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  • 4 days ago
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    Canadian pharmacy fined $34 million for importing counterfeit drugs into U.S.

    Federal prosecutors have fined a Canadian online pharmacy $34 million for importing counterfeit drugs and unapproved pharmaceuticals into the U.S., ABC News reported. The pharmacy, Canada Drugs, branded itself as a safe alternative for patients in need of drugs that sell for high prices in the U.S. U.S. prosecutors said the company’s business model is based on selling illegally imported misbranded and unapproved drugs from all over the world, according to ABC News.

  • 6 days ago
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    French police accused of falsifying migrant children's birth dates

    Seven Italian charities have accused French border police of falsifying the birth dates of migrant children travelling alone in an attempt to pass them off as adults and send them back to Italy. In an appeal to the European commission and Italy’s interior ministry, the charities highlighted evidence of two cases in which birth dates appeared to have been modified on “refusal of entry” documents.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    John McAfee’s $1 Million Bitcoin Price Bet Hits a Major Technical Hurdle

    Eccentric cybersecurity pioneer and long-time cryptocurrency bull John McAfee just hit a major technical hurdle in his gamble that the Bitcoin price will reach $1 million by mid-2020.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Washington becomes the 10th state to ban conversion therapy

    Washington has become the tenth state to pass a ban on conversion therapy on minors. Gov. Jay Inslee signed the legislation banning the debunked and dangerous practice on Wednesday. The law takes effect in June, and will deem any therapy attempting to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of any person under the age of 18.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    High school senior suspended after posting picture of airsoft gun on social media

    A high school student was suspended and arrested after posting an image of a toy gun on social media. Zach Cassidento, a high school senior at Amity High Regional School was suspended and arrested as a juvenile after he posted a picture of a toy gun, or what’s called an “airsoft gun,” on Snapchat.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Last Day of June (Nintendo Switch)

    Proof that as a medium, videogames are a mature form of storytelling that can leave you sobbing. The first thing you will notice about Last Day of June by Ovosonico is it’s beauty. Visually it’s as if a watercolour painting has come to life. It’s abstract characters mute and yet full of expression convey emotion, intent and personality better than most of the fully voiced caricatures that populate modern games.

  • 1 month ago
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    India crowd pulls down Lenin statue

    Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been accused of pulling down a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in Tripura state. Monday's incident happened days after the party swept elections in the north-eastern state, dislodging the Communist government after 25 years. The five-year-old statue in Belonia town was removed with the help of an excavator as supporters cheered. There have been clashes between BJP and Communist party workers in the state.

  • 1 month ago
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    Erica Parsons case: Parents charged with murder years after N.C. girl vanished

    The parents of a North Carolina girl who was missing for years before her father led them to her skeletal remains in 2016 will be charged with murder, reports CBS affiliate WBTV. A grand jury on Monday indicted Sandy and Casey Parsons on charges of first-degree murder, felony child abuse, felony concealment of death and felony obstruction of justice in the death of their daughter Erica, the station reports.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event robmonk

    Massachusetts bill would bar companies from citing religious exemptions

    Lawmakers are weighing a bill aimed at preventing corporations from being able to claim religious exemptions from state anti-discrimination laws for conduct that occurs in Massachusetts. The bill is in part a reaction to the 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision that enabled the Christian-owned Hobby Lobby chain to be exempt from a federal mandate to offer contraceptives as part of its employee health care plans.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event robmonk

    New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

    With continual technological advancements in mobile devices and electric cars, the global demand for lithium has quickly outpaced the rate at which it can be mined or recycled, but a University of Texas at Austin professor and his research team may have a solution.

  • 2 months ago
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    Terrifying British Study Shows Trump Supporters Are Now Basically Unreachable

    British researchers from Oxford University have proved definitively that Trump supporters share more "junk" political news over Twitter and Facebook "than all other groups combined".

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event robmonk

    Why This City Wants Drones to Respond to Gunfire

    The first responder to gunfire in Louisville, Kentucky, could soon be a drone. Louisville is pushing a program that would connect drones to ShotSpotter, a program that listens for gunsfire through microphones placed throughout the city. The proposed program, first reported by the city’s WDRB, could make the city safer, Louisville officials say. But privacy advocates are skeptical of the tech, which they warn could push surveillance on locals.

  • 2 months ago
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    The Latest: Syria denies US allegations on chemical weapons

    The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Syria's Foreign Ministry has dismissed as "null and void" U.S. accusations that President Bashar Assad's government is producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals despite committing to abolish...

  • 2 months ago
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    Flu Season From Hell Keeps Getting Worse

    Children returning to school after the winter holidays appear to be sharing more than just their new toys. They are driving influenza infections to levels not seen since the swine flu pandemic of 2009, public health officials said. By the time this flu season is over, experts said, more than 50,000 Americans will be dead. While the year’s flu activity is actually starting to cool in some regions, it remains high across most of the country and is gaining in other areas, according to the Centers...

  • 2 months ago
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    It's a lunar trifecta. A rare 'super blue blood moon' will soon light up the sky

    Set your alarms, space fans -- if you can drag yourself out of bed next Wednesday, you're in for a treat. The pre-dawn hours of January 31 will play host to an incredibly rare celestial convergence -- a "super blue blood moon." To prepare you for the lunar triple whammy, here's your all-you-need-to-know guide.

  • 2 months ago
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    Net neutrality will be enforced in New York under orders from governor

    New York has become the second state to enforce net neutrality with an executive order that prevents ISPs from obtaining state contracts unless they follow net neutrality principles. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the executive order yesterday, days after Montana Governor Steve Bullock did the same. The states are challenging the Federal Communications Commission, which repealed its own net neutrality rules and preempted states from imposing similar ones.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event robmonk

    Why Canada is poised to become a prime destination for Bitcoin mining

    It won't be long before cryptocurrency mining operations want to set up shop in the true north strong and free — if they haven't already.