• Trump Mideast Peace Team Tackles the Issues in Jerusalem and Ramallah

    Trump Mideast Peace Team Tackles the Issues in Jerusalem and Ramallah

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    But Palestinian leaders note that the White House has not even said clearly whether its focus will be a two-state solution to the conflict, which has been longstanding U.S. It has to be workable to both sides. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert made this point during a press briefing at the White House, while insisting that US President Donald Trump has made a peace agreement a top priority.
  • Johnson & Johnson faced with $417m payout after latest consumer lawsuit

    Johnson & Johnson faced with $417m payout after latest consumer lawsuit

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    The alleged cancer risks linked to its talc-based products have embroiled the company in over 4,800 similar claims in the United States, Fortune reported . According to court documents, the woman, named Eva Echeverria , used the famous talc powder from the 1950s until 2016. In her tearful testimony, she talked about how her daughter cared for her after her diagnosis 10 years ago.
  • Roger Goodell close to contract extension through 2024

    Roger Goodell close to contract extension through 2024

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    Goodell's contract is up after the 2019 season. Goodell became commissioner in 2006. It's estimated that Goodell has made about $212 million during his first ten years on the job. Roger Goodell , the Hydra of sports commissioners, seems to add another $30 or $40 million a year to his contract with every scandal he botches.
  • HC directs UP govt to explain on Gorakhpur hospital incident

    HC directs UP govt to explain on Gorakhpur hospital incident

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    In a related development, the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court also directed the Yogi Adityanath-led state government and the Director General of Medical Education, UP, to file a counter-affidavit within six weeks to a PIL filed by Lucknow-bases social activist Nutan Thakur.
  • Flag mistake: Issue has been contained, says Anifah

    Flag mistake: Issue has been contained, says Anifah

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    Malaysia and Indonesia are both Muslim majority nations and share a similar language but often trade accusations of stealing the other's food and culture. Indonesian President Joko Widodo told reporters in Jakarta the incident concerned "national pride", and called for an apology. "We are waiting for the apology from the Malaysian government because this concerns the national pride of our country".
  • White House Reported to OK August CSR Payment

    White House Reported to OK August CSR Payment

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    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Tuesday that premiums for many Americans would go up by 20 percent in 2018, should President Donald Trump follow through on his threats to stop paying the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies.
  • Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says

    Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says

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    One involved the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System by ReShape Medical. It has not received any product liability claims in connection with the five deaths . CEO Todd Newton says, "Patient safety is a key priority in everything we do at Apollo Endosurgery and we take adverse event reporting obligations related to our products very seriously".
  • New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later

    New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later

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    He is the 1,641st victim of the 2,753 killed at the lower Manhattan site that day to be identified. The medicinal inspector's office has been retesting human stays recouped amid the first recuperation at ground zero, gathered before May 2002.
  • Florida reports 1st sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017

    Florida reports 1st sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017

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    The individual affected had not travelled recently, but that person's partner had recently visited Cuba and was ill with symptoms consistent with Zika . The only confirmed local cases all were associated with exposure to Zika past year, CBS/AP reported. Pregnant couples with recent travel to areas with active Zika transmission should consider using condoms for the duration of the pregnancy.
  • Drinking alcohol frequency could 'lower your risk of diabetes', scientists reveal

    Drinking alcohol frequency could 'lower your risk of diabetes', scientists reveal

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    Women can cut their odds by nearly a third, with the polyphenols from the grapes in red wine believed to help control blood sugar. However for men, a daily beer lowered their diabetes risk by 21%. Researchers can't say why alcohol might protect against diabetes , since this was an observational study rather than an experiment or clinical trial, Tolstrup said.