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 2017-09-18 23:27 

Globe and Mail

Trump calls for full restoration of democracy, political freedoms in Venezuela... +

Trump said the U.S. might take additional measures to apply pressure on the country...

 2017-09-18 23:26 

National Post

Rio Tinto is a long, vocal fair trade supporter, executive says... +

VANCOUVER - An executive for one of the world’s biggest mining companies says Rio Tinto is a “long, vocal supporter of fair trade” and the ongoing renegotiation of NAFTA could be an opportunity to learn from recent best practices. ...

 2017-09-18 23:25 

National Post

Le grilled-cheese and other select anglicisms get stamp of approval from Quebec language watchdog... +

A spokesman for the government body that protects the use of the French language spoke of a new flexibility that accepts when a proposed French term has fallen flat...

 2017-09-18 23:25 

National Post

Water agency chief: Gold Butte boundary change could be good... +

LAS VEGAS - Word that U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is proposing to downsize Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada drew condemnation from environmentalist advocates and Democratic elected officials, but a measured cheer from the head of a sout...

 2017-09-18 23:24 

Global News

Police looking for suspect after Burlington bank robbed... +

Halton Region Police are looking for a man after a Burlington bank was robbed....

 2017-09-18 23:23 

National Post

Odell Beckham Jr. active for New York Giants against Lions... +

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Odell Beckham Jr. is active for the New York Giants’ game against the Detroit Lions. This will be the first time the three-time Pro Bowl receiver has played since spraining his left ankle in a preseason game on Aug. 21....

 2017-09-18 23:23 

National Post

Jharel Cotton scratched from Athletics start... +

DETROIT - Oakland Athletics starter Jharel Cotton was a late scratch Monday night against the Detroit Tigers with a right groin strain. Cotton began his warmups at the normal time, but Raul Alcantara went out to the bullpen to prepare as Cotton walk...

 2017-09-18 23:20 

National Post

University assailed over handling of sexual harassment case... +

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Questions over the University of Rochester’s handling of sexual misconduct accusations against a professor have sparked protests, calls for the resignation of top administrators, vows by alumni to stop donations and even a hung...

 2017-09-18 23:19 

Global News

Fake modelling agent loses bid to have sexual assault conviction set aside... +

Dadmand was convicted last year after posing as an Australian agent online and luring girls. ...

 2017-09-18 23:16 

Global News

Moncton City Council votes to keep fluoride out of water supply... +

Despite pleas from dentists to restore fluoride to the water supply in Moncton, N.B., the decision was made by a vote of six to three....

 2017-09-18 23:12 

National Post

Lopsided losses have Saints at early tipping point... +

METAIRIE, La. - It’s one thing to be 0-2 for a fourth straight season. It’s another to not even look competitive in a pair of double-digit losses, which is what the Saints have done heading into their first NFC South Division game at Car...

 2017-09-18 23:11 

National Post

US: World wont rebuild Syria until political process starts... +

NEW YORK - The United States says world nations aren’t willing to contribute heavily to reconstruct Syria until a “credible political process” for the country’s future takes shape. Foreign ministers from a group of “lik...

 2017-09-18 23:10 

National Post

Judge: NFL concussion victims hit with deceptive practices... +

A federal judge overseeing the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement with former players said she’s concerned about “deceptive practices” by claims service providers, lawyers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money....

 2017-09-18 23:10 

National Post

In Battle of the Sexes, King passes a baton to Emma Stone... +

TORONTO - Walking through the tunnel to Arthur Ashe Stadium alongside Billie Jean King, Emma Stone gasped at the size of the U.S. Open’s main court. King, of course, was more familiar with the grounds of the tennis centre - it’s na...

 2017-09-18 23:09 

Toronto Star

WSIB to review more than 250 General Electric plant claims in Peterborough... +

Ontario’s Workplace Safety Insurance Board will re-examine more than 250 rejected claims dating back to 2004 from former employees of Peterborough’s troubled General Electric plant.The review, announced Monday, comes four months after a comp...

 2017-09-18 23:08 

National Post

Tennessees rookies making strong early impression... +

NASHVILLE - The Titans’ rookie draft class is doing its best to give the rest of the NFL something to think about when preparing to play Tennessee. Adoree Jackson, the 18th pick overall, has been busy. He is starting at cornerback and returnin...

