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Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says
Current treatments to control the eye's internal pressure can stop or slow down the progression of the disease, although they cannot reverse the damage already done. Prof Philip Bloom, from the...
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Turkey Claims 1,000 Detained in Police Purge Are 'Secret Imams' Involved In 2016 Coup
Turkish authorities claimed that they arrested more than a thousand "secret Imams" who were supporters of the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, and helped in the attempted coup in 2016 that aimed to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan, according to Reuters. Gulen denies any influence in the July coup but...
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British Think Tank Calls For Wiping Out Teachers' Student Debt After 7 Years
New teachers in the U.K. should have their outstanding student debt wiped out after they have been in the profession for seven years, says a report on attracting more graduates into teaching, The Guardian reports. The introduction of a policy of “forgivable fees” could mean teachers who started work...
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Ram in Iceland Resembles Unicorn
During the peak of unicorn food trends, Icelandic farmers came across the real thing. The farmers in southern Iceland appropriately named the ram 'Unicorn'. 'Unicorn' has two horns that are fused together at the... Photo Credit: EBU ......
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[VIDEO] Chimps Invent New Tools And Pass Them On To Others In Community
Scientists are getting a chance to watch how wild chimpanzees devise new tools and how their use spreads through chimpanzee communities, IFL Science reports. Initially, apes learned from their peers, but now the techniques are being passed by mothers to children. The transmission patterns may...
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Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ivanka Trump has been involved in discussions with the World Bank about establishing a funding operation that would support female entrepreneurs, bank and administration officials said Wednesday. The officials stressed that nothing has been set up yet and that talks are...
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UN: 20 Dead After Ethnic Fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo
The United Nation's DR Congo mission said that clashes last week in the Kasai region killed at least 20 people, according to Al Jazeera. The violence was between members of the Lulua-Luba and Chowe-Pende communtities escalated, leaving 20 members of the Chowe-Pende killed.The Chowe-Pende accuse the...
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European Parliament Begins Procedure To Lift Le Pen's Fund Misuse Immunity
The European Parliament has begun a procedure Wednesday which could lift French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s immunity for allegedly misusing European Union funds, Reuters reported. According to Antonio Tajani, the president of the legislature, French judges asked European lawmakers to...
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Turkish Airstrike Kills Kurdish Militants During Raids
Turkish warplanes killed six Kurdish militants in northern Iraq during their second day of cross-border raids, Reuters reported. According to a military statement, the airstrikes aimed for a river flowing across the Turkish-Iraqi border called Zap in Turkey and Zab in Iraq, the report said. The air...
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Jeremy Corbyn rules out 'empty chairing' Theresa May in televised debates
REUTERS /Peter Nicholls / Neil Hall LONDONJeremy Corbyn has dismissed suggestions of "empty chairing" the prime minister after she refused to take part in televised election debates. Theresa May last week refused requests to take part in televised debates with the Labour leader, after which...
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