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Three-digit suicide prevention hotline – 988 – given green light in US

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last year, the US suicide prevention lifeline received more than 2.2 million calls A free, three-digit suicide hotline is being set up for Americans after it was approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday. When it becomes operational, the 988 dial-code will......
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Rape in India: How Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi both made it a political issue

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rahul Gandhi has been accused of tarnishing India’s image The issue that exercised Indian MPs in parliament on Friday was “rape in India” – but not for the reasons one would think. Parliament was repeatedly adjourned over opposition Congress party leader Rahul’s Gandhi’s comment......
BBC Entertainment

Taylor Swift blasts ‘toxic male privilege’ during Woman Of The Decade speech

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Swift was presented with her award by actress and broadcaster Jameela Jamil Taylor Swift was named Billboard’s woman of the decade on Thursday night – but her speech contained none of the usual award show platitudes. Instead, the star criticised “toxic male privilege” in......
BBC World

Leicester City: James Maddison and James Justin take famous James quiz

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Watch as Leicester City’s James Maddison and James Justin take on Football Focus’ Famous James Quiz. WATCH MORE: ‘My Scouse accent is terrible!’ – Antonio & Fredericks’ Honesty Cards Watch Football Focus every Saturday at 12:00 GMT on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/av/football/50765083...
BBC Entertainment

Olivia Wilde: Actress ‘had no say’ in Clint Eastwood film Richard Jewell

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wilde said her opinions “may differ from others involved with the film” Olivia Wilde has broken ranks with the makers of a new film that has sparked anger by suggesting the late reporter she plays traded sex for information. The ex-House star plays Kathy......
BBC USA

Lamar Jackson: Baltimore Ravens quarterback breaks NFL rushing record in win

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Lamar Jackson greets opposing quarterback Sam Darnold after the Baltimore Ravens won the AFC North Division title Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson signed shirts for New York Jets players after throwing five touchdown passes and breaking an NFL rushing record in a 42-21 victory. Jackson, 22, ran for 86 yards......
BBC - Business

Businesses urge Johnson to secure trade deals

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50776641 Image copyright Getty Images Business groups have urged Boris Johnson to begin work negotiating the terms of the UK’s future relationship with the EU after Brexit. Following Mr Johnson’s victory in the election, which he won on a promise to “get Brexit done”, businesses have called on him to......

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