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Thai police arrest man who had stacks of passports in connection with deadly Bangkok bombing

BANGKOK — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago. 716 more words


It's been a scorcher: A look at this summer's record-breaking temperatures and what may have caused them

It melted roads, brought political tensions to a boil and left millions around the world desperate for shade and water. The heat this summer was record-breaking — and devastating — on a global scale. 1,229 more words


Could Marcus Stroman reclaim a spot in the Toronto Blue Jays' rotation? Manager John Gibbons says it's possible

TORONTO – John Gibbons had been skeptical. But now even the Blue Jays’ manager dares to savour the fantasy Marcus Stroman is peddling.

For a normal player, the knee surgery Stroman underwent in March would have scuttled the season. 479 more words


Everything you need to know about Andrew Wiggins and Canada's chances at the FIBA Americas Championship

The FIBA Americas Championship, the tournament that will determine which countries on this side of the Atlantic Ocean qualify for the men’s basketball tournament at next year’s Summer Olympics, starts on Monday in Mexico City. 946 more words


A year with the Toronto Maple Leafs has given former assistant coach Steve Spott an appreciation for the job

TORONTO — When Steve Spott reflects upon his one year as an assistant coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a number of words come to mind. 491 more words


The Toronto Blue Jays have David Price. Why not keep him?

TORONTO — The last time the Toronto Blue Jays picked themselves up a fancy late-season rental player, they were a championship team with the highest payroll in baseball. 918 more words



Wat lees ik daar? Ah, de VVD en PvdA vinden het gerechtvaardigd dat de rijken meer vermogensbelasting betalen dan de minder gelukkigen want hogere vermogens halen doorgaans meer rendement. 211 more words