Tsukiji: Japan’s famed fish market to relocate

Tsukiji: Japan’s famed fish market to relocate

Image copyright AFP Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji fish market has held its final pre-dawn tuna auction before being relocated to a new site. The world’s largest fish market, which has been in operation for 83 years, is being moved as part...
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Musk charity donation lets Flint, Michigan schools disinfect water for drinking fountains

Musk charity donation lets Flint, Michigan schools disinfect water for drinking fountains

A $480,000 donation from the Musk Foundation will allow schools in Flint, Michigan, to install ultraviolet water filtration systems to drinking fountains.Flint Community Schools said Friday that the donation from tech billionaire Elon Musk’s foundation comes...
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Canadians can’t watch U.S. Super Bowl ads on TV anymore — Trump says that’s his doing

Canadians can’t watch U.S. Super Bowl ads on TV anymore — Trump says that’s his doing

Canadian football fans who hoped to enjoy innovative and hilarious American ads during the Super Bowl are out of luck — and they can thank U.S. President Donald Trump for it, he said at a rally on Thursday night.At a...
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Edmonton refugee, teacher on shortlist for Governor General’s Literary Award

Edmonton refugee, teacher on shortlist for Governor General’s Literary Award

An Edmonton student and his teacher are still in disbelief after learning the pair has been nominated for one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards.Refugee Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, 17, and his former ESL teacher Winnie Yeung are on the...
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Gambling: ‘A banking app helped me beat my addiction’

Gambling: ‘A banking app helped me beat my addiction’

Image copyright Danny CheethamImage caption Danny says losing his mum Christine in 2015 was a key moment in him deciding to tackle his addiction Tens of thousands of people have signed up to a new service from two mobile-only banks...
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Nobel Peace Prize choice captures #MeToo moment

Nobel Peace Prize choice captures #MeToo moment

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting rape in warfare, capping a year of global reckoning about sexual violence across the world. Staff and patients...
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What’s behind Italy’s economic turbulence?

What’s behind Italy’s economic turbulence?

Image copyright Getty Images The controversy surrounding the Italian government’s spending plans has led to continued nervousness on the financial markets. The budget set out by the country’s coalition government last month – which involves g...
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In a New Film, Master Artisans Share Their Passion for the Labors They Love

In a New Film, Master Artisans Share Their Passion for the Labors They Love

“You’re always learning, always refining your skills. You never stop accumulating a more intimate understanding of your craft.” —Dieter Goldkuhle, stained glass artisan (1937-2011) They use trowels and tongs, buckets and brushes, vices and pliers. They...
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Melania Trump Raises Eyebrows in Africa With Another White Hat

Melania Trump Raises Eyebrows in Africa With Another White Hat

She is contributing to the Trump administration’s mixed signaling, participating in a ceremonial donation of over one million textbooks in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, on Thursday, even as President Trump has suggested deep cuts to foreign...
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