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Boy Scouts will allow girls to join

(CNN)The Boy Scouts of America's board of directors has unanimously agreed to welcome girls into the Cub Scout program and to forge a path for older girls to pursue and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout, the organization said Wednesday.Boy Scouts of America has about 2.3 million youth

Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one

Brand says it missed mark after being accused of racism in campaign promoting body lotionDove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The brand was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later

Scotland to set up public energy firm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMs Sturgeon said the energy firm's "only job is to secure the lowest price for consumers" The Scottish government is to set up a publicly-owned, not-for-profit energy company, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.The SNP leader told the

Nobel Economist Thaler Says He’s Nervous About Stock Market

A buoyant and complacent stock market is worrying Richard H. Thaler, the University of Chicago professor who this week won the Nobel Prize in economics.“We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market seems to be napping,” Thaler said, speaking by phone

May won’t say if she’d vote for Brexit now

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May said she would not answer "hypothetical questions" Theresa May has refused to say how she would vote if there was another EU referendum.The prime minister, who backed Remain in last year's vote, was repeatedly

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