Sports News

Recent Sports Headlines

01.08.2014

16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's 'B' test confirms positive Commonwealth Games test

GLASGOW, Scotland - The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances.

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01.08.2014

Thursday's Scoreboard

Thursday's Games

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01.08.2014

Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder join Obama for White House celebration honouring Special Olympics

WASHINGTON - Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honouring the Special Olympics.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

01.08.2014

Procter & Gamble 4Q profit climbs, helped in part by lower expenses

CINCINNATI - Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 38 per cent, bolstered in part by lower expenses.

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01.08.2014

Metropolitan Opera extends labour talks with unions, averting midnight lockout threat

NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labour negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens to stop both pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers.

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31.07.2014

Trump's attorney confirms 'The Donald' selected to advance in Bills' sale process

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Donald Trump remains in the running to purchase the Buffalo Bills.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

01.08.2014

Toronto Hydro submits application for rate increases

TORONTO - Toronto Hydro has submitted a five-year rate application it says it needed to invest in the city's aging electricity grid.

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01.08.2014

Toronto-bound lanes of QEW shut down due to dump truck collision

BURLINGTON, Ont. - A 34-year-old man faces impaired charges after a dump truck hit scaffolding on a key bridge linking the Hamilton-Niagara region to the Toronto area.

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31.07.2014

Man jailed for 31 years before conviction thrown out can sue police, Crown

TORONTO - The longest-serving inmate in Canada to have a murder conviction quashed can sue those involved in his prosecution, Ontario's top court ruled Thursday.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

01.08.2014

Judge to rule on whether Loretta Saunders homicide case should proceed to trial

HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia judge is expected to rule today on whether the Loretta Saunders homicide case will proceed to trial.

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01.08.2014

High court warns against 'Mr. Big' stings, says they're presumed inadmissible

OTTAWA - Confessions extracted through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations tend to produce unreliable confessions, are open to abuses and must be presumed inadmissible in court, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday.

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31.07.2014

Cross-stitch pattern seized at Edmonton airport a cover for oxy pills

EDMONTON - Customs officials at Edmonton International Airport have intercepted a cross-stitch pattern that your grandmother probably didn’t order.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

01.08.2014

At least 35 Palestinians killed, Israeli soldier feared captured, as Gaza truce unravels

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - A Gaza ceasefire quickly unravelled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.

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01.08.2014

Explosion flattens security headquarters in eastern Libyan city

BENGHAZI, Libya - A strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Benghazi early Friday, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the eastern Libyan city.

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01.08.2014

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267, leaving gouged streets filled with debris

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan - Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

01.08.2014

US issues highest-level travel warning for 3 West African countries because of Ebola outbreak

NEW YORK, N.Y. - U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.

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31.07.2014

US issues highest-level travel warning for 3 West African countries because of Ebola outbreak

NEW YORK, N.Y. - U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

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31.07.2014

Maker of contraceptive ring advises some women should avoid using product

TORONTO - The maker of the contraceptive device NuvaRing is informing women about new restrictions for the use of the product.

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