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WHO: Measles cases in Europe surge to record level
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The number of measles cases in Europe has rapidly accelerated this year and 37 people have died, the World Health Organization said Monday.
Indianapolis Colts sign WR Cobi Hamilton, waive RB Tion Green
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed free agent wide receiver Cobi Hamilton and waived running back Tion Green.
U.S. deploys Brian Hook to catch big Iranian fish
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, has announced the appointment of Brian Hook as the U.S. State Department's special representative for Iran.
Poll: On Russia, most Americans prefer diplomacy to sanctions
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The majority of Americans favor efforts to improve relations between Russia over sanctions amid concern about Russian election interference, a new poll shows.
St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers look to improve playoff positioning
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With some newfound momentum gained during a successful homestand, the St. Louis Cardinals will now hit the road to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers.
'Real Housewives' star Emily Simpson calls out body shamers
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- "Real Housewives of Orange County" star Emily Simpson responded to critics with a body-positive message.
Slumping San Francisco Giants hope to find offense vs. New York Mets
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The New York Mets have come out on the other side of an epic offensive slump, albeit far too late to save their season.
Study: Light-activated oxygen kills infections, disease
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a way to treat antibiotic-resistant staph infections by activating oxygen with light.
Chris Pine fights for Scotland in new 'Outlaw King' trailer
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Chris Pine portrays historical figure Robert The Bruce as he attempts to fight for Scotland's freedom in the new trailer for Netflix film, "Outlaw King."
Felix Hernandez returns to Seattle Mariners' rotation vs. Houston Astros
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Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez's banishment to the bullpen did not last long.
Australia reins in climate change plan over lack of support
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- In a surprise move Monday, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull said he will back down from plans to reduce climate change goals set out in the nation's energy plan.
Study: Pain program helps surgery patients taper off opioids
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Complex surgical patients safely and successfully tapered off opioids while coping with pain, according to a study.
Fat shelter cat's unusual posture leads to viral fame
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A portly cat up for adoption at a Chicago-area shelter is going viral due to his unusual habit of standing on his back legs to beg for food.
Stalling summer weather patterns set stage for extreme heat
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Summer weather patterns are slowing down, a new survey confirms, increasing the likelihood of extreme weather.
'The Originals' alum Claire Holt marries in California
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Claire Holt, who played Rebekah on "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals," tied the knot with Andrew Joblon at an outdoor wedding.
Record-breaking flatbread dish cooked up in Lebanon
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A Lebanese city broke a Guinness world record by cooking up a 144-foot mankoushe, a traditional flatbread dish.
Los Angeles Galaxy's Zlatan 'God' Ibrahimovic meets Ed Sheeran
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic referred to himself as "God" after meeting Ed Sheeran at a concert in California.
Walmart, Anthem partner to open OTC drug access for seniors
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Walmart is partnering one of the largest U.S. health insurance providers to expand seniors' access to over-the-counter medication, the companies said Monday.
'Bachelor' alum Lauren Burnham celebrates bridal shower
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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Lauren Burnham spent time with family and friends ahead of her wedding to former "Bachelor" star Arie Luyendyk, Jr.
Texas Rangers get chance to play spoiler vs. Oakland A's
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The Texas Rangers get to play the role of the spoiler when they open a three-game series Monday night against the Oakland Athletics.
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