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The worst is yet to come for the NHS – hospital chiefs

The NHS in England may suffer its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive an emergency bailout, hospital chiefs are warning. They say the cash is needed to pay for extra staff and beds because attempts to improve NHS finances have failed. The government has given councils an extra £1bn for social care services, to help relieve the pressure on hospitals. But the latest figures show A&E waits and bed shortages remain “stubbornly” bad, according to NHS Providers. The group, which represents NHS chief executives, is calling ...

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How will Week 1 matchups matter come playoff time?

Aug 31, 2017 The first of six College Football Playoff rankings will be revealed on Oct. 31, but the 13 members of the selection committee shouldn’t have to wait that long to determine who to take seriously. No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 3 Florida State on Saturday in Atlanta will answer that. “It really tells you, regardless of the result, where your team is, legitimately,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. It’s the first time since the AP preseason poll began in 1950 that the No. 1 team is facing a ...

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Magic: More triple-doubles to come for Lonzo

12:11 AM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Magic Johnson believes Lonzo Ball‘s triple-doubles in summer league were just a preview of more to come. “You can see that. If he’s getting triple-doubles in the summer league, he is going to get triple-doubles in the regular season,” Johnson said. “Just like me, when I got here, there was pressure. I was the No. 1 pick. I didn’t care about that. I am going to play my game. Lonzo is going to play his game. The great ones do.” Lonzo Ball started ...

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Top golfers, Trump and protesters come out to Bedminister for U.S. Women's Open

Is President Trump good for the golf industry? This weekend’s U.S. Women’s Open has drawn top golfers, President Trump and some protesters. Trump was again seen at the course Saturday after being spotted there Friday, viewing the festivities from a glass-encased viewing area. The tournament is scheduled to end on Sunday. Protesters planned to converge on the event because it’s being held at Trump National, the president’s private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Demonstrators were kept at least three miles from the course. They were met by a roughly ...

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Companies must come clean on climate risks

Top CEOs to Trump: You’re wrong on climate change Graeme Pitkethly is Unilever’s chief financial officer and vice chair of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. Climate change is affecting companies through the direct impact of steadily rising global temperatures and the policies that governments around the world adopt in response. If markets are to operate efficiently, we must be transparent about that to help investors evaluate companies and make better decisions for the long term. Information ...

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London fire: Syrian victim Mohammed Alhajali family 'can come to UK'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Arrangements will be made for the family of one of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire to travel from Syria to the UK for his funeral, the Home Office has said. Mohammed Alhajali, who was 23, was the first victim to be named. The Syrian refugee came to the UK in 2014 and studied civil engineering. A total of 58 people are known to be dead or missing, presumed dead, after the fire. The BBC understands this could rise to about ...

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100 reasons we can't wait for college football to come back

9:00 AM ET Ryan McGee Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Somewhere in Georgia, two college football writers sit on a bench. Both have southern drawls. Yes, it looks a little like Forrest Gump and that other guy waiting for the bus. Looking down at his watch, the first writer ...

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Overwatch Director Talks Save/Export For Highlights, Says A Gun-Game Mode Could Come

Last year, Blizzard announced plans to improve Overwatch‘s Highlights feature by allowing players to save and export them. This feature has still not been delivered, but Blizzard now assures that it has not been forgotten. Writing in the game’s forums, director Jeff Kaplan said the save/export feature for Highlights is the current focus one of the smaller development “strike teams” on the wider Overwatch team. “The team is working extremely hard on this and has been for months. Expect more details early this summer,” Kaplan said. Currently, Overwatch archives five ...

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From zero to … No. 1? Trubisky has come out of nowhere

8:00 AM ET This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s April 24 NFL Draft Issue. Subscribe today! MITCHELL TRUBISKY IS beginning his workout on the football field at Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Orange County, California, and his attention is divided. The footwork drills are important, sure, but he’s more concerned about Ricky and Jake, who are about 50 yards away, behind the end zone, just out of earshot. The road to the NFL draft is fraught with peril for a top-rated quarterback — the general weirdness of the ...

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