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Covid testing companies launch own regulator after warnings over misleading adverts
Six Covid-19 testing firms have launched an organisation to regulate providers and ensure they offer a "trustworthy" service.
Nikita Gusev invited to Maple Leafs camp on a PTO | Maple Leafs Hotstove
It was a rollercoaster 2020-21 for Gusev in which he went through Covid protocol in February, spent a few weeks on the sidelines, and needed to get his conditioning back up to par before returning to the lineup with a bang (three points in his first three games).
There's a New 'Guitar Hero' in Town
Having your kid watch you play an instrument-even rather poorly-is a good way to get them into music. Musical instruments for kids are an entire genre of toys, and most of them are simple.
JavaScript object immutability: Object.freeze vs. Object.seal - LogRocket Blog
When working with values and objects in JavaScript, you may sometimes need to restrict what can be done with them to prevent changes to application-wide configuration objects, state objects, or global constants.
Victims of violent kidnapping in Hamilton are a humble family and welcoming to others, friends say | CBC News
Members of Hamilton's Pakistani community are trying to come to terms with the kidnapping of Faqir Ali during a violent home invasion early Thursday that left one of his sons dead and another son with gunshot injuries.
The kids are not all right: Australia's mental health system is struggling and so are our young | Omar Khorshid
We've all been affected by the pandemic, but there are signs a mental health crisis among young people has arrived and is getting worse.
Morgan Rielly enters his walk year, the pressure on Kyle Dubas and the Maple Leafs' Big Four entering 2021-22, & more - MLHS Podcast Episode 27 | Maple Leafs Hotstove
Kyle Dubas' handling of the Morgan Rielly situation, the merits of the "own rentals" philosophy, and the Leafs' history of letting valuable players walk for free (5:30) The Big Four's playoff performances to date, accountability at the top of the roster, and the possibility of trading one eventually (21:00) The team dynamic/culture and the idea of the player nameplate never trumping the team logo (36:00) The idea of making the Big Four "uncomfortable" in the regular season, changing up the power play spots, and splitting Matthews, Marner, and Tavares across three separate 5v5 lines (44:30)
With Fuel from Iran, Hezbollah Steps In Where Lebanon Has Failed
The militant group trucked more than 1 million gallons of diesel into Lebanon, flouting U.S. sanctions and billing itself as savior to a suffering population.
Queensland MPs vote to legalise voluntary assisted dying
Queensland has passed laws that will allow voluntary assisted dying for people with a terminal illness, with an overwhelming majority of MPs voting in favour.
France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory
PARIS - France killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara because the group attacked French aid workers, African civilians and U.S. troops, French officials said Thursday, calling him "enemy No. 1" in protracted anti-terrorism efforts in the Sahel.