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Twitter-verse Demanded Marvel Turn Captain America Gay So They Made Him Evil

The internet’s bathroom wall, Twitter, has jumped on a trending hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend and since everyone in the news media knows that nothing is more important than a trending hashtag it is getting a lot of attention. 393 more words


Breaking: Gen Tanko Ayuba is dead

Former Communications Minister, Major General Abubakar Tanko Ayuba ((retd) is dead.

The Senator representing Kebbi South constituency, in 2007, died Wednesday afternoon at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos, of an undisclosed ailment. 139 more words


After 23 years, Adidas shoes are being made in Germany again — by robots

ANSBACH, Germany — Adidas will launch mass production of running shoes at a German factory operated largely by robots next year and plans to open a similar plant in the United States next year, the company said on Tuesday. 269 more words


Quebec food court champion MTY Foods takes a bite out of U.S. market with US$300 million Kahala acquisition

MONTREAL — With the patience of a hungry customer who carefully looks over the restaurants at a food court before ordering a meal, MTY Food Group Inc. 657 more words


TSX closes above 14,000 for first time since August on rising oil and bank stocks

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock market has closed at its highest level in more than nine months, fuelled by gains in energy and bank stocks. 147 more words


Bank of Canada keeps key rate on hold, but sees economic rebound on horizon

OTTAWA — The head of the Bank of Canada is nothing if not patient.

With the economic adjustment to the oil-price collapse “proving to be uneven” — and output further hampered by the Alberta wildfires — governor Stephen Poloz is still managing to hold the line on expectations, and interest rates. 461 more words


Bank of Canada maintains interest rate: Read the official statement

Here’s the statement from the Bank of Canada rate decision on Wednesday, May 25:

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. 356 more words