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Liu Xiaobo: China invites foreign doctors to treat dissident

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Meanwhile, after gaining approval from his family members, doctors have also used traditional Chinese medicine as a supplementary treatment. Liu, China's best-known political prisoner, is being treated at a Shenyang hospital for late-stage liver cancer diagnosed in late May. Read More »

Senate ask Osinbajo to sack Magu

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Protests came from the lawmakers when a letter from Osinbajo asking the Senate to confirm the nomination of Mr Lanra Gbajabiamila as Chairman of the National Lottery Commission , which was read by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki , at the plenary. Read More »

U.S. worldwide Danny Williams signs with Huddersfield

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Palmer proved to be a fans' favourite at Huddersfield last season after netting the victor with his second touch for the club in a 2-1 win over Brentford on the opening day of last season. "I know he feels he has unfinished business after his injury last season and I think that determination will be a big plus for him and the team this season". Read More »

Seattle man accusing of shooting wife to death during Uber ride

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Cameron Espitia, 31, stands accused of murdering wife Jennifer, 29, as their Uber vehicle travelled through Queen Anne in the city's north west, according to the Seattle Times . In this image made from a video provided by 'Q13 News, ' Cameron Espitia makes an appearance in a King County courtroom in Seattle. Her husband is now being held on suspicion of second-degree murder and had a bond set at $3million on Monday. Read More »

Daesh defenses breached in heart of Raqqa

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According to CENTCOM, ISIS fighters had taken positions there to defend the city and planted explosive devices at breaks in the wall. Since the offensive began on 6 June, the SDF has recaptured territories to the west, east and north of the city. Read More »

White House reconstitutes National Space Council

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Earlier, Mr Trump spoke of the importance of the space programme to the security of the United States, to which Mr Aldrin gave a quizzical look before raising his eyebrows. "We don't really don't know", he mused out loud. "There's a lot of room out there, right?" "It has to be something - but it could be infinity, right?" he said and signed the order. Read More »

Ducks wide receiver Darren Carrington arrested for DUII, reportedly suspended

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The University of OR football team may have to make do without wide receiver Darren Carrington for a stretch next season. Carrington, 22, was arrested by Eugene police at 3:15 a.m. Last October, Carrington was accused of assault but he was never charged. The wideout led OR with 606 receiving yards in 2016 and is expected to be the Ducks' best receiver this season. Read More »

Roads Within City can be Exempt from Highway Liquor Ban: SC

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Observing that its earlier order banning the sale of liquor on highways was not a blanke ban, the SC said that state governments were well within their right to denotify highways that run within cities and exempt bars, pubs and liquor stores from liquor ban order. Read More »

Snoop Dogg loves Jay-Z's 4:44, but doesn't understand Tidal

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Jay-Z and Beyonce and their representative have not commented on the twin's names or even confirmed their birth, although Beyonce's father acknowledged her delivery over social media. But it has seen a jump in downloads coinciding with the release of his 4:44 album last Friday. Jay-Z surprised his fans. She and Tip are friendly with Jay and Beyonce so of course she is going insane for his song about cheating, it really got her in the heart. Read More »

Infant's organs found inside child-size coffin

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Read the full story at CBS News . The Medical Examiner's preliminary investigation showed the organs appeared to be from an infant or very small child, but there was no body in the coffin. The bag was sent to a medical examiner's office where it was concluded that the organs came from an infant. They said it appeared to be a "fresh coffin" and possibly taken from a funeral home or dug up from a fresh grave. Read More »

Austria sending troops to border to block migrants

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Italy has taken in almost 85 percent of this year's arrivals - majority sub-Saharan Africans crossing from Libya - and has pleaded for help from other European Union nations, saying it is struggling to cope. The ministry said Tuesday that it made the diplomatic move "following the declarations of the Austrian government about the lining up of troops at the Brenner Pass". Read More »

Despite big offers, little has changed for baby Charlie Gard

Trump's intervention followed that of Pope Francis, who has called for the parents to be able to "accompany and treat their child until the end". Charlie has been diagnosed with mitochondrial depletion syndrome, a rare genetic disease thought to affect just 16 children in the world. Read More »

