Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

June 22, 2017

… not statistically significant. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. But Cushman also thinks there may be room to expand the scope of questions on the annual surveys. “Very often, when we look at reports like this, we get focused on the clinical details around pregnancy prevention and STD prevention. And those are certainly important topics,” she said. “But when we work with actual teens, what they often remind us of …

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GOP Senators Still Frustrated With Obamacare Repeal Bill, Still Doing Nothing About It

June 19, 2017

… open: That bill has to at least have a vote in the Senate, and I hope its a vote that allows plenty of time for debate, analysis, and changes. And input. And if thats the process we follow, it will be fine. If it is an effort to rush from a small group of people straight to the floor in an up-or-down vote, that would be a problem. The Senate rules are not conducive to that sort of action. As , the former Senate aide now at the Center for American Progress pointed out on Twitter, Rubios vow is …

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North Korean hackers blamed for worldwide WannaCry cyberattack

June 17, 2017

… called WannaCry which hit multiple countries across the globe, locking up computers and ransoming access in exchange for large Bitcoin payments. The NHS wasn’t specifically targeted in the attack and the attack affected organisations from across a range of sectors. The claim that the ransomware attack originated from North Korea was originally made in May by Google security researcher Neel Mehta, who posted a cryptic set of characters on Twitter together with the hashtag …

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Amazon buys Whole Foods(!)

June 17, 2017

… the U.S. that sells consumer goods. Not content to just dominate ecommerce, Amazon has been tip-toeing into the real world with some bookstores and experimental convenience stores. Those efforts led to speculation that Amazon eventually would make a major acquisition of a chain, rather than slowly build out its own stores. That acquisition ended up being Whole Foods. The day Amazon becomes a direct competitor to your company. pic.Twitter.com/QP9KDWksSi Bret Taylor (@btaylor) June 16, 2017 …

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The best and worst countries to be a kid

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Children growing up in Niger are at the highest risk of having their childhood cut short, according to a report by Save the Children. Norway and Slovenia share the top position as the best places to grow up. (The top 10 best and worst places are listed below) See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “Given what we know about the risks to children who are not even living in a household, I think that this is very true that these …

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Wenstrup: Baseball aside, we’re all playing for the same team

June 16, 2017

(CNN)I never expected a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat zone, but Wednesday morning it did. I was pulling on my batting gloves and heading to the batting cages along the first base line when I heard the crack of a rifle shot. I turned — only to hear my Mississippi colleague and fellow Iraq War veteran Trent Kelly yell, “shooter!” Join us on Twitter and Facebook Ultimately, the attacker in Alexandria was an example of the worst in this …

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London fire: Tower victims ‘may never be identified’ – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… Portillo said the prime minister “didn’t use her humanity”. Labour MP Harriet Harman also criticised Mrs May for not meeting residents, writing on Twitter: “She should have been prepared to listen to them.” Conservative MP Chris Philp later told Newsnight the prime minister was “keen not to intrude and cause disruption”. Defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on BBC One’s Question Time that “security concerns” had also stopped Mrs May …

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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… Russia are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?” Trump wrote on Twitter. All the President’s tweets But while it is undeniable that Trump has added a contentious new note to Washington politics — the blame is not his alone. In many ways he is the culmination of fury and resentment that’s been boiling for years, fueled by contentious elections, partisan meltdowns in Washington and a balkanized media sector which often serves to solidify extremes of opinion. In one …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… Globetrotters and a crew from VICE News. RELATED: Dennis Rodman Fast Facts “I come in peace. I love the people of North Korea!” Rodman said on Twitter as he arrived. The group traveled for a basketball exhibition that pitted the Americans against North Koreans. Though the game ended in a 110-110 tie, all eyes were on the jarring sight of the rebellious 6-foot-7 ball player sitting next to the the short, clean-cut dictator in a Mao suit. Rodman told Kim he has a “friend for …

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Amber Rose’s ‘fire ass feminist post’ about pubic hair too hot for Instagram

June 11, 2017

… glimpse her bush. When IG deletes ur fire ass feminist post but you really don’t give a fuck because everyone https://t.co/USb0tAMoWV Amber Rose (@DaRealAmberRose) June 10, 2017 Both her Twitter and Instagram messages promoted Rose’s upcoming SlutWalk Festival in Los Angeles. That annual gathering, according to its website, is about “raising awareness about sexual injustice and gender inequality” and “aims to impact and uplift, while shifting the paradigm of …

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GOP’s New Defense of Trump: The Guy’s A Toddler, He Doesn’t Know Any Better

June 9, 2017

… crucial U.S.air base when he issued a statement via Twitter accusing that nation of supporting terrorists. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the MSNBC report on Qatar was not accurate. 100 percent false, he said. Alex Wong via Getty Images As it happens, Trumps ignorance actually seemed a feature on the campaign trail, as many of his core supporters justified their allegiance in spite of his clear and sometimes admitted lack of knowledge on a range of issues, from health care to …

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Trump’s Climate Withdrawal Is An Impeachable Offense

June 9, 2017

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Donald Trump hasn’t tweeted in a very long time

June 9, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump is a big fan of Twitter. He sees it as a direct pipeline to supporters, an end run on the so-called “fake news” media. Which makes any extended period of time without a tweet from the President worth nothing. And we are in the midst of such a drought right now. This last 37 hours is not at all like those past Trump Twitter deserts. The last day and a half has seen not only the release of former FBI Director James Comey’s written testimony Wednesday …

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iOS 11 is here and it’s packed with tons of new features

