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Crude dips as Trump says he will not accept high oil prices

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized OPEC on Friday for output curbs that have helped raise global oil prices and said “artificially” high prices would not be accepted, drawing rebukes from oil-producing countries as prices dipped following his remarks. “Looks like OPEC is at it again. With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including…

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'We need to rethink the entire plastics industry': Why banning plastic straws isn't enough

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink is a CBC News series about recycling. We’re exploring why our communities are at a turning point and exploring ways to recycle better. You can be part of the conversation by joining our Facebook group. Britain announced this week that it plans to ban the sale of single-use plastic straws, as support for similar bans grows…

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Traffik

“Traffik” begins with that classic cinematic lie “inspired by true events” and ends with statistics for women who have been victims of human trafficking. Between these two bookends is a steaming pile of exploitative horse manure masquerading as a feature concerned with the sexual enslavement of women. Movies of this ilk have existed since the…

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I Went to a Weed Retreat for Women and Swore I'd Never Smoke Again

“Make yourself at home and always puff, puff, pass!” That’s the first—and only—”rule” you’ll read under the FAQ section of the Ganja Goddess Getaway’s pink brochure. Inside, you’ll get an intro to the female-only, cannabis-focused retreat that suggests the weekend is a time for women to “renew by connecting to the cannabis plant and each…

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