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BRUSSELS — Two European fathers who live in Japan will urge EU lawmakers this week to increase pressure on Tokyo to tackle parental child abduction by changing a law that does not recognize joint child custody following divorce. Frenchman Vincent Fichot and Italian Tommaso Perina will present a petition to the bloc’s legislative assembly in […]
The prime minister is meeting with an emergency group today to discuss anti-pipeline blockades that have shut down swaths of the country’s train system. Justin Trudeau says the Incident Response Group will talk about how to handle the protests against a natural gas pipeline that crosses Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia. Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs […]
OTTAWA — A coalition of 150 health care organizations and non-profits is calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to make sure there is funding in the coming federal budget to launch the first phase of a universal drug plan by 2022. The Pharmacare Now Coalition has written to Morneau, as well as to Prime Minister […]
OTTAWA — One of Canada’s major mobile service providers appears to have set the stage for a battle with Ottawa over the timing of proposed wireless rate cuts. Telus and affiliated brands Koodo and Public Mobile recently placed what they are calling a “True North Affordability” stamp on their websites — a move one consumer […]
VICTORIA — British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Since coming to power more than two years ago, the NDP has made controlling costs for families, with a focus on housing […]
PARIS — A French soldier has died while on operations in Burkina Faso, the French Armed Forces Ministry said in a statement on Monday. The ministry said the causes of the death of Sergeant Morgan Henry were unknown for now and an investigation was underway into the circumstances behind his death. Former colonial power France […]
SIHANOUKVILLE — An influx of Chinese that some Cambodians resented for bringing noise, dust and chaos to the port of Sihanoukville, is the cause of more pain now that it has gone into reverse. The new coronavirus has meant yet another setback for Sihanoukville after the government last year banned the online gambling that had […]
BEIJING — The Chinese parliament’s top committee will meet on Feb. 24 to discuss whether to delay the annual March meeting of the full parliament, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, amid the country’s coronavirus outbreak. The standing committee of the National People’s Congress will deliberate a proposal for the delay of the […]
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Sunday spoke with reporters at Grapefruit League media day in Florida and, not surprisingly, much of his time was spent talking about the Houston Astros and the continued fallout from their sign-stealing scandal. One issue Manfred made emphatically clear was that MLB has put managers on notice that […]
DAYTONA BEACH — President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in his presidential limousine, drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR’s most prestigious race not long after completing a dramatic flyby on Air Force One. Ramping up his nationwide re-election effort after his acquittal in the U.S. Senate impeachment trial, […]
The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. Monday at the intersection of East 129th Street and Park Avenue.
The once-popular mobile quiz app officially shut down Friday, laying off 25 employees.
Investigators say 33-year-old Peeksill officer Michael Agovino is charged with repeatedly sexually abusing a woman with a learning disability while in uniform and threatening to arrest her.
CBS2’s Elise Finch says it will be quite a nice Monday with mostly sunny skies and a bit more warmth. Temps will reach the upper 40s with a few spots hitting 50.
A 6-year-old boy is recovering after getting hit by a car in Rockland County.
Dozens of firefighters responded to the scene just before 11 p.m. Sunday night on 193rd Street in Hollis.
Police said the bodega cashier that was killed in a deli in Mott Haven on Friday, was gunned down right in the middle of the dinner rush.
In his short young life, 5-year-old Rowan Mohammed’s most enduring wish is to become a firefighter, just like his beloved grandfather, Bruce.
Team LeBron rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Team Giannis in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.
Nikita Gusev and Jesper Bratt scored in the tiebreaker for New Jersey, which beat the Blue Jackets for the first time in 10 meetings.
The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Denis Pombriant, Doc Searls, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, March 17, 2018.
G3: Fraud Legs — Mary Hodder, Francine Hardaway, Maria Ogneva, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 16, 2018.
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Society is beginning to wake up to a tremendous shift in one of the most fundamental underpinnings to how we live our lives: the credit system. Even though it’s not commonly known, credit infrastructure has existed about as long as civilization itself. In one way or another, credit systems have always formalized the one essential basis for relationships between people: trust. Read More
It takes a village to grow a startup, so Village Global is offering access to a deep network of top tech execs to lure founders to its seed fund. Today, Village Global announced it’s raised $100 million for that fund that was first unveiled in September.
In exchange for equity, portfolio companies get investment plus mentorship from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s… Read More
Leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence to glean information from large data sets is the greatest technology opportunity of a generation. After a decade of acquiring talent from startups and research universities, tech companies like Facebook, Google and Uber have amassed some of the best AI teams in the world.
However, we are not seeing the impact we deserve beyond the… Read More
Walmart announced today it will expand its online grocery delivery service to more than 40 percent of U.S. households by year-end, growing from its current availability in just six markets to over 100 metro areas during that time. That means it will be making deliveries from 800 stores in total. The news is the latest salvo in Walmart’s quickly escalating war with Amazon, which just… Read More
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Bayer and BASF face more than 140 lawsuits over allegations that dicamba wreaked havoc across the Midwestern U.S. when it drifted onto crops that weren’t engineered to resist it.
A court said clearing a forest near Berlin for the Tesla factory must stop immediately while it considers a challenge by environmentalists.
Experts in housing, transportation, tech, and more weigh in with solutions to urban ills.
San Francisco and Shenzhen show how technological and economic challenges are reshaping the world’s cities, and changing the way we do business.
GDP shrank at its sharpest rate since 2014.
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