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Most California coronavirus patients are aged 18-64, new data shows

California officials on Tuesday released age breakdowns of the coronavirus cases so far as the spread of the disease continued. The data showed 91 cases of people 18-64 and 60 cases of people 65 and over. There were only two cases of people younger than 18. There is growing alarm about the toll coronavirus is […]

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UK snow forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain BOMBARDED by snow | Weather | News

The UK has been rocked by a series of storms in recent weeks, with Ciara, Dennis and Jorge, triggering widespread disruption across the country. February went down as the wettest on record and the fifth wettest Winter with severe flooding in parts of Yorkshire, Wales and the Midlands. But, according to the latest long-range weather […]

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Hypnosis eases pain, anxiety, Montreal Children’s Hospital pilot project shows

Maryanne Fortin sat next to her patient, nine-year-old Koraly Lefrançois, who had already closed her eyes. The hypnosis was about to begin. “Let the calmness grow inside you,” Fortin suggested, speaking in a monotone. “Let go of all your other feelings.” Koraly, who is in remission from a rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma, soon drifted […]

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Bodycam footage shows South Carolina deputy under attack shooting suspect’s mom

Bodycam footage released Wednesday shows the moment a South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother in her home while trying to make an arrest. The Greenville County sheriff’s deputy, who hasn’t been publicly named, confronted 40-year-old Sean Theodore Kaiser Oct. 20 in front of his mom’s home, but he retreated inside, according to […]

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In Russia, an Apple app shows an annexed Crimea. In Ukraine, a tweetstorm of anguish.

Russia’s seizure of the territory in 2014 is not recognized by the United States, the Europe Union and much of the international community. Apple’s move to do so — at least within Russia — was announced by the chairman of the Security and Anti-Corruption Committee of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, who […]

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School bus driver arrested after video allegedly shows drinking on the job

AURORA, ILL. — A 44-year-old bus driver in suburban Chicago has been arrested after authorities say she drank beer while taking more than 30 elementary students to school. Michelle Passley of North Aurora was charged Monday with misdemeanor endangering the life and health of a child. Aurora police say bus video appears to show the […]

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Christmas shows our approach to climate change is crackers

With all the talk of the green surge in the local and European elections earlier this year, and the school strikes for climate, and Greta Thunberg, and climate action plans, and the growing impact of the Extinction Rebellion folks, you might be forgiven for thinking that, when it comes to caring about the environment, Irish […]

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