Globe and Mail dominates 2015 National Newspaper Awards

The Globe and Mail dominated the 67th National Newspaper Awards, winning nine of 21 categories handed out Friday, capped when Joanna Slater, a Globe foreign correspondent, was named 2015 Journalist of the Year for her coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe.
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Kelly: Yes, losing is disappointing, but the Raptors’ season was anything but

When Masai Ujiri was named the new general manager of the Toronto Raptors almost three years ago to the day, he was careful about making promises.
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Raptors eliminated from playoffs after 113-87 loss to Cavaliers in Game 6

Kyle Lowry kept punching, even as the Cleveland Cavaliers appeared in the driver’s seat just minutes from fulfilling the destiny many had prewritten for them before the season began.
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First female tailor in London's swanky Savile Row sets up shop

Savile Row has long been a man's world -- a rich, well-dressed man's world.
For two centuries, men with means have made their way to the legendary street in London to be measured, fitted, and ultimately suited up in fine apparel by male tailors serving the city's wealthiest set.
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Ban on fracking in N.B. will continue indefinitely: minister

FREDERICTON -- A moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, imposed by New Brunswick's Liberal government in December 2014, will remain in place indefinitely, the province's energy minister announced Friday.
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A potential settlement expected to reach billions of dollars could be presented to Manitoba’s Metis as early as September after the Liberal government signalled it is taking steps to fulfill a 146-year-old disagreement over land.
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North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chase

In this file photo, South Korean Navy ships sail near Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. (AP Photo / Yonhap, Kim hyun-tae)
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The San Jose Sharks have come a long way since their first season in 1991

They were lovable losers – heavy emphasis on the lovable part – the San Jose Sharks’ team that entered the NHL in 1991-92.
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What you should watch, read, cook and try this weekend

Movie to watch: Love & Friendship
If you’re looking for a movie to watch this weekend, skip Disney’s sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass and head straight for Whit Stillman’s adaptation of Love & Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny.
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SpaceX pulls off another rocket landing on barge

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.
The first-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
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Power of Gupta family in South Africa has people fearing ‘state capture’

The Gupta brothers grew up in an ordinary city in northern India, where their father imported spices and sold rice from his modest chain of grocery stores.
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Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest

HONOLULU -- Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.
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