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High School Huddle: basketball fills Saskatoon courts

This edition of High School Huddle has some video highlights from basketball action from the Saskatoon Secondary Schools Athletic Directorate (SSSAD).Girl’s teams and players in the boy’s championship division have already started their seasons.Story continues belowRelated

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Shift work linked to burnout in sleep-deprived nurses

(Reuters Health) – Shift-work nurses who have sleep problems are more likely to experience career burnout that has the potential to compromise their job performance, a small Italian study suggests. Researchers studied 315 nurses who worked rotating shifts in 39 wards of seven Italian hospitals. Each week, nurses worked an …

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Brazil captures most wanted arms trafficker in Paraguay

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s most wanted arms trafficker, an alleged weapons supplier for Rio de Janeiro’s biggest criminal gang the Red Command (CV), was captured in southern Paraguay on Wednesday, Rio authorities said, as they battle growing crime in the city. Marcelo Pinheiro Veiga, known as Marcelo Piloto, …

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Israeli forces injure 35 Palestinian protesters in West Bank, Gaza

RAMALLAH, Dec 13 (KUNA) — Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday used live ammunition and tear gas bombs to disperse Palestinians protesting the US move to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel in West Bank and Gaza Strip, leaving at least 35 people wounded.In a press statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry …

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Record attempt for most people playing single piano

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Eighteen children and two teachers in Sarajevo have attempted to play one piano at the same time.

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Technology

Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

(Reuters) – A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court documents. Rutgers University …

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White House says not right time for talks with North Korea hours after Rex Tillerson offered direct dialogue

The White House said Wednesday that now is not the right time to have talks with North Korea, despite U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offering to begin direct dialogue with the secretive state less than 24 hours earlier.Story continues belowA White House official told Reuters that negotiations with North …

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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in January shooting death of Itgel Baatarsuren

A man charged in a shooting death in Calgary earlier this year has pleaded guilty before his case could get to trial.Police were called to the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre on Jan. 23 for reports of a man suffering from a gunshot wound.Itgel Baatarsuren, 22, had been dropped off there …

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Irish parliament committee backs referendum on abortion up to 12 weeks

DUBLIN (Reuters) – An Irish parliamentary committee on Wednesday recommended that an abortion referendum due next year should offer the choice of allowing terminations with no restrictions up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy, a more liberal position than some had anticipated. The cross-party committee’s recommendations are not binding and …

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health

Revance will wait to seek backing for Botox-rival

(Reuters) – Revance Therapeutics Inc (RVNC.O) will wait to seek partnerships with bigger drugmakers until it is closer to regulatory approval for its Botox rival treatment, Chief Executive Dan Browne told Reuters in an interview. The California-based drug developer shook the aesthetic industry last week by reporting data that showed …

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