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Daimler labour chief Brecht: ‘Unacceptable’ for Mercedes plant in Alabama not to be unionized

By Erik Schelzig THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The head labour official on Daimler AG’s supervisory board says he considers... (more...)

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Appeal of Conscience Foundation Presents 2014 Awards to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, The Walt Disney Company Chairman a

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 1/8STK3/8 1/8IN3/8 1/8SU3/8 REL AWD TO RELIGION, AND SOCIETY EDITORS: Appeal of Conscience Foundation... (more...)

Daimler labour chief Brecht: ‘Unacceptable’ for Mercedes plant in Alabama not to be unionized

By Erik Schelzig THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The head labour official on Daimler AG’s supervisory board says he considers... (more...)

Daimler labour chief Brecht: ‘Unacceptable’ for Mercedes plant in Alabama not to be unionized

By Erik Schelzig THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The head labour official on Daimler AG’s supervisory board says he considers... (more...)

Daimler labour chief Brecht: ‘Unacceptable’ for Mercedes plant in Alabama not to be unionized

By Erik Schelzig THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The head labour official on Daimler AG’s supervisory board says he considers... (more...)

CF Industries, Yara International in talks to create global fertilizer behemoth

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEERFIELD, Ill. — CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway’s Yara International... (more...)

UNGA address, dinner with Obama: Modi has 35 engagements in US (Roundup)

New Delhi/Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule of 35 engagements, including... (more...)

Address to UNGA, dinner with Obama, 35 engagements for Modi in US

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule of 35 engagements, including an address... (more...)

London turns world’s most expensive city

London, Sep 23 (IANS) — London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city to live and work in,... (more...)

Boeing, Google, Pepsico in breakfast meeting with Modi

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — Big time business will be on the table during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s breakfast... (more...)

Russia’s Kalashnikov ‘undecided’ on new brand ambassador

Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) — Russia’s largest arms manufacturer, Kalashnikov Concern, is still “undecided”... (more...)

TSX opens higher on optimistic Chinese data, disappointing European data

By Linda Nguyen THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The Toronto stock market gained some strength Tuesday, as traders digested... (more...)

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Pakistani women making history – fighting for rights using Jirga

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Pakistani women making history –fighting for rights using Jirga. A Jirga is essentially a community council that is made up of…
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Wedding Invitations – what NOT to do

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Last week I gave a list of all the things you should do when considering wedding invitations.  This week, let’s explore…
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Are Your Employees Bad for Business?

Setting up a business may be one of the biggest things you create and fund. Who you hire could make or break that dream in…
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Dr. Rohit Joshi, chairman of Aarna Superspecialty Hospital in Gujarat.

Newborn Indian baby has tail – that was his parasitic twin – removed

VANCOUVER DESI An Indian baby born with a 350 grams, 12-cm ‘tail’ on his back has had it removed just five days after birth, according…
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Maternal health in, climate change out: A look at Canada’s changing UN speeches

ALEXANDER PANETTA THE CANADIAN PRESS UNITED NATIONS — A scan of Canadian speeches at the United Nations General Assembly reveals a shift in priorities during…
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‘Angelina Effect’ makes more women test for breast cancer

IANS London – The ‘Angelina Effect’ has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The ‘Angelina Effect’…
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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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