Day: November 29, 2019

domesticNews

Factbox: Quotes from shoppers as they scour for the best deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shoppers headed out to stores across the United States in a quest to score the best Black Friday discounts on everything from handbags to 4K TVs, with early promotions marking the start of a condensed holiday shopping season. People wait in line to pay for purchases at Best Buy during a […]

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Business

Ireland’s credit rating upgraded by Standard & Poor’s

NTMA chief Conor O’Kelly Ireland’s credit rating upgraded by Standard & Poor’s Independent.ie Ireland’ sovereign credit rating has been restored to its pre-bailout level for the first time by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, bringing it to AA- (from A+) with a stable outlook. https://www.independent.ie/business/irelands-credit-rating-upgraded-by-standard-poors-38739798.html https://www.herald.ie/news/article38286984.ece/8376c/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-07-06_new_51635491_I1.JPG Email Ireland’ sovereign credit rating has been restored to […]

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Ontario High school teachers and the province to resume talks this weekend as threat of one-day strike looms

Talks resume this weekend between the province and the union representing public high school teachers in a bid to avert a day-long strike next Wednesday. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) says its 60,000 members — including teachers, speech-language pathologists, social workers and office staff — will walk off the job Dec. 4 if […]

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London / Europe
Netherlands
Stabbing
The Hague

Several People Wounded in Hague Stabbing

Several people were wounded in a stabbing on a shopping street in The Hague, Netherlands, according to Dutch police officials. Local authorities and emergency services are on scene, reports Reuters. Additional details are not yet known. The reported incident occurred hours after a knifeman stabbed several people, killing two, in London. Police shot the suspect shot dead […]

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Toronto Eaton Centre killer sentenced to life in prison but could be eligible for parole in 16 months

TORONTO — The man who opened fire inside Eaton Centre’s food court has been sentenced to life in prison but he could be eligible for parole in as little as 16 months. Christopher Husbands drew a handgun and opened fire in the food court in June 2012, killing two people and wounding several others. Ahmed […]

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2 big things that could save or sink Trump in 2020

People close to Trump say he would never actually allow NAFTA to expire heading into reelection, given the impact on supply chains, particularly in critical swing states in the industrial Midwest. But no one is certain what Trump will do if Democrats decide it’s in their political interest to stall USMCA as the election approaches. […]

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Comedian Mike Ward refuses to pay for joke about disabled boy

Quebec comedian Mike Ward is seen at the Nasty Show at the Metropolis on July 20, 2016. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette Comedian Mike Ward can’t get away with saying whatever he wants “under the guise of comedy,” the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday, upholding a previous decision that ordered him to pay […]

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The world’s demand for palm oil is igniting a climate bomb

By Rebecca Wright, Ivan Watson, Tom Booth and Masrur Jamaluddin, CNN Kalimantan, Indonesia (CNN) — Deep within the jungles of Indonesian Borneo, illegal fires rage, creating apocalyptic red skies and smoke that has spread as far as Malaysia and Singapore. People are choking. Animals are dying. This is no ordinary fire. It was lit for […]

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Gunshots Heard Near London Bridge As British Police Respond To Stabbing Incident

@ShashD/TwitterArmed police on London Bridge A “number of people” are believed to have been injured amid a stabbing incident near London Bridge, police say. There were multiple reports of shots being fired, possibly by officers, in the wake of the incident, which has seen the bridge evacuated and shut both ways. A man has been […]

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Iraqi PM to resign after deadly anti-government protests | News

Celebrations have erupted in Iraq’s Tahrir Square, where anti-government protesters have been camped out for nearly two months following an announcement by the Iraqi prime minister that he would be resigning. Adel Abdul Mahdi has said he will submit his resignation to the country’s parliament after a day of intense bloodshed amid mass anti-government demonstrations. […]

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