Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350M US discount

​Yahoo is taking a $350 million US hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion US sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised agreement, announced Tuesday, eases investor worries that Verizon Communications Inc. would demand a discount of at least $1 billion US or ...

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Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf

New Actress tells U.K. show incident occurred at London’s Heathrow Airport The Associated Press Posted: Feb 21, 2017 12:22 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 21, 2017 12:22 PM ET Related Stories Lindsay Lohan claims she was “racially profiled” while wearing a headscarf at London’s Heathrow Airport. The actress told a British talk show that she was stopped while travelling to ...

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Exercise, keeping weight down help prevent breast cancer recurrence, review finds

Women who’ve survived breast cancer can reduce their risk of recurrence by avoiding weight gain and getting consistent exercise, a new Canadian review suggests.  The researchers reviewed 67 published research articles or reviews focused on lifestyle factors, such as exercise, weight, diet and smoking, to weigh how patients with breast cancer can improve their prognosis. “Of all lifestyle factors, physical activity has the ...

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Macy’s profit falls nearly 13 per cent

Macy’s, the largest department store chain in the United States, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 per cent as results were dragged down by store closures and other costs. The company has faced sluggish sales for the past two years as customers buy more online and less at the malls where Macy’s ...

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Freeland, Mexican counterpart speak LIVE

Air Date: Feb 21, 2017 11:00 AM ET Freeland, Mexican counterpart speak LIVE0:00 Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland appears for the first time with her Mexican counterpart, Luis Videgaray, on a panel at the Canadian Council for the Americas event in Toronto

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Edmonton hockey dads tackle stinky gear with new invention

The pungent stench of hockey gear is unmistakable — an eye-watering and, at times, breathtaking odour that can seem impossible to tackle. It was a problem as old as the game itself, one that would hit Peter Konidas in the nose every time he stepped into a locker room. Now he’s teamed up with another Edmonton dad, Demetrius Bazos, to create a remedy ...

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Culinary combat: The Great Canadian Baking Show to give British hit some Canuck flavour

CBC-TV is hoping to tempt Canadian palates as it prepares to deliver its own sweet version of the smash U.K. hit The Great British Bake Off. A Canuck take on the massively successful culinary competition begins production across the country this month, with the completed eight-episode, hour-long series slated for broadcast this fall. Like the British original, The Great Canadian Baking Show ...

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Passion projects can be hit or miss for Oscar attention

This year’s Oscars is filled with projects fuelled by passion and deeply held personal visions that prevailed over skepticism, funding troubles, and conventional wisdom. For favourite La La Land, which took director Damien Chazelle six years to get made, and indie challenger Moonlight, made on such a tight budget the cast and crew shared one trailer, the tortured path to the Academy Awards has only added to their ...

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McDonald’s rolls out all-day breakfast across Canada today

McDonald’s previously announced plan to offer all-day breakfast starts today, with more than 1,100 locations across Canada serving foods such as hash browns and breakfast sandwiches until closing.

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Tony Clement hangs up on CBC Daybreak after exchange over asylum seekers

Tony Clement, the Conservative Party’s public safety critic, hung up on CBC Montreal Daybreak host Mike Finnerty this morning after he grew frustrated with his line of questioning.  Clement said he wants the Trudeau government to do more to stop the flow of people illegally crossing the US border into Canada. But the exchange grew more heated as Finnerty pressed Clement on what ...

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