• Markets Trade Flat, Sensex at 32408, Nifty Above 10000
Markets Trade Flat, Sensex at 32408, Nifty Above 10000

Indian equities continued to drop for the second day on Wednesday. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at 32,400.51 points - down 1.86 points, or 0.01 per cent, from its previous close at 32,402.37 points. The country's telecom regulator more than halved a fee that mobile carriers pay for calls made from one network to anoth...

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  • OIC urges Myanmar to allow in UN investigators
OIC urges Myanmar to allow in UN investigators

Over the past month, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Suu Kyi has come in for widespread worldwide criticism for not speaking out more forcefully as more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims escaped the Buddhist-majority country into Bangladesh. Meanwhile, United Nations investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered access" to Myanmar to as...

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  • Liverpool v Burnley, Watford v Man City, Getafe v Barcelona and more
Liverpool v Burnley, Watford v Man City, Getafe v Barcelona and more

Speaking after the game, Aguero was typically nonchalant after another deadly display of finishing. Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 81st minute. Pep Guardiola said: "I was lucky to manage Barcelona with many outstanding performances but this week has been a lot of goals". It's back to the domestic front this afternoon for Manchester C...

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  • 9 coaches go off track in 2 derailments in UP, Delhi;1 injured
9 coaches go off track in 2 derailments in UP, Delhi;1 injured

This is the fourth incident of derailment in less than a month. Earlier today, Rajdhani Express derailed in Delhi and Shaktipunj Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh (UP). No one was injured in that mishap also. Three days later, nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express had derailed in the Auraiya district, leaving around 100 passengers in...

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  • India signs 8 MoUs with Myanmar
India signs 8 MoUs with Myanmar

India and Myanmar have agreed that terrorism remains one of the major threats to peace and stability in the region. Following Wednesday's talks, India and Myanmar signed 11 agreements, including on cooperation in maritime security and coastal surveillance.

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  • Gene Therapy Cancer Treatment Given Federal Approval
Gene Therapy Cancer Treatment Given Federal Approval

Shares of Juno Therapeutics Inc, which past year reported a handful of patient deaths during trials of its CAR-T therapy, were down 8.9 percent at $39.92. For others, Kymriah serves as a "bridge to transplant", keeping them alive longer enough to undergo this therapy. "This transformational therapy for patients is the result of true collaboration...

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  • India wins toss, elects to bat against Sri Lanka in 4th ODI
India wins toss, elects to bat against Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

India captain Virat Kohli hammered his 29th one-day hundred as India continued to maintain their dominance over Sri Lanka in the five-match series. Sri Lanka has been asked to bat first in the first two ODIs, where they suffered heavy defeats, and the result wasn't any different this time with India cruising to six-wicket victory and...

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  • Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph
Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph

People with severe cases are hospitalized and receive supportive care such as intravenous fluids and respiratory treatment. With an upcoming holiday weekend health officials are cautioning people about an increase in West Nile VIrus (WNV) activity in Dane County.

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  • AAP Salt in NDA Tea Party
AAP Salt in NDA Tea Party

Results for the by-elections to four assembly seats spread across Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi followed the traditional pattern of the ruling provincial government emerging victorious. The bypoll was necessitated after the resignation of Ved Prakash as the legislator in March. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said after the results that party's ...

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  • President Trump says he wants to 'bring back Main Street'
President Trump says he wants to 'bring back Main Street'

Claire McCaskill, one of the chamber's most vulnerable Democrats in next year's midterm elections. He spoke in broad strokes, saying that it was a "monumental thing that happened" when Ronald Reagan authorized lowering the corporate tax rate to 34 percent in 1986.

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  • Google offers test for those dealing with depression
Google offers test for those dealing with depression

When users search for keywords like " depression " search results will include a knowledge panel with a clickable link labelled " check if you're clinically depressed ". People who have symptoms of depression often wait six to eight years after they start experiencing them before they seek treatment for something that is treatable, she wrote.

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  • Scores feared killed in Nigeria's market attack
Scores feared killed in Nigeria's market attack

All the bombers then detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, he said. "That is where both the camp and the makeshift market are situated, which made us an instant target point of the insurgents". But the radical group has struck back with renewed zeal since June. But this year has seen a surge in attacks, including an audacious assault ...

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  • United States dares China, takes naval warships to Chinese waters without permission
United States dares China, takes naval warships to Chinese waters without permission

A US Navy official told The Associated Press that the destroyer USS John S. McCain sailed past Mischief Reef on Thursday. It was the third " freedom of navigation operation" during Trump's presidency. A U.S. defense official said the plan was for the destroyer to sail within 6 nautical miles of Mischief Reef, one of the artificial islands buil...

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  • Moscow Mules in copper mugs could be poisoning you
Moscow Mules in copper mugs could be poisoning you

The acid that results from mixing water and carbon dioxide leaches copper from the plumbing components and the leachate is then transferred to beverages, causing copper poisoning . Copper is commonly used for kitchenware like pots and pans, but it can be unsafe. The state allows some copper mugs which have metal or stainless steel linings inside.

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  • Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon
Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon

Cate Blanchett is all set to live the life of the comedienne Lucille Ball . Blanchett is yet to sign on the dotted line, but the USA trade publication The Hollywood Reporter says the 48-year-old Melbourne-born actress is close. The project, which is being produced by Ball's children, Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr, has been commissioned by...

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  • State Adds Five Medical Marijuana Operations
State Adds Five Medical Marijuana Operations

The fifth new registered organization, NYC-based cannabis oil specialist Citiva Medical , will steer clear of Long Island, manufacturing in Orange County and operating dispensing facilities in Dutchess, Chemung, Kings and Richmond counties.

