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Charter Plane Carrying 10 People Slides Off Runway In Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — An aircraft carrying 10 people slid off an airport runway Friday in Abbotsford, B.C. Airport general manager Parm Sidhu said officials were trying to confirm what happened but no one was seriously hurt. Two people were taken to hospital for treatment, the airport said in a news release. The airport says the King Air twin-engine aircraft slid ...

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Exclusive: Federal Documents Detail Sweeping Potential NCAA Violations Involving High-Profile Players, Schools

Documents and bank records obtained in discovery during the federal investigation into the underbelly of college basketball detail in meticulous fashion the expenditures of prominent former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports. They include expense reports and balance sheets that list cash advances, as well as entertainment and travel expenses for high ...

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Child Door Locks Are A Baby-Proofing Item You Don't Want To Skip

Living with a toddler is mostly just trying to keep them alive, to be honest. Behind that cute grin is a fierce determination that, yes, they WILL bust into that bathroom drawer and eat its delicious contents, whatever they may be. That far-off look in their round, sweet eyes is actually a calculated plan to turn the dial on the ...

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What We Can Learn About Handwashing From The Olympics Norovirus Outbreak

An unwelcome visitor is plaguing this year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Over 250 staff, volunteers and athletes have succumbed to Norovirus, an extremely contagious illness that causes debilitating abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and muscle aches. Infection occurs upon ingesting the stool or vomit of an infected person, and this occurs more often than you’d like to imagine. Contaminated food, ...

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Fruity Teas And Flavoured Waters Are Ruining Your Teeth: Study

Savouring a sweet tea or a water with a dash of lemon might seem like a healthy and refreshing snack option, but new research says it’s actually eroding your teeth. Researchers from the King’s College London Dental Institute looked at the role of diet in tooth wear by reviewing recent data. Their findings, published online Friday in the British Dental ...

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Olympian Mirai Nagasu Reveals What It's Like To Compete On Her Period

Period cramps can’t stop this Olympian.  Team USA figure skater Mirai Nagasu recently spoke to Cosmopolitan.com about how she deals with her period during competition. She said she’s really not too bothered by a little blood. “I had my period on the way to the games,” she said. “It’… Sports

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Businesses Sever Ties With NRA In Wake Of Florida Shooting

In what may be a sign that American politics is undergoing a shift on the issue of gun control, a number of businesses are distancing themselves from the National Rifle Association. Car rental company Enterprise said this week it is ending a discount program for NRA members.

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