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Stabbing in western Finnish city of Turku leaves two dead, six injured
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:28:56 +0200
A suspect — a man whose identity was not known — was shot in the thigh and was detained by police.
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CNE beefs up security in wake of Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:12:32 +0200
Visitors will see more police officers and concrete barriers at entrances but some measures will not be noticeable.
© The Star
Steve Bannon ousted from White House chief strategist post
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
The controversial self-identified "nationalist," known for his support for the “alt-right,” had feuded with other administration figures.
© The Star
Trump forces Steve Bannon out of White House chief strategist post: reports
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
The controversial self-identified "nationalist," known for his support for the “alt-right,” had feuded with other administration figures.
© The Star
Trump tells aides he has decided to remove Steve Bannon
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.
© The Star
Like it or not, Facebook owns you: Mallick
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:35:12 +0200
Why do people paste themselves into this structure that spies on them, pesters them and distorts their vision of the way we live, Heather Mallick asks.
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Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov waives extradition to go straight to U.S. to face prosecution
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:30:30 +0200
The 22-year-old Ancaster, Ont., man agreed to forgo extradition in court on Friday, which also meant he was waiving any protections.
© The Star
Wading in the (not so) waning days of summer: Micallef
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
A Toronto beach is a remarkable border between the urban landscape and wilderness, Shawn Micallef writes, but people are always too quick to declare summer over and miss out on swimming pleasures.
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Bitterness lingers 75 years after Dieppe: ‘My father always felt that they had been sacrificed’
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
Three children of men captured in the disastrous Second World War raid by Canadian troops share experiences of fathers’ silent horror.
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Far-right, anti-racist groups plan dueling protests in Quebec City
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:17 +0200
Anti-racism demonstrators are calling on people to oppose a rally by a far-right group in Quebec City. At least two Quebecers were identified participating in a white supremacist rally last week in Charlottesville, Va.
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Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to talk to Trump ‘after what he said about my child’
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:43:54 +0200
Susan Bro, whose daughter died at the Charlottesville rally over the weekend, says if she had one thing to say to Trump, it would be this: “Think before you speak.”
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What white supremacy looks like minus the Charlottesville paraphernalia: Paradkar
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:41:23 +0200
It’s easy to condemn people who chant “white power” — but as long as you are a bystander in action, you perpetuate supremacy.
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Donald Trump marches to war — in his own country: Burman
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:30:00 +0200
How the president’s inflammatory rhetoric and response to white supremacists is raising the possibility of another U.S. civil war.
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Canadians among victims of Barcelona attack, Spanish officials say
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:48:04 +0200
“I am not afraid! I am not afraid!” a massive crowd chanted in Barcelona at the site of the deadly van attack. Thirteen people were killed in Barcelona, while one citizen and five suspects were killed in a separate incident in Cambrils.
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Barcelona chants ‘I am not afraid,’ as manhunt continues for driver in van attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:48:04 +0200
Global Affairs Canada says Canadians were among those “affected” in the attack.
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Fundraiser launched for burial costs of 6-year-old murder-suicide victim
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0200
Family hopes to put gentle, well-behaved Simon Cico to rest.
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Police searching for Mississauga man who told family he was travelling to Japan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:59:23 +0200
Russell Zurachenko's family believed that he would be back from his trip Aug. 11, but police are still trying to determine whether he left the country.
© The Star
Toronto justice of the peace asks court to shut down complaint against him
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200
Justice of the peace Tom Foulds faces a public discipline hearing in October. He’s asked a court to stop the proceedings.
© The Star
GO Transit buses involved in 897 crashes since 2014 with drivers to blame for almost half of them
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:00:00 +0200
The rate of preventable collisions is higher than that of the TTC, which says its operators are at fault for about one quarter of crashes involving its buses and streetcars.
© The Star
Ontario man charged after flying to Atlanta to allegedly have sex with Georgia girl
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:37:44 +0200
A 53-year-old Ontario man has been arraigned on federal charges of using the internet to entice a child for sexual activity and enticing the girl to engage in sexually explicit conduct over the internet.
© The Star
Members of Black community speak out after African Canadian Legal Clinic defunded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:22:26 +0200
Legal Aid Ontario board of directors’ committee decided to defund the clinic because it failed to meet conditions imposed in 2014 to address financial mismanagement and poor governance.
© The Star
Wrigley changed, but Blue Jays’ challenge remains the same: Griffin
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:35:57 +0200
The home of the Cubs was more fun with bullpens in foul territory, but the Jays’ first visit since 2005 will still be the best road trip of the season for fans.
© The Star
Standing at work linked to heart disease
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:06:34 +0200
A study found workers who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than those who mainly sit.
© The Star
To stand, or not to stand. That is the question
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:06:34 +0200
A study found workers who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than those who mainly sit.
© The Star
Philippine President Duterte praises police killings of 26 more suspects
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:57:28 +0200
The death toll has risen to 58 in a renewed crackdown in the last three days on drug and crime suspects.
