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'People don't expect me to be able to draw'

A teenager who lost her hands and feet to meningitis as a baby is now heading to art college.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-45320732
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Cystic fibrosis mothers' plea over 'life-changing' drug

Two mothers call on a drug firm and ministers to reach a deal over a 'life-changing' treatment.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45215134
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Five back-to-school sleeping tips for kids

It's back-to-school time. Here are five top tips for getting your kids back into a school-friendly bedtime routine.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45362203
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Bereavement payments: 'He's not being treated as their dad'

Sarah Cripps' partner died in 2015 but she wasn't entitled to bereavement payments as they weren't married.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45348176
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'Rewards don't improve school attendance'

Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45326487
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Lyft in talks to hire advisor for 2019 IPO: Bloomberg

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U.S. ride services firm Lyft Inc is in talks with an advisor for a targeted March or April 2019 initial public offering, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lyft-ipo/lyft-in-talks-to-hire-advisor-for-2019-ipo-bloomberg-idUSKCN1LG0IJ?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Trump vows to fight censorship of conservatives by social media firms

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President Donald Trump told a campaign-style rally in Indiana on Thursday that his administration is standing up for free-speech rights, warning that large social media companies could not be allowed to "control what we can and cannot see."

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tech/trump-vows-to-fight-censorship-of-conservatives-by-social-media-firms-idUSKCN1LG087?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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China online video restrictions wipe $20 billion off Tencent's market value

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Plans to limit the number of new online video games in China wiped a further $20 billion off Tencent Holdings' market value on Friday, ratcheting up concerns over regulatory risks facing firms in the world's No. 1 market for mobile games.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-gaming/china-online-video-restrictions-wipe-20-billion-off-tencents-market-value-idUSKCN1LF25B?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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California looks to adopt Obama-style net neutrality rules

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California lawmakers moved on Thursday toward imposing the nation's strictest net neutrality laws on internet providers, flying in the face of sweeping new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules seen as a win for the companies.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-net-neutrality/california-looks-to-adopt-obama-style-net-neutrality-rules-idUSKCN1LG0BD?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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BlackRock voted to replace Tesla's Musk with independent chairman

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Funds run by BlackRock Inc voted in favor of a recent shareholder proposal that would have required Tesla Inc to replace Elon Musk with an independent chairman.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-musk-blackrock/blackrock-voted-to-replace-teslas-musk-with-independent-chairman-idUSKCN1LG01R?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads

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U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-google/republican-senator-asks-ftc-to-examine-google-ads-idUSKCN1LF275?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Trump tweets are 'messages from some alternative universe': China Daily

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Twitter comments by U.S. President Donald Trump accusing China of hacking former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email server are an attempt to cast China as a "scapegoat", the official China Daily said in an editorial Friday.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-tweets-are-messages-from-some-alternative-universe-china-daily-idUSKCN1LG04M?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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UK foreign minister attacks Google over 'child abuse content'

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British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt accused Google on Thursday of abandoning its moral values by failing to remove child abuse content while launching a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-google-china/uk-foreign-minister-attacks-google-over-child-abuse-content-idUSKCN1LF145?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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As Tesla shares fall, Amazon takes over as most shorted U.S. stock

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With Tesla Inc's shares briefly dipping below the $300 level on Thursday, the electric carmaker ceded its seat as the most shorted U.S. stock to Amazon.com Inc , according to data from financial technology and analytics firm S3 Partners.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-stock-shortsellers/as-tesla-shares-fall-amazon-takes-over-as-most-shorted-u-s-stock-idUSKCN1LF2KL?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Amazon to launch food and drink sales in Mexico

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Amazon.com Inc will begin selling food and drinks online in Mexico, including snacks, sweets and wines, it said on Thursday, a move that could intensify its competition with Wal Mart de Mexico to claim shoppers in a nascent e-commerce market.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-amazon/amazon-to-launch-food-and-drink-sales-in-mexico-idUSKCN1LF1NE?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Apple buys startup focused on lenses for AR glasses

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(The story has been refiled to correct spelling of Microsoft HoloLens in final paragraph.)

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-tech/apple-buys-startup-focused-on-lenses-for-ar-glasses-idUSKCN1LE2VS?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Apple expected to unveil new iPhone models on September 12

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Apple Inc said on Thursday it will host an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company's Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-iphone/apple-expected-to-unveil-new-iphone-models-on-september-12-idUSKCN1LF25V?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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Hong Kong's digital banking push pits tech newcomers against old-guard lenders

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At least a dozen banks, fintechs and telecom firms are lining up to get a piece of Hong Kong's retail and small business banking market as the regulator prepares to award the former British colony's first online-only banking licenses.

from Reuters: Technology News https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-banking-digital-analysis/hong-kongs-digital-banking-push-pits-tech-newcomers-against-old-guard-lenders-idUSKCN1LF0F4?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
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