The Trump administration´s brinkmanship with *checks notes* the Universal Postal Union

15 min atras | Washington Post (Canadá (Inglês))

Pulling out of international organizations — so hot right now. For several reasons, the Trump administration has been leading the way in exiting multilateral arrangements including the U.N. Human Rights Council, the Paris climate change accords and... View details »

You now have a slightly better chance of buying a Ford GT

17 min atras | CNET (Canadá (Inglês))

When Ford opened up applications for people who wanted to buy the new GT supercar, it received an overwhelming 6,500 entries. Which was a shame, given that Ford intended to build just 1,000 GTs over the course of four years, from 2016 to 2020. Today... View details »

New Lakers teammate LeBron James inspires Kyle Kuzma on and off the court

19 min atras | Business Insider (Canadá (Inglês))

After spending last season making the case that he was the steal of the 2017 NBA Draft, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Kyle Kuzma will spend his sophomore season suiting up alongside one of the greatest athletes to play the game in superstar LeBron... View details »

Blackhawks´ Corey Crawford to start for first time since December

20 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start in Thursdays game against the Arizona Coyotes, his first start since Dec. 23. Crawford in tonight. Saad in, too. Johnson shipped out. #Blackhawks. — Steve Greenberg (@SLGreenberg) October 18,... View details »

US downgrades consulate for Palestinians into Israel embassy unit

20 min atras | The Guardian (Canadá (Inglês))

Consulate general and embassy will merge, Mike Pompeo said, but it does not signal a change of US policy. Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem. Thu 18 Oct 2018 12.51 EDT Last modified on Thu 18 Oct 2018 13.08 EDT. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter... View details »

Israel´s Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

21 min atras | Ottawa Citizen (Canadá (Inglês))

JERUSALEM — Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her to study in the country. The lawyers say that under Thursdays... View details »

Cyclist struck, killed by GO Train on Stouffville line

21 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Police say a man has died after being struck by a GO Transit train on Thursday morning. First responders were called to the area of Steeles Avenue East and Turff Avenue, near the Milliken GO station, just before 10 a.m.. A spokesperson for provincial ... View details »

US to withdraw from 144-year-old UN postal scheme

22 min atras | euronews (Canadá (Inglês))

The Universal Postal Union may be one of the least-known UN agencies but its remit is far-reaching — it effectively controls how much you pay to send and receive international mail. Over the past few years it has come under increasing criticism for ... View details »

Halton elementary teacher and hockey coach accused of child luring: police

22 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

A Halton elementary school teacher and former Burlington girls hockey coach has been charged with child luring and possession of child pornography, police say, for incidents involving victims between 12 and 15 years old. The 52-year-old was arrested on... View details »

Despite ´big gaps,´ Britain and EU voice renewed confidence that Brexit deal can be reached

22 min atras | The Globe and Mail (Canadá (Inglês))

British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. Less than six months... View details »

Feds to ban all forms of bestiality, crack down on animal fighting

23 min atras | CTV News (Canadá (Inglês))

OTTAWA -- Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has tabled a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code to crack down on bestiality and animal fighting offences. Bill C-84 proposes a new definition of bestiality in the Criminal Code as any... View details »

NS government encourages residents to get vaccinated ahead of flu season

24 min atras | CTV News (Canadá (Inglês))

The flu shot is now available in Nova Scotia and the provincial government is encouraging residents to take advantage of the free vaccine. The province says getting a flu shot is the safest and most effective way to protect yourself and those around ... View details »

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Launch Strong [Report]

24 min atras | iClarified (Canadá (Inglês))

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports that the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max saw a strong launch last quarter resulting in the highest US-WARP ever. While the new iPhones were only available for ten days of the fiscal quarter ending September... View details »

Pokemon producer looking to catch new players

24 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

TORONTO — With its simplified but addictive gameplay and impressive install base, 2016 smartphone sensation Pokemon Go became an ideal gateway for new fans to get into the popular monster hunting franchise. Go producer Junichi Masuda says the...and more View details »

Spotify packs in new features for Premium user draw

25 min atras | SlashGear (Canadá (Inglês))

The newest update to Spotify has a few more features added to the subscription tier for users that pay. Users of Spotify Premium will find a few features modified from past versions of the service, as well, and some features will come to some platforms ... View details »

Microsoft making more of the Windows 10 built-in apps removable

25 min atras | Ars Technica (Canadá (Inglês))

It will soon be possible to discard more of the in-box apps that ship with Windows 10. Currently, a handful of pre-installed apps can be removed, including OneNote, Skype, and Weather, but most of the other built-in apps are permanent fixtures. Windows ... View details »

PlayStation Now three years on: is Sony´s streaming service for games worth it?

