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US doctors baffled as rare spinal disease spreads across 22 states

US health officials have issued a warning about a rare condition which attacks the nervous system and spinal cord after 62 new cases of the little-known disease were confirmed across 22 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took steps to warn about the symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) after doctors recorded a jump in cases this ...

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Tropical Cyclone alert: Gulf Coast states ‘must prepare now’ for powerful storm

The Gulf Coast states, still suffering the after-effects of the 2017 hurricane season, are being warned to prepare for heavy rainfall and powerful winds courtesy of Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a Tropical Storm watch for the northern Gulf Coast Sunday – from the Alabama-Florida border as far as Morgan City, Louisiana. Last year’s hurricane ...

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Putin in constant contact with PM Medvedev, Kremlin states amid reports of injury

The Russian president and prime minister remain in close contact during the latter’s absence from public events, a Kremlin spokesperson said after the government press service revealed Dmitry Medvedev had suffered a sports injury. “The president is traditionally in constant working contact with the chairman of the government,” Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday. The spokesman ...

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‘Milestone event’: Five states sign historic deal on status of Caspian Sea

Vladimir Putin attended the Caspian Sea summit in Kazakhstan which he said has “milestone” significance. There five littoral powers finally made a breakthrough on trade, security and environment following 20 years of talks. This year’s meeting has been “an extraordinary, milestone event,” Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts in Kazakhstan’s port city of Aktau, where the summit took place. ...

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Mexico turns to Russian wheat amid escalating trade spat with United States

Producers of Mexican bread, pasta and flour tortillas are looking for cheaper supplies of wheat from Russia in an attempt to reduce reliance on the US due to an ongoing trade conflict with its northern neighbor. The US market share is currently undergoing a dramatic decline as Mexico, the major purchaser of American grains, is turning to alternative markets amid ...

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Florida cops won’t charge man in shocking parking lot shooting over state’s ‘stand your ground’ law

A Florida man who shot and killed another man in front of his children during an argument over a handicapped parking space will not face charges after the sheriff said the incident falls under the state’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, escaped a murder charge after shooting father-of-three Markeis McGlockton, 28, in the chest following a row outside ...

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Russia & United States can compete & work together in energy market – Putin

Russia and US are competitors in oil and gas exports, but there is room for cooperation in regulating the energy market, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Helsinki press conference with US President Donald Trump. “I believe that we, as the largest oil and gas powers, could work constructively to regulate international markets, because we are not interested in ...

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Countries most at risk from trade war between United States and China

A full-scale trade war between the US and China will dip the global economy into stagflation and lead to a sharp decline in world stocks, according to economists at Pictet Asset Management. On July 6, Washington began to impose 25-percent tariffs on $ 34 billion worth of Chinese imports. Beijing has vowed to retaliate, accusing the US of breaching WTO ...

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Europe rejects China’s offer of alliance in trade war with United States

The European Union has turned down China’s proposal of co-operation against escalating US trade tariffs on European and Chinese goods. China proposed launching joint action against the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO), EU officials and diplomats told Reuters ahead of a Sino-European summit in Beijing on July 16-17. Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He told the media that Beijing ...

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UK & allies used ‘bribery & blackmail’ to force other states to back OPCW proposal – Moscow

The UK and its western allies have resorted to downright intimidation and bribery to make other OPCW member states support the idea of giving the chemical watchdog the right to assign guilt, the Russian Foreign Ministry charged. “London together with other countries … managed to push their scandalous project … by political manipulations as well as by downright bribery and ...

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