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Full-scale war between India, China likely soon

Full-scale war between India, China likely soon

Many in the Indian media and officials have been propagating a misleading message that Bhutan is a "protectorate" of India. India, meanwhile, maintains that the Chinese construction work was done without consultation with Bhutan thereby changing the status quo and violating the understanding on tri-junction boundary points. Read More

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GRAPHIC WARNING: Sea creatures feast on teenager's feet

GRAPHIC WARNING: Sea creatures feast on teenager's feet

What happened next was unexpected. But what he shook from his legs wasn't sand. But Walker-Smith told the ABC's RN Breakfast program the amphipods posed no risk to the public and that it was safe to go back into the water. "I collected these odd creatures from the same spot last night by trapping them in a net and standing in the water myself". Sure enough, thousands of the critters measuring just 2 millimeters long swarmed around and feasted on the meat. Read More

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Breakthrough: Human Embryos Successfully and Safely Gene-Edited

Breakthrough: Human Embryos Successfully and Safely Gene-Edited

Such mosaic embryos probably arise when the fertilized egg copies its DNA before researchers add Cas9, Mitalipov says. In 2015, scientists in China conducted the first known attempt to use CRISPR on human embryos. The procedure was most effective when CRISPR-Cas9 was injected into the eggs along with the sperm rather than immediately after. Mitalipov argues this means that the procedure should not actually be called gene editing, but that it is more of an assisted form of ... Read More

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Scana Abandons Half-Finished Reactors in SC

Scana Abandons Half-Finished Reactors in SC

Summer. The announcement followed co-owner Santee Cooper's decision to suspend construction because of projected completion delays and cost overruns. And majority partner SCANA said its analysis showed the company would be unable to make a January 2021 deadline to qualify for federal tax credits that were aimed at reviving the struggling nuclear industry . Read More

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First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate

First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate

A process referred to as "vote-a-rama" is expected to begin as soon as the details of the " skinny repeal " are finalized. Some of those who voted in favor of discussion denounced the bill itself . On Tuesday, the Senate narrowly approved a motion to debate Obamacare. "It does solve the problem of how we get to a place where we can solve those problems, which is a conference with the House". Read More

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Live video of Jio chairman Mukesh Ambani from RIL AGM

Live video of Jio chairman Mukesh Ambani from RIL AGM

At the 40th annual general meet (AGM) of Reliance Industries Ltd, Jio's directors Isha and Akash Ambani displayed how to use the phone while speaking about its specifications. Our country was 155th before the launch of Jio in mobile broadbadn usage and now it is number 1. Mukesh Ambani designated the phone as "India Ka Smartphone". Read More

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Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins stunning point

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins stunning point

That's what happen. Even like this, I think I played with the right determination, right passion, right attitude to win the match. Bully for Muller , sure. Dominic Thiem was a massive favorite against the Czech Tomas Berdych, and also, in this match, we saw 5 sets. "I'm exhausted", Muller said. "That's not the result that I was expecting", added the Mallorcan who had reached the last-16 without dropping a set. Read More

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United Kingdom hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence

United Kingdom hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence

British tabloid The Sun has reported that Pope Francis wants to give Charlie a Vatican passport so the court ruling can be overcome. In the meantime, Charlie will be kept on life support . That is, until President Donald Trump tweeted about Charlie Monday morning - pushing the story into a national spotlight. "I'm confident that Great Ormond Street Hospital have and always will consider any offers or new information that has come forward with consideration of the well-being of a ... Read More

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California Invites World Leaders to 2018 Climate Summit

California Invites World Leaders to 2018 Climate Summit

But having the first meeting in California, she said , sends a strong message to the Trump administration. "After Trump resigned from the Paris agreement , and began dismantling important national climate policies like the Clean Power Plan, experts now give the USA much lower ratings for policy performance", report co-author, Jan Burck, said. Read More

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Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Dick Durbin, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat , on Sunday characterized the GOP-led chamber's ObamaCare overhaul bill as a tax cut for the wealthy, not health care reform. Schumer said Senate passage of the bill to replace former president Barack Obama's health law is too close to call. "I think they have at best a 50-50 chance of passing this bill", he said in an interview with ABC's "This Week ". Read More

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How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

ROVNER: It's somewhat similar to the House bill, although the cuts would go even deeper. The Senate proposal wouldn't cut Medicaid spending in real dollars - spending would continue to grow - but it would slow the rate of spending for the program, phase out extra money the federal government has given to states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) and leave states to pick up more of the tab. Read More

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Where Republican US senators stand on healthcare bill

They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. Their concerns are legitimate, for if the new Republican leadership in Washington wants to cut taxes and reduce costs, the state-local Medicaid program of health care for low-wage workers and numerous elderly in nursing homes could be cut over time. Read More

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Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Young healthy people may be drawn to these less restrictive policies while older, less healthy people will end up in a more expensive coverage pool. "Remember, ObamaCare is dead". "But I believe that's what people want to see". Chantal Fields, executive director of West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, said in a news release that the bill was a disaster waiting to happen for the Mountain State, saying the group's analysis showed the bill would cut more than $400 million from the ... Read More

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Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

The two men will meet for a week every month to negotiate, and use the time in between to "work on proposals". Davis's agreement to Monday's agenda led some European Union officials to believe that May's government may at last coming around to Brussels' view of how negotiations should be run. Read More

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More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom raises terror alert

More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom raises terror alert

A soldier stands guard at Downing Street, in London , Thursday, May 25, 2017. The threat assessment was raised to its highest level on Tuesday after Monday night's Manchester suicide bomb attack. Abedi flew to Manchester via the German city of Dusseldorf, a German police spokesman confirmed Thursday. "Very few people in the community here were close to him, and therefore Salman's fanaticism wasn't something the community was aware of", he said. Read More

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Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump's budget

Trump's budget, an outline of which was released Monday night, doubles down on some largely symbolic cuts that the administration rolled out earlier this year - and they didn't necessarily go over well the first time. But critics, such as Robert Greenstein, president of the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, argues not only will that not happen, but vulnerable Americans will be hurt. Read More

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