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California wildfires leave 17 dead and 183 missing

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on California wildfires leave 17 dead and 183 missing
In neighborhood after neighborhood, all that remains are the smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke from a day of utter devastation. Newly homeless residents of California wine country took stock of their shattered lives Tuesday, a day after wildfires killed at least 15 people and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses. Hundreds more firefighters joined Read More

Johnny Depp says he would 'take a bullet' for Gerry Conlon

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Johnny Depp described his close relationship with Gerry Conlon and how he would have ‘taken a bullet’ for the man in the forward to his newly released biography.  Depp wrote the forward for his late friend who died in 2014 of lung cancer after a long and tumultuous life. The biography, which is titled In Read More

US out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad

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The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans’ streak of seven straight appearances at soccer’s showcase. Twenty-eight years after a stunning victory at Trinidad put the Americans back in the World Cup after a four-decade absence, their chances for next year’s tournament in Russia ended Read More

Military dentist is dubbed the real life Wonder Woman

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A military dentist dubbed the US Air Force’s Wonder Woman has become an Instagram star.  Alysia Macedo was just 19 when she joined the military. Now aged 28 she serves her country while keeping to a grueling fitness regime which she liveblogs for her fans. When she’s not in the dentist’s surgery, she impresses her Read More

Ten-year-old boy with rare disease signed to hockey team

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Ten-year-old Coleman Walsh who has a chronic illness called Williams syndrome will be signed to Massachusetts’s Babson College’s hockey team today. Walsh’s disease, called Williams syndrome, affects one in 10,000 people and causes developmental delays, learning difficulties and growth abnormalities, and no cure for the illness currently exists. However, specialists such as cardiologists and therapists Read More

Oregon woman jailed after having husband killed

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An Oregon woman has been sentenced to life in prison after she orchestrated the murder of her estranged husband.   Mariah Molina, 23, was sentenced by a judge on Friday for her role in the December 2015 killing of 26-year-old Luis Alberto Aguilar-Estrada in his apartment in Tigard, which is located just outside of Portland, Read More

Hollywood's silence helped Weinstein get away with it

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Once, I met Harvey Weinstein. Well, I say met; I was interviewing a famous actress (I honestly can’t remember who — they’ve all had so much Botox these days that they blend into one) in the lobby of a Central London hotel when a large man with a sweaty face walked past. ‘Harvey!’ she exclaimed, Read More

California wildfires leave 15 dead and 183 missing

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on California wildfires leave 15 dead and 183 missing
In neighborhood after neighborhood, all that remains are the smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke from a day of utter devastation. Newly homeless residents of California wine country took stock of their shattered lives Tuesday, a day after wildfires killed at least 15 people and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses. Hundreds more firefighters joined Read More

Britain's betrayal of poor white pupils

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White working-class pupils are falling behind their ethnic minority counterparts throughout their education, an official audit shows. Figures released yesterday reveal that poorer white children do worse than black and Asian children in key subjects at infant school – a disparity that continues all the way to GSCE. And disadvantaged white boys do even worse Read More

Monica Lewinsky releases anti-bullying PSA

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Monica Lewinsky wants people to think long and hard about the fact that cruel, racist, and bigoted comments are so commonplace on the internet when they’re not tolerated in real life. Lewinsky, 44, has become a vocal advocate for the anti-bullying movement in recent years, and recently teamed up with the ad agency BBDO New York Read More