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“Time for Talks is Over” – Escalation between Pakistan and India

At least nine Indian troops and Kashmir militants died during a shootout on Monday, as tensions escalated following a suicide bombing attack that killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries last week. The fighting went on for several hours in the Pulwama district, south of India-administered Kashmir’s main city of Srinaga, where Indian soldiers were searching for militants tied to the

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800 ISIS jihadis ready to unleash terror on home soil in the West if UK and allies don’t lock them up, US officials warn

Justice Secretary David Gauke said yesterday that the UK could be powerless to stop 19-year-old ISIS bride Shamima Begumreturning home after she was tracked down in Syria. He said: “We can’t make people stateless”. But his comments clashed with other senior members of the government including Home Secretary Sajid Javid insisted he would “not hesitate” to prevent the return of

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YouTube Cracks Down on Flat-Earth Videos and Other Conspiracies

YouTube is cracking down on “borderline content and content that could misinform,” the company said in a blog post on Friday morning. The Google-owned video site said it’s tweaking its recommendation algorithm to “reduce” the number of conspiracy videos suggested to users. That includes “videos promoting a phony miracle cure for a serious illness, claiming the earth is flat, or

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A correlation found between psychiatric disorders and events during the prenatal stage

Particular genetic variants in the human genome that are important for the development of the brain early in the life of the foetus are frequently found in psychiatric disorders. This is shown by a study carried out by iPSYCH. Researchers studied a total of 8 million genetic variants and found that some of them occur particularly often in people who

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Who will win the Super Bowl according to Siri, Google and Alexa

The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots face off in Super Bowl LIII, which kicks off on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET. For fun, I asked Apple‘s Siri, GoogleAssistant, Amazon Alexa and MicrosoftCortana who will win. The responses are pretty funny, and while the Patriots are favored, at least one, Google, picks the underdog. Here’s what each digital

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CRISPR And Human Embryo Experiments Underway In The U.S.

A scientist in New York is conducting experiments designed to modify DNA in human embryos as a step toward someday preventing inherited diseases, NPR has learned. For now, the work is confined to a laboratory. But the research, if successful, would mark another step toward turning CRISPR, a powerful form of gene editing, into a tool for medical treatment. A

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