Kim Kardashian Faces Criticism For Car Seat Photo

June 27, 2017

… rear-facing in their car seats until they reach the age of 2 or until they reach the maximum height and weight for their seat. Other public figures have faced the same kind of criticism. CARL COURT via Getty Images When Prince William and Duchess Catherine of Cambridge brought their newborn son George home from the hospital, many people expressed concerns that the baby was not properly secured in his car seat. 95 percentof families install their newborns car seats incorrectly and …

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Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

June 27, 2017

… white when they are anything but that.” “It seems like our kids are being reduced to a line in a budget,” Chandra said. “No one seems to realize there are real people behind it.” The new bill also raises some fears for Chandra and her family. “My fear is that this bill comes into play and suddenly essential health benefits are no longer covered, like hospitalization, prescription medications,” said Chandra. “He will rely on prescription medications …

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Ian Paterson: Why have private patients not been compensated? – BBC News

June 26, 2017

… policies have very stringent restrictions, which can be revoked in cases of criminal activity, meaning the patient is not necessarily covered. “So people are not as safe in the private sector as they are in the NHS because policies are subject to review, so even if you sue somebody, if the insurers say it is criminal conduct it falls outside the policy,” she said. “It’s really bad and before this case I don’t think anyone realised it could happen.” Image …

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Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

June 26, 2017

… on the Senates version of Trumpcare, which will eject some 23 million people from health insurance and will carve $800 billion out of Medicaid. On Friday, Cassidy said in response to a question from a Washington Post reporter that the Senate bill begins to address the Jimmy Kimmel test. Just days before Cassidys CNN interview in May, Kimmel had tearfully recounted the story of his newborn sons open-heart surgery on his program in April. It was the longest three hours of my life, said Kimmel, …

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Stunning new drone footage gives us an inside look at new Steve Jobs Theater

June 25, 2017

… iPhones, patented pizza boxes that prevent pizza from getting soggy, and over 9,000 trees in the quad. Just outside of the campus is the Steve Jobs Theater. The mini flying saucer-like auditorium will play stage to all future Apple product unveilings. It features 20-foot-tall glass panes (the world’s largest glass panels) and has room to seat 1,000 people. Only question now is, will there be hordes of people clapping employees in on opening day just like with iPhone launches? More From …

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The teenagers growing up with cancer – BBC News

June 25, 2017

For Natasha, and for all patients undergoing chemotherapy, going bald changes the way they see themselves and how other people view them. She says: “It is so confusing because I miss the old self. “Before I thought I’m never going to walk out bald, I’ll always have my wigs on every time I walk out of the house. “But now I don’t care if people are looking at me because it’s not their life.” She says the wigs are hot and heavy and sometimes …

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Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

June 25, 2017

Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by laying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, before citing …

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Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was ‘glad’ Rep. Scalise was shot

June 25, 2017

Washington (CNN)A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was “glad” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead. “This motherf***er, like, his whole job is like to get people [to] convince Republicans to f***ing kick people off f***ing health care,” Montag can be heard saying in the recording in …

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Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

The government said, compared to overall graduate entry figures, teacher training recruitment remained strong and it was working closely with partners to identify and address issues. “We want teaching in Wales to be a first choice profession so we attract the very best,” the spokesman said, adding new rules announced in spring are a key part of the drive. Mr Hathway said pressures in the job were putting people off – with figures obtained by the NUT showing nearly 50,000 …

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Travis Kalanick apologists sound a lot like Donald Trump supporters

June 25, 2017

… visionary-benefactor mythos. Second: Yes, people make mistakes. people are fallible. Travis Kalanick’s not perfect. But that’s not the issue at hand. The issue’s that his company had a rotten culture that, by many accounts, came from the top. Kalanick once received the health records of a rape victim, and then used them to fuel his own conspiratorial ideas about Uber’s competitors. Kalanick and Uber so brazenly flaunted the ruleseven making software to do sothat …

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Trump Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Healthcare As Another Says ‘No’

June 24, 2017

… has provided coverage to 20 million Americans since it was passed in 2010. On Thursday, four of the Senates most conservative members said the new plan failed to rein in the federal governments role. Trump, in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday morning, called the group of conservative lawmakers four very good people. Trump said getting approval would require traveling a very, very narrow path but that But I think were going to get there. Trump later criticized the House …

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… jury opting to use such incendiary language was disturbing because it flies in the face of contrary, carefully reasoned findings by the two courts who have considered the question the most closely. Fernandez referred to the reaction of Paul Wilson, whose wife, Christy, was one of the eight people killed by Dekraai. A myth? What a slap in the face to each of these families, Wilson said to the court. We have had to suffer through this, and they call it a myth. …

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London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… take action against those responsible. The CPS is currently considering criminal charges against a range of people and organisations following the finding last year that 96 fans were unlawfully killed at the Hillsborough disaster in 1989. Public Inquiry Public inquiries are designed to establish what happened, learn from events, prevent any recurrence, and reassure. Unlike inquests they do hold people to account. However, public inquiries are set up by the government. It appoints the chair who …

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No tapes? Trump has us through the looking glass

June 23, 2017

(CNN)As the Mad Hatter of the White House tweeted his response to Congress’s questions on Thursday about the existence of audiotapes related to James B. Comey’s firing as FBI director, he stayed true to character. “I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings,” President Trump announced. But he also added that “with all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea…” …

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Would Trump make a good royal?

