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Teacher in US dies from flu effects for not having money for medicine
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A second grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School, 38-year-old Heather Holland, died Sunday due to complications of the flu. In addition to a classroom of second graders, Holland left behind husband Frank Holland, a 10-year-old daughter, and a 7-year-old ...[Read more]
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Syria Does Not Fear War With Israel: The Rules Of Engagement Have Changed
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Damascus air defence downed its first Israeli jet (F-16) ever, at a stroke changing the rules of engagement (ROE) with Israel and sending a clear message that it is ready for war and will no longer be silent on violations of its airspace. This clash has t ...[Read more]
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Emotional bond between humans and dogs dates back 14,000 years
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Prehistoric people may well have had an emotional bond with domesticated dogs much earlier than we thought. Leiden Ph.D. candidate and vet Luc Janssens discovered that a dog found at the start of the last century in a grave dating back 14,000 years had be ...[Read more]
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Theresa May Plans Instant Split From Some EU Rules After Brexit
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Prime Minister Theresa May is drawing up plans for an instant break from key European Union regulations after Brexit -- including some on financial services -- in a drive to exploit the upside of the divorce, according to senior U.K. officials. As part of ...[Read more]
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Latin America Mexico Rejects US Oil Sanctions on Venezuela
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Mexican energy secretary Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said today that Mexico won't impose oil sanctions on Venezuela, because of the negative impact this would represent on the country's population and the Caribbean. This comes after US Secretary of State Rex T ...[Read more]
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Can the First Black Female MP Change Spain’s Perception of Race?
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For some 20 years, Bosaho worked as a nurse’s aide at a hospital in Alicante. At 35, she earned a degree in history and started a Ph.D.; her studies, her son and her work consumed her time. Then came 2008 and la crisis — the Spanish term for the worst ...[Read more]
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Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online
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In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world. It was ...[Read more]
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So many Japanese people die alone, there’s an industry devoted to cleaning up after them
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There is a putrid smell emanating from the flat. There is an obvious brown stain on the futon where the body has been. The futon, the clothes, the newspapers and horse-racing stubs are covered with maggots and flies. Still, if the man had died in the su ...[Read more]
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Top Secret Files About Switzerland’s Secret Stay-Behind Army Go Missing
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The existence of the organization became known in the early 1990s after a national commission started an investigation to determine if the military was compiling secret dossiers on "suspect" Swiss citizens. The probe was prompted by the revelation that Sw ...[Read more]
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The Panama Chronicles: How America’s enemies were targeted
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“The problem with Panama Papers is that the initial release targeted the enemies of the United States,” Bradley Birkenfeld, an American banker and whistleblower, said. “This is the way the CIA operates – they operate in a scheme in which they try ...[Read more]
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The first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals
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he earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed. Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstructi ...[Read more]
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