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SunOpta Recalls Products Containing Sunflower Seeds Over Possible Listeria Contamination

SunOpta Recalls Products Containing Sunflower Seeds Over Possible Listeria Contamination

Products containing sunflower seeds from a Minnesota-based company are under a voluntary recall in at least 24 states. The recall stems from concerns about possible listeria contamination, though no illnesses have been directly linked to the products. Certain products made by Planters, Sunrich Naturals, and Papa John’s Salads and Produce are included …

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American Airlines Announces Action to Make Security Screenings Quicker

With the string of suicide bombings in cities like Brussels and Lahore and the recent EgyptAir plane crash that many suspect was a terrorist attack, if anything airport security is only going to get tighter. This is not exactly happy news for travelers, many of whom are already frustrated with the long …

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McDonald’s Releases Special Sandwiches in Asia as Part of ‘Angry Birds’ Promotion

McDonald's Releases Special Sandwiches in Asia as Part of 'Angry Birds' Promotion

McDonald’s has released a range of green and red burgers in China as part of a promotional campaign for the new Angry Birds Movie. ‘The Naughty Green Pork Burger’ – comprising pork patty, egg, lettuce and a ‘mystery sauce’ with jalapeños housed between two green buns – is being sold as …

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Protesters Call for End to Domestic Violence in New Zealand Following 3-Year-Old’s Death

Protesters Call for End to Domestic Violence in New Zealand Following 3-Year-Old's Death

A New Zealand man who abused his family for decades has made a rousing call for country to become a domestic violence-free zone. In a powerful speech in Auckland on Sunday, Vic Tamati, an anti-domestic violence campaigner, admitted to beating his own family members for 38-years. Tamati said he knew …

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Novartis Heart Medication Receives ‘Class 1’ Recommendation in New Guidelines

Novartis Heart Medication Receives 'Class 1' Recommendation in New Guidelines

New global guidelines on the treatment of heart failure strongly endorse the use of Novartis’ Entresto, boosting the prospects for a drug that has struggled to gain traction since its launch last year. U.S. and European heart experts gave the highest “class 1” recommendation to Entresto for use in patients …

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VIDEO Teen With Cerebral Palsy Disorder Walks for 1st Time to Accept High School Diploma at Graduation

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Disorder Walks for 1st Time to Accept High School Diploma at Graduation

Like the other high school seniors around him, Micah McDade prepared hard for graduation day. But unlike those classmates, Micah’s preparation took a little more muscle. Micah, who was born with cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, took his first steps in public during his graduation ceremony last Friday. After …

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Former NBA Player Etan Thomas Shames Woman Who Wouldn’t Let Him Have a Seat on Train

Former NBA Player Ethan Thomas Shames Woman Who Wouldn’t Let Him Have a Seat on Train

Former NBA Player Etan Thomas spent 9 years playing professional basketball – most of it with the Washington Wizards. On Friday, he took to social media to call out a woman, he says, lied about the seat next her. It all began when, according to Thomas, he boarded a crowded train …

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Former Harlem Drug Dealer Graduates From Columbia University

Former Harlem Drug Dealer Graduates From Columbia University

After struggling with addiction for 35 years and serving multiple prison stints, a former Harlem drug dealer has reason to celebrate: He’s now a college graduate. David Norman, 67, earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Columbia University last Wednesday, making him the oldest member of his graduating class. “It was a great feeling,” Norman told the New …

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4 Climbers Die in 4 Days on Mount Everest

4 Climbers Die in 4 Days on Mount Everest

Four people have died in the span of four days on Mount Everest including a Sherpa, while two others have gone missing. Danger is inherent in climbing the world’s highest peak. And there are fatalities — there has been at least one every year since 1990, according to the country’s …

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China Fabricates 488 Million Social Media Posts per Year

It is no secret that the Chinese government fabricates social media in the country in order to sway public opinion, but new evidence has emerged revealing that the scale of this manipulation is far greater than anyone previously realized. Harvard professor Gary King and researchers Jennifer Pan and Margaret E. Roberts analyzed …

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