Daily Archives: October 6, 2017

Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone

File photo: The Uber app for iOS has been given a unique privilege on the operating system which allows the app to spy on the iPhone’s screen, a researcher has discovered. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu) The Uber app for iOS has been given a unique privilege on the operating system which allows the app to spy on the iPhone’s screen, a researcher ...

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WWE Rumors: Brock Lesnar Defending Universal Title Against Braun Strowman Before SummerSlam

WWE Rumors: Brock Lesnar Defending Universal Title Against Braun Strowman Before SummerSlam Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Brock Lesnar in action during his fight against The Undertaker at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo : JP Yim/Getty ...

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Larry David and Bernie Sanders are more than just look-alikes. They're related

Comedian Larry David and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are more than just look-alikes: it turns out they’re distant cousins. The link was revealed on the PBS series Finding Your Roots, which had its fourth season premiere this week.  Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. had David and Sanders, separately, flip through a photo album to reveal the relation — and it took both men by surprise. ...

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After sexual harassment accusations, Hollywood asks: Is Harvey Weinstein done?

​Accepting the Golden Globe best actress award in 2012 for The Iron Lady,Meryl Streep took a moment to thank the almighty — “God, Harvey Weinstein.” For decades, Weinstein has held a lofty position in Hollywood as one of the industry’s most powerful figures — an old-school, larger-than-life movie mogul who was never shy about throwing his weight around. “The Punisher. ...

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'I was afraid to go to bed at night': Giant spiders invade Cape Breton homes

As Halloween approaches, many people are preparing for creepy, uninvited guests to drop by their home. But for weeks now, Cape Breton resident Dale Capstick has been enduring nightly visits from unwelcome and very large eight-legged creatures. “Very frightening,” says Capstick, as she describes spiders the size of a human palm and that run with lightning speed. “We always see them along the ...

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It's East and West vs. the middle as energy policy once again fuels divisions: Chris Hall

If there’s one essential truth about TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline, it’s the project’s power to divide Canadians — even after it’s been abandoned. The company announced this week it would no longer pursue the oil pipeline that would have carried unrefined product from Alberta and Saskatchewan to New Brunswick. It blamed delays in the regulatory process and higher costs ...

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Tropical storm Nate takes aim at Mexico, U.S., after dousing Central America

Tropical storm Nate roared toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency and ordered some people to evacuate coastal areas and barrier islands ahead of its expected ...

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Energy East's cause of death: Business, politics or climate?

On Aug. 1, 2013, the day TransCanada introduced the Energy East pipeline project, the price of oil was $107 US a barrel. Those were heady days in the oilsands as Canadian oil production was expected to double in the next 15 years to more than 6.5 million barrels per day. Pipelines were desperately needed. The Northern Gateway pipeline west to B.C.’s coast was still ...

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