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Irish Central
Irish woman’s miracle dog alerts her when she’s about to have a seizureShannon Locke, a 23-year-old woman from County Down, Northern Ireland, was warn
Irish woman’s miracle dog alerts her when she’s about to have a seizure
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
Shannon Locke, a 23-year-old woman from County Down, Northern Ireland, was warned of an impending epileptic seizure by her Labrador Poppy. Photo by: Facebook/Shannon Locke A young woman from County Down, Northern Ireland has shared a video of the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Van Morrison: ‘Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway’ Weekend read: After 50 years in the music business Van Morrison – born in Bel
Van Morrison: ‘Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway’
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Weekend read: After 50 years in the music business Van Morrison – born in Belfast 70 years ago, on August 31st, 1945 – has no game to play, no impression to make,... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
CAROL FEENEY: BelleVegas hipper than everOn October 23, at the Empire Theatre and Centre for the Performing Arts, the Qu
CAROL FEENEY: BelleVegas hipper than ever
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
On October 23, at the Empire Theatre and Centre for the Performing Arts, the Quinte Arts Council (QAC) and Shaer Productions are producing another exciting concert - BelleVegas III – Hipper than Ever! Building on the success of the previous two... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Bridgette McDonald represents Manitoulin at the CNE Ambassador of the Fairs – Manitoulin ExpositorTORONTO—Providence Bay Fair Ambassador 2014 Bridgette McDonald represented the
Bridgette McDonald represents Manitoulin at the CNE Ambassador of the Fairs – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
TORONTO—Providence Bay Fair Ambassador 2014 Bridgette McDonald represented the Providence Bay Agricultural Society at the 44th annual Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador of the Fairs this past week. Bridgette competed against 77... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sexual orientation is much more complex than straight, gay or bisexualWhen asked about sexual orientation, most people typically identify the categor
Sexual orientation is much more complex than straight, gay or bisexual
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
When asked about sexual orientation, most people typically identify the categories: straight, gay and bisexual. We tend to place people into the straight category if they are in relationships with opposite-sex individuals, in the gay category if they... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Adopted pets keep in touch through puppy reunionsThey were, after all, a family. None looked like their redheaded mother, Goldie
Adopted pets keep in touch through puppy reunions
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
They were, after all, a family. None looked like their redheaded mother, Goldie, yet the pups were so similar I could only tell the brown fur-balls apart by their numbered collars. Besides, they had so much fun together. A couple would start to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Water bottle ban? Not so fast...While more and more schools jump to ban plastic water bottles, Loyalist College
Water bottle ban? Not so fast...
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 9 days ago
While more and more schools jump to ban plastic water bottles, Loyalist College officials say they won’t be lacing up their running shoes to catch this bandwagon anytime soon. There are no immediate plans to ban the sale of plastic water bottles in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Fast-talk at auction blockA fan of rap music as a teenager, 21-year-old Adam Miller says fast talk has al
Fast-talk at auction block
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 11 days ago
A fan of rap music as a teenager, 21-year-old Adam Miller says fast talk has always intrigued him. Realizing he was unlikely to become the next P Diddy or Eminem, he decided to pursue his fascination with rapid-fire commentary in a different way. He... Read more
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U TV
Sitting ‘as bad for health as smoking’It is now believed that a sedentary lifestyle is linked to increased risk of he
Sitting ‘as bad for health as smoking’
U TV / Posted 12 days ago
It is now believed that a sedentary lifestyle is linked to increased risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and even early death, and could be just as big a threat to public health, if not more so, than smoking. The Queen’s researchers are part... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Baseball playoffs may force Argos out of Rogers CentreThe Toronto Argonauts are making contingency plans in case the Toronto Blue Jay
Baseball playoffs may force Argos out of Rogers Centre
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
The Toronto Argonauts are making contingency plans in case the Toronto Blue Jays reach the baseball post-season. The Argos are scheduled to play four October home games at Rogers Centre and five of their final six regular-season contests there. That... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sitting down at work ‘could be as bad as smoking’ | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Sitting is just as bad for you
Sitting down at work ‘could be as bad as smoking’
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Sitting is just as bad for your health as smoking, researchers claim. It is now believed that sitting... Read more
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Toronto Star
Argos could play games in Hamilton if baseball playoffs force them outRudge said in the event of a schedule conflict, the Argos have reached out to a
Argos could play games in Hamilton if baseball playoffs force them out
Toronto Star / Posted 12 days ago
Rudge said in the event of a schedule conflict, the Argos have reached out to a number of venues to host their affected home games. They include Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, the University of Toronto, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., York... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Seamus Heaney's famous advice inscribed on his own gravestone | Irish Examiner Friday, August 14, 2015 - 01:52 PM Seamus Heaney’s famous
Seamus Heaney's famous advice inscribed on his own gravestone
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, August 14, 2015 - 01:52 PM Seamus Heaney’s famous line to “walk on air against your better... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Level results: Happy students look to new life at universitiesPUPILS in towns across Oxfordshire celebrated yesterday after picking up impres
Level results: Happy students look to new life at universities
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
PUPILS in towns across Oxfordshire celebrated yesterday after picking up impressive A-Level results. Anxious students turned up at school halls in Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford, Wantage, Witney, Bicester and Banbury to pick up the envelopes... Read more
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Forbes
Hey Center On Budget And Policy Priorities: Don't Be So Modest!I am a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AE
Hey Center On Budget And Policy Priorities: Don't Be So Modest!
