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  • BreakingUtah Adopts Nation's Strictest Drunk Driving Law
    WASHINGTON — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed a controversial bill to lower the state’s blood-alcohol limit for drivers to 0.05 percent — the strictest standard in the nation.Herbert said in a statement that the bill is good public…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:43pm -
  • The 5 Best Resorts In Whe World
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.You voted; we listened. These are the best resorts in the world, from safari lodges in South Africa to remote lodges in Chile, all winners of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.1. The Brando, Te…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:41pm -
  • 5 Places To See Cherry Blossoms In The U.S., Besides D.C.
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Amy Plitt and Caitlin Morton.Can’t make it to the National Cherry Blossom Festival? Head to one of these locations to find gorgeous blooms throughout the United States instead.1. Hanami at the Brooklyn Botanic GardenDur…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:41pm -
  • The Best New Luxury Train Trips
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Andrew Sessa.Tricked-out new airplane cabins and cruise gadgets tend to steal the spotlight, but 2017 is shaping up as the year of luxury train travel. From Peru to Japan, new and newly refit locomotives are chugging alon…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:40pm -
  • The Best Cities For Expats
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Sebastian Modak.As an expat, it can be difficult to adjust to a new city and make an unfamiliar place feel like home. Some cities are easier than others, though, and thankfully, some people have crunched the numbers to te…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:40pm -
  • The Best Far-Flung Hotels Worth The Trip
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.These Gold List hotels may require a longer drive or a connecting flight (or two), but that “are we there yet” feeling will be replaced with “I’m never leaving” as soon as you walk through the door.1…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:40pm -
  • Londoners Raise Their Voices To Let The World Know They're Not Afraid
    A terror attack in London left four people dead on Wednesday ― but Londoners will have you know they’re not giving in to fear.After an armed man rammed a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and tried to storm the Parliament building,…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 1:49pm -
  • Free Things To Do and See In Brooklyn
    It doesn’t matter if you’re a tourist or a born-and-bred New Yorker: Free entertainment always feels like a win. We rounded up fun, free things to do around Brooklyn, a borough known for its hip arts scene, culture and history. From free hours a…
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 1:30pm -
  • London Subway Workers Respond To Terror Attack With Messages Of Hope And Defiance
    Workers at subway stations across London have reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack which left four people dead in very inspirational ways.On Thursday morning, they inked messages of hope and defiance as their “Quote of the Day” on London Under…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 10:19am -
  • 48-Hour Family Getaways in Virginia: Fun-Filled Adventures That Feel Worlds Away
    You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg, wear silly mouse ears or bunk at grandma’s house for your next family getaway. In fact, the perfect destination may be just a quick drive or short plane ride away in Virginia. Because when it comes to mem…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Mar 17, 4:06am -

Technology

  • BreakingSenate Republicans Vote To Overturn Internet Privacy Protections
    By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc’s Google <GOOGL.O> or Faceboo…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 10:06pm -
  • BreakingThe Hidden Breakthrough In Apple’s New Video App
    By Margaret Rhodes for WIRED. You may be tempted to compare Clips, Apple’s new mobile video app, to Snapchat and Instagram. When it appears in the App Store next month, the slick new app will feature filters, stickers, and a press-to-record UI that…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 6:24pm -
  • BreakingPhone Companies Will Soon Banish Robocalls. For Real This Time
    By Klint Finley for WIRED. If Democrats, Republics, and the telecommunications industry can agree on anything, it’s that robocalls are the worst. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission passed rules today that expand the authority of pho…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 6:19pm -
  • BreakingThe Guy Behind Ello Just Built A Better Snapchat
    By David Pierce for WIRED.Let’s clear this up right from the start: Paul Budnitz does not want to take over the world. He didn’t create Ello to disrupt Facebook, even if the media says he did. And he definitely didn’t launch Wuu, an app that l…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 6:14pm -
  • Hero Game Developer Starts Donation Campaign On Behalf Of Her Trolls
    One video game developer has shown us a beautiful way to deal with online trolls.Alex Neonakis, who has worked in game design for 10 years, started a donation campaign for video game education program Girls Make Games (GMG) after she became the tar…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Mar 17, 7:57pm -
  • 24 Classic Movies You Can Watch With Your Kids On Netflix
    Going to the movies can be a hassle for parents, but luckily today you can enjoy a huge selection of great films from the comfort of your couch. And you can get the kids involved, too.Netflix recently shared a collection of beloved family movies avai…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Mar 17, 5:14pm -
  • Let This Spectacular Video Take You On A Virtual Flight Over Mars
    Although Donald Trump has signed a bill authorizing money to fund future exploration of Mars, tourism to the Red Planet is still a long way away.Still, a person can dream, and one Finnish filmmaker is making that dream look like reality.Jan Fröjdma…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Mar 17, 4:38pm -
  • Uber Board Stands By Embattled CEO
    Controversies be damned. Uber’s board still has complete confidence in CEO Travis Kalanick.That’s according to Uber board member (and former HuffPost editor in chief) Arianna Huffington, who told reporters on a conference call Tuesday that the r…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 12:11am -
  • Airline Electronics Ban Probably Based On Legitimate Threats, Experts Say
    The ban on electronics larger than a cellphone on incoming flights to the United States and the United Kingdom from a handful of airports in the Middle East and North Africa was announced Tuesday without much information to back it up.But the actio…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 10:02pm -
  • Twitter Transparency Report Details Escalating Crackdown On Terrorists
    If Twitter has to break a few eggs to scramble the plans of terrorists attempting to use the site, it’s more than happy to oblige.Since the middle of 2015, the company has broken a little more than 636,248 (metaphorical) terrorist eggs. That’s a…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 8:48pm -

