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Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy lands in US for help despite Trump travel ban

CLOSE This is the third iteration of the ban. Video provided by Newsy Newslook The plight of a Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy was highlighted at the Supreme Court last month as protesters against President Trump’s travel ban stood outside.(Photo: ASTRID RIECKEN, EPA-EFE) An 11-year-old Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy […]

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Barnaby Joyce, Vikki Campion strike $150000 interview deal with Seven

FORMER deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and his partner Vikki Campion’s six-week-old baby, Sebastian, is playing with a lot more pocket money today. The $150,000 Mr Joyce and Ms Campion will receive for an exclusive interview with Channel 7 will be placed in a trust fund for baby Sebastian, according […]

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Arizona adding girls wrestling as a winter sport

By: Richard Obert, Arizona Republic | May 26, 2018 The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced on Thursday that it is adding girls wrestling as an emerging sport for the winter sports season next school year. “The coaches are the ones that really brought this up, feeling it’s time,” said David Hines, executive […]

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OPINION: Vollies are our true local heroes

VOLUNTEERS – plain and simple, they are the backbone of our community. Without them, much of what we take for granted would even be lost. They give their time to put on community events, provide services we couldn’t do without, and even contribute to keeping us safe. Whether it’s the […]

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Can DNA Sampling Finally Unveil the Loch Ness Monster?

The Loch Ness Monster has captured the popular imagination since 1933, when a photo surfaced of the mythical creature, long neck slinking out of the water. The photo has since then been dispelled as a hoax (it turned out, the creature pictured was a toy submarine with a fake snakehead […]

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Today’s politicians seem more hated than ever – but Theresa May’s predecessor had it worse

Theresa May is useless. One of the worst politicians this country has foolishly allowed to hold high office. She has made an utter mess of Brexit and leads the weakest government ever.  That is the tone of much commentary today. And it is not surprising that people are so negative about […]

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TODAY’s headlines: Alberto to bring rain along Gulf Coast, USC president resigns

May 26th, 2018 Subtropical system Alberto is expected to bring rain to Florida and parts of the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly impacting Memorial Day plans for many. In other headlines, the University of Southern California president C.L. Max Nikias has resigned in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal, […]

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ABC presenter Jessica Harmsen shares what it’s like being pregnant in the public eye

Updated May 26, 2018 08:49:42 There are some stories that briefly stop the frenetic pace of a metro newsroom. Like the moment Kate and Wills emerged from St Mary’s Hospital to present baby Prince Louis, for example. The impending nature of my own blessed event was also not going to […]

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David Peace offers vital and visceral view of different Britain

When I first encountered 1974, the opening novel in David Peace’s Red Riding quartet, I was in a bad place. My father had just died and I’d been so broke that for his funeral I’d bought a suit from the Belfast Marks and Spencer, wore it during the burial in […]

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IBM’s Watson Health wing left looking poorly after ‘massive’ layoffs

IBM has laid off approximately 50 and 70 per cent of staff this week in its Watson Health division, according to inside sources. The axe, we’re told, is largely falling on IBMers within companies the IT goliath has taken over in the past few years to augment Watson‘s credentials in […]

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Tomorrow’s Headlines Today podcast: Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Tomorrow’s Headlines Today podcast presented by the Herald & News is a sneak preview of stories to be found in the next day’s newspaper edition. This Thursday, May 24, 2018 edition covers stories you can expect in the Friday, May 25 Herald & News. [embedded content] […]

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Facebook disclosure requirements for political ads take effect in the United States today

Facebook’s new rules regarding disclosures for political ads take effect in the United States today, requiring election-related and issue ads to include information about who paid for them. A new “paid for” label will be visible at the top of ads on Facebook and Instagram, and clicking it will take […]

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A call to arms against the other retrovirus

The discovery of the first human retrovirus in 1980 was a minor scientific sensation. Researchers knew retroviruses—which transcribe their RNA genome into DNA and integrate it into a host cell’s genome—existed in animals. But until Robert Gallo, then at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, found the human T-cell […]

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