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U.K. PM Theresa May, desperate for post-Brexit deals, plays a weak hand

Trudeau May 20170918

Theresa May is under pressure to replace trade access that will be lost with Brexit by negotiating new deals with countries like Canada. But she isn't working from the strongest bargaining position.

Roots files IPO

Canadian retailer Roots Corp. is launching an initial public offering of its shares.

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

Times Square Toy Store

Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion US in long-term debt, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. ahead of the key holiday shopping season, and its Canadian subsidiary will be seeking similar protection through a court in Ontario.

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to Al-Qaeda?

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to Al-Qaeda?A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. At his side is his son Hamza, the "crown prince of jihad". In a report published by the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC), former FBI special agent and Al-Qaeda specialist Ali Soufan wrote: "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded.

Why driving a tractor won't help any Ontario politician win the next election

International Plowing Match 20160920

Attending the International Plowing Match is one of the sacred cows of Ontario politics, with members of all parties repeating this ritual each September, but the event has probably never been less important.

Leon Cooperman's favorite stocks

Leon Cooperman's favorite stocksBillionaire value investor Leon Cooperman tells CNBC’s Scott Wapner at Delivering Alpha 2017 the 5 cheap stocks that he’s buying right now.

Toronto police to update shooting death of OVO Sound affiliate

The deceased has been identified as Anthony “Fif” Soares, a friend of hip hop superstar Drake and an OVO Sound affiliate.

Can technology save us as we drown in plastic waste?

New technology may soon fill the gap by launching a wave of “upcycling” that takes plastics now considered hard to recycle economically and turns them into something much more valuable.

Trip cut short by Irma shows gaps in travel insurance: Roseman

There are cases where buying travel insurance might leave you bereft of coverage. Here are a few examples.

Sales of $4 million-plus Toronto homes poised to rebound

Super-luxury real estate hasn't plunged as deeply as lower price points, says Sotheby's.

James Blunt is on Tinder and he's got a few things to teach us

What James Blunt can teach us about Tinder

Suffering from sex overload? Me too

Suffering from sex overload?

U.K. PM Theresa May, desperate for post-Brexit deals, plays a weak hand

Trudeau May 20170918

Theresa May is under pressure to replace trade access that will be lost with Brexit by negotiating new deals with countries like Canada. But she isn't working from the strongest bargaining position.

Liberals leave royal position vacant in Queen's Sapphire Jubilee year

Britain Canada Royal

A decades-old liaison job between Canada and the monarch has been left vacant since May, as the Liberal government reviews the future of the position during the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee marking her 65 years on the throne.

In tax fight, it's Scheer's mechanic vs. Trudeau's doctor

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MPs returned to Ottawa today and there was nary a word spoken about Omar Khadr's multimillion-dollar government settlement, the season's previous outrage. Perhaps if Khadr had incorporated himself over the summer he'd still be a topic of discussion.

Andrew Scheer 'condemns' Lynn Beyak's take on First Nations issues, but leaves her in caucus

Beyak Scheer

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Sen. Lynn Beyak's recent remarks about First Nations people went a step too far, but he won't remove her from the Tory fold just yet.

3 dead, 16 injured after charter bus plowed into NYC bus

A charter bus owned by a company with a record of safety problems barrelled through an intersection, slammed into a city bus and then plowed across a sidewalk into a building Monday, killing three people.

Sean Spicer at the Emmys: Social media users denounce cameo

Sean Spicer said that the skit "was an attempt to poke a little fun at myself and add a little bit of levity to the event."

Rolling Stone magazine to be put up for sale on its 50th anniversary

Publisher Jann Wenner is selling his stake in Rolling Stone, which has been publishing since 1967.

Lady Gaga postpones European leg of world tour: ‘I have to be with my doctors right now’

Lady Gaga "plans to spend the next seven weeks proactively working with her doctors to heal from this and past traumas that still affect her daily life."

How to get abs without doing traditional ab exercises

If you hate crunches, try these exercises to get a flatter stomach instead.

Binge-watching your favourite shows is bad for your health: study

Binge-watching has become a normal way of catching up on your favourite TV shows. But as researchers find, sitting for too long is negatively impacting our health.

3 recipes to try in honour of Organic Week 2017

The Canadian Health Food Association has released three recipes that feature all-organic ingredients in honour of Organic Week 2017.

Highlights of Monday's MLB games

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games: Marlins 13, Mets 1 Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 13-1 win over the New

Oilers win split-squad games against Flames


Mark Letestu scored a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 5-2 in a split-squad pre-season game on Monday.

Stafford throws 2 TDs as Lions beat Giants, Beckham


Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.

Senators let Leafs know they mean business

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Mark Hoffman scored twice as the Ottawa Senators opened the pre-season with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs Monday night.

New focus on old faceoff rule has NHL fans fuming


If you had nothing better to do Monday night than check out pre-season NHL boxscores, you would have noticed numerous minor penalties for faceoff infractions.

Sunshine Girl


Landing Profile Amanda SUNshine Girl Amanda loves to play video games, but she also enjoys drawing and football. A Mustang is Amanda's idea of a dream car - maybe a Highland Green 1968 GT with 325 horses under the hood. That should keep our aspiring veterinarian happy! (CRAIG ROBERTSON/Postmedia Network)

Clown entering big top of Boston politics

A man dressed as a clown is running for a city council seat in Boston.

Man subdues alligator near Rhode Island campsite

GLOCESTER, R.I. — Authorities in Rhode Island have captured an alligator hanging out near a campground.

Shots fired after clown-mask-wearing dad chases 6-year-old girl: Cops

An Ohio man has been charged after chasing his six-year-old daughter around a neighbourhood while wearing a clown mask and another man is charged for firing a gun.

WATCH: Koala survives 16-km trip in vehicle's wheel arch

For a stowaway who made a 16-kilometre (10-mile) journey squeezed in a wheel arch, a koala was lucky to escape with just scratches.

Hunter shoots, kills man she mistook for wild hog

ANDERSON, S.C. — A man has been killed after South Carolina authorities say a hunter using a night-vision scope mistook him for a wild hog.

'Snake whisperers'; Dashcam video shows Saskatoon police officers capturing boa constrictor roadside

SASKATOON — It was a call two Saskatoon police will likely remember for a long time.

Video shows Winnipeg cop appearing to punch woman

Video shows cop appearing to punch woman

Calgary cancer faker spared prison term

Halford spared jail time

Equifax still mum on number impacted by hack

TORONTO — Equifax Canada said Monday it plans to provide an update this week on the impact of its massive data breach it, but would not say how many individuals north of the border may have had their personal information compromised.

Quebec man in Amber Alert case charged in boy's mother's slaying

MONTREAL — A 41-year-old man who was the subject of an Amber Alert involving his six-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of the child's mother.

Sun columnist Mark Bonokoski named to Canadian News Hall of Fame

Legendary Sun columnist Mark Bonokoski has been called many things during his storied newspaper career.

Byelection to replace Rona Ambrose set for Oct. 23

Residents in areas west of Edmonton will head to the polls Oct. 23 for a byelection to replace longtime Sturgeon River-Parkland Conservative MP Rona Ambrose, Elections Canada said Sunday.
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