Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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 ...

Captain Tiger to play again as US look to bounce back

Melbourne - Tiger Woods will juggle his captain's duties with playing for a second day at the Presidents Cup on ...

Els elated after 'unbelievable' start against Woods-led US

Melbourne - Ernie Els' young International team got off to dream Presidents Cup start as they stunned Tiger Woods' star-studded ...

Ernie's Internationals stun Tiger's USA on Day 1 of Presidents Cup

Melbourne - Ernie Els' young International team got off to dream Presidents Cup start as they stunned Tiger Woods' star-studded ...

World's first fully electric commercial plane takes flight in Canada

Ottawa [Canada], Dec 12 (ANI): The world's first-ever fully electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight from the Canadian ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite ...

Private sector in the NHS - growing but unlikely to take over

The Labour Party has tried throughout the general election campaign to steer attention towards the NHS. Polls show that Labour ...

Mockery in politics: how diplomatic insults have been flying for centuries

At the 2019 NATO summit in London, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, had the misfortune to be caught on ...

USMCA: The 3 most important changes in the new NAFTA and why they matter

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on a deal to pass a new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico ...

Peyper, Barrett-Theron on 6 Nations duty next year

Cape Town - Aimee Barrett-Theron will have the honour of officiating the opening match of the Women's Six Nations for ...

Mexican Mennonites combat fears of violence with a new Christmas tradition

Mennonites in Mexico are promoting a bright new Christmas tradition - one born of somber origins.The "Parade of Lights," a ...

WTO Suspending its Role as Arbiter in Global Trade Conflicts

WASHINGTON - In 1995, developed nations around the world came together to create a means of creating rules for international ...

Good governance is the missing prescription for better digital health care

Recently Ontario released its Digital First for Health strategy - aiming to further digitize health care and end the problem ...

Pelosi Announces Support for New North American Trade Deal

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, declaring it is a significant improvement over ...

'New and improved' Doug Ford doesn't extend to the environment

A defining feature of Ontario politics in the aftermath of the October federal election has been the emergence of a ...

Let's be clear about what 'get Brexit done' really means

Boris Johnson has fought the 2019 UK election campaign on the slogan "get Brexit done", promising to get his withdrawal ...

Andreescu named Canada's athlete of the year

Montreal - Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu added another honour to her glittering year on Monday after becoming the first tennis ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94

George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94.The UPC ...

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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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