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Flint airport attack: New details emerge about suspect
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Flint airport attack: New details emerge about suspect

In this undated photo released by the FBI, Amor Ftouhi is shown. Ftouhi, of Montreal, shouted "Allahu Akbar" before allegedly stabbing a police officer in the neck at the Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) …

Paul Manafort is reportedly under investigation by the U.S. Treasury’s financial crimes unit
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Paul Manafort is reportedly under investigation by the U.S. Treasury’s financial crimes unit

U.S. Treasury Department agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s work in Eastern Europe have received information this year about Manafort’s offshore financial transactions in Cyprus, The Associated Press reported early Thursday, citing "a person familiar with the case." …

Kawakami: Las Vegas Raiders? Oakland now clearly in NFL’s rear-view mirror
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Kawakami: Las Vegas Raiders? Oakland now clearly in NFL’s rear-view mirror

Las Vegas isn’t looking very likely anymore for Raiders owner Mark Davis after magnate Sheldon Adelson and investment group Goldman-Sachs pulled the plug on the financing plan. (John Locher, File AP Photo)

It’s not Las Vegas vs. Oakland any more, …

Otello review – Kaufmann thrills in a dark, expressionistic staging
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Otello review – Kaufmann thrills in a dark, expressionistic staging

Directed by Keith Warner, the Royal Opera’s new production of Verdi’s Otello marks Jonas Kaufmann’s long-awaited debut in the title role, one frequently regarded as a turning point in the careers of tenors who have tackled it. His interpretation will …

June 22: The old ‘new’ Senate. Plus other letters to the editor
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June 22: The old ‘new’ Senate. Plus other letters to the editor

Governor-General David Johnston takes part in Royal Assent in the Senate on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press)

Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. …

App-based bank, B, unveils new low-rate credit card which won’t charge you for overseas spending
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App-based bank, B, unveils new low-rate credit card which won’t charge you for overseas spending

Digital challenger, B, has launched its first credit card offering free overseas spending, a low interest rate of 9.9 per cent and no transfer fees.

The off-shoot of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks launched in May last year with both a …

Millions of mysterious ‘sea pickles’ swamp US west coast
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Millions of mysterious ‘sea pickles’ swamp US west coast

A rare, tiny marine creature known as the “unicorn of the sea” has swarmed in its millions on the west coast of America, ruining fishermen’s nets and baffling scientists who are scrambling to find out more about them.

Fishers along …

Failure to launch, from North Korea
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Failure to launch, from North Korea

FILE – In this May 10, 2016, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at parade participants at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type …

Kauai: Koloa Rum tasting at Kilohana Plantation
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Kauai: Koloa Rum tasting at Kilohana Plantation

The Koloa Rum tasting room in Kauai welcomes visitors with flights of white, gold, dark and spiced rum tastes. (Jackie Burrell/Bay Area News Group)

Over the last decade, craft distilleries have sprung up in Maui, Oahu and Kauai. You can …

Truck-driving is a modern form of indentured slavery
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Truck-driving is a modern form of indentured slavery

USA Today undertook a year-long investigation into southern California truckers, so-called "independent contractors" who form a critical link from America’s busiest port to the rest of the country, and found that drivers are sunk into deep pits of debt due …