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A digital archaeologist helps inaccessible collections be seen

The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it.Davide Tanasi is a digital archaeologist at the University of South ...

From smoking to vaping: Why do we abuse our lungs?

Today's growing toll of deaths and serious illnesses associated with vaping represents just the latest variation on an age-old theme: ...

Urartu relics unearthed in Iran

PanARMENIAN.Net - Archaeological relics related to the Kingdom of Urartu (860 BC - 590 BC) has recently been found in ...

Are Canadian Conservatives actually conservative?

What governing vision does the Conservative Party of Canada offer Canadians this election?This is a fundamental question that the party ...

Brownface photo, SNC-Lavalin- At Wilson-Raybould rally, Trudeau looms large

Justin Trudeau was always going to be a major topic of conversation at the rally independent candidates Jody Wilson-Raybould and ...

Petting zoo suit dismissed News - Castanet.net

B.C.'s Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit against the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) and others alleging a child became sick ...

Overdose while driving News - Castanet.net

Police in Victoria are investigating a crash believed to be caused by an overdose behind the wheel. CTV News reports ...

Homeless veteran's sick dog News - Castanet.net

Meet Rocky, he's an eight-year-old Staffordshire terrier with big brown eyes that will melt your heart. He is also a ...

Cop resigns over allegations News - Castanet.net

A rookie Vancouver police officer resigned from the department in March before he could face a disciplinary hearing to respond ...

Pit bulls maul mini horse News - Castanet.net

A miniature therapeutic horse was severely injured after being attacked by a pair of pit bulls this week in Nanaimo. ...

British Columbia ends practice of 'birth alerts' in child welfare cases s Colonist

VICTORIA The B.C. government is ending a practice that allowed hospitals to inform child welfare agencies of possible safety risks ...

B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle- environment minister s Colonist

VANCOUVER Environment Minister George Heyman says British Columbia can't stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project but will use a ...

B.C. parent charged in alleged admissions scam in the United States s Colonist

BOSTON A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a ...

Two dead, two badly hurt after two-vehicle crash on Vancouver Island s Colonist

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. Two people have been killed and two others have been critically injured in a highway crash on ...

B.C. Green leader reduces workload after illness, full recovery expected s Colonist

British Columbia's Green party leader is reducing his work schedule while he recovers after recently being diagnosed with labyrinthitis. In ...

RCMP search for suspects wanted in carjacking at University of British Columbia s Colonist

VANCOUVER RCMP at the University of British Columbia's main Vancouver campus say they are investigating a suspected carjacking.A statement from ...

Wilson-Raybould pledges non-partisan approach on issues that affect Canadians s Colonist

VANCOUVER Political trailblazer Jody Wilson-Raybould committed to pursue truth and change through non-partisan co-operation at a campaign rally in Vancouver ...

B.C. funds measures to help forestry workers hurt by downturn s Colonist

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. The British Columbia government has put $69 million in a fund that will support forestry workers affected ...

Assisted-death lawsuit adjourned, government evidence widens eligibility- lawyer s Colonist

VANCOUVER The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and a woman with a degenerative illness have adjourned their lawsuit challenging the ...

Charges stayed against RCMP officer who killed man in Surrey, B.C. s Colonist

VICTORIA Charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon have been stayed against an RCMP officer who shot a ...

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Stocks rise, dollar mixed on markets in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region trader higher on Thursday, with gains across the board.The U.S. dollar softened ...

Security Risk Advisors opens headquarters for Europe in Kilkenny

KILKENNY, Ireland - Security Risk Advisors (SRA), the Pennsylvania-based cyber security consulting company,is establishing a European Headquarters and Security Operations ...

U.S. lowers interest rates, stocks largely unmoved

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Wednesday but signalled no further rate reductions. The ...

$1.6 trillion in bonds issued in emerging East Asia in 2nd quarter

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded steadily in the second quarter of 2019 despite downside ...

Stocks have mixed day, British pound retreats from 1.2500 level

SYDNEY, Australia - There was little movement on Asian markets on Wednesday .Shares in China closed slightly ahead, which in ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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