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OR tops LSU 4-1, to play Oklahoma in WCWS semis OR tops LSU 4-1, to play Oklahoma in WCWS semis
- June 05, 2017

Florida leads the way with its eighth appearance over that stretch, followed by Alabama and Oklahoma with seven and six trips, respectively. The Aggies (47-13) and Bears (48-15) saw their terrific season come to a close. Just hours after she fought out of a bases-loaded jam to earn a save against Baylor, she threw a complete game to help OR defeat LSU 4-1 in a Women's College World Series elimination game Saturday night. (more...)
Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister
- June 05, 2017

How severe the impact will be on Qatar, which hosts the region's main USA military base used to launch strikes on the Islamic State group, depends on what further measures will be taken. Yemen accused Qatar of working with its enemies in the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, state news agency Saba reported. Almost 90% of Qatar's population are migrant workers, many of whom are working on the construction boom fuelled by the successful World Cup bid. (more...)
Breast Cancer Survivors Can Safely Become Pregnant
- June 05, 2017

The study will be featured in a press briefing today and presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. "These findings provide reassurance to breast cancer survivors that having a baby after a breast cancer diagnosis may not increase the chance of their cancer coming back", said Dr. (more...)
Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar
- June 05, 2017

Bahrain blamed Qatar for "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain". "Turkey is ready to fulfill its role as a responsible actor in the region and as the current chair of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and help resolve this dispute between friendly and brotherly countries as soon as possible", the statement added. (more...)
EU Commissioner: Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal EU Commissioner: Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal
- June 05, 2017

While former secretary of state John Kerry said the "big mistake" was a "self-destructive step that puts our nation last". Pruitt asked. "Why did India condition their CO2 [carbon dioxide] reductions upon receiving $2.5 trillion of aid in the agreement?" Responding to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement , the European Union is considering taking economic measures that could include halting trade talks, forging closer ties ... (more...)
China Calls for THAAD to Be Removed from South Korea
- June 05, 2017

It was the first trilateral meeting of the countries' defense chiefs since the inauguration of the administrations of U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae In . The defense expert added: "There is no harm in having the THAAD system in place". The US deployment of the THAAD missile system in Korea has agitated more than just North Korea. (more...)
Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead
- June 05, 2017

The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA , Babatunde Osotimehin, passed on while watching television alone in his home in NY on Sunday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. "Dr. Osotimehin was bold and never afraid of a challenge and his strong leadership helped keep the health and rights of the world's women and girls high on the global agenda". (more...)
12 reasons to take ticks seriously 12 reasons to take ticks seriously
- June 05, 2017

There is no one ideal test for determining which dogs those are, but other tests that your pet's veterinarian may recommend to determine if treatment is necessary are a urinalysis to screen for protein loss through the kidneys (which can be a potential indicator of the more severe form of the disease that affects the kidneys) or the C6 antibody test (which gives a quantitative antibody number to go with the positive result and may be more useful in symptomatic dogs and with serial ... (more...)
China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea
- June 05, 2017

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution imposing new targeted sanctions on a handful of North Korean officials and entities, in response to a series of ballistic missile tests this year that are banned under UN resolutions. (more...)
China slams United States for remarks on South China Sea, Taiwan
- June 05, 2017

Last Friday, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to sanction more North Korean officials and entities, including a military unit handling ballistic missiles, after the North carried out a series of defiant missile tests. The US has struggled to slow North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. (more...)
Theresa May accused of Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn
- June 05, 2017

Ministers said the upper limit would be set only after a consultation, starting with a green paper on care issues this summer. With only 2½ weeks to go till polling day on June 8, the unexpected boost for the Labour party has sent shivers through financial markets. (more...)
Survivors come together on National Cancer Survivors Day Survivors come together on National Cancer Survivors Day
- June 05, 2017

This week is cancer survivor week so Smith says that if you know someone that has either had cancer or has cancer to reach out to let them know you support them. Findings from an analysis of 23,600 survivors enrolled in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study showed that the number of severe long-term side effects from childhood cancer treatment is dropping. (more...)
Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in Ohio as Daniel Summerhays falls away
- June 05, 2017

But Summerhays played himself out of contention and Rickie Fowler faltered down the stretch, while Dufner carded four birdies after the turn and sealed his first victory since January a year ago with a superb putt for par from outside 30 feet at the last. (more...)
AstraZeneca share price: Group posts upbeat trial results for oncology treatment AstraZeneca share price: Group posts upbeat trial results for oncology treatment
- June 05, 2017

Professor Andrew Tutt, director of the Breast Cancer Now Research Centre at the Institute of Cancer Research, London, said: "It is fantastic news that olaparib delays the progression of advanced breast cancer in women who have inherited BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations - the most common type of inherited breast cancer". (more...)
Pound falls on fears of a hung parliament
- June 05, 2017

The opposition Labour party polled 39 percent against the Conservatives' 42 percent. The Prime Minister insisted the only poll that matters is the June 8 vote after the seat projection study suggested the United Kingdom faces a hung parliament. (more...)
Host TCU reaches regional final with 5-1 win over Virginia Host TCU reaches regional final with 5-1 win over Virginia
- June 05, 2017

Sunday against the losing team from the TCU/CCSU matchup. Doyle notched his 14th save with a scoreless ninth inning. With one out, Dewaine drew a walk and a throwing error on the play would allow Costello and Bowens to come around and cut the lead to 9-4. (more...)
Okla. man fatally shot by neighbor after trying to drown twins Okla. man fatally shot by neighbor after trying to drown twins
- June 05, 2017

Meanwhile, the infants were transported to a local hospital and released Saturday, per KXII . An investigation is still ongoing, and police have yet to ascertain a motive for Foster's actions. Foster, a resident of Poteau, Oklahoma , showed up at Ada , approximately 130 miles east of Poteau, on Friday. Michelle Forrells' neighbor, Summer Pierce , said she is thankful Michelle and the twins were not severely harmed in the incident. (more...)
Quickly reporting cancer complications may boost survival Quickly reporting cancer complications may boost survival
- June 05, 2017

But, he notes, it is a greater benefit than what's provided by many targeted drugs for metastatic cancer . Prof James added: "Abiraterone is already used to treat some men whose disease has spread but our results show many more could benefit". (more...)
Rescued By Coast Guard From Flooded Ship Off Karnataka Rescued By Coast Guard From Flooded Ship Off Karnataka
- June 05, 2017

The Coast Guard complained that the barge owner had sent out the vessel to the sea despite monsoon warning, The Hindu reported. Till 8 pm, Saturday, four sailors were rescued while the operation is still underway. In the meantime, ICGS Amartya resumed search operations by lowering its Gemini, an inflatable rubber boat, at 6.10am and rescued 15 crew members from the dredger. (more...)
Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble
- June 04, 2017

The meeting with Gorkov, the Times said, came at Russian Envoy Sergey Kislyak's request. The news that Kushner tried to set up back channels with Russian Federation is just the latest allegation about possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow. (more...)

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