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At the Los Angeles airport, the day's high of 94 easily beat the previous high of 89 set in 1950, as well as Camarillo, where the the high of 99 set an all-time high for the entire L.A. The average temperature this time of the year is about 71 degrees, Sirard said. The Carmel Valley, Pinnacles National Park and King City hit highs of 90 degrees, with Big Sur sitting a warm 80 degrees.
  • Saudi king lets women drive

    Saudi king lets women drive

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    She went on to tweet 'today was a historic day for women in Saudi Arabia as a decree was announced to lift the ban on women drivers'. Riyadh's decision to overturn a ban on women driving in the kingdom spurs euphoria and sarcasm on social media .
  • OECD revises up Japan's 2018 growth forecast to 1.2 percent

    OECD revises up Japan's 2018 growth forecast to 1.2 percent

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    However, the recovery of business investment and trade remain too low to sustain healthy productivity growth, the OECD said. Despite unemployment falling to below 4.5pc the think-tank claims weak levels of productivity and wage growth has led it to foresee a slowing of the United Kingdom economy in 2018.
  • 'Widespread devastation' in Dominica after Hurricane Maria

    'Widespread devastation' in Dominica after Hurricane Maria

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    Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning as a powerful Category 4 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center . The Hurricane Centre said some fluctuations in intensity were likely over the next day or so, but Maria was forecast to remain an extremely risky hurricane.
  • Intel wins court backing to fight €1bn European Union antitrust fine

    Intel wins court backing to fight €1bn European Union antitrust fine

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    The case targeted on claims that Intel had abused their dominant position in the microchip market. The ECJ's ruling that the Commission must consider whether exclusivity rebates are capable of producing anti-competitive effects is welcome confirmation that the European Union antitrust rules seek to sanction practices based on their effect on competition rather than their form.
  • Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

    Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

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    Myanmar condemned the recent terror attacks during the Amarnath Yatra in India as also various acts of terror perpetrated by terrorists from across the borders. "Last year, unfortunately, there was an natural disaster in Myanmar which also hit Bagan and 400 historical structures were badly damaged and the Government of Myanmar, therefore, requested the Government of India to ask for the services of the ASI in restoring these historical structures".
  • Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

    Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

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    Yet his 118 not out on Tuesday, following his first-innings 147, saw the Barbados batsman become the first man to score two hundreds in a first-class match in 127 years of cricket at Headingley. Brathwaite's 180-ball innings, including 12 fours, meant the opener had batted for more than 10 hours in the match. Roston Chase (30 off 58) chipped away at the target, frustrating England in obdurate fashion before launching Chris Woakes to mid-on where substitute fielder Mason Crane, only just ...
  • Union Home Minister reviews security situation in Haryana, adjoining areas, Jammu & Kashmir

    Union Home Minister reviews security situation in Haryana, adjoining areas, Jammu & Kashmir

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    The battle of one-upmanship continues between Punjab and Haryana even as the two states burned on Friday, following the verdict against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. "I will be touring areas of Punjab from Sunday to thank my police force and people for keeping the situation peaceful", he added. Following the conviction of the sect head yesterday, at least 36 people were killed and over 250 injured in widespread violence, arson and police firing in ...
  • Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

    Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

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    A Quinnipiac poll published on Wednesday found that only 3 percent of voters believe that white supremacists have been demoralized by Trump's inconsistent statements about pro-Confederate marches and neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, CNN reported .
  • High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men

    High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men

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    The risks of developing lung cancer were even higher for men who take the supplements and also smoke, according to the study, which was published this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Or it may be that lung cancer itself raises levels of these vitamins in the body. However, the differences in lung cancer risk between the highest and lowest categories of supplementation use appeared considerably greater among current smokers than recent smokers - defined as those who quit ...
  • People With Depression Post Darker Pictures On Instagram

    People With Depression Post Darker Pictures On Instagram

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    About half of the people in the study had been diagnosed with depression in the past three years. As it turned out, depressed people were actually more likely to post photos with faces in them, but when healthy people did post images with faces, there tended to be more people in the photographs.