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Gordon Strachan blames Scotland's genetics for World Cup failure

Gordon Strachan blames Scotland's genetics for World Cup failure

Strachan believes that a lack of height in the squad is possibly to blame for this latest failure, but he is more than happy with the desire shown by his players in the second half of the campaign. Strachan remained coy on his future, although received support from Celtic striker Griffiths, who expressed hope that the former Coventry, Southampton and Middlesbrough manager would lead Scotland's European Championship qualification campaign. Read More

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Community recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Community recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

An estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 63,410 cases of in situ breast cancer will be diagnosed in USA women in 2017. Breast cancer is most common in men ages 60 to 70. As of today, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. This includes women now being treated and women who have finished treatment. Read More

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How to Watch Alaves vs. Real Madrid

Pedraza hit the Real Madrid woodwork for the second time in the 76th minute following a mistake from Varane, and a late goal or two appeared certain with both defences looking shaky in the second period. Real Madrid's team showed four changes from the one that started against Real Betis on Wednesday night, with Marco Asensio , Lucas Vasquez , Nacho and Dani Ceballos replacing Luka Modric , Toni Kroos , Marcelo and Gareth Bale . Read More

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OECD: countries still need to make reforms to improve growth

OECD: countries still need to make reforms to improve growth

In a report released on Wednesday, ANZ economists David Plank and Felicity Emmett say this view reflects the more positive economic outlook and easing downside risks. Its June forecast noted the economy was gaining steam, propelled by government spending on infrastructure, social housing, education and innovation, as well as rising household wealth and rebounding business investment, particularly in the resource sector. Read More

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Modi meets Suu Kyi

Modi meets Suu Kyi

The Myanmarese president and Suu Kyi had visited India a year ago. The Prime Minister announced that soon 40 Myanmar fishermen lodged in Indian jails will be released. ■ Together we can ensure that terrorism is not allowed to take root on our soil or on the soil of neighbouring countries: Suu Kyi. The Myanmar leader thanked Modi for his support against the "terror threat" her country faces. Read More

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Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria's Super Eagles shock Cameroon's Indomitable Lions

Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria's Super Eagles shock Cameroon's Indomitable Lions

Goals from Odion Ighalo , John Mikel Obi , Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho sealed the win, with Broos refusing to hold any hopes of a "miraculous" route to Russian Federation. The Eagles are now unbeaten in 33 World Cup qualifying games. "I am not afraid of a sack and I don't think about that", he said after the game. "We dedicate this win to Carl; I am sure he will be very happy about this". Read More

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Twitter Goes Crazy as West Indies Stun England to Win 2nd Test

Twitter Goes Crazy as West Indies Stun England to Win 2nd Test

Hope, who scored 147 in the first innings, remained unbeaten on 118 in the second innings to take his side to a five-wicket win . " Shai Hope was just outstanding, to come out in the first innings and score his maiden Test century". "When the captain Joe Root got out they were 40-odd for four [overall] and we then dropped a catch soon after so the big moments we didn't play well at all", Estwick told reporters. Read More

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President Trump is dividing the country

President Trump is dividing the country

The poll also found that 42 percent of voters approve of the job Trump has done so far in office, while 55 percent disapprove. Every party, gender, education, age and racial group disapproves except Republicans, who approve 77 - 14 percent; white voters with no college, approving 52 - 40 percent, and white men, who approve by a narrow 50 - 46 percent. Read More

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Could B Vitamin Megadoses Increase Actually Lung Cancer Risk For Male Smokers?

Could B Vitamin Megadoses Increase Actually Lung Cancer Risk For Male Smokers?

Why B vitamins influence cancer risk is not known for sure, but some believe that it is related to how B vitamins interact with the so-called one-carbon-metabolism pathway. We were unable to address whether lung cancer patients had improved or worsened prognosis if they took these supplements. B vitamins - B-6, B-9 (folate), and B-12 - are commonly thought to reduce cancer risk, among other benefits. Read More

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Do e-cigarettes help tobacco smokers quit?

Do e-cigarettes help tobacco smokers quit?

In background notes, the researchers said use of electronic cigarettes in the United States became noticeable around 2010 and increased dramatically by 2014 - which would coincide with the rising quit-smoking rates. 4.8%). This supports the thesis that less strict control over e-cigarettes would be positive. Here, "cessation rate" was how many people, who were smokers 12 months before the survey, quit for at least three months. Read More

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For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

In Việt Nam, half of the people living with HIV were under treatment in 2016, and the estimated number of AIDS-related deaths was the lowest since 2004. Around 30% of people living with HIV still do not know their HIV status, 17.1 million people living with HIV do not have access to antiretroviral therapy and more than half of all people living with HIV are not virally suppressed. Read More

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Orgeron says LSU welcomes tests against Tide and the rest

Orgeron says LSU welcomes tests against Tide and the rest

Fournette's college coach, Ed Orgeron , thinks that narrative is nonsense. "That is a man who I have looked up to for the past four to five years". Orgeron did not shy away from comparisons to 2017 No. "I don't want to get into all that". "Number one, I was going to treat the team exactly how I treat my sons, no different", Orgeron said. "And then I was going to treat every coach on the coaching staff with respect and let him coach his position". Read More

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Two civilians killed in firing by Indian troops along LoC

Two civilians killed in firing by Indian troops along LoC

They said the deceased were identified as Mohammad Shoukat, employed in Territorial Army and his wife Safia Bi, residents of Karmara. Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947. The incident-latest in a series of border clashes since September last- follows the first death anniversary of Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Muzzaffer Wani, who was killed in an armed clash with Indian forces in occupied Kashmir past year. Read More

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Froome is playing mind games with me: Porte

Froome is playing mind games with me: Porte

The upshot of this was that Froome and Sky have begun labelling Porte with "the favourite to win the Tour label", but the Australian, showing he is wise to such mind-games, calmly batted that idea back earlier this week. I think the route really suits a rider like Bardet, and he showed previous year that he has to be taken seriously. I can't just rely on what I did the year before. Read More

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Storms to begin, end your Thursday

Storms to begin, end your Thursday

Not too surprising, given the high levels of instability and moderate wind shear that will be moving in. A couple of storms may slide into northern Oklahoma late Thursday night and into early Friday morning. This weekend is turning out to be drier especially Sunday with the storm chance returning late Sunday (likely after sunset but will keep the storm chance in just in case storms develop late afternoon). Read More

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Southwestern Pa. Businesses Receive Medical Marijuana Permits

Southwestern Pa. Businesses Receive Medical Marijuana Permits

Winners in the other regions are Pennsylvania Medical Solutions LLC and Standard Farms LLC in the Northeast; Ilera Healthcare LLC and AES Compassionate Care LLC in the Southcentral; Terrapin Investment Fund 1 LLC and GTI Pennsylvania LLC in the Northcentral; Agrimed Industries of PA LLC and PurePenn LLC in the Southwest; and Holistic Farms LLC and Cresco Yeltrah LLC in the Northeast. Read More

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White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

Spicer's declaration was part of a longer answer about the arrest of an alleged leaker, but the comment comically ignores the fact that Donald Trump seems never to stop commenting on ongoing investigations, including the very real possibility that Trump may live-tweet former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony on Thursday. Read More

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Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe

Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe

However, tension is gripping the city as the "parallel" jathedars are also expected to reach the Akal Takht, and apprehensions are that they may object to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh delivering address. Mann said that Gurbahcan was not fit for the post of head of Sikh Temporal seat and he should be removed forthwith. Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the 1995 assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, has asked all political parties and religious ... Read More

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Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

The report said in the 1970s and 1980s, 69 tobacco growing countries, mainly in Asia and Africa, experienced fuel wood shortages related to tobacco production that accelerated deforestation in those countries. Up to two-thirds of the 15 billion cigarettes sold daily are disposed of in the environment and cigarette butts account for 30-40% of all items collected in coastal and urban cleanups, the agency added. Read More

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Pharmacies to remain closed on May 30

Pharmacies to remain closed on May 30

Moreover the ministry should rather make doctors compulsory to register themselves with the portal and enter data related to prescribe drugs, he added. Retail chemist shop owners claim that selling medicines online makes it hard to verify drug quality, and makes sale of psychotropic substances easier. Read More

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Edmonton archbishop says Vatican should apologize for role in residential schools

Edmonton archbishop says Vatican should apologize for role in residential schools

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday where they discussed reconciliation with Canada's indigenous people. The official Vatican statement on the meeting between Trudeau and the pope did not include information on the apology. In a 2009 meeting with an Indigenous delegation from Canada that included Phil Fontaine, a residential school survivor and then-grand chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Pope Benedict expressed "sorrow" and ... Read More

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3 years of Modi - how has business landscape changed?

A vehicle carrying the prime minister , Union minister Nitin Gadkari, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal and senior government officials then passed over it. "Government's decision to revoke import duty on wheat only harmed the farmers' interests", he said. He added: "At the completion of three years of the NDA government, I have decided to make this announcement for the agriculture sector as there are much possibilities, particularly for the youth of the ... Read More

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