Dr. Joy Brown

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  • U.S.-led coalition troops seen near front line in new Iraq offensive

    Sunday, 4:40 AM

    Kurdish Peshmerga forces keep watch in a village east of MosulBy Isabel Coles HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq (Reuters) - Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition were seen near the front line of a new offensive in northern Iraq launched on Sunday by Kurdish peshmerga forces that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold. Commenting on the ground deployment of coalition soldiers seen near the battle front, Baghdad-based spokesman for then coalition, U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, said: "U.S. and coalition forces are conducting advise and assist operations to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces". The sighting of the servicemen near the frontline is a measure of the U.S.-led coalition's deepening involvement on the ground in Iraq as the war against Islamic State approaches its third year.

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  • New photo of Japanese hostage appears with message pleading for help

    Sunday, 8:56 PM

    Kyodo handout photo of Japanese journalist Jumpei YasudaThe Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist being held hostage by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, after an apparent photograph of the man was posted on the internet. This is my last chance," said the sign, written in shaky characters and signed "Jumpei Yasuda." Yasuda's plight came to attention in March, when a video surfaced showing him reading a message to his country and his family. Japanese media said he was capture by a group called Nusra Front after entering Syria from Turkey last June.

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  • Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week: NGOs

    Sunday, 7:26 PM

    Migrants are seen on a capsizing boat before a rescue operation by Italian navy ships "Bettica" and "Bergamini" off the coast of LibyaBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the U.N. Refugee agency said on Sunday. "We will never know exact numbers," Medecins San Frontieres said in a Tweet after estimating that 900 had died during the week. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said more than 700 had drowned.

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  • I.Coast's ex-first lady prepares for second trial

    Sunday, 8:43 PM

    Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo attends the opening hearing of her trial on charges of crimes against humanity at the courthouse of Abidjan, on May 9, 2016Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo will be tried for crimes against humanity starting Tuesday, having already been jailed for 20 years for her part in 2010's post-electoral violence. The wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo is currently being held in Abidjan after being convicted of "attacking state authority" over her role in the post-election violence that left more than 3,000 people dead. The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague had wanted to prosecute Gbagbo in the case, issuing a warrant for her arrest but Ivorian authorities refused to hand her over, claiming that she would face a fair trial at home.

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  • From exile to trial: major dates since Habre fled Chad

    Sunday, 8:29 PM

    A desert warfare specialist, Chad's Hissene Habre seized power in 1982 and quickly embraced the role of remorseless dictator, with brutal repression the hallmark of his eight-year reign of terrorDakar (AFP) - Key dates from former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre's overthrow to an expected verdict in his crimes against humanity trial in Dakar on Monday.

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  • Verdict due in war crimes trial of Chad ex-dictator

    Sunday, 8:17 PM

    Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre (C) is escorted by prison guards into the courtroom for the first proceedings of his trial by the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar on July 20, 2015A special court in Senegal was due to deliver its verdict Monday in the war crimes trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, bringing a long-awaited reckoning to victims and their families. Habre, 73, was president of Chad from 1982-1990, during which time he is alleged to have committed crimes against humanity and torture. Habre went on trial last July in the Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE), a special tribunal set up in Dakar by the African Union under a deal with Senegal, the first time a country has prosecuted a former leader of another nation for rights abuses.

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  • Thailand's Ariya captures third LPGA title in a row

    Sunday, 8:11 PM

    Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn fired a final-round five-under par 67 to win the Volvik ChampionshipThailand's Ariya Jutanugarn won her third consecutive LPGA title, firing a final-round five-under par 67 to win the inaugural Volvik Championship by five strokes over American Christina Kim. Ariya became the first player to capture her first three LPGA crowns consecutively, pushing the 20-year-old from Bangkok within two of the tour record win streak of five events by Sweden's Annika Sorenstam and American Nancy Lopez. Ariya became the first Thai player to win an LPGA title when she took the Yokohama Tire Classic in Alabama earlier this month and added the Kingsmill Championship last week.

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  • Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

    Sunday, 6:54 PM

    May 30 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Jason Day (Australia) 2040 2. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 1861 3. (7) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 1683 4. (4) Brandt Snedeker (U.S.) 1352 5. (3) Russell Knox (Britain) 1350 6. (8) Kevin Kisner (U.S.) 1252 7. (5) Kevin Chappell (U.S.) 1223 8. (9) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 1216 9. (6) Justin Thomas (U.S.) 1198 10. (11) Kevin Na (U.S.) 1157 11. (10) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 1151 12. (12) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 1081 13. (13) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 1069 14. (17) Jason Dufner (U.S.) 1034 15. (14) Smylie Kaufman (U.S.) 1019 16. ...... read more

  • Golf: Mediate wins first Champions Tour major

    Sunday, 6:24 PM

    (Reuters) - Rocco Mediate holed out from a greenside bunker at the par-three 17th for birdie to close out a wire-to-wire victory at the Senior PGA Championship in Michigan on Sunday. The 53-year-old, who claimed his first Champions Tour major, posted a five-under-par 66 in the final round for a 19-under tournament record total of 265, beating Sam Snead’s score of 268 set in 1972. Mediate finished three shots in front of two-time defending champion Colin Montgomerie (67) and was the first wire-to-wire winner at the event since Jack Nicklaus in 1991.... read more

  • Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

    Sunday, 7:27 PM

    In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Dr. Liu Jiaen, center, watches his staff member work on a laboratory dish during an infertility treatment through in vitro fertilization (IVF) for a patient at a hospital in Beijing. China’s decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue. The rise in IVF points to the deferred dreams of many parents who long wanted a second child, but were prevented by a strict population control policy in place for more than 30 years. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue.

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  • Extending Your Healthy Lifespan

    Sunday, 9:41 AM

    Extending Your Healthy LifespanAt Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), our goal is to extend the healthy human lifespan and to revolutionize healthcare.You've often heard me speak about how converging exponential technologies have the potential to disrupt industries. This is a blog providing a detailed overview of the road map for reinventing medicine and extending your "healthy,...

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  • Child in critical condition after Paris lightning strike

    Sunday, 6:51 AM

    A child's glasses and a jacket lie on a rock in the Park Monceau, after a lightning strike in Paris, Saturday, May 28, 2016. A Paris fire service spokesman says 11 people including eight children have been hit by lightning in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm overtook a child's birthday party. The victims had sought shelter Saturday under a tree at Park Monceau, a popular weekend hangout for well-to-do families in Paris. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)PARIS (AP) — A child remains in critical condition after a lightning bolt disrupted a birthday party in a Paris park, injuring several.

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