Makomborero Marumisa OyOsMusic Entertainment There is no denying that online purchasing has become part of our everyday lives. Its popularity growth recently can be attributed to its speed, heavy cut-
Nowhere is the dictum “prevention is better than cure” more accurate than in the context of IT security for businesses. In many instances, the need to cut costs has gradually taken precedence over the
Sifelani Tsiko The 2015 – 2016 El Nino-induced drought that plunged the entire Sadc region into a food security crisis won’t be the last to hit agriculture. It’s almost certain that the southern Afric
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OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning a massive suicide explosion in Kabul that killed 90 and wounded hundreds of people inside the city's so-called diplomatic zone. The t
(Reuters) - The New York Times Co said on Wednesday it was offering buyouts to its newsroom employees to streamline production systems and reduce the number of editors.
Investors should be on guard for a recession in the next five years by stockpiling cash for the day when stocks and bonds - as they always do - go on sale. So says Pacific Management Investment, the b
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To learn more about the human heart’s response to prolonged exposure to space’s microgravity, you just have to look at the fruit fly, scientist Karen Ocorr says. To advance that research, she will sen
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: Analog Devices Inc., up 96 cents to $85.76 The chipmaker’s second-quarter results were stronger than expected, and
Since Lamborghini has become part of the VW Group and benefited from the sophisticated engineering resources of Audi, the Huracan has been transformed, with a relatively absorbent ride and a tractable
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Need a new car but are worried about the loan payments? Consider renting it out a few days a month on Turo, a nationwide community of local car owners.
Car owners are paying down their subprime loans more slowly now, giving credit analysts pause to think that a great number of delinquencies is around the corner.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan apple grower who posted on Facebook that he wouldn’t allow gay couples to get married at his farm filed a lawsuit against the city of East Lansing on Wednes
The Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said Ireland is handcuffed into paying off the national debt with the revenue from the sale of AIB by a referendum five years ago.
Dow Jones Industrials High: 21,051.70 Low: 20,942.57 Close: 21,008.65 Change: —20.82 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2411.80 —1.11 NYSE Index: 11,598.03 —3.28 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6
After several agencies moved to a new tower in downtown Las Vegas, the federal government is looking to unload a decades-old office building in the neighborhood.
The company says it listened to enthusiasts in adding new colors and features for the 2018 limited-edition Focus RS.             
Nearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, o
SYDNEY, N.S. - A Cape Breton clown performer has been jailed two years for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Dale Rancourt, a native of Ontario who long performed as Klutzy the ...
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - They've been training for it, but students at elementary schools in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., won't get a chance to show off their high jumping ...
OTTAWA - The government's choice for official languages commissioner never spoke about the post with two of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest advisers, Heritage Minister Melanie Joly said Wednes
A 1980 letter to The New England Journal of Medicine has been cited in scientific literature 608 times, 72% of the time as evidence that addiction was rare in patients treated with opioids.
American taxpayers may have overpaid by as much as $1.27 billion for EpiPen anti-allergy devices over the course of a decade, a U.S. senator said Wednesday. That is nearly three times the $465 millio
Before he was officially named JSU President, William Bynum answered questions about he would overcome opposition to him becoming the school's president.            &nb
SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial companies General Electric Co and Caterpillar Inc made deals with Vietnam worth billions of dollars as Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc conti
NEW YORK - For all the changes in television over the past decade, the dominance of CBS with a broad audience remains a constant. The Nielsen company said Wednesday that CBS ......
(Reuters) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co on Wednesday reported a steep fall in revenue in its biggest business that sells servers, networking and data storage equipment, hurt by tepid demand, intens
LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. - The Latest on charges filed against teenager in death of Uber driver. (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Prosecutors say a teenage girl used a stolen machete and a knife ...
TORONTO - The Canadian Press has learned that a former Ontario nurse accused of killing eight seniors in her care is expected to plead guilty to first-degree murder charges in ...
