NP View: Throne speech points the way – to more squabbling on health care

If there are two things Canadians never tire of discussing, they would be the state of the weather, and the condition of the health-care system. It sometimes seems we have no more sense of control over the second than we do over the first. In the speech from the throne on Thursday, read by Governor […]

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Taking on Nerf Challenge’s battle arenas and obstacle courses – CNET

Walking into the Nerf Challenge, it’s impossible not to have a huge grin on your face. I got to visit the 50,000-square-foot venue in Los Angeles and try many of the incredibly fun experiences. As a lifelong fan of Nerf toys, I couldn’t have been more thrilled. The first challenge, Wrecking Bowling, involves riding a […]

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Calls For Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosion Thursday called on House Democratic leaders to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “Today, I am asking our chairman to proceed with articles of impeachment,” she said Thursday, in what was billed as a special announcement about the “status” of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into Trump. Lawmakers […]

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Electricity bill: Legault set to invoke closure over Hydro-Quebec rates

QUEBEC CITY — François Legault is determined to set Hydro rates before the end of the year – and said on Wednesday he’ll invoke closure if he has to. Legault said he’s determined to pass Bill 34 on electricity rates before Jan. 1, 2020; the parliamentary session at the National Assembly ends this Friday. The […]

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Hundreds protest public service cuts at UCP convention in Calgary

Hundreds of public sector workers circled the Calgary hotel hosting the governing United Conservative Party’s annual general meeting Saturday, chanting and shouting in –15 Cweather while about 1,600 party members met inside. Teachers, nursesand government workers marched in protest of cuts to public services and the potential loss of thousands of public sector jobs announced […]

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Germany to tighten law on anti-Semitic crimes

BERLIN: Germany is planning to tighten legislation on anti-Semitic crimes, a minister said on Thursday following a deadly attack aimed at a synagogue in Halle in former east Germany last month. Justice minister Christine Lambrecht told parliament that anti-Semitism would be made an aggravating factor for hate crimes in the criminal code. The current law […]

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Jewish and Muslim leaders attack main UK political parties ahead of election

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis in Downing Street arriving for the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London. Jonathan Brady – PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images With just over two weeks until the U.K. general election, the country’s chief rabbi has attacked the main opposition Labour party, claiming its […]

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Arsenal: Pep Guardiola admits Mikel Arteta will become a manager ‘sooner or later’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted his assistant Mikel Arteta will become a manager “sooner or later” after the Spaniard was repeatedly linked to the Arsenal job. With Unai Emery’s sacking at Arsenal now acknowledged by many to be inevitable, after the dire 1-1 draw with Southampton stretched the Gunners’ winless run to six successive […]

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Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films

Netflix has signed a lease to keep New York City’s iconic Paris Theater open, and will use the space to play some of its most prestigious films, the company announced today. The Netflix have plans to get into major theatrical distribution, but will instead use this to showcase their own films. The move comes at […]

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Jason Garrett coached scared and it cost the Dallas Cowboys dearly

This is the online version of our morning newsletter, The Morning Win. Subscribe to get irreverent and incisive sports stories, delivered to your mailbox every morning. Jason Garrett did something against Bill Belichick and the Patriots on Sunday that you just can’t do against the Patriots and it ended up costing his team dearly – Jason Garrett coached […]

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29 Hilariously Awful Face Tattoos. What Were They Thinking?

Do you kiss your mom with that face? Face tattoos aren’t the end of the world anymore. Back in the old days, any visible tattoos were pretty much a gateway to life-long unemployment and endless judgement from humanity. Today, even the most wholesome people can walk around with their butterfly tattoos and their dainty bird […]

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Quiz: Can You Guess These 1970s Sitcoms From A Picture?

Korean Admiral Yi Sun-sin once won a battle against 133 Japanese ships without losing a single one of his own 13 ships. Elizabeth I used to reward British pirates who ransacked Spanish ships with titles or wealth, which spawned the concept of “privateers.” Cleopatra wasn’t Egyptian. She was actually descended from a line of Greek […]

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QUIZ: Can You Name These Pieces Of Military Equipment?

