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    Glyphosate labels to change, Health Canada announces

    Story Source Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in Canada. (Charles Platiau/Reuters) Health Canada says the potential risk to human health and the environment from pesticides containing glyphosate are acceptable, if used as directed in updated labels. The regulator published its re-evaluation on glyphosate, an herbicide sold under brand names such as Roundup and Vision, on […]

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    'The enemy of my enemy is my friend:' Couple turns to viruses to beat back superbug

    Story Source It may seem like an unlikely option, but it was viruses that helped to save Tom Patterson when a superbug threatened his life.   Patterson fell ill during a vacation to Egypt in December 2015, experiencing a racing heart, abdominal pain, fever, nausea and vomiting. He was initially diagnosed with pancreatitis, or inflammation of the […]

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    Trump: 'I couldn't care less about golf'

    Story Source President Trump on Friday defended his frequent weekend trips to his luxury properties, saying he does not care about golfing as much as people might think he does. “I have a lot of property. So if I go to my clubs like in New Jersey, they’ll say, ‘Oh he is going to play […]

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    Trump signs one-week funding bill to avoid shutdown

    Story Source President Trump has signed a stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown, the White House announced Friday evening. The measure funds the government through May 5, giving lawmakers more time to reach an agreement on an omnibus spending bill that would carry through the rest of the fiscal year ending Sept. 30.  […]

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    Trump: North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test

    Story Source President Trump sent a tweet Friday evening claiming that North Korea “disrespected” China’s wishes with its latest ballistic missile test. Trump called the missile test unsuccessful in his tweet that was aimed at putting distance between Pyongyang and Beijing, while praising Chinese President Xi Jinping as “highly respected.” North Korea disrespected the wishes […]

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    Opinion: North Korea attempts missile launch as Trump learns China's help doesn't come cheap

    Story Source With “major, major” confrontation jitters emanating from the White House and news breaking in Washington late Friday that North Korea attempted to test-fire yet another ballistic missile, the U.N. Security Council capped a month of high-stakes diplomacy with senior diplomats taking on the what-next-in-North-Korea debate. Armed forces of the U.S., China, and South […]

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    Trump: My first 100 days 'just about the most successful' ever

    Story Source President Trump on Friday touted the accomplishments of his first 100 days in office, calling his administration one of the “most successful” in history. “My fellow Americans, I truly believe that the first 100 days of my administration has been just about the most successful in our country’s history,” Trump said during his […]

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    NSA to end warrantless collection of emails and texts about foreign targets

    Story Source Image: Declan McCullagh/CNET The National Security Agency (NSA) will no longer collect Americans’ emails and texts to foreign contacts mentioning certain surveilled individuals, according to a New York Times report published on Friday. The collection of such communication was a part of a larger surveillance program that allowed the NSA to collect and […]

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    NOAA Investigates Mysterious Mass Death of 41 Humpback Whales in the Atlantic

    Story Source The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is currently probing an “unusual mortality event” on the number of humpback whale deaths. In the past 15 months, NOAA has reported 41 humpback whales deaths from North Carolina to Maine along the Atlantic coast. NOAA has conducted a full necropsy examination on 20 humpback whales. […]

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