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WASHINGTON—The Senate confirmed Lina Khan for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, and the White House plans to tap her to lead the agency, a post that will...

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Reboots Summer Moviegoing

Compared with last year, how much better was the kickoff to this year’s summer season at the movies? More than a hundred times better.Led...

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Edmonton’s Gloire Amanda wins MAC Hermann Trophy

Edmonton forward Gloire Amanda won the MAC Hermann Trophy on Thursday as the top male NCAA soccer player. The 22-year-old Oregon State junior led the NCAA Division 1...

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NTU scientists develop robots the size of a rice grain that may help in surgery in future, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Scientists here have developed robots the size of a grain of rice that can perform complex manoeuvres, paving the way for their...

What’s new in Apple’s iOS 15 for iPhones, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE (HARDWAREZONE) - At Apple's annual worldwide developer conference (WWDC) last week, the iPhone maker started the online event with a banger - the...

Shoppers in Singapore tend to reuse log-in details, passwords: IBM study, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Cyber hygiene was not top of mind, even as more Singapore consumers went online amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a study has found. On...

Video game fest E3 shows off Starfield, Elden Ring teasers, Tech News News & Top Stories

LOS ANGELES (BLOOMBERG) - The annual video game trade show, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), kicked off over the weekend with big announcements from...

Singapore firms fined $75,000 for personal data lapses affecting over 600,000 people, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Several companies have been fined a total of $75,000 for breaches and lapses that have affected the personal data of more than...

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Quebec should wait before allowing more Montreal Canadiens fans in arena, experts say

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U.S. Olympian Shelby Houlihan blames ‘burrito’ for positive drug test – National

U.S. Olympic hopeful Shelby Houlihan has been banned from long-distance competition for four years following a positive test for steroids, which she blames on...

Bar owners want flexibility on COVID-19 rules with Montreal Canadiens in playoffs

Bar owners in Quebec are calling for the province to allow them to stay open later as the Montreal Canadiens begin a playoff series...

CFL going ahead with August start to 2021 season

The CFL is going ahead with its 2021 season. The league’s board of governors have voted unanimously in favour of an amended collective bargaining agreement...

Tokyo Olympic organizers to supply condoms to athletes, but urge social distancing – National

Tokyo Olympic organizers plan to give away about 150,000 condoms at next month’s Games, but are telling athletes to take them home rather than...

Denmark soccer player Christian Eriksen collapses during game against Finland – National

Denmark’s match against Finland at the European Championship has been suspended. The match was stopped after Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field.Eriksen was...

Montreal Canadiens hoping to score Bell Centre crowd increase for Round 3

The decibel level could be going up again at the Bell Centre for Round 3 of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Montreal Canadiens...

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You’re Going Back to the Office. Here Is What Your Day Might Look Like.

It’s 6 a.m., Monday, somewhere in America, and Jane Q. Office Worker’s alarm goes off. She’s tempted to hit the snooze button. But she...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Retail Sales Dropped 1.3% in May as Pandemic Shopping Habits Shifted

Retail sales dropped in May, marking a shift in consumer spending from big-ticket items to goods and services related to going out amid business...

Risks Rise to Both the Fed’s Inflation and Employment Goals

The Federal Reserve is required by law to seek both full employment and stable prices. It heads into a pivotal meeting this week with...

Neiman Marcus Rides a Rebound in Luxury Shoppers

Luxury shoppers are splurging again.Neiman Marcus Group Inc.’s sales have rebounded from last year when Covid-19 closed its stores and briefly pushed the chain...

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Quebec should wait before allowing more Montreal Canadiens fans in arena, experts say

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 15, 2021 2:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+

U.S. Olympian Shelby Houlihan blames ‘burrito’ for positive drug test – National

U.S. Olympic hopeful Shelby Houlihan has been banned from long-distance competition for four years following a positive test for steroids, which she blames on...

Bar owners want flexibility on COVID-19 rules with Montreal Canadiens in playoffs

Bar owners in Quebec are calling for the province to allow them to stay open later as the Montreal Canadiens begin a playoff series...

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House GOP leaders condemn Greene over comments equating mask mandates to Holocaust

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders forcefully condemned GOP...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

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Platinum Equity Strikes Deal to Buy McGraw Hill From Apollo

Private-equity firm Platinum Equity has struck a deal to buy McGraw...

Lumber Prices Are Falling Fast, Turning Hoarders Into Sellers

Lumber prices are falling back to earth.Futures for July delivery ended Tuesday at $1,009.90 per thousand board feet, down 41% from the record of...

Uranium Investors Have Become Overly Reactive

A group of uranium mining companies saw their stock prices plunge...

America’s Post-Covid-19 Shopping Spree Will Be Bumpy

If you were looking for a reliable signal on where U.S....

JPMorgan, Other Major Banks Excluded From Landmark European Bond Program

The European Union excluded some of the world’s largest banks from...

The End of the Boeing-Airbus Spat Begins the Aviation Battle With China

There is nothing like a common enemy for bringing people together. ...