How body temperature influences SIDS

New link between sleep arousals and body temperature may also be connected to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Following Reform pressure, Knesset Legal Advisor opens tender for position of Knesset Rabbi, also to women 'who meet criteria'.

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Israeli twin teens to prevent forest fires

Two Israelis have come up with a new system to prevent the outbreak of forest fires

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Poll: Likud receives 34 seats, Yesh Atid receives 20

New poll shows Likud leading Yesh Atid by a large margin, Zionist Union dropping to single digits.

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Trump officials warn of arrests as migrant caravan reaches U.S. border

By Delphine Schrank TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico reunited in Tijuana ...
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Rouhani lashes out at ‘tower builder’ Trump

Iranian President rules out any changes or additions to 2015 nuclear deal.

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US doctors indicted in opioid prescription bribery scheme

US doctors indicted in opioid prescription bribery schemeFive Manhattan doctors have been indicted for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a pharmaceutical company in exchange for prescribing a powerful synthetic opioid, a prosecutor said Friday. The indictments come as the United States grapples with an opioid abuse epidemic that kills scores of people every day, and has been declared a national health emergency by President Donald Trump. Two employees of Arizona-based drug maker Insys pleaded guilty and participated in the investigation that led to the arrest of the doctors.


Botswana accuses US of 'encouraging' elephant poaching

Botswana accuses US of 'encouraging' elephant poachingBotswana’s President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies. Khama was speaking at an African elephant conservation conference in Botswana. “I want to take this moment to condemn in the strongest possible terms, the decision taken by… the (Donald) Trump administration who on the 1st of March this year… issued a memorandum that with immediate effect, the US government would consider issuing permits for certain elephant trophies from six African countries,” said Khama.


Intensifying assaults in Syria spark dual evacuations

Intensifying assaults in Syria spark dual evacuationsSyrian civilians in the last rebel-held pockets of besieged Eastern Ghouta have been urged to flee as Russia-backed regime forces storm into the beleaguered area near Damascus, with intense airstrikes killing dozens and causing thousands more to evacuate. Syria’s war enters its eighth year with another deadly assault also unfolding in the north, where Turkish-led forces pressed an operation to seize the Kurdish-majority region of Afrin. The operation has sent thousands onto the roads, with bombing of the city of Afrin on Friday killing 43 civilians, a third of them killed in a deadly strike on a hospital.


Gina Haspel should be arrested – not put in charge of the CIA

Gina Haspel should be arrested – not put in charge of the CIAHaspel personally oversaw torture at a CIA black site in Thailand, and she even seemed to relish the role. Haspel also oversaw George W Bush’s rendition to torture program and, unsurprisingly, many in the intelligence community that are connected to the US torture program are now leaping to her defense, saying that she shouldn’t be penalized now for just following orders back then.