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Canada might regret leaving the dynamic P.K. Subban off its roster for World Cup of Hockey

TORONTO — Call him P.K. Snubban.

OK, so the nickname needs a little work but that doesn’t excuse the fact the reimagined World Cup of Hockey will be devoid of one of its marquee talents: the marvellous P.K. 858 more words

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Rouyn-Noranda Huskies advance to Memorial Cup final after ousting host Red Deer Rebels 3-1

RED DEER, Alta. –Red Deer Rebels fans have a long-standing tradition.

Immediately prior to the national anthem, one fan yells the last name of the opposing goaltender. 652 more words

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Josh Donaldson swats pair of home runs as Toronto Blue Jays power past Boston Red Sox 7-5

TORONTO — On a day formerly known as Flashback Friday, the Blue Jays turned the clocks back.

In this their 40th season they jumped in the way, way back machine and travelled … to the year of the MVP: 2015. 1,038 more words

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Brazilian's outraged as photos and videos of teen's gang rape shared on Twitter

RIO DE JANEIRO — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected of gang raping a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America’s largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women. 580 more words

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LeBron James erupts for 33 points as Cleveland Cavaliers end Toronto Raptors' season with 113-87 win

TORONTO — LeBron James was apparently done screwing around.

In an Eastern Conference Finals in which one of the best players ever casually had his way with the Raptors but never dominated the scoring himself, James exploded on Friday for 33 points in a 113-87 Cleveland victory that put an end to the Raptors’ best-ever playoff run. 1,059 more words

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Conservative convention delegates vent over party’s ‘disaster’ of election campaign

VANCOUVER — A Muslim woman broke down in tears Friday at the Conservative national convention as she assailed her own party for its “disaster” of an election campaign that “unfairly” targeted Muslims. 675 more words

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'The Sophie Effect': how Canada's first lady is helping the local fashion industry blossom

When Sophie Grégoire Trudeau joined Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and First Lady Akie Abe at a cocktail event in Kashikojima, Japan, on Thursday, her metallic gold shoes made quite an impression. 811 more words

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