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The New Iphones Didn’t Pass The Drop Test

Apple has billed the iPhone XS and XS Max as having the most durable glass ever in a smartphone.  But neither device could survive being dropped onto a cement sidewalk.  New drop tests from device insurer SquareTrade confirmed that both of Apple’s latest high-end

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Snapchat And Amazon Join Forces To Let Users Simply Photograph What They Want To Buy

Snapchat is testing a new way to search for products on Amazon through the Snapchat app.  The visual search function will allow Snapchat users to point its camera at an item or barcode and buy it from Amazon.  “When the

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No Mail Strike Tomorrow – Negotiations Are Still On

The union representing thousands of Canada Post workers says it will stay at the bargaining table, averting a potential strike early tomorrow morning. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers announced that it would not issue a 72-hour notice of job

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The Co-Founders Of Instagram Have Quit – Possibly Over Tensions With Mark Zuckerberg

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions. Chief executive Kevin Systrom announced last night that he and chief technical officer Mike Krieger will leave the company in the next few weeks. Systrom says they will take time off to

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[Video] Roberto Osuna In Court Today After Being Booed Last Night At Rogers Centre

Former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna’s assault case returns to court today. He just happens to be in town with the Houston Astros. 23-year old Osuna was charged in May with assault in an alleged domestic incident. Osuna’s lawyer has

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Sobeys Has Reached A Deal To Buy Farm Boy

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys says it has reached a deal to acquire Farm Boy in a bid to expand its reach in Ontario. Empire Co. Ltd. says the acquisition, which values the Ontario-based chain of grocery stores

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Nordstrom Is Selling Very Expensive Shoes That Come Pre-Scuffed And Taped Up

Nordstrom is facing some criticism online after offering a pair of $530 shoes that come pre-scuffed up and held together with tape.  The “Superstar Taped Sneaker,” created by upscale brand Golden Goose and sold on Nordstrom’s website, feature “crumply, hold-it-all-together tape”

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Six Flags Holding A Halloween Coffin Challenge Where Guests Stay In A Coffin For 30 Hours

Six Flags amusement park in Eureka, Mo., is holding a morbid contest for the brave – and not claustrophobic.  The theme park has announced a competition inviting guests to stay in a tight coffin for nearly 30 hours straight.  The Fright

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Almost 500 Charges Laid After Two-Day Traffic Blitz On Hwy 50

Police from Peel Region, York Region and the OPP say 471 charges were laid over a two-day road safety blitz along a stretch of Highway 50 last week. Police were out last Wednesday and Thursday along highway 50 between Steeles

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Premier Ford Pledges Province’s Full Support After Two Tornadoes Slammed Ottawa On Friday

Premier Doug Ford has pledged the province’s full support to Ottawa residents recovering from Friday’s twin tornadoes. Yesterday, he met with residents in Dunrobin, the west Ottawa neighbourhood hardest hit by a twister that also struck Gatineau. Some 51 homes

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Halo Top Releases A Pumpkin Flavour – They Are Giving Away 10,000 Pints Tomorrow

To celebrate the first day of fall, Halo Top Creamery is offering fans a chance to get their hands on the brand new, seasonal flavour, Pumpkin Pie, or any other Halo Top™ flavour, completely FREE. Tomorrow at 12:01am EDT customers

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Tomorrow Is The First Day Of Fall – Here Is What You Need To Know

Tomorrow is the first day of fall.  Autumn arrives at 9:54pm EDT. The ‘autumnal equinox’, also called the September or fall equinox—is the astronomical start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere.  Why is it called an equinox? The word comes

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Pranking Mcdonald’s Paid Off For Friends

The payback is $50,000. That’s what two friends in Texas got after they pranked the McDonald’s in Pearland by hanging a poster of themselves in the restaurant to give it some Asian representation.  “We were eating at McDonald’s one day

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Today The Finance Minister Will Reveal The True State Of Ontario’s Finances

Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says he will reveal the “true state” of Ontario’s finances during a speech this morning. Fedeli will give his first major address since the PC’s took power in June. He’ll reveal the findings of the province’s

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A Special Weather Statement Is In Effect – It Will Be Very Windy Today

Today is the final day of summer and it’s going out with a bang. A special weather statement is in effect. Today’s warm temperatures will be interrupted by a front of cooler air. Environment Canada says we will get wind

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