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  • Missing radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australian outback

    Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre highway last month in what an official said was like finding a needle in a haystack. Officials said the capsule the size of a pea was found south of Newman on the Great Northern Highway. It was detected…

  • Ransomware, cyber attacks could be on the rise in 2023: experts

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada Officials are confident the federal government is adequately secured from cyber attacks, but the tactics are always evolving Sami Khoury, head of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, said they have definitely seen an increase in ransomware attacks, which are also growing more sophisticated. Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP via Getty Images Article…

  • California threatens to blow up a deal to save the Colorado River

    After months of tense negotiation, a half-dozen states have reached an agreement to drastically cut their water usage and stabilize the drought-stricken Colorado River — as long as California doesn’t blow up the deal. The plan, which was developed without the input of Mexico or Native American tribes that rely on the river, seeks to stave off total collapse in…

  • EPA issues rare veto, halting Alaska’s Pebble mine

    The Environmental Protection Agency used the Clean Water Act on Monday to veto a proposed copper and gold #MINING project near Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Not only does the veto apply to the Pebble mine project, which would have dug into the path of the world’s largest sockeye salmon run, it prevents any similar developments from moving forward in the watershed.…

  • EI justified denying benefits to man who refused COVID vaccine: judge

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto News National Canada ‘It is likely that (he) will find this result frustrating, because my reasons do not deal with the fundamental legal, ethical, and factual questions he is raising’ The former employee alleged that Lakeridge Health did not properly explain the disciplinary consequences of its COVID policy, the decision said. Photo by Don Peat/Postmedia/File Article…

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