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Burger King loses a whopper of a wrongful dismissal suit

Usha Ram, a veteran Burger King employee in the Vancouver, B.C. area has won a $46,000 judgment after she took home a fish sandwich, fries and pop without paying — mistakenly thinking she had permission.

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Why it helps Trump to hate the press

Washington Post politics blogger Chris Cillizza writes that Donald Trump gets how much his supporters hate the news media, and used Thursday’s press conference to feed that hatred.

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‘The leaks are real … the news is fake’

That was one of a number of jaw-dropping quotes from U.S. President Donald Trump at an impromptu Thursday news conference in which considerable words and energy were spent slagging his favourite whipping boy, the media.

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