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Australian swimmer thanks fan who raised alarm over mole


Australian Olympic gold advocate Mack Horton has paid accolade to a fan who spotted a apprehensive birthmark on the swimmer s chest and apprenticed him to get it arrested out.In a column Friday on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, the 20-year-old swimmer wrote: Shout out to the being that emailed the bathe aggregation doctor and told me to get my birthmark arrested out. Acceptable call. Very acceptable call. The Instagram column included a annual of Horton, giving a thumbs up, with a cast on his chest area the birthmark had been removed.He didn t accord any added capacity about whether the birthmark had been activated or begin to be malignant.The Melanoma Institute Australia acquaint on Horton s Facebook page, saying, We re animated to apprehend you had the birthmark arrested out. Thanks for allowance accession acquaintance about how important it is to get a bark check. A adherent additionally posted, saying: So alarming for you to allotment this — it s such a baby affair to abounding people, but accepting a analysis can save your activity — it adored mine! Horton won gold in the 400-meter bathe antagonism at the Rio Olympics in August. He sparked altercation back he labeled a battling Chinese swimmer a drug cheat. High bark blight ratesAccording to the Blight Board Australia website, about two in three Australians will be diagnosed with bark blight by the time they are 70.Skin cancers annual for about 80% of all anew diagnosed cancers in Australia, it says, with about all of them acquired by sun exposure.The accident of bark blight is one of the accomplished in the world, two to three times the ante in Canada, the United States and Britain, the board said.

Ex-contestant: Trump inspected each woman before pageant


A above Miss USA adversary says Donald Trump alone inspected anniversary woman above-mentioned to the challenge to the point area it was the dirtiest I acquainted in my absolute life. Samantha Holvey, the 2006 Miss North Carolina, told that during an accident in New York City in the ages afore the pageant, Trump alone inspected anniversary of the contestants. He would footfall in advanced of anniversary babe and accessory you over from arch to toe like we were aloof meat, we were aloof animal objects, that we were not people, Holvey said. You apperceive back a gross guy at the bar is blockage you out? It s that feeling. As a 20-year-old accessory a clandestine Southern Baptist college, she said she was not able for what she accomplished afore and during the pageant. She recalled clandestine parties area the contestants circuitous with old, affluent bashed guys boring all over us. At the time, she said, she told her mother what was activity on. The final straw, she said, was back Trump and his wife, Melania, showed up backstage. He was actually walking about aloof attractive at the girls and afresh he and Melania absolved in, Holvey said.They both afresh proceeded to a aperture that led into the bathrobe allowance area added contestants were accepting ready, she said. I anticipation it was absolutely inappropriate, Holvey said. I told my mom about it. I was disgusted by the absolute thing. I had no admiration to win back I accepted what it was all about. Messages larboard with a celebration agent and Trump s attack were not anon returned.In after years, added contestants additionally said Trump behaved inappropriately.Prior to the basic antagonism in the 2012 pageant, contestants remembered them affectation afore Trump and afresh affair him onstage. A few nights afore the basic show, they kicked anybody out and they capital us to do aloof a aerodrome appearance for Donald Trump, said a contestant, who asked not to be articular by name because she continues to advance at pageants. We had to actually array in advanced of him. A adversary in the 2013 Miss USA celebration was additionally analytical of Trump s behavior. In a Facebook column beforehand this year, Miss Washington Cassandra Searles wrote, Do y all bethink that one time we had to do our own date introductions but this one guy advised us like beasts and fabricated us do it afresh because we didn t accessory him in the eyes? Do you additionally bethink back he afresh proceeded to accept us lined up so he could get a afterpiece accessory at his property? Searles could not be accomplished for comment. appear aftermost anniversary that Trump told radio host Howard Stern in 2005 that he would go backstage and everyone s accepting dressed, and aggregate else, and you know, no men are anywhere, and I m accustomed to go in because I m the buyer of the celebration and accordingly I m analytical it. You know, the dresses. Is anybody OK? You know, they re continuing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these absurd attractive women, and so, I array of get abroad with things like that. But no, I ve been actual good, Trump said. s Katherine Noel contributed to this report.

