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Source: The Guradian

Charlie Austin rises highest as Saints sink Arsenal in five-goal thriller

Sunday 20:54 GMT

Southampton’s home has been a despondent place since the last time they won three points here, back in April, but at the final whistle of this pulsing victory over Arsenal they could be happy again.

If this sort of performance becomes the rule rather than an exception for Southampton, we will be seeing plenty more of that.

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Source: Global News

Feds will allow cities, non-profits to apply directly to Health Canada to open supervised consumption sites

Saturday 00:35 GMT

The federal government is allowing cities and harm-reduction organizations to apply directly to Health Canada to help get funding for supervised consumption sites amid the opioid crisis that’s killing Canadians in record numbers.

A spokesperson for Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said that allowing municipalities and non-profits to apply directly to Ottawa for an exemption to open overdose prevention sites will help remove barriers in the fight against the public health crisis.

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Source: Common Domain

Manhattan Sees Slipping Rents, Rising Concessions in November

Friday 06:59 GMT

In Manhattan, November’s rental market saw slipping median prices, rising concessions and falling vacancy rates, according to a report Thursday from brokerage Douglas Elliman.

In Brooklyn, landlord concessions dominated the market, with eight out of 10 new development rentals coming with a concession, and the share of overall concessions rising to 46.5%, up from 18.6% last year. Dumbo was the most expensive neighborhood in November in Brooklyn, with a median rent of $4,925, followed by Boerum Hill, where the median rent was $3,498 per month, according to Citi Habitats data.

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Source: DW

Irish parliament passes bill to legalize abortion

Saturday 02:24 GMT

The bill will allow terminations in cases of foetal abnormality which could lead to the death of the foetus either before or within 28 days of birth.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar tweeted that the move was a "historic moment for Irish women." "Just over 200 days ago, you, the people of Ireland, voted to repeal the 8th so we could care for women with compassion," Health Minister Simon Harris said on Twitter.

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Source: Global News

Toronto council approves allowing cannabis retail stores to operate in city

Saturday 01:30 GMT

In a 20-to-four vote on Thursday, Toronto council approved allowing privately run businesses to operate in the city’s borders under a provincial licensing regime.

Toronto staff recommend allowing cannabis retail stores to operate in city. Under the provincial legislation, municipalities have a one-time opt-out deadline of Jan. 22. Council passed a motion calling for powers to restrict store locations based on if the businesses were located near schools, community centres, youth facilities and other stores.

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