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December 25, 2018 10:12 PM GoFundMe donors who contributed to alleged homeless scam have been refunded, organization says

Burlington County prosecutors allege in a criminal complaint that Johnny Bobbitt conspired with Katelyn McClure and her boyfriend at the time, Mark D’Amico, to concoct a feel-good story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 when her car ran out of gas. They raised $400,000, which authorities say was spent on luxury items and casino trips. Whithorne 14

November 30, 2018 5:09 PM Canadian women lose to New Zealand in final of Dubai Rugby Sevens

Canada opened the day with a 24-7 win over Ireland in the Cup quarterfinal before edging defending Series champion Australia 15-10 on a last-ditch Farella try. Benn and Landry scored the other tries for Canada, which led 10-5 at the half. That set up the final showdown with New Zealand, which advanced by blanking Russia 31-0 and the U.S. 22-0 in the knockout 25

November 27, 2018 6:30 PM Disney consolidates ad-serving with Google, ends relationship with Comcast’s Freewheel

Walt Disney Co. has agreed to use Alphabet Inc.’s Google technology to manage and deliver online ad campaigns, ending a longstanding relationship with Comcast Corp.’s FreeWheel, according to a Disney spokesman. Disney’s networks, including ABC, ESPN and Freeform, will use Google Ad Manager to serve ads that appear across video, mobile, apps and display 22

November 9, 2018 10:15 PM Music publisher backs Rihanna against Trump

Rihanna is strengthening her resolve against President Donald Trump and now has the backing of performing rights company Broadcast Music Inc., which has notified the Trump campaign that it should discontinue use of her music at events. BMI has removed the Barbadian singer’s work from a blanket licence agreement used for campaigns. In this case, the so-called 42

October 10, 2018 7:03 PM Ottawa to spend $4.1 million on cannabis education campaigns in Toronto

Oliver says the program will help educate young people about the health effects of cannabis and the dangers of drug-impaired driving. Three Toronto-based organizations — Operation Springboard, the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association, and St. Stephen’s Community House — will receive the funding over the next three years. The federal funding 27

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 50

August 13, 2018 7:45 PM GoFundMe reviewing Fredericton shooting fundraisers

FREDERICTON—Online fundraising site GoFundMe says it is reviewing campaigns for victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Fredericton after the city’s police department said the families of two officers killed had not sanctioned them. Spokesperson Rachel Hollis said no money raised will be distributed until a plan for who gets the funds is established 31

July 31, 2018 5:58 PM Alouettes’ Johnny Manziel to make CFL debut against Tiger-Cats

Manziel dressed for Montreal’s 44-23 loss last week to Edmonton but didn’t play as Vernon Adams Jr. went the distance, completing 15-of-28 passes for 217 yards and an interception while rushing for 72 yards and a TD on eight carries. The six-foot, 210-pound Manziel was taken in the first round, No. 22 overall, by the Cleveland Browns in the 2014 NFL draft 28

July 30, 2018 7:40 PM 50 years on, McDonald’s isn’t messing with its Big Mac

McDonald’s agreed to let Delligatti sell the sandwich at a single location, on the condition that he use the company’s standard bun. It didn’t work. Delligatti tried a bigger sesame seed bun, and the burger soon lifted sales by more than 12 per cent. After similar results at more stores, the Big Mac was added to the national menu in 1968. Other ideas 42

July 18, 2018 2:42 PM U.K. investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data from Cambridge Analytica scandal

LONDON—British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states. The Information Commissioner’s Office, which is investigating data analytics by political campaigns 26