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Baseball

Royals hold off Giants 3-2 to take a 2-1 edge in World Series

Posted October 25, 2014 by Canada.com

SAN FRANCISCO – Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious. He walked behind the mound, took off his hat, rubbed his hair and looked […]

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General

Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

Posted October 25, 2014 by Staff

BERLIN – The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly. Hans-Georg Maassen says his agency estimates that some 6,300 people in Germany are adherents of a fundamentalist strain of … Continue Reading

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General

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn’t know the … Continue Reading

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General

Halifax man faces numerous charges after fleeing from police, nearly hitting officer

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

A 20-year-old man is in custody and facing numerous charges after he allegedly crashed his car following a police chase. On Friday, RCMP in Cole Harbour responded to a complaint of a large fight in the area. They arrived to … Continue Reading

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General

London area events: Metro’s best bets for Oct. 25-26

Posted October 25, 2014 by Angela Mullins

Beer, healthy living, zombies and words. Interesting mix of events on this weekend’s calendar, but these are our best bets for whiling away the next couple of days. Have something you’d like to pitch for the future? It’s as easy as … Continue Reading

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Africa

World Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000

Posted October 25, 2014 by Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal – More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West […]

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Entertainment

Ghomeshi taking time away from CBC’s Q to deal with ‘personal issues’

Posted October 25, 2014 by The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Q radio host Jian Ghomeshi says he is taking some “much needed personal time” away from the CBC. “Thanks for all the well wishes, you guys,” he tweeted Friday after a spokesman from CBC confirmed the leave to […]

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General

Video: Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder inspires London’s new axe-throwing club

Posted October 25, 2014 by Mike Donachie

This sport really rocks, and one London businessman wants to prove it. Matt Thomas has just launched – spinning through the air in an alarming way – London’s first axe-throwing club. Yes, that’s a thing. Starting this weekend, Tomahawks offers … Continue Reading

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General

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

DAKAR, Senegal – More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West … Continue Reading

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General

Man seriously injured after being shot in back during robbery attempt in Fairview

Posted October 25, 2014 by Staff

Police in Halifax are investigating a shooting that has left a 19-year-old man in hospital with serious injuries. Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to a shooting in the area of Dutch Village Road and Frederick Street in … Continue Reading

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General

Canadian connection to 50 years of Princess

Posted October 25, 2014 by Phil Reimer

Princess Cruises is about to begin celebrating its 50th anniversary. It was in 1965 that its founder, Stanley McDonald, made the decision to get into the cruise business after successfully using cruise ships as floating hotels during the 1962 Seattle […]

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General

Our Hill

Posted October 25, 2014 by Aaron Wherry

The public returns to Parliament Hill for the first time since Wednesday’s shooting

The post Our Hill appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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General

Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

Posted October 25, 2014 by Staff

ROSWELL, N.M. – Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Eustace’s supersonic jump was part of … Continue Reading

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General

The Post-Concussion Era

Posted October 25, 2014 by cittern9@gmail.com

Hillary Clinton: “Don’t let anybody tell you that corporations and businesses create jobs.”…

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General

Reader Tips

Posted October 25, 2014 by cittern9@gmail.com

In tonight’s lighter-than-air entertainment en route to the tips we listen to April March’s English language remake of Serge Gainsbourg’s Laisse tomber les filles: here’s Chick Habit. France Gall’s original 1964 version here. The comments are open, as …

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General

Lone-wolf attacks and the future of terror

Posted October 25, 2014 by Michael Petrou

Grand spectacle attacks like 9/11 have given way to lone-wolf operations by homegrown extremists that may prove much harder to stop

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General

Behind defence and bullpen, Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 lead in World Series

Posted October 25, 2014 by Vancouver Sun - Sports

SAN FRANCISCO – Sparkling defence, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series.

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General

Canuck road trip ends with ugly 7-3 loss in Colorado

Posted October 25, 2014 by Vancouver Sun - Sports

The Vancouver Canucks ran out of gas on their road trip.

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Canada

Ottawa shooting: A quiet town holds its own

Posted October 25, 2014 by macleans.ca

Charlotte Gray on why the capital will soon sink back into its usual obscurity

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Canada

Life during wartime: We’re all witnesses to war

Posted October 25, 2014 by Jonathon Gatehouse

The death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will affect how we view our military—and the sacrifices of those to come

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Basketball

Scott Stinson: Wiggins, Bennett at crux of Timberwolves’ rebuild

Posted October 25, 2014 by Scott Stinson

MINNEAPOLIS — As the Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers warmed up before a pre-season game this week, fans hung over the railing near the entrance to the locker rooms, hoping for a high five or a fist bump as the […]

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Environment

Paul S. Graham: Video: Solidarity with the Pimicikamak Cree Nation

Posted October 25, 2014 by Paul S. Graham

Oct. 23, 2014: Members and supporters of Pimicikamak Cree Nation rallied at Manitoba Hydro’s Winnipeg Headquarters to explain the reasons for their occupation of the Jenpeg Generating Station. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Yesterday, after a week-long occupation of the Jenpeg Generating Station, representatives of the Pimicikamak Cree of Cross Lake brought their protest to Winnipeg. Community members and local supporters rallied at Manitoba Hydro’s downtown headquarters to pray, sing and tell their story to Winnipeg media.

