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Boy, 12, labelled a ‘weirdo’, has higher IQ than Stephen Hawking and Einstein

. A CLEVER schoolboy left feeling suicidal by bullies has had the last laugh after he was declared brighter than Albert Einstein


Italy Earthquake: Death Toll Climbs to 278 as Aftershocks Rattle Rescuers


Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of US ship


At least 3 dead after 6.8 magnitude quake hits Burma 94 temples damaged in Bagan, a tourist hot spot and home to ancient Buddhist pagodas


Turkish tanks, special forces launch first major push into Syria to battle IS


Top Stories

firefighter's face transplant
Firefighter's Face Transplant is Making History

Rapid Global Cooling Alert

Russia tests Iskander missile
Russia Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile in Jewish Autonomous Area

By: David Israel - Published: August 19th, 2016.

Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 17, 2016. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

Russia’s Putin Fires Top Aide in Highest–Profile Dismissal in Years. Sergei Ivanov, once seen as a possible successor.

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Vanuatu

. Israel has met our terms, paving the way to normalize ties. … Israel and Turkey signed an agreement on June 28 to normalize diplomatic ties and end 

U.S.

A state of emergency was declared in Louisiana due to heavy downpours

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency due to heavy downpours which pounded parts of the central U.S. Gulf Coast on Friday. Numerous rivers in southeast Louisiana…

Donald Trump's not-so-secret weapon with women voters.

Facebook labels us as conservative, moderate, or liberal: Does it matter?

Ramen noodles 'are most valuable US prison commodity', study suggests

Bill and Hillary Clinton
The Big Failure That Hillary Kept Secret for 30 Years


Sports

Lochte still in hot water
Lochte in Hot Water. Swimmer summoned to Rio to face charges.

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Speedo, Others Drop Ryan Lochte Endorsements


OP–ED

America’s most famous magazine uses its pulpit to bully


Putin’s personnel moves – Dancing in the dark
Dark shuffles in the Kremlin signal something, but no one knows what

Health

Could Acetaminophen Cause ADD / ADHD and even Autism? Earlier this year (20th Jan newsletter) I called your attention to the possibility that ADD/ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could be caused by acetaminophen (Tylenol in the USA; Paracetomol in the UK and elsewhere)

Even the FDA and EPA Have Issued Warnings About This Healthy Food. In particular, avoid these five types, which are likely to have even higher levels of these three nasty toxins that wreak havoc on your brain. Plus, the 'sniff test' that allows you to get an ample supply of this critical nutrient without the poisons.Even the FDA and EPA Have Issued Warnings About This Healthy Food

How To Fix Dark Eye Circles

Neuroscientist Shows What Fasting Does to Your Brain & Why Big Pharma Won’t Study It

stethoscope on the ECG
How Atrial Fibrillation Affects Your Mind

Health & Medical Websites

Call In. Our Physicians are standing by 24/7 for you to call in for non-emergency medical assistance

Travel

NewLeaf Launches First Flights From B.C.

Dubai gets early taste of Brexit

Margot’s Travel Articles |Travel Alerts & Warnings | Map or Driving Direction

Physics / Science / Enviro
Paleontology / Biology

Could life exist on Proxima b, the closest Earth-like planet in the universe? A planet that could be Earth’s cousin is circling the nearest star beyond our sun. Could Proxima b also host cousins of a different sort?

The Mysterious Link Between Planets and Metals

I look at the full moon and the starry night sky and stand in awe. That same awe people must have felt through millennia, that brings out those deeper questions of our nature and existence....

This Video Is Challenging Adults To Reconsider How They Talk To Children

* Physics
* bioengineer.org


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Culture/Life

This Video Is Challenging Adults To Reconsider How They Talk To Children

Americas

America's longest running war
Putting an End to America’s Longest Running War

. On August 24th negotiators representing Colombia’s government and the FARC announced that they had reached a final agreement after four years of talks in Havana.


El Chapo’s son freed after PV abduction? -- Two reports indicate negotiations led to the liberation of all six victims

Canada

Updated Wildfire north of Bamberton closes lane of Malahat Highway. The fire has grown to nearly three-quarters of a hectare

CUPW issues strike notice after it says Canada Post refused to extend talks Aug 25, 2016, 8:51 AM

Canadian banks shake off oilpatch fears, report better-than-expected earnings Aug 25, 2016, 9:51 AM

Out-of-control semi involved in multi-vehicle crash on Coquihalla: witnesses

Tribal News

Gathering and PowWow

Native Americans in Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Todd Little Bull; gunned down before his time
Another Oglala Lakota Slain Before His Time

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M.E./Asia

Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of US ship

Police Respond to Reports of Gunfire, Blast at American University of Afghanistan

1 killed, 29 wounded as 2 bombs hit southern Thailand

PHILIPPINES-DUTERTE/UN

Over 1,900 killed in 'chilling' Philippines war on drugs

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:15:18 EDT
More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country's national police chief said on Tuesday.

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Turkish military returns fire in Syria after shells hit border town: NTV

Update: Death toll rises to 50 Turkey wedding blast: More than 20 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep

Israel disciplines 3 soldiers for throwing stun grenade. The military personelle targeted Palestinians men smoking a water pipe in an unprovoked attack

Co-founder of Hamas military wing issues startling apology to Palestinians - The Times of Israel

Africa

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Oscar Pistorius: Bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

BBC News‎ - 4 hours ago

South African state prosecutors fail in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder ...


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Business/Markets

Economists See Ride Sharing Industry as Ripe for Competition

Today's Market News

President Bill Clinton during a 1996 speech on welfare reform at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Everything You Wanted to Know About the 1996 Welfare Law but Were Afraid to Ask. One of Bill Clinton's signature achievements has a troubling legacy

These charts are flashing recession signals

Tech

Facebook's AI Tech Now Helps Anyone Who Can See, to Build Computers

Google Webmaters

Books/History

6 Viking Leaders You Should Know

The World's Catalog of Ideas

Celebrity

Prince
Mis-labeled pills seized at Prince’s home after his death:  Report

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Royalty

royal family
Bear spotting and rainforest for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canada

The Royal Forums

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