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US Zika funding shortfall will impede cancer research, health officials say

Congresss $800m-short Zika bill means health services will have to divert money originally intended for research on heart disease, cancer and diabetes Senior public health officials said Congresss months-late vaccines for Zika. There are currently at least nine vaccines the National Institutes of Health is hoping to shepherd through early clinical trials. Funds from, cancer, […]

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US accepts more refugees from DRC than Syria amid warnings over militants

America admitted 16,370 people fleeing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the year to September compared with 12,587 Syrians Refugees coming to the United States from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) outnumbered those from Syria over the last year, US state department data has revealed amid a heated debate over refugees ahead […]

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Canada will tax carbon emissions to meet Paris climate agreement targets

Prime minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement in parliament as debate started over whether Canada should ratify the Paris accord on climate change The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said on Monday that Canada will impose a tax on carbon emissions starting in 2018 as part of its efforts to meet targets set by the […]

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Monty Python stars will ‘rally round’ Terry Jones after dementia diagnosis

Michael Palin says longtime friend and collaborators illness is terribly sad but that comedy group are not a sentimental bunch The Monty Python team will rally round Terry Jones following his dementia diagnosis, Michael Palin has said. Palin, a fellow Python and friend of Jones since they met while studying at Oxford in the early […]

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World Bank renews drive against inequality

Report says faster growth and more anti-inequality measures would be needed to meet goal of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting pay The World Bank has called for a fresh drive to tackle inequality after warning that the gap between rich and poor risks thwarting its annual meeting with the IMF in Washington DC this week, […]

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Arsenal fortune not fluency earns Arsne Wenger gift on 20th anniversary

Shkodran Mustafi revelled in a bruising battle with Sam Vokes but the last-minute goal off an arm was an accurate reflection of Arsenal as an attacking threat against Burnley All four sides of Turf Moor applauded Arsne Wenger in recognition of reaching 20 years as Arsenal manager as he walked across the pitch before kick-off. […]

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Barcelona beaten 4-3 by Celta Vigo as Atltico Madrid go top of La Liga

La Liga champions Barcelona were stunned by a rampant Celta Vigo attack as they lost 4-3 in a chaotic encounter on Sunday La Liga champions Barcelona were stunned by a rampant Celta Vigo attack as they lost 4-3 in a chaotic encounter on Sunday.Bara had the chance to go top of the table after Real […]

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NFL: Patriots shut out against Bills and record-breaking Falcons shred Panthers

Jacoby Brissett starts for Patriots, who fall to 16-0 defeat at Buffalo and Julio Jones has 12 receptions for a Falcons-record 300 yards Patriots 0, Bills 16 So much for Jimmy Garoppolo making a fast return as the quarterback of the New England Patriots. The team listed Garoppolo, still suffering from a sore right shoulder […]

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Rory McIlroy: Ryder Cup defeat hurts but USA win is good for golf

Despite forming part of a beaten European team, Rory McIlroy has suggested a Ryder Cup win for the USA at Hazeltine could benefit the tournament Despite forming part of a beaten European team and in a sentiment that will be widely shared, Rory McIlroy has suggested a Ryder Cup win for the USA at Hazeltine […]

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Giuliani defends Trump’s attacks on Clinton marriage: ‘It’s fair game’

Former New York mayor and Trump adviser, questioned on his own marital past, says everybody has been accused of infidelity Rudy Giuliani on Sunday defended Donald Trumps attacks on Bill and Hillary Clintons marriage, saying everybody has faced charges of infidelity. Its fair game, the top Trump adviser and former New York mayor said. On […]

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