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Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic dismisses John McEnroe comments

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Women's top seed Angelique Kerber, the runner-up to Serena Williams in 2016, was tackling Belgium's 88th-ranked Kirsten Flipkens, whose best performance at the majors came at Wimbledon in 2013 when she made the semifinals. I tried to get as much information as I could in the last 48 hours. Especially coming from John, because he's someone that has earned that right because of who he is and what he has meant to the sport and what he still, you know, is representing as a former player and ... Read More »

Cook goes early as Root begins captaincy

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Root begins his tenure against South Africa at Lord's, nearly five months after he was first informed he was England's choice to succeed Alastair Cook. England have recalled Gary Ballance in favour of Haseeb Hameed. The left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj was ineffective bowling from the pavilion and though he got more turn from the Nursery end he would end the day wicketless. Read More »

Dangerous Escaped Inmate Still on the Run in SC

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The Post and Courier reports that Jimmy Causey escaped from the Lieber Correctional Institution in Dorchester County sometime Wednesday afternoon, and remains on the loose as of Thursday morning. Both men were sent back to prison. After a 9:00 a.m. count came up short, officials did a roll call and realized the two were missing. Still, publicly available records show that Mr. Read More »

Celgene to buy BeiGene stake, jointly develop tumor cancer treatment

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The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . Here is the rundown on market activity for BeiGene, Ltd . Vident Investment Advisory LLC increased its stake in shares of BeiGene by 9.7% in the fourth quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Boxer Capital LLC Holds Stake in BeiGene, Ltd. Read More »

Ahsoka Has Droid Problems in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Episode 4

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All told, 16 shorts will arrive over the coming weeks, highlighting characters like Jyn Erso from Rogue One and Rey from The Last Jedi . The short explains how the two become such fast friends. In the new episode of "Star Wars Forces of Destiny," posted Wednesday on Disney's YouTube channel , we see what happens when Leia (voiced by Shelby Young ) helps out Wicket and his fellow Ewoks against armed Stormtroopers on the planet Endor. Read More »

CLIF Bars recalled due to allergy concerns

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The protein bar mint chocolate 68 g bearing UPC 7 22252 60644 0 and the code 2016JN19M6 until 2018MR08M6 is covered by the recall. People with allergies to these nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. If you do not have a nut allergy or aversion, there's no need to return or dispose of the bars. The FDA says the affected products' ingredient labels do not warn consumers about the possible presence of nuts. Read More »

John Morgan sues state for blocking the smoking of medical marijuana

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The amendment is required by law to be in place by July 3, 2017, and operational three months later. "It's just another act of the legislature ignoring the will of the people ". "In fact, marijuana smoking was shown to increase lung capacity". "There's a reason why every single major medical association opposes the use of the raw, smoked form of marijuana as medicine: smoke is not a reliable delivery system, it's impossible to measure dosage, and it contains hundreds of other chemical ... Read More »

Celtics reportedly shopping Crowder, Smart and Bradley

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If that is to be believed, over the next five hours or so, Hayward then chose to join the Celtics AND write a piece about leaving Utah for Derek Jeter's website. But a late push from Miami executive Pat Riley muddled Hayward's future in recent weeks. Just like Durant's move from Oklahoma City to Golden State, the word came on the Fourth of July. Read More »

Ariana Grande Honors Youngest Victim of Manchester Arena Bombing

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Saffie became caught in the blast and became one of the UK's youngest victims of terror. Ariana Grande has paid a moving tribute to the youngest victim of the Manchester Arena bombing , Saffie Roussos. Funerals have been happening as the inquest investigation gets underway. "She was a huge character", her father Andrew Roussos said. Ashlee told the BBC: "She was Ariana Grande-obsessed, so to see how happy she was, it was just. Read More »

The Sense Of Smell Is Linked To Fat-Burning Capabilities?

