Sports News

Recent Sports Headlines

23.07.2014

Fourth-seeded Vasek Popisil, Jack Sock advance to Atlanta Open quarterfinals

ATLANTA - Fourth-seeded Vasek Popisil of Vancouver advanced to the Atlanta Open quarter-finals, beating Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.

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23.07.2014

From bagpipers to Loch Ness Monster, Scottishness celebrated as Commonwealth Games open

GLASGOW, Scotland - The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and traditions on Wednesday.

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23.07.2014

Ortiz sets record for home runs by a visiting player at Rogers Centre

TORONTO - David Ortiz has his place in Rogers Centre history, and it has come from tormenting the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

23.07.2014

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights amid ongoing safety concerns

BERLIN - Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday cancelled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.

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23.07.2014

Bombardier aerospace CEO retires amid restructuring that will see 1,800 jobs cut

MONTREAL - Bombardier Aerospace president and CEO Guy Hachey is retiring after six years in the post amid a restructuring of operations at aerospace that will result in the layoff of 1,800 employees.

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23.07.2014

Talisman confirms approach by Repsol but interest may be in specific assets

CALGARY - Talisman Energy Inc. said Wednesday it's been approached by Repsol SA regarding possible deals, but industry analysts say the Spanish company may be more interested in scooping up parts of Talisman than buying the whole package.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

23.07.2014

Beekeeper group calls for action after 6/10 Ontario bees die during winter

TORONTO - An Ontario beekeepers' group is concerned by a new report that says nearly six in 10 of the province's bees didn't survive the winter, a rate three times that of other provinces.

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23.07.2014

Anti-Semitic graffiti found north of Toronto, days after Islamic centre defaced

THORNHILL, Ont. - York Regional Police say they are investigating another incident of hateful graffiti north of Toronto, just days after anti-Muslim messages were found scrawled outside an Islamic centre.

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23.07.2014

Hefty fine and restitution ordered in Toronto staged-collision probe

TORONTO - The Ontario Court of Justice has found a Toronto rehab clinic guilty of participating in staged auto collisions and ordered it to pay $200,000 in fines.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

23.07.2014

B.C. man faces terror charge, accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man has been charged under a new anti-terrorism law for allegedly leaving the country to join Islamist fighters in Syria.

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23.07.2014

Defence minister to deploy frigate to Mediterranean for ongoing NATO mission

HALIFAX - A Royal Canadian Navy ship will head to the Mediterranean to join an ongoing NATO mission in the region.

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23.07.2014

Lac-Megantic locomotive suitable for museum exhibit or scrap heap, local says

MONTREAL - The owner of a Lac-Megantic bar incinerated in last year's rail disaster says he would be equally comfortable seeing the train's locomotive become a museum exhibit or scrap metal.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

23.07.2014

Technical problems hit US passport, visa issuance at embassies worldwide

WASHINGTON - The State Department says a computer glitch has caused major delays in its passport and visa issuance operations at its embassies around the world, potentially leaving millions of people awaiting U.S. travel documents in the lurch.

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23.07.2014

Palestinian civilian casualties raise questions about Israeli campaign, possible war crimes

GAZA, Palestine - Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

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23.07.2014

Republican suggests FAA flight ban amounts to Obama launching economic boycott of Israel

WASHINGTON - A potential Republican presidential contender in 2016 on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

23.07.2014

Got back pain? Acetaminophen may not work but you'll probably get better anyways, doctors say

LONDON - Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to the first big trial to test it.

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23.07.2014

Childhood traumas more common in military members, vets - especially since draft ended: study

CHICAGO - Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the notion that for some, enlistment serves as an escape from troubled upbringings.

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23.07.2014

CDC: Head of anthrax lab has resigned; he had been reassigned after safety incident

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

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