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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences for juveniles without the possibility for parole were unconstitutional. Last year, the court ruled that decision could be retroactive. The 25-page ruling states in part, "There is no evidence in the record to suggest that petitioner was aware of the existence of this right, much less that he meant to relinquish or abandon it" when he... [Full Article...]

A veterinary clinic in Dublin is hiring a professional 'cat cuddler'

A veterinary clinic in Dublin is hiring a professional 'cat cuddler' And, of course, you ease the cats' apprehensions by snuggling with them a lot . "If you answer yes to some or all of these questions, how about working with cats as a full time job at Just Cats Veterinary Clinic?" "Do you feed the stray cats in your locality?" It sounds like the best job in the world. [Full Article...]

House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

The CBO issued two reports on earlier versions of the Republican legislation, the American Health Care Act, in March . The Senate is not planning to simply vote on the House-passed bill , but is instead working on its own version with the aim of merging them into a single product. [Full Article...]

Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now As the debate over extending this standard to the realm of retirement products began to go public, many of them have spoken out, saying that they could see no reason why being obliged to put their clients' interests ahead of their own when selling them financial products should not be mandatory for those selling insurance products and retirement plans. [Full Article...]

Why Babies Should Not Be Given Fruit Juice in the First Year

Why Babies Should Not Be Given Fruit Juice in the First Year The academy says children should eat fruit rather than drink fruit juice. When you see a bottle stating that the contents are "100 percent fruit juice", you might assume that the beverage is a healthful alternative to whole fruits, but this is not the case. [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq victim threatens to 'convert' to Hinduism

Triple Talaq victim threatens to 'convert' to Hinduism In actuality, this is a "tussle" by Muslim women for justice against the men of their own religion, Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi submitted before a Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. On the question of whether the Centre would bring in legislation or not, Rohatgi said that even when there was no legislation, courts had all the authority to intervene. [Full Article...]

Trump honors fallen officers

Trump honors fallen officers Monday is Peace Officer Memorial Day, the first major event in Police Week, which is commemorated May 14-20. "That's really important for family because they always have closure, but they always want to make sure their son or daughter who was killed in the line of duty is never forgotten". [Full Article...]

South Africa's Vodacom Group FY profit rises on customer growth

South Africa's Vodacom Group FY profit rises on customer growth Vodacom, on the other hand, will control 87.5 per cent stake in Vodafone Kenya, giving it indirect control of 35 per cent interest in Safaricom. The transaction, which has a value of 2.361 billion euros based on Vodacom's closing share price on May 12, will increase Vodafone's ownership in Vodacom to 70% from 65%. [Full Article...]

Next Cyber Attack 'Quite Likely On Monday', Security Expert Warns

A GLOBAL cyber attack that has struck computers across Europe and Asia is believed to have infected its first Australian business, the federal government says. Sixteen National Health Service organizations in the United Kingdom were hit, and some of those hospitals canceled outpatient appointments and told people to avoid emergency departments if possible. [Full Article...]

Caitlyn Jenner finds Trump 'disappointing' and is looking into entering politics

Caitlyn Jenner finds Trump 'disappointing' and is looking into entering politics The 83-year-old host clarified he was only asking to understand what the surgery was like for the former athlete. "But most, as far as getting the time and this and that to be able to do something like that - and what's between your legs doesn't define who you are", she continued. [Full Article...]

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive I also have two moms as assistants, Sara and Kayla, and they are outstanding moms and caregivers. "It's a 24-hour job", explained Christy Savage of Vestavia Hills. And she won, for Grissom! The climax scene, where Radha lifts the gun and shoots her son is still considered one of the most , spine-chilling scenes ever shot in Indian films. [Full Article...]

California governor: More spending for schools, child care

California governor: More spending for schools, child care Obamacare has not been a success in California, but it has generally been less unsuccessful in the Golden State than elsewhere, partly because the Obama administration saw California's program as a flagship, and the program enjoys voters' support. [Full Article...]

Hepatitis C infections nearly triple in 5 years from heroin epidemic

Hepatitis C infections nearly triple in 5 years from heroin epidemic Even scarier? The CDC estimates that rates are actually much higher-about 34,000 new infections a year-and that many people don't know they have it. Last year, the agency reported a record number of fatalities from the virus occurred in 2014. In Wisconsin, cases of acute Hepatitis C have skyrocketed, going up 450 percent from 2011 to 2015. [Full Article...]

Measles in Crow Wing County and the cost of the outbreak

Measles in Crow Wing County and the cost of the outbreak The measure would guarantee the necessary doses of vaccines for the immunization of children in Romania. This outbreak and other infectious disease issues like multi-drug resistant TB and a rise in syphilis prompted Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger asked the state Legislature for $5 million for an emergency fund. [Full Article...]

Maryland clears 368 MW of offshore wind projects

Maryland clears 368 MW of offshore wind projects As proposed, the U.S. Wind offshore wind farm would cost about $1.375 billion to develop with 62 turbines about 12 to 15 miles off the Maryland coast. The Maryland General Assembly approved a regulatory framework for offshore wind in 2013, after repeated efforts by then-Gov. A picture from Cathie Associates visit to the US' first commercial offshore wind farm; Block Island. [Full Article...]

PewDiePie Discusses Mental Health Issues, Saying "It's Okay To Feel This Way"

Some days will be tougher than others. The Mental Health Foundation said that the results showed that the collective mental health of the United Kingdom was "deteriorating". They will be the first to notice if people change their behaviour or appearance, if they appear stressed or anxious or are taking more time off work sick. [Full Article...]

Rain in forecast through Sunday, when sun returns

Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. The sun will rise at 6:21:24 a.m. today and will set at 8:32:44 p.m. South, southeast wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Westerly to south-westerly winds will blow. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 13 miles per hour increasing to 15 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Nigeria leader meets Chibok girls, leaves for medical trip

Nigeria leader meets Chibok girls, leaves for medical trip But according to lawyer Zannah Mustapha, who has acted as a mediator between the Nigerian government and the extremists, some of the girls rejected the opportunity to return home. They are now with government officials in Nigeria's capital Abuja , where they will be rehabilitated before returning to their parents, many of whom do not know whether their daughters are among those freed. [Full Article...]

Clark visits Northern BC for second time on campaign trail

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver made a sudden appearance outside the conference centre after the event, where he told reporters that his party isn't anxious about the New Democrats as their focus is on "inspiring" British Columbians. "There may be jobs happening at the coast but the jobs are not happening in our community", said Dorval. "It would be outstanding for the island, because finally... [Full Article...]

Branstad signs 20-week abortion ban, voter ID bill

Branstad signs 20-week abortion ban, voter ID bill The abortion bill that Branstad said he'll sign was pushed through the Legislature over the opposition of most Democrats. Planned Parenthood posted on its Facebook page late Thursday that it will appeal the ruling to the Iowa Supreme Court. [Full Article...]


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