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They used mice given a diphtheria toxin , which causes them to lose their sense of smell . While the team has not yet determined a link between the sense of smell and the sympathetic nervous system, they speculate it's to do with the hypothalamus part of the brain. Read More »

Why Kanye West and Jay Z fell out

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Kanye West is reportedly leaving Tidal after fighting with Jay-Z's music streaming service over money, according to a new report from TMZ . Tidal claims to pay more royalties and was set up as a co-ownership with Jay-Z's artist friends like Madonna and Coldplay's Chris Martin. Read More »

Lack of sleep link to Alzheimer's revealed in new study

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Tau forms filaments inside nerve cells and amyloid-beta forms filaments outside. All participants had known risk factors for Alzheimer's, such as family history or evidence of the APOE gene, which is associated with a greater risk of the disease. Read More »

Six Arrested Following Fourth of July Police Crackdown

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Four killed were not wearing seat belts, according to Virginia State Police. The crashes happened in Amherst, Dinwiddie, Fairfax, Henrico, Montgomery, Orange, Rockingham and Surry counties, and the city of Norfolk. During that period, troopers arrested 112 impaired drivers, arrested 91 for criminal offenses and arrested another 41 people who were found to be wanted on warrants. Read More »

EU Court's top layer says member states have right to ban Uber

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Judges are to make a final ruling later this year. However, they generally follow the advice of their advocates general and the comments come two months after another opinion , which rejected Uber's argument that it was only a digital platform and so subject to less regulation than a transport firm. Read More »

China praises 'pragmatic' partnership with Germany

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Also on Wednesday, Xi and Merkel attended the official opening ceremony of the Panda Garden at Zoo Berlin . The president said that China and Germany will make joint efforts to push projects forward under the Belt and Road Initiative and explore third-party markets, since the interconnection of Eurasia will bring major opportunities. Read More »

Get Ready: Someone Has Invented Snortable Chocolate

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The product, created by Orlando-based company Legal Lean , includes cacao powder, as well as gingko biloba, taurine and guarana , which are commonly found in energy drinks. The effects normally last between 30 minutes and one hour, Anderson told the Washington Post . "Certainly this is better than using an illicit drug". Read More »

World Jewish Congress denounces new anti-Israel UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

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Last year, UNESCO passed a similar resolution describing Jerusalem as an "occupied" city and Israel as an "occupying power", which - under global law - has no sovereignty over the historic city. Some of the softer language includes the new acknowledgement of "the importance of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls for the three monotheistic religions", although it still referred to the Temple Mount as only a "Muslim place of worship", according to the Times of Israel report. Read More »

Essex mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

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West Nile virus is spread to humans through bites from infected mosquitoes. Beaver County is one of 15 Pennsylvania counties where West Nile has been found this summer. The Wisconsin Division of Public Health will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season. In 2016, there were 149 human cases of West Nile virus in Colorado , including eight deaths. Read More »

Lejeune joins Newcastle on a 5-yr deal

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The Paris-born centre-back was snapped up by Manchester City in 2015, but was sent straight on loan to Spanish side Girona , from where he joined Eibar just a year later. The result of that work is that the two players who started most matches for Newcastle in the Championship, are to be handed new improved five year deals. Read More »

Red Cross facing blood shortage after lack of donations

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In South Carolina alone, there have been more than 560 fewer donations in the past two months. That's the equivalent of the Red Cross not collecting any blood at all for four days. The Red Cross is also trying to recruit new blood donors who are less likely to give during the summer months when schools are out of session. Donors can schedule an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. Read More »

Three killed, four hurt in shooting, chase in downtown Savannah

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Several streets and a portion of Bay Street were shut down while the scene was cleared but all streets are now clear. Five other pedestrians were injured but sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened in the City Market area. One person has been taken into custody and will be charged with three counts of felony murder. We will continue to follow this story as it develops. Read More »

Canadian baby believed to be first in world without gender designation

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Kori wishes baby Searyl to discover their own gender . The health card issued for Searyl was marked with "u" under sex , meaning undetermined or unassigned. Kori Doty's eight-month-old child has received a health card with a "U" (presumably for unspecified or unknown) where the child's gender would normally be shown. Read More »

