Category Archives: News and politics

Peter Nygard arrested, faces extradition to U.S. on sex assault, racketeering charges | CBC News

Peter Nygard has been under investigation for allegations of sexual assault in Winnipeg, the U.S. and the Bahamas. (Annie I. Bang/The Associated Press) — Canadian fashion mogul arrested Monday night and currently being held at Winnipeg Remand Centre CBC News … Continue reading

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Canada’s provinces have filed opioid-related claims totalling $67.4-billion in U.S. court

Jayne Turner holds a photo of her husband, Robert John Turner, in Grand Manan, N.B. on Oct. 9, 2019. VIKTOR PIVOVAROV/THE GLOBE AND MAIL https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-canadas-provinces-have-filed-opioid-related-claims-totalling-67/

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Lab-grown meat approved for sale for 1st time

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/lab-grown-meat-1.5824745

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UK Supreme Court enables $18.5 billion class action against Mastercard | Article| Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/britain-mastercard-court-idUSKBN28L16J

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Online abuse prompts firm to pull out of federal government’s gun buyback program

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-online-threats-prompt-firm-to-pull-out-of-federal-governments-gun-buy/#c-image-0 Gun owners hold signs criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a rally organized by the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights against the government’s new gun regulations, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Sept. 12, 2020. JUSTIN … Continue reading

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The US Government Says Facebook Needs To Sell Instagram And WhatsApp

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/us-government-facebook-monopoly-sell-instagram-whatsapp

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Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow denied bail after landmark sentencing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/chow-activist-hongkong-1.5833819

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Project Zero: An iOS zero-click radio proximity exploit odyssey

Dec 1 2020 A WiFi radio proximity vulnerability in Apple iOS when exploited allows running arbitrary code on any nearby iOS device and stealing all the photos and user data. iOS update 13.5 released in May 2020 fixes it. https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2020/12/an-ios-zero-click-radio-proximity.htmlContinue reading

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Reversal of biological clock restores vision in old mice

https://media.nature.com/lw800/magazine-assets/d41586-020-03403-0/d41586-020-03403-0_18648900.jpg Mice with retinal-nerve damage can have their vision restored through cell reprogramming.Credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg/Getty Credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg/Getty https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03403-0?error=cookies_not_supported&code=46d18ad5-f886-4356-b3c4-47a3ec4bdcb3

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AI Solves 50-Year-Old Biology ‘Grand Challenge’ Decades Before Experts Predicted

(DeepMind/YouTube) https://www.sciencealert.com/ai-solves-50-year-old-biology-grand-challenge-decades-before-experts-predicted

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