‘Swole’, ‘buzzy’ among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Latest additions include mostly new words, or phrases, with some old words offering new meanings

Keep pets away from gardens to prevent food-borne illness

Many of the pathogens affecting food safety come from the intestinal systems of animals

Canada’s Viola Desmond $10 bill named best banknote in the world

Bill marks growing recognition of first black person to appear on regularly circulating Canadian banknote

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Story of Thailand cave boys’ rescue coming to Netflix

Netflix says it will join with production company for Crazy Rich Asians to make a film about dramatic rescue

Fashion Fridays: How to style your white blouse

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

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Be wary of robot emotions; ‘simulated love is never love’

Research has shown that people have a tendency to project human traits onto robots

Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now

Globalization, fast fashion, economies of scale, social media and offshore production causing overconsumption

Harry and Meghan’s royal baby: Questions asked and answered

The couple is keeping many details about Meghan’s pregnancy and birth plan private

Trudeau to be portrayed on ‘Simpsons’ episode

Toronto journalist who’s posted videos of himself doing impressions of the PM voiced him for the show

Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

Hawaii was shocked to learn the Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name “Aloha Poke”

France rebuffs Trump for suggesting ‘flying water tankers’ to fight Notre Dame fire

Trump’s advice was shut down in a series of tweets from the French interior ministry

High-end hostels offer ‘flashpackers’ affordable luxuries, social connection

Budget-conscious guests can still pick up a key card to a 10-person room for roughly $30 per night during off-season

Diana? Alice? Elizabeth? Britons bet on new royal baby name

Harry and Meghan haven’t announced the baby’s gender or due date

Trivago guy arrested in Texas for drunk driving

Discount hotel website actor arrested on a misdemeanour driving while intoxicated charge

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes show up on cars, porches in Mississippi

Resident Jordan Lewis described the Belhaven neighbourhood as a quirky one

Girl not amused by ‘SNL’ joke about her disabled pet chicken

The chicken is learning to walk with a custom wheelchair

‘NDN CAR:’ Manitoba man fights to keep vanity plate referencing song

First Nation man got licence plate referring to song ‘Indian Cars’ by Indigenous musician Keith Secola

Happy National Pet Day: Here’s a look at the six richest pets of all time

From Boo the Pomeranian to Grumpy Cat, these six pets had more money than most people see in a lifetime

Oprah Winfrey keynotes annual Women in the World summit

Winfrey speaker at the 10th annual Women in the World summit in New York City’s Lincoln Center