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April 19, 2018 4:39 PM NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on ‘Goldilocks’ planet search

Discoveries by Tess will bring us closer to answering age-old questions such as ‘Does life exist beyond Earth?’ The most promising candidates will be studied by bigger, more powerful observatories of the future, including NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, due to launch in another few years as the heir to Hubble. These telescopes will scour the planets’ 13

April 16, 2018 9:26 PM Trump businesses made millions off of Republican groups, report says

The spending, thought to be much higher, went to the U.S. president’s airplanes, hotels, golf courses and bottled-water company. Before he was sworn into office, Trump eschewed calls to fully separate from his business interests. Instead he put his holdings in a trust designed to hold assets for his “exclusive benefit,” which he can receive at any time without 16

April 15, 2018 5:21 PM Trump’s approval rating has bounced back to first-100-day levels, poll shows

The U.S. president’s approval rating now stands at 40 per cent, slightly more than his 36-per-cent rating measured in January. Trump garners above-water approval among white people, 53 per cent of whom approve of the president, up seven points from January. He does even better among white people without college degrees (60 per cent, up seven points) 13

April 2, 2018 8:00 PM The Crossing gives us a promising supernatural story that’s mercifully free of superheroes

The network that brought us Lost is betting that we’re hungry for this show, which may as well be called Found, writes Johanna Schneller. “Jude?” Nestor calls out. Jude turns. Nestor is looking at the sea. Jude’s eyes follow. Bodies bob on the water. As far as he can see. Well! This is what I like to call a sockeroo first episode. With brisk efficiency 13

April 1, 2018 4:55 PM Shark bumps Hawaii man off stand-up paddleboard before attacking him

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with critical injuries in what was the first shark attack on Hawaii’s largest island since 2015. The scream came from the ocean off the private Kukio Golf and Beach Club on Hawaii’s largest island where, moments before, a man had been stand-up paddleboarding. There’s no lifeguard on the beach at the private community 11

March 29, 2018 12:28 PM Salmonella outbreak from raw chicken products leads to 30 cases in Canada

One brand recalled in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has established a link between a recent outbreak of salmonella and a brand of frozen raw breaded chicken products sold primarily in eastern Canada. PHAC issued a recall Wednesday of Harvest Creek Chicken Nuggets with a best-before 7

March 27, 2018 2:27 PM Parents of boy with autism who drowned on 1st day of school suing Saskatoon board, city

A statement of claim filed on behalf of the boy’s parents alleges his death was preventable and the school board was negligent. No statement of defence has been filed and the claims have not been proven in court. A report by Saskatoon Public Schools released last week said Ahmedsadiq was fascinated by water and the school worked hard in the months leading 9

March 23, 2018 4:00 PM Royal Caribbean sinks $200M into CocoCay private island

Cruise line’s tiny island in The Bahamas, CocoCay, is getting a major renovation as Royal Caribbean rolls out “thrill and chill” attractions to draw millennials. Culture hounds shouldn’t expect much, though. Royal Caribbean expects its $200-million (U.S.) investment to drive demand for sailings to the Bahamas. And the amped-up CocoCay will encourage 16

March 23, 2018 2:47 PM City could shut off water to York University’s Keele campus over unpaid bill

The city says there are “significant” arrears on the university’s account, which York disputes. “City staff have met with York University staff on numerous occasions to discuss the matter of the outstanding public utility arrears, however, the parties remain at an impasse,” the report reads. The report lays out the potential options available under the City of Toronto 15

March 21, 2018 5:32 PM Lakeview lands sold to developers for $275M

No details on when the 177-acre site on the Mississauga waterfront will become a mixed-use residential, commercial community. Mississauga councillor Jim Tovey, who died in January, is widely credited with the vision for transforming the waterfront near Cawthra Rd., south of Lakeshore Rd. E. “Mississauga is ready to work with the consortium to build a master-planned 14