April 18, 2021

Interview with Navdeep Gill, City Council candidate for Wards 2 & 6 in Brampton, Canada

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Friday, September 22, 2006

The upcoming 2006 Brampton municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council or the council of the Peel Region.

Wikinews contributor Nick Moreau contacted many of the candidates, including Navdeep Gill, asking them to answer common questions sent in an email. This ward’s incumbent is John A. Hutton; also challenging Hutton is Derrick Coke, Jim Howell, Mathew Mburu Njenga, Joyce Rodriguez, and Doug Whillans.

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April 15, 2021

Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza continues after another ceasefire violation

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

On Tuesday, an interim ceasefire between Israel and the armed factions in Gaza was broken again, ending the talks between the delegations of both sides in Cairo before a long term agreement could be achieved.

The armed factions in Gaza renewed their rocket launching into Israel, while Israel renewed its targeted bombings in the Gaza Strip, including an apparent attempt to kill Hamas military chief Mohammed Deif, collectively resulting according to Hamas in at least nineteen Palestinian deaths. Reportedly at least 80 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip since Tuesday and sirens were heard in many areas across Israel, including Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Mohammed Deif deserves to die… as long as we have an opportunity, we will try to kill him

Yesterday, Moussa Abu Marzouk, Hamas’ exiled deputy leader, announced on Facebook Israel had tried to kill Mohammed Deif, Hamas military chief since 2002, and “The wife of the great leader was martyred with his daughter”. Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar commented on the event to Israeli Army Radio, “Mohammed Deif deserves to die just like bin Laden. He is an arch murderer, and as long as we have an opportunity, we will try to kill him”. Reports suggest Deif already suffered from a number of disabilities caused by earlier Israeli assassination attempts.

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Prostata: An Alternative Health Product To Improve Prostate Health

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Prostata: An Alternative Health Product to Improve Prostate Health


Chris Robertson

If you or someone you love has an enlarged prostate, an alternative health product called Prostata can help. It contains a blend of vitamins, minerals and herbs that are proven to be beneficial for prostate disorders.

What is Enlarged Prostate?

It’s important to understand what an enlarged prostate is and that you are not alone. Most men realize they may have an enlarged prostate when they begin to urinate more frequently or if they have difficulty starting to urinate. There may also be issues with dribbling or leaking. It is the most common prostate health concern for men over the age of 50, and more than half of men have an enlarged prostate by age 60, according to the American Urological Association (AUA).

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The medical term for enlarged prostate is benign prostate hyperplasia, or BPH. It is called “benign” because it is a noncancerous blockage in the prostate that slows or prevents the flow of urine through the urethra. Prostate cells will multiply and create an enlargement. This places pressure on the urethra as it becomes narrower. Then the bladder has to use more force to push urine through. In time, the muscle of the bladder may become stronger and thicker, and may contract even when there are only small amounts of urine. Eventually, the bladder will not empty itself of all the urine, and this increases the risk for urinary tract infections.

Traditional treatment of an enlarged prostate includes medication, minor office procedures, and surgery. These are determined based on the severity of symptoms.

Natural Remedies

As with any health condition, there are natural remedies and herbs that can help improve prostate health. The alternative health product called Prostata provides all natural prostate support. It is a nutritional supplement containing amino acids, saw palmetto herb, selenium, lycopene, vitamin E, pumpkin seed extract, nettle root, pygeum africanum, zinc and copper. These all contribute to a healthier prostate in different ways. For example, nettle root benefits the urinary tract. Saw palmetto and amino acids support prostate structure and urinary function. Vitamin E promotes cellular health.

Combined, these substances can help decrease daytime and nighttime urinary frequency. They can help with urinary dribbling, stream flow, urinary delays, etc. If you are experiencing burning or pain during urination, Prostata can decrease these symptoms. It also helps with incontinence and may improve sexual behavior.

Prostata is easy to buy online; no prescription is needed since it is an all-natural alternative health product. There are no known side effects, and the capsules may easily be taken as a dietary supplement daily. Look for Prostata at an online store that offers nutritional supplements and herbs at an affordable price. Even if you don’t yet have symptoms of an enlarged prostate, you can start using Prostata early on to encourage good prostate health.

