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Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

BBC News - 4 hours 50 min ago
Mistakes made by GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.

Unicef Official Resigns Over His Past Conduct Toward Women

World News (NY Times) - 4 hours 55 min ago
Justin Forsyth was accused of inappropriate behavior toward women when he was chief executive of the charity Save the Children.

Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

BBC News - 5 hours 3 min ago
Even unsweetened drinks are acidic and should not be drunk between meals, researchers say.

WATCH: NRA-loving sheriff goes down in flames when confronted by Parkland teacher who doesn’t want to shoot anyone

The Raw Story - 5 hours 25 min ago

During a CNN discussion between Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones and Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Sarah Lerner. Lerner explained that there is no reason that she as a teacher should all of the sudden be security guards on top of everything else. “I have no desire to own a gun, shoot...

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Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

BBC News - 5 hours 43 min ago
Brexit sub-committee meets for eight hours over Brexit strategy, ahead of a speech by the PM next week.

On patrol with South Korea's suicide river rescue team

BBC News - 5 hours 44 min ago
Suicide rates in South Korea are among the highest in the world, according to the World Health Organisation. Meet the river rescue team trying to save lives in the capital, Seoul.

How meat is recycled and sold to the poor

BBC News - 5 hours 49 min ago
Ever wonder what happens to restaurant leftovers? In Manila, meat from rubbish tips is recycled.

Syria war: Children struggle to survive in Eastern Ghouta

BBC News - 5 hours 58 min ago
This is the cost of five days of relentless air strikes for children in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.

Easy fixes to school security prove elusive after Florida shooting

The Raw Story - 5 hours 59 min ago

Two weeks before a gunman fatally shot 17 people at a Florida high school, Bill Lee, the president of the state’s school administrators association, warned lawmakers that Florida’s schools were vulnerable to just such an attack. “It’s not a matter of if, but when,” he w...

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As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold

World News (NY Times) - 6 hours 2 min ago
The president’s son is in India on behalf of the family business, but word that he planned a speech on foreign policy took the controversy to a new level.

Two top White House advisers may leave over tensions with Trump: sources

The Raw Story - 6 hours 3 min ago

Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or both might quit soon, four senior administration officials said. Both H.R. McMaster and John Kelly are military men considered by U.S...

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‘This is not about the 2nd Amendment’: MSNBC’s Melber berates NRA-backed Republican over defending ‘weapons of war’

The Raw Story - 6 hours 4 min ago

From the beginning of his interview with Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), MSNBC host Ari Melber blasted the positions of the National Rifle Association-backed congressman in the wake of last week’s shooting in Parkland, Florida. “There’s no constitutional right to have those guns like ...

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The low-cost mini satellites bringing mobile to the world

BBC News - 6 hours 7 min ago
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.

Elephant Tramples a Refugee Camp, and a Child is Killed

World News (NY Times) - 6 hours 12 min ago
Dozens of people were also injured after an elephant tore through the camp in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya.

Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite

World News (NY Times) - 6 hours 21 min ago
A report sent to Parliament said there was evidence to suggest that Novartis made payments to politicians.

Weinstein sorry for using Streep and Lawrence to ward off lawsuit

BBC News - 6 hours 31 min ago
The disgraced movie mogul apologises after his lawyers quoted Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence.

Blocked by Russia, U.N. Fails to Pass Syria Cease-Fire Resolution

World News (NY Times) - 6 hours 35 min ago
The resolution was intended to allow food and medicine to reach a besieged Damascus suburb, where conditions were described as “hell on earth.”

BlackRock puts gunmakers on notice after Florida school shooting

The Raw Story - 6 hours 45 min ago

The world’s largest asset manager put U.S. gunmakers on notice on Thursday that it is no longer business as usual in the wake of a shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school. BlackRock Inc said it will speak with weapons manufacturers and distributors “to understand their response&...

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Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds FK (4-2 agg)

BBC News - 6 hours 46 min ago
Arsenal survive a scare to claim an aggregate victory over Swedish minnows Ostersunds FK and reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

Columnist takes down NRA’s Wayne LaPierre and Dana Loesch for CPAC speech: ‘Why not say that facing those students?’

The Raw Story - 6 hours 47 min ago

During a Thursday interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman called out the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre and Dana Loesch as nothing more than cowards. During the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, Loesch stated outright that the media “loves...

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