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Illinois Catholic bishop decrees no Holy Communion, funerals for same-sex couples

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., is calling on priests there to deny Holy Communion and even funeral rites to people in same-sex unions unless they show “some signs of repentance” for their relationships before death.<p>The decree by Bishop Thomas Paprocki also said that people …

LGBTQI

Glastonbury weather 2017: Worthy Farm cloudy and could see a spot of rain on Sunday

This year's Glastonbury Festival has begun its final day. The good news is that rain looks unlikely, but Worthy Farm could still be cold and cloudy. It's time to put the ponchos back in the rucksack and fish out the fleeces.<p>In this regularly updated article, we'll be posting all the latest …

Danielle Dunn’s Badminton first-timer blog: it’s almost time!

Hi everyone!<p>There’s less than two weeks to go now and the 2017 <b>Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials</b> will already be under way. The excitement …

Eventing

Apple said to be working on wireless charging solution with Broadcom, may not launch until 2018

A lot has been made about what sort of wireless charging system the iPhone 8 will feature, but according to JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur, Apple has been working with Broadcom on a new customized solution.<p>As noted by CNBC, Sur says that Apple has been working on the solution with Broadcom for some …

IPhone 8

Alcohol linked to at least seven types of cancer, study says, while 'health benefits are irrelevant'

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, according to a review that dismissed the claimed health benefits as "irrelevant".<p>A study of existing research found strong evidence of a direct, harmful effect of drinking, even though scientists are unsure of …

Cancer

Iran starts dismantling nuclear programme, says UN watchdog

IAEA says country has broken up 4,500 centrifuges under landmark deal but has some way to go until all commitments are met<p>Iran has begun dismantling parts of its nuclear programme, as agreed in a landmark deal with major powers, the UN atomic watchdog has said.<p>Iran has started removing centrifuges …

South Asia

OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 quick look

After months of leaks, speculation, and teasers, OnePlus has just taken the wraps off of its latest flagship offering, aptly names the OnePlus 2. While its predecessor was dubbed the 2014 flagship killer, in an ambitious move, OnePlus is calling its latest high-end smartphone the “2016 flagship …

Phones

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

5 Ways to Open a Wine Bottle Without a Corkscrew

This post was written by Pixable's Cristina Gutierrez.<p>Corkscrews have a nasty habit of playing hide and seek on the days you need a glass of wine the most. The stress of every minute that passes as you and your wine bottle wonder what to do next just multiplies the number of glasses you'll need to …

Detroit With a Boardwalk

Why Atlantic City is dying.<p>Thirty years ago, disgraced Atlantic City Mayor Michael Matthews stood in front of a federal judge and pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe from an FBI agent posing as a mobster.<p>It was 1984. Atlantic City was a boomtown then, just six years into the casino gambling era …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram …