• United Nations urges Saudi Arabia to grant reporters access to Yemen
United Nations urges Saudi Arabia to grant reporters access to Yemen

The officials said the toll is expected to rise, with several women and children in critical condition. "Preliminary reports are that the IDP (internally displaced) families were trying to flee hostilities from elsewhere in Taiz", a spokesperson said.

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  • World is drowning in plastic, study says
World is drowning in plastic, study says

The study found that in 2015, of the almost seven billion tonnes of plastic waste generated, only 9% was recycled, 12% incinerated, and 79% accumulated in landfills or the environment. There have been several studies on how the plastic is harming wildlife, with a focus on sea birds. The researchers say it's the first global analysis of mass pr...

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  • El Salvador player twists Altidore's nipple, bites shoulder in shocking display
El Salvador player twists Altidore's nipple, bites shoulder in shocking display

She's mad at me. " She's mad at me". Lichaj atoned for a almost costly slip on a third-minute counter attack that gifted a loose back pass to Salvadoran forward Rodolfo Zelaya, but Tim Howard rushed off his line to collect. Lichaj eventually salvaged his first-half outing with a nice run into the box and subsequent solid finish for the Americ...

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  • Sam Darnold on 2017 Davey O'Brien Award watch list
Sam Darnold on 2017 Davey O'Brien Award watch list

Two quarterbacks that started their college careers at state schools, Virginia's Kurt Benkert (ECU) and UConn's Bryant Shirreffs (NC State) are also included on the list of 47 quarterbacks nationally. 20. The 2017 season marks the 11th year that fans will be invited to participate in the voting process on VoteOBrien.org. Results from the Davey O'...

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  • US Expert's Visit to London Could Decide Baby Charlie Gard's Fate
US Expert's Visit to London Could Decide Baby Charlie Gard's Fate

He believes there is between an 11 and 56 percent chance the nucleoside therapy would improve the baby's muscular strength and that there is a "small but significant" chance it would also help brain functions. Charlie will die from his illness, his doctors have said. The case has gained global attention after interventions by President Donald Trump...

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  • McConnell delays health care vote while McCain recovers from surgery
McConnell delays health care vote while McCain recovers from surgery

Paul does not believe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has the votes to pass the legislation, he told Fox. Eight to 10 Republican U.S. The insurers' statement follows opposition to the Republican legislation from practically every major stakeholder in the health care industry, including organizations representing doctors, nurses...

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  • Cong top brass meet to chalk out strategy for Monsoon session
Cong top brass meet to chalk out strategy for Monsoon session

Mrs Mahajan condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatri and expressed grief over the deaths in the attack. The Monsoon session of Parliament began today. The Prime Minister also called on all the parties to support the war against corruption, which has been initiated by the government. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said 21 bil...

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  • United Kingdom : 27 contact lenses found in woman's eye
United Kingdom : 27 contact lenses found in woman's eye

The woman was "quite shocked", specialist trainee ophthalmologist Rupal Morjaria told OT, adding that the woman said her eyes felt much more comfortable two weeks after the glob of lenses was removed. The 67-year-old woman reportedly believed that she was experiencing discomfort in her eye due to dry eye or old age. Unfortunately for the pensione...

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  • Must-See: All-New Jaguar E-PACE Unveiled With Spectacular Barrel Roll!
Must-See: All-New Jaguar E-PACE Unveiled With Spectacular Barrel Roll!

The I-Pace appears to meet one of those goals, with no word yet on a battery electric sedan. Glad you asked. These are the facts, including the price , performance figures, dimensions, Carbon dioxide emissions and technical specs. The E-Pace will also be the first front-wheel-drive Jaguar to go on sale since the X-Type saloon, that ceased prod...

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  • Veteran's dying wish is for you to give him a call
Veteran's dying wish is for you to give him a call

Doctors aren't sure what caused his illness, and they believe that all that can be done for him now is to make him as comfortable as possible. Lee's simple request for a phone call is a small request that can help ease the pain of a veteran who has given so much to protect our country.

