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Global Lack Of Sleep Linked To Higher Risk Of Alzheimer's
Author: 0 Lack Of Sleep Linked To Higher Risk Of Alzheimer's

Holtzman, Washington University sleep medicine physician Yo-El Ju and colleagues recruited 17 volunteers, all healthy adults between ages 35 and 65, who had no sleep disorders. Bendlin did note that, "It's still unclear if sleep may affect the development of the disease or if the disease affects the quality of sleep". It shows that poor sleep leads to an increase in harmful compounds that can cause dementia.

Global Shastri, Sehwag Top Contenders For Indian Team's Coaching Job
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Lalchand Rajput, Virender Sehwag , Richard Pybus, Ravi Shastri and Tom Moody were the candidates who were interviewed on Monday by the three-member CAC which includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly , former India batsman V.V.S. The Cricket Advisory Committee is expected to meet Virat Kohli regarding the next Indian coach once the Indian skipper is back from America. Ganguly hinted that the coach will be picked before the Sri Lanka tour that begins with the first Test on July 26.

Global United Kingdom hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence
Author: 0 United Kingdom hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence

The re-opening of the case at London's High Court may allow Charlie to receive the therapy treatment at his current hospital or overseas. A boy named Arturito Estopinan in Baltimore was the first child to be given deoxynucleotide monophosphate, an experimental treatment that significantly extended the life of mice with the same condition as Arturito, known as TK2-related mitochondrial depletion syndrome.

Global North Korea First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
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Two B-1B Lancers reminded North Korea Friday that the USA and its allies are prepared to unleash unbelievable firepower in the event of a renewed conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Based on North Korea's claim and the Pentagon's assessment that the rocket poses a new level of threat to the United States and the region, the U.S.

Global Scattered PM showers and storms
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The chance for flooding is still minor, but we're taking into consideration that many waterways are at or close to their peaks. Doesn't get much better than that for July! Have a great weekend! Look for highs to top out in the upper 80s and west winds around 5-10 miles per hour.

Global DeVos Delays Loan Relief For Students Ripped Off By For-Profit Colleges
Author: 0 DeVos Delays Loan Relief For Students Ripped Off By For-Profit Colleges

DeVos said last month the Borrower Defense Rule "missed an opportunity to get it right", and her department claimed it intends to "develop fair, effective and improved regulations to protect individual borrowers from fraud, ensure accountability across institutions of higher education and protect taxpayers".

Global Hanscom Air Force Base reopened after 'potentially hazardous material' found in truck
Author: 0 Hanscom Air Force Base reopened after 'potentially hazardous material' found in truck

Officials said the truck was transporting the belongings of someone who was moving onto the base. Security Forces were doing a routine vehicle inspection when around 9:00 A.M. Hanscom civilian air service was suspended, and state police asked the media to keep their helicopters out of the air space over the base. Police closed an exit on a road leading to the base, which is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Boston.

Global China-India-Bhutan standoff is 'the worst in 30 years'
Author: 0 China-India-Bhutan standoff is 'the worst in 30 years'

China's state-run media yesterday quoted Chinese analysts as saying that Beijing would be forced to use a "military way" to end the standoff in the Sikkim sector if India refuses to listen to the "historical lessons" being offered by it.

Global China takes hard stance in territorial dispute with India
Author: 0 China takes hard stance in territorial dispute with India

Asking Chinese firms present in India to be alert and take precautions, the daily said violent attacks against Chinese personnel and companies may happen in India if the two countries see even small-scale military tension at the border. "Perhaps its defeat in that war was too humiliating for some in the Indian military and that is why they are talking belligerently this time", it said.

Global Former Gitmo prisoner to receive $10M from Canada
Author: 0 Former Gitmo prisoner to receive $10M from Canada

Khadr sought $20 million from the Canadian government in a civil suit, and the Toronto Star reports that last month his attorneys met with representatives from Canada's Department of Justice to finalize the settlement details. Canada's Conservative Party released a statement in protest of the apology and payment, saying, "Meet Canada's newest multi-millionaire - Omar Khadr".

