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01.04.2015

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01.04.2015

4-time champion Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Dolgopolov at Miami Open; Venus Williams loses

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.

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01.04.2015

Man who sued ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez over Florida shooting due to take stand in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida is due to take the stand in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

01.04.2015

Obama authorizes new sanctions regime targeting perpetrators of malicious cyber attacks

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is creating the first sanctions program that would allow the U.S. to penalize individuals overseas who engage in cyberattacks and cyber spying.

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01.04.2015

RBC expects $23-million loss on sale of its Suriname unit to Republic Bank

TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY) is selling its subsidiary in Suriname as part of a more focused approach to the Caribbean region.

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01.04.2015

Widespread use of drones by business years away, experts say

Businesses may have started planning for the day when drones help their future plans take flight, but experts say corporate visions will have to stay more grounded for several years.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

01.04.2015

Citizenship ceremony marks 100 days to Pan Am Games

TORONTO - Zsofi Balasz hadn't even received her Canadian passport when she competed for her new country in the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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31.03.2015

York University strike ends as grad students and teaching assistants ratify deal

TORONTO - The strike at York University is over.

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31.03.2015

Rob Ford apologizes for racial slurs made while mayor of Toronto

TORONTO - Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford has issued yet another public apology, this time for racial slurs he used during his term as the leader of Canada's largest city.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

01.04.2015

Damaged Canadian tall ship being towed to U.S. port after difficult rescue

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - The U.S. Coast Guard says it expects a crippled tall ship from Nova Scotia will arrive in port in New Hampshire today.

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01.04.2015

Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

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01.04.2015

Wallin expensed private, business trips to Toronto and Guelph, RCMP allege

OTTAWA - Pamela Wallin fabricated Senate business in order to get reimbursement for expenses that were actually personal and private, the RCMP allege in new court documents.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

01.04.2015

Saudi-led airstrikes target Shiite rebels across Yemen; 35 workers killed in western city

SANAA, Yemen - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also hit a factory in a western port city and 35 workers died there, according to witnesses and officials.

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01.04.2015

Lufthansa execs visit French Alps crash site, face repeated questions about co-pilot's health

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week — but refused to say what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.

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01.04.2015

Interior minister says Iraqi forces will recapture Tikrit from Islamic State within 'hours'

TIKRIT, Iraq - Iraqi security forces battled the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit on Wednesday and were expected to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours," the country's interior minister said.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

01.04.2015

3-D print technology provides cheap, lightweight 'robohand' to 7-year-old California girl

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. - Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.

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31.03.2015

Texas House OKs cutting $3M in HIV-prevention programs, putting money to abstinence education

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night.

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31.03.2015

Medical community skeptical about Ontario's move to regulate homeopaths

TORONTO - Ontario's move to regulate the field of homeopathy in a way similar to how it governs doctors and nurses, making it the first province to do so, is being greeted with skepticism from some in the medical and scientific community.

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