Shannon Karas

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Arrestation d'un homme de 23 ans en lien avec l'attentat de Manchester

La police de Manchester a annoncé mardi l’arrestation d’un homme de 23 ans en lien avec l’attentat suicide qui a fait au moins 22 morts, dont des …

North Korea says missile launch was to test carrying large nuclear warhead

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test on Sunday supervised by leader Kim Jong-un …

Canada is cool, not cold. Its 150th birthday gives you a chance to warm to it as never before

Canadians are often stereotyped as unarmed Americans with universal healthcare who dress in heavy winter clothing. Nice and polite, but boring.<p>We may utter too many "sorrys," but we are not boring, not the diverse 36 million of us who make Canada unique, and certainly not our 3.8 million square …

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Unmanned U.S. Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. military's experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.<p>The unmanned X-37B, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, touched …

Can Trudeau talk Trump out of trade fight? Maybe he won't have to

Participating in a public Q&A session with Bloomberg's editor in chief on Thursday, Justin Trudeau was asked what he'd learned about Donald Trump in …

Trump's travel policies hurting 'U.S. brand' and discouraging tourists, experts say

President Trump says he wants to keep out people who threaten the security of the United States. But his policies are discouraging tourists and threatening the American travel business, experts say.<p>One study forecasts a 10.6 million decline in visitors this year and next. The drop -- nearly 7% of …

6 awesome places in Michigan you’ve probably never heard of

IT’S EASY TO THINK of Michigan as just another “Midwestern” state, but dig a little deeper and it’s clearly anything but. For starters, it has the …

Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days

An immense river that flowed from one of Canada’s largest glaciers vanished over the course of four days last year, scientists have reported, in an unsettling illustration of how global warming dramatically changes the world’s geography.<p>The abrupt and unexpected disappearance of the Slims river, …

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North Korea warns of nuclear attack on U.S. at any sign of aggression

North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of U.S. aggression, as an American navy strike group …

10 great summer holidays for solo travellers (with no single supplements in sight)

The summer holidays I have found the most edifying are ones where I’ve set out on my own: a lazy beach getaway in Rio de Janeiro where I actually had the chance – cross-legged on a striped towel on Ipanema – to read books I had been longing to finish, and time to wander aimlessly through the …

Everything About Mars Is The Worst

But this jerk planet is still humanity’s best hope for another home in the cosmos.<p>At first glance, Mars seems pretty nice. The sun warms its rusty …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Brazil Tumbles Deeper Into Its Worst Depression

Brazil's economy has fallen further into its worst ever recession, contracting by 3.6 percent in 2016 and pressure is mounting on policymakers to stimulate growth.<p>The former Latin American powerhouse recorded a steeper-than-expected decline of 0.9 percent gross domestic product (GDP) in the final …

Where to find what's disappeared online, and a whole lot more: the Internet Archive

In a gleaming white former church with Greek-style pillars, under the shade of cypress trees in a quiet neighborhood of San Francisco, an effort to preserve much of what’s online, and to scan books, and save video streams from around the world, is now underway.<p>InternetArchiveExterior.jpg<p>Go in the …