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The man who received death threats for taking his wife's surname

Mr and Mrs Phillips on their wedding day. Photo: Natalie Reilly When Sydney-sider Grant Phillips announced on Facebook that he’d changed his name to his wife’s after they got married he wasn’t expecting to be turned into an international news headline. Phillips had thought he was just making a fairly innocuous status update to let his friends know that it was still him, but it prompted a flurry of media attention across the globe, from Ireland to the United States. And an avalanche of abuse by strangers wishing his violent death. “Go kill…

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The Latest: Trump has received physical checkup as president

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s physical (all times local): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital. Trump boarded Marine One at the medical facility in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington, Friday afternoon after about three hours at the hospital. Trump shook hands with his physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, and then waved before boarding his helicopter. The president is traveling to Florida later in the day for the weekend. The check-up comes amid suggestions in a recent book and by…

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Quique Sanchez Flores refuses to disclose if he has received an offer to become Stoke City manager

Quique Sanchez Flores brushed aside questions about his future following Espanyol’s Copa del Rey tie on Thursday night after emerging as the favourite to become the next Stoke manager. Press Association Sport understands Flores is the Premier League club’s first choice to replace Mark Hughes and that a Stoke delegation met with the former Watford boss in Barcelona on Wednesday. However, Flores preferred to focus on his side’s cup exploits rather than discuss himself after seeing his Espanyol side progress to the quarter-finals after overturning a first-leg deficit with a…

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Selena Gomez reveals she received a kidney transplant, the 'ultimate gift'

Pop star Selena Gomez has revealed on Instagram that she had a kidney transplant earlier this summer, and the donor was a friend, actress Francia Raisa. The first photo in the post features Gomez and Raisa holding hands, lying side-by-side in hospital gowns. “She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me,” Gomez said of her extremely generous friend. “I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis.” Selena Gomez with her friend and kidney donor, Francia Raisa. Photo: Instagram Another photo in the series revealed…

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