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By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Canada imposes sanctions on 30 Russians over death of lawyer

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada imposed sanctions on Friday against 30 Russian officials whom it said were complicit in the 2009 prison death of Sergei Magnitsky, an anti-corruption lawyer who was jailed after More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Amazon plans new corporate office in Vancouver, to double headcount

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Friday that it will a open second corporate office in Vancouver, doubling its staff in the western Canadian city by early 2020 as it looks to tap into More...

By news On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Orionids 2017: In case you missed it – How to watch the Orionid meteor shower AGAIN | Science | News

Each year towards the end of October, Earth passes through the cosmic dust left behind in the wake of 1P/Halley’s Comet, which results in an interstellar parade of raining meteors. The Orionids, named after More...

By news On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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GlaxoSmithKline adult shingles vaccine wins U.S. approval

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline’s Shingrix shingles vaccine for use in adults aged 50 and over, a move widely expected after an advisory panel to the agency last More...

By news On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Canada granting asylum to U.S. border crossers at higher rates: data

TORONTO (Reuters) – Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say More...

By news On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Where to see Orionids in the sky – Star charts reveal meteor shower | Science | News

The Orionid meteor shower lights up the night sky every year with dozens of shooting starts towards the end of October. The shower usually runs from October 2 to November 7, but will peak with a high concentration More...

By news On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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How to see the Orionids TONIGHT: Where to look for the Orionid Meteor Shower 2017 | Science | News

The Orionids have been active throughout October, but star gazers are in for a treat with the shower peaking over October 20 and 21. As many as 10 to 20 shooting stars will appear during the annual spectacle, More...

By news On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Rheumatoid arthritis: Symptoms could be signs of THESE lung diseases | Health | Life & Style

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – a group of lung conditions that cause difficulty breathing – was linked to inflammation, according to the University of British Columbia and Arthritis More...

By news On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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British Airways ‘sorry’ after passenger BED BUG fiasco on flight to London | Travel News | Travel

British Airways passengers discovered the gruesome creatures after flying from Vancouver to London. Heather Szilagyi was travelling with her fiancé Eric Neilson and her eight-year-old daughter when they spotted More...

By news On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Exclusive: New data shows race disparities in Canada’s bail system

TORONTO (Reuters) – Black people in Canada’s most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five More...