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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    Newton ties course record, leads Canadian junior boys’ championship by 3 strokes

    KAMLOOPS, B.C. – James Newton had two thoughts when he teed off Sunday at the Canadian Junior Boys’ Golf Championship — stay patient and stay positive. The simple strategy worked wonders as the 18-year-old who plays out of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club in Gatineau, Que., carded an opening-round 63 to tie the course record […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    Two dead in Abbotsford, B.C. after police chase alleged stolen vehicle

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Abbotsford police say two people are dead following a police chase Sunday afternoon involving an alleged stolen vehicle. Police say the car was first spotted at about 3 p.m. and then again in a different area just after 4 p.m. They say they knew based on recent information that the vehicle had […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    What to watch in Wis., 3 other states in Tuesday’s primaries

    The Republican matchup in the Wisconsin governor’s race on Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence. Democrats are picking a candidate to face two-term GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the closely divided chamber. Meanwhile, voters in Vermont are choosing a replacement for U.S. […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    Biden to join governor to survey flood damage in Kentucky

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and the first lady are expected to join Gov. Andy Beshear and his wife, Britainy, as they meet with families and view damage from storms that have created the worst flooding in Kentucky’s history. At least 37 people have died since last month’s deluge, which dropped 8 to 10 […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    One year after Afghanistan, spy agencies pivot toward China

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No. 2 official made clear that fighting al-Qaida and other extremist groups would remain a priority — but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China. The CIA drone attack that killed […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    Dems look ahead to Barnes in fall race against Ron Johnson

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes grew up in Milwaukee with a mom who was a public school teacher and a father who worked in a factory — both union members, an important credential in a state where the labor movement is still a force. At 35, Barnes is nearly half the age […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    Asian stocks mixed after US job gain paves way for rate hike

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data cleared the way for more interest rate hikes and China reported its exports rose by double digits. Shanghai and Tokyo advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul retreated. Oil prices edged higher. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 lost 0.2% on Friday after […]

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  • Sunday 11PM Aug 07/22

    AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. The estimated […]

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  • Sunday 10PM Aug 07/22

    2 men face new trial over scheme to kidnap Michigan governor

    Two men accused of crafting a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 and ignite a national rebellion are facing a second trial this week, months after a jury couldn’t reach a verdict on the pair while acquitting two others. The result in April was a blow to federal prosecutors, who had set […]

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  • Sunday 10PM Aug 07/22

    China finds more COVID cases after locking down beach resort

    BEIJING (AP) — Another 259 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, where some 80,000 tourists have been stranded by pandemic restrictions. Authorities declared Hainan’s beach resort city Sanya a COVID-19 hot spot Saturday and imposed a lockdown, confining Chinese citizens and expatriates to their hotels on what they […]

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  • Sunday 10PM Aug 07/22

    Hong Kong cuts COVID hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong will reduce the length of mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week, the city’s leader said Monday. The southern Chinese city remains one of the few places in the world, together with mainland China, to require a quarantine to guard against travelers spreading COVID-19 […]

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  • Sunday 06PM Aug 07/22

    Winnipeg woman who lost brother to overdose raising awareness, funds

    A Winnipeg woman is raising funds for a recovery centre in the city after her brother died from an overdose in May. It’s part of the International Overdose Awareness Day campaign, which aims to shed light on the stigma surrounding overdose death. Devon Oliveira is doing her part to do the same, as she has […]

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  • Sunday 06PM Aug 07/22

    Winnipeg bagel shop feeding homeless through new tip-matching initiative

    A Winnipeg bagel joint is doing its part to tackle homelessness in the city. Winnipeg’s Hudson Bagels is providing free food to those in need through a new initiative. The company has a customer tip or voucher buying program whereby the owners match the donations to help feed the homeless population across the city. Co-owner […]

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  • Sunday 04PM Aug 07/22

    Cease fire between Palestinians, Israel takes effect in Gaza

    A cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants took effect late Sunday in a bid to end nearly three days of violence that killed dozens of Palestinians and disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis. The flare-up was the worst fighting between Israel and Gaza militant groups since Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day […]

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  • Sunday 04PM Aug 07/22

    Winnipeg fire crews battle two separate blazes in city’s North End Sunday

    Winnipeg fire crews were called to two separate fires within a few blocks of each other in the city’s North End Sunday morning. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) was called to a fire at a two-storey multi-family home on Manitoba Avenue near Aikins Street shortly after 7 a.m. Seven occupants were still in the […]

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  • Sunday 03PM Aug 07/22

    Bill with tax credits for ‘North American’ electric vehicles passes in U.S. Senate

