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Michelin to cut 500 jobs at Canadian plant | News Home | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French tyremaker Michelin (MICP.PA) said on Monday it would gradually reduce production at a Canadian plant by mid-2015, cutting about 500 jobs and booking a provision of C$87 million ($78.52 million) in the first half of this year.<p>French tyremaker Michelin's flag with a Bibendum, …

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Pistorius gets emotional at graphic evidence | News Home | Reuters

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius buried his head in his hands and wiped away tears after a South African court on Tuesday heard grisly details of the killing of his girlfriend, the first sign of emotion from the track star in his two-day murder trial.<p>Oscar Pistorius leaves court after the …

South Africa

Alice Herz-Sommer, world's oldest Holocaust survivor, dies in London at age 110

Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died Sunday morning in London at age 110, a family member said. …

Prime suspect in quadruple murder dies in Quebec City hospital three weeks after gruesome discovery

MONTREAL — Martin Godin, the man alleged to have killed his ex-wife, her boyfriend and his two daughters, died Sunday night in a Quebec City hospital.<p>…

B.C. avalanche kills man, injured woman safe after dramatic seven-hour rescue

NELSON, B.C. — A man has been killed and a woman taken to hospital after a dramatic rescue at the scene of a massive avalanche in southeastern …

Au revoir to ‘Bonjour-Hi’: PQ vows to clamp down on creeping bilingualism if it wins majority next election

MONTREAL — Quebec will toughen its language laws if the Parti Québécois wins a majority in the next provincial election, with measures to fight …

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Tabloid outs Uganda’s ‘200 top’ homosexuals after president signs harsh anti-gay law

KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals, outing some Ugandans who …

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Dreaming

There's a lot we still don't understand when it comes to sleep. We know certain changes occur in the brain, and we have a few guesses as to why, but even the experts only have theories about many aspects of sleep in general and dreaming in particular.<p>Sleep has long been thought of as a way to …

Racially Profiled for "Walking While Black"

How long does it take a new immigrant to be profiled in Montreal? Before you hazard a guess, place "black male" in front of immigrant and "racially" …

Dominican Republic

Marie Curie: Why her papers are still radioactive

Marie Curie, whom Google is celebrating Monday with a Google Doodle in honor of her 144th birthday, lived her life awash in ionizing radiation. More …

McDonald's Drops Heinz Ketchup

In what is sure to be the divorce of the century, McDonald's, the world's largest quick-service chain by sales, is ending its longstanding relationship with Heinz, the world's largest producer of ketchup.<p>That means that every McDonald's location around the world will soon have to stop serving Heinz …