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Miguel Panduwinata : MH17 Victim Had Eerie Premonition Of Crash

Miguel Panduwinata : MH17 Victim Had Eerie Premonition Of Crash

It was a long overdue vacation for 68-year-old Yasmine Calehr and she was looking forward to spending two-weeks with her three grandsons in Bali, Indonesia. She lived in Houston, the boys in Amsterdam, making for complicated travel arrangements. Yasmine left Houston, Texas a day ahead of the boys. The plan was to meet them on the popular Indonesian island on ... Read More »

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot, Report

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot, Report

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has developed the world’s first anti-malaria vaccine, designed for use on children in Africa. If GSK acquires the regulatory approval it is currently seeking, it will mark a big step forward in the fight against the mosquito-borne parasitic disease, which currently kills over 600,000 people a year. Read More »

Ancient Animal Fossil Dig In Wyoming (Photo)

Ancient Animal Fossil Dig In Wyoming

Cheyenne – For the first time in more than 30 years, palaeontologists are about to revisit one of North America’s most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 9m deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave. Read More »

Dogs Get Jealous, study finds

Dogs get jealous

Call it the green-eyed monster. A new study being done at UC San Diego suggests that jealous isn’t just a human emotion – it extends to our four-legged friends as well. New research is confirming what many pet owners already suspect — dogs can get downright possessive when it comes to the love of their master. Read More »

Flash flood strikes Kamloops (Video)

Flash flood strikes Kamloops

Kamloops is currently experiencing a flash flood as severe thunderstorms take over the weather in the area. Up to 20 mm of rain were expected in the area and sewers and drains have begun to back up all over the city. The sudden downpour is wreaking havoc on the road systems and social media is going crazy with photos and ... Read More »

Woman live-tweets alleged sexist conversation between tech execs, Report

Woman live-tweets alleged sexist conversation between tech execs, Report

Lyndsay Kirkham, A freelance coder, was having lunch in downtown Toronto yesterday when she claimed she overheard some IBM executives discussing why they have concerns with hiring women. “They were talking about how they weren’t going to be hiring any new women – specifically any young women – that they were only going to be hiring mature women, because young ... Read More »

Pen Canada receives support amid political audit, Report

Pen Canada receives support amid political audit

The Canada Revenue Agency has launched a political-activities audit of Pen Canada, a small charity promoting freedom of expression that has criticized the Harper government in the past. Two tax auditors showed up Monday morning at the tiny Toronto offices of Pen Canada, asking to see a wide range of internal documents. Read More »