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Black men urged to attend prostate cancer trials

The study was the largest to date abiraterone as first-line therapy for advanced prostate cancer , in combination with standard therapy. The benefits can be significant, Basch's team found. The new data supports expanding the drug's use to earlier stages of prostate cancer . Only when symptoms develops abruptly then we can detect cancer . Read More

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Nine states join Cuomo's climate alliance

Climate Alliance Monday, pledging to uphold targets outlined in the Paris Climate Accord after President Donald Trump made a decision to pull out of the agreement last week. Governors also have limited ability to affect emissions in their states without support from legislatures. Delaware's greenhouse gases come from three primary sources: energy production, transportation, and industry. Read More

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IS claims responsibility for London attack

IS claims responsibility for London attack

Police said Monday that "a number" of other people have been detained, but no details were provided. Commuters walk past a concrete barrier, erected following Saturday night's terror attack, in London , on June 5. During that time , police numbers have dropped by roughly 20,000 officers, and the number of armed officers has fallen as well. "We are working closely with the Metropolitan police and security services and are happy to assist on measures like planning and traffic management". Read More

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Dakota Pipeline Officially Comes Online As Activists Drudge Up More Complaints

ETP says the system has commitments for about 520,000 barrels daily. The Bakken Pipeline is a joint venture between Energy Transfer Partners , MarEn Bakken and Phillips 66. The Dakota Access Pipeline long protested by groups of Native Americans and environmentalists begins carrying oil Thursday. The pipeline extends from North Dakota, through South Dakota and Iowa, and into IL. Read More

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Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

They were wearing what looked like homemade-explosive vests but Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley confirmed these were hoaxes. London ambulance service said 48 people had been taken to hospitals across the city. Witnesses in the Wheatsheaf pub near London bridge said they saw anti-terror cops open fire and were caught in a hail of bullets. Multiple witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting several pedestrians; others also said they saw at least one man with a ... Read More

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London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

It comes less than three months after an attacker ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four, then stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament. "As a mark of respect two political parties have suspended our campaigns for the day". "I saw this van going left and right, left and right, trying to catch as many people as he could". Read More

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'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties

'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties

In New York, crowds marched from Foley Square , and in Washington, demonstrators gathered at the Washington Monument . " March for Truth " organizers were also demanding that Trump release his personal tax returns. "We will rally downtown and march to Trump Tower to push back against the endless barrage of lies emanating from the White House". The rally's name was a reference to Trump's remarks this week announcing his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Read More

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Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

And the rest of the public was in awe at the most British of insults. May is coming under further criticism for skipping out on a television debate. May's conspicuous absence at Wednesday's debate overshadowed the event as her opponents criticized her for running scared. Ms Thornberry finished with one final dig at the Home Secretary, who took Theresa May's place in the BBC TV debate. Read More

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Rafael Nadal Imperious In Paris As Novak Djokovic Battles Through

Rafael Nadal Imperious In Paris As Novak Djokovic Battles Through

The way the soon-to-be 31-year-old Spaniard looked in his 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 destruction of Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili on Philippe-Chatrier Court on Friday, it's certainly hard to imagine the No. Second seed and 2016 victor Novak Djokovic didn't have things so easy, needing five sets to overcome Diego Schwartzman. He will next play compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut , who thumped Czech Jiri Vesely 6-3 6-4 6-3. Read More

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Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

The White House claimed the president fired Comey for his mishandling of the Clinton email investigation, at the behest of memos from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Comey's testimony is not news and the few new bits of information here aren't exactly revelatory. The two candidates are former Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole and Chris Wray, a former top Justice Department official who has served as New Jersey Gov. Read More

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Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

All ports of entry between the two countries will be closed, according to the statement. The unprecedented move is being seen as a significant split between powerful Gulf countries, who are also close USA allies. Other airways in the countries involved are expected to follow suit. Also, Manama suspended air and sea communication with Doha and banned citizens of Qatar from visiting Bahrain , and prohibited its citizens from living and visiting Qatar. Read More

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Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

Trudeau said the $7.4-billion project will benefit all of Canada and noted, "Regardless of a change in government in B.C. or anywhere, the facts and evidence do not change". "This is a new era for politics in BC - one where British Columbians are truly the winners", Weaver of the Greens said in a media release. Otherwise, Simons acknowledged that there was very little in the agreement "that looks like it's any sort of concession", explaining that the two parties had found "common ground" and ... Read More

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FDA Investigates Findings of Hepatitis A Linked to Frozen Tuna

FDA Investigates Findings of Hepatitis A Linked to Frozen Tuna

Hilo Fish Company is the parent company of Tropic Fish Hawaii, which was linked to a previous recall of frozen ahi contaminated with hepatitis A . At this point, the CDC says it is not now aware of any illnesses linked to the products. Some products were distributed to retail locations and restaurants in California, Texas and Oklahoma. Distribution records show that the contaminated yellowfin tuna steaks and cubes were not sold directly to the public in NY. Read More

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Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? The White House's Lips Are Sealed

