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Microsoft, other big tech companies lead gains on Wall Street

Wall Street is starting August with more gains, and U.S. stocks are climbing in Monday trading following encouraging reports from around the world on the...

The Canada-U.S. border could be closed for months. Here's what you...

Gone are the days when Canadians and Americans could freely drive across their shared border for a quick shopping trip or to visit family and...

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Millions of children suffering hunger, disease from El Nino effects, UNICEF says

Millions of children in countries around the world are bearing the brunt of the past year's strong El Nino weather phenomenon, with hunger, malnutrition and disease...

Genetically modified mosquitoes approved to battle Zika in Florida Keys

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved genetically modified mosquitoes as part of a trial to control the Zika outbreak in the...

New online tool helps Nova Scotians manage tick risk

Even for someone who's used to the presence of ticks, Ally Rhodes's recent experience was disconcerting. Returning from a recent hike near South...

New cooling device in Calgary helps babies avoid brain damage

Transporting babies deprived of oxygen at birth to a neonatal intensive care unit in Calgary will soon be safer thanks to a new portable cooling device....

Zika outbreak: infected resident in Utah dies

An elderly resident who had been infected with the Zika virus while travelling to an area with active transmission of the mosquito-borne...

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#LeFlop mocked online by Raptors fans

Raptors fans erupted on Twitter partway through Game 3 against the Cavaliers when an on-court scuffle knocked down LeBron James.  Knocked him down...