Volvo discovers that kangaroos confuse their self-driving vehicle

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Since the cars use the ground as a reference point, the kangaroos' hopping makes it hard for the vehicle software to calculate how far away the animal is. Figures from Australia's National Roads and Motorists Association show that kangaroo-related collisions happen over 16,000 times a year, with close to a thousand of them taking place in Canberra alone. Read More »

Sagan overpowers rivals, glitch to win third stage

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Cavendish, a 30-time Tour stage victor and chasing Eddy Merckx's all-time record of 34 Tour stage wins, required medical treatment on the ground before crossing the finish line with his right hand bandaged, and spoke to reporters after the stage with his right arm in a sling. Read More »

Facebook alters news feed to crack down on spam links

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Facebook has updated its news feed algorithm, in a move meant to reduce the number of "low quality links" that users see. Facebook VP News Feed, Adam Mosseri, revealed this yesterday in a blog post saying research carried out on the platform shows that there is a tiny group of people who routinely share vast amounts of public posts every day, effectively spamming people's feeds. Read More »

Mamata on warpath with Bengal Governor

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Local sources said that those people were also from her own party. He holds a constitutional post; I too hold a constitutional post. In an open confrontation with Tripathi, the firebrand Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo further alleged that the Governor was acting like a "BJP block president ". Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed appointed Test captain at honoury reception

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The Test captaincy has been vacant since Misbah-ul-Haq retired after winning a three-match Test series 2-1 in the West Indies in May this year. Misbah remained captain from late 2010 onwards going on to become the most successful Test captain in Pakistan's cricket history. Read More »

Watch as hot air balloon crashes in pond near Disney

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Passenger Sebastian Westerby told WFTV-TV he and his girlfriend were taking one last excursion before returning to Denmark. "It was scary", he said. Luckily, no one was hurt as they had to swim to shore and their dreams of a happy trip were washed away. Read More »

Kagame in Addis Ababa for AU Reforms Progress

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An AU official said Mugabe had initially offered the cows themselves, but made a decision to auction them off when the union replied that there was no space for them at AU's shiny Chinese-built headquarters in Addis Ababa . "Prof. Osinbajo leaves Nigeria this morning and is expected back later today", the statement read. "Let us build our continent brick by brick, stone by stone". Read More »

Qatar defiant after missing sanctions deadline

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt accuse Qatar of supporting extremism and of being too close to Iran , which Doha has strongly denied. The response was delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani who was a short visit to Kuwait . Read More »

Novak Djokovic eases into second round at Wimbledon as Martin Klizan retires

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Klizan received a medical timeout at the end of the first set, but after being broken by Djokovic at the start of the second set, he chose to retire. Ward received a wildcard into the main draw previous year but slipped down the rankings from a high of 242 after six months out with a wrist injury, and has had a remarkable journey back to the All England Club. Read More »

Flower Mound couple found shot dead in New Mexico

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Jacob Kokotkiewicz was found with a handgun in between in legs while sitting in the driver's seat. Inside, they found the woman in the front passenger seat with a gunshot wound to the head. It is unclear if the couple died in a murder-suicide. The statement said there was no evidence that anybody else was involved and that investigators will check electronic devices found in the vehicle as they try to determine a motive. Read More »

Over 100000 migrants cross Mediterranean to Europe since January

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Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil had on Monday said Austria would close its border with Italy and send soldiers to guard it if there was no slowdown in arrivals. It said that 101,210 arrived via the Mediterranean from the start of 2017 up to July 3, with 85,183 landing in Italy. Only 7,300 of the migrants received by Italy have been relocated to other countries in the European Union. Read More »

I am not a scapegoat in the presidential election: Meira Kumar

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The TDP has three MLAs and two Rajya Sabha members in Telangana. Stating that he is not associated with any political party, Mr Kovind appealed to all members of the presidential election collegiums to support his candidature. "This is our ideology and I have made this value system the plank of my campaign", she added. Burman said the BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav and senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also the convener of the North East Democratic alliance ... Read More »