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Collingwood Tim Hortons celebrate coffee for a cause (6 photos)

Skip to the next and previous photo by typing j/k or ←/→. Cars were lined up and people waited patiently for their morning coffee Wednesday morning as Tim Horton's Camp Day was in full swing. It's that one day of the year where you can make a huge difference in children's lives just by buying a coffee. Dave Hutton (here taking the selfie), Dave Clark and Krista Gillette were out in force. [Full Article...]

'We begin our fight now': Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty

'We begin our fight now': Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty The disgraced producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 70 women across numerous incidents spanning back decades. The proceedings Tuesday also saw a large portion given over to the issue, reported in NY tabloids in recent days, that prosecutors could seek to have Brafman removed because a one-time associate at his firm had contact with another Weinstein accuser, Melissa Thompson, wi... [Full Article...]

Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back

Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back Standing next to each other on Parliament Hill, Macron and Trudeau say they will still push Trump to reverse his controversial imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on his G7 partners, which they brand as illegal and bad for everyone's economy . [Full Article...]

Canada closer to legalising recreational use of marijuana after Senate approval

The bill would allow anyone 18 or older to publicly possess up to 30 grams of marijuana, a drug that has been available for medical use since 2001. Once passed and implemented, those who want to grow their own marijuana will be limited to four plants per household. [Full Article...]

Poundworld on brink amid talks with former Little Chef owner

Poundworld on brink amid talks with former Little Chef owner U.S. firm Flacks, which had expressed interest, is also understood to no longer be a contender. Mr Edwards, who pocketed an estimated £75 million from the deal with TPG, has since been appointed to run Poundstretcher, which has also experienced hard trading. [Full Article...]

Oil prices drop on surprise USA stockpile build

Oil prices drop on surprise USA stockpile build Crude prices ticked up Thursday, as the market refocused on geopolitical risks to supply in Iran and Venezuela ahead of a meeting of major producers later this month. "This is occurring because of the rapid increase in production from US shale coupled with the tightening of supplies elsewhere through the actions of OPEC and Russian Federation", said William O'Loughlin, investment analyst at Aust... [Full Article...]

China's Trade Surplus Narrows-but Not With the U.S.

Imports surged by 26% over the year, an acceleration on the 21.5% increase seen in the 12 months to April. United States goods exports to China past year were at US$130.4 billion, according to the department. The comments come after reports that China has offered to boost purchases of US goods by about $25 billion this year ahead of a mid-June deadline for imposing tariffs on Chinese imports. [Full Article...]

Trump trade clash dooms hopes of G7 consensus

Trump trade clash dooms hopes of G7 consensus Indeed, their 29-second white knuckle handshake at their first meeting was an indicator that they had the measure of each other and Mr Macron even came to be dubbed the "Trump Whisperer" after his successful hosting of the US President for the Bastille Day celebrations last July. [Full Article...]

MPs have 'lost confidence' in TSB chief

MPs have 'lost confidence' in TSB chief The Treasury select committee said Paul Pester had "not been straight with" MPs and customers about TSB's recent IT meltdown, and that the bank's public communications had often been "complacent and misleading". Nearly 2 million people - more than a third of TSB's 5.2 million customers - experienced problems when making mobile and online payments as the result of a software failure, and the proble... [Full Article...]

Canada's Trade Deficit Narrowed In April

Canada's Trade Deficit Narrowed In April The shortfall - considerably less than the C$3.40 billion deficit forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll - was the smallest since a C$1.49 billion gap recorded in October 2017. The Canadian dollar strengthened to a near one-week high against its USA counterpart on Wednesday as domestic data showed a narrower-than-expected trade deficit but some gains were pared ahead of this week's G7 summit. [Full Article...]

Apple Warns Suppliers of 20% iPhone Component Drop

Apple Warns Suppliers of 20% iPhone Component Drop Apple's (AAPL) stock price fell as much as almost 2% in Friday's trading, pulling the Nasdaq lower by 0.6%. Many analysts have said the high price of the iPhone X - which sells for $1,000 and is the first iPhone to sport a new design since the launch of the iPhone 6 in 2015 - is also muting demand for the flagship. [Full Article...]

Deep divisions among G-7 leaders ahead of Friday meetings in Canada

He concluded his tweet by saying he was "looking forward " to seeing Trudeau and Macron at the G7 Summit, which takes place Friday and Saturday in Quebec City. Canada and other USA allies are retaliating with tariffs on US exports. All-out trade war: Merkel told German lawmakers Wednesday before setting off for Canada that there would be "no compromise for its own sake" and that dropping the ... [Full Article...]

Google Renounces AI for Weapons, But Will Still Sell to Military

Google Renounces AI for Weapons, But Will Still Sell to Military Google executives said last week that they would not renew the deal for the military's AI endeavor, known as Project Maven , when it expires next year. AI is a critical piece of Google's namesake Web tools, including in image search and recognition, and automatic language translation. It planted its ethical flag on use of AI just days confirming it would not renew a contract with the USA military... [Full Article...]

Coinbase to Become SEC Regulated Broker Dealer

Coinbase to Become SEC Regulated Broker Dealer SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has said that cryptocurrencies created to replace sovereign fiat currencies - bitcoin, for instance - are not subject to securities laws, but there has been debate about whether other cryptocurrencies, such as those initially distributed through crowdsales, should be classified differently. [Full Article...]

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations Akufo-Addo, who watched the video last month, denied any knowledge of Nyantakyi's claims and has instigated a criminal investigation against the administrator for fraudulently using the President's name. GFA however says it is working with global football governing body, FIFA to implement a national integrity initiative that will fight the vice of match manipulation. [Full Article...]

European Union customs ‘backstop’ should not continue beyond 2021, ministers agree

European Union customs ‘backstop’ should not continue beyond 2021, ministers agree The agreement appeared to be a compromise with Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure the UK's Brexit minister David Davis did not resign from the cabinet. The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, welcomed the plan, saying on Twitter that it would be examined with three questions in mind. The "backstop" plan is "something that we don't want ever to happen", she said. [Full Article...]

Qantas bends to Beijing by describing Taiwan as Chinese

Qantas bends to Beijing by describing Taiwan as Chinese Hong Kong and Macau , on the other hand, were European colonies that have been returned to China. The CEO of Qantas' worldwide unit, Alison Webster, said the decision was not influenced by Qantas' partnership with China Eastern Airlines Corp. [Full Article...]

The New Electric Flying Car From Google Co-Founder Larry Page

The New Electric Flying Car From Google Co-Founder Larry Page Piloting Kitty Hawk is as easy as playing the video game Minecraft, chief executive Sebastian Thrun said in published reports. Since then, the Flyer has received an update, and it's now open for test flights for people interested in placing preorders. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica admits it used researcher's Facebook data

Cambridge Analytica admits it used researcher's Facebook data And Wylie's response to this question - where he called Cambridge Analytica the "canary in the coal mine" and said that the Facebook data scandal had "exposed is how easy it is to misappropriate information, take funds from mysterious sources, and then go and interfere in elections, particularly in cyberspace" - made headlines in Canada. [Full Article...]

Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash driver had hands off wheel: USA agency

Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash driver had hands off wheel: USA agency The report said the driver in the March incident got warnings to put his hands back on the wheel more than 15 minutes before the crash. Huang was pulled from the auto and was pronounced dead at a hospital. The NTSB report offerssome details about the moments leading up to the fatal impact: The Model X's autopilot was set to keep the car's speed at 75 miles per hour. [Full Article...]


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