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Monday February 19th, 2018 evening edition

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We’re witnessing the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1,500 years

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And scientists can sample ice cores, permafrost records, and tree rings to make some assumptions about the sea ice extent going back 1,500 years.

That’s “the largest magnitude decline in sea ice, and the greatest sustained rate in sea ice decline in that 1,500-year record,” said Emily Osborne, the NOAA scientist who compiled the data for the chart.

Right next door to all that Arctic sea ice is the massive ice sheet sitting atop land in Greenland. »

"The Framing of Paulette Cooper"

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Cooper said the church began harassing her in 1969, when it learned she was working on a book about it.

And she finally volunteered to take sodium pentathol - truth serum - to prove to prosecutors she was innocent of the bomb threats.

A document dated April 1, 1976, disclosed the church had plotted to frame Cooper as a perpetrator of bomb threats. »

'The Lion King' Remake Cutting Classic Song from Animated Film

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Superstar musician Elton John teamed with theater legend Tim Rice for the original soundtrack to The Lion King.

"There’s going to be four of our songs in the film, from the original: 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight?'

While the movie is still a ways away from being completed, John teased that he's already seen footage of The Lion King remake. »

Impact of Cleaning Products on Women's Lungs as Damaging as 20-a-Day Cigarette Habit: Study

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They found that lung function decline in women regularly using the products, such as cleaners, was equivalent over the period to those with a 20 cigarettes a day smoking habit.

They then examined the results alongside a questionnaire in which participants had been asked about the frequency of their use of cleaning products.

According to the study, women who used the cleaning products regularly had a markedly decreased lung capacity. »