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President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in str…
05.26 / 03:38
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OTTAWA — Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, The Canadian Press has learned. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make the announcement at some point during this year's G7 meetings, which get underway Friday in Sicily. Caroline Simard, the Liberal MP for the region, said she obtained "unofficial confirmation," while a second source told The Canadian Press that the event would take place in the town …
05.26 / 03:37
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TORONTO — For the second time in a month a Maud Lewis painting has been sold for five times a pre-auction estimate. The Nova Scotia artist's "Black Cats" fetched $36,800 at the Consignor Canadian Fine Art live spring auction event Thursday at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto. Auction officials say the selling price was five times the auction estimate. Two other of her paints also were up for auction, but sold for lower prices than expected: "Children Walking in the Snow" sold for $8,050 and "…
05.26 / 03:37
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MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require able-bodied, childless adults applying for Medicaid health benefits to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model. Walker's plan, which needs federal approval, comes as he prepares to run for a third term next year. Wisconsin's Republican-controlled budget committee approved Walker's proposal on Thursday, a key vote that will clear the way for the full Legislature to …
05.26 / 03:37
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The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive…
05.26 / 03:33
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Alberta's legislature took a moment away from boring old politics on Tuesday to recognize something truly important — professional wrestling. On Sunday, Alberta-born Jinder Mahal won Backlash in a match against Randy Orton in Chicago to become the 50th recognized WWE Champion and the first winner of Indian descent. Let the #PunjabiCelebration BEGIN, because here comes the NEW @WWE Champion @JinderMahal! #SDLive #JinderMahal pic.twitter.com/gJKjNiigdx— WWE (@WWE) May 24, 2017 Yuvraj Si…
05.26 / 03:30
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President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in str…
05.26 / 03:23
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President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in str…
05.26 / 03:17
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TOKYO — Japan's core consumer price index climbed to a two-year high in April of 0.3 per cent, as costs for energy…
05.26 / 03:31
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NEW YORK — A federal judge has ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for illegally shipping…
05.26 / 03:31
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05.26 / 03:12
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Statistics show slightly lower costs for fertilizer, fuel and cattle and calf purchases in 2016, against higher crop sales and program payments, led to a rise in realized net farm income last year. Statistics Canada on Wednesday released data showing Canadian producers’ realized net farm income — the difference between…
05.26 / 01:51
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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers hope a new, unusual law cuts down on increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send online bullies to jail for a…
05.26 / 01:41
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Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle on Thursday reversed some of their recent losses, stirred by fund buying and bargain hunting as the U.S. Memorial Day holiday approaches, said traders. They said futures’ discounts to this week’s cash prices attracted would-be buyers. June closed 1.8 cents/lb. higher…
05.26 / 00:35
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NEW YORK — Financial services firm USAA is adding itself to the list of companies that have pulled advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel…
05.26 / 00:29
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VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan says it will proceed with the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as long as it secures satisfactory financing for the project through its initial public…
05.26 / 00:29
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The vast majority of Western society cares a lot about how they appear to others. They want those around them to think they are smart, strong, handsome, pretty, competent, etc. It’s really no different in the Kingdom of God. We...Read More→ The post The Church is empty without this appeared first on C…
05.26 / 02:18
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The outbreak left one man dead and sent nine people to…
05.26 / 01:15
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In ordering a new trial for a case involving serious allegations of domestic and sexual violence, the Ontario Court of Appeal gave a stern warning to Justice Susanne…
05.26 / 00:54
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A group of nurses marched to the B.C. Nurses’ Union office in Burnaby on Thursday to protest the removal of three candidates from union election ballots. “This is the sort of action you would expect from a regime in Turkey or the Third World. This is not the sort of thing you would expect in British…
05.26 / 00:52
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Paula Hawkins scored a literary smash out of the gates after her debut thriller “The Girl on the Train” sold 19 million copies and was adapted into a box office-topping hit film starring Emily Blu…
05.26 / 00:38
