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Paterson, New Jersey to rename street to honour the contributions of Jamaicans

Photo by Ken Lund via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Article Cecelia Campbell-Livingston, Jamaica Gleaner Municipal officials in Paterson, New Jersey will be recognising the contributions of Jamaicans to the city by naming a street in their honour. A section of the popular Vreeland Avenue is to be renamed...

Potential sign of alien life detected on Venus

Photo courtesy of Nasa/JPL-Caltech/Reuters Article originally from Reuters via Yahoo! News An international team of scientists say they've found potential signs of life on the planet Venus. There's only one planet closer to the sun than Venus and its surface temperatures reach almost 900 degrees Fahrenheit. But scientists said on...

Police Mocked Black Man’s Muslim Faith As They Killed Him, New Footage Shows

Muhammad Muhayin Jr., pictured with his son, was killed by police in 2017. They had been called after he tried to enter a public restroom with his service dog. (Photo: Photo provided by Muslim Advocates.) Article by Rowaida Abdelaziz, HuffPost via Yahoo! News Newly revealed body camera footage...

Cannabis shown to be more effective than hydroxychloroquine

Photo from piqsels.com, via Creative Commons (CC0) Article by Rick Bakas, Flowsent In the race to find a cure for COVID-19, a team of Canadian scientists have found at least thirteen strains of cannabis shown to be effective against the coronavirus. The President of the United States of...