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Dutch gov’t launches hotline for sexual abuse in Jehovah’s Witnesses

The government is expanding the ‘Break the silence” hotline of Victim Support Netherlands so that there is a special hotline where victims of sexual abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses can

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NFL still working on allowable decibel level for fake crowd noise

The NFL will use artificial crowd noise. The question is: How loud will it be? PFT reported last week that the fake crowd noise is expected to be in the

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Research shows that the addictive effect of alcohol is altered in the presence of pain

A research team from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Valencia has shown that the presence of physical pain alters the effect of alcohol as a reinforcement to

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South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order to cement control of the group, a prosecution

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Google’s Android TV dongle could cost just $50, according to this leak

Google’s Chromecast is a fantastic way to fling streaming video from phone to TV — but these days, you can often get a Roku Streaming Stick or Amazon Fire Stick

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Stabbing in Venlo home leaves one dead, suspect hurt

A small gathering in a Venlo home Saturday night suddenly took a violent turn, leaving one person dead and another injured. Police said they received a report of a stabbing

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Raiders put Tyrell Williams on IR

Wide receiver Tyrell Williams won’t be on the field for the Raiders during their first season in Las Vegas. The Raiders placed Williams on injured reserve Tuesday. The move comes

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Working to open up health care access to trans community

The transgender community has long dealt with poor medical care, owing to a scarcity of skilled providers and widespread discrimination. A third of all trans people in a 2015 survey

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Geely and GM venture both wade into China’s pickup truck competition

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as well as General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Chinese venture are planning to launch their first pickup truck models, intensifying competition in a segment dominated by Great

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Facebook may block news from being shared on its platforms in Australia

Facebook plans to block the sharing of local and international news stories on its platforms if legislation requiring tech platforms to pay publishers for content becomes law, the company said

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