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Tour de France 2017: Froome takes control as Porte, Thomas crash out

Porte, who had been fifth over all, was roaring downhill in pursuit of Froome when he missed a left-hand bend, cartwheeled across the road and bowled over another rider, Dan Martin of Ireland, before slamming into a stony, vine-covered bank.

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Med Beat: Donors sought to build blood supplies

VBS is calling on people living in the Charlottesville area and the entire Commonwealth come donate now and throughout the rest of the summer in order to rebuild supplies and be prepared for unexpected events. A dangerously low level of blood supplies has prompted Virginia Blood Services to put out a call for donors. This network works in tandem, moving lifesaving donations throughout the system to help ensure blood is available when and where it's needed most .

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The SARB Will Not Back Down Against The Public Protector

The EFF said Mkhwebane should know that the remedial actions of the Public Protector are binding. As part of her investigation into the Absa-Sarb "lifeboat", Mkhwebane had recommended that a constitutional amendment be made to the mandate of the central bank to include that it "improves the socio-economic conditions of its citizens".

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) set to Acquire Oncor

Elliott also says any deal for Oncor other than one led by creditors would increase regulatory risks; Elliott is the largest creditor of Oncor's bankrupt parent Energy Future Holdings. Berkshire's offer would help Energy Future exit its costly bankruptcy, which has stretched for over three years as other deals for its crown jewel Oncor fell apart.

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Turns out, having goal in life could help you to sleep better

The U.S. National Institute on Aging has more about sleep and aging . As people age, the risk of sleep disturbances increase. Sleep apnea is a sleep-related breathing disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during sleep.

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Westar Energy, Great Plains Energy agree to merge

It improved, as 34 investors sold Westar Energy Inc shares while 116 reduced holdings. As of quarter end Nomura Asset Management Co Ltd had acquired 1,716 shares growing its position 10.3%. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.39 and is projected to be $2.50 for the current year with 142,093,000 shares now outstanding. The duo have proposed a one-off pool worth upwards of $50 million, which would be distributed to consumers in 2018, while Westar shareholders should expect a 15 ...

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Han Solo: Woody Harrelson Talks About Ron Howard Taking Over

Han Solo will be the first of the new Star Wars movies to release in May and not December. Production is on a brief hiatus amid the directorial changes until Howard takes over on July 10, Lucasfilm said. First of all, he had no idea a set photo had been leaked on Sunday (to the point I had to show it to him) and he did seem legitimately shocked how close up the picture is.

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No China-N. Korea Military Contact Amid Escalating Crisis

The one thing that he additionally says, which makes the media insane, however, it's a flat out reality, is that others have also, and that is valid. "I know that China in particular, which is a great trading partner, we will be able to do something that will be equitable and reciprocal", Trump said.

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Schumer calls for crackdown on 'snortable chocolate'

In a statement , Schumer says that the chocolate "has no clear health value", and he adds that he can't imagine a single parent "who thinks it is a good idea for their children to be snorting over-the-counter stimulants up their noses". As of now, the FDA is currently exploring whether or not they have the authority to regulate the product. However, it is important to note that Coco Loko is marketed just like a drug, and it is not clear if it can promote substance abuse.

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Mission: Impossible 6 wraps New Zealand filming

Thanks to everyone there who helped us achieve the Impossible . Tom Cruise's freakish eating habits and on-set behaviour have been revealed after he and his Mission: Impossible team wrapped up a month's shooting in New Zealand. The Mission: Impossible films have built up a reputation for including seriously impressive details, such as 2011 instalment Ghost Protocol , which saw the actor climb to the top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa building, and 2015's Rogue Nation , where moviegoers ...

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Sleep Disturbances Linked to Alzheimer's Risk

Louis. For the new research the team recruited 101 people with an average age of 63 who had normal thinking and memory skills but were considered at risk of developing Alzheimer's . "It may be possible that early intervention for people at risk of Alzheimer's disease may prevent or delay the onset of the disease". "We should all be working to sleep at the better end of our abilities, because it does seem to make a difference", said Ju.

