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The Science Behind the World’s Longest Flights

By Scott McCartney Aug. 15, 2018 9:17 a.m. ET Tucson, Ariz. The Sonoran desert is a pretty good place to research what ultralong nonstop flights do to the human body. We Want to Hear From You What’s your routine on long-haul flights? Tell us what you do to avoid jet […]

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Today in history: Aug. 15

Take a step into the past via the pages of The Sentinel. Also, see celebrity birthdays. Today in history In 1968: House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford said Wednesday night he rejected overtures as a possible candidate for vice president in the national GOP convention in Miami last week. Ford, […]

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Ryanair talks with Irish pilots reach final day – will there be a flight strike this week?

Ryanair and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA), part of trade union FORSA, agreed to meet on Monday for three days of discussion. Pilots have been on strike for five days in recent weeks regarding a number of complaints such as seniority and promotions. The low-cost airline agreed to meet […]

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Randall: Not odd to do crazy things to help a friend

Have you ever done something that was so hare-brained crazy you feared, if anyone found out, you’d never hear the end of it? Readers often tell me stories I won’t repeat without permission though they know, when they tell me, what I do for a living. Sharing a story with […]

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Opinion: A quick history lesson for Senator Fraser Anning

In his maiden speech in parliament last night, Katter Australia Party senator Fraser Anning insisted we need to “restore the cohesive vision of our founding fathers.” Bringing up the White Australia Policy and related institutional prejudices is not a new angle. Only, when someone brings it up, they’re usually offering […]

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Your Daily Horoscope for Wednesday, August 15

You’re in a self-indulgent mood today. Your sweet tooth could flare up, and if an extra slice of cake — or two — looks good, you’ll toss both your diet and your common sense out the window! The same goes for temptations encountered when you’re out shopping or having dinner […]

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Simeone plots Real Madrid’s fall in today’s UEFA Super Cup

Atletico Madrid’s Argentinian coach Diego Simeone takes part in a training session at Lillekula stadium in Tallinn on August 14, 2018, on the eve of the UEFA Super Cup football match Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO Atletico Madrid Coach, Diego Simeone believes […]

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Tomorrow’s Headlines Today podcast: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 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 Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 edition covers stories you can expect in the Wednesday, Aug. 15 Herald & News. [embedded content] […]

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Mum turns heartache of losing her triplets — before her husband died of cancer — into force for good

SOPHIE Smith has faced the unthinkable, losing her triplets one by one then watching her husband die from a brain tumour years later. But through all that hurt — the kind of pain most would struggle to come to terms with — Sydney mum Sophie has not only survived, she’s […]

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Leverage Tech to Solve Public Health Problems, Expert Urges

WASHINGTON — Healthcare leaders must partner with technology experts to effect real change in the public health sector, according to a former Obama administration official. “There’s a door open and if we don’t run through that … we are missing a really tremendous opportunity,” said Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, […]

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Harley-Davidson CEO pushes back on political criticism in internal memo—but does not mention Trump’s name

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich struck back against “misinformation” about the motorcycle company’s plans to move some production overseas in response to President Donald Trump‘s tariffs in a memo to employees and dealers. The iconic American brand has been in a political firestorm since it announced in June it would move […]

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Why you should probably ignore that interesting new poll

Last week, a lot of people got very excited about a YouGov poll showing the Conservative Party breaking into a decisive four-point lead after several weeks in which Labour were publicly divided over anti-Semitism. This showed how much damage was being done by (depending on your perspective), Jeremy Corbyn’s failure […]

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Opinion: Broncos barbecue revelations the final straw in a true disgrace

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