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Former US international Jay DeMerit retires from football after string of injuries

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former U.S. international Jay DeMerit has retired from football after struggling with a string of injuries.DeMerit, the first player signe...

Suzuki ends HR drought as Yankees top Toronto 6-4 for 17th straight home win over Blue Jays

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his ...

High winds force flights cancellations at Edmonton International Airport

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Some flights at the Edmonton International Airport had to be cancelled due to heavy rain and high winds.Gusts of up to 90 kilometres per ho...

Tough day for Canadian amateurs hoping to make the cut at Canadian Open

CP | Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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MONTREAL - Canadian amateur golfers came close to making a splash at the RBC Canadian Open on Friday.Ultimately, of the five Canadian amateurs competi...

Saskatchewan Health annual report says 195 critical incidents a record high

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Health's annual report says 195 critical incidents were reported over the past fiscal year.Those incidents include mistakes in s...

Yes! Former WWE champ 'Daniel Bryan' catches suspected burglar at his Phoenix home

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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PHOENIX - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until off...

Capital Power to hike quarterly dividend by 7.9 per cent

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Capital Power Corp. (TSX:CPX) says its quarterly dividend will go up 7.9 per cent to 34 cents per common share, starting with the next paym...

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. - Two men from Ontario have survived a plane crash in northern Saskatchewan.Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-...

Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen.The six-foot, 208-pound right-winger from Abbotsford, B.C., had 4...

Survey: Teenagers experimenting with human growth hormones more than doubled in the past year

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada
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PHILADELPHIA - Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him beco...

Parks Canada turns down new hotel for Jasper National Park's Maligne Lake

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

JASPER, Alta. - Parks Canada is saying no to a proposal for a new hotel on the shores of Jasper National Park's scenic Maligne Lake.But the federal ag...

Fire started by lightning in Banff National Park contained; some trails open

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

BANFF, Alta. - A fire that was threatening to cause travel headaches for visitors to Banff National Park has been contained.Parks Canada says rain and...

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced ...

Minor injuries as CN train hits logging truck near Burns Lake, B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNS LAKE, B.C. - CN Rail crews are cleaning up after an eastbound train rammed a loaded logging truck just a few kilometres west of Burns Lake, B.C....

Goaltender Reimer agrees to two-year deal with Leafs, avoids arbitration

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Goaltender James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs have avoided arbitration with a new two-year contract worth US$4.6 million.The Leafs con...

Julio Cesar's loan to Toronto FC officially ends, Brazilian heads back to QPR

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Toronto FC officially parted ways with on-loan goalkeeper Julio Cesar on Friday, saying the Brazilian international had returned to Queens P...

Whitecaps look for home win over Dallas to return to MLS playoff picture

CP | Jim Morris, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - After settling for a string of draws, the Vancouver Whitecaps are looking for a win against FC Dallas to paint themselves back into the Ma...

Mike Tyson has met with Jamie Foxx about possibly playing him onscreen

CP | Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson says he's met with Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx about collaborating on a possible biopic on ...

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to re...

Goal! Stolen soccer jersey signed by Pele returned to owner after nearly 20 years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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LONDON, Ont. - A soccer fan in London, Ont., has been reunited with a jersey autographed by legendary Brazilian footballer Pele nearly 20 years after ...

Imams and rabbis in Calgary meet at synagogue following clashes at Gaza rallies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Calgary's Muslim and Jewish leaders have condemned tensions during recent rallies in the city over the Gaza conflict.Leaders of both religio...

Recalls this week include high chairs, cribs, bar stools, bicycles, and various electronics

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Living
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High chairs that can potentially entrap a child and poses a strangulation hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include crib...

5 Canadian citizens and 6 permanent residents among Air Algerie dead: group

CP | The Canadian Press, The Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - At least 11 people with ties to Quebec are among the victims of the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali, an association representing Bu...

Nelsen unhappy about Defoe's treatment, says refs have to watch fouls not simulation

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen says he's concerned about the rough treatment being meted out to star striker Jermain Defoe.The five-foot-sev...

Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold to allow for more study: expert

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Hydraulic fracturing should not proceed in Nova Scotia until a broader public discussion is held and more research is completed, says the he...