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Assisted suicide is now legal in Canada

The federal government missed its June 6 deadline to implement its assisted death legislation, Bill C-14, so provinces across Canada are taking things into their own hands when it comes to regulating how and when people can end their own lives.<p>Canada joins other jurisdictions such as The …

Scientists Have Found a Human Protein That Blocks Zika Replication And Prevents Cell Death

Yes!!<p>Scientists have finally figured out what Zika virus does to the human body, and it explains why its effects can be so devastating, but …

How To No Longer Take Things Personally

<b>by Luminita D. Saviuc</b><p>“Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own …

WHO Confirms Genetically Modified Mosquitoes May Be Used to Combat Zika Threat

"For mosquito control, innovative methods seem promising."<p>In a new statement outlining its strategic response to Zika virus, the World Health …

Public Health

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Venezuela faces ‘worst-case scenario’ as Zika outbreak expands

The mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects is expected to spread to all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile, according to the World Health Organization.<p>The mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects is expected to spread to all …

U.S. Cities Increase Security After Paris Attacks

Major cities in the U.S. have bolstered security after a series of terror attacks in Paris Friday left at least 127 dead.<p>The New York Police Department dispatched its "critical response group," which is equipped with high-powered weapons, and other security to crowded areas of the city on …

Paris terror attacks: Hollande says Isis atrocity was 'act of war'

President says France will defend itself after at least 128 people killed in series of gun and bomb attacks across Paris<p>Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bloody wave of bombings and shootings across Paris that left nearly 130 people dead and which the French president, François …

François Hollande

Labor laws questioned after Indian maid loses arm in Saudi

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kasthuri Munirathinam, a 55-year-old mother of four from southern India, was plunged into debt after borrowing …

This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …

Did You Ever Have a Family

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Clegg<p><b>LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE AND THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD</b><p><b>“Masterly.” —The New York Times Book Review</b><p><b>“Daring.” —NPR</b><p><b>Starred Pre-Publication Reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Booklist</b><p><b>One of Entertainment Weekly’s “Blockbuster Novels,” Fall</b> …

Southeast Asia's haze crisis: A 'crime against humanity'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia are choking under a thick haze of wildfire smoke caused by the annual burning of land for the production of pulp, paper and palm oil on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan.<p>The haze is so bad it's been described by the Indonesian Meteorology, …

Asia

Meryl Streep's equal opportunities plea virtually ignored by Congress

Star of feminist historical drama Suffragette tells audience at the Telluride film festival of disappointment at response from US politicians to personal letters<p>Meryl Streep has revealed she received only five responses after writing personally to all 535 members of the US congress calling for the …

Film Festivals

Women live-tweet their periods in response to Donald Trump's sexist comment about female journalist

Republican frontrunner suffers online backlash after suggesting Fox News host Megyn Kelly was menstruating when she posed hard questions at a candidate's debate<p>Donald Trump has become the target of a Twitter campaign by women angry over his sexist remarks following the Republican candidate's debate …

Donald Trump

Chinese women pay thugs thousands of dollars to win back their cheating husbands

His days in one of Chongqing’s many infamous gangs are behind him. Today, the shaved-head 40-something “Mr. Li” calls himself a private detective. But recently, he has seen increasing demand for a service in which he rids marriages of an unwanted third party. He has become a professional at making …

Divorce

The Christian Terrorist Who Vowed to Kill Muslims and May Go Free

Robert Doggart was caught by the FBI planning a terror attack on New York Muslims. But a judge still isn’t sure he’s a ‘true threat.’<p><i>Editor's note:</i> …

For The First Time, Researchers Edit The Genes Of Human Embryos

Rumors that this research was underway turn out to be true<p>Rumors have been buzzing for months that a team of Chinese researchers was intending to edit the genes of a human embryo. According to a study published this week in <i>Protein & Cell</i>, the rumors are true. And though the researchers took pains, …

Chance of being bitten by mosquito is written in genes

Some people are just more likely to be attacked no matter how much insect repellent they slap on, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has found<p>As the summer approaches it is probably the last thing anyone wants to hear.<p>But scientists have found that the chance of being bitten by a …

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study

Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct<p>A fear of spiders could be something we are born with rather than something we learn, according to a new scientific study.<p>Research suggests that arachnophobia could be …

A Bunch Of Filipinos Celebrated Easter By Volunteering To Get Crucified

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With Vietnam's economic advance comes stark income inequality

Two blocks from the new Rolls-Royce showroom with its mind-boggling prices, two street peddlers say they don't pay attention to the luxurious rides now mixing amid hordes of motorbikes. Why should they?<p>Ha, nearly 80, and Hien, 53, begin their days with a 4 a.m. visit to a wholesale market. By dawn, …

A Norwegian company's plan to make ice cubes out of glaciers unsettles some

A tiny coastal town in Norway is about to become home to an ambitious enterprise that will turn a diminishing glacier into a high-end cocktail cooler. Is there cause for alarm?<p>Glomfjord, Norway, is a coastal town of 1,120 residents just north of the Arctic Circle. For decades, it was home to a …

Arctic Circle

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Iranians hold plane sit-ins over 13-hour delays

Passengers on board an Ata Airlines flight at the end of February faced a 12-hour delay on a flight from Mashhad, in eastern Iran, to the capital, Tehran, reported the LA Times. The route should take less than two hours.<p>According to Tabnak.ir, those on board the Iranian carrier’s plane refused to …

Meet the little girl who’s been 'designed' to help beat Huntington’s disease

Adorable seven-month-old Amelia Queen is a baby with a difference<p>Baby Amelia Queen, aged seven months, was genetically engineered in a laboratory to help beat an incurable disease which has blighted her family.<p>Her birth is one of the first in Britain which is hoped will help eradicate devastating …

‘Miracle’ stem cell therapy reverses multiple sclerosis

The treatment, is the first to reverse the symptoms of MS, which has no cure, and affects around 100,000 people in Britain.<p>A pioneering new stem cell treatment is allowing multiple sclerosis sufferers to walk, run and even dance again, in results branded ‘miraculous’ by doctors.<p>Patients who have …

How alien life might look on Saturn's moon Titan

Scientists have come up with a cellular lifeform which could exist in the chemical conditions on Saturn's moon Titan<p>Alien lifeforms may exist in the solar system but they would look very different to life on Earth, scientists have suggested.<p>A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that …

Why racism is not backed by science

As we harvest ever more human genomes one fact remains unshakeable: race does not exist<p>Barely a week goes by without some dispiriting tale of racism seeping into the public consciousness: the endless stream of Ukip supporters expressing some ill-conceived and unimaginative hate; football hooligans …

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Chicken Schnitzel

4 Servings<p>This classic chicken Schnitzel recipe sounds harder to make than it is. Plus, you get to pound out the day's stress.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 4-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/8-inch thickness<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 cup all-purpose flour (for dredging)<p>2 …