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Study finds pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors

Experts hailed the findings, drawn from studies into breast and bowel cancers, as "exciting". However, older research shows otherwise, stating that only 10 percent women actually conceive post breast cancer treatment. A team from Harvard University followed nearly 1,000 men diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer, the second most advanced form which means it's fast-growing and large, for seven years. Read More »

Trump schedules speech during Comey testimony


Comey will appear before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, with lawmakers seeking answers as to whether he believes the President sought to obstruct his Russian Federation probe or demanded his loyalty before he fired Comey. However, Comey has told associates he will not corroborate Trump's claim that on three separate occasions Comey told the president he was not under investigation as part of the probe into Russian meddling in the US election, a source familiar the former ... Read More »

China, Germany agree to speed up talks on China-EU investment agreement

Shi said there are 8,000 German companies operating in China with a total investment volume of more than €60 billion ($67 billion), while almost 2,000 Chinese enterprises are operating in Germany . Without mentioning the USA specifically, he said China has been "actively promoting the Paris agreement and we were one of the first countries to ratify the Paris agreement". Read More »

Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

In fact, France cut off all arms shipments to Israel. Scores of former Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel and living in the Gaza Strip said on Sunday their stipends from the Western-backed Palestinian Authority have been suspended in an apparent bid to appease Israel and the United States. Read More »

Man dies after tattoo gets infected with flesh eating bacteria


A Texas man has died after swimming in the Gulf of Mexico shortly after getting a tattoo on his leg. That means quick showers, no baths and certainly no swimming. Below the images were the words, "Jesus is my life". He later complained of pain in his legs and feet, and had a fever and chills. Five days later, he made a decision to go for a swim. Read More »

Trump ignorant of climate science: Ex-US secretary of state

But he says that the silver lining in Trump's decision could be that people would begin to galvanize around the issue. Trump's withdrawal from the pact drew swift condemnation from several tech giants last week, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, who said he spoke with the president earlier in the week in an effort to persuade him not to withdraw from the pact. Read More »

China hails Modi's 'positive' remarks on ties

The two leaders voiced concern over the growing threat of terrorism worldwide. A personal chemistry between Modi, the then US President Barack Obama and Macron's predecessor in Palais Elysees, Francois Hollande, with active support from Chinese President Xi Jinping had made the deal possible. Read More »

Which states have joined the climate alliance that commits to Paris agreement?

Haley said the terms of the worldwide agreement curbing global emissions-signed by every country but Nicaragua and Syria-were "too onerous" and placed American companies at a disadvantage. Last year, a friend and former manager of Simpson's told a radio station that they did, in fact, track down the real killer - and even tried to take their information to police. Read More »

Bear breaks into Colorado home, plays piano


Surveillance video captured an unusual scene in a condo in East Vail, Colorado: a bear trying his hand at playing the living room's piano after breaking into the home. To everyone's surprise, the footage also showed the curious bear briefly stop to "play" the woman's piano. This family liked bears and wildlife before this happened now they are in complete love- just happy the bear didn't make that big of a mess. Read More »

Afghanistan: 7 killed, 15 injured in blast at Great Mosque of Herat


Abdul Ahad Jailani, spokesman for the provincial police headquarters, said the deaths have swollen to 8, and two of the wounded are in critical situation. So far there were no reports of injury or damage from the Indian envoy's house. The massive blast occurred when a sewage truck packed with what Ghani called "military-grade" explosives detonated at the entrance to a fortified area of that city that includes foreign embassies and government buildings. Read More »

200+ mayors, 10 governors counter Trump's exit from Paris Agreement

Bush in 1992. Under the auspices of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, the 211 (and counting) have committed to adopt the global climate agreement of their own accord. Haley said that Trump will always have America's best interests at heart, including what he does in regard to protecting the environment. But the decision to exit the Paris agreement was swiftly denounced by the major American companies, including industrial and energy corporations, which have been working for years to ... Read More »

Li calls for Germany to promote trade liberalization


Experts say that while the USA move is expected to have profound implications for the worldwide effort tackling climate change and would deal a major blow to Washington's global standing, it has presented China with an unprecedented opportunity to emerge as a global leader on climate issues. Read More »

Londoners warn Donald Trump to stay away from Sadiq Khan

Trump also accused media of being biased toward Khan. "So, the president is right, we should have a substance-based policy debate on gun violence and the solutions to address it, and I'd be happy to meet him anytime, anywhere". "And we thank our courageous emergency services and the fearless Londoners who risked their lives to care for others, you are the best of us". "That's because they used knives and a truck!" He said: "Our city has suffered two bad terrorist attacks since I was ... Read More »

UK police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before


He returned to Ireland again in 2015, again for an unknown length of time, but Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was not one of a small number of radicals under surveillance. A woman also went to local police after she became concerned that Butt was trying to radicalise her children. The inquiry was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", Mr Rowley added. Read More »

Trump's tangle with Europe leads the continent to find partners elsewhere

On the equal shares principle, U.S. emissions should be no more than one-third of what they are today, and on the other principles, even less. Led by former NY mayor Mike Bloomberg, almost 1,000 business and government leaders declared Monday their intent to honor the Paris climate accord, days after US President Donald Trump announced a US exit from the 190-plus nation pact. Read More »

