Parents have favourite child

August 1, 2017 1 comment

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Anyone with siblings will know the argument. Which one of us does our parents like best? Who do they love more? The discussions begin in childhood and often linger for years. Of course the standard answer from parents is that they do not have a favourite. They love all their children equally. As a society…

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Los Angeles woman goes missing with her children

June 19, 2017 0 comments

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A Los Angeles woman has disappeared with her three children. Police believe Crystal Juarez, 28, may have taken her two daughter and one son to Mexico. She has relatives in the northern city of Tijuana, a mere 6km from the border with the United States. The children’s father, meanwhile, lives in city of San Fernando,…

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Americans most likely to find spouses from neighbouring states

May 22, 2017 1 comment

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Americans who marry spouses from outside their home states are most likely to end up choosing spouses from neighbouring ones. Time magazine analysed data relating to no less than 116 million marriages between people from different states, collating the commonest combinations while at the same allowing for distorting effect of population density. In each case,…

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Embryos ‘deprived of inheritance’ by not being born

December 8, 2016 2 comments

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Two frozen embryos have been deprived of their inheritance by not being born, an unusual lawsuit claims. Actress Sofia Vergara faces a legal battle in the southern state of Louisiana which was initiated on behalf of her embryos. The Modern Family star and her then-fiancé had them frozen back in 2013 for the purpose of…

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‘Divorce anger’ and suicide

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November 11, 2016 4 comments

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What kind of mental state does it take to commit suicide when divorce is involved? This week, the blog carried a shocking story of a 60 year old divorcing woman just outside of San Francisco, California, who deliberately drove at her ex-husband and two others, a man and woman, as they all left the local…

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Woman run downs ex-husband and kills herself

November 9, 2016 0 comments

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A 60 year-old woman has killed herself after she ran down her ex-husband outside a divorce court in California this week. The incident occurred in city of Martinez near San Francisco Bay. Her husband and two female friends were walking together after they left the local Family Law Center. The woman got into her car and…

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