Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

June 27, 2017

… for the rest of his life. He is functionally asplenic and will need to take prophylactic antibiotics the rest of his life to prevent and protect against sepsis, a huge risk of death for our kids in the heterotaxy community.” Since posting Ethan’s medical bill on Friday, the tweet has been viewed over 73 thousand times. “That is why I like to tell our story. Maybe you hadn’t thought of this side before. You don’t picture a 3-year-old with all these fees.” …

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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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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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YouTube went offline worldwide, and internet had no chill

June 17, 2017

Image: Getty Images UPDATE: June 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m. EDT YouTube is back up, and life is ALL GOOD again. Carry on! The original story follows below. The world’s largest online video platform is not loading… and ahhhh… what the heck are we gonna do? YouTube went down on Friday morning and sent the internet into a tizzy. Instead of seeing the familiar YouTube home page, users were greeted with an error message. SEE ALSO: How a YouTube tech reviewer became the face of fidget …

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Instagram finally accepts branded content with official tool

June 15, 2017

… Here’s what it looks like as a traditional Instagram post and as a post in an Instagram story, featuring fashion and interior designer Aimee Song (songofstyle): Image: instagram For Instagram, introducing this tool is a huge, long overdue step to bring more transparency on the platform for creators, brands, and all of the more than 700 million monthly active users who are often exposed to such posts. Since its founding in 2012, Instagram let the system operate as the Wild West, where …

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Uber board member resigns after making ridiculous, sexist joke

June 15, 2017

… Arianna Huffington, to whom Bonderman made the comments, released an approving statement in response to the resignation. I appreciate David doing the right thing for Uber at this time of critical cultural changes at the company, Huffington said in a statement. Original story: Uber is making sweeping changes at the company after an external investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed what many already knewthe company has a serious culture problem. SEE ALSO: Uber’s …

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Britain’s Got Talent comedian Daliso Chaponda lands own Radio 4 show – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… for BBC Radio 4, said: “Daliso’s comedy is shrewd and thought-provoking as well as being very, very funny. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEasy Bonus Builder Deluxe Upgrade Built-in library of 150 plug-in-and-profit, ready Bonus products into your software account.VideoSync Monthly VidSync Backups and Restores your …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

… Roundup. His request was based on of documents released in the course of a lawsuit against Monsanto alleging glyphosate causes cancer, and that the company may have spun research and hired scientists to cover this up. As you are aware, there is considerable public interest regarding allegations of such collusion, in his response to Lieu, dated May 31 The EPA and Lieu did not immediately return requests for comment for this story. released in the lawsuitmentioning Jess Rowland, who was …

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Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… Edge of Time, a 1976 story by Marge Piercy that’s considered a feminist classic. It tells the story of a working class Mexican-American woman living in a rough area of New York. Ms Wood has said reading it was “as though someone had removed a blindfold”. Nicola Sturgeon names Sunset Song, a story of a young woman’s struggles growing up in a dysfunctional family in a farming community in Scotland, published in 1932, as her favourite book of all time. She also says James …

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