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  • Human embryos edited to stop disease
Human embryos edited to stop disease

That gene is known to cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a heart disease that affects 1 out of 500 people. It is the most common cause of sudden death in healthy, young athletes. The pressure to attempt gene editing in such early-stage embryos will be very great. A scientific breakthrough in OR that offers hope to those with genetic...

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  • First Human Embryos Edited in US
First Human Embryos Edited in US

The only previous work like this has been reported in China. According to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), adjustment of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States. In a report this year, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Academy of Medicine said scientific advances made gene ...

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  • Charlie Gard Hospital Says Staff Have Received Death Threats
Charlie Gard Hospital Says Staff Have Received Death Threats

Today Mary MacLeod, Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital, said police after now involved after thousands of menacing messages were sent to staff. Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, is now the subject of an intense legal battle over his treatment.

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  • Somalis in Minneapolis on defensive after police shooting
Somalis in Minneapolis on defensive after police shooting

This did not happen". The family of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented the family of black motorist Philando Castile , who was also slain by a Minnesota police officer.

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  • UNAIDS: 36 per cent unaware they have HIV
UNAIDS: 36 per cent unaware they have HIV

UNAids said eastern and southern Africa were "leading the way" and had cut new HIV infections by almost a third since 2010. However, the agency warned that inadequate treatment in north Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Eastern Europe had seen death rates increase sharply.

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  • Mentors produced the new Ed Orgeron
Mentors produced the new Ed Orgeron

Les Miles was sacked last September as the Tigers program had dipped. Orgeron said he's disappointed that there's a narrative that Fournette "skipped" the bowl game against Louisville because he didn't want to risk an injury before the draft.

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  • Pak Opens Fire Along LoC, 2 Killed
Pak Opens Fire Along LoC, 2 Killed

The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating, the source also said. 35-year-old army jawan Showkat, who had come on a leave to spend time with family, and his 3-year-old wife Safiya were killed after sustaining critical splinter injuries of mortar shell, the official said.

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  • CDC: Opioid prescriptions drop nationwide but crisis is nowhere near the end
CDC: Opioid prescriptions drop nationwide but crisis is nowhere near the end

The overall amount of opioids prescribe by doctors has also declined - from 782 morphine milligram equivalents (MME) per person in 2010 to 640 MME per person in 2015. "We're still seeing too many people get too much for too long". Nationally, some numbers are encouraging: The CDC found prescription numbers peaked in 2010 and decreased each year...

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  • England's Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa Test
England's Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa Test

Five more runs for Cook will make him the third player after former Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid to record scores of 1000+ against seven different oppositions. England have managed a solitary series win against the South Africa since the Proteas' readmission to Test cricket that came in 1992. Unsurprisingly it's Root (Price...

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  • Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon
Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

Murray reached the semi-finals of the French Open before starting his grass-court campaign with a shock loss at Queen's Club. Andy and Jamie Murray could seek to cap their glittering careers by teaming up to win a Wimbledon doubles title, according to their mother Judy.

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  • Sanctuary cities lawsuit heads to court Monday
Sanctuary cities lawsuit heads to court Monday

Some members of Congress have raised concerns about spending limited federal dollars to deport otherwise law-abiding immigrants, who are often parents of US citizens. Opponents of the law, including the cities of Houston and Dallas , argued that the law's vagueness is one of their biggest concerns. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending...

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  • Is Marijuana the Leading Cause of Accidents on the Road?
Is Marijuana the Leading Cause of Accidents on the Road?

A study published Thursday afternoon in the American Journal of Public Health concluded that in the three years since Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, motor vehicle crash fatality rates increased but were "not statistically different" as compared to those in eight comparable states that had not...

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  • Thai Airways regains three first place Skytrax Awards
Thai Airways regains three first place Skytrax Awards

Oryx One , Qatar Airways' in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. He added that it also helps to have hubs relatively close to the U.S. There are no United States companies featured in the Top 20 of the survey's rankings, which...

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  • Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food, Juice Samples
Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food, Juice Samples

The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended for babies and young children. Baby juice vs. regular juice. For comparison, we are talking about an average increase of 0.46 μg/dL blood lead levels from dietary exposure alone.

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  • Sen. Graham on Healthcare Bill: 'We're Stuck'
Sen. Graham on Healthcare Bill: 'We're Stuck'

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), a member of the leadership team, said the discussions were getting "progressively granular", while Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) refused the elaborate on the "component parts" of the proposals being looked at.

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  • Tuesday forecast: rain likely, high 81
Tuesday forecast: rain likely, high 81

Overnight, there is a slight chance of showers. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north in the morning. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

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  • Is Osinbajo's visit to Calabar a bid to calm frayed nerves?
Is Osinbajo's visit to Calabar a bid to calm frayed nerves?

Osinbajo said this while performing the ground-breaking ceremony of Ayade Industrial Park Calabar as part of his two-day working visit to the state. We are greater together than apart. He then assured the support of the Federal Government to the construction of the super highway by the state government and said that the initiative would enhance eco...

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

U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Jackson, in a rare move, sent Malvo's case back to state courts in Chesapeake and Spotslvania County in Virginia for resentencing. Alabama, which held that juveniles must be treated differently in sentencing "because [they] have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform".

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  • Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement
Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

To view the full article, register now. The settlement was announced Wednesday by attorneys general in the states. Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division did not admit to violating any state law or regulation, or admit to any wrongdoing.

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