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 2019-07-21 10:00 

National Post

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation...

OTTAWA — The federal government is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit against the RCMP over bullying and intimidation of members, saying the national police force already has a comprehensive policy on harassment and the Mounties have made cons...

 2019-07-21 10:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Looking for loons: P.E.I. researchers, photographers search for the iconic birds...

They may be small in number, but loons on P.E.I. are attracting a lot of interest both from photographers and researchers....

 2019-07-21 09:54 

CBC

Police get arrest warrant for suspect in Japan animation studio fire...

Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday....

 2019-07-21 09:47 

National Post

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized...

LISBON — More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and left one person with severe injuries, offi...

 2019-07-21 09:40 

CBC

Polls open in Ukraine parliamentary election...

Polls opened in Ukraine's parliamentary elections on Sunday morning as Ukrainians vote in two ballots due to a mixed voting system in the country....

 2019-07-21 09:27 

National Post

Iran says tanker incidents have not impacted its oil exports SHANA...

DUBAI — Iran's oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, said on Sunday that the country's oil exports had not been impacted so far by the recent tanker incidents in the Gulf. "Oil tankers and export of oil is one of the issues in which we have limi...

 2019-07-21 09:05 

National Post

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme...

SYDNEY — New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show. A gun reform la...

 2019-07-21 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Grilled peach and prosciutto salad...

Check out this fresh summer dish to mark a new event space outside the former All Saints church in Ottawa's Sandy Hill neighbourhood....

 2019-07-21 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Retired Mountie backs ex-colleague's analysis in Assoun wrongful conviction case...

It turns out at least two RCMP analysts concluded Glen Assoun didn't kill Brenda Way....

 2019-07-21 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Mississauga wants to transform its waterfront at Port Credit, but some residents have doubts...

Stakeholders voiced their input for the proposed 1 Port Street East Marina project in Port Credit on Thursday....

 2019-07-21 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

'Still together, united': Preston Township Homecoming expected to draw thousands...

For the first time ever, the communities of North Preston, East Preston, Cherry Brook and Lake Loon will host a joint homecoming reunion in August. Thousands of people from across Canada are expected to attend....

 2019-07-21 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

'Nerd renaissance': Why Dungeons and Dragons is having a resurgence...

Dungeons and Dragons' popularity has grown by leaps and bounds in the past five years, but a Halifax-based Dungeon Master believes ways of learning how to play the infamously complex game haven't improved at the same rate. He's trying to fix t...

 2019-07-21 09:00 

The Globe and Mail

He first worked at Kawartha Dairy as an 11-year-old. Now he's back as CEO....

Brian Kerr has begun the task of steering the 150-employee company, which produces and distributes ice cream, milk and butter, through a new phase in its 82-year history....

 2019-07-21 08:58 

National Post

Britain's new PM must focus on getting small firms ready for no deal Brexit minister...

LONDON — Britain's new prime minister will have to work to help smaller companies prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday, describing the sector's preparations as less advanced. "There is a d...

 2019-07-21 08:56 

National Post

Britain should not become U.S. 'messengers' over Iran Labour's Burgon...

LONDON — Britain should not become the "messengers" for U.S. President Donald Trump over Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker, Richard Burgon, justice spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday. Warning that Britain shoul...

 2019-07-21 08:50 

CBC

2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior World Championships - Moscow...

The best Rhythmic Gymnists in the world compete in Moscow....

 2019-07-21 08:49 

National Post

Britain should stop talking about no-deal Brexit, says UK minister Ellwood...

LONDON — British junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood on Sunday told other politicians, including those hoping to become the country's new prime minister, to stop talking about a no-deal Brexit, saying that option did not offer a solution. Ell...

 2019-07-21 08:40 

National Post

Britain considering options to respond to Iran's seizure of tanker...

LONDON — Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering putting sanctions on Tehran. "Our ...

 2019-07-21 08:36 

National Post

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan...

