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Stocks face final days of 2014 in far better shape; traders look to GDP data

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - North American stock markets are facing the last few trading sessions of 2014 in better shape than they have been in weeks after suffering s...

Connor McDavid, Eugenie Bouchard among must-follow Twitter accounts in 2015

CP | John Chidley-Hill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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Social media has become as much a part of sports fandom as chicken wings, jerseys and watching the big game with friends. Here's a look at 10 must-fol...

Influx of luxury retailers leave Canadians rich for choice - but will they spend?

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - With the arrival of Nordstrom north of the border in Calgary and Saks Fifth Avenue waiting in the wings, the U.S. department stores are join...

Nathan Cirillo, Patrice Vincent Named Newsmakers Of The Year

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Two Canadians killed in cold blood on home soil for simply wearing a soldier's uniform have been selected the country's Newsmaker of the Yea...

Obama says US reviewing whether to return North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism

CP | Josh Lederman, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Business

HONOLULU, Hawaii - President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terro...

EU's Alpine tourism hubs brace for fewer Russian visits amid Ukraine, ruble and oil-price pain

CP | Jamey Keaten, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Business

PARIS - Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some bu...

Saudi petroleum minister tells Arab summit there's no 'conspiracy' behind drop in oil prices

CP | Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Business

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia's oil chief on Sunday dismissed allegations that his kingdom conspired to bring down oil prices in orde...

Pot still preferred drug in Canadian army, while cocaine gains ground: report

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Marijuana remains the drug of choice for members of the Canadian army, based on the Force's latest blind drug testing report that also found...

Jurors in Magnotta trial spending sixth day trying to reach a verdict

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - It is Day 6 of deliberations for jurors in the Montreal trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta.Magnotta is charged with first-degree murder and four ...

2 winning tickets for Saturday night's $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Christmas has come a few days early for the owners of the two winning tickets in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.The two will split the $5-...

Desjardins says Hansen looks OK after collapsing on bench and leaving game

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins says forward Jannik Hansen looks to be OK after he appeared to collapse on the bench following a...

Machida needs just 62 second to finish Dollaway at UFC Fight Night

CP | John Morgan, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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BARUERI, Brazil - Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida proved he is still one of the world's best mixed martial artists, needing just 6...

Tanev's OT winner helps Canucks snap five-game losing streak over Flames

CP | Jason Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - Chris Tanev celebrated his birthday in style Saturday night with a game-winning goal that snapped the Canucks out their slump.Tanev scored...

Chargers stay alive in playoff race on Nick Novak's field goal in OT, beat 49ers 38-35

CP | Janie McCauley, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers h...

Canucks forward Jannik Hansen leaves game after collapsing on bench

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to collapse on the bench after taking a hit during the second period of Vancouver's game against th...

Spokesman: Muhammad Ali in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia; prognosis good, short stay expected

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Sports
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital...

Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek have big nights as Flyers down Maple Leafs 7-4

CP | Dhiren Mahiban, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - After preaching the need for better starts on Friday, the Toronto Maple Leafs jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the six-minute mark of the fir...

Gallagher goal helps Canadiens end home stand with 4-1 win over Senators

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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MONTREAL - A five-game homestand was good for the Montreal Canadiens and their newly formed first line of Alex Galchenyuk, Max Pacioretty and Brendan ...

Earthquake Detected Off B.C. Coast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C. on Saturday afternoon.The federal agency that monitors earthquakes in Canada sa...

Oilsands leak that fouled aquifer is close to site where oil bubbled to surface

CP | Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. oilsands operation that has contaminated a groundwater aquifer is renewing questions about a technology t...

SkyTrain service in Metro Vancouver area resumes after electrical fault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - SkyTrain service was disrupted between two busy stations in the Metro Vancouver area by what transit officials believe was an electrical f...

Eagles sputter in 27-24 loss to Redskins, on brink of elimination in playoff race

CP | Joseph White, The Associated Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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LANDOVER, Md. - The Philadelphia Eagles have proved themselves to be a mirage, a team that got away with its faults until it couldn't any longer. Lead...

Jake Gardiner scratched from Toronto's lineup against Philadelphia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner is a healthy scratch tonight as Toronto plays host to the Philadelphia Flyers.The move comes a day afte...

AP source: US asks for China's co-operation as it weighs response to Sony cyberattack

CP | Josh Lederman, The Associated Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Business

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment th...

McDavid, Lazar expected to see action when Canadian juniors face Sweden

CP | Dhiren Mahiban, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - It's only an exhibition game but the Canadian junior hockey team's contest versus Sweden on Sunday night could be a significant one for Conn...