Global Philander traces opportunity for Elgar in Proteas' leadership vacuum
Author: 0 Philander traces opportunity for Elgar in Proteas' leadership vacuum

South Africa team management said the "difficult" delivery had delayed the regular skipper's return to England , and opening batsman Dean Elgar will take over the Proteas captaincy for the opening Test. "That is a tough job in this game", coach Russell Domingo told a news conference on Monday. "Our focus is on the team and getting the team to do well", added Philander.

Global Netanyahu welcomes India's Narendra Modi to Israel on state visit
Author: 0 Netanyahu welcomes India's Narendra Modi to Israel on state visit

The visit coincides with India and Israel marking 25 years of their diplomatic relations. Behind the overt affection and friendship, lies deep political significance as India for the first time has delinked its relationship with Israel from its traditional support to Palestine.

Global Afghan all-girl robotics team denied entry to USA for competition
Author: 0 Afghan all-girl robotics team denied entry to USA for competition

According to Forbes magazine they've been rejected for the one-week travel visa - despite making the risky 800 kilometre journey twice to Kabul, to the American Embassy, to be interviewed. It may be due to the overall difficulty of securing a visa in Afghanistan. The all-girl team, which was to represent the country in the competition, comes from Herat, a populous city in western Afghanistan.

Global Here's how your state representatives voted on the proposed income tax increase
Author: 0 Here's how your state representatives voted on the proposed income tax increase

SB9 would increase income tax rates to 4.95 percent from 3.75 percent. It was backed by a majority of democrats. Stuart, the Democrat from Edwardsville, said in a statement on her vote against the tax increase , "Families and senior citizens tell me how unaffordable IL has become, and how easy it would be to move across the river".

Global Obamacare: Trump tweets repeal now, replace later
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Several Republican senators signed on to Trump's plan, including Sen. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), another advocate of orchestrating separate votes on repealing and replacing the law, said "I don't think we're getting anywhere with the bill", even as McConnell and other GOP leaders have been cutting deals with moderates and conservatives that add hundreds of billions of dollars to the cost and preserve key elements of Obamacare.

Global Second Chinese Long March-5 mission fails
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But Xinhua later reported that the rocket launch has failed. The 7 metric tonne satellite was to be sent to geostationary orbit, some 36,000 kilometres above Earth. Details of the failure were not immediately available. The Long March 5 is a key part of China's human spaceflight and planetary exploration plans.

Global Beijing's influence over Hong Kong prompts locals to pack up and leave
Author: 0 Beijing's influence over Hong Kong prompts locals to pack up and leave

Their target was an object associated with state power: the Golden Bauhinia statue, a floral sculpture more than 15 feet high that Beijing gave to Hong Kong , a symbol of the city's 1997 transformation from a British crown colony into a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China .

Global USA oil pipeline to Mexico will go right under the wall
Author: 0 USA oil pipeline to Mexico will go right under the wall

LNG suppliers to receive approval to ship their product to Korea. The president recalled the 1960s and 1970s, when Americans" quality of life "was diminished by the idea that energy resources were too scarce to support our people'. Nonetheless, nuclear's supporters welcomed the announcement. 'Powered by new innovation and technology, we are now on the cusp of a true energy revolution.

Global Plane crashes on motorway near Los Angeles
Author: 0 Plane crashes on motorway near Los Angeles

Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the crash happened under "unknown circumstances" and the pilot declared an emergency shortly after taking off from the airport. The plane clipped a blue pickup truck as it crashed on the freeway, but the driver suffered only a bruised elbow, Kurtz said. All arrivals to John Wayne Airport were closed temporarily but have since reopened, airport officials said.

Global Driver arrested for trying to hit French mosque; no one hurt
Author: 0 Driver arrested for trying to hit French mosque; no one hurt

The unidentified driver was unable to get past barriers surrounding the mosque, police said. One man died in London recently after a auto was driven into worshipers outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. Europe has witnessed a surge in vehicle attacks in the past two years. The suspect fled but was soon arrested and was not apparently under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Le Parisien reported.

Global Vanderbilt suspends three football players involved in Monday shooting
Author: 0 Vanderbilt suspends three football players involved in Monday shooting

According to reports, Vanderbilt wide receiver Donovan Tennyson put his cell phone up for sale online and met with the buyer at a Chili's restaurant. Police say the three were trying to recover a cell phone that allegedly was stolen from Tennyson; two of the players were shot when trying to recover the phone later in the day.