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  • Nawaz Sharif dismisses graft report; terms it as slander
Nawaz Sharif dismisses graft report; terms it as slander

Their reason for this allegation: The text in the document was written in " Calibri " font, which was not commercially available before January 30, 2007. It also accused that Maryam provided the probe team "fake/falsified documents", which is a criminal offence under Pakistan laws. An official statement issued by the government said the Cabinet h...

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  • Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather continue war of words in Toronto
Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather continue war of words in Toronto

But Mayweather insisted none of the heated verbal exchanges in Los Angeles on Tuesday and Toronto on Wednesday had caused him offence. "They said I'm the motherf-ker who can't read ". "Popularity has nothing to do with what we have in our bank accounts, so if we're going by popularity, he can be more famous", Mayweather said. "If you believe i...

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  • T on the road to market - if FDA follows ODAC advice
T on the road to market - if FDA follows ODAC advice

If CTL019 is approved, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant plans to dole it out from about 30 preapproved sites, each trained in the multi-step process of harvesting cells, handling the product, and treating patients for the feverish and often life-threatening immune response that usually accompanies CAR-T therapy.

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  • EU Brexit Negotiator Barnier Warns UK
EU Brexit Negotiator Barnier Warns UK "Clock Is Ticking"

He said there was no way the two sides could strike a fruitful relationship in the future if Brussels could not trust Britain to honour its commitments and implored ministers to reconsider. It should seize the initiative in the Brexit "negotiations" and tell the European Union how we are leaving - not ask it how. Mr Johnson was responding i...

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  • Iceberg the size of Delaware breaks off from Antarctica
Iceberg the size of Delaware breaks off from Antarctica

If the entire ice shelf breaks apart, that grounded ice could flow into the ocean, changing sea levels, Hogg says. Luckman added, "We have no evidence to link this directly to climate change , and no reason to believe that it would not have happened without the extra warming that human activity has caused".

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  • Amarnath terror attack: Centre satisfied with beefed up security for pilgrims
Amarnath terror attack: Centre satisfied with beefed up security for pilgrims

Foreign Affairs Ministry, in a release, strongly condemned the terrorist attack and expressed its condolences. Meanwhile, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condemned the attack in the strongest terms. The drivers will also be given a note saying if something happens or if the vehicle breaks down, they should cal...

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  • Nevada Dispensaries Running Out Of Marijuana A Week After It Was Legalized
Nevada Dispensaries Running Out Of Marijuana A Week After It Was Legalized

Nevada is running out of weed - the legal kind. The problem is not growing - there are 100 in operation across the state - but in distribution and state rules on who is allowed to transport the pot. Legal marijuana sales began in Nevada just 10 days ago, but the state is already running low on the plant. The problem is a lack of wholesale s...

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  • Ed Orgeron singles out Jontre Kirklin during SEC Media Day
Ed Orgeron singles out Jontre Kirklin during SEC Media Day

Two days before the Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban were even set to arrive in Hoover, Alabama remained a central focal point of contention throughout the first day of the SEC's annual preseason media days from the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover.

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  • Gig workers in need turn to Twitter
Gig workers in need turn to Twitter

Matthew Taylor, head of the RSA, was tapped by May to investigate the so-called gig economy . These "dependent contractors" will be differentiated from the fully self-employed, but Taylor recommends that, if these workers are under the "control" and "supervision" of an employer, they should be entitled to holiday and sick pay.

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  • UK: Contaminated blood blamed for 2, 400 deaths
UK: Contaminated blood blamed for 2, 400 deaths

The PM's official spokesman said the UK-wide inquiry could mirror the Hillsborough investigation with a jury - or be a judge-led statutory probe like Grenfell Tower. It called what happened "the stuff of nightmares " and prompted an apology from David Cameron, the prime minister at the time, to victims and their families.

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