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Emma Watson delivers game-changing speech on feminism at UN

Emma Watson has experienced sexism from the age of eight.<p>The 'Harry Potter' actress gave a speech at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York …

Feminism

F--- it, I quit: Alaska reporter explains her dramatic exit

The foul-mouthed TV reporter who quit her job live on air has released a new video explaining why she quit and why people should vote for marijuana …

Cannabis

O Canada is sexist, needs updating, MP says in new push for change

A Liberal politician who believes the national anthem is sexist hopes lawmakers will support his push to make the lyrics of O Canada more …

Canada

Fatally stabbed teen was trying to 'defuse' a fight

One day after Hamid Aminzada was fatally stabbed at his Etobicoke high school while trying to break up a fight, a picture of the teen is emerging as …

Crime

Canada mulling U.S. call for more help in fight against ISIS

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada is “weighing our response” to a U.S. letter asking for more help in the fight against Islamic State …

Middle East

Teacher Daniel Mark Ogloff suspended for homophobic prank

A Langley, B.C., teacher has been suspended over a homophobic prank he played on a Grade 11 student in class last year.<p>Daniel Mark Ogloff is a metal …

Teaching

Americans play too much before a Ryder Cup: Captain Watson | News Home | Reuters

GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Captain Tom Watson believes the United States team are often drained by having to play too much competitive golf in the lead-up to a Ryder Cup match.<p>U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson holds the Ryder Cup as he poses ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in …

Golf

Daniel Norris to start Thursday for Blue Jays vs. Mariners

Rookie left-hander Daniel Norris will get his one and only start with the Toronto Blue Jays this season in Thursday afternoon’s series finale against …

Baseball

Jermain Defoe back training with TFC after injury layoff

Jermain Defoe is back training with Toronto FC.<p>The 31-year-old star forward joined his teammates on the pitch for the first time today since …

Soccer

5 Players the Toronto Maple Leafs Would Make Available in an NHL Expansion Draft

There has been discussion recently about possible NHL expansion, per the HockeyNews.com, which would mean there would be a draft where the Toronto Maple Leafs would need to make players available.<p>The last NHL expansion occurred in 2000, and teams followed some basic parameters. They had the option …

NHL

Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province publish, apologize for insensitive Jordan Subban photo caption

Vancouver Canucks prospect Jordan Subban scored his first NHL pre-season goal Tuesday night on his first shot. Unfortunately, the racist caption that …

Ice Hockey

David Zinn’s Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Colossal

<p>Since 1987, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and …

Richard Estes’s Paintings Appear More Real Than Photographs

A retrospective of Estes’s photorealistic paintings features panoramas more luminous and detailed than what many cameras can capture.<p>With so many art critics declaring painting dead, photorealism can seem especially unfashionable, if not downright outdated. But American artist Richard Estes has …

Art

Social media storm builds over possible fault in Apple's iPhone 6 design

<b>News:</b> owners of Apple's newly released iPhone 6 handsets have taken to social media to complain about a possible design fault – using the hashtag …

Woman Pays Tribute to Her Departed Fiancé with a Powerful Underwater Photo Shoot

The crushing blow came just 52 days before her wedding: Janine, a blushing bride-to-be, unexpectedly lost her fiancé. The grief was unimaginable, but …

PetCam Series Turns Adorable Animals from Around the World Into Published Photographers

Chris Keeney, a San Diego-based photographer, enlisted the services of the most unlikely of photographers to capture the artwork for his latest book,</i> …

BlackBerry Passport now available for $200 on contract, $699 unlocked

BlackBerry announced today the availability of its newest handset, the 4.5-inch Passport, and it will be available this week, beginning at TELUS for …

iOS 8.0.1 Needs a Fix ASAP: Disables Cellular Signals, Touch ID for iPhone 6 Users

Apple just released iOS 8.0.1 at the top of the hour, and it has arrived with numerous bugs. After installing the update, we no longer have a …

Touch ID

BlackBerry takes open approach to software and apps

BlackBerry is finally joining the app world.<p>After years of producing devices with technology so closed off that many application developers wouldn't touch them, BlackBerry Ltd. is embracing a more open approach as it seeks new lines of revenue.<p>"Our assumption is that we have to connect and play …

Apple iPhone rollout marred by ‘bendgate,’ dropped cell service | News Home | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two new Apple (AAPL.O) products hit speed bumps on Wednesday: iPhone 6 Plus buyers discovered their phones can bend when placed in back pockets, and the company pulled its latest mobile operating system after reports of dropped cellular service.<p>Tony Zhan, 32, holds up his …

Apple Store

Americans living in Canada face looming IRS tax deadline

The deadline for Americans living in Canada to file a tax return with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service is less than a week away, but not everyone is scrambling to get their paperwork in order.<p>"I'm not filing U.S. taxes," says a Calgary resident we'll call Joe. "As an accidental American, I'm …

Kendrick Lamar Freestyles for Six Minutes on Power 106, Gets Interviewed

After premiering his new single "i" yesterday, Kendrick Lamar made an appearance on Los Angeles' Power 106 radio station. There, he conducted an interview with the station's Big Boy's Neighborhood show, and performed a lengthy freestyle, a little under six minutes, over a variety of beats, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rod Stewart sued over injuries caused by soccer ball at Las Vegas concert | Reuters

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - British rocker Rod Stewart is facing a lawsuit from a man who says he was injured when the musician kicked a soccer ball into the crowd at a Las Vegas concert, striking the man in the face and breaking his nose.<p>Singer Rod Stewart performs during the opening ceremony for the …