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Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle, Alfie Evans, dies

Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle, Alfie Evans, dies

Mr Evans, 21 and Ms James, 20, had fought to take their son to a foreign hospital for treatment for a degenerative medical condition, but lost a final court appeal on Wednesday. Pope Francis, who had met with Evans, appealed for the wishes of the boy's parents to be heeded, saying only God can decide who dies. "We can not go on treating parents as bystanders, little more than unrelated and largely unwanted visitors when it comes to the decisions made by doctors and the courts".


Kanye West says Trump is his 'dragon energy' brother

Kanye West says Trump is his 'dragon energy' brother

He is my brother. We have the right to independent thought, which is what makes us individuals - wrote West. Kardashian West has responded playfully to many of her huband's tweets , but hasn't commented on anything said about alt-right-affiliated figures.


Jeremy Corbyn 'BACKS ME' claims shamed Labour Party activist Marc Wadsworth

Jeremy Corbyn 'BACKS ME' claims shamed Labour Party activist Marc Wadsworth

A Labour MP has welcomed the expulsion of an activist who clashed with her at the launch of an anti-Semitism report. Mr Wadsworth said the claims against him changed from the "verbal attack" to one of "anti-Semitism under the IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) definition, which the party apparently had adopted later on, after, and were applying retrospectively".


North and South Korea agree to work towards lasting peace

North and South Korea agree to work towards lasting peace

He also noted that the two nations were "brethren who should not live apart" and praised Moon and South Korean officials for organising a successful summit, adding that the countries "will become one". President Trump had similarly effusive words about the summit on Twitter , urging Americans to feel "very proud of what is now taking place in Korea! ".



Arizona teacher strike: #RedforED walkout in Yuma County

John Hickenlooper - are asking that workers pitch in an additional three percent out of their paychecks. In Arizona , the AEU has announced five central demands - among which are 20 percent raises for teachers and certified staff in the next school year, smaller class sizes, and yearly bumps in pay until the state reaches the national average salary, which hovers at almost $59,000 per year for public school teachers.


Amber Rudd hanging on after new claims that she misled MPs

Amber Rudd hanging on after new claims that she misled MPs

Amber Rudd has apologised for not knowing the Home Office had a target for the number of people to deport, amid calls for her to resign. A leaked memo suggests Amber Rudd was told of immigration removal targets, despite her insistence she knew nothing about them.