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Mother of boys killed by python takes stand: 'I thought they would be safe'

CAMPBELLTON, N.B. - The mother of two boys killed by a python says she dropped them off for a sleepover that night certain they were in good hands. "I felt they would be as safe with him as they would be with me," Mandy Trecartin told Jean-Claude Savoie's criminal negligence trial in
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Solutions are needed to Irish border issues after Brexit, a leading business group has said.
Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.
Wladimir Klitschko hasn't decided whether he wants a rematch with Anthony Joshua. But there's a possible range of dates if he says yes.
In Ukraine, adverse weather conditions left 188 populated areas in six regions without electricity, the press service of  State Emergency Service reports. Read more here The post UkrInform: Bad weathe
The flotation of AIB has proved to be more lucrative for the Government than had been thought earlier in the week, with shares rising up to 7% as an almost 29% stake of the bank was floated at €4
A Cork IT company has come to the rescue of 3,000 homes in rural counties by providing high-speed broadband, as the Government comes under fire from opposition politicians for failing to connect the r
The new tourism minister faces a baptism of fire and must recognise the urgency of the problems being caused by Brexit, according to industry organisations.
Global healthcare giant GSK has opened an €8m biomass energy facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, that will reduce its carbon emissions by a third.
From the Ashes, a new Bloomberg Philanthropies film, shows how coal can affect your health even if you think you are far from coal country.
Future Group, which runs retail stores across the country under various formats, wishes to grow its fashion business to Rs 12,000 crore in the current fiscal.
"I think that it would be wrong to say that this administration has been ignoring or not focused on India," a senior administration official told reporters ahead of the two-day Modi visit from June
After three weeks of decent show this week most pharma stocks ended red. The week highlights include government making Aadhaar mandatory for treatment of tuberculosis, IHH pulling out of Fortis deal
Infosys Chairman R Seshasayee on Saturday said it will be his last AGM before he retires next year in May and plans a smooth transition to his successor.
WWE plans for John Cena, plus if Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns will happen at SummerSlam or Wrestlemania 34, what's next for Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton, why Hulk Hogan could return, Daniel Bryan's f
One of the last bastions for smokers — their apartments — might be slowly edging the way of restaurants, airlines and even rental cars. During the past two years, the state and the Florida Apartment A
Bananas can’t get cold. Milk mustn’t tip. Online food delivery still trips up companies. A day on the truck shows why.
Tourism is thriving in the nation's capital, with the District of Columbia's visitors bureau declaring a record year for US foot traffic in 2016.
Durable goods and GDP estimates on books this week might offer better direction about economic growth in first half.
Every company involved in building or refurbishing Grenfell Tower will be scrutinised by police as officers consider manslaughter charges during the criminal probe, writes London Evening Standard. Me
The fact that Greece was not on the Summit agenda has relieved a series of leaders with the President of France Emmanuel Macron saying that “we did what we could do with the Chancellor so that the Gre
In the two years since its release, Apple Music has been gunning for Spotify's top spot a top the music streaming world.
Cyprus’ €850m bond issue reduces refinancing risks and demonstrates the sovereign`s improved financing flexibility, Fitch Ratings said, although some factors continue to weigh on the island’s s
Tesco said it will hand around a quarter of a million staff a 10.5% pay rise, marking its biggest investment in store pay for 10 years.
The Terminator wants to be your next travel agent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first fac
WASHINGTON (AP) — A total of five Republican senators are now opposed to the proposed GOP health bill. It would take only three defections to Democrats opposing the bill to sink the measure. Sen. Dea
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s bull-in-a-china-shop approach to the presidency hasn’t helped him notch significant victories on Capitol Hill over his first five months in office. The nu
Italian bike brand Ducati saw new suitors lining up for a potential buy-out while closer home Japanese bike giant Honda launched the most affordable scooter.
Augmented reality is one of Apple's big new areas of focus, which it highlighted earlier this month at its Worldwide Developers Conference.
Here are the odds, TV info and more vital information for UFC Fight Night 112.
Caitlin and Shawn Dyck are real-estate curious no more. The 20-something couple moved into their first home earlier this month after years of waiting on the sidelines watching mortgage rates, going .

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