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  1. Virginia mayor takes on online trolls after Confederate monument protestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    A Virginia mayor is trolling the trolls after he lashed out at torch-toting white nationalists who protested in his city. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has become the target of hate-filled, anti-Semitic messages from anonymous Twitter trolls after condemning a weekend protest over the planned removal of a Confederate monument.

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  2. California students suspended for 'liking' racist posts launch lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    A California school district suspended a high school student after racist images that included nooses drawn around the necks of a black student and coach appeared on his social media site. But a federal lawsuit says the district went too far when it also disciplined students who indicated they "liked" the posts on the Instagram account.

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  3. Hundreds rally in Berkeley after cancellation of Ann Coulter talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    People with helmets gather among members of opposing factions on the cancellation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, on April 27, 2017. People with helmets gather among members of opposing factions on the cancellation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, on April 27, 2017.

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  4. Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation for security concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.

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  5. Former Berkeley law school dean accused of sexual harassment reaches settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    A Canadian legal scholar accused of sexual harassment as the dean of a leading U.S. law school says he feels vindicated by a settlement announced last week, and is looking forward to moving on with his life. But his former executive assistant, Tyann Sorrell, says the University of California, Berkeley, let former dean Sujit Choudhry off too easily.

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  6. Samin Nosrat's first cookbook - Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat - offers ideas along with recipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    'I want you to be able to see what's fresh in the market, and to develop the confidence to make something good of it,' Samin Nosrat says. has cooked for the likes of Hillary Clinton , dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and actor Jake .

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  7. Scientists develop system that can convert air into waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    People living in arid, drought-ridden areas may soon be able to get water straight from a source that's all around them - the air, American researchers said Thursday. Scientists have developed a box that can convert low-humidity air into water, producing several litres every 12 hours, they wrote in the journal Science.

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  8. Residents scramble to avoid British Columbia's vacancy taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    The vacancy tax will be the equivalent of one per cent of the property's assessed value, on top of whatever usual city taxes are charged. The vacancy tax will be the equivalent of one per cent of the property's assessed value, on top of whatever usual city taxes are charged.

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  9. Should motorcycles be allowed to drive between lanes of traffic in Canada?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    None of the provinces are making it legal for motorcycles to ride in between lanes of traffic - and many experts are stuck in the middle on whether that should change. None of the provinces are making it legal for motorcycles to ride in between lanes of traffic - and many experts are stuck in the middle on whether that should change.

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  10. Under Xi Jinping, China is increasingly silencing sources of dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    Delegates walk out after a plenary session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on Thursday. The group advises the National People's Congress, China's legislature.

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  11. Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    Women hold posters as they take part in a march for women's rights and freedom on Jan. 21, 2017, in Pristina, Kosovo. Women hold posters as they take part in a march for women's rights and freedom on Jan. 21, 2017, in Pristina, Kosovo.

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  12. Milo Yiannopoulos is a case study in the importance of contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    Milo Yiannopoulos addresses the media during a news conference in New York City, NY, U.S. February 21, 2017. Milo Yiannopoulos addresses the media during a news conference in New York City, NY, U.S. February 21, 2017.

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  13. Trump threatens Berkeley funds after Breitbart editor's talk nixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    People protesting controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos take to the streets on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. People protesting controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos take to the streets on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California.

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  14. Car-sharing service car2go adding larger vehicles to Canadian lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    A Mercedes Benz GLA under wraps at the media preview day at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on Feb. 12, 2015. A Mercedes Benz GLA under wraps at the media preview day at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on Feb. 12, 2015.

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  15. What today's pioneers of female desire and pleasure now knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    The clitoris in full: It includes not just the external hood and glans but a sizable network of bulbs and roots beneath the skin. Recognize this sex organ? Probably not - and that's the problem.

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  16. University of Toronto surpasses $2-billion mark in fundraising campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    The Soldier's Tower stands over the University of Toronto campus in Toronto on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The Soldier's Tower stands over the University of Toronto campus in Toronto on Thursday, November 6, 2014.

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  17. 'Xenophobia' named Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Armed demonstrators hold a protest outside the Islamic Center of Irving in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas. The movement has rallied against gun control efforts, patrolled the border with Mexico and recently begun confronting Muslim Americans.

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  18. 'Xenophobia' named Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump listens as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016. A contentious presidential race that Trump ended up winning was one of many events that led to 'xenophobia' being chosen as Dictionary.com's 2016 Word of the Year.

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  19. Moonglow is, in some ways, an autobiography of Michael Chabon's imaginationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    It was a story he heard over the years. He can no longer quite remember when he heard it first, or who told it to him, but, in any case, it went like this: Michael Chabon's great-uncle - his mother's father's brother - worked as a salesperson for an office-supply company in New York.

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  20. The taxing problem of sugary drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Along with electing a president last week, U.S. voters weighed in on a wide range of ballot measures; among other things, four large cities - San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, Calif., and Boulder, Colo. - adopted so-called "soda taxes."

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