6 Canadian court cases that gripped us in 2018
Published Friday, December 28, 2018 6:19AM EST
At that time, the chief executive was also under pressure, given Apple’s lack of clear product direction beyond milking the iPhone. Sensing blood, activist investors began to circle the company; first David Einhorn, then Carl Icahn, have lobbied for changes to how Apple is run and manages its finances. Mr Icahn has pushed for Apple to raise huge debt to return up to $150bn to shareholders and urged it to release more products, including a television set.
10. Neuroscientists have discovered a whole new role for the brain's cerebellum. It's long been assumed that the cerebellum functions largely outside the realm of conscious awareness, coordinating basic physical activities like standing and breathing, but it could actually play a key role in shaping human behaviour.
A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 yearshas been discovered along part of the Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire.
A devastating financial crisis led business owners and corporate executives to be especially wary about adding staff or investing in new equipment. Some worry about risks from Washington or overseas. Others are seeing consumers maintain their slow-but-steady spending, providing little incentive to deploy their cash stockpiles.
Trans Mountain pipeline
The Trans Mountain pipeline has been a political hot potato for all levels of government, and it sparked rivalries between Alberta and British Columbia. But it was an August decision in the Federal Court of Appeal that really threw the development for a loop.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, whose company owns AMC Theaters climbed into the top 20.
Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge jumps five places to fifth. Not only is it the first time it has broken into the top five, but it is also the first occasion that LBS is not the top-placed UK school in the MBA ranking.
Wardrobe malfunctions was another common theme. Some hapless interviewees “showed up in sweatpants,” one “was wearing mismatched shoes,” and another “didn’t realize his zipper was down.”
Angela Merkel's salary as German chancellor is set at 218,400 euros a year ($242,000). The chancellor got a 2% pay rise at the beginning of March, and will get another 2% next February.
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Before becoming Germany's top trading partner, China was Germany's largest trading market in Asia. Germany has been China's top trading partner in the European Union for the last 2 years.
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Prutschi said he believes the choice to engage in discussions rather than appeal to the Supreme Court is likely the faster of the two options, but leaves open a decision 智能卫浴标准将落到实处 抽检不合格将面临罚款
The federal government now owns the pipeline project but the province of British Columbia, along with environmentalists and Indigenous leaders, are doing everything in their power to delay it. The implications of the Court of Appeals decision will continue into 2019.
Gerald Stanley murder trial
In a case that sparked outrage from Indigenous communities across the country, Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley was found not guilty in the 2016 shooting death of Colten Boushie.
The reality turned out to be tougher than he imagined. “I saw it as a two-year opportunity,” says Mr Ravenscroft. “The grinding reality is that it’s a slog.” Moreover, his mentor worked at Lehman Brothers, the bank that collapsed in 2008. “It wasn’t quite as long a mentoring relationship as I’d hoped,” he laughs.
Despite car and truck sales that motored past 16 million for the first time since 2007, recalls dominated the news for most of the year. General Motors GM 1.42% held center stage, dealing with cascading revelations about faulty ignition switches and recalling millions of vehicles. While GM opted for something approaching full disclosure of its missteps , publishing an report into company-wide fumbles, Japanese airbag maker Tanaka chose to stonewall. It left any remedies up to its beleaguered customers, notably Honda and Toyota. They are the ones who deal with the fallout of exploding safety devices that fatally fired shrapnel throughout the passenger compartment.
Stanley told the court he fired some warning shots in the air to scare the group away, but the handgun accidentally went off again when he tried to pull the alleged trespassers from the SUV. The shot struck Boushie, who was sitting in the passenger seat, in the back of head.
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In the days and weeks following the trial, Boushie’s family 《住宅全装修设计规范》编制完成 家具插座“打架”将解决 where they called for the organization to study the systemic racism in the Canadian legal system.
Along with having her artwork featured on Google's homepage, Zhang wins a $30,000 college scholarship. In addition, her school will receive a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant, and the company is donating $20,000 in her name to a charity dedicated to bringing clean water to schools in Bangladesh.
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广州向东，从黄埔看中国经济开发区的嬗变 did not include a single visibly Indigenous person and have been calling for more Indigenous representation on juries involving cases with an Indigenous victim.
The soaring prices of 2008, when oil reached more than $140 a barrel, will repeat, though not likely in 2014, Mr. Hummel said. The price 'is going to go higher.'
The Quebec City mosque shooting
Also featured in the 2013 top 10 were Singapore, Zurich, Paris, the Venezuelan capital of Caracas and Geneva.
