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Irony abounds: The president defends his economic legacy -- on the international workers' holiday the U.S. ignores
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O'Hehir | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this date in 1942, red-haired Robert S. James became the last man judicially hanged in the state of California. He’d earned the noose three times over. The press called him...
From: Executed Today | By: Meaghan | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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"The Choking Victim" by MeFi's own Alexandra Kleeman is a short story that portrays one new mother's anxiety. The dream-like fiction linked at the author's web site offers a wider perspective on her work. Selected stories: "You, Disappearing": "Nobody...
From: MetaFilter | By: Wobbuffet | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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The decline in the teen pregnancy rates is due to several factors, including contraceptives and education. But teenagers are also waiting longer to have sex....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Is Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry headed for divorce? The reality star and husband, Javi Marroquin, have been dodging rumors that they’ve split for weeks now, and Kail may already be moving on with one of her ex-boyfriends. According to Radar Online,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amanda Lynne | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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If women knew the risks, they might not hire these midwives.
From: New York Times | By: AMY TUTEUR | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Rhoni Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player, Shaun Gayle, who was gunned down in her Deerfield, Illinois, condo more than ten years ago, will be the case profiled on the latest Scorned: Love Kills. The Investigation Discovery...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Traciy Reyes | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Dynel Lane received a 100-year sentence behind bars for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. In February, the 36-year-old Colorado woman was convicted for beating Michelle Wilkins unconscious, then cutting the woman’s unborn baby...
From: The Inquisitr | By: John Houck | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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We can't keep pretending dental work is cosmetic. Poor oral hygiene can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke
From: Salon.com | By: Susan Sered, The Conversation | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Two 14-year-old Palestinian girls are the latest to be accused of attempting an attack on occupying Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in a Palestinian village. One girl was shot and is in serious condition, the other was arrested.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Newborn babies in Scotland are being tested for alcohol after researchers raised concerns that some pregnant mothers are drinking regularly.
From: Irish Examiner | By: IrishExaminer.com | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Empire Wednesday, 9 p.m., Fox Earlier this season on “Empire,” Rhonda Lyon (Kaitlin Doubleday) took a nasty spill down a long staircase in the home she shares with her husband André (Trai Byers). Miraculously, she survived, but she lost the baby...
From: New York Post | By: Robert Rorke | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth might have dated only for a short time, but according to the stylist’s cousin and closest confidante Ashley Jessica, the two tried getting back together but things didn’t go as planned. While Briana visited Louis...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Eunice Alcala | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Pin it Lead paint is nasty stuff. If you live in a home built before 1978, it's very likely that layers of lead paint lurk on the windowsills, trim around the doorway, or walls. Not knowing if you have it in your home is scary — especially if you are...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Ashley Poskin | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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"When I close my eyes and take a deep breath, I can envision what my family looks like — and I always see another being with us." The post One Couple’s Emotional Journey Through Testicular Cancer, a Miraculous Pregnancy, and Now IVF appeared first...
From: Babble | By: Breanne Randall | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The Church of Scientology is facing a growing scandal after a former member claimed the church forced her to have an abortion and later falsely imprisoned her, forcing her into painful punishments. Laura DeCrescenzo is claiming that when she was 17 years...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others – have gone global, and that was the point after all, to keep individuals connected with others both near and far. While Great Britain uses social media approximately as much as the United States,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amy Schaeffer | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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What’s ahead during the week of May 2-6 on The Bold and the Beautiful? Soap Opera Digest revealed that Sasha will blurt out to Nicole that they are sisters because they share the same father. The news stuns Nicole because she wasn’t expecting an...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chrissie Williams | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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NFL free agent Ray Rice and his wife Janay are about to become parents all over again ... Janay just announced she's got a bun in the oven. A noticeably pregnant Janay took to her Instagram page Saturday to make the announcement ... and said she's…...
From: TMZ.com | By: TMZ Staff | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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State health agency could provide no evidence "why it suddenly believed that ... the clinic was performing second-trimester abortions," writes judge.
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Friday, April 29, 2016
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In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the Belgian government has decided to distribute anti-radiation iodine tablets to the entire population as a precaution against a possible nuclear meltdown. As part of Belgium’s plans for...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Anne Sewell | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Two police officers at the site of a fatal traffic accident on an interstate in North Carolina were pressed into another role when a pregnant woman was stuck in traffic and they helped her deliver her baby.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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A self-conscious woman must, most likely, be in a tight spot when she decides to terminate pregnancy and part ways with a would-be baby before touching its nose. Still, some women go ahead with the decision and part ways with would-be ‘babies’ before...
