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 2017-09-24 11:41 

National Post

Saudi festivities stress unity amid political, economic woes... +

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the main stadium in the capital, Riyadh, for the first time, to see a performance recounting the coun...

 2017-09-24 11:15 

CTV News

New measures expected as Trump's travel ban expires... +

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect....

 2017-09-24 11:14 

National Post

Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say... +

PORTLAND, Maine - As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey intro...

 2017-09-24 11:07 

National Post

Siniakova beats top-20 player for 6th time in 2017 in Wuhan... +

WUHAN, China - Katerina Siniakova beat a top-20 player for the sixth time this year when she ousted Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday. The Czech, who has two singles titles already this year, deepe...

 2017-09-24 11:03 

National Post

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills girl... +

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said the shooting took place late Saturday, in violation...

 2017-09-24 11:03 

National Post

Legal cannabis tops packed agenda at annual meeting of B.C.s municipal leaders... +

VANCOUVER - Municipalities in British Columbia are clamouring to have a say in the marijuana policies they believe will fall largely on their shoulders to enforce when pot becomes legal next summer. Vancouver Coun. Kerry Jang, who is also the city&#...

 2017-09-24 11:03 

National Post

B.C. municipalities eager for finance-reform breakthrough under new government... +

VANCOUVER - A years-long crusade to get big money out of British Columbia’s municipal elections may finally make headway now that a new provincial government is overhauling its own reputation as the campaign finance ne’er-do-well of the ...

 2017-09-24 11:01 

National Post

Some B.C. school boards still struggling to recruit teachers for smaller classes... +

VANCOUVER - The need to hire 3,500 teachers in a rush to reduce class sizes in British Columbia is undermining the recruitment effort at the most expensive and remote districts, the province’s teachers union says. BC Teachers’ Federation...

 2017-09-24 11:00 

Globe and Mail

Review: 2018 BMW 440i xDrive Convertible is a nimble road tripcompanion... +

Excellent handling, helpful technology and supportive seating make this BMW a fun option for long drives...

 2017-09-24 10:46 

National Post

Kenya loses hosting rights to African soccer championship... +

ACCRA, Ghana - Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship. The Confederation of Africa Football cited “accumulated delays” in Kenya’s preparations for the tournament, which is the continental...

 2017-09-24 10:36 

National Post

Berliners to vote on future of citys Tegel Airport... +

Berliners are being asked to decide on the future of their Tegel Airport, which is due to close when a much-delayed big international airport opens near the German capital. Some 2.5 million people were eligible to vote in a referendum Sunday on whether to...

 2017-09-24 10:23 

National Post

Iraqs Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest... +

KALAK, Iraq - “For the sake of the sacrifices and blood of the martyrs, let’s all say yes for Kurdistan independence,” reads a large billboard in the centre of Kalak, a small town in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region. “Ind...

 2017-09-24 10:17 

National Post

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum... +

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighbouring country. The Guard’s website did not...

 2017-09-24 10:16 

National Post

West Indies wins toss, bowls in 3rd ODI vs. England... +

BRISTOL, England - West Indies won the toss against England and elected to bowl in the third one-day international on Sunday. England leads the five-match series 1-0, winning the first game before the second was abandoned because of rain. England...

 2017-09-24 10:13 

National Post

After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euros flaws... +

FRANKFURT - Sunday’s national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europe’s shared currency to prevent future crises. France’s new president Emmanuel Macron has made it clear he is...

 2017-09-24 10:10 

National Post

Two electric linemen lost their wedding rings near Tampa... +

TAMPA, Fla. - Two linemen who spent days restoring power in the Tampa Bay area had the same unfortunate mishap: They lost their wedding rings. Both were heartbroken, frustrated and hoping for some kind of mini miracle. One of the couples got lucky a...

 2017-09-24 10:06 

National Post

Hurricane Irma floods, causes problems, in one cemetery... +

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A cemetery owned and maintained by a Southwest Florida county was hit hard by Hurricane Irma and relatives of the people buried there say some of the caskets have been partially unearthed. The Naples Daily News reports Lake Traffor...

