• Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn
Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn

Instead they should choose two low-sugar low-calorie snacks such as small pots of yoghurt, kid-sized malt loaf, crackers or rice cakes. Public Health England said on average children are eating at least three unhealthy snacks or sugary drinks a day, and called for parents to buy snacks of no more than 100 calories at a time as part of its...

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  • German Political Leader Under Police Investigation Over Tweets About Muslim Rape Gangs
German Political Leader Under Police Investigation Over Tweets About Muslim Rape Gangs

The attacks, allegedly carried out by men with migrant backgrounds, sparked outrage across Germany amid tensions over the arrival of 1.1million refugees in 2015. Fellow members of the populists party lamented what they called "censorship attempts" by the social media and the federal government, referring to a new law that came into effect in the ne...

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  • Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change
Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

At the moment though, writes Reza Marashi, research director for NIAC, "these protests more closely resemble a continuation of Iran's long-standing civil rights movement rather than an attempt to overthrow the government". He accused Iran of "numerous violations of human rights", adding it "has now closed down the internet so that peaceful demo...

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  • South Korea offers Winter Olympic talks to North Korea
South Korea offers Winter Olympic talks to North Korea

Kim said that rather than encouraging USA measures that "threaten the security and peace of the Korean peninsula", Seoul should instead respond to overtures from the North, and "stop nuclear war exercises with foreign forces". North Korean participation in the Games has always been a hope of South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Moon proposed Red ...

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  • French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko suffers defeat in Shenzhen
French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko suffers defeat in Shenzhen

Ostapenko had beaten Williams via a super tie-break 6-2, 3-6, 10-5 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, but she had no answer to the power of Pliskova, identical twin sister of former world number one Karolina. At Auckland: WTA Auckland Classic: Petra Martic bt Marketa Vondrousova 7-6 (2), 6-3; Su-Wei Hsieh bt Nao Hibino 6-0, 6-3; Kirsten Flipkens bt Donna V...

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  • Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success'
Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success'

It was not immediately clear if the Revolutionary Guard member was the same fatality reported late on Monday night by Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency. "Certainly, the great Iranian nation has closely pursued Mr. Trump's active partnership in violating the Palestinian, Yemeni and Bahraini people's human rights" and remember his hostile appro...

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  • Protests in Mumbai, trains halted over Bhima-Koregaon violence
Protests in Mumbai, trains halted over Bhima-Koregaon violence

One person died after a group, opposed to the celebration due to the "British victory" in the Battle of Koregaon, clashed with a rally of Dalits making its way the Koregaon Bhima battle memorial. Mumbai Police also tweeted about the traffic in the city, requesting citizens not to spread rumours. In the battle of Bhima Koregaon, 200 years ago, fo...

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  • Vijay Keshav Gokhale will be India's new foreign secretary
Vijay Keshav Gokhale will be India's new foreign secretary

The 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is widely believed to have played a key role as then Indian ambassador to China when he led the negotiations to resolve the over 70-day Doklam crisis. He also served as deputy secretary (Finance), director (China & East Asia) and joint secretary (East Asia) at the MEA headquarters. "Gokhale's experience...

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  • CoCo Vandeweghe inspires USA's Hopman Cup win over Russian Federation
CoCo Vandeweghe inspires USA's Hopman Cup win over Russian Federation

Federer is off to the start he was looking for in 2018. "Last year, I was like I hope I'm going to be able to hit my first serves, and I hope it's going to work out as much as it did in the practice". World No. 10 CoCo Vandeweghe launched her new season in impressive fashion as the United States beat Russian Federation 2-1 on the opening day of...

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  • EPS for Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) Expected At $0.35
EPS for Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) Expected At $0.35

It has underperformed by 11.19% the S&P500. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 243.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Friday, September 30. Among 25 analysts covering Kohl's Corporation ( NYSE:KSS ), 9 have Buy rati...

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  • Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record
Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record

These wind chill temperatures are extremely risky, as frostbite and hypothermia can occur within minutes, the weather service said. For tips, see this week's print edition. Winds gusting as high as 40 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. The potential for a hard freeze continues to increase across much of the area both ...

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  • Clash mars bicentenary of Bhima-Koregaon battle
Clash mars bicentenary of Bhima-Koregaon battle

Pawar suspected the involvement of anti-social elements taking advantage of the situation to indulge in violence, which started with stone-pelting. "During the violence, vehicles and a house in the vicinity was damaged", a police officer deployed for bandobast at Bhima Koregaon said without elaborating.

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  • Nine people reported killed in clashes as protests continue across Iran
Nine people reported killed in clashes as protests continue across Iran

At least seven people and one security policeman were killed in Iran's ongoing unrest, local media reported on Sunday. Two people were killed overnight in western Iran in anti-government protests, Iran's Labor News Agency (ILNA) reported on Sunday.

