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What you don't know when you buy this season's fashion trends
The temptation to buy new clothes is in every store's display window. But the real price is not the one you pay. Is ethical fashion the next big thing?

The Trump-fueled 'safe spaces' for anti-Semitism few American Jews ever see
Most urban American Jews don't see the anti-Semitic white nationalism that's brewing in small, conservative, predominantly white towns across the U.S. But if Trump loses, the ground's already prepared to blame the Jews.

Trump adviser: There's no anti-Semitic sentiment among Trump supporters
Rejecting ADL study that shows Trump supporters behind most of online abuse of Jewish journalists, David Friedman says danger to Jews in U.S. is on the left, not on the right.

Ignoring travel warnings, 20,000 Israelis flood Egypt's Sinai over holidays
The 22-percent rise over last year reflects record number of Israelis ignoring government warnings, burgeoning number of Jewish Israelis visiting Egyptian peninsula.


Joe Arpaio officially charged with contempt

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio walks through a crowd at a Donald Trump rally in August. (AP)The charge puts the 84-year-old Arizona sheriff in a tough spot as he seeks a seventh term in office.

Trump?s name isn't golden for some properties

The front of Trump Tower in New York. (Getty Images)Tenants of a Trump building in New York want his name removed from the front of the structure.

As political donors, Cubs' owners taking big swings
Joe Ricketts and his wife, Marlene, have given at least $32 million to GOP candidates and causes since 2010.

Face of the 2016 immigration debate

Karla Ortiz with her mother, Francisca Ortiz, at the Democratic National Convention. (Alex Wong/AP)Karla Ortiz, 11, appeared at the DNC and became a voice for children who fear their immigrant parents may be deported.

 Most Popular

Iraqi army's elite force pauses advance near Mosul

Iraqi special forces soldiers drive in a desert near MosulBy Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - An elite unit of the Iraqi army paused its week-long advance on Mosul as it approached the city's eastern edge on Tuesday, waiting for other U.S.-backed forces to close in on Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq. On the ninth day of the offensive on Mosul, government forces and allied Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are still fighting their way towards the outer limits of the northern city, in the early stages of an assault which could become the biggest military operation in Iraq in over a decade. The first force to get near to Mosul, advancing to within two kilometers (just over a mile) of Iraq's second largest city, was the elite U.S.-trained Counter Terrorism Service (CTS).

Philippines Duterte tells U.S. to forget about defense deal 'if I stay longer'

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks before his departure for Japan, at the Ninoy Aquino International airport in Paranaque, Metro ManilaPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the United States on Tuesday, saying he did not start a fight with Washington and it could forget about a military agreement between both countries if he were to be in power longer. Duterte said he was against the presence of any foreign troops in his country and the United States could "forget" an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the Philippines, if he stayed longer, without elaborating. The United States, he said, should not treat the Philippines "like a dog with a leash", adding to confusion about the future the longtime allies' ties.

NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank

NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg addresses a news conference after the NATO-Russia Council at the Alliance headquarters in BrusselsBy Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia's borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow. With Russia's aircraft carrier heading to Syria in a show of force along Europe's shores, alliance defense ministers aim to make good on a July promise by NATO leaders to send forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland from early next year. The United States hopes for binding commitments from Europe to fill four battle groups of some 4,000 troops, part of NATO's response to Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and concern it could try a similar tactic in Europe's ex-Soviet states.

Workers wield sledgehammers to tear down Calais "Jungle"

Migrants are seen in silhouette near flames from a burning makeshift shelter on the second day of the evacuation of migrants and their transfer to reception centers in France, as part of the dismantlement of the camp called the "Jungle" in CalaisBy Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French workers began demolishing the "Jungle" shanty town in Calais on Tuesday, wielding sledgehammers to tear down makeshift dwellings as their former residents - migrants seeking entry to Britain - were moved out. Police equipped with water cannon stood guard over the demolition, while hundreds of migrants - some of whom have lived in the scrubland on the northern French coast for months or years - waited for buses to take them for resettlement across France. "The migrants have known for a long time this was going to happen," the Calais region's prefect, Fabienne Buccio, told Reuters after arriving at the camp escorted by between 150 and 200 riot police.


Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.

Trump: 'No interest' in Trump TV; campaign debuts show

Trump: 'No interest' in Trump TV; campaign debuts showDonald Trump said Tuesday he has no interest in a "Trump TV" media venture should he lose the election, a notion that has persisted this week after a television-like alternative to the network ...

Man arrested outside Miranda Kerr's home charged with mayhem
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man in an attack on a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month.

Beatty becomes first US author to win Man Booker Prize

US author Paul Beatty poses at a photocall in London on October 24, 2016Paul Beatty has became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout", which the novelist said should not be read as a "mono-directional" take on race. The jury behind the world's most prestigious English-language literary award said the novel was a "shocking and unexpectedly funny" portrayal of Beatty's native Los Angeles, using satire to explore racial equality in a fictional neighbourhood. Beatty said readers should think of the novel as a work of fiction rather than solely focusing on race.


Asia stocks slide after Wall Street losses, oil drops on glut concerns

A man looks at an electronic board showing the Japanese yen's exchange rate against Euro outside a brokerage in Tokyo, JapanAsian shares tumbled in early trade on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Wall Street, which pulled back on disappointing earnings, while the dollar inched down from a seven-month high and oil prices slid. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.3 percent. Japan's Nikkei lost 0.2 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI dropped 0.8 percent and Australia fell 1.4 percent.

