Economy

Community Easter Egg hunt breaks participant records

Children up to age 12, divided into four age groups, will hunt for eggs and prizes. Here are nine ideas that should make your hunt eggs-stra fun this year. The annual event has been a popular spri...

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Nth Korea may be capable of sarin-tipped missiles-Japan PM

The Korean peninsula has turned extremely volatile in recent months over the North's missile launches and subsequent exchange of warnings by Pyongyang and its rivals - the US, South Korea and Japan. P...

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United Pilots Issue Statement On Passenger Dragging

American Airlines updated its rules to say that no passenger who has boarded the plane will be removed to give the seat to someone else. Incident comes soon after a video of a United passenger ...

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North Korea warns against U.S. 'hysteria'

The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. North Korea, still technically at war with the Sou...

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Scrap the bridge tolls?

Liberal party and have determined that the information provided does not meet the threshold for a commissioner-initiated investigation". Of those surveyed, 12 per cent said their opinion of the BC ...

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Why your taxes aren't due on April 15 this year

Celebrated in Washington, D.C., Emancipation Day commemorates the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 that ended slavery in the nation's capital. It is recognized as a legal holiday in the Distric...

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United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare

United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare

It later came to light that passengers were removed so that the airline's own staff could take a seat. Munoz repeated his apology to David Dao , his family and the other passengers who witnessed hi...

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Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

McDavid credited Kassian with being the difference-maker. "It gets you in the game, gets your team in the game". They had missed the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons prior to this year. "Guys might...

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Kentucky man dragged off plane suffered concussion, lost 2 teeth

Dao, who was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday night, suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth in the incident, and he will need to undergo reconstructive surg...

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The very public shaming of United Airlines

The very public shaming of United Airlines

Video of police officers dragging the passenger from an overbooked Uni. USA and European airlines are technically not required to offer anything to the passengers for voluntarily giving up their seat ...

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China urges North Korea and USA to step back from potential war

According to a report by The Washington Post , Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that "storm clouds" were gathering. South Korea and the United States say the sole objective of the THAAD is to ...

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Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast promise they won't sell your browsing history

Lawmakers voted March 30 to overturn Federal Communication Commission rules that would have required Internet service providers to get customers permission before collecting data on web-browsing and...

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Trump admin declines to brand China a currency manipulator

Trump spoke with Xi again by phone on Tuesday, and described their relationship in warm terms during a news conference on Wednesday. And so the Citrus Summit, as it's been nicknamed, was to be a s...

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Delta Will Pay Up to $9950 to Bumped Passengers

There have been a flurry of internal emails Friday. "The United Airlines MEC is confident that the steps we are taking as a company will ensure this type of inexcusable event never happens again". T...

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Elon Musk says Tesla semi truck to debut in September

Although little is known about the semi truck, you can expect it to feature an all-electric powertrain and Musk has said the team "has done an incredible job", so there's likely some next-generation...

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Equal Pay Day Is Reminder of Existing Wage Gap

Those figures are part of an analysis released a day before Equal Pay Day, which advocates say illustrates the national gap between what men and women earn. Because women earn less on average, they ...

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YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

The new YouTube service gives users a way to watch some of their favorite TV shows without a cable or satellite subscription. "We'll even keep each recording for nine months". Naturally there is a sea...

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Here's Why It's Not Really Equal Pay Day Today After All

Equal Pay Day is a symbolic point in the year when a working woman's pay catches up to a man's from the prior year. OH ranks 42nd among states and D.C. Women can actually start out at the same pay ...

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Trump picks critic to lead Ex-Im Bank he once opposed

Trump picks critic to lead Ex-Im Bank he once opposed

Trump said of the bank's lending model in the Journal interview. A White House statement also named Spencer Bachus, another Republican former congressman, to be a member of the board of directors of...

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Global shares mixed as North Korean tensions simmer

It has fallen every day this week as worries over geopolitical tensions have prompted investors into safe havens like the yen, U.S. Treasuries and gold. Hong Kong's Hang Seng reversed its losses in th...

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The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The Syrian regime and its backers, including Russian Federation, have denied Mr Assad was responsible. A handout picture released by the Syrian presidency's press office shows Syrian President Basha...

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Easter spending expected to reach all-time high

Easter spending expected to reach all-time high

Scott Shalley . Clothing spending is at its highest level in a decade, with 50 percent of consumers planning to buy new Easter attire. The Easter Bunny is going to be made out of solid gold next y...

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Premier Christy Clark deflects political donations question in campaign 'focused on people'

A day before the writ dropped for the May 9 provincial election, the NDP was already on the campaign trail, trying to lure voters with the promise of lower hydro bills. "And then you add in a $1.5 bil...

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China urges North Korea and U.S. to step back from potential war

President Donald Trump's tweets are adding fuel to a vicious cycle of tensions on the Korean Peninsula and if the US shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre...

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Tillerson says United States missile strikes carry message for others

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump and Xi agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons programme" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully". "S...

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Jungle Book redux: Girl, 8, found living with monkeys

Jungle Book redux: Girl, 8, found living with monkeys

Dr DK Singh, the Chief Medical Superintendent of the Bahraich hospital, said other than a few symptoms, there was no proof that the girl was like the Jungle Book character she's being compared t...

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Tesla's Elon Musk says company's semi truck coming in September

Although Jackson, 68, was dismissive of Tesla's valuation, he praised the job Musk has done to build fervor for his company's cars. Musk has previously said a year ago that the company was worki...

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$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

In this particular auction, the FCC was selling frequency in the 600MHz range (from 614-698MHz) cut up into bands. This auction sold spectrum in the 600 megahertz band, a low-frequency type that is ...

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Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

If filing a joint return, both spouses must sign. "(I put in) over 80 hours."He offered one bit of advice to procrastinators: "Get your stuff together, get it to your accountant and expect an extens...

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A primer on some of the main issues in the BC election

She says her government will continue to invest in the tech sector, which will lead to the graduation of thousands of more tech-savvy students every year. "For the past 16 years, BC Liberals have be...

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