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Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancer

Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancerNew research has found that eating a diet which includes yogurt and is rich in fiber could help reduce the risk of lung cancer. Carried out by researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA, along with Seoul National University, South Korea, the new study looked at more than 1.4 million adults who took part in studies in the United States, Europe and Asia. The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, showed that both fiber and yogurt intake appeared to reduce the risk of lung cancer.



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Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident

Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incidentIran on Monday urged regional powers to use diplomacy to reduce tensions including Yemen’s war, but cautioned that an Iranian tanker damaged in the Red Sea last week had been hit by rockets and there would have to be consequences. Addressing a news conference, President Hassan Rouhani reiterated policy toward the Trump administration, ruling out bilateral talks unless Washington returns to a landmark nuclear deal and lifts crippling U.S. economic sanctions. Tensions in the Gulf have risen to new highs since May 2018, when the administration of President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 accord with Tehran that put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of sanctions.



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Crew members who survived the California boat fire say they desperately tried to save passengers sleeping on the ship's lower deck

Crew members who survived the California boat fire say they desperately tried to save passengers sleeping on the ship's lower deckInvestigators have interviewed the surviving crew members and are trying to piece together whether the right safety measures were taken.



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US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as investors brace for earnings deluge

US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as investors brace for earnings delugeAbout a third of the S&P 500 companies, including Boeing Co , Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc, will report this week, determining whether investors should be concerned about the start of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided. “Q1 earnings have largely been a pleasant surprise thus far, but have not ignited investor enthusiasm enough to move the needle in a meaningful way,” Peter Kenny, founder of Strategic Board Solutions LLC in New York, wrote in a client note. Benefiting from a surge in oil prices and upbeat results was Halliburton Co, whose shares rose 2.4% in premarket trading.



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Global shares trend lower as world eyes Trump-Kim summit

Global shares trend lower as world eyes Trump-Kim summitTOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower in muted trading Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam.



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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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The Latest: Police lower death toll in Philippine bombing

The Latest: Police lower death toll in Philippine bombingMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on a bomb attack targeting a church in the southern Philippines (all times local):



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London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit "Plan B"

London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit "Plan B"London's stock market climbed Monday, aided by a falling pound, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit "Plan B" after the country's parliament voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's original EU divorce deal.



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Dow closes 660 points lower after Apple cuts sales outlook, weak reading on U.S. manufacturing

Dow closes 660 points lower after Apple cuts sales outlook, weak reading on U.S. manufacturingThe Dow fell 660 points after Apple lowered its quarterly revenue outlook due to slowing iPhone sales in China, spooking stock market investors.



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Trump Boasted 10% Raises to the Troops He Visited. The Actual Raise Is Much Lower

Trump Boasted 10% Raises to the Troops He Visited. The Actual Raise Is Much LowerTrump shared some inaccurate details about the raises



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