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Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour leader speaks to Sky News Tonight

Taliban captures Afghan policemen

The Taliban has poisoned and captured at least 12 policemen as they broke their fast during the Muslim month of Ramadan in southern Afghanistan.<p>The attack occurred on Thursday in Zabul province, where the Taliban fighters are believed to have a strong presence despite numerous operations by …

Taller women more likely to get cancer, large study finds

The taller a postmenopausal woman is, the greater her risk for developing cancer, according to a new, large study of American women. Similar results have been found in other Western populations, including in the United Kingdom and Canada, and in Asia.<p>“There had been several previous studies but …

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Republicans pen letter to Boehner

More than 60 Republicans have signed a letter urging Speaker John Boehner to defund Obamacare when Congress funds the government in September.<p>The letter, being circulated by the office of freshman Rep. Mark Meadows, doesn’t explicitly say that supporters will vote against a government funding bill …

Syrian Death Toll Tops 100,000 as Massive Refugee Crisis Deepens

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The United Nations has officially put the death toll from Syria's two-and-a-half year civil war at …

US opens more exports of medical equipment to Iran

<b>The US has eased sanctions on exports of medical equipment to Iran, the treasury department has said.</b><p>Electrocardiography and dialysis machines are among the items that can now be exported without prior approval.<p>The department said the expansion of allowed exports was intended to enable "legitimate …

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Why Baby George Will be Growing Up More Middleton Than Windsor

If one ever doubted who wore the trousers in Kate and William’s relationship, it is now more clear then ever that Kate calls the shots in this …

Prince George is big news in Prince George (Virginia, Maryland and Canada, that is)

Upon hearing the news on Wednesday that Prince George is the name of the newborn son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George couldn’t have been more excited.<p>Whether it was Prince George, a city in northern Canada, or Prince George County in Virginia, or Prince George’s County in …

OK! apologises for Duchess of Cambridge baby bump cover

OK! magazine has apologised for a cover story detailing the Duchess of Cambridge's 'post-baby weight-loss regime'.<p>A statement said: "We would not dream of being critical of her appearance."<p>Bosses at the magazine also claimed that they did not intend the cover to be understood as negative towards …

Royal baby: Prince Harry aims to ensure Prince George 'has fun'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/997000/997821_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624886_7864b14fed1d751e8599660a7b4f3aa7<p><b>Prince Harry has said one of his duties as an uncle to his new nephew Prince George is "to make sure he has fun".</b><p>Harry said that he had already cuddled the …

Obama calls for infrastructure investment as economic tour continues

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- President Barack Obama used the Port of Jacksonville as a backdrop for his latest economic policy speech, using an infrastructure project there to illustrate his call for greater investment in similar projects.<p>In his third economy-driven speech in two days, Obama mixed policy …

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Boris hails Olympic baby boom

The true legacy of the Olympic Games is the biggest baby boom since England won the World Cup, Boris Johnson has claimed.<p>The Mayor of London said the “euphoria” in the wake of Team GB’s success at last summer’s Games has led to a surge in births not seen in the capital since 1967, the year after …

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Deaths in bombings and shootings across Iraq

A bomb targeting diners in a crowded cafe north of Baghdad has killed 16 people and wounded 20, Iraqi authorities said.<p>Police said that the attack on Thursday night occurred inside the Noufel cafe near the town of Muqdadiyah, about 90km north of the capital.<p>Hospital officials confirmed the casualty …