They began with a prayer and followed with a moment of silence and an honour song for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the young reservist murdered (Read more…)

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General

Terrorist ties

Posted October 24, 2014 by Ezra Levant

The BC Muslim association has radical ties. Marc Lebuis Director of the Magazine Point de Bascule breaks it all down

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General

Inspired Redblacks fall short against Als on emotional night

Posted October 24, 2014 by Vancouver Sun - Sports

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks and Montreal Alouettes stood side by side before the game Friday night, not in their respective bench areas, but flanking Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson and Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West. They […]

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General

Islamic State recruits on the loose in Toronto

Posted October 24, 2014 by Ezra Levant

Three Toronto girls were headed to Syria to joins ISIS. They were apprehended and returned to Toronto, without being arrested or charged

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General

Blind to the truth

Posted October 24, 2014 by Ezra Levant

Were the recent terror attacks in Canada actually terrorism? Liberals don’t think so.

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Canada

The final homecoming of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Rachel Browne was in Hamilton for the return of a fallen soldier

The post The final homecoming of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Europe

Benn, Eaves score as Dallas Stars hand New Jersey Devils fourth straight loss

Posted October 24, 2014 by Canada.com

By Tom Canavan NEWARK, N.J. – Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils’ NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 […]

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General

Winnipeg has the shots but Tampa Bay has the goals as Lightning down Jets

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Scott Edmonds WINNIPEG – A well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning got off half as many shots at one point but made a lot more count as they beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 Friday night behind solid goaltending from Ben Bishop. […]

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Canada

Comforting Cpl. Nathan Cirillo: ‘I kept telling him he was loved’

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Video: Barbara Winters heard gunshots and ran to the fallen soldier’s side

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General

Accidental Deliberations: Musical interlude

Posted October 24, 2014 by Greg Fingas

Black Box – Everybody Everybody

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General

Honey, I Finished The Internet

Posted October 24, 2014 by cittern9@gmail.com

2012 Shetland Pony Grand National…

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Art

The Cosmonaut’s Heaven

Posted October 24, 2014 by Lauren Davis

While all of her classmates dreamed of being astronauts, the thought of space terrified Sonia. It wasn’t the vastness of the black, but the idea that skeletons were somehow floating past the stars, their empty eyes staring out of their spacesuits.Read…

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Canada

QMJHL Roundup: Erne leads Remparts by Titan

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff

BATHURST, N.B. – Adam Erne had his scoring touch going on Friday. Erne completed his hat trick in overtime as the Quebec Remparts beat the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5-4 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Olivier Garneau and Nikolas Brouillard … Continue Reading

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CFL

Alouettes beat Redblacks for their fifth win in a row

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Darren Desaulniers OTTAWA – Sean Whyte kicked three field goals and the Montreal Alouettes offence did just enough to earn a 23-17 win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday. After starting the season with seven losses in their first […]

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General

DeRozan and Raptors edge Knicks in Montreal

Posted October 24, 2014 by Vancouver Sun - Sports

MONTREAL – DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jonas Valanciunas added another 13 to give the Toronto Raptors an 83-80 victory over the New York Knicks in a tight contest in NBA pre-season action Friday night at […]

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Basketball

DeRozan and Raptors edge Knicks in Montreal

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Kelsey Patterson MONTREAL – DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jonas Valanciunas added another 13 to give the Toronto Raptors an 83-80 victory over the New York Knicks in a tight contest in NBA pre-season action Friday night at […]

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CBC

The Canadian Progressive: Ottawa Shootings: CNN fear-mongering an insult to Canadians

Posted October 24, 2014 by Obert Madondo

Reporting on Wednesday’s Ottawa shootings, CNN and other global media outlets resorted to needless sensationalism, propagandist fear-mongering and self-serving interpretations of terrorism.

The post Ottawa Shootings: CNN fear-mongering an insult to Canadians appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

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Canada

‘Without thought,’ Margaret Lehre ran toward the shots

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

‘That’s what Canadians do, right?’ says the nurse who joined others in trying to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

The post ‘Without thought,’ Margaret Lehre ran toward the shots appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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