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China's pet care market expected to boom

August 30, 2012

As a result of the growing wealth among people in China, the pet care market is expected to be one of the many industries to reap the benefits. Read Article »


Auto market doing well in Russia

August 30, 2012

The auto industry has not been the best around Europe, but one market that has caught a lot of people's attention is the increase in auto sales in Russia, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read Article »


In-flight internet use may now be available in Canada

August 29, 2012

Canadians will soon have access to wireless internet while they are traveling by plane, thanks to a new plan administered by Illinois-based group, Gogo, which will start to offer the service over Canada, according to the Ottawa Citizen. Read Article »


German city evacuated after World War II bomb was found

August 28, 2012

Munich got a bit of scare this past Monday, after a 550-pound undetonated World War II bomb was found late at night. Read Article »


Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak moves on in U.S. Open

August 28, 2012

Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak won against Alexandra Cadantu of Romania with a 6-0, 6-3 win to move on to the second round of the U.S. Open, according to CBC Sports. Read Article »


Survey finds more than half of Canadian baby boomers plan on working past retirement age

August 23, 2012

A national survey conducted for CIBC by Leger Marketing looked at how Canadian baby boomers, who are currently in their 50s, feel about retirement. Read Article »


Singer Sarah Brightman to be next space tourist on Russian spacecraft

August 22, 2012

It was recently announced that Russia and the U.S. will be able to take paying space tourists on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft starting in 2015, according to the Voice of Russia. Read Article »


Survey shows Canadians spending more on back-to-school shopping

August 21, 2012

The school year is starting for people across the globe, and those in Canada are spending a bit more on back-to-school shopping than they have previously. Read Article »


Hottest car among executives in China: The Buick Minivan

August 21, 2012

When an individual travels around China, they will see one car model that is quite popular - especially among executives. Read Article »


New species of owls found in the Philippines

August 21, 2012

A recent report issued by Michigan State University (MSU) illustrated two new species of owls that were found in the Philippines. Read Article »


U.S. soccer beats Mexico on its own soil for the first time

August 20, 2012

Mexico may have just taken home the gold medal during the 2012 Olympics, but the United States stunned a crowded Azteca Stadium when they defeated the country in a 1-0 victory last Wednesday, according to The Associated Press. Read Article »


Berlin Zoo welcomes baby elephant Anchali to the family

August 16, 2012

Baby animals are beloved by many around the world, so when an exotic creature is born in captivity, the event tends to capture the attention of millions, and this is no different for a baby elephant born at the Berlin Zoo. Read Article »


Brazil looks to London to help prepare for the 2016 Olympics

August 15, 2012

Even though the London Olympics just ended, Brazil is already getting ready to take its turn as the next host of the Summer Games in 2016. Read Article »


Upcoming NHL season may be postponed as contract negotiations continue

August 14, 2012

Most hockey fans are familiar with season-long lockouts in the National Hockey League (NHL) that took place during the 1994-95 and 2004-05 seasons, and it looks like the organization may be facing a similar situation this year. Read Article »


South Africa comes out on top for African nations at the Olympics

August 13, 2012

The 2012 London Olympics are over, and while South Africa was not one of the overall champions, they did emerge as the most successful African nation at the Summer Games. Read Article »


Russia slated to win more gold medals in women's gymnastics

August 9, 2012

With 225 of the 302 events in the 2012 London Olympics completed, there aren't many more medals to be had, but Russia may wind up with at least one more gold. Read Article »


Director James Cameron makes steps to bring 3D technology to China's movie industry

August 8, 2012

China's movie industry is growing at a pretty rapid rate, and internationally acclaimed director James Cameron (Avatar, Aliens, The Terminator) is getting involved in the up-and-coming industry. Read Article »


Brazil will take on Mexico for the Olympic Gold in soccer

August 8, 2012

On Tuesday, Brazil defeated South Korea on the football field at the 2012 London Olympics soccer semifinals, which means they will now have the chance to compete for the gold medal. Read Article »


Brazil breaks medal-free streak in Olympic boxing

August 7, 2012

Even though the boxing finals are not over yet, Brazil is celebrating as the athletes have secured two guaranteed spots in the winner's circle. Read Article »


Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee, qualifies for men's 400-meter race at London Olympics

August 6, 2012

For the first time in Olympic history, one of the qualifying athletes is a double amputee. Read Article »


Mexican singer, Chavela Vargas, passes away at 93

August 6, 2012

Chavela Vargas, one of Mexico's nationally acclaimed singers, passed away recently at the age of 93. Read Article »


Prince Harry visits with Canadian Olympic athletes

August 3, 2012

Germany may have won the gold in the men's eight rowing race, but Canada's silver medal team got the star treatment, as well. Read Article »


Germany takes the gold in men's rowing

August 2, 2012

While China and the U.S. are leading the Olympic Games in terms of medals, they're not the only nations making it onto the podium. Read Article »


Chinese athlete accused of doping amid hot streak of gold-medal wins

August 1, 2012

China is making quite a splash at the 2012 London Olympics - the Asian nation has already earned 13 gold medals by the end of day four. Read Article »


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