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  • 1/77   News Photos Slideshows
    PEOPLE TOPIC NEWS

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  • 2/77   Why Are We So Addicted to Mysteries Like ‘Making a Murderer?’
    PEOPLE TOPIC NEWS

    Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)

    Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)


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  • 3/77   New A&E Show ‘Fit to Fat to Fit’ Makes Trainers Gain Weight — But What Does it Prove?
    PEOPLE TOPIC NEWS

    Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds by consuming 8,000 calories a day.

    Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds by consuming 8,000 calories a day.


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  • 4/77   Aly Raisman on Larry Nassar assault: Sometimes people forget I'm still coping with it
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    It has been a year since former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 150 girls. But Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is still coming to terms with the sexual abuse she experienced as a teenager.

    It has been a year since former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 150 girls. But Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is still coming to terms with the sexual abuse she experienced as a teenager.


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  • 5/77   Aly Raisman on Larry Nassar assault: Sometimes people forget I’m still coping with it
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    Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman tells the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes” that she sometimes finds it difficult to hear the graphic details in the sexual assault stories of others, as she is still coping with her own traumatic experience.

    Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman tells the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes” that she sometimes finds it difficult to hear the graphic details in the sexual assault stories of others, as she is still coping with her own traumatic experience.


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  • 6/77   For the love of the brain: One mother's fight for CTE awareness
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    Karen Kinzle Zegel spends her days working on the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation website, fielding questions and giving out information on a disease she barely knew existed five years ago – until it took the life of her son, for whom the foundation is named.  Karen remembers, “We were a football family, his dad was a coach, I would cheer and yell and you know, do all the things the football mom does.  At the time, she was unaware of CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head – and the role it was playing in Patrick’s life.

    Karen Kinzle Zegel spends her days working on the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation website, fielding questions and giving out information on a disease she barely knew existed five years ago – until it took the life of her son, for whom the foundation is named. Karen remembers, “We were a football family, his dad was a coach, I would cheer and yell and you know, do all the things the football mom does. At the time, she was unaware of CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head – and the role it was playing in Patrick’s life.


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  • 7/77   Daily Digit: Why are there so few African-American baseball players?
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    It’s been 71 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but African-American participation in the MLB has sharply declined since its peak in the early ’80s.

    It’s been 71 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but African-American participation in the MLB has sharply declined since its peak in the early ’80s.


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  • 8/77   How That Pro Cyclist Hid a Motor in Her Bike
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    "Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.?

    "Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.?


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  • 9/77   Millions Will Watch the Super Bowl — But Is the Football Generation Ending?
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    One NFL player after another — from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler — has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.

    One NFL player after another — from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler — has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.


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  • 10/77   Cheerleading Coach Fired for Sabotaging Rival Teen
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    A cheering coach lost her job after allegedly tripping a cheerleader. Video shows the cheerleader backflipping and Teresa Fann sticking a leg out to stop her.

    A cheering coach lost her job after allegedly tripping a cheerleader. Video shows the cheerleader backflipping and Teresa Fann sticking a leg out to stop her.


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  • 11/77   Schools No Longer Punishing Athletes Harshly for Marijuana
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.

    At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.


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  • 12/77   World's Longest Bicycle Spans 117-Feet—Half a City Block!
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    Clear the streets! Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle.  At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the word’s longest limo, at 100 feet long.  Per Guinness World Record’s requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable.  The bike stretches half a city block. (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.

    Clear the streets! Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle.  At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the word’s longest limo, at 100 feet long. Per Guinness World Record’s requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable. The bike stretches half a city block. (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.


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  • 13/77   Why I Like It When My 8-year-old Loses at Sports
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    “In business, you either close a deal or you don’t — and if you don’t, you can’t just say, ‘Well, everybody tried hard, right?’” Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.

    “In business, you either close a deal or you don’t — and if you don’t, you can’t just say, ‘Well, everybody tried hard, right?’” Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.


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  • 14/77   Study Finds Benefit of Cheerleading
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles?  New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports.  The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams.  “The participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,” Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.

    Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles? New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports. The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams. “The participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,” Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.


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  • 15/77   Tom Brady on Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes: 'That's Poison'
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. (Photo: Instagram.com/gisele) A run-of-the-mill post-game radio interview with Tom Brady ended up being a lot more than that, when the Patriots quarterback took a swing at the processed food industry — calling out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes, specifically.  Brady’s been known to stick to an extremely healthy diet — avocado “ice cream,” anyone? — but this interview revealed the passion behind his healthy habits.

    Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. (Photo: Instagram.com/gisele) A run-of-the-mill post-game radio interview with Tom Brady ended up being a lot more than that, when the Patriots quarterback took a swing at the processed food industry — calling out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes, specifically.  Brady’s been known to stick to an extremely healthy diet — avocado “ice cream,” anyone? — but this interview revealed the passion behind his healthy habits.


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  • 16/77   When Someone You Love Spirals Out of Control, When Do You Stay and When Do You Go?
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Though the two are still legally married, Khloe Kardashian left the basketball star after five years together in 2013, reportedly over his struggle with substance abuse and, primarily, his addiction to cocaine.  Odom remains in critical condition, still unconscious, with Kardashian by his side after she rushed to Las Vegas upon hearing the news.  Earlier this week, University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian was fired, allegedly as a result of his own struggle with alcoholism and his violation of the school’s zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol use.  The 41-year-old has three children with his estranged wife.  Also this week, reality TV star Scott Disick, the former boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her children, checked into rehab to get help for his addiction problems.

