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Rwanda’s clothing spat with the US helps China

Rwanda is working hard to build up its garment industryMore than 100 sewing machines rattle away at a factory on the outskirts of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.A cooperative of 83 of the African nation's tailors established the company - the Kigali Garment Centre - last year.Located in an industrial area built on one of…

Coffee before breakfast could give you diabetes, experts warn – Daily Mail

Coffee before breakfast could give you diabetes: Drinking caffeine first thing in the morning can raise blood sugar by 50%, experts warnRegularly drinking coffee before breakfast may raise the risk of type 2 diabetesUniversity of Bath researchers asked volunteers to drink coffee after waking upFound their blood sugar was 50% higher than when they went without…

Irregular periods linked to a greater risk of an early death, study suggests – CNN

(CNN)Doctors should pay more attention to women's menstrual cycles and treat them as an additional vital sign to assess a patient's health, researchers have said, after a new study found a link between irregular periods and a greater risk of early death.A team of mostly US-based researchers found that women who reported always having irregular…

Minnesota reports 16 COVID-19 deaths; highest total in a month – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sixteen COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday by Minnesota health authorities, who urged people to seek flu shots to prevent seasonal influenza from exacerbating a worsening pandemic. Large social gatherings, Labor Day weekend festivities and college and K-12 school classes and events have contributed to an acceleration in infections with the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19,…

Minnesota scientists find coronavirus in samples of beach water for the first time – Daily Mail

Minnesota scientists find coronavirus in samples of beach water for the first time - but it is not likely the disease is able to spread through the body of waterResearchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School have been testing water samples at eight beaches along Lake Superior since JulyOver the weekend of September 11…

Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 13; health officials report 980 new positive cases – KOCO Oklahoma City

>> I THINK IT IS PRETTY CLEAR WHEN YOU LOOK AT KIND OF THE PEAK IN THE STATE THAT OPENING SCHOOLS IS PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED BECAUSE YOU HAVE MORE KIDS POTENTIALLY INFECTED. CHRISTINE: DR. BRATZLER SAYS HE BELIEVES THE RECENT SPIKE IN CASES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS IS A COMBINATION OF DIFFERENT FACTORS. >> KIDS GOING BACK TO…

Study: Neanderthal genes may be liability for COVID patients – Minneapolis Star Tribune

BERLIN — Scientists say genes that some people have inherited from their Neanderthal ancestors may increase their likelihood of suffering severe forms of COVID-19. A study by European scientists published Wednesday by the journal Nature examined a cluster of genes that have been linked to a higher risk of hospitalization and respiratory failure in patients…

The first known person to be cured of HIV has died of cancer – CNN

(CNN)After a five-month battle with leukemia, the first known person to be cured of HIV has died of cancer, according to the International AIDS Society.Timothy Ray Brown, also known as "the Berlin patient," was 54.Brown was considered cured of his HIV infection in 2008. In the year prior, Brown received a bone marrow transplant in…

Hospitalizations spike as Iowa reports 1,048 new coronavirus cases, 18 additional deaths – KCCI Des Moines

VOTERS. >> IN THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, THE STATE ANNOUNCED A BIG CHANGE TO ITS QUARANTINE POLICIES TODAY. IT MAKES IT LESS LIKELY FOR STUDENTS TO BE SENT HOME AFTER THEY ARE EXPOSED TO COVID-19. KCCI'S CHRIS IS LIVE WITH GOVERNOR REYNOLD'S BREAK WITH FEDERAL GUIDELINES. >> YES, STACY, BEFORE TODAY, IF TWO STUDENTS WERE WEARING…

Perspective | Ask Amy: Long-ago struggle with bulimia reemerges decades later – Washington Post

Dear Amy: When I was in my early teens, I had bulimia.I was 5-foot-5-inches tall and weighed 79 pounds. I vomited every time I ate.I am now in my mid-40s.Lately, I can barely keep any food down. I am disgusted to eat food in front of anyone else. I abhor the sound of people eating.…

Biden accuses Trump of coronavirus lies as president pushes speedy vaccine timeline – Fox News

President Trump and 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden clashed over the timing of a potential coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday, with Trump indicating a vaccine could become publicly available sooner than experts in his own administration have predicted.When asked during the first presidential debate in Cleveland on Tuesday night whether Trump agreed with timelines from…

Computer Weekly – 29 September 2020: How supply chain management is changing after Covid-19

In this week’s Computer Weekly, we examine the profound changes taking place in supply chain management as a result of the global pandemic. We find out how digital experience platforms can help deliver an improved omni-channel web presence. And we look at the role of technology in cracking down on international money laundering. Vendor: ComputerWeekly.com…
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Ryder Cup 2010

McDowell knew the Twenty Ten course like the back of his hand. He’d won the Wales Open on the course that year and during a period when he lived in Cardiff he used the venue as his practice area.As the match descended into the home stretch McDowell sunk a 15-foot birdie to go 2-up on…

GB’s Evans calls opponents ’embarrassing’

Evans was knocked out in the singles in the first round by Kei Nishikori of JapanBritain's Dan Evans said his doubles opponents were "embarrassing" after becoming involved in an on-court row at the French Open.The British singles number one and Polish partner Hubert Hurkacz beat Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop and Brazilian Marcel Demoliner in the first…

US team walks off after ‘homophobic slur’

Collin Martin (pictured playing for former club Minnesota United) came out as gay in 2018Landon Donovan said his San Diego Loyal "would not stand" for bigotry having left the pitch in protest after an alleged homophobic comment was aimed at openly gay midfielder Collin Martin.An opposition player from Phoenix Rising was accused of making the…

As colleges reopened, many more young people got covid-19, CDC reports – msnNOW

Covid-19 cases surged nationally among 18- to 22-year-olds between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which urged young adults as well as colleges and universities to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.Weekly cases among the age group jumped 55…