Forbes / Posted 17 days ago
I am a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AEI, I was the principal deputy commissioner and the deputy commissioner for policy at the Social Security Administration. In 2005 I worked at the White House National... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast helps celebrate playwright Brian Friel with the launch of annual festival of his worksVideo: A major two-part festival to celebrate Brian Friel, Ireland’s greatest
Belfast helps celebrate playwright Brian Friel with the launch of annual festival of his works
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Video: A major two-part festival to celebrate Brian Friel, Ireland’s greatest modern playwright, will take place in Belfast and Donegal between August... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
South Belfast residents transform alleyway into a hub for communityVideo: The streets just behind Queen’s University in Belfast have often made
South Belfast residents transform alleyway into a hub for community
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Video: The streets just behind Queen’s University in Belfast have often made the headlines for all the wrong reasons but a group of local people have been determined to make their... Read more
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U TV
University secures £355k for NI veteran studyIt is the first time any such research into Northern Ireland’s veteran communit
University secures £355k for NI veteran study
U TV / Posted 19 days ago
It is the first time any such research into Northern Ireland’s veteran community and the services available to them will have taken place. The region has a large and varied veteran community spanning several generations, including those who have... Read more
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U TV
Action urged over paramilitary attacks on childrenTwelve young people were shot between 2009 and last year, while another 27 were
Action urged over paramilitary attacks on children
U TV / Posted 19 days ago
Twelve young people were shot between 2009 and last year, while another 27 were assaulted, the organisation said. But the Commission said figures for the number of attacks may be under-reported due to fear of paramilitary violence and self-reported... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Action urged over paramilitary assaults on children in the North | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 08:09 AM The Human Rights Co
Action urged over paramilitary assaults on children in the North
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 08:09 AM The Human Rights Commission has called on the UK Government to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Secret to sexiness? Be yourselfAFPThe team from Queens University in Ontario looked at the effect of walking s
Secret to sexiness? Be yourself
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
AFPThe team from Queens University in Ontario looked at the effect of walking style. London - If you’re trying to make yourself look more appealing by copying the catwalk wiggle of a supermodel or the macho strut of the latest Hollywood hunk, then... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Gore Bay’s Bridgette McDonald to represent Manitoulin at CNE Ambassador of the Fairs – Manitoulin ExpositorPROVIDENCE BAY— Providence Bay Fair Ambassador 2014 Bridgette McDonald is on he
Gore Bay’s Bridgette McDonald to represent Manitoulin at CNE Ambassador of the Fairs – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 19 days ago
PROVIDENCE BAY— Providence Bay Fair Ambassador 2014 Bridgette McDonald is on her way to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador of the Fairs later this month. “I’m going to Toronto for the Ambassador of the Fairs on (Friday) August 21,”... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Delaying motherhood by freezing eggs could harm birth chancesThey found that women had a 56 per cent chance of becoming mothers with fresh e
Delaying motherhood by freezing eggs could harm birth chances
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
They found that women had a 56 per cent chance of becoming mothers with fresh eggs but just 47 per cent with frozen eggs. The figures suggest that out of every 100 women who have IVF through cryopreservation, nine may not have become mothers because... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dromara boss McMahon asks young players to show their Steel Dromara Village manager Gerard McMahon is preparing for a Steel & Sons Cup op
Dromara boss McMahon asks young players to show their Steel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Dromara Village manager Gerard McMahon is preparing for a Steel & Sons Cup opener with Queen's University Dromara Village manager Gerard McMahon knows he is asking a lot of his young side... Read more
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Forbes
The Clean Power Plan Will Collide With The Incredibly Weird Physics Of The Electric GridI’m CEO of Digital Power Group, a tech and investment advisory, a Senior Fellow
The Clean Power Plan Will Collide With The Incredibly Weird Physics Of The Electric Grid
Forbes / Posted 23 days ago
I’m CEO of Digital Power Group, a tech and investment advisory, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute, a Faculty Fellow at the school of Engineering & Applied Science at Northwestern University, on the boards of the Marshall Institute, a think... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Building the future: The eclectic Norwegian firm that’s defining architectureWhat is Craig Dykers doing in the corner? It’s a week before the opening of the
Building the future: The eclectic Norwegian firm that’s defining architecture
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
What is Craig Dykers doing in the corner? It’s a week before the opening of the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre in Toronto, and Dykers, its lead architect, is touring its most dramatic space: Nicknamed “the Beach,” it’s a cavernous, two-storey... Read more
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walesonline
Rugby and football stars should learn from animals in the wild say expertsFootball and rugby stars could learn a thing or two about evading opponents by
