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Source: The Guradian

'After what I lived through': survivors of Brazil’s dictatorship fear Bolsonaro

Today 15:25 GMT

José Carlos Giannini will never forget the horrors he endured at the hands of Brazil’s 21-year military dictatorship: the savage torture-sessions he and others considered leftist enemies of the state suffered after being cast into São Paulo’s dank political dungeons.

“After what I lived through, what I saw, and the time that I served … to have a president that represents everything of that era is unthinkable to me.”. Brazil’s leftist president, João Goulart, was toppled in a coup in April 1964.

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Source: BBC

Drugs 'may extend breast cancer survival'

Today 14:31 GMT

Combining a pioneering drug with hormone therapy may extend the survival of some women with advanced breast cancer, a trial suggests.

Oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancers are the most common form of breast cancer, accounting for about 70% of cases. The study, led by researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research, in London, and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, examined what effect palbociclib had on women's overall survival and whether it could delay the need for chemotherapy.

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Source: DW

Women struggle to survive Greece's notorious refugee camp

Today 06:04 GMT

A recent report by Amnesty International on women and girls in Greek refugee camps describes how the severe overcrowding can be especially threatening to women.

Women stranded as refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos face daily violence, never-ending asylum procedures and horrible living conditions. DW's Marianna Karakoulaki spoke with some of them about their experiences.

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Source: Global News

Man falls down Arizona mine shaft, breaks both legs, fights off 3 rattlesnakes and survives

Saturday 10:50 GMT

A 62-year-old Arizona man went full Indiana Jones after falling down a 30-metre mine shaft, breaking both of his legs, fending off three rattlesnakes, and surviving without food or water for 48 hours.

According to Maricopa County Sheriff’s office (MCSO), John Waddell was rescued Wednesday after falling down an abandoned gold mine shaft on Monday, just north of Phoenix. “He is a very, very, fortunate individual,” Roger Yensen, commander of the MCSO Mountain Rescue Posse, told reporters Thursday.

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Source: Fox News

Will America survive the growing insider threat in our homeland today?

Sunday 19:04 GMT

The threat of insider attacks in Afghanistan has always been a reality, but never before has it been so close to disrupting U.S. vital interests in such a catastrophic way.

Both in combat overseas and in day-to-day operations in the homeland – we must do a better job of identifying insider threats. While those threats are more lethal in combat environments such as Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, the rules for identifying and stopping such threats with military power are clear.

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Source: Fox News

Breast cancer survivor hangs 'no breastfeeding zone' banner after giving birth

Sunday 13:34 GMT

A new mom who is a breast cancer survivor has received kudos from supporters nationwide after posting a photo of the “No breastfeeding zone” banner she hung above her maternity bed.

About 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime, with an estimated 266,120 new cases expected to be diagnosed in 2018, and an additional 63,960 cases of non-invasive cases.

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