Paul Volcker, U.S. Federal Reserve’s former chief, dead at 92

Paul Volcker, the towering former U.S. Federal Reserve chair who tamed inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died Monday at age 92, according to the New York Times, which quoted his daughter. CBC | World News  More...

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New Zealand volcano: Prime Minister shares bleak message as missing unlikely to be found

EIGHT PEOPLE are still missing and presumed dead after a volcano erupted on White Island, a small island off the coast of New Zealand. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

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Prosecutors say Alaska dentist, accused of fraud, rode hoverboard while pulling tooth

An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities More...

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Amazon says Trump’s ‘improper pressure’ doomed Pentagon contract bid

Amazon says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “improper pressure” and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $ 10-billion US Pentagon contract. CBC More...

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Chile missing aeroplane: Antartica-bound plane with 38 passengers disappears

THE CHILEAN Air Force has reported that one of its cargo planes that was heading to a base in Antarctica with 38 on board, is now missing. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

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Inventor of the bar code, George Laurer, has died at age 94

George J. Laurer, whose invention of the Universal Product Code at IBM transformed retail and other industries around the world, has died. He was 94. CBC | World News  More...

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Meghan Markle outrage: ‘Damaging’ images of Duchess removed by friend in royal request

MEGHAN MARKLE’s friend has been ordered to take down photos of the Duchess in jewellery amid fears it could be “damaging” to the Royal Family. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

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Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has won over Britain’s youth — but will they actually vote?

As the U.K. election looms, the issue of Brexit has increased interest in the Labour Party among the under-30 set. It’s not just Brexit that has engaged younger voters More...

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Putin, Zelensky agree on full ceasefire in east Ukraine by end of 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky agreed Monday to commit to a full and comprehensive implementation of a ceasefire in eastern More...

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Pete Frates, ALS patient who helped create ice bucket challenge, dead at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than More...