Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

June 23, 2017

… but the preparation has begun. It’s the start of making their family whole. A new life, together. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsReClick 2.0 Inner-Circle Platinum Club Social Media Firesale Video Upgrade – Private Label Rights Video access to 36-part course on Social Media. Mega Bonuses included. Private Label Rights included.RebrandPress 2.0 – Lite RebrandPress 2.0 – LiteVidCentral – Interactr Interactr is a unique cloud based software application that allows users …

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Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

June 22, 2017

… death.” Smith accused Rodman of “coddling” Kim, whom the former basketball player has described as a “friend for life.” “Removing Rodman from the Hall of Fame will send a message that all Americans are united against this regime,” Smith said. Return from North Korea The five-time NBA champion has traveled to North Korea for informal “basketball diplomacy” several times, and told CNN last week that he hoped to do “something …

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 21, 2017

… things happened to the student while he was held there. In a written statement, Trump said, “Melania and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of Otto Warmbier on his untimely passing.There is nothing more tragic for a parent than to lose a child in the prime of life.Our thoughts and prayers are with Otto’s family and friends, and all who loved him.” “Otto’s fate deepens my administration’s determination to prevent such tragedies from befalling …

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News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 19, 2017

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Brexit talks get under way Almost a year after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Brexit talks are finally starting. Brexit Secretary David Davis has promised a “deal like no other in history”, with subjects of early negotiations including the status of expats, the UK’s “divorce bill” and the Northern Ireland border. Things get started at about 11:00 BST. Grenfell Tower tragedy ‘preventable’ …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 19, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

… political legitimacy and constitutional process that have the potential to sour life in Washington for years in the future. Trump’s in ‘a political fight and he’s going to fight it’ Back in the present, the President’s mood is fueling the sense of crisis. “One thing we’ve learned I think from the testimony of multiple people now is the President’s pretty fired up about this, OK?” Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on NBC’s …

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Britain’s ‘longest-married’ couple celebrate anniversary – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… didn’t think he would ever see her again. It is so fortunate that a room became available at Margaret’s home. “It has been a real battle trying to keep them together. Ken gave his life for his country and he deserves to be able to be with his wife. “They are a very loving couple and we are so proud to have celebrated their 80th anniversary with them.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSociChief – Upgrade – no bonus Cloud-Based Software Tool …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors – BBC News

June 16, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEbola nurse Pauline Cafferkey: The Western world has moved on Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey has returned to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting Ebola there in 2014. She went back to fundraise for children orphaned by the epidemic and to close a chapter of her life. The last time Mbalu met Pauline, the teenager was sick with Ebola and fighting for her life. Pauline cared for her while smothered in a personal …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… “oppressor” of Muslims. That this was not mere rhetoric was demonstrated by the group’s subsequent execution of a Chinese citizen, Fan Jinghui, in Iraq on 20 November 2015. Finally, in February this year ISIS also released a slickly produced propaganda video detailing for the first time “scenes from the life of immigrants from East Turkistan [Xinjiang] in the land of the Caliphate” in which a Uyghur militant promised to “shed blood like rivers” to …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… life.” The purposes of Rodman’s visits to North Korea have never been fully transparent. He’s claimed some were about trying to use basketball to bridge the divide between the two countries. But another was “strictly about the game and for the love of basketball.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMake Money With Email – Email Maximizer Club (One-Time) ReVisitor Re-Engage your lost website visitors. With this software you will be able to invite …

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Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… Foster (left) and Jonathan Bartley both enjoy music, while Caroline Lucas (right) loves animals Caroline Lucas says she joined the Green Party in 1986 after being “utterly inspired” by Jonathon Porritt’s book Seeing Green. She’s also mentioned reading The Secret Intensity of Everyday life, by William Nicholson, which she described as “an incredibly compassionate novel”. Leanne Wood’s politics are said to have been inspired by the novel Woman on the …

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Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial – BBC News

June 3, 2017

However, ovarian cancer is a difficult disease to treat, and the prognosis in the advanced stages is very poor. Marianne Heath, 68, one of the patients who received the drug, said: “I had no other treatment choices, so I felt this was my only option. “I just want to keep going so I can keep the tumours at a level where I can enjoy my life. It isn’t a cure, but it is life extension for me.” Marianne had treatment over six months, and the drug shrunk all three tumours …

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Long waits for surgery ‘have tripled in four years’ – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… president of the Royal College of Surgeons, said: “We are now struggling to meet the standards and timeliness of care that the public rightly expect. “It is unacceptable for such a large number of patients to be waiting this long in pain and discomfort for treatment. This is the grim reality of the financial pressures facing the NHS.” She said many of those patients were older and waiting longer for surgery could have an impact on their quality of life and how well they …

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Taking a break? The 1.7bn career gap – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… months on a returnship means people do not expect you to immediately get there, and they know you have your family life. You know that if it’s a disaster you can think, ‘well, I’ve tried it and it doesn’t work right now,’ so it takes the pressure off.” Image copyright Fidelity International Image caption “Recruiters were reluctant to put my CV forward,” says Natalie Lang While Julianne Miles’s Women Returners project is still …

