Recent World Headlines

14.02.2016

DiCaprio favoured for best-actor prize at Britain's BAFTAs

LONDON - Leonardo DiCaprio could add to his accolades for epic endurance story "The Revenant" with a win at the British Academy Film Awards.

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14.02.2016

Rihanna, Usher, Wonder honour Lionel Richie on Grammy weekend

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder and John Legend paid tribute to Lionel Richie in a musical tribute touching on his roots in R&B to his string of romantic, easy-listening ballads that ruled the airwaves in the 1980s.

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14.02.2016

Munn, Segel help film academy honour inventors, engineers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Subjects like rapid prototyping, 3-D texture painting and the intricacies of digital media review systems became comic material Saturday for Olivia Munn and Jason Segel, hosts of the film academy's Scientific and Technical Awards. Or at least they tried their best.

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Recent National Headlines

14.02.2016

'Institutional betrayal' expert to speak at UBC following alleged sex assaults

VANCOUVER - When an institution fails a victim after a sexual assault, that betrayal worsens the trauma from the attack, says a leading U.S. expert who is set to speak at the University of British Columbia.

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14.02.2016

No winning ticket for $10-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw

TORONTO - No one has the winning ticket for the $10-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.

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Recent Business Headlines

12.02.2016

Massive gas leak plugged; residents seek return to normal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The massive gas leak that spewed uncontrollably for nearly four months drove thousands of Los Angeles residents to pack up and leave their homes, while others rode it out.

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12.02.2016

Taseko files lawsuit against Ottawa over B.C. gold and copper mine decision

VANCOUVER - Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX: TKO) is suing the federal government in B.C. Supreme Court and seeking unspecified compensation for a 2014 decision that blocked development of a proposed $1.5 billion gold and copper deposit.

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Recent Entertainment Headlines

14.02.2016

'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oscar contenders "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday that was held in Los Angeles and New York.

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Recent Health Headlines

13.02.2016

Noise harder on children than adults, hinders how they learn

WASHINGTON - From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.

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