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April 24, 2018 7:21 PM Raptors’ Masai Ujiri urges Toronto not to be afraid after van attack

Raptors president Masai Ujiri made a plea for Torontonians to come together and support one another in the wake of the horrific van attack that killed 10 and left 15 injured. Ujiri addressed the media after practice Tuesday, urging people not to be afraid and asking them “to believe in our city.” Ujiri, a native of Nigeria, says he brags about Toronto 8

April 24, 2018 6:24 PM Donald Trump makes 15 false claims standing right beside Japan’s prime minister

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to have a grand old time with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week during their two days at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Trump made 15 false claims while standing or sitting beside Abe. He was inaccurate not only at their joint press conference, at which he made 11 false claims, but at lunch and at dinner 9

April 23, 2018 11:03 AM Veteran federal politician Keith Ashfield dies at age 66

Ashfield was most recently president of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. FREDERICTON—Veteran New Brunswick and federal politician Keith Ashfield has died at the age of 66. The president of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick announced his death in a tweet on Sunday. In the short message, Rick Lafrance expressed the party’s 11

April 22, 2018 2:03 PM North Korea nukes, Russia tension set to top G7 foreign ministers’ talks in Toronto

Chrystia Freeland and Taro Kono signed an efficiency agreement that will allow each other’s militaries to share equipment during joint exercises in Canada, Japan and elsewhere. Their meeting comes days after North Korea pledged to suspend testing of its nuclear and long-range missiles and close its nuclear test site, and days ahead of this week’s historic 7

April 21, 2018 9:44 PM Russia says not yet served with Democrat lawsuit over alleged collusion with Trump campaign

'It seems to be a kind of attempt by the Democrats to justify their defeat,' says foreign ministry Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President 8

April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 20, 2018 5:33 PM Judge sets May 24 for Michael Cohen’s next court appearance

NEW YORK — A New York judge has set May 24 for the next court appearance by U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as he fights to limit what criminal prosecutors can see from raids on his home and office. The April 9 raids enraged Trump, who called them an “attack on the country.” Prosecutors have disclosed that they’re looking 7

April 20, 2018 3:53 PM Hundreds of mourners line up to pay final respects to former first lady Barbara Bush

Bush’s body will lie in repose from noon to midnight Friday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. The former first lady died Tuesday at her Houston home. She was 92. HOUSTON — A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of a Houston church as hundreds of mourners began arriving Friday 5

April 19, 2018 8:22 PM 45 days into a strike, York gives students options to complete courses and finish the year

These include staying an extra four weeks after the strike, withdrawing with a course credit given and no mark on the student’s transcript, and receiving bursaries for altered travel plans. It’s day 45 of a strike, and York University has now contacted its students to inform them of options available to them to complete their courses and finish the year. “We are now half-way 12

April 19, 2018 3:09 PM Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe closes, raises more than $15M

Largest GoFundMe in Canadian history The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, stopped taking donations at midnight Wednesday as planned. The page displays a final total of $15,185,700 raised from more than 142,000 contributors in 12 days from across Canada and numerous countries 12