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Reports of a naked man walking on Interstate 55 were received by Jackson police Thursday morning.              
TORONTO - Galen G. Weston has been appointed CEO of George Weston Ltd., a business his father led for decades before stepping aside last year as part of a staged succession plan at the company that co
CHARLOTTETOWN - P.E.I. is moving to thwart the growth of biker gangs, proposing legislation to ban gang colours in bars, outlaw fortified buildings and regulate the sale of body armour. Premier Wade
HALIFAX - African-Nova Scotian social justice advocates are calling on Halifax Regional Police to suspend their use of street checks. Halifax lawyer Shawna Hoyte and social workers Robert Wright and
MONTREAL - One of the three elected members of the left-wing Quebec solidaire is quitting politics. Francoise David says she no longer has the strength to carry on and wants to avoid a burnout. Davi
OTTAWA - Former chief elections officer Jean-Pierre Kingsley wants the federal government to hit the gas pedal on electoral reform, now that there's a road map for replacing the current first-past-the
OTTAWA - The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's French-only answers to English questions at a public meeting in Qu
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Amal Clooney sparked pregnancy rumours when she wore a floaty dress[Getty] George and Amal Clooney sparked baby rumours when the international lawyer stepped out sporting a loose-fitting dress whi
Missguided launch second bridal collection [PH] Missguided has announced the launch of their second bridal collection. The range features 13 pieces for brides and a 19 piece bridesmaid edit.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the
The hotel at Second and James, which closed in 1933, was once the place to dance, dine and be seen, and host to presidents, entertainers and business moguls.
Don’t throw in the towel on getting out for trout fishing as some southwest Washington lakes have been planted to boost winter opportunity. In Clark County, Battle Ground Lake received a plant of 3,0
That sound you hear? Packs of barking dogs, screaming sirens echoing through the hallowed halls of the literary patriarchy? That’s Ottessa Moshfegh and her debut collection of stories, “Homesick f
It may be January, but contestants for the 2017 Miss Universe competition are gearing up for beach season. The swimwear fashion show took place on Jan. 17. The contestants strut their stuff down the
Latest Tech
If you are a small to medium-sized company without dedicated security leadership (yet), you probably are wondering when is the right time to hire your first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
It’s not always affordable to buy a new car or expensive technology packages, but you don’t need a new car to get some of the latest upgrades.             
A Milwaukee man claimed he was detained by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke for shaking his head at the lawman over his choice in sports paraphernalia, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
Animal welfare authorities in Michigan were looking for those responsible for maiming a dog found near Livernois and Warren on Detroit’s southwest side. The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) said they re
Thousands of organizers, activists and citizens rejecting President-elect Donald Trump’s polarizing campaign rhetoric are vowing to stand together in unity on Inauguration Day to obstruct the swearin
The Senate began deciding whether former Texas Gov. James Richard “Rick” Perry was a suitable nominee to head the Department of Energy on Thursday morning. The government entity has worked closely wi
Washington, D.C., is set to be a hotbed of activity Friday, with tens of thousands expected to protest alongside those wanting to be there in person to witness the start of Donald Trump’s term as pre
Latest Health
OTTAWA - Indigenous leaders say it is absolutely unacceptable that Health Canada was aware last year of concerns about a suicide pact in a northern Ontario community, but did not provide financial ass
The Congressional Budget Office analyzed a GOP 2016 repeal measure, which Republicans have cited as a starting point             
LUSAKA (Reuters) - The European Union (EU) has given Zambia about $69 million to expand electricity supply in the continent's second biggest copper producer, which faces a power deficit that has hit m
Synapses, the connections between neurons, come in different flavors, depending on the chemical they use as transmitter. The type of synapses that use a signal transmitter called GABA stand out becaus
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Latin America, once plagued by malnutrition, now faces a different type of public health crisis as processed food increasingly replaces traditionally prepared dishes, leading to
Karen Glanz, a medical director at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has published a report telling the CDC that financial incentives are the key to slimming down Americans.
Latest Finance
WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, said on Thursday that the United States will enforce trade policies to ensure a strong U
NEW YORK, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paying back your student loans is hard enough. It certainly does not help when the trillion-dollar industry seems set up to make you fail.
LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance said on Thursday it expects to cut 240 jobs in Britain following the merger last year of its UK life and general insurance businesses into one division.
(Adds central bank comment and details on target in paragraphs 8 and 9) By Silvio Cascione BRASILIA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, fallin
CAIRO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's prime minister said on Thursday he expects parliament to approve nominations for ministers in a cabinet reshuffle by the end of the month, state news agency MENA repo
WILMINGTON, Del, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Telecommunications company Avaya Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday to reduce its debt, but said it will not sell its call center business at this time
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded Costa Rica's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency IDRs to 'BB' from 'BB+'. The O
Latest Sport
Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook had a beef with a member of the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, and it wasn't former teammate Kevin Durant. This time, it was Warriors big ma
Allister Coetzee’s size-obsessed mentality has robbed the SA public of seeing someone who could’ve reignited a lacklustre Springbok backline in 2017
Order of play on the main showcourts on day five of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Friday (play begins at 0000 GMT; prefix denotes seeding): ROD LAVER ARENA Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) v Coco
Devastated former Wolves owner Steve Morgan led the tributes to Rachael Heyhoe Flint, calling her a 'trailblazer' whose loss would be felt across Wolverhampton.
By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange History tells us that the Super Bowl usually is won by the team with the better quarterback and the better defense. You can plan on rewriting that equation this year
2016 IN REVIEW | The starters are set, but questions remain at nickel cornerback, and about how the players will mesh with the new defensive coordinator.
Johnny Manziel is apparently eyeing an NFL comeback. In an interview with TMZ Sports, the former Cleveland Browns quarterback was asked which... Read More »
The term “fan” is short for “fanatic,” which means we shouldn’t be surprised when fans do dumb things to show their... Read More »
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US Treasury nominee Mnuchin: will enforce trade policies that keep dollar strong

