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  • BC government to file Trans Mountain reference case by April 30

    BC government to file Trans Mountain reference case by April 30

    At the time, the province pointed to the Trans Mountain expansion, but officials said the province needs two out of three pipelines - be they Trans Mountain, Keystone XL, Enbridge Line 3 or any combination thereof. That's up from February, when Kinder Morgan had about 48 per cent support in B.C. while 40 per cent of the population opposed the project. With all our partners, we continue to consider all available options.

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  • Myanmar military put on United Nations blacklist for sexual violence

    Myanmar military put on United Nations blacklist for sexual violence

    The Muslim minority has been massing in squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh since the Myanmar army launched a ruthless campaign against the community in northern Rakhine state last August. But it did not mention plans for further returnees expected in the near future. Photos posted by the government showed one man, two women, a young girl and a boy receiving the ID cards and getting health checks.

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  • New brain injury test could improve patient care

    New brain injury test could improve patient care

    Scientists know that a blow to the head can damage brain cells, but they don't know exactly how that might lead to later cognitive problems, said lead researcher Dr. A traumatic brain injury can be caused by a fall, a traffic accident, a sports accident or a violent attack. They found 132,093 people had a TBI at some point between 1977-2013, and 126,734 were diagnosed with a form of dementia between 1999 and 2013.

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  • Lawsuit alleges 3 2015 men's basketball players involved in rape

    Lawsuit alleges 3 2015 men's basketball players involved in rape

    District Court for the Western District of MI that claims three unnamed male basketball players raped her in the spring of 2015 after the Spartans were eliminated from the Final Four by Duke . "If you pursue this, you are going to be swimming with some really big fish", an MSU counselor allegedly told the victim, according to the lawsuit.

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  • Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions

    Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions

    Ross DeLeonardo. That number climbs even higher in states where recreational weed is legal, not just medical marijuana, with 3.74 million fewer daily doses. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has promised to crack down on marijuana cases, with some exceptions . "We found that there was about a 14.5% reduction in any opiate use when dispensaries were turned on - and that was statistically significant - and about a 7% reduction in any opiate use when home cultivation only was turned on", ...

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  • Doctors Don't Know Why This Synthetic Pot Is Making People's Eyes Bleed

    Doctors Don't Know Why This Synthetic Pot Is Making People's Eyes Bleed

    There were 10 cases reported in Chicago and four others in Cook County, according to the department of health. However, health officials say the opposite is true since many products contain unidentified and potentially toxic chemicals. Some patients experienced additional health issues, like blood in urine, bloody noses, bleeding gums, and coughing up blood. Melaney Arnold, a spokesperson for the IDPH, told the Chicago Tribune this new symptom could be a result of a change in chemical ...

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  • Scientists Discover a New Human Organ Called the 'Interstitium'

    Scientists Discover a New Human Organ Called the 'Interstitium'

    The paper defines the newly discovered organ as a "fluid-filled space within and between tissues" that spreads throughout the body and can be found almost everywhere: under the skin, between our organs, around arteries and veins, along the fibrous tissue between muscles, and even around the digestive tract and urinary system.

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  • Time to stock up? See details of Toys R Us liquidation sale

    Time to stock up? See details of Toys R Us liquidation sale

    PT. And they're hoping the outpouring of affectionate nostalgia when Toys R Us announced its plans - #SaveToysRUs has been a trend on social media - translates into pledges toward their $1 billion goal. A budding campaign to buy Toys "R" Us has hit a few bumps in the road, but its billionaire backer said he's just getting started. "CEO-leads-effort-to-salvage-Toys-R-Us">Associated Press, so his personal donation isn't entirely selfless.

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  • Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

    Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

    Gardner emphasizes that it's all about healthy low-fat and low-carb diets. "We told them all that we wanted them to minimize added sugar and refined grains and eat more vegetables and whole foods". "The unique thing is that we didn't ever set a number for them to follow", Gardner said. "This study closes the door on some questions - but it opens the door to others".

