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'The Right Stuff' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88 Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of 'new journalism' who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, has died at the age of
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blood donor who saved millions gives his last pint James Harrison, nicknamed 'the man with the golden arm,' makes his last blood donation after donating blood 1,173 times and saving the lives of over 2.4 million babies over several decades.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan ends its eight-quarter streak of economic expansion Japan ends its best run of growth in decades after the economy shrinks by more than 0.6 per cent.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea says it may reconsider summit with Trump North Korea throws next months summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump into doubt by threatening to pull out of the meeting if Washington continues to push it for denuclearization.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian city struggles with 'world's worst air' Kanpur, home to 3 million people, is followed by 13 other Indian cities in a list of the places with the worst air in the world, according to rankings released this month by the World Health Organisation.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meghan Markle's father will likely skip royal wedding The father of Meghan Markle says he may not attend his daughter's wedding to Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday because of a heart procedure.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert Explosions intensified on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and triggering a red alert for aircraft for the first time since the latest eruption began 12 days ago.
The Globe and Mail | May 16, 2018 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau calls Trans Mountain imperative for Canadas economy Justin Trudeau continues to insist the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will get built, as Kinder Morgans May 31 deadline nears. In Calgary on Tuesday, the Prime Minister said the government is working hard behind the scenes.
The Globe and Mail | May 15, 2018 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ottawa contributing $40-million to railway crossing project in Edmonton Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that the federal government will contribute $40-million to a new railway crossing in Edmonton. The city and Alberta will cover the remaining $47-million needed for the project.
The Globe and Mail | May 15, 2018 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being full of love Jason Priestley says he worked on two films with fellow Canadian actor Margot Kidder, who died on Sunday at age 69. Priestley recalls Kidder, who played Lois Lane in several Superman films, as a beautiful soul.
The Globe and Mail | May 15, 2018 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend