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Bystanders stops man trying to steal a woman's wheelchair

After a man tried to steal a woman's wheelchair from under her, a group of bystanders stepped in and successfully wrestled the wheelchair back from him.
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Why can't this doctor work in the UK?

An refugee doctor would love to work in the UK, and the NHS would love to have him - but there's a hitch.
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Brexit: GB to NI checks 'clear' in negotiations - Coveney

The Irish foreign minister also says concluding a trade deal by the end of 2020 is a "tall order".
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Bathing in Cleopatra's desert pool

There's no getting around the fact that Egypt is an arid destination. Wedged between the Sahara and Arabia, around 95% of the country is unrelenting desert.
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Opinion: Ronstadt's delicious takedown of Mike Pompeo

Saturday night, in one of the year's more deliciously awkward celebrity moments, singer Linda Ronstadt went head to head with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Pompeo's own turf. At a State Department event celebrating the year's Kennedy Center honorees, of which Ronstadt is one, she did away with niceties and politesse and instead told Pompeo, the evening's host and the country's most senior diplomat, exactly what she thought of him, which is not very much.
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Opinion: Ronstadt's delicious takedown of Pompeo

Saturday night, in one of the year's more deliciously awkward celebrity moments, singer Linda Ronstadt went head to head with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Pompeo's own turf. At a State Department event celebrating the year's Kennedy Center honorees, of which Ronstadt is one, she did away with niceties and politesse and instead told Pompeo, the evening's host and the country's most senior diplomat, exactly what she thought of him, which is not very much.
Tags: News, Stories, State Department, Kennedy Center, Linda Ronstadt, State, Ronstadt, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


The secrets of 'food porn' viral videos

Is the fashion for filming calorie-saturated food videos encouraging unhealthy eating?
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Do apostrophes still matter?

The end of the Apostrophe Society has sparked debate over the modern state of grammar.
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Stockton's universal basic income scheme

Stockton in California is providing poor residents with a universal basic income, but could it work nationally?
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Rory McIlroy: World number two turned down Saudi Arabia event offer

Rory McIlroy reveals that he will not be playing in next month's Saudi International despite being offered a large appearance fee.
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A Russian village is being overrun by polar bears; this is not normal

Some 60 polar bears are loitering near Ryrkaipy in Chukotka Russia, a new occurrence which is prompting some to suggest permanent evacuation.
Tags: Science, News, Ryrkaipy, Chukotka Russia


North Korea calls Trump a 'heedless and erratic old man'

A senior North Korean official has called US President Donald Trump a "heedless and erratic old man," the latest insult in an escalating war of words between the two countries.
Tags: News, North Korea, US, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


How to ride your e-bike all winter

It's a little bit different from how you ride your bike, but not much.
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Mochi ice cream is finally having a moment

Walk into any supermarket lately and you'll find mochi -- a small, round ball of ice cream encased in rice dough.
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Taurus Open New Facility in Georgia

Taurus USA have opened their new facility in Bainbridge Georgia. The opening ceremony for the new $22.5 million plant took place on 5 December. The new facility has the capacity to produce between 6,000 and 8,000 guns per week. The plant will create 300 new jobs locally with plans to expand production over the next 5 […] Read More … The post Taurus Open New Facility in Georgia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, News, Guns, Georgia, Companies, Taurus, Daily News, Bainbridge Georgia, New Facility


How to care for houseplants during the winter

Colder weather provides some unique challenges for indoor plants; here's how to how to help them get through it.
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Walmart Apologizes for Selling Christmas Sweaters Showing Santa Snorting Cocaine & Doing Other Inappropriate Things

Walmart is apologizing after several inappropriate Christmas-themed “ugly” sweaters were sold on its Canadian website by a third-party seller. One of the sweaters (pictured above) showed a wide-eyed Santa Claus sitting in front of a table with three lines of cocaine and the words “let it snow.” The very detailed (and hilarious) product description on Walmart.ca read: “We all know how snow works. It’s white, powdery and the best snow comes straight from South America. That’s bad news for jolly ol...
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Ballycastle: 'This morning was a really tragic event'

Ciaran Kinney from the Coastguard says the conditions at Ballycastle were treacherous.
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NSSF Releases Firearms Production Figures

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearms industry’s leading trade association, have released a ‘state of the union’ report outlining the very latest firearms production, purchase and ownership figures. The NSSF report includes some pretty interesting stats including that 17,740,000 Modern Sporting Rifles are in private ownership today. Earlier this year the NSSF posted their estimates for […] Read More … The post NSSF Releases Firearms Production Figures appeared first on The Firea...
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Jacqueline Woodson on Africa, America and Slavery’s Fierce Undertow

The African-American novelist journeys to Ghana, once a hub of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, as the nation invites descendants of enslaved Africans to call it their “home.” But can you go home again?
Tags: News, Africa, Atlantic, United States, Ghana, Blacks, Jacqueline, Woodson, Jacqueline Woodson, Race and Ethnicity, Travel and Vacations, Slavery (Historical, Africa America, trans-Atlantic slave trade


The man who ran a marathon in 196 countries

Nick Butter is an endurance athlete who embarked on a journey to run a marathon in all 196 countries in the world to fight prostate cancer.
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This Veteran Is Fighting For A Culture Of Change, In The Military And Herself

When Capt. Rachelle Thomas came back from war, a new battle for gender equality and wellness began.
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Syrian president's uncle on trial in France for money laundering

Rifaat al-Assad denies embezzling Syrian state funds to buy homes and offices worth €90m.
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Efrem Gidey: From Calais refugee camp to European Cross Country medal

Eritrea-born Efrem Gidey won a European Cross Country medal for Ireland less than three years after living in a refugee camp in Calais.
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Seawater Is Filled With a Sugary Feast. Here’s How Sponges Eat It.

The new research helps explain how sponges, and coral reef ecosystems, survive with limited nutrients.
Tags: News, Bacteria, Microbiology, Coral, Sugar, Michelle, Reefs, Sea Sponges, Fish and Other Marine Life, Oceans and Seas, Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Journal, Your-feed-science, Achlatis


You Should Start Practicing New Year’s Resolutions Now

Stick with us here — consider the next few weeks a dry run for a habit you’ll start the New Year fully engaged with.
Tags: News, Exercise, New Year, Psychology and Psychologists


How an Icy Moon of Saturn Got Its Stripes

Scientists have developed an explanation for one of the most striking features of Enceladus, an ocean world that has the right ingredients for life.
Tags: News, Ice, Extraterrestrial Life, Hemingway, Doug, Space and Astronomy, Saturn (Planet, Cassini (Spacecraft, Enceladus (Saturn Moon, Nature Astronomy (Journal



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