School tells this 6th-grader to fix his haircut or face suspension

April 27, 2017

(CNN)Xavier Davis has a pretty simple haircut: two shaved lines on the side. So imagine the family’s surprise when the sixth-grader was told by his teacher his haircut was a problem. “I was walking into class, and she saw my hair and said, ‘You can’t have two lines in your hair. Go to the office,” Xavier told CNN affiliate KPRC. …

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Utah Physician Says She’ll Happily Do The Job Jason Chaffetz Won’t

April 21, 2017

… common purpose to oppose what [President Donald Trump] stands for. paid, out-of-state protesters. Then came Chaffetzs comment that low-income Americans In just two days, Allen Crowdpac fundraising page, with more than 14,000 individual donations, including from former television talk-show host In a post to Facebook,Chaffetz said he planned to spend more time with his family and return to the private sector. He also said he has no ulterior motives, that he is confident he would have been …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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OReilly On Chopping Block Amid Claim He Called Black Woman Hot Chocolate

April 19, 2017

New York Magazines Gabriel Sherman reported Tuesday that the Murdoch family is leaning toward pulling Bill OReilly off of Fox Newsairwaves in the middle of growing pressure from advertisers and activist groups. David Folkenflikand CNNsBrian Stelterreported later Tuesday that an OReilly exit was being discussed. The board of 21st Century Fox, Fox News parent company, was to meet Thursday and was likely to discuss OReilly, according to CNN. Could Bill O’Reilly’s days at Fox News …

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Will Ivanka’s role in the White House pay dividends for her business?

April 19, 2017

(CNN)As the President got ready to sell his latest executive order to the American public, an overhaul of the H-1B skilled worker visa program, under his “Buy American, Hire American” slogan, Ivanka Trump appeared to be busy protecting the real emerald of the Trump family’s vast business empire: China. On April 6, hours before she and her husband dined with the Chinese President and his family, Ivanka’s company secured provisional approval for three new …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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Eric Trump Actually Complained About Mean People On Twitter

April 19, 2017

In an interview with Irelands Independent newspaper, the son of President Donald Trump blasted people who are mean on Twitter: Trump was responding to a question about golfer Rory McIlroy, who came under fire on social media after playing a round of golf with the president. Eric Trump also complained that politics is mean. His father on the campaign trail incited violence against protesters, criticized the family of a fallen soldier, and suggested that the father of then-rival Ted Cruz …

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Prince Harry sought counselling after hiding Diana death grief – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… you really need to deal with this. It is not normal to think that nothing has affected you.” Related Topics Royal family Prince Harry Mental health More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEZ Video Creator – Profit Powerhouse Create your own amazing videos using our massive library and easy cloud-based editing program. Advanced training package.Multi-Six Figures Business (PRO Upgrade) Multi-Six Figures Business (PRO Upgrade)Affiliate Traffic Masterclass DS 2 Easy TV …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… to go, Hannahs having a gay emergency with her gay dad. Elijah ** I just dont understand why you would want to leave New York, okay? Thats like something your family makes you do when youre too deep into crack to stop them. Its not something that a young, vibrant, albeit pregnant, person does. Elijah ** Ray broke up with me. Can you believe it? Marnie Mom, you cannot run away like that, okay? This is Brooklyn. Its one of the most dangerous places in America. You dont know the …

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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea’s most delicious dishes

April 17, 2017

(CNN)Graham Holliday has made a career out of eating. The author of “Eating Viet Nam” recently published a new book, this time chronicling his culinary adventures through South Korea. “Eating Korea: Reports on a Culinary Renaissance” explores the country’s rich food history and evolving contemporary culinary scene. Mid-morning, a line forms outside small, family-run Okya restaurant inside the Sin-Sijang market in the central-eastern city of Andong. …

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Newt and Callista Gingrich: Easter 2017: ‘Be Not Afraid’

April 17, 2017

… afraid. In his book, Crossing the Threshold of Hope, John Paul II reminds us that we have been redeemed.  The power of Christs Cross and Resurrection is greater than any evil which man could or should fear, he wrote. Easter Sunday is a good day to reflect on the words of Saint John Paul II and remember that the Son of God overcame death so that we may be saved through faith in Him. No enemy can threaten this gift from Jesus. We wish you and your family a blessed Easter. Newt Gingrich is a …

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Teen guilty in fatal Delaware high school fight

