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Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Career Change Cover Letters, Explained

<b>It's no secret that the job application process is a painful one. Between searching for open roles, updating your résumé, and sending your</b> …

10 Landscape Design Tips You Need to Know to Get Started

Are you designing your first garden? Or rehabbing an outdoor space you inherited when you bought a house? Good for you. Gardens make our lives …

Bill Morneau Defends Tax Changes Before Liberal Summer Caucus

But how will his plans be received by the party?<p>OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau is going on the offensive, pushing back against small-business …

Is There a Better Way to Farm Fish?

Last month, more than 300,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from their floating farm into the Salish Sea, off Washington state, stoking the flames of a …

Tall poppy syndrome and the Canadian opportunity

There’s an epidemic in Canada. That epidemic is a mentality that leaves top talent with no option but to flee the nation’s borders and take with them everything they’ve learned. It undervalues breakthroughs developed and paid for by Canadian taxpayers. It’s a mindset that resents the success of …

AP Top Stories for August 10th

Israel imprisons high-profile Jewish extremists, arrests more in West Bank

Israel intensified its crackdown on Jewish extremists Sunday, imprisoning two high-profile ultranationalist Israelis for six months without charge and arresting additional suspects in West Bank settlement outposts, security authorities said.<p>The crackdown comes after a deadly July 31 firebomb attack …

Nusra Front says withdraws from frontline against Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front says it has quit frontline positions against Islamic State north of Aleppo and ceded them to other rebels, leaving an area of northern Syria where Turkey wants to set up a buffer zone.<p>A man rests in front of a wall decorated with religious phrases …

Afghan president calls on Pakistan to rein in Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan president called on Pakistan on Monday to crack down on the Taliban after a suicide car bombing earlier in the …

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Trio of attacks in Turkey target police, U.S. Consulate

<b>Istanbul (CNN) —</b> Police on both ends of Turkey -- as well as the U.S. Consulate in the country's most populated city -- came under attack on Monday.<p>The violence began around 1 a.m. Monday in Istanbul's Sultanbeyli district, police said, when a vehicle-borne bomb exploded near the police station, …