• Auto repairs pad U.S. dealerships' revenue amid new-car sales slump

    While auto sales have been slumping in the U.S. this year, revenues are rising at dealerships and auto-parts stores. Why the disconnect? Older vehicles grinding out more miles each month require repairs and replacement parts. “The vehicle fleet is still getting older every single year, in spite of our record sales,” said Steve Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile ...
  • ‘She’s in danger. Something’s wrong’

    Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind, 22, was eight months pregnant when she vanished after visiting a neighbour’s flat on August 19. Picture: Supplied THE disturbing case of a heavily pregnant young woman who disappeared in bizarre circumstances has taken a twist with the discovery of a newborn baby. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind, 22, was last seen leaving her apartment in Fargo, North Dakota, on August ...
  • Trending: Five Places to Learn to Make Gelato in Italy

    Photo Dark chocolate from Perugia is used for gelato in classes at In Rome Cooking. Credit In Rome Cooking What’s more pleasurable on a vacation to Italy than enjoying a scoop or two of gelato? There may only be one answer, and that’s savoring the gelato you made yourself. Luckily, travelers can now try their hand at the craft by ...
  • Petition calls for removal of LGBT flag from school, makes comparison to Confederate flag

    Parents at an Alabama high school have reportedly started an online petition asking for the removal of an LGBT Pride rainbow flag that is displayed outside a teacher’s classroom. The argument is that the flag at Auburn High School “creates a hostile and provocative learning environment for students not comfortable to openly supporting LGBTQ+ community in a public school where ...
  • Why Is Trump Going After GOP Senators?

    President Donald Trump has been feuding with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican members of Congress in recent weeks. The WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib lays out why Mr. Trump is criticizing members of his own party and examines whether they can patch things up. Photo: Getty
  • Travel Tips: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep at a Hotel

    Photo Credit Lars Leetaru A poor night’s sleep is an all too common problem when you’re staying at a hotel, says Alistair Hughes, the managing director of Savoir Beds, a London-based company that sells beds and handmade mattresses to more than 50 hotels globally. “A hotel is an unfamiliar setting which can impact the quality of the rest you get,” ...

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Popular school zone homes top of class

Melissa and Adam and their kids Jonah, 12 and Rafaela, 10, are selling their home in the McKinnon Secondary College zone. Picture: ...

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SoftBank's Pepper robot is now a Buddhist priest

There are industry gatherings for all sectors, and that includes the funeral sector. It’s not an area where you’d expect to find ...

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