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McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:47
PHOENIX - Arizona’s governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain. The Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:36
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics. The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it has imp

N. Carolina teacher, MLB player’s daughter dies after drill

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:35
HERTFORD, N.C. - Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim “Catfish” Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill. Perquimans County Schools assistant supe

Valour FC signs goalkeeper Tyson Farago, midfielder Dylan Sacramento.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:32
WINNIPEG - Valour FC has signed two local players in goalkeeper Tyson Farago and midfielder Dylan Sacramento. The 27-year-old Farago joins the new Canadian Premier League team after spending most of the 2018 season with St. Patrick’s

Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:25
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes people convicted of crimes pay surcharges to helps victims is unconstitutional. In a 7-2 decision delivered this morning in Ottawa, the Supreme Court found

Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:08
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes people convicted of crimse pay surcharges to helps victims is unconstitutional. In a 7-2 decision delivered this morning in Ottawa, the Supreme Court found

School defends expulsion of Wade family friend

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:01
PLANTATION, Fla. - A South Florida prep school at the centre of a dispute over the expulsion of a student who is friends with NBA star Dwayne Wade and actress Gabrielle Union says its handbook explicitly states that any student who uses profanity

Minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 08:30
OTTAWA - Tourism Minister Melanie Joly’s office says Canada and China have mutually agreed to postpone a closing ceremony next week to mark a year of tourism between the two countries. Joly’s spokesperson Jeremy Ghio says both g

Ex-Trump lawyer: Hush money paid over election concerns

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 07:44
WASHINGTON - Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their stories of

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