    Though the two are still legally married, Khloe Kardashian left the basketball star after five years together in 2013, reportedly over his struggle with substance abuse and, primarily, his addiction to cocaine.  Odom remains in critical condition, still unconscious, with Kardashian by his side after she rushed to Las Vegas upon hearing the news.  Earlier this week, University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian was fired, allegedly as a result of his own struggle with alcoholism and his violation of the school’s zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol use. The 41-year-old has three children with his estranged wife.  Also this week, reality TV star Scott Disick, the former boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her children, checked into rehab to get help for his addiction problems.


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  • 17/77   As NFL Player Daniel Fells Contracts MRSA, a Look at How Serious Staph Infections Work
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Daniel Fells in January 2015.  “This is a serious situation that has been taken seriously from the beginning,” Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon told NFL.com.  “We’re all fighting for Daniel.” But what is MRSA, exactly?  “I can’t count how many MRSA infections I see.  While MRSA infections have leveled off in the last few years following a rapid increase from the 1960s to mid-2000s, they have the potential to turn deadly — and do.

    Daniel Fells in January 2015.  “This is a serious situation that has been taken seriously from the beginning,” Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon told NFL.com. “We’re all fighting for Daniel.” But what is MRSA, exactly? “I can’t count how many MRSA infections I see. While MRSA infections have leveled off in the last few years following a rapid increase from the 1960s to mid-2000s, they have the potential to turn deadly — and do.


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  • 18/77   High School Quarterback’s Tragic Death Highlights Silent Danger of an Enlarged Spleen
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    A spleen can become enlarged for many reasons, including genetic diseases, William Katkov, MD, a gastroenterologist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., tells Yahoo Health.  Here’s why that’s a problem: A person may feel better and resume their normal activities, but their enlarged spleen is more susceptible to rupturing and may no longer be protected by their ribcage, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to injury.  “An enlarged spleen is at an increased risk for rupture or injury in the setting of normal trauma, like a football game, diving into a pool, or minor car accident,” Katkov says.  While an enlarged spleen can be asymptomatic, Katkov says a person can feel uncomfortable or have a feeling of fullness in their upper abdomen on the left side.

    A spleen can become enlarged for many reasons, including genetic diseases, William Katkov, MD, a gastroenterologist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., tells Yahoo Health. Here’s why that’s a problem: A person may feel better and resume their normal activities, but their enlarged spleen is more susceptible to rupturing and may no longer be protected by their ribcage, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to injury. “An enlarged spleen is at an increased risk for rupture or injury in the setting of normal trauma, like a football game, diving into a pool, or minor car accident,” Katkov says. While an enlarged spleen can be asymptomatic, Katkov says a person can feel uncomfortable or have a feeling of fullness in their upper abdomen on the left side.


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  • 19/77   Novak Djokovic’s Inspiring Dad Comments: How Being a Parent Heightens Happy Moments
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    Novak Djokovic, who beat Roger Federer to claim the U.S. Open title on Sunday, says parenthood has made him a better player.  Since then, the tennis champ has credited fatherhood with improving his game.

    Novak Djokovic, who beat Roger Federer to claim the U.S. Open title on Sunday, says parenthood has made him a better player. Since then, the tennis champ has credited fatherhood with improving his game.


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  • 20/77   Little League Team’s Heartwarming Last Act for Dad and His Son
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    Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer.  Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June.  STORY: Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this year’s baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrish’s coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted.  He’s got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,” Whatley told WSFA.

    Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer. Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June. STORY: Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this year’s baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrish’s coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted. He’s got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,” Whatley told WSFA.


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  • 21/77   What We Can Learn About Sibling Rivalry From Serena and Venus Williams
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    Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serena’s victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: “I’m so happy for you.”

    Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serena’s victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: “I’m so happy for you.”


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  • 22/77   Michael Sam Makes Up With Dad Who Criticized Him for Being Gay
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    Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN — pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, “I’m old school. I’m a man-and-a-woman type of guy.” STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating Kids’ ‘Trophies for Nothing’ Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.

    Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN — pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, “I’m old school. I’m a man-and-a-woman type of guy.” STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating Kids’ ‘Trophies for Nothing’ Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.


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  • 23/77   Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018

    CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

    CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.


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  • 24/77   The weirdest tech of CES 2018

    Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.

    Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.


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  • 25/77   Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio

    At CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.

    At CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.


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  • 26/77   Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you

    Honda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.

    Honda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.


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  • 27/77   Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city

    At CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.

    At CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.


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  • 28/77   Intel wants this drone to fly you around

    Intel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

    Intel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.


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  • 29/77   AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’

    AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.

    AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.


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  • 30/77   Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018

    Nvidia rolled out a slew of updates for its GeForce line of gaming products at CES 2018 including massive computer screens and cloud game streaming.

    Nvidia rolled out a slew of updates for its GeForce line of gaming products at CES 2018 including massive computer screens and cloud game streaming.


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  • 31/77   What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018

    It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.

    It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.


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  • 32/77   Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur

    The daughter's name is Nicarri.

    The daughter's name is Nicarri.