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April 14, 2021

US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low

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Monday, September 7, 2015

The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008.

Although August job gains were lower than most economists forecast, job growth numbers for June and July were revised upwards by a combined 44,000. Average job gains over the past three months stand at 221,000, compared to March-May’s 189,000 monthly average. Over the past twelve months, job growth has averaged 247,000 per month.

Average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, or 8 cents, marking the largest increase in earnings in seven months. Hourly earnings had risen by 6 cents in July. Wages have risen by 2.2 percent over the past year.

Job growth in August was primarily concentrated in the health care and social assistance, financial activities, and professional and business services sectors. Those three areas of the economy added a combined 108,000 jobs. Food service and drinking places employment increased by 26,000 over the month, and other economic sectors saw employment hold steady. Manufacturing, on the other hand, saw employment decline by 17,000 in August. A stronger dollar and worldwide economic weakness make US exports less desirable, leading to a flattening in manufacturing employment so far this year after steadily rising in the early years of the US economic recovery.

The solid overall job gains led analysts to slightly raise expectations for a decision by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this month. Investors raised the likelihood of a September rate increase from 26 percent before the jobs report to 30 percent, and stocks dropped by over one percent on Friday. “The payrolls data is certainly good enough to allow for a Fed rate hike in September,” said Deutsche Bank’s head of currency strategy, Alan Ruskin. “The big question is still whether financial market volatility will scupper the plans.”

“This is the first time the market has looked at a Fed meeting and really has no idea what the Fed is going to do,” said Mark Kepner, a New Jersey equity trader with Themis Trading. “Right now you’re looking at the overall uncertainty and that’s what’s hanging on the market. I don’t think this number in and of itself changes how somebody’s going to vote.”

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New species of dart frog discovered in Colombia

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Scientists have discovered a new species of venomous dart frog in Colombia.

The new species, dubbed the ‘golden frog of Supatá’, is 2cm (0.8 inch) long and has a range of just 50 acres (20 hectares), which is believed to be the reason why the frog remained undiscovered until now.

The frog was found in February during an expedition arranged by the Conservation Leadership Program (CLP), a nonprofit organization, but the discovery has only just been announced.

However, according to Giovanni Chaves, a biologist from the CLP, the frog is in imminent danger. “This frog exists in a little fragment of cloud forest that is under intense {{w|anthropogenic]] pressure, mainly the destruction of the forest for cattle-raising and agriculture,” he said.

“This discovery allows us to know a little more about the ecology of these beautiful animals, and it will also allow us to use it as a symbol to carry out campaigns of environmental education in this area, to show the need to protect and to conserve the fauna and flora of this region of Colombia.”

Colombia has one of the richest diversities of amphibians in the world, with more than 583 known species.

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April 13, 2021

What’s A Guy Have To Do To Get Cheap Car Insurance Around Here?

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Submitted by: Anthony Peck

The dream, the impossible dream of picking up a car insurance policy that isn’t going to completely break your budget. Car insurance is a necessary evil. There’s no getting out of it. The good news is, cheap car insurance isn’t as far away as you think it is! All you have to do is understand how the system works, then figure out how to use it to your advantage.

That’s not so hard, is it?

To send your car insurance rates plummeting, all you need to do is:

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a) Clean up your driving record. Absolutely nothing is going to drive up your insurance rates like having traffic violations on your license. Whether you caused an accident or just ran through a stop sign that was buried in trees, that ticket is going to take points off your license and send your insurance rates soaring.

Be diligent when you’re behind the wheel. Almost nothing stays on your driving record for longer than five years, so if you can manage to avoid trouble for the next five years or so you’ll be able to start with a clean plate-and a five year good driver discount to boot! In the meantime, consider signing up (voluntarily) for a driver improvement course. That will add points onto your license, which in turn will lower your car insurance rates.

b) Pump up your car’s safety features. Suffice it to say that your insurance company doesn’t want to have to pay out car insurance claims! That means that anything you can do to lower the chances that your car will either be stolen or involved in an accident is only going to help you. Simple things like airbags, seat belts, GPS tracking systems and fuel switches can send your car insurance rates plummeting in the blink of an eye.

