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Why fruit tea can wear away your teeth

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:09
Sipping acidic fruit teas between meals can wear away teeth, a study shows – and it's not the only thing.
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Survey shows end-of-life care planning still limited in Japan

japantimes - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:09
A majority of people in Japan favor making formal plans about the health care they would like to receive at the end of their lives, ...
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Jadon Sancho: Borussia Dortmund's ex-Man City winger living the 'dream'

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:02
Young English winger Jadon Sancho talks to BBC Sport about playing in front of Borussia Dortmund's 'yellow wall' and whether he dares dream of World Cup selection.
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At CPAC, Trump's base trusts him on guns

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:55
In the aftermath of a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead, President Donald Trump is urging the country and Congress to act.
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China takes over Anbang Insurance, prosecutes ex-boss for ‘economic crimes’

japantimes - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:51
China took over Anbang Insurance Group for a year on Friday and said its former chairman faces prosecution for “economic crimes,” in the government’s most ...
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Four huge obstacles for Congress to do something on gun control

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:16
As pressure mounts for congressional action on gun control, it's unclear just how much can be done given the thick political fog that shrouds any major legislative effort on Capitol Hill -- especially in an election year.
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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie reacts to messages of support

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:54
Great Britain short track skater Elise Christie reacts to messages of support on social media after she failed to win a medal in three attempts at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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How does KFC run out of chicken?

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:03
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Argentina foils diplomatic luggage cocaine plot

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:57
Arrests are made in Argentina after 400kg of cocaine was found in Russian diplomatic luggage.
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In #ArmMeWith movement, teachers ask to be armed -- but not with guns

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:21
Teachers have taken to social media in the midst of a gun control debate following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting to push for an increase in classroom resources -- not the ability to carry guns in school.
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Sheriff: 'Sick to my stomach' over deputy's actions

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:16
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel reacts to the video of the school resource officer during Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
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Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:37
BBC seeks future star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2018.
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Will US and Australia still be 'mates'?

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:22
Australia is America's closest ally in the Pacific region and a strong trading partner. Relations between our two countries -- even in the midst of President Trump's "America First" agenda -- remain warm and cordial. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been trumpeting his country's "100 years of mateship" with the United States, harkening back to American-Australian comradeship in World War I.
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Trump, Ryan and McConnell, remember your oaths

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:52
President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell each took an oath of office that included solemnly swearing to defend the Constitution of the United States.
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Experts: Trump deriding shooter's mental health could be harmful

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:49
In a tweet Thursday, President Donald Trump described someone who would shoot up a school as a "savage sicko." At CNN's town hall on the Parkland, Florida, school shootings on Wednesday, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch described the gunman as "an insane monster" who is "nuts" and crazy." And at a White House briefing Thursday, the President again used the term "sicko."
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Would I die for my students?

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:42
Rebecca Field is furious. She didn't sign up for this.
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Russian oligarch was in touch with Russia and Assad before mercenaries hit US troops, Washington Post reports

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:23
Before a Russian mercenary attack on US and allied forces in Syria earlier this month, the Russian oligarch believed to control the mercenaries -- a man who the US special counsel indicted last week -- was "in close touch" with Russian and Syrian officials, The Washington Post reported Thursday evening.
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How the school shooting conspiracies sprouted and spread

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:21
Conspiracy theories after mass shootings follow a familiar thread and the Florida school shooting is no exception.
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Astronaut: Trump space plan a huge mistake

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:14
Donald Trump's administration is floating a proposal to return to the moon -- and to shut down the International Space Station to help pay for it.
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