26 min atras | TechRadar (Canadá (Inglês))

PlayStation Now: the streaming service for video games. Or one of them, at least. Advertisement. Real-time game streaming isnt quite the fantastical pipe dream it was even a few years ago. Google is now trialling streams of AAA games to its Chrome ... View details »

Inside Facebook´s ´war room´ is a battle for public trust

27 min atras | Engadget (Canadá (Inglês))

The internet has a misinformation problem. Symptoms include fake news, election interference, hate speech, trolling -- it goes by many names. Its become increasingly clear over the past few years that social media platforms should bear some ... View details »

Key settings you need to change on your brand-new Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL phone

28 min atras | Digital Trends (Canadá (Inglês))

Got your hands on a new Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL smartphone? Weve rounded up a few settings we think you should tweak or turn on to make the best use of your new Android phone. You can check out our Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL reviews for our impressions,... View details »

Review: The New Romantic is sincere Canadian kindling for a fiery Tinder world

29 min atras | The Globe and Mail (Canadá (Inglês))

Modern dating is an existential hellscape. If you are hardwired to get a little weepy as Billy Crystal sprints through the streets of New York on New Years Eve, moments before he confesses to Meg Ryan that he wants to spend the rest of his life with ... View details »

First Drive: 2019 Volvo S60, V60

29 min atras | Driving (Canadá (Inglês))

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The 2019 Volvo S60 sedan marks a big beginning and a notable end for the Swedish automaker. Its the first Volvo to be built in the United States — at a new plant in South Carolina — and its arrival signals the end of the old... View details »

SAU to induct eight into its Hall of Fame

30 min atras | Magnolia Banner News (Canadá (Inglês))

Southern Arkansas University will add eight new individual members to its Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. The 16th class was elected by SAUs Hall of Fame induction committee earlier this summer. The newest class will be formally inducted during a...and more View details »

G League to offer $125K to elite prospects as alternative to college one-and-done route

30 min atras | ESPN (Canadá (Inglês))

In a move that could challenge the NCAAs monopoly on elite talent, the NBAs G League is creating a new venture as an alternative to the one-and-done route for the best American basketball prospects, it was announced Thursday. As part of a newly ... View details »

Swae Lee And Post Malone Share Their Swinging ´Spider-Man´ Soundtrack Single, ´Sunflower´

31 min atras | Uproxx (Canadá (Inglês))

Apparently, Swae Lee and Post Malone are just as big in Miles Morales universe. In the video for their Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse single, “Sunflower,” footage from the upcoming superhero film finds the eponymous hero singing along while ... View details »

Province appoints former BC premier to review Hydro megaprojects

32 min atras | Winnipeg Free Press (Canadá (Inglês))

The province has appointed a former British Columbia premier to conduct a major economic review of two Manitoba Hydro projects over the next year. Gordon Campbell, the Liberal premier of B.C. from 2001 to 2011, is now the chief executive officer of...and more View details »

Frolik´s pair sends Flames past Bruins

33 min atras | TSN (Canadá (Inglês))

CALGARY — A healthy scratch for the Calgary Flames in their previous game, Michael Frolik scored twice in a 5-2 win over the visiting Boston Bruins on Wednesday. It feels good when you can help the team win the game, the veteran winger said. Frolik ... View details »

Maple Leafs´ Auston Matthews on Tavares, learning to win (PHT Q&A)

33 min atras | Yahoo Sports (Canadá (Inglês))

Its been an historic start to the 2018-19 NHL season for Auston Matthews. As the Toronto Maple Leafs have lit up the scoresheet with 33 goals — 10 from Matthews alone — in seven games, the star forward has been setting records almost on a nightly basis. View details »

Langley woman watches live video of someone stealing a package from her porch

33 min atras | CityNews Vancouver (Canadá (Inglês))

LANGLEY (NEWS 1130) – A woman in Langley says she watched a live video of someone swiping a parcel off her front porch this week. Courtney Thomas set up a camera after several previous robberies at her home in Fernridge. The system streams live... View details »

Man fatally struck by GO train in Scarborough

33 min atras | CP24 Toronto´s Breaking News (Canadá (Inglês))

A man is dead after being struck by a GO Train in the Milliken area in Scarborough. Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins said the man was crossing the tracks on a bike at Steeles Avenue, west of Midland Avenue when he was struck by an approaching... View details »

Nova Scotia sells more than $660K in cannabis during 1st day of legalization

33 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Nova Scotia is raking in the paper for selling the green stuff on Canadas first day of cannabis legalization. Beverley Ware, a spokesperson for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC), says that the province conducted 12,180 transactions during the... View details »

Oakville teacher faces multiple child porn-related offences

34 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

A 52-year-old elementary school teacher at Joshua Creek Public School in Oakville, Ont., has been charged with child porn and luring offences, police say. Halton Regional Police say the victims, who were between 12 and 15 years of age, were contacted... View details »

Address mix-up leads to a clean house and a call to the RCMP

34 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

An unlocked door and confused cleaners has led to both a spick-and-span house and an unusual case of trespassing, according to Halifax RCMP. It all started on Tuesday just before 3 p.m. in Upper Tantallon when two women showed up at a house with a... View details »

Former premier Paul Davis quits politics

35 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Paul Davis, who led to the Progressive Conservatives to defeat in the 2015 election, is leaving provincial politics on Nov. 2, he announced on Thursday. Davis said he wants his party to have a fresh approach.. View details »