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Paula Hawkins scored a literary smash out of the gates after her debut thriller “The Girl on the Train” sold 19 million copies and was adapted into a box office-topping hit film starring Emily Blu…
Paula Hawkins scored a literary smash out of the gates after her debut thriller “The Girl on the Train” sold 19 million copies and was adapted into a box office-topping hit film starring Emily Blu…
05.26 / 00:21
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One in seven people in Ontario filled an opioid prescription last year, but this map shows some parts of the province are seeing far higher use than others The post Despite overdose fears, opioid prescriptions rise in Ontario appeared first on…
05.26 / 00:05
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BOSTON — The Cleveland Cavaliers have advanced into the NBA Finals after a 135-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Cavaliers won the best-of-seven series 4-1. Cleveland will face the Golden State Warriors in the finals for the third-straight season. More coming. The Canadian Press ©2017 The Canadian Pre…
05.26 / 03:37
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Find out who is favored in the 2017 NBA Finals between the Cavs and Warriors. Heavy breaks down the opening odds for both the series and Game…
05.26 / 03:35
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Now is the time, according to Aaron Dubois. When he took over as head coach of the Brandon Barbarians men’s rugby team, Dubois set a three-year plan in place. The first year, with the club rebuilding, was based on practising hard, followed by becoming more competitive in the second…
05.26 / 03:31
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Zach Wytinck won’t be able to play at the provincial match play golf championships in June. However, this weekend’s match play qualifier means a lot to the 18-year-old Glenboro product. The two qualifying rounds, which take place Saturday and Sunday at the Minnewasta Golf and…
05.26 / 03:31
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Bradley Schoonbaert had a pair of hits, while George McNeill drove in a pair of runs as the Young Guns beat the Altus Cubs 3-2 in Andrew Agencies Senior AA Baseball League action at Sumner Field on Thursday evening. Jordan Old threw four scoreless innings for the Young Guns (1-2) to garner…
05.26 / 03:31
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Brandon mixed martial artist Curtis Demarce is set to headline a card next month with one of the biggest promotions in the country. Demarce (17-12) will meet Tom O’Connor (5-1) at King Of The Cage Canada 73 at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge, Alta., on June 16 in a lightweight,…
05.26 / 03:31
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Quinn Skrupa of the Brandon Eagles Gymnastics Centre placed fifth all-around in the high performance junior qualifying round at the national gymnastics championships on Thursday in Montreal. Skrupa, who moved up to the junior age group after winning the national novice title last year, tied…
05.26 / 03:31
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BOSTON - Drew Pomeranz pitched six strong innings and tied his career high with 11 strikeouts to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Texas Rangers…
It’s no Amazon physical store, but it’s the closest you’ll currently get to one. Amazon has finally made its AmazonFresh Pickup service available to the public, but only if you reside in Seattle. While Amazon would still prefer that its users have their fresh groceries delivered directly, the drive-in pickup could help convince those still reluctant customers to embrace the … Continue…
05.26 / 03:12
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Andy Rubin, father of Android, left Google more than two years ago to start his own adventures. Not long afterwards, it was believed that he would be making his own smartphone under a new “Essential” company. He did make a big announcement earlier this month, but it was for a different product for a different startup. It seems that the … Continue…
05.26 / 01:44
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Facebook is rumored to be launching its own video service, one that will compete with things like Snapchat and YouTube, and it has just signed a deal with several big media companies as part of this. Such information comes from recently surfaced sources stating Facebook has penned a deal with Vox Media, Group Nine Media, ATTN, BuzzFeed and more. Content … Continue…
05.26 / 01:44
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Uber has long offered a high-end service for customers who want to rent a luxurious ride, something for a nice night out or a good first impression. Now Lyft has finally gotten into that game, offering its own high-end service. Called Lyft Lux, this new option gives Lyft customers the ability to order a ‘luxurious ride’ that is operated by … Continue…
05.26 / 00:55
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A single click that opens a malicious attachment is all it takes to unleash a ransomware into your system. If you're not taking steps to protect yourself, then it's not a matter of if you'll be hit, but a matter of when. And you can't stop at protecting just one single device. Here's what you need to do to make sure every gadget you own is…
05.26 / 00:53
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First there was bendable, rollable, and foldable... but now, thanks Samsung, we have stretchable displays.The company has showed off a new display technology at Display Week - and it can stretch like a rubber band or a trampoline. The 9.1-inch…
05.26 / 00:34
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First quarter results that were merely in-line with his expectations aren’t dampening PI analyst David Kwan’s enthusiasm for VersaPay (TSXV:VPY). On Tuesday, VersaPay posted its Q1, 2017 results. The company generated EBITDA of negative $1.8-million on revenue of $490,000, a topline that was up 66.8 per cent over the $290,000 it posted in the same […] The post VersaPay could have significant upside, says PI Financial appeared first on Cantech…
