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Canada faces battle for pharmacare scheme to make medicines free

Canadas universal healthcare system has one big shortcoming: it doesnt cover the cost of prescription drugs, meaning many Canadians go without medicationIn his told Sanders in a recent podcast. I have patients who take their pills every other day, or who take them for a few weeks and then have

Parents of freed US hostage furious with son-in-law for Afghanistan trip

Caitlan Colemans father calls Joshua Boyles decision to take his pregnant wife to Afghanistan on a backpacking trip unconscionableThe parents of an American woman who was rescued with her Canadian husband and three children after five years in captivity have said they were elated that the family is safe

GoPro Unveils New Hero6 and Spherical Camera

Nick Woodman has focused on making GoPro’s cameras easier to use and more appealing to a broader base of consumers. The new Hero6 camera is compatible with the QuickStories application, which automatically creates short videos from the captured content. The company is aiming its Fusion camera at its core base

Puerto Rico governor: Power could be out for months

(CNN)Puerto Rico's energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power to everyone may take months, Gov. Ricardo Rossell told CNN on Wednesday night.Puerto Rico, which has been through a long recession and is deeply in debt, has a power grid that is "a

Brazilian queer art exhibition cancelled after campaign by rightwing protesters

Santander bank decides to shut Queermuseu in Porto Alegre, a move Brazilian artists say represents dangerous censorshipA storm over artistic freedom and censorship has erupted in Brazil after an art exhibition at a multinational banks cultural centre was cancelled following a campaign by rightwing protesters. The controversy broke out when

Don’t forget about us: Irma’s desperate Caribbean survivors

(CNN)Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm when it crashed through the Caribbean, leaving at least 36 people dead in its wake before moving on to Florida.The three largest of the US Virgin Islands; St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas, were affected, as were smaller surrounding islands.Jennifer Stephens

Mexico’s strongest earthquake in a century leaves dozens dead

(CNN)At least 61 people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the southern coast.President Enrique Peña Nieto said the temblor -- felt by about 50 million people across the country-- was the strongest earthquake Mexico has experienced in 100 years. In