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A leading Scottish breast cancer charity described the findings as "incredible" and "game-changing". Ahmed Elkhanany, MD , a Roswell Park clinical fellow, is lead author and Kazuaki Takabe, MD, PhD, FACS , Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, is senior author of the study , "Racial disparity in breast cancer immune microenvironment" (abstract 1081), to be presented in a poster session on Saturday, June 2, from 8 a.m.to 11:30 a.m.
  • Harvey Weinstein expected to surrender on rape charges

    Harvey Weinstein expected to surrender on rape charges

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    As journalist Ronan Farrow reported in The New Yorker a year ago, Evans alleges that in 2004, Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him after luring her into a hotel room alone under false pretenses. "I thank the fearless survivors who have come forward, and my office's prosecutors who have worked tirelessly on this investigation". The victim in the rape case has not been identified.
  • VTB closed the credit line of the Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska

    VTB closed the credit line of the Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska

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    Oleg Deripaska has quit the post of non-executive director of Russia's aluminum producer Rusal , the company said in a statement released via the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday. The US has given American customers and suppliers of the company until October 23, to wind down business , a deadline which was extended after the chaos of the initial sanctions announcement.
  • Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution: US judge

    Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution: US judge

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    The judge rejected argument by Mr Trump's lawyers that the " First Amendment does not apply in this case and that the President's personal First Amendment interests supersede those of plaintiffs". He has blocked many critics from his account , which prevents them from directly responding to his tweets. Per the court decision, Trump is legally obligated to immediately unblock anyone that he's blocked, even on his personal account , as soon as possible.
  • First urban case of Ebola in Congo a 'game-changer'

    First urban case of Ebola in Congo a 'game-changer'

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    The fresh Ebola outbreak, publicly declared on May 8 with 23 deaths so far, was first reported in a rural part of Equateur Province in the vast country's northwest but has now spread to the city of Mbandaka. Peter Salama, in charge of emergency response at the World Health Organization, has said the spread to a city complicated the fight against Ebola , which depends on identifying and isolating suspected cases.
  • Top level EU talks on Iran nuclear deal after US exit

    Top level EU talks on Iran nuclear deal after US exit

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    National Security Advisor. Iran has said it is preparing to resume "industrial-scale" uranium enrichment "without any restrictions" unless Europe can provide solid guarantees that it can maintain trade ties despite renewed United States sanctions.
  • San Francisco, Chicago About To Get Amazon Go Cashierless Stores

    San Francisco, Chicago About To Get Amazon Go Cashierless Stores

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    Amazon is opening additional Amazon Go locations in Chicago and San Francisco as the company expands its cashier-less grocery store concept across the nation. No checkout is required; people are charged for the items they take shortly after leaving the store. Digital Third Coast and Shorr Packaging released a new poll telling me: "It's Amazon's world, we're all just living in it.
  • Melania can't get flowers at hospital for 'security reasons'

    Melania can't get flowers at hospital for 'security reasons'

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    The president told reporters at the Capitol earlier Tuesday that his wife, Melania, is "doing really really well" but did not comment further on her condition. Once she's out of the hospital and on the mend, Mrs. Trump will return to her busy schedule, working on promoting her recently-announced "Be Best" initiative.
  • More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall

    More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall

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    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update Thursday on the salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of about 200 million eggs produced by an IN farm. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). On the packaging of the recalled eggs, consumers can find the plant No. P-1065, and a Julian date range of 011 through date of 102.
  • Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in Singapore with N Korea

    Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in Singapore with N Korea

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    Trump has said he's willing to walk away from the talks if he's unsatisfied. "Right now, we're still planning out a lot more of the details". "If we didn't sign our names, he threatened he would turn us over to the security police in North Korea for watching South Korean television dramas and I had no choice", one of the women said.
  • Eating Fast Food Linked to Fertility Issues

    Eating Fast Food Linked to Fertility Issues

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    The study found that women who ate more fast food and less fruit were less likely to conceive within a year. The Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints ( SCOPE ) study included 5,258 women in the early stages of their first pregnancy, most of whom (94%) conceived without any fertility treatment.
  • Potential 'cure' for baldness found in side effect of osteoporosis drug

    Potential 'cure' for baldness found in side effect of osteoporosis drug

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    For Hawkshaw and his team, the next step is to do "a clinical trial to see if the treatment was effective and safe in people", he told the BBC . Currently, there are only two drugs, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), available for the treatment of hair loss - minoxidil and finasteride.