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 2018-04-25 19:56 

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Elite teams have success in the draft on Day 3 and later...

PHILADELPHIA — Eighteen starters in the last Super Bowl were selected in the fourth round or lower, including six players who didn't get a call until the NFL draft was over. While first-round picks receive most of the attention and players chose...

 2018-04-25 19:55 

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Orioles put INF Beckham on 10-day DL, add OF Peterson...

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have put infielder Tim Beckham on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Beckham was removed from Monday night's game against Cleveland for a pinch runner. Because the Orioles were rained out Tuesday...

 2018-04-25 19:49 

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Lawyer: Police mistreated black woman in restaurant arrest...

MOBILE, Ala. — Police officers in a south Alabama city mistreated a black woman who was thrown down and arrested during a videotaped confrontation in a Waffle House restaurant, an attorney for her family said Wednesday. Officers who were called by r...

 2018-04-25 19:44 

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Letter warns Christians after yoga studio set to open in Manitoba community...

BOISSEVAIN, Man. — Lindsay Alvis was excitedly preparing to open up the first yoga studio in the small southwestern Manitoba community she calls home when a letter showed up in the mail boxes of some of her neighbours. "PLEASE DON'T DO YOGA&...

 2018-04-25 19:31 

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B.C. set to introduce pot laws, but years of fine tuning likely, says minister...

VICTORIA — British Columbia's solicitor general says the province's pending recreational marijuana legislation will be more evolutionary than set in stone. Mike Farnworth says additional government regulations, expected to be introduced Thur...

 2018-04-25 19:27 

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A look at well-known serial killers in the US since 1971...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A former police officer who authorities suspect was an elusive serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s was arrested Wednesday. A law enforceme...

 2018-04-25 19:21 

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Colby Cosh: David Suzuki and the curious case of Alberta vs. the University of Alberta...

They say money talks, but you so rarely hear it screaming. However U of A is, in every conceivable way, a fossil-fuelled institution...

 2018-04-25 19:19 

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Video: Former Port Authority ethics chair swore at officers...

TENAFLY, N.J. — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioner caught on camera delivering an expletive-laced tirade to police officers during a traffic stop has resigned. The Tenafly Police Department released the dashcam video Tuesday sh...

 2018-04-25 19:12 

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YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content...

YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. The updates that begin rolling out Thursday are a response to complaints that the YouTube K...

 2018-04-25 19:06 

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Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for UK-based Sky...

LONDON — U.S. media giant Comcast on Wednesday offered 22 billion pounds ($30.7 billion) for Sky PLC, topping a bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and setting up a bidding war for Britain's biggest satellite television company. Comca...

 2018-04-25 19:03 

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Notley unhappy with Suzuki honorary degree but says academic freedom paramount...

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley says she does not agree with the University of Alberta's decision to grant an honorary degree to high-profile oilsands critic David Suzuki. But she says the university is built on academic freedom and independenc...

 2018-04-25 18:57 

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Quebec town hopeful dismantling of rusting cargo ship will go smoothly after fire...

MONTREAL — A southwestern Quebec town is counting down the days until an unwelcome piece of marine history disappears from its shores. Officials say they hope the dismantling of the Kathryn Spirit proceeds smoothly after a fire a few weeks ago aboar...

 2018-04-25 18:57 

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'We've got to be careful not to be baited by Trump': Inside the confidential NFL meeting about protests during the anthem...

The players sounded aggrieved and wanted to talk about Colin Kaepernick. The owners sounded panicked about their business under attack...

 2018-04-25 18:53 

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Commit to harassment-free environment or forego federal arts funding: Joly...

OTTAWA — Arts and culture organizations will now be required to commit in writing to providing a workplace free of harassment and sexual misconduct in order to receive federal funding, Heritage Minister Melanie Joly declared Wednesday. Joly billed t...

 2018-04-25 18:48 

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Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks...

WASHINGTON — Call it a lab in a box: Researchers created a device about the size of a toaster that can test a drop of blood to tell, in about half an hour, who's immune to certain infections and who's not. The goal is to find groups of peopl...

 2018-04-25 18:45 

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The Latest: Senator says Trump's VA pick will get hearing...

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The chairman of a Senate panel reviewing President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veteran...

 2018-04-25 18:42 

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The Latest: Former police officer named as serial killer...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A law enforcement official has identified a suspected California serial killer as 77-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police off...

