Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that suggest that theyre immigrants, they face this, Dr. Nadia Alam, leader of the Ontario-based organization and a blogger for HuffPost Canada, told CBC Toronto. When told to go to a hospital instead, the woman responded, Im not going there with all those Paki doctors. Alam told CTV news that she was horrified by the footage. It brought back memories of racism that I dealt with as a child, racism I dealt with as a medical …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury news reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

June 22, 2017

… not statistically significant. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. But Cushman also thinks there may be room to expand the scope of questions on the annual surveys. “Very often, when we look at reports like this, we get focused on the clinical details around pregnancy prevention and STD prevention. And those are certainly important topics,” she said. “But when we work with actual teens, what they often remind us of …

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Ossoff’s liberalism just wasn’t right for Georgia district

June 21, 2017

… Health and Human Services, and the race had become a proxy for the national political climate and a test of GOP might in the early months of the Trump presidency. Voters were inundated with phone calls and television ads like never before. Growing up in suburban Atlanta as a sports/political-news junkie, I remember “Hammerin’” Hank Aaron hitting number 715 in 1974, Newt Gingrich being sworn in as Congressman in 1979, and CNN launching the first 24-hour news channel in …

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Black Bear Kills Teen Runner Midway Through Alaska Trail Race

June 20, 2017

This is the worst thing that could happen, Brad Precosky, organizer of the annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climbon Bird Ridge told The Alaska Dispatch news. Cooper was found dead within two hours. He was about 500 yards off the trail in a heavily wooded area about a mile from the end of the race. He was declared dead at the scene and his body was airlifted out of the rugged terrain. Other young runners said that Cooper had veered off the trail during the race, Anchorage TV station KTUU …

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Pentagon Reportedly To Send Nearly 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16, 2017

The news comes a day after President Donald Trump reportedly gave Defense Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to set troop levels in the country in an effort to combat the spread of insurgent groups like the Islamic State and the Taliban. There are currently about 8,400 U.S. troops officially stationed in Afghanistan and an additional 2,000 not included in official tallies. The Pentagon refuted the AP report in a statement to Reuters late Thursday, saying no decisions have been made regarding …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… depressurize, The Guardian reported. Walsh told Milwaukee news station WTMJ-TV that Thompson was an experienced and careful pilot who was wearing a fireproof flight suit at the time of the crash. The crash left Thompson with burns on 40 percent of his body. Thursdays crash involved a hot air balloon known as a thermal airship, according to Jon Radowski, owner of hot air balloon manufacturer Apex Balloons.Unlike a traditional blimp, which is inflated with helium, a thermal airship uses …

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Gabrielle Giffords’ Call For Sympathy And Understanding Is Met With… Hate

June 16, 2017

On Wednesday, she reacted to the news of ashooting at a congressional baseball practicewith deep sympathy for those affected. She also expressed appreciation for the Capitol Police, whose quick response undoubtedly stopped a tragic situation from becoming worse: While the vast majority of respondents from all sides of the political spectrum welcomed the compassionate tweet: Instead, a subset of angry internet trolls latched onto Giffords as a target, attacking her on Twitter and accusing …

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Parking Cop Reacts To Conscientious Driver’s Plea In Best Possible Way

June 14, 2017

Parking control officer Jim Hellrood discovered a car parked by an expired meter in downtown Wausau on Thursday morning. CBS news reports that Hellrood interpreted the note to mean the person possibly drunk alcoholand thought walking home was the safer option. Wausau Police Department shared a photograph of the note and the warning ticket to Facebook on Monday. The post is now going viral,and earning both Hellrood and the unidentified driver plenty of kudos from people online: Related …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… Globetrotters and a crew from VICE news. RELATED: Dennis Rodman Fast Facts “I come in peace. I love the people of North Korea!” Rodman said on Twitter as he arrived. The group traveled for a basketball exhibition that pitted the Americans against North Koreans. Though the game ended in a 110-110 tie, all eyes were on the jarring sight of the rebellious 6-foot-7 ball player sitting next to the the short, clean-cut dictator in a Mao suit. Rodman told Kim he has a “friend for …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 11, 2017

… own. Due to rough waters, rescuers determined that it was too dangerous for the boat to try to tow the whale back out to seaand that it was time to end the whales suffering, according to Australias ABC news. Its been a very, very difficult afternoon for everybody involved, Shona Lorigan, vice president of the marine rescue organization ORRCA, told the Sydney Morning Herald.Mother natures not helped us today;the waves are getting bigger as I watch,Lorigan said As the weather grew worse, the …

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House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

June 11, 2017

… investigation himself for interfering in the FBI’s work. Under oath Thursday, Comey repeatedly called Trump a liar — Trump responded Friday by saying Comey was a liar. Asked if he had taped their conversations, as he implied in a threatening tweet shortly after he fired Comey, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. “Lordy, I hope there are tapes,” Comey said during his testimony Thursday. During a news conference Friday, Trump said he’d have more information …

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Donald Trump hasn’t tweeted in a very long time

June 10, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump is a big fan of Twitter. He sees it as a direct pipeline to supporters, an end run on the so-called “fake news” media. Which makes any extended period of time without a tweet from the President worth nothing. And we are in the midst of such a drought right now. This last 37 hours is not at all like those past Trump Twitter deserts. The last day and a half has seen not only the release of former FBI Director James Comey’s written testimony Wednesday …

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Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues

June 9, 2017

… news broadcast: funnels of smoke signifying a fresh airstrike; clouds of tear gas billowing after a street protest. But Minelli colors the smoke in beautiful shades of pink, blue, green, and orange — an incongruity that invites his audience to take a second look. “I am acknowledging the nature of smoke and using it for another purpose, political and artistic,” he explains. It’s a tactic that’s gotten unpredictable results, the artist says. “In …

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Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 9, 2017

… Jefferies, clearly a little startled by the news, then asked the weather man/Pitt about any future forecasts. Climate change is an issue Pitt has spoken out about for a while, so the surprise appearance in response to Trump withdrawing from the Paris Accord makes sense for the actor, as ridiculous as it was. …

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Five things to watch: The Comey hearing

June 8, 2017

… under investigation in any Russian probe. The President feels completely and totally vindicated. He is eager to continue to move forward with his agenda,” Kasowitz said in a statement. That fact is only one tree in a Siberian forest that is filled with bad news for Trump. But it’s still a glimmer of good news in the story that has cast an omnipresent cloud over Trump’s administration. 4. Can senators extract more from Comey in public? Comey is a veteran at testifying …

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The ‘Boy In The Ambulance’ Emerges In Interviews With Pro-Assad Media

June 8, 2017

… Mohammad Kheir Daqneesh, on a couch in an Aleppo home. Other photos on Allouches Facebook account show the journalist wearing a shirt with the image of Assads face. According to Ruptlys report, Daqneesh had concluded that the footage was used by opposition-supporters for the purpose of propaganda. Another video taken by the Russian news station shows Omranwaving the Syrian national flag. They are the ones who hurt us and our country and displaced the people, Daqneesh said. Omrans …

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Gunmen Launch Deadly Attack On Iranian Parliament, Mausoleum

June 7, 2017

Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, raided parliament, according to the state television website. In a separate incident, an armed man opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini and wounded a number of people, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. The identity and the motivation of the assailant was still unclear, Tasnim said. …

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Hannity: Why didn’t GOP build a consensus health care plan?

June 7, 2017

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5 things to watch: Coats, Rogers, McCabe and Rosenstein testify

June 7, 2017

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Now You Can Read A 100-Year-Old Elven Love Story By J.R.R. Tolkien

June 5, 2017

Today, a version of the storyedited by Tolkiens son Christopher goes on sale. In it, the original is kept intact, published alongside revisions and marginalia. According to BBC news, the story was inspired in part by Tolkiens wife, Edith. On a walk in an East Yorkshire wood Tolkiens wife Edith danced in a glade filled with white flowers, which became the key scene in Beren and Lthien, Tolkien specialist John Garth told the outlet. The names Beren and Lthien are also engraved on the …

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SpaceX Launches First Recycled Cargo Ship Into Orbit

June 4, 2017

A Falcon 9 rocket launched the recycled Dragon capsule at 5:07 p.m. local time Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Shortly after the first-stage booster launched the Dragon into orbit, it fell away from the capsule,flipped around, fired its engines and landed safely at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, according to Florida Today. The Dragon made its first trip to space in 2014, delivering food and supplies to the ISS, according to science news site Phys.org. …

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Trump Sought Reassurance From Fox News Before He Dumped Climate Pact

June 3, 2017

… She added: He was excited about this today; it was going to be a big speech and a lot of people would be excited about it. However, there would be people that would be upset and disappointed.He would do his best to explain. Guilfoyle has a law degree and has worked for Fox news since 2006, beginning with a program that focused on crime and legal issues. The gushing Guilfoyle recently revealed that shes on a short list of candidates to replace White House press secretary Sean Spicer,who …

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