She said Trump has her unconditional support - with one exception. He said cities across the world are working in solidarity to curb climate change . "Obviously, it's a very disappointing turn of events", said Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel. The EU and China committed to actions related to climate change, such as developing ways to change into zero-emissions economies, promoting zero-carbon transitions in developing countries and developing long-term decarbonization plans. Read More

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Officer wounded in London Bridge attack armed only with baton

The assailants wore fake suicide vests in a bid to increase the sense of panic as they lunged seemingly at random at the crowds gathered around London Bridge and Borough Market, which is full of restaurants and bars. The Bishop of Colchester, the Rt Rev Roger Morris, said his prayers were with the family and friends of the victims, describing the attack as "vicious and evil". Read More

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What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

He said he has not discussed the matter with White House counsel, adding, "I don't know how they're going to respond". The House panel pursuing its own investigation of the Trump campaign and possible Russian Federation ties has also sought information from Comey, asking the FBI to turn over documents related to his interactions with both the White House and the Justice Department . Read More

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'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

At the White House last week, Trump announced he would pull the USA from the agreement and seek to negotiate a "deal that's fair". The EU Commission said it will now seek new alliances in the fight against climate change . decision on developing countries would be felt in two areas - finance and technology transfer. The Obama administration had committed $3 billion to the fund of which one billion dollars has been transferred. Read More

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Putin denies United States election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

Putin denies United States election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

In a trailer for an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly released Sunday, the Russian premier says that he sat next to Flynn at a dinner in late 2015, but only made polite small talk. Putin, a former KGB spy, said. Comey, ousted last month amid a federal investigation into connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, is set to testify before Congress next week in a highly anticipated hearing that could shed new light on his private conversations with the president in the ... Read More

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WHO Says Tobacco Causes Major Harm to the Environment

These toxic chemicals also affect people since smoke emissions contribute to thousands of tons of human carcinogens, toxicants, and greenhouse gases. By 2030, the number of deaths caused by tobacco will grow over eight million, and third world countries like Bangladesh will have to bear the consequences, said a statement of Progga. Read More

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Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Most publications are focusing on the fact that he'll be the country's first openly gay leader, his heritage (being the son of an Indian Immigrant) and the fact that he'll be Ireland's youngest ever leader. The election was necessitated after the incumbent taoiseach - the Irish equivalent of prime minister - Enda Kenny, resigned in May. He is son of a Mumbai-born doctor and an Irish woman. Read More

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Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

According to Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Duc Hai, Director of the National Defence Strategy Institute and head of the Vietnamese delegation to the dialogue, ASEAN valued the role of the USA in the region. In his speech, Mattis said the USA will stick to its treaty commitments to South Korea. He added that while these operations were routine, this was the first time operations with two USA carrier strike groups had taken place in the Sea of Japan since the late 1990s. Read More

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Lauder praises Trump for underscoring Jewish people's historic ties to Jerusalem

Lauder praises Trump for underscoring Jewish people's historic ties to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises that could lead to peace as he wrapped up a visit with a speech in Jerusalem yesterday. Trump and Abbas discussed the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians during a press conference in Bethlehem, and while Trump called for the resumption of peace talks, he notably stopped short of endorsing the idea of a Palestinian state . Read More

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Isolated US lashes out at climate critics

You either change or we're going to try to bring about the changes that are necessary ... "We will continue to lead", the letter promised. "I made the UK's position clear to President Trump last week at the G-7 meeting, as did the other G-7 leaders, and I made the position clear to President Trump last night", May said Friday. Read More

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Tillerson: Trump 'very forceful' with Netanyahu and Abbas to compromise

Tillerson: Trump 'very forceful' with Netanyahu and Abbas to compromise

Trump was enthusiastically received by Netanyahu , who leapt to his feet when the president declared that his administration "will always stand with Israel ". Trump rebuked Palestinian leaders in a joint press conference with Abbas in Bethlehem , saying, "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", referring to stipends the PA pays to terrorists and their families. Read More

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World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump

Lori Robertson , managing editor of FactCheck .Org which is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Centre , said there was nothing in the Paris agreement that stipulates which countries can and cannot build coal plants. The rally was dubbed " Pittsburgh, not Paris " in a nod to one of Trump's lines during Thursday's announcement that the USA would withdraw from agreement. Read More

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Four countries cut ties to Qatar as Persian Gulf rift deepens

Cairo's state news agency said Qatar's policy "threatens Arab national security and sows the seeds of strife and division within Arab societies according to a deliberate plan aimed at the unity and interests of the Arab nation". Bahrain news agency said the tiny kingdom was cutting ties with Doha over its insistence on "shaking the security and stability of Bahrain and meddling in its affairs". Read More

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Mattis: US and allies 'don't scare' in face of IS attacks

Mattis: US and allies 'don't scare' in face of IS attacks

Two of the most senior officials in the Trump administration have reassured Australia that its long-standing alliance with the United States remains strong, and won't be hurt by perceived isolationist decisions taken by the USA president. With growing fears that the United States could not be relied on to maintain a buffer against China's assertiveness, several Asian nations have bolstered informal alliances among themselves. Read More

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