Canadian stock market closes lower for first time in nine sessions

Xinhua | 2017-02-18

TORONTO, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Canada's main stock market in Toronto ended a run of eight consecutive days of increases, as losses in Materials and Energy stocks outpaced gains in Telecommunications and Consumer Discretionary sectors. The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX...

Stocks inch to new records; S&P 500 up 4 straight weeks

The Roanoke Times | 2017-02-17

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes inched ahead to record highs Friday, barely, after a late-afternoon push erased losses from earlier in the day. It caps the fourth straight week of gains for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, its longest such streak since July. Reports through the week showed that...

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Why UK Abortion Clinics Are Rejecting Irish Women

Huffington Post | 2017-02-17

In Ireland, a country grown on the grounds of Catholicism, it should come as no surprise that abortion is heavily restricted. With the Eighth Amendment, a law stating that a pregnant woman cannot have an abortion unless it is to save her life or she has medical complications, many women flock to...

Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children

CBS News | 2017-02-17

New research finds that what keeps parents up at night may be different for men and women ......

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Antonio Conte says 'it's a little early' to talk about Chelsea winning league-and-cup double

The National | 2017-02-19

WOLVERHAMPTON // Antonio Conte has warned his players to avoid complacency as they seek to become just the third club in the history of English football to win the Premier League and FA Cup double on two separate occasions. A 2-0 fifth-round win away to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday took...

I’d prefer to stay at Arsenal – Wenger

Arsene Wenger AFP PHOTO LONDON: Arsene Wenger has revealed he wants to stay in football management long-term and has indicated for the first time he would like to extend his spell as Arsenal’s manager. The Frenchman’s future is up in the air, with his...

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Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

MUNICH (AP) - Iran's foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but...

News24 | 2017-02-18

Finally, Gambia's Barrow 'officially' sworn-in as president

Thousands of supporters have gathered to finally celebrate the inauguration of Gambian President Adama Barrow, a month after he was sworn in across the border...

NBC News | 2017-02-18

The Mysterious Case of Nigeria's Missing President

Muhammadu Buhari has been the subject of swirling rumors, conspiracy theories and downright fabrications since he flew to London last month. ......

India TV | 2017-02-18

Barack Obama ranks 12th best leader in US presidential history

Barack Obama ranks as the 12th best leader in US presidential history, according to a new survey. The survey of 91 presidential historians conducted by C-SPAN...

WorldNews.com | 2017-02-17

Ecuador's Paraplegic Presidential Candidate Offers Hope To The Disabled

Ecuador’s presidential candidate Lenin Moreno, who lost the use of his legs two decades ago, is a leading spokesman for the rights of the disabled, Reuters...

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