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Father loses IVF damages claim

A father has lost a damages claim against a London IVF clinic after his ex-partner forged his signature to use frozen embryos. The High Court found IVF Hammersmith was not negligent. The couple broke up in 2010 but some months later the woman asked the clinic to implant an embryo, which they had stored. The man, who can only be identified as ARB, said he did not give his consent and was tricked by his former partner. After the couple had a son together through IVF at the clinic in ...

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Why news outlets are being criticized for reporting ISIS claim about Las Vegas

Mass shooting in Vegas: What happened When a gunman attacked a casino in Manila last June, ISIS claimed credit. But Philippine police said the attacker was in debt, had a gambling problem, and had recently been laid off. The terror group had nothing to do with it. Another questionable claim of responsibility came on Monday. Multiple ISIS communication channels asserted that a “soldier of the Islamic State” carried out the massacre in Las Vegas, but the terror group provided no evidence to support the claim, and analysts immediately heaped doubt ...

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Report: Staffer says Paterno noted 2nd claim

12:06 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno allegedly told former assistant Mike McQueary in 2001 that it wasn’t the first time he’d heard that Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused children, according to a 2011 Pennsylvania state police report obtained by CNN. According to the police report, McQueary, who went to Paterno after witnessing an alleged act of abuse by Sandusky in 2001, was allegedly told by Paterno that it “was the second complaint of this nature he had received” against Sandusky. Sandusky was convicted in ...

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Mega Millions winner comes forward to claim $393 million prize

Another day, another large novelty check boasting an enormous amount of money. Just a day after Mavis Wanczyk appeared at the Massachusetts lottery headquarters to accept the largest lottery prize ever paid to a single player, another lucky jackpot winner made her public debut in Illinois on Friday. Patricia Busking won the $ 393 million Mega Millions jackpot on August 11, more than a week before Wanczyk landed the $ 758.7 million Powerball grand prize. “The last two weeks have been a whirlwind. We’ve been overwhelmed,” Busking said at a ...

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Great Britain claim world 4x100m world gold as Usain Bolt pulls up in final race

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years. But with the young GB women’s sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just ...

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Madrid museum must face heirs' claim in Nazi art case: U.S. appeals court

By Jonathan Stempel A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit seeking to force a Madrid museum to return an Impressionist masterpiece to the family of a Jewish woman who was compelled to sell it to a Nazi art appraiser for $ 360 in 1939 so she could flee Germany. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said two of Lilly Cassirer’s great-grandchildren may sue the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum for the return of Camille Pissarro’s 1897 depiction of a Paris street scene, “Rue Saint-Honoré, Après-midi, Effet de Pluie.” Monday’s decision ...

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Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and “did nothing”. His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President Vladimir Putin’s “direct involvement”. The alleged meddling is the subject of high-level investigations in the US. President Putin has repeatedly denied any Russian interference into the presidential election. The Washington Post ...

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Trump's Justice Department fires back on claim he violated the Constitution

‘Pay bribes here’ projected onto Trump’s hotel The Trump administration has fired back at an ethics group that sued the president over his business interests. The response? You’ve got nothing. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a government watchdog group, filed a suit in January claiming that President Trump violated the Constitution through his hotels, clubs and restaurants. The plaintiffs claim the Emoluments clause bars Trump from accepting anything of value from a foreign government. The plaintiffs include a nonprofit restaurant group, a New York hotel and restaurant owner, ...

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Gamers Claim to Want Backwards Compatibility. Why Don’t They Use It?

A brace of news reports this week highlighted an interesting scenario in console world (and arguably for PCs as well, though I’ll address that separately). First, Sony executive Jim Ryan was openly dismissive of backwards compatibility as a major focus or feature for the PS4, noting that few console players actually took advantage of the feature when it was available and that it wasn’t seen as important within Sony. “When we’ve dabbled with backwards compatibility, I can say it is one of those features that is much requested, but not ...

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Gamers Claim to Want Backwards Compatibility. Why Don’t They Use It?

A brace of news reports this week highlighted an interesting scenario in console world (and arguably for PCs as well, though I’ll address that separately). First, Sony executive Jim Ryan was openly dismissive of backwards compatibility as a major focus or feature for the PS4, noting that few console players actually took advantage of the feature when it was available and that it wasn’t seen as important within Sony. “When we’ve dabbled with backwards compatibility, I can say it is one of those features that is much requested, but not ...

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