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Watchers on the Wall: meet the rulers of the world’s biggest TV fan sites

Watchers on the Wall: meet the rulers of the world’s biggest TV fan sites

They are at the heart of fandom, creating spaces where enthusiasts can discuss everything from whether there will be a new Ice Warrior episode on Doctor Who to whether Daenerys will marry a White Walker in Game of Thrones. But …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Former UN Consultant Whitewashes Female Genital Mutilation As ‘Gender-Egalitarian Surgeries’

Former UN Consultant Whitewashes Female Genital Mutilation As ‘Gender-Egalitarian Surgeries’

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An anthropologist who worked as a consultant for the United Nations and previously worked for the federal government whitewashed the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) as “gender-egalitarian surgeries” in an appearance on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Wednesday night.…

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How things got ugly for some of Japan’s biggest brands

How things got ugly for some of Japan’s biggest brands

Toshiba: Fall of a Japanese icon

Japanese companies once ruled the electronics industry. Nowadays, they make headlines for their problems rather than their products.

In the country that invented the Walkman, celebrated brands missed out on major trends — like …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Loonie edges up as Canadian exports hit a record high

Loonie edges up as Canadian exports hit a record high

The Canadian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday. (Jeff McIntosh/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The Canadian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, finding some respite after hitting a 14-month low earlier this week, as data showing …

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Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2017

Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2017

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Follow our tips and save big on shopping, home, tech, travel — and even ways to make money on your money. Take a look:

You could save a bundle on everything — from a car to appliances and even …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
U.S. sues Fiat Chrysler for diesel emissions violations

U.S. sues Fiat Chrysler for diesel emissions violations

The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. (May 23, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here)

The U.S. Justice Department sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over …

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Today: A Bombing in the Heart of Manchester

Today: A Bombing in the Heart of Manchester

Police escort members of the public from the Manchester Arena, where an explosion hit after an Ariana Grande concert ended. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)

British authorities are investigating a deadly explosion in Manchester. I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Joe Kennedy III and Seth Moulton pounce on Republicans for celebrating health care bill

Joe Kennedy III and Seth Moulton pounce on Republicans for celebrating health care bill

President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House pushed through a health care bill Thursday.

Massachusetts’s two young rising Democratic stars were in lockstep Thursday following the House’s …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
#IamaPreexistingCondition trends on Twitter after Houses passes health care bill

#IamaPreexistingCondition trends on Twitter after Houses passes health care bill

Twitter users concerned about the bill passed the House to repeal and replace Obamacare are sharing their personal health stories on Twitter under the hashtag #IamaPreexistingCondition.

The hashtag started to trend hours after Republicans in the House narrowly pushed through …

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U.S. bill filed to restrict arms exports to PNP

U.S. bill filed to restrict arms exports to PNP

WAR ON DRUGS. President Rodrigo Duterte remains under fire for his war on drugs that has killed thousands in the Philippines. Malacañang file photo

MANILA, Philippines – Two US senators filed a bill restricting the export of certain weapons and …

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