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  • A ‘startling turn of events’: Judge rules case points to...
    Mary Shuttleworth was the front seat passenger in her friend’s Pontiac Sunfire on a winding Ontario country road early one rainy morning in 2012 when a pickup truck came around a corner, clipped it on the front headlight, and sent it spinning into a ditch, where it landed “with the… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Monday, July 16, 2018
    Moon Alert We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Virgo. Aries (March 21-April 19) It’s a tricky day. You’re keen to earn money today or deal with the assets of your partner or the details of shared property. This part is good.… ... more
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  • Sadly fitting that Ray Emery’s tragic death at 35 comes un...
    A day after Ray Emery’s dead body was pulled from Hamilton Harbour by a police dive team, there remain many questions. Was the former NHL goaltender just jumping in the water shortly after sunrise on Sunday at the end of a late night or the start of an early morning?… ... more
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  • Giant hogweed, or giant hogwash: Is the threat from Canada...
    Kate Powell is the terrestrial invasive species outreach liaison at the Ontario Federation of Hunters and Anglers — a mouthful of a job title, she admits, and a position that, at least in June and July, requires her to field an abundance of calls and emails from members of the… ... more
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  • Americans blast ‘absurd’ auto tariff proposal in written...
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Absurd.” “Ridiculous.” “Devastating.” “Outrageous.” “Enormously Stupid.” From ordinary Americans to small factory owners and the big-three U.S. car makers, the message to the United States Commerce Department is clear: imposing a 25-per-cent tariff on cars imported from Canada and elsewhere for national security reasons would be a… ... more
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  • Ontario backtracks on sex-ed repeal: Minister says students ...
    TORONTO — Students in Ontario will still be taught about concepts like consent, cyber safety and gender identity this fall despite a plan to scrap the province’s modernized sex-ed curriculum, the education minister said Monday. In an apparent retreat from her earlier position, Lisa Thompson said the portion of the… ... more
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  • Croatia should be proud, Neymar underachieved and dove too m...
    France won the World Cup, but that is far from the whole story. So many players and teams came out of the tournament on towering highs or devastating lows. Here are some of the winners and losers of the 2018 World Cup. Winners Croatia: It’s odd to call a team… ... more
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  • Drowning death of former NHL goalie Ray Emery doesn’t appe...
    HAMILTON — The drowning of former NHL goalie Ray Emery does not appear suspicious, police said. The 35-year-old player whose career spanned 11 seasons drowned in Hamilton Harbour on Sunday. He jumped off a boat near the Leander Boat Club to go swimming, and friends called emergency services at about… ... more
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  • Group of Trudeau youth council members urge Liberal governme...
    OTTAWA — Fissures have appeared inside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s youth council after a group of current and former members publicly urged the Liberal government to reverse its decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. The request was made in a letter to the prime minister signed by 16… ... more
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  • The World Cup changed Russia into an open and welcoming coun...
    MOSCOW — More than anything, Boris Belenkin was excited by the prospect of finally being able to get his hands on some good, quality chewing gum. As the 1980 Summer Olympics approached, Soviet authorities wanted to make sure the tens of thousands of international visitors they were expecting got the… ... more
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  • Wet potpourri strained through old tweed: Why you’re ...
    In an interview two years before his death, food maven Anthony Bourdain described popping into a San Francisco bar for a cold beer, only to gape at what he described as an alien invasion. “I looked around: the entire place was filled with people sitting there with five small glasses… ... more
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  • Cook this: Beets and carrots with cumin and haydari from How...
    Our cookbook of the week is How to Eat a Peach by award-winning British food writer Diana Henry. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. “I cook really simple things at this time of year,â€� says Diana Henry. “The kind… ... more
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  • Cook this: Beets and carrots with cumin and haydari from How...
    Our cookbook of the week is How to Eat a Peach by award-winning British food writer Diana Henry. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. “I cook really simple things at this time of year,â€� says Diana Henry. “The kind… ... more
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  • Holy guacamole! Four pound avocados ‘as big as your head...
    In Australia, $12 will buy you an avocado the size of your cranium. Dubbed the Avozilla, this oversized specimen weighs between 1.2 and 1.8 kg (2.6 and 4 lb). Given that the seed is the same size as a conventional avocado, that’s a lot of guacamole. “There’s certainly a shock… ... more
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  • Holy guacamole! Four pound avocados ‘as big as your head...
