Argentina seeks financial aid from IMF

Argentina seeks financial aid from IMF

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Macri said he wanted to avoid the problems of the past Argentina is to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about financial backing for the country’s volatile economy, according to its...
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The Literary Salon That Made Ayn Rand Famous

The Literary Salon That Made Ayn Rand Famous

For 19-year-old Nathan Blumenthal, reading Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead for the first time was nothing short of an epiphany. Published several years earlier, in 1943, Blumenthal wrote of finding the book in his memoir, My Years with Ayn Rand. “There...
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Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna placed on leave after being charged with assault

Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna placed on leave after being charged with assault

Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna has been put on temporary leave from the team after being arrested and charged with a single count of assault. Osuna, also known as Jose Roberto Osuna Quintero, 23, was charged in relation to an incident...
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Iran’s president on Trump’s nuclear deal decision: ‘We will pass through’

Iran’s president on Trump’s nuclear deal decision: ‘We will pass through’

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president on Tuesday warned the country could face “some problems,” just hours before President Donald Trump was to announce whether he is pulling America out of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. Story continues...
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Toronto Raptors clean out lockers after another playoff disappointment

Toronto Raptors clean out lockers after another playoff disappointment

TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors prepared to head into an off-season of uncertainty after suffering another playoff sweep at the hands of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Raptors cleaned out their lockers today after getting blown out 128-93...
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Donald Trump to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal: reports

Donald Trump to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal: reports

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Tuesday that he will withdraw from the historical Iran nuclear deal, according to reports from the Associated Press and the New York Times. However, a senior official from the White House denied...
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Designing “Adaptive Clothing” For Those With Special Needs

Designing “Adaptive Clothing” For Those With Special Needs

Most of us don’t think a whole lot about getting dressed. Sure, we might care about our style, but the actual process of putting on clothes—pants one leg at a time, button through the button hole—is as automatic as breathing....
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Africa:African Countries Need to Push Climate Smart Agriculture

Africa:African Countries Need to Push Climate Smart Agriculture

By Esther Ngumbi The World Bank recently launched one of its largest climate smart agriculture initiatives in India. Through this $420 million initiative, the bank expects to reach over 25 million smallholder farmers working on 3.5 million hectares of land....
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UK’s Iraqis disillusioned by political process before vote

UK’s Iraqis disillusioned by political process before vote

London, UK – Just days before polls open, Iraq’s parliamentary election has failed to stir enthusiasm among the thousands of UK-based Iraqis, with many saying they are planning to abstain from voting. Diaspora voting in Britain will begin on May ...
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Major milestones of Iran’s nuclear programme

Major milestones of Iran’s nuclear programme

Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and US President Eisenhower drive through cheering crowds in Tehran in 1959 [File: AP] Iran and the United States sign an agreement concerning civil uses of atomic.....
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