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November 17, 2018 9:43 PM Greek police clash with protesters marking 1973 uprising

About 15,000 people participated in the march held earlier to observe the 45th anniversary of the student rebellion. The precise number of deaths in the uprising is unknown. Estimates range from 18-40. While the event went off relatively trouble-free, government ministers and other marchers representing Greece’s ruling Syriza party had plastic bottles 6

November 17, 2018 3:00 PM Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict

Lysak’s involvement in the tribunal was almost an accident. After practising commercial law in San Francisco for several years, he did some travelling and ended up in Cambodia in 2008 — just as the tribunal was getting underway. The tribunal’s lead international prosecutor at the time was Justice Canada lawyer Robert Petit and when Lysak asked the fellow 7

November 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ford government moves ahead with plans to redevelop Ontario place

“And let us be clear: a casino at Ontario Place does not represent the responsible use of valued public lands. No good can come from it,” Layton and Cressy said. John Tory, who authored a report on Ontario Place before becoming Toronto mayor in 2014, has not yet been consulted by the Ford goverment on the site’s future, his spokesperson, Don Peat, said Friday 7

November 16, 2018 8:15 PM AGO campaign to buy an Infinity Room is half over — but they’re not panicking yet

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s crowdfunding drive to buy one of Yayoi Kusama’s famous Infinity Rooms is half over, but so far they’ve only reached 25 per cent of the goal. The ambitious campaign, which asks donors to contribute towards a total of $1.3 million over 30 days, is the first of its kind in the gallery’s recent history. The AGO has already secured 5

November 16, 2018 7:15 PM NASA accepts delivery of European module needed to power moonship

The newly arrived powerhouse, or service module, will propel NASA’s Orion capsule to the moon during a test flight without passengers planned for 2020. A mega rocket under development by NASA, known as SLS for Space Launch System, will launch the combo. The European component “allows us to take people farther into space than we’ve ever gone before, so it is a really 5

November 16, 2018 1:01 PM Scheer backs Brexit despite chaos, says it’s giving Britain back control of itself

OTTAWA—Canadian Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his support for Britain’s departure from the European Union is undiminished, despite the chaos Brexit has sown in British politics. The United Kingdom was plunged into uncertainty Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit deal with Europe met a rash of criticism. Two cabinet ministers resigned 7

November 15, 2018 11:29 PM Insurance Bureau of Canada says updated rules needed for driverless vehicles

Canada needs to modernize its auto insurance rules to accommodate driverless vehicles and should adopt a single insurance policy model similar to one that became law in the U.K. last summer, the Insurance Bureau of Canada said in a position paper Thursday. “Automated vehicles are coming to Canada’s roads, and the laws that govern insurance and vehicle 6

November 15, 2018 4:40 PM Rupert Murdoch, sons begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox

Now, Rupert Murdoch is midway through a dramatic downsizing of his corporate dominion. He orchestrated the sale to Disney because he feared that Fox lacked the scale to successfully compete against such technology giants as Google, Facebook and Netflix. As his son spoke, Rupert Murdoch quietly studied a briefing book atop a long rectangular table —draped 4

November 15, 2018 3:40 PM The Front Runner’s 1980s politics can’t keep pace with Trump era

In these Trumpian days of shock-a-minute presidential peccadillos, Jason Reitman’s dramatic recreation of Gary Hart’s 1988 flameout as a leading White House contender, thanks to his dallying aboard the bad ship Monkey Business with ex-model Donna Rice (Sara Paxton), might seem like the quaintest of fairy tales. But with Hugh Jackman strongly conjuring 4

November 15, 2018 3:35 PM Newfoundland woman’s search for missing California couple comes to difficult end

LEWISPORTE, N. L.—A Newfoundland woman who launched a desperate bid to find family members missing thousands of kilometres away in a fire-ravaged California town says the search has come to a difficult end. Megan Janes says her aunt and uncle, Paradise residents Paula and Randy Dodge, are no longer missing but also “no longer with us.” In a post on Twitter 6