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17.09.2014

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer arrested on assault charges in latest issue for NFL

PHOENIX - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

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17.09.2014

Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster until domestic violence case is resolved

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.

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17.09.2014

Toronto FC stars both reach out Wednesday with messages to supporters

TORONTO - A tweet from Jermain Defoe. A plea from Michael Bradley.

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Business News

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17.09.2014

CN to be fined for failing to move enough grain; Ottawa mulls size of penalty

MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) will be fined for failing to comply with an order that it move a minimum amount of grain each week, a spokeswoman for federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said Wednesday in a move that caught the railway by surprise.

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17.09.2014

Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for 'considerable' period

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve signalled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.

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17.09.2014

Quebecor not interested in buying Wind by itself but sees room for partnership

MONTREAL - Quebecor's finance chief says the company is "certainly interested" in talking with Wind Mobile's new investors about a partnership but doesn't want to buy the Toronto-based company on its own because of the follow-on costs involved.

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Ontario News

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17.09.2014

Reaction to Rob Ford's cancer diagnosis

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer. Here are some reactions from his family and peers:

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17.09.2014

Monte McNaughton joins race for leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives

TORONTO - A second member of the Ontario Progressive Conservative caucus is officially joining the race to become the new leader of the official opposition.

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17.09.2014

U.S. growth could boost Ontario coffers by up to $5B: CIBC

TORONTO - A CIBC World Markets report says Ontario could see a benefit of up to $5 billion from U.S. growth and a weaker Canadian dollar in the next two years.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

17.09.2014

Timeline: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has battled health issues in 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has battled personal health troubles in 2014. Some key dates:

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17.09.2014

Chong's private member's bill to empower MPs gets government backing

OTTAWA - The Conservative cabinet is poised to support backbench MP Michael Chong's bill to rebalance the power between parliamentarians and the Prime Minister's Office.

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17.09.2014

Federal Court overturns farmer Robert Latimer's travel restrictions

VANCOUVER - A Federal Court judge has overturned a parole board condition that bars Robert Latimer from travelling freely outside Canada without pre-approval.

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World News

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17.09.2014

AP Interview: Brazil candidate Silva says time to improve US ties, push human rights

RIO DE JANEIRO - Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if elected she'll improve ties with the U.S. and strongly push for human rights in nations like Cuba.

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17.09.2014

Report: World to see more people displaced because of disasters, urbanization

Natural disasters displaced almost 22 million people around the world last year and aid workers say they expect to see that number rise in the future, according to a report issued by a Norwegian humanitarian group on Wednesday.

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17.09.2014

AP Interview: Iraqi prime minister rejects US ground troops, chides West for inaction in Syria

BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighbouring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group.

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Health & Wellness

Recent Health Headlines

17.09.2014

Rob Ford 'determined' to fight rare, aggressive type of cancer, says his family

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was devastated to learn he has a rare and aggressive type of cancer, but is determined to fight it, his brother said Wednesday as doctors remained optimistic about the ailing politician's treatment.

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17.09.2014

Ford diagnosed with rare cancer;expert suggests signs point to aggressive tumour

TORONTO - The type of cancer Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with can run the gamut from benign fatty deposits to aggressive and spreading tumours, an expert on liposarcoma says.

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17.09.2014

Manitoba donates $100,000 to help fight Ebola crisis in West Africa

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government will be providing $100,000 in aid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and to help the people and families who have been afflicted.

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