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Vancouver Sun

Canucks in China: Team reaches out to old and new fans at home and across China... +

They played two exhibition games in Shanghai and Beijing against the Los Angeles Kings, visited the Great Wall of China, and now the Canucks have returned home.Up next, as the NHL seeks new support...

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Montreal Gazette

From the archives: Chteau Ramezay: celebrating a Montreal icon... +

This story was first published on Sept. 25, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette.Some of the old-time magnificence of Montreals historic Chteau de Ramezay was recovered last evening at a cos...

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Globe and Mail

I signed a non-compete clause. Can I take job at a similar firm?... +

The new company provides only one product. which the former employer does not provide...

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Globe and Mail

Globe editorial: How to stop credit bureaus from springing data leaks... +

If a bank, an insurer or a gas company wrongs customers, its generally not long before a government regulator or consumer-protection agency shows up at the door with pointed questions.Yet credit bureaus remain mostly unburdened by strict oversight....

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Globe and Mail

My Dodge Caravan's air conditioner is making a strange sound. Any ideas?... +

Bring a passenger with you and have them sit in different places in the car to try to pinpoint the noise...

 2017-09-24 10:00 

CBC

Milton mom gifted 25 handmade hijabi dolls by mystery donor... +

When Sheza Hasan came home earlier this week, she was surprised to find a mysterious box had been left on her front porch. When she opened it up, she found 25 handmade dolls made of fabric and sporting a variety of colourful outfits....

 2017-09-24 10:00 

CBC

20 people sent to medical tent during hot Montreal half-marathon... +

Hot temperatures contributed to 20 people being transported to a medical tent during Sunday's race and half-marathon in Montreal, Urgence Sant said....

 2017-09-24 09:58 

National Post

Thousands rally across Catalonia for independence from Spain... +

BARCELONA, Spain - Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in public squares in Barcelona and other towns in support of a disputed referendum on independence of the northeastern region from Spain. Many are carrying pro-independence flags and s...

 2017-09-24 09:54 

National Post

Turkish FM visits 2 Turks jailed in the US for May brawl... +

ISTANBUL - Turkey’s top diplomat has visited two Turks imprisoned in the United States for their alleged involvement in an infamous brawl that has raised tensions between the two countries. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tweeted that he vis...

 2017-09-24 09:38 

National Post

One winning ticket for Saturday nights $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot... +

TORONTO - Saturday night’s $5 million Lotto 649 draw was claimed by a ticket sold in Ontario. And the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec. The jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 27 will again be approximately $5 milli...

 2017-09-24 09:35 

National Post

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon... +

BERLIN - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan won in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 32 seconds, missing out on the world record by 35 seconds in wet conditions. Compatrio...

 2017-09-24 09:30 

National Post

More than 34,000 flee Bali volcano amid eruption fears... +

BALI, Indonesia - Officials say more than 34,000 people have fled the region around a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. The number Sunday from a disaster emergency...

 2017-09-24 09:18 

National Post

UN official: Global community must step up Rohingya aid... +

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world” right now. Filipo Grandi tol...

 2017-09-24 09:00 

CBC

Airlines rev up to offer discount airfares — but don't be blinded by the price, say experts... +

Canadian airlines are lining up to offer the latest trend in air travel: cheap, no-frills fares. But experts warn that the discount fares may not always be the best deal for passengers. ...

 2017-09-24 09:00 

CBC

B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we're paying for it... +

From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It's the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and corporations....

 2017-09-24 09:00 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

'Quintessential British treasure:' What next for London's disappearing phone booths?... +

Like a throwback to a bygone era, bright red phone booths still line the streets of Londons central tourist area. These days, they serve much less as a means of communication than as a backdrop for visitors photos....

 2017-09-24 08:36 

National Post

Ferragamo breaths fresh air into summer with outdoor show... +

Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally. Many fashion houses are showing their collections outdoors this season, or at least throwing open the windows on their grand palazzi venues, betting on Mother Nature with op...

 2017-09-24 08:36 

National Post

Ferragamo breaths fresh air into summer with outdoor show... +

Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally. Many fashion houses are showing their collections outdoors this season, or at least throwing open the windows on their grand palazzi venues, betting on Mother Nature with op...

 2017-09-24 08:00 

National Post

Australia win toss and bat in 3rd ODI... +

INDORE, India - Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat first in the third one day international against India at Indore on Sunday. India lead the five-match series 2-0 after a 26-run victory in the rain-affected first match at...

 2017-09-24 07:21 

National Post

Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar... +

LAS VEGAS - When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished. He considered getting on a plane from New York to help her find a new home, but it ...

 2017-09-24 07:08 

National Post

France: Macrons party faces likely blow in Senate elections... +

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron’s unconventional political party is fighting to make its mark on the Senate in elections for half the seats in the upper house. But the results of Sunday’s voting are likely to reflect mounting di...

 2017-09-24 07:08 

National Post

Scientists: Desert turtle endangered, 100 left in Arizona... +

WASHINGTON - It may not be surprising that an “aquatic desert” turtle faces long odds in life, but environmentalists and biologists still welcomed this week’s endangered species designation for the Sonoyta mud turtle. The U.S. Fish...

 2017-09-24 07:07 

National Post

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected... +

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries sunsets Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Secur...

 2017-09-24 07:04 

National Post

Second video shows man punching officer before shooting... +

LOS ANGELES - A new video surfaced Saturday that appears to show a man throwing punches at a California police officer during a scuffle before the man was fatally shot outside of a convenience store. The video, posted on Facebook and YouTube, shows ...

 2017-09-24 07:03 

National Post

Hurricane Irma no match for nations smallest post office... +

NAPLES, Fla. - The smallest post office in the United States survived one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded. Hurricane Irma, which swept through Southwest Florida on Sept. 10, was no match for the 61-square-foot post office in Ochopee, which...

 2017-09-24 06:42 

National Post

Rough ride with Raiders made Pryors position change easier... +

LANDOVER, Md. - Terrelle Pryor figured playing quarterback in the NFL wasn’t his thing when he was cut four times in 13 months. Now a wide receiver, Pryor will go against the team that drafted him when he and the Washington Redskins face the O...

 2017-09-24 06:37 

National Post

WHL Roundup: Warriors use balanced offence to down Raidrs 7-3... +

MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Brayden Burke, Noah Gregor and Tanner Jeannott each had a goal and two assists as the Moose Jaw Warriors downed the Prince Albert Raiders 7-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action. Jett Woo, Jayden Halbgewachs, Brecon Wood a...

 2017-09-24 06:36 

National Post

NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump... +

The NFL’s players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season. The two sides in the nation’s most popular ...

 2017-09-24 06:36 

National Post

Bryce Love runs for 263 yards to lead Stanford past UCLA... +

STANFORD, Calif. - Bryce Love rushed for a career-high 263 yards and a touchdown to pad his conference-leading total, third-string quarterback K.J. Costello came off the bench and threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Stanford beat UCLA 58...

 2017-09-24 06:34 

National Post

Young, Cockburn touch on politics as they join Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame... +

TORONTO - Legendary artists Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn were ushered into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame on Saturday with a celebration that carried a few political undertones. While the live concert and induction ceremony at Toronto’...

 2017-09-24 06:32 

National Post

Indiana University issues alert after shots fired by garage... +

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana University says gunshots believed to have been fired by suspects in an off-campus robbery led to an alert of an active shooter. The Bloomington campus sent out an alert at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday warning people to take sh...

 2017-09-24 06:22 

National Post

Wyoming beat Hawaii in overtime 28-21 on INT... +

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Linebacker Cassh Maluia intercepted a tipped pass in overtime, giving Wyoming a 28-21 win over Hawaii Saturday night. After the teams battled to a 21-21 tie at the end of regulation, Wyoming scored on the first play of its overtime p...

 2017-09-24 06:09 

National Post

Revs beat Toronto FC 2-1, deny Shield-clinching opportunity... +

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Lee Nguyen and Kei Kamara scored late goals and the New England Revolution, with a 2-1 win, denied Toronto FC an opportunity to clinch the MLS Supporters’ Shield on Saturday. Elsewhere, Federico Higuain had three assists in...

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