'I don't care what it looks like, I just wanted to run again' says teen who had amputated foot reattached backwards

A teenager battling cancer had his leg amputated and his foot reattached backwards to help him walk again. The foot replaces his knee joint, making a prosthetic limb easier to use. Now sport-mad Tristin Stewart, 15, has his sights set on playing football again and hopes to be a Paralympian athlete one day. He said: “I didn’t care what my ...

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Meghan Markle has a new assistant – but Kate and Wills might not be happy about it

In the next few months Meghan Markle’s life will change completely. The American actress will officially become part of our royal family when she marries Prince Harry on May 19 . And it looks like she’s already getting everything ready for her life as a princess. She’s already quit her job and closed down her social media accounts , and ...

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Headteacher bans pupils competing in US World Cheerleading Championships from attending prom and threatens to fine them for 'unauthorised absence'

Members of a British cheerleading teenage squad have been told they will be banned from their school prom and fined if they compete in the world championships held in America. The five girls were given the ultimatum after their squad – Crimson Heat Tigers – qualified for the ‘once in a lifetime’ competition in Orlando at the end of April. ...

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Here's how customer service can drive retail churn

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Customer churn for retail is among the highest of all consumer industries, and poor customer service may be a large factor to blame, according to a 2017 Aspect study of US adults published ...

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WeChat touts success of its 580,000 'mini programs'

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Tencent is now offering more than 580,000 mini programs on its WeChat messaging platform just one year after their launch, according to statements made by program director Hu Renjie at the WeChat Open Class PRO ...

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Tesla just locked in Elon Musk as CEO with a $70 billion pay package (TSLA)

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Elon Musk is the eccentric founder of Tesla, and will likely remain CEO for the next 10 years, as is required to claim the full $70 billion in pay from a new compensation package. The pay package eliminates production targets for the CEO. Tesla’s stock is jumping on the news. Shares of Tesla are up 2.82% to $361.47 ...

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At least one person dead, 5 injured in shooting at Kentucky high school

Google Maps At least one person died and more than five others were injured Tuesday morning after a shooting at a Marshall County High School in Kentucky. Police have secured the scene, but details are still developing. A shooter opened fire at a Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing at least one student and injuring seven more, according to Gov. ...

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Users are flocking to Facebook Watch (FB)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. A sizable portion of Facebook users are using Watch, the company’s dedicated video section for TV-like content, since the video section’s launch in August of last year, according to a Morgan Stanley survey per Variety. ...

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Mueller interviewed Jeff Sessions, making him the first Trump cabinet member to be questioned in the Russia probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks on the U.S. system for asylum-seekers at the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Falls Church, Virginia, U.S. October 12, 2017. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office for several hours last week, according to The New York Times. This makes Sessions the first sitting cabinet ...

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The first woman to wear a hijab in a hair commercial stepped down from her L'Oréal campaign, and the decision is sparking controversy

Amena Khan. Amena Khan/Instagram Amena Khan says she’s stepping down from a L’Oréal Paris hair campaign over “anti-Israel” tweets from 2014. In a statement she released on Instagram, Khan apologized for the tweets. She also said the tweets “do not represent the message of harmony that I stand for.” This comes just one week after Khan announced that she would be one ...

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