    In Australia, $12 will buy you an avocado the size of your cranium. Dubbed the Avozilla, this oversized specimen weighs between 1.2 and 1.8 kg (2.6 and 4 lb). Given that the seed is the same size as a conventional avocado, that’s a lot of guacamole. “There’s certainly a shock… ... more
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  • Nancy Barbato Sinatra, the unshakeable and steadfast first w...
    Nancy Barbato Sinatra, the first wife of singer Frank Sinatra and the mother of his three children, and who remained a comforting source of stability – and home-cooked meals – for the tempestuous entertainer for decades, died July 13 at age 101. Her daughter Nancy Sinatra announced the death on… ... more
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  • England and Belgium in the final? How Goldman Sachs’ compu...
    Goldman Sachs’ statistical model for the World Cup sounded impressive: The investment bank mined data about the teams and individual players, used artificial intelligence to predict the factors that might affect game scores and simulated 1 million possible evolutions of the tournament. The model was updated as the games unfolded,… ... more
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  • Putin schools Trump on how to make an entrance: Arrives late...
    HELSINKI – Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Helsinki almost an hour late, tossed off his jacket while still on the tarmac and climbed into a new Russian-made limousine on its first foreign tour. Those were the first moments of Putin’s arrival for his much-anticipated summit meeting with Trump –… ... more
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  • France’s Kylian Mbappe seals place as global star by flash...
    MOSCOW — For a while now, the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly has needed a challenger: a youngster with a fresh blend of gifts. The game’s gaze is fixed now on Kylian Mbappe, a World Cup winner at 19 years and 207 days. The first teenager since Pele in 1958 to… ... more
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  • After joking about bribing voters with dried moose meat, an ...
    When Everett Gottfried, an incumbent candidate in a northern Alberta municipal election, offered to give a free bag of dry moose meat to anyone who voted for him, the responses on Facebook were good-natured. “Yum!! Where’s the pickup … lol … good luck Everett you have our vote!!!â€� one person… ... more
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  • Three comebacks to remember: Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerbe...
    LONDON — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin… ... more
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  • New Canadian Forces radar worth more than $200 million can...
    The Canadian Army’s newest radar system can’t be linked in to NATO’s air defence networks but the military says it won’t cancel the project worth more than $200 million. The Canadian Army is just now taking delivery of the first Israeli-built radars which are expected to be declared operational by… ... more
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  • Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, 35, drowns in Lake Ontario near...
    Hamilton police say former NHL goalie Ray Emery has drowned in Lake Ontario. Inspector Marty Schulenberg says Emery’s death does not appear to be suspicious, calling it a “case of misadventure.” Emery, 35, played for several teams throughout a career spanning more than a decade, including the Ottawa Senators, Chicago… ... more
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  • Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, 35, drowns in Lake Ontario near...
    Hamilton police say former NHL goalie Ray Emery has drowned in Lake Ontario. Inspector Marty Schulenberg says Emery’s death does not appear to be suspicious, calling it a “case of misadventure.” Emery, 35, played for several teams throughout a career spanning more than a decade, including the Ottawa Senators, Chicago… ... more
    Nationalpost -Sports2 days ago
  • Canadian will have to pay the price for a national pharmacar...
    OTTAWA — Former federal budget watchdog Kevin Page will deliver a blunt message to premiers this week about the costs of a future national pharmacare program: if Canadians want one, taxes will have to go up. Page, who now heads a University of Ottawa think tank, will walk through the… ... more
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  • Almost every part of Canada’s largest national park is det...
    An exhaustive federal study of Canada’s largest national park concludes almost every aspect of its environment is deteriorating. The 561-page report on Wood Buffalo National Park says industry, dams, climate change and natural cycles are sucking the watery lifeblood from the vast delta of northeastern Alberta’s Peace and Athabasca rivers.… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Sunday, July 15, 2018
    Moon Alert After 2 PM EDT today (11 AM PDT), we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Virgo. Aries (March 21-April 19) This can be a productive Sunday because you’re ready to work hard and get better organized. You want to accomplish things… ... more
    Nationalpost -Life2 days ago
  • ‘The situation is going to get worse’: Liberals pushed t...
