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Northern Irish women gain access to free abortion on the NHS

But it is the push for equal abortion rights that will prove the most problematic for May because it's drawn support from her own Conservatives at a time her personal authority has eroded. We recognise that there are difficulties women face with pregnancies, especially in cases where the unborn child may be born with a life-limiting disease, but we do not believe that abortion is the answer, ' she said.

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Google fined record €2.4 billion for manipulating European Union search results

The stock has gained 21.3% so far this year, however. Google is disputing the findings of the seven-year investigation, which was prompted by complaints from companies like Yelp, TripAdvisor and NewsCorp. In addition to the fine, Google is required to give rival comparison shopping services equal treatment, and the company must explain how it will accomplish that.

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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports

That would affect mostly European-based humanitarian rescue ships, which have flooded the waters off Libya's coast in the past year to pick up migrants. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that "we will help Italy" with the asylum-seeker crisis. Italy's ruling, center-left Democratic party has come under pressure over the migrant issue.

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Study develops dissolvable microneedle patches for administering influenza vaccine

Roderic Pettigrew, director of the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, which funded the study. The CDC says only about 41 percent of American adults on average get the flu vaccine each year. Microneedle patches are becoming an increasingly popular experimental method for replacing treatments typically given with needles. The overall number of adverse events was similar between the injection and patch groups, and between the group given the patch by a ...

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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Glamour reached out to Uber regarding Kalanick's resignation and the investigations into the company's corporate culture; a representative was not immediately available for comment. "Uber couldn't make a credible claim that it was committed to the changes it has to make if he was hovering in the wings, waiting to return as CEO", said Erik Gordon, a technology and entrepreneurship expert at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

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Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law

Apparently some of the people who requested prescriptions for lethal drugs had second thoughts. Additionally, the report includes demographic information on these individuals, including age and underlying illness. " The state's data show that even during the early months of the law's implementation, the law was working well and terminally ill Californians were able to take comfort in knowing that they had this option to peacefully end intolerable suffering", he said in a statement .


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