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Chelsea, England legend John Terry retires from soccer

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Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry has retired from soccer.

Out like a light: Researchers id brain’s ‘sleep switch’

1 week ago from Science Blog

Two decades ago, Clifford B. Saper, MD/PhD, Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues discovered a set of nerve cells they thought...

Jamie Dornan, wife Amelia expecting baby No. 3

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"Fifty Shades" star Jamie Dornan confirmed he's having a third child with actress and musician Amelia Warner.

CAMH reaches settlement with former head of gender identity clinic

1 week ago from CBC: Health

Canada's largest mental health centre has apologized to its former psychologist and is paying him more than half a million dollars after publishing a report that erroneously described his interactions...

Facebook hoax: Cloned account message is a fake

1 week ago from CBSNews - Science

Officials are warning against falling for a fake message from friends claiming their accounts were cloned

Peer mentoring program shows promise for preventing African youth violence

1 week ago from Physorg

Recent episodes of violence among Australian youth of African descent have been a topic of mounting concern for politicians, the police and African communities alike.

Study details link between social media and sex trafficking

1 week ago from Physorg

Social media is increasingly being exploited to contact, recruit and sell children for sex, according to a study by The University of Toledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute.

Fingerprint drug screen test works on the living and deceased

1 week ago from Physorg

A revolutionary drug test developed from research carried out at the University of East Anglia can detect four classes of drugs in traces of sweat found in a fingerprint. And...

Dr. Nadia Alam's apology raises questions about the medical community's stance on marijuana

1 week ago from CBC: Health

The president of the Ontario Medical Association has issued an apology on Twitter after receiving backlash for stating that marijuana could act as a "gateway" drug and that it can...

Low voter turnout kills gay marriage referendum in Romania

1 week ago from UPI

Low voter turnout killed a referendum to ban gay marriage in Romania over the weekend, even after the vote was extended by a day.

Seoul police launch investigation into assault case involving Goo Ha-ra

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Seoul police have organized a special team to investigate an assault and threat case, involving actress Goo Ha-ra, a former member of K-Pop girl group KARA, and her boyfriend.

Jodie Whittaker on 'Doctor Who' fame: 'No horror stories yet'

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Jodie Whittaker admits the fame she received for her casting in "Doctor Who" is unlike anything she ever experienced.

Personal Health: Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf Children

1 week ago from NY Times Health

‘My mother practically cried when I heard a cricket chirping in the house,’ says a woman who got a cochlear implant at age 11.

Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova found murdered

1 week ago from UPI

A Bulgarian television journalist who had presented a program about fraud and corruption in her country was found raped and murdered on Saturday, police said.

Bolsonaro leads as Brazil's presidential election heads to runoff

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The first round of Brazil's presidential election concluded Sunday with right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the lead with about 46 percent of the vote.

Gale Anne Hurd would love to lure Andrew Lincoln to 'Lore'

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Producer Gale Anne Hurd says she would love to see outgoing "The Walking Dead" star Andrew Lincoln appear in her horror anthology series, "Lore."

British man convicted for posing as woman to trick men into sex

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A British man was convicted of manipulating other men into having sex with him by posing as a woman, London police said.

'On the Basis of Sex' actress Cailee Spaeny eager to meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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"Bad Times at the El Royale" and "Vice" actress Cailee Spaeny says she is eager to meet Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

1 week ago from NY Times Science

A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the...

Interpol president resigns after being detained in China

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The president of Interpol resigned after being detained by a Chinese anticorruption watchdog, the organization announced Sunday.

Gene which decreases risk of social network-related stress, increases finance-related stress risk

1 week ago from Science Daily

Researchers have discovered that the same gene which increases your risk of depression following financial stress as you grow older also reduces your chance of depression associated with friendship and...

Le'Veon Bell wants to remain with Steelers, not be traded

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Embattled Pittsburgh running back Le'Veon Bell has no interest in being traded from the Steelers.

Jair Bolsonaro leads polls as Brazilians vote in presidential election

1 week ago from UPI

Brazilians took to the polls Sunday on Sunday as a far-right populist holds a lead over the handpicked successor of jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

How Bad Is Bacon for You, Really?

1 week ago from Live Science

It's a debate that plays out in everyone's head during a weekend brunch: Should I be eating this much bacon?

Top Vatican cardinal described papal accuser as 'blasphemous' attack

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A top Vatican cardinal described archbishop who accused Pope Francis of covering up sexual misconduct of a cardinal as "blasphemous" and political "frame job."

In photos: 'Charmed' turns 20: The cast through the years

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The teen drama "Charmed" first aired 20 years ago on October 7, 1998. Here's a look back at the cast through the years.

Interpol asks China for status of its missing president

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Interpol said Saturday that it has requested notification from China of the status of its missing president.

Tina Turner says her husband gave her a kidney

1 week ago from UPI

Music legend Tina Turner writes in her new memoir that underwent a kidney transplant operation and her husband, Erwin Bach, was the donor.