    OTTAWA — With tensions over asylum seekers mounting between Ottawa and Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s new PC government, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wants to give provincial immigration ministers another chance to air their grievances — and Lisa MacLeod says she’d happily do so. As Ford’s community and social services minister,… ... more
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  • Jubilant French fans party on Montreal streets following emp...
    MONTREAL — Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team’s victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. Scores of soccer fanatics watched the game in bars, parks and living rooms across Canada, rapt… ... more
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  • Jubilant French fans party on Montreal streets following emp...
    MONTREAL — Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team’s victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. Scores of soccer fanatics watched the game in bars, parks and living rooms across Canada, rapt… ... more
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  • Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title, beating Kevin An...
    LONDON — Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery. Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month that he vowed, in the heat of… ... more
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  • Teen star Mbappe shines as France wins second World Cup titl...
    MOSCOW — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia… ... more
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  • Teen star Mbappe shines as France wins second World Cup titl...
    MOSCOW — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia… ... more
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  • Toronto’s medical officer of health wants the feds to decr...
    Toronto’s top public health official believes the time has come to decriminalize all drugs for personal use and will be asking the city’s board of health this week to push the federal government for action on the issue. Dr. Eileen de Villa, the city’s medical officer of health, said she… ... more
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  • As board resigns for second time in 16 years, what does the ...
    The future of Ontario’s partially privatized utility is again uncertain after political intervention prompted the resignation of the company’s board 16 years after another mass departure. Hydro One’s 14-member board resigned en masse last week after the sudden retirement of chief executive officer Mayo Schmidt, labelled “the six-million-dollar man” on… ... more
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  • After two years of losing to Williams, Kerber wins Wimbledon...
    LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams. Two years after losing to Williams with a title on the line at Centre… ... more
    Nationalpost -Sports3 days ago
  • Daily horoscope for Saturday, July 14, 2018
    Moon Alert Until 7 PM EDT today, (4 PM PDT ) we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Leo. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today you need to feel free to express yourself with enthusiasm and honesty. Romance will be more emotional than usual.… ... more
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  • Winemakers revolt against health tags on bottles, say move l...
    PARIS — French ministers’ plans to require bigger health warnings on bottles of wine have provoked a furious response from leading chateaux, which say the move would damage “the soul of Franceâ€� and turn wine into a “criminal productâ€�. The winemakers united to criticize the proposal, intended to reduce alcohol… ... more
    Nationalpost -Life3 days ago
  • Modern Grace for An Old Stone House
    Putting a modern addition onto a traditional building ideally involves a certain sensitivity. Sure, you might go completely rad — the Michael Lee Chin Crystal at the ROM is one local example — but the results may not be universally embraced, nor even always successful. (The Crystal, as striking as… ... more
    Nationalpost -Life3 days ago
  • ‘Proud of her service’: Brother of RCMP whistleblower wh...
    The brother of an RCMP whistleblower who died by suicide last week said Friday he hopes her death doesn’t overshadow the work she did to champion change within the beleaguered force. Former constable Krista Carle, 53, of Sooke, B.C., who was among the first RCMP members to go public several… ... more
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  • ‘Incorrigible serial con artist’ slapped with b...
    TORONTO — Albert Allan Rosenberg — epic con man, romance scammer and dodgy investment charmer — appeared to be again stalking unsuspecting marks in one of Canada’s ritziest districts with a charade of being European nobility. Rosenberg was dubbed the “Yorkville Swindler” after his 2013 arrest for tricking a Toronto… ... more
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  • Steven Galloway in his own words: I’m not a monster. I won...
    In an exclusive account, author Steven Galloway reveals for the first time how shocking accusations of sexual assault devastated his career — and his life. In the fall of 2015, Galloway was suspended as chair of the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia for unspecified “serious allegations.â€� By the summer… ... more
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  • It’s finally over: Kevin Anderson snuffs out John Isner in...
    LONDON — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn’t really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a… ... more
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  • NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh fuels election speculation as he vi...
    VANCOUVER — Federal New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says while he has been encouraged to run for Parliament in the newly vacated British Columbia riding of Burnaby South, he won’t be making an announcement yet. Singh spent Friday in Metro Vancouver, with two planned events in the riding that New… ... more
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  • Court documents reveal futile police effort to find nine-yea...
