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Forget Quidditch. Get to know quadball | cbc radio

day 69:29Quidditch is being renamed. But the sport will never lose its magic, players say Three of the sport’s governing bodies recently announced that they will officially change the name to “quadball”, both due to trademark concerns and a desire to distance themselves from Harry Potter author JK Rowling in light of her controversial comments. …

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Have we been treating depression the wrong way for decades? | CBC News

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly analysis of health and medical science news. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do so by clicking here. A new analysis of the cause of depression has apparently changed what we know about this common condition and has called the use of antidepressants into question. …

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Bellator 284 results: Goiti Yamauchi brings on ‘Big Drama Show,’ knocks out Neiman Gracie in second place

Goiti Yamauchi channeled one hero to eliminate another in the main event of Bellator 284, stopping Neiman Gracie with a hook at the 3:58 mark of the second round. “I’ve always been a defensive fighter,” Yamauchi said after his stunning knockout on Friday at Sanford Pentagon. “This time, [I brought] Triple GGG [boxer Gennady Golovkin] …

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Author Salman Rushdie on fan hours after New York stabbing, agent says

Author Salman Rushdie is treated after he was attacked during a conference on August 12 at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York, about 75 miles south of Buffalo.Joshua Goodman/The Associated Press Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding and under police protection after his novel the satanic verses prompted Iranian officials to call for …

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Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at conference, taken to hospital | CBC News

Salman Rushdie, whose novel the satanic verses received death threats from the leader of Iran in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen on Friday by a man who came on stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York. Rushdie, 75, bloodied, was airlifted to a hospital …

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Canadian Wastewater Watch Expands to New Public Health Threats: Tam

Public Health Director Theresa Tam listens to a question during a news conference, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Ottawa. Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada’s public health agency is looking to make the most of Canada’s waste and plans to screen wastewater to detect and measure new health threats such as monkeypox, polio, resistant organisms antimicrobials …

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Pay your mobile bill with a credit card? You could soon face a new fee for it | CBC News

Canadians who pay their cellphone bill with a credit card could soon see an additional fee every month, if Canada’s telecommunications regulator approves a proposal currently before them. The telecommunications company Telus is requesting permission from the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to add a 1.5 percent surcharge to the bills of customers who …

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Xiaomi shows what a foldable would look like if Samsung had competition

The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 launched in China just days after Samsung announced its next generation of foldable phones, and Xiaomi is looking to gain an edge over its competition with a slimmer design, larger screens, and a more affordable price. The Mix Fold 2 has several improvements over the original Mi Mix Fold released …

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