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Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

U.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen said on Wednesday he would assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in connection with a lawsuit filed by adult-film star Stormy Daniels, who says she had an affair with Trump. In a filing in Los Angeles federal court, Cohen said he decided to invoke his constitutional right after the FBI raided his home, office and hotel room two ...

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WestJet pilot union launches strike vote

After eight months at the bargaining table, the union representing WestJet pilots is calling a strike vote.  May 19 is the earliest that pilots could strike following a federal conciliation and cooling off period. Pilots began voting today and have the next 15 days to decide whether to give their union authority to strike. The union says the two sides remain ...

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Trump's Veterans Affairs pick denies crashing car while drunk

A summary of allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs says he recklessly prescribed drugs, had his own private stock of controlled substances and crashed a government car while drunk. The summary was released by Democrats as the White House rallied behind Dr. Ronny Jackson. Based on conversations with 23 of Jackson’s colleagues and ...

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Dora Mavor Moore Awards to adopt gender-neutral performance categories

The Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Toronto theatre are going gender-neutral. The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts says it’s planning to eliminate all binary male and female designations in the performance categories for the awards. Those designations will be replaced with a single “Outstanding Performance” for each division, which are based on genre such as dance, opera, and general ...

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Intelligence agency withheld information from statement about MP's phone hack

Five months after a Radio-Canada/CBC investigation revealed that the country’s major mobile networks are vulnerable to hacking and fraud, documents obtained through Access to Information show that the agency responsible for the security of the federal government’s networks withheld some information from the public at the time. Using only the cellphone number of MP Matthew Dubé — and with the New Democrat’s consent ...

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Canadian basketball stars R.J. Barrett, Andrew Nembhard ready for next step in NCAA

Canadian teenaged basketball stars R.J. Barrett and Andrew Nembhard have been almost inseparable over the course of their promising basketball careers. They played together in grade school, rose up the ranks of the Canadian national program, attended basketball camps in the U.S., and put together a perfect 35-0 record at Florida’s Monteverde Academy in their final high-school season en route to a U.S. national championship. ...

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Facebook says it has changed. Its profits may show by how much

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has cost Facebook a lot of trust and goodwill. But it hasn’t really cost the company any money — yet. Today the company will provide its first update of the financial toll it expects. Investors clearly felt Zuckerberg came out ahead when he was grilled by Congress earlier this month: Facebook stock price rose by about five ...

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