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Morgan Stanley Lowers Odds of Recession Happening This Year

The odds of another recession have fallen from 40% in July to 25%, according to estimates by Morgan Stanley.<p>“A stronger global backdrop and the …

Politics Briefing newsletter: Trudeau ordered Norman probe; new softwood levies coming

<b>CANADIAN POLITICS</b><p>The RCMP investigation into the leaking of cabinet documents that led to the suspension of <b>Vice-Admiral Mark Norman</b> was personally ordered by Justin Trudeau, The Globe's Robert Fife and Steven Chase report. Information often leaks in Ottawa, and it is unusual for a prime minister to …

Canada

Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisis

The global plastic bag pollution crisis could be solved by a waxworm capable of eating through the material at “uniquely high speeds”, scientists have announced.<p>Researchers have described the tiny caterpillar’s ability to break down even the toughest plastics as “extremely exciting” and said the …

Pollution

US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46.<p>Industry …

Oil

Why Toronto's price shock is Canada's problem

Real estate figures in the country's largest city are at red-hot levels, and the rest of Canada will ultimately have to pay for it, Barrie McKenna and David Parkinson report<p>Desmond Brown has been buying and selling real estate in Toronto for 19 years. In all that time, he has never seen a market …

Ottawa urged to go public with planned changes to tax credits

The Liberal government's plan to eliminate some tax credits in the 2017 budget faced private criticism from Canadian accountants for being too secretive.<p>Documents obtained by The Globe and Mail show Finance Minister Bill Morneau's department was urged by the Chartered Professional Accountants of …

Canada

U.S. dairy farmers push for Trump to milk the Canadian market

Blame Canada. That's what U.S. farmers say about some of the bubbling gluts weighing on the milk market, and they are eager for President Donald Trump to do something about it.<p>While growers and exporters of U.S. crops and food products have expressed anxiety over Mr. Trump's restrictive immigration …

Canadians want Trudeau to stand up to Trump, even if it leads to trade war: poll

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for his first encounter with Donald Trump at the White House, a new poll conducted for The Globe and Mail shows Canadians expect him to stand up to the President's aggressive America-first strategy even if it leads to a trade war with Canada's biggest …

China leaders convene for key economic meeting: Xinhua | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s top leaders have started an annual meeting to map out economic and reform plans for 2017, state media reported on Wednesday.<p>China's national flag is seen in front of cranes on a construction site at a commercial district in Beijing, China, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kim …

China

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Sprint to offer exchange program for Note 7 buyers with concerns over safety issues

Because of recent news of a replacement Galaxy Note 7 causing evacuation of a Southwest plane during boarding, Sprint is allowing customers with a …

Greece closing in on next bailout payment

BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's top official says Greece is on track to get 7.5 billion euros ($8.4 billion) in bailout funds from international …

Europe

Katy Perry’s Twitter Was Hacked And Filled With Hate For Everyone But Taylor Swift

In 2013, an eternity ago for a pop star, Katy Perry released her fourth album, <i>Prism</i>. It wasn’t quite as successful as the staggeringly popular <i>Teenage Dream</i> — one of only two albums to ever produce five Billboard Hot 100-topping hits — but “Roar” and “Dark Horse” hit number one, and she landed the …

What Justin Trudeau lost by losing his cool

What a Parliament Hill elbowing means for the much more serious matters of assisted death and electoral reform in a fractured House<p>The signature …

The San Andreas Fault Is Ready to Rupture, Scientist Warns

Uh oh.<p>A leading earthquake scientist has warned that the southern parts of the San Andreas fault is "locked, loaded, and ready to roll". Here's …

Economic fallout of Fort McMurray wildfire could be big, if history is any guide

From floods to wildfires to ice storms, natural disasters have a history of large-scale economic fallout in Canada.<p>The latest disaster economists are …

The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

Sam Kaplan<p>Treat yourself to a breakfast bonanza without abandoning your clean-eating routine. These sweet and satisfying pancakes—a favorite at IFBB …

Facebook has another hidden inbox you probably didn't realise was there

Users discover hundreds of ‘filtered’ messages buried behind a series of menus that they didn’t know existed<p>Users have discovered hundreds of messages locked in a hidden inbox within Facebook’s messaging system.<p>The inbox, accessible on the web or Facebook Messenger apps for smartphones and tablets, …

Apps

Amazon's cloud boss told us something that should terrify a $140 billion industry

There's no question Amazon is turning the screws on the $140 billion data-center-tech industry.<p>Amazon has grown to become the largest player in the rapidly growing cloud industry as its cloud platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), celebrates its 10-year anniversary.<p>And in the process, AWS has sent …

Iranian billionaire sentenced to death for corruption to appeal

Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani will appeal his death sentence in an oil fraud case, his lawyer says.<p>"The sentence is not final and there is room to dispute it," Rasoul Kouhpayezadeh told the Iranian Students News Agency on Sunday. "We will for sure appeal."<p>Zanjani, who has denied all wrongdoing, …

Grexit back on the agenda again as Greek economy unravels

After three emergency bailouts and the biggest debt restructuring in history, talk has again turned to the country dropping out of the currency union<p>European finance ministers will once again deliberate over how to treat Greece’s ongoing debt crisis this week despite the country desperately …

Europe

Five things you should know before you start your workday on March 3

Good morning. U.S.-Canada mergers are on the rise. Canadian natural gas prices could plunge below $1 per thousand cubic feet by the end of March. And …

Why China is banning ‘bizarre’ and ‘odd-shaped’ architecture | The Star

The Beijing building, designed by Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren for the firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture, looks like a pair of boxer …

Famed iPhone hacker explains why FBI’s backdoor request is such a bad idea

When it comes to hacking the iPhone, it’s hard to find anyone with more experience breaking into Apple’s software than Will Strafach, aka Chronic.<p>The legendary hacker has spent years reverse engineering each version of iOS to give jailbreakers full control of the iPhone and he’s got some very …

Privacy

Jalen Rose, ex Toronto Raptor, says free agents hate Canada's tax rates

Former Toronto Raptor Jalen Rose claims talented, high-priced NBA free agents avoid playing for Canada's only NBA team because of high tax rates.<p>"You …

Couple Smuggled Millions in 'Hell Money' Into U.S.: Officials

A couple tried to smuggle nearly $5 million in counterfeit cash into the U.S., officials said.<p>Authorities stopped the pair after they arrived at Detroit Metropolitan Airport aboard a flight from Seoul, South Korea, on Friday.<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection found 93 bundles of counterfeit U.S. …

Homeland Security

China's economy: Seven predictions for 2016

Investors and economists are becoming less optimistic about the global economy in 2016, partly because of concerns about China's performance.<p>The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development expects next year to be slightly better than this year, but has cut its 2016 world growth forecast …

China

In Ghana, the global problem of e-waste has local consequences

Consumers have a nasty habit of throwing out their electronics as soon as newer, shinier models become available, and they rarely ever do so properly. Nearly 42 million tons of e-waste — everything from microwaves and electric shavers to washing machines, laptops, cellphones, TVs and computer …

E-waste

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