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Who Ages Faster, Blacks or Whites?

Researchers find a 3-year gap in ‘biological age’

A black woman prays in church. Her biological age is on average three years higher than that of similarly situated whites, according to a new study.   (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
A troubling new study says that black Americans age faster and die younger than their white counterparts, possibly because of the “everyday stressors” of being black, Medical Daily reports. Researchers at USC calculated this “biological age gap” by analyzing the physical exams and lifestyle surveys of 7,644 Americans aged 30 and older, 11% of whom were black and the rest white. The study considered 10 age-related biomarkers (including total cholesterol, C-reactive protein, and systolic blood pressure) as well as education level, smoking history, and body-mass index, Pacific Standard reports. In the end, researchers calculated an average biological age of 53.16 years for blacks and 49.84 years for whites.
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CaseClosed: Blacks are killing each other so that is the main reason they are dying quicker than whites.


Nigeria’s New Casualties: Parents of Kidnapped Girls

11 dead as attacks, trauma-related illnesses take their toll

FILE-In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria. At least 11 parents…   (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba File)
                                                                     Whether Nigeria’s 219 kidnapped schoolgirls will ever come home to Chibok is an open question, but some of them will definitely never see their parents again. Seven fathers were killed this month in an attack on a nearby village, the AP reports, and heart failure, high blood pressure, and illnesses likely caused by trauma have claimed four more parents. “One father of two of the girls kidnapped just went into a kind of coma and kept repeating the names of his daughters, until life left him,” says one community leader.

Meanwhile, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is demanding in a new video this week that the government free extremists in return for the girls. President Goodluck Jonathan continues to refuse. At the same time, the parents and Jonathan are again planning to meet after a failed attempt last week, the BBC reports.


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Woman Busted After Posting Selfie in Stolen Dress

Facebook led police to thief within hours


An Illinois woman who shared photos of her eye-catching new dress on Facebook was arrested after the pics caught the eye of people who knew the boutique she had allegedly stolen it from. Police say Amanda Saxton, 27, shared the photos just a few hours after stealing a distinctive leopard-pattern dress and other items and still had stolen clothes in her hand when officers arrived at her home


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35 Disney Workers Busted in Kid-Sex Crimes Since ’06

CNN investigation also looks at Universal Studios, SeaWorld

                                                                     Before that next family vacation to a Disney theme park, consider this: Since 2006, at least 35 Disney employees have been arrested and accused of crimes involving children and sex. Those include sex crimes involving children, attempting to meet minors for sex, and possessing child pornography, a CNN investigation reveals. None of the cases involved minors who were actually visiting the theme parks, but two of the child porn cases took place on Disney property. The network’s six-month investigation (which appears to have been focused on Florida theme parks) also found that five Universal Studios employees and two SeaWorld employees have also been arrested on similar accusations.   Read on
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Abandoned Baby’s Mom Found at Starbucks

Woman pushed stroller onto platform, got back on NYC subway, say witnesses

By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

A 20-year-old mother who allegedly abandoned her baby girl at one of New York City’s busiest subway stations is in custody, says the NYPD. NBC New York reports that police were given the heads up by a citizen who saw the woman at a Starbucks around 12:30am today—roughly 12 hours after witnesses say she pushed the 6- or 7-month-old in her red and white stroller off the train onto the platform at Columbus Circle, then hopped back on the train alone before the doors closed.

A woman who saw the unattended baby in her stroller waited for 20 minutes for somebody to return and then alerted authorities, the New York Daily News reports.

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Attention Moms Who Don’t Want Their babies: There are places you can drop off your babies which are safe. You don’t leave your baby in a crowded subway station.

Nationwide Safe Haven Laws:

Now nationwide, all 50 states have safe haven laws, with Alaska and Nebraska enacting their own safe haven laws in 2008. You should look at your own state’s Safe Haven Law for more details, as they do vary from state to state.

Safe Haven Law Basics:

In general, Safe Haven Laws allow a parent to anonymously leave an unwanted newborn baby in a safe place, such as a hospital, emergency medical services, police station, or fire station, and not have to worry about getting in trouble. The baby will then be given to the state’s child welfare department.

9 in 10 Messages NSA Spies on Aren’t From Targets

Agency is casting much wider net, Snowden messages show

By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff

Newser) – Still living in the dream world where the NSA only monitors foreign nationals located outside our fair borders? The Washington Post, armed with a four-month investigation and a vast trove of 160,000 intercepted messages courtesy of Edward Snowden, reveals that the spy agency in fact casts a much wider net. In fact, nine out of 10 of those messages came from non-targeted regular people who may have engaged in such risky behavior as sending an email in a foreign language, chatting with someone located outside the US, or, heaven help us, using a non-US proxy to live stream, say, World Cup or BBC coverage.

In all, some 900,000 people could have been spied on, the report estimates.

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In this Wednesday, June 18, 2014, booking photo released by the Stockton Police Department is Jeremy Meeks.   (AP Photo/Stockton Police Department)
Well, you knew this was coming: Jeremy Meeks, the dreamy criminal’s mugshot is making many people rethink their aversion to dating a felon, has landed a modeling contract. Hollywood talent agent Gina Rodriguez signed Meeks land yesterday she announced that he’s scored a contract with Blaze Models in LA, a tv station reported
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