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Woman With Breast Cancer Wins Lottery For Second Time In 3 Months

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | May 6, 2016 | Good News
Sometimes, good luck strikes at exactly the right moment. Just ask Gina Short, who's been battling breast cancer for the last six years. In a wonderful twist of fate, she won the North Carolina Education Lottery twice in less than three months. Short...

Mom Of Special Needs Child Thanks Target For 'Showing Acceptance Of Everyone'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | May 6, 2016 | Parents
Earlier this year, Target made a widely lauded announcement: The retailer vowed to stock almost all of its U.S. stores with at least one Caroline’s Cart -- a shopping cart designed for people with special needs. The cart, said Target at the time, could “be...

SpaceX Lands Reusable Falcon 9 Rocket (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | May 6, 2016 | Science
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible);   SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an unmanned drone ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean early Friday morning. The landing, which founder...

Panama Papers: Canada Goes To Court For Info On RBC Clients

CP | Jesse Ferreras | May 5, 2016 | Canada Business
Royal Bank reportedly helped around 370 companies set up in offshore tax havens.

Broadband Spectrum Sell-Off Might Have Made Canadian Wireless Bills More Pricey: Report

CP | Jesse Ferreras | May 5, 2016 | Canada Business
If you were a Wind customer, anyway.

Sell Marijuana In Pharmacies, Says Loblaw President, Whose Company Owns Many Pharmacies

CP | Jesse Ferreras | May 5, 2016 | Canada Business
Loblaw owns Shoppers Drug Mart, which operates 1,700 pharmacies.

Drowsy Driver Crashes Into School Bus, Snarling Boston Traffic For Hours

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | May 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
A construction worker fell asleep at the wheel of his SUV and crashed into a school bus early Thursday in Boston's O'Neill Tunnel, clogging Interstate 93 traffic for hours but injuring no one. The bus, which...

Canada Has Passed ‘Peak Optimism,' Watch For Loonie To Slide: TD Securities

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | May 5, 2016 | Canada Business
The loonie at 80 cents U.S.? That was never going to last.

Fort McMurray Fire Sees Oilsands Production Drastically Reduced

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | May 5, 2016 | Canada Business
Canada is going to feel this one.

Progressive Groups Ratchet Up Pressure On Google To Dump The GOP Convention

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | May 5, 2016 | Politics
National progressive organizations are ramping up efforts to get Google to drop its sponsorship of the Republican National Convention’s video live stream, claiming it amounts to an implicit endorsement of Donald Trump’s bigoted rhetoric and views. CREDO Action, the activism arm of the...

Donald Trump's New Finance Guru: Once A Clinton Donor, Soros Employee

Carrie Levine, Michael Beckel, Dave Levinthal and Cady Zuvich | Sam Levine | May 5, 2016 | Politics
This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Like Donald Trump himself, the Trump campaign’s new national finance chairman has a long history of...

FCC Approves Charter Merger With Time Warner, Bright House: Report

Reuters | Kelly Chen | May 5, 2016 | Business
WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - A majority of the five-member U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve Charter Communications Inc's acquisitions of Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks, two sources briefed on the matter said on Thursday. The deals, which would create the second-largest...

Monica Abbott Scores Biggest Deal In The History Of U.S. Women's Sports

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | May 5, 2016 | Sports
In the United States, opportunities for female athletes with professional sports franchises are limited and generally low-paying. Over four decades after Title IX empowered female athletes, women's professional sports leagues in the U.S. (notably the WNBA and NWSL) don't have anywhere close to the spending power...

KFC Has Chicken-Flavored Nail Polish Now

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | May 5, 2016 | Taste
Sure, your nail polish might look good, but how does it taste? KFC is rolling out a line of “finger lickin’ good” (ugh) nail polish that’s edible and purportedly tastes like chicken, Adweek reports. It comes in two flavors, “original” and “hot & spicy,” and corresponding colors of...

Zimbabwe Is Selling Its Wildlife To Combat Crippling Drought

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | May 5, 2016 | World
Faced with a massive regional drought, Zimbabwe is putting some of its excess wild animals up for sale. The country's Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Monday that the move is part of an attempt to preserve resources, Zimbabwean outlet NewsDay reported. Officials hope 

The World's First Self-Driving Taxi Fleet Is Prepping For A Test Drive

Ryan Grenoble | May 5, 2016 | Business
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); The car of the future may well be driverless, wearing a pink mustache and arriving sooner than anyone expected. An executive at the transportation company Lyft announced in the...

No Other Musician Came Close To Making As Much Money As Taylor Swift In 2015

Julia Brucculieri | May 5, 2016 | Entertainment
The haters can keep on hate-hate-hating on Taylor Swift, because she's probably too busy laughing all the way to the bank to care. The "Out of the Woods" singer topped Billboard's Top Money-Makers list of 2015, meaning she (unsurprisingly) earned more than every...

National Sunflower Seed Recall Affects 100 Snack Products

Suzy Strutner | May 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
This is just plain nuts.  As if recalled fruits and veggies weren't enough drama for the week, another huge recall now affects snack products that contain or may have come in contact with Listeria contaminated sunflower seeds. About 100 products are being recalled,...

U.S. Adds 160,000 Jobs In April, Unemployment Stays At 5 Percent

Jenny Che | May 6, 2016 | Business
The U.S. added 160,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent.

Fort McMurray Fire Has Experts Saying Natural Disasters Can Actually Help Economies

Jesse Ferreras | May 5, 2016 | Canada Alberta
Most of the costs will be borne by local businesses.
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