• Mexican Mayor weds a crocodile, here's why…
Mexican Mayor weds a crocodile, here's why…

It's part of a Mexican ceremony which is more than 200 years old. The ceremony concluded with music in dancing, including a first dance between the bride and groom. Both groups claimed to have the power to bring good luck to a harvest. According to local legend, their conflict ended when the son of the Chontales king and the daughter of the Huave...

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  • Indian pacer 'inspiration' for Pakistani fast bowler Kainat Imtiaz
Indian pacer 'inspiration' for Pakistani fast bowler Kainat Imtiaz

Players have shown respect on and off the field for their opponent. The latest example of this overgrowing bonding was aptly summed up in a heart-warming post shared by Pakistan pacer Kainat Imtiaz on her official Instagram account that instantly grabbed eyeballs all around.

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  • Men's age matters equally during IVF conceptions
Men's age matters equally during IVF conceptions

The stratification of the female ages was under four bands-30, 30-35, 35-40, and 40-42 years, whereas the male age stratification included an additional band of 42 and above. The results of the study could help women " encourage their male partners to get a move on ", according to an obstetrics professor interviewed for the report.

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  • Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death
Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death

In the new study, the odds of dying rose the longer people used the drugs, says senior study author Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, director of clinical epidemiology at the VA St. "However we looked at the data, there was a consistent [link] with PPI use and risk of death", Al-Aly says. "We did not demonstrate an increased risk of having a cognitive impairment...

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  • AirAsia flight turned back to Australia after suspected bird strike
AirAsia flight turned back to Australia after suspected bird strike

Passengers said they heard loud bangs followed by sparks of fire bursting from the engine just minutes into the overnight flight from the Gold Coast on Monday. The plane was forced to land 100 km (60 miles) away at Brisbane , the Queensland capital, just 11.30 p.m. local time (1430 GMT), a spokesman for Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authorit...

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  • E Coli Outbreak Hits Hildale Polygamous Community in Utah
E Coli Outbreak Hits Hildale Polygamous Community in Utah

Fullerton died of kidney failure as a result of the E. coli infection. Multiple people who identified themselves as relatives of 6-year-old Gabriella Addison Fullerton indicated on Facebook that she was one of the victims who died. While the bacteria are usually harmless, some strains can cause diarrhea, urinary tract infections, respiratory il...

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  • Canadian Baby Issued First-Ever Medical Card Without Gender Designation
Canadian Baby Issued First-Ever Medical Card Without Gender Designation

Baby Searyl Atli was born in November to parent Kori Doty, a non-binary transgender person, at a friend's home in British Columbia. According to Doty's lawyer, barbara findlay (who doesn't spell her name with capital letters), B.C. So while the government has issued a medical card with no indication of the child's gender , a battle still looms...

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  • Kittel claims second stage, Froome survives crash
Kittel claims second stage, Froome survives crash

It's the first time in my career that I've got a fully dedicated team for me. I saw my teammate (Nicolas Roche) bin it and I was petrified to be honest. The Irishman described how he was on the wheel of Van Avermaet when Sagan pulled his foot out of his pedal, and with the line still a few hundred metres away, Van Avermaet hesitated, allowing S...

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  • Tiger Woods checks out of rehab program
Tiger Woods checks out of rehab program

I will continue to tackle this going forward with my doctors, family, and friends. Two weeks after announcing he would receive professional help with his medications, Tiger Woods explained Monday that he has completed the program. Woods has had four back surgeries over the last three years. He has not taken part competitively since pullin...

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  • Chris Christie Has Officially Run Out of F*cks to Give
Chris Christie Has Officially Run Out of F*cks to Give

The shutdown angered residents who hoped to enjoy 80-degree-plus temperatures during a holiday weekend. What's more , Christie clearly sees the plane in the photos; He's pictured helplessly sitting in a beach chair as his Sunday is captured on film .

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  • Justin Trudeau fails to mention Alberta in Canada Day 150 speech
Justin Trudeau fails to mention Alberta in Canada Day 150 speech

After being elected in 2015, Mr Trudeau promised to fix Canada's relationship with indigenous peoples. "But we embrace that diversity while knowing in our hearts that we are all Canadians". Despite allowing a native protest on Parliament Hill to continue unhampered by police and even meeting with the native organizers who were camping out on the fr...

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  • Woman livestreams herself eating poisonous plant
Woman livestreams herself eating poisonous plant

The agave plant is an irritant and she soon realised that something was wrong. Agave American is a poisonous plant from Mexico which resembles aloe vera and this similarity created this freaky situation. She later informed that she felt her throat was on fire. At the hospital, doctors found that Zhang had broken out into rashes and blisters and...

