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Police Threaten Nickelback Music on Canadian Drunk Drivers

TORONTO, Dec 1 – If getting charged with impaired driving is not enough, police in a small Canadian town are hoping adding Nickelback music to the punishment will be enough to keep drunk partiers away from the wheel. In a Facebook post over the weekend, Kensington police in the province of Prince Edward Island asked

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Drones the New Weapon in India’s Crackdown on Illegal Mining

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, Nov 2  – India’s mines ministry has told state governments to explore the use of drones to check illegal mining, as officials crackdown on an activity that has led to deforestation and the use of child labour. A satellite-based mining surveillance system was launched last month, and the ministry is now

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Chicago Charges Cop in Black Teen’s Death

By Mary Wisniewski and P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, Nov 25  – A white Chicago policeman who killed a black teenager was charged with murder on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a long-awaited video that shows the youth walking away from officers as he is shot 16 times. The graphic footage of last year’s shooting, taken from

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