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Canada

Food prices keep marching higher even as official inflation rate cools to 7% | CBC News

Canada’s inflation rate cooled to seven per cent in August, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. Economists had been expecting the rate to come in at 7.3 per cent, after inflation rose to a 40-year high of 8.1 per cent earlier this summer. Instead, the rate decelerated by even more than expected, in large part because gasoline got […]

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Travel

90’s Rapper Vanilla Ice Helps Florida Marching Band Get To London | Y100 | Florida News

Like the lyrics to his most famous song, Vanilla Ice is hoping people will “stop, collaborate and listen” as he asks for donations to help some Palm Beach County kids travel to London. “That’s what it’s all about is to follow that magical dream and to get these kids to London. Hopefully we can raise […]

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Business

What shows are Section III’s marching bands performing this year?

Syracuse, N.Y. — After spending a good chunk of the summer putting together and honing their performances, Section III’s marching bands are ready to take the field for show time 2022. Competitions begin on Sept. 10, with local showcases at East Syracuse Minoa and Jordan Elbridge. Liverpool is the defending state champion in the National […]

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World

Axed! Black Sea naval chief given Kremlin marching orders after airbase drone strike

Putin has fired Igor Osipov, the commander of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, after a series of recent explosions at a naval air base in Crimea, according to reports in Moscow. Osipov has been replaced with vice-admiral Viktor Sokolov, the RIA Novosti state news agency said. Sokolov has held several senior positions in the Russian navy […]

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Technology

And the iPad goes marching on: Apple and the tablet market in India – Times of India

The iPad is truly the benchmark product. Almost every tablet that is launched is invariably measured against the iPad. The question buyers always have about any other tablet is: “is it as good as the iPad?” And it does look like the iPad is selling quite a lot in India. A recent report by CyberMedia […]

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US

Web3 and IAM: Marching toward disruption

Identity and access management (IAM) embraces a broad swath of IT practice.  This practice is subject to two forces pushing it towards greater prominence: increasing threat actor activity and increasing infrastructure complexity.  In response, we see increasing sophistication of the tools used to deal with both. Web3 technology has unique characteristics that lend it to […]

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Gaming

Coming to Xbox Game Pass: Assassin’s Creed Origins, For Honor: Marching Fire Edition, and More – Xbox Wire

If you’re looking for some games to play while you wait for the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase coming up (subtle plug – 10 a.m. PT on June 12, tune in at twitch.com/xbox!), I may have one or two or six suggestions for you to choose from. If you want to explore the past, space, […]

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Finance

Millions of people ‘marching towards starvation’ as global food crisis worsens

This article is an onsite version of our Disrupted Times newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox three times a week Good evening, An impending global food crisis has been high on the agenda at the World Economic Forum, and could turn into the worst hunger catastrophe in decades. […]

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Pets

Marching bands and pets at work? How some companies are trying to lure folks back to the office.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When corporate America began calling employees back to the office full-time in March after remote work for two years amid a global pandemic, the majority of U.S. workers snubbed a traditional five-day-a-week schedule and demanded a hybrid or flexible alternative instead. They rallied for wearing yoga pants and taking 30-minute mental […]

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Sports

What is the marching order for the Closing Ceremony at the Winter Olympics?

Greece traditionally leads the parade, regardless of its place in the alphabet, because that is where the Olympics originated. The host country enters last. BEIJING, China — Just like the Opening Ceremony, this year’s Closing Ceremony at the Beijing Winter Olympics featured a parade of nations, where flag bearers from all the competing countries marched […]