Archive For August 31, 2016

No habrá violencia el #01Sep por la madurez del pueblo — Saab

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No habrá violencia el #01Sep por la madurez del pueblo — Saab

El defensor del Pueblo venezolano, Tarek William Saab, garantizó hoy la veeduría de las actividades opositoras y chavistas que prometen tomar este jueves las calles de Caracas, unos para presionar un referendo que pueda cesar al presidente Nicolás Maduro, y los otros para ratificarle su lealtad. En una rueda de prensa, el defensor ratificó que…

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Canada Post, union continue to talk as midnight deadline looms

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Canada Post, union continue to talk as midnight deadline looms

It said that if there was no deal by midnight Sunday, it would begin job action on Monday by having its members refuse to work overtime on a rotating basis, starting in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. “So we really felt it was time for the prime minister to get involved”. Both eBay and Etsy…

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Acusan a Enrique Peña Nieto de plagiar su tesis

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Acusan a Enrique Peña Nieto de plagiar su tesis

La investigación reveló que casi el 29% del contenido de la tesis de Peña Nieto, presentado en 1991 para conseguir su título por la Universidad Panamericana, fue “robado de obras de otros autores”. El caso que más sobresale tiene relación con las similitudes a el libro “Estudios de Derecho Constitucional” del expresidente Miguel de la…

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Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Embarks on Key China Visit

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Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Embarks on Key China Visit

More likely, said Asia Pacific Foundation CEO Stewart Beck, is that Trudeau will announce that his government will review and refresh the Canada-China Economic Complementarities Study, which the former Stephen Harper government released in 2012. Trudeau says he wants to be able to discuss access to the growing middle-class market for Canadian goods and services…

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PA Gas Prices Have Risen 2.2 Cents in Past Week

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PA Gas Prices Have Risen 2.2 Cents in Past Week

Gas prices in OH are a couple of cents higher than a week ago and 15 cents higher than a month ago. The national average increased 3.4 cents a gallon in the last week to $2.21 per gallon. Drivers woke up Monday to find prices at the $2 mark for the first time since early…

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Auto bomb kills five soldiers outside presidential palace

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Auto bomb kills five soldiers outside presidential palace

At least five people were killed on Tuesday in Somalia, when jihadists detonated a suicide vehicle bomb outside a popular hotel close to the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu. “We have confirmed five people killed including security guards”, police officer Mohamed Abdulkadir said, adding that 10 others were wounded. This attack comes just one…

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#Apple forced to pay record fee in unpaid tax by European Commission

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#Apple forced to pay record fee in unpaid tax by European Commission

All profits from Apple’s European sales had been recorded by Apple Sales International in Ireland, which paid nearly no tax under a sweetheart deal with the Irish state. The commission found Apple guilty of avoiding “taxation on nearly all profits generated by sales of Apple products in the entire European Union. due to Apple’s decision…

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Potash Corp. and Agrium say they are in talks to combine

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Potash Corp. and Agrium say they are in talks to combine

Canadian fertilizer companies Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc are in talks to merge, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, in what would be tie-up of the world’s biggest crop nutrient company by capacity and North America’s largest farm retailer. Potash Corp. abandoned a plan to take over German rival K+S a year ago after…

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Victim of prep school sex assault ‘not afraid or ashamed’

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Victim of prep school sex assault ‘not afraid or ashamed’

“I want everyone to know that I am not afraid or ashamed anymore, and I never should have been, ” she said. Prout testified at the trial, facing Labrie on the stand for three days. “I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me”, she said. “I am going to make sure…

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St Paul’s responds to Labrie assault victim

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St Paul’s responds to Labrie assault victim

Prout told Savannah Guthrie that she wanted to speak out about what had happened to her, and that she was launching a campaign called #IHaveTheRightTo, to empower other survivors of sexual assault to come forward. When she appeared on the stand anonymously last summer, Prout described the email from Labrie asking her out on a…

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