Computer games are the new force for political engagement. Ignore them at your peril

Labour are the first party to embrace games as a way to spread a political message -- and it will pay off. In 2017, two games, Fiscal Kombat and CorbynRun, kicked off a new interest in the value of using political games…

Truth Out (Daily)

Facebook’s Algorithm Change: Maintaining the Flow of Information in Dangerous Times

(Image: Bill Hinton / Getty Images) If you use Facebook regularly, you've probably realized that the items on your newsfeed don't appear at random or in chronological order. Facebook uses an ever-changing algorithm -- a mechanism that decides what content will appear for each person, and in what way it will be prioritized -- to determine what shows up in your feed. Recently, Facebook has made a significant change to its algorithm. Under this new iteration,…

We Cannot Expect a President With Racism “in His DNA” to Save DACA

After a federal judge ruled that Trump's racist comments likely led him to illegally end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Trump filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Courts. Now his "shithole countries" comment not only threatens Dreamers, but it could also lead to a government shutdown. It's up to the courts and Congress to save DACA.Donald Trump listens to his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev speak to the press at the White House…

New York City Councilmember Jumaane Williams: Civil Disobedience Is Needed to Protect Immigrants

New York City Councilmember Jumaane Williams was arrested last Thursday along with fellow City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez and 16 others as they and others attempted to block an ambulance being used to transport Ravi Ragbir to detention last week. Speaking at Judson Memorial Church, Williams talked about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's inspiration and the need for civil disobedience. TRANSCRIPT AMY GOODMAN: New York City Councilmember Jumaane Williams also spoke. Williams was arrested along with fellow City Councilmember…

The Electoral Justice Project Is Seeking Black Liberation and Political Transformation

The Electoral Justice Project (EJP) is working to build a political home for Black people across the country where they can actually discuss transformative public policy, say activists and organizers Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson and Jessica Byrd. The EJP wants to spark the biggest Black political renaissance -- independent of political parties and organizations.People carry signs and march at a Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle, Washington, on April 15, 2017. (Photo: Jason Redmond / AFP /…

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Here’s how to stop the next Carillion – 7 steps to public ownership

Corbyn is right – this is a ‘watershed moment’ for the ideology of privatisation that has plagued our public services for over 30 years. Here are seven steps we can take to address the root causes of the Carillion crisis – and build up a robust public sector that won’t be vulnerable to this kind of disaster. Let’s futureproof our public services…

Human rights groups call on Theresa May to cancel visit of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince

Theresa May meeting with Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud A coalition of human rights organisations has written to Theresa May, calling on her to cancel the visit of Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. The visit, which was confirmed in December, is expected in the weeks ahead. The Crown Prince has overseen the devastating bombardment of Yemen and holds the second most senior role…

How Momentum came together

As Momentum marks its second anniversary, two of its national organisers, Emma Rees and Adam Klug, have stepped down, leaving only one of the organisation’s original founders, Jon Lansman, in place. The three of them talk to Ashish Ghadiali about two years that have transformed their lives and the fortunes of the British left. We’re going to talk about Momentum past, present,…

Six things you need to know about the UK arms trade

Last week saw the first trials at Stratford Magistrates Court for activists who arrested for protesting against Defence & Security Equipment International 2017 (DSEI) last September. DSEI is one of the biggest arms fairs in the world, and brought all of the biggest arms companies and many of the world’s most repressive regimes to London for a week long festival of militarism…

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Morocco pins hopes on 2026 World Cup bid

Morocco has surprised everyone with its last-minute bid to organise the 2026 World Cup. Africa has hosted the football world's biggest showpiece only once - in 2010 when South Africa held the event. The man in charge of African football, Ahmad Ahmad, has given the country his full backing. "This is our hope and our dream, because it…

El Salvador eyes Qatar jobs for migrants leaving US

Qatari foreign minister Abdulrahman Al Thani met his Salvadoran counterpart Hugo Martinez on Tuesday [Qatari foreign ministry] El Salvador is seeking to reach an agreement with Qatar to allow Salvadoran migrants who are forced to leave the United States to work temporarily in the Gulf country, a spokesperson for the Salvadoran presidency said on Tuesday. Last week, US…

Why Russia refuses to give refugee status to Syrians

Baibers Suleiman, who is Syrian Circassian, and his wife Sara fled to Russia in 2016 [Mariya Petkova/Al Jazeera] Maykop, Republic of Adygea, Russia - When Baibers Suleiman arrived in Lebanon in 2014, having fled the war in Syria, he did not feel at ease. "We felt alienated, foreign, although we were just three hours away from our home,"…

Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

As bitcoin hit a record high of $19,000 a coin in December, the cofounder of the Bitcoin.com website warned that bitcoin was "the riskiest investment you can make".  Here are some of the things you should consider before you jump on board. What is bitcoin?  A cryptocurrency is a digital form of money that you can use to…

US military: No ‘support’ for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

A Kurdish YPG fighter patrols near a Turkish tank in Esme village in Syria's Aleppo province in 2015 [File: Mursel Coban/Depo Photos via AP] Syrian Kurdish fighters previously armed by the United States are no longer part of the battle against ISIL and the US-led coalition doesn't support them, a US military official said on Tuesday.  The comments were…

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London zoo names Okapi after Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle, the American actress who is engaged to Britain's Prince Harry, has a new namesake after London zoo named a just-born Okapi after her in honour of her wedding in May. Meghan the Okapi was born in December to Oni, in a roughly 30-minute labour captured on camera by…

Vandal-proof Thatcher statue plan rejected

A second attempt to erect a statue of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside parliament, just six months after a first proposal was thrown out over vandalism fears, looks set to fail after officials recommended it be rejected. The life-size-and-a-half statue of Thatcher by sculptor Douglas Jennings would be…

UK appoints minister to tackle loneliness

Britain has appointed a minister for loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the isolation felt by more than one in ten people in the UK. Sports minister Tracey Crouch will take on the new role, in addition to her existing job, and develop…

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“Racing The Machine” by Robert Skidelsky

One reason why automation is so frightening today is that the future was more unknowable in the past: we lacked the data for alarmist forecasts.Click To Tweet Robert Skidelsky Dispelling anxiety about robots has become a major preoccupation of business apologetics. The commonsense – and far from foolish – view is that…

“Why Turkey And EU Need A New Partnership” by Ozay Mehmet

Now, at the start of a New Year, it may be the right time to redefine Turkey-EU relations on a brand-new footing of mutual trust and respect.Click To Tweet Ozay Mehmet As a new year gets under way in a troubled world, it is timely to fix the ailing EU-Turkey relationship with…

“Instability, Not Productivity, Is The Economic Problem” by Gerald Holtham

Gerald Holtham There is currently a big debate about productivity growth. Is it as slow as it has been measured or have changes in the economy led to growing measurement errors? If slow growth is real, what causes it? I don’t claim to know but it is noticeable that periods of slow…

DNA World News (Daily)

China plans to deploy nuclear submarines at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port

In a development which is likely to worry Indian security establishment. China is planning to deploy nuclear submarines at Gwadar Port in Baluchistan province of Pakistan to keep a close tab of Indian Navy. Recently, a high level delegation from China visited Islamabad and held meeting with senior Pak Naval officers to expedite the…

96-year-old German ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’s plea for mercy rejected

A plea for clemency from a 96-year-old German convicted over his role in the murders of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has been rejected, German media cited prosecutors as saying on Wednesday. Oskar Groening, known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz", was sentenced to four years in prison…

France-Britain Border Agreement: President Macron, PM May to announce new migrant treaty

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain, the French presidency said on Wednesday.  The treaty, set to be announced at a summit in London on Thursday, will "complete the Le Touquet accord", Macron's office…

Internationalist (Daily)

Free Yanto now!

5 January 2018 West Papua Human Rights Time is running out for West Papuan activist Yanto Awerkion who faces the prospect of 15 years in jail – for his involvement in a petition calling for a referendum on independence from Indonesia Supporting a petition might seem a fairly harmless activity in most parts of the world. But not if you…

Sanctuary scholarships in a cold climate

1 January 2018 A ground breaking push seeks to get migrant students with little access to education into UK universities, Hazel Healy reveals ‘It’s been a long, long journey,’ reflects Aisha Seriki during her first week at SOAS University in London. She was among the first cohort take up a Sanctuary Scholarship, a radical scheme to support those who would…

Indonesia cracks down on organized labour

11 January 2018 Human Rights With crucial elections approaching, the Indonesian government is cracking down on organized labour – after unions forced huge minimum wage increases over recent years. Fahmi Panimbang writes. Facing crucial upcoming elections, Indonesia is cracking down on organized labour. The country is set to hold regional elections in June and a general election in 2019, and…

Science (Daily)

Miles Davis is not Mozart: The brains of jazz and classical pianists work differently

A musician's brain is different to that of a non-musician. Making music requires an interplay of abilities which are also reflected in more developed brain structures. Scientists have discovered that these capabilities are embedded in a much more finely tuned way than assumed: The brain activity…

Don’t hold your nose and close your mouth when you sneeze, doctors warn

Pinching your nose while clamping your mouth shut to contain a forceful sneeze isn't a good idea, warn doctors.

