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Winter flooding risk in Canada expected to increase as climate warms

A slurry of water and slabs of broken ice that inundated stretches of Ontario's Grand River this week has offered authorities and stunned residents a stark reminder of a hard-to-predict winter hazard that could become more common across Canada as the climate warms.<p>The Grand River Conservation …

Climate Change

Florida shooting survivor: CNN gave me 'scripted question' for town hall, quashed question on armed guards

A survivor from the Florida high school massacre said in an interview that CNN rejected his proposal to discuss armed guards in schools and instead handed him a "scripted" question to ask during Wednesday night's town hall on gun rights.<p>Colton Haab, 17, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior …

Florida School Shooting

It's Official: Net Neutrality Rules Will Die On April 23

With the Federal Communication Commission’s order gutting net neutrality rules officially entering the Federal Register today, people and groups in favor of the rules are gearing up for a fight.<p>Net neutrality rules have a death day: April 23. The date was made official when the Federal …

Net Neutrality

Hockey Canada’s French name policy critized by Quebec politicians

Hockey Canada was widely criticized Wednesday after a news report indicated a public address announcer at the 2018 Winter Olympics was told by the …

Canada

NRA’s Dana Loesch Claims CNN Townhall Attendees Rushed Stage Screaming “Burn Her”

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch claimed at CPAC she feared for her life at the CNN town hall on gun violence attended by grieving students and parents …

Guns

Ford's North America chief exits after 'inappropriate behavior'

Ford Motor Co.'s head of North American operations is leaving the automaker immediately following an investigation into reports of "inappropriate behavior."<p>An internal probe by the U.S. automaker found that Raj Nair, an executive vice president, engaged in behavior that "was inconsistent with the …

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

‘So much for transparency’: Four things to know about the TPP deal, now it is — mostly — public

It’s the trade deal that has survived months of transcontinental bickering, a high-profile no-show from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a …

Economy

Convicted attempted murderer invited to state dinner with Trudeau in India

B.C.'s Jaspal Atwal was convicted for 1986 attempt to assassinate Indian cabinet minister on Vancouver Island<p>Sophie Trudeau and Jaspal Atwal pictured …

Canada

A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR

“There’s no doubt in my mind that somebody is going to end up hurt eventually.”<p>When a biotech CEO dropped his pants at a biohacking conference and injected himself with an untested herpes treatment, Josiah Zayner realized things had gone off the rails.<p>Zayner is no stranger to stunts in …

Genetic Engineering

Can't a Woman Wear Yoga Pants in Peace?

Note to the <i>New York Times</i>: It's really not a great idea to shame women for wearing yoga pants. Let's be honest, women get enough flack over far more …

Clothing

13 ways people eat bacon around the world

America has been bacon-crazy for quite some time now. We've got not just bacon itself in countless forms, but a host of wild bacon-based concoctions: bacon chocolate; bacon, egg, and French toast martinis; sweet potato pie with candied bacon; bacon-jalapeño stuffed mushrooms; bacon cotton candy; …

Bacon

Ina Garten Loves This Pizza

The Barefoot Contessa just revealed what might be her favorite pie, and it's beyond trendy.<p>When Ina Garten reveals that she loves something—whether …

Cooking

Chinese prisoners allegedly made products for H&M and C&A

Peter Humphrey, the British private investigator whose arrest and nearly two-year-long detention by Chinese authorities made international news, has written an account of his ordeal in the Financial Times (paywall). His revelations about life in Qingpu Prison, on the outskirts of Shanghai, over …

Criminal Justice

The world is wondering whether Justin Trudeau just got snubbed in India

Prince William might have preferred a snub from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose legendary bone-crushing handshake left the prince’s hand …

Canada

5 Ways to Flavor Your Meat While It’s Resting

It’s almost June, everyone, and that means that grill season is upon us! Along with outdoor BBQs and drinking cold beer in the sun, grilling also …

BBQ

Trump’s Libido Rumors Swirl — Waitress Encounter Alleged By British Entrepreneur Peter de Savary’s 3rd Wife

A British entrepreneur has described a scene that his wife allegedly witnessed, which entails Trump being caught in a compromising position. It is …

Donald Trump

Tesla Model 3 impresses German automaker after being reverse-engineered

A few weeks ago, we reported on two Tesla Model 3 vehicles spotted in air freight inbound for Germany. We assumed that they were purchased on the used market by a German automaker to be reverse-engineered and benchmarked.<p>Sure enough, a report from Germany now confirms our suspicion and gives us …

Tesla

The Senate Fails to Act on DACA, and the Immigration Debate Moves to the Right

“Democrats wanted this debate,” Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, said Thursday, after the Senate spent the better part of a week trying, and failing, to reach a deal on immigration reform. Last month, to corral enough votes to keep the government running, he promised to dedicate some …

Immigration

What If Voters Don't Care About Infidelity at All?

The shrugs that have met credible recent allegations of affairs by Donald Trump force a reconsideration of the post-Bill Clinton narrative about voter morality and politicians’ sense of shame.<p>Right up until 2016 or so, there was a clean narrative about political infidelity. Back in the day, the …

Karen McDougal

The Observer view on Donald Trump’s Russian connections

Robert Mueller has not yet proved that the US president colluded with Moscow but he will get another chance<p>There will be understandable disappointment in many quarters that the latest indictments delivered by Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US …

Donald Trump

Rosanne Barr: America Is 'Lucky' To Have Trump As President

While celebrity tweets and awards-show speeches make it clear where many entertainers stand on the Trump administration, some stars have less …

Donald Trump

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bombs

These delicious chocolate chip cookie brownie bombs (no-bake) are originally created by Hayley Parker, The Domestic Rebel. They are so nice and easy …

Dessert

Bari Weiss and the Left-Wing Infatuation With Taking Offense

Outrage mobs are chipping away at democracy, one meaningless debate at a time.<p>The mob was unusually vociferous, even for Twitter. After the California-born ice skater Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics, the <i>New York Times</i> writer Bari Weiss commented …

Political Science

Chinese couple sues federal government over son's suicide

The parents of a Chinese immigrant are suing Ottawa over the death of their mentally ill son, who was unrepresented at his admissibility hearing and …

Immigration

Two NDP riding associations want to put ‘socialism’ back in the party constitution

OTTAWA— A pair of Toronto riding associations wants to put “socialism” back in the New Democratic Party constitution.<p>The push to return to the …

Canada

Solar-powered floating villa creates modern retreat in historic area

This energy-neutral houseboat is surprisingly airy and bright<p>What do you do when you want the perfect modern home in a coveted historic neighborhood? For the owner of this exquisite abode, the answer was simple: Build a houseboat. Floating in the Spaarne river near the city center of Haarlem, …

Architecture

Bitcoin’s post-peak tumble shows unavoidable doom ahead for cryptocurrencies

Type "bitcoin bubble" into a search engine and you will come up with 15 million hits. No wonder. The trading chart of the electronic currency – backed by nothing, not gold, not a central bank, absolutely nothing – looked like the Eiffel Tower viewed from ground level before Christmas. The rises …

Cryptocurrency

What The Hell Is Sweden Doing With Its Phenom?

The Swedish men’s hockey team just barely squeaked by Germany this morning, riding an early goal from Victor Stahlberg to win 1-0 despite getting …

Ice Hockey

Father and son build this minimalist, energy-efficient family cabin (Video)

What does it take to build a small, sustainable home close to nature? For William and Daniel Yudchitz -- father and son and both architects -- that …

Sustainability

Liberals dump exec who fostered Philippines helicopter deal

The Trudeau government has appointed a new chair of the Crown corporation that facilitated a controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines, and …

Canada