Global Germany's vote to OK gay marriage likely to benefit Merkel
Author: 0 Germany's vote to OK gay marriage likely to benefit Merkel

Germany looked set on Friday to join more than a dozen other European countries - including the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland - in allowing gay couples to Wednesday. "Let's see what the future brings, but as we saw in other countries, if there is gender equality people are more aware that people love people and that has nothing to do with their sex or gender".

Global Multiple people shot at NY hospital; shooter dead, NYPD says
Author: 0 Multiple people shot at NY hospital; shooter dead, NYPD says

Police have identified the shooter as 45-year-old Henry Bello, a former employee at the hospital. PHOTOS: Images from the scene There were at least three people shot and a total of five people injured in the shooting . The NYPD says the gunman at a New York City hospital is dead. The incident occurred at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Friday afternoon. UPDATE: The shooter is deceased.

Global A Trump-Putin Meeting Is Happening Next Week
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on June 28 that he assumed the Trump-Putin meeting would take place on the sidelines of the G20 summit. News of the meeting comes amid three ongoing US investigations into potential electoral interference by the Kremlin, and accusations of collusion against the president.

Global North Korea vows to pursue nuclear program despite western pressure
Author: 0 North Korea vows to pursue nuclear program despite western pressure

Trump will reaffirm the U.S. commitment to South Korea , "especially in light of the very urgent threat posed by North Korea", the official said . Moon's team says the trip is about establishing a relationship between the two men. The Trump administration has been trying to isolate the North Korean regime following a series of missile tests, including by persuading China - Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally - to help bring Kim Jong-Un into line.

Author: 0 Israel starts work on new settlement amid Trump 'peace' push

The prime minister added that there was not, and there would never be, as good a government for the settlements as theirs. It will accommodate some 40 families whose homes were cleared from the unauthorised settler outpost of Amona. Robert Piper, UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian territories , last week, warned that Palestinians were being "held hostage to this longstanding Israeli siege".

Global 'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally
Author: 0 'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally

Kaspersky said its threat tracking tools have already detected more than 2,000 users that have been affected by the ransomware . "Other organisations have also been affected". "As a result of these cyber attacks these banks are having difficulties with client services and carrying out banking operations", the central bank said in a statement .

Global U.S. claims 'chemical weapons activity' at Syria airbase
Author: 0 U.S. claims 'chemical weapons activity' at Syria airbase

The United States saw what appeared to be active Syrian preparations for a possible chemical weapons attack at Shayrat airfield, the same Syrian airfield the United States struck in April, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Pakistan begin Women's World Cup campaign tomorrow

The Pakistan women's team will play their tournament opener against South Africa on Sunday. Pakistan played the South Africans in their first match of the ICC World Cup today and put together 206 for 8 with Nahida Khan adding 79, highest ever by any Pakistani in Women's World Cup.

Global Israel launches air raid on Syria in response for fire: army
Author: 0 Israel launches air raid on Syria in response for fire: army

Saturday's so-called retaliatory strikes targeted Syrian positions north of Golan Heights where rockets were allegedly fired from on Israeli territories. "In a statement, the army says the strikes hit a two artillery positions and an ammunition truck belonging to the Syrian regime". Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week denied Israel provides support to Syrian rebels after the Wall Street Journal reported a special Israeli unit was providing aid to rebels.

Global Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

The company sued President Donald Trump's daughter previous year, saying her "Hettie" shoe was a knockoff of Aquazzura's " Wild Thing Shoe". Her manufacturer has flatly rejected the charge. Aquazzura is seeking unspecified damages. The judge's ruling said: "While that declaration does assert a lack of personal knowledge of the design at issue, plaintiff asserts otherwise".

Author: 0 Canberra celebrates the end of Ramadan

In addition, the Museum of the City of NY in Manhattan will be hosting an Eid al-Fitr Community Celebration on Monday 26 June from 2-5pm and there will be a Sunday celebration on Long Island, hosted by Tribal Dance and Caravan Coinnection.

Author: 0 Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

The most expensive congressional race in USA history headed to a tight finish on Tuesday as voters in suburban Atlanta cast ballots in an election that was seen by many as a referendum on President Donald Trump . Ossoff was asked whether he's anxious if these ads might sway voters. The results will be seen as a measure of how voters feel about Republican leadership months into the Trump presidency.

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