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African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

Published 08/02/2019

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - African nations with rich reserves of copper and cobalt needed for the shift to electric vehicles sense they have the upper [more…]

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Published 07/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers are done raising domestic interest rates amid signals from Asia and Europe that global economic growth is sputtering, [more…]

FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling…

FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling…

Published 07/02/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was taking action against certain retailers including Walgreen Boots Alliance for repeatedly flouting [more…]

Canadian hit ‘Schitt’s Creek’ gets 15 Canadian Screen Award nods

Canadian hit ‘Schitt’s Creek’ gets 15 Canadian Screen Award nods

Published 07/02/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek” and drama “Anne with an E” led the nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards, grabbing 15 nods each [more…]

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin signs launch deal with Canada’s Telesat

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin signs launch deal with Canada’s Telesat

Published 31/01/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Jeff Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, has signed a deal with Canada’s Telesat to launch part of a satellite constellation aimed [more…]

Rugby: Major League commissioner sees bright future for game in U.S.

Rugby: Major League commissioner sees bright future for game in U.S.

Published 28/01/2019

(Reuters) - Major League Rugby (MLR) Commissioner Dean Howes says the sport will be more visible than ever in the United States this year as [more…]

Patriots, Rams arrive in Atlanta for Super Bowl

Patriots, Rams arrive in Atlanta for Super Bowl

Published 28/01/2019

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots have touched down in Atlanta after enthusiastic send-offs from their fans ahead of their [more…]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Stays Victorious, ‘Kid Who Would Be King,’…

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Stays Victorious, ‘Kid Who Would Be King,’…

Published 27/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” easily maintained its reign in North America, adding $19 million during its second weekend of release for [more…]

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada’s…

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada’s…

Published 17/01/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon’s striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]