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CALGARY - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the NDP would welcome anyone who feels like they wouldn't have a political home in the United Conservative Party. The province's two right-leaning parties
Don’t plan on that medical marijuana apprenticeship just yet. If you’re applying for a state college scholarship program, plan to go to class full-time. And Nevada business owners won̵
Coming soon after it announced a partnership to test driverless vehicles with Lyft, Waymo's semi-truck program appears to target yet another application of autonomous tech Uber set its sites on.
It was organized chaos — young people in hard hats and safety goggles bashing tin, grinding metal and using giant electric saws to slice through brick and lumber inside the ...
New York City's mayor says a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city's Puerto Rican Day parade. Democratic Mayor ......
MONTREAL - A private Montreal elementary school is moving to quell public fears following media reports about Karla Homolka doing some volunteer work there. The school, which is operated by the ...
Sales are growing quickly for the popular meal delivery service, but losses are also mounting. The company is moving to go public while markets are near record highs.
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There’s a joke among Pleasant Ridge residents that once you move to this charming little enclave in southern Oakland County, you stay. You just move within the city. Barb and Sean Stokes are no except
It's not always easy to land a table at metro Detroit's hottest dining spots. But the Free Press and the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers have a great option for foodies: the Top 10 Takeover dining series.
Ladybug giveaways, weekend gardening seminars at English Gardens; Juried show Art On The Grand in Farmington             
Kathy Griffin and Stacey Dash are among the many celebs who have faced waves of criticisms after voicing their political opinion.             
OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - Competitors in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee picked their way along a precarious lifeline of consonants and vowels on Thursday as they eyed a...
College student living at home is ready to fly after graduation [...] make up your mind that you are leaving. Set a date to leave and do not allow yourself to be dissuaded, whether because of a gui
Scientists have found that some people who use the internet a lot experience significant physiological changes such as increased heart rate and blood pressure when they finish using the internet.
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Fiji's prime minister, who will chair an annual climate summit in Germany in November, says he's deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord
The "covfefe" phenomenon is all too real, thanks to President Donald Trump. But what does it even mean? After midnight on Wednesday, Trump got back into the groove of deriding the press. In doing so,
A conservative billionaire wants to build the America's biggest wind farm in Wyoming and send the clean electricity to California.             
Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord prompts billionaire tech giant Elon Musk and Disney CEO Robert Iger to step down from the President's Council.
Clinton has been increasingly vocal in her criticism of Trump as she ramps up her public appearances after several months of laying low following her bruising defeat. Walt Disney Company Chairman an
Artificial trans fats were ruled unsafe by the Food and Drug Administration partly in response to a lawsuit that Professor Kummerow filed against the agency.
An unnamed group, which includes 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses, is negotiating with the United Nations to accept its emissions reduction plan.
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz approached Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, dumping heavy rains that resulted in at least two deaths, caused
(Reuters) - U.S.-owned power generator Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday it expects to continue cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs by producing more power with natural gas an
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz approached Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, dumping heavy rains that resulted in at least three deaths, cause
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Delaware-sized iceberg is very close to splitting off from one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica, scientists say, after a fast-growing crack stretched to within 8 miles (1
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan woman who briefly dated Elizabeth Wettlaufer said she figured the woman was a bit off, but "I didn't know she was that far off." Sheila ......
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaig
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India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
Max Holloway’s 10-fight winning streak has been an arduous grind that has featured tests against a devastating puncher, a skilled mixed martial artist and an acrobatic former champion. The journey
The Rams and Chargers are in a so-called “Fight for L.A.,” a competition that includes wooing — and accepting — new fans from all parts of Southern California’s diverse population. Both franchises
One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
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If Brad Ausmus were to hand out a game ball after each game, then Wednesday night’s would have gone to right-handed reliever Warwick Saupold.             
In their nightmares the Cleveland Cavaliers will see Kevin Durant sprinting down the middle of the court and slamming down an uncontested dunk. Durant unleashed the fury of nine years with no cham
MANILA, Philippines – Kevin Durant showed he still belonged on the league's championship stage, powering the Golden State Warriors way past the Cleveland Cav
"Racism is an issue in America but is primarily an issue for the poor. It's not LeBron James' issue,” the FS1 personality said Thursday of the Cavaliers star's reaction to racist vandalism at a home h
McCloskey, who served as GM from 1979-92, had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease in recent years.             
At the World Cup in 2015, minnows Bangladesh pulled off one of cricket’s biggest upsets by sending home favoured England in the first round. England finally got ample revenge for that embarrassin
Dolphins safety Michael Thomas wouldn’t commit to continuing to kneel during the national anthem, as he did all last season, but the team captain said his desire to become more socially involved has g
The Miami Dolphins are tinkering with a position switch for Walt Aikens. Aikens, one of Miami’s top special teams performers, spent the first three years of his NFL career as a safety. However, he’s b
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GDP growth of 7-8% #39;fairly reasonable#39;, says Arun Jaitley

