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Former New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani Former New York Mayor and top Donald Trump booster Rudy Giuliani removed himself for consideration for a top spot in the President-elect’s incoming administration, days after engaging in a fierce public fight to land the secretary of state slot. Trump’s transition team announced the news Friday afternoon after Fox News’ Catherine Herridge...
This photograph taken in Paris Friday Dec. 2, 2016 shows stories from USA Daily News 24, a fake news site registered in Veles, Macedonia. An Associated Press analysis using web intelligence service Domain Tools shows that USA Daily News 24 is one of roughly 200 U.S.-oriented sites registered in Veles, which has emerged as the unlikely hub for the...
Donald Trump's Twitter posts seem awfully close to violating the platform's rules on abusive behavior When his tweets are about voter fraud, or the “failing New York Times,” liberals get angry. When his tweets are about private citizens who oppose him, his alt-right supporters respond by targeting those individuals with threats of physical violence and cyberbullying. The most recent...
T.T. via Getty Images Last week, I met a lady in her mid-eighties, called Maria. Her story is not dissimilar to the majority of the two million people aged over 75 who live by themselves in the UK. Just over a year ago, Maria was, by her own admission, lonely. She lives by herself in London and doesn’t...
Adyna via Getty Images We had almost given up on winter. The heavy artillery of chesty coughs had begun its offence. Sore throat patrols left no tonsil untouched; runny nose gangs rampaged in their wake. The eldest was dosed up on Calpol and the baby’s chest smeared with snuffle-balm. It took a ninja’s speed and a pianist’s dexterity to...

Acceptance

Tetra Images - Vstock LLC via Getty Images Every so often, something will happen to highlight how delayed Brody is either cognitively or physically. And every so often it catches my breath or punches my gut. But the dreams I once had at night where we had conversations - the ones where I’d wake up and for a...
© iStockphoto.com (HealthDay News) -- Cats, dogs, birds and other pets can help people manage their mental disorders, a new study says. Researchers from the United Kingdom asked more than 50 adults with long-term mental conditions about the role pets play in their social networks. Sixty percent placed pets in the central and most important circle -- above family,...
The Last Diplomat Adam Entous and Devlin Barrett | The Wall Street Journal “Over a four-decade career in the foreign service, whether in Islamabad, London, Pretoria, New Delhi or Tunis, Raphel had distinguished herself by building vast networks of contacts. She had spent as much time as she could outside the embassy, rubbing shoulders with politicians, military...
The Big 12 Champion Oklahoma Sooners football team Emma Jacobs | PRI’s The World To get into Sciences Po, students typically have to pass a written entrance exam and make a presentation to a juried panel. The CEP program introduces an alternative entry process for students from about 100 specially chosen high schools in state-determined priority education zones, based...
The flood of African migrants into Italy has brought more harm than meets the eye, including “thousands of Nigerian women” forced into prostitution by well-organized Nigerian mafias, according to a series of recent reports. The year 2016 has seen a new record in Italian immigration, with over 172,000 mostly African migrants arriving over the first eleven months of the...

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