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On World Sickle Cell Day, ASH Takes Action to Improve Global Health Outcomes

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Washington, June 19, 2018) — This year, approximately 300,000 babies around the world will be born with sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited, chronic blood disorder which can cause severe pain, stroke, organ failure, and other complications, including death.

National Review Editorial Board: Congress Should Act on the Border

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Congress has it within its power to make it possible to hold families together and — if they don’t have legitimate asylum claims — swiftly return them home together.

UMass Amherst Researchers Say Their Memristor Neural Network Can be Applied to Machine Learning

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AMHERST, Mass. – A team of researchers headed by electrical and computer engineering Professors Qiangfei Xia and J. Joshua Yang at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, say they have found a way to use sophisticated memristor neural networks to achieve machine learning where the network continuously adapts and updates its knowledge as it receives more data.

UN: US Retreat from Rights Body Self-Defeating

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Geneva) – The United States government’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council will sideline the country from key global initiatives to protect human rights.

Pandas 2018-19 hockey schedule announced

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The eight-time U SPORTS champion Alberta Pandas hockey team will open their 2018-19 season on the road against the Saskatchewan Huskies, as Canada West unveiled their women’s hockey schedule on Tuesday.

Study: Climate action can limit Asias growing water shortages

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Following the Paris accord could reduce risk of severe water-access problems, researchers find.

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM STATEMENT ON THE FORCIBLE SEPARATION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM THEIR PARENTS

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The Japanese American National Museum cannot be silent in the face of the administration’s cruel and inhumane policy that forcibly

Crop studies receive 100k funding from Mains of Loirston Trust

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A study to help farmers protect their barley against Ramularia Leaf Spot is among four SRUC projects to benefit from a total of almost

Dr Jet Mars - Moredun Seminar

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Dr Jet Mars of the Dutch Animal Health Service, Deventer will be giving a presentation entitled Monitoring Cattle Health for Farmers,

Olympian Chloe Cowen Vickers delivers Get to Grips Judo Female Session

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Northern Ireland Judo Federation have welcomed nearly 150 women and girls to free judo taster sessions this weekend in Belfast and

On World Sickle Cell Day, ASH Takes Action to Improve Global Health Outcomes

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Washington, June 19, 2018) — This year, approximately 300,000 babies around the world will be born with sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited, chronic blood disorder which can cause severe pain, stroke, organ failure, and other complications, including death.

Alexion Submits Application for Priority Review and Approval of ALXN1210 as a Treatment for Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) in the U.S.

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NEW HAVEN, Conn.--( )--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced the submission of a Biologics License

ARTBA Leader Pete Ruane Announces Retirement Plans

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WASHINGTON)—Pete Ruane, president and chief executive officer of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association

National Review Editorial Board: Congress Should Act on the Border

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Congress has it within its power to make it possible to hold families together and — if they don’t have legitimate asylum claims — swiftly return them home together.

Alumni play major role at Oxford Farming Conference debate

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Scotland’s Rural College will have a strong presence at The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) debate at this year’s Royal Highland

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audit Shows Financial Downturn in Allentowns Employee Pension Plans

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ALLENTOWN (June 19, 2018) — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today that he is concerned Allentown’s unfunded pension

UMass Amherst Researchers Say Their Memristor Neural Network Can be Applied to Machine Learning

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AMHERST, Mass. – A team of researchers headed by electrical and computer engineering Professors Qiangfei Xia and J. Joshua Yang at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, say they have found a way to use sophisticated memristor neural networks to achieve machine learning where the network continuously adapts and updates its knowledge as it receives more data.

UN: US Retreat from Rights Body Self-Defeating

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Geneva) – The United States government’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council will sideline the country from key global initiatives to protect human rights.

Pandas 2018-19 hockey schedule announced

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The eight-time U SPORTS champion Alberta Pandas hockey team will open their 2018-19 season on the road against the Saskatchewan Huskies, as Canada West unveiled their women’s hockey schedule on Tuesday.

Study: Climate action can limit Asias growing water shortages

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Following the Paris accord could reduce risk of severe water-access problems, researchers find.

Aruba Introduces Integrated SD-WAN, LAN and Security Solution to Power the Software-Defined Branch

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LAS VEGAS – June 19, 2018 – Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), today announced its Software-Defined Branch

AdaCores GNAT Pro Supports Lynx Software Technologies LynxSecure Separation Kernel Hypervisor on Intel Processors

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PARIS & NEW YORK & MUNICH, Germany, June 19, 2018 – Avionics Electronics Europe Conference - AdaCore, a trusted

Bienvenidos a Pilsen!: Groupon Launches Effort to Drive More Foot Traffic into Local Businesses on Chicagos Lower West Side

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Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. In partnership with the Eighteenth Street Development Corporation

Holiday-Themed Independent Movie Filming This Week In Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, La. — Filming is taking place this week in Lafayette on a holiday-themed movie being produced by Lighthouse Pictures. The

FWC approves new course requirements for airboat operators carrying passengers for hire

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At its June 19-20 meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved new course requirements

Tony is backing Zhui Feng (black silks) to win another big field Royal Ascot race

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Tony Calvin has his top tipping hat firmly planted atop his head for day two of the Royal Ascot marathon with a pair to follow on

Mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk identified

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PRESS RELEASE 2018-06-19] While the DNA sequence remains the same throughout a person’s life, the expression of the encoded genes

Grants to add Maricopa County video conference sites for ADOT hearings

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PHOENIX – Grants from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will allow many Phoenix-area law enforcement officers and

New Innovation Ecosystem Program at the National League of Cities Supports Local Entrepreneurs, Innovation, and STEM Pathways

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WASHINGTON & MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — June 19, 2018 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) announced a new program, City

Press preview for One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey at National Portrait Gallery

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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” an exhibition highlighting a time of

New ASQ Commercial survey helps airports boost customer experience by guiding retail and commercial services investment

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Brussels, 19 June 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today launched its new ASQ Commercial survey, a significant

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Brings the Festive Spirit of Catalonia to the National Mall June 27July 1, July 48

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The 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates the vitality, inventiveness and community built by the Catalan people in this year’s program, “Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean.” Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain, has been defined by its thousand-year history of social and cultural mixing. Newcomers to the region are actively integrated into its vibrant culture, while traditional craft, food and festivity continue to flourish and fuel cultural enterprise.

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