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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh - putting huge numbers at risk of disease, hunger, and death.…

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya’s Lamu

Suspected members of Somalia's al-Shabab armed group beheaded at least three men in an attack on a Kenyan village. "They were slaughtered. Their heads were cut off from the rest…

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Libya: Khalifa Haftar ally Mahmoud al-Werfalli arrested

A senior Libyan military commander allied with Khalifa Haftar and suspected of involvement in the deaths of 33 people in eastern Benghazi has been arrested. The general command of the…

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UN: Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an "unacceptably high" number of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations report. The review of children and armed conflict seen by…

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New treatment approved for deadly blood cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration on Thursday approved the anti-cancer drug Besponsa, or inotuzumab ozogamicin, to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL. B-cell ALL is a rapidly growing…

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Eclipse chasers could form largest mass migration in history

The best locations to see Monday's total solar eclipse are within a day's drive of more than 200 million Americans -- and the mega event could see one of the…

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North Koreans granted more than 10,000 U.S. visas

The United States issued more than 10,000 visas to North Korean nationals in the last twenty years despite the absence of diplomatic ties and rising tensions between the Kim Jong…

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Research reveals how neurons communicate

New research at the University of Pittsburgh suggests scientists have misunderstood the neuron communication process, specifically the dopamine release mechanism. The discovery -- detailed this week in the journal Neuron…

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High-cal foods may raise cancer risk in women

Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin, a new study suggests. The study, of…

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Texas town opens most expensive high school football stadium in the country

A small town in southeast Texas unveiled its brand-new $70 million high school football stadium, the most expensive high school football venue in the country -- for now. Legacy Stadium…

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