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RIP Retail: These 19 retailers are closing hundreds of stores in 2017

RIP Retail: These 19 retailers are closing hundreds of stores in 2017

As Americans do more and more of their shopping on their devices instead of at the store, traditional retailers are reeling. Some are being forced to shrink — or go out of business altogether.

Already 2017 has been a year …

by July 14, 2017 0 comments News
Charlie Gard: US doctor will travel to UK to assess ill infant

Charlie Gard: US doctor will travel to UK to assess ill infant

LONDON – An American doctor will head to the UK to examine Charlie Gard, the 11-month old boy suffering from a rare genetic disorder.

High Court Judge Nicholas Francis said Friday that he was "open-minded about the evidence" to come …

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Fight like a girl: the female boxers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fight like a girl: the female boxers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a city that lives and breathes sport. Militia violence in the countryside and the corruption of the political system seem distant problems when ducking errant footballs and dodging boxers …

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Mayweather, McGregor hit new low during raunchy tour stop

Mayweather, McGregor hit new low during raunchy tour stop

Floyd Mayweather Jr. tosses money into the air as Conor McGregor sits nearby during a news conference Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Mike Lawrie / Getty Images)

Following two creative tour stops to hype the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor …

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A key component to ending poverty and hunger in developing countries? Livestock

A key component to ending poverty and hunger in developing countries? Livestock

In this June 2016 photo, a man watches his cows in the bush near Bouake in Ivory Coast. (Issouf Sanogo / AFP/Getty Images)

The recent emergence of famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen that has left more than …

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Social care ‘not being tailored enough’ for those who need it

Social care ‘not being tailored enough’ for those who need it

Occupational therapists are calling for an end to a "high volume, low cost" approach to social care, which they say leaves many older people missing out on vital services.

A new report from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists said …

by July 13, 2017 0 comments News
The fatty repercussions of free trade

The fatty repercussions of free trade

A thought-provoking study suggests that NAFTA’s reducing the cost of high-fructose corn syrup has contributed to Canada’s rising obesity problem.

Free trade agreements are controversial at the best of times, but now a study published in the Canadian Medical Association …

by July 12, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
At midday: TSX falls, weighed down by resources, financials

At midday: TSX falls, weighed down by resources, financials

Banks tower above pedestrians in Toronto’s financial district (Kevin Van Paassen/Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and)

Canada’s main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as lower commodity prices weighed on resource shares, while the heavyweight financials group also lost ground.…

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Apple sets up China data centre to meet new cyber-security rules

Apple sets up China data centre to meet new cyber-security rules

BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday said it is setting up its first data centre in China, in partnership with a local internet services company, to comply with tougher cyber-security laws introduced last month.

The U.S. technology company …

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Trump Jr. says ‘in retrospect,’ he would have handled Russia meeting ‘a little differently’

Trump Jr. says ‘in retrospect,’ he would have handled Russia meeting ‘a little differently’

Donald Trump Jr. went on Hannity Tuesday night to discuss the meeting he had in June 2016 with a Russian attorney who promised compromising information on Hillary Clinton, announcing that with the release of emails regarding the incident, "this is …

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