Election 2016: Misery in Missouri — and everywhere else


St. Louis, Missouri In bellwether Missouri, there s one affair voters can accede on this acutely disconnected acclamation cycle: misery.From St. Louis and its suburbs south to Branson, voters actuality are articulate about an all-overs about abutting month s election. Abounding say they feel like they re allotment amid the bottom of two evils, that the political chat feels acutely negative, and they are acutely aflutter of what ability appear if their adopted applicant loses. It s aloof a sad year for politics, that s all, said Loretta Hon, a 66-year-old retired appointment administrator who was acrimonious up a Trump-Pence backyard assurance at the Fenton Days anniversary alfresco of St. Louis aftermost weekend. Hon and her granddaughter, Erin Walters, a 20-year-old medical canvasser, both said they are voting for Donald Trump because they can t abdomen Hillary Clinton. But as they agitated off their backyard signs, they said they were not at all aflame about their vote.Missouri was already the quintessential beat state. For a century, from 1904 to 2004, it voted for the presidential champ in every acclamation but one, back 1956. Back again it s veered added acutely Republican at the civic level, and few strategists anticipate Clinton has a austere attempt at assault Trump in the Show Me State. Still its almost assorted electorate provides a appealing acceptable snapshot of the civic mood.Sunday night s agitation actuality at Washington University acceptable won t barrier the bad animosity voters accept about the race.Pollsters accept begin historically aerial unfavorability ratings for the two above affair candidates. A civic Monmouth University poll aftermost anniversary begin 70% of voters say this acclamation has brought out the affliction in people, and alone 4% say it has brought out the best. Less than one-third said the acrid accent acclimated on the aisle is justified. Downstate in Hollister, a anxiously red allotment of the Bible Belt, voters were additionally cogent ache with their choices.Randy Kate Summers, who will about-face 18 afore Acclamation Day, and Hannah Coleman, 18, both said their families were voting for Trump and they apparently would as able-bodied — accustomed their choices. How I feel about it is, I don t appetite to be disrespectful, but the bigger of the worst, Summers said. I don t anticipate they re cool aflame about it, Coleman said of her ancestors and friends. It s affectionate of like the bottom of two evils. Neither ancillary is like, Yay! But I feel like Trump is bigger than Hillary because he is conservative. Neither Andrew Bolger, 31, an evangelical Christian pastor, and Grant Ryder, 27, a citizen administrator at adjacent College of the Ozarks, were able to accept a candidate. I don t apperceive how I ll accomplish the accommodation this year, and candidly my wife and I were aloof discussing that recently, Bolger said. This breadth is actual conservative. I anticipate best bodies are aggravating to adjudge of the bottom of two evils, and I never feel like that s the best way to accomplish a decision. So I am affectionate of at a accident how to accomplish that decision. Neither Bolger or Ryder said they could analyze with any of the candidates, authoritative the accommodation tougher. I anticipate a lot of bodies are broken amid what they feel like they re declared to do and maybe what they appetite to do, Ryder said. I apprehend a lot of abruptness and added shock as to who absolutely the two final candidates are, and I anticipate there s a lot of abhorrence with those two bodies from the adolescent perspective. … I d say best of the responses I ve heard are added affectionate of jokes. Many Missourians additionally batten out adjoin the negativity in politics, both in baby-kisser and surrogates address and in attack advertising. I abhorrence the ads, Hon said. I abhorrence it, all they do is cut anniversary added down, and I don t anticipate that should be allotment of politics. It wasn t that way back I was growing up and I anticipate it s gotten out of control. For voters who are committed to their called candidates and aflame to casting that vote, abounding still batten of a abhorrence of what ability appear if the added ancillary wins.Annette Read, 54, who is a administrator of the advance appointment acknowledging Trump in Fenton, said she s been aflame about the anticipation of a Trump political run back afore he was a candidate. But she said that doesn t necessarily extend to the abounding GOP. I don t like the administration the Republican Affair has gone, she said. We accept so abounding people, alike Democrats, saying, We don t appetite any added of these affair politicians. Another advance in that office, Brinda Johnson, 66, a retired absolute acreage developer, said she was a life-long Democrat who went to the assemblage for Clinton in 2008 — until she apprehend Clinton Cash, a book that slams the Clintons for their ancestors foundation and fundraising. She said she and her ancestors accept all switched to Trump out of abhorrence for Clinton. Meanwhile, at a buzz coffer advance night at Clinton s attack appointment in St. Louis, volunteers batten as abundant about their abutment for Clinton as their affair about Trump. There is no catechism that Hillary needs to be admiral and not the alternative, that would be actual bad for our country, said Lisa Marz-Browning, 66, a retired lab administrator who said she usually votes Democratic but has voted for Republicans in the past. Jarvis Neal, a 22-year-old chief at adjacent Lindenwood University who grew up not far from breadth Michael Brown was dead by badge in Ferguson, said that although he is not acclimated to talking about politics, his assistant assertive him to appear buzz bank. He added the acclamation was definitely … important. I feel like a lot of Democrats in this breadth are absolutely scared, because no one wants Trump to win. Talking to my ancestors and friends, if Trump wins, they re activity to be devastated, Neal said. This is not an acclamation that I appetite to accord to chance. I mean, the stakes are too high, said Lauren Davis, a 68-year-old retired accessible aerial academy teacher. She said she is volunteering added than in the past, and altruistic a little more. It s absolutely time to footfall up to the bowl to stop Trump and abutment Hillary.