 2018-04-25 18:32 

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Van attack: too soon to talk motive, PM says; Hajdu calls out misogyny...

OTTAWA — All the answers Canadians are seeking about this week's deadly rental-van attack in Toronto may not be forthcoming, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, as he once again offered his condolences to the families of the victims. B...

 2018-04-25 18:32 

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Full Comment: We are shaken and grieving, but I know we are not broken...

This week, even during one of our darkest hours, Toronto's unbreakable will and generosity of spirit were on full display...

 2018-04-25 18:31 

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Wire-bristle safety fears prompt Ottawa to establish BBQ brush safety standards...

OTTAWA — The Standards Council of Canada says it is developing national guidelines for the manufacture of barbecue brushes after a number of cases in which people accidentally ingested wire bristles. The Council is currently seeking proposals to est...

 2018-04-25 18:31 

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'The Heat' doc examines gender barriers for top female chefs...

TORONTO — In making a documentary about top female chefs, Toronto filmmaker Maya Gallus noticed an ironic theme emerge. "Women were fighting for years to get out of the kitchen and now women are fighting to get their rightful place back in the k...

 2018-04-25 18:25 

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The most expensive whisky in the world was just sold at an unbelievable price...

Two exceptionally rare bottles of The Macallan 1926 have set a new world record after selling for nearly $800,000 a piece...

 2018-04-25 18:25 

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Does this adorable eight-month-old baby really work for the government of the United Arab Emirates?...

Obviously not, but a viral video meant as a joke has taken a life of its own...

 2018-04-25 18:12 

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New Brunswick EMO warning of flooding potential along St. John River...

FREDERICTON — Waters are rising in New Brunswick, and officials are warning residents to move their belongings to higher ground. New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization says the St. John River is expected to reach flood stage this week i...

 2018-04-25 18:12 

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Tusk urges Russia ally Serbia to stay on EU membership path...

BELGRADE, Serbia — A senior European Union official has urged Serbia, a candidate for EU membership that is also Russia's key ally in Europe, to keep up its bid to join the bloc. European Council president Donald Tusk said Wednesday in Belgrade ...

 2018-04-25 18:08 

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Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline...

WASHINGTON — Researchers say there are far more western Africa gorillas than conservationists previously thought. But maybe not for long: The same study found a 19 per cent plunge in that gorilla population in eight years. Researchers spent a decade...

 2018-04-25 18:01 

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Republicans want answers from Pruitt; EPA ethics woes mount...

WASHINGTON — Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions. But GOP lawmakers who have stood behind Scott Pruitt are stopping short of calling fo...

 2018-04-25 18:00 

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Police use blanket to rescue man from sinkhole at Sudbury, Ont., home...

SUDBURY, Ont. — Police say a 55-year-old Sudbury, Ont., man is in hospital after being rescued from a sinkhole. Spokeswoman Kaitlyn Dunn says police got a call late Wednesday morning about a homeowner looking at a hole in the ground by his fence whe...

 2018-04-25 17:40 

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Frat brothers linked to racist video say they were ridiculed...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Five students are suing Syracuse University for disciplinary actions related to videos of a private event where fraternity members used racial slurs and simulated a sexual assault of a disabled person. The federal lawsuit filed anon...

 2018-04-25 17:34 

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Weddings are stress factories for many a bride and groom...

NEW YORK — Weddings are festive, but they're often mega-stressful for bride and groom. Multiply that by about a million and it's a wonder Meghan Markle is still upright as her May 19 royal nuptials crawl ever closer. Her prince, Harry, was b...

 2018-04-25 17:31 

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Ann Dowd's reaction to Margaret Atwood's acting? 'You're born for this, girl!'...

TORONTO — Ann Dowd warns that actors should never be too judgmental about the characters they play. That's her approach to Aunt Lydia, the uncompromising warden who oversees Offred (played by Elisabeth Moss), Ofglen (Alexis Bledel) and all the f...

 2018-04-25 17:23 

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Macron tells U.S. to not turn inward on world threats like climate change and nuclear weapons...

Macron's trip has been dominated by rifts between the U.S. and the European Union stemming from President Donald Trump's 'America First' foreign policy...

 2018-04-25 17:21 

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Driver was operating pickup truck while seated in folding lawn chair, police allege...

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police say a driver pulled over in Thunder Bay, Ont., had an unusual seating arrangement — a folding lawn chair where a driver's seat should have been. They say an officer stopped a pickup truck on Monday afternoon afte...

