Elderly Zika Patient Transfers Virus to Caregiver

Gary Edwards, director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, said the infected individual is a family contact of the man who died. Labs in Utah and at the U.S. The virus can cause devastating birth defects like blindness and microcephaly, and there was a case reported just last week of a woman passing it onto a man she had sex with in NY.

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  • Rudy Giuliani Rips Into Barack Obama for Failing on Race Relations
Rudy Giuliani Rips Into Barack Obama for Failing on Race Relations

Meanwhile, Twitter reacted aptly to the politician's speech. Melania my little Slovene flower: It's a measure of how truly bad Trump's Ivan the awful image is that the blathering heads of the MSM were falling all over each other to gush and grovel over Melania's fourth-grade vocabulary level reading of every cheap sentiment Hallmark ever sl...

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  • How does Zika spread? Utah infection raises new questions
How does Zika spread? Utah infection raises new questions

On Monday, U.S. health officials said they were trying to determine how a now-deceased elderly Utah man who had Zika managed to infect a family caregiver. But while such non-sexual person-to-person contact could turn out to be a new means by which Zika spreads, health authorities are eager to point out that the risk of contracting the infection...

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  • Elderly Zika patient in Utah may have infected a family contact
Elderly Zika patient in Utah may have infected a family contact

Labs in Utah and at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), confirmed the infections. "The risk of Zika is extremely low in Pierce County", Nigel Turner, the Health Department's communicable disease division director, said in the news release .

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  • India lifts ban on printing Kashmir newspapers amid unrest
India lifts ban on printing Kashmir newspapers amid unrest

Hilal Mir, editor of the Kashmiri newspaper, Kashmir Reader , told Anadolu Agency: "Compared to [the] grotesquery the Indian state and their forces have unleashed here, the media gag is not a big deal". Kashmir has seen violent protests since Wani's killing; 45 people have died and over 2000 have been injured. The human rights group, J&K Coali...

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  • India Launches Crackdown In Kashmir To Quell Violence
India Launches Crackdown In Kashmir To Quell Violence

One person was on Saturday killed in clashes between security personnel and protesters who attacked a police post in Kupwara as protests were held in some parts of the curfew-bound Valley where 39 persons have died and over 3,100 left injured in the violence since last week.

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  • E.coli warning over salads after two people die
E.coli warning over salads after two people die

The worst type of E. coli , known as E. coli O157:H7, causes bloody diarrhea and can sometimes cause kidney failure and even death. A statement from Jersey States says to avoid the bacteria salad should be thoroughly washed, particularly rocket.

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  • Rate cut could hinge on Q2 inflation
Rate cut could hinge on Q2 inflation

There is a moderately high (40%) chance of an interest rate hike by the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank next week, said Peter Attard Montalto, emerging markets economist at Nomura. A possible trigger to further reducing the benchmark lending rate to 1.5 percent at the Aug 2 meeting is the second quarter inflation report ...

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  • Plane crashes at air show in Cold Lake, Alta
Plane crashes at air show in Cold Lake, Alta

A Calgary pilot has died after his plane crashed while doing aerial aerobatics at an air show in Cold Lake, Alta. A photo of pilot Bruce Evans. Officials said Evans died in the crash. Evans has been involved in resource exploration throughout the Americas, Europe and Africa. “Everybody has heavy hearts…But Im sure Bruce would be telling everybo...

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  • SpaceX successfully lands rocket for second time
SpaceX successfully lands rocket for second time

In anticipation of the Falcon Heavy's first launch, SpaceX , which has successfully recovered 5 of its reusable Falcon 9 rockets since December of past year. The Dragon cargo ship was deployed into orbit about ten minutes after liftoff and will attach to the ISS about two days later, on Wednesday. Just ahead of the Dragon , an unmanned Russi...

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  • British Open 2016 Leaderboard, Round 4 live blog, Sunday highlights
British Open 2016 Leaderboard, Round 4 live blog, Sunday highlights

Both Stenson and Mickelson played stellar golf, combining for an eagle, 14 birdies and two bogeys in the final pairing. Martin Kaymer of Germany looks at the line of his putt on the 1st green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland, Sunday, July 17, 2016.

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  • Unique Zika case of Utah caregiver under investigation
Unique Zika case of Utah caregiver under investigation

CDC officials are helping Utah experts investigate the case. As of July 13, 1,306 cases of Zika have been reported in the continental USA and Hawaii, none of which have been the result of local spread by mosquitoes. The virus is primarily spread to people through the bite of the Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquito. The man who died...

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