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Aug 25, 2014

Wadman: Shots that could stop cancer

Not so long ago, when my sons still had smooth cheeks and children's voices, I had them vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted infection. It was late 2011, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had ...

Aug 26, 2014

Rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

(AP) -- A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations. The cu... #Indonesia #Jakarta #Federal Bureau of Investigation

Aug 25, 2014

Isis accused of ethnic cleansing as story of Shia prison massacre emerges

As many as 670 prisoners thought killed in Mosul with other abuses reported in Iraq amounting to 'crimes against humanity' The United Nations said on Sunday it had evidence that fighters from Islamic State (Isis) had killed as many as 670 prisoners i... #Iraq #United Nations #Mosul #Syria

Aug 07, 2014

Cuomo running mate campaigns on LI for women's equality bill

Democratic Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul campaigned in Nassau and Suffolk Thursday, using a newly formed political party focused on women's rights to rally support for local Democratic candidates. Hochul, a former congresswoman from Erie... #Andrew Cuomo #Cathy Young #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Carl Marcellino #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Hills, NY #Islip, NY #Massapequa, NY #Melville, NY #Merrick, NY #Mineola, NY #Sea Cliff, NY #Syosset, NY #Erie, PA #Kathy Hochul

Jul 29, 2014

Criminalising pregnant women who drink is a ploy to restrict their freedom

If the UK apes the US and punishes pregnant women, we will be heading towards a dystopia akin to that in The Handmaids Tale Alcohol abuse in pregnancy could become a crime Margaret Atwoods 1985 novel The Handmaids Tale seems to have moved from fictio... #Andrew Cuomo #Cathy Young #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Carl Marcellino #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Hills, NY #Islip, NY #Massapequa, NY #Melville, NY #Merrick, NY #Mineola, NY #Sea Cliff, NY #Syosset, NY #Erie, PA #Kathy Hochul

Aug 27, 2014

Strip-search videotaping of female inmates by male guards ruled unconstitutional by U.S. judge in Springfield

Judge Michael Ponsor directed the attorneys for the female inmates to propose any sought financial penalties. SPRINGFIELD – U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Ponsor ruled Tuesday the policy of allowing male correctional officers to videotape femal... #Andrew Cuomo #Cathy Young #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Carl Marcellino #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Hills, NY #Islip, NY #Massapequa, NY #Melville, NY #Merrick, NY #Mineola, NY #Sea Cliff, NY #Syosset, NY #Erie, PA #Kathy Hochul

Aug 23, 2014

Reading 'Fifty Shades' Linked To Unhealthy Behaviors

Amy Bonomi and Andy Henion, Michigan State University Young adult women who read “ Fifty Shades of Grey ” are more likely than nonreaders to exhibit signs of eating disorders and have a verbally abusive partner, finds a new study led by a Michigan St... #Andrew Cuomo #Cathy Young #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Carl Marcellino #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Hills, NY #Islip, NY #Massapequa, NY #Melville, NY #Merrick, NY #Mineola, NY #Sea Cliff, NY #Syosset, NY #Erie, PA #Kathy Hochul

Aug 20, 2014

Humans Did Not Wipe Out the Neanderthals, New Research Suggests

Neanderthals went extinct in Europe about 40,000 years ago, giving them millennia to coexist with modern humans culturally and sexually, according to new research that also suggests modern humans didn't cause Neanderthals to die out rapidly... #Andrew Cuomo #Cathy Young #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Carl Marcellino #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Hills, NY #Islip, NY #Massapequa, NY #Melville, NY #Merrick, NY #Mineola, NY #Sea Cliff, NY #Syosset, NY #Erie, PA #Kathy Hochul

Aug 11, 2014

Film Review: The Catholic Priest on the Road to ‘Calvary’

CHICAGO – The title of the film, “Calvary,” should have resonance to any guilty Catholic out there, and yet the loaded word can’t deliver the truth that the film seeks. Brendan Gleeson gives an astonishing performance as a conflicted priest, but the ... #Kelly Reilly #Brendan Gleeson #Dylan Moran #Fox Searchlight Pictures

Aug 24, 2014

Gorgeous George and 
his woman 
of substance

Amal Alamuddin is an entirely new kind of public woman. She's sprung from the chambers of London to the pages of Vanity Fair. And, in the space of a year, has graduated from coming in at number one on a list of London's hottest barristers, to becomin... #Syria #London #George Clooney #Kofi Annan #Vanity Fair #Julian Assange