Quebec unions strike over government pay raise offer

Quebec unions strike over government pay raise offer

Barring some urgency, strike as deadline approaches could damage Quebec’s image as a safe haven Thousands of Quebec daycares closed on Thursday in what is set to be the biggest protest yet against the…

Golfing pro challenges 5-year-old with ultimatum

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Golfing pro challenges 5-year-old with ultimatum

Emily Pedersen and Ethan Idion were paired at the Saudi Ladies International Pro-Am, and as golfers rarely do in a “golf out” arrangement, the players took their message to the tee line. At the…

Explosion kills eight in Somali capital, police say

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Explosion kills eight in Somali capital, police say

Updated 10:17 a.m. | The explosion struck outside a government-run primary school in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, killing eight people and wounding at least 13, a Somali security official said Monday. The evening blast occurred…

Alexander Lukashenko offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

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Alexander Lukashenko offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

In a surprise move on Wednesday, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus offered to host Russian nuclear weapons and blamed the U.S. for any accidents. “In the United States there are huge stockpiles of weapons…

Earthquake hits off Iran coast

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Earthquake hits off Iran coast

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has struck the Indian Ocean off the country’s west coast. A local official reports one person has died in the small, impoverished, rural village of Santoura. He said the quake hit…

Should you intervene in public arguments?

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Should you intervene in public arguments?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Are you entitled to defend yourself in public? Do you have a right to intervene in arguments between your partner? The answer could depend on the circumstance, says…

Somebody help us make more Booster Boosters!

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Somebody help us make more Booster Boosters!

Image source: bunchescoop/Flickr. You’ve probably seen many Booster Boosters marketed towards teens, but now the UK has decided to include everyone from teens on up when it comes to Booster Boosters. This is because…