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After years of floundering, T-Mobile has become a real threat to Verizon and AT&T by offering options that the latter carriers didn't. One of those options was the Mobile Without Borders plan that provided unlimited LTE data when customers travelled to Canada or Mexico. But now, the "Un-carrier" has announced the end of that deal.

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The US State Department has remained tight-lipped about the strange circumstances in which US diplomats to Cuba reportedly suffered permanent hearing damage from an "inaudible covert sonic device". But new details reveal that "a deafeningly loud sound similar to the buzzing created by insects or metal scraping" was also used to harass the American envoys. What's more, the number of people who were harmed is reportedly even greater than was previously known.

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Halifax-based Maritime Launch Services has confirmed its plans to build a $CA148 million ($145 million) rocket spaceport near Canso, Nova Scotia. Scheduled for completion in 2020, it will be Canada's first and only site where rockets can be launched into orbit.

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We're only a few days into the Trump era and it's becoming painfully clear that the new US president is mobilising for a war on science. This situation is eerily reminiscent of attempts to suppress science in Canada during Stephen Harper's tenure as Prime Minister, from 2006 to 2015. Here's what Canadians say American scientists and concerned citizens should expect in the next four years -- and what they can do to fight back.

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This week, some people in Britain and Canada were shocked to learn that their money contains trace amounts of animal fat. The new banknotes use animal byproducts that are found in everything from credit cards and crayons to glue and soap. But Gizmodo has confirmed that Britain and Canada aren't the only ones.

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Earlier today we noted the recent outcry in Britain over the country's new £5 note, which is made using a small amount of animal fat. But the British aren't the only ones with meat money. Canada's bank notes have tallow as well.