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Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister

When North Korea announced it had presented plans to Kim Jong Un on a possible strike at Guam, it included deescalatory language that seemed to invite the USA to tone down its military exercises. The South Korean leader also said North Korea's development of nuclear weapons technology was "nearing" a red line, which he described as "completing an ICBM and weaponizing it with a nuclear head".

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SeaWorld Euthanizes 42-Year-Old 'Matriarch' Orca Whale

The killer whale had not been responding to treatment for a bacterial respiratory infection, and caretakers chose to euthanize her "to prevent compromising her quality of life", the park said earlier this week in a statement . In recent months, animal welfare groups posted photos of Kasatka on social media showing her with prominent skin lesions which they attributed to a fungal infection.

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Peanut allergy: australian researchers announce a major breakthrough

In the worst-case scenario, peanut allergies can cause anaphylaxis, which can kill. Immunity building by exposure to the allergen is nothing new but the team combined increasing amounts of peanut protein with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus .

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Kerala Chief Minister expresses concern over Blue Whale game

Citing deaths of children in India and overseas, advocate Gurmeet Singh , who filed the petition, sought immediate directions to restrain the internet majors from uploading any material pertaining to the Blue Whale Challenge . The Blue Whale Challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to complete for a period of 50 days and the final task leads to committing suicide.

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Jury Rules Denver DJ David Mueller Assaulted and Battered Taylor Swift

Swift has now pledged to donate some of her fortunes to victims of sexual assault after winning a "symbolic" $1 in the case. Mueller had taken Swift to court seeking up to US$ 3 million ($4.11 million) in damages, saying her allegations had cost him his reputation and his job, as he was sacked after they came light.

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At least six dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide

Two buses carrying dozens of passengers had stopped for a tea break at a rest stop when the landslide struck. The impact of the landslide was such that around 200 metres stretch of the NH was completely swept away 700-800 metres downhill.