05.26 / 00:14
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TORONTO – Voltera Inc. CEO Alroy Almeida knows how frustrating it can be for manufacturers to build and test new components. It’s what led him and three friends to found their company in the first place. The three-year-old Kitchener, On.-based startup’s signature product, the V-One – which was partially funded by a Kickstarter campaign…
05.26 / 00:13
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CAP D’ANTIBES, France – A star-studded French Riviera AIDS fundraising gala has raised more than $20 million (17.8 million euros) to combat the disease globally. Guests at the 24th annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala were treated Thursday to musical performances by Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora and Diana Ross, a fashion show and auction of The post Stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
05.26 / 02:59
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NEW YORK – “The Bird Charmer” by Rufino Tamayo was sold for $4.3 million on Thursday at Sotheby’s Latin American art auction in New York. The 60 1/4 by 50 1/4 inch (153 x 128 cm) oil on canvas was sold a day after another impressive work by the Mexican artist, “Músicos,” didn’t find a The post Sotheby’s sells Tamayo’s ‘Bird Charmer’ for $4.3M in NY appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around L…
05.26 / 02:59
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As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.After venturing down the Peace Trail with his last solo LP, inimitable Canadian songwriter Neil Young will apparently next be revisiting his archives by dusting off a previously unreleased album. Titled Hitchhiker, Young's newly discovered solo acoustic effort will reportedly arrive on July 14 through Reprise. The news comes via Neil Young fansite Thrasher's Wheat [via Stereogum], which shared the supposed album cover above and the tracklisting below. Hi…
05.26 / 02:49
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AUSTIN, Texas - As "bathroom bills" targeting transgender individuals falter across the U.S., fizzling even in conservative bastions like Kansas and Arkansas following the upheaval over a North Carolina law last year, Texas Republicans are doubling down in their determination. The resolve…
05.26 / 02:49
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NEW YORK - "The Bird Charmer" by Rufino Tamayo was sold for $4.3 million on Thursday at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York. The 60 1/4 by 50 1/4 inch (153 x 128 cm) oil on canvas was sold a day after another impressive work by the Mexican artist, "Músicos," didn't find a buyer a…
05.26 / 02:49
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A first-ever ruling in favour of same-sex marriage in Asia. A public caning in Indonesia. A soldier convicted in South Korea. For LGBT rights, it was one step forward, two steps back this week in Asia, where traditional values often clash with modern views on lesbian, gay, bisexual…
05.26 / 02:49
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The Young Money femcee will take the stage at the event as a performer, while her labelmate Drake will serve as the evening's…
05.26 / 02:44
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Latest report says the Audioslave frontman, who had a history of using drugs, had fresh track marks on his arm when his body was discovered in a Detroit hotel…
05.26 / 02:43
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Don’t expect too much out of the ordinary for your summer forecast, a Weather Network meteorologist a…
05.26 / 03:38
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Mayor Nenshi is looking at a cut to his sweet paycheque. City councillors aren't.The public had no say on the pay of councillors because city brass got in the way.You don't say.And, while we're at it, we're told Calgary taxpayers should be paying council members well, because if the politicians don't score their dough, they could be tempted to…
05.26 / 03:37
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Alberta's legislature took a moment away from boring old politics on Tuesday to recognize something truly important — professional wrestling. On Sunday, Alberta-born Jinder Mahal won Backlash in a match against Randy Orton in Chicago to become the 50th recognized WWE Champion and the first winner of Indian descent. Let the #PunjabiCelebration BEGIN, because here comes the NEW @WWE Champion @JinderMahal! #SDLive #JinderMahal pic.twitter.com/gJKjNiigdx— WWE (@WWE) May 24, 2017 Yuvraj Si…
05.26 / 03:30
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Heavy hits to the head and concussions are known to increase risks of depression and even suicide, but new research suggests that may not be the only…
05.26 / 03:21
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A 911 call that left a Winnipeg mail carrier feeling pressured to perform CPR on an unconscious woman was handled according to city standards, according to a city…
05.26 / 03:21
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A Winnipeg author has been awarded a national prize for first-time Canadian…
05.26 / 03:17
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Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice, who died last October in a plane crash, will be honoured with a posthumous award for his dedication to helping at-risk youth.The Calgary police commission hosted its annual community policing awards event Thursday evening to celebrate Calgarians who are helping make the city…
05.26 / 03:17
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Residents of a lakeside community in Bowmanville, Ont. are “completely overwhelmed” by relentless flooding after waves pummeled the shoreline of the Cedar Crest Beach community, breaching the str…
05.26 / 03:12
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