Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Why the stock market 'hissy fit' shouldn't prompt investor panic

Sometimes markets are in need of a good reality check. And this is definitely one of those times, says wealth management advisor Susan Latremoille. “We gotta know that trees don’t grow to the sky, the market doesn’t go up forever,” said Latremoille, who heads up the Toronto-based Latremoille Group, a wealth management firm.  “When days like this come along, nobody likes it, but it is ...

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Woman sues ex-boyfriend for half of $6M lottery prize

A Chatham, Ont. woman is hoping a jury will help her claim more than $3 million that has been stuck in legal limbo since her ex-boyfriend cashed in a winning lottery ticket half of which, she says, belongs to her.  Denise Robertson filed a statement of claim against Maurice Thibeault in a Windsor court on Tuesday, for breach of trust, unjust ...

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Kian Lawley cut from The Hate U Give film after video of racist comments emerges

Actor Kian Lawley is being cut from the upcoming film The Hate U Give after a video surfaced of the YouTube star making racially insensitive comments. Though filming had already been completed, “due to the controversy surrounding his past comments and behaviour, Kian Lawley will no longer appear in The Hate U Give. The studio plans to recast the role of Chris and reshoot scenes as needed,” a spokesperson ...

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Steve Bannon will decline to appear before House Intel Committee despite subpoena, sources say

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is expected to be a no-show before the House Intelligence Committee, which is probing Russian interference in the 2016 election.  (Associated Press) Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, will not appear Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee, bucking a subpoena for his testimony and setting the stage for a showdown as the ...

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Everything you need to know about the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

Thousands are expected to line roadways and beaches around Cape Canaveral, Fla., ahead of Tuesday’s inaugural launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. You can follow the launch here, starting at 1:30 p.m. ET. If successful, the Falcon Heavy would be the most powerful rocket in use, and many hope it will make it easier to get humans past low-Earth orbit, back ...

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Former leader, 2 Supreme Court judges arrested in Maldives

The Maldives opposition leader and two Supreme Court judges were arrested early Tuesday hours after the government declared an emergency in the Indian Ocean nation that has been increasingly in turmoil in the days since the court ordered several jailed politicians to be freed. The charges against opposition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom include bribery and attempting to overthrow the government, ...

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