Treasure Coast falls in 8A state semifinals
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Treasure Coast falls in 8A state semifinals
TORONTO — When Jenny Dickson goes grocery shopping, they only buy off-brand foods or items on sale for fear of overestimating how much money they have available in their bank account. “This anxiety around doing math can get so intense that I have a panic attack in the middle of the grocery store or just straight up dissociate,” said Dickson, a 28-year-old librarian in Deep River, Ont., who uses they/them pronouns. Dickson used to live on their own, but moved back in with their parents five years
Outback Goldfields Corp. (the "Company" or "Outback") (TSXV: OZ) is pleased to provide an update on exploration activities at its Yeungroon property, central Victoria, Australia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will host the ruling emir of Qatar at the White House on Monday, a visit that comes as U.S. and European allies are scrambling to put together contingency plans to meet Europe's energy needs should supplies be impacted by Russia further invading Ukraine. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani planned to discuss Middle East security, ensuring the stability of global energy supplies and the situation in Afghanistan
The Canadian dollar edged higher against the greenback on Tuesday as some of the recent disquiet in financial markets eased a notch and investors prepared for a potential interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada. The loonie was trading 0.2% higher at 1.2615 to the U.S. dollar, or 79.27 U.S. cents, after trading in a range of 1.2598 to 1.2669. On Monday, it touched its weakest intraday level in more than two weeks at 1.2701 amid equity market turbulence.
Concept Medical Inc., focused on vascular intervention drug delivery devices, shares the latest status of its IMPRESSION (sIroliMus coated balloon angioPlasty versus plain balloon angioplasty in the tREatment of dialySis acceSs dysfunctION) randomized controlled trial (RCT), as it crosses the 50 per cent enrollment mark.
FREDERICTON — The licence for Atlantic Canada's only nuclear power generating station expires in June, and the New Brunswick Crown corporation that operates the aging CANDU-6 reactor is seeking to renew it for an unprecedented 25-year term. The last two licences to operate the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, located about 40 km southwest of Saint John, N.B., were for five years each. "We are asking for a 25-year licence, which would be a first in Canada, based on some improvements that
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Tuesday it has taken a stake in agriculture startup Plenty, becoming the first large U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming as a way to deliver fresher produce to its stores. Vertical farmers tout their high-quality produce that brings higher yields while using less water and land. The method also doesn’t use pesticide, and the produce can be grown year round near the point of distribution, increasing the reliability of supply. Walmart, the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday it voted unanimously to sue to block arms maker Lockheed Martin's proposed $4.4 billion purchase of rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc over antitrust concerns. Lockheed CEO Jim Taiclet said the company will review the FTC's planned challenge, adding: "With the filing of the suit, we may elect to defend the lawsuit or terminate the merger agreement." Lockheed is the No. 1 U.S. defense contractor by sales.
Newly released cross Canada interviews with teachers and education workers reveal that their experiences working and living through the COVID-19 pandemic are intimately connected to their declining mental health and sense of well-being.
Astra Exploration Inc. (TSXV: ASTR) ("Astra" or the "Company" and formerly Momentous Capital Corp.) is pleased to announce that it has closed its qualifying transaction (the "Transaction") and will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V") on January 26, 2022 under the symbol "ASTR".
HSBC's Mexico unit is analyzing the purchase of Citigroup's retail operations in the country, known as Citibanamex, HSBC Mexico's chief executive officer and president said on Tuesday. "We're still looking at the opportunity, if there's a real strategy for the bank," HSBC Mexico's Jorge Arce said in a conference call first reported by Mexican newspaper El Financiero. An HSBC spokesperson confirmed his comments to Reuters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) announced on Monday it is issuing a new rule to make it easier for regulators to move faster to protect airline customers from unfair and deceptive practices. The new regulation, which was reported earlier by Reuters, will simplify and speed hearing procedures the department uses when issuing protection rules to prohibit unfair or deceptive practices by airlines and ticket agents.
The S&P 500's early tumble on Monday put the world's most-followed stock index within reach of confirming its first correction since the 2020 collapse in global markets brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P 500 slumped as much as 4%, slammed by ongoing worries about rising interest rates and geopolitical fears related to Ukraine.
Wild swings in stocks are testing the resolve of investors employing one of Wall Street’s most popular strategies: buying the dip. The S&P 500 reversed a deep selloff on Monday to finish up 0.3%, after the benchmark index crossed into correction territory, while the Nasdaq flirted with a bear market before also finishing higher, suggesting that dip buyers have not gone extinct despite big declines in stocks in the first weeks of 2022. But while dip buying has rewarded investors in the last two years as stocks doubled from their March 2020 lows, bargain hunters now face uncertainties over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will need to tighten monetary policy this year, a potential war between Russia and Ukraine, and disappointing corporate earnings.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices rose over 2% on Tuesday on concerns supplies could become tight due to Ukraine-Russia tensions, threats to infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates and struggles by OPEC+ to hit its targeted monthly output increase. Analysts noted that oil prices rose despite a drop in equities markets and the possibility of an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday. Brent futures rose $1.93, or 2.2%, to settle at $88.20 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $2.29, or 2.8%, to settle at $85.60.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered an investigation into a Conservative lawmaker’s claim that she was fired from a government job in part because of her Muslim faith — the latest allegation of wrongdoing that is shaking the Conservative government and Johnson’s grip on power. Former Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani says that when she was demoted in 2020, a government whip said her “Muslimness” was “making colleagues uncomfortable.” She told the Sunday Times that
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Nearly two dozen sailors on an Australian military ship going to deliver aid to Tonga have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, raising fears they could bring COVID-19 to a Pacific nation that has so far managed to avoid any outbreaks. Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton said his government was working with Tongan authorities to keep the ship at sea and make sure there is no threat to Tonga’s 105,000 residents. Tongan authorities have b
Bay Area Health Trust will be supplying Ontario's provincial labs with its McMaster Molecular Medium (MMM), a molecular transport medium that is a critical component of COVID-19 PCR testing. This is a repeat order of the made-in-Ontario product by the procurement authority representing the Province of Ontario. MMM is on Public Health Ontario's approved list of COVID-19 PCR collection kits.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Chaudière Crossing will be closed to vehicular traffic for repair work during the following periods:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Extremist groups in the United States appear to increasingly view attacking the power grid as a means of disrupting the country, according to a government report aimed at law enforcement agencies and utility operators. Domestic extremists “have developed credible, specific plans to attack electricity infrastructure since at least 2020,” according to the report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis. The document, dated Monday, was obtaine