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MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

Inflation unexpectedly slowed in June for the first time since October, adding to the likelihood that the Bank of England will keep interest rates at a record low in August.

Consumer prices rose by 2.6 per cent compared with a …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

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When investors and financial professionals talk about building a portfolio, they usually put the focus on risk vs. reward, or growth vs. preservation.

Sometimes, though, the conversation moves past that, and people choose to follow their conscience, putting …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Federal government to name industry veteran Ian Scott CRTC chairman

Federal government to name industry veteran Ian Scott CRTC chairman

After filling the role on an interim basis in June, the federal Department of Heritage has found its permanent candidate and will appoint Ian Scott chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday, The Globe and Mail has …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

People gather outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump.

President Trump has hired a former federal prosecutor to assist in how the White House handles its response to …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

A depiction of the new Star Wars land expansion was unveiled at this week at D23, an expo for Disney fans. The images and scale models show buildings, spaceships and rock formations. (Walt Disney Co.)

For several months, Star Wars …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance
Nursing homes move into the insurance business

Nursing homes move into the insurance business

Around the country, a handful of nursing home companies have begun selling their own private Medicare insurance policies, pledging close coordination and promising to give clinicians more authority to decide what treatments they will cover for each patient.

These plans …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 7/15/17

LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 7/15/17

Today’s Birthday (07/15/17). Home is the center of your universe this year. Your work and health flower with steady attention. Coordination and teamwork with family and partners balance times of fluctuating cash flow. Autumn romance infuses a delicious year. Winter …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
While Some Cry ‘Fake,’ Spotify Sees No Need to Apologize

While Some Cry ‘Fake,’ Spotify Sees No Need to Apologize

A year ago, Apple stirred controversy by striking special deals with some of pop music’s biggest stars. Now Spotify is under fire for dealings with artists who, in a sense, do not exist at all.

For the last week, the …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Queen still ‘Killer’ with Adam Lambert in Chicago

Queen still ‘Killer’ with Adam Lambert in Chicago

Iconic rockers Queen returned to Chicago, performing as Queen + Adam Lambert, filling the United Center for an evening of classic rock that included their greatest hits. Hitting the stage a little after 8 p.m., most of the sold-out audience …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Acid becoming weapon of choice among teens in London amid growing attacks

Acid becoming weapon of choice among teens in London amid growing attacks

The scene of an acid attack in London on July 13. (AP)

A horrific wave of acid attacks have overtaken London, leaving victims gruesomely disfigured and suffering life-altering injuries amid a growing trend that’s seen the corrosive liquid become the …

by July 14, 2017 0 comments News