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The dark truth about chocolate

Grand health claims have been made about chocolate, but while it gives us pleasure, can it really be good for us?<p>Chocolate has been touted as a treatment for agitation, anaemia, angina and asthma. It has been said to awaken appetite and act as an aphrodisiac. You may have noticed we’re still on the …

Ivory Coast

Ecstasy Was Just Labelled a 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD by The FDA

"It's been obvious for 40 years."<p>The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also known …

The window on Colin Kaepernick's NFL career may well be slamming shut

The fact that the talented and outspoken quarterback remains unsigned is the league’s greatest shame right now<p>A city as polarized as Baltimore, where last year the Department of Justice found a shocking system of racial profiling and abuse by police, could use a player who raises the questions …

NFL

Spectators desperately tried to save tragic mum killed by rally car accident

Joy Robson was given CPR by several onlookers after the fatal rally accident in Inverness.<p>A motorsports fan has told how he and other spectators …

Civil Liberty Groups Decry North Carolina's Restrictive Laws Push

Over the past six years, North Carolina has pushed some of the most restrictive legislation in the country, civil liberties groups say — and they caution that the state's push could represent the proverbial "canary in the coalmine."<p>In two separate cases within the past few weeks, the North Carolina …

North Carolina

Trumps behaving 'like a royal family', says German foreign minister

Germany’sforeign minister has accused Donald Trump and his relatives of behaving like members of a “royal family”.<p>Speaking just days after Ivanka Trump and Angela Merkel shared a stage in Berlin, Sigmar Gabriel described the US president’s appointment of his daughter as a White House adviser as …

Oregon militants cast by defense as victims of corrupt government | Reuters

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The six men and a woman charged with conspiracy in seizing a U.S. wildlife center in Oregon were staging a legitimate protest manipulated by the government through informants who infiltrated the group, a defense lawyer argued at their trial on Tuesday.<p>FILE PHOTO -- Ammon …

Forests