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No winning ticket for Friday night’s $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

9 hours 1 min ago
TORONTO - There was no winning ticket for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. There were also 46 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and 19 of them were won by ticket holders across the country.

Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

10 hours 1 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka’s disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment. Rajapaksa signed his letter of resignation Saturday, flanked by lawmakers o

Lillard scores 24, Blazers hold off NBA-best Raptors 128-122

11 hours 4 min ago
PORTLAND, Ore. - A struggling Trail Blazers bench finally got rolling Friday night, setting a season high for points in a confidence-boosting win over the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors. Zach Collins scored 16 points and Seth Curry added a sea

Women use scent to lure wolf-dog that ran away from Calgary airport

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:35
EDMONTON - A woman from Alberta is thanking an unconventional strategy for helping to find her lost wolf-dog. Jeanine Rebsomen went to the airport in Calgary to pick up her new pet that was being flown in from Oklahoma. But

Brad Gushue, Glenn Howard win tiebreakers to move on at the National

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:28
CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - Hometown skip Brad Gushue has made it into the playoffs the hard way at the National. Gushue downed Switzerland’s Yannick Schwaller 4-1 on Friday night in a tiebreaker draw to set up the quarterfinals at t

Chris Tierney scores 2 in Senators’ 4-2 win over Red Wings

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:27
DETROIT - Mark Stone scored midway through the third period and Chris Tierney’s second goal went into an empty net, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Stone had a goal overturned b

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:16
SYDNEY, Australia - Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but won’t move its embassy until there’s a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announ

Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:12
WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Texas ruled President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act “invalid” Friday, the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Conn

Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu take top spot in 3-metre synchro

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:43
VICTORIA - Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu are one step closer to returning to the Olympic Games. Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu took top spot in women’s three-metre synchro with 301.89 points on Friday at the Canadian divi

1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:11
LOS ANGELES - One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles. A best-picture Oscar for “Gentleman’s Agreement,” the 1947

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