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Smoke from hundreds of wildfires darkens skies over B.C.

Hundreds of wildfires burning across B.C. have blanketed large areas of the province in smoke and triggered air quality warnings.Over ...


Ban the 'scalper bots'

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth The vast majority of British Columbians consulted by the provincial government say they want 'scalper bots' ...


Young orca in tough slog

Photo: NOAA A wildlife biologist says an ailing killer whale off the West Coast is 'slogging along' with her pod ...


More than 145 new fires

Narcosli Creek wildfire Thousands of people living in Central and Northern British Columbia are keeping a close watch on winds ...


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Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

Business

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Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

Tel Aviv Facebook page hacked

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's cultural and commercial center, Tel Aviv got a bit of a laugh on Monday after ...

First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...

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Rookies battle for Blue Jays, Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two promising rookies -- Ryan Borucki of the Toronto Blue Jays and Heath Fillmyer of the ...


Cardinals look to keep momentum against Nationals

It was about as bad an encore as the Washington Nationals could have created. Fresh off a brutal 4-3 loss ...


Castellanos, Tigers take on White Sox

Nicholas Castellanos loves seeing the Chicago White Sox coming to town. Castellanos had been in a major slump in the ...


Indians send Kluber to mound after winning opener vs. Reds

The Cleveland Indians own a huge lead in the American League Central, and all they're doing now is waiting until ...


Home team rules in Rays-Yankees series

NEW YORK -- The season series between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays is even at six wins ...


Rangers, Gallardo seek sweep vs. Diamondbacks

Yovani Gallardo has been a revelation for Texas in his return to the major leagues, winning seven of nine decisions ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Financial Markets

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