Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

Military action directed at North Korea 'too horrific' to consider: UN's Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the solution to containing North Korea as the regime conducts continued nuclear weapons tests “must be political” as the “potential consequences to military action are too horrific.” Guterres said he would be ready to support any efforts towards bringing about denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner. Guterres’s comments came hours ...

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A survey finds support for both globalisation and import tariffs

IN JANUARY 2000, George W. Bush, then a presidential candidate, said: “If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow.” His eloquence did little for the cause of free trade. Tariffs have consistently retained broad global support despite the spoonerism. GlobeScan, a consultancy, has regularly conducted surveys in several developing and developed countries. They measure support for ...

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2 boaters found safe following search in Frobisher Bay near Iqaluit

CBC Nunavut reporter Michael Salomonie says he’s thankful to be alive, as he and his teenage son were found safe early this morning after their fishing boat went missing Saturday in Frobisher Bay outside Iqaluit. Officials confirm that searchers aboard a Royal Canadian Air Force Cormorant helicopter found Salomonie and his son, Ian Salomonie, 17, in good condition on a ...

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RED SOX SNOOPING? Team used Apple Watch to steal Yankees' signs: report

The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees has been taken up a notch, with both teams accusing the other of spying. Major League Baseball investigators have found the Red Sox used electronic devices to steal hand signals from opposing catchers on the Yankees and other teams, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The investigation started about ...

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Beyoncé, Oprah, Streisand and Blake Shelton to headline Hurricane Harvey telethon

Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey will headline a one-hour benefit telethon to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims next Tuesday.   The star-studded telethon is being organized by Houston rap artist Bun B and Scooter Braun, founder of SB Projects, and is expected to include live or taped messages from George Clooney, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, ...

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Trump's hard line on 'Dreamers' could prompt 'civil war' in Republican Party

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to take a hard line on young immigrants unless Congress intervenes threatens to expose deep divides among Republicans who have long struggled with the issue, with one conservative warning of a potential “civil war” within the party. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to announce Tuesday that the administration will end in six months a ...

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Winners at last, Ticats stun Argos in wild finish

C.J. Gable and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats finally have something to smile about. Gable’s one-yard TD run with 2:30 remaining earned Hamilton its first win of the season, a lightning-delayed 24-22 decision over the Toronto Argonauts on Monday night. The victory not only halted an ugly eight-game losing streak, but capped a miserable week highlighted by the franchise rescinding its controversial ...

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Fish on antidepressants: Concern over concentration of drugs in species from Niagara River

Researchers studying fish from the Niagara River have found that human antidepressants and remnants of these drugs are building up in their brains. The concentration of human drugs was discovered by scientists from University at Buffalo, Buffalo State and two Thai universities, Ramkhamhaeng University and Khon Kaen University. Active ingredients and metabolized remnants of Zoloft, Celexa, Prozac and Sarafem — ...

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