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Massive crowds at women’s marches greet Trump presidency with historic defiance

TheStar.com (Daniel Dale - Washington Bureau) — WASHINGTON—Massive crowds of women thronged the streets of cities across America and around the world Saturday to demonstrate against Donald Trump , marking the divisive...
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Public health officials say nearly 200 affected by mystery illness at Humber College

TheStar.com (Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter, Fakiha Baig - Staff Reporter) — The number of people sickened by a mysterious outbreak at Humber College has risen to nearly 200 as officials race to figure out its cause, Toronto Public Health said Saturday. The illness ...
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Penny Oleksiak takes a rare moment off to accept Lou Marsh Trophy

TheStar.com (Morgan Campbell - Staff Reporter) — Even after Penny Oleksiak’s four-medal performance at the Rio Olympics vaulted her from talented teenager to national star, her coach, Ben Titley, issued an edict: No missing practice...
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Fog may cause near-zero visibility in GTA, warns Environment Canada

TheStar.com (Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter) — Foggy conditions may cause near-zero visibility in Toronto and the GTA Saturday night, creating dangerous driving conditions, Environment Canada warns. Environment Canada issued the fog...
  • New: 5 hr 15 min ago

Brit and Canadian trying to attend Women’s March on Washington turned away at U.S. border

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — A U.K. national in Canada on a student visa says he and a friend were turned away at the U.S. border because they were planning on attending the Women’s March on Washington. Joe Kroese...
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Trump, Trudeau talk economy and exports in first contact since inauguration

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump on his inauguration. The Prime Minister’s Office says the two men spoke by phone Saturday,...
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Canadian court issues ruling in legal battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — Both sides found positives in a Canadian court ruling issued Friday in a David and Goliath legal battle between oil giant Chevron and a group of Ecuadorian villagers. The villagers are using...
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Marijuana growers look to cut costs as prices fall

TheStar.com (Jack Kaskey - Bloomberg) — The increasing supply of legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for growers as prices plunge — and an opportunity for companies that can help cut production costs. Prices...
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Tornado kills 4 in south Mississippi

TheStar.com (Jeff Amy And Rebecca Santana - The Associated Press) — HATTIESBURG, MISS. — Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night...
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Canadians rally in support of Women’s March on Washington

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — Protests are being held across Canada today in support of the Women's March on Washington. Demonstrations have been planned in virtually every major Canadian city as well as many smaller...
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Hydro rates may be rich, but so too is our lifestyle: Micallef

TheStar.com (Shawn Micallef - Living Columnist) — In the median on the south side of Queen St. and University Ave. is Toronto’s Sir Adam Beck Memorial, complete with a little waterfall. The large 1934 monument is by Emanuel Hahn, the...
  • 15 hr 38 min ago

This dog’s purpose went beyond entertainment: Menon

TheStar.com (Vinay Menon - Columnist) — Dogs and cats do not want to be movie stars. They just want to be loved. These two simple truths could go a long way in safeguarding Hollywood animals. Although four-legged stars are better...
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Inaugural Balls are President Trump’s first presidential party

TheStar.com (Elahe Izadi - The Washington Post) — WASHINGTON—The Inauguration Day festivities roll into the evening as the new president and first lady make their way to the three official presidential balls to greet supporters and...
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Trump’s first executive order seeks repeal of Obamacare

TheStar.com (Ken Thomas And Josh Boak - Associated Press) — WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor’s signature health care...
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Republicans step up push for Arctic drilling in wildlife refuge

TheStar.com (Alex Nussbaum - Bloomberg) — Far above the Arctic Circle, one of the longest-running controversies in U.S. oil drilling is about to reignite. Buoyed by Donald Trump’s election , Republicans are pushing to allow...
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Canada-wide warrant issued for man after court mix-up

TheStar.com (Brennan Doherty - Staff Reporter) — A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a Toronto man, facing criminal charges, who was able to leave the Toronto East courthouse Friday morning after an alleged miscommunication between...
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Short and unsweet, Trump’s inauguration speech puts America first: Analysis

TheStar.com (Mitch Potter - Foreign Affairs Writer) — With unadorned words to a threadbare crowd, President Donald Trump set a tone of stark nativist redemption Friday, cataloguing bleakness at every turn and vowing to place America forever...
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Manitoba premier criticized for indigenous night hunting 'race war' comments

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — WINNIPEG—Manitoba’s premier is being criticized for saying indigenous people shouldn’t be night hunting and that the practice is creating a “race war.” ...
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Trump cabinet has least academic degrees than any cabinet in 24 years

TheStar.com (Tracy Jan - The Washington Post) — As his cabinet nominees were grilled by the Senate on the eve of his inauguration, then-President-elect Donald Trump declared that “We have by far the highest IQ of any Cabinet ever...
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Leafs expected better against Rangers: Feschuk

TheStar.com (Dave Feschuk - Sports Columnist) — Say this about the Maple Leafs’ no-show against the Rangers on Thursday: It was a milestone of sorts. No, we’re not referring to Mike Babcock’s 56th loss as the...
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Blog Articles