 2018-04-25 17:16 

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For Trump lookalike, crops worry more than social media fame...

MADRID — A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump. Thousands of responses flooded in last week after a journalist reporting on farming in northwestern Spain...

 2018-04-25 17:13 

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Saskatchewan launches constitutional challenge to federal carbon tax...

The province is asking the court to decide whether the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is 'unconstitutional in whole or in part'...

 2018-04-25 17:13 

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England midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain out of World Cup...

LIVERPOOL, England — England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out the World Cup after sustaining knee-ligament damage playing for Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals against Roma. Oxlade-Chamberlain was carried off on a str...

 2018-04-25 17:06 

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College newspapers across US campaign to secure their future...

College journalists with a passion for giving a voice to the voiceless are speaking up for themselves in a campaign combating some of the same forces that have battered newspapers across the country as digital media has imperiled print. For years, while a...

 2018-04-25 16:58 

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Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio says he's quitting politics, cites family reasons...

OTTAWA — Popular Quebec Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio says he is leaving politics for family reasons. Di Iorio, who broke the news following today's caucus meeting, was first elected to the House of Commons in 2015 to represent the Montreal riding ...

 2018-04-25 16:54 

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The Latest: Democrat concedes in Arizona special election...

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Latest on Arizona's 8th Congressional District special election (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Democrat Hiral Tipirneni is conceding defeat in the special election for Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Tipirneni relea...

 2018-04-25 16:53 

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Terry Glavin: This kind of terrorism isn't serving some broader goal. Carnage is the goal...

Like Hamas, Hezbollah, the Taliban and the Islamic State, Incel promotes a blind hatred of healthy, well-adjusted people, especially women...

 2018-04-25 16:52 

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What we know about the victims of the deadly Toronto van attack...

TORONTO — Ten people were killed after a van mounted a sidewalk along a busy street in north Toronto on Monday, ramming into pedestrians in its path. Here's what we know so far about the victims: Munir Alnajjar Alnajjar, a Jordanian citizen in h...

 2018-04-25 16:47 

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The Latest: Sri Lanka native ID'd as van attack victim...

TORONTO — The latest on a van attack in Toronto which killed 10 people and injured 14 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A Buddhist temple in Toronto has identified one of the victims of Monday's van attack as Renuka Amarasinghe (am-uh-ruh-SEEN'-...

 2018-04-25 16:46 

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Group of South Asian women in Toronto protest 'toxic male culture' in India after eight-year-old raped, killed...

'Women are portrayed as weak to men and men exert their power over women,' one protester said. 'And the way they do (that) is they rape them'...

 2018-04-25 16:40 

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Commit to harassment-free environment or forego federal arts funding: Joly...

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says cultural organizations will have to commit in writing to providing a workplace free of harassment and sexual misconduct in order to receive federal funding. Joly says the new requirement is part of her Li...

 2018-04-25 16:31 

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Family says Delta Air Lines used dirty blanket to tie woman with multiple sclerosis to wheelchair...

The company offered the family 20,000 SkyMiles, but Nathan Saliagas says they want changes in the company's disability policy...

 2018-04-25 16:26 

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'Imposters' star Inbar Lavi gets real about playing pretend...

NEW YORK — On the Bravo series "Imposters," Inbar Lavi plays a young woman named Maddie who is constantly reinventing herself, creating new identities to marry men and women and then steal their money. Off-screen, Lavi is no con artist but s...

 2018-04-25 16:25 

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Letter warns Christians after yoga studio set to open in Manitoba community...

BOISSEVAIN, Man. — As the first yoga studio prepares to open in a small southwestern Manitoba community, a letter is being circulated warning of its anti-Christian values. The typed letter warns people in the community of about 1,500 not to do yoga,...

 2018-04-25 16:24 

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Member of Sri Lankan community among Toronto van attack victims...

TORONTO — An active member of Toronto's Sri Lankan community was among the 10 victims of Toronto's deadly van attack, a monk at the woman's temple said Wednesday. Ahangama Rathanasiri of the Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre...

 2018-04-25 16:18 

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What we know about the victims of the Toronto van attack...

Brief portraits are emerging of the five victims named to date...

 2018-04-25 16:14 

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Former President George HW Bush thanks Houston in tweet...

HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush is thanking Houston for its "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife, Barbara Bush. In a tweet posted Wednesday morning, the 93-year-old Bush thanks Houston...

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