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June 12, 2018 9:38 PM AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner over Trump opposition

Deal is seen as turning point for industry upended by companies like Netflix AT&T won approval from a U.S. court on Tuesday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion US, dealing a blow to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration which tried to block the deal and likely setting off a wave of corporate mergers. The planned deal, approved without conditions 24

June 12, 2018 10:00 AM What would Banksy think of people paying to see his work? We asked his former agent

Toronto show may cost $35, but Steve Lazarides says Banksy would rather art be seen than stored in a basement It may be put on by some of the biggest names in the promotion world, but the curator of a new exhibit spotlighting the ultra anti-capitalist Banksy insists the artist would prefer his work be on display than stored away in a collector's basement 14

June 7, 2018 9:21 PM Only a fraction of asylum seekers removed in first three months of 2018

OTTAWA—Government data shows thousands of asylum seekers came into Canada illegally across the Canada-U.S. border in the first quarter of the year, but only a fraction were removed from the country during that time. Between Jan. 1 and March 31 only 135 individuals who made an asylum claim following an irregular entry were removed from the country, says information 9

June 4, 2018 2:55 PM U.S. Supreme Court sides with Colorado baker who refused wedding cake for same-sex couple

“Government hostility toward people of faith has no place in our society, yet the state of Colorado was openly antagonistic toward Jack’s religious beliefs about marriage. The court was right to condemn that,” said Kristen Waggoner, the Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel who argued Phillips’ case. Waggoner said Phillips is willing to sell ready-made 11

June 2, 2018 1:00 PM New questions about old Canadian study foreshadowing opioid crisis

U.S. documents reveal Purdue officials discussed street value of opioids: New York Times This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. More than 20 years ago, a team of Vancouver doctors discovered disturbing signs of a future opioid 12

June 1, 2018 9:00 PM Alberta court orders new human rights hearing for Calgary school prayer space dispute

CALGARY—A complaint by two Muslim students who were not allowed to pray at a non-denominational private school in Calgary is headed back to the Alberta Human Rights Commission. The Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled Friday the original decision five years ago by a commission tribunal, which ordered Webber Academy to pay a $26,000 fine for discriminatory 16

May 31, 2018 3:24 PM Jehovah’s Witness expelled from Calgary congregation can’t take his case to a judge: Supreme Court

OTTAWA - A Jehovah's Witness who was expelled from a Calgary congregation cannot take his case to a judge, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. In a 9-0 decision Thursday, the high court said the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has no jurisdiction to review the congregation's decision to shun Randy Wall over alleged drunkenness and verbal abuse 8

May 25, 2018 10:07 PM ‘Scud Stud’ Arthur Kent awarded another $200,000 in defamation case

CALGARY—A former war correspondent has been awarded another $200,000 in costs related to his years-long legal dispute with one of Canada’s biggest media companies. Arthur Kent won a defamation suit two years ago against the company that is now Postmedia and its former columnist Don Martin. The case stemmed from a 2008 column published while Kent was campaigning 22

May 17, 2018 11:36 PM GoFundMe charging $500,000 fee on $15 million raised for Humboldt Broncos

REGINA—Money raised in a GoFundMe campaign after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will go directly to survivors and families of those killed, but a fee of nearly $500,000 is being deducted by the online fundraising site from just over $15 million in donations. Broncos president Kevin Garinger says Saskatchewan has legislation to deal with the administration 18

May 17, 2018 11:09 PM Supreme Court declines to hear case of Mohamed Mahjoub, who’s accused of having terror ties

OTTAWA—A Egyptian man accused being a member of a terrorist organization has one less legal avenue to try to stave off deportation after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear his appeal. The federal government is trying to remove Mohamed Mahjoub, 58, using a national security certificate, claiming he was a high-ranking member of an Islamic terrorist 15