Daily Archives: April 11, 2018

Crosby hat trick sets tone for Cup champs as Penguins humiliate Flyers

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message in their playoff opener. The Penguins captain got his third career postseason hat trick, Evgeni Malkin added a highlight-reel goal and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions rolled over the Philadelphia Flyers 7-0 on Wednesday night to take quick control of their first-round series. Crosby batted a shot out of midair and past Philadelphia ...

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On Trans Mountain, Jagmeet Singh tries to make himself matter

“He is irrelevant.” When Alberta Premier Rachel Notley used that word to describe Jagmeet Singh last November, she was making a specific point — that the federal NDP leader’s opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion wasn’t a factor because the federal government had already approved the project. But if Notley’s comment seemed to cut deeper than that, it did so for two reasons: because Singh’s leadership got off to ...

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Indian Horse delves into Canada's dark history of residential schools

When Canadian director Stephen S. Campanelli showed his new film Indian Horse to his mentor, Clint Eastwood, the four-time Oscar winner was in disbelief. In theatres Friday, the drama is based on late Canadian author Richard Wagamese’s acclaimed novel, about an Ojibway residential school survivor who faces racism and systemic barriers as he becomes a formidable hockey player. The story gives an ...

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Zuckerberg faces more congressional grilling over data mining

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces another round of questioning today in Washington over the social network’s mishandling of users’ data. A contrite Zuckerberg faced five hours in the hot seat on Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Senate judiciary and commerce committees. He is now in front of the House energy and commerce committee in the wake of the data harvesting controversy involving Facebok ...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes to U.S. Congress, vows to do better

Throughout a five-hour hearing, U.S. senators from both sides of the aisle grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday. Zuckerberg faced 44 senators in a rare joint hearing of the Senate judiciary and commerce committees to talk about how his social media company protects user data and deals with election meddling, among other issues. In his opening remarks Tuesday, Zuckerberg, 33, said that Facebook didn’t do enough to prevent ...

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How did this rental scam work? They used this photo in 4 different communities

If you’re in the market for an apartment, a St. John’s woman is warning you to be vigilant. ​CBC News has learned that at least one person has been posting fake ads for rental properties around Newfoundland on a local classifieds website, with a photo of a property they don’t own. The would-be landlord then tries to trick potential tenants out of their deposit ...

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At least 257 dead in Algerian military plane crash near base, officials say

The crashed military plane was reported to be a Ilyushin il-78, like the one pictured here.  (Reuters) At least 257 people were killed Wednesday after a military plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Algeria, officials said, with broadcasters showing images of body bags lined up in a field. Civil protection agency spokesman Farouk Achour told the Associated Press that some ...

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