 2017-09-18 23:08 

Globe and Mail

Trudeau, Theresa May attend wheelchair basketball event ahead of Invictus Games... +

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister Theresa May attended a wheelchair basketball event in Ottawa on Monday ahead of the opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Saturday....

 2017-09-18 23:07 

Global News

Rick Zamperin: Joffrey Lupuls allegations open up a can of worms for Leafs, NHL... +

The Joffrey Lupul allegations could have serious ramifications, and not only for the Toronto Maple Leafs....

 2017-09-18 23:06 

Vancouver Sun

New North Shore sewage treatment plant could produce renewable energy... +

Metro Vancouvers board will decide this week whether to spend $17.9 million on a system to capture thermal energy from treated sewage at the new North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant. Staff have...

 2017-09-18 23:05 

National Post

Georgia vs Miss St: Biggest meeting yet in a pseudo-rivalry... +

ATHENS, Ga. - They share a nickname and a league. Little else. There’s just not a whole lot of history between Georgia and Mississippi State. “We don’t play Georgia very often,” State coach Dan Mullen said Monday. “I th...

 2017-09-18 23:04 

National Post

Kobachs use of private emails for Trump panel questioned... +

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas Press Association leader and a media attorney are accusing Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach of flouting a year-old state open records law by using a private email account for his work as vice chairman of President Do...

 2017-09-18 23:03 

National Post

As world leaders meet at UN, opinion hardens against Myanmar... +

International opinion hardened against Myanmar on Monday as the U.S., Britain and other powers renewed calls for an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims, whose plight is overshadowing the Southeast Asian nation’s historic transition to democracy...

 2017-09-18 23:02 

CBC

Calgary fraudster who 'masterminded' $8.8M Ponzi scheme gets 11 years... +

A Calgary fraudster described by a judge as greedy and unremorseful has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for masterminding a nearly $9-million Ponzi scheme that affected about 160 investors, mostly from Alberta and B.C....

 2017-09-18 23:01 

Montreal Gazette

Barrette 'open' to MUHC funding hike... +

Health minister says hes open to boosting superhospitals funding provided that the hospital network is able to demonstrate the need....

 2017-09-18 23:01 

Globe and Mail

Police seized guns, manifesto from school shooting suspects home: documents... +

The 15-year-old suspect faces a charge of first-degree murder, and might be tried as an adult...

 2017-09-18 23:01 

Globe and Mail

Guns, manifesto seized from suspects home in Washington state school shooting: documents... +

The 15-year-old suspect faces a charge of first-degree murder, and might be tried as an adult...

 2017-09-18 23:00 

Global News

Sharenting: Are parents sharing too much information about their kids on social media?... +

Parents should think twice before sharing images and information that can be manipulated for negative and unsafe intent. ...

 2017-09-18 22:58 

Global News

Middlesex OPP lay 137 speeding charges during weekend traffic enforcement blitz on 401, 402... +

Police said officers were monitoring the roadways for speeding and other forms of aggressive driving....

 2017-09-18 22:58 

Global News

MP who launched anti-Islamophobia bill received hate mail, death threats... +

The MP who touched off a fiery debate across Canada with a motion on Islamophobia, is urging parliamentarians to take a unified approach to find ways to combat it....

 2017-09-18 22:57 

National Post

The Latest: OxyContin maker asks court to dismiss city case... +

SEATTLE - The Latest on a lawsuit filed by a Washington city against the maker of OxyContin (all times local): 3:30p.m. The manufacturer of the pain medication OxyContin is asking a federal judge to dismiss a Washington city’s lawsuit seeking ...

 2017-09-18 22:54 

Global News

Planned middle school in Kelowna needs a name... +

Central Okanagan Public Schools is asking for suggestions to name a new middle school in the Upper Mission area....

 2017-09-18 22:54 

National Post

The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defence policy bill... +

WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Senate’s passage of the defence policy bill for the 2018 budget years (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The Senate has approved a defence policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion Pentagon budget. The measure sailed ...

 2017-09-18 22:51 

National Post

Labour groups rally in support of Liberals contentious tax-reform proposals... +

The Conservatives hammered the government on the plan and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation flew a banner behind an airplane that read 'No Small Biz Tax Hike'...

