French Christmas markets face extinction

French Christmas markets face extinction

There are barely a dozen Christmas markets open in France. The bulk of the 13,500 traditionally open up at the end of November but it has been almost 13 years since one was recorded…

$300K for a Chance the Rapper concert in San Francisco?

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$300K for a Chance the Rapper concert in San Francisco?

Kanye West, Drake and Chance the Rapper helped roll out a new Chance the Rapper-backed project, according to a press release, on Wednesday. The venture was unveiled earlier in the day with a six-hour…

A little shade from TTC workers' arrows - CNN

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A little shade from TTC workers’ arrows – CNN

In a bright and busy age of modern travel, it’s ironic that seemingly arcane details have seemingly not gone away. But occasionally we’re reminded that when it comes to our highway, rail, bicycle and…

How to keep your private data safe on your smartphone

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How to keep your private data safe on your smartphone

When you’re shopping for a new smartphone, you likely want it to be safe and secure. But none of the tools you use to securely transmit your private information are automatically protected by default…

Quran-wearing student punished for taking phone call

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Quran-wearing student punished for taking phone call

Earlier this month, a teacher who wears a hijab was removed from class at Jumide Secondary School in Montreal. The woman said she was taking a call, so she doesn’t think that the school…

How to get the U.S. election system ready for 2020

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How to get the U.S. election system ready for 2020

By Rick Just, Elena Schneider, Brian A. Willson, and Matt Dayhoff, Working on weekends to block for elections officials in the United States and around the world, diplomats and electoral experts say they’re doing…