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London 2012: Glory for Joshua plus Bryant helps USA to 14th gold - relive day 16

Added: 12.08.2020 6:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

Relive the best action from day 16 of London 2012 as Anthony Joshua made it three boxing golds for Britain with a dramatic win over Roberto Cammarelle in the super-heavyweight final.

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AI mimics the way doctors think to make better medical diagnoses

Added: 12.08.2020 2:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Most medical AI systems make treatment recommendations based on correlations between symptoms and illnesses – a new AI system uses causation instead, like doctors do

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Documentary spotlights Filipina journalist

Added: 12.08.2020 1:58 | 14 views | 0 comments

The documentary "A Thousand Cuts" shows journalist and news organization founder Maria Ressa's struggles with the government of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. (Aug. 11)


| Two dead and hundreds of thousands without power after wind storm batters US midwest

Added: 12.08.2020 1:11 | 15 views | 0 comments

States assess widespread damage to crops and property after ‘devastating’ storm brings gusts of more than 100mph
Hundreds of thousands across the midwest remained without electricity on Tuesday after battered the region a day earlier, causing widespread damage to millions of acres of crops and killing at least two people.
The storm, known as a derecho, tore from eastern Nebraska across Iowa and parts of Wisconsin and Illinois, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles and causing widespread damage to property and crops. The storm left downed trees and power lines that blocked roadways in Chicago and its suburbs. After leaving Chicago, the most potent part of the storm system moved over north central Indiana.

AP Top Stories August 11 P

Added: 11.08.2020 23:56 | 13 views | 0 comments

Here are the top stories for Tuesday, August 11th: Russia approves coronavirus vaccine; Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate; Mourning and clashes in Beirut a week after deadly blast; Hundreds of thousands flee flooding in Somalia.

Tags: Russia, Beirut, USA

Honest Elections Project criticizes Virginia group for mailing unsolicited ballot applications

Added: 11.08.2020 23:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

The self-described non-partisan group Honest Elections Project condemned an organization in Virginia on Tuesday, for sending out hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots to state voters who did not request them. 

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Common inherited genetic variant identified as frequent cause of deafness in adults

Added: 11.08.2020 22:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

A common inherited genetic variant is a frequent cause of deafness in adults, meaning that many thousands of people are potentially at risk, reveals new research.

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Mummy study: Heart disease was bigger issue for human ancestors than initially thought

Added: 11.08.2020 22:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new imaging study of the mummified arteries of people who lived thousands of years ago revealed that their arteries were more clogged than originally thought, according to a proof-of-concept study.

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A week after blast, Beirut pauses to remember the dead

Added: 11.08.2020 19:29 | 14 views | 0 comments

Thousands of people marched near the devastated port, remembering those who died in the most destructive single blast to hit the country.

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COVID-19 drug development could benefit from approach used against flu

Added: 11.08.2020 17:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new study has found that some antivirals are useful for more than helping sick people get better -- they also can prevent thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of virus cases if used in the early stages of infection.

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