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War of words: Mayweather, McGregor kick off press tour

War of words: Mayweather, McGregor kick off press tour

News July 12, 2017 at 5:28 am 0 comments

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor at a press conference at the Staples Center Los Angeles, on July 11, 2017. (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS)

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor traded barbs during …

Senate GOP plans to introduce new health bill this week, vote next week

Senate GOP plans to introduce new health bill this week, vote next week

News July 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office on June 30, 2017. Trump pressed Congress on July 10, 2017, to get health care done before leaving for its long August recess, even as Republican senators say the GOP effort so …

Sania Mirza slams media for focusing on tax notice and not her play

Sania Mirza slams media for focusing on tax notice and not her play

News July 11, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Sania Mirza will be playing in the semi-final of the Qatar Open on Friday. (Soource: PTI)

India’s star tennis player Sania Mirza came down heavily on sections of the media, just one day after denying the service tax evasion in …

Penalising this generation of students with decades of debt leaves a bad smell

Penalising this generation of students with decades of debt leaves a bad smell

News July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am 0 comments

One of the boldest commitments in the Labour manifesto was the promise not only to abolish tuition fees, but to reintroduce maintenance grants. The rationale was compelling: “No one should be put off educating themselves for lack of money or …

Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: report

Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: report

News July 11, 2017 at 5:27 am 0 comments

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recommends expanding continuing-care services to reduce stress on system. (iStockphoto)

Provincial health-care systems are struggling to place Canadians in the appropriate continuing-care settings they need, potentially adding to wait times and barriers to care, …

Christie Blasts N.J. Caller: ‘I Love Getting Calls From Communists In Montclair’

Christie Blasts N.J. Caller: ‘I Love Getting Calls From Communists In Montclair’

News July 11, 2017 at 2:31 am 0 comments

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been deflecting criticism over the past week after he was photographed lounging on the beach amid a government shutdown that closed other public beaches.

It was a "Did I really hear that?" moment, even …

Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub

Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub

News July 10, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — As the world looks ahead to a future of interconnected, self-driving cars, this college town 40 miles west of Detroit has emerged as a one-of-a-kind, living laboratory for the technologies that will pave the way.

Here, …

Fire crews report progress in California, elsewhere in West

Fire crews report progress in California, elsewhere in West

Finance July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

CalFire firefighter Jake Hainey, left, and engineer Anna Mathiasen watch as a wildfire burns near Oroville, Calif., on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, …

The Note: Fire peers out from Trump-Russia smoke

The Note: Fire peers out from Trump-Russia smoke

News July 10, 2017 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

  • A drip-drip that triggers a siren: Donald Trump Jr. admits meeting with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin who promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Trump Jr. said his father knew
  • Uber CEO orders ‘urgent investigation’ after sexual harassment allegation surfaces

    Uber CEO orders ‘urgent investigation’ after sexual harassment allegation surfaces

    News July 10, 2017 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

    Uber’s CEO said he ordered an "urgent investigation" on Sunday after a former employee wrote a blog post saying that she had been sexually harassed while working for the company and that her complaints to management had gone unheeded.

    Uber …