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Canada's totally convinced that America fixed Olympic ice dancing

Canadians really believe that the United States fixed Olympic ice dancing.<p>Last week, a French newspaper wrote about a rumored fix in the Olympic ice dancing competition -- one that would favor American pair Meryl Davis and Charlie White over Canadian rivals Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in the ice …

On The Street….. London FW Day Three, London

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My name is Nicola, and I love to draw cute animals and print them onto clothing for my shop, Nicola and the Newfoundlander. I also make fun, functional pieces for the home, like clocks, robot planters and switch plates using reclaimed wood that my brother Klaas collects. I work from my cube-shaped …

A Frozen Walk to Island Ice Caves

For the first time in five years, Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake, has frozen enough to allow visitors from northern Wisconsin to walk across the lake to the ice caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. According to Reuters, officials declared the trek "low risk" about a …

Tunisians protest against attack on police

More than a thousand people have demonstrated in the northwestern Tunisian town of Jendouba against the weekend killings of three policemen and a civilian.<p>Protesters expressed their support for the security forces on Monday, stopping outside two police posts, chanting the national anthem and …

Yes, Pundits, Hillary Has the 2016 Nomination in the Bag

Unable to tolerate the idea of a one-woman race, political pundits are pretending Hillary Clinton isn’t the inevitable 2016 Democratic nominee. They …

Credit reports on consumers widened to cover late payments

A little late paying those credit card bills? From March, it could cost you more than late fees.<p>Just one late payment on a credit card bill, house or car loan, even by as little as five days, will soon show up on credit reports of consumers applying for credits cards, mortgages or mobile phone …

Mexico-Canada talks will focus on strengthening economic ties

MEXICO CITY — Twenty years after their countries signed a landmark regional trade agreement, the presidents of the United States, Mexico and Canada will meet this week to attempt to strengthen the economic ties envisioned in that pact, correct the omissions and find ways to expand.<p>Trade and …

A UN report details atrocities in North Korea that are painful to even imagine

A new UN report on North Korea reveals that women prisoners were forced to kill their own newborns. It's just one atrocity in a 400-page report documenting the crimes against humanity that have taken place in North Korea over the past few decades, and that continue to take place. <i></i><p>"The gravity, scale …

Bill Clinton visiting Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Bill Clinton arrived in Haiti on Monday to shine a spotlight on some of the projects that his private foundation has supported to help the country recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010.<p>The former U.S. president began the visit with a tour at a solar-powered primary …

Here's the story of a baby giraffe fed to lions at the Copenhagen Zoo

A healthy giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo was killed by officials and fed to the lions over the weekend, setting off a big debate abroad and on social media.<p>Visitors, even children, were invited to see officials perform the giraffe's autopsy and watch the big cats eat him for lunch.<p>Zoo officials said …

How do you tell a story in a film, if your characters can’t touch, kiss or embrace?

For any film to be shown in Iran, directors have to follow the strict Islamic laws.<p>Male and female characters can't touch. Women have to cover their hair at all times.<p>“Can you imagine how many stories you’re unable to tell as a filmmaker if you cannot show the slightest physical touch between …

For Brazil's new middle class, 'little strolls' are becoming a protest movement

It started as a way for kids from Brazil's new middle class to hang out. Crowds of young people, mostly of color, descended on a mall in São Paulo in December.<p>Now these gatherings, called "rolezinhos," have turned into a social protest movement that's spreading around Brazil. Ramón Cesar was one of …

In this movie, it's the men who are constantly harassed by dominant women

French filmmaker Eléonore Pourriat released her film "Majorité Opprimée" or "Oppressed Majority" five years ago, and it quickly won an award in Ukraine. But otherwise it got little attention.<p>That is, until just recently, when she uploaded it to YouTube and it went viral. At the time of this …

The story of Edward Snowden is so unbelievable, sometimes you forget it's nonfiction

There've been so many revelations based on Edward Snowden's leaks, and so many stories about the National Security Agency's snooping that it's hard to keep it all straight.<p>I mean, how do we write that first draft of history when history is still unfolding?<p>This week, the NSA added a new wrinkle. In …

During the Olympics, Canadians are willing to drop their language arguments

Canada’s Sun News Network has been described as “Fox News North.”<p>Like Fox, it has its targets. It doesn’t like big government. It doesn’t like Canada’s promotion of the French language. And it <i>really</i> doesn’t like the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.<p>Almost every Canadian is watching the CBC right …

Olympic figure skating results: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu sets world record in short program

Nineteen-year-old Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan impressed in the men's short program on Thursday, while Canada's Patrick Chan remains in contention for the gold medal, as well. Both Americans in the event also qualified for Friday's free skating program.<p>The men's short program took place on Thursday, with …

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