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Don’t look back in anger: Music helps Manchester remember, and forget – BBC News

… he said to them: “I just want to say how incredibly proud I was to be Mancunian this week. “Hearts were broken on Monday. And what I’ve seen of this city and you lot will stay with me for the rest of my life.” He recalled a woman who sang Oasis’s Don’t Look Back In Anger after the one-minute’s silence in St Ann’s Square on Thursday, with the rest of those present gradually joining in. Inspired by that woman, Fray played the song that has now become …

May 29, 2017
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Profile: Green Party co-leaders Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley – BBC News

… Live that he killed a student in a car crash when he was 17 years old. The accident happened while he was on his way home from a concert in London. The police did not press charges after an investigation. Mr Bartley, who apologised to the victim’s family after attending an inquest, which recorded a verdict of accidental death, said he “felt so responsible, so guilty” about what had happened and that it had turned his life upside down. But he added that it was also one of the …

May 28, 2017
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Manchester Attack: Family’s tribute to ‘just lovely’ Nell – BBC News

Fourteen searches are being carried out and 11 men remain in custody on suspicion of terror offences. The UK’s threat level has been reduced from critical to severe and police are guarding events across the country throughout the bank holiday weekend. ‘Loved life’ In the statement, the Jones family said: “Our Nell was just lovely. She was top class, she was clever and she was fun. She would have a go at anything and just loved life. “She had her dad and her …

May 28, 2017
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Learn how to turn your setbacks in business into long-term success feat. Barbara Corcoran

… Mashable’s business show to share with us five top tips any person needs to know to turn their setbacks into long-term successes. 1. Don’t feel sorry for yourself Corcoran says: “What a waste of time! I’ve worked with entrepreneurs my whole life. I’ve worked with phenomenal sales people who make $3 million a year when the average is making $48,000 a year. I found that the only difference between the really, really, phenomenal people and the average joe is they all …

May 28, 2017
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Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

… Josephine’s things, the second Mrs Bowes could do nothing to stop the museum’s creation and success. More than 100 years later, it has cemented its place in the art world as a highly regarded and respected outlet, which in recent years has hosted international exhibitions from Yves Saint Lauren and Vivienne Westwood. The exhibition pays homage to both Josephine’s vision and life, which is far more than the tale of a rich aristocrat being seduced by a racy artist, according to …

May 27, 2017
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Ex-Goldman Star Who Traded Through Quake Makes Unusual Move

As the biggest earthquake ever recorded in Japan rocked the Roppongi Hills skyscraper in central Tokyo, Makoto Yamada put on his helmet, dropped to his knees, and traded. “We had an option to leave, but we couldn’t leave the position at the time," the 39-year-old former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. quant said, recalling the March 2011 quake and hours of aftershocks that he and some trader colleagues braved from the bank’s offices on the 48th floor. My “life is …

May 26, 2017
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The struggles of war babies fathered by black GIs – BBC News

… ‘You have to remember, Mrs Stockley, these people cannot be educated.’ That puts my hackles up now.” ‘Your mum made a mistake,’ my aunt said John Stockley, GI’s son Shocking though the racism seems to us today, it was arguably family life which had a more pernicious effect on these mixed-race children. “Your mum made a mistake,” one of his aunts once told John Stockley. “The ‘mistake’ is me,” he says. John’s …

May 22, 2017
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Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? – BBC News

But many concertgoers find the practice irrating, and now some performers are starting to object too. “No mobile phones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at Chris Rock’s Total Blackout Tour,” read a message posted on ticketing websites when the comedian’s new UK dates went on sale this month. Image copyright Yondr Image caption Audience members keep the locked pouches with them throughout the evening Rock’s use of Yondr at his upcoming UK …

May 21, 2017
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Who gets hurt by GOP’s ‘pro-life’ hypocrisy

(CNN)What does it mean to be pro-life? In today’s GOP, one thing: restricting access to safe abortion. Even if this doesn’t actually decrease the number of abortions, but just makes them more dangerous. Even if it means women and their children remain poor and vulnerable. Even if it means cutting off other necessary health care and aid. Even if it means women are injured. Even if it means women and babies die. It’s the “pro-life” performance that matters …

May 20, 2017
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The boss who lives as a medieval knight – BBC News

… of one of the UK’s largest computer games companies – Rebellion Developments. Jason set up the Oxford-based business with his younger brother Chris in 1992, and today it has an annual turnover of more than 25m. Still wholly owned by the two siblings, its best-selling titles include Sniper Elite and Rogue Warrior. For the past 17 years the company has also owned cult UK comic book series 2000 AD, and publishes a range of novels. Image caption Jason’s three tenets in life …

May 16, 2017
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Kim Jong Il Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of the late Kim Jong Il, former Leader of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Details of his life were mysterious and varied from source to source. Death date: December 17, 2011 Birth place: Sources vary between Khabarovsk, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/Siberia and Mount Paektu, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea …

May 15, 2017
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