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Judges in Kenya rule random breath tests illegal ‘because they violate people’s rights’

Judges in Kenya have ruled the use of breathalysers is illegal after a bar owner brought a case saying they violated people’s rights. Kariuki Ruitha, who owns the Reminisce Club in Nairobi, said he lost 80 per cent of his business after police began using breathalysers – known locally as alcoblows – on customers. His clients were scared …

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Kentucky coal museum switching to solar power

(CNN) You wouldn’t expect a museum dedicated to the coal industry to run on anything other than coal — but a mining museum in Kentucky is soon to be solar powered. Communications director Brandon Robinson told CNN affiliate WYMT that the project “will help save at least eight to ten thousand dollars, off the energy …

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Venezuela frees Pepsi workers it arrested for not making enough Pepsi

Employees at a Pepsi-Cola Venezuela plant have been freed after being detained by the government for halting operations, Empresas Polar, the owner of the local Pepsi division, said late on Sunday. The company blamed the production pause on a lack of raw materials but the country’s president, Nicolas Maduro, has routinely accused Polar, the country’s …

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Oregon voters may decide to toss constitutional ban on duels

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature may have an unusual request for voters in the next general election that harkens back to that fateful summer day in 1804 when a bitter rivalry between U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr and the nation’s first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton, was settled with a fatal gunshot. Should ongoing …

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Bat reportedly found in Packaged Fresh Salad Mix

The bat was sent to the CDC after it was found in a bag of Fresh Express Organic Marketside Spring Mix. “The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies,” the Atlanta-based agency said The CDC said the risk of rabies transmission was extremely …