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Canada Sports

  • Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon donate to Cole Harbour hockey
    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon continue to give back to their hometown of Cole Harbour, N.S.The NHL stars have provided young fans with a thrill through their active participation at the…
    - 6 Aug 15, 6:58pm -
  • Patrick Kane target of rape investigation: report
    Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is the target of a rape investigation by police in Hamburg, N.Y., where he has a home, the Buffalo News reported Thursday.Citing two law-enforcement sources, the newspaper reported that a local woman has accused K…
    - 6 Aug 15, 4:43pm -
  • Santo Condorelli set for 100m final at swimming world championships
    Santo Condorelli will race for a medal at the swimming world championships on Thursday, while two other Canadians will compete in semifinals.Condorelli earned a spot in the men's 100-metre freestyle final by advancing through Wednesday's heats and se…
    - 6 Aug 15, 1:46pm -
  • Parapan Am Games coverage begins Aug. 7 on CBC
    The Parapan Am Games will take place in Toronto from Aug. 7-15 and CBC will have daily coverage of the events.Coverage beings with the opening ceremony on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on CBC-TV, cbc.ca/parapanam and on the CBC Sports App.In total, CBC and…
    - 5 Aug 15, 11:04pm -
  • Sidney Crosby Hockey School in Cole Harbour deemed success by NHL star
    There's still a couple of days left in NHL star Sidney Crosby's inaugural week-long hockey school, but the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is already calling the event a success because volunteers and students are "really having a blast."The Sidney Cr…
    - 5 Aug 15, 10:12pm -
  • Field of Play: A flag-bearer with staying power
    The Parapan American Games about to unfold in Toronto and Southern Ontario will be the largest in history. Conservatively speaking, they will involve 1600 athletes from 28 countries competing in 15 disciplines.The spectacle is bound to be an eye-open…
    - 5 Aug 15, 9:07pm -
  • Blue Bomber QB Drew Willy named CFL player of the week
    Blue Bombers quarterback Drew Willy has been named the No. 1 CFL player of the week.The 28-year-old QB used his arm - and legs to lead the Bombers to a 23-13 win Thursday night against the BC Lions.Willy, who was injured the week prior and was qu…
    - 5 Aug 15, 2:02pm -
  • Ryan Cochrane misses 800m final at swimming world championships
    Canada's Ryan Cochrane failed to qualify for the final of the men's 800-metre freestyle event Tuesday at the swimming world championships in Kazan, Russia, a disappointing follow-up to his surprise medal in the 400m event two days earlier.The Victor…
    - 4 Aug 15, 12:40pm -
  • Raptors' new uniforms revealed by Drake at OVO Fest
    Drake unveiled one of the Toronto Raptors' new uniform designs on stage at his OVO Fest in Toronto on Monday night.The team enlisted the help of its global ambassador and tweeted a picture of him showing off one of the jerseys towards the end of th…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:06am -
  • Blue Jays, Royals series ends on sour note
    The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals don't seem to like each other very much.Or maybe the Royals just woke up on Sunday and decided they don't like the Jays.The reason is anyone's guess, but it made for an especially hostile game between the…
    - 2 Aug 15, 10:36pm -

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