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  • 24.05.2017 11:44

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves today for Brussels for the NATO leaders’ summit, the alliance’s first such meeting since U.S. President Donald Trump moved into the White House. The future of military alliances, the fight ag

  • 24.05.2017 08:08

    MANCHESTER, United Kingdom – Canadian indie rock band Broken Social Scene has played the first show of their European tour in Manchester. The performance comes a day after a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city killed 22 p

  • 24.05.2017 07:32

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Empire State Building in New York City has gone dark in remembrance of the victims of the suicide bombing in Britain. A Twitter post says the landmarked building will remain dark Tuesday evening “in deep sympathy for the l

  • 24.05.2017 06:20

    WINNIPEG – The upcoming season will be the last for Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra music director Alexander Mickelthwate. The orchestra has announced Mickelthwate will step down at the end of the 2018/2019 season to take on the job as music director at

  • 24.05.2017 05:08

    JERUSALEM – What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems. President Donald Trump spent part of his two-day visit to Israel with open microphones nearby, giving the world a small glimpse into his private banter with Israeli

  • 24.05.2017 05:08

    FLANDREAU, S.D. – A man on trial for his alleged role in a marijuana grow room on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation testified Tuesday that he had visited the facility just three times, as prosecutors tried to tie him to day-to-day management of

  • 24.05.2017 05:08

    Iris Azulai’s 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel’s history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly at mass events, but regardless, she would not

  • 24.05.2017 01:32

    BOSTON – A Boston museum has doubled its reward to $10 million for information that leads to the return of 13 works of art stolen in 1990 in the largest art heist in U.S. history. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s board of trustees announc

  • 24.05.2017 00:56

    Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, May 23 ——— TERRORISM TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT NATO, G7: The deadly bombing in Manchester has thrust the familiar scourge of terrorism back onto the world stage as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to leave fo

  • 24.05.2017 00:56

    SAO PAULO – Miners have found a 4.3-foot (1.3-meter) tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds (272 kilograms) in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Paulo Santana of Brazil’s National Mineral Production Department said the emerald wa

  • 24.05.2017 00:56

    TORONTO – “Once Upon a Time” actress Karen David only met Manchester bombing victim Georgina Callander for a few minutes, but the sparkling 18-year-old’s embrace is ingrained in her memory. The encounter happened a few weeks ago af

  • 24.05.2017 00:20

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Broadway, there’s great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains. T

  • 23.05.2017 23:44

    TORONTO – Theatregoers in Toronto will soon come face to face with a piece of local history that once represented a new beginning for generations of newcomers to the city. The glitzy, illuminated sign that once graced the front of the iconic Honest

  • 23.05.2017 23:08

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 15-21. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS, 13.19 million. 2. “Bull,” CBS, 10.85 million. 3. “Dancing With

  • 23.05.2017 22:32

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England has shaken the music world, with some artists cancelling upcoming gigs and others planning to go ahead as planned. Blondie cancelled a Tuesday night concert in L

  • 23.05.2017 22:32

    22-year-old Salman Abedi has been identified as the suspect in a suicide attack on an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. 22 people were killed, including children.

  • 23.05.2017 21:56

    WATERBURY, Conn. – Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theatre are being sued over a fatal shooting outside the venue following a concert in December. The shooting outside the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford killed 31-year-old Travis Ward and 20-year-

  • 23.05.2017 21:20

    May 21: Singer Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers is 76. Guitarist Hilton Valentine of The Animals is 74. Keyboardist Bill Champlin (Chicago) is 70. Actress Carol Potter (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” ”Sunset Beach”) is 69. Singer Leo Sayer

  • 23.05.2017 20:48

    These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have yet to be proven in court. Defendants Wedgemount Power LP and Wedgmount Power (GP) Inc. and Wedgemount Power Inc. and The Ehrhardt 2011 Family Trust and Points West Hydro Power LP, by its general partner Points West Hydro (GP) Inc. and Calavia Holdings ...

  • 23.05.2017 20:48

    Finance Maria Parcella has joined Vancouver-based investment firm Pender as senior vice-president of private equity. She has 16 years of experience investing in emerging growth companies, mostly in the areas of information technology and med-tech. This experience includes operational roles, M&A facilitation and board memberships. She has built an extensive technology network across North America, ...

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