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A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel’s Netanyahu

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorneys met Wednesday with Israel’s attorney general and other top law enforcement officials in Netanyahu’s long-awaited pre-indictment hearing on a series of corruption scandals.The hearing is the last step before formal charges are pressed and has been delayed many times already. It looms large over Netanyahu’s efforts to…
Population is expected to shrink in rural Virginia

Population is expected to shrink in rural Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More and more people are relocating to Highland County, Virginia, everyday!” the county’s website says.Online, local officials offer resources and encouragement for people to relocate to Highland County, the most sparsely populated in Virginia. A brochure urges readers to consider Highland’s “elevated lifestyle.”But Highland County faces an uphill battle in attracting…
Don’t let your vet bill dog you forever

Don’t let your vet bill dog you forever

On a normal car ride, Grace the brown-white Chihuahua might have been happily “singing” along in traffic with her owner, Ellen Ross. But this wasn’t a normal ride.Ross, author of the lifestyle blog Ask Away, was driving her 9-year-old dog to the veterinary specialist’s office in September 2016 after noticing that even the slightest touch…
Horse racing workers, supporters rally at Santa Anita

Horse racing workers, supporters rally at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Mandella experienced the highest high and lowest low at Santa Anita on Saturday, with Omaha Beach successfully winning his comeback after a six-month layoff while another of the trainer’s horses died of a suspected heart attack.Former Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach rallied to beat 1-5 favorite Shancelot by a head…
AP-NORC poll: Energy-saving habits vary in popularity

AP-NORC poll: Energy-saving habits vary in popularity

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Turn off the lights when they aren’t needed? Check. Lower the thermostat a few degrees in winter? Maybe. Go full-time vegetarian? Probably not.Americans are willing to go only so far in engaging in habits that conserve energy and reduce emissions that are warming the planet, according to a new poll…
Brexit: What will happen to European Health Insurance Cards?

Brexit: What will happen to European Health Insurance Cards?

Image caption Michaela Sheehan, who has epilepsy, takes her European Health Insurance Card on holiday to Europe European Health Insurance Cards let UK residents get medical care for free, or at a reduced cost, in 31 countries.But if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, that will no longer be the case.The government…
Universities ‘in dark’ over student mental health needs

Universities ‘in dark’ over student mental health needs

Image caption An inquest into student Ceara Thacker's death opens on Monday Universities should be bound by law to meet the mental health needs of their students, an ex-health minister says.Information gathered by Sir Norman Lamb's office reveals a "complex and fragmented" picture of mental health provision across UK universities.Many of the 110 universities which…
Prescription drug dependency worrying

Prescription drug dependency worrying

Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of people in England are getting hooked on prescription drugs, health chiefs fear.A Public Health England review looked at the use of strong painkillers, antidepressants and sleeping tablets - used by a quarter of adults every year.It found that at the end of March 2018 half of people…
Legislators: Waive park fees for 4th graders’ families

Legislators: Waive park fees for 4th graders’ families

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers is proposing waiving state park entrance fees for fourth-graders’ families in hopes of getting kids outside.Wisconsin residents currently pay $28 for an annual park vehicle admission sticker. The lawmakers’ bill would require the Department of Natural Resources to offer free admission to parents who can prove…
Binge eating videos find big audience, even for weight loss

Binge eating videos find big audience, even for weight loss

NEW YORK (AP) — While trying to lose weight, Becky Beach found assistance in an unlikely place: thousands of online videos featuring people binging on massive amounts of ramen, burgers, chicken wings and seafood boils brimming with crab and lobster.The South Korea-rooted video trend is known as “mukbang,” and it has spread to the U.S.…

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US strategy for Africa just a stunt to smear China, says Chinese embassy

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How Hong Kong Umbrella movement was crushed and pro-democracy activists gradually silenced

How Hong Kong Umbrella movement was crushed and pro-democracy activists gradually silenced

Young Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law were released on bail from jail on October 23. They will now appeal against the prison sentence for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement. Hong Kong’s version of “Occupy Wall street”, the Umbrella movement against Beijing politics was the most important protest…