Bottlenose dolphins swimming off the Florida Everglades, beloved for zipping alongside lonely boaters in the remote bays and rivers chiseled out of the vast marshes, have the highest levels of mercury ever documented in the mammals, researchers have found.
But why that is may not be so easy to unravel.
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Time For Truth: (Miami Herald) – Bottlenose dolphins found with record-high levels of mercury
One smaller firm has hiked its dual fuel prices by 30 per cent — and experts fear the Big Six could follow suit.
Such rises are a major blow, with energy bills already at a record high.
A typical household with a Big Six supplier — British Gas, EDF Energy, Eon, Npower, SSE and Scottish Power — currently pays £1,066 a year for gas and electricity if they pay by monthly direct debit.
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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – Electricity prices to rise 10% in January - and yes, you've guessed it, energy giants are blaming green taxes
Look out for the executive orders, the “midnight” regulations and, perhaps most controversially, the pardons.
As President Obama runs out the clock on his eight-year tenure, analysts say, he still has plenty of business left undone, and they expect him to follow the lead of other presidents and issue a series of rules, to add to his list of executive orders, to continue his record-setting pace of commutations and perhaps add a controversial pardon or two into the mix.
“I do think a pardon for Huma and Weiner might happen,” said Michael McKenna, a Republican lobbyist, referring to Huma Abedin and her estranged husband, Anthony D. Weiner, whose emails are being scoured by the FBI for wrongdoing.
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Time For Truth: (The Washington Times) – Executive orders, pardons, ‘midnight’ regulations expected as Obama presidency draws to close
Armed police in the US state of North Dakota have arrested 141 Native American protesters and environmental activists during a tense confrontation.
They were among several hundred people who occupied private land in the path of a controversial new oil pipeline.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Riot police move in on North Dakota pipeline protesters
In a latest measure to create a “safe space” for students, a number of universities have issued “costume protocol,” banning such un-PC Halloween costumes as Arab turbans, feathered Indian headdresses, Japanese Geisha outfits, and Caitlyn Jenner costumes.
Brock University in Ontario, Canada, for instance, has set up a website laying out its “Halloween Costume Vetting Protocol,” complete with a list of offending costumes and pictures of inappropriate wear.
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Time For Truth: (Breitbart) – Universities Ban Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes