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High-fat diet in pregnancy reduces beneficial gut microbiota for offspring

High-fat, diet, pregnancy, beneficial, microbiota, offspring

It is well established that what women eat and drink during pregnancy can influence the health and development of their child. For example, it is recommended that expectant mothers consume0.4 ...

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Why has this summer blockbuster season been so bad?

summer, blockbuster, season, bad

This weekend saw good and bad news for Warner Bros, a studio desperately in need of the former. Their highly anticipated antihero adventure Suicide Squadmade over $267m worldwide in its ...

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iPhone 7 may sport pressure-sensitive home button, Space Black paint job

iPhone 7, sport, pressure-sensitive, home button, Black paint job

The iPhone 7 is likely to debut in another month, and rumors about its features continue to pour in. Apple is planning to revamp the home button to use pressure-sensitive ...

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Dozens shot dead in anti-government protests across Ethiopia says opposition

Dozens, dead, anti-government, protests, Ethiopia, shot

Dozens of people were shot dead by security forces in protests across Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Amhara regions at the weekend, residents and opposition officials have said. Unrest flared in Oromiya ...

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Airstrikes destroy MSF hospital in Syria and leave 13 people dead

Airstrikes, destroy, MSF, hospital, Syria, dead

A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and specializing in pediatrics in a rebel-held northern Syria province has been destroyed in a series of airstrikes over the weekend that killed ...

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Pakistan: dozens dead as bomb hits mourners at Quetta hospital

Pakistan, dozens, dead, bomb, mourners, Quetta hospital

At least 67 people have been killed and another 100 injured after a suicide bomb packed with ball bearings tore through a crowded state-run hospital in Quetta, the capital of ...

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Mudslides triggered by tropical storm Earl leave dozens dead in Mexico

Mudslides, triggered, tropical, storm, Earl, Mexico

Mudslides triggered by intense rainfall in eastern Mexico have killed 38 people as saturated hillsides collapsed on to homes in the wake of tropical storm Earl. At least 28 people ...

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Olympic Games Rio 2016-Medal standings and Top Medalist

Olympic Games,Top Medalist

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China warns UK relations are at ‘historical juncture’ over Hinkley Point

China, UK, relations, historical juncture, Hinkley Point

China has said that its relations with the UK are at a “crucial historical juncture” amid doubts over the future of the controversial Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. The ...

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Barclays bank reaches $100m US settlement over Libor rigging scandal

Barclays bank, $100m, US, Libor, rigging, scandal

Barclays has reached a $100m (£77m) settlement with more than 40 US states for fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct in relation to the Libor rigging scandal. The agreement, announced by the ...

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