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  • Ice Bucket Challenge Originator Pete Frates Back in Hospital
Ice Bucket Challenge Originator Pete Frates Back in Hospital

Pete Frates , the MA man who inspired the viral Ice Bucket Challenge , is very much alive, despite an erroneous report on Twitter early Monday morning. The family's Facebook post has drawn hundreds of comments of support. In late June, Frates along with his wife, Julie, announced they were partnering with the authors of " Boston Strong" to writ...

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  • Assad's Photo Appears On New Syrian Banknote
Assad's Photo Appears On New Syrian Banknote

Assad's face appears on the new banknotes at a time when his government is boasting military successes against the armed rebellion across the country. Al-Assad's father, former President Hafez al-Assad who died in 2000, appeared on an older version of the 1,000 pound note which is still in circulation.

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  • Market Feels Good With GST, Sensex Spikes 300 Points
Market Feels Good With GST, Sensex Spikes 300 Points

Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 3 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined. Construction and Engineering company, JMC Projects on Monday has bagged orders worth Rs 710 crores. this difference in tax incidence also proved beneficial for other cigarette stocks such as VST Industries and Godfrey Phillips, which also ga...

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  • John Terry agrees to join Aston Villa on one-year deal
John Terry agrees to join Aston Villa on one-year deal

Villa manager Steve Bruce has enjoyed a round or two of golf with Terry in recent weeks, as he discussed why Villa Park would be the ideal destination for the centre-half. Clubs from China and America were also interested but the player has resisted the urge to chance his arm overseas. Villa finished in 13th place in the Championship last seaso...

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  • Koike camp set to win majority in Tokyo assembly: Kyodo projection
Koike camp set to win majority in Tokyo assembly: Kyodo projection

Koike's novice Tokyo Citizens First party and its allies, including the LDP's national-level coalition partner, the Komeito, took 79 seats in the 127-member chamber. Abe has expressed the desire to propose constitutional amendment plans to the National Diet by the end of the year on the assumption that he will be elected to a third term as LDP pres...

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  • Pope's prayers for parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard
Pope's prayers for parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard

GOSH granted the couple more time with their son on Friday but hundreds of protesters still came to the event organised on Facebook to support the couple. On Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights refused to intervene. Charlie's parents wanted their son to travel to the United States for an experimental treatment, the British courts ruled ...

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  • Approach Resources Inc. (AREX) Insider Wilks Brothers, Llc Purchases 300000 Shares
Approach Resources Inc. (AREX) Insider Wilks Brothers, Llc Purchases 300000 Shares

Ratings analysis reveals 22% of Approach Resources's analysts are positive. Analysts await Kimball Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:KE) to report earnings on August, 2. Segantii Capital Management Ltd now owns 48,400 shares of the energy company's stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 40,800 shares during the period.

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  • Geraint Thomas recovers from crash to retain yellow jersey
Geraint Thomas recovers from crash to retain yellow jersey

The Dusseldorf band is linked to the Tour de France with an album named for the world's largest annual sporting event. "I have no injuries thankfully". "It was a really special day to walk off the bus in yellow", Thomas said after crossing the line in Liège. Froome is sixth, 12 seconds behind. The German, who edged out French champion Arnau...

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  • Jet Airways honcho held in land grabbing case
Jet Airways honcho held in land grabbing case

Bedi has been taken into custody by Sahibabad police, following a complaint against him. On May 30, a team of officials from the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation visited Chikambarpur, where they found out that the contested piece of land was being used by a logistics company.

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  • Trump urges GOP Senators to repeal Obamacare immediately, then replace
Trump urges GOP Senators to repeal Obamacare immediately, then replace

Now that they have the power to actually do something about those loathed tax levies, however, they're looking a bit wobbly. "The bill is just being lit up like a Christmas tree full of billion-dollar ornaments, and it's not repeal". Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said in a statement the bill "decimates Medicaid, which provides health care for over 722,0...

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  • Qatar rejects Arab countries' conditions for reconciliation
Qatar rejects Arab countries' conditions for reconciliation

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir has a plan for U.S. -Saudi relations if Qatar does not give into the other Gulf states' strong demands: Hope that Qatar gives in anyway. Qatar , however, denies the claims. Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt announced on June 5 that they were severing diplomatic relations with Qatar .

