SAP Paid Firm Linked to South African Leader’s Son for Deals

SAP Paid Firm Linked to South African Leader’s Son for Deals

Tech giant hired entity in which Zuma’s son has indirect stake SAP paid about 100 million rand in commissions, documents show       Global business software maker SAP SE’s South African unit agreed to pay a 10 percent commission to a company in which President Jacob Zuma’s son has an indirect stake in exchange for help in winning contracts from the country’s national railway and ports company, documents show. SAP South Africa agreed to pay…

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Why is my period late? Eight possible reasons

Why is my period late? Eight possible reasons

Having a late period can be very distressing, especially if a woman is used to having regular periods or is concerned about an unexpected pregnancy. However, there are many other reasons why a woman might have a late period, ranging from birth control to stress. In this article, we look at eight possible reasons for a late period. Contents of this article: Stress Perimenopause Weight loss Obesity Birth control Hormonal conditions PCOS Pregnancy When to…

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Your daily coffee could help you live longer

Your daily coffee could help you live longer

If you’re a regular coffee drinker, a new study might brighten your day. Researchers have found that consuming the popular beverage may increase longevity, and it doesn’t even need to be caffeinated. More than half of adults in the United States drink coffee on a daily basis, with three cups being the average amount consumed each day. Numerous studies have documented the potential health benefits of coffee consumption. One study reported by Medical News Today,…

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Viagra may reduce blood clots after stent surgery

Viagra may reduce blood clots after stent surgery

Using stents to prevent a heart attack is quite common, but, sometimes, stent implantation may cause blood clotting or arteries narrowing. New research shows that a popular drug for erectile dysfunction may reduce the risk of these complications. Stents are tiny tubes made of metal mesh that are inserted into clogged arteries to keep them open and allow the blood to flow more easily. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), stents are “fairly common.”…

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FBI: SWAT team arrests soldier on terrorism charges in Hawaii

FBI: SWAT team arrests soldier on terrorism charges in Hawaii

Washington (CNN)An FBI spokesman on Monday confirmed that a SWAT team arrested a soldier in Hawaii over the weekend and charged him with supporting ISIS. FBI Honolulu spokesman Arnold Laanui confirmed the agents arrested Ikaika Erik Kang, a 34-year-old Army soldier stationed at Schofield Barracks on Saturday. In a release, the FBI said it had worked closely with the Army in this case. The statement said the investigation by the FBI and the Army had…

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FBI: SWAT team arrests soldier on terrorism charges in Hawaii

FBI: SWAT team arrests soldier on terrorism charges in Hawaii

Washington (CNN)An FBI spokesman on Monday confirmed that a SWAT team arrested a soldier in Hawaii over the weekend and charged him with supporting ISIS. FBI Honolulu spokesman Arnold Laanui confirmed the agents arrested Ikaika Erik Kang, a 34-year-old Army soldier stationed at Schofield Barracks on Saturday. In a release, the FBI said it had worked closely with the Army in this case. The statement said the investigation by the FBI and the Army had…

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Families take a risky road trip to save their health care

Families take a risky road trip to save their health care

(CNN)Angéla Lorio and Jessica Michot turned their faces toward the summer sky. They stood side-by-side on the front steps of the Republican National Committee building in Washington on Monday and took deep breaths. Tilting their heads down under the beaming sun, they started to shout: “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Medicaid cuts have got to go!” The two women led a crowd of dozens of protesters in a chant. It was a typical 89-degree afternoon. DC…

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Amid health care push, White House can’t shake Russia

Amid health care push, White House can’t shake Russia

Washington (CNN)Any hope that President Donald Trump’s direct talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election might help get him and the White House out from under the mountain of suspicion he has faced since coming into office had evaporated by Monday afternoon — and got buried by Monday night. The political points he might have earned were quickly knocked off the board as he and a string of top…

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Military plane crashes in Mississippi, 16 dead

Military plane crashes in Mississippi, 16 dead

(CNN)Sixteen people are dead in the crash of a Marine Corps airplane in Leflore County, Mississippi, according to Fred Randle, county emergency management director. Randle said all 16 victims were on the plane and there were no survivors from the aircraft. The FBI is on the scene. The Marine Corps announced the incident on its Twitter account but did not provide details. ocal media outlets at the crash site were expecting an update from officials…

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An avalanche of hate: How a Montana mom became the target of a neo-Nazi troll storm

An avalanche of hate: How a Montana mom became the target of a neo-Nazi troll storm

Whitefish, Montana (CNN)Once the calls began, they did not stop. Swiping to decline a call just led to the phone ringing again. Blocked number after blocked number filled up the voice mail. Deleting one message just created space for another to take its place. Then came the tweets and the email messages. The volume was overwhelming. The content: vile and terrifying. Gunshots rang out from voice mails. Emails and texts read: “I hope you die,”…

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