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Electoral data highlights stark racial divide in Alabama

Electoral data highlights stark racial divide in Alabama

White Alabamans voted enthusiastically for Donald Trump's Republican candidate in yesterday's election. Doug Jones became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, ...

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat

Coca-Cola financed and promoted bogus research into childhood obesity

Coca-Cola has been found to have financed and promoted 24 bogus studies on childhood obesity. According to a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Policy the soft drinks brand failed to disclose Coke's influence in its research papers on obesity. Studies from the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and ...

BREAKING: New York City police confirm subway pipe-bombing “terror-related” as footage emerges

BREAKING: New York City police confirm subway pipe-bombing “terror-related” as footage emerges

A terror suspect is in custody and four people injured- but none critically- after an explosion rocked one of New York’s busiest transport hub. The explosion in the passage way connecting Times Square and Port Authority subway stations was captured on CCTV. https://twitter.com/NYCityAlerts/status/940209031532220418?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2017%2F12%2F11%2Fnyregion%2Fexplosion-times-square.html And the New York Times are reporting ...

LA fires burnt Rupert Murdoch’s $30 million compound

LA fires burnt Rupert Murdoch’s $30 million compound

Wildfires in California have burned across Sky News owner Rupert Murdoch's $30 million winery. Murdoch, who owns Fox News Channel in America along with News International properties The Times and The Sun in the UK, has had his winery scorched as the blaze rips through Bel-Air. Many on social media have said ...

Over 26,500 say “NO” to Trump’s hate tweets

Over 26,500 say “NO” to Trump’s hate tweets

Anti-racism campaign HOPE not hate yesterday delivered a 26,500 signature letter of protest to the US Ambassador, Woody Johnson, over US President Donald Trump's retweets of a British anti-Muslim hate group. Representing a broad swathe of disgust with Trump's actions, HOPE not hate deputy director Jemma Levene said that Britons ...

Donald Trump has never sounded so brilliant

Donald Trump just edged closer than ever to impeachment with one tweet

In an astonishingly stupid tweet - even for Donald Trump - the US president tweeted today that he "had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI." https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/937007006526959618 It wasn't long before people started pointing out that Trump's tweet technically meant that the President ...

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