June 7, 2017

… deep learning to make her sound more natural. Apple demoed a new male voice. Siri’s also smarter. It can learn your interests and recommend stories tailored just for you in Apple News. Siri’s new male voice #WWDC2017 pic.Twitter.com/IIRbypx2sR Karissa Bell (@karissabe) June 5, 2017 Additionally, Apple’s beta testing a new Siri translation feature capable of translating between English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. More languages will be added later …

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Scientists Are Running For Congress Because “The Future Hangs In The Balance”

June 6, 2017

… devastating action. Federal scientists were hit with a communications blackout, effectively censoring them. Soon afterwards, a proposed 2018 budget threatened them with draconian, historic funding cuts. Climate change denial was once again in vogue. Inspired by the Womens March the largest demonstration in US history rogue scientists took their protestations from Twitter to the streets during the global March For Science. The Resistance as anti-Trump Americans are often referred to is a …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 5, 2017

… making inquiries into the third Australian's condition. 12 arrests in connection with last night's attacks in #LondonBridge & #BoroughMarket https://t.co/JCGAWuNpO9 pic.Twitter.com/T1SLWAkKF4 — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) June 4, 2017 Hedge, a 34-year-old waitress, has been living in Britain for about a year and was working in the Borough Markets area where witnesses say she was stabbed as she tried to hide under a table. She posted on social media: "Hey …

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Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… Kelman is one of her favourite authors, and suggested on Twitter that people should read his book Dirt Road. Furry friends Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The PM just can’t resist ’em… Jeremy Corbyn became a vegetarian at 20 after working on a pig farm and isn’t keen on alcohol. Asked what his favourite biscuit was during a Mumsnet Q&A, he replied: “I’m totally anti-sugar on health grounds, so eat very few biscuits, but if forced to …

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Fans of its diversity are pissed ‘Sense8’ was canned during Pride Month

June 3, 2017

… disappointment known on Twitter. First day of pride month, I know let’s cancel one of the most diverse shows on right now #sense8 pic.Twitter.com/aDVGXmAXxi Kayla (@kaylala_04) June 1, 2017 Raise your hand if you feel personally victimized that @netflix cancelled #sense8 on the first day of #PrideMonth2017 pic.Twitter.com/hHxm031Jn0 Jon Vaughn (@TheJonVaughn) June 1, 2017 netflix is supposed to be a platform for shows that celebrate diversity but not if y’all keep …

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Trump casually pre-games climate announcement with jazz band

June 2, 2017

While the world anxiously waited to hear whether or not President Trump would pull out of the Paris Agreement, a jazz band outside the White House kept things chill AF. After much anticipation, Trump announced on Twitter that he would be making a statement about the country’s future with the major climate agreement on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden. They’re playing smooth jazz in the Rose Garden ahead of the president’s announcement on the Paris climate accord …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

… about services, such as locations and opening times. “It’s not uncommon for refugees and asylum seekers to be moved all around the country,” he says. “So it’s really useful that RefAid covers the whole country, so we can contact services in other cities and refer people on.” Families/friends of detainees! Know that there is free legal aid available at the Central Diner, Terminal 4 at #JFK Airport. #MuslimBan pic.Twitter.com/G4LIvatgFz RefugeeAidApp …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

… Facebook pages about how to stage protests. They’re even planning a coordinated demonstration where dozens of handmaids simultaneously show up at state capitols or in other public places in cities across the country. #fightbackTX #sb8 pic.Twitter.com/SnA8ndmHge Shift. (@shift_stigma) May 23, 2017 If the visually striking meme takes off, it could become one of the most effective acts of protest from the resistance. The sight of even a dozen women wearing the handmaid costume, while …

May 29, 2017
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President Obama continues his European tour with Prince Harry

President Barack Obama moved on from his picture-perfect vacation in Italy for basically the next-best thing: hanging out with Prince Harry. The president met up with future Mr. Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday, the palace shared on Twitter and Instagram. Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack. https://t.co/7azv4BV2Nt Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 27, 2017 The …

May 29, 2017
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Kim Kardashian Posts Tribute To ‘Best Husband’ Kanye West On 3-Year Anniversary

… making her way back into the public eye after her tragic robbery, and has been vocal about how she is recommitting to the things that matter most in her life, like family. She added, Happy three-year anniversary babe! Thank you for being the best husband and father. I love you so much. Kim Kardashian West Fans of course are celebrating Ye and K everywhere, and Kim even re-shared a video montage posted on Twitter, highlighting some key moments from their relationship. Happy 3rd Wedding …

May 26, 2017
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Twitter Has A LOT To Say About The Dirty Dancing Reboot LOOK!

Did you have the time of your life?!? On Wednesday, ABC aired the highly anticipated Dirty Dancing reboot starring Abigail Breslin and newcomer Colt Prattes. As many people are fans of the original flick featuring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, we knew a ton of people would flock to Twitter to comment on the made-for-TV movie! …

May 25, 2017
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Rocket Lab Reports Launch Into Space From New Zealand

#ItsaTest pic.Twitter.com/JI4M6iTqiC — Rocket Lab (@RocketLabUSA) May 25, 2017 Rocket Lab said it has successfully test-launched a rocket into space from a remote area of New Zealand’s North Island. #ItsaTest pic.Twitter.com/KRo1iBB1wK — Rocket Lab (@RocketLabUSA) May 25, 2017 “Made it to space. Team delighted. More to follow!” the U.S. company, founded by New Zealander Peter Beck, tweeted at 4:29 p.m. New Zealand time Thursday. It is the first test of …

May 25, 2017
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