Chinese Government Sed for Genetically Modified Food. What Are GMOs?
Millionaire businessman wins Finland election. HELSINKI | By Anna Ercanbrack and Jussi Rosendahl; Incumbent chairman of the Centre Party Juha Sipila campaigns at a shopping mall ahead of the parliamentary elections in Espoo, Finland April 18, 2015.
Migrants’ ship headed for Italy capsizes north of Libya. A major air and sea search and rescue operation is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized. Italian media reports say an estimated 700 people were on board.
Omar Khadr granted bail pending appeal An Alberta judge has granted Omar Khadr bail pending his appeal against his conviction for war crimes in the United States. The Toronto-born Khadr, 28, is currently in prison in Innisfail, Alta. He is serving out an eight-year sentence handed down by a U.S. military commission in 2010.
On Thursday, the South China Morning Post reported that a woman identified as Qu Zhang Mingjie, who is a Harbin city official, has been detained.
7:00AM pdt - Just In: 6.1 Earthquake 250 km west of Haida Gwaii, BC
A vehicle has crashed into a Starbucks at King George Boulevard and 104th Avenue. Two people have been sent to hospitals. One of them is in serious condition.
Canucks vs. Flames Game 5 result; Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner early in the third period as the Canucks edged the Flames 2-1 in Game 5 of their series. Calgary leads the series 3-2. Game 6 is on Saturday night in Calgary. Listen for sports at :15 and :45.
Alex Pierscionek says he doesn't remember anything about the concussion he allegedly received playing football for South Elgin High School.
BREAKING NEWS: Burrows out for the rest of Round 1. Canucks Coach Willie Desjardins announces Alex Burrows will miss the rest of the first round playoff series with an upper-body injury. The Flames lead the series 3-1. Game 5 is tomorrow at 7PM. Details in sports at :15/:45.
277,000 U.S. STEM Jobs Are Unfilled. A growing shortage of workers skilled in STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – points to a lack of students obtaining STEM degrees and the poor performance of U.S. students in those disciplines.
OPEC Says US Oil Boom Will End This Year. OPEC says the demand for oil – its oil – will rise during 2015 because the cartel is winning its price war against US shale producers by driving them out of business.
Op–Ed: Harper government privatizing Canadian Wheat Board. By Ken Hanly … 21 hours ago in Business. Ottawa - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced the deal with the multinational G3 Global Grain Group. The G3 are actually paying not one cent for the 50.1 per cent share they will get in the company.
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