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United Kingdom court hearing begins for sick baby

United Kingdom court hearing begins for sick baby

Great Ormond Street Hospital last week said it had received "claims of new evidence" that 11-month-old Charlie Gard could be treated for his disease and has asked a court to rule on how to proceed. The hospital argues that the therapies are "unjustified" and said the treatments being offered are not a cure. However, lawyers representing Great Ormond Street Hospital and a guardian appointed to independently represent Charlie's interests told Mr Justice Francis they were struggling to ... Read More

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James Harden signs a historic contract extension with the Houston Rockets

James Harden signs a historic contract extension with the Houston Rockets

If the Rockets and Knicks can complete the deal, it would help vault Houston to one of the main contenders for the Western Conference and a formidable opponent to the largely unbeatable Golden State Warriors. He joined the Houston Rockets as a free agent in 2012 and became one of the best players in the National Basketball Association. By committing to Harden again this summer, Houston has made clear its identity going forward through his prime - the Rockets are Harden's team - ... Read More

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Inmates Killed In Gang Fight In Acapulco Prison

Inmates Killed In Gang Fight In Acapulco Prison

State security spokesman Roberto Alvarez said the fight began because of "the permanent struggle of opposing groups inside the prison". Five municipal police officers were wounded in that confrontation, The New York Times reported . Acapulco was formerly regarded as among Mexico's foremost resort cities, but is now among the country's most violent places. Last February, a brawl inside a jail in the northern industrial city of Monterrey , between inmates aligned with the Zetas and Gulf ... Read More

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China accuses India legitimizing border incursion in name of protecting Bhutan

China accuses India legitimizing border incursion in name of protecting Bhutan

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement in Beijing , that the transgression across the Sikkim border by Indian troops is a violation of the 1890 convention and the basic norms that guide worldwide relations. By creating disputes in Doklam, India intends to obstruct border negotiations between China and Bhutan, Geng told a routine press briefing. "The Indian military can choose to return to its territory with dignity, or be kicked out of the area by Chinese soldiers." reads a quote ... Read More

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Withdraw With Dignity Or Be Kicked Out, Chinese Media Threatens India

Withdraw With Dignity Or Be Kicked Out, Chinese Media Threatens India

Beijing also said India was "misleading" its citizens by saying that Doklam is located at the tri-junction of India, Bhutan, and China. It also talked about "teaching New Delhi a bitter lesson". On the other hand, India and Bhutan have historically maintained strong relations. Since India's independence, the Indian government has repeatedly affirmed the fact that the Sikkim section has been delineated by this convention, he said. Read More

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Joey Chestnut wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Chestnut beat his own record of 70. Carmen Cincotti was at times within a few hot dogs of Chestnut, but he was unable to get the win, finishing with 62 hot dogs himself. There's also a "Number of Hot Dogs Eaten" wager with "Over 38.5" priced at 10 to 11 and "Under 38.5" priced at four to five. The Las Vegas woman ate 41 hot dogs and buns, besting Michelle Lesco's 32. Read More

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Terry signs with Villa: I couldn't bear to face Chelsea

Xia offered a dig towards local rivals Birmingham City , who were also linked with the former England captain, per BBC Sport . "The mental side of playing against Chelsea was too much to kind of get over for me", said Terry. "The ambition for me to continue playing some people will understand and some people will not". "Listen, they have signed a good player , I am not standing here and saying "He is not a fantastic player " - because he is". Read More

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Trump White House still lacks a website for Spanish speakers

Trump White House still lacks a website for Spanish speakers

While the White House staff is comprised of 47 percent females and 53 percent males, the evenly-split staff still experiences a disparity, which is also due to the fact that women are employed in lower-ranking jobs. On average, women working for the White House earn less than men. While the Obama White House admitted that it was not the flawless example, its gender pay gap was significantly narrower compared to the one under Mr Trump. Read More

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Mega Millions, Powerball ending sales this week

Mega Millions, Powerball ending sales this week

If you win the lottery in IL, you might have to wait to get your money. "The groups that own and operate these two popular games will not permit IL to sell the games without funds available to pay prizes", says the state lottery website. It's unclear whether any state has ever before been told to get out of the consortium. Tickets bought before the cutoff times will be honored. "I would expect that lottery players will look for other options, unfortunately", said Schimpf, whose district ... Read More

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AG Sessions:

AG Sessions: "Congress must pass Kate's Law and make America safer"

The other bill, Kate's Law, 257-167 with support from 24 Democrats , and opposition from one Republican , and places greater penalties on immigrants who re-enter the United States after previously being deported. Sanctuary city proponents have argued that allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in their communities without fear of deportation allows them to economically contribute as well as feel comfortable enough to report crimes to the police. Read More

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Multiple Victims In Bronx Hospital Shooting

Multiple Victims In Bronx Hospital Shooting

Their conditions are not yet known. The shooter is dead at the hospital, according to the NYPD. Bello, 45, is a family medicine doctor, according to sources. The incident happened Friday at 3:30 ET at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in NY. A large NYPD response at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital today. Eye-witnesses said police are now searching the hospital floor by floor as they hunt the active gunman. Read More

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North korea: first us sanctions against a chinese bank

North korea: first us sanctions against a chinese bank

Amid growing tension with North Korea, the United States is increasing pressure on Chinese financial players. Dandong "acts as a conduit for North Korea to access the USA and worldwide financial systems, including by facilitating millions of dollars of transactions for companies involved in North Korea's WMD and ballistic missile programs", Treasury said. Read More

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