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June 15, 2018 9:24 PM Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower on personality traits, lawsuit says

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis of more than 160,000 student records filed Friday by a group representing Asian-American students in a lawsuit against the university. Asian-Americans scored 9

June 14, 2018 10:39 PM San Francisco makes history by electing a black female mayor for first time

San Francisco—The election of London Breed as mayor of San Francisco, which was all but made official Wednesday when Mark Leno, the runner-up in the election, conceded defeat, was a remarkable victory. Breed is the first African-American woman to hold the post in San Francisco. And San Francisco is now the largest U.S. city with a female mayor. For many black 10

June 10, 2018 11:22 PM What led to Trump’s outburst against Trudeau: Behind the scenes at the G7

Abe’s spokesperson, Noria Maruyama, said half the discussion around the table was about North Korea, with Trump having the unanimous support of his allies. The rest of the talk centred on Russia, which he said prompted a lot of “vivid” and “frank” discussion. En route to the summit, Trump had shocked everyone in calling for Russia to be readmitted to the G7. The others 9

June 10, 2018 4:00 PM Canadian women's rugby team captures 7s bronze

Men's team falls to New Zealand in bronze final at World Series event in Paris Canada's women's rugby sevens team beat host France 17-10 on Sunday for the bronze medal at the HSBC Paris tournament while the Canadian men placed fourth after a 38-5 loss to New Zealand. Bianca Farella scored two tries and Ghislaine Landry and Charity Williams had the others 14

June 10, 2018 2:59 PM 'Special place in hell': Trump advisers blast Trudeau for comments at G7 summit

PM didn't respond to reporters' questions on the matter Sunday morning Top advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump are launching blistering attacks on Justin Trudeau for comments he made at the end of the G7 leaders' summit this weekend, with one going as far as to say the prime minister deserves a "special place in hell." Speaking Saturday after Trump 19

June 8, 2018 3:40 PM Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts on board docks with International Space Station

Spacecraft also carrying more than 200 science experiments on board A Russian space capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it was launched from Kazakhstan. The Soyuz capsule docked with the station at 9:01 ET Friday some 410 kilometres above Earth. It is carrying Serena Aunon-Chancellor of the United 11

June 8, 2018 2:00 PM Trump keeps up Twitter salvos at Trudeau and supply management as he arrives at G7

U.S. president says Canada's protection of dairy farmers killing U.S. agricultural interests U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived for the G7 meeting in Quebec, where he faces the prospect of an awkward encounter with host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — a leader he has spent the better part of the last 24 hours attacking on Twitter as an economic 10

June 7, 2018 6:02 PM Opioid epidemic deadlier than Vietnam War, study says

Slightly less than 1 per cent of all Americans who died in 1968 lost their lives while serving in the Vietnam War. Yet even the toll of that conflict’s bloodiest year was less significant than that being caused by the opioid epidemic. According to new research, a staggering 1.5 per cent of all American deaths in 2016 were attributable to opioids. Young 8

June 2, 2018 8:00 AM The Canadian Armed Forces should drop its citizenship requirement

My father was hailed by a Canadian Air Force recruiter on the streets of London. That's how my family got here In fact, the longstanding practice in our military has been to enroll non-citizens. It has long been part of our military tradition. If it had not been, I wouldn't be here writing this column. When the war ended, large numbers of those men did not come home to Canada 55

June 1, 2018 1:10 PM Trump blasts Samantha Bee’s ‘horrible language’ about Ivanka, asks why she hasn’t been fired

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women’s crotches, asked Friday why comedian Samantha Bee wasn’t fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daughter. Trump tweeted that it was a “total double standard” that TBS hadn’t cancelled Bee’s show, Full Frontal after the comedian 8