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Barely a week goes by without some kind of tech scandal. The global tech-lash is growing. Here’s a look at what the so-called “Big Five” — Apple, Google parent company Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft — are doing, and how Canada stacks up. https://t.co/5Phz1C9eCj
Halifax police had a busy Friday night arresting suspected impaired drivers, including one who was nabbed after crashing into a police cruiser. Three men aged 28, 29, and 56, and a 20-year-old woman were all charged in separate incidents. https://t.co/lqK4Zqi4qn
For the first time in a generation, there is no captain steering the S.S. Oscar steamship on Sunday night, writes Vinay Menon. It’s like an NFL team with no quarterback or a church service with no pastor or Justin Trudeau with no Gerald Butts. https://t.co/14oqSPeFQ4
Mourners will descend upon the Cunard Centre today for the funeral of Ahmad, Rola, Mohamad, Olam, Hala, Rana and Abdullah Barho, the seven children who died in a fast-moving house fire last Tuesday. https://t.co/qP7oqAreM1
The girlfriend of Tylor McInnis didn’t sleep the night the 26-year-old Halifax man was killed. Something “just didn’t seem right.” https://t.co/cy1atbGSdD
Beyond wishful thinking, the political mood in much of Europe — exhausted, divided and under threat from far-right forces — is grim at this halfway mark in the Trump presidency, Tony Burman writes.
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My husband and partner of 15 years abruptly decided that he didn’t want to be married to me anymore. I never saw it coming. He always said he loved me but one morning, he completely changed. #AskEllie
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Going on Tinder alone can be pretty sad. So now, sip and swipe parties are a thing. Would you choose a potential mate around a group of friends?
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It’s been a crazy week in Ottawa and the damage reports are starting to roll in, writes @ChantalHbert. https://t.co/fHRagUptA6

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A humble soul: Matthew Wuest, Metro sports reporter and @CapGeek founder, dies of cancer. http://t.co/kNnLbVPfsV
'A childhood memory people get to live over and over again': Beloved 95-year-old gopher tortoise named Gus has been charming visitors to in since 194#Halifax2 🐢 https://t.co/nv2qlSJxOu
THIS PHOTO. Name something more Halifax, we'll wait. @trailerparkboys x Crosby
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Elizabeth Eden said she ate a poppy seed bagel on the same morning that she went into labour. While she was having contractions, a doctor came into her hospital room and informed her that she’d tested positive for opiates. https://t.co/F69lok1Lp5
NHL superstar Sidney Crosby at 30: The can't miss 'kid' who didn't @penguins https://t.co/CuySdQWX03
#HaliLadyCab: Women offering drives for others wary of taking Halifax taxis https://t.co/jSHwh1ZjuG
Halifax staff report moving forward on naming street after Sidney Crosby of @penguins https://t.co/RrfYlbdXpY
Remember the one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving chocolate company in Nova Scotia? Well, Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish has committed to hiring 50 refugees by 2022, and to mentor 10 refugee-run start-ups over the next few years.

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Halifax ranked one of friendliest cities in the world, only Canadian city to make 2017 list https://t.co/nmtRqw3c9g https://t.co/iH7Gn98Kj8
Eric Marshall, 13, has been #missing since 10 AM on Saturday, May 5. If you have any information, please contact Halifax Regional Police, or at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). https://t.co/69JiuuX5Ix
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