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10-Year-Old Boy Finds Dinosaur Error at London’s Natural History Museum

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 28, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/28/2017 at 3:30pm
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London’s Natural History Museum had to correct a mistake on one of its signs after a 10-year-old boy noticed an error.

Charlie has always loved paleontology and insisted to his mother that the museum used a picture of a Protoceratops on a sign meant for the Oviraptor. From The BBC:

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Charlie Gard’s Parents Will End Legal Fight to Take Him to the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 24, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/24/2017 at 2:30pm
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Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard has captured the hearts of everyone across the world as his parents have fought tooth and nail against bureaucracy to do what they can to save their child. But now the parents have decided to end the legal fight. From

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NATO Ally Turkey Strains Ties With The U. S., Germany, and the UK

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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NATO ally Turkey seems intent on alienating its western allies from the United States to Germany and the UK. Turkey has arrested German citizens at London-based Amnesty International and released the locations of American military bases and assets.

Additionally, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping up his anti-Israel rhetoric, a stance...

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Wave of Acid Attacks Hits London

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 5:00pm 7/15/2017 at 5:00pm
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Apparently, the new weapon of choice among young terrorists in the UK is acid.

Fox News reports:

A horrific wave of acid attacks have overtaken London, leaving victims gruesomely disfigured...

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England: NHS Recorded 9,000 Cases of Female Genital Mutilation Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/6/2017 at 2:30pm
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The NHS recorded more than 9,000 incidents of female genital mutilation (FGM) in England between April 2016 and March 2017. The NHS Digital noted the data comes from NHS trusts and general practitioner officers.

The Guardian reported:

The findings show that in the last year there were 9,179 attendances in which FGM was either...

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Pope Changes Vatican Stance on Baby Charlie Gard

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 6:00pm 7/4/2017 at 6:00pm
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Last week, the European Court of Human Rights caused international outrage when the judges decided to side with British courts to remove life support for 10-month-old Charlie Gard, refusing to allow his parents to take him to America for trial therapy, even though they raised more than $1 million for it....

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Theresa May, Northern Irish Party Make Deal to Give Conservatives Slim Majority

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 6/26/2017 at 2:00pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to give the conservatives the slim majority it needs for May to stay in her role. The New York Times reported:

With the deal, which is reported...

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Scientists in Antartica Discover 118-Year-Old Painting by British Explorer

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:30am 6/17/2017 at 10:30am
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Scientists found a painting by famous British explorer Dr. Edward Wilson in one of the first structures built on Antartica. Wilson painted the artwork in 1899. From Sky News:

The almost perfectly-preserved artwork was painted by Dr Edward Wilson, a British polar explorer who died in Antarctica with his expedition leader Captain...

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UK Election Fallout: Two of May’s Top Aides Resign

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 3:30pm 6/10/2017 at 3:30pm
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Prime Minister Teresa May narrowly holds on to her majority (and her job), but the fall-out from the ill-timed election and its disappointing results is just starting.  Two of her top aides have resigned in an apparent effort to divert criticism from May.

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The fallout of the election disaster has...

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British Election Final Results: Theresa May pulls out slim victory

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:30am 6/9/2017 at 8:30am
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LIVE: British Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/8/2017 at 4:00pm

The British have officially closed. It might be a few more hours before we have an official result.

The population will elect 650 Members of Parliament (MP), but the Conservatives need 326 seats in order to form a government. They currently hold 330, but some polls have shown the party losing enough...

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Remembering D-Day: June 6, 1944

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/6/2017 at 1:00pm
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On this day, 73 years ago, the Allies stormed into Normandy, France, and led an invasion to liberate Western Europe from the Germans. These men risked everything to bring an end to one of the most evil regimes in history.

American, British, and Canadian soldiers took part in Operation Overloard, also known...

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Theresa May: We Could Not Have “Predicted” or “Envisaged” Latest Terrorist Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11:30am 6/5/2017 at 11:30am
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British PM Theresa May, in an address to the nation, stated that it wasn’t possible to have “predicted” or “envisaged” the latest terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.

Here’s her statement, as broadcast on CNN this morning:

We could never have predicted the tragic turn which events would take. We could never have...

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What We Know About the Latest London Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 5:00pm 6/4/2017 at 5:00pm
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Terrorists killed seven people and injured 48 more on London Bridge and Borough Market in London on Saturday night. 35 of the injured remain in hospitals around the area.

Police have also made 12 quick arrests in east London in connection with the terrorist attack.

This is what we know so far about...

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UK Election: Will Conservatives, Theresa May LOSE Seats in the House of Commons?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11:30am 6/2/2017 at 11:30am

A new poll has shown that British Prime Minister Theresa May and her fellow conservatives face a massive loss in seats in the snap election scheduled for June 8. YouGov released a poll that shows Conservatives at 310 seats, down from the 330 they hold now in the House of Commons....

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Oxford Students Confront and Insult British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10:30am 5/31/2017 at 10:30am
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It looks like obnoxious liberal students are acting out in the UK as well. Good to know it’s not just us.

The International Business Times reports:

Boris Johnson berated by angry students at Oxford College: ‘What dead animals have you f****d?’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was met by a group of angry students as...

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Brits claim U.S. intelligence leaked confidential Manchester bombing evidence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8:40pm 5/24/2017 at 8:40pm
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If you thought that intelligence community leaks against Donald Trump were okay because Trump was the target, then you don’t understand the problem. Such leaks to the NY Times and Washington Post, among others, are not only criminal, they are contagious.

If accusations being made by the British are true, the leakers...

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