Headlines on 2018-5-12

  • All woman should take pregnancy test before having NHS surgery to avoid 'unnecessary harm'

    At the moment female patients should be asked if they are pregnant before an operation but a new study warns this approach is ‘unfit for purpose’ and could cause ‘unnecessary harm’

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  • Drivers call for F1 to start listening to their opinions

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Drivers are getting tired of having no voice in Formula One.F1's top drivers are calling for those in charge of the series to start...

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  • Spieth finishes with flurry, notches best round at Players

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Spieth finished with a flurry, leading to his best score at The Players Championship in 13 rounds.Hardly anyone...

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  • Warriors-Rockets season recap

    The Warriors and Rockets played three times during the regular season, with Houston winning twice. Here's a quick look at those meetings: ROCKETS 122, WARRIORS 121 (Oct. 17 at Oracle) The storybook ending was there to be had: On the night the Warriors received their 2017 NBA championship rings, Finals MVP Kevin Durant drains a game-winning jumper. But Durant's shot was waved off, ruled to have come after the...

    SFGate
  • Israelis go wild after Eurovision Song Contest victory

    Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to celebrate their country's victory in the Eurovision Song Contest. Fans celebrated early Sunday as Netta Barzilai was announced the winner in … Click to Continue

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  • Spieth finishes with flurry, notches best round at Players

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Spieth finished with a flurry, leading to his best score at The Players Championship in 13 rounds. Hardly anyone noticed. Fan favorite Tiger Woods garnered most , if not all, the attention while Spieth was shooting a 7-under 65 in the third round ...

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  • Starting a robotics company out of school? Not so fast, suggest investors

    Every once in a while, a college student or recent graduate dares to launch a robotics startup and . . . everything goes as well as could be expected. Such is the case, for example, with Alex Rodrigues and Brandon Moak, two former University of Waterloo students who worked on self-driving technologies together in college […]

    TechCrunch
  • Kentucky Derby winner Justify trainer Baffert has much riding on Preakness

    If Justify wins the 143rd Preakness Stakes as expected Saturday at Pimlico, it will be trainer Bob Baffert's 14th victory in a Triple Crown race - tying him with D. Wayne Lukas for the all-time record. Justify gave Baffert his fifth Kentucky Derby victory - one behind Ben Jones' record - and a Preakness win will tie R.W. Walden's mark of seven in that race. "I never think about breaking a record or anything like that," Baffert said in a national teleconference....

    SFGate
  • Serena Williams shares cute selfie with daughter Alexis Olympia ahead of Mother's Day

    On Sunday, she is set to celebrate her first Mother's Day since her daughter was born. And ahead of the annual holiday, the star took to social media to share selfies of herself and her very cute little one.

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  • Key Corbyn ally promises wealth tax on the rich to 'bring the super elite to a shuddering halt'

    A Labour government would bring in tough new laws to stop the rich ‘pinching’ money from the less well-off, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Jon Trickett said.

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  • Netta Barzilai of Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Israeli singer Netta Barzilai has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual international competition pitting singers from different countries against each other. Barzilai, 25, won singing "Toy," written and produced by Doron Medalie and Stav Beger. Barzilai has an "extensive background in music," according to Eurovision's website. She studied music in high school and at Israel's Rimon School of Music. Barzilai thanked her fans Saturday in a video on Eurovision's Twitter account. "Thank...

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  • Dodgy oysters poison 12,000 Britons a year

    Scientists discovered that more than two-thirds of oysters on sale are infected with the highly contagious norovirus – which causes vomiting and diarrhoea.

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