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Why all human rights depend on a healthy environment

Recent revelations about the speed and scale of nature's decline are hard to truly comprehend. Not since the dinosaurs disappeared ...


The risk of 'peak oil demand' for Canada's Conservatives

It's no secret that the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) is the energy sector's greatest ally in federal politics. The ...


Toronto FC look to bounce back against NYCFC

Toronto FC will try to rebound from one of the worst defeats in franchise history when they host New York ...


Manfred pegs MLB debt from pandemic at $8.3B

Citing an estimated $8.3 billion in debt facing the 30 Major League Baseball teams due to the COVID-19 pandemic this ...


ATP roundup: Shapovalov falls in first round at Vienna

Jurij Rodionov, a 21-year-old Austrian ranked 153rd in the world, upset eighth-seeded Denis Shapovalov of Canada 6-4, 7-5 on Monday ...


Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice

In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of the Indian day schools. This ...


Sounders seek return to first place against Whitecaps

The Seattle Sounders will travel to Providence Park in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, though they won't be facing the Timbers. ...


Nashville SC brace for Impact as playoffs approach

With the regular season nearing the Nov. 8 end, Nashville SC and the Montreal Impact have a match in Harrison, ...


Penguins fire assistant GM Karmanos, hire Daley

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced the dismissal of assistant general manager Jason Karmanos on Monday, continuing a shift in the club's ...


Indian day schools survivors are seeking truth and justice

In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of the Indian day schools. This ...


Collateral damage: The unmet health-care needs of non-COVID-19 patients

As the second wave of COVID-19 has now officially hit Central Canada (Quebec and Ontario), we can expect health-care system ...


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27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...

Parallels: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar & America's Political System

The proceedings by the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings of President Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace ...

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America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Iranian Entities Active In Oil Sector

The United States on October 26 imposed fresh sanctions targeting key Iranian companies, entities, and individuals active in the country's ...

US election: how voting works for Americans overseas

As early voting continues ahead of the US elections on November 3, many Americans are waiting in long lines to ...

Why all human rights depend on a healthy environment

Recent revelations about the speed and scale of nature's decline are hard to truly comprehend. Not since the dinosaurs disappeared ...

The risk of 'peak oil demand' for Canada's Conservatives

It's no secret that the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) is the energy sector's greatest ally in federal politics. The ...

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English FA launches new diversity code

England's governing Football Association (FA) unveiled a new diversity code on Tuesday in the hope of ensuring more ethnic minority ...


Pakistan confirm tour to South Africa next year

Pakistan will visit South Africa for a limited-overs tour next year, the national cricket board said Tuesday.The Asian giants will ...


Bears QB Foles claims Nagy criticism was 'miscommunication'

A quarterback controversy is breaking out in Chicago but it involves only one player -- starter Nick Foles. During the ...


Antonio Brown officially joins Buccaneers

Antonio Brown is officially a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Head coach Bruce Arians said Monday that Brown, who ...


Report: NBA targets Dec. 1 training camp start date

The NBA offseason could end on December 1 under a proposed 2020-21 schedule that would include starting the regular season ...


Yaseen Vallie to skipper Warriors in 4-Day Franchise Series

The Warriors squad for the upcoming 4-Day Franchise Series has been named with Yaseen Vallie set to captain a side ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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