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  • 33/77   Twitter tests longer character limit

    You may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter.  The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit.  The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean.  Users won’t see this change right away, though.  Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone.  Via Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider. ...

    You may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter. The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit. The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Users won’t see this change right away, though. Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone. Via Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider. ...


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  • 34/77   Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better — for free

    Mac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13). As the new name suggests, it’s just a refinement of last year’s Mac OS Sierra. In fact, you could sum up what's new in an article about as short as this one.

    Mac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13). As the new name suggests, it’s just a refinement of last year’s Mac OS Sierra. In fact, you could sum up what's new in an article about as short as this one.


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  • 35/77   Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects

    Want to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?

    Want to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?


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  • 36/77   The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhone

    Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone is nearly upon us. Here's everything we expect from what could be Apple's most important product in years.

    Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone is nearly upon us. Here's everything we expect from what could be Apple's most important product in years.


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  • 37/77   Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11

    Apple's App Store is getting a major update in iOS 11, and it's going to make finding new apps far better.

    Apple's App Store is getting a major update in iOS 11, and it's going to make finding new apps far better.


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  • 38/77   Why Equifax needs to give up some details about how it got hacked

    Equifax was hacked and lost the information of 143 million Americans, and they need to tell us how.

    Equifax was hacked and lost the information of 143 million Americans, and they need to tell us how.


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  • 39/77   The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhone

    Apple's iPhone 8 is nearly upon us, but not everyone is psyched. Here are the best alternatives for Apple's upcoming iPhone.

    Apple's iPhone 8 is nearly upon us, but not everyone is psyched. Here are the best alternatives for Apple's upcoming iPhone.


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  • 40/77   Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A big phone with bigger expectations

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a wonderful smartphone, but its high price is a tough pill to swallow.

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a wonderful smartphone, but its high price is a tough pill to swallow.


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  • 41/77   Pogue's Basics: Link to a Facebook post

    Yahoo's David Pogue has a sneaky way you can create a universal link to a Facebook item so that you can send or post to anyone.

    Yahoo's David Pogue has a sneaky way you can create a universal link to a Facebook item so that you can send or post to anyone.


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  • 42/77   4 amazing new gadgets you can't get in the US

    There are some gadgets that are just too cool for us Americans.

    There are some gadgets that are just too cool for us Americans.


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  • 43/77   Why you might not want a laptop with a 4K display

    More laptop makers are pushing the limits of design and performance, but high-resolution panels are hurting their batteries.

    More laptop makers are pushing the limits of design and performance, but high-resolution panels are hurting their batteries.


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  • 44/77   The most important iPhone features ever

    Apple's iPhone is one of the most important consumer gadgets ever made, and it has a lot to do with these simple features.

    Apple's iPhone is one of the most important consumer gadgets ever made, and it has a lot to do with these simple features.


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  • 45/77   Fall games guide 2017: Your free time is history

    Hope you had a nice outdoorsy summer, because for the foreseeable future, you’re going to have a hard time leaving the living room. The fall video game season is just about underway, and the 2017 edition is keeping with tradition by slinging enough massive games your way to tax both your wallet and your eyesight. From Mario to Marvel, here’s what the next few months have in store. “Destiny 2”

    Hope you had a nice outdoorsy summer, because for the foreseeable future, you’re going to have a hard time leaving the living room. The fall video game season is just about underway, and the 2017 edition is keeping with tradition by slinging enough massive games your way to tax both your wallet and your eyesight. From Mario to Marvel, here’s what the next few months have in store. “Destiny 2”


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  • 46/77   'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity

    "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.

    "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.


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  • 47/77   Hate and violence around the globe? There’s an app for that.

    The plague of “fake news” may be news to Facebook (FB), but it’s a familiar foe to a small non-profit in Washington that’s trying to use mobile apps, big data and social media to promote peace and accountability in places like Iraq, Kenya and Mexico where those technologies have often been abused to spread lies and hate.  The PeaceTech Lab aims to develop “technology that can be applied to tackle the triggers of violence,” president and CEO Sheldon Himelfarb said in an interview at the lab’s Washington headquarters at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

    The plague of “fake news” may be news to Facebook (FB), but it’s a familiar foe to a small non-profit in Washington that’s trying to use mobile apps, big data and social media to promote peace and accountability in places like Iraq, Kenya and Mexico where those technologies have often been abused to spread lies and hate. The PeaceTech Lab aims to develop “technology that can be applied to tackle the triggers of violence,” president and CEO Sheldon Himelfarb said in an interview at the lab’s Washington headquarters at the U.S. Institute of Peace.


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  • 48/77   Mike Pence Is Meeting With Venezuela's Opposition Leader to Discuss Ways to Oust Maduro
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    After a weekend effort failed to deliver aid

    After a weekend effort failed to deliver aid


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  • 49/77   Trump heads to North Korea summit in no rush on denuclearization
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    Trump and Kim are due to meet in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Wednesday and Thursday, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore, the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader.  While there is no real expectation that the second meeting will bring a final deal on ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons that threaten the United States, there are some hopes it could bring a declaration that the 1950-53 Korean War is at last formally over.  In Singapore, Kim pledged to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, but the vague agreement struck there has produced few concrete results.

