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The choir that can never sing together

The choir that can never sing together

People with the genetic condition cystic fibrosis (CF) are all told by their doctors not to meet each other. Any physical contact poses a serious cross infection risk. But a group of people who have the condition have managed to form a choir and record a song. Video by Daniel Gordon Composite sequence courtesy of…
US lifts ban on lethal virus experiments

US lifts ban on lethal virus experiments

Image copyright AFP Image caption Experiments on viruses in the lab can help scientists to create vaccines The US government has lifted a three-year ban on making lethal viruses in the lab, saying the potential benefits of disease preparedness outweigh the risks. Labs will now be able to manufacture strains of influenza, Sars and Middle…
FCC Fines Sinclair Broadcast Group $13.4 Million for Running Sponsored Content as News

FCC Fines Sinclair Broadcast Group $13.4 Million for Running Sponsored Content as News

The FCC is slapping Sinclair Broadcast Group with a $13.4 million fine for running news stories on a cancer foundation but failing to disclose that the foundation was paying for them to air. The FCC said that the programming was broadcast more than 1,700 times, “either as stories resembling independently generated news coverage that aired…

Ramazan moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia, first day of fasting on Saturday

Ramazan moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia, first day of fasting on Saturday RIYADH: The crescent for the holy month of Ramadan has not been...
Explainer: What is net neutrality?

Explainer: What is net neutrality?

This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will decide on whether to repeal an Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality". It refers to the principle that all traffic on the internet is treated equally. Visuals: Sara Al Wajih Script: Marianna Brady and Rachel Stewart
Female congressional candidate leaves race after sexual harassment allegations resurface

Female congressional candidate leaves race after sexual harassment allegations resurface

Andrea Ramsey had been running as a Democrat for a congressional seat in Kansas. (YouTube/Nick Decaro) A Democratic candidate hoping to flip a hotly contested congressional seat in Kansas has dropped out of the race after allegations that she sexually harassed a male subordinate resurfaced during her campaign. Andrea Ramsey, 57, who was running to unseat Republican…
The Voice recap: ‘Live Finale’

The Voice recap: ‘Live Finale’

The Voice type TV Show genre Reality TV, Music run date 04/26/11 performer Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson broadcaster NBC seasons 13 Current Status In Season And here we are at last! Twenty-six episodes and three grueling hours later, we finally have a winner! Who knew it would all come down to…
Sneeuw hindert derde testdag Formule 1

Sneeuw hindert derde testdag Formule 1

De kou speelde de Formule 1 al parten in de eerste twee dagen waarop de teams hun auto's voor het komende seizoen testen. Temperaturen rond het vriespunt zijn niet ideaal om alle vernieuwingen aan de bolides uit te proberen. Max Verstappen kwam dinsdag in zijn Red Bull niettemin nog tot 67 rondjes en hij was…
Panama's Verdict Will Likely To Be Announced On Thursday

Panama’s Verdict Will Likely To Be Announced On Thursday

Talking to senior journalists in the private tv channel program Chaudhry Ghulam Hussain said the entire nation looks to the Supreme Court's five-Member or three-member on the bench when the case is heard, Panama. So all you this note because I get my informed sources said before the end of this week to decide the case Panama will arrive. He said that the full report in the...
House to vote on spending bill that Senate won’t pass, rekindling shutdown showdown

House to vote on spending bill that Senate won’t pass, rekindling shutdown showdown

House Republican leaders filed a government funding bill late Wednesday that bows to the wishes of conservative lawmakers but is widely seen as unpassable in the Senate because of Democratic opposition. The move sets up a showdown between the two chambers and the two parties ahead of a deadline of midnight Dec. 22 to avoid…
Congress plays down Sonia Gandhi’s retirement remark

Congress plays down Sonia Gandhi’s retirement remark

A day before Rahul Gandhi formally takes over as Congress president, the party clarified that Sonia Gandhi had retired from the president’s post, not politics. The Congress’s clarification was prompted by Ms. Gandhi’s comments to reporters in the Parliament complex on Friday morning that she was all set to retire. No time-frame Asked about her…
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner finalize divorce

Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner finalize divorce

Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner are officially divorced. The duo reached a property settlement agreement, which they did not file with the court, TMZ first reported. Instead, they told the judge that they had resolved all issues. A rep for Benoist did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. The 29-year-old Supergirl actress filed for…