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Blast in Baghdad market kills at least 50

Baghdad blast kills at least 50A car bomb in a predominantly Shia district of the Iraqi capital has killed at least 50 people and wounded at least 100 others, police sources told Al Jazeera.

A 4WD vehicle packed with explosives blew up near a beauty salon in a bustling market at rush hour in Baghdad's Sadr City on Wednesday.

Most of the victims were women, Iraqi police and hospital sources told Reuters news agency.

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Counseling group says Tenn. law is anti-LGBT, cancels conference

NashvilleIn protest of a Tennessee law they say is an affront to the profession of counseling and the worst legislation the group has tracked in decades, the American Counseling Association has canceled its annual conference scheduled for Nashville next year.

The decision, announced by the organization on Tuesday, comes two weeks after Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a controversial bill in Tennessee that allows counselors to cite principles to reject patients. Gay rights advocates and the ACA had opposed the legislation.

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The U.S. Military Is Failing to Support Its Sickest Kids

Military doesn't take care of its sickest kidsAccording to numbers provided by the Defense Department, there are only 7 in the entire military hospital system—a network of more than 50 hospitals serving nearly 2 million children. (The Defense Department told me there are 15 full-time pediatric social workers at Navy, Army, and Air Force hospitals, with more than half of them based in Japan, not the United States.)

The military health system has an annual budget of $50 billion, so why does it spend so little on full-time pediatric social workers for hospitalized babies and children?

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If 1 in 10 U.S. smokers quits, $63 billion saved

smokers quitting saves billionsKicking the smoking habit boosts more than just your health -- it also saves money.  That's because health care costs plummet just one year after stopping, new research shows.

A 10 percent decline in smoking would reduce U.S. health care costs by $63 billion the following year, a study from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) estimated.

"Our study shows that significant changes in health care expenditures begin to appear quickly after changes in smoking behavior," study first author James Lightwood, an associate professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, said in a university news release.

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Kepler space telescope finds 1,284 other planets to consider

Kepler telescope finds new planetsNASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date. The announcement Tuesday by NASA scientists doubles the number of planets confirmed by Kepler

“This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth," said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

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The rise of militias: Patriot candidates are now getting elected in Oregon

Bundy supportersJoseph Rice’s manner is a long way from militia stereotypes. The Patriot Movement leader does not present as a crazed gun nut, nor as a blowhard white supremacist. He’s genial, folksy, and matter-of-fact in laying out his views. But talk to him for long enough, and time and again the Patriot Movement leader returns to what really drives him: land.

Rice is running for Josephine county commissioner in south-west Oregon, and believes that the federal government’s current role in land management is illegitimate and even tyrannical.

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Another Bundy standoff possible as groups call for US to seize livestock

Another Bundy standoff possibleEnvironmental groups have called on the government to round up Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle with a mass seizure of livestock that some fear could lead to a tense standoff between armed militia groups and federal authorities.

A coalition of wildlife organizations wrote to the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Monday urging the agency to remove Bundy’s cattle in the Gold Butte area of Nevada, where the 70-year-old has for years allowed his cows to graze freely on public lands in defiance of federal land-use restrictions.

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London's new mayor dismisses Donald Trump's Muslim ban 'exception'

Sadiq KhanSadiq Khan has rejected US presidential hopeful Donald Trump's offer to make the new London mayor an "exception" to a ban on Muslims travelling to the US.

"This isn't just about me. It's about my friends, my family and everyone who comes from a background similar to mine, anywhere in the world," he said.  Mr Khan also warned that Mr Trump's "ignorant" views of Islam "could make both our countries less safe".

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100+ Methodist Clergy Come Out as LGBT

100+ Methodist clergy come out as LGBTDozens of United Methodist clergy members came out as lesbian, gay or bisexual on Monday, defying their church's ban on "self-avowed practicing homosexuals" serving in ministry and essentially daring their supervisors to discipline them.

In a public letter posted online, 111 pastors, deacons, elders and candidates for ministry said church rules require "that we not bring our full selves to ministry, that we hide from view our sexual orientations and gender identities."

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