UN's food programme to cut back aid to thousands of Palestinians
The move follows the slashing of US funding to humanitarian agencies working in Gaza Strip and West Bank.
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8-year-old tells Santa all she wants is for her sister's diabetes to go away
FRANKLIN, Va. - A 10-year-old Virginia girl told Santa all she wants for Christmas this year is for her sister's diabetes to go away, according to WTKR. Abby Eger, 10, is...
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UN food program announces service cuts to Palestinians
JERUSALEM - The United Nations' World Food Program says it will be cutting services to nearly 200,000 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip due to a lack of funding. The...
1 hour ago - The Seattle Times - 3 articles
Armed drive-thru robber thwarted by Texas Burger King worker
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A fast-food worker's instant instincts worked when a bandit appeared at the drive-thru window.
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Dinner at a Movie: Two very merry happy hours in a row at El Gaucho and The Big Picture
In the eighth installment of the series, Seattle Times food writer Bethany Jean Clement and movie critic Moira Macdonald find a dinner, drinks and movie combo that just might...
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UN set to leave half of Gaza and West Bank hungry, as food programme feels a lack of US money
The UN's World Food Programme is cutting food aid to Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, putting some 190,000 impoverished people at risk. The lack of US funding, stopped...
2 hours ago - RT - 3 articles
Food insecurity linked with binge-eating disorder and obesity
Food insecurity - difficulty affording enough food to support regular, balanced meals - was associated with increased likelihoods of binge-eating disorder and obesity in a...
3 hours ago - Science Daily
Cambridge's wildlife is being exposed to rat poison at alarming rates, researchers warn
As pest problems persist statewide, many residents, as well as local public works employees, turn to rat poison to deal with the issue. Rat poison isn't just poisoning the...
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Does Pittsburgh welcome immigrant-owned food businesses? A new study says it has a ways to go
A local nonprofit released its Immigrant-Owned Small Businesses and Local Food Economy Report this week.
4 hours ago - Post Gazette
Huge donation reignites RexStinks vs. RexRocks food drive, more than $93,000 raised
In a column published in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune, I reported, with great certainty, that I am awesome. I based that proclamation on the results of the Insult-A-Columnist...
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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul
The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break.
Trump declares defeat of ISIS in Syria as US reportedly plans total...
The US is planning a total withdrawal of its military forces from Syria, where they are nearing the end of the campaign to retake all of the territory once held by ISIS...
Report: Facebook shared private messages with partners
Facebook gave some companies more extensive access to users' personal data than it has previously revealed, letting them read private messages or see the names of friends...
Senate to vote Wednesday on bill to avert government shutdown
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll be introducing a stopgap measure to continue funding the government until Feb. 8 to avert a government shutdown.
UK opposition leader denies calling PM May ‘stupid woman'
LONDON - Britain's main opposition leader is facing calls to apologize after he was accused of calling Prime Minister Theresa May a “stupid woman” in the House of Commons...
'I thought I was a goner': Rare tornado damages homes in Washington state
A strong tornado touched down in Washington state, heavily damaging several homes and toppling trees.
First look at Will Smith as the Genie in ‘Aladdin' live-action movie
Director Guy Ritchie is creating a whole new world with the live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin. Entertainment Weekly revealed a series of first-look photos of the upcoming...
GSK, Pfizer team on over-the-counter drug joint venture
LONDON - Drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are merging their health care divisions, creating a market leader in over-the-counter health care products like pain relievers...
Vikings' Dalvin Cook Named NFC Offensive Player Of The Week
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook scorched the Miami Dolphins' defense on Sunday - and it didn't go unnoticed. On Wednesday, the Vikings announced Cook...
Trump signed letter of intent to proceed with Moscow project
President Trump signed a letter of intent to proceed with negotiations to build a tower in Moscow - despite a weekend claim by his attorney Rudy Giuliani that “no one signed”...