March 2017


Co-sleeping: ‘My baby died after we fell asleep on the sofa’ – BBC News

Media captionDawn Barclay’s daughter, Fern, died in 2014 As many as half of all babies in England have slept in the same bed as their parents by the time they are six months old. But in some instances, it has resulted in tragedy. The Victoria Derbyshire programme has discovered that many parents who co-sleep are […]

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In pictures: Life on Clapham High Street – BBC News

Photographer Jim Grover decided to chart the daily lives of the inhabitants of Clapham High Street. Shooting in colour during daytime hours, and using black and white at night, he wanted to illustrate the differences in the mood of the street. “There is the sedate world of a typical weekday morning,” said Grover. “And then […]

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Hillary Clinton makes most political remarks since losing election

(CNN)Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, making her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election. “There is no place I’d rather be than here with you,” Clinton said, before adding: “Other than the White House.” During her keynote address at the annual conference hosted by […]

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Trump voters to President: Stop Twitter rants

(CNN)President Donald Trump is the nation’s tweeter-in-chief, and his missives often provoke controversy, even among those who voted for him. But there’s one tweet that several assembled Trump voters — who expressed varying degrees of enthusiasm for the President — could agree on. According to many of his supporters, Trump was wrong about “Saturday Night […]

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Five things you didn’t know about Jesus

(CNN)With Lent underway, and the original series “Finding Jesus” back on CNN, you’re going to hear a lot about Jesus. Beware of most of these revelations; many are based on pure speculation and wishful thinking. Much of what we know about Jesus has been known for the last 2,000 years. Still, even for devout Christian […]

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Why is the government searching cellphones?

(CNN)An engineer from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A Wall Street Journal reporter and a French-American photojournalist. An independent filmmaker. An electronics salesman. These are some of the many American citizens re-entering the country who have been subjected to searches of their cellphones and questioning about their social media. Such invasions of travelers’ private communications are […]

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar’s grave

(CNN)American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia. During a trip to perform at a festival in Medellin, the celebrity posted pictures to his Instagram account of him apparently paying tribute to the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The rapper posted one photo of colorful flowers […]

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Would you drink Shuzo Nagumo’s foie gras vodka and blue cheese cognac?

(CNN)As Shuzo Nagumo slides a martini glass across the bar the smell of sandalwood fills the air. The aroma is spilling out of a plastic bag full of smoke, wrapped around the glass stem. This is Nagumo’s signature creation: a foie gras-infused vodka chocolate martini. “Foie gras generates a very good smell when it’s grilled. […]

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Dems say a WH by any other name … still needs a guest log

Washington (CNN)Whether the Trump administration wants to call Mar-a-Lago the Winter White House, the Southern White House, the Weekend White House or something else altogether, some Democrats are now demanding that they treat the parade of visitors coming and going from there like their predecessors largely treated the regular White House itself — by actually […]

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Trump notches his 13th golf course visit

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump headed to one of his golf courses again Sunday, marking his 13th visit to one since taking office and the eighth consecutive weekend he has spent at properties bearing his name. While the President hasn’t played golf on every visit, sometimes attending to presidential business, the trips underscore a break with […]

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