Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: ‘Hundreds’ of other victims – BBC News

April 29, 2017

… cosmetic effect – and performed it on many of his patients. By doing so, he left them in great danger of developing secondary cancer, jurors heard during the trial. ‘Need for training’ Linda Millband, from Thompsons Solicitors, said: “There are an enormous number of people who have suffered through having the incorrect diagnosis and have had totally erroneous treatment, and there are others who have been over-treated… “Our case is not only against Mr …

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How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

April 28, 2017

(CNN)From Great Gatsby’s luxury estate to Count Dracula’s Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain’s tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties. CNN tracked down some of literary and cinematographic history’s most famous post codes and calculated their value in today’s property markets. Use the slider tool to reveal their prices. The Great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald …

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Bride of ISIS: From ‘happily ever after’ to hell

April 26, 2017

(CNN)Islam and Ahmed met online, looking for their “happily ever after” through a Muslim dating site. Fast forward four years — and three husbands – and she and her two small children are caught in limbo in northern Syria. Islam Mitat is from Morocco; Ahmed Khalil was originally from Kabul in Afghanistan, but had moved to the UK and become a British citizen by the time they met on Muslima.com. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More …

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Is a US-North Korea war imminent?

April 26, 2017

… in South Korea practiced evacuating the country in case of an attack last year. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Trump and China: What’s at stake? Analysts say all sides believe a full-scale conventional war would be devastating and not serve anybody’s ultimate interests. Incidents in the recent past — including the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship and the 2014 shelling of a South Korean island — haven’t led to war on the Korean …

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How US, Indonesia can both win from strengthening ties

April 22, 2017

… the case for joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) it was found that, on many new issues, Indonesia would have to change many laws and institutions. Presumably a bilateral trade agreement with the US would involve similar elements. The areas of difficulties that Indonesia will face could actually lead to areas for win-win cooperation. More study is needed as Indonesia works toward strengthening its bilateral relations and overcoming issues. Whether or not it leads to a bilateral …

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Trevor Noah Has Proof That Donald Trump Is Always High

April 22, 2017

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Georgia student in police beating video says he feared for his life

April 18, 2017

(CNN)The 21-year-old Georgia college student seen on cell phone video being beaten by two Georgia police officers says he thought he was going to die during the traffic stop on April 12. Demetrius Hollins was pulled over on a busy suburban Atlanta road by Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni for not having a license plate, according to the police report. Hollins said the license plate was in the rear window. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Theatre director Michael Bogdanov has died aged 78 – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Bogdanov: ‘I suddenly realised I could go to prison’ He had been accused of procuring an act of “gross indecency” likely to cause offence for his production at London’s National Theatre, and spoke 30 years later of his “enormous relief” when the case collapsed and the prosecution withdrew its evidence on the third day of the hearing. He also said he felt “very angry” that the private …

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Trump may have to be patient about North Korea

April 18, 2017

Washington (CNN)The United States has lost its strategic patience with North Korea. So what’s a had-it-up-to-here superpower to do to stop a pariah nation bent on putting its nuclear weapons on top of a missile that could reach America? Tough talk, for sure. Lean on China to turn off its life support to its neighbor, for another. But for all the warnings that Trump will fix the showdown with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, it’s so far unclear whether at its foundation, his …

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In Ankara, celebrations for Erdogan mask a Turkish schism

April 17, 2017

… power. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH The opposition has called for a partial recount of about 37% of the votes, according to Erdal Aksunger of the CHP. As the opposition raged against the electoral board, the atmosphere at the victory rally remained steadfast in their support for their leader, with tones echoing the rhetoric of Erdogan’s nationalist, conservative case that’s dealt an increasingly authoritative hand to dissenting voices since a …

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Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly 140m, says NUT – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… emphasis on vocational skills for 14 to 19-year-olds. “In the case of the closed UTCs, an average of 10m was spent on each school, rising to 15m in the case of Tottenham UTC. “That sums of this magnitude have been thrown away at a time when schools across the country are crying out for funding for staff, to provide a broad and balanced curriculum and to ensure essential resources and equipment are available, is criminal.” Education Secretary Justine Greening this week announced …

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Russia says no, drops out of Eurovision

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Russia is saying goodbye to Europe’s beloved song contest Eurovision, according to the European Broadcasting Union. The decision stirs from growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, this year’s host country. What is Eurovision? …

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Egyptians mourn, but do they understand?