Rugby and football stars should learn from animals in the wild say experts
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Football and rugby stars could learn a thing or two about evading opponents by studying animals in the wild and the daily “game of death” played out in the wild in places like the African savannahs. That’s the view of zoologist Professor Rory Wilson... Read more
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the Engineer
CPI launches seaweed bio-methane project The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced the launch of SeaGas, a
CPI launches seaweed bio-methane project
the Engineer / Posted 24 days ago
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced the launch of SeaGas, a £2.78m, three-year project to produce bio-methane from seaweed using anaerobic digestion (AD). The AD process produces methane... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Health chief hits back in row on new hospital's royal nameTHE public were not consulted on renaming Scotland's largest hospital after the
Health chief hits back in row on new hospital's royal name
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
THE public were not consulted on renaming Scotland's largest hospital after the Queen because some people would have been disappointed, according to the chairman of the health board. Andrew Robertson has outlined his reasons for deciding not to seek... Read more
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heraldscotland
Health chief hits back in row on new hospital's royal nameThe details of the bills were released by health board NHS Greater Glasgow and
Health chief hits back in row on new hospital's royal name
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
The details of the bills were released by health board NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde along with some insight into how they reached the controversial decision to rename after they received multiple requests for the information. What was once the new... Read more
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heraldscotland
Renaming Scotland's newest hospital will cost thousands.Chairman says public not consulted to avoid "disappointment"The details of the bills were released by health board NHS Greater Glasgow and
Renaming Scotland's newest hospital will cost thousands.Chairman says public not consulted to avoid "disappointment"
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
The details of the bills were released by health board NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde along with some insight into how they reached the controversial decision to rename after they received multiple requests for the information. What was once the new... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The time for a Guaranteed Annual Income might finally have comeNoralou Roos is director of EvidenceNetwork.ca and professor in the University
The time for a Guaranteed Annual Income might finally have come
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Noralou Roos is director of EvidenceNetwork.ca and professor in the University of Manitoba’s Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine. Professor Evelyn Forget is a health economist at the University of Manitoba. Her... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Eskimos sign defensive lineman Shomari WilliamsEDMONTON — Defensive lineman Shomari Williams has been signed to the Edmonton E
Eskimos sign defensive lineman Shomari Williams
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 28 days ago
EDMONTON — Defensive lineman Shomari Williams has been signed to the Edmonton Eskimos practice roster, the team announced on Monday. Originally drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders first overall in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft, Williams has since... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How to spot whodunnit: academics crack Agatha Christie's codeFor almost 100 years, Agatha Christie has beguiled readers with her much-loved
How to spot whodunnit: academics crack Agatha Christie's code
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
For almost 100 years, Agatha Christie has beguiled readers with her much-loved mysteries. But now a panel of experts claims to have worked out how to answer the perennial question: whodunnit? To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the birth of the... Read more
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Independent
Agatha Christie: Experts discover secret formula to unmask killers in author's booksTo mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of Christie, the world’s best-sellin
Agatha Christie: Experts discover secret formula to unmask killers in author's books
Independent / Posted 28 days ago
To mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of Christie, the world’s best-selling novelist, the TV channel Drama assembled a team of people to try to find patterns in the books, The Guardian reported. They looked at 27 of the books, including Death... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How women are breaching ‘the last bastion of maleness’ in sportsWhen the head coach of the men’s basketball team asked the graduating senior on
How women are breaching ‘the last bastion of maleness’ in sports
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
When the head coach of the men’s basketball team asked the graduating senior on the women’s basketball team what she was planning to do next, there wasn’t a definitive response. Coaching would be a good option, suggested Dave Drabiuk, the men’s... Read more
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Fort Frances Times
Tories anxious to ink dealOTTAWA—The Conservatives anxiously are hoping to sign off on a massive free-tra
Tories anxious to ink deal
Fort Frances Times / Posted 1 months ago
OTTAWA—The Conservatives anxiously are hoping to sign off on a massive free-trade deal before kicking off an election campaign that’s expected to start as early as Sunday. The federal government is at the negotiating table in Hawaii, where... Read more
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