Daily Archives: June 27, 2018

Psychiatric report found Bruce McArthur a low risk to reoffend after 2001 assault

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur was considered a “very minimal” risk for violence, and showed “absolutely no signs of psychopathy,” after assaulting a man with a metal pipe 17 years ago, a newly obtained psychiatric report shows.   CBC Toronto, along with several other media outlets have been fighting in court to obtain the psychiatric report and other exhibits from ...

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Academy membership a chance 'to have my voice heard,' says Canadian filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming

Ann Marie Fleming has been creating animation and films since the late 1980s, but like many people, she admits she didn’t always know that much about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the U.S. group that puts on the Oscars. A trip to the Dubai Film Festival in 2017, however, changed her perspective. There, Fleming heard academy president John Bailey ...

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Joe Jackson, patriarch of Jackson singing family, dead at 89

Joe Jackson, the blue-collar steelworker who relentlessly molded five of his sons into a singing group sensation and later defending his superstar son Michael in the face of shocking allegations, has died, a family source confirmed to The Associated Press. He was 89. Jackson, who had been based in Las Vegas and had been estranged from much of his family, had been ...

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More than half a million prescription drugs are stolen each year – and most are opioids

More than half a million prescriptions drugs are stolen from pharmacies each year, with the majority being highly addictive opioid painkillers that end up on the street, according to an analysis of Health Canada data by CBC News. The analysis found that overall, 1.8 million doses of controlled drugs were reported missing to Health Canada in the first nine months of 2017, a ...

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Bella Thorne secrets: 6 things you didn't know about the former Disney star

Here’s why Bella Thorne isn’t your run-of-the-mill post-Disney star.  (Reuters) In a similar mold to Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez, Bella Thorne completely reinvented herself since her days as a Disney Channel star. The 20-year-old embraces a raunchy social media presence, which starkly contrasts from her bubbly character in her breakout role in the 2010 sitcom “Shake It Up.” Thorne ...

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NASA tech reduces aircraft noise by up to 70 percent

The ARM flights were flown on NASA’s SubsoniC Research Aircraft Testbed G-III aircraft, or SCRAT, at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. NASA combined three technologies, including Landing Gear Noise Reduction, landing gear cavity treatments, and the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge flexible wing flap, to demonstrate a reduction in airframe noise in excess of 70 percent. This may reduce ...

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