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Extra virgin olive oil could help reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease

Extra virgin olive oil could help reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease Researchers say the oil could help reduce the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and certain tangles in the brain which researchers say are hallmarks of Alzheimer's . The two groups of mice didn't differ in appearance after months on their respective diets. This is a very important discovery, since we suspect a reduction in autophagy marks the beginning of Alzheimer's . [Full Article...]

Uber adds tipping to app

Uber adds tipping to app Uber officials say they're testing out the tip function in Seattle , Minneapolis and Houston as part of an effort to make changes drivers have asked for. The tipping feature comes as Uber works to fix its reputation. There's also the option for Driver Injury Protection Insurance , the costs of which will be offset by a slightly higher per-mile rate, for added protection against pe... [Full Article...]

'10000 to take part in Yoga Day event in CP'

'10000 to take part in Yoga Day event in CP' Addressing a gathering of almost 10,000 people at Connaught Place, he extolled the benefits of yoga. On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said yoga is neither political nor religious and it fosters brotherhood globally. [Full Article...]

Farmers perform 'shavasana' in UP to protest govt policies

Farmers perform 'shavasana' in UP to protest govt policies A group of farmers on Wednesday performed " shavasana " or the corpse pose on a national highway to symbolically protest killing of farmers in Mandsaur and "anti-farm" policies of the Modi government. "Beside the Congress, the farmers" association also staged similar protests across the state. Madhya Pradesh is engulfed in a series of protests after five people lost lives and several others go... [Full Article...]

U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria They are attempting to become an indispensable player in uprooting the extremists from Syria entirely. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the incidents could be "very dangerous" and lead to an escalation of the war. For the first time in two years, Syrian troops reached the border with Iraq, establishing a link with Iraqi forces that were advancing on their side, and outflanking U... [Full Article...]

Real-life Shawshank Redemption: Convicts escape Bali prison via drainage tunnel

Real-life Shawshank Redemption: Convicts escape Bali prison via drainage tunnel Police believed Tee's and 33-year-old Australian Shaun Edward Davidson's flight to freedom would be shortlived as they intensified the hunt and called upon Interpol to assist. The break-out took place on Monday and none of the men have been seen since. "They are still investigating whether they escaped through the waste ground tunnel behind the clinic". [Full Article...]

Russia threatens after US downs Syrian warplane

Australia has suspended its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria as a precaution after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week. But the Revolutionary Guard said it was sending a broader message to its archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States. It also raised questions about how U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump says he asked for health plan 'with heart'

Despite the widespread exodus of insurers from the program, an online startup called Oscar announced Wednesday that it would expand next year into five states: Ohio, Texas, New Jersey, Tennessee and California. Republicans hold 52 out of 100 seats in the Senate and the latest bill is created to find an agreement between the conservative wing and more moderate Republicans. [Full Article...]

ISIL blows up Iraq's historic mosque from which it declared 'caliphate'

The mosque has an important role in ISIS propaganda, because it is the site where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" in 2014. U.S. The mosque sat on the southern edge of the Old City, the last IS stronghold inside Mosul . But Hassan said it was puzzling that the group would destroy the mosque itself now, rather than hunkering down to fight inside it and forcing the Iraq... [Full Article...]

Point guards available as early picks in NBA draft

On Monday, both the Sixers and Celtics announced that they have finalized the deal to swap the No. 1 and 3 picks. If this was any other year, Smith could be in the conversation as the top overall pick. If not, then the Celtics could use their 2019 pick instead which they received via the Sacramento Kings . If you didn't know better, you would swear we're coming up on the trade deadlin... [Full Article...]

US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill

US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill The bill could still change a bit in order to garner the 50 necessary votes for it to pass, but what that means for Medicaid is anybody's guess. Republicans in the Senate have been working for weeks on the legislation that will supposedly repeal and replace several provisions of the Affordable Care Act , which the former Democratic President Barack Obama pushed for during his admin... [Full Article...]

Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

Senators and their top aides on Capitol Hill have made it clear to the White House as health care legislation makes its way through the Senate that the less involved Trump is, the better for the bill's prospects. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said it would be "a non-starter" if the developing bill's subsidies are as large as Obama's. "It depends what's in the bill", Cruz said when asked if he could support ... [Full Article...]

Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect A law enforcement official said the stabbing appears to have targeted law enforcement. Montreal police spokesman Benoit Boiselle said officers with their department were assisting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the search on behalf of an Federal Bureau of Investigation request. [Full Article...]

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

The loss raised questions for Democrats about whether their current platform and message will help them regain congressional seats in the 2018 midterm elections . In all four states, Democrats bolstered their historical performance in districts that they lost by big double-digit margins previous year. Like Robinson, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson believes Ossoff ran a good campaign, b... [Full Article...]

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's role as host of the largest US airbase in the Middle East. military has previously insisted that that it would not affect U.S. military operations in the region. "His open embrace of the more hard-line factions in the Kingdom sent a signal to Tehran ... [Full Article...]

Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids

Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids The office of Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit the very same day against Johnson & Johnson, Purdue Pharma LP , and Endo International Plc for allegedly misrepresenting the unsafe risks of opioid painkillers, which has triggered an epidemic nationwide. [Full Article...]

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

U.S. and coalition officials have observed the mosque for several days and have seen fighters and explosives at the site, several United States officials have told CNN in recent days. The Iraqi government initially hoped to take Mosul by the end of 2016, but the campaign took longer as militants reinforced positions in civilian areas to fight back. [Full Article...]

Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts to brace trade relations

Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts to brace trade relations Timelines for completing trade agreements tend to stretch, so trade officials usually avoid laying down markers for completing them. FedEx, United Parcel Service (UPS), the U.S. The U.S.is the biggest export market for Canadian beef and pork and the U.S. buys about two-thirds of Canada's canola oil. But any agreement that's nearing a quarter-century needs review, he said at the news conferenc... [Full Article...]

Amarinder Singh govt presents maiden budget, eyes fiscal stability

Amarinder Singh govt presents maiden budget, eyes fiscal stability The power industry in Punjab has hailed decision of Congress government led by chief minister Amarinder Singh to provide power at a uniform rate of Rs 5 per unit in the state. The Supreme Court said in May that it could announce modifications to the order in the July second week, according to a Times of India report. Confederation of Indian Industry today hailed the key measures including ... [Full Article...]

Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired!

Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired! Google knows this, so it is collaborating with them in the Google for Jobs initiative by showing their offers right within results. The new feature sprang out of the company's Cloud Jobs API effort, which it announced past year as a way to provide access to its machine learning capabilities to power better search results for job boards. [Full Article...]


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