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27.02.2015

Thursday's Scoreboard

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27.02.2015

Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.

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27.02.2015

Yukon's Smallwood beats P.E.I.'s Casey 8-1 in pre-qualifying opener at Brier

CALGARY - Yukon's Bob Smallwood downed Adam Casey of Prince Edward Island 8-1 on Thursday to open the pre-qualifying round of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

27.02.2015

Canadian banks continue to top list of country's most valuable brands

TORONTO - Canadian banks continue their domination among the country's most valuable corporate brands, taking four of the five top spots on the latest list from business consultancy Brand Finance.

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27.02.2015

Netflix's risky bet on 'House of Cards' has paid off in spades for the Internet video service

SAN FRANCISCO - Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history.

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26.02.2015

Viewership of Fox New Channel's Bill O'Reilly show up as he faces criticism for past reporting

NEW YORK, N.Y. - More viewers have tuned in to watch Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly as he faces criticism for some of his past reporting.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

26.02.2015

Visitation today for Toronto boy, 3, who froze to death after wandering outside

TORONTO - The godmother of a Toronto toddler whose death last week prompted a national outpouring of grief said the boy captured people's hearts from the moment he was born.

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26.02.2015

Ontario Liberals mock Tory who says he doesn't believe in evolution

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals brought "The War on Science" to the legislature Thursday, using the National Geographic cover story to mock a Progressive Conservative who doesn't believe in evolution — landing them in some hot water with the Speaker.

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26.02.2015

SIU clears OPP officer in death of man who fell from apartment balcony

CHAPLEAU, Ont. - The province's police watchdog says it has found no reasonable grounds to charge an OPP officer in relation with the death of a 27-year-old man in August of last year.

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National News

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27.02.2015

Five stories in the news today, Feb. 27

Five stories in the news today, Feb. 27, from The Canadian Press:

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27.02.2015

Toronto-area woman who gave silicone butt injections to be sentenced today

TORONTO - A Toronto-area woman who used silicone for illegal buttock enhancement injections on nine women — in some cases using syringes attached to a caulking gun — will be sentenced today.

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27.02.2015

'It all sounded good:' Victims hope Ponzi fraudsters get long prison terms

CALGARY - Genie Vollmer remembers vividly the last time she saw one of the architects of what authorities say is the largest Ponzi scheme in Canadian history.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

27.02.2015

Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger and voice against religious extremism

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.

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27.02.2015

Tourists who pose nude at Cambodia's ancient temples expose themselves to anger, deportation

SIEM REAP, Cambodia - Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

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27.02.2015

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, activist who transformed Notre Dame into an academic power, dies at 97

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

27.02.2015

HEALTHBEAT: Many unanswered questions about e-cigarettes, including use with tobacco products

WASHINGTON - The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.

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26.02.2015

Company blames heat for why nasal spray flu vaccine didn't work well in kids against swine flu

ATLANTA - The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too warm.

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26.02.2015

Government on hot seat about dying Alberta man denied CPP disability benefits

OTTAWA - The head of the federal government's backlogged social security tribunal has reached out to a terminally ill Alberta man who was denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits to assure him that his appeal will be expedited.

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