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TORONTO - TORONTO (AP) _ Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (AEM) on Wednesday reported a loss of $15.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 7 cen
TORONTO - TORONTO (AP) _ Kinross Gold Corp. (KGC) on Wednesday reported a loss of $841.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 73 cents per share. Losses, adj
TORONTO - TORONTO (AP) _ Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $419.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Toronto-based company said it had profit of 65 cents. E
VANCOUVER - Canada's environmental review body says greenhouse gas emissions from a proposed liquefied natural gas facility on British Columbia's north coast pose a significant ecological threat. The
MSU students on Buzz Aldrin              
Sixth-grade students at St. Richard Catholic School in Jackson offered their take on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's now-infamous post-game Super Bowl interview.       
Despite wider 4th quarter loss, Tesla CEO issues bullish forecast for 2016.
Latest Lifestyle
The B.C. Home + Garden Show is back for the 45th year, running from Feb. 17 to 21 at BC Place Stadium and it’s all about “life” improvement.
Check out the rockery created for stunning outdoor living spaces created by landscape design companies featured at the BC Home and Garden Show taking over BC Place Stadium, Feb. 17-21.
Alexandre Carriere adds European fine dining skills to elevate tapas in Vancouver.
Beware the separated Underwoods.             
Ha Noi has targeted reduction in violations of safety regulations for the high-voltage grid by 30 per cent in this year, the municipal Department of Industry and Trade has said.
LONDON (Reuters) - From Second World War photographs to shoots with famous models, British Vogue magazine marks its 100th birthday this year with an exhibition of fashion, beauty and portrait prints.
A sparkling wine beurre blanc adds a tart, creamy top to the seafood             
Latest Tech
SEOUL (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of mobile processors for Apple Inc's next iPhones, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Thursday
SAN FRANCISCO — Visit the website of any top coding school and you'll find some eye-popping numbers: Some promise to turn people into software engineers in as little as 12 weeks and most claim job pl
Modern men increasingly value brains over beauty when choosing long-term mates, say researchers. While the common view is that our mate choices are evolutionarily "hardwired" in our brains and therefo
Tampons and sanitary pads would be exempt from Chicago's portion of the sales tax under an ordinance two aldermen are pushing as a way to help correct what they say is an unfairness to women who need
For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen. But now, nearly 56 years after the bludgeone
The US Geological Survey map shows what it looks like if all the water one the planet is formed into a sphere over the US. All of the water on Earth would create a 860 mile wide sphere.
Anthropologists at the University of West Florida have found the first evidence of poor people who appear to have immigrated to the capital city of the Roman Empire 2,000 years ago.
Latest Health
The human fingertip is a finely tuned sensory machine, and even slight touches convey a great deal of information about our physical environment. It turns out, some fish use their pectoral fins in pre
A geologic event known as diking can cause strong earthquakes -- with a magnitude between 6 and 7, according to an international research team. Diking can occur all over the world but most often occur
In bloodhounds and neutrophils, getting the scent is not enough. Dogs and immune cells have to remember the chemoattractant they are pursuing, even when it momentarily fades out or threatens to overwh
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's unexpected move to block President Barack Obama's policy to cut pollution from coal plants highlights what both sides in the legal fight agree is a key
Doctors in Slovenia found high levels of Zika virus in the brain tissue of a fetus during autopsy. The mother caught Zika while in Brazil and opted for a termination after scans revealed her baby wa
Christian Fraser examines the options open to junior doctors who are striking over pay and conditions.
The use of a structured, task-oriented rehabilitation program, compared with usual rehabilitation, did not result in better motor function or recovery after 12 months for patients with moderate upper
Latest Finance
SAO PAULO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Bancorp will likely join partner Citigroup Inc and sell its stake in Elavon do Brasil, a Brazilian credit card processing joint venture that Citigroup has been tryin
LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty on Wednesday to lying to federal investigators who were conducting a corruption and civil rights probe of the
NEW YORK, Feb 10 (IFR) - Raj Dhanda, the Morgan Stanley banker best known for running the firm's global capital markets group until a reshuffle last year, has retired, according to an internal memo se
NEW YORK, Feb 10 (IFR) - Barclays has named three co-heads of global debt capital markets and risk solutions after moving current DCM head Jim Glascott to chairman of finance and risk solutions in the
SYDNEY, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Australia's financial services regulator said it aims to announce new capital rules by the end of this year to make the country's banks "unquestionably strong".
Feb 10 (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings portfolio tumbled 18.6 percent so far this year, according to an investor with knowledge of the numbers.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty on Wednesday to lying to federal investigators who were conducting a corruption and civil rights probe of the
Latest Sport
So, here’s the thing.
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel is relishing a return to action against the rising stars of South African golf after taking the longest break of his career.
Although Spain, on maximum points, look set to run away with the qualifying group, Ireland international Áine O’Gorman is still confident that the senior women’s team can make it to
Ireland’s half-back combination have been put on a par with New Zealand’s World Cup-winning pair by the man aiming to stop them in Paris on Saturday.
Fame wasn’t something Michael Quinlivan was all too familiar with even around his native Clonmel. That was until November 29 last when his last-gasp goal torpedoed Nemo Rangers and annexed a Mun
Tomorrow will be T-Day for the Green Army hoping to embark for France this summer. Uefa have indicated to the FAI that they will begin notifying Irish supporters tomorrow as to whether their applicati
Lee Chin admits Wexford’s 24-point hammering by Kilkenny last summer has left a few scars and is a “mental block” they must get over.
Liverpool’s owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases after apologising to fans for getting their plans wrong.
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With the beginning of 2016 Jammers 4u has released several new models for the European market, such as CT-3060N 6 bands 130W Power and CT-3080N 8 bands 175W power and coverage up to 150m, , a
Jayakumar S Babu, CEO of the Company expressed his immense pleasure and said “The award brought recognition for their best IT initiatives enabling faster decisions and emplo
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