• Olive Oil Protects Brain From Alzheimer's
Olive Oil Protects Brain From Alzheimer's

Dr Doug Brown, of Alzheimer's Society, said: "There is a solid amount of evidence that eating a Mediterranean diet rich in oily fish, fresh veg and nuts may help to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease". Researchers say the beginning of Alzheimer's disease could be caused by a reduction in autophagy. However, at age 9 months ...

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  • Mixed reaction to court ruling on Mississippi LGBT law
Mixed reaction to court ruling on Mississippi LGBT law

It would even allow individuals to refuse to carry out the terms of a state contract for the provision of counseling services to all eligible individuals, including veterans, based on the counselor's beliefs about LGBTQ people or single mothers.

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  • Punjab boy tops NEET entrance exam
Punjab boy tops NEET entrance exam

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared NEET Exam 2017 result today morning. The result is announced under the scrutiny of the supreme court. A student from Punjab's Muktsar town has topped in the NEET entrance examination for admission to medical colleges. The CBSE had released the answer key for the result earlier on Thursday June 1...

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  • Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand
Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand

Chamling, who has been in power in Sikkim for almost 23 years, wrote a letter to Union home minister Rajnath Singh on June 20 (Tuesday) and on Thursday, posted the letter on his Facebook page. "Already, the Jan Andolon Party, the National Liberation Front have joined in", said GJM leader Binoy Tamang. In subsequent movement, which continued...

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  • United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin
United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin

Today's talks however are likely to focus on the practical details of timings for the coming months, with the big, divisive issues left aside for now, officials said . Merkel also expressed a desire for constructive talks with Britain , but made clear that the EU's priority now was its own future: "We will conduct these talks in a good spirit", s...

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  • 25 killed, 100 injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area
25 killed, 100 injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area

Quetta, Pakistan, June 23 (IBNS): At least five people were killed and 12 injured in a vehicle bomb explosion near Shohada Square in north-west Pakistan's Quetta city on Friday morning, Radio Pakistan said. So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Provincial minister Shaukat Yusufzai said the blast affected those who were pres...

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  • Low inflation problematic, but will not sway hawkish Bank of Canada
Low inflation problematic, but will not sway hawkish Bank of Canada

Meanwhile, gasoline prices rose 6.8% from May of a year ago, although that was slower than the previous month's almost 16% gain. "When we're looking for reasons for the bank to take its time in raising rates, core inflation has been exhibit A", said Doug Porter, chief economist at Bank of Montreal.

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  • Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

More drivers are admitting to marijuana use while driving, but scientific evidence proving that the use of pot while on the road is leading to more accidents has been inconclusive according to the report . HLDI has begun a large-scale study in OR to assess how legalized marijuana use could change the risk of crashes with injuries. All three stat...

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  • Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report
Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report

That number is 300,000 people higher than in 2015 and is six million people more than it was in 2014. This equates to one person becoming displaced every 3 seconds. Ethiopia now hosts more than 850,000 refugees from 21 countries with South Sudanese, Somalis, Eritreans, and Sudanese making up the majority. Among its findings, the report noted ...

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  • Egyptian Foreign Ministry follows investigation in death of Egyptian-American girl
Egyptian Foreign Ministry follows investigation in death of Egyptian-American girl

The center was so full that the service overflowed into the parking lot in the 80 degree heat. She and the other teens had just left a restaurant where they'd had suhoor, the predawn meal Muslims eat during the holy month of Ramadan . Nabra's mother Sawsan Gazzar, wept Sunday as she told her family in Egypt that her daughter had died, asked fo...

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  • Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Search Job Listings
Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Search Job Listings

The new feature sprang out of the company's Cloud Jobs API effort, which it announced past year as a way to provide access to its machine learning capabilities to power better search results for job boards. Available only in English for United States users, Google the search engine now shows job postings with custom filters to make your transitio...

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  • Majorité En marche aux législatives : ils n'y croyaient pas!
Majorité En marche aux législatives : ils n'y croyaient pas!

Avec le vent en poupe, et malgré des candidats souvent sans notoriété ni expérience politique, La République en Marche du président français peut espérer rafler le 18 juin bien plus que la majorité absolue des sièges, qui est de 289 sur 577.

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  • Debt-ridden Punjab gets Rs 1.18 lakh cr budget
Debt-ridden Punjab gets Rs 1.18 lakh cr budget

The SAD-BJP, Sukhbir said, will move a privilege motion against Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and the finance minister for allegedly making "contradictory statements on the floor of the House to mislead the Assembly and the people of Punjab".

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  • A Russian fighter jet staged a daring provocation near the U.S. aircraft
A Russian fighter jet staged a daring provocation near the U.S. aircraft

Earlier this month, Russian Federation scrambled a fighter jet to intercept a nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 strategic bomber it said was flying over the Baltic, in an incident that had echoes of the Cold War. "We assess the Russian pilots' behaviour as safe and professional". There have been more than 30 interactions between United States and...

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  • Luanda overtakes HK as costliest city for expats
Luanda overtakes HK as costliest city for expats

London was placed 30th in the latest annual Cost of Living Survey 2017 by consultancy Mercer, behind cities such as Copenhagen and Moscow. New York City and Bern returned to the top 10 this year, while Beijing fell one place to 11th. NY - which climbed two spots to ninth place this year - is used as the base city in Mercer's survey and all ci...

