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Vic Mensa: "There's no possible way that every one of these shooters was innocent"

Police killings of black people have left many outraged over what appears to be a pattern of racially discriminatory violence. It's a complicated …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Checking in at Standing Rock on Facebook isn't helpful — here's what you can do instead

Clicking a few buttons on Facebook just isn't enough to make an impact.<p>On Monday, a viral Facebook post was passed around that asked people to check …

Social Media

Trump's first 100 days

Here in Canada, we can only watch helplessly as the U.S. election unfolds to the south. It's hard not to imagine the worst-case scenario<p><b>Day 3:</b> Trump hires a crew of labourers (later found to consist of illegal migrant workers) to add his face to Mount Rushmore. When asked why he's covering up …

Andrew Coyne: Brexit no model for Quexit

So let’s see. Massive uncertainty. Check. Currency crisis. Check. A bitterly divided society. Political parties in disarray. Leadership vacuum. …

Brexit: What does it mean for you?

<i>Go here to follow CNN's coverage of the UK referendum live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> The results are in -- the British public has voted to leave the European Union.<p>So what does a Brexit look like for you? It depends who you are.<p>The Homeowner<p>The consensus among British property analysts appears to be that a …

britain

The 6 Biggest Consequences of the U.K.'s Brexit Vote, So Far

• David Cameron, the U.K. Prime Minister, <b>has resigned</b>. He expects to hand over power to a new Prime Minister in October. That will be preceded by what …

Great Britain

Sheryl Sandberg: 'The lessons that I only learned in death'

Facebook’s COO shares lessons in life and loss with the Class of 2016<p><b>Sheryl Sandberg’s commencement address to the University of California, Berkeley:</b><p>…

Sheryl Sandberg

Fine Brothers abandon 'react' trademark attempt after sparking online outrage

After facing the overwhelming wrath of the internet following an attempt to trademark the word "react," the duo behind Fine Brothers Entertainment is …

Internet

Philippine judge clarifies Uber can run over Christmas, but no new drivers

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine judge clarified on Saturday that his court had ordered a temporary halt on granting permits to drivers wishing to join the networks of ride-sharing companies like Uber and GrabCar, but not suspended the firms’ operations in Manila during the busy Christmas …

Asian Development Bank

What the Liberal majority could mean for the oil and gas industry

Canada's oil producers are facing new risks with the stunning election victory of Justin Trudeau, who campaigned on promises of tougher environmental rules and greater ambition in the fight against climate change.<p>With the Alberta New Democratic Party government already pursuing policies that could …

Reading in dim light debunked

Parental advice to stop reading under the covers has an update for the digital age.<p>Toronto optometrist Naeem Abdullah says he hears the question …

How Many TV Series Can Your Brain Take?

With hundreds of scripted series to watch on TV and streaming services, some viewers are having a hard time keeping track of dozens of characters and complex story lines<p>“Game of Thrones” fan Travis Stevens experienced a familiar mix of feelings while watching the most recent episode of the HBO …

TV

Bank of Canada raises alarm over growing consumer auto debt

The Bank of Canada is raising a caution flag over growing auto debt among Canadian consumers, noting that auto loans have almost doubled in eight years to more than $120-billion amid growth that has outpaced other forms of household debt.<p>The central bank added its voice Wednesday to a growing …