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Pharmacist allegedly denies woman miscarriage medication over religious beliefs

Meijer employee said being ‘a good Catholic male’ prevented him from filling a woman’s prescription, ACLU complaint saysA woman who suffered a miscarriage was refused vital medication by a pharmacy in Petoskey, Michigan, because the pharmacist cited religious objections, a letter of complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claims. ...

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Netflix aims for some 'Motown Magic'

When Zacary sings The Jackson 5's 'ABC,' it's hard to tell if it's his voice or Michael Jackson's.        

Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy, EU establish $114 million clean energy fund - CNET

The pilot fund aims to help European companies develop clean energy technologies and bring them to market.

NY Times /
Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick

Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers.

VoA /
Data Project Aims to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs

Computer giant IBM Corp., financial services company Western Union Co. and European police launched a project Thursday to share financial data that  ...

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De Beers eyes tech markets for synthetic diamonds future

Anglo American unit De Beers is going after lucrative, but elusive high-tech markets in quantum computing, as it aims to expand its lab-grown diamond ...

Shonda Rhimes reveals she's TV's highest-paid showrunner

"How can I inspire anyone if I’m hiding?" she said.

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Industry group plans blockchain tool to track firms' sustainability commitments

A responsible investment non-profit organisation said on Wednesday it aims to develop a blockchain tool to track companies' sustainable commitments, to help identify those not keeping up with their ethical credentials.

The Wall Street Journal /
Tastemade Orders Up $35 Million Funding Round, Aims to Cash In on Data

Tastemade, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based digital-video company that pairs bite-sized videos with audience data, has raised $35 million in its latest funding round, the company said.

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Republican has narrow lead in Tennessee U.S. Senate race: poll

U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, who has tied herself tightly to President Donald Trump as she aims to succeed one of his most ...

Washinton Post /
Masculinity is not a ‘mental health issue,’ University of Texas clarifies after right-wing fury

When MasculinUT, an initiative that aims to involve men in the prevention of sexual violence, drew conservative ire, the university put it on hold. ...

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No. 15 Washington aims to bounce back vs. Buffs

The Colorado Buffaloes wanted to go into their matchup with Washington undefeated and prepared to get a signature win. The Huskies were hoping to bring momentum into their Saturday game against the Buffaloes.

Harper Yeats will have traveled to all 50 states this week. She's only 5 months old

Harper Yeats touched her tiny toes in the ocean for the first time in South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food in Alaska. Soon, the 5-month-old aims for another milestone: Her 50th state.

Katie Meyler, CEO of U.S.-based charity in Liberia, steps aside amid rape inquiry

The head of a U.S.-based charity that aims to help young girls in Liberia has stepped aside temporarily amid a rape investigation.

New Apple Watch app guides patients through hip and knee replacements - CNET

The app aims to connect patients and surgeons with features like a messaging platform and access to exercise videos and reminders.

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Donald Daters, new app for Trump supporters, aims to 'Make America Date Again'

Dating as a supporter of President Donald Trump can be challenging. 

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Retiring Speaker Ryan in campaign push for imperiled Republicans

Retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday launched a whirlwind tour of a dozen states, where he aims to pump up the campaigns of 25 embattled ...

Hyundai Kona Electric aims for nationwide sides but starts with narrow focus - Roadshow

When will it reach all 50 states? That's a question currently lacking an answer.

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Colin Kaepernick sounds the alarm against a re-emerging evil | Richard Williams

Former quarterback’s stand is a reminder the injustice highlighted by raised fists 50 years ago has not gone awayLast week Colin Kaepernick became one of eight new recipients of the W E B Du Bois Medal, presented by Harvard University to those it considers to have made significant contributions to African‑American history and culture. The award, ...

Engadget /
Vector, Anki’s cute robot companion, is available today

Anki's Vector, the $2 million Kickstarter darling, is out today, and he's ready to be your best friend. Vector is the follow-up to Anki's first Robot, Cozmo. While Cozmo was more focused on being a toy for kids, Vector aims to be a robot assistant. I...

Google Pixel 3 phone aims to automate more daily tasks

Google Pixel 3 phone aims to automate more of your daily tasks

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Uganda Hopes Kanye West, Kardashian Visit Boosts Tourism

American rapper Kanye West and socialite wife Kim Kardashian are visiting Uganda and bringing some much-wanted, positive attention to the East ...

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Women-Owned Startup Aims for Cleaner Hands and a Healthier Planet

It’s one of the easiest ways to stop the spread of disease. The U.S. Center for Disease Control says spending just 20 seconds washing hands with soap ...

This 5-month-old is about to visit all 50 US states

Harper Yeats dipped her tiny toes in the ocean for the first time in Charleston, South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food -- rice cereal -- ...

Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler practices Sunday, expected to play in season opener

Butler has mostly held out this preseason while he aims to get his trade request granted

Poliwood: The ups and downs of combining celebrities and politics

The intersection of politics and Hollywood can elevate policy debates and inspire broad audiences. It can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators, writes John Avlon

Harper Yeats will have traveled to all 50 states this week. She's only 5 months old

Harper Yeats dipped her toes in the ocean for the first time in South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food -- rice cereal -- in Alaska. And on Thursday, in Vermont, the 5-month-old will mark another milestone: Her 50th state.

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