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Yesterday I became a human pincushion. It began at Quest Laboratory where I was poked twice – the first poke did not result in finding a vein so the technician…

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This from Al Jazeera, my very favourite free and impartial network. “Observers of US elections often talk of an “October Surprise” – the unexpected event or revelation that reshapes the…