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Five officials have been identified in European media reports as being at the centre of a FIFA probe looking into corruption in the World Cup bidding process
Demoting Canada’s chief public health officer is more about politics than promoting health.
Lawsuit says millions affected by the practice in which, for example, a call that lasts one minute and one second is rounded up to two minutes for billing purposes.
The governor general’s “Dare To Give” campaign is no substitute for fair taxation and proper social programs.
The cricketing world — and Australia, where the sport is to fans what hockey is to Canadians — is mourning the affable and hard-working Hughes, who passed away Thursday.
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Car with child inside stolen as woman pumps gas in New Orleans; 1-year-old found unharmed

NEW ORLEANS – As a 30-year-old woman pumped gas at a station in a New Orleans neighbourhood, a man jumped in the car and sped away with her 1-year-old daughter inside. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/126uaGL ) that New Orleans police say they found the car — with the child inside and unharmed — a couple Read the Rest of the Entry

SD producers: Keystone XL pipeline not a cure-all for rail delays that have plagued farmers

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storage options and rail congestion heading into spring. And they’re looking for more options than the Keystone XL pipeline to help. The proposed pipeline became emblematic during election season as Read the Rest of the Entry

Woman, 94, dies after car crashes into College Street building

Police say two others suffered minor injuries.

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SCIENCE & HEALTH WORLD NEWS

Standardizing the pressure of a mammograms can reduce pain: Study

Measuring and standardizing the pressure of a mammogram test could make the procedure less painful without reducing image quality, say researchers.

Yogurt shown to reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes

Eating yogurt as part of a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

Olympian Charles Austin is chairman of the "Board"

The idea came to him during a bout of insomnia one fateful night three years ago.

Mexico president vows police reform in bid to quell massacre anger

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Embattled President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday vowed to simplify Mexico's chaotic police structure and stop collusion between officials and drug gangs as he tried to defuse anger over the apparent massacre of 43 students in September.

Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion via Swiss accounts

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina has charged HSBC with aiding more than 4,000 clients to evade taxes by stashing their money in secret Swiss bank accounts, the country's AFIP tax authority said on Thursday.






ENTERTAINMENT

Kylie Jenner serves food to poor, pouts [Photos]

Kylie Jenner serves food to poor, pouts

Scott Stapp blames Obama for money woes

He may have fronted a band in the ‘90s that sold an upwards of 50 million copies, but Creed frontman Scott Stapp shocked the world yesterday when he announced - via Facebook - that he’s broke and homeless living in a Holiday Inn.

Seth Rogen invites moviegoers to get 'baked' with him at screening

Seth Rogen is taking his stoner persona to an even higher level next month for a Colorado screening of his new movie, "The Interview."


SPORTS NEWS

Lions boost playoff hopes with mauling of Bears

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions(Reuters) - The Detroit Lions' bid to snap a two-year playoff drought was given a massive boost after a 34-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday halted a two-game skid and moved them into a share of the division lead. Detroit, hosting the first of the National Football League's three U.S. Thanksgiving Day games, got off to a sloppy start but pulled away with touchdowns on their final three possessions of the opening half to build a 24-14 lead. ...


Boston Verizon FiOS subscribers lose access to local Fox channel

(Reuters) - Boston-area Verizon customers found themselves cut off from one kind of Thanksgiving bird on Thursday: the Eagles football team. Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which owns the station, according to a Verizon email to customers. That meant the subscribers woke up on Thanksgiving Day unable to watch Thursday's National Football League game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles. ...
EUROPE NEWS

Spurs advance in Europa League after game halted

Players watch a pitch invader during the Europa League group C soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane stadium in London, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 .(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tottenham was among nine teams to qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League on Thursday after beating Partizan Belgrade 1-0 in a match that was briefly suspended because of three separate pitch invasions.


For 600 migrants, harrowing sail ends in Greece

A local resident and a dog are silhouetted as a crippled freighter, left, carrying hundreds of refugees trying to migrate to Europe is towed by a Greek navy frigate at the coastal Cretan port of Ierapetra, Greece, on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. A smuggling ship carrying more than 700 men, women and children that broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe was towed Thursday to the Greek island of Crete. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — Hour after hour, the coast guard boats shuttled from the crippled freighter to a concrete pier, discharging a steady flow of humanity: Families with small children, black-clad elderly women, battered-looking youths with backpacks.


 
 


 
 
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