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Video of Egypt church bombing emerges, said to show attacker

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 13,2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government has released footage showing the suicide bombing that tore through a Cairo church during Sunday Mass, including images of the alleged attacker.

Image : Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die than patients treated by men, new study shows

Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die than patients treated by men, new study shows

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 20,2016

Elderly patients are less likely to die or to be readmitted to to the hospital when they’re treated by a female physician than by a male physician, according to new research. Public health researchers at Harvard University waded through three years

Image : Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 10,2016

Canada is one of America's closest allies and its largest trading partner but observers there worried that a Donald Trump presidency might change that. There is "nothing good" for Canada in any of it, according to Louis Belanger, a political science

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Trump planning Iceland summit with Putin: report

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Trump planning Iceland summit with Putin: report

London (AFP) - US President-elect Donald Trump plans to hold a summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on his first foreign trip shortly after taking office, the Sunday Times reported.

Trump would seek to "reset" relations with the Kremlin, with Iceland the likely venue, emulating Ronald Reagan's Reykjavik meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1986 during the Cold War, the newspaper said, citing unnamed British officials it said had been informed of the plan.

Trump, who will be inaugurated on Friday, would begin work on a deal limiting nuclear weapons as part of his bid to reset relations between the two powers, it said.

Citing unnamed sources, the Sunday Times said Moscow was set to agree to a Trump-Putin summit.

Iceland said it was not aware of such plans but was willing to host a summit to help improve relations between Washington and Moscow.

"The Icelandic government has not received a query with regards to this," Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson said in reply to a question from the news website.

"If officials in Washington DC make a formal request for the Icelandic government to organise a summit in Reykjavik we will look at it positively and make this our input to improve relations between the US and Russia, remember the summit at Hofdi house in 1986," he said.

Trump has expressed admiration for Putin, and only reluctantly accepted US intelligence's conclusion that hackers acting on the Russian strongman's authority interfered in the US elections.

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal published on Friday, Trump hinted that he may lift sanctions imposed on Russia over Moscow's alleged cyberattacks if Russia helps the US on key goals such as fighting jihadist groups.

After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

PHOENIX (AP) — In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims.That tepid support ended earlier this month after the release of a 2005 recording in which Trump used crude, predatory language to boast about groping women. The Arizona lawmaker said the GOP presidential nominee's behavior and "demeaning comments about women and his boasts about sexual… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

South Korean police question Pirates' Kang over DUI crash

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police in South Korea are investigating Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over whether he crashed a luxury car while driving under the influence of alcohol and then left the scene early Friday.Police are also investigating whether Kang asked a friend to falsely report who was driving the vehicle, according to an official at Seoul's Gangnam district police station, who didn't want to be named, citing office rules.According to police, Kang didn't stop after… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam faces pneumonia threat

Truong Huu Khanh, head of the infection and neurology department at Paediatrics Hospital No.1 in HCM City, speaks at a meeting on November 11 to mark World Pneumonia Day (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is among the 15 countries with the highest estimated number of clinical pneumonia, with 2.9 million cases reported every year, doctors said. Pneumonia is the number one killer among the leading infectious diseases, with 920,000 deaths globally or 16 percent of all deaths in the five last… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020-envoy

British fighter planes visiting Japan will fly over the South China Sea and Britain will sail aircraft carriers in the Pacific once they are operational in 2020, given concerns about freedom of navigation there, Britain's ambassador to the United States said on Thursday. The envoy, Kim Darroch, told a Washington think tank that British Typhoon aircraft currently deployed on a visit to Japan would fly across disputed parts of the South China Sea to assert international overflight rights, but… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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