Jennifer Richer

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High court to declare verdict on whether UK government has right to trigger Brexit

The lord chief justice is to deliver the high court’s momentous decision on whether parliament or the government has the constitutional power to trigger Brexit.<p>After less than three weeks considering the politically charged case with two other senior judges, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd will read out a …

Wahaca: Hundreds ill due to 'norovirus outbreak'

<b>More than 300 people have fallen ill following a suspected outbreak of norovirus at the Wahaca restaurant chain, Public Health England (PHE) has said.</b><p>The Mexican restaurant chain had shut nine branches because of the infection, and four remain closed.<p>PHE has begun an inquiry after hundreds of staff …

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Crypt Believed to Be Jesus’ Tomb Opened for First Time in Centuries

JERUSALEM — The only mystical power visible was the burning light from seven tapered candles. And yet for ages, the tomb that sits at the center of history has captured the imaginations of millions around the world.<p>For centuries, no one looked inside — until last week, when a crew of specialists …

Supreme Court puts Alabama execution on hold for seventh time

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a last-minute hold on the Alabama execution of Thomas Douglas Arthur, the seventh time he has avoided capital punishment for the 1982 murder of his girlfriend’s husband.<p>Death row inmate Tommy Arthur, scheduled to be executed November 3, 2016, …

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Day by day: Key moments from the Justin Ross Harris trial

<b>Brunswick, Georgia (CNN) —</b> A tragedy. A mystery. A front-page story.<p>From the moment the news broke in Atlanta, people haven't stopped talking about it: Cooper Harris, 22 months old, was found dead on June 18, 2014, in the back of an SUV and his grieving father was devastated.<p>But then the story took …

Ebola Evolved Into Deadlier Enemy During the African Epidemic

The Ebola epidemic that tore through West Africa in 2014 claimed 11,310 lives, far more than any previous outbreak. A combination of factors contributed to its savagery, among them a mobile population, crumbling public health systems, official neglect and hazardous burial practices.<p>But new research …

Canadian army investigate mysterious 'pinging' sound coming from sea floor

Hunters in a remote community in the Canadian Arctic are concerned about a beeping sound that’s scaring animals away from a popular hunting area<p>The Canadian armed forces have sent a crew to investigate reports of a mysterious “pinging” sound that seemed to be coming from the sea floor.<p>Hunters in a …

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Birthday Gift Ideas Every Fashion Girl Will Want

It’s approaching the time of year when birthday gift giving is inevitably eclipsed by holiday gift giving. But that doesn’t mean that the fashion …

McDonald's Settles Lawsuit with U.S. Franchise Workers for the First Time Ever

McDonald’s has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle a lawsuit claiming it was liable for labor law violations by a California franchisee, marking …

Malaysian PM to sign 'significant' defence deal with China amid US strains

Najib Razak will sign 10 agreements during Beijing visit as 1MDB corruption scandal taints US relations<p>Malaysia’s prime minister begins an official visit to China on Tuesday where he will sign a “significant defence deal” in a potential strategic shift as his ties with the US fray over a corruption …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in November

The one where I talk about Duran Duran and James Bond<p>Usually in this post I try to design some (not-so) clever competitive framework that allows the various streaming services to compete against one another based upon what shows they add or lose in a given month. The kind of thing where I say that …

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