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Woman Who Lost Gun Case Wants Stronger Stand Your Ground Law 

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Now that she's free, Marissa Alexander is pushing Florida lawmakers to make it easier for people to use the state's notorious stand your ground law.... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:32:48 Categories: NBC News logo

House Freedom Caucus says no deal on health care 

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<p>The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus says there's "no deal" on the GOP health care legislation after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump.</p>... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:32 Categories: Associated Press logo

Former Googler wants to help you tweet better 

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With Post Intelligence, the woman who helped build Google+ thinks AI can get you more "likes."... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:30 Categories: CNET logo

Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez to go on trial 

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The former president is facing charges of financial mismanagement during her time in office.... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:29 Categories: BBC News logo

Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in US 

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Utah's governor has announced he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country.Republican Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday said he plans to approve the measure lowering the blood alcohol limit to .05 percent from .08 percent.... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:27 Categories: Associated Press logo

Woman bashed in Riverwood home invasion 

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Balaclava-clad men have allegedly broken into a house in Sydney's west and bashed a 42-year-old woman, landing her in hospital.... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:25 Categories: AAP logo

What happens to your body if you don't sleep for 24 hours? 

<p>Going without sleep puts you at the equivalent of a .1 percent blood alcohol content as you drive to work, make decisions, and interact with others.</p>... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:24 Categories: USA TODAY logo

Kate Winslet recalls horrific fat-shaming 

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This is horrible... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:22 Categories: Cosmopolitan logo

Beyoncé fulfils wish of teen cancer patient 

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This is how common weekly bin collections are near Birmingham 

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Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell and Solihull are on weekly collections while Walsall and Wolverhampton collect it every other week... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:19 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

These are the new UK laws set to come into effect in April 2017 

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New laws are set to impact your income, outgoings, childcare and even the way you drive... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:18 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

SIX ways the law on smoking and cigarettes is set to change 

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Among the key changes are a new law which makes packs of 10 cigarettes no longer readily available... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:16 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

How your breast milk changes depending what time of year it is 

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The data shows that babies born in the 'wet season' are less fortunate than those born in drier times... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:15 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

Parents can apply for the £2,000 Tax-Free Childcare Scheme NOW 

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Currently, British parents are forking out £222.36 per week on average for full-time childcare... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:13 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

How to cut the calories from your takeaway by ordering these meals instead 

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There are ways to make adjustments to your favourite takeaways which reduce your calorie intake MASSIVELY... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:12 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

London terror attacks: MP Jess Phillips' first-hand account of fear and kindness inside Parliament 

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As fear gripped the House of Commons, Birmingham MP Jess Phillips searched for a party of primary school children who were visiting Westminster.... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:10 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

West Brom keep or sell: Which players should Tony Pulis let go of this summer 

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Albion's squad is thin, and there are expected incomings - but will there be any exits?... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:08 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

See the amazing miniature food that looks so real you want to eat it 

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Sutton Coldfield woman's tiny creations will be on show at NEC's Miniatura show for first time... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:07 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

Birmingham City Under 23s extend unbeaten run at Sheffield United 

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BCFC development coach happy as Wes McDonald gives his team a 1-0 win... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:05 Categories: Birmingham Mail logo

The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics by David Goodhart - review 

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There was a funny episode in the Standard's office after Theresa May's "citizens of nowhere" speech - you know, when she said: "If you believe you're a citizen of the world, you're a citizen of nowhere." One bright young woman observed wonderingly that she'd asked her boyfriend who were the liberal elite everyone was talking about and he'd told her: "It's us!" Indeed, London is pretty well the capital of what David Goodhart calls the "Anywheres". You know them: they're the ones who voted Remain and regard the 52 per cent who didn't as what Hillary Clinton rashly called "the deplorables". They went on the women's march against Trump and after Hillary lost went around asking each other how they were. They have signs on their desks saying "Refugees Welcome" and not only don't go to church, they don't know anyone who does. The word immigration is, for them, bound to the adjectives "vibrant" and "diverse". They have, says Goodhart, "achieved identies" rather than inherited ones; they belong to what King's College London professor Vernon Bogdanor calls "the exam-passing classes"; they place a greater premium on individualism and autonomy than "loyalty, authority and the sacred". Why, you may be one of these people yourself. In that case Goodhart's book The Road to Somewhere won't be easy reading. In fact, you're unlikely to read it unless you're an Anywhere reviewing it for The Guardian, the Anywheres' house journal, along with the FT and The Economist. He has divided the world into Anywheres, that is, citizens of the world, and "Somewheres", people less beautiful (actually, he doesn't say that) and less clever (well, less likely to go to university) than the elite and more likely to live no more than 15 minutes away from their mother. They are more socially conservative, more likely to feel that women should bring up their own children when they're young and, overall, are the losers from large-scale immigration. Their attitude to gay marriage is a pretty good indicator of a Somewhere - they're more sceptical about it and way more unsound about transgender issues. Their spiritual house journal is the Daily Mail. They are Somewheres because they are defined by "group belonging and particular places". It's always amusing to divide humanity into "them" and "us". Goodhart is a recovering Anywhere - he's the former editor of Prospect magazine - but his scepticism about immigration has moved him to the opposite end of the ideological spectrum from the people he meets at dinner parties. Indeed, one telling episode he recounts was being seated between Gus O'Donnell, the former top civil servant, and the then director-general of the BBC, Mark Thompson. They cheerfully admitted that they placed a greater premium on global welfare than national welfare if the two should conflict. I'd love to see him next to Shami Chakrabarti. It's not the first attempt to identify what G K Chesterton described: "We are the people of England and we have not spoken yet". Mick Hume has done it in a book called Revolting! How the Establishment are Undermining Democracy and What They're Afraid Of. But undeniably, Brexit and the Trump election plus the rise of anti-immigration parties in Europe have meant that the Somewheres are now impinging disagreeably on the consciousness of the Anywheres, who run the institutions that matter. Perhaps the liberal elite should read this book as a field guide to the other lot, the Revolting. £12.99, Amazon, Buy it now... read more
23. maaliskuuta 2017 21:17:04 Categories: Evening Standard logo
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