The town of Salem, New Jersey once sued tomatoes – like, the concept of tomatoes – because they were supposedly poisonous. The trial ended with a guy eating a whole basket of tomatoes. The world’s largest swimming pool is in Algarrobo, Chile and measures over 1,000 yards from end to end. That’s 10 football fields! […]

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Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks to Treat Mood Disorders and Beyond

Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 3:00―4:00 PM EST Sponsored by: NIMH Division of Extramural Affairs Location: Neuroscience CenterConference Room C6001 Executive BoulevardBethesda, MDWebEx On November 21, 2019, Dr. Maryam M. Shanechi will present “Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks to Treat Mood Disorders and Beyond,” as part of the National Institute of Mental […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate – Tim Miller não volta a trabalhar com James Cameron

Terminator: Dark Fate ficou aquém das expectativas, do estúdio, do realizador Tim Miller e do produtor James Cameron, regressado para uma tentativa frustrada de devolver a série à antiga glória. “Destino Sombrio”, como o conhecemos pos cá, pode perder $100 milhões, mesmo tratando-se da película com os melhores ratings desde Terminator 2: Judgment Day. O […]

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Das Ende zeichnet sich ab: The Walking Dead Staffel 12 könnte die letzte sein

The Walking Dead hat inzwischen rund ein Jahrzehnt auf dem Buckel und eine langfristige Zukunft in Aussicht. Ein zweites Spin-off startet im nächsten Jahr. Filme sind vorgesehen. Wird es für die Mutterserie Zeit, sich von den Bildschirmen zu verabschieden? Das legen neue Gerüchte nahe. The Walking Dead: Ende nach Staffel 12? Die Zombie-Erfolgsserie The Walking […]

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Opinion: Why are children still being recruited to fight in horrifying adult wars?

The annual Halifax International Security Forum runs from Friday to Sunday of this week. To mark the occasion, the National Post is presenting a series of essays written by conference participants. Today, Gen. Roméo Dallaire and Dr. Shelly Whitman call for international action to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers. By Gen. Roméo […]

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WWE Survivor Series 2019: How to watch, start times, full card and WWE Network – CNET

Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio for the WWE Championship. WWE To no one’s surprise, Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Wargames 3 show was fantastic. Now the attention turns to one of the biggest wrestling events of the year, WWE’s Survivor Series. For the past few years, Survivor Series has been all about brand supremacy: Raw and SmackDown […]

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What Happened In Maharashtra? Here’s What You Need To Know

Hindustan Times via Getty ImagesMUMBAI, INDIA – SEPTEMBER 28: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar talks to media after meeting with Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar at his residence, on September 28, 2019 in Mumbai, India. Ajit Pawar said that he resigned as a legislator after feeling hurt and upset over his uncle and […]

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Young patients get a break from the hospital to see Santa

MONTREAL — It took 200 volunteers, two adapted transport buses, four coaches and 14 ambulances, but Urgences Sante was up to the task to bring 50 young patients to see the Santa Claus Parade in Montreal Saturday. The plan was months in the making. “Since August, we have people, our communications department, that have been […]

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34 Dead in Kenya After Mudslides and Floods

NAIROBI, Kenya —Kenya’s interior minister says 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among the 34 people overall who lost their lives Saturday amid flooding in the East Africa nation. Heavy rains unleashed overnight floods in western Kenya. The country’s interior cabinet secretary, Fred Matiangi, said 17 people died in a mudslide in the village […]

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Inside WeWork’s week from hell: How the mass layoffs went down

For some employees, the meeting took place in a frosted-glass room at the headquarters. Staffers who spoke with CNN Business recalled an executive dryly reading a few lines apologizing for a period of uncertainty and notifying those in the room — who ranged from entry-level hires to senior-managers — that their jobs were being eliminated. […]

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Judge dismisses Subway’s $210M lawsuit against CBC over chicken sandwich exposé

The Ontario Superior Courthas thrown out a $210-million defamation lawsuit launched by Subway against CBC, which had reported the sandwich chain may have been selling some poultry products that were only 50 per cent chicken DNA. TheMarketplaceinvestigationmet the “‘public interest’ test,” was an example of investigative journalism, and therefore is protected under Section 137.1(3 of […]

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