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Monsanto asks judge to overturn $289m cancer verdict, claims dying man presented lack of evidence

Agrochemical giant Monsanto has appealed to a California judge to throw out a $ 289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who claimed that the Bayer-owned company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer. The company filed motions in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California to claim that the jury’s decision was insufficiently supported by the evidence presented at ...

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Gay athlete, Muslim student or bigoted priest: ‘Hostile’ school project asks who you would let die?

The world is ending and there’s limited room onboard a rocket to safety, so who do you leave behind? The disabled novelist, the gay athlete, or the muslim student? An assignment for middle-schoolers in Ohio is causing uproar. Students at Roberts Middle School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, were presented with a moral dilemma last week. As part of an assignment, ...

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Trump asks pastor jailed in Turkey to be ‘great patriot hostage’ for US

President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that the US will “pay nothing” for the release of a jailed American Pastor in Turkey, but would punish Ankara if he is not released. “Turkey has taken advantage of the United States for many years,” Trump tweeted. “They are now holding our wonderful Christian Pastor, who I must now ask to represent our ...

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Kanye West goes silent after Jimmy Kimmel asks if he thinks Trump cares about people (VIDEO)

When Jimmy Kimmel invited Kanye West onto his show, a hot debate between the celebrities was somewhat expected, given their completely opposite and outspoken political views. However, it was awkward silence that stole the show. The tone of Kanye’s interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! was pretty serious from the get-go, with the musician delivering a monologue on the topics of ...

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Cheeky burglar wakes sleeping couple, but instead of running… asks for wifi code

A California couple woke to find a burglar standing in their bedroom, who, instead of running away, asked for their wifi password. Bizarrely, this isn’t the first time the wifi-seeking thief has done this. The incident took place in Palo Alto last Sunday. A couple in their 60s awoke to discover a masked intruder standing in their bedroom asking them ...

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Burglar’s escape room blunder: Trapped thief asks cops to rescue him

Could an escape room get a better endorsement than being so puzzling that a burglar couldn’t find a way out? A hapless thief in Washington was so perplexed by the adventure game he broke into that he called the police on himself. The live action games, which sees people trapped in a room that they must escape from as quickly ...

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Oil jumps as Trump asks allies to cut off Iranian oil

The Trump administration is going to extreme lengths to disrupt as much oil from Iran as possible, and the implications for the oil market could be severe. When the Obama administration sought to isolate Iran, it built an international coalition, put in place tight sanctions, and tried to curtail Iran’s oil exports. It worked, knocking around 1 million barrels per ...

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Kadyrov asks Putin to build high-speed train link to Chechen capital

The head of the Chechen Republic has requested that President Vladimir Putin amend the Russian transport strategy with a plan to build a high-speed railway link between the city of Krasnodar and the Chechen capital, Grozny. Kommersant reported that in a June 15 letter, Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov wrote that he had learned about the plans of the Russian ...

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D*ck pics for science: Professor asks for intimate photos for ‘self-esteem’ study

An American academic would like to see pictures of your penis – for science. Professor Alicia Walker is studying the correlation between penis size and self-esteem and has turned to the internet in search of volunteers. Read more The Missouri State University (MSU) sociology professor is in urgent need of men willing to submit“anonymous penile measurements (erect and flaccid, length ...

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Norway asks US to send more Marines and wants to keep them longer

Norway wants the United States to more than double the number of US Marines currently in the country – and lend them for longer. Oslo said Russia has no reason to object to the plan, but nonetheless expects a reaction from Moscow. Oslo will ask Washington to station 700 Marines on its territory, starting in 2019, compared with 330 currently. ...

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