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Sunday March 24th, 2019 night edition

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HOUSTON - Authorities identified a suspect Thursday who is believed to be involved in a weekend drive-by shooting that left three people injured and a dog dead.

The shooting happened Sunday night on Davenwood Court near Scarsdale Boulevard.

The shooting unfolded in front of Laura Martinez's home during a birthday party.

The person suspected of pulling the trigger is no stranger to the family.

The family said the suspect, Javian Castaneda, is a friend of their kids, and that they've known him for years.

Days later, they say Castaneda showed up to their home during the party with a gun and an argument escalated to gunfire.

In the end, Martinez and two of her children had been shot along with their dog, Zero, who died trying to protect them. »

Royal Navy officer caught on tape: “no such thing as mental health”

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A shock recording of a Commander in the Royal Navy teasing a colleague suffering with a mental health condition and forcing them into tears has recently emerged for what is a huge embarrassment for the Royal Navy.

I come from a medical background and my father was a GP, this didn’t use to be a real thing.

“He has never once apologised to me and was adamant that mental illness is a sign of weakness.”. »

Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them, research suggests

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When adolescents and young adults choose to spend time alone, solitude can provide an opportunity for self-reflection, creative expression, or spiritual renewal.

But we overlook plenty of well-adjusted teens and young adults who are perfectly happy when alone, and who benefit from their solitude.".

"We need to build our cultural understanding that we don't have to be social all the time," said Azmitia. »

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

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The study finds that only $273 million of that is legitimate.

The San Francisco-based firm compared at Coinbase Pro, which reports about $27 million in average daily volume in bitcoin.

"When you realize the size of the real bitcoin market, the CME starts to look a lot more significant," Hougan said. »

Revoke Article 50 petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled nears five million signatures

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An online petition calling on the government to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit has attracted nearly five million signatures.

The petition, started in late February, has the highest rate of sign-ups on record, according to the official Petitions Committee.

Analysis by software firm Tableau of the 16,000 petitions running on the government website showed the revoke Article 50 petition had more than three times as many signatures as all the pro-Brexit petitions combined. »