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May, who plans to take Britain out of the European Union's tariff-free single market, has said Brexit will allow Britain to seek bilateral trade deals with "old friends and new allies" and has created a new government department exclusively focused on trade.
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    This represents a new trend in cancer treatment, where drugs are approved on the basis of the biomarker they target, rather than the location of tumours in the body. Over a median followup of 40 months, there were 184 deaths in the combination treatment group, compared with 262 in the ADT-only group. Workman added that the drug is a highly innovative treatment that not only improves survival rates but has lower rates of side-effects, compared to conventional therapies.
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    Although President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement has "heavy consequences", Goulard said that there was "no reason to have doubts" over its regional leadership role. In April, Beijing halted imports of coal shipments from North Korea, one of the isolated country's few sources of income, but has taken a less confrontational approach than Washington with calls for more dialogue.
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    Numerous bacterial diseases can be stopped in their tracks with antibiotics. That's incredibly slow, compared to other bacteria like E. coli , which can replicate every 20 minutes. "We must.do more now to protect kids and families", he said. Sellati's lab has been exploring whether genetics plays a role in who recovers after treatment and who doesn't.
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    The decision to cut ties, announced in Monday's early hours, was coordinated with similar moves by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. "One is that Saudi Arabia felt emboldened after Donald Trump's visit, and Trump's administration has had a strong stance on Iran , which is backed by Qatar".
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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Gulf states to stay united and work out their differences. Qatar said the decisions would "not affect the normal lives of citizens and residents". Queries made to Qatar Airways , Saudia Airlines, Egypt Air and Gulf Air received no immediate response. The decision to cut ties with Doha comes just weeks after comments published by the website of Qatar's state-run QNA news agency - allegedly from Qatar's ruling Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al ...
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    It also cuts by 50 per cent the traumatic bone complications that often accompany late-stage prostate cancer , an advance which should save the NHS £45 million annually. Importantly, this is the first phase III trial in which a PARP inhibitor has shown a significant benefit for patients outside of ovarian cancer .
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    Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen made no demands of Qatar as their decision plunged the global travel hub into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq. Bahrain's Gulf Air and Saudia joined them. The Maldives government said in March a planned multi-billion dollar, Saudi-funded investment project on one of its atolls would focus on high-end tourism, and rejected opposition claims that the islands would be ...
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    Borders have been closed between the countries and air and sea traffic has been suspended between the peninsular nation and a number of other states. Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai also announced on Monday that it would suspend flights to and from Doha from Tuesday after the United Arab Emirates severed ties with Qatar .
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    She said that such behavior threatens China's sovereignty and security. "Like it or not, we are a part of the world.What a crummy world if we all retreat inside our borders", he said. He was, however, unrelentingly critical of North Korea, a politically and economically isolated nation whose leaders have long viewed the United States as a military threat, in part because of periodic U.S.
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    Durbin is a ranking member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and therefore has a say in how the US spends its defense budget. South Korean President Moon Jae-in's top security aide left for Washington on Thursday as the new leader tries to reassure his country's main ally he will not scrap a deal to host a missile defence system that has angered China.
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    The family members spoken to said the funeral rites of the late professor would be announced at a later date. Outside the United Nations, Osotimehin chaired the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Demographic Dividend and co-chaired the Family Planning 2020 Reference Group .