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Is Keanu Reeves refusing to touch people in photos because of #MeToo? Should we as well?

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We can’t know for certain if Keanu Reeves is just shy, or wary of potential sexual harassment accusations – but that both are equally plausible is a terrifying indictment of the state of relations between the sexes. A tweet has gone viral with a compilation of photos featuring the Hollywood actor posing together with women, Read More

Oil woes have Calgary landlords turning empty offices into apartments

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By Kevin Orland on 6/10/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) –When the lease on an Alberta Health Services office in Calgary came due for renegotiation two years ago, the rental market was so bad that trying to keep the tenants wasn’t worth it. Instead, landlord Strategic Group took the unconventional step of letting the government agency leave and Read More

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico’s biggest imports, officials said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Clouds hover above a corn field in Dubuque, Iowa, U.S., July Read More

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground. Alaka’i Technologies unveils a model of a working prototype of Skai, Read More

Wiking Helikopter service adds another H145 to its fleet

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5/28/2019 Wiking Helikopter H145. Photo: Cara Irina Wagner. DONAUWORTH, Germany — Wiking Helikopter Service took delivery of another H145 helicopter in offshore configuration. This brings the H145 fleet of the company to a total of five aircraft, after initial deliveries of two helicopters in 2016 and 2017 and two leased H145s. It continues the successful Read More

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: A man riding on a bicycle looks at an electronic board showing the Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Read More

CEO’s reading tips go viral for being ‘the absolute worst’

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An executive detailing the weird and excessive ways he reads books is going viral as people poke fun at the odd methods employed by the businessman, including his habit of tracking down authors to ‘connect’ with them. The Linkedin post by a CEO identified only as “Richard” was shared on Twitter and outlines how he Read More

Dow futures hit by 3M results; upbeat tech results support Nasdaq

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(Reuters) – Dow and S&P futures were pressured by a steep fall in industrial company 3M’s shares on Thursday, while upbeat results from high-flying companies Facebook and Microsoft supported Nasdaq futures. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 24, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Investors Read More