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The IMF just boosted its growth forecast for Britain's economy to 2%

The IMF sounded much more optimistic than its review released in February, which characterised Australia's outlook as "mediocre" and was also well ahead of Treasury's mid-year budget review released b...

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Stepfather of suspect in Wisconsin manhunt: Surrender

The FBI has raised the reward in the search for Joseph Jakubowski, who is wanted in connection with a gun store burglary and vehicle arson last week. Investigators say Jakubowski is "highly dangerou...

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Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House

Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House

Hernandez tried to block the cell door from the inside by jamming the door with various items, Fallon said. While Hernandez was not on suicide watch at the time of his death, he was reportedly plac...

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In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed

Aaron, according to the Department of Corrections, was in a single cell in the general population unit, and hanged himself by attaching his bedsheets to his cell window. But a court will vacate that c...

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Tough Texas sanctuary cities bill moves closer to approval

Tough Texas sanctuary cities bill moves closer to approval

If all four legislators in the conference committee approve of the changes made to the bill, the legislation must be passed by both the House and Senate before moving on to the governor. The new pro...

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PM's image 'unassailable asset' for BJP: Amit Shah

PM's image 'unassailable asset' for BJP: Amit Shah

Terming the action of the Chief Minister as politically motivated, Mohanty said this has hurt the sentiment of people of the State.In a federal system, there may be separate ruling political distens...

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Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

The event, titled "International Day of Palestinian Prisoners", took place in the southeastern part of the center of the Spanish capital and drew harsh condemnations from representatives of the city's...

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WH: Trump's call to Turkish president wasn't endorsement of referendum

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) had on Tuesday asked that the poll be scrapped over alleged violations. Monitors from the Organi...

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Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

Does Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

A new study found that a mother's use of antidepressant medication during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of the baby developing autism. After reviewing a host of previous studies, scie...

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New York City could raise price of pack of cigarettes to $13

The initiatives will also introduce a 10 percent tax on other tobacco products for the first time, cut the number of cigarette retail licenses in half and newly license the sale of electronic cigarett...

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What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

While a PSA test itself isn't invasive - it requires drawing blood - experts are concerned that patients may end up undergoing invasive procedures despite having little chance of developing an aggress...

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Philippine troops, suspected militants clash; 9 dead

Philippine troops, suspected militants clash; 9 dead

The clash happened two days after the United States Embassy warned Americans of what it called "unsubstantiated yet credible" information of possible kidnappings by terrorists in Bohol and other are...

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LS passes bill to bring reforms in transport sector

LS passes bill to bring reforms in transport sector

The minister said once the changes are incorporated in the law, it would be impossible for anyone including VIPs like politicians to obtain driving licence without tests. To ensure hassle-free and qui...

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North Korea vows response to 'reckless' US Navy move

North Korea vows response to 'reckless' US Navy move

The rogue nation is vowing tough counteraction to any military moves that might follow the US Navy's decision to send the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and its battle group to waters off the Kore...

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Origin Energy secures more SA solar power

Origin Energy secures more SA solar power

But investors got more bang for their buck: renewable energy capacity increased by 138.5 gigawatts, 8% more than the 127.5 gigawatts added the year before, AP reported. Indeed, production from solar, ...

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Grey Hair Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Disease In Men

Grey Hair Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Disease In Men

The current study assessed the prevalence of grey hair in patients with coronary artery disease and whether it was an independent risk marker of that disorder. Dr. Samuel concluded, "If our findings a...

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Video shows passenger forcibly removed from overbooked flight

Video shows passenger forcibly removed from overbooked flight

It all spiraled out of control when the airline asked if four passengers would voluntarily get off the flight heading to Louisville because it was oversold and they needed those seats for airline empl...

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Scotland first in UK to offer HIV prevention drug PrEP on NHS

Scotland first in UK to offer HIV prevention drug PrEP on NHS

By delivering this treatment on the NHS to those most at risk - and combining it with other vital tools in our HIV prevention armoury, such as condom use, regular testing, and early diagnosis and trea...

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Sensex, Nifty open with tepid gains; Infosys bounces back over 1%

Sensex, Nifty open with tepid gains; Infosys bounces back over 1%

Infosys climbed almost 2 percent ahead of its quarterly earnings due on Thursday. On Friday, the NSE Nifty fell by 63.65 points or 0.69 per cent at 9,198.30 points, and the BSE Sensex closed at 29,7...

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Haley: Syria Regime Change 'We Think Is Going to Happen'

Haley: Syria Regime Change 'We Think Is Going to Happen'

Trump administration officials on Sunday blamed Russian inaction for enabling a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian civilians last week as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to explain...

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