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Source: BBC

Team Sky: Chris Froome hopes team can survive owner withdrawal

Today 20:02 GMT

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says Team Sky will "be doing everything we can" to survive once their owner and main sponsor pulls out at the end of 2019.

Team principal Sir Dave Brailsford claimed Sky's withdrawal was "not really a surprise" and said he saw it as an opportunity. "Everyone at Team Sky has got big ambitions for 2019 and this news has made us more more determined than ever to make them happen."

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Source: The Guradian

What happened next Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg: ‘I can’t sit back and grieve while so many people are dying’

Today 16:22 GMT

Listening to David Hogg, the 18-year-old former high school student who became an internationally known gun-control campaigner after a gunman shot dead 17 students and staff and injured 17 others at his school in Parkland, Florida, reminds me of McCain’s account of his protest.

Hogg was one of the speakers on March for Our Lives, a demonstration in Washington called by another Parkland student – the third-biggest demonstration in US history – that took place less than six months after the shooting.

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Source: CBS News

In first public comments in 3 months, Christine Blasey Ford presents award to abuse survivor

Today 16:22 GMT

Speaking publicly for the first time since she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September, Christine Blasey Ford presented Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year award to Larry Nassar abuse survivor Rachael Denhollander.

She said, "Words are not adequate to thank all of you who supported me since I came forward to tell the Senate that I had been sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh."

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Source: Common Domain

Survive College-Application Season With the Family in One Piece

Today 12:41 GMT

The resulting stress can damage family relationships if parents fail to set good boundaries and keep their own anxieties in check.

“Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks can pretty much be ruined by a poor college-application process,” says Stephanie Meade, an educational consultant in Sherman Oaks, Calif. “Parents talk about how it’s the last year the student will be living under their roof, and the last thing they want to do is to be fighting with them.”

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Source: DW

Kosovo: Survivors of wartime sexual violence speak out

Monday 15:24 GMT

After many years of silence, hundreds of survivors of sexual violence during the Kosovo war have decided to come forward.

On the basis of this information, sociologist and policy analyst Anna Di Lellio, a professor at New York University who had worked in Kosovo for years, conducted research on sexual violence during the Kosovo conflict. Together with Garentina Kraja, an independent researcher from Kosovo, and Mirlinda Sada, the executive director of Medica Gjakova, she brought new evidence to light.

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Source: Global News

Humboldt crash survivor has PTSD triggered by truck rear-ending his bus

Monday 03:19 GMT

A terrifying ordeal for Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki this past week as the bus carrying him home from physiotherapy was rear-ended by a truck.

Court appearance for semi driver charged in Humboldt Broncos bus crash adjourned. Michelle Straschnitzki, who has been lobbying for seat belts on team buses, said she hopes this latest accident will serve as a warning to motorists who aren’t paying attention.


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