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  • First Nation chief charged with breach of trust, criminal harassment

    May 23, 2017 10:58 PM 52

    The police investigation began after United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin became suspicious The chief of a First Nation community on Manitoulin Island faces charges of criminal breach of trust, criminal harassment and intimidation of a justice system participant. In October 2016, the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin contacted police to look into alleged

  • Lenovo's Legion laptop line ups its game to 17 inches

    May 18, 2017 4:01 PM 38

    Lenovo's relatively new to the gaming laptop game, at least this time around, and the latest Lenovo Legion Y920 is its most ambitious notebook to date. The 17-inch addition to its gaming line is based around an 8GB Nvidia GTX 1070 driving a 1,920x1,080 HD IPS display. Most notably though, the notebook's display supports G-Sync, and the computer can drive

  • Death of woman in Maguiresbridge treated as murder

    May 16, 2017 6:45 AM 20

    Police are treating as murder the death of a 51-year-old woman in Maguiresbridge, County Fermanagh. The body of Concepta Leonard was found in a house in Abbey Road on Monday. Her son Conor, who is in his 30s, was found with stab wounds to his stomach. He is in a stable condition in hospital. It is thought they were attacked by 55-year-old Peadar Phair

  • Kenny’s US trip puts leadership fight in doubt

    May 15, 2017 11:01 PM 19

    The taoiseach is expected to address his future as Fine Gael leader tomorrow, although it has emerged that he will be on a trade mission to the United States at a crucial time next month. Enda Kenny confirmed his involvement yesterday in one leg of a multicity Enterprise Ireland trip to America’s Pacific northwest. It is understood that he will visit

  • Drug Resistant TB Is Predicted To Steadily Spread In 4 Countries

    May 9, 2017 10:31 PM 20

    Drug resistant tuberculosis is expected to increase globally over the next two decades. New research predicts a steady rise in TB cases that can't be cured with conventional, first-line antibiotics in four countries. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecast that these complicated — and potentially deadly — cases of TB will become

  • Harry Potter play sets Broadway debut date

    May 4, 2017 7:47 PM 26

    Fans eager to see the next chapter of "Harry Potter" come to life on stage won't have to travel to London anymore, as "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is coming to Broadway. The two-part play will debut April 22, 2018 at New York's Lyric Theatre, the show's producers announced Thursday. Based on the characters created by J.K. Rowling, "Harry Potter

  • U.S. gasoline demand falls for second straight month: EIA

    April 28, 2017 6:02 PM 19

    NEW YORK U.S. gasoline demand fell 2.4 percent in February from a year earlier, the second straight monthly decline, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that suggested the market may have trouble repeating last year's record volumes. Gasoline demand fell 218,000 barrels per day to 8.988 million bpd in February

  • Samsung Will Reportedly Begin Selling Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Phones in June

    April 26, 2017 1:24 PM 22

    The phones that became infamous for exploding will return to shelves in June. The phones will reportedly be sold as the Galaxy Note 7 R for 700,000 won, or $620, according to The Verge. That comes out to $266 less than it was originally selling for. "The objective of introducing refurbished devices is solely to reduce and minimize any environmental impact

  • Man, 80, dies after being hit by car 'used in theft'

    April 22, 2017 6:41 PM 21

    An 80-year-old man has died after being hit by a car that police believe was used in a theft 10 minutes before the collision. The victim died in hospital on Friday - two days after the crash in Walsall. West Midlands Police has released an image of a car that it says struck the unnamed man in a suspected hit-and-run. A 41-year-old man who appeared in court

  • Russia approves CIS draft agreement on convergence in atomic energy use

    April 22, 2017 3:23 PM 24

    MOSCOW, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a Commonwealth of Independent States draft agreement on the peaceful use of atomic energy, the Russian government said Saturday. The agreement establishes principles for member states to follow when it comes to the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, it said in a statement