    Trump and Kim are due to meet in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Wednesday and Thursday, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore, the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. While there is no real expectation that the second meeting will bring a final deal on ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons that threaten the United States, there are some hopes it could bring a declaration that the 1950-53 Korean War is at last formally over. In Singapore, Kim pledged to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, but the vague agreement struck there has produced few concrete results.


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  • 50/77   Jussie Smollett deserves punishment for hate crime hoax, but he also deserves compassion
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    Jussie Smollett is not Lex Luthor; he’s more like an inept shoplifter caught trying to steal a canned ham. We should consider feeling sorry for him.

    Jussie Smollett is not Lex Luthor; he’s more like an inept shoplifter caught trying to steal a canned ham. We should consider feeling sorry for him.


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  • 51/77   Justin Fairfax: Virginia lieutenant governor stuns senators by comparing himself to lynching victims
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    The lieutenant governor of Virginia has likened himself to a lynching victim while battling accusations of sexual assault and calls to resign from his post amid a series of scandals impacting the state’s top lawmakers.  Justin Fairfax made the controversial statements during a surprise speech on Sunday, lashing out against his critics in the state Senate as 2019 legislative session was coming to a close.  “I’ve heard much about anti-lynching on the floor of this very Senate, where people were not given any due process whatsoever, and we rue that,” Mr Fairfax said, referencing legislation the General Assembly passed expressing “profound regret” for lynchings in Virginia between 1877 and 1950.

    The lieutenant governor of Virginia has likened himself to a lynching victim while battling accusations of sexual assault and calls to resign from his post amid a series of scandals impacting the state’s top lawmakers. Justin Fairfax made the controversial statements during a surprise speech on Sunday, lashing out against his critics in the state Senate as 2019 legislative session was coming to a close. “I’ve heard much about anti-lynching on the floor of this very Senate, where people were not given any due process whatsoever, and we rue that,” Mr Fairfax said, referencing legislation the General Assembly passed expressing “profound regret” for lynchings in Virginia between 1877 and 1950.


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  • 52/77   Parts of human body found at cargo plane crash site
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    DALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities have found part of a human body at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed Saturday, although it's unclear whether it belongs to the missing crew member.

    DALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities have found part of a human body at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed Saturday, although it's unclear whether it belongs to the missing crew member.


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  • 53/77   Boeing Board to Add Nikki Haley, Who Helped Fight Union Drive
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    Haley, 47, who as South Carolina governor fiercely opposed unionization drives at a Boeing factory, has been nominated as a director ahead of the aerospace giant’s annual meeting April 29.  “Boeing will benefit greatly from her broad perspectives and combined diplomatic, government and business experience to help achieve our aspiration to be the best in aerospace and a global industrial champion,” Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said in a statement.  If elected, Haley would join another high-profile former ambassador: Caroline Kennedy, the former U.S. envoy to Japan under former President Barack Obama.

    Haley, 47, who as South Carolina governor fiercely opposed unionization drives at a Boeing factory, has been nominated as a director ahead of the aerospace giant’s annual meeting April 29. “Boeing will benefit greatly from her broad perspectives and combined diplomatic, government and business experience to help achieve our aspiration to be the best in aerospace and a global industrial champion,” Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said in a statement. If elected, Haley would join another high-profile former ambassador: Caroline Kennedy, the former U.S. envoy to Japan under former President Barack Obama.


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  • 54/77   Would-be Bangladesh hijacker was carrying fake gun: official
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    A would-be hijacker shot and killed by Bangladesh commandos was carrying a fake gun and told negotiators he wanted to commandeer a Dubai-bound flight because he had troubles with his wife, officials said Monday.  The 25-year-old was shot and later died of his wounds after taking a crew member hostage on the Biman Airlines jet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Chittagong airport late Sunday.  Airport manager Wing Commander Sarwar-e-Jaman said the hijacker was 'psychologically imbalanced'.

    A would-be hijacker shot and killed by Bangladesh commandos was carrying a fake gun and told negotiators he wanted to commandeer a Dubai-bound flight because he had troubles with his wife, officials said Monday. The 25-year-old was shot and later died of his wounds after taking a crew member hostage on the Biman Airlines jet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Chittagong airport late Sunday. Airport manager Wing Commander Sarwar-e-Jaman said the hijacker was 'psychologically imbalanced'.


