Day: April 4, 2017

Canada’s recent trade rally faded in February, resulting in a Can$972 million (US$723 million) deficit with the world, the government statistical agency announced Tuesday.The result ran counter to expectations, as economists had forecast a surplus of C…

The odds of a breakup of the European Union have increased after Brexit, an outcome that could have “devastating” economic and political effects, JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive said Tuesday.JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon, in an annual letter to…

The IOC and hockey stars past and present condemned the National Hockey League on Tuesday, a day after it said it would not let its players compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics.The highly contentious decision likely means many top players, such as Pitts…

A giant waterfall tens of kilometres (miles) wide broke down a ridge which connected modern-day England to mainland Europe nearly half a million years ago, unleashing a mega-flood that gouged out the Channel and created the island of Britain, scientist…

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has ended speculation about his future by opting to retire from the NFL, reports said Tuesday.The fate of Romo has been one of the biggest talking points of the close season with the 36-year-old mulling a move after…

Paris is destined to host the Olympics, city Mayor Anne Hidalgo insisted Tuesday as she presented the French capital’s project for the 2024 Games to gathered sports federations in Aarhus, Denmark.”It’s the city that brings the best out of everyone,” Hi…

A judge on Tuesday announced fresh charges against Argentina’s ex-president Cristina Kirchner, the latest twist in a running legal saga as the country prepares for mid-term elections this year.Federal judge Claudio Bonadio brought formal charges agains…