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 …

Terrorisme

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

Missile launch is 1st since new president took office in South Korea, promising warmer ties<p>North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a …

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 …

Canada

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

'I've learned that he listens,' Trudeau says of president who's been known to change his views<p>Participating in a public Q&A session with Bloomberg's …

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 …

CNN

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

First ever observed case of ‘river piracy’ saw the Slims river disappear as intense glacier melt suddenly diverted its flow into another watercourse<p>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 …

Global Warming

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Canada

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

Trump: 'If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them!'<p>North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of …

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 …

Travel

Two girls barred from United flight for wearing leggings: ‘Since when does United police women’s clothing?’

A United Airlines gate agent barred two girls from boarding a flight Sunday morning because the girls were wearing leggings.<p>Another girl who was …

Clothing

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 …

Brazil

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>Go in the front entrance, and you may …

Children’s opera performed at Nazi concentration camp in 1943 to be restaged in Toronto

Jewish Museum in PragueThis is a propaganda photograph taken by the Nazi's of the original Brundib·r cast in Terezin. In the grainy film, a cluster …

The Arts