Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 30, 2017

… “unequivocal,” says Marjorie Newman-Williams, Marie Stopes’ vice president and director of international operations, that doing so would expose women to increased potential dangers. According to the latest WHO data, 21.6 million women annually are so desperate that they gamble with the risk of life-threatening injuries or even death to have unsafe abortions. Every year 47,000 women die from complications. “Agreeing to the Mexico City Policy would mean accepting their fate …

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Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in a week

April 28, 2017

(CNN)Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in a week, ending a frantic schedule caused by the looming expiration of the state’s supply of lethal injection drugs. Kenneth Williams, 38, was initially sentenced to life in prison for the 1998 killing of a university cheerleader. He was later convicted of capital murder after he escaped from prison and killed a man. “I was more than wrong. The crime I perpetrated against you all was senseless,” Williams said in his last words …

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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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Dying Derby mum to tie the knot after donations – BBC News

April 27, 2017

Image copyright Sarah Lowndes Image caption The couple are getting married on Friday “I feel fine, just tired,” she said. “I have to have treatment every three weeks, but we’re all excited and my children are bouncing off the walls.” Alison Walker, from the charity, said the wedding had been a challenge as she only had eight weeks to help make it possible. “It feels like I have made life-long friends,” she said. “It’s a bit …

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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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Happy Earth Day! Here Are All The Terrible Things Donald Trump Has Done So Far.

April 24, 2017

… of117 million Americans and the health of many species, including endangered birds and marine life. Food safety and industries from farming to recreation could also be at stake if the rule is thrown out. March 2, 2017: Methane emissions info scrapped Pruitt has come under scrutiny for his close ties to the fossil fuel industry connections that were clearly documented in a cache of emails released days after Pruitts confirmation as head of the EPA. Justin Merriman/Getty Images Science …

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FGM: The mother trying to protect her daughters – BBC News

April 23, 2017

My mother told my sister in the weeks before: “Someone is coming to cut you, like I cut your sisters, my mum cut me and my great-grandmother cut her. It is nothing.” Then I asked her about it. She said it was a man who cut me, I bled for an hour and nearly died. After that they didn’t cut my sisters until they were a bit older as they were scared they would die. Even though I knew this, I couldn’t tell my sister because if she didn’t have it done or tried to run …

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Around the world in seven years… on a bike – BBC News

April 23, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeigh Timmis ran out of money. But he didn’t go home. He kept cycling. Leigh Timmis has been cycling around the world since 2010 – and on Saturday he’s coming home. His seven years in the saddle have seen him confront a mountain lion and sing to a bear, all on a globetrotting budget of 5 (6.40) a day. As he reaches the final leg of his journey home to Derby, Leigh, 35, thinks back over the previous 43,000 miles …

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Bashar al-Assad and Kim Jong Un: A tale of two dictators

April 20, 2017

… similar size and population for decades, running police states that use brute force to crush dissent. Dr. Leonid Petrov, Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, notes that while Syria and North Korea are not ideologically aligned, both have “hereditary dynastical lines which control their respective countries with fear and repression.” Hafez al-Assad seized power in 1970 in a bloodless coup by military leaders, and for 29 years he dominated Syrian life …

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‘Randamoozham’: India to produce its most expensive film ever

April 19, 2017

… tapping into Indian VFX companies for Oscar-winning productions like “The Jungle Book” and “life of Pi” as well as HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Indian filmmakers are now making use of the home advantage. According to the KPMG FICCI Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2016, India has nearly 300 animation, 40 VFX and 85 game development studios with more than 15,000 employees between them. Since 2010, the country’s animation and VFX sector has …

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Theatre director Michael Bogdanov has died aged 78 – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… prosecution brought by the morality campaigner Mary Whitehouse had been allowed to happen at all. His publicist said on Tuesday: “Michael’s iconoclastic approach to Shakespeare influenced a generation of audiences and practitioners, he had a life-long commitment to education and creating shows for young people and his approach to theatre was to make it political, accessible, joyous and transformative.” Related Topics Theatre More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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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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Prince Harry sought counseling to cope with Diana’s death

