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GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift

GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift

By Tim Eagan 24/12/2014 17:40

In what could prove a sneak peek at the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a strong critic of President Obama's decision to open relations with Cuba, appears to be stepping up an attack on fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul over his support of the policy shift.

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Keystone pipeline is not feasible

Keystone pipeline is not feasible

By John R. Rose 24/12/2014 17:34

Big oil may have done something what environmental groups and Native American rights groups have been unable to do: stop the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Race relations worsening in US

Race relations worsening in US

By Rainer Hachfeld 23/12/2014 18:48

A majority of people in the United States, especially African Americans, say race relations are worsening in the country, according to a new poll.

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Russian economy to live through difficulties

Russian economy to live through difficulties

By Arend van Dam 23/12/2014 18:45

Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed that the country’s economy will be able to pass through the difficult times it is experiencing due to the Western sanctions imposed against Moscow.

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Yellen's Christmas gift to Wall Street

Yellen's Christmas gift to Wall Street

By Monte Wolverton 23/12/2014 18:42

Last week we learned that the key to a strong economy is not increased production, lower unemployment, or a sound monetary unit. Rather, economic prosperity depends on the type of language used by the central bank in its monetary policy statements. All it took was one word in the Federal Reserve Bank's press release -- that the Fed would be “patient” in raising interest rates to normal levels -- and stock markets went wild.

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 Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker

By Gustavo Rodriguez 23/12/2014 18:34

Rock Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70 of Undisclosed Illness.

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Saudi Arabia making US dependent on cheap OPEC oil

Saudi Arabia making US dependent on cheap OPEC oil

By Paul Fell 23/12/2014 18:31

Saudi Arabia is using increased oil production and low prices as a strategy to make Washington “more dependent” on its relations with the Kingdom, and influence US policies regarding competitors like Iran and Russia, an analyst says.

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The Upsides to Russia's Ruble Collapse

The Upsides to Russia's Ruble Collapse

By Vboqorad 23/12/2014 18:09

In early December, President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to the Federal Assembly. I believe anybody reading this column would have been able to shorten that speech to just one or two words; awful or really awful (I'm being polite).

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Fun Things to Do on New Year's Eve 2015 in Waterloo Region

Fun Things to Do on New Year's Eve 2015 in Waterloo Region

By Gianfranco Uber 22/12/2014 19:06

What you talkin' bout, Willis? Well, Todd Bridges is the actor who played Willis on Diff'rent Strokes, and he'll be celebrating New Year's Eve in downtown Kitchener this year as part of the city's Flashback To The Future event. You'll be able to see a Delorean car from Back To The Future, watch the magic of Scott Hammel, listen to 80s tribute band Spandx and skate at the city hall rink. For kids, there are 80s toys and retro video games from Canadian Toy Con and a vintage video gaming lounge presented by Games Exchange.

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