In middle of road trip, Amit Shah embarks on hero worshipping

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Bhubaneswar: BJP president Amit Shah arrived in the state on Monday for a three-day tour during which he will give a boost to the party's preparations at the booth level. "Unemployment is growing and the youths of Odisha are working elsewhere and contributing to the progress of other States due to the lack of opportunities at home", he said. Read More »

Turkey says United States to lift laptop ban on Istanbul-origin flights

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Arslan was quoted by state-run news agency Anadolu as saying the ban would be lifted on July 5 following a visit by a USA delegation. According to these senior government officials, the February 2016 downing of Daallo flight 159 from Mogadishu to Djibouti was brought down by this kind of device, though it's hard to explain today's ban based on an incident that happened more than a year ago. Read More »

Everton scout rules out Zapata move; says Toffees all in for Giroud

Everton are set to continue their summer transfer spending by making a £20M move for Arsenal and France striker Olivier Giroud , according to the Sun . He told Arsenal's official website: " I won a few titles in my career, that is an important thing, but there is another thing which is important for me . Read More »

Pope's hospital offers to take in terminally ill Charlie Gard

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The case has tugged at heart strings in Britain, where more than £1.3 million (RM7.2 million) has been raised through GoFundMe to pay for the experimental treatment. If Charlie is anything like his parents, he's definitely not done fighting. Doctors have agreed to give the parents a few more days with their son. Read More »

Journalist offers latest update on Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal future

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Coupled with Arsenal's demands Sanchez would be looking for in excess of £300,000-a-week in wages. With a significant new offer on the table for Alexis and Arsenal making waves in the transfer market, securing Sead Kolasinac from Schalke and reportedly closing in huge moves for Alexandre Lacazette, the Gunners may be hopeful they've done enough to convince the Chilean to stay. Read More »

Etihad allows passengers to use laptops on U.S. flights

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Currently, no United States carriers operate direct flights to the UAE. In March, the U.S. banned laptops in cabins on flights originating at 10 airports in eight countries, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey, to address fears that bombs could be concealed in electronic devices taken aboard aircraft. Read More »

Commonly prescribed gastric acid drug may increase death risk, study shows

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Many more Britons buy PPIs - which include omeprazole and lansoprazole - over the counter of pharmacies without a prescription, or in corner shops and supermarkets. They write: "Although our results should not deter prescription and use of PPIs where medically indicated, they may be used to encourage and promote pharmacovigilance [monitoring the side-effects of licensed drugs] and [they] emphasise the need to exercise judicious use of PPIs and limit use and duration of therapy to instances ... Read More »

Samsung plans $18.6 billion South Korea investment amid chip boom

The decision to expand investment in the chips and display sectors also comes in line with the new government's plan to generate jobs and revitalize the national economy through cooperation with the business community, the sources added. A further 6 trillion won ($5 billion) is being committed to boosting production at Hwaseong. Some analysts said the additional capacity could cause slight oversupply in early 2018, but that price crashes are unlikely as smartphone makers opt for greater ... Read More »

To Cut A Long Story Short… Tony Hadley quits Spandau Ballet

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The 57-year-old singer had been the lead vocalist in the new wave group alongside Gary and Martin Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble during their '80s heyday. More recently, band members had performed solo shows, and Martin Kemp had appeared as a judge on the BBC show Let It Shine . The band was formed in 1976 in Islington, London, but after a number of years performing and finding their sound they came upon the Blitz club-night in Covent Garden, London, which was a key venue for the ... Read More »

Flooding in China kills 33 and leaves thousands homeless

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The National Meteorological Center forecast that rainstorms will hit Guangxi and Hunan from Sunday night to Monday night with precipitation up to 110 millimeters. About 326,900 people have been involved in flood control work in Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces, with more than 80 percent of those having been dispatched in Hunan, the headquarters said. Read More »