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code:6< ^^^^^THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@< FREDERICKSBURG, Va. _ Leaders of one Virginia city are hearing from residents about what should be done with a slave auction block that stands on a busy downtown corner.< The Free Lance-Star reports last mon...
code:6< ^^See Photos@< ^^^THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@< The Associated Press observed more than 130 players around the NFL kneeling or sitting during the national anthem in the league's first nine games on Sunday morning and early afternoon.<...
code:6< ^^See Photos@< ^^^By Zac Boyer@< ^THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@< LONDON _ Jalen Ramsey knew the Baltimore Ravens were considered to have one of the better defences in the NFL. Five turnovers in consecutive games to open the season will ear...
code:2< ^^^^^THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@< MOSCOW _ Russia's Defence Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria.< The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov “was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the...
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code:7< ^^See Photo@< ^^^By Cliff Brunt@< ^THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@< STILLWATER, Okla. _ Quarterback Kenny Hill and TCU's offence struggled at the end of last season, looking nothing like the juggernaut that had turned the Horned Frogs i...
Newfoundland and the curse of energy independence... +
After its infamous 1969 deal with Hydro-Quebec, the province has opted to go it alone with its Muskrat Falls project. But that hubris, too, has a price...
Almost 900 need medical treatment at Sunday's Montreal marathon events... +
The 10-kilometre and half-marathon races went ahead after the full 42.2-kilometre event was cancelled due to concerns over the heat wave....
Database to offer answers for relatives of Inuit taken south for tuberculosis treatment... +
Many people never found out what happened to family members after they were taken away...
Our dog park is a community but now, its underattack... +
For more than three decades, our park has been a neighbourhood gathering place, Eve Giannini writes, but now, its being threatened...
One dead, seven hurt after masked gunman opens fire in Tennessee church... +
The gunman arrived at the parking lot as services were being let out at the church, according to a Metro Nashville Police Department spokesman...
1 dead, at least 6 hurt in church shooting: officials... +
A masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing at least one person and injuring others before apparently shooting himself in the head, an official said....
NFL players kneel or lock arms in unity during national anthem... +
Most NFL players locked arms in unity before their Sunday games after comments from President Trump criticizing players who protest during the national anthem. Many did kneel....
Running Wild: No. 2 Clemson take to the ground... +
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson is off and running for it latest undefeated start. The second-ranked national champions had 342 yards rushing and scored all five of their touchdowns on the ground in a 34-7 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Freshman T...
Emmanuel Macrons party takes a hit in French Senate election... +
French President Emmanuel Macrons centrist party suffered its first electoral blow Sunday, as rival conservatives dominated the Senate election amid mounting disenchantment with Macrons leadership....
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Engineers inspecting Puerto Rico's cracked dam that could 'collapse at any minute'... +
Puerto Rico's government says engineers will inspect the Guajataca Dam on Sunday to determine the extent of damage inflicted by Hurricane Maria last week....
Trump: Fire NFL players who kneel during national anthem... +
At a political rally for Alabama Senator Luther Strange, U.S. President Donald Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem....
Espanyol wins again with 4-1 rout of Deportivo in Spain... +
MADRID - Espanyol beat Deportivo La Coruna 4-1 Sunday for its second win in the Spanish league after a poor start to the season. Leo Baptistao opened the scoring five minutes into the match at the RCDE Stadium in Barcelona, helping the hosts to move...
#TakeAKnee: NFL anthem protest divides social media... +
Many social media users symbolically took a knee with NFL players to protest racial inequality, while others joined U.S. President Donald Trump in condemning the athletes for their silent gesture during the singing of the U.S. national anthem on Sunday....
Police say gunman kills 1, injures 7 at church... +
Nashville police say a suspect in a church shooting apparently shot himself....
Reactions to Trumps comments on NFL player protests... +
Reactions to President Donald Trump’s comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem continued to roll out Sunday . At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who kneel during the anthem...
Latest: Crowds gather ahead of UC Berkeley right-wing rally... +
SAN FRANCISCO - The Latest on a planned speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Several dozen demonstrators who’ve gathered at the University of California, Berkeley, to protes...
REAL SCOOP: More shootings in Surrey minutes apart Sunday... +
Surrey RCMP is investigating two shootings minutes apart early Sunday morning.The first shooting took place about5:10 a.m.in the 8400-block of 121A Street. No victims were located. &nbs...
Legal cannabis tops packed agenda at annual meeting of B.C.'s municipal leaders... +
Vancouver Coun. Kerry Jang said municipalities have largely been ignored by the federal government, which has so far taken a father-knows-best approach....
Federer beats Kyrgios as Europe wins 1st Laver Cup... +
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Roger Federer rallied to beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6 (6), 11-9 Sunday and clinch the new Laver Cup tournament for Europe on Sunday. The three-day competition at Prague’s O2 Arena pitted a team of the best six European p...
Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle spotted at Invictus Games... +
Prince Harry helped open the Invictus Games on Saturday in Toronto as his girlfriend Meghan Markle watched. Photos show the Suits actress was seated several rows away from the prince at the opening ceremony....
Iran strikes IS bases on Syria-Iraq border with drones... +
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted bases belonging to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria with drone strikes. IRINN TV’s report says the IRGC’s drones de...
Michigan can spend 2 weeks playing quarterback guessing game... +
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is already playing coy about his quarterbacks. Shortly after Saturday’s 28-10 come-from-behind win at Purdue, he provided no details about starting quarterback Wilton Speight - or a poss...
Bjerregaard wins in Portugal for 1st European Tour title... +
VILAMOURA, Portugal - Lucas Bjerregaard secured his first European Tour victory with a four-shot win at the Portugal Masters on Sunday after a 6-under 65 in the final round. The Dane had eight birdies and two bogeys to finish overall on 20-under 264...
Oaklands Bruce Maxwell becomes first MLB player to kneel during anthem... +
Maxwells protest comes after Trump blasted football players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry...
Weiner faces sentencing in sexting case, prosecutors seeking two years in prison... +
Weiner, 53, is set to be sentenced Monday for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have also have played a role in costing Hillary Clinton the presidential election...
B.C. municipalities eager for finance reform breakthrough under new government... +
Local government politicians say the time has come to rein in lax laws around political fundraising and spending....
Union offers new proposal as talks resume over strike at GMs Cami plant... +
Unifor offers comprehensive proposal to General Motors as second week of strike begins...
Conservative MP expected to announce bid for B.C. Liberal leadership... +
SURREY, B.C. - An MP for Surrey, B.C., is expected to become the second person officially in the running for leader of the B.C. Liberals today. Dianne Watts is hosting a “special announcement” this afternoon where it is expected that she...
Passenger stabs driver on Greyhound bound for Vegas... +
LAS VEGAS - The driver of a Las Vegas-bound Greyhound bus who was stabbed by an unruly passenger near the California border said his assailant possibly was under the influence of drugs, according to authorities. Nevada Highway Patrol officials say 3...
Presidents criticisms incite more protests at NFL games... +
President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked...
U.S. dairy takes aim at Canadas supply management system in NAFTA talks... +
The Canadian industry isnt backing down and accuses the U.S. of giving its farmers unfair subsidies...
Merkels big win dented by rise of anti-immigrant AfD party in German election... +
Despite Angela Merkels victory, the big winner of the night was the AfD, which took about 13.4 per cent, according to exit polls, almost double their rating in August...
Brighton wins 1-0 to end Newcastles winning streak... +
BRIGHTON, England - Newcastle still can’t draw in the Premier League. The Magpies lost 1-0 at Brighton on Sunday to take their record to three wins and three defeats so far this season. Israel forward Tomer Hemed denied Newcastle the chance to...
Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play.... +
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Most teams with designs on a championship need to survive at least one game when the outcome is uncertain until the final whistle. No. 4 Penn State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) needed every second to get past Iowa on Saturday, despite a box ...
More than 100 players kneel or sit during anthem after Trump demands NFL teams fire or suspend protestors... +
How each team would observe the anthem emerged as the centre of attention on this NFL Sunday in the wake of the president's critical remarks...
The Latest: Police say gunman kills 1, injures 7 at church... +
NASHVILLE - The Latest on shooting at church in Nashville (all times local): 1 p.m. Authorities in Tennessee say one person is dead and seven people sustained injuries after a gunman opened fire at a church in Nashville. Metro Nashville Police Depar...
Average US gas price drops 7 cents as refineries bounce back... +
CAMARILLO, Calif. - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.62. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the drop comes as flooded refineries cont...
One dead after gunfire breaks out in Nashville church... +
Officials say shots were fired at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Sunday morning...
Merkel seen winning 4th term, nationalists strong in Germany... +
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc was on course Sunday for a lacklustre victory in Germany's national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party was heading for a triumphant entry into parliament, projections suggeste...
In Photos: Invictus Games begin in Toronto... +
The Invictus Games is the only international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women. This year's games will bring together 550 competitors from 17 nations....
Pittsburgh Penguins accept White House invitation amid Trump feud with NBA, NFL... +
The Penguins released a statement saying they respect the long tradition of championship teams visiting the White House...
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Gunman captured after 1 killed, 8 injured in Tennessee church shooting... +
Police in Nashville, Tenn., say a gunman has been captured after opening fire at a church, killing one and wounding seven. ...
Quebec's Beau Dommage inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame... +
TORONTO Quebec band Beau Dommage and composer Stphane Venne were inducted Saturday night in the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.Beau Dommage, including singers Michel Rivard, Mari...
NFL Capsules... +
LONDON - Marcedes Lewis caught three of Blake Bortles’ four touchdown passes as the Jaguars routed the Baltimore Ravens 44-7 on Sunday in their fifth game in Britain’s capital. Allen Hurns and Leonard Fournette also scored touchdowns for...