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Feb 08 2018

BC wine marketers 'worth their salt' will capitalize on Alberta's ban

The Alberta government has moved to ban all imports of British Columbia wine, with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announcing the decision on Tuesday. "We'll fight as har...

Feb 08 2018

Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists

While a decision by Hong Kong's highest appeals court to drop prison sentences for prominent democracy activists was welcomed by human rights advocates and legal observ...

Feb 07 2018

More Snow in Store for This Week, Winter Storm Watch Issued

Friday A chance of snow between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Flurries have already begun falling across portions of the Lehigh Valley and will continu...

Feb 05 2018

BJP stunned, as Congress sweeps Rajasthan Bypolls

The party, which wrested power from the Congress in 2013 in Rajasthan, had 161 MLAs in the House of 200. This could have a major bearing on BJP national president Amit Sh...

Feb 05 2018

Kathleen Hartnett White's nominee withdraw by White House

A climate-change skeptic won't become President Trump's chief environmental aide after her nomination toiled in the Senate for months. Though the withdrawal has not b...

Feb 05 2018

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Winter Weather Advisory in effect west of Richmond

Basically, the weather service warns that while temperatures may creep above freezing Sunday morning, ice may still form on the ground. The National Weather Service ...

Feb 04 2018

Cricketer Manjot Kalra's family celebrates after India wins U19 World Cup

I'm proud of the support staff as well. To provide better training to our son, we shifted to Mohali. "Can't express what I'm feeling right now, really proud". "Hope to ...

Feb 03 2018

Snow for Darien in the forecast early Friday, Sunday afternoon

Rain changes to a brief burst of snow between 10 pm and 2 am across western/central MA and northern CT. Snow ends across this region by 7 am. Thanks to a southerly flow, ...

Feb 01 2018

EasyJet CEO takes pay cut in equal pay commitment

Mr Lundgren's starting annual salary was £740,000, while Ms McCall was on £706,000 when she left the budget airline in November. "I want [equal pay and equal opportunit...

Feb 01 2018

Trump Sending Tillerson on Africa Trip to Fix 'Shithole' Comments Row

According to a report by the Mail and Guardian, both newspapers in the United Kingdom, in January 2017, the information technology unit at the African Union's headquarter...

Feb 01 2018

Separatist southern forces seize Yemen's Aden from Saudi-backed gov't

Soldiers stand guard as workers unload aid packages from a Saudi air force cargo plane, at an airfield Yemen's province of Marib. Separatists' forces late on Monday adv...

Jan 31 2018

Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself

Imad al-Alami, 62, was "examining his personal weapon in his home" when it inadvertently went off in his face on January 9, the militant Palestinian group says. The 62-ye...

Jan 31 2018

South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

In a "two-way conversation", some diplomats who met officials managing Cape Town's crisis referred to water shortages in their own countries, including in Barcelona, Spai...

Jan 30 2018

Deputy FBI Director McCabe, a Trump target, steps down

As recently as last week, Mr. McCabe had told people he hoped to stay until he was eligible to retire in mid-March. McCabe, slated to step down in March, has been sai...

Jan 30 2018

Australia aims to become 'top 10' defence exporter

The plan identifies the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand as the highest priority export markets - due to Australia's close relationship with thes...

Jan 29 2018

Sydney 7s rocks off and on the field

Olympic champions Australia were emphatic winners of Pool A, beating Spain 29-0, Papua New Guinea 50-0 and France 43-0. They also beat a very strong New Zealand team i...

Jan 29 2018

Russian Federation police raid Navalny's office amid protests

As UNIAN reported , on December 25 Russia's Central Election Commission turned down Alexei Navalny's application to run for president citing the law provision that cit...

Jan 28 2018

Melania Trump skips Davos summit, visits Holocaust museum

Mrs. Trump had originally been scheduled to join her husband at an economic summit in Davos, Switzerland, this week. "My heart is with you, and we remember". She has join...

Jan 28 2018

Google and Facebook 'Deliberately Engineer Addiction — George Soros

A Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report revealed earlier this month that 44 per cent of publishers are more anxious about tech companies compared to the ...