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5 Links to Read Before Eating Avocados

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Everything you wanted to know about everyone's favorite fruit.</i><p>For those of you who believe bacon makes everything better, I'm here to remind you that …

Démission de six directeurs de santé publique : les explications du ministre Barrette

Six directeurs régionaux de santé publique ont démissionné ces derniers jours pour protester contre une directive de Québec leur interdisant de …

Two men gored in Spain's Pamplona bull run

<b>Two people have been gored and several others hurt in Spain, on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.</b><p>One man was gored in the leg and another in the foot when one bull raced ahead of the pack as it charged through the narrow streets of the city.<p>The San Fermin …

Crash burns victim Catrin Pugh returns to skiing

<b>A woman who suffered 96% burns to her body has returned to the ski slopes as part of her recovery work.</b><p>Catrin Pugh, 20, from Rossett, Wrexham, was badly injured in a coach crash in the French Alps in 2013 as she returned from her job as a ski instructor.<p>But she is determined to be back using skis …

Geese 'caused fatal US air force helicopter crash' in Norfolk

Four US servicemen were killed when a flock of geese smashed through the windscreen of their military helicopter and caused it to crash into the north Norfolk coast, officials have said.<p>A US air force investigation into the fatal crash in January found that at least three geese penetrated the …

Black-Truffle Scallops With Pearls and Champagne Recipe

From Daniel Boulud's Favorite Holiday Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• 2 cups milk• 3 T medium tapioca pearls• 1¼ cups heavy cream• 8 jumbo sea scallops, from Maine or Nova Scotia if possible• 2 oz. black truffles, cut into 24 slices, ?-inch thick; remaining truffles cut in ¼-inch dice• 2 T unsalted butter, at …

France: burqa ban is legal and will stay - European Human Rights Court

The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights has ruled that France’s ban on full-face veils does not breach religious freedom.<p>That means the so-called burqa ban is legal and will stay.<p>The ruling was in relation to a case brought by a woman, described as “a devout Muslim,” who wears the burqa …

European Court of Human Rights upholds French ban on Muslim face veils

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld France's law banning face-covering Muslim veils from the streets, in a case brought by a woman who claimed her freedom of religion was violated.<p>The ruling by the Strasbourg-based court was the first of its kind since France passed a law in 2010 …

Dropbox and the failures behind it

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1090000/1090347_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534478680_663c2028ec412b665eabfc16a62b5217<p><b>In Silicon Valley it is said failure is a badge of honour - and practically a prerequisite for success.</b><p>And so it has proved for Drew Houston, the …

Silicon Valley

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …

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