Daily Archives: October 23, 2017

Sessions: All bets are off in hunt for MS-13 street gang

FILE: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has spoken out against MS-13 and promised a new push to combat the violent gang.  (Reuters) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday promised an all-out assault on the brutal MS-13 street gang “just like we took Al Capone off the streets.” Sessions said the gang’s members are suspected in a series of killings in ...

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A geopolitical row with China damages South Korean business further

Closing time came suddenly IN A cosmetics emporium in central Seoul, rows of snail-slime face-masks sit untouched. Not long ago, visiting Chinese tourists would snap these up as avidly as a designer handbag in New York or anything from London featuring the Queen. Yet now their rejuvenating properties are failing to lure the country’s shoppers. Seo Sung-hae, a salesman, says ...

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38 accuse writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment

Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing Bugsy, has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the report, many of the women allege that Toback approached them on the streets of New York City and promised stardom. His meetings would often end with sexual ...

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Trump's top diplomat to Canada begins job today amid tense trade talks

Kelly Craft begins her job as U.S. ambassador to Canada today at a time of delicate diplomatic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement. The former Republican fundraiser was sworn in by Kentucky governor and longtime friend Matt Bevin in August, and formally assumed her post after presenting her credentials to Gov. Gen. Julie Payette at Rideau Hall in Ottawa this morning. Craft, the first ...

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Cardinals' Carson Palmer to miss 8 weeks with broken arm

Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a significant injury just a week after Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers was lost for the season. Palmer broke his left arm in the Cardinals’ 33-0 loss to the Los Angeles Rams at London on Sunday. He will need surgery on the arm and coach Bruce Arians said he expects the quarterback to miss eight weeks. ...

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Q & A | Teens search for way to improve magnetic resonance images

Two Toronto teens are working on a better way to apply magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. Grade 12 students Ben Nashman from Upper Canada College and Sunrose Billing at University of Toronto Schools are  exploring how to use MRIs in a new way. They hope it will some day be able to test what is in someone’s blood, such as glucose, cholesterol or drugs, without ...

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