Date archive forMay 4th, 2018
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Author Junot Diaz faces allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse

Zinzi Clemmons, who penned coming-of-age novel What We Lose, tweeted Friday that when she was a 26-year-old graduate student, Diaz cornered her and forcibly kissed her after she invited him to speak at a workshop. Powered More...

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Harvey Weinstein asks Ontario court to dismiss Toronto actress's sex assault lawsuit

Harvey Weinstein has asked an Ontario court to dismiss a sexual assault lawsuit filed against him by a Toronto actress, arguing in court documents that he denies “each and every” one of the woman’s More...

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Early N.B. flood damage estimate higher than 2008 total

As part of the St. John River rises to “unprecedented” levels, emergency officials are warning New Brunswickers in at-risk regions to evacuate immediately. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Arctic ice melt, increased shipping endangers whales: study

Melting ice caused by climate change has given ships more access to Arctic waters, which researchers say could have serious consequences for the survival of bowhead and beluga whales. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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McKenna calls on social media to counter threats targeting politicians

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is calling on social media platforms to do more to prevent online threats of violence targeting politicians, after a CBC News report disclosed the astonishing number of threats More...

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Trudeau, Wynne at Ontario Toyota plant for expected investment announcement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are in Cambridge, Ont., for the expected announcement at 4:15 p.m ET of a shot in the arm for Ontario’s auto manufacturing sector. Powered More...

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De Grasse places 6th in 200m season debut at Diamond League opener

Andre De Grasse finished sixth in the men’s 200 metres on Friday, posting a time of 20.46 seconds at the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha, Qatar. His Canadian teammate, Aaron Brown, was fourth in More...

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Trump vows support for NRA, pledges to protect 2nd Amendment

U.S. President Donald Trump told supporters at the National Rifle Association that the Second Amendment will “never ever be under siege as long as I am your president.” Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Hawaii evacuations ordered as Mount Kilauea erupts

Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted, sending molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Powered More...

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All evidence shows B.C. man lynched in Peru had shot dead Indigenous healer: prosecutor

Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, was allegedly lynched in retaliation for a healer’s shooting death. Peruvian authorities say investigators have confirmed he had gunpowder on his clothes. Powered by WPeMatico  More...