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Your daily horoscope: October 23

A new start is possible any day of the year but with the sun changing signs on your birthday this really is the ideal day to move from one way of living to another. It's all about the future now, so banish the past from your mind.

Monday, Oct 22


Trump says US will start cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan

A Honduran migrant covers his face with sunscreen standing over a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River in Tecun Uman, Guatemala on Oct. 21, 2018. Oliver de Ros/The Associated Press. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin…


Substitutes set up Everton win over Crystal Palace

Two late goals by Everton substitutes brought the Merseysiders a third successive win when they beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at Goodison Park in Sunday's only Premier League game. Ademola Lookman set up the first in the 87th minute for another…

Friday, Oct 19


How Twitter can help institutional investors make better trading decisions

The Globe's bimonthly report on research from business schools. Twitter's reputation is somewhat tarnished these days because of the endless toxic interactions and highly unreliable claims from often nameless, faceless users online. That…

Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider. The…


The new assassins: Why countries are getting away with murder across borders

The Globe and Mail

They arrive at an international airport, wearing workaday clothes and stony expressions, attempting to blend in. But once the security footage emerges, they look and act nothing like innocent business travellers. They proceed to commit…

Thursday, Oct 18

Premarket: US dollar stands tall, stocks fall after hawkish Fed minutes

The Globe and Mail

The dollar rose to a one-week high on Thursday and stocks edged lower after signs that the Federal Reserve will keep raising interest rates through 2019 undermined a bounce in world markets. China's stock markets were hit hard - its…


Ford government disbands Liberals' expert panel to end violence against women

The Globe and Mail

Ontario's Progressive Conservative government has pulled the plug on an expert panel to end violence against women that was established under the Liberals to provide strategic advice on policies. Community and Social Services Minister Lisa…

Wednesday, Oct 17


Cannabis Day 1: How Canada greeted legalization from coast to coast

The Globe and Mail

From St. John's to Vancouver, from Southern Ontario to the Far North, Canada's nearly century-old prohibition on recreational cannabis lifted on Wednesday – and in Ottawa, the Trudeau government also promised new legislation to let people…


Newly published files confirm plan to move Julian Assange to Russia

Julian Assange: Hacker. Journalist. Diplomat? Newly released Ecuadorean government documents have laid bare an unorthodox attempt to extricate the WikiLeaks founder from his embassy hideaway in London by naming him as a political…


Asian shares gallop out of gate after Wall Street bounce relieves investors

Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies. Japan's Nikkei galloped out of the gates with…

Tuesday, Oct 16

Review: Acclaimed Pulitzer finalist The Wolves arrives on Toronto stage

From left to right: Ula Jurecka, Hallie Seline, Heath V. Salazar, Amaka Umeh, Aisha Evelyna, Ruth Goodwin and Annelise Hawrylak in The Wolves. Dahlia Katz. Title: The Wolves; Written by: Sarah DeLappe; Genre: Drama; Director: Courtney Ch…


Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen left Microsoft…

Monday, Oct 15


Human trafficking in Canada strongly linked to violence against Indigenous women, girls, inquiry told

Police say human trafficking is strongly linked to high rates of violence against Indigenous women and girls, but there are major knowledge gaps that keep pervasive trafficking activities hidden in plain sight. RCMP assistant commissioner…


Edibles will be notably absent from cannabis offerings after legalization on Wednesday

Come Wednesday, you will be able to go into your local pot store (or online) and choose from a wide selection of dried cannabis products, oils and seeds. The stores, whether government-run or licensed private retailers, have been…


Embraer launches longer-range mid-sized private jets in turnaround push

Embraer SA is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday. The launch of…

Friday, Oct 12


IMF bailout set to impede Pakistan PM's populist agenda

From cutting power subsidies to forcing currency devaluations that stoke inflation, the hard choices facing Pakistan as it seeks a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pose a major headache for populist new Prime Minister…

Thursday, Oct 11


Trudeau, world leaders pose for photo at Francophonie summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec premier-designate Francois Legault took part in a family photo at the Francophonie summit in Yerevan, Armenia on Thursday. The Canadian Press. Latest Videos. Money Monitor: What to consider when…


South Korea says no change on sanctions against North Korea

South Korea never considered lifting sanctions against North Korea imposed over the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship, the country's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said on Thursday. South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha…


OPEC cuts forecast for global oil demand growth in 2019

OPEC cut its forecast of global demand growth for oil next year for a third straight month on Thursday, citing headwinds facing the broader economy, and key consuming countries in particular, from trade disputes and volatile emerging…


China amends law in effort to legitimize Uyghur internment

The Globe and Mail

China is attempting to legitimize political indoctrination centres for Uyghur Muslims in the far western Xinjiang region, less than two months after denying the existence of such centres. The country had maintained that Uyghurs, who have…

Tuesday, Oct 9


Italian bond yields scale new highs as Economy Minister fails to reassure investors

Italian government-bond yields rose to new highs on Tuesday after Economy Minister Giovanni Tria's address to parliament on the government's budget plans did little to reassure nervous investors. Mr. Tria called for a constructive…


Mexican couple may have killed as many as 20 women

The Globe and Mail

A Mexican couple caught carrying dismembered human remains in a baby carriage may have killed as many as 20 women, a top prosecutor said Monday. The man confessed to 20 killings, but gave details including the names of only 10 victims,…

Monday, Oct 8


China tells US to stop criticism, says relations are suffering, during edgy meeting

Chinese officials appealed to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to repair relations they said have been damaged by U.S. tariff hikes and support for Taiwan, as their governments press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.…

Sunday, Oct 7


Bulgarian investigative journalist killed, authorities say

A Bulgarian journalist who reported on an investigation into alleged corruption involving European Union funds has been murdered in the Danube town of Ruse, authorities said on Sunday. Prosecutors in the Balkan country said the body of 30…

Boom to plateau trajectory of Colorado pot market gives a glimpse of what could be ahead for Canada

Cannabis sales in Colorado hit a monthly record of almost US$139-million in July, 4½ years after the drug was legalized for recreational use, but the bigger trend in the world's most mature legal marijuana market is the rapid slowdown in…

Friday, Oct 5


Union electioneering sparks legal controversy in Vancouver mayoral race

The Globe and Mail

B.C. unions are paying staff to campaign in city elections without that work being counted as an election expense, even though the NDP government banned exactly that practice for provincial elections and the coming referendum on…

Toronto ready for upcoming election despite recent controversy over council size: city clerk

The Globe and Mail

An official tasked with organizing the municipal election in Toronto says the city is ready for advanced voting next week despite the recent uncertainty over the electoral map. City clerk Ulli Watkiss says she and her team prepared for…

Thursday, Oct 4

Trudeau defends calling Tories 'ambulance chasing politicians' in House of Commons

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended calling the Conservatives “ambulance chasing politicians,” after a testy House of Commons exchange with the Tories over convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic's transfer to a healing lodge. The…


Brent crude hits new four-year high on Iran supply worries

Brent crude rose nearly 2 per cent after hitting a four-year high on Wednesday as the market focused on upcoming U.S. sanctions on Iran while shrugging off the year's largest weekly build in U.S. crude stockpiles and reports of higher…