London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

Butt was thrown out from one of the east London mosques he occasionally prayed in, after reportedly shouting "Only God is in charge" and interrupting the imam. Butt was an Arsenal football club fan and was wearing their shirt during the attack, The Guardian reported. He said Britain's relationship with the USA should be like a close friendship: "you stand with them in times of adversity and call them out when they're wrong and there are many things about which Donald Trump is wrong". Read More »

America's mayors have a message for the president on climate change

In Paris , French President Emmanuel Macron turned Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan on its head, saying in a rare English-language statement that it was time to "make the planet great again". The coalition, calling itself "We are still in", includes leaders from nine states, 125 cities, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities. Read More »

Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

However, the sport's dominance has slipped somewhat, with ratings slightly down on last season's record-breaking Game One. He attended team meetings, including the "captain's run" training session at Suncorp Stadium and an emotional presentation from Maroons captain Cameron Smith on Tuesday night. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo orders regulations to keep New Yorkers insured


Additional information about Cuomo's regulations can be found here . Insurers who back out of the marketplace, meanwhile, would be banned from participating in the state's Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Essential Plan programs, which are heavily subsidized by the state and federal government. Read More »

Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain on Monday asked Qatari diplomats to leave their countries within 48 hours and Qatari citizens within 14 days. The channels of Doha-based satellite network Al-Jazeera have also been blocked. Last month, the Qatari news agency quoted Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani as saying that Iran is "a regional, Islamic power that can not be ignored" and it would not be wise to fight against it. Read More »

Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact


United States billionaire and UN envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged $15 million to support the Paris agreement's coordinating agency if necessary - the sum it stands to lose should the U.S. "Global leadership on climate change is at a critical juncture", he said. But Dr Powles said the U.S. withdrawal also raises other questions like whether China will keep its climate funding commitments. Read More »

Williams set to face Lions, Perofeta gets first start

All Blacks superstar Sonny Billy Williams has been cleared to start for the Blues after a knee injury, with Umaga naming a strong side for the hotly-anticipated encounter. 'But we've just got to concentrate on ourselves. "Getting through the field-based footy is easy, (and) I just push back the weights until the break of fast - thank God in New Zealand, in this part of the world, we only fast for nine hours a day, 10 max". Read More »

ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge attack


She said Britain must do "more, much more" to combat what she called the perverted ideology of radical Islam. Asked if Trump was wrong to make the comments, British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a news conference Monday that "Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job". Read More »

Boy, 5, gravely injured in stray bullet shooting


At that point, one man fired at least four shots at another in the same spot, he said. One of the men started shooting and a stray bullet hit the newly-turned five-year-old in the side of the head. He was later transferred to Presbyterian Hospital in grave condition. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s. "The city's prayers are with him and the doctors working to save his life". Read More »

Virginia joins other states in Paris climate goal alliance

President Donald Trump says the accord punishes the American economy and he hopes to negotiate a better deal. The Climate Alliance now includes 13 member states. He also cited the health risks posed by rising average temperatures and more extreme weather events. According to the Energy Information Administration, the three states produced 11 per cent of US emissions in 2014, but now they intend to cut back significantly on that value. Read More »

J&J's prostate cancer drug Zytiga shows significant effect in phase 3 trial

The drug, abiraterone, is sold by Janssen Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Zytiga . Abiraterone also appeared to more than double the average time it took for a man's prostate cancer to progress, one of the studies reports. Around half are eligible for hormone therapy with abiraterone. Despite ADT, the adrenal glands and prostate cancer cells continue making small amounts of androgens. Read More »

Japan holds evacuation drill amid North Korea missile fear


Carl Thayer, a regional security analyst at the Australian Defense Force Academy, said the U.S. Pacific commander is like a pro-consul of old, with vast delegated authority and responsibility across 36 nations. In an uncharacteristic outburst against Beijing , North Korea has blasted China for cooperating with the U.S. in imposing UN-engineered sanctions on the country. Read More »

Qatar is backed by a massive global war chest

Saudi Arabia and the UAE also announced they were suspending flights to Qatar and banned their citizens from travelling to Doha . Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, through which the tiny Gulf nation and worldwide travel hub imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. Read More »

Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar


World Cup 2022 host Qatar denies the allegations and called the decision from its neighbouring countries to cut ties "unjustified" and with "no basis in fact", according to the BBC . At the time of writing there had been no official statements from Egyptair, Saudi or Gulf Air confirming whether their flights to and from Doha will also be suspended - Business Traveller will update this page as we receive more news. Read More »

Oklahoma beats Oregon 4-2 to reach softball title series


As Oregon's team bus made its way across the north end of college softball's hometown, on the way to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium on Saturday morning, the Ducks were arrayed in their usual seating arrangement. Kleist (21-4) had her fellow pitchers' backs in Saturday's opener against Baylor, getting out of a bases-loaded, no-out situation with the Ducks up three in the seventh. Read More »