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Scenes from Raqqa show caliphate is crumbling

27 Jun

By Salma Abdelaziz, Nick Paton Walsh and Mohammed Eyad Kourdi, CNN Updated 0622 GMT (1422 HKT) June 27, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)At first, the video shows a seemingly normal urban life — men and women shopping in the streets, with steady […]

Connect With College Professors Before Medical School

27 Jun

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"Wedding" fulfills 5-year-old girl’s dying wish

27 Jun

With a sparkly crown, pink tulle skirt and rhinestone-lined silk top, 5-year-old Eileidh Paterson felt like a princess as she walked down the aisle to meet her future “husband.” It was a fairy tale the terminally ill girl dreamed up with her mom after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma — a cancer that is […]

​What Medicaid cuts may mean to breast cancer patients

27 Jun

As the Senate takes aim at replacing Obamacare, a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer. The study looked at what happened after a budget crunch caused Tennessee to cut nearly 170,000 people from its Medicaid rolls in 2005. Within the next few years, the researchers […]

Supreme Court hearing N.J. gambling case could help NCAA hold events in Las Vegas

27 Jun

The NCAA needs a decision from the Supreme Court so it can potentially move on to Vegas. USATSI The possibility of sanctioned NCAA events being held in Las Vegas took a potentially huge leap Tuesday when the Supreme Court agreed to hear a controversial New Jersey gaming case. The NCAA is among the plaintiffs fighting […]

Governors Kasich, Hickenlooper call for bipartisan re-write of Senate health care bill

27 Jun

Ohio Governor John Kasich and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper joined forces on Tuesday to urge Senate Democrats to call for a re-write of the Republican health care bill before they come to a vote by the end of this week. “The bill the CBO (Congressional Budget Office) did an analysis of is really not acceptable […]

U.S. says it saw preparations for another Syrian chemical attack

27 Jun

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The United States warned Syria’s leadership against staging a chemical weapons attack after Washington detected what appeared to be active preparations at a Syrian airfield used for such an attack in April, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s main international backer, denounced the warning and dismissed White House assertions that […]

Ransomware virus hits computer servers across the globe

27 Jun

MOSCOW/KIEV A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Cyber security experts said those behind the attack appeared to have exploited the same type of hacking tool used in the […]

For sale: America’s Cup chase boat, one winning Kiwi owner

27 Jun

HAMILTON, Bermuda Less than 24 hours after winning the America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand are packing up at their base in Bermuda as they prepare to take the “Auld Mug” back to Auckland. For anyone with an interest in America’s Cup memorabilia, they have already published details of three support boats they are looking […]

Pence to join Senate Republican leaders in healthcare push

27 Jun

WASHINGTON Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate pushed on Tuesday to gather enough support to pass a healthcare bill, but got little help from a report saying the measure would cause 22 million Americans to lose medical insurance over the next decade. Vice President Mike Pence was expected to join Senate Republicans for a policy […]