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Haggard face of a medieval mystery

Haggard face of a medieval mystery Context 958 was found buried face-down in the historic cemetery of St John's. Facial reconstruction of Context 958. Work on Context 958 is part of the wider After the Plague project underway led by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, which is seeking to understand more about how people lived and died during this period of history. [Full Article...]

Daughter excluded from mother's will loses legal battle

Daughter excluded from mother's will loses legal battle They argued the original award of £50,000 was the correct one and should not have been set aside. Justices overturned a Court of Appeal decision which awarded mother-of-five Heather Ilott more than £160,000. "Blue Cross, RSPCA and RSPB and the charitable sector as a whole, rely on generous gifts left in wills, without which much of their valuable work could not be done". [Full Article...]

Red Cross, seeking donations, extremely low on two blood types

Red Cross, seeking donations, extremely low on two blood types In the early morning hours of November 8, 2016, as the Milord family slept, a fire was quietly burning in the basement of their Ridge Street home. The six people sleeping in the home that night including a veteran with quadriplegia were awakened when a smoke alarm sounded. [Full Article...]

NCAA tournament: Thursday sweet 16 betting odds and trends

NCAA tournament: Thursday sweet 16 betting odds and trends Rogers had previously worked with Chris Mack, then on Skip Prosser's staff at Wake Forest, and suggested Miller consider him with the Musketeers. He was the successor to Bob Staak, a former UConn player who - after six seasons with Xavier - filled the Wake Forest vacancy. [Full Article...]

'All hands on deck' for GOP as health care vote approaches

And if he's successful, the bill would go to a Senate that is still short on votes to pass it. The bill will be defeated if the Republicans lose more than 21 of their own votes, in the House of 430 members. Late-evening negotiations between the conservative Freedom Caucus and the White House have reportedly focused on a proposal to remove an Obamacare requirement known as "essential health bene... [Full Article...]

Professor breaks silence after viral BBC interview

Professor breaks silence after viral BBC interview Robert Kelly, an American associate professor at Pusan National University in South Korea, was speaking with the BBC via Skype about the impeachment of president Park Guen-hye when his daughter Marion danced into his office. And what about Marion's special strut into the room? Soon after, eight-month-old James trailed in behind his sister, wobbling around in a baby-walker. [Full Article...]

Kentucky gives 2-year extensions to coaches John Calipari, Mark Stoops

Kentucky gives 2-year extensions to coaches John Calipari, Mark Stoops Calipari, meanwhile, will make $7.75 million for the 2017-18 season and $8 million for each season thereafter. Stoops' new contract has a $1 million buyout clause that runs through 2021. Per the amendment, Stoops will no longer receive $125,000 if United Kingdom participates in a bowl game that provides more than $2 million in receipts. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Worked to Benefit Putin's Reputation and Interests in the US

The story fueled the growing controversy over the Trump team's ties to Russian Federation, which was rekindled Monday when FBI Director James Comey publicly confirmed the bureau is investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with Moscow during the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Playoff bound! Boston Celtics clinch postseason berth

Playoff bound! Boston Celtics clinch postseason berth The Celtics , who remained 21⁄2 games ahead of third-place Washington in the conference standings, also received encouraging news from Denver, where the Cavaliers lost to the Pistons. "I think last week all we did was look at the standings", Bradley said. "And I'm not even exhausted", he said, despite drawing the lion's share of time on George, who was also guarded by Marcus Smart and Jae Cro... [Full Article...]

GOP leaders propose changes to health bill to help older Americans

One House Republican, Chris Collins, said Trump didn't mince words in delivering the message to Republicans that the control of Congress was in the balance. Congressional Republicans' plan to overhaul the nation's health care system are drawing fire in South Carolina's special election for Congress - from Democrats and Republicans in the race. [Full Article...]

Monday forecast: Mostly cloudy, high of 67

Monday forecast: Mostly cloudy, high of 67 We are expecting mostly sunny skies today with highs in the mid-70s and winds out of the SW at 5 miles per hour. Temperatures will moderate a bit into the 30s south and mid 20s north. Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Mostly sunny with a high near 68. High near 62. [Full Article...]

Trump Finds Some Agreement In Meeting With Black Congressmen

He said they spoke with the president about "the divisive rhetoric that hurts African-Americans and may cause more divide in this country". The books' title was an obvious nod to then-candidate Trump's rhetorical campaign appeal to black people during a MI rally in August, asking "What the hell do you have to lose" by casting ballots for him. [Full Article...]

New genetic test can predict what age you will develop Alzheimer's

New genetic test can predict what age you will develop Alzheimer's Rahul Desikan, a researcher, explained to The Independent how this insight could be used to help people plan their future: "If you know that you are at elevated risk for this disease, you may want to make decisions on making a will, getting your finances in order, figure out when to stop driving and perhaps reprioritise your life". [Full Article...]

Legal Pot Bill Clears Key Committee in Vermont House

Legal Pot Bill Clears Key Committee in Vermont House Legalization bills are still alive in Rhode Island and Vermont, Idaho (!) is on the verge of passing civil asset forfeiture reform, North Dakota activists are threatening to strike back if the legislature messes too much with the state's new voter-approved medical marijuana law, and more. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks to nail support for healthcare bill before House vote

Trump seeks to nail support for healthcare bill before House vote The 26-year-old cutoff is one of the most popular provisions in the Affordable Care Act. Under the GOP plan, the Congressional Budget Office analysis also shows that 21 million more non-elderly people in the US will be without health insurance than under the current law by 2020. [Full Article...]

Muslim clerics issue fatwa against teen Bollywood singer for performing in public

Muslim clerics issue fatwa against teen Bollywood singer for performing in public Sonowal tweeted "Freedom of artists are essence of democracy". "Things like magic, dance, drama, theatre, etc are against Sharia laws". The clerics' organization had also distributed some leaflets in and around near Hojai in central Assam, asking the singer not to perform in a function scheduled for March 25. [Full Article...]

Mets' Lugo named starter for Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic finals

Mets' Lugo named starter for Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic finals Puerto Rico advanced to its second consecutive final with a 4-3, 11-inning victory over the Netherlands , in a semifinal Monday night at Dodger Stadium. Puerto Rico will face the victor of tonight's matchup between the United States and Japan , which starts at 8 p.m. CDT on the MLB Network. In an interview with Fox Sports , Stroman described the situation and the unfortunate circumstances... [Full Article...]

USA conservative leader optimistic of common ground on healthcare

USA conservative leader optimistic of common ground on healthcare Centrist Republicans have been in frequent contact with leaders and the whip operation and are quietly exerting their own influence. But many on the right lobbied hard to speed up the date when the Medicaid expansion to the states would be halted. [Full Article...]

We're One Day Before Showtime, and Trumpcare Still Doesn't Have the Votes

But without those changes, the Freedom Caucus swears it will vote down the bill on Thursday and hand House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), as well as Trump, an embarrassing floor defeat. "It was a great meeting.I think we'll get the vote on Thursday", Trump said as he left the meeting earlier. Some conservative lawmakers believe the healthcare bill does not go far enough, while moderate Republ... [Full Article...]

Celebrating Small Business Development Centers

Celebrating Small Business Development Centers That's where Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) come in. SBDC Day is a national movement to help share the small business success stories and notable impact SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide. Generally, the offices help 7,000 to 8,000 small businesses. In 2015, the centers helped obtain $186 million in loans, slightly more than 2016. "SBDC Day is more than a one-day event", ... [Full Article...]


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