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  • Iconic natural arch collapses on Moroccan beach

    Rabat (AFP) - They were among Morocco's best-known natural wonders: two immense rock archways towering over Legzira beach on the Atlantic coast. But on Friday afternoon one of them collapsed.

    AFP
  • ObamaCare Mandates Are Dead — Even If Hillary Wins

    ObamaCare isn't going to survive in its current form, even if Hillary Clinton is elected.

    Investor's Business Daily
  • Chirac remains ill in hospital, wife discharged

    Former French president Jacques Chirac remains in hospital in Paris where he is being treated for a lung infection, while his wife Bernadette has been discharged after four days recovering from "exhaustion", their family said Saturday. "After four days of treatment and rest, Bernadette Chirac left…

    AFP
  • Brain scan math study reveals numeracy is not always linked to our vision

    Neuroscientists have demonstrated that vision is not as tightly wrapped up with math as we might think it is. That has big implications for our understanding of how the brain works.

    Digital Trends
  • Aerial pesticide 'key driver' of Zika's end in Miami

    The use of a controversial pesticide, sprayed from overhead on a Miami neighborhood, was a "key driver" in ending the local spread of the Zika virus there, US health officials said Friday. Aerial spraying with naled, which is banned in the European Union, and with a larvicide called Bti provided a…

    AFP
  • Oral drug delivery company says opioid lawsuit has no merit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the companies alleged to have conspired to keep generic versions of a popular opioid treatment off the market said that an antitrust lawsuit filed Thursday has no merit.

    Associated Press
  • Cancer blogger Anna Swabey fundraising target met

    The target of raising £100,000 created by a blogger Anna Swabey, who was killed by brain cancer, is met on the day of her funeral.

    BBC News
  • 162 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

    ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — The bodies of 162 people had been pulled from the waters off the Egyptian coast by Friday, two days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to head to Europe.

    Associated Press
  • Can Novavax, Inc. Salvage Anything From Its Recent Disaster?

    Novavax stock has risen sharply following its lead vaccine's dismal failure. Is there hope for the troubled program?

    Motley Fool
  • 7 ways Google Trips takes the stress out of vacation planning

    This week, Google (GOOGL) released Google Trips, a free app that essentially turns your smartphone into a travel agent. Similar to apps like TripCase or TripIt, Google Trips promises to make planning a trip effortless by pulling all of your vacation information into one place. As someone who…

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
  • Rugby Union - Injured Clifford to miss England campaign

    - Harlequins back-row Jack Clifford will miss England's upcoming Tests after being told he requires ankle surgery that will rule him out for at least 10 weeks. Clifford, a replacement loose forward during England's Grand Slam march earlier this year, suffered the injury during the Premiership…

    AFP
  • Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show

    More than 40% of children in England did not see a dentist last year, NHS statistics show - a figure the British Dental Association says is embarrassing.

    BBC News
  • Leprosy found in California elementary school student

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student, sending health officials scrambling to reassure parents and the public that the disease is hard to transmit and easy to treat.

    Associated Press
  • Lebanese shun pricey, polluted beaches for trips abroad

    Beirut (AFP) - Lebanese like Hamza al-Sees should have no problem finding a beach to while away the summer in a country stretching along the Mediterranean.

    AFP
  • Harrah's spending $30M on Atlantic City hotel renovations

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of Atlantic City's top casinos is getting a $30 million makeover.

    Associated Press
  • Heroes in Rio, Ukraine's disabled struggle at home

    Ukraine's team finished in a surprising third place in Brazil ahead of giants like the United States and Germany -- a stunning result for the ex-Soviet nation where disabled people often feel forgotten. "What is your biggest dream?", coach Raisa Lagutenko demands of the children, who have…

    AFP