April 10, 2017

(CNN)After the bombing of two churches on Palm Sunday in Tanta and Alexandria, the Egyptian people have entered a state of mourning. Once again their Christian fellow citizens have been targeted and killed for their faith, and once again photos circulate across social media with the faces and stories of innocent Egyptians murdered as they gathered to worship. As is always the case, the Egyptian state has immediately issued calls for national unity. The spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… Sebastian Gorka believe: People in the Muslim-majority world do not become radical militants keen to target the West because of repression or deprivation. The problem lies in how Muslim they are or how secular. Activist Iyad el-Baghdadi Gabbards position a clear case of Islamophobia. Spencer and Duke are more explicit in acknowledging what this argument means. After Trumps airstrike, Spencer a picture of Assad, with his wife beside him in a sleeveless dress. A few weeks earlier, Duke …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… National Weather Service. Use this with more caution, this means conditions are favorable for tornado development, and so, you need to know what you should do in case a tornado strikes. That’s where the warning comes in, if the radar has indicated a tornado, or someone has spotted a tornado in progress, that’s when the tornado warning is issued and you should get to your safe place immediately, stop what you’re doing and seek shelter. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: By removing certain …

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‘People who just dont exist’: 6 things to keep in mind as gay men disappear in Chechnya.

April 5, 2017

… with gay pride parades an irrational threat to any homophobe. GayRussia.ru, a gay rights group, had begun applying for permits in order to hold LGBTQ pride parades in many cities across Russia. The group didn’t expect any of the applications to be accepted under President Vladimir Putin’s notoriously anti-gay policies, of course (and, in fact, none of them were), but GayRussia.ru was planning to use the permit denials to build a civil rights case to take to the European Court of …

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Remains of missing Arizona girl Isabel Celis found, police say

April 1, 2017

(CNN)An Arizona girl who disappeared from her home almost five years ago is dead, police in Tucson said Friday. The remains of Isabel Celis were discovered earlier this month during a search by authorities, Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus said. “This is not the ending that any of us hoped for but it is also not the ending of the case,” he said. …

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A huge sigh of relief on health care

March 29, 2017

(CNN)As House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican health care bill from voting, I could almost hear the giant sigh of relief from Atlanta and across the nation’s health care establishment. Hidden in the nooks and crannies of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was a provision to eliminate $1 billion in disease prevention funds from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Those cheers I imagine I hear right now in Atlanta are huzzahs from the CDC headquarters. …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… with a shisha on the sand, dance to the cheesy bar band on the wooden decking against the night sky. Drinks are reasonably priced and it’s always packed, but call ahead in case of special events on weekends. Promoters often bring in international DJs or artists such as N-Trance, The Streets and Sister Sledge. Shopping Dubai Mall This is the world’s largest mall, with 1,200 shops and a retail floor area of more than half a million square meters. It’s also filled with more …

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Term-time holidays: Where most children were absent – BBC News

March 27, 2017

… url(https://news.files.bbci.co.uk/vj/live/idt-images/data_pic-absences_birmingham/GettyImages-1825166671_cd0m0.jpg); } Unauthorised absences Number of pupils missing one or more session of school 691,910 in 2014-15 Source: DfE Getty Images The figures cover 2015-2016. In May 2016 a father won a case at the High Court to overturn a 120 fine levied for taking his daughter to Florida during term time. Isle of Wight Council appealed against the verdict and Jon Platt’s case went …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… Sturgeon doesn’t take this for granted, but it should be in the bag – the Greens will back her, so if everyone turns up there is a 69 to 59 majority for independence. In any case, the Presiding Officer has already confirmed that votes on motions like the one to be debated over two days are not binding. The chief point scored will be political. After all, Holyrood has already voted against triggering Article 50, and that seems to be going ahead regardless. And in some ways the SNP …

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