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  • Eight games every Raptors fan should circle on their calendar

    October 16, 2018 11:37 PM 4

    Wednesday vs. Cleveland: The season opener will give fans a first glimpse at these new-look Raptors, plus the Cavaliers without LeBron James. Does the rivalry persist without the King on the court? This game could give us an answer. Friday vs. Boston: This could be a preview of next spring’s Eastern Conference final. It will be a good early test for Kawhi

  • Raptors’ Bench Mob on verge of getting whacked

    October 16, 2018 11:29 PM 4

    “Last year it was like having two separate teams; it was like football almost where you had five in five out. So I think it’ll be a bit more meshed.” But the Bench Mob, RIP, was beloved, even if it turns out to be a one-year wonder. It played more quickly as a group than the first unit did, Siakam’s ability to run the floor was eye-opening and VanVleet

  • Ethiopia’s new Cabinet made up of 50 per cent women

    October 16, 2018 6:04 PM 6

    ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s new Cabinet is now a record 50 per cent female, including the country’s first woman defence minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Our women ministers will disprove the old adage that women can’t lead,” Abiy said while presenting his choices

  • Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

    October 16, 2018 5:30 PM 8

    MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes. In the third quarter, the Montreal-based company delivered 31 business jets, bringing the total to 96 so far in 2018, in line with analyst expectations

  • Federal government tables bill to transform prisoner segregation

    October 16, 2018 3:44 PM 6

    OTTAWA—The Trudeau government tabled legislation today to transform the way it separates inmates in federal correctional institutions from the general prison population. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the bill is the result of recent court decisions on administrative segregation as well as recommendations from a coroner’s inquest into the 2007 death

  • Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan

    October 16, 2018 3:44 PM 5

    TEHRAN, IRAN — Militants in Iran abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border on Tuesday in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard. Media reports quoted an unnamed but informed source as saying two of those abducted are members of the Guard’s intelligence department. The rest include seven members of the Basij

  • Northern Manitoba heart patient dies on bus ride to medical checkup after being denied flight, report says

    October 16, 2018 2:14 PM 7

    THOMPSON, MAN.—A Winnipeg media outlet says it’s learned that a northern Manitoba heart patient died during a 10-hour Greyhound bus trip to see a Winnipeg doctor after being denied a flight to get to the checkup. CTV News says Abraham Donkey, a 58-year-old resident of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, died Oct. 3 along Highway 6 after getting on the bus in Thompson

  • Kapanen's rise could make Maple Leafs cap situation trickier

    October 16, 2018 2:05 PM 5

    Total: $83.532 million, a shade under. Assumes Nathan Horton’s injured reserve space is used. Guys like Leivo, Rosen, Liljegren are interchangeable with other Marlies or cheap free agents. But that’s the idea. It also assumes a raise for Ozhiganov, who may or may not pan out. And Kapanen coming in at Connor Brown type money. Total: $81.388 million, a lot under

  • French hostage in Yemen freed after more than four months

    October 16, 2018 1:28 PM 6

    Yemeni security officials said the Houthis released Goma from a prison in the capital, Sanaa, which is under rebel control. They said the release came after “intensive” talks between France’s envoy to Yemen and Houthi leaders in Sanaa. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to brief reporters. Goma’s family members

  • All things are possible as the journey begins

    October 16, 2018 12:14 PM 5

    As always, the ride is the thing, we’ll figure out the destination as the journey unfolds. I didn’t make it until the end of the ball game last night – go, Brewers! – but I did notice that one starter pitched into the sixth inning and the other guy went seven and hallelujah for that! The part I saw was a good, old fashioned pitching display, some balls