Archive for August, 2016

CBC News – As the country grapples with a growing number of opioid-related deaths, Health Canada is making six chemicals illegal that are used in...

Reuters – North Korea has made considerable progress this year on weapons technology, including testing a submarine-launched missile for the first time, but it’s still not...

Vogue UK – TODAY Anthony Vaccarello has announced that he will be put his eponymous brand on hold to concentrate on his new duties as creative...

Jerusalem Post – The prime minister said the agreement proposed by Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit after three years of negotiations was a reasonable agreement and...

ArtNews – Philadelphia ice cream purveyor Weckerly’s Ice Cream is offering a special sandwich, inspired by the Barnes Foundation, at a pop-up at that museum from...

VOA –  For many, she’s known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata), but her real name is Anjece Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. On September 4, she’ll become “St....

MarketWatch – Market strategist says history favors Clinton; ‘investors like landslide victories’ The GOP is traditionally known as the party of Wall Street, but this...

National Post – Despite domestic concerns in Canada, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is keen to fold China into its vision for increased multilateral co-operation. After...

CNN – North Korea has executed its top education official, Kim Yong Jin, by firing squad, a South Korean government official told CNN on Wednesday....

AP – Mexicans responded angrily to what they saw as a weak performance by President Enrique Pena Nieto, who appeared to let Republican presidential candidate...

The New Yorker – A few months before the performance, I asked Yuja why, out of all Beethoven’s sonatas, she had selected the “Hammerklavier,” and she...

CNN – Mohammad al-Adnani, the official spokesman of ISIS and one of its most senior members, has died in Syria, the terror group said in a...

Screen Daily – Anticipation for the 73rd Venice Film Festival (Aug 31 – Sept10) has been building for weeks. In an interview with Screen, festival...

NPR – You might call it a silent epidemic. Up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a...

The Onion – ‘Time For Work,’ Says German Chancellor Following a sudden high-pitched squeal of audio feedback, the 11 million citizens of Greece were reportedly...

The Hollywood Reporter – Will Reginald Hudlin and David Hill be back as producers? Are Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart under consideration for host? Might...

USA Today – Nieto compares Trump to Hitler, Mussolini Nieto and other Mexico leaders have had bracing things to say about the Republican nominee throughout...