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Ottawa mulls legal action against pain-pill giant Purdue

Ottawa mulls legal action against pain-pill giant Purdue

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has acknowledged in the United States that its marketing of the drug was misleading, but it has not made a similar admission in Canada. (Michelle Siu For The Globe and Mail)

The federal government …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire from public life

Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire from public life

London (CNN)Prince Philip, 95-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, is to step down from public life, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The prince, who has been at the Queen’s side for her 65-year reign, will stop accepting invitations for public …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
At the open: TSX falls as lower commodity prices weigh

At the open: TSX falls as lower commodity prices weigh

A Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) logo is seen in Toronto in this file photo. (© Mark Blinch / Reuters)

Canada’s main stock index slipped in early trade on Thursday, as energy and mining stocks fell sharply with lower prices for …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
How the economy is really doing

How the economy is really doing

Trump’s job creation, 100 days in

Will the US economy perk up under President Trump? We’ll get a better sense after the government reports the jobs numbers for April Friday morning.

So far, it seems that consumers, small businesses and …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Self-service shoe departments coming to three Chicago-area Macy’s stores

Self-service shoe departments coming to three Chicago-area Macy’s stores

Shoppers look at shoes at a Macy’s Inc. department store in New York in 2015. The department store will begin offering self-service options so customers can bypass shoe sales staff. (Bloomberg)

Macy’s is bringing its new self-service shoe concept to …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Pull the plug on the 710 tunnel

Pull the plug on the 710 tunnel

A 710 freeway entrance sign in Monterey Park leads drivers towards Pasadena. Currently the freeway ends at Valley Boulevard in Alhambra, several miles from Pasadena. (Los Angeles Times)

There have been many death knells for the 710 Freeway extension to …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Authorities release report on Aaron Hernandez’s death

Authorities release report on Aaron Hernandez’s death

Aaron Hernandez listens March 15 during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston.

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez wrote a reference to a biblical passage in ink on his forehead and in blood on …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Bowe Bergdahl scheduled for trial in October

Bowe Bergdahl scheduled for trial in October

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in October on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, according to a new timetable set Friday after several delays in the case.

The judge, Army Col. …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Desiree Cheng steps up for La Salle in comeback year

Desiree Cheng steps up for La Salle in comeback year

Cheng found motivation in Game 1 as her father flew in from Taiwan to watch her and the Lady Spikers in the UAAP Finals

BACK IN GREEN. Desiree Cheng has made up for missed time by finishing in the top …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
‘The Bachelorette’ Premiere Recap: Rachel Takes Off Her Lawyer Hat and Puts on Her ‘Love One’

‘The Bachelorette’ Premiere Recap: Rachel Takes Off Her Lawyer Hat and Puts on Her ‘Love One’

It’s only episode one of “The Bachelorette” Season 13, and we’ve already learned so much about the woman at the center, Rachel Lindsay. ‘N Sync or Backstreet Boys? ‘N Sync. Michael Jackson or Prince? Michael. Does she love chocolate? She …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News