India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
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Nick Kyrgios blows his cool and then lead in four-set loss to Kevin Anderson at French Open

Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
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Artists to take over Mt. Wilson Observatory for science-inspired exhibitions and performance this weekend

A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
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MLB notes: Mariners' Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura leave game because of injuries

Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
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Max Holloway's master plan includes taking Jose Aldo's UFC belt

Max Holloway’s 10-fight winning streak has been an arduous grind that has featured tests against a devastating puncher, a skilled mixed martial artist and an acrobatic former champion. The journey
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Rams, Chargers reach out to LGBTQ community with sponsorship of Venice Pride

The Rams and Chargers are in a so-called “Fight for L.A.,” a competition that includes wooing — and accepting — new fans from all parts of Southern California’s diverse population. Both franchises
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JetBlue and Delta begin testing biometrics to identify passengers

One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
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Monstrous tunnel-boring machine makes history at the lowest point in L.A.'s transit system

Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
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Procedure performed on Angels' Trout is 'a little controversial,' medical expert says

The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
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The lottery is now open for permits to hike Yosemite's iconic Half Dome this summer

If you want to hike Half Dome this summer, start making plans. The cables that guide hikers the last 400 feet to the top of the Yosemite high point will be in place starting Friday. The lottery

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Hawaii fair organizers urge governor to waive wharf fees

WAILUKU, Hawaii - Fair organizers in Hawaii are hoping to keep their events running amid rising shipping rates. The Maui News reports (http://bit.ly/2roVmPo ) fair organizers met last week with gover
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Great white shark circles man in a kayak in California

A kayaker at New Brighton Beach, California spotted a great white on May 22. The man said he saw the shark before he got into his kayak, but still proceeded to enter the water.
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World's eeriest ghost towns

In Taiwan the futuristic seaside holiday resort Sanzhi Pod City looks like a creepy scene from an alien film, with UFO-shaped structures peppering the landscape.
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Disney World attendance down in 2016, report says

All four of Walt Disney World’s theme parks had dips in total attendance for 2016, according to a report released by the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM on Thursday.

At Magic King

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That Polynesian-style canoe that left Hawaii three years ago? It's been around the world and will return to Honolulu

Three years ago, a crew of sailors set off from Hawaii aboard a replica Polynesian canoe to travel the world. They would forsake GPS and other modern technology, and instead navigate by the sta

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From Loreto, 3 day-trip adventures in Baja’s high desert

Whether on elaborate treks to see ancient art or riding a mule to a remote goat farm, there’s plenty to write home about from these mountains of Central Baja.
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Microsoft's Paul Allen unveils Stratolaunch airplane

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen unveiled the world's largest aircraft at a hangar in California's Mojave Desert on Wednesday - the Stratolaunch, which has a wingspan of 385 feet.
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Walk this way with Detour app: 150 audio tours

If you're looking for a knowledgeable travelling companion, consider installing the Detour app on your smartphone. The app offers 150 audio tours for walks through fascinating nooks and crannies in p
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