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Barack Obama's address to Parliament comes amid global upheaval U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to Parliament at an extraordinary time of global upheaval. Unlike previous presidents, who spoke during the external threat of the Cold War, Obama's speech comes as the mantra of globalization is challenged at home and a | 22 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tennis-ball sized Lesedi La Rona diamond fails to sell at London auction Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. has failed to sell the tennis-ball sized diamond it discovered at its Botswana mine last November. | 22 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Some residents disturbed by letters found near Mississauga, Ont., house explosion Neighbours who live near a house in Mississauga, Ont., that exploded yesterday, killing a woman and damaging several other homes, say they've found letters near the scene that they find disturbing. | Jun 29, 2016 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oops! Profanity-laced Sausage Party trailer screened for Finding Dory crowd A California audience settling into a packed theatre to watch the family-friendly hit Finding Dory got quite a shock when an expletive-laden trailer for another animated movie, Sausage Party, by Canadian actor-filmmaker Seth Rogen, turned up onscreen. | Jun 29, 2016 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hand sanitizer makers face questions from FDA Federal health officials in the U.S. want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim and whether there are any health risks to their growing use. | Jun 29, 2016 2:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bombings silence vibrant Istanbul, leaving streets empty In a city of 20 millon people, where it's rare to see an empty corner, let alone a street, the normally brimming thoroughfares of Istanbul are still in the aftermath of Tuesday's bombings. | Jun 29, 2016 1:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peacekeeping replaces pipelines in Canada - U.S. dialogue When Barack Obama sits down for a private meeting with Justin Trudeau after today's Three Amigos Summit, international peacekeeping, and how Canada can help the U.S. co-ordinate international missions, is expected to be on the agenda. | Jun 29, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Milking won't stop until Canadian online shoppers speak up: Neil Macdonald In the hot lobbying firefight going on at the moment over the governments systematic stifling of international online shopping by Canadians, one important voice is absent: consumers. This is not terribly unusual. Farmers seldom ask the cow for permission | Jun 29, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World must learn the Brexit lesson before backlash spreads: Don Pittis Market signs show that cooler heads may be prevailing on Brexit. But a much more disruptive crisis may only be diverted by a new political economy in Britain and elsewhere. | Jun 29, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Family, ex-officer dispute police finding over Indigenous woman's fatal plunge Even in retirement, there are police findings former Const. Dave Dickson will not accept. The Vancouver Police Department's assessment that Ashley Machiskinic did not die in suspicious circumstances is one of them. | Jun 29, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend