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TORONTO - Several licensed marijuana producers have penned a letter to Ottawa, urging the federal government to allow them to brand their products and provide medical cannabis on a tax-free basis. Th
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos surpassed Berkshire Hathaway head Warren Buffett and Zara’s Amancio Ortega to become the world’s second richest person Wednesday, according to the latest tally by Bloomberg’s Bi
Does the idea of living in a skyscraper strung from an asteroid stuck in a geosynchronous orbit 30,000 miles above Earth’s surface catch your fancy? If so, you might be interested in the plan for suc
Norman Eisen, a former White House ethics lawyer under the Barack Obama administration, said Wednesday on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" that Ivanka Trump's official role at the White House as an assist
“Westworld” star Evan Rachel Wood earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as the troubled, drug-addicted teenager Tracy Freeland in the teen drama “Thirteen,” and has endeared herself to audien
The Union Government has said there will be no special treatment for Vodafone India and Idea Cellular which have decided to merge and the companies will have to comply with the existing norms on spec
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday the company’s 8.1 software update for its cars on Twitter. The update reportedly brings many new features including a beta introduction of the Summon feature.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities ordered the evacuation of large parts of a major town of more than 25,000 people in eastern Australia on Thursday as a storm system generated by a powerful cyclone that
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis AG on Wednesday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to accelerate its review of the Swiss drugmaker's CTL019 therapy for young patients with B-cell
TOKYO (Reuters) - A local district court in western Japan on Thursday denied granting an injunction against Shikoku Electric Power Co's Ikata No. 3 nuclear reactor, the operator said on Thursday, a mo
There will be layoffs in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, although CEO Keith Dewar can’t yet say how many. While RQHR has previously relied on attrition to reduce staffing numbers, he
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia began evacuating thousands of people stranded on resort islands in the tropical northeast on Thursday, as water supplies began to run low two days after Cyclone Debbie tor
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday kicked an Exxon Mobil Corp lawsuit seeking to thwart two states from pursuing a fraud case over climate change to a Manhattan court, saying hi
E.P.A. scientists had concluded that exposure to the chemical, chlorpyrifos, which has been in use since 1965, was potentially causing significant health consequences.
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MPs have put pressure on the Financial Conduct Authority to close a security loophole which allows criminals to make ‘tap and go’ payments on cards months after they have been cancelled.
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Within the framework of participation in the enlarged summit of the European People’s Party in Malta, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasi
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Mumbai, March 29: WWE today (March 29) announced that WWE Shop, the official online source of WWE merchandise, will launch a local, e-commerce experience in India for the first time ever, beginning th
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