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December, 2018

  • 7 December

    Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a female-dominated line-up for the year’s top prizes in the music industry. Ten-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Ariana Grande and ...

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  • 2 December

    At two years, Gilead lymphoma therapy active in 40 percent of patients

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Nearly 40 percent of lymphoma patients treated with a single infusion of Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta continued to respond to the cell therapy after at least two years of follow up, the company said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. office is shown in ...

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November, 2018

  • 26 November

    North, South Korea join hands to get wrestling on U.N. culture list

    PARIS (Reuters) – North and South Korea joined forces to get their ancient wrestling tradition onto a U.N. list of cultural treasures on Monday – a step forward in their rapprochement as their governments grapple with deeper divides. FILE PHOTO: South Korea’s ssireum wrestler Park Young-Bae (L) beats champion Kim ...

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  • 26 November

    Koreas tag-team for wrestling recognition

    Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The sport dates back to the fourth century and has some similarities to sumo wrestling Unesco has accepted a joint bid by North and South Korea and granted world cultural heritage status to Korean wrestling. The two countries had initially filed separately, but then decided ...

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  • 26 November

    Airbus to resume deliveries to HNA Group after payments row

    A sign is pictured at the entrance of the Airbus A330 final assembly line at Airbus headquarters in Colomiers, near Toulouse, France, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) is poised to resume stalled deliveries of jets to China’s debt-laden HNA Group, an Airbus schedule showed ...

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  • 26 November

    Matthew Hedges: British academic pardoned by UAE

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDaniela Tejada says she is “elated” at the news Matthew Hedges has been pardoned A British academic who was jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates has been freed after a pardon. Matthew Hedges, 31, denied spying and said he had ...

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  • 26 November

    Chinese university to investigate after academic claims to have edited twins’ genes

    By Alexandra Harney and Kate Kelland SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) – A Chinese university said on Monday it will immediately launch an investigation after an associate professor released videos on YouTube claiming to have edited the genes of twins born earlier this month and defending the ethics of his work. The Southern ...

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