Posted in Environment

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle…

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Posted in Sports

Agent blasts Drake over trolling of Antetokounmpo

Is rap star Drake getting into the heads of the Milwaukee Bucks, especially star player Giannis Antetokounmpo? May 21, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Recording artist…

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Posted in Politics

Nevada abortion bill lifts restrictions as other states tighten them

Nevada lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday that bucks a nationwide trend: While states like Alabama and Georgia are passing near-total bans on abortion, Nevada’s…

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Posted in US News

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury…

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Posted in Politics

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank…

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Posted in World

Trump tax returns: Judge rules major banks can hand over president’s financial documents

A judge has ruled that Deutsche Bank and Capital One can hand over Donald Trump’s financial documents in response to congressional subpoenas. US District Court…

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Posted in World

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping…

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Posted in Sports

Niki Lauda: Lewis Hamilton excused from Monaco Grand Prix press conference after death of legendary F1 driver

Lewis Hamilton has pulled out of Wednesday’s Monaco Grand Prix press conference after the death of Niki Lauda.  Formula 1’s world champion is understood to…

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Posted in UK News

Britons choose staycations in new headache for tour operators – study

FILE PHOTO: A resident relaxes in a swimming pool at The Thatchers Holiday Village in Modbury Devon, Britain April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters)…

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Posted in Business

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap,…

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Posted in Tech

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid U.S. blacklist

FILE PHOTO: Workers set up a Panasonic booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center in preparation for 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January…

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Posted in World

EU Parliament elections: Why protesters are “milkshaking” Nigel Farage

“We will not be selling milkshakes or ice cream tonight,” the sign in the window of a McDonald’s near Edinburgh, Scotland, read. “This is due…

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Posted in Politics

Trump walked away from infrastructure negotiations with Pelosi and Schumer

President Donald Trump made official Wednesday what many have suspected for months: There will never actually be an infrastructure week, or at least there won’t…

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