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Aspen commits to full engagement with the Competition Commission probe

Aspen commits to full engagement with the Competition Commission probe

Swiss firm Roche and U.S. company Pfizer are being probed over "excessive pricing" for breast and lung cancer medications respectively, while South Africa's Aspen is being investigated for overcharg...

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Scientists developing risk-free sun tan drug

Scientists developing risk-free sun tan drug

The pigmented skin is "physiologically identical to UV-induced pigmentation without the DNA-damaging effects of UV", he said. After more than ten years of effort, researchers have discovered a sub...

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Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

Understanding the implications of his testimony requires a little backstory. Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the ...

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Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial sped to a close on Day 6, with jury deliberations beginning Monday evening after the defense opted not to present a case and closing arguments concluded. "This is...

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West Nile virus found in bird in Chippewa County

West Nile virus found in bird in Chippewa County

Statewide, seven samples have tested positive for WNV. The county did not specify where the mosquitoes were caught. Stagnant water sitting in buckets, clogged rainspouts, toys, boats, unattended swi...

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Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Sessions said he recused himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation to require the step because of his involvement in the Trump campaig...

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Extravagant, indulgent descriptors can increase healthy food selection

Extravagant, indulgent descriptors can increase healthy food selection

New research suggests that the language used on the label of a wine bottle influences our enjoyment of the drink. This technique could be used to make healthier foods more appealing and encourag...

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Rory McIlroy blasts US Open rough complaints

Dennis Grall photo Steve Stricker , who will be the home state favorite at this week's U.S. Open at Erin Hills , flips a golf ball into the air Monday as he walks off the ninth green during a pr...

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Global Animal Healthcare Market Research Report 2017

The report focuses on the manufacturing challenges that are being faced and provides the solutions and the strategies that have been implemented to overcome the problems. The Oil and Gas Robotics ma...

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Five facts about Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Madoff's Ponzi scheme. "You're impeding this investigation". Five days after questions were raised by former FBI Director James Comey , the Attorney General defended his decision to recuse himself...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "...

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Postecoglou: Brazil loss can inspire Socceroos

Coach Ange Postecoglou made the tough decision to withdraw the 32-year-old midfielder from both Tuesday's friendly with Brazil at the MCG and the Confederations Cup, a busy schedule featuring four gam...

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Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids

Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids

Conducted in 195 countries over a 35-year period, the research presented at a conference in Stockholm on Monday is billed as the most comprehensive carried out to date on the subject of obesity. Jonat...

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FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

In the past, IDFA has urged government officials to align the compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts label changes with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's disclosure standard for bioengineered foo...

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Smoking materials blamed for massive Massachusetts blaze

Smoking materials blamed for massive Massachusetts blaze

Damages are estimated to be more than $1 million. This story has been corrected to show that five buildings were damaged, not eight. According to the Associated Press, three firefighters and one res...

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US Missile Defense Site Photographed by North Korean Drone

Controversial as they are, they would pale in comparison to the prospect of a World Cup being jointly hosted by South Korea and political enemies North Korea. But he slammed a subsequent missile launc...

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28 pounds of feces removed from man

28 pounds of feces removed from man

Surgeons of Tenth People's Hospital removed 30 inches of enlarged bowel from the man. Years of build up was caused by Hirschsprung's disease , a disease that causes feces to sit around in the digest...

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Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

South Korea is hosting the anti-missile defense system in the Seongju region, about 250 km (155 miles) from the border with North Korea, to counter a growing missile threat from the North. Beyond ange...

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Type 2 diabetes drug canagliflozin shows lower heart risk but greater amputations

Type 2 diabetes drug canagliflozin shows lower heart risk but greater amputations

The findings were presented by Professor Neal's team from the George Institute for Global Health at the American Diabetes Association Conference in San Diego. "It not only reduces the risk of hea...

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BJP holds Mamata responsible for 'forced' Gorkhaland unrest

BJP holds Mamata responsible for 'forced' Gorkhaland unrest

The battle between the Mamata Banerjee dispensation and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ( GJM ) in the picturesque Darjeeling hills may not have an end in sight yet, but humanity, under the hashtag " D...

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