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  • York Region Police arrest more than 100 in child sex ring

    York Region Police arrest more than 100 in child sex ring

    Truong said that most of the men stopped communicating at that point aside from the 104 men who were arrested in the sting. He said child sex trafficking is a growing problem in Canada. A total of 64 cases are before the courts, while 40 cases have been resolved. "Almost all of these men did not have a criminal record, had stable jobs, families and were not the kind of people that would normally be seen in the criminal justice system", she said.

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  • Rain god to help economy this Monsoon

    Rain god to help economy this Monsoon

    IMD will issue the updated forecasts in early June 2017 as a part of the second stage long range forecast of monsoon rainfall. The monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, critical for growing crops such as rice, sugar cane, corn, cotton and soybeans because almost half of the country's farmland lacks irrigation.

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  • OPEC says oil deal bearing fruit, but US pumping more

    Gross U.S. crude oil imports in 2016 rose to an average of 7.9 million barrels per day (b/d), 514,000 b/d more than the 2015 average. "New data shows weaker-than-expected growth in a number of countries including Russia, India, several Middle Eastern countries, Korea and the US, where demand has stalled in recent months", the agency said .

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  • $13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

    Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and impose a new tax on other tobacco products to help fund public housing. An estimated 900,000 New York City residents now smoke. He said he's not anxious about new tobacco regulations. This policy needs to be shared with both existing and future tenants. There are more than 550 such pharmacies in the city with tobacco-selling licenses.

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  • North Korea Threatens US with Pre-Emptive Missile Strike

    North Korea Threatens US with Pre-Emptive Missile Strike

    Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters. "We are not prepared to sit back and let North Korea threaten our homeland", he said. "The members of the Security Council expressed their utmost concern over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic-missile launch", the council said in the statement, referring to the April 15 launch.

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  • Volvo to Build First EV in China

    Past year 11m cars were recalled in China, just over 120,000 of which were domestic brands, but this apparent discrepancy is not deterring foreign brands from targeting what remains a growing market. "All automakers in China are still trying to understand the implications of the more stringent fuel efficiency regulations and whether to increase production of qualifying NEVs or purchase NEV credits from other automakers, including their partners", said James Chao, Shanghai-based Asia-Pacific ...

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  • ExxonMobil silent on Russia waiver

    The Russia sanctions have cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars. Tillerson pledged he would recuse himself from matters pertaining to Exxon during his first two years at State. This proved to be problematic for both parties: Rosneft does not have the technological ability to drill in cold offshore conditions by itself, while Russian Federation was Exxon's second-biggest exploration area at the time.

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  • It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

    It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

    April is one of the most popular residents at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York . Animal Adventure Park reports that April went into labor at 7:20 a.m. The park is now closed to the public and will open in mid-May. A NY zoo's livestream video of its pregnant giraffe is showing her giving birth. A zoo spokesperson says the delivery could take all day Saturday.

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  • Panic at NY's Penn Station Causes 16 To Be Injured

    Panic at NY's Penn Station Causes 16 To Be Injured

    After the false rumor of an active shooter, thousands of people began running in every direction, leaving behind luggage, shoes and other personal belongings, footage shows. She said shortly after the train entered the tunnel to go under the Hudson River, they felt a bump on the side of the train and saw sparks. Families huddled together, commuters hid behind pillars and some people fell to the ground as they ran for the exits.

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  • Countries should help those hurt by free trade

    Countries should help those hurt by free trade

    The IMF, the World Bank and the WTO said in their joint report that the anti-trade mood had been evident long before last year's USA presidential election but said this had followed a long period when trade had brought benefits to both developed and developing countries.

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  • Wells Fargo & Company Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

    Wells Fargo & Company Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

    Sharkey Howes & Javer now owns 5,959 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the last quarter. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will expand its focus to additional sectors such as transportation, microgrid solutions and sustainable agriculture, and implement a Channel Partner Award program.

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  • New Venezuela clashes as Maduro seeks help in Cuba

    New Venezuela clashes as Maduro seeks help in Cuba

    Several thousand demonstrators led by deputies including National assembly leader Julio Borges were attempting to march to the office of the country's human rights agency, when they were stopped by police forces, who used tear gas to disperse the crowds.

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  • Elliott applies US activist investor tactics to BHP offensive

    Elliott applies US activist investor tactics to BHP offensive

    It is understood BHP has not been aware of the details of Elliott's proposals because Elliott only sent a letter to BHP directors outlining its suggestions on yesterday, Monday, April 10. Elliott, referring to talks already held with BHP management, said the changes could boost shareholder value by about 50%. Elliott's proposal of a primary listing in London would require the approval of Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board, BHP said.

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  • Australia says it's ready to supply uranium to India

    On defence ties, the statement said both countries remain strongly committed to the breadth of their defence ties and recalled the Special Forces Bilateral Exercise conducted in October 2016. He said Australia was helping India in its water management policy while sharing expertise in the area of renewable energy. Stating that trade in goods and services between the two sides stood at $20 billion, he said there was scope for increasing this.

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  • Adani Group Suffers a Setback As Supreme Court Rejects Compensatory Power Tariff

    Adani Group Suffers a Setback As Supreme Court Rejects Compensatory Power Tariff

    Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Centre, made it clear that he was only appearing in order to apprise the court that the electricity sector, having been privatised, has largely fulfilled the object sought to be achieved by the 2003 Electricity Act - which is that electricity generation, being de-licenced, should result in production of far greater electricity than was earlier produced.

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  • Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

    Following a massive storm Wednesday which hit Atlanta , Delta Air Lines has announced that it was forced to cancel an estimated 3,000 flights this week. More than 3,000 flights are affected after storms rolled through the south on Wednesday. In March, the average Delta flight was about 85 percent full.

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  • Adidas reveals the first 3D-printed shoe it'll mass produce

    Adidas reveals the first 3D-printed shoe it'll mass produce

    Unlike additive 3D printing, Carbon's proprietary CLIP technology leans on oxygen permeable optics, digital light projection, and programmable liquid resins to manufacture an object. SLA , on the other hand, uses an ultra-violet laser to transform light-sensitive liquid into a solid. Eric Liedtke called it the "holy grail" as he pointed to the Futurecraft 4D .

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  • Axon Offers Free Body Cameras for Every US Police Officer

    Axon Offers Free Body Cameras for Every US Police Officer

    And the prospect of having more police departments sign on after their yearlong trial probably isn't a bad look either. While the Taser brand is strongly associated with weapons that give you an electric shock and are sometimes wielded by police officers who appear to be looking for a fight, the company is now rebranding by expanding into body cameras for police officers.

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