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Sense BC says speed enforcement using manipulated stats News - Castanet.net

Sense BC and videographer Chris Thompson are back with the release of Speed Kills Your Pocketbook 2 Lying With Statistics. ...


2 hurt, 4 others rescued from Vancouver apartment blaze News - Castanet.net

Firefighters had to work quickly to rescue six residents of a burning apartment building in south Vancouver. The blaze broke ...


Burnaby driver slams into parked SUV, doesn't stop News - Castanet.net

A Burnaby driver slammed into a parked SUV and didn't even stop to check the damage. The hit and run ...


BC firearms trafficker has parole revoked News - Castanet.net

A Hope man is back behind bars after he allegedly continued to traffic in illegal firearms after he'd been released ...


International

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Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Canada

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We're hiring: Health + Medicine Editor

The Conversation Canada is looking for a Health + Medicine Editor to join our team of journalists who work with ...

Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security

Recent years have not been kind to journalism. In Canada, there are numerous examples of reduced work schedules and publication ...

In science, it's better to be curious than correct

I'm a geneticist. I study the connection between information and biology - essentially what makes a fly a fly and ...

Facebook's not a threat to the UK election

The Cambridge Analytica scandal of March 2018 changed the status of Facebook forever. The revelation that a political consultancy had ...

Norwegian Cruise Line takes delivery of Norwegian Encore

Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], Nov 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, today took delivery of its newest ...

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U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...


European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...


Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...


Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...


U.S. stocks make minor advances Monday, dollar softens further

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks remained in record territory on Monday but the major indices were flat as ...


Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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