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Blue Jays shut down infielder Lawrie for the season, reinstate RHP Morrow

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays have resinstated right-hander Brandon Morrow from the disabled list and shut down injured infielder Brett Lawrie for t...

Dollar General lifts offer for Family Dollar to about $9.1B, willing to divest more stores

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more th...

US construction spending rebounds 1.8 per cent in July, biggest gain in more than 2 years

CP | Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of ...

Garlic chives: part weed, part ornamental, part culinary herb

CP | Lee Reich, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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Is it a weed or a garden plant? Garlic chives are among those plants — paulownia tree, Jerusalem artichoke, mint and anise hyssop are others — tha...

Philadelphia's Rocky gets competition as 9-foot statue of Frazier takes shape

CP | Kathy Matheson, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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PHILADELPHIA - Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter ...

Fund to promote fuel efficiency among municipalities in Nova Scotia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is handing about $27,000 to an environmental group to promote the use of alternative-fuel vehicles by municipalit...

Canadian women beat Taiwan at baseball World Cup, to book spot in second round

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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MIYAZAKI, Japan - Canada's women's baseball team clinched a spot in the second round of the World Cup with a 9-8 extra-inning comeback victory over Ta...

NDP Wonders If Others Should Be Charged In Duffy Case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP is asking Canada's director of public prosecutions to look at the evidence collected by the RCMP in the Mike Duffy case to determine ...

'I lived out my life's dream:' Canadian cowboy finishes long ride from Calgary to hometown in Brazil

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - A Canadian cowboy who has completed a 16,000-kilometre horseback journey to Brazil says he was overcome with emotion at trail's end.Filipe M...

NATO Leaders To Put Cyberattacks In Same League As Real Attacks

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

LONDON, England - Keystrokes could soon replace Kalashnikovs as the harbinger of future wars once NATO leaders endorse an updated policy that places c...

Inquiry into deadly mall collapse to report Oct. 15 in Elliot Lake, Ont.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The public inquiry into a deadly mall collapse in northern Ontario will issue its final report next month.Commissioner Paul Belanger will is...

Go For the Food: 2 famed noodle joints in Bangkok that happen to be on same street

CP | Jocelyn Gecker, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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BANGKOK - With its fluorescent bulbs and cafeteria-style tables, the Bangkok restaurant Raan Jay Fai wouldn't win any awards for interior decorating.B...

Canada's top tennis players in a must-win Davis Cup match next week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - It's a must-win situation for Frank Dancevic, Daniel Nestor, Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic in a Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between...

New-look Toronto FC coaching team takes field after Nelsen firing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Jason Bent, the only one of Ryan Nelsen's assistant coaches to survive Toronto FC's weekend culling, was back on the practice field Tuesday ...

Judge allows man charged in beating death in Halifax to fire lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - A man accused in the fatal beating of a gay rights activist in Halifax has been granted his request to fire his lawyer.Andre Noel Denny of M...

Ex-Lieutenant-Governor's Fraud Trial Resumes Oct. 2

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The fraud trial of former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault will resume Oct. 2.The date was set in Quebec City this morning.Thibault's...

As states liberalize marijuana laws, risks of smoking pot before driving remain hazy

CP | Joan Lowy, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing...

Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving after ATV crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

STRATFORD, Ont. - Justin Bieber's camp is pointing a finger of blame at the paparazzi for the pop star's run-in with the law while he was visiting sou...

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for honey applesauce snack cake with orange glaze

CP | Melissa D'Arabian, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. Chocola...

Full-Day Kindergarten Kicks Off Across Ontario Today

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Full-day kindergarten is now available across Ontario, though some of the classrooms are not yet ready, delayed by this winter's deep freeze...

World Will Have To Bail Out Ukraine Again If Fighting Persists: IMF

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and R...

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo to buy software developer Compuware for $2.5 billion

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will spend about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private.The companies said Tuesday that...

New York attorney general accuses lender of refusing to lend to African-Americans in Buffalo

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo.Eric Sc...

Harper airborne en route to London and Wales for NATO summit meeting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is airborne on his way to a NATO summit in Wales.The summit agenda includes a proposal to organize a new milita...

Change of plea hearing set Tuesday for Colts owner Irsay following March traffic stop arrest

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces f...