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  • 55/77   AOC Is Not ‘the Boss’ for Coming Up with a Plan That Can’t Work
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    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at all of the people who have been criticizing her for her Green New Deal during a New York Hall of Science event -- even claiming that she’s “the boss” because of it.“You know what? I don’t care anymore, because at least I’m trying and they’re not,” she said.She continued:“So people are like ‘Oh it’s unrealistic, oh it’s vague, oh it doesn’t address this little minute thing’ and I’m like ‘You try! You do it!’ Because you’re not, so until you do it, I’m the boss, how about that?”Ocasio-Cortez has also made some similar comments on her Twitter feed, such as this one:> Yup. If you don’t like the GreenNewDeal, then come up with your own ambitious, on-scale proposal to address the global climate crisis.> > Until then, we’re in charge - and you’re just shouting from the cheap seats. https://t.co/h3KSJhHqDN> > -- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 23, 2019Sorry, AOC -- but this line of thinking is completely ridiculous. For one thing, someone should probably remind her that her job title is “representative” and not “God.” Her job is not to be a “boss,” but rather a servant of the people whom she represents. We aren’t supposed to be working for her; she’s supposed to be working for us.Second of all, crowning yourself as “the boss” (or any other sort of superlative title) because you came up with a “plan” that won’t even work is absurd. Make no mistake: No one with a fully functioning brain thinks it’s viable to completely eliminate all carbon emissions in ten years. Even if it were, no one with even an ounce of understanding about the economy thinks it would be wise to enact something that would completely destroy a multitude of industries. How the hell are you putting yourself on a pedestal for coming up with a plan that doesn’t work? I mean, if I suggested that we eliminate all of the carbon emissions from air travel by instead flying around on unicorns, would that make me “the boss”? Because honestly, my unicorn plan is about as feasible as Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is.It’s clear that Ocasio-Cortez thinks she’s some kind of hero for at least “trying” to solve environmental issues, but the truth is, putting forth a “plan” that could never be executed does about as much good as putting forth nothing at all. After all, a plan that isn’t feasible and the absence of a plan will have the same results -- that is, no results at all. She, of course, would disagree; she’d say that at least people are talking about it and then again credit herself for starting that conversation. That’s obviously delusional . . . climate change and what to do about it have been major topics of discussion since I can remember, and anyone who has been paying even any attention would know that.Would the world be a better place if the United States eliminated all carbon emissions? Of course it would -- just like it would be better if we all got free Lamborghinis. The truth, however, is that being a notable leader requires a lot more than just fantasizing about pie-in-the-sky proposals that have no real future. It requires having the kinds of ideas that actually are possible -- and having a plan for how to execute them. It should go without saying, but in order to credit yourself with spearheading solutions to a problem, you probably should actually have some of them first.

    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at all of the people who have been criticizing her for her Green New Deal during a New York Hall of Science event -- even claiming that she’s “the boss” because of it.“You know what? I don’t care anymore, because at least I’m trying and they’re not,” she said.She continued:“So people are like ‘Oh it’s unrealistic, oh it’s vague, oh it doesn’t address this little minute thing’ and I’m like ‘You try! You do it!’ Because you’re not, so until you do it, I’m the boss, how about that?”Ocasio-Cortez has also made some similar comments on her Twitter feed, such as this one:> Yup. If you don’t like the GreenNewDeal, then come up with your own ambitious, on-scale proposal to address the global climate crisis.> > Until then, we’re in charge - and you’re just shouting from the cheap seats. https://t.co/h3KSJhHqDN> > -- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 23, 2019Sorry, AOC -- but this line of thinking is completely ridiculous. For one thing, someone should probably remind her that her job title is “representative” and not “God.” Her job is not to be a “boss,” but rather a servant of the people whom she represents. We aren’t supposed to be working for her; she’s supposed to be working for us.Second of all, crowning yourself as “the boss” (or any other sort of superlative title) because you came up with a “plan” that won’t even work is absurd. Make no mistake: No one with a fully functioning brain thinks it’s viable to completely eliminate all carbon emissions in ten years. Even if it were, no one with even an ounce of understanding about the economy thinks it would be wise to enact something that would completely destroy a multitude of industries. How the hell are you putting yourself on a pedestal for coming up with a plan that doesn’t work? I mean, if I suggested that we eliminate all of the carbon emissions from air travel by instead flying around on unicorns, would that make me “the boss”? Because honestly, my unicorn plan is about as feasible as Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is.It’s clear that Ocasio-Cortez thinks she’s some kind of hero for at least “trying” to solve environmental issues, but the truth is, putting forth a “plan” that could never be executed does about as much good as putting forth nothing at all. After all, a plan that isn’t feasible and the absence of a plan will have the same results -- that is, no results at all. She, of course, would disagree; she’d say that at least people are talking about it and then again credit herself for starting that conversation. That’s obviously delusional . . . climate change and what to do about it have been major topics of discussion since I can remember, and anyone who has been paying even any attention would know that.Would the world be a better place if the United States eliminated all carbon emissions? Of course it would -- just like it would be better if we all got free Lamborghinis. The truth, however, is that being a notable leader requires a lot more than just fantasizing about pie-in-the-sky proposals that have no real future. It requires having the kinds of ideas that actually are possible -- and having a plan for how to execute them. It should go without saying, but in order to credit yourself with spearheading solutions to a problem, you probably should actually have some of them first.


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  • 56/77   The Crisis in Venezuela Is Rapidly Escalating. Here's Everything That Happened Over the Weekend
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    Deadly clashes at the border over humanitarian aid led to the end of diplomatic ties with Colombia and fresh talk of intervention

    Deadly clashes at the border over humanitarian aid led to the end of diplomatic ties with Colombia and fresh talk of intervention


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  • 57/77   Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects it
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    Saturday's election, which U.S. observers said had lost some credibility after being abruptly delayed by a week by officials citing organizational glitches, was expected to be Nigeria's tightest since the end of military rule two decades ago.  Northeast Nigeria has also been wracked a decade-long battle with Islamist militants has spilled into neighboring countries and led to the deployment of a regional task force.  Buhari, 76, is a former military ruler seeking a second term on an anti-corruption platform, while Atiku, 72, a businessman and ex-vice president, has pledged above all to expand the role of the private sector.

