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Considering the relentless, personal and often extremely sexist coverage of Taylor Swift throughout her career, maybe she's right. Months later, West's wife Kim Kardashian leaked footage of a phone conversation between West and Swift that seemed to show Swift agreeing to lyrics about her .
  • China protests USA ship sailing by island in South China Sea

    China protests USA ship sailing by island in South China Sea

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    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said the USS Naval ship John S. McCain illegally entered the waters near the Meiji Reef Islands without permission of the Chinese government. Geng said, "China has the firm determination to safeguard its territorial sovereignty and maritime interests". China's "nine-dash line" - its claimed territorial waters that extend hundreds of miles to the south and east of its island province of Hainan - abut its neighbors' claims and, in some cases, ...
  • Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

    Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

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    The Alcoholic Beverages Division of the State of Iowa is concerned with the interaction of those contents with the copper mug and issued an advisory bulletin in late July to warn of potential health risks. The National Institutes of Health said that while sudden acute copper poisoning occurs rarely, long term exposure to copper may result in serious health problems such as liver failure and even death.
  • Cate Blanchett Starring in Lucille Ball Biopic for Amazon

    Cate Blanchett Starring in Lucille Ball Biopic for Amazon

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    And now Australian star Cate Blanchett has been tipped to play Lucille in an authorised biopic about the American actress. They married and had two children together, but divorced in 1960 after 20 years together due to Arnaz's drinking problems and other issues.
  • State Adds Five Medical Marijuana Operations

    State Adds Five Medical Marijuana Operations

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    As Fiorella co-CEO Eric Sirota told reporters, "what distinguishes us from the other companies in the market is that all of our facilities will be located in medical buildings, in academic medical settings". Neither company spokeswoman Carly Sullivan nor the state health department would provide that information Tuesday. The company's dispensaries will be in Erie, Orange, Queens and Suffolk counties.
  • If we can eliminate disease, why shouldn't we?

    If we can eliminate disease, why shouldn't we?

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    The study , published today in Nature , involved taking eggs from 12 healthy female donors and sperm from a male donor who carries the MYBPC3 gene that causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy , or HCM, which is a disease of the heart muscles that can cause sudden cardiac death.
  • USA scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos

    USA scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos

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    According to OHSU spokesperson Eric Robinson, the result of the peer-reviewed study are expected to be published soon in a scientific journal. To date, three previous reports of editing human embryos were all published by scientists in China .
  • GOSH calls police after staff treating Charlie Gard receive death threats

    GOSH calls police after staff treating Charlie Gard receive death threats

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    Mary MacLeod, chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital , said that while she appreciated feelings around the ongoing court battle between medical staff and Charlie's parents were running high, nothing could justify the abuse. Charlie's parents have lost all previous court cases, including one before the European Court of Human Rights, which were created to force the hospital to let them bring their son to the United States for an experimental treatment.
  • Justine Damond Shooting: Philando Castile Family Lawyer on Case

    Justine Damond Shooting: Philando Castile Family Lawyer on Case

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    The revelation of a second 911 call came in the city's release of transcripts of Damond's emergency calls, as well as a handful of other initial reports. The 40-year-old Damond was killed Saturday by Officer Mohamed Noor . Along with Damond's friends and neighbor, the March for Healing and Justice was joined by local faith leaders, a contingent from Women's March MN and members from the Twin Cities chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide

    CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide

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    Schuchat says opioid use today is still three times what it was in 1999 and four times what it is in Europe. In the current study , the CDC investigated retail prescription data for the period from 2006 to 2015. Customers of Cigna Health Insurance , for instance, have consumed almost 12 percent fewer opioids in the past year, according to Will Lopez, senior medical director of Cigna Behavioral Health.
  • England spinner Liam Dawson to play first Test vs South Africa

    England spinner Liam Dawson to play first Test vs South Africa

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    The 27-year-old all-rounder made his England debut against India in Chennai last December and joins Worcestershire's Moeen Ali in an England team which will feature two spinners in a Lord's Test for the first time since 1993. Cook remains in the team as opener, while Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones looks likely to make his debut on his home ground in the absence of the injured Chris Woakes and Jake Ball.
  • Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

    Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

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    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. Fears that Andy Murray may not be 100% fit to defend his Wimbledon title were sparked on Tuesday (27 June) after the world number one withdrew from an exhibition match against Lucas Pouille at the Aspall Tennis Classic due to a sore hip.
  • US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

    US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

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    The department filed a statement of interest on Friday with the federal district court in San Antonio that is handling the suit, indicating that it will be involved in the lawsuit going forward. The four largest cities in Texas - San Antonio , Austin , Houston and Dallas- are suing to block the measure and their attorneys told Garcia that his ruling could determine if other states to pursue copycat measures.
  • Flynas named 'Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East'

    Flynas named 'Best Low Cost Airline in the Middle East'

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    Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted said , "The "World's Best Cabin Crew" award is one of the most prestigious honors in the world of aviation". Skytrax is a UK-based consultancy that ranks and reviews airlines and airports on its website. Efforts by Morocco's flag carrier RAM to offer better services to its customers were rewarded as the company won for the fourth year in a row Africa's best regional airlines award delivered by Skytrax, the world's leading airline and airport rating agency.
  • PM Chastanet speaks on Trump Cuba policy

    PM Chastanet speaks on Trump Cuba policy

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    Trump also talked of the rejection of the Presidential Directive issued by Obama in October 2016 that recognized the Cuban government as legitimate and equal interlocutor and proposed a civilized relationship created to benefit both peoples.
  • Is lead in the U.S. food supply decreasing our IQ?

    Is lead in the U.S. food supply decreasing our IQ?

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    The most likely to contain lead are fruit juices, cookies, and root vegetables. Baby food was the main focus of the study because lead consumption can be detrimental to development. The levels in the foods were below what the FDA considers alarming, and the dose that a child gets depends on their overall diet and what other exposures they have.
  • Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

    Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

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    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., recently lamented that the Russian Federation probe is "a challenge to Washington, D.C., the way we do business, a challenge to bipartisanship and a challenge to the effectiveness of this newly elected president".
  • Marshawn Lynch says pending Raiders move was catalyst for return

    Marshawn Lynch says pending Raiders move was catalyst for return

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    Lynch asked about team, playing w/ Carr and Mack: "I got the whole town riding w/ me". Marshawn Lynch reiterated that he was retired about a thousand times for the year that he actually was. Knowing that they was leaving, a lot of the kids here probably won't have an opportunity to see most of their idols growing up, being they (won't) be in the hometown anymore.
  • Leaked NSA intel highlights deep flaws in decentralized US election systems

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    The operation described in the document could have given attackers "a foothold into the IT systems of elections offices around the country that they could use to infect machines and launch a vote-stealing attack", said J. - We now know the Clay County elections office was at least one of the state's offices targeted by Russian hackers. The attack sketched out in the NSA document appears designed specifically to cope with that sprawl.