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The study by Melbourne Children's found that kids raised in same-sex-parented families did as well emotionally, educationally and socially as kids raised by heterosexual couple parents. "The negative and discriminatory rhetoric of the current marriage equality debate is damaging the most vulnerable members of our community - children and adolescents".
  • Mugabe removed as World Health Organization goodwill envoy after outrage

    Mugabe removed as World Health Organization goodwill envoy after outrage

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    In announcing the appointment, Tedros had praised Zimbabwe as a country that places universal health coverage and health promotion at the centre of its policies to provide health care to all. Mugabe was head of the African Union when the bloc endorsed Tedros - a former health and foreign minister of Ethiopia - over other African candidates for the top post, without any real regional contest, they said.
  • 'M'sia not seeking Interpol help to locate Jho Low'

    'M'sia not seeking Interpol help to locate Jho Low'

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    Low , whose whereabouts are not known, has not been charged with any crime, but United States authorities have said they are moving forward with a criminal investigation into stolen 1MDB funds. "To this day, police have closed the case files and there have been no further requests by Interpol pertaining the case". A spokesman for Low could not be reached for comment.
  • Sturgeon Valley residents back home after train derails

    Sturgeon Valley residents back home after train derails

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    At least a dozen rail cars derailed in Sturgeon County at around 1:30 p.m. on October 22, 2017. On Monday, County officials said the clean-up was expected to continue throughout the day, including removing the damaged cars and fixing tracks damaged in the incident.
  • Mattis says curbing North Korea threat high on agenda of Asia trip

    Mattis says curbing North Korea threat high on agenda of Asia trip

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    South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo prepared Monday for a round of bilateral and multilateral diplomacy in Clark, the Philippines, on North Korea and other regional security issues. Defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a joint statement, underscored the "need to maintain peace and stability in the region" and called "for the exercise of self-restraint and the resumption of dialogue to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula".
  • CELG) — Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ

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    In other news, Director Ernest Mario sold 18,506 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. 27765072 shares were traded on Celgene Corporation's last session. Baird cut shares of Celgene Corporation (NDAQ: CELG ) to a Neutral rating from their previous Outperform rating. Celgene Corporation's insider ownership stands at 0.2 percent, while its insider transaction is -15.26 percent.
  • First lady, DeVos visiting West Bloomfield school

    First lady, DeVos visiting West Bloomfield school

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    Trump in a speech to the United Nations last month condemned bullying and said she was committed to fighting against it. "I think it's important that we choose kindness and compassion". We need to remember that they are always watching and listening. In spite of her pledge to help young victims of bullying, many have been quick to point out the irony of Trump's proximity to her husband's rhetoric, with his divisive Twitter presence serving as a particularly noteworthy contradiction.
  • Iowa Insurance Division announces stat will withdraw proposed stopgap measure

    Iowa Insurance Division announces stat will withdraw proposed stopgap measure

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    Congress has failed to repeal and replace Obamacare or pass any kind of fix for the individual market. "As written, the law hamstrings the administration's ability to help Iowa", Grassley said. Medica, the last remaining insurer in Iowa's individual market, announced in June they were increasing their rates by 57 percent. So far, the Trump administration has granted state innovation waivers to three states, Alaska, Minnesota, and OR; they will use federal money to help insurers cover the ...
  • Passenger in auto involved in deadly confrontation with Sask. RCMP facing charges

    Passenger in auto involved in deadly confrontation with Sask. RCMP facing charges

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    Man dies after being shot by RCMP in North Battleford, Sask . Levy wouldn't provide any further details on the pursuit, the ramming of the police cruiser, or the shooting, noting the investigation is now in the hands of Regina police. Levy said a woman who was in the vehicle suffered minor injuries in the pursuit. The member was treated at hospital and released. She was taken to hospital for treatment, and then released into custody.
  • Subway riders, rejoice: NYC is finally killing off the MetroCard in 2023

    Subway riders, rejoice: NYC is finally killing off the MetroCard in 2023

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    As the NYT article explains, the new system will work with chip cards (credit and debit cards which use the EMV standard) and smartphone payment apps such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay. This $573 million deal would hire the same company who developed the London Underground and London Commute payment system to adopt a similar payment system in 500 subway turnstiles and 600 city busses starting late-2018.
  • Possible Tornadoes Leave Trail of Destruction in SC

    Possible Tornadoes Leave Trail of Destruction in SC

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    Carroll said the weather service will likely survey several areas across the Upstate for suspected tornado activity, but will focus primarily in Spartanburg County. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. The watch is in effect until 4:45 p.m. Thunderstorms and damaging winds could hit the area as a strong cold front moves across the region.
  • Watertown Native Awarded Medal Of Honor

    Watertown Native Awarded Medal Of Honor

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    As they moved into enemy territory to a North Vietnamese encampment, they nearly immediately took heavy fire with multiple casualties. He alone treated 60-70 comrades; and, at times used himself as a shield getting severely wounded. "This is not a good four days". The audience chuckled, listening intently. "He refused treatment until all of his men had been cared for first". Rose continued treat the injured until another helicopter arrived on the scene to extract the men.
  • Singapore Airlines inks deal with Boeing worth 13.8 bln Dollars

    Singapore Airlines inks deal with Boeing worth 13.8 bln Dollars

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    The airline also has options for 12 additional aircraft, six of each aircraft type. Peter Seah, Singapore Airlines' Chairman, and Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes and other members of the airline and Boeing also were in attendance.
  • US Revokes Visa Of Kremlin Foe Bill Browder

    US Revokes Visa Of Kremlin Foe Bill Browder

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    Browder is the most prominent public advocate of the law, which prohibits sanctioned individuals from using the USA banking system. Moscow has not yet commented on the Interpol list, but Browder has always been a thorn in side of Russian President Vladimir Putin .