 2017-09-18 22:50 

Global News

ANALYSIS: Expect a healthy dose of flattery during Donald Trumps UN debut... +

Theres a new layer of complexity at this years United Nations General Assembly and its name is Donald Trump....

 2017-09-18 22:49 

Global News

Winnipeg Blue Bombers return from bye week without pads... +

A week off can do wonders. Just ask hard hitting football players....

 2017-09-18 22:48 

National Post

Sources: Trump encouraged Corker to run for Senate again... +

NASHVILLE - President Donald Trump is encouraging Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee to run for another term, according to two people familiar with a meeting between the two Republicans at the White House last week. The Friday meeting was the first betwee...

 2017-09-18 22:48 

National Post

Bills defence shines, offensive lays dud in loss... +

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - New Bills coach Sean McDermott is showing signs of putting the bully back into Buffalo’s defence. The book hasn’t changed when it comes to stopping their popgun offence. Shut down “Shady,” and the Bills a...

 2017-09-18 22:47 

National Post

SW Florida residents clear sodden homes in scorching heat... +

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. - Dealing with wrecked belongings and reports of toxic muck, residents of a tiny town where Florida’s Everglades meet the Gulf of Mexico cleared their homes Monday in scorching 92 F (33 C) heat with no air conditioning an...

 2017-09-18 22:45 

National Post

Mexican state suspends Cabify ride app after woman killed... +

MEXICO CITY - Officials in the central Mexico state of Puebla say they have suspended the Cabify ride-hailing app after a female passenger was allegedly killed by a driver. The state interior department said Monday the app does not sufficiently scre...

 2017-09-18 22:44 

CTV News

Hurricane Maria grows to Category 4, threatens storm-battered Caribbean... +

Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm Monday as it barrelled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it was likely to become even stronger....

 2017-09-18 22:44 

Toronto Star

TTC spending $50,000 on decals trumpeting its transit award... +

The TTC won an award, and it’s spending tens of thousands of dollars to ensure riders know about it. Sharp-eyed passengers will have noticed that most of the transit agency’s vehicles are now adorned with decals trumpeting its recent capture...

 2017-09-18 22:43 

Global News

B.C. political parties to get taxpayer funding under NDP donation ban... +

The new scheme would see the province pay out more than $16 million to B.C.'s major parties in the next four years. ...

 2017-09-18 22:43 

National Post

Man dressed as clown running for city council seat... +

BOSTON - A man dressed as a clown is running for a city council seat in Boston. The Boston Herald reports that Roxbury resident Pat Payaso will be on the November ballot along with seven other candidates for an at-large city council seat. The candid...

 2017-09-18 22:43 

Globe and Mail

Streetwise newsletter: Cenovus nears sale of gas assets; OSFIs new rules could dampen home sales... +

Plus: CIBC to rebrand PrivateBank as CIBC Bank USA at dozens of locations...

 2017-09-18 22:42 

Globe and Mail

Canadians should worry about U.S. border searches of cell phones, electronics: privacy czar... +

Daniel Therrien told a House of Commons committee Monday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers can look at mobile devices and even demand passwords under American law...

 2017-09-18 22:41 

Globe and Mail

Status quo on embedded commissions not an option, OSC chair says... +

OSC chair and chief executive Maureen Jensen says regulators are very concerned about conflicts that arise from embedded compensation...

 2017-09-18 22:36 

Global News

Slow-moving low pressure system prompts rainfall warning for parts of central Alberta... +

Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for parts of central Alberta on Monday afternoon because it said a ...

 2017-09-18 22:35 

National Post

Chappelle and Oliver make #DCPublicSchools an internet hit... +

WASHINGTON - It started as a fun onstage throwaway line at the Emmy Awards and turned into an unexpected Sunday night flood of attention for the Washington DC public school system. Comedian Dave Chappelle, a DC native and graduate of the District...

 2017-09-18 22:33 

National Post

John Ivison: Trudeau doubles down on class war declaration to shore up progressive vote... +

The demonization of the wealthy will continue. It is in the Liberals political interests to make some Canadians worse off, rather than trying to make life better for everyone...

 2017-09-18 22:33 

Global News

RCMP launch 20 investigations involving Chinese vendors delivering fentanyl to Canada... +

The RCMP have launched at least 20 investigations involving 70 vendors shipping fentanyl directly from China to Canada....

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