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An Oxford philosopher who's inspired Elon Musk thinks mass surveillance might be the only way to save humanity from doom

An Oxford philosopher who's inspired Elon Musk thinks mass surveillance might be the only way to save humanity from doom

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Philosopher Nick Bostrom has argued that humans could be living in a Matrix-style simulation. At the TED 2019 conference in Vancouver, Canada, Bostrom posited another idea...
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Seattle NHL arena not expected to open until middle of 2021

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Team President Tod Leiweke said Thursday the delay could end up affecting some other plans for the franchise, including the hopes of hosting the 2021 NHL draft.
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Whitecaps take on Orlando after grabbing first win of MLS season

3 hours ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Whitecaps finally have a win in the books but there was little time for celebration this week. Less than 24 hours after posting a 1-0 victory over Los...
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As Vancouver fights over 4-20, Seattle's Hempfest enjoys tolerance, some support

6 hours ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - They both came from humble beginnings: small protests against marijuana prohibition where activists smoked weed in public, boldly defying what they considered an...
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Some Whitecaps fan walk out in solidarity against ex-coach

Some Whitecaps fan walk out in solidarity against ex-coach

17 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Hundreds of Vancouver Whitecaps fans walked out during a game to protest the handling of decade-old abuse and harassment allegations against a...
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Nova Scotia judge briefly extends creditor protection for Quadriga exchange

22 hours ago   |   National Post

HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia judge has temporarily extended QuadrigaCX's reprieve from its creditors, as the cryptocurrency exchange continues its transition into bankruptcy. The...
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In the news today, April 18

1 day ago   |   National Post

Five stories in the news for Thursday, April 18 -- KENNEY'S ‘TURN OFF TAPS' PLEDGE HEARD IN B.C. Jason Kenney's Alberta election victory sent ripples of enthusiasm and concern...
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Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke to enter NBA draft

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke, who led the nation in blocked shots this season, plans to skip his senior year and enter the NBA draft. Under new NCAA rules...
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Veteran CFL official Dave Hawkshaw receiving officiating position with NFL

1 day ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - The CFL has lost one of its senior officials. The NFL announced via Twitter on Thursday that Dave Hawkshaw of North Vancouver, B.C., a 14-year CFL veteran, was one of...
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Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law - and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap

Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law - and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

College kids are renting mansions in Vancouver for cheap, reported Natalie Wong and Natalie Obiko Pearson of Bloomberg . Mansion owners in Vancouver are trying to rent their...
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'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

The man, in his late 60s, used a golf club to fight back. Read more ...

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

President Trump lashed out at the “Crazy Mueller Report” early Friday, apparently taking aim at former White House counsel Don McGahn, and suggesting that parts of it were... Read more ...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

A French judicial police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral but don't have a green light to search Notre Dame's charred interior because of... Read more ...

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines - Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves... Read more ...

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, or a moderate risk. Read more ...

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without consent

It's the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm. Read more ...