Heart Attack? Can Doctors Predict

That technology doesn’t currently exist on a widespread basis, but that could soon change. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people in the United States experience heart attacks. These cardiovascular events, usually brought on by coronary artery disease, are so widespread that statistically, a heart attack will strike someone in this country every 40 seconds. Physicians are currently limited in the ways they can assess their patients’ relative heart attack risk. However, a team of researchers from the University of Oxford in England and the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio has developed a…

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Experts say, Pluto should be reclassified as a planet

The reason Pluto lost its planet status is not valid, according to new research from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. In 2006, the International Astronomical Union, a global group of astronomy experts, established a definition of a planet that required it to “clear” its orbit, or in other words, be the largest gravitational force in its orbit. Since Neptune’s gravity influences its neighboring planet Pluto, and Pluto shares its orbit with frozen gases and objects in the Kuiper belt, that meant Pluto was out of planet status. However,…

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Congress Bharat Bandh has been successful across the country : Ashok Gehlot

Thanking civilians and other Opposition parties for participating in the nation-wide protest, Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that the Bharat Bandh called by the party was a success. “Today’s Bharat Bandh has been successful across the country. The Congress party has never held a Bharat Bandh before, we don’t even believe in Bharat Bandh, but since the time Modi government has come to power, there have been many situations that have led us to this,” Gehlot said at a press conference in New Delhi. Underscoring Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s…

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Haider al-Abadi, Iraqi PM arrives in Basra to quell angry protests

Basra (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Basra Monday to quell bloody protests that have rocked the southern oil hub for a week over corruption and the lack of public services. Abadi arrived in the oil-rich governorate, leading a high-level ministerial delegation, Iraqi website Alghad Press reported. He is scheduled to hold a press conference at the end of the visit. Basra restored on Sunday a state of calm after a week of bloody protests over unemployment and poor public services. Municipality workers, aided by staffers from…

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The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed a missile attack on a center in the Iraqi Kurdistan region on September 8.

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in a statement on Sunday confirmed that it had launched a missile attack on a center in the Iraqi Kurdistan region on September 8. “The missile unit of the IRGC’s aerospace force in cooperation with the drone unit of the IRGC’s ground forces yesterday [Saturday] targeted the headquarters and a meeting of leaders of a criminal grouplet and a center for training affiliated terrorists with seven short-range ground-to-ground missiles,” the IRGC said in a statement. Following wicked acts by terrorist groups affiliated with hegemonic…

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China has established a new railway between Inner Mongolia and Iran for logistics purposes

In the framework of the new Silk Road program, China has established a new railway between Inner Mongolia and Iran for logistics purposes. The almost 9,000-km-long railway connects Inner Mongolia to the city of Bam in southeastern Iran and will be used by cargo and service trains, IRNA reported. In the opening ceremony of the new railway, a cargo train moved from Inner Mongolia logistic and industrial town to the city of Bam. It is estimated to arrive in Bam in 15 days. The train consists of 41 containers carrying…

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Google removes Putin critic’s ads from YouTube : Russia

Google has taken down YouTube videos by Alexei Navalny, a critic of President Vladimir Putin, ahead of elections for regional governors in Russia. The videos showed Mr Navalny calling for Russians to take part in protests on 9 September against raising the retirement age. One of Mr Navalny’s aides said the removal of the ads amounted to “political censorship”. Google said it required all advertisers to act in accordance with local laws. Russian officials asked the technology giant to remove the videos last month, arguing that they were illegal in…

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In September 2019, Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down

Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said he plans to step down in a year. The news, in a letter sent by Mr Ma to Alibaba customers and shareholders, follows conflicting reports over the weekend on the timing of his exit. Mr Ma, one of China’s richest men, will hand over the reins to Daniel Zhang, currently chief executive. Alibaba is one of the world’s most valuable companies – its shares nearly doubled in value last year. Five things about Jack Ma Mr Zhang, who is…

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