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July 11, 2018 2:43 PM Maryland-based Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain at newspaper

NEW YORK—The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honour the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor Gavin Buckley said Wednesday the event dubbed “Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The Capital Gazette and Free Press” will take place July 28 and will include 7

June 7, 2018 5:18 PM The week that was: A soccer tackle becomes a law-school question and a bridge turns into a double-zedder

REPURPOSED:The tackle that forced Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah off the field in the Champions League final. It’s become a question in a law exam. Syrian Facebook pages showed part of a first-year exam at the University of Damascus, the BBC reports. The question asks why Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, the tackler, can’t be held to account from a criminal law perspective 15

April 2, 2018 1:07 AM Jollibee, ‘McDonald’s of the Philippines,’ opening attracts thousands in Scarborough

Excited crowd of mostly Filipinos hungry for a taste of their homeland lined up in the early morning hours to dig into fried chicken, Filipino spaghetti, burger steak and more. The line began forming on Saturday afternoon. By Sunday, thousands were waiting to get into Ontario’s first Jollibee — the “McDonald’s of the Philippines.” The excited crowd 21

March 24, 2018 2:27 PM Hundreds gather in Toronto in support of U.S. gun control rally

Demonstrators hear speakers at Queen's Park denounce gun violence About 200 people have gathered in Toronto on Saturday for the March of Our Lives rally to show solidarity with the U.S. gun control movement. The Toronto rally got underway at 10 a.m. at Nathan Phillips Square, where demonstrators began a march to Queen's Park. Organizers say there will be speakers 26

March 8, 2018 4:42 PM Alexa speakers that laugh randomly have been fixed, Amazon says

Amazon confirmed that in rare circumstances, the voice assistant can mistakenly hear the phrase “Alexa, laugh,” which under its normal programming would trigger it to chuckle. In the past few days, some users of Echo home speakers running Inc.’s Alexa voice-based digital assistant have reported hearing strange laughing noises at random. Some people 26

March 8, 2018 2:02 AM Amazon Echo’s Alexa has been randomly laughing at its users — and nobody knows why

Amazon says it has changed the command for Alexa to laugh but did not say why the speaker would laugh when no one is talking. Several people who own Amazon’s Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous 27

February 23, 2018 5:50 PM Black Panther’s Wakanda may not be real — but its language definitely is

The idea to use isiXhosa, one of South Africa’s 11 official languages with distinctive click sounds, came from a cast member — even though most of the cast struggled to speak it. JOHANNESBURG—Much of what is seen in Black Panther is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive 38

February 17, 2018 8:58 PM Dutch speedskater makes most of her Winter Olympic Games

Jorien ter Mors of the Netherlands finished fifth in the women’s 1,500-metre short-track speedskating event, but placed first in versatility. Jorien ter Mors of the Netherlands finished fifth in the women’s 1,500-metre short-track speedskating event but placed first in versatility at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Three days prior, the 28-year-old won gold in the 1,000-metre 34

January 24, 2018 5:29 PM Apple ready to expand into speaker market with HomePod

The HomePod includes a voice-activated assistant to help people manage their homes and the rest of their lives. Apple relies on Siri to process commands. SAN FRANCISCO—Apple is finally ready to launch its attempt to compete with the internet-connected speakers made by Amazon and Google with the release of its long-awaited HomePod. Preorders for the HomePod 26

November 16, 2017 7:00 PM TIFF to host panel on sexual harassment and abuse in the film industry

The organization behind the Toronto International Film Festival is planning a panel discussion on sexual harassment and abuse in the industry. The event on Dec. 1 at TIFF Bell Lightbox will feature a chat with filmmakers and industry representatives. Organizers say the panel will explore the first steps in creating a safer working environment for people 29