The Daily Populous

Saturday June 23rd, 2018 night edition

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Game of Thrones stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington have married at a church in Aberdeenshire.

Guests at the wedding included Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner and Emilia Clarke, as well as Jack Donnelly and his partner, fellow actor Malin Akerman.

Leslie wore a flowing ivory gown and veil for the ceremony, while Harington was dressed in a morning suit.

The couple, both aged 31, met in 2012 while playing on-screen lovers – Ygritte and Jon Snow – in the TV drama.

Speaking outside the castle on Saturday, Leslie’s father, Sebastian, said: “We are absolutely thrilled for Kit and Rose to be marrying today.

Two years after they met, Leslie left Game of Thrones, while Harington has become one of the show’s most popular stars, having appeared in every episode.

Yunyao Li and Qiong dan Xu, both 23, said they are fans of Harington’s alter-ego in Game Of Thrones. »

American skydiver lands safely after instructor's mid-air heart attack

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The pair had jumped from 13,500 ft (4,100 metres) with the novice strapped to his instructor's front.

The parachute had already been deployed, meaning Pharr had to use its toggles to steer the pair away from houses and other perils.

Pharr, 25, said he wrestled out of the harness binding him to his instructor, and started emergency treatment to try to save him. »

UH Scientist Reports Promising Development In Alzheimer’s Research

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Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and affects 28,000 Hawaii residents, but a scientist at the University of Hawaii is reporting a research breakthrough that could lead to a promising treatment.

Nichols is now working with scientists at the University of Arizona to see if the discovery can translate into a future pharmaceutical.

In Hawaii, about 28,000 people 65 and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according a report by the Alzheimer’s Association. »

Brexit Has Already Cost the U.K. More than Its EU Budget Payments, Study Shows

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Uncertainty caused by Brexit has already caused a 2.1 percent dip in economic output, even before Britain’s departure next March, the CER said late Friday in an emailed statement.

That’s cost the public finances 23 billion pounds ($30 billion) in lost tax revenue, the think tank said.

“We know that the government’s Brexit dividend is a myth: the vote is costing the Treasury 440 million pounds a week, far more than the U.K. ever contributed to the EU budget.”. »

Ethiopia: One dead and dozens hurt in grenade attack at pro-PM rally

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Ethiopian officials say one person has died and dozens more are injured, after an explosion at a huge political rally for the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

He was whisked away immediately after the blast, thought to be from a grenade thrown amid thousands of people in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square.

Ethiopia's health minister tweeted that one person had died and 156 were injured, 8 of them critically. »