    Saturday's election, which U.S. observers said had lost some credibility after being abruptly delayed by a week by officials citing organizational glitches, was expected to be Nigeria's tightest since the end of military rule two decades ago. Northeast Nigeria has also been wracked a decade-long battle with Islamist militants has spilled into neighboring countries and led to the deployment of a regional task force. Buhari, 76, is a former military ruler seeking a second term on an anti-corruption platform, while Atiku, 72, a businessman and ex-vice president, has pledged above all to expand the role of the private sector.


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  • 58/77   Guaido's return to Venezuela to mark brazen defiance of Maduro
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    Then he made a play for Citgo.  Now, Juan Guaido says he is headed back home to Venezuela in another challenge to President Nicolas Maduro.  Guaido, recognized by most Western nations as the country's legitimate leader, slipped into neighboring Colombia last week to lead an ultimately failed effort to bring humanitarian aid into the crisis-stricken country.

    Then he made a play for Citgo. Now, Juan Guaido says he is headed back home to Venezuela in another challenge to President Nicolas Maduro. Guaido, recognized by most Western nations as the country's legitimate leader, slipped into neighboring Colombia last week to lead an ultimately failed effort to bring humanitarian aid into the crisis-stricken country.


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  • 59/77   Oil rises on OPEC-led supply cuts, report of falling U.S. crude inventories
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    Oil prices rose on Wednesday after a report of declining crude inventories in the country and as producer club OPEC seemed to stick to its supply cuts despite pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump.  U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $56.02 per barrel at 0100 GMT, up 52 cents, or 0.9 percent, from their last settlement.  International Brent crude futures were at $65.55 per barrel, up 34 cents, or 0.5 percent from their last close.

    Oil prices rose on Wednesday after a report of declining crude inventories in the country and as producer club OPEC seemed to stick to its supply cuts despite pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $56.02 per barrel at 0100 GMT, up 52 cents, or 0.9 percent, from their last settlement. International Brent crude futures were at $65.55 per barrel, up 34 cents, or 0.5 percent from their last close.


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  • 60/77   Boeing unveils a new breed of ‘wingman’ drones that fly with piloted military jets
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    Boeing is unveiling a new type of uncrewed aircraft that's designed to fly military missions alongside piloted airplanes, known as the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. The air platform is being developed for global defense customers by Boeing Austraila, and as such, represents Boeing's biggest investment in an unmanned aircraft program outside the United States. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne took the wraps off a full-scale mockup of the plane today at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon Airport in Geelong. Australia's government is teaming up with Boeing to produce a concept demonstrator called the "Loyal Wingman," which should blaze the trail… Read More

    Boeing is unveiling a new type of uncrewed aircraft that's designed to fly military missions alongside piloted airplanes, known as the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. The air platform is being developed for global defense customers by Boeing Austraila, and as such, represents Boeing's biggest investment in an unmanned aircraft program outside the United States. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne took the wraps off a full-scale mockup of the plane today at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon Airport in Geelong. Australia's government is teaming up with Boeing to produce a concept demonstrator called the "Loyal Wingman," which should blaze the trail… Read More


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  • 61/77   ‘Baby Bio’ for brain cells trial halted despite Parkinson's patients seeing 'miracle' results
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    Parkinson’s patients treated with a groundbreaking new therapy to regrow their brain cells have criticised a decision by regulators to stop trials as ‘sinful.’ In the biggest surgical trial ever for the disease, British patients had holes drilled into the heads and special ports implanted so that a naturally occurring protein could be infused directly into the brain over nine months. Described as ‘Baby Bio’ for brain cells, the Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) encourages the growth of cells that produce dopamine, a crucial hormone needed for movement, which vanishes in Parkinson’s patients. The pioneering therapy allowed some patients to put socks on for the first time in years as well as stopping debilitating tremors. But although some patients reported feeling ‘100 per cent better’ the trial did not hit the strict targets set by regulators and has been stopped, meaning none of the patients have been allowed treatment since February 2017. Vicki Dillon, 47, from Tyneside described the therapy as ‘a bloody miracle’. “It changed my life and a lot of people’s lives for the best,” she said. “It does work, there is no doubt in my mind that it works and to deny it to hundreds of thousands of people around the world would just be sinful. We need it back and we need it soon please.” A port is placed into the patients head allowing infusions of growth factor to get to a specific area of the brain Credit: MintMotion for Passionate Productions   Around 145,000 people are affected by Parkinson's in Britain, and there is yet not treatment to stop the progression of the illness, which brings tremors, speech impediments, muscles spasms and eventually death. Some 42 patients underwent robot-assisted surgery to have four tubes carefully placed into their brains between 2012 and 2017, so that GDNF could be infused directly to the affected brain areas. Half were given the treatment and half had  a placebo. But although there were encouraging signs of improvements in those receiving GDNF, there was no significant difference between the active treatment group and those who received placebo. However, brain scans showed an improvement of 100 per cent in a key area of the brain affected in the condition - offering hope that the treatment was starting to reawaken and restore damaged brain cells. And when the trial was continued for 18 months and the placebo group mover on to GDNF, both groups showed moderate to large improvements in symptoms. Tom Phipps, 63, from Bristol, who was the first person to undergo the pioneering surgery, said: "During the trial I noticed an improvement in my mobility and energy levels, and I was even able to reduce my medication. “Since it ended, I have slowly increased my medication but I still ride my bike, dig my allotment and chair the local branch of Parkinson's UK.” FAQ | Parkinson's disease Yet because there was no control group, and the study was not blinded, it did not count towards the final results. Dr Alan Whone, Principal Investigator on the GDNF trial, said: “It may be that the effects on symptoms lag behind the improvement in the brain scans, so a longer double-blind trial may have produced a clearer effect. “It's also possible that a higher dose of GDNF would have been more effective, or that participants at an earlier stage of the condition would have responded better. “This is why it's essential to continue research exploring this treatment further - GDNF continues to hold potential to improve the lives of people with Parkinson's. “This represents some of the most compelling evidence yet that we may have a means to possibly reawaken and restore the dopamine brain cells that are gradually destroyed in Parkinson's.” Charities also hailed the trial and the new technique of getting drugs to the brain, which could help in a number of other neurodegenerative conditions. Dr Arthur Roach, Director of Research at Parkinson's UK, said: "While the results are not clear-cut, the study has still been a resounding success. It has advanced our understanding of the potential effects of GDNF on damaged brain cells, shown that delivering a therapy in this way is feasible and that it is possible to deliver drugs with precision to the brain.” The results of the trial were published today in the journals Brain, and the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. The BBC followed the trial over six years for a two part series The Parkinson's Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?, which will be broadcast on BBC Two on February 28th and March 7th.

