Bob Simpson, the meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died at 102.
Britain's immigration system is in "intensive care", the chair of an influential parliamentary committee has warned.
Gas companies should give free carbon monoxide alarms to all households, councils have said.
A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a woman stabbed to death during the morning ...
The Government is pledging to tackle ageism in the workplace by offering fresh support to older jobseekers.
Also, that an update on that mayo startup (they can now call the stuff mayo.) [ more › ] FULL ARTICLE AT SFist
Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will follow the rules of the new federal prostitution law, even though she’s worried it may violate the Constitution and put sex workers at ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star
It would be strange, it seems to me, if the premier, having expressed grave concerns about whether the law is constitutional precisely because of the risk of harm that it poses to sex workers, would then go ahead and say, ‘We’re going to enforce it in the meantime,’
The historic Oswald Bartlett house in Loz Feliz was demolished today despite resident's request to preserve the 100-year-old property. FULL ARTICLE AT ABC7.com
The US imposed a ban on new investments in Crimea Friday, and barred trade in goods, technology or services with the Ukrainian region annexed by Russia. FULL ARTICLE AT Webindia123
President Obama said today that Sony didn't contact the White House over the threats against them, while Sony CEO Michael Lynton claims that they did. FULL ARTICLE AT Mediaite
HAVANA (AFP) – Cuba’s parliament on Friday unanimously ratified a deal reached between Havana and Washington normalizing relations after a half-century of hostility. “The Cuban parliament today gave its unanimous ... FULL ARTICLE AT Manila Bulletin
Christmas bells were ringing at the home of a Milwaukee-area family Friday after two young girls had their wishes granted early when their soldier brother came home. FULL ARTICLE AT WISN Milwaukee
It's a tough time to be Sony CEO Michael Lynton. The business executive, 54, has faced hacks of his [...] FULL ARTICLE AT Us Weekly
Kings place D Regehr on IR FULL ARTICLE AT The Sports Network
A government’s first priority is to protect its citizens — in this case, protection from exploitation.
If you ask me why, I do not know. I’m very angry. I do not understand how cellphone companies allows this to happen.
The treatment included neural stem cells injected into the spinal canal on Day 1 and mesenchymal stem cells by intravenous infusion on Day 2 ... His response was truly miraculous. At the end of Day 1 he was walking with minimal effort for the first time since his stroke. By Day 2 he was conversing comfortably with family and staff at the clinic.
So much of the fun of holiday shopping is seeing the lavish, seasonal displays in the windows of shops and department stores as you pass by
Thanks to your professionalism and your good relationships, we got those people into custody quickly