Quick quick slow is no-go in crab courtship dance

Female fiddler crabs are sensitive to changes in the speed of a male's courtship display, significantly preferring displays that accelerate to those that are performed at a constant speed or slow down.

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Tearful NHS Workers Reveal Struggles In New Labour Party Political Broadcast

Tearful NHS workers tell of the struggles they face every day in Labour’s first party political broadcast of 2018. A variety of health service staff, from GPs and clinicians to ambulance drivers and nurses, talk about the impact of cuts, staff shortages, increased waiting times and cancelled operations in the short film, which aired for the first time on Wednesday evening.  Paramedic Dave tells of seeing critically ill patients…

‘Let Customers Hang Themselves’: Secret RBS Memo Sent In The Wake Of The Financial Crash Made Public

PA Wire/PA Images An internal RBS memo urging managers to let struggling customers “hang themselves” in the wake of the financial crisis has been published. The 2009 document, which the bank claims did not reflect official policy, was sent around the organisation’s Global Restructuring Group under the heading “Just Hit Budget!” Recommendations in the memo included going after “basket cases” for work, remembering that if customers “sign they…

North And South Korea Agree First Ever Unified Olympic Team

Handout via Getty Images South Korean Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-Sung (R) shakes hands with the head of North Korean delegation, Jon Jong-Su. The two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said on Wednesday, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties. North and South Korea…

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Internet Censorship Is Not The Way To Combat Terrorism

During the lead-up to the 2017 General Election, the Conservatives mentioned proposals to heavily censor the internet in order to curb terrorism. They had already been vocal about their desires to prevent encryption on services like WhatsApp in an attempt to stop terrorists sending untraceable messages and in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing, Theresa May reaffirmed her commitment to censoring and monitoring the internet as a means of combating terror. Amber Rudd and numerous other members of the UK government have been on shows like Andrew Marr discussing the ways in which they want to outlaw encryption or build ‘backdoors’ into encryption based platforms in order to give government and police a way in. The Conservative Manifesto…

Chatter Ep 13 – Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore On Progressive Politics Northern Ireland

The co-founders of Progressive Politics Northern Ireland, Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore, were our joint guests on the latest episode of Chatter. They founded the movement in the wake of the RHI scandal (Renewable Heating Incentive) in order to promote progressive ideals in Northern Ireland and fight to ensure Northern Ireland gets equal marriage rights, the same abortion rights as the rest of the UK, and oppose regressive political policies. SPONSORS Beer52 £10 Off Win A £500 Amazon Voucher Earn Money From YouGov Surveys RESOURCES http://progpoliticsni.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ProgPoliticsNI/ Chatter Episode 3 – Boyd Sleator on Humanism and Religion If you enjoyed what you read here you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up to date with everything we are covering, or sign…

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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker. By POLITICO STAFF 01/12/2018 05:07 AM EST

University presidents: We’ve been blindsided

University presidents say they have been blindsided by charges that they are catering to the wealthy at the same moment that conservatives attack them for elitism, turning their once-untouchable institutions into political punching bags. POLITICO talked to more than a dozen college and university presidents, from small colleges to Ivy League universities and top public institutions, who expressed fear that they’re losing public and political support at an alarming rate. Story Continued Below The GOP’s tax plan is the clearest and most recent example of that backlash – and college…

Republicans step up defense of ‘not qualified’ judicial nominees

Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association. Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has played a critical, behind-the-scenes role in assessing judicial nominees and their fitness to serve on the bench. Story Continued Below But with the ABA emerging as a major stumbling block in President Donald Trump’s effort to transform the courts, the GOP is accusing the nonpartisan group of holding a liberal slant and is seeking to sideline it. The ABA has deemed at least four of Trump’s judicial nominees “not qualified” — a high…

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This Is What It’s Like To Get PTSD When You Work In The Emergency Services

Researchers are trying to work out which emergency workers are most at risk from PTSD before they even develop it. View Entire Post ›

11 Horrific, And Thankfully Historical, Ways In Which Humans Killed Each Other

Humans have always been creative when it comes to killing each other. View Entire Post ›

Two Labour MPs Will Be Investigated Over Sexual Harrassment Claims

The accusations were made against Kelvin Hopkins and Ivan Lewis. View Entire Post ›

Left Foot Forward (Daily)