© The Star
Most important news of Canada:
CNE beefs up security in wake of Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:12:32 +0200
Visitors will see more police officers and concrete barriers at entrances but some measures will not be noticeable.
© The Star
Steve Bannon ousted from White House chief strategist post
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
The controversial self-identified "nationalist," known for his support for the “alt-right,” had feuded with other administration figures.
© The Star
Trump forces Steve Bannon out of White House chief strategist post: reports
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
The controversial self-identified "nationalist," known for his support for the “alt-right,” had feuded with other administration figures.
© The Star
Trump tells aides he has decided to remove Steve Bannon
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:10 +0200
Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.
© The Star
Like it or not, Facebook owns you: Mallick
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:35:12 +0200
Why do people paste themselves into this structure that spies on them, pesters them and distorts their vision of the way we live, Heather Mallick asks.
© The Star
Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov waives extradition to go straight to U.S. to face prosecution
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:30:30 +0200
The 22-year-old Ancaster, Ont., man agreed to forgo extradition in court on Friday, which also meant he was waiving any protections.
© The Star
Wading in the (not so) waning days of summer: Micallef
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
A Toronto beach is a remarkable border between the urban landscape and wilderness, Shawn Micallef writes, but people are always too quick to declare summer over and miss out on swimming pleasures.
© The Star
Bitterness lingers 75 years after Dieppe: ‘My father always felt that they had been sacrificed’
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
Three children of men captured in the disastrous Second World War raid by Canadian troops share experiences of fathers’ silent horror.
© The Star
Far-right, anti-racist groups plan dueling protests in Quebec City
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:17 +0200
Anti-racism demonstrators are calling on people to oppose a rally by a far-right group in Quebec City. At least two Quebecers were identified participating in a white supremacist rally last week in Charlottesville, Va.
© The Star
Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to talk to Trump ‘after what he said about my child’
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:43:54 +0200
Susan Bro, whose daughter died at the Charlottesville rally over the weekend, says if she had one thing to say to Trump, it would be this: “Think before you speak.”
© The Star
What white supremacy looks like minus the Charlottesville paraphernalia: Paradkar
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:41:23 +0200
It’s easy to condemn people who chant “white power” — but as long as you are a bystander in action, you perpetuate supremacy.
© The Star
Donald Trump marches to war — in his own country: Burman
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:30:00 +0200
How the president’s inflammatory rhetoric and response to white supremacists is raising the possibility of another U.S. civil war.
© The Star
Canadians among victims of Barcelona attack, Spanish officials say
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:48:04 +0200
“I am not afraid! I am not afraid!” a massive crowd chanted in Barcelona at the site of the deadly van attack. Thirteen people were killed in Barcelona, while one citizen and five suspects were killed in a separate incident in Cambrils.
© The Star
Barcelona chants ‘I am not afraid,’ as manhunt continues for driver in van attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:48:04 +0200
Global Affairs Canada says Canadians were among those “affected” in the attack.
© The Star
Fundraiser launched for burial costs of 6-year-old murder-suicide victim
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0200
Family hopes to put gentle, well-behaved Simon Cico to rest.
© The Star
Police searching for Mississauga man who told family he was travelling to Japan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:59:23 +0200
Russell Zurachenko's family believed that he would be back from his trip Aug. 11, but police are still trying to determine whether he left the country.
© The Star
Toronto justice of the peace asks court to shut down complaint against him
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200
Justice of the peace Tom Foulds faces a public discipline hearing in October. He’s asked a court to stop the proceedings.
© The Star
GO Transit buses involved in 897 crashes since 2014 with drivers to blame for almost half of them
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:00:00 +0200
The rate of preventable collisions is higher than that of the TTC, which says its operators are at fault for about one quarter of crashes involving its buses and streetcars.
© The Star
Ontario man charged after flying to Atlanta to allegedly have sex with Georgia girl
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:37:44 +0200
A 53-year-old Ontario man has been arraigned on federal charges of using the internet to entice a child for sexual activity and enticing the girl to engage in sexually explicit conduct over the internet.
© The Star
Members of Black community speak out after African Canadian Legal Clinic defunded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:22:26 +0200
Legal Aid Ontario board of directors’ committee decided to defund the clinic because it failed to meet conditions imposed in 2014 to address financial mismanagement and poor governance.
© The Star
Wrigley changed, but Blue Jays’ challenge remains the same: Griffin
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:35:57 +0200
The home of the Cubs was more fun with bullpens in foul territory, but the Jays’ first visit since 2005 will still be the best road trip of the season for fans.
© The Star
Standing at work linked to heart disease
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:06:34 +0200
A study found workers who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than those who mainly sit.
© The Star
To stand, or not to stand. That is the question
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:06:34 +0200
A study found workers who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than those who mainly sit.
© The Star
Philippine President Duterte praises police killings of 26 more suspects
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:57:28 +0200
The death toll has risen to 58 in a renewed crackdown in the last three days on drug and crime suspects.
© The Star
Muzzo, De Gasperis families make multi-million dollar hospital donation
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:56:54 +0200
West wing of the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will be named De Gasperis-Muzzo Tower.
© The Star
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