Mourinho wants end to United-Liverpool taunts (AFP)

Mourinho wants end to United-Liverpool taunts (AFP)

AFPon October 14, 2016, 11:46 pm Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has pleaded with Liverpool and Manchester United supporters not to become embroiled in a vile war of words making a mockery of the respective tragedies involving both clubs. The two north-west rivals meet at Liverpool’s Anfield ground on Monday, the first meeting between the teams since Mourinho took over as United manager in pre-season. Both clubs have already issued a statement imploring their own supporters to refrain from tasteless chants that make reference to the Hillsborough disaster…

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Conjoined twins start new lives apart

Conjoined twins start new lives apart

The round-the-clock operation at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx began Thursday morning and ended Friday. The separation procedure itself lasted 16 hours, followed by more hours of surgery to rebuild their skulls and make them whole. Jadon was the first of the boys to be finished. He was wheeled out of the operating room around 7:40 a.m. on a stretcher, his perfectly shaped head wrapped in white gauze. He was taken on an elevator to the pediatric intensive care unit on the 10th floor, where…

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Why solar energy keeps getting cheaper

Why solar energy keeps getting cheaper

PRODUCING your own power is getting much cheaper for households as the price of solar energy storage systems drops quickly. A battery storage system that cost $20,000 two years ago is now $10,000, while solar panels that cost more than $20,000 five years ago today sell for about $6000. The shrinking cost of home renewable energy systems has helped compensate people for the disappearance of generous government feed-in tariffs, and experts believe prices will continue to fall. ZEN Energy founder and director of innovation Richard Turner says energy storage systems…

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'Stay tuned' for evidence backing Trump over sex allegations: Pence

'Stay tuned' for evidence backing Trump over sex allegations: Pence

Posted October 15, 2016 01:00:59 Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has vigorously defended running mate Donald Trump against allegations of sexual misconduct, and promised evidence casting doubt on the claims would come out soon. Key points: Pence says Trump personally assured him the allegations were false Pence says that evidence will come out proving Trump’s innocence within “hours” The defence comes on the heels of a sexual misconduct scandal that has deeply damaged Trump’s campaign Mr Trump’s campaign has been scrambling to recover from the release a week ago…

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RSPCA calls for Tasmanian abattoir to close over cruelty claims

RSPCA calls for Tasmanian abattoir to close over cruelty claims

Posted October 15, 2016 09:33:43 Video: WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tasmanian abattoir investigated after cruelty claims (ABC News) Related Story: Tasmanian abattoir investigated over animal cruelty claims Related Story: Bass Strait cattle deaths: Calls to suspend live animal shipments The RSPCA has called for the immediate closure of a Tasmanian abattoir accused of severe animal cruelty. The ABC has obtained graphic vision that animal welfare groups said showed the prolonged and unlawful suffering of pigs, sheep and cows at the facility. The abattoir in the Derwent Valley, north of Hobart, strongly…

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