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Review: Will Smith-led 'Emancipation' is an action thriller

Review: Will Smith-led 'Emancipation' is an action thriller

It comes as some relief that Antoine Fuqua's “Emancipation,” starring Will Smith as a runaway slave in Civil War-era Louisiana, is not, at least traditionally speaking, an Oscar movie.
November home sales down 20%, year-to-date sales on track for record: Calgary board

November home sales down 20%, year-to-date sales on track for record: Calgary board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says the city's November home sales dipped by more than 20 per cent since the same time last year, but 2022 is still on track to set a record.
The mind behind the Rubik’s Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

The mind behind the Rubik’s Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

NEW YORK (AP) — If you've ever had trouble solving a Rubik’s Cube, a good piece of advice is to break it down into steps. It's worth a shot: That advice is from the man who invented it.
Cdn. tech sector participation and pay gaps persist and in some cases, worsen: report

Cdn. tech sector participation and pay gaps persist and in some cases, worsen: report

TORONTO — A new report shows women, people of colour and immigrants in Canada's tech sector saw employment and pay inequities persist — and in some cases, worsen — between 2001 and 2016.
Banks outline downturn prep in latest earnings results while still talking growth

Banks outline downturn prep in latest earnings results while still talking growth

TORONTO — From boosting cash on hand to cutting staff, Canadian banks are taking a variety of strategies to prepare for a widely expected economic slowdown in the year ahead.
Canadian ‘father’ of evidence-based medicine wins global Einstein Foundation award

Canadian ‘father’ of evidence-based medicine wins global Einstein Foundation award

A Hamilton researcher has won an international prize for work that jurors say makes him the "father of evidence-based medicine." The Berlin-based Einstein Foundation Award named Dr.
Max Beckmann self-portrait sold at German auction for $20.7M

Max Beckmann self-portrait sold at German auction for $20.7M

BERLIN (AP) — A self-portrait painted during World War II by German expressionist artist Max Beckmann sold Thursday in Berlin for 20 million euros ($20.7 million), a price that appears to be a record for an art auction in Germany.
Racism uproar at home threatens to eclipse royal visit to US

Racism uproar at home threatens to eclipse royal visit to US

LONDON (AP) — Renewed allegations of racism at Buckingham Palace threatened to overshadow Prince William’s trip to the United States after campaigners said the palace needed to acknowledge a wider problem that goes beyond one member of staff.
'George & Tammy' pulls back the curtain on country icons

'George & Tammy' pulls back the curtain on country icons

NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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1. “It Starts With Us” by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books) 2. “The Choice” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 3. “The Light We Carry” by Michelle Obama (Crown) 4. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Överlöde” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5.
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