    The new plan to encourage Americans to buy more electric vehicles built in North America, instead of just the United States, has cleared its tallest hurdle. After a marathon voting session that lasted nearly 24 hours, the U.S. Senate finally approved the new Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Vice-President Kamala Harris had to break a […]

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  • Sunday 01PM Aug 07/22

    Jets avoid arbitration with Mason Appleton, sign three-year deal

    The Winnipeg Jets and Mason Appleton have agreed to a three-year deal, according Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The contract, which is reportedly worth $6.5 million over the term, allows the parties to avoid going to arbitration, which Appleton had filed for on July 5. Appleton, 26, was claimed by the Seattle Kraken a year ago in […]

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  • Sunday 01PM Aug 07/22

    Adult mosquito fogging program to begin Sunday night in Winnipeg

    Winnipeg is activating its adult nuisance mosquito fogging program after a spike was detected in bug populations. The city says in a news release that the citywide rating on its Adulticiding Factor Analysis, which includes trap counts, moved from medium to high on Saturday. Fogging begins Sunday at 9:30 p.m. in selected areas, weather permitting, […]

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  • Sunday 01PM Aug 07/22

    Air Canada denying passenger compensation claims for staff shortages, citing safety

    Less than four hours before departure, Ryan Farrell was surprised to learn his flight from Yellowknife to Calgary had been cancelled. Air Canada cited “crew constraints” and rebooked him on a plane leaving 48 hours after the June 17 flight’s original takeoff time. Farrell was even more surprised six weeks later, when he learned his […]

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  • Sunday 01PM Aug 07/22

    Busy Sunday morning for Winnipeg fire crews

    Winnipeg fire crews had another busy few hours Sunday morning, responding to two fires within a few blocks of each other in the city's North End.

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  • Sunday 01PM Aug 07/22

    Parliamentary committee to begin study of RCMP’s use of cellphone spyware

    A parliamentary committee will begin exploring the RCMP’s use of spyware on Monday, diving deeper into an issue that’s sounded alarms for privacy and civil liberties groups across the country. The House of Commons ethics and privacy committee called for a summer study after the RCMP revealed its use of tools that covertly obtain data […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

    LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn’t need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly different starts to the Premier League season […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal

    VIENNA (AP) — Top negotiators in renewed talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal indicated Sunday that they are optimistic about the possibility of reaching an agreement to impose limits on Tehran’s uranium enrichment. “We stand 5 minutes or 5 seconds from the finish line,” Russian Ambassador Mikhail Ulyanov told reporters outside Vienna’s Palais […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Haaland nets twice on EPL debut as City beats West Ham 2-0

    LONDON (AP) — Erling Haaland scored twice on his Premier League debut as Manchester City opened its title defense with a 2-0 win over West Ham on Sunday, showing just why Pep Guardiola spent big to bring in the striker this offseason. Haaland needed 35 minutes to open his City account from the penalty spot […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Canada’s Gabriel Diallo falls in qualifying at National Bank Open

    MONTREAL – Canada’s Gabriel Diallo dropped a 6-2, 2-1 decision to Hugo Gaston of France in qualifying play on Sunday at the National Bank Open. The match ended after 58 minutes when the 20-year-old Montrealer was forced to retire due to injury. Diallo, a wild-card entry who plays for the University of Kentucky, was the […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    White Sox shortstop Anderson starts reduced 2-day suspension

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson had his suspension for making contact with an umpire late last month cut from three to two games. Anderson sat out the afternoon game at the Texas Rangers to begin the suspension, which will end with the first game of a doubleheader at Kansas City […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Florida prosecutor vows to fight Gov. DeSantis suspension

    ST. PETERSURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor vowed Sunday to fight his suspension from office by Gov. Ron DeSantis over his promise not to enforce the state’s 15-week abortion ban and support for gender transition treatments for minors. Andrew Warren, a Democrat suspended last week from his twice-elected post as state attorney in Hillsborough […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Dortmund on verge of signing Cologne’s Anthony Modeste

    DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is set to sign French forward Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rival Cologne. Cologne said Sunday that it had received an offer for the 34-year-old Modeste and agreed on a transfer. No financial details have been announced yet. “At Tony Modeste’s request, we reached a verbal agreement in principle with […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    More storms forecasted for flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The National Weather Service extended a flood watch through Sunday evening for areas of eastern Kentucky ravaged by high water more than a week ago and said there’s a threat of thunderstorms in the region for much of the coming week. There’s a “persistent threat of thunderstorms” through Thursday that could […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ pulls into station with $30.1M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stylized action romp “Bullet Train,” starring Brad Pitt, arrived with a $30.1 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the last big movie of Hollywood’s summer recovery landed in theaters. The “Bullet Train” debut for Sony Pictures was solid but unspectacular for a movie that cost $90 million […]

