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Israel air strikes hit Hamas HQ
Israeli air strikes target the headquarters of Gaza's Hamas leaders, as the bombardment of the coastal enclave moves into a fourth day.
- Concerns over 'in-the-air' EbolaCanadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.November-15-12 5:50:04 PM
- Dust-devils flirt with Mars roverNasa's Curiosity Mars rover has not as yet captured them on camera, but dust-devils appear to have been running around the vehicle.November-15-12 6:11:03 PM
- Paternity testing for tortoisesBaby tortoises have been given paternity tests to find out how sperm storage affects fertilisation.November-15-12 9:00:27 PM
- Warning on antibiotic resistanceAntibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to modern health, experts say.November-16-12 2:22:55 AM
- Rat heart cells power 'bio-bots'Tiny biological robots that walk to the beat of a thin sheet of rat heart cells have been created by US scientists.November-16-12 3:53:40 AM
- BP receives record criminal fineBP receives the biggest criminal penalty in US history for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and two workers are indicted on manslaughter charges.November-15-12 1:11:00 PM
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220,000 children's tents recalledCanadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Small portable sleep tents for infants and small children may pose a safety hazard, prompting the Consumer Product Safety Commission and KidCo Inc...
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Ace Anti-Asteroid Nuke Strikes TwiceEPA Radiation News
An impactor mission to destroy an incoming asteroid would need to deliver a nuclear double whammy.
EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
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Fundie Bryan Fischer: “The Jihadists on 9/11 were Agents of God” so we’d start singing God Bless America
Gaza rocket lands close to JerusalemGulf of Mexico
Hamas's long-range missile hits outskirts of city, making ground offensive by Israel in Gaza more likelyA rocket fired from Gaza has landed close...
Heads up! Leonids meteor shower tonight!
A depiction of Leonid meteors in 1833, when there was a spectacular meteor storm.The Leonids meteor shower is an annual astronomical event when our...
Facebook hires: partner engineers, content strategist, PMD communications manager, UX researcher, measurement leads, more
Israel OKs call-up of up to 75 000 reservists
The Israeli cabinet has given its green light for the recruitment of up to 75 000 reservists, a report says, amid signs that Israel is gearing up...
Jill Kelley emails: Petraeus, Allen asked me to help silence 'Bubba the Love Sponge'PECAN GroupPhilippines NewsScientific AmericanShaleshock MediaTEDThis Week in ScienceUSA TodayWhoWhatWhy
Ethan Miller / Getty Images fileRadio talk show host Bubba the Love Sponge, the performing name used by Todd Alan Clem, is shown attending the...
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Disgraced Petraeus testifies in US Congress about Benghazi attack
Former CIA chief David Petraeus, who stepped down last week over a sex scandal, testified Friday in Congress behind closed doors about the...
Children's PeaPod Travel Beds RecalledWeird
KidCo is recalling 220,000 of its PeaPod and PeaPod Plus travel beds due to possible suffocation and entrapment risks for children.
Smoking in pregnancy tied to lower reading scores - Calgary Herald
Babies exposed to their mother's cigarette smoke in the womb later perform more poorly on reading comprehension tests, according to a new study. “It's not a little difference – it's a big difference in accuracy and comprehension at a critical time when children ...
A new report says that over the last five years, the number of doctors in Canada has increased at a rate three times faster than that of the population. The Canadian Institute for Health Information says there were more than 72,500 physicians caring for patients ...
Braid: Are doctors mad enough to do something about fee freeze? - Calgary Herald
The danger to patients is that health care is a fragile ecosystem where the slightest decline in effort, or even enthusiasm, can throw things completely out of whack. Photograph by: Leah Hennel , Calgary Herald. Alberta doctors are angry, very angry, at the ...
CALGARY – Dominic Boivin's black and brown paisley school backpack sits empty in a corner of his bedroom, near the computer chair where the Calgary teen used to play his Xbox. It's the same backpack his parents watched a police officer carry up their ...
Cancer awareness grows with mustaches on LA City Hall officials - Los Angeles Times
Some are slim and Zorro-like. Others are bushy, but well-kept. And still others, like Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino's, look like they belong on the mug of a biker dude named Bubba. Buscaino's handlebar mustache, one of a handful that have ...
Troubled families and BC children in care - Vancouver Sun (blog)
The province's representative for children and youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, has called for urgent government action to help these kids deal with trauma in their lives. A full story is here. Clearly children cannot be left with abusive families, but it was ...
Woman accused of botched cosmetic procedure gets bail - CityNews.ca
Marilyn Ely Reid, 46, of Newmarket was charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm. TORONTO POLICE. Video. Woman charged after botched cosmetic procedure. Video. Police arrest woman in connection with harmful botox injections. A woman ...
India lags in pictorial warnings on cigarettes - Times of India
MUMBAI: When it comes to pictorial warnings on tobacco packets, India ranks a low 123 among 198 countries surveyed on the warnings parameter. While experts agree that pictorial warnings on tobacco packets is a proven strategy that deters people from ...