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Paris, LA say they want 2024 Olympics, not looking at 2028

The IOC is interested in awarding both Games because the two cities are strong bidders in a campaign which saw Boston, Budapest, Hamburg and Rome drop out. That vote is scheduled for Tuesday, after bid leaders from each city make formal presentations. Los Angeles is scheduled for its closed-door presentation at the SwissTech Conference Center at 9:00 am CET and Paris will follow at 10:30.

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Handcuffed man asks girlfriend to marry him

An Oklahoma man intent on proposing to his girlfriend didn't let getting arrested derail his plans. Thompson, who was celebrating his birthday in his front yard at the time, first made a request to the police officers just as he was being detained.

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Corden, wife expecting third child

Corden's family is about to have a new addition. 'They love being parents to Max, six, and Carey, two, and are delighted that they will soon have a little brother or sister joining them later this year'. "We're here for another few years without question unless I get fired", Corden told the publication. She's incredible. People always talk about me and how much work the show must be, but it's nothing compared to what she does.

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Sickening Crash Ends Richie Porte's Tour De France Hopes

Cannondale rider Uran came up with one final burst at the end of a gruelling 181.5 kilometres route from Nantua, which included three Hors Category climbs, and is now fourth in the general classification standings - with 55 seconds to make up on Froome.

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For the Elm City, gas prices have fallen

Despite bullish data from the EIA showing strong demand and reduced inventories, fuel production and supply levels remain especially high for this time of year, preventing oil prices from gaining solid footing. Oklahoma- $2.00/g, up 3.3 cents per gallon from last week's $1.97/g. Gas prices are on the rise across metro Detroit and MI, with the state seeing the third largest increase in weekly change in the nation.

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London High Court rejects bid to halt British arms sales to Saudi

The government said defense exports would continue to be reviewed, but the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT ) said an appeal against the ruling was planned. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has described Yemen as the "largest humanitarian crisis in the world". Although the Obama administration also sought to scale back support for Saudi Arabia previous year and suspended the sale of precision guided munitions to Riyadh, officials have recently said the ...

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Trump Meets World Leaders At G-20

Tillerson, who took part in the meeting, said Trump had been "rightly focused on how do we move forward from something that may be an intractable disagreement at this point?" At least four United States intelligence agencies had concluded that Russian Federation led a series of cyberattacks on the 2016 election with the apparent aim of giving Trump an edge over Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.

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Vatican outlaws gluten-free bread during Holy Communion

The cardinal told the bishops that the bread should be made by people "distinguished by their integrity" and "furnished with suitable tools", and that adding fruit, sugar or honey was a "grave abuse". In order to facilitate the observance of the general norms Ordinaries can usefully reach agreement at the level of the Episcopal Conference by establishing concrete regulations.

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World Health Organization warns new antibiotics needed urgently after rise of resistant gonorrhoea

That is the message from the World Health Organisation ( WHO ) after it revealed a new gonorrhoea strain found in 77 countries is, in many cases, completely untreatable with every antibiotic known to science. Treatments are taken only for short periods of time- unlike medicines for chronic diseases and they become less effective as resistance develops, meaning that the supply of new drugs constantly needs to be replenished.

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India cricket team coach selection: Will Ravi Shastri get the job?

Frontrunner Ravi Shastri , along with Virender Sehwag , Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Dodda Ganesh, Lalchand Rajput, Lance Klusener, Rakesh Sharma, Phil Simmons and Upendranath Brahmachari (only candidate from a non-cricketing background) had applied for the high-profile job that has been vacant ever since Anil Kumble retired from the post after India's Champions Trophy 2017 final defeat to Pakistan in June.

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Toronto, Indiana Agree on Deal to Swap CJ Miles & Cory Joseph

For the Pacers, getting Cory Joseph back means that they gain an asset instead of simply losing Miles to free agency for nothing in return. Miles will ink a three-year, $25 million contract. In 2016-17, the 30-year-old recorded 10.7 points and three rebounds per game while making 43.4 percent of his field-goal attempts, 41.3 percent of his long-range tries and 90.3 percent of his foul shots.

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"Spider-Man" Saves Sony with $120 Million Weekend-Bigger than James Bond!

