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Boat swept away in Japanese tsunami repurposed for tours of B.C. rainforest

KLEMTU, B.C.—A Japanese fishing vessel believed to be cast adrift in the 2011 tsunami disaster will soon find a new life as a tour boat […]

Shipwrecked Costa Concordia successfully re-floated

GIGLIO, ITALY—The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and […]

Google picks 5 charities to create ideas for Glass

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.
After receiving 1,300 proposals, Google is announcing […]

Kyle Lowry decision game-changer for Raptors

It is a strange position the Raptors find themselves in on the eve of NBA free agency.
For the first time in four summers they face […]

General Dynamics secures $17.65 billion contract

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — General Dynamics said Monday it has secured a $17.65 billion contract to build attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.
The company said […]

Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

MONTPELIER, Vt. • Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring […]

What’s a wimpy investor to do?

I’m a scaredy-cat investor, and I’m not afraid to say so.
There a lot of us money-wimps out there — folks in or near retirement, or […]

Netflix stock jumps on solid subscriber growth

Netflix signed up more than 2 million new U.S. streaming subscribers in the first quarter, which was at the top end of the company’s […]

Mayor Rob Ford makes vomiting sound in reaction to Metrolinx revenue proposals

Mayor Rob Ford made a vomiting sound Tuesday as a reporter listed the provincial Metrolinx agency’s new shortlist of possible ways to pay for a […]