    MONTREAL – When nine-year-old Cédrika Provencher disappeared while playing near her Trois-Rivières, Que., home in 2007, investigators quickly focused their attention on a red Acura TSX seen in the vicinity by a witness and captured on a security camera. It was a strong lead that soon led them to a… ... more
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  • Horwath says Ford is catering to social conservatives with o...
    TORONTO — NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says Doug Ford is repealing Ontario’s modernized sex-education curriculum to please social conservative supporters, a move that she says will hurt the province’s children. Horwath made the comments at an event Friday where advocates spoke out in support of the curriculum put in place… ... more
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  • Mary Shelley is a collection of parts stolen from better per...
    2018 is the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, a fact unremarked upon by the Frank character in Hotel Transylvania 3. Slightly more on-the-nose is Mary Shelley, a rather drab, paint-by-numbers telling of how the writer, not yet 20, came to write one of the seminal works of science-fiction. Elle Fanning… ... more
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  • Gauguin: A questionable portrait of the artist with a young ...
    Paul Gauguin: artistic genius or syphilitic pedophile? It’s a variant of a question being asked of many modern artists, but the fact that Gauguin died more than a century ago makes the determination and any possible censure problematic. Nevertheless, one has to question the wisdom of French writer/director Édouard Deluc… ... more
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  • A tale of two stars: France-Croatia World Cup final pits Kyl...
    MOSCOW — Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia with his graceful play in the middle. Whether France wins its second title in 20 years or Croatia raises the trophy for the first time Sunday at… ... more
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  • New Cyclone helicopter soars over Halifax days before its fi...
    HALIFAX — Two CH-148 Cyclones soared over Halifax harbour on Friday, marking a critical step in the oft-delayed rollout of the Canadian military’s fleet of new maritime helicopters. The state-of-the-art helicopters hugged the Nova Scotia coastline in an aerial showcase put on by the Royal Canadian Air Force, days before… ... more
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  • How a trip to Russia for the World Cup completely changed my...
    There was one thought endlessly cycling through my head as I stepped into my first Russian taxi minutes after arriving in Sochi: What if the driver doesn’t stop outside my hotel? Before travelling to Russia to follow Portugal throughout the World Cup, I had read my share of horror stories… ... more
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  • Canada Post supervisor visits woman after mail carrier pilfe...
    MONTREAL — Canada Post says a supervisor has apologized in person to a Montreal woman whose tomatoes were pilfered by a mail carrier. Spokesman Jon Hamilton says in an email to The Canadian Press the supervisor also brought the woman tomatoes as a goodwill gesture. The mail carrier can be… ... more
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  • Why the t-shirt may be the most ubiquitous article of clothi...
    In 1992, Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty, the iconic tag-team duo known as The Rockers, appeared on a wrestling segment titled “The Barber Shopâ€� hosted by fellow wrestler Brutus Beefcake. The pair was on the verge of breaking up. After talking it out, however, Michaels and Jannetty shook hands and… ... more
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  • Translation app bridges the divides between languages at Rus...
    MOSCOW — On a warm, sticky morning in Kazan, Russia, a couple of weeks ago, a British journalist decided to brave the heat and go for a run. His apartment for the duration of the World Cup overlooked the city’s state-of-the-art stadium, so he decided to do a couple of… ... more
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  • Ontario PC government cancels 758 renewable energy contracts...
    TORONTO — Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts in what it says is an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province. Energy Minister Greg Rickford said the move will save provincial ratepayers $790 million — a figure industry officials dispute, saying the cancellations will… ... more
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  • Ford’s scrapping of the cap-and-trade program reminds us o...
    Ontario Premier Doug Ford, seen here walking on the front lawn of the Ontario Legislature in June, is vowing to deliver on his campaign promise to scrap the “disastrousâ€� cap-and-trade system and fight a federal carbon tax. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn Werner Antweiler, University of British Columbia and Sumeet… ... more
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  • ‘We’re all performing all the time’: Director Boots Ri...
