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Lighting Up Hope for Human Rights

(New York) - Human Rights Watch has arranged for 17 landmarks across the globe to shine bright blue on December ...


Coastal First Nations woo Asian tourist market - Asia Pacific in Vancouver

Coastal First Nations woo Asian tourist market Business in Vancouver ...


Fluctuating gas prices changing B.C. drivers' fueling habits- poll

Even with B.C. introducing legislation compelling oil and gas companies to disclose pricing data, a new poll has found that ...


Vancouver bar to host German-inspired winter wonderland with boozy treats - Dished

Vancouver bar to host German-inspired winter wonderland with boozy treats - Dished Daily Hive ...


International

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2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

Trump orders Jewish people to have ethnic categorization

WASHINGTON, DC - An executive order issued by President Donald Trump interpreting members of the Jewish religion as part of ...

Britain braces for third election in 4 years

LONDON, UK - With Britons heading to the polls on Thursday to vote in their third general election in under ...

Peace, justice and good will an elusive dream for Palestinians

Peace, Good Will and Joy on Earth at Christmas! But what does that mean for Palestine and Palestinians? Every year, ...

Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

Canada

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Not child's play: the serious innovation behind toy making

Parents of young children will remember the Hatchimal frenzy of 2016, when a cute chick that hatches by itself took ...

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

You've likely heard about direct-to-consumer DNA testing kits. In the past few years, at-home genetic testing has been featured in ...

What's ahead for remediation agreements in the SNC-Lavalin aftermath

About a year ago, the SNC-Lavalin controversy introduced Canadians to a new way of settling criminal charges - remediation agreements.Added ...

EU to Boost Measures to Protect Trade After WTO Impasse

The European Union says it is taking measures to protect its trade interests in the ongoing row with the United ...

How Canada's new election law has silenced political debate

It's almost 2020, and with a minority government in power, another federal election could be upon Canadians sooner than expected.So ...

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Wall Street celebrates as indices hit new all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit record highs on Thursday as reports circulated that the U.S. and China ...


Britain Brexit Bound as Johnson Set for Big Parliamentary Majority

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will win an overwhelming victory in Britain's election with a majority of ...


Mkhwebane: Lowlight of the year was ConCourt personal costs order

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive ...


European Central Bank Chief Sees Slowdown Bottoming Out

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Central banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy ...


Brazil's benchmark interest down to 4.5% a year

For the fourth consecutive time, the Brazilian Central Bank lowered the economy's benchmark interest rate. Its committee unanimously decided to ...


Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start ...


Hotel Review

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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