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The United States, Britain and France launched their first coordinated strikes against Assad's government on Saturday in retaliation for what they say was a poison gas attack on April 7 that killed scores of residents in Douma , the last town in the eastern Ghouta to fall.
  • Four baboons made a convict-style escape from a research lab

    Four baboons made a convict-style escape from a research lab

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    Saturday, according to Information 4 San-antonio . The baboons were recovered within 30 minutes. During this weekend's incident, the fourth baboon appears to have immediately returned to the enclosure; however, without a visual confirmation and until a full head count of the animals in the enclosure, our animal capture team continued monitoring the perimeter area, while animal care staff completed a full head count and determined that the fourth baboon had, in fact, returned to the ...
  • Global 'chaos' looms if West bombs Syria again - Putin

    Global 'chaos' looms if West bombs Syria again - Putin

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    The issue had been dealt with by Russian experts, said the commander, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity. The legality of the air strikes under global law, however, remains questionable. Trump's decision to order airstrikes against Syria was a focus of the Sunday morning talk shows, with opponents questioning his tweet "Mission Accomplished!" and supporters defending the term's use.
  • Part of the Brain that Controls Memory May Shrink With Prolonged Sitting

    Part of the Brain that Controls Memory May Shrink With Prolonged Sitting

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    Brain thinning is commonly known to cause risk of conditions that affect many older adults, like dementia and cognitive decline. For majority of people in office jobs, long sitting hours has become a norm. Using a high-resolution MRI scan , the scientists got a detailed look at the medial temporal lobe of each participant and identified relationships among this region's thickness, the participants' physical activity levels and their sitting behavior, according to the study.
  • Technical and Performance Details of: US Bancorp (USB)

    Technical and Performance Details of: US Bancorp (USB)

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    About 3.80M shares traded. It has underperformed by 40.21% the S&P500. Linscomb & Williams Inc increased its stake in Us Bancorp Del ( USB ) by 11.52% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock of Ally Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) earned "Positive" rating by Susquehanna on Monday, August 10. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Stifel Nicolaus.
  • India shining at Commonwealth Games

    India shining at Commonwealth Games

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    Incentives to athletes , like out of turn promotions, increments, off-season training, 330 days special Casual Leave for outstanding athletes , three to four camps followed by tournament exposure have paid rich dividends, she said. Channel Seven's hosts Johanna Griggs and Basil Zempalas were blatant in their critiques of the ceremony, showcasing their frustration with how it diverted from important tradition and failed to give athletes the chance to celebrate their achievements.
  • Gunman shoots at home of judge who barred Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

    Gunman shoots at home of judge who barred Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

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    In January, the Islamabad High Court had accepted a contempt of court petition against Nawaz and his daughter Maryam for making speeches critical of the judiciary. He pointed out that Article 68 even prevented Parliament from criticising the judiciary and its decisions. "Instead of taking action, PEMRA sought advice from the judiciary".
  • India lodges protests with Pakistan for inciting Sikh pilgrims

    India lodges protests with Pakistan for inciting Sikh pilgrims

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    In its protest to the Pakistan foreign ministry, India alleged Pakistan for not following the code of conduct of 1992, which was recently reaffirmed by both the nations. As part of a bilateral understanding between the two sides, Sikh pilgrims have been visiting Pakistan on important religious and cultural occasions every year.
  • Promising Hope For Lung Cancer Patients

    Promising Hope For Lung Cancer Patients

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    Immune therapy combined with chemo helped extend lung cancer patients' lives in clinical studies. . In the study of 616 patients, pembrolizumab (Merck's Keytruda) combined with standard chemotherapy halved the risk of death or having the cancer compared to chemo alone after almost one year.
  • Conchita Wurst reveals HIV status

    Conchita Wurst reveals HIV status

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    Wurst wrote: "I have been HIV-positive for many years". "I did not want to go public with it for a couple of reasons, two of which I will mention here: the most important one was my family, who have known and supported me unconditionally since day one".
  • Ohlson murder trial postponed a year

    Ohlson murder trial postponed a year

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    At the time, Slager was charged with assault and was preparing to go to trial. Judy Malinowski, a former beauty queen, was deliberately set on fire by her then-boyfriend Michael Slager. Judge Reece said two-thirds of the 86 pages of Malinowski's deposition were cross examination. Malinowski summoned the media to her hospital room before her death and mustered the strength to whisper a few damning words about her "evil" attacker.
  • Kendrick Lamar has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music

    Kendrick Lamar has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music

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    You can see all the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners in Journalism, Letters, Drama, Music, and more here. " DAMN " is Lamar's fourth studio album and was released in April 2017. The New York Times and New Yorker were jointly awarded the Pulitzer prize for public service on Monday for investigating accusations of sexual harassment and assault made against one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein.
  • Romaine lettuce to blame for E. coli outbreak in 11 states

    Romaine lettuce to blame for E. coli outbreak in 11 states

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    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in 2012 California farmers contributed the following amounts of leafy green product to the US supply including 77% of romaine lettuce, 71% of iceberg lettuce and 66% of spinach. The CDC reports that this investigation remains active, and that it will provide an update when it can. Most people reported eating a salad at a restaurant, and romaine lettuce was the only common ingredient identified among the salads eaten.
  • Syrian army announces eastern Ghouta free of militants

    Syrian army announces eastern Ghouta free of militants

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    The Syrian government and allied forces launched a massive assault on 18 February to retake the enclave, which had been out of regime control since 2012. The government has consistently denied using chemical weapons, including in Douma, and invited the world's top chemical watchdog to investigate. The two-month assault on Eastern Ghouta sparked an worldwide outcry, with the head of the United Nations describing the conditions endured by civilians there as "hell on Earth".