Highlights at the close Wednesday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 15,349.91, down 22.44 points Dow _ 21,008.65, down 20.82 points S&P 500_ 2,411.80, down 1.11
The Nevada Division of Tourism and the Nevada Department of Education are collaborating again on TravelNevada’s “Discover Your Nevada” campaign encouraging state residents to visit a
The average value for the Canadian dollar on Wednesday was 74.07 cents US, down 0.17 of a cent from Tuesday. The U.S. dollar was at C$1.3500, up 0.31 of a cent. Pound ...
MONTREAL - The day-to-day activities of Karla Homolka are once again causing a stir in Montreal after a media report said the convicted killer has been allowed to volunteer at ...
Students and Jackson State University alumni made it clear that the decision to name Mississippi Valley State president to lead JSU is a forced marriage.            &nb
Antonio Battaglia is introducing “Trump” brand toilet paper, marketed under the slogans “Softness without borders”             
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen's troubled mass-market brand is pushing upmarket again with a new flagship model a year after ceasing the flopped Phaeton luxury saloon in a bid to lift margin
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as financials dropped after JPMorgan and Bank of America warned of revenue weakness, offsetting gains in defensive plays.
General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $244 million contract from the U.S. Navy for training services at the Center of Surface Systems.
Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a high-resolution home-security camera, offering a glimpse of a future in which increasingly intelligent, Internet-connected computers
Auto dealerships are critically short of trained technicians, at the same time recalls are driving millions of customers to dealerships to get their cars fixed, on top of their regular work.
Canada Bond yields for Wednesday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.47% (0.47%) Three-month: 0.525% (0.53%) Six-month: 0.565% (0.57%) One-year: 0.65% (0.65%) Two-year: 0.695% (
Visit Orlando’s board received a 2016 audit Wednesday unanimously and with no questions, amid scrutiny in Tallahassee and locally of tourism marketing spending. The board also heard a report from its
Dan Gilbert's planned Hudson's site project will not only create the tallest building in Detroit but the highest retail and apartment rental rates in the city.           &nb
DA Mark Duncan, who prosecuted Klan leader Edgar Ray Killen for murders of civil rights workers, is appointed to replace retiring Judge Vernon Cotten             
A new startup launched today that seeks to streamline electricity purchases with the use of a peer-to-peer network that relies on artificial intelligence and other technology like high-frequency tradi
Winning Best in Class at Pebble Beach in the late summer, then claiming a Best in Show the following year at the Louis Vuitton Classic is a rare accomplishment, but this Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 did just th
It took a while, but carmakers now see that a standardized system like AGL is in their best interests, as it reduces cost and leads to quicker in-car infotainment development and implementation times.
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - If you're in the market for a large, tank-like vehicle, the Nova Scotia town of New Glasgow has a deal for you. The town's police chief says ...
OTTAWA - Former jurors and New Democrat MPs are urging the federal government to create a national support system for Canadians who are called to serve as jurors. Mark Farrant says ...
A ringleader of the so-called Toronto 18 terror cell continues to minimize his role in the deadly plot and can't guarantee he has the support to manage his return to ......
OTTAWA - Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is set to unveil about $1 billion in financial supports for softwood lumber producers and their employees. Cabinet discussed the options for a package ...
Amid reports that President Trump plans to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris Climate Accord, billionaire Elon Musk is threatening to leave the president's council on job growth.
CALGARY - Some business leaders in Canada are expressing concerns that the fallout from British Columbia's election is discouraging the private sector from investing in the province. Val Litwin, the
With its $285-million expansion about six months from completion, Pechanga Resort & Casino is boosting its employment rolls on a grand scale. Pechanga — located in the Riverside County city of Tem
Exxon Mobil shareholders pushed the company today to share more information about whether regulations designed to reduce climate change will hurt the oil giant#39;s business.
TORONTO - The criminal charge of possessing child pornography does not include a lesser offence of accessing the lewd images, Ontario's top court ruled on Wednesday. In acquitting a man convicted ...
The light heavyweight division is getting pretty interesting of late. UFC 214 figures to be a huge card with Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones and now Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezedemir.
LeBron James is on the other end of “The Decision," playing David to Golden State’s Golaith duo of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry. But it's Curry whose terrific postseason is overshadowed by Durant’s
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