From: Zachimalawi | By: Richard Chirombo | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two police officers at the site of a fatal traffic accident on an interstate in North Carolina were pressed into another role when a pregnant woman was stuck in traffic and they helped her deliver her baby. Charlotte-Mecklenburg...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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After a full day of testimony, which included an investigator's account that Dear had stopped at a crisis pregnancy center (CPC) before moving on to the Planned Parenthood, it was clear that neither the prosecution nor the defense wanted to talk about...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jessica Mason Pieklo | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Now this is how you spend a Friday night! Chrissy Teigen shared an adorable pic of her daughter Luna Simone late last night when the little girl was doin' her thing during a bath — and it's SO adorable! Related: Chrissy's Newborn Luna Makes Her Snapchat...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Throughout pregnancy, expectant moms are bombarded with advertisements and advice for products that will make them comfortable and provide their lil ones with the best possible start. While some are outlandish and others are practical, a few make an...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Papua New Guinea’s planned closure of a detention center for those bound for its larger neighbor is putting the focus on how Canberra deals with arrivals by sea.
From: The Atlantic | By: J. Weston Phippen | Friday, April 29, 2016
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When Faye Wilkins was fourteen years old, she began to experience severe pain during puberty. Her mother took her to a doctor when the symptoms only seemed to get worse. After extensive testing, doctors dropped the bombshell on Wilkins and her family:...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amy Schaeffer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Moms-to-be love to be showered with love - and lots of baby gear - at their baby showers, and we've discovered themes to suit every expectant mom's interest. From celebrations inspired by baby animals, classic storybooks, and vintage finds to sprinkles...
From: LilSugar | By: Katharine Stahl | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Kailyn Lowry has been under a lot of scrutiny lately. Her marriage to Javi Marroquin has left many questions unanswered, including the status of where they stand. Lowry’s story has been documented over the last seven years beginning with 16 & Pregnant,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tiffany Bailey | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Dynel Lane was charged with attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy
From: Time | By: Donna Bryson / AP | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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According to the FDA, data that has recently been made available suggests that there is a link between oral use of fluconazole (brand name Diflucan) by pregnant women and miscarriages. The data cited by the FDA is based on a...
From: Bossip | By: Arin J | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Kim Kardashian is always very up front and vocal when it comes to her private life. She has gained massive fame and popularity by putting herself out there, both literally and figuratively. The reality star, who has now given birth to 2 children with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jessica Dafoe | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Adam said he is "superpumped" to become a father.
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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1."The tragic romance that shaped Meryl Streep's life": A touching piece from Maureen Callahan of the New York Post.“In 1978, a young Meryl Streep was on the verge of becoming the greatest actress of her generation. She was also about to lose the love...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Matt Fagerholm | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The victim also gave an impact statement in court of Friday
From: People | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Fear over safety of reactors across the border in Belgium prompts government to order 15m pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the bodyThe Dutch government has ordered 15m iodine pills to protect people living near nuclear plants in case of...
From: The Guardian | By: Agence France-Presse | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Find out why we're putting Kerry Washington on Preggers Watch inside.... Well looky here.  Judy Smith, the real Olivia Pope, popped up and surprised the cast of "Scandal" yesterday.  But the only surprise we could focus on was what was going on in...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Friday, April 29, 2016
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A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy....
From: Fox News | Friday, April 29, 2016
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"I co-wrote the Mission Chinese cookbook, and I love the place and the people there deeply."
From: Grub Street Boston | By: Sierra Tishgart | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Though mosquitoes haven’t yet carried the Zika virus to the U.S. mainland, communities in areas that could be affected by a future outbreak are already taking precautions. For pregnant women or women who are trying to get pregnant, the specter of a...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The model missed her flight Wednesday after she had to pump during a mechanical delay
From: People | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Would you do the same if you were in her shoes? The post Mom Turns to Facebook to Find 13-Year-Old’s Father, Born After a Holiday Fling appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Julie Scagell | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Dynel Lane has been sentenced to 100 years in prison. According to CNN, Lane was found guilty in February for attacking Michelle Wilkins, who was seven-months-pregnant at the time, and cutting her baby from her womb. Wilkins had reportedly responded...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay McCane | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Despite a shift in federal policy away from abstinence-only sex education in recent years, fewer U.S. teens are getting formal instruction about birth control methods. A new data analysis from the Guttmacher Institute found that 60 percent of girls aged...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Friday, April 29, 2016
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She met the woman by luring her online with an ad for free maternity clothes. A Boulder County District Court judge handed down the sentence for Dynel Lane, 35, for the grisly 2015 attack, which renewed a national debate over whether a fetus is a person...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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BOULDER, Colo. – A Colorado woman was sentenced on Friday to 100 years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder for stabbing a pregnant stranger she had lured with an online ad for free maternity clothes, then cutting the fetus from her...
From: New York Post | By: Reuters | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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In the last week, Indiana has played an unusually central role in the presidential primary, with Hoosiers watching as Ted Cruz and John Kasich forged a deal while Donald Trump exhumed Bobby Knight. One thing the campaigns (and many pundits) seem to agree...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Craig Fehrman | Friday, April 29, 2016
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