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Manulife restructuring, cutting 700 jobs in the process

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says it will cut its workforce by about 700 jobs as part of a wider restructuring of its operations.

The company says the job cuts will come through voluntary exit programs and attrition.

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What makes a beer a beer? Feds brew changes to beer standards

OTTAWA — Your beer is about to undergo a government makeover.

Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list every ingredient on a can or bottle. 546 more words

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The 1994 Rwanda Genocide: an everlasting impact on Rwanda`s media environment

The Rwandan media have often been blamed for being a major cause of the genocide which began on 6 April 1994 and brought about 1,000,000 people to die in three months. 358 more words

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Lawyer: Fatally shot teen didn’t pose an immediate threat

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old fatally shot by a Pennsylvania police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop says the boy did not pose an immediate threat to anyone. 163 more words

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Chagall's The Eiffel Tower, rescued from auction, goes on display Saturday at the National Gallery

The Eiffel Tower by Marc Chagall, which the National Gallery of Canada had intended to sell at auction this spring until an 11th-hour reversal of plans, will go on display on Saturday at the gallery. 196 more words

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I, too, was a child separated from my mother by the broken U.S. immigration system.

Fear is what I feel as I’m typing up this piece of my personal story amid the most recent outrage over the Trump administration’s stance on separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border. 155 more words

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