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Mavis Gallant: Fiction Writer Dies At 91

Mavis Gallant, best known for her short stories in The New Yorker, died in her Paris home on Tuesday. She was 91. Her agent Georges Borchardt confirmed her passing, saying that she had succumbed to various ailments that had taken her in and out of hospitals for the past three years. Gallant was born Mavis Leslie Young in Montreal, Canada …

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Canadian Man Apologizes For Swimming To Detroit

Causing an international incident is no laughing matter in today’s world of security checks and heavily guarded borders. However, one Canadian man may get off scot-free for illegally crossing into the United States. 47-year-old John Morillo of Windsor, Ontario reportedly drank eight beers and then drunkenly swan across the Detroit River. The feat lead to a joint American-Canadian search after …

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