June 23, 2017

(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It would take a certain type of person. The sort of person who fills his court with relatives, perhaps, who thinks the separation of powers is a foreign concept, and …

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Uber’s HR chief Liane Hornsey should be the next to go

June 23, 2017

… fast-growing companiesthough it often isn’t. “Up until Ellen Pao blew the whistle on [Kleiner Perkins], they didnt have HR. I would never say HR should be one of your first five hires, however, you should have someone who is familiar not just with legal expertise but people with a moral compass,” Leslie Miley, an outspoken diversity and inclusion advocate who currently works at Slack, told Mashable last month. Uber had an HR department, but it apparently was broken, according …

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Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News

June 22, 2017

In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels of anxiety around appearance, the rise of social media where photos can receive positive or negative ratings and the popularity of celebrity culture, complete with …

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How do you get over your home burning down? – BBC News

June 22, 2017

… pyjamas. “The school was so kind, they gave them some spare bits of uniform,” says Ms De Vita, who did not have any contents insurance. Image copyright Getty Images Our homes and belongings tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and the people we love. Research into the psychology of ownership has shown that we come to see our possessions as extensions of ourselves. We place more value in something just as soon as we own it, and at a neural level, when we think …

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

(CNN)What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it’s likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier’s parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son. “No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier’s death have been drawn at this time, as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview,” the statement said. …

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Republicans Hold On To Mick Mulvaney’s Old House Seat In South Carolina

June 22, 2017

… leaders. South Carolinians still have not gotten to the point where they can look at issues versus keeping it strictly partisan politics, said Horne, a co-founder of the progressive #DemEnter group. On the issues, Archie is clearly a better choice for anybody who lives in the state other than very wealthy people. Norman campaigned heavily on his commitment to helping Trump enact his agenda, including the repeal of Obamacare. He has also embraced raising the Social Security retirement age …

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats

June 21, 2017

… the congressional district you represent; you only have to live in the same state.) Neither was a very good candidate; Ossoff was stiff and robotic on the trail while Handel struggled to win over voters that, ideologically, should have been hers from the start. The national implications, however, will dominate the story coming out of this race. Special elections — given their usually odd timing — are almost always a battle of base intensity between the two parties. The people who …

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Philando Castile shooting: Dashcam video shows rapid event

June 21, 2017

(CNN)What’s most shocking is how fast it happened. Until Tuesday, few people had seen the dashcam video from July 6, 2016, when Officer Jeronimo Yanez killed Castile in Minnesota. It was shown in court during Yanez’s trial. Yanez tells Castile his brake lights are out. The video does not show Yanez’s point of view or the inside of Castile’s car, where his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter were passengers. Yanez asks for …

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Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

June 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might be on the verge of releasing a bill to repeal Obamacare, but he’s got conservatives to convince before he can be sure he has the votes to pass it. “I think they’ve forgotten all the rallies where we said we’re going to repeal it. We had thousands of people standing up and cheering us on, saying we’re going to repeal it and now they’ve gotten pretty weak-kneed and I think they want to keep it,” …

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Medicine information leaflets ‘too scary’, say experts – BBC News

June 20, 2017

They make people unduly anxious about taking medicines and could be the reason why fewer than 50% continue with drugs they have started taking. The likelihood of the side-effects occurring is also rarely explained – instead they are labelled “possible” or “serious”. And the benefits of the medicines are usually understated, taking up much less space on the leaflet than potential harms. Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption And the confusion is …

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Inside the exclusive world of Tinder Select

June 19, 2017

Do you really want to be Select?Image: Getty Images The world first learned about the existence of Tinder Select earlier this year, but details have been hard to come by. Until now. Thankfully, Business Insider reporter Nathan McAlone managed to wrangle himself entrance into datings most exclusive club. And what he uncovered is…underwhelming. At least when compared to the VIP booth jammed with A-listers and unimaginably hot people that we’d all envisioned. He reports that visually, …

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Bill Cosby’s attorney says he is worried about entertainer’s health

June 18, 2017

… had been difficult. “(It was) hard on him. When he got there, he had been awakened at home by us, told that he had to get here. He’s blind, he’s about 80 years old and my heart really broke for him that day. When we got there we didn’t have security and people were diving on our cars. I’ve handled a lot of cases but I wasn’t quite prepared for what I would see.” Cosby — who is legally blind and carries a cane — then had to endure a taxing …

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