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  • Netanyahu: Iranian Regime Tries Desperately to Sow Hate Between Iranians & Israelis
Netanyahu: Iranian Regime Tries Desperately to Sow Hate Between Iranians & Israelis

However, he added that the manner of expressing criticism and protest must lead to the improvement of the country's conditions and people's lives. Rouhani emphasized that criticism completely differed from violence or inflicting damage on public property, saying, "We must not allow an atmosphere to be created in the country under which supporte...

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  • South Korea offers to talk with North on Olympics cooperation
South Korea offers to talk with North on Olympics cooperation

North Korea has come under heavy sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council as it has accelerated efforts to expand its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program. An official from South Korea's Foreign Ministry said the 5,100-ton KOTI and its crew members were being held at Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port on the country's west coast amid an inspe...

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  • Triple Talaq victim supports provision of punishment in bill
Triple Talaq victim supports provision of punishment in bill

The Triple Talaq bill which was listed to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will be delayed to Wednesday as the Centre is trying to build a consensus to ensure the smooth passage of the bill. The party did not oppose it in the Lok Sabha because it knew the bill would be passed anyway given the government's superior numbers, the sources said.

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  • Former Ukip councillor charged with murder of wife in Stowmarket
Former Ukip councillor charged with murder of wife in Stowmarket

Stephen Searle, 64, who stood for Ukip in last year's General Election, was arrested after Anne Searle, 62, was found dead in their four-bedroom home on Saturday night. Neighbour Richard Hallett, 40, said: "I saw the ambulance at about 11pm". 'There was one ambulance and two rapid response vehicles and three police cars.

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  • Four Britons feared dead in seaplane crash in Australia's Hawkesbury River
Four Britons feared dead in seaplane crash in Australia's Hawkesbury River

New South Wales police say divers recovered the bodies of all six victims a few hours later. "If we do identify any critical safety issues throughout the course of the investigation, we will immediately notify the relevant authorities.to remedy any issues", Nagy said.

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  • Virginia man arrested in ISIS investigation, FBI says
Virginia man arrested in ISIS investigation, FBI says

Agents yelled at Duncan to stop, but before he did he threw a plastic bag over their heads. Duncan was arrested Friday on charges that he allegedly destroyed a thumb drive that authorities say may have contained evidence of criminal activity.

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  • Trump hosts Coast Guard members for golf tournament in Florida
Trump hosts Coast Guard members for golf tournament in Florida

Mr Trump flew to his Florida resort on Air Force One a week ago, and his days since have tended to follow the same routine. Trump met with firefighters and paramedics at a West Palm Beach fire station to thank them for their hard work and sacrifices.

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  • Families from Florida, NY die in Costa Rica plane crash
Families from Florida, NY die in Costa Rica plane crash

The families from the New York City suburb of Scarsdale and from Belleair, Florida, accounted for nine of the dead and were part of a tour organized by Berkeley, California-based Backroads. "This tragedy hits our community very hard", Blake said on Facebook, saying the family had belonged to the temple since 2001 and were active in philanthropic ...

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  • Seven people hurt in traffic accident in Richmond District
Seven people hurt in traffic accident in Richmond District

ABC7 television reported that a box truck had made an illegal left turn when it struck two pedestrians, a parked auto and a Mazda sedan with a family of five inside it. The other elderly pedestrian has been sent to a trauma center. Fire crews responded to a crash in San Francisco that involved a box truck and two pedestrians on Monday afternoon...

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  • Treasury issues sanctions against 2 North Korean officials
Treasury issues sanctions against 2 North Korean officials

North Korea says it will not give up it's nuclear agenda, unless the US stops it's "blackmail". North Korea, unfortunately, has consistently been mentioned in some of the news world's biggest headlines throughout the past two years, nearly exclusively due to "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong Un's taste for nuclear weapons and fondness for testing their...

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  • 9th largest Powerball jackpot up for grabs
9th largest Powerball jackpot up for grabs

The Powerball prize has risen to a whopping $440 million, the ninth largest sum in Powerball history. On Friday and Saturday night's drawings, several people around the nation won smaller prizes, but the jackpot remained out of reach. According to the website, powerball.net, IN lays claim to 39 jackpot winners since the game began IN 1992, tota...

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  • Pakistan buckles under U.S. pressure, bans Hafiz Saeed from collecting funds
Pakistan buckles under U.S. pressure, bans Hafiz Saeed from collecting funds

The US has already declared JuD and FIF as fronts of LeT. Hafiz Saeed is the most wanted terrorist as he master-minded Mumbai terror attack in which 166 people had lost their lives. In a statement Saturday addressed to India, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the envoy's participation "in the presence of individuals accused of su...

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