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March 2, 2017

Breeding amphibians force road to be closed

is shown in this undated handout photo. A Western toad near Summit Lake, B.C. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kerri Martin) "This year, we had our first road closure in February, which we’ve never done before,” said Sandt. Change text size for the story Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park Ranger Kathleen …

Eight Iraqis guilty of gang-raping German tourist in Austria

Change text size for the story But Fehringer suggested that was impossible, describing the victim as being in defenceless in an “unconscious, shock-rigid” state. All but one of the defendants denied raping the woman while some acknowledged having what they described as voluntary sex with her. Defence lawyer Andreas Reichenbach …

Betting odds on OJ Simpson’s parole chances

Print this story – No: -750 – No: -900 Will any members of the Kardashian family make a statement upon Simpson’s release? – No: +130 Change text size for the story – Nevada: +900 The website states the odds are -300 that Simpson will be released on parole before Dec. 31 while the odds …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer being punished for security breach

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File) In this Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the first-ever Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference, in San Francisco. The board didn’t say if it would do so. Mayer said she wants the board to distribute her …

Smoggy China being sued for better air by citizens

Tweet “If the government is not restricted by law, then what else can restrict it?” said Yu, who has spent time in detention accused of supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protests in 2014 and for speaking up in support of detained rights lawyers. A Beijing court has already twice rejected attempts …