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Hillary Clinton paid 34.2% federal tax rate in 2015

Hillary Clinton paid 34.2% federal tax rate in 2015

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton paid an effective federal tax rate of 34.2% last…

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‘A very peaceful man’: wife of Calgary imam detained in Turkey recounts ordeal

‘A very peaceful man’: wife of Calgary imam detained in Turkey recounts ordeal

CALGARY – Rumeysa Hanci breaks down in tears when she recounts how she spent her 13th wedding anniversary, travelling home…

Canadian vacations end for two Texans who brought guns across border

Canadian vacations end for two Texans who brought guns across border

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Two Texas men who tried to bring hidden guns along on separate Canadian vacations last weekend…

Five commissioners to probe missing, murdered indigenous women in Canada

Five commissioners to probe missing, murdered indigenous women in Canada

GATINEAU, Que. – Family members wiped away tears as the federal government outlined the terms of an inquiry…

Ardent nationalist, author and publisher Mel Hurtig dies at age 84

Ardent nationalist, author and publisher Mel Hurtig dies at age 84

VANCOUVER - Mel Hurtig, the ardent nationalist behind “The Canadian Encyclopedia,” died of pneumonia in a Vancouver hospital.…

Tech

Zuckerberg gives away $95 million Facebook shares in charity

San Francisco: In the first gesture to fulfil his pledge that he and his wife made…

‘Twitter is changing how people mourn’

Washington: Social media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning…

Reliance Jio offers preview scheme on all Samsung, LG 4G smartphones starting

New Delhi: All Samsung and LG smartphones which are 4G-enabled can also avail the Reliance Jio’s…

Amazon launches membership service Prime in India –Know the benefits

Mumbai: Amazon.In on Tuesday announced the launch of its globally popular AmazonPrime membership programme in the…

Soon watch 3D movies in theatres without glasses –Know how

New York: If you are tired of wearing those goofy glasses for a 3D movie…

SBI launches debit card-less instant money transfer facility

Mumbai: State Bank on Tuesday launched a payment system at its ATMs which will allow…

Health
Another round of Zika virus hits Miami Beach, toll rises to 36

Another round of Zika virus hits Miami Beach, toll rises to 36

New Delhi: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday confirmed that the central tourist…

Being sole breadwinner may affect men’s health

Being sole breadwinner may affect men’s health

New Delhi: Psychological well-being and health status declines in men as they tend to take more financial…

Business
China “unlikely” to resort to aggressive monetary easing in 2016: Xinhua

China “unlikely” to resort to aggressive monetary easing in 2016: Xinhua

BEIJING: Market speculators betting on more monetary easing in China will probably be disappointed, state media…

Oil rises 3% as Saudi mulls meeting, International Energy Agency sees market tighten

Oil rises 3% as Saudi mulls meeting, International Energy Agency sees market tighten

NEW YORK: Oil prices rose over 3% after comments from the Saudi oil minister about possible…

Editorial

Confucian Constitution or convenient confusion?

China’s intellectuals and their sympathisers have begun to peddle a bold new argument. They have started…

How to turn the tide

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently took over the finance port-folio. One of his first announcements was…

World
Japan’s emperor says may be ‘difficult’ to fulfil duties

Japan’s emperor says may be ‘difficult’ to fulfil duties

TOKYO: Japanese Emperor Akihito said that he is concerned his weakening health may make it hard…

Earthquake in Peru kills at least four: Officials

Earthquake in Peru kills at least four: Officials

LIMA: A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake in Peru killed at least four people including a US tourist…