Raptors humbled by Hornets amid injury woes

Raptors Republic (Scott Hastie) — The Charlotte Hornets handed Toronto their worst loss of the season on Friday night, beating them 113-78. From the moment the line-ups were official, it was easy to predict how this game would...
  • 13 hr 6 min ago

Raptors 905 hang on against Nets, move to 2-0 at D-League Showcase

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Tavares and Leslie contribute big double-doubles in a buzzer-to-buzzer victory. Raptors 905 hang on against Nets, move to 2-0 at D-League Showcase originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop...
  • 22 hr 47 min ago

Raptors-Hornets Reaction Podcast – No show in Charlotte

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — A potential playoff preview? Raptors-Hornets Reaction Podcast – No show in Charlotte originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Raptors get Kemba’d, lose 113-78 to Hornets

SBN: Raptors HQ (John Gaudes) — A pitiful effort on both ends sunk the Raptors. Blame the schedule, injuries, or whatever you want — the Raptors aren’t playing to their capability at this juncture of the season. In the last...
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Quick Reaction: Raptors 78, Hornets 113

Raptors Republic (Anthony Doyle) — Toronto 78 Final Box Score 113 Charlotte D N. Powell26 MIN, 4 PTS, 4 REB, 0 AST, 2-9 FG, 0-4 3FG, 0-0 FT, 0 BLK, 1 TO, -26 +/- Norm has really been off lately. Both offensively, where he...
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Pre-game news & notes: DeRozan thoughts and a lot of injury updates

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — A whole lot of question marks for the Raptors. Pre-game news & notes: DeRozan thoughts and a lot of injury updates originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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Power Forward Friday: The cost of Carmelo Anthony

SBN: Raptors HQ (John Gaudes) — The weekly search for the ideal power forward heard a vague rumour. With the All-Star starters announced, we’ve leapt another hurdle as we race full speed toward the trade deadline. That means...
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The Odd Couple

Raptors Republic (Gavin MacPherson) — After a long search the Raptors may have found their frontcourt partner for Jonas Valanciunas and done so in typical Raptors fashion. The Odd Couple originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN...
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Updating the Raptors Win Total Projections for 2016-17: 40 Games Left

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Hackett) — How great are the Raptors really playing? And if they keep it up, how many wins are they likely to end up with? This is a quick update to the attempt at a Raptors ’ season win total projection...
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Give me a Minute! The Raptors Rest Problem

Raptors Republic (Cameron Dorrett) — Watching the Raptors struggle to get up the court Wednesday night, exaggerated by the exciting but admittedly eye-opening trail left in Sullinger’s errr…wide berth, the need for rest became...
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Dinos & Digits: DeMar DeRozan, All-Star Starter

SBN: Raptors HQ (Russell Peddle) — This week, we look at DeMar DeRozan’s All-Star selection, the best backcourt duos in the NBA, Raptors comebacks, and more. Welcome back to Dinos & Digits , a column where we dive into the...
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Raptors take on vaunted foe, the Charlotte Hornets: Preview, Game Time and More

SBN: Raptors HQ (Matt Teague) — The banged up Raptors take to the road to visit the struggling Hornets. The Raptors first meeting with the Charlotte Hornets on November 11th was a straight up slug fest. Led by DeRozan’s 34...
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Gameday: Raptors @ Hornets, Jan. 20

Raptors Republic (Joshua Priemski) — Oh, hey. It’s the Charlotte Hornets again. The Toronto Raptors eeked out a win against the Hornets in Charlotte back in November, 113-111, but much has changed since then. The Hornets are...
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Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, Jan 20 – Midterm grades

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — William Lou fills in for regular host Blake Murphy and dishes out midterm grades for the Raptors. – Grading every Raptor (thanks to Justin Rowan for the idea) – Dwane Casey and Masai...
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Morning Coffee – Fri, Jan 20

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — Kyle Lowry should be starting for East in NBA All-Star Game – USA Today Among guards in the East, he has the best true-shooting percentage (64.2%), which measures percentage of made foul...
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DeRozan Named to NBA All-Star Game as a Starter

SBN: Raptors HQ (Stephen Campbell) — And we back, and we back and we back. It’s official. DeMar DeRozan has been voted into the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 19. Get fired up. DeRozan was chosen to...
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Fans get it half-right: DeRozan voted to start in the East

Raptors Republic (Sam Holako) — The NBA announced the starters for the 2017 All-Star game, and another last minute surge in fan voting (the same one that got Lowry in last year) helped secure DeMar a starting spot. We say...
  • 2 days ago

Bringing Up Bebe Week 13: Try not to get hurt

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Despite a couple of wins, and some solid play, we are concerned about Lucas Nogueira’s current status. One of the overriding concerns on everyone’s mind in a rec league basketball game, beyond...
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Mini-Mailbag: Sullinger’s role, 905 call-ups, #FreeBruno, and more

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — LIVE from the D-League Showcase. Mini-Mailbag: Sullinger’s role, 905 call-ups, #FreeBruno, and more originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
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The Five Year Outlook

Raptors Republic (Andrew Thompson) — Things are going about as well in Raptors land as they ever have. But taking a look at where this team is headed five years from now offers some direction for what they should do right now. The...
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