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Bissonnette is still awaiting sentencing, but could face 150 years behind bars. His defence team, however, 广东省质监局：“双随机”模式对儿童家具展开监督抽查 that allows for consecutive sentences in cases of multiple murders.
天然气价改落地 陶企望“气“却步, court heard Bissonnette had violent thoughts and came close to killing himself several times.
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3. The root cause of eczema has finally been identified. Scientists have tracked down a series of proteins and molecular pathways that lead to this insufferable skin problem, revealing that the protein filaggrin isn't the sole culprit we thought it was.
Dellen Millard’s third murder conviction
In September, 7月份深圳房价同比涨41.4% 涨幅在全国居首 Wayne, marking the third time he had been convicted of murder.
人力资源机构罗伯特?哈夫国际公司（Robert Half International）最近针对4,000名企业高管进行了一项调研。其中有88%的人预计，未来一年，公司的业务将有所好转。这不失为最鼓舞人心的消息了。
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Talking about wanting to kill your boss may not be that uncommon, but it does put a damper on things when said boss actually ends up murdered. When the police came to ask questions, they ended up learning that the Cranston brothers had recently resigned to ride their motorcycles cross-country. Until they could be cleared, the two men were both suspects.
Overseas tourists continued to shun Beijing through 2013.
Comparing regions within specific categories of costs, the EIU notes that Asian cities are the most expensive for grocery shopping, with Seoul in South Korea the priciest for food. European cities are the most expensive in terms of recreation and entertainment.
A teenage student in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has been sentenced to one year in jail after trying to poison fellow students for being too noisy in class, local media reported last Wednesday.
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During trial, prosecutors argued Millard killed his father out of frustration that a hefty inheritance was being used on an aviation business, but the defence argued the death was, in fact, a suicide.
On Dec. 18, 北京上半年新房成交创新低 下半年楼市有望逆袭 in prison for his father’s murder. The conviction means he will not be eligible for parole until 2088.
At least two Harvard professors, however, questioned the decision to withdraw the offers. Alan Dershowitz, an emeritus professor at Harvard Law School, told the Guardian that losing admission to Harvard was a "draconian punishment" for "very bad taste jokes that students were sending to each other".
The remarks by Recep Tayyip Erdogan come less than 24 hours before Dutch voters go to the polls in a national election that has been coloured by a heated debate about the role of Islam in Dutch society, spurred by anti-Islam candidate Geert Wilders. Mr Wilders’ Freedom party (PVV) is polling second in the race.
Notably, the domain name for the top fake news story of the year is “abcnews.com.co.” In a November interview with The Verge, Professor Nicole A. Cooke of the University of Illinois’ School of Information Sciences cited the slight modification of familiar domains as a particularly dangerous and common tactic for fake news sites. They make the source look reputable at first glance. The man who operates abcnews.com.co told The Washington Post that he believes his websites were a key factor in the election of Donald Trump.
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“模仿红利”渐消失 地板企业以创新驱动发展 against Ford’s Better Local Government Act just six days after it became law. A month later, Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba struck down the legislation, citing a freedom of expression violation.
On appeal, with a notwithstanding clause as a backup, 皇明揭铅超标成太阳能光热行业最毒隐患 and was allowed to cut Toronto’s city council.
This research involves a large longitudinal study of emotion in interactions within married couples.
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The Warriors and Timberwolves will arrive in Shenzhen on Oct 5 and will play at the Shenzhen Universiade Center.
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Another slowdown in food prices pulled Chinese inflation lower in October, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
The writer is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment and a former World Bank country director for China. Read other predictions for the world economy, politics and finance in 2012 at www.ft.com/thealist
Rohinie Bisesar not criminally responsible in stabbing
In November, “三无”照明企业如何“反围剿”？ for a 2015 deadly stabbing of a stranger in a downtown drug store, due to a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
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3. Will Guo Jingjing, China's diving queen, get married in 2010?
The Kings also still owe a future first (unprotected in 2019 at worst) to Philly for the honor of being able to sign Rajon Rondo, Kosta Koufos, and Marco Belinelli. Talk about a team with no damn plan.
With Westbrook playing such a hands-on, high-usage role and Victor Oladipo already locked in on a high-dollar extension, Payne needed to prove he could be an off-ball threat or a lead guard on the second unit.
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The THE Asia University Rankings for 2017 rated Peking University and Tsinghua University, both in the Chinese capital of Beijing, as the second and third best universities in the continent. National University of Singapore is ranked the best.
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