President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner support the idea of extending DACA, according to a report in the New York Times.
The couple, who both serve as advisers to the president, traditionally signal their opposition to several of the president’s more controversial decisions.
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Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has revealed he was diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year.
During a routine health check, his doctor asked if he could also check his heart, lungs and blood – and discovered what Wood describes as “a supernova burning away on my left lung … He asked me what I wanted to do and my answer was simple: ‘Just get it out of me.’” The cancer hadn’t spread to his lymph nodes, meaning that after a five-hour operation, Wood is healthy for now.
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It is a struggle many former smokers experience.
Have a few drinks and, before you know it, you’re puffing away again.
Now it seems ex-Prime Minister David Cameron – who has previously spoken of his battle to give up nicotine – is also no stranger to this predicament.
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A US appeals court has debated whether or not a monkey can own the copyright to a “selfie” while the photographer whose camera captured the famous image watched a livestream of the proceedings from his home in the UK.
David Slater could not afford the airfare to San Francisco to attend the hearing on Wednesday. Nor can he afford to replace his broken camera equipment, or pay the attorney who has been defending him since the crested black macaque sued him in 2015, and is exploring other ways to earn an income.
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Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear repairs, knowing some essential outdoor knots is a skill every modern outdoorsman needs to master. We’ve been brushing up on a few in preparation for spring camping and climbing season, and have put together a handy little guide for a few of our favorites.
Taut Line Hitch
This hitch can slip along your rope or cord, holding fast under a load. That makes it a perfect option for staking our a tent or shelter, as you’ll be able to balance the tension at each lashing point.
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Meet Gavel, the German shepherd who was fired from a job as a police dog for… being too friendly for this type of work. Yup, instead of sniffing for explosives and catching thieves for the Queensland Police Service in Brisbane, Eastern Australia, the pooch was more interested in getting a belly rub or two.