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According to ESPN , divisive NFL honcho Roger Goodell is close to an agreement that would see him continue his role as league commissioner until 2024. Goodell is expected in the New England area in two weeks leading up to the NFL Kickoff Game between the Patriots and Chiefs on September 7. The move toward this extension signaled as much.
  • Yemeni civilians killed in airstrike

    Yemeni civilians killed in airstrike

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    As many as 362,545 suspected cholera cases and 1,817 related deaths have been reported in 91.3 per cent of Yemeni governorates and 88 percent of its districts, said a World Health Organization report on July 19. Last month, an air raid on a market in rebel-controlled Saada province, in north Yemen, killed 24 civilians. According to Save the Children, over 4,000 children have been killed or injured as a direct outcome of the conflict, while half a million children are estimated at risk of ...
  • New evidence further links artificial sweeteners to weight gain

    New evidence further links artificial sweeteners to weight gain

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    Artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, sucralose and stevia, are used to make numerous most popular soft drinks and according to researchers, consumption of them is widespread and increasing. Both types of studies have their pluses and limitations. Read Azad's full findings published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal .
  • Pakistan PM clan and ruling party reject graft report

    Pakistan PM clan and ruling party reject graft report

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    The Dawn admitted in an editorial that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report submitted to the Supreme Court on the Sharif family's assets held overseas as revealed by the Panama Papers was not a ideal document. The claims have been made in a report submitted to Pakistan's Supreme Court by a team of investigators, made up of civilians and members of military agencies, including the military's main intelligence agency.
  • Mazel Tov: Court Overturns Shelly Silver's Conviction

    Mazel Tov: Court Overturns Shelly Silver's Conviction

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    Silver, a Democrat who represented the Lower East Side in the assembly for almost four decades, had been convicted on seven counts of bribery and corruption last May. "The evidence was strong", Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney who brought the case, tweeted Thursday. The key government witness who helped bring down Sheldon Silver is hoping the disgraced pol's overturned conviction will help him get his own job back.
  • The Moment McGregor Annihilates Showtime TV Boss On Stage

    The Moment McGregor Annihilates Showtime TV Boss On Stage

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    However, Mayweather's father and trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr played down suggestions that McGregor's jibe was racist. McGregor wore a white Gucci mink coat and raised a steel chair high over his head during a press conference at Madison Square Garden in November to promote his last UFC fight.
  • China says U.S. has apologized for mistakenly labeling Xi president of Taiwan

    China says U.S. has apologized for mistakenly labeling Xi president of Taiwan

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    Xi is president of the People's Republic of China , while the Republic of China is the official name for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as a breakaway province awaiting reunification. The issue is all the more sensitive considering it was not the first time the Trump White House had delved into the subject of Taiwan. Separately, some Singapore news outlets reported that Trump's Instagram feed confused the leaders of Singapore and Indonesia in captioning a photo of him meeting with ...
  • High Court judge asks Charlie Gard's parents for new evidence

    High Court judge asks Charlie Gard's parents for new evidence

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    The case of 11-month-old Charlie Gard has garnered worldwide attention and even drawn comment from President Donald Trump and Pope Francis. Charlie's parents had previously lost several appeals to bring him to the USA for experimental treatment for his mitochondrial depletion syndrome, a rare genetic disease that has left the boy brain damaged.
  • Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell'

    Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell'

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    The repairs were initially scheduled for nights and weekends over a few years, but recent derailments and other problems that spotlighted the station's aging infrastructure convinced Amtrak to accelerate the work schedule. with commuters who woke up early to catch the last direct train to Penn Station Monday. The 35-year-old says everybody's just bumping into each other, pushing each other to get to their destination.
  • JIT confirms Maryam Nawaz Sharif is beneficial Owner Nescol and Nielsen

    JIT confirms Maryam Nawaz Sharif is beneficial Owner Nescol and Nielsen

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    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted by Pakistan's Supreme Court to probe into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family handed over its reports to the court on Monday. We fail to understand as to what stopped the JIT to visit the palace and record the statement. According to JIT the Sharif family presented forged documents which have been proven fake by the British authorities.
  • Pepe signs for Turkish giants Besiktas

    Pepe signs for Turkish giants Besiktas

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    Defender Pepe, who spent 10 years at Real Madrid, has now left the club as a free agent. For years in the shadow of Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce and Galatsaray, the Black Eagles have won the Turkish Super Lig title for the last two seasons.
  • Vatican children's hospital offers to take in Charlie Gard

    Vatican children's hospital offers to take in Charlie Gard

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    This, of course, set off yet another frenzy of controversy over presidential tweeting , the politics of abortion and, of course, just how much authority we Americans, here on Independence Day, wish to give our federal government the power to convene its own death panels.
  • Another fiscal year ends with no budget

    Another fiscal year ends with no budget

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    Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan offered reporters a murky response on Thursday when asked if a resolution to the fiscal mess could be struck with Governor Bruce Rauner by the midnight Friday deadline. "I think it says a lot". Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, however, had a different attitude about negotiations, saying progress is being made and the few sticking points "are solvable".
  • Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

    Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

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    Hong Kong is an economy specializing in professional services, and there is great potential to develop overseas markets. Many Hong Kongers sympathise with his plight and fear the same fate - of having their freedom of speech curtailed - if they do not push back against what they see as Beijing's tightening grip on the city.
  • Plane crash on California freeway

    Plane crash on California freeway

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    Captain Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority told KABC that the plane clipped a auto on the freeway immediately before crashing, but the occupants of the vehicle were not hurt. Two people were injured in the small plane crash. Wreckage from the plane is scattered on both sides of the freeway. The airport, which is located in Santa Ana, posted on Twitter that the plane landed short of the runway.
  • Cladding on 34 tower blocks across the United Kingdom fail fire safety tests

    Cladding on 34 tower blocks across the United Kingdom fail fire safety tests

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    The announcement came as around 3,000 residents of the Chalcots Estate in Camden, north London, face weeks in temporary accommodation after four tower blocks were evacuated. A spokesman for Colchester Borough Council said: "We do not have any buildings above 18m in our housing stock and therefore are not undertaking the testing of the kind that has been instigated by the Government for high-rise blocks".
  • Rockets Rumors: Chris Paul Has

    Rockets Rumors: Chris Paul Has "Legitimate Interest" In Signing With Houston

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    Most of the league assumes that he wants to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , who appear to be in a tug-of-war with the rival Celtics for George's attention. Can a starting five of James, Kyrie Irving, Anthony, Wade and George work? "That's what happened with Kris Dunn and that's why Minnesota was so willing to trade a guy they'd coveted a year ago".
  • Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

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    An anonymous source familiar with the matter told Politico that Scaramucci had called Haris and then Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist on Friday after the story was posted , alluding that he was going to file a lawsuit if the particular piece was not retracted.
  • AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio

    AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio

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    House races and about 4,700 state House and Assembly seats up for election a year ago using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage created to detect potential political gerrymandering. Torr said he plans to reintroduce the bill in the next legislative session ahead of the upcoming redistricting. In Pennsylvania, Republicans won 13 of the 18 congressional seats a year ago, three more than would be expected based on the party's vote share, according to the AP analysis.
  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

    1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

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    Areas along and north of the Interstate 20 corridor have received heavy rains within the last week with 1 to 1.25 inches occurring last evening across portions of the watch area. Cindy also caused widespread coastal highway and street flooding and several short-lived tornadoes, but no other deaths. In Alabama, the weather service said, an EF-2 twister with winds up to 120 miles per hour (190 kph) struck just outside Birmingham Thursday.
  • Here's a snapshot look at Trump's new guidelines on Cuba

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    American ( AAL ), Delta ( DAL ), JetBlue ( JBLU ), Southwest ( LUV ), United ( UAL ) and Alaska Airlines ( ALK ) are the US carriers now offering flights to Cuba . And while his policy has the stated aim of helping the country's nascent private sector, it contains a measure that could damage thousands of small-business people who host, feed and transport independent American travelers to Cuba .
  • Fewer Teens Choosing to Smoke Cigarettes

    Fewer Teens Choosing to Smoke Cigarettes

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    The results from the recent 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey show that compared to 2015, there were fewer users of tobacco products in 2016. The CDC survey shows 11.3 percent of high school students used a vaping device in 2016. E-cigarettes are devices that heat up a fluid that contains nicotine to produce a vapor that users inhale. Research has found kids like to vape flavorings like strawberry and bubble gum , though often in nicotine-free versions.
  • FDA Requests Reformulated Oxymorphone Product Removed for Abuse Risk

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    The FDA's reasoning was simple: the risks of the medication Opana ER outweigh the benefits, the agency said Thursday in a statement . As public health authorities and the FDA became increasingly concerned about the nation's epidemic of opioid abuse and overdoses, the company reformulated the drug in 2012, by adding a coating that was meant to make it harder to snort or inject the medicine.
  • Prostate cancer trial stuns researchers: 'It's a once in a career feeling'

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    And if traditional antihormonal treatments were able to contain the disease for many months, cancer could eventually develop resistance to drugs and invade the bones, causing pain and fractures. About 3 percent of USA men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer have metastatic cancer , or cancer that has spread beyond the original tumor, said Dr.
  • Gingery Dominant in Texas Tech Shutout Win Over Sam Houston State

    Gingery Dominant in Texas Tech Shutout Win Over Sam Houston State

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    Robie Rojas continued his strong surge at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a two of Sam Houston's four doubles and an RBI to lead the Bearkats at the plate. Gardner stepped to the plate next and did exactly what he did in the first inning, taking the first pitch over the right-field wall for a two-run homerun.
  • In announces class 10 results; check yours now

    In announces class 10 results; check yours now

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    Sources told PTI that the pass percentage of the exam fell to 90.95 percent from 96.21 percent a year ago, registering a dip of over 5 percent. 16,67,573 students appeared for CBSE Class 10 exam this year. Among Mumbai students, Mridula Subramanian secured the highest scores in the exam with 99.6 per cent. Delhi saw a major dip of 13.67% in the pass percentage to 78.09 % from last year's 91.06%.