Sports News

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31.07.2015

Final Countdown: Almaty, Beijing make last pitches ahead of IOC vote on 2022 Winter Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The prime minister of Kazakhstan challenged the IOC on Friday to make a "historic decision" by awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics to Almaty, painting the project as the one that offers real snow and mountain conditions as opposed to the rival bid from Beijing.

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31.07.2015

Drew Willy plays through injury to spark and lead Blue Bombers past Lions

WINNIPEG - Darvin Adams' teammates tried to give the Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver the game ball, but he instead gave it to quarterback Drew Willy.

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31.07.2015

Beijing pitch to IOC for 2022 includes environmental improvements since 2008 Summer Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Beijing highlighted environmental improvements since the Summer Olympics in 2008 in its final presentation to the IOC before voting Friday to determine which city will be awarded the 2022 Winter Games.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

30.07.2015

Windows 10 hits 14 million computers in 2 days after its release as a free download

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download.

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30.07.2015

Greece's Tsipras prevails over anti-euro rebels at party meeting

ATHENS, Greece - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defeated a bid by dissenters in his left-wing Syriza party to push for an end to bailout talks and an exit from the euro currency.

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30.07.2015

Energy board review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion faces new challenges

VANCOUVER - The National Energy Board is facing a fresh round of resistance to its embattled review of the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

31.07.2015

Two men arrested in separate drug busts in Niagara Region

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Niagara Region police say a 44-year-man has been charged following the discovery of a large marijuana grow operation.

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30.07.2015

Ontario begins public consultations as it moves to regulate police street checks

TORONTO - The provincial government says it's launching public consultations on police street checks — commonly known as carding.

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30.07.2015

Ontario Liberals accuse Harper of abandoning workers in the province

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals waded into the looming federal election Thursday, accusing Prime Minister Stephen Harper of abandoning workers in the province by refusing to co-operate on a new provincial pension plan.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

31.07.2015

Animal rights group questions Calgary Zoo's connection to hunting group

CALGARY - An animal rights group is questioning the Calgary Zoo's connection to a hunting organization that has in the past included Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a protected lion while on a guided hunt in Zimbabwe.

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30.07.2015

Wife of dead officer says RCMP made her husband 'scapegoat' in Dziekanski death

VANCOUVER - The wife of an RCMP officer who killed himself two years ago claims that her husband was used by the Mounties a scapegoat in the death of Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver's airport in October 2007.

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30.07.2015

Study suggests people spent more money during Pan Am Games

TORONTO - A new study suggests people — particularly tourists — spent more money in downtown Toronto and near Pan Am venues during the Games compared with the same period last year.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

31.07.2015

Archaeological dig returns to Colonial battleground that produced trove of artifacts

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. - An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.

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31.07.2015

California Guard joins fight as several blazes thrust Northern California into wildfire season

LOWER LAKE, Calif. - Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes.

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31.07.2015

Ship leaves Portland to join oil drilling operation in Arctic after environmental protest

PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling operation.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

30.07.2015

Abortion pill: Cabinet ministers say little; one MP condemns government approval

Conservative cabinet ministers shied away Thursday from questions about Health Canada's decision to approve the abortion drug known as RU-486.

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30.07.2015

Health minister asks for public input in developing care strategy in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is looking for public feedback as it develops a continuing care plan for seniors which includes the possibility of user fees and direct funding.

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30.07.2015

Report: Cervical cancer vaccination rates for adolescent girls still rising only slightly

NEW YORK, N.Y. - More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight.

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