Monthly Archives: March 2015

Muhammadu Buhari, ex-dictator, defeats Goodluck Jonathan in Nigerian election

Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country’s history. Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari, a Cabinet minister close to the outgoing president told The Associated Press, paving the way…

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DNA matchmaking claims to help singles find the right mate

Can DNA testing help you find love? Controversial genetic tests that claim to help match singles based on their DNA are being offered by a Toronto company. Sara Seabrooke, co-founder and chief science officer of Instant Chemistry, says the company’s genetic and psychological testing service can help “narrow down the field” of potential dates and help you…

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Trucking industry skids to a halt as oil prices fall

The decline in oil prices has put the brakes on much of Alberta’s trucking industry. Since June 2014, truck operators supplying Alberta’s oilsands region have been facing an increasingly unstable work environment rife with layoffs, said Bruno Muller, president of Caron Transportation Systems based in Sherwood Park. At Caron, one of the largest shipping companies in…

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E! News Nominated for Two Daytime Emmy Awards!

E! News is headed to the Emmys! That’s right, E! News has been nominated for not one, but two Daytime Emmy Awards! Nominations for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced earlier today. In addition to nabbing a nom for Outstanding Entertainment News Program, E! was also recognized with an Outstanding Special Class Special…

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