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CONCACAF says CPL means there is no reason for Ottawa to keep playing in USL

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:28
Given the launch of the Canadian Premier League, CONCACAF says it does see the “exceptional circumstances” needed to sanction Ottawa Fury FC playing in the U.S.-dominated USL. The Fury found themselves in limbo this week when CO

Absolute discharge for B.C. man who is also accused of assaulting sex workers

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:12
VERNON, B.C. - The Crown says a man who faces a series of charges including alleged assaults of sex workers has been given an absolute discharge in a separate allegation against him by a judge in Vernon, B.C. The B.C. Prosecution

No. 2 gas-producing state moves to curb air pollution

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:46
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania is aiming to curb air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from its vast natural gas exploration fields, with the governor’s administration proposing new regulations Thursday even as the Trump administration

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:45
AUSTIN, Texas - Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-centre agents while adding more lustre to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hu

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:44
RICHMOND, Va. - A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.