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Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killerCancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday. Publishing the findings of two large studies in The Lancet medical journal, the scientists said they showed evidence of a new global “epidemiologic transition” between different types of chronic disease. While cardiovascular disease remains, for now, the leading cause of mortality worldwide among middle-aged adults – accounting for 40% of all deaths – that is no longer the case in high-income countries, where cancer now kills twice as many people as heart disease, the findings showed.



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Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killerCancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday. Publishing the findings of two large studies in The Lancet medical journal, the scientists said they showed evidence of a new global “epidemiologic transition” between different types of chronic disease. While cardiovascular disease remains, for now, the leading cause of mortality worldwide among middle-aged adults – accounting for 40% of all deaths – that is no longer the case in high-income countries, where cancer now kills twice as many people as heart disease, the findings showed.



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French model tycoon at heart of Epstein scandal accusations

French model tycoon at heart of Epstein scandal accusationsA formerly powerful French modelling tycoon has emerged as a key figure in the scandal surrounding US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide in jail while facing charges of sexually trafficking minors. Jean-Luc Brunel, regarded as a close friend and ally of the disgraced US financier, has been accused in court documents of procuring young girls for Epstein, as well as of rape. The model scout, an influential figure in the industry, has always been a low-profile figure and like some other former Epstein allies vanished after the financier was charged in early July.



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Tim Ryan explains he 'wasn't protesting' by not putting his hand on heart during anthem at Democratic debate

Tim Ryan explains he 'wasn't protesting' by not putting his hand on heart during anthem at Democratic debate"Congressman Ryan wasn’t protesting and didn’t mean to make any statement last night in Detroit," read an email from the Ohio lawmaker's campaign.



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Trump news: Hope Hicks accused of lying to Robert Mueller as president is blamed for Bush ‘heart attack’

Trump news: Hope Hicks accused of lying to Robert Mueller as president is blamed for Bush ‘heart attack’Hope Hicks has been accused of lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by a former spokesperson for Donald Trump’s legal team. Mark Corallo said the former White House communications director lied to investigators from the special counsel’s office about discussions that were had with the president on Air Force One after the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting was made public through media reporting.



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Masood Azhar, militant leader at the heart of the Kashmir crisis

Masood Azhar, militant leader at the heart of the Kashmir crisisFor eight days in 1999 the world watched in horror as hijackers diverted an Indian Airlines flight to Afghanistan and held the passengers hostage, the drama ending only when Delhi agreed to release three Kashmiri militants. Nearly 20 years later, India is still paying the price for that decision. One of the militants freed was Masood Azhar, who later went on to found Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the militant group which claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack in three decades in Indian-held Kashmir.



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How many push-ups can you do? Study finds men who can do 40 have lower risk of heart disease

How many push-ups can you do? Study finds men who can do 40 have lower risk of heart diseaseActive, middle-aged men who could do more than 40 push-ups in timed test had significantly lower risks for heart problems, according to a new study.



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Explainer: Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with India

Explainer: Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with IndiaIndia says the group and its leader, Masood Azhar, enjoy free rein in Pakistan, and demands that Pakistan acts to stop militant groups operating from its soil. Pakistan condemned the Thursday bomb attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen but denied any complicity. India has blamed Jaish for a series of attacks including a 2001 raid on its parliament in New Delhi that led to India mobilizing its military on the border, bringing the foes to the brink of a fourth war.



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Trump’s possible collusion with Russia still at ‘heart’ of Mueller investigation, lead prosecutor suggests

Trump’s possible collusion with Russia still at ‘heart’ of Mueller investigation, lead prosecutor suggestsA hint that special counsel Robert Mueller is still pursuing the question of whether there was collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia has emerged during a closed-door hearing. Comments by one of Mr Mueller’s lead prosecutors, disclosed in a transcript of the hearing in Washington last week, suggest that the special counsel continues to pursue at least one theory about a possible deal between Trump’s campaign and Russia. According to the theory, while Russia was taking steps to bolster Mr Trump’s candidacy, people in his orbit were discussing deals to end a dispute over Russia’s incursions into Ukraine.



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Prosecutor: Manafort meeting with Russian at heart of probe

Prosecutor: Manafort meeting with Russian at heart of probeWASHINGTON (AP) — An August 2016 meeting between President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and an associate with ties to Russian intelligence goes to the "heart" of the Russia investigation, according to a court transcript unsealed Thursday.



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