Sports News

Recent Sports Headlines

25.04.2015

Former Montreal Expos general manager Jim Fanning dies at age 87

Jim Fanning, a longtime Montreal Expos general manager who spent over 60 years in a variety of roles in professional baseball, has died. He was 87.

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25.04.2015

Tim Beckham breaks tie with 2-run double in 3-run 8th, Rays rally past Blue Jays 4-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Tim Beckham hit a tiebreaking double during a three-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their fourth straight game by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Saturday night.

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25.04.2015

Major League Baseball hands down 6 suspensions, 7 fines stemming from Royals-White Sox brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

25.04.2015

Starbucks stores back in business Saturday after computer glitch forced thousands to close

SEATTLE - Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.

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25.04.2015

Volkswagen board chairman Piech resigns following clash over CEO Winterkorn

FRANKFURT - Volkswagen says board chairman Ferdinand Piech has resigned.

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25.04.2015

Eurozone's top official hopes 'extra urgency' will be injected into Greek reform plans

RIGA, Latvia - Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt the country to push ahead with an economic reform plan needed to unlock rescue loans.

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Ontario News

Recent Ontario Headlines

25.04.2015

Rainbow District School Board in Sudbury, Ont. will go on strike Monday

SUDBURY, Ont. - High schools in Sudbury, Ont. will be on strike Monday, as negotiations between teachers and the Rainbow District School Board have failed to reach an agreement.

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25.04.2015

Elliot Lake girl, 16, charged in cyber threat investigation at high school

ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. - Provincial police have charged a 16-year-old girl in connection with a cyber threat investigation at a high school in Elliot Lake, Ont.

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25.04.2015

Man, 22, charged in underage prostitution investigation in Toronto

TORONTO - Toronto police believe there may be more victims in a human trafficking investigation in which they allege a teenage girl was forced into the sex trade.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

25.04.2015

Canada looking at sending disaster aid team to earthquake-stricken Nepal

TORONTO - The Canadian government is looking at sending its Disaster Assistance Response Team to Nepal to help the Asian country cope with the massive earthquake that struck Saturday.

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25.04.2015

Chief relieved as 388 more people evacuated from Kashechewan on Saturday

KASHECHEWAN, Ont. - The chief of a remote northern Ontario First Nation says he is relieved that almost everyone in the community threatened by the rapidly rising Albany River has been evacuated.

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25.04.2015

Vessel that spilled fuel in B.C. deemed safe, allowed to leave Canadian waters

VANCOUVER - A vessel that leaked toxic bunker fuel into Vancouver's English Bay is being allowed to return to normal operations and leave Canadian waters.

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World News

Recent World Headlines

25.04.2015

At least 10 dead after quake-triggered avalanche sweeps Mount Everest region; others missing

KATHMANDU, Nepal - An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said.

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25.04.2015

About 1,500 die in powerful Nepal quake that rips cities, crumbles history and shakes Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of people spent the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 1,500 across the region, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.

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25.04.2015

About 1,500 die in powerful Nepal quake that rips cities, crumbles history and shakes Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of people spent the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 1,500 across the region, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

24.04.2015

Memo asks Alberta paramedics to pay for medical equipment via payroll deduction

CALGARY - Alberta paramedics are angry about a memo from the government that asks them to fund the purchase of medical equipment through a voluntary payroll deduction.

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24.04.2015

Ailing aboriginal girl receiving both chemo & traditional medicine: judge hears

BRANTFORD, Ont. - An 11-year-old First Nations girl whose decision to refuse chemotherapy in favour of traditional aboriginal medicine caused an uproar last year is now receiving both treatments as she fights a rare form of leukemia.

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23.04.2015

'Sugar Coated' documentary explores health dangers of sweets

TORONTO - Is sugar the new tobacco? It's a provocative question that's explored in the documentary "Sugar Coated."

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