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Thousands demands early summoning of Sri Lankan parliament

The protestors, carrying placards and shouting slogans, blocked the roads near Wickremsinghe’s official residence, where several of his party MPs addressed the gathering. Wickremsinghe said people did not vote for President Sirisena to act in this manner and that they will resist what the president has done. He has demanded …

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Thousands of breast cancer gene variants engineered and analyzed

A new scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk. The study will be published in the Sept. 12 edition of the scientific journal, Nature. Additional data from the research has been made …

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Yamuna crosses danger mark, thousands evacuated

The river was flowing at 206 metres with the danger mark being 204.83 metres. Around 10,000 people have been evacuated due to rising water levels and shifted to tents set up at safer places. Earlier on Monday, traffic movement on Old Yamuna Bridge in Delhi was closed on after the …

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Thousands protest across US against Trump’s immigration policies

The Trump administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy of separating immigrant parents and their children on the US border has resulted in the separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents and guardians, sparking a public outcry.  Hundreds of people braved scorching sun at a park near the White House here …

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