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, said on Thursday that the United States will enforce trade policies to ensure a strong U
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YOUR MONEY-How the deck is stacked against student loan borrowers

NEW YORK, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paying back your student loans is hard enough. It certainly does not help when the trillion-dollar industry seems set up to make you fail.
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Zurich Insurance says to cut 240 jobs in Britain

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance said on Thursday it expects to cut 240 jobs in Britain following the merger last year of its UK life and general insurance businesses into one division.
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UPDATE 3-Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly 3 years

(Adds central bank comment and details on target in paragraphs 8 and 9) By Silvio Cascione BRASILIA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, fallin
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Egypt PM says cabinet reshuffle likely to be approved by month-end -MENA

CAIRO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's prime minister said on Thursday he expects parliament to approve nominations for ministers in a cabinet reshuffle by the end of the month, state news agency MENA repo
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Telecoms company Avaya files for bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Telecommunications company Avaya Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday to reduce its debt, but said it will not sell its call center business at this time
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Fitch Downgrades Costa Rica to 'BB'; Outlook Revised to Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded Costa Rica's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency IDRs to 'BB' from 'BB+'. The O
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3 Big Mistakes To Avoid This Tax Season

Starting Monday, January 23rd, the IRS will begin accepting tax returns for the 2016 tax year. Here are three of the biggest tax filing mistakes people make.
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Family minister unveils Kikuia store in Mbanza Congo

Mbanza Congo - The Minister of Family and women Promotion Filomena Delgado, is working on Thursday in northern Zaire province, where, among other activities, will reopen the premises of the provincial
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American Airlines to sell restricted ’basic economy’ ticket, no wheeled bags allowed

DALLAS — The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.
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Check it out: Disney After Hours

WHAT: Walt Disney World fans who crave the chance to visit the Magic Kingdom without a throng of fellow fans around can again take advantage of the Disney After Hours event. For seven select nights

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The Amazon tribe that kills and eats monkeys 

British photographer Pete Oxford took these amazing photographs of the Huaorani tribe, who live in the rainforests of Ecuador, by a tributary of the mighty Amazon river.
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WW1 ambulance train carriage is now a gourmet restaurant

The third class passenger coach used to transport wounded soldiers from the Western Front. Owners Ross and Claire More have now converted it into a railway-themed eatery in West Bay, Dorset.
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Germany has the world's most powerful passport

The annual ranking, which is based on the number of visa-free and visa on arrival destinations a passport allows its holder into, also listed Swedish and Singaporean passports highly.
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Right-Wing Hoteliers in Japan Anger China With Radical Historical Views

Fumiko and Toshio Motoya, founders of the APA Group and defenders of Japan’s wartime conduct, provoked threats of a boycott over a book promoted at their chain.
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Q&A: Denver law will allow pot in public, details up in air

Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs would look like ar
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Historic German abbey closed, property goes to diocese

BERLIN (AP) — Bavarian Catholic church authorities say they have closed Germany’s last Bridgettine Order abbey at the request of the Vatican. The property, including a precious library, now goe
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Catch peak wildflower season on a small-ship cruise of Canada's west coast

Modern Canada turns 150 this year, and Maple Leaf Adventures is teaming up with the Royal Canadian Geographic Society to offer a small-ship cruise that explores British Columbia’s west coast an

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