Worcester’s hopes of resurrection at elite level at risk due to RFU demands

Worcester’s hopes of resurrecting as an elite level club have been plunged into danger with their prospective new owners braced for the Rugby Football Union to refuse entry into next season’s Championship due to demands which “raise the spectre of shadow dictatorship”. The consortium – led by the chief executive Jim O’Toole – has taken […]

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Study calls into question the ‘Hispanic paradox’ for birth outcomes in New York City

In the United States, African American or non-Hispanic Black infants have historically experienced worse birth outcomes than Hispanic infants, whose outcomes are more comparable to those of non-Hispanic white infants despite mothers’ lower educational attainment and income as well as reduced access to health care. This phenomenon is referred to as the “Hispanic paradox.” A […]

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Albertsons says Washington AG denied request for injunction to stop dividend payout

U.S. grocery chain Albertsons Companies Inc (ACI.N) said that Washington State Court had denied a request of preliminary injunction by the state’s Attorney General to prevent the company from paying $4 billion to shareholders in a special dividend. The court has extended the existing temporary restraining order until Dec. 19 to give the Attorney General […]

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Keeley’s Cause gives children with autism and intellectual disabilities iPads to help them flourish

A regional Victorian teenager has plans to take the charity she started to help children with autism and intellectual disabilities beyond Australia to the rest of the world. At 13 years old, Keeley Murphy was struggling in the mainstream school system. Keeley has autism and as she prepared to tackle high school was also diagnosed […]

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