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Northern Pass Energy Project Receives Key Federal Approval

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Meant to deliver up to 1090MW of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire, the 192-mile transmission system is expected to reduce energy costs and also carbon footprint in the region. Construction is expected to start as early as in April 2018, pending approval by New Hampshire's Site Evaluation Committee. "This Administration is committed to improving our nation's energy infrastructure while also reforming the federal permitting process so that ... Lire la suite »

Diplomats' concerns on bad air make way to MEA

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While Castellanos tempered his statement with concern over the plight of the ordinary residents of Delhi, the fact that the diplomats were forced to approach the MEA is likely to leave many in the government red-faced with the city still struggling to keep toxic air at bay. Lire la suite »

Family poisoned with botulism: 'It's a very hard sight'

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Joseph said that while Shibu often goes hunting for wild boars, this time it was one of his friends who gave him the meat. Shibu Kochummen and Alekutty Daniel are in a stable condition and Subi Babu is listed as serious. A woman, her husband and his mother are on life support, suffering from what is believed to be a severe case of food poisoning. Shibu called an ambulance but fainted half way through the call. Lire la suite »

FDA Approves Digital Tracking Sensor for Prescription Pills

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Known by the name of Abilify MyCite , the drug is an antipsychotic meant to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder . While the system can track doses, it hasn't been shown to improve patient compliance, the FDA said. It links up to your smartphone and lets patients, caregivers and doctors know if you've taken the drug. In a statement issued last May at the time the FDA accepted submission of product for review, the companies said "with the patient's consent, this information could be ... Lire la suite »

Russian Federation lists media of possible "foreign agent" status

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The ministry said Thursday it has notified the US government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, along with its regional outlets, that they could be designated as foreign agents under the new law. The OSCE announced that Desir "wrote to the authorities of both the United States and the Russian Federation asking them for the reasons behind the requirement that certain media organizations register under legislation concerning "foreign agents" in the respective ... Lire la suite »

Les grands-parents seraient mauvais pour la santé de leurs petits-enfants

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Cette question vient d'être posée par des chercheurs de l'université de Glasgow, en Ecosse, dans une étude relayée par le site Public Library of Science ONE. Et si les effets se font principalement ressentir sur l'alimentation - risque de surpoids et/ou d'obésité - les scientifiques ont aussi constaté un risque accru de cancer chez des enfants qui avaient été un peu trop "influencés" par leurs grands-parents. Lire la suite »

Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

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Jackson, 76, was born in Greenville, South Carolina, and later became known for participating in civil rights demonstrations alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Losing dopamine neurons is a normal part of aging, but those with the disease lose many more than usual. He noted that about 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year. Lire la suite »

NGT directs Delhi govt to seize 10 year old diesel taxis

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A bench headed by NGT chairperson justice Swatanter Kumar ordered that any institution that fails to install the rainwater harvesting system within the stipulated period shall be liable to pay environment compensation of Rs5 lakh. The ToI report adds that the state government denied any violation of green laws and said that it was taking all measures to protect greenery in and around the capital region, overseen by the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA). Lire la suite »

Schumacher Ferrari sets auction record - but is it art?

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The Ferrari F2001, chassis #211, which that season also helped power Schumacher to the fourth of his seven world titles, went under the hammer at the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in NY. Once a Formula 1 auto has had its time - be it a championship victor or a pack-chaser - it rarely gets to see a race track again. The F2002 represented an evolution of the F2001 and would go on to become one of the most successful F1 cars in history. Lire la suite »

Roskam says House plan will fix 'broken tax code'

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Case in point: The S&P 500 index's reaction to nearly every tax-relief bill signed into law since president John F. Kennedy. "We've preserved and even strengthened incentives that ease financial burdens associated with growing families and ensured Americans can save for their retirement and invest in their future", said Sen. Lire la suite »

Santa is coming to Ottawa this weekend!

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Michigan Avenue at Blackstone Street and moves east to Francis Street. Area businesses, non-profit organizations, fire departments, school bands, classic auto owners, and dance teams are asked to please submit their registration forms for Bradford's annual Cruisin' into Christmas Parade as soon as possible, but no later than Monday. Lire la suite »

Les Français prêts au partage — Données de santé

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Les Français attendent que certaines conditions soient remplies pour accepter de partager leurs données. Ils ne sont d'ailleurs que 6% à affirmer qu'ils transmettraient leurs données de santé sans aucune condition et à l'inverse, 14% ne veulent les partager avec personne, outre les personnels de santé qui les traitent. Lire la suite »

World's first human head transplant successfully carried out

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It sounds like something out of a awful B movie, but a professor in Italy says a team has successfully transplanted a human head in China. Professor Sergio Canavero claimed his latest experiment worked after Dr Xiaoping Ren was able to re-attach the head to the spine in China. Lire la suite »

Billionaire drug firm founder to fight bribery charges, lawyer says

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John Kapoor, left, leaves a Boston federal court Thursday after pleading not guilty to conspiracy and bribery charges. Kapoor's attorney has said his client is not guilty. He knew about this investigation. "He wants to stand and fight". Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal took the motion about the Global Positioning System bracelet under advisement. Lire la suite »

Peru book last 2018 World Cup spot, defeating New Zealand

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Jefferson Farfan opened the scoring Wednesday in the 27th minute from the edge of the box. Both scores resulted in pandemonium among the home fans. The Australians edged Uruguay on penalties in a playoff in 2005 to qualify for the following year's World Cup in Germany, and then qualified directly for 2010 and 2014. Lire la suite »

Sécurité sociale : une campagne contre le mal de dos

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Objectif, combattre les fausses croyances des Français concernant le mal de dos . L'Assurance maladie aimerait en finir avec la lombalgie aiguë. Mal de dos , tour de rein, lumbago... La prévention s'avère donc indispensable. La campagne contre la lombalgie doit s'étaler sur 3 ans. L'opération inclura aussi une campagne d'affichage physique. Lire la suite »

Rain showers early tonight, with sunshine for Thursday

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TONIGHT: Cloudy skies and scattered rain showers are possible early, with diminishing rain overnight. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will be likely on Saturday . Regardless of precipitation type, be prepared for a rough go on the roads, especially with plenty of fallen leaves still littered everywhere. Clouds will increase throughout the day on Friday . Lire la suite »

Rahane Departs Early, Pujara Key For India

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Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal , center without cap, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's Lokesh Rahul during the first day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka in Kolkata . Rahul's golden duck ended his streak of seven consecutive Test fifties. In the second over after tea, skipper Kohli was trapped anticipating an away delivery when the ball sharply cut back in. Lire la suite »

Watch as Tesla Unveils the Vehicle That Could Change Trucking Forever

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The unveiling of the semi has been delayed twice, with Musk explaining last month that the latest delay was due to the company "diverting resources" to cope with "bottlenecks" in production of the company's Model 3 electric vehicle, and to focus on efforts to provide a solar power array for hurricane- devastated Puerto Rico. Lire la suite »

Passive Smoking is much more harmful to children than parents think

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However, the dependence of consumers of tobacco-disorder their sensory abilities: "no one had put the finger on this problem of the perception of exposure", says Dr. "But urine tests of children whose parents smoke near open windows indicate double the normal level of cotinine, a product of nicotine", says Dr. Rosen. Lire la suite »