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  • 25.05.2017 21:26

    OTTAWA – Conservative party members have begun voting to select their new leader, with mail-in ballots now returning to a depot in Toronto ahead of the official vote count on Saturday. Here are five things to know about the process. 1. There are 14

  • 25.05.2017 19:42

    Chinese Internet conglomerate LeEco has laid off about 70 per cent of its US workforce in an effort to streamline operations, less than six months after the company made its grand entrance into the North American market. The news comes just days after LeEco founder Jia Yueting resigned from his position as chief executive of LeEco’s Shenzhen-listed arm Leshi Internet Information & Technology, and ...

  • 25.05.2017 17:14

    TORONTO – Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning the decision of an Ontario judge last month that preserved the transit agency’s contract with Bombardier Transportation. The notice of appeal deepens the legal dispute between the Ontario tra

  • 25.05.2017 16:38

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia’s president ordered a thorough investigation Thursday of twin suicide bombings that targeted police, killing three officers, in the deadliest attack by suspected militants in the capital in a year. President Joko

  • 25.05.2017 07:38

    TOKYO – While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un’s recent missile tests, a month-long surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for th

  • 25.05.2017 04:38

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – President Donald Trump wants $108 million to deepen harbours for two U.S. seaports, while other ports scrambling to make room for larger cargo ships will benefit from a boost of more than $56 million already approved by Congress. Por

  • 25.05.2017 04:02

    Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedu

  • 25.05.2017 01:42

    Squats and pull ups are trendier than ever, but no one makes these timeless fitness fundamentals look better than the crew at Second Beach Sundays. For three years, these athletes have gathered once a week near Stanley Park to tap the primordial nature of human physicality through an exercise philosophy they call original movement. No equipment needed but your own body. Urban calisthenics is a power-driven ...

  • 24.05.2017 22:38

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is asking for more money to protect President Donald Trump’s signature New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and strengthen security at the White House, according to new budget doc

  • 24.05.2017 21:24

    The recreational boating industry contributed $1.3 billion to the provincial economy in 2016 and employed nearly 17,000 British Columbians, according to a new report by the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada (NMMA). Recreational boating is popular in Canada; around 43% of adult Canadians – or 12.4 million people – participated in the activity in 2016, and Canadians own approximately 8.6 ...

  • 24.05.2017 20:08

    TORONTO – Jason Priestley is enjoying a migration northward in the TV industry. While the Vancouver-born star once had to work south of the border to gain fame on series including “Beverly Hills, 90210,” he’s now able to live at le

  • 24.05.2017 19:32

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America’s shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. A federal agency that supports basi

  • 24.05.2017 19:32

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, snubbed by some Republican allies, is just the latest example of an administration that seems at times clueless or indifferent toward Congress. Since becoming president, Trump has at

  • 24.05.2017 19:32

    WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law has been worth the political pain they’ve been experiencing. The Congressional Budget Office p

  • 24.05.2017 15:30

    VICTORIA — The final count in British Columbia's tight and inconclusive election will be known on Wednesday, but the possibility of a judicial recount means the actual outcome might not be known for weeks. The race between the Liberals and New Democrats in one key Vancouver Island riding swung back and forth on Tuesday. The latest ballot count in the hotly contested Courtenay-Comox riding showed ...

  • 24.05.2017 11:08

    How President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies. ___ AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5 per cent Highlight: The proposed budget would limit subsidies to farmers, including a cut in go

  • 24.05.2017 11:08

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – An off-duty New York City corrections officer has accidentally shot himself and a woman after he dropped his gun while talking to her in a bar. The officer was speaking to an unidentified woman Tuesday night when he dropped his gun

  • 24.05.2017 08:44

    Alphonso Davies and Nicolás Mezquida scored in the first half to give the Whitecaps a 2-1 win over the Impact in the first leg of the Canadian Championship semifinal series. Vancouver goalkeeper Spencer Richey recorded five saves.

  • 24.05.2017 01:32

    Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal. The medal will soon be history as well, to be replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage. Snyder and Helen Maroulis, another U.S. go

  • 24.05.2017 00:24

    Growing up in the Bay Area of California, Denise Watkins was miles from her current vocation as owner of the National Lacrosse League’s Vancouver Stealth. Born in 1959, the self-confessed “math geek,” whose father had a PhD in chemistry, headed straight to the University of California, Irvine, after high school to study mathematics.  After graduation, Watkins was hired by a company in Silicon ...

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