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Alberta forum dishes out education about sustainable food

'We don't have to reinvent the wheel — we can come together and really have a bang-up good food system'<p>Hundreds are gathering at Edmonton's Expo …

Facebook took 2 weeks to remove livestream suicide video of 12-year-old

In a horribly tragic story, a little over two weeks ago 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis broadcast her death on social media, using popular streaming service Live.Me.<p>Though disturbing, police apparently had no authority to take down the the footage and the livestream quickly spread around the …

Facebook

New Year's Resolutions: How to Stick to Your Diet and Fitness Plan

With the new year here, implementing new, healthier habits is at top of mind for most of us. Whether you want to wake up earlier, exercise more, …

Millennials aren't going gaga for baby tech

The second Baby Tech Awards will be announced at CES as companies making technology for infants look to grow out of the teething phase.<p>In a few years, you'll wear a smartwatch measuring your heart rate, a belt buckle tracking your eating habits and glasses displaying the news while recording what …

Babies

French workers can now legally ignore work email after hours

You might have to put up with your insensitive boss deluging you with after hours work email, but French workers no longer have to.<p>Starting January 1, France has enforced a new employment law which obliges companies packing a workforce of over 50 people to negotiate the terms of sending work emails …

Employment Law
Inflammation

Welcome to Your Clean-Eating Plan For 2017

Eating clean is easy when you have all the ingredients on hand. Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan sets you up for success with easy-to-make and delicious recipes, printable shopping lists, and a weekly rundown of what to prep, make, and save. The plan, created by the registered dietitians Stephanie …

Diets

Woman jumps to her death after running over husband, 2 others outside courthouse

A Northern California woman jumped to hear death Monday after plowing into her estranged husband and two of his friends as they crossed an intersection outside a courthouse.<p>According to KTVU, the woman had been in family court with her estranged husband in Martinez. Surveillance cameras show that …

Crime

Justin Timberlake in election selfie controversy

Hours after Tennessee authorities said on Tuesday they were investigating pop star Justin Timberlake for posting a photo of himself in a polling station on social media, the local district attorney said no such probe was under way.<p>"The statement released earlier today by my office regarding Justin …

Justin Timberlake
Confederate States of America
Crime
Crime

5 Killed In Shooting At A Washington State Mall; Manhunt Underway

Police say 5 people were killed after a shooter opened fire inside a Macy's at a shopping mall in Burlington, Washington on Friday evening.<p>Authorities are searching for the suspected shooter, who they say left the scene at Cascade Mall before police arrived. He was last seen walking toward a nearby …

Crime

Manhunt for Bombing Suspect Ends in New Jersey Shootout

Ahmad Rahami, wanted in connection with blasts in New York and New Jersey, was taken into custody after a gun battle with police.

New Jersey
Policing
Islamophobia

Drink This Turmeric Tea Before Bed (And These 20 Things Happen To Your Body)

<b>Turmeric tea is one of the most beneficial and delicious drinks you can consume during the day, as this incredible healthy beverage has innumerate</b> …

California is about to overhaul its taxi industry, which could suck for self-driving cars

Critics argue new measure could impede city-level experimentation<p>At 11:20 pm Wednesday night, 40 minutes before California’s state legislative session was scheduled to adjourn for the year, lawmakers approved an obscure bill that, if signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, could spell serious …

Uber

Classic email scam earns thieves $44m in a single heist

Earlier in August, leading cable manufacturer Leoni AG announced it has fallen victim to an online scam that has cost the company a staggering $44 million in funds. Following two weeks of investigation, new details have surfaced today and it was revealed the thieves used the oldest trick in the …

Fraud
Mississippi

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have "a heroic welcome," a government spokesman said Monday. But it was not clear whether the …

Africa

Samia Shahid killing: father and ex-husband appear in Pakistan court

Court orders Mohammad Shahid and Mohammad Chaudhry Shakeel to face trial for murder of Bradford woman<p>A Pakistani court has ordered the father and the ex-husband of a British woman to go on trial for her murder.<p>Samia Shahid, 28, from Bradford, was allegedly strangled to death while visiting her …

Extremism

Bounty hunters are legally hacking Apple and the Pentagon – for big money

A growing roster of ‘white hat’ hackers earn thousands finding chinks in the digital armor of the US government and companies such as Apple and Google<p>Nathaniel Wakelam became a bounty hunter when he was 18.<p>Now 21, it is his full time job. This month so far he has earned $21,150, in installments: he …

Cybersecurity

Fugitive nearly evades police using ‘Hollywood quality’ disguise

Shaun “Shizz” Miller was desperate.<p>Police had surrounded his residence in South Yarmouth, Mass., and were demanding that the alleged drug trafficker — a fugitive for months — come outside.<p>Miller did exactly that, but not before slipping on a wrinkled, liver-spotted mask that added about a …

Crime

Hidden codex may reveal secrets of life in Mexico before Spanish conquest

Hi-tech imaging has revealed exceptionally rare manuscript overlaid by 16th-century deerhide document held at Oxford University<p>One of the rarest manuscripts in the world has been revealed hidden beneath the pages of an equally rare but later Mexican codex, thanks to hi-tech imaging techniques.<p>The …

Ancient History

NASA Just Made All Its Research Free Online

Well that takes care of our Sunday plans.<p>Yesterday, NASA announced a massive new public project that will make all of its publicly funded research available online for free. A new portal, Pubspace, will host thousands of NASA research articles on topics like the toxicity of lunar dust or the make …

NASA

1,075-Year-Old Pine Named ‘Adonis’ Is Europe’s Oldest-Known Living Tree

A Bosnian pine (<i>Pinus heldreichii</i>) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1,075 years old, living since the time of the Vikings, according to a team of scientists from Stockholm University (Sweden), the University of Mainz (Germany) and the …

Greece