DERA ISMAIL KHAN — A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said. The attack in Dera Ismail Khan early on Sunday was c...

 2019-07-21 08:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Painting with mustard pickles? Meet a woman honouring her roots through paint names...

Sonia Whalen-Miller started painting furniture to save money and ward off her loneliness. Now her Junk Monkey Paint company is inspiring people around the world to tap into their creative side....

 2019-07-21 08:09 

National Post

Iran says it is ready for any scenario, warns of escalating UK tension...

DUBAI — Iran's envoy to Britain on Sunday urged the UK to contain "domestic political forces" which he said wanted to escalate tension between the two countries amid the capture of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf by Iran. "UK go...

 2019-07-21 08:09 

National Post

Ontario ticket claims Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot...

TORONTO — A ticket holder somewhere in Ontario claimed Saturday night's $9.1 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario player. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on July 24 will be approxi...

 2019-07-21 08:00 

National Post

Ceremony planned today to commemorate victims of the Danforth shooting...

TORONTO — A ceremony commemorating the victims of last summer's shooting in Toronto's Greektown is scheduled to take place today. The ceremony is set to be held in a park near the stretch of Danforth Avenue where a devastating shooting rampa...

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

Laughing through the tears: Lulu Wang navigates contradictions in The Farewell...

Opening in the middle of the hot, hazy blockbuster season, Lulu Wang's The Farewell — based on a very personal, bittersweet experience from her own life — is being described as an indie hit of the summer....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

Ilhan Omar's trial by political firestorm...

In just six months, Ilhan Omar has gone from freshman congresswoman to national lightning rod, not surprising for a dogged community organizer whose career has been on a rapid rise since she pulled off a historic upset in the 2016 Minnesota state election...

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

From Brussels to Brexit: The improbable rise of Boris Johnson...

Boris Johnson is almost certain to become Britian's Conservative Party leader and prime minister next week, an unlikely rise for a politician whose career has survived numerous gaffes, missteps and public scandals....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

'A race against time': Toronto family tries to raise $3M to treat son's rare genetic disorder...

Michael Pirovolakis is 18 months old and suffers from a rare genetic disorder. There is a promise of a therapy that may work. The hitch is it will cost $3 million to do a clinical trial to see if it does....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of July 14...

How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz to find out....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

'I've come a long way': A year on, Danforth shooting survivor Danielle Kane hopeful through pain...

Danielle Kane was paralyzed in Toronto's Danforth shooting last July. A year later, the 32-year-old is coping with pain management but draws strength from her partner and a deep-rooted sense of compassion....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

THC slushies, pirate radio and the cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community...

Tyendinaga is dotted with renovation and construction projects, including several new gas stations and at least one new franchise restaurant, and much of it is attributed to the influx in cash from sales at cannabis stores spread throughout the community....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

Expedia customer fights for $1,000 refund after being mistakenly told his flight was cancelled...

Customer Ian McGrath battled Expedia for almost four months to get a refund for a flight he was incorrectly told was cancelled. After CBC New sent an inquiry, Expedia refunded the money but says it's not to blame for the mishap....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

As Cambodia complains about trash exports, environmentalists urge Canada to ban practice...

With another country berating Canada for sending it its plastic waste, environmental groups are renewing calls for the Liberal government to ban the practice outright....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

Calls for regulating trampoline parks, new airline passenger rights: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet...

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including new airline passenger rights, why glass dishes can explode unexpectedly and why parasites in your fish are no cause for panic....

 2019-07-21 07:55 

National Post

Oman urges Iran to let seized tanker depart state TV...

DUBAI — Oman urged Iran on Sunday to let the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, which it seized on Friday, depart. Oman also called on all parties to exercise restraint and resolve differences diplomatically, state broadcaster Oman TV News said on...

 2019-07-21 07:52 

National Post

Lotto 6-49 winning lottery numbers...

The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 6-49 draw were: 04, 21, 30, 41, 44 & 46. Bonus 5. Guaranteed $1 million prize 42402066-02 In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official winning list, the latter shall prevail....