Like every other Marvel movie , Spider-Man: Homecoming is chock full of Easter eggs and references from the comics, and Mr. Sunday Movies on Youtube has gone down to pore on every one he can spot. "Transformers: The Last Knight" finishes as No. 5, taking in just under $2 million on Friday. The latest iteration of the superhero film franchise beat out " Despicable Me 3 ", which took in $33.9 million in its second weekend in theaters in the United States and Canada.

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Charlie Gard's parents: "There's nothing to lose"

A hearing where the new medical information is likely to be examined is expected to take place Monday. The couple delivered a petition to the hospital of more than 350,000 signatures, calling on doctors at GOSH to allow Charlie to receive experimental treatment overseas.

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UNESCO Declares Ahmedabad World Heritage City, First Of Its Kind In India

Ahmedabad was founded around 600 years agoGujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and BJP president Amit Shah tonight hailed the declaration of Ahmedabad as a world heritage city by UNESCO. It added: "The urban fabric is made up of densely-packed traditional houses ( pols ) in gated traditional streets ( puras ) with characteristic features such as bird feeders, public wells and religious institutions".

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Disappearing jobs: NL unemployment rate now 14.9%

Employment gains in June were led by women aged 55 and older, with the group seeing an increase of 31,000. Total employment in Canada was more than 18.4 million in June. The biggest increase took place in the professional, scientific and technical services sector which added 27,000 jobs, while agriculture saw a significant bump of 12,000 positions.

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Abe, Trump hold talks, eye greater pressure on N. Korea

Trump said "many things have happened" that have created trade imbalances between the United States and China but "we're going to turn that around". They last met on the fringes of a summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations in Italy in May. The French, meantime, are anxious that Mr. Trump might take new steps that inhibit free-flowing trade and say Europe is preparing to consider retaliatory measures should he impose tariffs on USA steel imports, an issue the administration is ...

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Porto midfielder completes £15M Championship switch

The fee is rumoured to be around the £16 million mark although the details remain undisclosed officially with the club only confirming that it is now their record fee, beating the reported £13 million fee paid to Benfica for Hélder Costa in January.

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Randall Park cast as Jimmy Woo in Ant-Man and the Wasp

Details about plot are being kept under wraps, but Rudd and Gabriel Ferrari wrote the screenplay. However, bigger prospects lie ahead for John-Kamen with a role in director Steven Spielberg's 2018 video game-centric sci-fi thriller Ready Player One and a supporting role in director Roar Uthaug's 2018 Tomb Raider reboot film, which stars Alicia Vikander as the new Lara Croft.

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James Clapper Confronts CNN's Narrative... While on CNN

So how this narrative got out there about 17 components being involved, I don't know. Former intelligence chief James Clapper rejected President Trump's assertion Thursday that Russian Federation wasn't the only foreign country interfering in last year's election.

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China just built a cute solar plant shaped like a panda

While most solar farms are just rows and rows of glistening panels, this one in Datong has been structured in the shape of a sitting panda whose eyes look in different directions. China Merchants New Energy Group , one of the country's largest clean energy operators, built a 248-acre solar farm in the shape of a giant panda.

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Irish man among those injured in Pamplona bull run

Hospital officials said that the Americans had been gored as well during the run, but their injuries - in the abdomen for a 35-year-old man and in the scrotum for a 29-year-old - weren't considered serious. Several foreigners, from Australians to Americans through to Brits and Irish, are normally among the injured. In all, 15 people have died from being gored at the San Fermin festival since record-keeping began in 1924.

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Quaker State extends Kentucky Speedway sponsorship

Kentucky Speedway announced Friday that Quaker State will continue as a title sponsor of its Monster Energy Cup Series race through 2022. It's not expected to rain again Saturday, so the Alsco 300 should be run as planned this time around.

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Endo's Potential Next Steps After Pulling Opioid Pain Med

FDA made the request 9 June "based on its concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks" after "a significant shift in the route of abuse of Opana ER from nasal to injection following the product's reformulation".

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Aspiring air hostess stabbed by friend at Mansarovar Park

Locals informed the police and rushed her to a hospital. Coming back to the case, it wasn't captured on the CCTV but a footage shows that the accused and the victim talking to each other. Acting on her compliant, the police had raided Adil's house, but he left for Ahmedabad. She tried to save herself and ran inside the shop but he followed her and continued to attack her.