Computer games are the new force for political engagement. Ignore them at your peril

Labour are the first party to embrace games as a way to spread a political message -- and it will pay off. In 2017, two games, Fiscal Kombat and CorbynRun, kicked off a new interest in the value of using political games as campaigning tools in elections. Fiscal Kombat, developed by Jean Luc Melenchon’s La France Insoumis team, and CorbynRun, developed by Labour’s Games for the Many, took both French and British general elections by storm, immediately going…

Labour’s supposed internationalism is being discredited by their Brexit stance

The party's plan to end Freedom of Movement after Brexit is a betrayal of their own ideals. Internationalism means a lot to the Labour Party. It’s our solidarity beyond borders, socialism without borders, and an expression of unity and togetherness with other people in similar situations. It means a lot, but what exactly it looks like in terms of policy is a little unclear. To some within Labour it means resisting imperialism by opposing wars and keeping borders…

EXCLUSIVE: Labour MP says Article 50 is reversible – and backs second referendum if public want it

In a candid interview with Left Foot Forward, Kate Green MP tells the site Brexit can be stopped - and backs fresh vote if deal is unworkable. European Scrutiny Committee member and former Shadow Cabinet minister Kate Green has hinted at reversing Brexit and holding a second referendum, in an interview with Left Foot Forward. She has joined a growing group of rebels calling for the Labour leader to rethink the party’s stance on Brexit. It comes after…

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With eye on Brexit talks, May to deepen security ties with France

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain and France will agree on Thursday to deepen security cooperation, a move which Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win her goodwill in talks on leaving the European Union. May, who was weakened by losing her Conservative Party’s parliamentary majority in an election last year, wants to use a summit…

Exclusive – Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights. “I am going to spend probably four or five days a week helping people…

Miles Davis is not Mozart: The brains of jazz and classical pianists work differently

A musician's brain is different to that of a non-musician. Making music requires an interplay of abilities which are also reflected in more developed brain structures. Scientists have discovered that these capabilities are embedded in a much more finely tuned way than assumed: The brain activity of jazz pianists differs from those of classical…

Don’t hold your nose and close your mouth when you sneeze, doctors warn

Pinching your nose while clamping your mouth shut to contain a forceful sneeze isn't a good idea, warn doctors.

The Canary

Daily Mail advises readers to block their chimneys to keep out foreigners this Xmas

If there’s one thing The Daily Mail is good at, it’s dehumanising other human beings. Whether it’s making refugees look like vermin or poor people seem like devious scammers, there really is no end to who it’ll hate. But this year, The Mail felt like a bit of a challenge. Which is why…

A lawyer has tracked down 817 serial rapists in one county

A lawyer in Detroit, USA, has spent eight years looking through abandoned DNA evidence relating to rape cases. Not only has she secured 127 convictions, she’s also identified 817 serial rapists in one county alone. On 17 December, she gave a remarkable interview to The Detroit Free Press, and it’s captured the attention of…

How the children of Grenfell are celebrating Christmas this year [VIDEO]

Coinciding with a sad week, six months after the Grenfell Tower fire, a nearby project held a Christmas party to help children replace some of the awful memories of the blaze with more joyful ones, putting smiles firmly back on their little faces. Doing for themselves The founder of the community-run project…

As Farage celebrates the return of the blue passport, a British satirist chimes in [VIDEO]

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he “couldn’t be happier” that the British passport is becoming blue again, replacing the burgundy design, which was brought in in 1988. But while Farage and other Brexiters are celebrating this as a victory, some aren’t as enthusiastic. John O’Farrell, a British satirist and previous lead…

The week in satire Vol. #54

And what a week it was! A week in which we got our ‘iconic‘ blue passports back! A week in which we realised the old blue passports were actually an entirely different shade of blue! And a week in which everyone under 45 said: So we used to have blue passports? But…

Middle east NPR

In Egypt, Potential Candidates Prepare To Enter Presidential Race

Filing to run for president of Egypt begins this weekend, but potential candidates say they're afraid of the consequences of taking on hardline President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who looks to run again. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Egypt has set the date of presidential elections for March 26. Candidates will be able to register to run starting on Saturday, but there are high barriers for entering the race and trying to replace the incumbent, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. NPR's Jane Arraf reports that as candidates fall…

Syrian Family May Have To Move Again To Escape Government Forces

David Greene talks to Abdul Kafi Alhamdo, an English teacher who fled Aleppo for the countryside in 2016. Advances by Syrian government forces have him worried he may have to uproot his family again.