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  • Sunday 12PM Aug 07/22

    4 killed when SUV hits golf cart at Texas intersection

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Four people riding in a golf cart were killed — including two juveniles — when an allegedly intoxicated man driving an SUV ran a stop sign at an intersection in Southeast Texas, police said. Miguel Espinoza, 45, has been charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter in the crash about 11:30 […]

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  • Sunday 11AM Aug 07/22

    Protesters attempt to disrupt drag queen story time at Edmonton library

    It was anything but quiet outside the Edmonton Public Library on Saturday. A small group of protesters gathered outside the downtown library to voice their opposition to an event featuring a drag artist reading children’s books to little kids. Sign-waving counter-protesters also made their way to the library to show their support to the “Over […]

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  • Sunday 11AM Aug 07/22

    Tourism industry booms as Manitobans begin travelling again

    Manitoba's tourism industry is booming as the pandemic ends and people start to travel more, but we're also seeing more Manitobans leaving our province on vacation as the "return to normal" continues.

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  • Sunday 10AM Aug 07/22

    Broadway building evacuated due to fire

    Residents in a large Broadway apartment complex had their evenings interrupted after a fire lead to the evacuation of the five-story building Saturday.

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  • Sunday 08AM Aug 07/22

    Unifor members to elect new national president in Toronto this week

    Unifor members from across Canada are gathering in Toronto this week to elect the union’s next leader, several months after former national president Jerry Dias stepped down. Monday will kick off the start of the union’s fourth constitutional convention where elections for Dias’ successor, the next secretary-treasurer and regional directors will take place throughout the […]

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  • Sunday 06AM Aug 07/22

    Biden leaves White House for 1st time since getting COVID-19

    Ending his most recent COVID-19 isolation, U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday left the White House for the first time since becoming infected with the coronavirus last month and headed to a reunion with first lady Jill Biden in their home state of Delaware. The president had tested negative Saturday and Sunday, according to his […]

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  • Sunday 06AM Aug 07/22

    Lac du Bonnet man sues RM over horse's death

    Horse

    A man from Lac du Bonnet is suing the municipality for trespassing on his property and contributing to the untimely death of one of his horses.

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  • Sunday 06AM Aug 07/22

    Ottawa on track to spend $200M per year on cannabis for veterans

    Ottawa is reimbursing a record number of veterans for medical marijuana, with new figures showing the federal government shelled out more than $150 million in the last fiscal year — more than double the amount just three years ago. And that is only the beginning as the figures from Veterans Affairs Canada reveal the government […]

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  • Sunday 03AM Aug 07/22

    A secret no more: Canada's 1st codebreaking unit comes out of the shadows

    Sylvia Gellman

    Parks Canada has unveiled a plaque marking the site of Canada’s first cryptographic bureau, the Examination Unit, in Ottawa's Sandy Hill neighbourhood. For decades the unit's secretive nature kept it out of the spotlight, even though it played an important role in Canada's war efforts.

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  • Saturday 11PM Aug 06/22

    Timbers and Dallas draw 1-1, Portland unbeaten in 10 games

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Loria scored on the rebound of his penalty kick in stoppage time for the Timbers, but an own goal moments later pulled Dallas into a 1-1 draw with Portland on Saturday night. The tie extended Portland’s undefeated streak to 10 games, the longest in Major League Soccer, with four wins […]

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  • Saturday 11PM Aug 06/22

    Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group said an Israeli airstrike late Saturday killed its top commander for the southern Gaza Strip, a day after Israel killed the Iranian-backed group’s commander for northern Gaza in an air raid that triggered the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since […]

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  • Saturday 11PM Aug 06/22

    Driussi brace helps Austin earn 3-3 draw with Earthquakes

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi scored his league-leading 15th and 16th goals of the season to help Austin FC earn a 3-3 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Julio Cascante gave Austin (13-5-6) a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 6th minute, but San Jose (5-10-9) answered with goals by Benjamin […]

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  • Saturday 11PM Aug 06/22

    Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022

    TORONTO – The winning numbers in Saturday’s Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $6 million: 10, 18, 21, 31, 34 & 48. Bonus: 09 The winning number for the guaranteed $1 million: 56160295-01 In the event of any discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail.

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  • Saturday 11PM Aug 06/22

    AP Sports SummaryBrief at 12:32 a.m. EDT

    Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The first pick in Jaguars history, Boselli was among eight members of […]

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