April 14, 2017

(CNN)A Delaware teenager was convicted Thursday of criminally negligent homicide in the beating death of a schoolmate last year in a high school bathroom. The girl also was found guilty of third-degree criminal conspiracy in the death of Amy Joyner-Francis, 16. Two other teenage girls were charged with third-degree criminal conspiracy; one was found guilty at the bench trial in Delaware family Court. The other was acquitted. …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… up in their own “we’re better than Sydney” pretension that it creates a reverse snobbery not worth even acknowledging. “Deep down, you wish you were me,” feels Sydney. “Let me get back to my champagne and don’t stick your reflection in my sunglasses ever again.” To prevent a family tragedy between these bitter sisters, the capital of Canberra was pretty much built from scratch somewhere in between. Charged with keeping things in order, the …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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

April 8, 2017

… explicit religious commitments to holy Shiite sites. Their brutality is arguably religiously motivated in a way similar to that of ISIS. That Gabbard and her allies believe being secular is enough to grant Assad legitimacy is even more important. The unspoken argument here is that alleged war crimes, mass torture and decades of repressive one-family rule are acceptable, so long as they dont have a pesky Muslim tinge. The message is precisely what controversial Trump White House advisers like …

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Windermere lakeside piano memorial concert held – BBC News

April 2, 2017

Image copyright Police Scotland/family photograph Image caption Tim Newton and Rachel Slater were reported missing after failing to return from Ben Nevis The grand piano arrived by ferry and was carried on a special frame to Claife Heights, an elevated area above the lake. Image caption The grand piano was carried up a track by Windermere Michael Richmond, whose father organised the concert, said the couple had “strong feelings” about the mountain rescue operation. …

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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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Kentucky’s last abortion clinic sues to stay open

March 31, 2017

(CNN)The only abortion provider in Kentucky could be required to close its doors Monday. EMW Women’s Surgical Center, based in Louisville, received a letter “out of the blue” on March 13 from the state’s Cabinet for Health and family Services that said the center would lose its license in 10 days, according to court records. The Cabinet granted an extension until April 3. EMW, later joined by the ACLU, filed a lawsuit in Western District of Kentucky to stop the …

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Muslim family’s home vandalized; Quran torn, green cards stolen

March 30, 2017

(CNN)A Muslim family returned from a weekend getaway to find their home vandalized. Shoaib and Mahrukh — who asked to be identified only by their first names — and their two children were alarmed to find their Alexandria, Virginia, apartment burglarized. Their Quran was torn into pieces, anti-Muslim hate graffiti was written on the wall, and valuables, ranging from their passports with green cards to computers and gold jewelry they had received as wedding gifts, had been stolen. …

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Co-sleeping: ‘My baby died after we fell asleep on the sofa’ – BBC News

March 29, 2017

… death led Dawn to isolate herself from her friends and the majority of her family. She hopes speaking out about co-sleeping will raise awareness. “It can happen to anyone,” she explains. “Anyone can get a leaflet with guidelines about how your baby should sleep, but I think putting a face to it [makes people realise] it does happen, it’s still tearing families apart. .” Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 on BBC Two and the …

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

March 27, 2017

… pupil. In areas like Warrington and East Riding, family holidays made up almost half of all missed school sessions. @media only screen and (min-width: 1px) { .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper { background-image: none; } .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper .ns_inner_wrapper { max-width: 100%; padding: 0; } } @media only screen and (min-width: 480px) { .ns_datapic_stat–absences-birmingham .ns_outer_wrapper .ns_inner_wrapper { max-width: 45%; padding: …

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Mud, sweat and cheers: The rise of obstacle course racing – BBC News

March 26, 2017

… had never committed to any kind of sporting activity in the past, but is set to take part in her first mud run. “Some family members were completely shocked that I of all people would look at signing up to something like this,” she said. “To do any of the runs would be more of a personal challenge for me… but I have to prove to myself I can do it.” Related Topics Wolverhampton Fitness More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVidPush – Basic Make …

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Anti-IS fighter family probed by police – BBC News

March 26, 2017

Media captionKimberley Taylor speaking to BBC News from Raqqa in February 2017 An anti-IS fighter who travelled to Syria from Blackburn has claimed her family is being threatened with prosecution. Kimberley Taylor – the first known British woman to fight against IS – joined Kurdish forces in the battle to reclaim Raqqa in March 2016. Ms Taylor claims her parent’s laptops and phones have been taken away and not returned for a month. She claims that her family are “afraid …

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