c) Talk to your insurance agent about any other discounts you may qualify for. Are you a telecommuter? That can save you money for low mileage. A straight “A” student? You’re entitled to a good student discount. Is your credit score better than average? You get the picture! You’ll be amazed by what can save you money when it comes to your car insurance, and when you’re talking about your budget in today’s stressed economy every little bit helps!

d) What kind of car are you driving around in? Believe it or not, there are certain cars that seem to have earned a spot on Santa’s naughty list, because statistically speaking they just can’t keep themselves out of trouble! The Highway Loss Data Institute publishes a list every year showing the makes and models of cars that have been involved in accidents, traffic violations and thefts over the course of the year. If you’re driving a high risk vehicle you’re going to pay more for your car insurance-no questions asked.

Everyone wants to enjoy cheap car insurance, so what are you waiting for? Call up your insurance agent today and get the ball rolling on the low cost insurance coverage you deserve.

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April 11, 2021

Florida’s Walt Disney World launches revamped attractions

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Tuesday, November 16, 2004

ORLANDO, Florida — Alien Encounter and The Living Seas at the Walt Disney World Resort are to open today with a makeover.

The Alien Encounter attraction at Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom has been revised to include Experiment 626 from the movie Lilo & Stitch. Now called Stitch’s Great Escape!, the dog-like blue creature will lash out of its tube and terrorise the audience. The Galactic Federation’s Grand Councilwoman, Captain Gantu and Agent Pleakley appear in this show, essentially a prequel to the movie.

At the Living Seas, Crush the sea turtle from the Disney/Pixar movie Finding Nemo will host a new exhibit called Turtle Talk, joining smaller Nemo exhibits, a mainstay at the attraction for several months. Vegetarian shark Bruce will soon become part of a shark education exhibit.

According to publicity, the Turtle Talk show will run every 15 minutes, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. A sign language interpreted performance will run on Fridays at 10:30 am.

Disney is holding the Stitch’s Great Escape! Sweepstakes, with prizes including a five-day, four night trip for four to Walt Disney World Resort.

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Euro reaches new lows

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Friday, July 15, 2011

On Tuesday, the Euro fell to a new record low in relation to the Swiss Franc, and to multi-month lows against the U.S. Dollar and Japanese yen; all considered by investors to be safe currencies during times of economic turmoil.

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that recent comments from the newly installed head of the International Monetary Fund, France’s Christine Lagarde, resulted in a sell-off of the Euro. At a roundtable discussion in Washington, Lagarde noted that the IMF had not yet reached discussion of terms and conditions of a second Greek bailout plan. In fact, a representative from the IMF is currently meeting with Eurozone policymakers to draft such a new proposal. The yield differential between Italian bonds and German bonds has spread to more than 300 basis points, something not seen in over a decade and evidence of investors’ concern.

Adding to the Euro’s woes is the upcoming release of the bank stress tests on Friday. The European Bankers Association said that they expect the data release to shed new light on the Eurozone’s banking situation. Representatives of several of the Eurozone’s governments, including Germany, have requested that the association consider releasing fewer specific details for fear that investor panic will ensue. The inadequacy of the capitalization rates has been an issue with the European Central Bank, whose president recently called upon Eurozone banks to make every effort to put their balance sheets in order.

For the time being at least, an unsubstantiated rumor reported by the Wall Street Journal states that the Eurozone’s central banks’ purchase of periphery debt has helped to quell the downward momentum of the Euro.

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April 10, 2021

Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

A Scottish woman who set out before Christmas to purchase a turkey finally made it home on Monday, after being cut off by snow for a month. Kay Ure left the Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage on Cape Wrath, at the very northwest tip of Great Britain, in December. She was heading to Inverness on a shopping trip.

However on her return journey heavy snow and ice prevented her husband, John, from travelling the last 11 miles to pick her up. She was forced to wait a month in a friend’s caravan, before the weather improved and the couple could finally be reunited.

They were separated not just for Christmas and New Year, but also for Mr Ure’s 58th birthday. With no fresh supplies, he was reduced to celebrating with a tin of baked beans. He also ran out of coal, and had to feed the couple’s six springer spaniels on emergency army rations.

“It’s the first time we’ve been separated”, said Mr Ure in December. “We’ve been snowed in here for three weeks before, so we are well used to it and it’s quite nice to get a bit of peace and quiet.”

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