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Most adults unaware of link between HPV and oral, penile and anal cancers


Posted: Sun-Oct-2019



Most people don't know HPV can cause cervical cancer, as well as penile, oral and anal cancers.

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Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf was killed, and her body mutilated, in the early days of Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria. A human rights group says her death is an example of war crimes carried out by Turkish-backed Syrian armed groups.

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The European Union will play for time rather than rush to decide on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's reluctant request to delay Brexit again, diplomats with the bloc said after a meeting on Sunday.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term as president, leading the world's third-biggest democracy after a first term marked by heavy infrastructure spending.

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Trump drops plan to host G7 at his own golf resort
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Responding to stinging criticism, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.

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Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader says he is against the government's resignation as nationwide protests gained momentum on their third day, calling for the removal of the country's political elite.

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After Parliament votes to delay, Johnson requests Brexit extension he doesn't want
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the U.K. Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal. But the defiant Johnson also made clear that he personally opposed delaying the U.K.'s exit, scheduled for Oct. 31.

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Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop
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The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded Saturday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain's second largest city for a fifth consecutive night.

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Chile president repeals transit fare hike that sparked violent, fiery protests
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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday announced the repeal of a transit fare hike that had prompted violent student protests, less than a day after he declared a state of emergency amid rioting and a suspension of subway service in the capital.

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Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide says
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants Syrian government forces to move out of areas near the Turkish border so it can resettle up to two million refugees there, his spokesperson told The Associated Press on Saturday, adding that Erdogan will raise the issue in talks next week with Syria's ally, Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Democrat presidential hopeful trades barbs with Hillary Clinton over Russian meddling allegations
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Mexican authorities captured then liberated Ovidio Guzmán López, one of the leaders of the Sinaloa cartel, after the cartel sent gunmen into the streets of state capital Culiacán to confront government forces and sow mayhem.

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Trump nominates deputy energy secretary to replace department head
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a "total professional" with unparalleled experience.

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Despite a temporary ceasefire deal announced Thursday by the U.S. and Turkey, war monitor groups say the fighting continues. Turkey's president, however, denies there are ongoing clashes. What happens in the coming days is an open question. Here's a look at what the deal means for some of the key players in the conflict.

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Deep-sea explorers find lost Japanese ship that sank during WW II
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A crew of researchers scanning the sea floor of the Pacific has found the final resting place of a Japanese warship lost during the historic World War II Battle of Midway.

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World Health Organization calls European recommendation for an Ebola vaccine originally developed in Canada a major milestone.

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