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Source: The Guradian

Mexican presidential candidate accuses government of spying on him

Thursday 00:37 GMT

A Mexican presidential candidate has accused the country’s intelligence service of surveilling his campaign – part of a pattern of alleged espionage against opponents of the current president Enrique Peña Nieto and his embattled administration.

The interior minister, Alfonso Navarrete, rejected the allegations, saying Cisen personnel were simply “following public activities and events occurring in the country”.

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Source: Global News

Canadians taking prescription drugs cut groceries, heat spending: study

Thursday 01:32 GMT

Nearly one million Canadians opted for emptier grocery bags and colder homes in order to pay for prescription drugs in 2016, suggests a nationwide study on the topic published Tuesday.

U.S. states considering importing prescription drugs from Canada to lower costs. The study, published in the online version of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, indicated that 968,000 Canadians reduced their spending on basic necessities to pay for medication – with 730,000 cutting their food bills and another 238,000 skimping on heating.

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Source: CBS News

In many U.S. states, 18 is old enough to buy a semiautomatic

Friday 21:54 GMT

States including Maine, Minnesota and Vermont allow teens 14 or 16 years old to buy or purchase long guns without parental consent, with some exceptions.

The young age of the man accused in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people has revived the debate over age requirements for gun purchases in a country where a patchwork of laws and rural states steeped in hunting culture allow kids as young as 14 to buy rifles.

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Source: New York Times

Live Event: Talking #MeToo With Minnie Driver

Saturday 11:48 GMT

I remember being certain, as I sat in theaters watching “Circle of Friends” and “Good Will Hunting,” that Minnie Driver and I would really like each other.

We invited Minnie Driver because she is one of the women who has used her celebrity to champion the cause, often igniting controversy, as when she criticized Matt Damon for calling for a differentiation among various bad behaviors. “There is no moral ground that you take these days that doesn’t have a” consequence, she told me Wednesday in a telephone conversation.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte