World Economic Forum official says Canada has bigger issues to discuss than conspiracy theories

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A senior official with the World Economic Forum says Canada should be talking about more important things than conspiracy theories targeting his organization. Adrian Monck, managing director of the WEF, also argues that politicians espousing those theories should ask themselves whether they’re spreading disinformation coming from bad actors. “Canada should be talking about […]

$1 billion in federal economic grants headed coast to coast

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will send $1 billion worth of federal grants for manufacturing, clean energy, farming, biotech and more to 21 regional partnerships across the nation, President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced Friday. The 21 were chosen from 529 initial applicants vying for grants that […]

India Now World’s Fifth Largest Economy, Overtakes UK

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UK’s decline down the international rankings is an unwelcome backdrop for the new prime minister. Britain has dropped behind India to become the world’s sixth largest economy, delivering a further blow to the government in London as it grapples with a brutal cost-of-living shock. India leaped past the UK in […]

FBI Warns Investors to Take Precautions with Decentralized Financial Platforms

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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday warned of cyber criminals increasingly exploiting flaws in decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms to plunder cryptocurrency. “The FBI has observed cyber criminals exploiting vulnerabilities in the smart contracts governing DeFi platforms to steal investors’ cryptocurrency,” the agency said in a notification. Attackers […]

Global economy can thank U.S. consumers

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Shoppers are seen wearing masks while shopping at a Walmart store, in North Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S. July 20, 2020. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The U.S. consumer is coming to the rescue of the global economy. Back in 2009, […]