Posts Tagged: Politics

White House says some members of infrastructure advisory council resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some members of a White House infrastructure advisory council have resigned, the White House said on Tuesday, days after President Donald Trump’s response to violence at...

Vaginal seeding after Caesarean 'risky', warn doctors

Swabs of vaginal bacteria, which some say helps the immune system, may be doing more harm than good. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Vaginal seeding after Caesarean 'risky', warn doctors

Childcare website 'must be improved', says Morgan

Thousands of parents are having problems using the Childcare Services website. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Childcare website 'must be improved', says Morgan

GCSEs 'need tougher pass mark to catch international rivals'

GCSE grades need to rise in England to catch up with high-achieving education systems, researchers say. Source: BBC Feeds Link: GCSEs 'need tougher pass mark to catch international rivals'

Rotherham abuse: Whistleblower investigation 'examined'

Jayne Senior, who first exposed the child sex abuse scandal, has been investigated by Rotherham Council. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Rotherham abuse: Whistleblower investigation 'examined'

Prison visiting rules punish children, says charity

Barnardo’s says linking visits to male prisoners’ good behaviour is cruel to the children. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Prison visiting rules punish children, says charity

Rotherham abuse: 'She was raped by six men'

Julie Roberts’ foster daughter Gemma took her own life, after she continued to be preyed upon. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Rotherham abuse: 'She was raped by six men'

Scarborough activists to file auditor general complaint over transit spending

Scarborough Transit Action to ask provincial watchdog to probe “the use of non-evidence-based decision-making” in approval of new GO Transit stations and the Scarborough subway extension. Source: Canada News...

Justice Department seeks to scale back scope of warrant on anti-Trump site

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is scaling back its request to obtain a broad swath of data in connection with an anti-Trump website, after critics accused the...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Names Replacements for Ben Platt

Mr. Platt, who became a star as a result of “Dear Evan Hansen,” is departing the show in the fall. He’ll be replaced by Taylor Trensch and Noah Galvin....