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Officers: 4 killed in bombing attack on Iraqi training camp

Officers: 4 killed in bombing attack on Iraqi training camp

The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of ISIL's self-declared caliphate "are numbered", the United Nations envoy for Iraq says. Mosul is a critical prize in t...

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New WHO chief: Planned US funding cuts not a 'closed issue'

New WHO chief: Planned US funding cuts not a 'closed issue'

The election was held in 2 rounds, and Dr. Nishtar, the candidate with the least support, was voted out of the race in the first round. Out of the 194 member-states of World Health Organization , 4...

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It's Electrifying: Feds Approve Funding For Caltrain Electrification Project

It's Electrifying: Feds Approve Funding For Caltrain Electrification Project

The republicans opposed the federal funding based on the PCEP's ties to the state's high-speed rail project , while the democrats accused the GOP of holding up a job producing project through mislead...

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WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates

WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates

Here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian leaders Including the prime minister, the foreign minister and the President have congratulated Tedros for his success. Making the agency transparent and accountable. ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry didn't sit together at Pippa Middleton's wedding

However, Vogue's publicist insisted that Vogue had prior work commitments, telling Harper's Bazaar UK : "Vogue has a prior engagement in her diary on the date of the wedding , but wishes Pippa and J...

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Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

The Manchester suicide bomber has been named by police as 22-year-old Salman Abedi . May said Abedi was born and raised in Britain and a European security official said he was of Libyan des...

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South African trade union bans Jacob Zuma from attending its meetings

South African trade union bans Jacob Zuma from attending its meetings

This was in a response to a statement sent by the ANC after Cosatu's announcement on April 23. The decision comes after the president was booed and heckled at a May Day rally in Bloemfontein earlier...

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New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms

New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms

Sen. Steve Nass, a Republican from Whitewater who has been a fierce critic of the UW System, issued a news release pledging to stand by Walker and push for the tuition reduction to protect the middle ...

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Pennsylvania's USA senators react to Trump's proposed budget

The budget is based on forecasts for economic growth of 3 per cent a year by the end of Trump's first term - well beyond Congressional Budget Office assumptions of 1.9 per cent growth. Likewise, a...

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Ineos acquires DONG's E&P business

Ineos acquires DONG's E&P business

Assets include stakes in Ormen Lange, the second largest gas field in Norwegian waters, Laggan-Tormore, a new gas field West of Shetland, which came on-stream early 2016, and Syd Arne is a large oil f...

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What You Need to Know as Tick Season Approaches

What You Need to Know as Tick Season Approaches

Alec Baldwin , the 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live actor known for his Donald Trump impressions, revealed details about his struggle with Lyme disease for 17 years, MSN reports. Ticks survive off ...

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Ethiopia's Tedros emerges as new WHO Director General despite protests

Tedros, who prefers to go by his first name, will succeed Dr. Margaret Chan of China, who is ending her 10-year tenure on June 30. These include building a more effective and accountable managemen...

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STUBBORN STRACHAN OVERLOOKS McGREGOR TO LEAVE SCOTLAND SHORT

STUBBORN STRACHAN OVERLOOKS McGREGOR TO LEAVE SCOTLAND SHORT

Callum McGregor had been tipped for a call-up but missed out and his Celtic team-mate backed him to force his way into the reckoning in the future. Swansea left-back Stephen Kingsley is also in af...

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Trump's budget will hit these states the hardest

John Cornyn, R-Texas, said as he predicted the Medicaid cuts wouldn't survive the Senate. "We're no longer going to measure compassion by the number of programs or the number of people on those ...

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Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Participants who ate 1 ounce of chocolate per week were found to have a 17 percent lower risk of A-fib, while those who consumed 2 to 6 ounces each week were 20 percent less likely to develop A-fib....

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N Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile: KCNA

N Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile: KCNA

A spokesman of North Korea's foreign ministry said the North rejected the UNSC's adoption of a press statement condemning Pyongyang's Sunday launch of what it called an intermediate-range ballisti...

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Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation'

Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation'

It follows the jailing in May of Ahok, who was given a longer-than-expected term in a ruling that critics fear will embolden hard-line Islamist forces to challenge secularism in Muslim-majority Indon...

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Pakistani doctor makes pitch to be WHO chief

Delegates, health ministers and other high-level envoys were deciding Tuesday between Tedros and Britain's Dr. David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran. Voting was due to begin shortly after 3:00 p...

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Health professor says WHO travel costs are high

Health professor says WHO travel costs are high

The two resolutions cited unilaterally by mainland China, the UN General Assembly Resolution 2758 and WHA Resolution 25.1, are not related to Taiwan's professional participation in the WHO, and do not...

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World Health Assembly elects Tedros Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director

Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar , a cardiologist from Pakistan, and David Nabarro , a physician and World Health Organization veteran from ...

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