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West Island Community Shares celebrated another successful year of fundraising, breaking its own target with a total of $1.3 million. “We raised $50,000 more this year than last year, so it’s been very amazing,” said Sophie McCann, the organization’s executive director. The organization has been helping non-profits reach their goals for...
Nearly 43 years after its release, the Eagles will perform their 1976 smash-hit album Hotel California in its entirety. The news was revealed in an official press release posted to the band’s website. The Eagles — Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, along with Vince Gill and the late Glenn Frey‘s son, Deacon Frey — will play...
Abby Dyer doesn’t have a problem using her maiden last name on television. The Missouri-based meteorologist with KY3, an NBC affiliate, recently spoke up after receiving criticism for not using her husband’s last name on air. On March 19, an anonymous viewer sent the meteorologist a letter, asking if Dyer was...
Boeing said on Wednesday its chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, had joined a test flight on a 737 MAX 7 jetliner for a demonstration of updated MCAS anti-stall software. The software is at the centre of investigations in the crash of Ethiopian Flight 302 last month and a Lion Air accident in...
NEW YORK – Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 MAX 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months. The company is tweaking the system designed to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the plane’s nose is...
Global News Explains: How the world's largest democracy holds elections India is weeks away from once again embarking on what is considered to be the world’s largest exercise in democracy, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking re-election. The country of 1.3 billion will hold its 17th general election in seven phases set to begin on...
Producers of The Simpsons are pulling a popular episode in which Michael Jacksonvoiced a character who resided with Homer in a mental hospital, reports said Thursday. The reports followed the airing of HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men alleged that the pop artist molested them when they were children. Simpsons executive producer James L....
All it took was a single tweet of a “sad” father stationed behind the counter of a newly opened but desolate mom-and-pop doughnut shop to bring the community out and get sales rolling. On Saturday, Houston native Billy By shared a few photos on social media showing his father in...
A stunning display of a dragon-shaped aurora danced over Iceland earlier this month, “enthralling” skygazers and photographers alike. Photographers Jingyi Zhang and Wang Zheng captured the remarkable green and purple display lighting up the night sky. The stunning image was featured in NASA’s “Astronomy Picture of the Day” on Feb....
As the Trump administration pushes for peace in Afghanistan, a new U.S. watchdog report says Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taliban are largely holding their own despite a surge in American bombing. These trends reflect what U.S. military officials call a stalemated war, more than...

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