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2 men in hospital following separate stabbings in Halifax

Two men were taken to hospital overnight Friday following a pair of stabbing incidents in Halifax. Halifax Regional Police say the first incident happened just before 2 a.m. in the 1800 block of Grandville Street. Police say they responded to the scene to find a man suffering from stab wounds. A canine unit helped locate […]

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Your car can be affected by the cold just as much as you can

If you want your car to start when the temperatures dip into arctic range, you need to take some preventative steps to avoid a dead battery. Rudy’s Auto Services owner, Rudy Epp suggests getting an electric battery blanket or an oil pan heater. “The battery blanket works really well it keeps your battery from freezing […]

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Mexico violence: several public officials murdered

The threat of political violence is casting a shadow over the lead-up to Mexico’s 2018 presidential election, following the murders of six more public officials. Mexico is coming off its most violent year in history. The threat of political violence is casting a shadow over the lead-up to Mexico’s 2018 presidential election, following the murders […]

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Pfizer ends research for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's drugs

The drug company – which makes the lucrative drug, Viagra – said it was ending its neuroscience research to focus on areas where it was strongest. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sufferers have been dealt a blow, with drug maker Pfizer deciding to end its research into the debilitating diseases. Many sufferers and their families had felt […]

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USA Gymnastics board resigns over sexual abuse scandal

All remaining members of the US Gymnastics board have agreed to step down, after former team doctor Larry Nassar was jailed for sexually abusing female athletes. All remaining members of the US Gymnastics board have agreed to step down, after former team doctor Larry Nassar was jailed for sexually abusing female athletes. The athletics director […]

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Ex-con gifts teen wheelchair after hers was stolen

A disabled Queens teen is getting a new wheelchair after hers was stolen on Christmas Day, and it’s coming from … an ex-con. Michelle Martinez, 18, and her family have been distraught since a thief cut her special, $6,000 wheelchair’s lock and chain and swiped it from outside their Jackson Heights home. The teen is […]