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Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Health News // 2 hours ago
Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Researchers say obese children have up to double the odds of developing multiple sclerosis, which they say is in line with studies showing obesity also increases risk in adults.
Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal
World News // 2 hours ago
Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal
July 17 (UPI) -- After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years.
EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data
World News // 3 hours ago
EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data
July 17 (UPI) -- The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage.
WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs
World News // 4 hours ago
WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs
July 17 (UPI) -- The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday.
Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement
World News // 6 hours ago
Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement
July 17 (UPI) -- Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests.
U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations'
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations'
July 17 (UPI) -- The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people.
ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions
July 16 (UPI) -- Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border.
Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'
July 16 (UPI) -- Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about the future of the program.
10 Turkish soldiers kidnapped off Nigerian coast
World News // 15 hours ago
10 Turkish soldiers kidnapped off Nigerian coast
July 16 (UPI) -- Armed men boarded a ship off the coast of Nigeria on Tuesday and kidnapped 10 Turkish sailors, a Turkish shipping company said.
House votes to condemn Trump tweets targeting congresswomen
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
House votes to condemn Trump tweets targeting congresswomen
July 16 (UPI) -- The House voted Tuesday to condemn tweets in which President Donald Trump called for four congresswomen to "go back" to their original countries.
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