Minister Champagne in New York as part of Team Canada mission

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Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, was in New York recently as part of Team Canada’s US engagement strategy. The Minister met with key business leaders, including the Vice Chairman of IBM, Gary Cohn, and BlackRock CEO, Larry Fink.  While in New York, Minister Champagne also participated in a fireside chat at Columbia University’s School of …

Alex Pereira is new UFC Light Heavyweight champion

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New York – Alex Pereira has won Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight championship. He got feat by technically knocking out (TKO) Jirí Prochazka at 4:08 of the second round in the main event of UFC 295 at New York’s Madison Square Garden (MSG). Pereira has already been crowned the UFC middleweight champion.  

CDC reports Salmonella outbreak in US 


New Jersey – Health experts have found a salmonella outbreak, particularly in ground beef, in some of the US states. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning about it that is spreading in multiple states related to ground beef. It reported 16 illnesses and six hospitalisations – nine in New Jersey, five in New York, and …

Superstar Madonna announces dates for ‘The Celebration Tour’


LA – Madonna has announced dates for The Celebration Tour. Tickets go on sale Friday for the 35 city global tour which kicks off July 15 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. It also includes stops in Detroit, Chicago, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, London, Barcelona, Paris, and Stockholm before the tour wraps in Amsterdam next December.

1st polio case surfaces in New York after 10 years


NEW YORK – Health officials in the US said a youngster, who lives in Rockland County, reportedly contracted polio in New York, the first case in 10 years. He developed paralysis although he did not recently travel outside the country. He had a vaccine-derived strain of the virus, perhaps from someone who got live vaccine – available in other countries, …

All about personality, energy levels and fatigue


New York – A new study done by researchers from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, showed that gut bacteria which are responsible for breakdown of food, and metabolomic pathways can influence a person’s energy levels, fatigue, and their day-to-day personality, Daily Mail reported. Lead researcher Dr Ali Boolani, a physical therapy professor at Clarkson, said in a statement: “These …