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Automatic pay rises ditched in £4.2 billion NHS deal

Automatic pay rises ditched in £4.2 billion NHS deal

Money is also expected to be set aside for similar rises in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It will be up to the devolved governments to decide whether to implement the deal outside England. A...

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Alzheimer's costs expected to increase by $20 billion this year

Alzheimer's costs expected to increase by $20 billion this year

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in both Kentucky and the US and the only disease in the top 10 causes of death in the USA without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its pro...

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Illinois Gov. Rauner wins GOP nod for 2nd term

Illinois Gov. Rauner wins GOP nod for 2nd term

Jeanne Ives of Wheaton, who claimed earlier this week that she trails the governor by only 7 percentage points, 42 percent to 35 percent. As a self-declared fan of Northern Illinois University, whi...

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'Men Who Frequent Prostitutes Are Criminals' - Pope

'Men Who Frequent Prostitutes Are Criminals' - Pope

This is not making love, this is torturing a woman. "Let's not confuse the terms", he added, to the applause of those present. Concluding his thoughts about Okoedion's point, the Pope said: " I wa...

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Christine Quinn Calls Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian' After NY Governor Bid

Christine Quinn Calls Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian' After NY Governor Bid

Quinn, an openly gay supporter of current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo , callled Nixon, who is also openly gay, an "unqualified lesbian". The New York primary elections will be held on June 2...

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Spring Equinox 2018 Google Doodle: 9 Quotes To Celebrate

Spring Equinox 2018 Google Doodle: 9 Quotes To Celebrate

It's safe to say spring is officially here. Meteorological seasons are instead based on the annual temperature cycle and measure the meteorological state as well as coinciding with the calendar to...

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Nigerian Troops Fled Boko Haram Before Dapchi Abduction - Amnesty Int'l

Nigerian Troops Fled Boko Haram Before Dapchi Abduction - Amnesty Int'l

The Nigeria Military is yet to comment on Amnesty International's claim. The insurgents raided the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi on February 19th, after which the school...

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The Morning Brew: Austin bombings continue

The Morning Brew: Austin bombings continue

Authorities haven't identified the two men injured Sunday, saying only that they are in their 20s and white. The grandfather of one of the men told reporters that his grandson "had been left with what...

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Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence

Thousands of Philadelphia high school students join national protest against gun violence

The walkout itself went smoothly for the most part, although Reed said there were some who he said were disrespectful, preferring to talk to each other or on their cell phones annoying the people arou...

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JNU Professor Atul Johri granted bail by Delhi's Patiala House Court

JNU Professor Atul Johri granted bail by Delhi's Patiala House Court

Several JNU students including students' union president Geeta Kumari were injured in scuffles with police and paramilitary troops as more than 200 students picketed the Vasant Kunj police complex on ...

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French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe

French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe

Mr Sarkozy was previous year ordered to stand trial in a separate investigation regarding the financing of his failed re-election bid in 2012. Sarkozy, who was France's right-wing president from 2...

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DG: US seeks reforms in WTO's functioning

DG: US seeks reforms in WTO's functioning

World Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevêdo today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. This is the second WTO mini-ministerial meeting being hosted by India , after the first in 2009. A...

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Daily birth control pill for men shows promise, says UW study

Daily birth control pill for men shows promise, says UW study

Similar to the pill used by women, the male contraceptive tested on 100 of the participants combined an androgen (a male hormone like testosterone ) and a progestin. While women are more likely to ...

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Eagles, Vikings to play Thursday in Week 1 opener

The Broncos will send Siemian and a late-round 2018 pick to the Vikings while Minnesota will send back a 2019 draft pick. Siemian was a seventh-round selection by the Broncos. "I want to win a bunch...

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Sobering news about binge drinking in America

Sobering news about binge drinking in America

That includes how many days they drank, the average number of drinks consumed and the largest number of drinks they had on any one occasion. One in six American adults - about 37 million people - ...

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Just for fun: Now, get a customised apology from Arvind Kejriwal

Just for fun: Now, get a customised apology from Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to have hit upon a strategy to deal with a slew of defamation cases from his political opponents: Walking back his comments. "Let us put the incident behind ...

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Bid to prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi rejected

Bid to prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi rejected

ASEAN chair and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that although he was unaware of security threats stemming from the Rakhine crisis, the latter has the potential to bear security consequen...

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Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in latest response to spy poisoning crisis

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in latest response to spy poisoning crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the White House agreed with U.K. Prime Minister Teresa May's assertion that Russian Federation was likely to blame for the poisoning, which lef...

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More snow falls as 'mini beast from the east' sweeps in

More snow falls as 'mini beast from the east' sweeps in

Parts of eastern England and Scotland have already seen showers, with more expected in the Midlands and Wales. Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill said: "It will be bitterly cold with some snow f...

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Signatories Agree to Maintain Iran Nuclear Deal amid Trump Threats

Signatories Agree to Maintain Iran Nuclear Deal amid Trump Threats

Trump has threatened to withdraw the United States from the accord between Tehran and six world powers, signed in 2015 before he took office, unless France, Britain and Germany help agree a follow-up ...

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Study Finds Plastic Contaminants in Most Bottled Water

Study Finds Plastic Contaminants in Most Bottled Water

Tests on more than 250 bottles from 11 brands sold in various countries like India, the United States, and Brazil revealed contamination with plastic , including polypropylene, nylon, and polyethylen...

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NCAA Tournament Watch Guide, Day 2: Second Verse, Same As The First?

NCAA Tournament Watch Guide, Day 2: Second Verse, Same As The First?

Charleston will try to slow the pace, while Auburn will want to get out in transition and pick up easy points. For the seventh consecutive time, the Bulldogs snagged a first-round victory in the Big D...

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From sombre to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

From sombre to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

They joined almost three thousand demonstrations nationwide lasting 17 minutes in honor of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida a month ago today. After Sandy Hook...

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Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting

Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting

The Broward County Sheriff's Office released the video Thursday showing Deputy Scot Peterson's actions during the February 14 shooting. The sheriff's office said in a statement, "The video speak...

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Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP's Punjab chief

Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP's Punjab chief

LIF leader Simarjit Singh Bains said "People will not bear with it". "Arvind Kejriwal has deceived Punjabis by tendering an apology to Majithia". On the AAP future in Punjab, the Chief Minister ...

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