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July 12, 2018 1:20 PM Trump admin reunites 57 of 103 young separated children, but says the rest are ineligible

The Trump administration said early Thursday that officials have reunited 57 of 103 young migrant children with their parents after separations of weeks or months, but would not return another 46 children for reasons that range from concerns about their safety to their parents having been deported. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego had given 7

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 6

July 10, 2018 5:55 PM NFL Players Association files grievance over anthem policy

Following those comments, more than 200 players protested during the anthem that weekend before the number of protesters dwindled as the season progressed. “We’re here for a bigger platform,” Raiders tight end Jared Cook said during the spring. “We’re not just athletes. We’re people that live this. It’s people in our neighbourhood, it’s people that we grew up with, it’s people 6

June 28, 2018 3:33 PM Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts: Feminist western speaks softly but carries a big blade

Dubbed “the first Satay Western” when it debuted on the festival circuit last year (including a TIFF stop), Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s ironically titled third feature opens like one of the spaghetti westerns it emulates. Don’t be fooled. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts recalls the oaters of Sergio Leone and his brethren, all right, but it upends 12

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 10

June 20, 2018 11:13 PM Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing 13

June 15, 2018 2:01 PM Japan blocks Canadian wheat after unapproved GMO plants found in Alberta

CFIA says small amount of wheat with genetically modified trait found last summer A Japanese Farm Ministry official said on Friday it has suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada after grain containing a genetically modified trait was discovered last summer in Alberta. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said Thursday the wheat containing 46

June 11, 2018 11:16 PM Raptors expected to reveal Casey’s successor this week

As for the grim memory of Toronto’s four-game, second-round elimination by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers — that reflected poorly on everyone in the Raptors organization, from its tandem of all-stars to its coaching staff. And that’s where the Ujiri-Casey relationship ultimately lost its way. So, a month after Casey exited, the team president 11

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 13

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 15