Day: April 29, 2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating profit of $5.4 billion that reflected a 23 percent drop in revenue from its […]

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That Sudbury Sports Guy: Esso Cup participants making big decisions earlier and earlier

Sudbury Star Jenna Miller, right, of the Sudbury Lady Wolves, skates away from Lauren Schell, of the Stoney Creek Sabres, during Esso Cup semifinal action at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday April 26, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network For players, coaches, parents, pretty much the entire entourage of the […]

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Uber and Lyft stop accepting new drivers in NYC

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links LSP1982 via Getty Images Uber and Lyft have stopped hiring new drivers in New York City, due to a newly-passed law aimed to tamp down on an already oversaturated rideshare market. Politico reported that Uber stopped accepting new driver applications on April 1, with Lyft following suit on April 19th. […]

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Personal Best: Connected Living yoga seeks to serve and balance different demographics

Sudbury Star Dawn Condon guides Sarah Lipartiti through a yoga flow. Laura Young/For The Sudbury Star “Like all life is, it was a very different reason that I started teaching than (why) I ended up teaching now,” says Dawn Condon.Nowadays, there’s apple-cinnamon tea brewing and white Christmas lights lending a warm glow to the raw, […]

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Lock-out à l’ABI : les détails de l’hypothèse de règlement dévoilés

Radio-Canada | En ligne Un dernier sprint pour les candidats à la mairie de Trois-Rivières Mairie de Trois-Rivières : 9 % des électeurs ont voté par anticipation Les syndiqués de Bombardier acceptent l’offre patronale; ceux d’Airbus la refusent Négo du secteur public : cinq grands syndicats signent un pacte de non-maraudage 100 trucs : travailleurs autonomes, disponible sur le site […]

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China compiling list of Canadian targets for possible retaliation in ongoing diplomatic spat: former envoy

CBC | Politics News China has asked its regional governments to draw up a list of business dealings they have with Canadian firms in order to widen the scope of ways the superpower can strike back against Canada in the ongoing dispute over the arrest of a senior Chinese telecom executive, said former Canadian ambassador […]

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Grapplers hit the mat for youngster

Timmins Daily Press Anthony Darko (top) attempts a sleeper hold on Kyle Brooks in the ring at Rock Solid Wrestling’s Gold Rush event at École secondaire catholique Thériault on Saturday night. Proceeds from the live pro wrestling event were donated to help fund a major surgery for 6-year-old Robin Fortier. JORDAN HORROBIN/THE DAILY PRESS jpg, […]

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An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes

Global Warming & Climate Change The Antarctic’s second-largest colony of emperor penguins collapsed in 2016, with more than 10,000 chicks lost, and the population has not recovered, according to a new study. Many of the adults relocated nearby, satellite imagery shows, but the fact that emperor penguins are vulnerable in what had been considered the […]

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De Blasio’s ‘Ban’ on Glass and Steel Skyscrapers Isn’t a Ban at All

Global Warming & Climate Change [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] As he stood on the Queens shoreline on Earth Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a stern warning that the familiar Manhattan skyline behind him was about to change. “We are going to introduce […]

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Conservatives for the Climate

Global Warming & Climate Change This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. For anyone worried about climate change, Jerry Taylor is an intriguing figure. He “spent years as a professional climate denier at the Cato Institute, arguing against climate science, regulations, and treaties in […]

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