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What the Liberal victory could mean for your pension plan

<i>Tammy Schirle is an associate professor of economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.</i><p>Are you a widow? Divorced? Born after 1958? Expecting to retire some day? After the first 100 days under the incoming new government, you can expect important changes to your public pension. While the Liberals will …

Retirement

U.S. patrols to raise stakes with Beijing in disputed South China Sea | News Home | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. plans to send warships or military aircraft within 12 nautical miles of China’s artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, possibly within days, could open a tense new front in Sino-U.S. rivalry.<p>Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around …

China

Feds have their eye on illegal contact lens sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The feds say those Halloween zombie eyes could be a real nightmare and they're cracking down on illegal contact lenses.<p>The U.S. attorney's office says 10 Southern California stores and owners were charged Friday in Los Angeles with "misbranding" contact lenses by selling them …

Los Angeles

The world's largest sovereign fund is being scrutinized by China's anti-corruption watchdog

After a series of probes into large state-owned enterprises -- in particular oil firms -- the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the Communist Party monitor, now plans to target the financial sector.<p>The new round of inspections will cover the central People's Bank of China, the China …

China

Actor Jonah Hill lists Hollywood Hills home with a celebrity pedigree

Actor-comedian <b>Jonah Hill</b> of the "Jump Street" movies has listed his home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $2.995 million.<p>It's only the second time the Midcentury compound will change hands. The original 1959 house was built for actress Beverly Garland by her husband, Fillmore Crank. Hill bought …

46-Gigapixel View of Milky Way is Largest-Ever Image of Space

Space is big, but it's never been quite <i>this</i> big. This composite image taken by astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum is, they claim, the largest image of space to date. It shows a long swathe of the Milky Way, photographed piece by piece over a period of five years from the university's …

Cosmology

Blue Jays fall to the Royals in Game 6 of the ALCS

They captured the hearts and imaginations of Canadians from coast to coast with their big bats, their swagger, and a never say die attitude.<p>Friday night here at Kauffman Stadium, the magical ride came to an abrupt end for the Toronto Blue Jays who, despite the hitting heroics of Jose Bautista, …