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November 2, 2017 3:52 PM De Beers: Victor Mine to Complete Mining and Production Activities in Q1 2019

De Beers Group today announced that its Victor mine in northern Ontario, Canada, will complete mining and production activities in the first quarter of 2019, once the current open pit is depleted and in line with the original feasibility study and current mine plan. Kim Truter, Chief Executive, De Beers Canada, said: “Victor mine has made a significant 4057

November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 2601

October 25, 2017 1:06 PM Zimbabwe's grim hospital wards fuel outrage toward WHO

Harare - An emergency tray at a public hospital in Zimbabwe stands empty, for medical supplies have run out - one example why President Robert Mugabe's brief appointment as WHO "goodwill ambassador" provoked such outrage. Under Mugabe's rule, life expectancy in Zimbabwe dived from 61 in 1985 to just 44 in 2002, before recovering to 60 today, due largely 162

October 25, 2017 4:03 AM Get vaccinated and protect yourself and others from the flu

MANITOULIN—Flu season is here and various clinics and pharmacies across Manitoulin are once again offering the influenza vaccine free of charge. “Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu,” states a press release from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. “Flu vaccination can reduce 157

October 24, 2017 5:58 PM Concerns over 'anemic' iPhone 8 demand, production cuts weigh down Apple

Apple shares have yet to recover after tumbling last week over concerns about weak demand for the company's newest smartphone, the iPhone 8. The chief executive of Canada's largest mobile network Rogers Communications said appetite for the iPhone 8 has been "anemic," Reuters reported. Also, Taiwan's Economic Times reported that the iPhone 8 could face a 50 percent 123

October 23, 2017 3:04 AM Global Pollution Is the World's Biggest Killer But the U.S. Is Better Off Than Most, Study Finds – InsideSources

Like most countries in the developed world, pollution is much less of a concern in the United States compared to lower and middle income countries around the world, according to a landmark study on air, water, soils and workplaces. One key point the study makes however is that air pollution disperses and moves globally. Thus airborne pollutants travel 154

October 21, 2017 4:10 AM Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

Cape Canaveral: A spacewalking astronaut successfully replaced a blurry camera outside the International Space Station on Friday, but had to contend with a balky jetpack and a frayed safety tether. Both jetpacks and safety ties are crucial for saving a flyaway astronaut. NASA said Joe Acaba was always securely attached to the orbiting outpost and never 150

October 20, 2017 10:27 PM Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot arm

Spacewalking astronauts provided some necessary focus to the International Space Station's robot arm on Friday. Astronaut Joe Acaba, who once taught science at Melbourne High School in Brevard County, unbolted a blurry camera from a new robotic hand installed two weeks ago. He then popped in a spare, which flight controllers quickly tested from Houston 161

October 20, 2017 3:01 PM The DeanBeat: What Visceral’s closing means for video games

The video game industry received a shock to the system this week as Electronic Arts rebooted its story-based Star Wars game and shut down Visceral Games, a studio that made some beefy blockbusters like Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline. EA said that it was moving Star Wars project from Visceral to another studio in Canada, and it would do what it could 144

October 18, 2017 9:11 AM Netherlands, PNG qualify for ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018

Dubai [UAE], Oct. 16 (ANI): With one round to go in the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC), Netherlands and PNG have booked their ticket to the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier (CWCQ) 2018, after Hong Kong defeated Nepal in the final series of round six matches. Hong Kong's victory over Nepal in its first match and the abandonment due to rain in the second 151