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  1. Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Canada.com

    Global income inequality has worsened over the past four decades, a report finds, with the wealthiest 1 per cent of the world's population capturing twice as much income growth as the bottom half. The world's middle class, made up mostly of people in North America and Europe, has by some measures fared the worst.

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  2. Opponents in high court wedding cake case differ over termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Canada.com

    A Supreme Court case about a baker's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple is also a dispute over terminology. Supporters of Masterpiece Cakeshop baker Jack Phillips see it as a case about religious freedom or religious liberty.

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  3. Carleton University can recoup $500K pension paid to dead prof, court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Canada.com

    File photo of George Roseme, 77. He was suffering from early-stage Alzheimer's disease when he went missing from his farm in LaPeche, north of Gatineau, in September 2007. Carleton University has a won a $500,000 court judgment which allows it to reclaim pension benefits paid to a dead political science professor whose body went undiscovered in the Outaouais woods for more than five years.

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  4. Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Canada.com

    Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a city's tax base.

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  5. Douglas Todd: Men do well in science and tech, lag elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Canada.com

    Women and men do about equally well studying STEM fields. But Grade 12 males tend to not do well in most fields in which girls do well.

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  6. Douglas Todd: Men do well in science and tech, lag elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Canada.com

    Women and men do about equally well studying STEM fields. But Grade 12 males tend to not do well in most fields in which girls do well.

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  7. Antifa in America: Activists say their networks in the United States are growing rapidlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Canada.com

    Antifa protesters wear bandanas over their face during a protest to oppose the right wing group "The Patriot Prayer Movement," that was having a rally in downtown Portland, Oregon on September 10, 2017 In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, a fire set by demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos burns on Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus A woman is detained by police before conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is set to speak on the University of California, Berkeley campus on September 24, 2017 There were brawls the last time Patriot Prayer - a far-Right nationalist group - rallied in the liberal city of Portland, Oregon. This time, police were ready.

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  8. Todd: Men do well in science and tech, lag elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Canada.com

    Women and men do about equally well at science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But men tend to not do well in all the other fields in which women do well.

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  9. Cassini meets its fiery end after 20 years of showing us Saturn and its moons in all their gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Canada.com

    This May 21, 2015 image made available by NASA shows Saturn's moon Dione crossing the face of the gas giant, in a phenomenon astronomers call a transit This image obtained from NASA, shows one of the last full views of Saturn by the Cassini spacecraft taken on October 28, 2016 Cassini science team members Nora Alonge , Scott Edgington and Jo Pitesky hug as the final loss of signal from the Cassini spacecraft is confirmed, indicating Cassini's destruction in Saturn's atmosphere This July 19, 2013 image made available by NASA shows Saturn's rings and planet Earth, center right, as seen from the Cassini spacecraft CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA waited for confirmation Friday that the Cassini spacecraft had burned up in the sky over Saturn.

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  10. IBM makes breakthrough in commercializing quantum computers with molecule simulation techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Canada.com

    The breakthrough, outlined in a research paper to be published in the scientific journal Nature Thursday, uses a technique that could eventually allow quantum computers to solve difficult problems in chemistry and electro-magnetism that cannot be solved by even the most powerful supercomputers today. In the experiments described in the paper, IBM researchers used a quantum computer to derive the lowest energy state of a molecule of beryllium hydride.

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  11. Brewers: Outsiders shouldn't tap 'Vermont' for beer namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Canada.com

    Vermont brewers have a message for the rest of the industry: Don't go describing a brew as a Vermont beer if it's not from the Green Mountains. The Vermont Brewers Association is taking issue with out-of-state brewers using "Vermont" in the names and descriptions of their beer.

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  12. Hooded anarchists storm through police ranks at Berkeley rally, assault five peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Canada.com

    No-To-Marxism rally attendee is confronted by counter protesters clash on August 27, 2017 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Berkeley, California. / AFP PHOTO / Amy Osborne/AFP/Getty Images BERKELEY, Calif.

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  13. Birthplace of free speech movement braces for possible fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Canada.com

    Students walk on the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ has said the university is committed to protecting free speech.

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  14. Can't wait for delivery? Amazon offers instant pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Canada.com

    The Seattle-based company launched a service Tuesday that lets Prime members in five cities pick up things like snacks, cold drinks or phone chargers within two minutes of ordering them online. Customers need to head over to an Amazon location to collect their order.

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  15. SoftBank adding technology ambitions, with ARM, roboticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Canada.com

    Photo ops of SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son sometimes show him chatting happily with his company's humanoid robot, the childlike Pepper, or grinning as President Donald Trump heaps praise on him for creating American jobs. He is no "salaryman" president, those typical executives who rise gradually and quietly through the ranks, Japan-style, in a corporate culture that frowns upon mavericks and tends to squelch self-made ventures.

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  16. Dany Laj and the Looks sink their hooks into power popRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Canada.com

    "In Montreal ... you can find nice places with decent rents, and be able to afford touring," says Dany Laj, whose group relocated from Toronto in 2012. "I tell bands from Montreal, 'You don't know how lucky you are.'

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  17. Police seize knives, axes, crowbars, bricks and more from armed Portland, Ore. protestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Canada.com

    If you want to get an idea of just how high tensions are running in Portland, Ore., where rival protest groups have clashed repeatedly in recent months, you could start by looking at the caches of weapons seized by police at a demonstration over the weekend in the city's downtown. There are axes and crowbars, dozens of sticks and makeshift clubs, canisters of mace, knives, hammers, batons and even a set of brass knuckles.

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  18. Toddler buried with flowers in her hair identified as Victorian girl...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Canada.com

    Left: An artist's rendering of what Edith would have looked like. Right: The casket that was found under a San Francisco home.

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  19. SoftBank's profit zooms on Sprint turnaround, AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Canada.com

    Japanese internet, robot and solar company SoftBank Group is reporting a 12-fold climb in quarterly profit, as a turnaround at its U.S. mobile unit Sprint helped it on its way to a record annual profit. Tokyo-based SoftBank reported Wednesday a January-March profit of 580.5 billion yen , up dramatically from 45.2 billion yen the same period a year earlier.

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  20. Brewers: Outsiders shouldn't tap 'Vermont' for beer namesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Canada.com

    Vermont brewers have a message for the rest of the industry: Don't go describing a brew as a Vermont beer if it's not from the Green Mountains. The Vermont Brewers Association is taking issue with out-of-state brewers using "Vermont" in the names and descriptions of their beer.

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