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Boy, 11, eats five meals a day to save father’s life

An 11-year-old boy is eating at least five meals a day to save his father from leukemia. Lu Zikuan’s dad, who was diagnosed seven years ago, needs a bone marrow transplant. Zikuan, from Xinxiang in China, is the only match within his family but needs to put on weight before the procedure can go ahead. […]

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S. Korean ex-first lady and women’s rights activist dies

SEOUL, Jun 11 – The widow of late South Korean president Kim Dae-Jung, known for her women’s rights activist and involvement in her husband’s “sunshine” policy of engagement with the isolated North, has died at the age of 96. Considered one of the pioneers of women’s rights in South Korea and a lifelong companion of late […]

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Kim’s murdered half-brother was CIA informant – report

Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was a CIA informant before he was killed in 2017, according to a report. Kim Jong Nam died after his face was smeared with the nerve agent VX, a banned chemical weapon, in February 2017. He had been at Kuala Lumpur’s airport at the time. Two women charged with his murder were released earlier […]

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Roger Godsiff: Labour MP to be ‘reminded of responsibilities’ for backing LGBT lessons protest

Labour has refused to bow to calls to suspend an MP who told campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school: “You’re right”. Roger Godsiff, MP for Birmingham’s Hall Green constituency, also told protesters outside Anderton Park Primary School they had a “just cause” as he criticised the headteacher in a video that has […]

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Nun claims Katy Perry has ‘blood on her hands’ over property deal after death of fellow sister

A nun who was engaged in a property dispute with pop star Katy Perry has said the singer has “blood on her hands”. Rita Callanan’s best friend Catherine Rose Holzman, a fellow nun, collapsed and died as they prepared to face Perry’s legal team in a Los Angeles Court in March 2018. Sister Callanan, 81, […]

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Gay couple bloodied in attack on London bus after being asked to kiss

A woman who was left bloodied on a London bus while heading home from a date with her girlfriend has spoken out against “chauvinist, misogynistic and homophobic violence”.  Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Chris were on a night bus heading to Camden, north London, on 30 May when a group of four men started […]

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Dutch teen starve herself to death after parents and doctors agree not to put her into treatment against her will

It was reported, on Wednesday according to euronews.com, Noa’s parents and doctors agreed not to force-feed her or put her into treatment against her will. Noa Pothoven died on Sunday at home saying she could no longer live with the trauma of being raped by two men. The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium are the only […]

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Ann Widdecombe: Science may ‘produce an answer’ to homosexuality

Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe has said science may “produce an answer” to homosexuality. The former MP made the comment in an interview on Sky’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday at the beginning of Pride month, four weeks dedicated to celebrating the LGBT community, with this year marking 50 years since the Stonewall riots. Sky News […]

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At least 13 migrant boats land off Kent coast

At least 13 migrant boats have landed off the Kent coast, Sky News understands. The area of response has stretched across from Dover to Winchelsea Beach in East Sussex, where border force agents have been seen engaging with some of the migrants. Coastguards say they have helped UKBorder Force to deal with 13 incidents this […]

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President Kenyatta to make official trip to Canada next week

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will next week make an official visit to Vancouver, Canada, to attend the 2019 Global Women Deliver Conference at the invitation of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The conference will bring together over 6000 high profile delegates including world leaders for discussions aimed at finding lasting solutions […]

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