 2019-07-21 07:09 

National Post

Rugby-Rusty All Blacks have plenty of room for improvement...

WELLINGTON — All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will breathe a huge sigh of relief that his final preparations for the Rugby World Cup got off to a winning start, but he would also know there was still plenty of room for improvement over the next two mon...

 2019-07-21 07:00 

National Post

Soccer-Arsenal Next Gen ready to 'take on the world', says youngster Saka...

CHARLOTTE — After impressing in a starting role for Arsenal in their 3-0 win over Fiorentina on Saturday, 17-year-old Bukayo Saka said he is ready to "take on the world" as part of an exciting next generation of talent. Arsenal made it three...

 2019-07-21 06:56 

National Post

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest anti-extradition bill rally...

HONG KONG — Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and revived public opposition to Beijing's...

 2019-07-21 06:46 

National Post

A 'shy, talented drawer' mourner remembers friend lost in Japan arson attack...

KYOTO — The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink. But on Sunday, one was mourning the other, a victim of the arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that has claimed 34 l...

 2019-07-21 05:37 

National Post

Swimming-Sun shines in 400, Peaty sets pulses racing at world champs...

GWANGJU — Sun Yang eased through to the 400 freestyle final at the world swimming championships on Sunday as doping questions continue to dog the triple Olympic champion, while Adam Peaty flirted with his own world record on the way to the 100 breas...

 2019-07-21 05:37 

National Post

Hong Kong in security lockdown as it braces for latest mass protest...

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police locked down the city center on Sunday as it braced for yet another mass protest over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and triggered violent clashes. Tens of thousands are d...

 2019-07-21 05:36 

National Post

Boxing-Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision...

Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in Las Vegas. Two judges scored it 115-112 to Pacquiao and another gave it 114-113 to Thurman, who suffered his fir...

 2019-07-21 05:26 

National Post

Dynamo defeat Toronto FC behind early goals...

Mauro Manotas and Tommy McNamara each had a goal and an assist as the Houston Dynamo snapped an eight-game road losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Tomas Martinez also scored for the Dynamo (9-9-3, 30 points), who won their...

 2019-07-21 05:24 

CBC

Pacquiao defeats Thurman by split-decision for Welterweight title...

Manny Pacquiao beat champion Keith Thurman in a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in Las Vegas....

 2019-07-21 05:22 

National Post

Union extends Eastern lead with 2-0 win over Fire...

The Philadelphia Union extended their lead atop the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the visiting Chicago Fire on Saturday. Goals from Marco Fabian and Anthony Fontana allowed the Union to shake off a brief run of bad form. Philadelphia was only 1-2...

 2019-07-21 05:13 

National Post

Boxing-Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision...

Manny Pacquiao beat champion Keith Thurman in a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in Las Vegas. Two judges scored it 115-112 in favor of Pacquiao while another gave it 114-113 to Thurman. (Reporting by Andre...

 2019-07-21 05:11 

National Post

Report: Ex-NFL LB Merriman sued for wrongful death...

The parents of a woman who died of a drug overdose in 2017 have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman, TMZ reported Saturday. According to TMZ, the suit alleges Merriman drugged and possibly assaulted Kimberly Fattor...

 2019-07-21 05:08 

National Post

Four-run 9th inning lifts Angels over Mariners...

David Fletcher slapped a run-scoring single into right field with two outs in the ninth inning to break a tie, and Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer as the Los Angeles Angels rallied to defeat the host Seattle Mariners 6-2 Saturday night. The ral...

 2019-07-21 05:07 

National Post

MLB roundup: Davis, A's rally to top Twins...

Khris Davis hit a two-run single with two outs in the top of the ninth, as the Oakland A's rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night in Minneapolis. Oakland was down to its final out against Twins' reliever Taylor Rogers...

 2019-07-21 05:04 

National Post

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election...

KIEV — Ukrainians started to vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation. A come...

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