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US scientists launch world’s biggest solar geoengineering study

The Guardian US scientists are set to send aerosol injections 20km up into the earth’s stratosphere in the world’s biggest solar geoengineering programme to date, to study the potential of a future tech-fix for global warming. The $20m (£16m) Harvard … Continue reading

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Sesame Street welcomes Julia, a muppet with autism

BBC News Its much-loved muppets Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and Oscar the Grouch have been charming viewers for almost 50 years. And now the children’s TV show Sesame Street is introducing a new muppet character with a simpler name, and … Continue reading

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A little place in Didsbury Alberta – Cheers!!

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US Marines Arrive in Syria to Aid Raqqa Offensive – Reports

Sputnik WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US marines have arrived in Syria to establish an outpost in support of the operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Daesh terror group, US media reported on Wednesday. The marines belong to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit that departed from San Diego in October of 2016, … Continue reading

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Canadian town sorry for pink tap water

BBC News A Canadian town has apologised after a water treatment plant turned the water supply pink. Residents of Onoway, Alberta, complained to the town office when taps began running pink water on Monday. In a statement, Mayor Dale Krasnow … Continue reading

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Oil prices set to rise sharply, unless new projects are approved

CBC News Oil prices are set to rise sharply starting in 2020 if new energy investments are not made this year. That was the message of the International Energy Agency as the CERAWeek energy conference kicked off in Houston. There’s a worldwide glut of … Continue reading

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Ottawa police officer charged with manslaughter in man’s 2016 death

CBC News Ontario’s police watchdog has charged an Ottawa police constable with three counts, including manslaughter, in the July 2016 death of Abdirahman Abdi. Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man with as yet unspecified mental health issues, lost vital signs during a … Continue reading

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Wild horses frolic and fight in the Alberta snow

CBC It’s not easy to get close enough to get great shots of wild horses. But Alberta photographer Rick Price has the knack.  

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Facial recognition technology is coming to Canadian airports this spring

CBC – by Matthew Braga Facial recognition technology is coming to major Canadian airports as part of a new traveller screening program under development by Canada Border Services Agency, CBC News has learned. The technology will be part of a … Continue reading

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Palestinian children throwing stones got longer sentences than Israeli who killed unarmed man

If Americans Knew An Israeli Defense Forces soldier has been sentenced to 18 months in jail on a manslaughter conviction for shooting a Palestinian man in the head after he had already been disarmed and injured by other soldiers. The incident … Continue reading

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‘Anti-vaccine’ teacher found guilty of professional misconduct

CBC News An Ontario high school teacher who disrupted an immunization clinic and discouraged students from getting vaccinated has been found guilty of professional misconduct, the Ontario College of Teachers has ruled. ​Timothy Sullivan, a veteran science teacher with the Grand … Continue reading

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Refugee claimants from U.S. strain Canada’s border resources

Reuters Canadian police said on Monday they had bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and that border authorities had created a temporary refugee center to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United States. The Canada … Continue reading

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Day Without Immigrants: ‘More than 100 workers’ fired over strike

BBC Dozens of people, including construction workers and restaurant staff, reported being fired after staying at home on Thursday. The protest aimed to highlight the contribution of immigrants in the US. One employer told CNN his staff would have to … Continue reading

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From the Trenches makes Fake News List

Fake News Checker From The Trenches World Report Distribution: Website Website: Bias: conspiratorial, inciteful, political, psuedoscience, right bias

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Drug catapult found attached to Mexican side of US border fence

Fox News President Trump’s gonna need a taller wall. Following up on a tip by the U.S. Border Patrol, Mexican authorities in the border town of Agua Prieta seized a catapult being used to throw bundles of marijuana and possibly … Continue reading

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Cupid, the 2-legged puppy, left to die in the trash, fitted with prosthetics

CBC Look at that face. Now consider that Cupid — the two-legged pup with a heart-shaped nose — was tied up in a bag and left to die in the trash behind a Toronto building.  

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1933 – Zionists Sign a Deal with Hitler to Create Israel – The Transfer Agreement

Archive The traditional view of the ‘Holocaust’, is that Adolph Hitler had an obsession with wiping out the Jews. But, if that were the case, why did he sign this deal with the Zionist movement to move northern European Jews … Continue reading

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China may be preparing for a crippling preemptive missile strike on US military bases

Yahoo News A new report by Thomas Shugart on War On The Rocks details the disturbing level to which China appears to have planned out a crippling missile attack on US military bases in the Pacific should its interests in the region be threatened. … Continue reading

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Gaza Tensions Flare Up: Israel Pounds Hamas Targets From Land and Air After Rocket Fire

Haaretz Tensions flared up along Israel’s border with Gaza after early morning rocket fire was met with no less than six retaliatory attacks by the Israeli army across the Stirp on Hamas-linked targets. Gazans reported few cars were out in … Continue reading

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Trump to Mexico: Take care of ‘bad hombres’ or US might

AP WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military does more to control them, according to an excerpt of … Continue reading

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