    Never in my years of interviewing celebrities has anyone, even Bryan Cranston from Trumbo, mentioned the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, also known as the Taft-Hartley Act. Until now. The anti-union U.S. legislation, derided as the “slave-labour billâ€� by opponents, is brought up by writer/director Boots Riley in a… ... more
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  • Income properties: How suite they might sound
    In many areas, the real estate market continues to be hot — and for some homeowners who end up with more space than they may need, they might start to think about ways to help offset the costs of their mortgages. Enter the income property. Though I may not be… ... more
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  • Let kids have fun, beat U.S. and Mexico off the field: Canad...
    TORONTO — Once again, Canada has been watching the World Cup from the sidelines. The Canadian men, currently ranked 79th in the world, have qualified just once for the World Cup, in 1986 when they lost to France, Hungary and the Soviet Union and exited without scoring a goal. Mexico… ... more
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  • Gabriela Dabrowski misses out on shot to win third major dou...
    LONDON — Gabriela Dabrowski’s run at Wimbledon is over. The Canadian and partner Yifan Xu of China, seeded sixth, lost 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 to No. 12 seeds Nicole Melichar of the U.S., and Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic in the Wimbledon semifinals on Friday. Dabrowski and Xu were up… ... more
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  • Trees grow in the desert, migrant workers toil in searing he...
    DOHA, Qatar — The roads here can be impervious to GPS navigation. Drive around the city and the green line on the screen will start interlacing into useless shapes. The robot voice will begin to contradict itself. Qatar has been this way, to an extent, for more than two decades,… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Friday, July 13, 2018
    Moon Alert After 2 PM EDT today (11 AM PDT), we have have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Leo. Aries (March 21-April 19) This is a playful, fun-loving day. It’s also a flirtatious day and perhaps a great date day. Nevertheless, at some… ... more
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  • ‘Tyrone is getting nothing’: Chase the Ace winn...
    Barbara Reddick went the firehall in Margaree Forks, N.S., on Thursday afternoon expecting a big novelty cheque for $1.2 million. Her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis, went there too, expecting the same. In the parking lot, she says, she asked the 19-year-old to sit in her car with her. She wanted him… ... more
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  • Iran, Libya — and Canada? U.S. senators blast Trumpâ...
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iran under Ayatollah Khomeini, Ghadaffi’s Libya and, now, Canada. All have had exports to the U.S. targeted by an obscure national-security trade penalty, U.S. Sen. Todd Young noted Thursday as both Republicans and Democrats on the Senate foreign-relations committee slammed President Donald Trump’s confrontational trade policy. At… ... more
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  • Shamed by #MeToo allegations, Canadian poet sues his accuser...
    A poet and editor who lost his job at a prominent publishing house after being the subject of anonymous accusations of sexual misconduct has filed a lawsuit against The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and four unidentified women, alleging defamation, conspiracy, and negligent investigation. Jeramy Dodds, 43, a well-known… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Thursday, July 12, 2018
    Moon Alert Until 10:30 PM EDT today, we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The New Moon takes place in Cancer. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today family conversations, especially with a female relative, will be positive. Someone will help you or give you money or something you… ... more
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  • Three Identical Strangers is a documentary that will make yo...
    In the beginning (and the film says as much itself), this story seems too strange to be true. Ninety-five minutes later, not only will you believe the tale; you’ll realize that it was even more bizarre than you first thought. It’s an amazing and heartbreaking story. Let’s lay out the… ... more
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  • Sorry to Bother You is almost distractingly original
    Far be it from me to fault a film for having too many good ideas, but, my oh my, does writer/director Boots Riley’s feature debut ever have it going on. It is almost distractingly original, even if that overly busy nature also holds it back from five-star greatness. It’s as… ... more
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  • Chicago Bulls waive guard Sean Kilpatrick
    CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls have waived guard Sean Kilpatrick. Signed in late March, Kilpatrick averaged 15.4 points in nine games for Chicago after spending time last season with the Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers. He has averaged 10.3 points in four seasons after going undrafted out… ... more
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  • Remembering Claude Lanzmann: In the age of widespread mistru...
    To some, he was a bully. To others, he was a brute. And to many, he was a megalomaniac. But for most who work in documentaries, he was quite simply the greatest documentarian – and perhaps the most important filmmaker – of the 20th century. Claude Lanzmann, who passed away… ... more
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