New Phase Begins In Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Corruption Crackdown

It appears Saudi authorities may soon move businessmen and princes held on corruption charges from detention in a luxury hotel to a prison. The move comes amid a series of changes in the kingdom.

What Effect ISIS’ Declaration Of War Against Hamas Could Have In The Middle East

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Tareq Baconi, a visiting scholar with Columbia University's Middle East Institute, about ISIS' declaration of war against Hamas. The two organizations have a history of animosity that could rock an already volatile region of the Middle East. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: In the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, ISIS has declared war on another extremist group, Hamas. In a video, ISIS militants called on their followers to bomb Hamas locations. And then the video ends with the execution of…

Tunisia Celebrations And Protests Mark 7 Years Since Revolution

Sunday marks the seven-year anniversary of the ousting of Tunisia's dictator. While Tunisians are celebrating the event, vast economic problems still persist throughout the country. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Now to Tunisia, where, seven years ago today, Tunisians forced the country's dictator from power and began a transition to democracy. That was followed by uprisings in Egypt, Libya and Syria. It became known as the Arab Spring. Today, some people are celebrating, others are protesting. NPR's Ruth Sherlock is here to tell us…

Novara Media

Carillion – a Bailout by Any Other Name

At PMQs today, Theresa May’s arguments, like Carillion’s finances, were on the verge of collapse.

Choo-Choo! All Aboard the Deselection Express!

Max Shanly and Matt Zarb-Cousin celebrate the completion of Jeremy Corbyn’s Red Army Takeover of the Labour Party. The good times are here, comrades. We also do a bit on Carillion. Enjoy

Carillion Shows the System Is Rigged

From hedge funds profiting to government negligence, when ‘business leaders’ talk about economic competence, they mean keeping the system rigged: for them.

Tech Can’t Solve Rape Culture

Consent isn’t a contract – the allegations against Aziz Ansari show that men can’t rely on an over-simplistic tech solution to challenge rape culture.

President Shithole and Nige the Remoaner

Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani talk Labour’s NEC election, Farage’s second referendum pitch, the Carillion collapse and President Shithole.

Dissent Magazine (Quarterly)

Destroying to Save

Destroying to Save Michael Walzer ▪ January 15, 2018In the rubble of Mosul, November 2017 (European Commission DG ECHO / Flickr)On February 7, 1968, American bombs and rockets destroyed much of the South Vietnamese city of Ben Tre, killing between 500 and 1,000 civilians. Later that day, an unnamed American officer reportedly told AP reporter Peter Arnett that “It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.”…

Belabored Podcast #142: Smartphone Sweatshops in Asia, with Joe DiGangi

Do you know where your smartphone was made? A new in-depth report reveals dangerous conditions in Samsung factories in Vietnam.

Does Putin’s Russia Have a Death Drive? A Q&A with Masha Gessen

“There’s been so much damage done to Russian society, both from seventy years of totalitarianism and now by Putinism, that there’s no roadmap for recovery.”

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With eye on Brexit talks, May to deepen security ties with France

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain and France will agree on Thursday to deepen security cooperation, a move which Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win her goodwill in talks on leaving the European Union. May, who was weakened by losing her Conservative Party’s parliamentary majority in an election last year, wants to use a summit with President Emmanuel Macron to show Britain still has plenty to offer EU member states as she negotiates Brexit. But in talks at Sandhurst, Britain’s army officer training academy, she will be under pressure from Macron…

Exclusive – Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights. “I am going to spend probably four or five days a week helping people because we need more Republicans,” the Republican president said in an interview with Reuters. “To get the real agenda through, we need more Republicans.” Trump indicated he would avoid endorsing candidates in Republican primaries, as he…

Exclusive: Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then. Reversing decades of U.S. policy, Trump in early December recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion the process of moving the embassy from Tel Aviv, imperilling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said…

Exclusive – Trump says Russia helping North Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting “closer every day” to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States. “Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea,” Trump said during an Oval Office interview with Reuters. “What China is helping us with, Russia is denting. In other words, Russia is making up for some of what China is doing.” China and Russia both signed onto…

HEALTH – ADHD

ADHD medications may reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescent and young adult populations by about three times, reports a new study.

School year ‘relative age’ causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research

Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.

HEALTH – Breast Cancer

Could targeting the body clock stall brain cancer?

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Night shifts raise women’s cancer risk

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What you should know about breast cancer in teens

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Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk

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HEALTH – Pain Relief

Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse?

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How general anesthetics affect the brain

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Quadratus lumborum pain: Treatment and stretches

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What causes vulvar pain?

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