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  1. Winnipeg server grateful after woman gives her a $1,000 tip on $87 bill

    01.19 / 05:16 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg server says she was brought to tears by the generosity of a customer she had never met before. On Saturday, Jennifer Peitsch was working at Mongo's Grill on Regent Avenue, one of her two jobs. Peitsch told CTV Winnipeg she was serving a table of four — one woman and he…
  2. President-elect Donald Trump escalates Tom Ford fashion dis

    01.19 / 02:13 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania. Michael Weaver, spokesman for the hotel, confirmed it removed Ford's lines of those…
  3. Vegemite being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez

    01.18 / 22:51 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK - Vegemite and other grocery products are being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to Australian dairy company Bega Cheese in a deal worth about $345.3 million (460 Australian dollars). Mondelez International Inc. said Wednesday it's selling most of its grocery business in Australia and…
  4. Manitoba Premier says no to side deal on health care funding with Ottawa

    01.18 / 21:30 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will not sign a bilateral deal with the federal government on health-care funding. Pallister says it is not useful to agree to extra money for services such as mental health at the expense of most other areas of the health system. He says…
  5. Classical fuses with punk to kick off Paris menswear shows

    01.18 / 20:08 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    PARIS - Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall/winter 2017 menswear fashion shows. The travelling press bid "ciao" to Milan and said "bonjour" to Paris — kicking off 50 fashion shows, endless pa…
  6. Many youth with ADHD given antipsychotic drugs: study

    01.18 / 17:25 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO - An Ontario study shows one in 20 children and youth have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and many are prescribed antipsychotic drugs, despite having no other mental health diagnosis. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, causes such symptoms as…
  7. Soprano: Juliette is 'like a bird you can't catch'

    01.18 / 16:44 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK - Keep your eyes on Diana Damrau, if you can, as she darts about the stage as the innocent and impetuous teenage heroine in the opening scene of Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette." "She is like a bird you can't catch, going here and going there," the German soprano said in an interview…
  8. Trump EPA pick pledges more co-operation with industry

    01.18 / 16:24 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told senators Wednesday that he intended to work co-operatively with states and industry to return the federal watchdog to what he called its proper role. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott…
  9. RIGHT AT HOME: From scrap heap to style file

    01.18 / 15:02 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    Recycling has become the norm in many communities. The detritus of our daily lives — plastic, glass, metal and paper — makes its weekly trek to processing plants across the country. Much of it gets made into new versions of itself: Your empty corn tin might end up as your next bean can. Smelt…
  10. States argue in court for more say over endangered species

    01.18 / 09:57 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    DENVER - A battle over how to save endangered wolves in the Southwest moves to a federal appeals court Wednesday as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the federal government from reintroducing wildlife within their borders. The Interior Department is asking the Denver-based…
  11. DeVos pledges not to undo public education, pushes choice

    01.18 / 01:30 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    WASHINGTON - In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged Tuesday not to dismantle public education and said she wasn't selected for the job simply because of her wealthy family's generous contributions to the Republican Party. Sen. Patty…
  12. B.C. First Nations take Crown to court over Trans Mountain pipeline approval

    01.17 / 22:48 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    VANCOUVER - Three First Nations are taking the federal government to court over its decision to approve the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline that they say poses a serious threat to the environment and their way of life. Representatives from the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations,…
  13. Nebraska targets ban on religious garb worn by teachers

    01.17 / 22:27 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    LINCOLN, Neb. - Sister Madeleine Miller applied for a high school teaching job in Nebraska thinking she would get judged on her credentials — not what she was wearing on her head. The 37-year-old nun was shocked to learn that, under a little-known law nearly a century old, she couldn't wear a…
  14. Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

    01.17 / 21:27 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    LAS VEGAS - It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies — the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group — are coming together to tackle it. It's a…
  15. Alberta environment minister says green incentives program ready by March

    01.17 / 21:07 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    EDMONTON - Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says energy efficiency programs to help Albertans save money are now in the final stages and will be launched as early as March. Phillips says the first programs will give homeowners the chance to receive LED light bulbs and low-flow shower…
  16. Colin Mochrie champions transgender rights, expresses support for daughter

    01.17 / 17:23 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO - Canadian comic Colin Mochrie says he welcomes his new role as a champion for transgender rights after speaking out in support of his daughter. The "Whose Line Is it Anyway?" star says he didn't expect to receive much attention when he took to Twitter on Sunday to ask why some…
  17. Trudeau says he may not wish political leadership on his young daughter

    01.17 / 16:02 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    FREDERICTON - The prime minister says he may not encourage his young daughter to carry on the family tradition of political leadership. Justin Trudeau was at a town hall in Fredericton when he was asked by a little girl what his eight-year-old daughter Ella-Grace wants to be when she…
  18. COOKING ON DEADLINE: Cheesy Beer Dip with Hot Pretzels

    01.17 / 14:42 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    It is easy enough to put out bag after bag of chips during a Sunday football-watching party, or any other gathering for that matter. And it's not much harder to go the extra step and put those chips into an actual bowl ... you know, if you're feeling classy. But how about making a…
  19. You're going on vacation, but what about your plants?

    01.17 / 14:41 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    Winter, especially early winter, is a good time of year for gardeners to travel. Houseplants now are most tolerant of neglect and, if we plan a little, they can even thrive in our absence. Lack of water is the major threat to neglected plants. But you know how long your plants can go…
  20. Hyundai highlights US spending plan before Trump inaugurated

    01.17 / 08:15 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering building a new U.S. factory, in an unusual disclosure of its mid-term investment plan in the key market. Chung Jin Haeng,…