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From Politics & Policy 1:06 pm

Canada Consumer Alert: Costco No Longer Accepting American Express Cards Starting Jan 1

American Express cards will no longer be accepted at Costco Canada stores starting 2015.

Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives at Pearson International Airport in Toronto May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Aaron Harris

From Economy 11:36 am

Economy Travel Not So Anymore with Air Canada, Starts Charging C$25 Checked Bag Fee

Air Canada's new first checked bag policy rule will come into effect on Sept 18 to bookings and later, for travel on or after Nov 2.

The White House, the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial are seen across Lafayette Park from atop the roof of the historic Hay Adams hotel in Washington, May 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

From Politics & Policy Sep 18

U.S. Congress Approves Arming, Training Syrian Rebels Against ISIS

A divided U.S. Congress has voted to arm and train members of the Free Syrian Army against the militant ISIS.

A man washes his hands as a preventive measure against the Ebola virus on a street in Monrovia, September 13, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)

From Economy Sep 18

UK Starts Ebola Vaccine Trials on Humans

A former NHS nurse has become the first volunteer from the U.K. to undertake the Ebola vaccine trial on humans.

A slipper and rosary hang on an improvised marker for victims of super typhoon Haiyan at a mass grave site in front of a Catholic church in San Joaquin town of Palo, Leyte province, central Philippines December 23, 2013. Super typhoon Haiyan reduced almos

From Politics & Policy Sep 18

22 Million People Displaced By Natural Disasters In 2013, More To Come – UN Study

More and more people will get displaced in the coming years due to a worsening climate change.

The second tower of the World Trade Center explodes into flames after being hit by a airplane, New York September 11, 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18

America Warns ISIS Lone Wolves Targeting Times Square, Las Vegas, Other High-Profile Tourist Locations

ISIS forums are reportedly encouraging lone wolf attacks on Times Square and Las Vegas.

Ukrainian President Poroshenko speaks during his meeting with people in the southern coastal town of Mariupol

From Politics & Policy Sep 18

Ukrainian President Visits Canada, Harper Confirms $200M Loan Assistance, Addl Humanitarian Aid

Recently elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had visited Canada for the first time on Wednesday.

From Economy Sep 18

Health Virus Alert: Canadians Urged to Watch Out Against Rare Enterovirus D68; 3 Cases Confirmed in B.C., 18 in Alberta

Rare enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has reportedly entered Canadian shores.

US Air Force handout photo of Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II fighter jet

From Politics & Policy Sep 17

Warning to U.S. – ISIS Has Shot Down a Syrian Regime Fighter Jet

A Syrian warplane has been shot down by ISIS.

Health Workers Wearing Protective Clothing Prepare Before Carrying An Abandoned Dead Body Presenting With Ebola Symptoms At Duwala Market In Monrovia

From Economy Sep 17

Ebola Update: Death Toll Reaches 2,461; US$1B Is Needed To Fight It, Says UN

The UN needs U.S.$1 billion to contain the rampaging Ebola outbreak. Death toll has now reached 2,461.