    Parkinson’s patients treated with a groundbreaking new therapy to regrow their brain cells have criticised a decision by regulators to stop trials as ‘sinful.’ In the biggest surgical trial ever for the disease, British patients had holes drilled into the heads and special ports implanted so that a naturally occurring protein could be infused directly into the brain over nine months. Described as ‘Baby Bio’ for brain cells, the Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) encourages the growth of cells that produce dopamine, a crucial hormone needed for movement, which vanishes in Parkinson’s patients. The pioneering therapy allowed some patients to put socks on for the first time in years as well as stopping debilitating tremors. But although some patients reported feeling ‘100 per cent better’ the trial did not hit the strict targets set by regulators and has been stopped, meaning none of the patients have been allowed treatment since February 2017. Vicki Dillon, 47, from Tyneside described the therapy as ‘a bloody miracle’. “It changed my life and a lot of people’s lives for the best,” she said. “It does work, there is no doubt in my mind that it works and to deny it to hundreds of thousands of people around the world would just be sinful. We need it back and we need it soon please.” A port is placed into the patients head allowing infusions of growth factor to get to a specific area of the brain Credit: MintMotion for Passionate Productions   Around 145,000 people are affected by Parkinson's in Britain, and there is yet not treatment to stop the progression of the illness, which brings tremors, speech impediments, muscles spasms and eventually death. Some 42 patients underwent robot-assisted surgery to have four tubes carefully placed into their brains between 2012 and 2017, so that GDNF could be infused directly to the affected brain areas. Half were given the treatment and half had  a placebo. But although there were encouraging signs of improvements in those receiving GDNF, there was no significant difference between the active treatment group and those who received placebo. However, brain scans showed an improvement of 100 per cent in a key area of the brain affected in the condition - offering hope that the treatment was starting to reawaken and restore damaged brain cells. And when the trial was continued for 18 months and the placebo group mover on to GDNF, both groups showed moderate to large improvements in symptoms. Tom Phipps, 63, from Bristol, who was the first person to undergo the pioneering surgery, said: "During the trial I noticed an improvement in my mobility and energy levels, and I was even able to reduce my medication. “Since it ended, I have slowly increased my medication but I still ride my bike, dig my allotment and chair the local branch of Parkinson's UK.” FAQ | Parkinson's disease Yet because there was no control group, and the study was not blinded, it did not count towards the final results. Dr Alan Whone, Principal Investigator on the GDNF trial, said: “It may be that the effects on symptoms lag behind the improvement in the brain scans, so a longer double-blind trial may have produced a clearer effect. “It's also possible that a higher dose of GDNF would have been more effective, or that participants at an earlier stage of the condition would have responded better. “This is why it's essential to continue research exploring this treatment further - GDNF continues to hold potential to improve the lives of people with Parkinson's. “This represents some of the most compelling evidence yet that we may have a means to possibly reawaken and restore the dopamine brain cells that are gradually destroyed in Parkinson's.” Charities also hailed the trial and the new technique of getting drugs to the brain, which could help in a number of other neurodegenerative conditions. Dr Arthur Roach, Director of Research at Parkinson's UK, said: "While the results are not clear-cut, the study has still been a resounding success. It has advanced our understanding of the potential effects of GDNF on damaged brain cells, shown that delivering a therapy in this way is feasible and that it is possible to deliver drugs with precision to the brain.” The results of the trial were published today in the journals Brain, and the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. The BBC followed the trial over six years for a two part series The Parkinson's Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?, which will be broadcast on BBC Two on February 28th and March 7th.


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  • 62/77   Learning to Be Content Without the Latest Diabetes Technology
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    There are a lot of choices you can make about which diabetes devices to use, so here's how the author remains content even if she doesn't have the latest technology.

    There are a lot of choices you can make about which diabetes devices to use, so here's how the author remains content even if she doesn't have the latest technology.


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  • 63/77   Breaking Out of the Shadows of the Autistic Boys' Club
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    Taylor Linloff discusses being undiagnosed as autistic until adulthood because autism is viewed as mostly occurring in boys.

