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July 12, 2018 8:38 PM Former Knicks star Charles Oakley was arrested at a Las Vegas casino for gambling fraud

LAS VEGAS—Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Thursday said Oakley was arrested Sunday at the Cosmopolitan casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip on suspicion of committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment. The agency 10

July 12, 2018 7:03 PM Luminato artistic director departing after two seasons

Josephine Ridge, artistic director of Toronto’s Luminato Festival, has resigned after only two seasons. Luminato’s board of directors issued a statement praising ridge for her “hard work, passion and vision” and noted she has left the annual cultural event well-prepared for the future. “(Ridge) has been instrumental in transitioning Luminato into its next decade 9

July 10, 2018 8:36 PM For now, Ford government will not be firing Hydro One boss

Promised three months ago as the “first act” of a Doug Ford government, the firing of Hydro One boss Mayo Schmidt — whom the new premier dubbed the “$6 million man” — has fallen down the priority list. “We are working on that issue right now,” Government House Leader Todd Smith said Tuesday in outlining the new Progressive Conservative administration’s 7

July 6, 2018 8:53 PM Man who called police on Black woman at North Carolina pool loses his job

“We are aware of a terrible incident involving the actions of one of our employees outside the workplace,” the statement said, adding that the “employee is no longer employed by the company in any respect.” Company spokesperson Brian Risinger confirmed that Bloom’s separation was “effective immediately.” Risinger said Bloom was a business development 26

July 6, 2018 6:54 PM Argos' James Franklin looks to lead Toronto out of early funk after Ricky Ray injury

The future starts now for the winless Toronto Argonauts, with James Franklin at the helm instead of talismanic veteran Ricky Ray. And as luck would have it, Franklin will make his first start as an Argo this weekend against his former team, the Edmonton Eskimos. Just to add some extra spice, Saturday’s contest at BMO Field is the first half of a home-and-away 28

July 5, 2018 2:38 PM Puerto Rico to sue U.S. federal control board over budget differences

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—Puerto Rico’s governor announced Thursday that his administration will sue a federal control board to resolve a disagreement over two competing budgets that aim to pull the U.S. territory out of an 11-year recession. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said he is seeking an injunction to stop the board from imposing an $8.76-billion budget that contains 74

July 5, 2018 9:00 AM Home prices finally inch up in June

There are signs the needle has finally moved in a positive direction on the region’s sagging real estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported that sales and average re-sale home prices showed slight year over year gains in June, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reported. The average price of re-sale homes in the region — including detached 91

July 4, 2018 7:40 PM U.S. Border Patrol questions crews of at least 10 fishing vessels in Canadian waters

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—A spokesperson for New Brunswick fishermen based on Grand Manan Island says at least 10 Canadian fishing boats have been intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol agents since last week while fishing in the disputed waters around Machias Seal Island. Laurence Cook, chairman of the LFA 38 Lobster Advisory Board, says some Canadian vessels were boarded 70

July 3, 2018 2:57 PM Patrick Brown attempts political comeback in Peel

He has a dozen honourary chairs on his campaign, including Bill McBain, an advisor to former NDP premier Bob Rae; Senator Victor Oh; Tiger Ali Singh, philanthropist and former professional wrestler; former Caledon fire chief Dave Forfar; businesswoman Asha Luthra, who was the first female president of the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Ramesh Chotai 8

June 30, 2018 8:05 PM Smoak walk-off homer lifts Blue Jays past Tigers

Justin Smoak homered in the bottom of the ninth as the Blue Jays came back from a three-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Smoak sent a 1-0 pitch from Joe Jimenez to the right-field seats to lead off the bottom of the ninth for the walk-off victory, sending the 27,066 fans into a frenzy. Randal Grichuk capped his June hot streak 11