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Keep an eye on loonie and oil becoming ‘friends again’: currency strategist

With the Canadian dollar recently rising to its highest point since February amid heightened oil price volatility, the loonie and oil are starting to …

Business (Canada)

Brighten up with these rosemary cupcakes with lemon cream filling | The Star

This is one of the easier recipes in the book, as it doesn’t require expert decorating skills. As someone who doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth, I …

Dessert

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

French waiter says firing for rudeness is 'discrimination against my culture'

A French waiter fired for being “aggressive, rude and disrespectful” says his behaviour wasn’t out of line – he’s just French.<p>Guillaume Rey, who worked at a Vancouver restaurant on Canada’s Pacific coast, filed a complaint with British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal against his former employer, …

France

Montreal Muffulette Sandwich Recipes

Directions for: Montreal Muffulette Sandwich<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup chopped dill pickles<p>⅓ cup chopped pickled pepperoncini peppers<p>1 Tbsp olive oil<p>1 large …

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Human Ancestors Had the Same Dental Problems as Us--Even without Fizzy Drinks and Sweets

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>Dental erosion is one of …

Dental Care

J.C. Penney says it has cut jobs, offers muted outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Department store chain J.C. Penney says it has cut more than 300 jobs and reported disappointing sales at established stores for the quarter that includes the holiday season. It also delivered a muted outlook, and its shares fell 6 percent.<p>The news Friday overshadowed strong profits …

J.C. Penney

Trump tariff on steel and aluminum: Winners and losers

President Donald Trump reiterated support Friday for steel and aluminum tariffs, saying in a tweet that “trade wars are good, and easy to win.” The message came a day after he announced his plans to impose a tariff of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum. If president has his way, the effects on …

B.C. woman fined for living in late-mother’s condo because she’s too young

An Abbotsford woman who is living on disability is wondering what happened to compassion after being ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines for …

Russia's New Nukes Are Similar to a Risky Project the U.S. Abandoned

Part of Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation speech Thursday sounded like something from a 1960s <i>James Bond</i> film. Putin announced his …

Military

Southern Bean Soup

This Southern-style bean soup recipe contains all kinds of healthy, delicious ingredients, including chopped ham, tomatoes, and several varieties of …

Amazon now more valuable than Microsoft

Amazon (AMZN) has beat out yet another company in its relentless climb to the position of "world's most valuable company."<p>The e-commerce behemoth's …

eCommerce

Krispy Kreme's Next Donut Flavor Has Been Chosen

With nearly two million votes cast, the next limited-edition glaze flavor was decided by fans.<p>"Democracy dies in darkness" goes the Washington Post's …

Baking

Eating turmeric once a day could improve memory and happiness, finds study

An ingredient that is used to give curry its bright colour could also improve your memory and mood, new research suggests.<p>Found in turmeric, curcumin …

Dementia

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WordPress

Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 6 ingredients. Rub mixture on outside and under skin of chicken. Stuff cavity with lemon, garlic, and 4 onion …

Cooking

A space station is falling to Earth. Here's where it could land.

Experts say there's no need to panic.<p><i>Editor's Note: This story has been updated with the latest estimate for when the space station could fall.</i><p>A defunct Chinese space station is expected to plunge to Earth from its orbital perch in early April.<p>The Tiangong-1 station will mostly burn up as it …

Space Exploration

NASA says skyscraper-sized asteroid headed toward Earth is ‘potentially hazardous’

Imagine a piece of rock the size of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper speeding through space 15 times faster the world’s fastest manned aircraft. Now …

Ice Age

Russian region shuts schools as temperatures drop to -67 C

Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday.<p>In Yakutia – a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometres) east of Moscow – students …

Weather

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has added Tom Hanks to the Arya Stark hit list

And Graham Norton too<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> star Maisie Williams surprised Tom Hanks on Friday by adding his name to the list of people her on-screen …

TV Series

Eliza Dushku accuses True Lies stunt coordinator of sexually abusing her when she was 12

True Lies director James Cameron responds to Dushku’s account as well.<p>Actress Eliza Dushku, best known for playing Faith on <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i>, has accused Hollywood stunt coordinator Joel Kramer of sexually assaulting her when she was 12 and working with him on the 1995 film <i>True Lies</i>. Kramer …

Eliza Dushku

The case for using military force against North Korea

As American and Canadian officials meet this week to discuss North Korea, it’s worth a reminder that military options must be on the table if …

North Korea

First-Ever Drone Swarm Attack Has Struck Russian Military Bases, Sources Claim

We knew this day was coming.<p>Ever since technological advancements made drones possible, people have warned of the potential dangers of weaponised …

Russian Military
China

Exclusive: Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two government sources said on Wednesday, sending the Canadian and Mexican currencies lower and hurting stocks.<p>The comments cast further doubt …

Business (Canada)

Lemon Bar Cheesecake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pulse first 3 ingredients in a food processor 3 or 4 times or just until blended. Add butter, and pulse 5 or 6 times or until …

Dessert

Make this flaky, buttery king cake to soothe your winter blues

January is that month when winter starts to spiral from holiday cheer into a freezing vortex of despair. With no more gifts and nothing left to …

Dessert

China's bus-size space station could crash to Earth in about five hours — or sooner

<b>Update: The Chinese space station Tiangong-1 has crashed in the South Pacific, see here for more.</b><p>China's first space station, called Tiangong-1 or "Heavenly Palace," will soon break up over Earth into a fiery rain of space— and the predictions for when it's coming down are getting more exact.<p>The …

Space Exploration

Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web, the team created an easily …

Diabetes