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Peeking Into Healthy Brains to See If Alzheimer's Is Brewing

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HEALTHBEAT: Plaques or tangles? Scanning brains of healthy seniors for clues about Alzheimer's

Teen dies in Texas flooding on way home from prom

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Teen dies in Texas flooding on way home from prom
At 18, Alyssa Renee Ramirez's accomplishments read like a list of many teenagers' dreams: Homecoming queen. Student council president. Cheerleader. Star athlete.

For an IS Fighter, a Paid Honeymoon in Caliphate's Heart

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Honeymoon in the 'New York' of the caliphate points to Islamic State's welfare for fighters

12 Missing After Flooding in Texas Sweeps Away Vacation Home

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Recovery teams look for 12 missing after weekend flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home

Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian went on trial on espionage charges behind closed doors in Iran on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.


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Iraq says it's going back on offense against ISIS

State TV announces launch of operation to reclaim Anbar, just days after capital city of sprawling province near Baghdad fell to jihadists

Iran puts U.S. reporter on trial behind closed doors

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been charged by the Islamic republic with espionage

India moves to reduce road death penalties despite high rate of accidents

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East Coast highway shows why, with 1% of world’s cars, India accounts for 15% of global traffic deathsWhen it opened in 2001, the East Coast ... more

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Distiller Sued in Test of State Vs. Private Ownership

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Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Distiller Sued in Test of State Vs. Private Ownership
A family has sued the liquor maker Wuliangye over ownership of pits used to make baijiu, a powerful, clear liquor.

Goalkeeper fined for sipping water while opponents scored from set piece

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• Chongqing Lifan’s Sui Weijie stood oblivious during quickly taken free-kick• Player fined 50,000 yuan and says: ‘I made a terrible mistake’• More from the ... more

Kilkenny firm announces 25 jobs due to 'phenomenal growth'

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Kilkenny firm announces 25 jobs due to 'phenomenal growth'
A Kilkenny-based technical services firm has announced 25 new jobs.

Amazon pays $16 million tax in Germany, while making $11.9 billion sales

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Amazon pays $16 million tax in Germany, while making $11.9 billion sales
Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc.'s main German operating unit paid just 11.9 million euros ($16 million) in tax in 2014, despite the group recording $11.9 billion ... more

Germany sees progress on Greece, EU officials to confer on Thursday

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Germany sees progress on Greece, EU officials to confer on Thursday
BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A senior German official said on Tuesday there was no reason to believe Greece would be in default after a 300 million ... more

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

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Microsoft cheaps out after Nokia phone saves a life

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There are plenty of tales on how Nokia phones -- now under Microsoft -- have saved people's lives, with the latest one coming from China, ... more

Global warming could spread US ragweed to UK, causing misery for hayfever sufferers

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Climate change could help the invasive weed from north America, that triggers severe allergic reactions, become common across the UK by 2050, experts have warned ... more

Can Technology Help Citizens Focus On Policies, Rather Than On Squabbling Politicians?

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Can Technology Help Citizens Focus On Policies, Rather Than On Squabbling Politicians?
Today's politics seems to be all about politicians, rather than policies. One project is trying to reverse the trend. Polls open tomorrow.

Roberto Di Matteo resigns as Schalke coach after disagreement with club

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Roberto Di Matteo resigns as Schalke coach after disagreement with club
• Di Matteo: ‘It became clear that the club had a different emphasis’• Schalke had failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League• Italian manager ... more

County cricket – live!

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County cricket – live!
All the action with Lizzy Ammon at Hove for Sussex v Warwickshire and Graham Hardcastle at Taunton for Somerset v Yorkshire 10.31am BST Graham Hardcastle ... more

Fan view: Brendan Rodgers – should Liverpool give him more time?

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Fan view: Brendan Rodgers – should Liverpool give him more time?
The manager is under pressure following Liverpool’s disappointing season and disastrous 6-1 final day thrashing by Stoke. Here, two Liverpool supporters debate whether he deserves ... more

David Squires on … Louis van Gaal and the end of the season

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David Squires on … Louis van Gaal and the end of the season
In the final cartoon from his series this season, David Squires finds the Manchester United manager heading for the stage … Continue reading...

The Latest: Royal Field at French Open on Day 3

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The Latest: Djokovic, Nadal and Serena start campaign at French Open on Day 3

Teachers, send us pictures of your best holiday bakes

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Need an excuse to have a break from marking this half term? Send us pictures of your sugary creations Continue reading...

Introducing the Bovet 1822 Virtuoso VII, and Understanding Why it Costs $92,000

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Introducing the Bovet 1822 Virtuoso VII, and Understanding Why it Costs $92,000
A perpetual calendar that doesn't need adjusting for 400 years, offers a patented both-sides-visible seconds counter, and a highly unusual perpetual calendar layout? Yes, that ... more

Jurassic World Director Talks About the Terrifying New Indominus Rex

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Jurassic World Director Talks About the Terrifying New Indominus Rex
"It's bigger, faster, louder, more vicious"
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2016 Honda Pilot: Honda's All-New, Fully Evolved Family Crossover

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2016 Honda Pilot: Honda's All-New, Fully Evolved Family Crossover
I was a huge fan of Honda's first Pilot when it launched over a decade ago. The large, three-row SUV had an appealing look wrapped around a unibody ... more

10 Years In The Making, Foreign Exchange Comparison Site Money Cloud Is A Model FinTech Disruptor

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10 Years In The Making, Foreign Exchange Comparison Site Money Cloud Is A Model FinTech Disruptor
Since 2013 the UK has been synonymous with the rise of the FinTech sector. That year, 69% of all global FinTech investment came into the ... more
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Stunning allegations in death of B.B. King

Blues legend died in hospice care at home in Las Vegas at age of 89

The Beckhams make a splash punting in Cambridge

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The Beckham’s caused quite a stir on the river, with another group of punters crashing into their boat as they tried to get a snap ... more

Johnny Depp faces jail time over dogs

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There is still p-uproar over the actor’s decision to bring in his Yorkshire terriers Down Under.

Zayn Malik update: X Factor judge rumours, but is he more likely to get his own cooking show?

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Zayn Malik’s reps have dismissed reports he is to become a judge on The X Factor.

Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan's wedding rumour round-up: guests partied until dawn!

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Some guests at Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright’s wedding didn’t want the party to end.

9 Steps to a Better Night's Sleep

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9 Steps to a Better Night's Sleep
Raise your hand if you don't get enough quality sleep. Everyone? Yep, that's what we thought. Between long days and seemingly endless to-do lists, it's ... more

Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty: campaigners

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Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty: campaigners
By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's rich donor nations must increase their overseas aid budgets and reverse the trend of declining ... more

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CORD calls upon governments, others to join forces to make Canada's Rare Disease Strategy a reality

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Today, on Parliament Hill, the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders released Canada's Rare Disease Strategy and called upon the federal, provincial and territorial governments along ... more

Roche announces FDA clearance for cobas Cdiff Test to detect C. difficile in stool specimens

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Roche announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration has provided 510(k) clearance for the cobas Cdiff Test to detect Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) ... more