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Two former Home Capital brokers penalized by Ontario regulator
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Two former Home Capital brokers penalized by Ontario regulator

Signage for Home Trust Co., a subsidiary of Home Capital Group Inc., stands outside the company’s headquarters in Toronto, on Thursday, May 4, 2017. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg)

A Canadian regulator said it disciplined two mortgage brokers who funneled business to Home …

The next 100 days will be even worse: Right-wing bigots urge Trump to sign anti-LGBT order allowing broad discrimination
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The next 100 days will be even worse: Right-wing bigots urge Trump to sign anti-LGBT order allowing broad discrimination

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Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday that would allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against LGBT people following months of pressure from right-wing groups.

Politico reports that Trump …

Here’s how states are lagging in filling police vacancies and providing adequate infrastructure
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Here’s how states are lagging in filling police vacancies and providing adequate infrastructure

Given the deteriorating law and order situation and increase in crime across states, it is not surprising that the Supreme Court pulled up six states with the highest vacancies in police departments. (Source: PTI)

Given the deteriorating law and order …

The Power of the Troublemaker
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The Power of the Troublemaker

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As a veteran educator, I have encountered my share of “troublemaker” students—those who talk when they should be quiet, stand up when they should sit down, and generally find endless ways to turn the order of …

Trump Whiplash: It’s a thing, and I’m suing
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Trump Whiplash: It’s a thing, and I’m suing

Way back when the Earth was still round and 2 + 2 equaled 4 with admirable consistency, my neck didn’t hurt as much.

Now it hurts a lot. I blame President Donald Trump and I plan to sue him for …

Give thanks to EMTs for their dedication to a dangerous profession
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Give thanks to EMTs for their dedication to a dangerous profession

FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo died after she was struck by her ambulance in the Bronx in March.

The tragic death in March of FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo — mowed down by a crazed man who jumped into her ambulance — …

Wild brawl breaks out at rally against CUNY’s commencement speaker civil-rights activist Linda Sarsour
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Wild brawl breaks out at rally against CUNY’s commencement speaker civil-rights activist Linda Sarsour

Assemblyman Dov Hikind speaks with (l.) Pamela Geller at a rally in front of CUNY on East 42nd St. and 3rd Ave. over CUNY’s choice of Muslim-American activist Linda Sarsour as commencement speaker on Thursday May 25, 2017

A raucous …

These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits
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These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits

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When you go in for your first day of work, your main source of concern is usually yourself. How do you look? What’s the work-life balance like? How does your salary compare to that of your peers? Are …

Official forensic regulator calls for increase to legal aid funding
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Official forensic regulator calls for increase to legal aid funding

Defence lawyers need additional legal aid funding to help them check and challenge the increasing complexity of digital evidence gathered for criminal prosecutions, the official forensic science regulator has warned.

Dr Gillian Tully told the Forensics Europe Expo in London …

The U.N. Celebrates World Press Freedom Day By Declaring War On The Media
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The U.N. Celebrates World Press Freedom Day By Declaring War On The Media

Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day, an annual event celebrating the media’s vital role in a free society.

But there isn’t much reason to celebrate.

The United Nations (UN), the hypocritical host of the event, has become a global menace …