April 17, 2017

… on not only my personal life but also my work as well,” he told The Telegraph in a podcast interview published Sunday. “From an emotional side, I was like ‘right, don’t ever let your emotions be part of anything.’ So, I was a typical sort of 20-, 25-, 28-year-old running around going ‘life is …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… arrested. On Friday, a delivery truck was driven into a department store in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Four people were killed in that attack and some of the 15 people injured were in critical condition as of last night. Thousands gathered on Sunday to remember the victims. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) MAX FOSTER, CNN CORRESPONDENT: There’s been a fierce determination here in Sweden to get life back to normal. That message has come from the king and the prime minister, right down to the …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… behind,” said Spieth, who squandered a five-shot lead on the 10th tee while bidding for back-to-back wire-to-wire titles last year. “In order to win this golf tournament you have to play to win.” ‘Round of my life’ Barring one bad swing on the 16th — perhaps his Jordan Spieth moment — the 40-year-old Hoffman showed he has the mettle to contend, and has the experience of playing in the penultimate group in 2015 before finishing ninth. Moore, 34, is …

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Japanese scientists want to be first to drill into the Earth’s mantle

April 8, 2017

(CNN)Humans have been to the Moon and explored almost every corner of the planet — but there’s one place they have never been. A group of Japanese scientists said they plan to be the first group to successfully drill into the Earth’s mantle, the planet’s vast molten-rock interior, which lies just beneath the outer crust. Researchers at Japan’s Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) say they are hoping to discover more about how our planet was …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

… Strongpoint Security, told CNN that the Russian version of events was “highly implausible.” All the nerve agents used in the Syrian conflict so far have been binary nerve agents, he said, which are mixed from different components within a few days of use. This is done because of the difficulties of handling agents such as Sarin, which has a very short shelf life, he said. “Nerve agents are the result of a very expensive, exotic, industrial chemical process — these are not …

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Barry Manilow on coming out and his secret marriage

April 6, 2017

(CNN)For years Barry Manilow kept his sexuality a secret, fearful of how fans might react. “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay,” the legendary singer recently told People magazine. “So I never did anything.” These days Manilow is not only out but on the cover of People talking about his private life and love of 39 years, his manager Garry Kief. …

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A revealing new photo series captures LGBTQ celebrities in their homes.

April 6, 2017

15 years ago, Tom Atwood noticed something flipping through photography books capturing gay life: Everything looked the same. The subjects were young. The aesthetics were trendy. They only featured people and stories inbig cities. Atwood, a gay photographer himself, had an idea: Why not capture LGBTQ people ordinary folks and celebrities alike living in the everyday? In “Kings & Queens in Their Castles,” a photo book documenting members of the LGBTQ community in their homes …

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When her 5-year-old broke his leg, this mom raised $0. It’s actually inspiring.

April 5, 2017

… GoFundMe campaign. Just. Wow. With support from his community support that didn’t include a single dollar Freddie’s cast came off six weeks later, right on schedule. Healthy once more, Freddie went right back to enjoying extreme sports like BMX biking, skateboarding, and snowboarding, and Ashley is free to let him enjoy them without worrying about one fall wiping out their entire life savings and leaving her family destitute. “Where we live, were not stressful when …

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15 celebrities wanted you to see how they are when the camera’s off. So they took photos.

April 5, 2017

Andrew H. Walker has photographed a lot of celebrities in his life. But at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival, he decided to try something … different. “[Actors] have, not only this personal inside voice, but they have a public persona that they put out there, and they also have their private self,” said Walker, a staff photographer at Shutterstock, in an interview with Mashable. “There’s this whole other layer of themselves as people. I found that really, really …

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HEALTHY RICE RECIPES

April 4, 2017

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The enduring appeal of Adrian Mole, aged 50 – BBC News

April 2, 2017

Image caption Stephen Mangan played Mole in The Cappuccino Years Stephen Mangan played Mole in the 2001 TV adaption of Townsend’s The Cappuccino Years and worked closely with the writer on bringing him to life on screen. Now aged 48, he began reading the Secret Diary as a teenager. “Obviously when you read it as a 13 or 14-year-old you miss some of the nuances, but what’s so clever about the books is that you get so many different perspectives,” he says. …

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Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 2, 2017

… Europe Who was Alexander Thomson? Thomson, who was born 200 years ago next week in the Stirlingshire village of Balfron, acquired the nickname ‘Greek’ despite rarely leaving Glasgow and never setting foot abroad. He was brought up as a strict Presbyterian and held to his faith throughout his life. Thomson presented himself as a hard-working businessman rather than an artist. Maybe these factors could explain why the reputation of the man, who was happily married with seven …

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Some EpiPens recalled, FDA says

April 1, 2017

(CNN)Thirteen lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. are being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, the US Food and Drug Administration said Friday. “This recall is due to the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the devices’ failure to activate,” the FDA said in a news release. EpiPens are used to give an emergency injection of epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. Replay More Videos … …

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