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  • Give us powers or we'll scupper Brexit, says SNP
Give us powers or we'll scupper Brexit, says SNP

Mike Russell, the SNP's Brexit Minister, warned the Scottish Parliament could withhold consent for a swathe of legislation required to plug gaps in the statute book after European Union law ceases to apply. Downing Street said they hoped the measure would be supported. He raised concerns over indications repatriated powers could go to Westminst...

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  • South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical
South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

Immediate and sustained humanitarian assistance most likely played a significant role in preventing the Koch and Panyijiar counties from deteriorating into starvation. Farming communities have been driven from their homes, leaving fields unharvested and markets disrupted, and food prices have soared. However, hunger has flared in in the nation's ...

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  • Illinois lawmakers head to Capitol amid budget mess
Illinois lawmakers head to Capitol amid budget mess

But Democrats , skeptical of the timing, say the deal is far from bipartisan. House Speaker Michael Madigan , emerged from a closed door meeting with his caucus and said his team is putting their final touches on a bill. It includes $5.4 billion in new money by increasing the personal income tax rate from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent and the co...

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  • Planes in Phoenix grounded because of too much heat
Planes in Phoenix grounded because of too much heat

Flights on the Bombardier CRJ airlines, which have a max operating temperature of 118 degrees, were left stranded in Phoenix . PHOENIX — The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. The weather comes as new research found that almost one in three people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly ...

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  • Almost 65 million people are displaced
Almost 65 million people are displaced

In Syria , a six-year civil war has ravaged the country, forcing almost two-thirds of its population to flee, according to the report . Besides Syria and South Sudan , Monday's report also pointed to large-scale displacement in Afghanistan , Iraq and Sudan.

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  • OJ Simpson gets July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada
OJ Simpson gets July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada

A 33-year prison sentence for the heist was handed down 13 years to the day he was acquitted in the Brown and Goldman slayings. He is now serving a nine-to-33 year sentence for his role in a 2007 incident where he and armed associates allegedly stole pieces of sports memorabilia at gunpoint.

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  • Four companies granted permits for growing medical marijuana in NEPA
Four companies granted permits for growing medical marijuana in NEPA

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has awarded a Carmichaels area facility one of 12 receiving permits to be grower/processors of medical marijuana. Kadens said that in IL, there are about 22,000 patients approved to use medical marijuana. Regulations require the growing to be indoors in an enclosed facility.

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  • Explosion dans une gare de Bruxelles, l'auteur présumé abattu
Explosion dans une gare de Bruxelles, l'auteur présumé abattu

Selon RTL.be , il aurait déclenché un dispositif d'explosion au moment où l'attention des militaires " s'est portée sur lui ". Par contre, la gare du Midi est restée accessible. Des jihadistes s'étaient fait exploser dans le métro et à l'aéroport de Bruxelles , faisant 32 morts. " Le Premier ministre Charles Michel et le ministre de l'Intérieur ...

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  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a statement . "Poroshenko should either implement the Minsk II accords or admit his personal responsibility for non-compliance with them", Chesnakov said. "I think we've been clear that yeah, I mean, obviously", Spicer said. "We've not provided lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine in the past, but we a...

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  • Uber Is Finally Giving You The Option To Tip Drivers
Uber Is Finally Giving You The Option To Tip Drivers

So, Uber has decided that it's time to do some damage control, announcing on Tuesday a six month-long initiative to turn things around by appealing to its drivers. FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, an Uber vehicle drives through LaGuardia Airport in NY. Uber has been the only major company in the ride-hailing industry ...

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  • Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak
Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

But the president's decision to weigh in personally represented a sharp shift in strategy for the White House and could come with political risk for Trump , who has potentially undermined himself legally on other matters through his tweets , including his attempt to impose a "travel ban" on immigrants from some majority-Muslim countries.

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  • W2W4: Best bets for second half of US Open
W2W4: Best bets for second half of US Open

The greens remained receptive on Friday, but began to firm up later in the day. You can still make birdies out there. "When you're trying to aim at a target usually at a normal golf course, with normal width fairways, there's some pressure in hitting the fairway".

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  • Screaming racist lady filmed demanding to see 'white doctor' at clinic
Screaming racist lady filmed demanding to see 'white doctor' at clinic

The clinic staffer explains that there wont' be a white pediatrician in until 4 p.m., I'm sure in the hopes of just quieting the ignorant idiot, but, ignorance is and ignorance does and the woman refused to back down. "Seeing it so openly without any fear and in front of so many people, without even fearing that someone can report her, it was rea...

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  • Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found on Staten Island, City Says
Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found on Staten Island, City Says

West Nile virus can cause sickness and in severe cases, an inflammation of the brain. "However, West Nile virus can cause serious complications, including neurological diseases, and can also cause a milder flu-like illness with headache, fever and fatigue, weakness and sometimes rash".

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  • Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day
Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

On the Centers for Disease Control Web page (http://bit.ly/2m9kI0T), note the states with the highest rates of gun-related deaths (per 100,000 people): Louisiana, Alaska, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Missouri.

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