Apple's holiday surprise: big sales, not so big profits

A customer buys the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. store in Los AngelesApple Inc posted its third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales on Tuesday and forecast slimmer-than-expected profit margins over the upcoming holiday season even as it projected record sales, sending its shares down. "In essence, in China and elsewhere, while Apple?s products are still seen favorably, the distance between Apple and its competitors is nowhere near as great as it once was," Neil Saunders, head of retail research firm Conlumino, wrote in a note. Apple shares fell 2.8 percent to $114.99 in after-hours trading.

U.S. judge approves $14.7 billion deal in VW diesel scandal

An American flag flies next to a Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, CaliforniaBy David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen AG's $14.7 billion deal arising from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back polluting cars in mid-November. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco signed off on VW's settlement with federal and California regulators and the owners of the 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles in a pivotal moment for the world's No. 2 automaker as it tries to move past a scandal that has engulfed it for more than a year. VW admitted in September 2015 to installing secret software in its diesel cars to cheat exhaust emissions tests and make them appear cleaner in testing than they really were.

AT&T aims to break from streaming crowd with Time Warner

Ticker and trading information for telecoms company AT&T are displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the NYSEBy Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - AT&T is betting its purchase of Time Warner Inc will give the company an edge in winning subscribers for its live internet television package, a new front in media that is about to become crowded by technology players. The DirecTV Now service coming to the market next month will offer the kind of live programming on multiple channels now available primarily through traditional cable providers. DirecTV's price will be in the middle, at $35 a month for more than 100 channels, AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Tuesday.

 CBC Technology & Science

Seniors watch twice as much television as young people do, CRTC numbers show
cable television

Canadians are watching less TV and radio but consuming more media than ever before, new numbers from the CRTC show.

Tidal turbines can be put in Bay of Fundy, at least for now
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Bay of Fundy fishermen have failed in their bid to stop the deployment of electricity-generating turbines in the Minas Basin near Parrsboro, N.S.

Forensic isotope analysis points cold case investigation north to Canada
Jane Doe 1999

There is an old saying that you are what you eat, and it turns out it might hold the clue to unraveling the mysterious identity of a woman found dead nearly two decades ago in Wisconsin, who may have been raised in Canada.

BlackBerry unveils latest smartphone designed by outside firm

BlackBerry has released the DTEK60, its second smartphone designed and built externally, marking the latest development in the company's push away from manufacturing handsets as it focuses more on its security software.

 Netflix Top 10

The Revenant

Set in the 1820s American frontier, this snowy thriller follows fur trapper Hugh Glass as he relentlessly seeks retribution against the companions who left him for dead in the Missouri River's icy waters after he was mauled by a bear.

Game of Thrones

Originally airing on HBO, this live-action fantasy series -- based on George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels -- charts the violent efforts of competing noble families to gain control of the vacant Westeros throne.

Bridge of Spies

At the height of the Cold War in 1960, the downing of an American spy plane and the pilot's subsequent capture by the Soviets draws Brooklyn attorney James Donovan into the middle of an intense effort to secure the aviator's release.


After emigrating from Ireland, Eilis Lacey readily adapts to the vastly different New York City, where she falls for a young Italian. But when tragedy pulls her back to her hometown, she finds her loyalties divided between two nations -- and two men.

In the Heart of the Sea

Revisiting the incredible true tale of the whaling ship Essex, which was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale in 1820, this historical drama chronicles the crew's horrific 90-day struggle to survive amid storms, hunger and despair.

The Hateful Eight

In Quentin Tarantino's stylish Western set in post-Civil War Wyoming, eight travelers stranded at a stagecoach way station -- including bounty hunters, outlaws and former soldiers -- become enmeshed in a duplicitous plot as a savage blizzard rages outside.

The Big Short

Before the housing and credit bubble of 2007 triggers an international economic meltdown, a handful of financial outsiders sees the crash coming and bets against the big banks in a daring play that could reap them huge profits.


After 10 years of trying to mass-market the revolutionary floor mop she had invented, housewife Joy Mangano strikes gold with a personal pitch on QVC that turns her Miracle Mop into an overnight marketing miracle.


Putting a new twist on the Rocky Balboa legend, this spinoff drama follows young boxer Adonis Johnson Creed, the son of Rocky's onetime nemesis Apollo Creed. Looking for a mentor, Adonis travels to Philadelphia to ask for Rocky's help.

Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Extending the Star Wars epic's historical arc and set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, this full-throttle adventure features familiar faces and new characters, including planetary scavenger Rey and incomparable X-wing pilot Poe.

 Jewish World

Debris from crusader attack on Queen of Jerusalem found on Mount Zion
Archaeologists discover layer of ash from the young crusader knight's assault to retake Jerusalem from the regent queen Melisande, who felt her son wasn't ready to rule yet.

Report: Corbyn listed Chakrabarti for peerage before asking her to lead anti-Semitism probe
Labour's Chakrabarti knew her name was on list for peerage before agreeing to head probe, party and House of Lords sources tell Telegraph, amid claims that probe that mostly cleared party of anti-Semitism was rigged.

1946: Nazi doctors are indicted
Human experimentation by Nazi Germany would embarrass the global medical community and ultimately change the history of ethics and medical research.

Jewish Americans can't afford to 'sit out' this election, Bill Clinton says
Hillary Clinton's husband adds that Americans should 'disagree the way Israelis do' and that 'this is about tikkun olam,' referring to the Jewish concept of repairing the world.

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