    Taylor Linloff discusses being undiagnosed as autistic until adulthood because autism is viewed as mostly occurring in boys.


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  • 64/77   Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president: electoral commission results
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    Buhari faces a daunting to-do list, including reviving an economy still struggling to recover from a 2016 recession and quelling a decade-old Islamist insurgency that has killed thousands of people in the northeast, many of them civilians.  Buhari of the All Progressive Congress party proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields, and Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term.  The president won by 3.9 million votes, having garnered 15.2 million to Atiku's 11.3 million.

    Buhari faces a daunting to-do list, including reviving an economy still struggling to recover from a 2016 recession and quelling a decade-old Islamist insurgency that has killed thousands of people in the northeast, many of them civilians. Buhari of the All Progressive Congress party proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields, and Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term. The president won by 3.9 million votes, having garnered 15.2 million to Atiku's 11.3 million.


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  • 65/77   Boeing unveils unmanned combat jet developed in Australia
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    Boeing Co on Wednesday unveiled an unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia and designed to fly alongside crewed aircraft in combat for a fraction of the cost.  The U.S. manufacturer hopes to sell the multi-role aircraft, which is 38 feet long (11.6 meters) and has a 2,000 nautical mile (3,704 kilometer) range, to customers around the world, modifying it as requested.  It is Australia's first domestically developed combat aircraft in decades and Boeing's biggest investment in unmanned systems outside the United States, although the company declined to specify the dollar amount.

    Boeing Co on Wednesday unveiled an unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia and designed to fly alongside crewed aircraft in combat for a fraction of the cost. The U.S. manufacturer hopes to sell the multi-role aircraft, which is 38 feet long (11.6 meters) and has a 2,000 nautical mile (3,704 kilometer) range, to customers around the world, modifying it as requested. It is Australia's first domestically developed combat aircraft in decades and Boeing's biggest investment in unmanned systems outside the United States, although the company declined to specify the dollar amount.


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  • 66/77   A Deep Look Into How Selma Blair’s MS Diagnosis Has Totally Changed Her Life
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    The disease causes disabling symptoms.

    The disease causes disabling symptoms.


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  • 67/77   Angelina Jolie makes rare appearance with all 6 of her children at movie screening
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    Angelina Jolie brought all six of her children to a screening of "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" in New York City Monday, marking their second family outing in weeks.

    Angelina Jolie brought all six of her children to a screening of "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" in New York City Monday, marking their second family outing in weeks.


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  • 68/77   Steve Irwin's Wife Reveals the Real Reason Why She Hasn't Dated Since He Died
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    It's been 10 years since her late husband's fatal accident.

    It's been 10 years since her late husband's fatal accident.


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  • 69/77   Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children
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    A measles outbreak centered around Portland, Ore., and neighboring Vancouver, Wash., has sickened at least 53 people, most of them children. According to the health department in Clark County, Wa...

    A measles outbreak centered around Portland, Ore., and neighboring Vancouver, Wash., has sickened at least 53 people, most of them children. According to the health department in Clark County, Wa...


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  • 70/77   Does Coconut Oil Actually Help You Lose Weight?
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    There are some red flags to this saturated fat.

    There are some red flags to this saturated fat.


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  • 71/77   Why are Americans in so much pain?
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    Brian Whitfield sat on the floor of his office, back against the wall, gun in hand and a heavy-duty garbage bag nearby.  Whitfield says he still can’t pinpoint why he felt so intensely depressed or abandoned in those moments.  The chaos began about five years before, in 2011, when Whitfield visited multiple doctors for pain from knee and back injuries he had sustained while serving in the Marine Corps several years earlier.

    Brian Whitfield sat on the floor of his office, back against the wall, gun in hand and a heavy-duty garbage bag nearby. Whitfield says he still can’t pinpoint why he felt so intensely depressed or abandoned in those moments. The chaos began about five years before, in 2011, when Whitfield visited multiple doctors for pain from knee and back injuries he had sustained while serving in the Marine Corps several years earlier.


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  • 72/77   What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out
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    If you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...

    If you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...


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  • 73/77   How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?
    HEALTH TOPIC NEWS

    Spoiler: quality matters more than quantity.

    Spoiler: quality matters more than quantity.


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  • 74/77   These Are the Best Ways to Lose Weight in Your Face
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    A few all-natural tweaks may be just what you need.

    A few all-natural tweaks may be just what you need.


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  • 75/77   When You Don't Have to Finish Your Antibiotics
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    For decades, doctors and public-health officials have given those who have been prescribed antibiotics the same advice: Finish the whole bottle—even if you’re feeling better. But an analysis publ...

    For decades, doctors and public-health officials have given those who have been prescribed antibiotics the same advice: Finish the whole bottle—even if you’re feeling better. But an analysis publ...


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  • 76/77   Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural Disaster
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    Hurricane season is far from over on the East Coast of the U.S., and wildfires continue to rage across the west. If you're facing a storm or other major disaster, there are a number of measures y...

    Hurricane season is far from over on the East Coast of the U.S., and wildfires continue to rage across the west. If you're facing a storm or other major disaster, there are a number of measures y...


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  • 77/77   When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go Bag
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    A well-stocked medication go bag can be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...

    A well-stocked medication go bag can be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...


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