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  • Parliament Schedules Motion of No Confidence
Parliament Schedules Motion of No Confidence

However, Mbete has not yet indicated whether the vote will take place via a secret ballot, saying the matter is "receiving consideration". The deadline for political parties to submit their views regarding their preferred means of voting on this particular motion - either by secret or open ballot - remained July 14.

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  • Andy Murray declares himself fit for Wimbledon title defence following hip problem
Andy Murray declares himself fit for Wimbledon title defence following hip problem

Doubts over the British maestro's participation in this year's Wimbledon surfaced after he was forced to withdraw from two scheduled exhibition matches this week due to a sore hip. I tried to make the best decisions along with my team to give myself the best chance to feel good on Monday. Murray revealed he has suffered with hip problems since he...

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  • May to withdraw Britain from historic European fishing agreement
May to withdraw Britain from historic European fishing agreement

The convention allows Irish, Dutch, French, German and Belgian vessels to fish within six and 12 nautical miles of United Kingdom coastline. The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisation in the United Kingdom welcomed Gove's announcement and signalled it would financially benefit the country's fishing sector, which in 2015 was given an esti...

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  • French President in Mali to consolidate backing for regional anti-jihadist force
French President in Mali to consolidate backing for regional anti-jihadist force

The so-called G5 Sahel countries south of the Sahara - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger - have pledged to fight militants on their own soil with instability and attacks on the rise. While they were driven out of major cities and towns a year later by a French-led military intervention, they continue to carry out attacks against United...

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  • Murray, Djokovic, Federer, Nadal top Wimbledon seeds
Murray, Djokovic, Federer, Nadal top Wimbledon seeds

But he insisted anyone from the top contenders - Murray , Nadal and Djokovic - remains a threat to be taken seriously. "So more than likely that will happen and that's fine". I think it's a little disrespectful to say that he's the clear favourite but certainly given the way that he's played this year and to win in Halle, I don't think anyone el...

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  • MS Dhoni Played This Spectacular Shot Last Night
MS Dhoni Played This Spectacular Shot Last Night

We have already seen Kuldeep Yadav dominate the West Indian batsmen as he took three wickets in his debut game and it might be time for Rishabh Pant to do the same. West Indies , on the other hand, have been forced to make changes in their XI after absorbing a humbling 105-run drubbing on June 25, a match in which only two Winds batsmen managed...

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  • USMNT: Gold Cup Roster Announced, US Preparing For Panama
USMNT: Gold Cup Roster Announced, US Preparing For Panama

I say we make Acosta, with his range and pace and work rate, Secretary of Energy. "New faces, but our chemistry was pretty high". "I love the fact that we both came to the U.S. "We definitely encourage each other", he said. Hopefully it's the first of many. Ghana did not heed those warning signings and, in the 19th minute, Dwyer deservedly brok...

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  • Pesticide effects on bees questioned
Pesticide effects on bees questioned

The studies , one conducted across three European countries and another in Canada, found some negative effects after exposure to neonicotinoids in wild and honeybee populations, but also some positives, depending on the environmental context.

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  • Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Fixed The Champions Trophy 2017 Final
Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Fixed The Champions Trophy 2017 Final

While Pakistan have managed T20 wins against their neighbours before - most recently in the WT20 2016 - they have never beaten India in the longer format, where flashes of brilliance will only burn a match, not light a bonfire. Though Pakistan has lost two games, we will not look over confident against them tomorrow. Lauren Winfield, meanwh...

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  • Washington approves US$1.3 billion arms sale to Taiwan
Washington approves US$1.3 billion arms sale to Taiwan

The agreement, which was always likely to have gone ahead, appeared to have been at least temporarily shelved, as Trump looked to build closer ties with China. "It is significant that (the sanctions) occurred on the afternoon of Moon's visit", Ruggiero told CNN . "It shows, we believe, our support for Taiwan's ability to maintain a sufficient se...

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  • Qatar Rejects Arab Demands but Ready for Dialogue: Foreign Minister
Qatar Rejects Arab Demands but Ready for Dialogue: Foreign Minister

Last Saturday, Qatar announced it had received a 13-point list of demands by four countries leading the blockade - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the U.A.E. and Bahrain. In Rome , al-Thani met with the Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, who expressed his support to the Kuwait-led mediation effort and urged all parties to the dispute to " abstain from...

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  • People Line Up to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Nevada
People Line Up to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

Voters in November overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to legalize marijuana, as did three other states a year ago - California, Maine and Massachusetts- though legal sales have not gone into effect in those other states. Tick Segerblom attended the Reef Dispensaries opening in Las Vegas, where a line stretched around the block. Destiny Diaz...

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