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Would Trump make a good royal?

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Would Trump make a good royal?
(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It […]

Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News

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Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News
In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels […]

Trump Blames Democrats For Obstructing Health Care Bill They Haven’t Seen Yet

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Trump Blames Democrats For Obstructing Health Care Bill They Haven’t Seen Yet
Speaking Wednesday at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Trump lamented criticism that his administration hasnt accomplished much yet and pointed a finger at Democratic lawmakers for slowing the passage of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump tweeted similar complaintsearlier Wednesday. They just want to stop, they just want to […]

The images Saudi Arabia doesn’t want you to see

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The images Saudi Arabia doesn’t want you to see
(CNN)Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in Yemen suffering from severe malnutrition. An investigation published earlier this […]

What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death
(CNN)What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it’s likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier’s parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son. “No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier’s death have […]

Donald Trump says he doesn’t want a ‘poor person’ in cabinet roles

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Donald Trump says he doesn’t want a ‘poor person’ in cabinet roles
President tells crowd during Iowa tour that economic adviser and commerce secretary had to give up a lot to work for him Donald Trump has said he doesnt want a poor person to hold economic roles in his administration as he used an Iowa rally to defend his decision to Republican congressional victory in Georgia […]

In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats
(CNN)Winning isn’t everything in politics. It’s the only thing. Both candidates’ messages were entirely nationalized as well. Ossoff sought to cast Handel, who had served as secretary of state in Georgia and run unsuccessfully for governor and Senate in recent years, as a tool of Trump. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House […]

Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

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Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier
(CNN)The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee’s official cause of death a mystery for the time being. The Warmbier family’s “objection to an autopsy was honored,” the office said, and only an external examination was performed.

Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

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Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill
Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might be on the verge of releasing a bill to repeal Obamacare, but he’s got conservatives to convince before he can be sure he has the votes to pass it. “I think they’ve forgotten all the rallies where we said we’re going to repeal it. We had thousands of […]

Georgia special election: Republican Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in runoff

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Georgia special election: Republican Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in runoff
Sporadic downpours and flash flood warnings helped to put a damper on Democratic turnout in base precincts In Georgia the resistance was stopped by the rain on Tuesday when Karen Handel in the Sixth Congressional District. With 99% of precincts reporting, Handel had 52.4% and Ossoff had 47.6% Sporadic downpours and flash flood warnings helped […]

Officers who killed Seattle woman in her home had mental health crisis training

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Officers who killed Seattle woman in her home had mental health crisis training
Questions raised over why two police officers, who knew Charleena Lyles had mental health issues, used deadly force within minutes of arriving Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. Officials also say […]

Aspect Ventures is raising its second fund

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Aspect Ventures is raising its second fund
Aspect Ventures, the San Francisco-based early-stage venture firm founded in 2014 by longtime VCs Jennifer Fonstad and Theresia Gouw, has begun raising its second fund, and the outfit is looking to raise up to $175 million, shows an SEC filing. The firm hasnt responded to questions about its fundraising plans, but wed guess that investors […]

American Airlines flights in Phoenix canceled as temperatures soar

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American Airlines flights in Phoenix canceled as temperatures soar
At least 20 American Airlines flights out of Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona have been cancelled amid a weather forecast that predicts a temperature of 120 degrees for Tuesday. The American Eagle regional flights in question use the Bombardier CRJ aircraft, which has a top operating temperature of 118 degrees, according to an […]

Sleep disorder tests carried out by NHS doubles – BBC News

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Sleep disorder tests carried out by NHS doubles – BBC News
“When I got tested for sleep apnoea the doctors found that whilst I was asleep, I’d stop breathing 27 times in just one hour.”

Medicine information leaflets ‘too scary’, say experts – BBC News

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Medicine information leaflets ‘too scary’, say experts – BBC News
They make people unduly anxious about taking medicines and could be the reason why fewer than 50% continue with drugs they have started taking. The likelihood of the side-effects occurring is also rarely explained – instead they are labelled “possible” or “serious”. And the benefits of the medicines are usually understated, taking up much less […]
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