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August 9, 2018 4:46 PM Court upholds ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s sex assault conviction

Persky’s sentence sparked nationwide outrage by those who felt it too lenient. The sentence was not part of the appeal and the judges didn’t address it. Turner filed an appeal in December seeking a new trial, arguing that the evidence presented at his trial didn’t support his convictions. The jury convicted him of sexually assaulting an intoxicated victim 8

August 4, 2018 11:00 AM Famous legal defender Alan Dershowitz is back in the headlines at almost 80

Sample snark: “I had no idea that ‘McCarthyism’ meant not wanting to meet Alan Dershowitz for a glass of Crémant Rosé on Martha’s Vineyard. My sympathies.” Alas, speaking of Martha’s Vineyard, Dershowitz’s own dinner parties there in the past have — as he once shared with New York magazine — included guests ranging from Yo Yo Ma to Larry David to … Harvey 15

July 26, 2018 9:48 PM No timeline for SIU probe into Danforth gunman’s death

The duration of SIU investigations has been the subject of complaint by police officers and the public, a criticism noted by Ontario Court of Appeal Justice Michael Tulloch in his recent review of civilian police oversight. Saying that “long delays benefit nobody,” Tulloch wrote in his report that he’d anecdotally heard that the SIU would “often take 12 to 16 months 16

July 23, 2018 5:12 PM At Oakville Galleries, Brenda Draney asks you to complete the picture

Three of her paintings on view at Oakville Galleries’ summer show An Assembly of Shapes make the appeal plain: An unfinished (though they’re not) quality pervades, inviting you to complete the picture. Her linen surfaces are often left raw, heightening the sense of incompleteness, of something interrupted or partly resolved. One of these on view in Oakville 10

July 13, 2018 10:30 AM Fantastical creatures feature in these five new books

Fantastical creatures — fairies, dragons, elves, slithy toves and more — take centre stage in these new reads. This splendid book will appeal to admirers of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973). It is published by the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library to commemorate its current Tolkien exhibition, running from June 1 to Oct. 28. The Bodleian is the keeper 12

July 11, 2018 5:25 PM Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement to open more than 1,500 stores in China

Starbucks had 3,300 stores in 141 cities in China as of May and plans to total 5,000 by 2021. China is its fastest growing market and it opens a new store in the country every 15 hours. Whitbread, which operates Costa Coffee, has 449 of the coffee chain’s shops in China and plans to have 1,200 by 2022, according to its most recent annual report 15

July 10, 2018 2:58 PM Ukraine Football Federation offers to pay ‘unsporting behaviour’ fine for official

The video angered some Russian fans, but was welcomed in Ukraine, where both Vida and Vukojevic formerly played for the Dynamo Kyiv club. Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014 and political tensions remain high. UFF president Andriy Pavelko, wearing a Croatia shirt and scarf, tells Ukrainian broadcaster 112 that he and other members 11

July 4, 2018 8:19 PM Lawsuit against Royal Winnipeg Ballet, photographer who sold intimate photos to proceed

TORONTO—A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit can proceed against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and a photographer who is alleged to have taken intimate photos of students. Lawyer Margaret Waddell says about 60 people have been identified so far as potential class-action members in the lawsuit against the ballet company and Bruce Monk, who worked 83

June 27, 2018 9:31 PM Pro sports making slow progress on homophobia, but it’s happening

If you’re looking for signs the mainstream sports world had made progress on LGBT inclusion, the You Can Play contingent at last Sunday’s Pride parade displayed it. The sport advocacy group brought together reps from the CFL, MLSE and 170 members of the Canadian Olympic committee, which fielded roughly 30 marchers in its first Pride Parade in 2014. On the field 15

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 37