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December 13, 2018 7:44 AM Turkey train crash leaves seven people dead, dozens injured

It wasn’t immediately clear if a signalling problem caused the crash. Sahin said a technical inspection has begun while NTV television, quoting unnamed officials, said three prosecutors were assigned to investigate. In July, 10 people were killed and more than 70 injured when most of a passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, after torrential 7

December 12, 2018 8:40 PM Barclays’s McFarlane says he heard no solutions from activist Edward Bramson

Barclays Plc’s John McFarlane said the lender is having a “very good” and “civil” dialogue with activist Edward Bramson, who emerged as one of its largest shareholders this year. But the British bank’s outgoing chairman doesn’t think much of Bramson’s ideas. Bramson has been stepping up his campaign to shrink the investment bank — the division at the centre 7

December 11, 2018 11:37 PM Jayne Eastwood is ACTRA Toronto’s pick for its 2019 Award of Excellence

She is also a voice and theatre actor. She was part of the cast of a legendary Toronto production of Godspell that brought together future comedy stars Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Gilda Radner and Eugene Levy in 1972. She won a Gemini Award in 1998 for the TV movie Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story as well as the Earle Grey Award for lifetime 5

December 11, 2018 6:22 PM David Shoemaker named chief executive officer of Canadian Olympic Committee

“It is a dream job and a homecoming too, to be able to come back to Canada after spending so much time abroad in sport and be able to contribute to Team Canada.” Prior to joining the NBA, Shoemaker served as WTA president from 2009 to 2011. He was promoted to that position from Beijing where he’d spent almost two years heading up the WTA’s Asia-Pacific 8

December 1, 2018 4:27 AM A look at all the pop culture references in Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ music video

There’s Troye Sivan, one of Grande’s close friends, playing a guy gossiping about her love life, like someone basic. “I heard she’s a lesbian now and dating some chick called Aubrey. It’s f------- sick,” he said. The video itself opens to Grande playing Regina George, the quintessential Mean Girl, filling out her Burn Book with all the people who’ve 15

November 28, 2018 8:19 PM Partisanship clouds PM, opposition leaders meeting on ‘Francophonie’ issues

OTTAWA—A meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterparts from the four other main federal parties Wednesday is being pushed as a non-partisan effort to help Canada’s francophone population — even as the clouds of partisanship hang over the gathering. Trudeau will meet with Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the NDP’s Jagmeet Singh 16

November 24, 2018 1:34 AM Lights out for Tiger Woods as Phil Mickelson wins $9-million showdown in playoff

Mickelson was 1 up after 16 holes, but Woods tied it with birdie from the fringe of the green on the par-3 17th hole. Both birdied the par-5 18th and then parred the first playoff hole before it went to the par-3 extra hole that they kept playing until there was a winner. Only 700 invited guests were allowed to watch the event billed as golf’s first 13

November 21, 2018 11:24 PM What Canadian business is saying about Trudeau’s mini-budget

Canadian business was the focus of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s federal budget update Wednesday that outlined $16.5 billion worth of new support over six years, including $14 billion in tax breaks on new investment. The fiscal update—the most extensive set of revised projections outside the annual budget—came amid widespread calls to address the country’s 20

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 13

November 12, 2018 6:56 PM Why the Thanksgiving TV episode is the very best kind of holiday special

There comes a time in the life of every major TV show when writers must give thanks for their show’s longevity and write a Thanksgiving episode. The Thanksgiving TV episode is a distinctly American TV tradition for a distinctly American holiday (it falls on Nov. 22 this year; Canadians, of course, celebrate Thanksgiving a month earlier). It’s not to be confused 28