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Source: DW

Measles: Millions of children worldwide missed first vaccine, says UN

Thursday 23:40 GMT

Millions of children in high- and low-income countries have missed the first dose of the measles vaccine since 2010, according to UNICEF.

Some 169 million children missed the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, an annual average of 21.1 million per year, according to a report released Thursday by the UN's children's agency. Two vaccine doses are needed to protect children from the acutely contagious disease, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a statement on their website.

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Source: Reuters

Comcast first quarter profit beats Wall Street, misses on revenue

Thursday 21:50 GMT

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp reported first-quarter profit on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by strong additions of high-speed internet customers in a quarter that painted another mixed picture for the biggest U.S. cable provider.

Comcast’s overall revenue rose 18 percent to $26.86 billion, but fell short of Wall Street expectations of $27.20 billion.

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Source: Reuters

Intel cuts full-year revenue forecast, misses on data-center sales

Thursday 21:51 GMT

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp cut its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday and missed analysts’ estimates for first-quarter sales for its higher-margin data center business, sending its shares down 7 percent after hours.

The lowered full-year revenue forecast adds to concerns that an industry-wide slowdown could persist until the end of 2019 and follows a similar warning earlier this week from chipmaker Texas Instruments.

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Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin reportedly 'shocked and saddened' at college admissions scam ruining her 'legacy'

Thursday 20:00 GMT

Lori Loughlin is reportedly horrified that she's more famous for allegedly bribing her daughters' ways into college than she is for her acting career.

LORI LOUGHLIN AND HUSBAND MOSSIMO GIANNULLI REPORTEDLY ARGUING CONSTANTLY OVER COLLEGE SCAM ALLEGATIONS. LORI LOUGHLIN'S DAUGHTER OLIVIA JADE COULD BE IMPLICATED IN COLLEGE SCAM, EXPERT SAYS. “Calling in favors, donating money to the alumni association, hiring consultants.

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Source: The Guradian

Former Texas tennis coach admits to $100,000 bribe in college admissions scandal

Thursday 20:00 GMT

The former men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to accepting a $100,000 bribe in the college admissions bribery scheme and will cooperate with authorities.

The scandal has put a spotlight on the cutthroat college admissions process and amplified complaints that the system is rigged in favor of the rich. The parents are charged with paying big money to doctor entrance exam scores or get their children admitted to highly selective schools as athletic recruits for sports they didn’t play.

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Source: Fox News

Body of missing five-year-old boy found in shallow grave, parents charged with murder

Thursday 20:00 GMT

The body of missing Illinois five-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund has been found buried in a shallow grave near his home and both his parents are being charged with his murder, police said Wednesday.

Jim Black, the Chief of the Crystal Lake Police Department, said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon that both AJ's parents, JoAnn Cunningham and Andrew Freund Sr., have been charged in connection with the boy's death.

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Source: BBC

Wolves 3-1 Arsenal: Gunners miss chance to go fourth in Premier League

Thursday 19:05 GMT

Wolves are aiming to become the first newly-promoted side to finish in the top eight since Reading finished eighth in 2005-06, while no newly promoted team has finished higher than that since Ipswich Town were fifth in 2000-01.

If Manchester City beat Watford in the FA Cup final the team finishing seventh in the Premier League will take the last available European spot and enter next season's Europa League at the second qualifying round phase.

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Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin reconciles with daughter Olivia Jade amid college admissions scandal

Thursday 17:16 GMT

Lori Loughlin has made amends with daughter Olivia Jade, from whom she was reportedly estranged following the reveal of the "Full House" star and husband Mossimo Giannulli's alleged participation in a college admissions scandal. Olivia Jade, 19, was previously reported to be livid with and not speaking to her parents, believing they "ruined her life" with their alleged $500,000 bribes to get Olivia and sister Isabella into the University of Southern California (USC).

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Source: Reuters

AT&T misses revenue estimates as pay-TV subscribers bleed away

Thursday 15:25 GMT

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc’s first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates on Wednesday after it lost subscribers in nearly all of its main businesses except wireless, where it paid heavily to gain customers through price promotions.

Mobility, AT&T’s largest segment and which includes its wireless business, had revenue of $17.57 billion during the quarter, missing estimates of $17.65 billion, as those promotions hurt revenue for the unit.

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Source: The Guradian

Manchester United stars may look to exit if club misses out on top four

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

David de Gea, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku will all consider their futures if Manchester United fail to qualify for the Champions League.

In a move first reported by the Guardian last August, whoever is appointed will undertake a position that works alongside the manager in a strategic fashion, with regard to the first-team squad and the progression of players from the academy.

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Source: Global News

Young Illinois boy missing for days, police say mother refuses to cooperate

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

The mother of a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy who went missing last week is refusing to co-operate with detectives, police said Monday.

In the days after the boy disappeared, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services said that it has had previous contact with the family – stemming in part from the fact that the boy was born with opiates in his system. A news release Monday said the investigation is “focusing on the residence and the individuals that may have seen or had contact with “AJ” last.”

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Source: Global News

Canada’s oilsands emit CO2 emissions significantly higher than reported: study

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

New federal research suggests greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta’s oilsands may be significantly higher than industry reports.

In a study published Tuesday, Environment Canada scientists say four major oilsands mines are releasing an average of about one-third more carbon dioxide per barrel of oil than they report — a crucial number used for everything from determining national emissions levels to calculating carbon tax.

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Source: The Guradian

'You did not act in time': Greta Thunberg's full speech to MPs

Wednesday 19:06 GMT

We children are not sacrificing our education and our childhood for you to tell us what you consider is politically possible in the society that you have created.

Many of you appear concerned that we are wasting valuable lesson time, but I assure you we will go back to school the moment you start listening to science and give us a future.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte