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Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years

Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years

Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 long years to have a child - little did they know that when parenthood arrived, they would be blessed with six babies at the same time. Pollard noted that the medical team in charge of the babies' care has not revealed when they will be discharged from the hospital. "It's not every day that parents bring home sextuplets ". Read More

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Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

He says the court's ruling blocks Trump's "efforts to strengthen this country's national security ". But as several courts have ruled, Trump's intent is a religious ban, a ban on Muslims , and that makes it unconstitutional. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, rejecting a challenge on First Amendment grounds, proclaiming that as long as the government's reasoning in denying the visa was "facially legitimate and bona fide", the courts could not review the constitutionality ... Read More

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High noon for President Zuma as key ANC leaders seek his ouster

High noon for President Zuma as key ANC leaders seek his ouster

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu ) is expected to make a formal request to the African National Congress (ANC ) to request that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa attends and addresses its gatherings from now on. The union federation's highest decision-making body has been meeting to deal with recent public contradictions in its stances. "We are not going to invite the president of the ANC to come and address the central committee". Read More

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Maharashtra HSC 12th result 2017 not declared yet; likely this week

Maharashtra HSC 12th result 2017 not declared yet; likely this week

A total of 15,05,365 students had registered for the class 12 exams that were held in February and March 2017.Of this, 8,48,929 were boys and 6,56,436 were girls. The Maharashtra board is yet to have its review meeting, post which the exact result dates for HSC and SSC will be announced. The board conducts the HSC and SSC Examinations in the state through its nine divisional boards located at Pune , Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur and Ratnagiri. Read More

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Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

In his final pitch for why he should lead the WHO, Tedros emphasized his experience as Ethiopia's health minister, overseeing the expansion of basic health services across the country. The AU Commission affirms its support of Adhanom's priorities which include WHO reform; universal health coverage; health security; women, child and adolescent health; and the health impacts of climate and environmental change, said the statement. Read More

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Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Using his keen sense of small, Alpha alerts when AJ's blood sugar drops, prompting him to see the nurse for help. Schalk said he approached the school yearbook about including Alpha and they were "100 percent behind it". Alpha's inclusion has been an instant sensation with students such as Bloom, who tweeted "they put his service dog in the yearbook I'm CRYING". Alpha will remain Schalk's faithful friend even after he leaves high school. Read More

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Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

The White House claims the proposed budget is balanced and would eliminate the federal deficit by 2027, which relies on assumptions about tax cuts and growth that both conservative and liberal economists have said are unrealistic . DeVos says school choice gives parents and children education opportunities regardless of their income, zip code and race. Some Republicans said that that they had heard nothing from the administration beforehand prior to the release of a budget notable for ... Read More

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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Bethlehem is lively and crowded, home to Palestinian Muslims and Christians, and the Church of the Nativity, the Byzantine-era sacred site built over the grotto where the faithful believe Jesus was born. He stressed that such a potential peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians would trigger a cascade effect throughout the Middle East. The two sides are far apart on the main issues, like the future of east Jerusalem, the borders of a Palestinian state and the fate of Palestinian ... Read More

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Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

It's really out of control at the federal level, but what I am saying is, if they cut medicaid funding, then we have to cut at the state level because most of the funding comes from the feds, but I will do everything possible to keep medicaid coverage for the disabled , for single moms and for children. Read More

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Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

Trump's budget was silent on bargaining with the pharmaceutical industry to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, a topic the president has often touched on. Democratic defenders of the program warned that would deny health care and nursing home care to millions of people. "If you're on food stamps and you're able-bodied, we need you to go to work". Read More

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Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

If passed, the steep funding cuts in the plan released on Tuesday would mean much less non-military USA government engagement overseas as the administration implements Trump's "America First" worldview. Another savings - $40 billion over 10 years - comes from not allowing undocumented immigrants to collect the child-care tax credit or earned-income tax credit even if their children are USA citizens. Read More

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US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

Washington police eventually intervened, but not before almost a dozen protesters were injured , some suffering concussions and lost teeth. Protesters outside Turkey's largest courtroom in the Sincan district of Ankara called on Monday for the death penalty for the accused and flung rope nooses at the defendants as they were paraded into court handcuffed and held by the security forces. Read More

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Trump speaks alongside PM Netanyahu in Israel

In remarks earlier in the day with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, Trump said he sensed "such a different feeling toward Israel" from Arab countries that are still not at peace with the Jewish State. "Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran?" Mr Rouhani also dismissed a summit Mr Trump attended at the weekend in Saudi Arabia as a "ceremonial (event) that had no political value and will bear no results". Read More

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Kansas House rejects plan to hike taxes $1.2B

Kansas House rejects plan to hike taxes $1.2B

In addition, the new report could say whether the bill achieved enough budget savings to retain special protections the legislation would have to shield it from a Democratic filibuster in the Senate. "And so I'm sure there's going to be some give and take, but to throw out the entire budget just because you disagree with some of the principles would be inappropriate". Read More

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Israelis and Palestinians are ready 'to reach for peace'

On Tuesday, Ma'an reports separately , "Palestinian activists set up an effigy representing Palestinian prisoners in front of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem ", anticipating a possible visit from Trump . After meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas , Trump said that the he was " truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace ". Read More

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Trump budget proposes massive cut to crop insurance

Trump budget proposes massive cut to crop insurance

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, who talked briefly about the budget during a teleconference with reporters after it was released today (May 23). "They are now closer to making this a reality than ever before". "Going down this path all but guarantees there will be no new farm bill". "The proposal slashes crop insurance by $29 billion, conservation programs by $6 billion, and SNAP by $191 billion, in addition to $3 billion in cuts to other farm programs". Read More

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Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

Co-founder of humanitarian rescue group MOAS , Chris Catrambone , said on Twitter that many corpses had been brought on board their ship, and that toddlers were among the dead seen in the water. Good weather conditions off Libya have prompted an increase in the number of migrants leaving for Italy and Reuters news agency said rescue efforts were taking place for some 1,700 people on 15 boats. Read More

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