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Super Eagles devour Indomitable Lions in Akwa Ibom

Cameroon (yellow) were in charge of the early exchanges. The Eagles nearly had a third before half time by Teikeu did well to clear Victor Moses cross after a counter-attack. Any hopes Cameroon had of clawing their way back into the contest were ended in the 55th minute when the impressive Moses - so often Nigeria's saviour during some of their biggest matches over the last four years - beat Ondoa after a counter attack.

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US Approves First Gene Therapy for Young Leukemia Patients

In 2012, Penn and Novartis entered into a global collaboration to further research, develop and commercialize Kymriah and other CAR-T cell therapies for the treatment of cancers. Novartis, the company behind Kymriah, claims it takes around 22 days to produce an individual treatment for a patient. The hope is that one day doctors will be able to prescribe a cell therapy and use it that same day instead of waiting weeks to get it back.

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New Gene Therapy For Childhood Leukemia Gets Approval

Novartis , the Swiss pharmaceutical company who helped develop the treatment, announced they are "so proud to be part of this historic moment in cancer treatment". The trial was successful, with 83% of the 63 clinical patients treated for relapsed or refractory B-cell undergoing successful remission within three months of treatment.

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Hackers warn retailer CeX it has hit about 2m customer credentials

In the letter to customers Managing Director David Mullins said: "This was a sophisticated breach of security and we are working closely with the relevant authorities to help establish who was responsible". "It is another reminder that all data, particularly customer data needs protecting by companies of all sizes", said Javvad Malik from security firm AlienVault.

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Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion

On the other hand, Kite Pharma has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) with a VGM score of F, at the time of writing. Therefore 63% are positive. Gilead's rather rich buyout of Kite Pharma for what amounts to a 29% premium, however, suggests that the top players in the industry have faith in the power of this novel anti-cancer fighting platform.

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Indonesian FM raises Rohingya issue with Myanmar

The UNHCR reports some 5,200 people have entered Bangladesh from Myanmar since late Thursday, following an attack by Rohingya fighters against 30 police stations. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, ARNO President Nurul Islam urged "the attention of the United Nations and the worldwide community, powerful countries, the OIC, ASEAN and Myanmar's neighbors to bring consistent pressure to bear on the Myanmar government and the military".