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July 14, 2018 11:58 PM Italy says France, Malta will take some migrants rescued from fishing boat

Early Saturday, the migrants were taken off the boat and transferred onto a rescue vessel from the EU border patrol agency Frontex and a ship from the Italian border police. The Maltese government said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had agreed to participate in the migrant relocation initiative, similar to one involving the Lifeline ship of a German aid group 5

July 8, 2018 4:33 PM Trump administration freezes payments under Obamacare program protecting insurers

Serota noted that the payments are required by law, and said he believes the administration has the legal authority to continue making them despite the court cases. He warned of “turmoil” as insurers finalize their rates for 2019. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the main health insurance industry trade group, said in a statement that it is “very discouraged 8

June 29, 2018 10:30 AM Thea Lim’s book An Ocean of Minutes, draws on the best of old and new CanLit

In the age of widespread refugee crises, weather events, data mining, corporate greed and totalitarian politics, dystopian narratives are very much on the brain. Toronto writer Thea Lim taps into this trend with her timely debut, An Ocean of Minutes, which draws on the best of old and new CanLit traditions. The novel follows twentysomething Polly — a furniture 10

June 28, 2018 9:51 PM Canadian boxers Vargas, Cook line up big paydays in the U.K

Earlier this month U.K.-based boxing power broker Eddie Hearn emailed local promoter Tyler Buxton hoping to set up a fight, and in less than two hours they had finalized a deal. On July 28 in London, English star Kell Brook will face Ajax native Brandon Cook for the right to fight for a world title. Hearn had a similarly-smooth negotiation with Toronto 14

June 27, 2018 6:53 PM Bruce McArthur showed ‘minimal’ potential for violence, 2003 report concluded

The reports also note he had difficulties with family as a child, particularly with his father, who he thought may have sensed McArthur was gay. In her psychological report, Dr. Marie-France Dionne found little risk of McArthur committing another violent act. She noted there were no previous incidents of violence in his life, the assault happened when he was 50, and McArthur 13

June 25, 2018 1:07 AM New trust fund rules meant to crack down on tax evasion

While trust funds have been used by wealthy families for decades to manage their inheritances, offshore trusts based in tax havens like the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands are also used by the wealthy to move their riches beyond the reach of tax authorities. A Toronto Star/CBC investigation last November revealed that the chief fundraiser 10

June 23, 2018 10:05 PM Syrian children's choir not to attend festival over fears about U.S. travel

Tang says most of the choir members immigrated to Canada within the last two years, and some parents worried that travel documents from their home country would raise red flags under a U.S. policy that bans travellers from five majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. It also affects two non-Muslim countries, blocking travellers 11

June 18, 2018 7:20 PM Auto tariffs would permanently scar Canada’s economy, TD warns

Canada’s economy will be permanently scarred if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes auto tariffs, with one in five Ontario manufacturing jobs at risk and the potential for a lasting reduction in output, according to new analysis by Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD Economics forecasts U.S. tariffs on automobile imports would lead to a short recession for Canada 10

June 18, 2018 2:31 PM Theatregoers with epilepsy warned of seizure risk from bright lights in Incredibles 2

Blockbuster animated movie has come with warning for people with photo sensitivities Disney is warning theatregoers with epilepsy not to watch its latest summer blockbuster because several scenes in the movie can trigger seizures because of repeating bright flashing lights. The animated movie Incredibles 2 opened last weekend at No. 1, grossing more than $180 million 26

June 15, 2018 2:49 PM Doctors not worried about aluminum foil

Experts weight on after online story suggests aluminum is 'neurotoxic' and can lead to mental decline Doctors are not warning about the deadly consequences of using aluminum foil, contrary to a story being shared on social media. Such online claims are not new. In one that surfaced this week on a diet and recipe site, the story suggests that aluminum 7