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  • Heavy drinking may increase risk for dementia

    Heavy drinking may increase risk for dementia

    Study author Michael Schwarzinger says that while the rate of alcohol use disorders is lower in the USA than in France, "it remains substantial enough to be considered [a] major risk factor for dementia onset". More specifically, the study authors focused on patients who had been diagnosed with mental and behavioral disorders, or chronic diseases that were attributable to chronic harmful use of alcohol, according to a release on the findings from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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  • IL sees flood warnings as snow melts, heavy rains fall

    The weather service indicated widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches has fallen on mostly frozen, saturated soils over eastern Iowa and western IL during the past 24 hours. Tuesday: Showers and a possible thunderstorm with high near 65 degrees and a low of about 45 degrees. Minor flooding and standing water were reported on roads throughout the Chicago area, according to NWS meteorologist Stephen Rodriguez.

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  • 4.7 magnitude quake hits parts of UK

    4.7 magnitude quake hits parts of UK

    Seismologist Richard Luckett, of the British Geological Survey, said the quake was the largest in mainland United Kingdom since the 5.2 magnitude Market Rasen natural disaster in 2008, and was felt across a large area of Wales and England with the reports from Birmingham and Devon.

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  • Oxfam's United Kingdom chief says critics are gunning for the charity

    Oxfam's United Kingdom chief says critics are gunning for the charity

    Britain's Charity Commission launched a statutory inquiry on Monday, saying it had concerns that Oxfam "may not have fully and frankly disclosed material details about the allegations at the time in 2011". "But I never gave into these advances", he said. "This was with an honourable, mature woman, who was not an quake victim nor a prostitute". He said: "I don't think (Oxfam) wanted to promote a sensation and damage the delivery of that programme".

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  • Batla House terrorist nabbed after 10 years

    Batla House terrorist nabbed after 10 years

    Pramod Singh Kushwaha, DCP, Special Cell Delhi Police addressed the press meet as informing. Khan was present at Batla House, along with four others, and had managed to give police the slip during the encounter on September 19, 2008 in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, in which two Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed and as many arrested.

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  • BMW X4 Expands With More Interior Space, Tech

    BMW X4 Expands With More Interior Space, Tech

    The new X4 is almost three inches longer, more than an inch wider, and narrowly lower than the previous X4. Short overhangs and subtle hexagonal wheel arches contribute to the vehicle's athletic look that emphasizes its 50:50 front-to-rear weight distribution.

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  • Morocco Beat Eagles 4-0 to Win CHAN Title

    Morocco Beat Eagles 4-0 to Win CHAN Title

    Morocco coach Jamal Sellami paid tribute to his team after their victory, which was inspired by a brace from striker Ayoub El Kaabi . Zakaria Hadraf put Morocco ahead in the 45th minute. Nigerian Gabriel, who scored the extra-time victor against Angola in the quarter-finals, finished a route-one move by darting through to fire a low shot past Sudan captain Akram Elhadi.

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  • North Korea earned millions flouting sanctions

    North Korea earned millions flouting sanctions

    The confidential report to a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee also referenced information that the reclusive country provided ballistic missile systems to Myanmar. North Korea's economy has been heavily reliant on Beijing-$2.3 million of the $2.83 billion total exports were shipped to China in 2015. Quotas set by the United Nations allow for around 540,000 tonnes of crude oil a year to be delivered to North Korea from China, and over 60,000 tonnes of oil products from Russia, ...

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  • Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers, mouse study suggests

    Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers, mouse study suggests

    However, NNAL levels for vapers are still significantly higher than for non-smokers, the team found . Showing the benefits of vaping, and its usefulness in quitting smoking, a study funded by Cancer Research UK found that the blood of e-cigarette users had lower amounts of tobacco-related carcinogens than their tobacco-smoking counterparts.

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