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Western-born Muslims ‘more likely’ to be drawn to extremism and violent ideas – study

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Muslims born and raised in the West are more likely to support extremist ideas than those who are born elsewhere and who later emigrate to the West, a new study by researchers at a Swedish university has found. While it is a common assumption that the threat from extremist Islam comes from outside the West Read More

NASA baffled by mysterious, unexplained ejections on asteroid Bennu

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OSIRIS-REx, the NASA spacecraft analysing the asteroid Bennu, has made a remarkable discovery which upends our existing knowledge of space rock behavior and environment by blasting out inexplicable plumes of dust. The never-before-seen phenomenon was first noticed in January and has since been documented at least 11 times. Some of the dust expelled was blown Read More

Teen’s bizarre sudden-onset schizophrenia & hallucinations caused by something millions of us own

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In 2015, a 14-year-old patient developed rapid-onset schizophrenia with hallucinations, thoughts of suicide and homicide. He also believed his cat was trying to kill him, which was closer to the truth than you might think. His pet cat was not, in fact, a homicidal maniac but it did harbor the pathogen Bartonella henselae, which is Read More

FedEx outlook weighs on Wall St. ahead of Fed policy decision

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after economic bellwether FedEx Corp’s downbeat profit outlook raised concerns about global growth, while investors waited for more clarity on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate forecasts for the rest of the year. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

‘Super smeller’: Woman can sniff out Parkinson’s, leading scientists to create early detection test

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A former nurse who can smell the “musky odour” of Parkinson’s disease has helped scientists develop a new test that can detect the condition before symptoms appear. People with a heightened sense of smell have reported a musky odour from patients with Parkinson’s disease, and “super smeller” Joy Milne, 68, from Scotland claims she first Read More

Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP

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A study by the US Chamber of Commerce shows how the deterioration in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States, will drastically affect the American economy. “Escalation of bilateral tariffs results in lower GDP, lower employment, lower investment, and lower trade flows for the United States,” said the Read More

Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew. A relative carries a portrait photograph of Ethiopian Airlines pilot Yared Getachew as he mourns at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town Bishoftu, near Addis Read More

Pipestone Energy Corp. Announces Progress on Its Development Program and a Significant Increase in the Value of Its Reserves and Resources

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CALGARY, Alberta, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (PIPE – TSX-V) Pipestone Energy Corp. (“Pipestone Energy” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an operational update as well as updated reserves and resources information effective as of January 4, 2019, which was the closing date of the amalgamation (the “Amalgamation”) of Pipestone Oil Corp. (“Pipestone Read More

Pork for pollution? South Koreans fight smog with grease

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Whenever dust particles hang thick in the air in South Korea, sales of pork rise. An employee roasts pork at a Korean BBQ restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, March 13, 2019. Picture taken on March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jane Chung This quirky correlation in Asia’s fourth-largest economy, where air pollution outstrips industrialized peers, Read More

US jury finds Monsanto’s Roundup was a ‘substantial factor’ in causing man’s cancer

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Monsanto/Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer was found to be a “substantial factor” in causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a California man, as the trial proceeds to its next phase to determine liability and damages. In a landmark verdict that could affect numerous other cases, a federal jury in San Francisco found Roundup herbicide to be Read More