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April 23, 2018 10:29 PM Johns Hopkins performs world’s first penile transplant

In the latest breakthrough for the Hopkins reconstructive team, nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons transplanted a deceased donor’s entire penis, scrotum and partial abdominal wall on a wounded soldier over the course of 14 hours. “It’s a real mind-boggling injury to suffer, it is not an easy one to accept,” the soldier said in a statement 6

April 21, 2018 5:25 PM Chemical weapons inspectors head to Syria to probe gas attack

The U.S. and Britain have accused the Syrian government and Russia of delaying the investigation in Douma to stage a cover up. Images that emerged from Douma in the hours after the attack showed lifeless bodies collapsed in crowded rooms, some with foam around their noses and mouths. Medical workers and activists in Douma at the time said at least 40 people 8

April 20, 2018 10:30 AM This recast of Macbeth is a modern-day take on the Shakespeare classic

Drug wars, lawmen-versus-gangsters and dysfunctional love; this rendition of the Bard’s original is full of intrigue. Macbeth, by Norwegian crime novel master Jo Nesbo, is a modern-day drug-war, power-struggle, double-cross, lawmen-versus-gangsters recast of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, Macbeth. Set in an unnamed and dreary industrial town populated 7

April 19, 2018 8:59 AM North Korea showing 'will for a complete denuclearization,' South Korean president says

President Moon Jae-in open to possibility of peace agreement or economic aid North Korea has expressed its desire for "complete denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions such as U.S. troops withdrawing from the South first, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday. Moon said big-picture agreements about normalization 11

April 18, 2018 12:21 PM Trump calls California’s sanctuary laws a ‘ridiculous, crime infested & breeding concept’

The president and his administration contend California’s laws are too friendly to undocumented immigrants. Trump tweeted “There is a Revolution going on in California. Soooo many Sanctuary areas want OUT of this ridiculous, crime infested & breeding concept. Jerry Brown is trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border, but the people of the State 10

April 15, 2018 8:00 AM Call me radical, but journalists should be able to pledge support for Palestinian journalists: Neil Macdonald

Apparently, though, taking such a position in Canada can damage our credibility, and should be avoided. At least in certain circumstances. I can draw no other conclusion from the uproar over a statement by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a laudably titled group that regularly denounces suppression of speech and journalism in countries 11

April 14, 2018 9:45 PM Hungarian anti-government protest draws thousands in Budapest

Saturday’s rally exposed the country’s deep divisions following the re-election of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, with protesters demanding a new national electoral system. “We want new and fair elections,” opposition activist Gergely Gulyas told the huge crowd. “This is the responsibility of the government and we’re going to remind them of this, peacefully 13

April 14, 2018 11:00 AM Building the world of Gilead — and the world beyond

Details of colour, sound and more matter intensely to those creating the look of Handmaid’s Tale: ‘Everything we do is on purpose’ The bird song heard onscreen comes from birds that don’t exist in present-day Cambridge but that would presumably come back if the environmental stresses that drove them away were eliminated. And because the grand old Hamilton 10

April 9, 2018 9:13 PM Tammy Duckworth becomes first U.S. senator to give birth while in office

CHICAGO—Sen. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office. The Illinois Democrat announced she delivered her second daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, on Monday. Her office says Duckworth is recovering well and asked for privacy. Duckworth, a 50-year-old veteran who lost her legs in the Iraq War, is one of only 10 lawmakers 12

April 9, 2018 8:00 AM North American workers wait for raises as job growth continues: Don Pittis

A NAFTA deal could boost wages which should make the economy more efficient, not less One of the simplest rules of economics is that when things are in short supply, prices rise enough to make the problem go away. Yet as unemployment rates in Canada and the United States reach lows not seen for decades, so far, that rule seems to have been broken 13