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HMS Vigilant: Nine sailors sacked after failing drugs tests

Image copyright PA Image caption HMS Vigilant is one of Britain’s four Vanguard-class submarines Nine sailors from a nuclear missile submarine have been dismissed from the Royal Navy after failing drugs tests, the Ministry of Defence has said. They had been serving aboard HMS Vigilant, which carries the Trident nuclear ...

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Catalonia independence: Spain strips police chiefs of powers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoth pro- and anti-independence groups came out onto the streets after the declaration The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia’s most senior police officials of their powers, hours after direct rule was imposed on the region. This is the first specific measure taken ...

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The 8 most common urological issues affecting men

The practice of urology is a vital component of men’s health care. This medical specialty focuses on the urinary tract system which encompasses the system responsible for creating and removing urine from the body, which includes the kidneys, bladder, ureter, urethra, and the reproductive system of men. ...

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Brooklyn man gets 15 years for supporting ISIS

A Brooklyn man’s tearful regret for following ISIS failed to sway a judge, who sentenced him Friday to 15 years in federal prison for plotting terrorist acts. Abdurasul Juraboev, 27, said he rejected extremism and the ISIS snake oil peddlers he once listened to. He wiped away tears ...

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Pools and sports halls ‘could be forced to close’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Council leisure facilities ‘need a cash boost’ At a town hall meeting last week, Pendle Council in Lancashire heard a solution to a looming £4bn deficit may be to close a sports hall or pool. Councillors told the meeting such a closure would be ...

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Cuomo rips 2 GOP congressmen as ‘Benedict Arnolds’ for tax votes

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo Friday blasted two upstate Republican congressmen as “Benedict Arnolds” for voting for legislation that would eliminate the deductibility of state and local taxes. Cuomo, during a conference call with California Gov. Jerry Brown to denounce the House vote, singled out Reps. Chris Collins (R-Erie ...

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Betsy DeVos Is Giving Special Ed. Advocates a Big Headache

Move to roll back regulations reignites suspicions about DeVos The gulf of distrust between disability advocates and the U.S. Department of Education has been on full display in the wake of the Trump adminstration’s regulatory rollback efforts, illustrating how anger stirred up during Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing has ...

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UK ‘won’t recognise’ Catalan independence

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May and Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy in 2016 The UK will not recognise the Catalan parliament’s declaration of independence, Downing Street says. Theresa May’s official spokesman said the declaration was based on a vote that had been declared illegal. The Scottish government said ...

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