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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3B to end disease

Mark Zuckerberg (R), founder and CEO of Facebook, and wife Priscilla Chan arrive on the red carpet during the 2nd annual Breakthrough Prize Award in Mountain View, California November 9, 2014. Eliminating disease is a much bigger goal, but with Zuckerberg willing to pour in his fortune of over $45 billion and growing, who knows what could be achieved? The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has since invested in a variety of programs, including the Indian education technology company BYJU and ...

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United States tests for mustard agent after rocket attack near Iraq base

Islamic State militants may have fired a chemical rocket at American troops based in Iraq, the U.S. military says. Young Iraqis are pushing to reclaim their country from extremism and intolerance, not just by joining the military offensive to oust ISIS from Mosul, but also by enrolling at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani.

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Changes to Twitter's character limit rolled out

According to The Verge , the micro-blogging platform scrapped a design that allowed posts of up to 10,000 characters because allowing for such long tweets runs counter to its identity. Twitter began rolling out changes that take back space for text in tweets. The elimination of any additional media such as photos, videos and even links from a tweet will encourage more usage and provide a much more streamlined experience for users.

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Doctor declares Trump running mate Pence to be healthy

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate in the November 8 presidential election, and her running mate, Tim Kaine, also released medical information this week. Pence's medical history includes an "asymptomatic left bundle branch", which is a cardiovascular condition. At his most recent physical on July 6, Pence, 57, who is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighed 208 pounds, had blood pressure of 116/81 and a heart rate of 76 beats per minute.

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Tottenham edge to victory against struggling Sunderland

David Moyes: "I'm certainly up for the challenge - that's what I came for". Spurs had started the better of the two sides, twice coming close in the opening exchanges with Moussa Sissoko and Kane. "But we have got a great chance to prove ourselves and we have got a great chance to show what we can do". When we wait six years, many times to play Champions League , after 45 mins you can't go to the changing room with this feeling.

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Titans edge out Lions to win 16-15

Last Sunday, Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph averaged better than 16 yards on four receptions against the Titans defense. Over the same span, no group of defensive linemen hit opposing quarterbacks more often than the Lions' . WATCHING WALKER: Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey wants to get tight end Delanie Walker more involved after he had just three receptions for 42 yards last week.