Premier Ford´s adviser appointed to Washington trade post

36 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

TORONTO – A campaign adviser to Premier Doug Ford has been appointed as Ontarios trade representative to the United States. Ian Todd will take on the post in Washington, D.C. on Monday, replacing former Liberal legislator Monique Smith who was... View details »

Your Good Health: At 66, prostate screening an issue

38 min atras | Times Colonist (Canadá (Inglês))

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a 66-year-old male and was a patient of the same doctor for more than 30 years. He recently retired. Part of my annual physical for as long as I can remember included a prostate exam. I now have a young, new doctor and at my recent... View details »

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures

39 min atras | TIME (Canadá (Inglês))

April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, shes tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from spreading from her ... View details »

Three-drug combination improves life for cystic fibrosis patients

39 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

A three-drug cocktail could be “life-changing” for patients with cystic fibrosis, researchers reported Thursday. They found that adding a third drug to an existing combination of two drugs could improve the symptoms of cystic fibrosis patients, and ... View details »

Brain´s ´Self-Control´ Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success

41 min atras | HealthDay (Canadá (Inglês))

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A behavioral therapist could be as important as a calorie-cutting diet for folks who want to lose weight, researchers say. Brain scans reveal that people who are better... View details »

Putin: Russia ´ahead of competition´ with latest weapons

42 min atras | National Post (Canadá (Inglês))

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin hailed new missiles in Russias military arsenals but emphasized Thursday that the country would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. Putin emphasized during an international policy... View details »

Putin: Russia ´ahead of competition´ with latest weapons

42 min atras | National Post (Canadá (Inglês))

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin hailed new missiles in Russias military arsenals but emphasized Thursday that the country would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. Putin emphasized during an international policy... View details »

Chris Selley: Jennifer Keesmaat says she´s not a politician, but Toronto mayoral race has turned her into one

43 min atras | National Post (Canadá (Inglês))

In the likely event that Jennifer Keesmaat fails to win Torontos mayoral election on Oct. 22, the circumstances of her entry into the race may look even more peculiar in hindsight than they did in the moment. Had Christine Elliott barely defeated Doug ...and more View details »

Police called after Nova Scotia cleaners mop, vacuum wrong house

44 min atras | CityNews (Canadá (Inglês))

HALIFAX – Homeowners who thought they had been robbed got a happy surprise instead: Their house was cleaned for free by cleaners who went to the wrong address. Police say the two women went to the home Tuesday afternoon in Upper Tantallon, N.S.,... View details »

Police excavate for new evidence in 1963 Bowmanville cold case

45 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Wed, Jun 3, 2015: 13-year-old Noreen Anne Greenley vanished more than 50 years ago, but her family never gave up the search. They hope an age progression sketch will help. Lama Nicolas has the story. View details »

US gives Saudis ´few more days´ on Khashoggi probe as consulate searched again

45 min atras | The Globe and Mail (Canadá (Inglês))

The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadhs consulate in Istanbul for a second time in a hunt for clues. U.S. President Donald Trump... View details »

Guardian of the Galaxy 3 Reportedly Begins Production In 2021

46 min atras | Screen Rant (Canadá (Inglês))

Marvel Studios will reportedly wait a while to get Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 off the ground, as a new report states filming wont begin until 2021. The firing of James Gunn as director of Guardians 3 has sent the project into a state of ... View details »

Lil Peep´s Posthumous ´Come Over When You´re Sober, Pt. 2´ Detailed

47 min atras | Exclaim! (Canadá (Inglês))

After the effort was teased with a pink cassette tape earlier this week, Lil Peeps posthumous Come Over When Youre Sober, Pt. 2 has been detailed. Eleven tracks in length, the first posthumous effort from the late rapper (born Gustav Åhr) will arrive... View details »

Was rare eye condition the secret to Leonardo da Vinci´s artistic genius?

48 min atras | CTV News (Canadá (Inglês))

There could be a scientific explanation for why it seems like some of the worlds greatest artists saw things a little differently than most people. Researchers have previously found evidence that Picasso and Rembrandt may have been affected by ... View details »

Rob Stewart´s Life Aquatic

48 min atras | VUE Weekly (Canadá (Inglês))

Rob Stewarts Sharkwater Extinction may sound like a sequel to the Sharknado series, but its actually a short investigative documentary about the multi-billion dollar shark fin industry. Its a sequel to Stewarts 2006 film Sharkwater—which looked at ... View details »

Duchess Meghan gets a fright after launching model car – see her reaction!

48 min atras | HELLO! Canada (Canadá (Inglês))

The Duchess of Sussex got a little more than she bargained for during a reception at Melbournes Government House! While enjoying the third day of their royal tour in Australia, Prince Harry and Meghan met with engineering students to try out their ... View details »

Post Malone Drops ´Into The Spider-Verse´ Track ´Sunflower´

49 min atras | (Canadá (Inglês))

Post Malone is having a banger year and his brand new track with Swae Lee is no exception! Republic Records, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, announced the official soundtrack album Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be released ... View details »