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August 15, 2018 10:52 PM Maryland focuses on safety at practice after football player’s death

Head coach DJ Durkin was placed on administrative leave Saturday after McNair’s death and a subsequent ESPN report revealing that coaches bullied players. While making a point not to criticize Durkin, Canada insisted that the players are in good spirits as they work toward the Sept. 1 opener against Texas in Landover, Maryland. “Our culture right now is awesome 6

August 14, 2018 1:14 PM Ford government offers to take Victoria’s statue of Sir John A. Macdonald

City council in the capital of B.C., voted last week to take down the statue of Canada’s first prime minister as part of the reconciliation process with the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations. Premier Doug Ford offered to take it from Victoria, even though there is already a Macdonald statue at Queen’s Park. “Sir John A. Macdonald played a central 7

August 11, 2018 4:10 AM Man sought by police after Scarborough collision kills 71-year-old motorcyclist

Citizens on site are believed to have performed CPR on the injured motorcyclist while waiting for emergency services, but when paramedics arrived at 9:01 p.m., the man was pronounced dead on scene. Marc Laurin, a 29-year-old Toronto man, is wanted for dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death, failure to stop after a collision, and being unlawfully 9

August 11, 2018 1:36 AM Ex-Blue Jays pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

Loaiza attorney, Janice Deaton, declined to speak with reporters after leaving the courthouse. The hurler played for several professional teams between 1995 and 2008, including the Toronto Blue Jays, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. He had a 21-9 record with the White Sox in 2003 and started in the All-Star 10

August 10, 2018 4:00 AM New novels that prove money can’t buy you happiness

The entire Tabor family has gathered in Palm Springs to celebrate the anointment of Harry Tabor to the desert community’s highest honour, Man of the Decade, recognizing 30 years of humanitarian service. With him is Roma, his wife of 44 years, a prominent child psychologist; their daughters, social anthropologist Camille and attorney Phoebe; and his lawyer 11

August 8, 2018 8:31 PM Saudi Arabia executes, ‘crucifies’ Burma man convicted of murder

It said Elias Abulkalaam Jamaleddeen entered a Burma woman’s home firing a gun, then stabbed her to death. He was convicted of robbing her home and another home, attempted rape, and stealing firearms and ammunition. The report said his conviction was upheld by the courts and his execution was endorsed by King Salman. Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s 14

August 6, 2018 9:41 PM Sign marking where Emmett Till’s body was found hit with bullets 35 days after being replaced

For more than 50 years after the murder of Emmett Till, no historical markers in the Mississippi Delta told the story of the 14-year-old African-American boy who was dragged from his bed in the night, lynched and then dumped in the Tallahatchie River. That changed in 2007. Eight signs were erected in northwest Mississippi, including at the spot on the river 16

August 1, 2018 10:44 PM Quebec labour tribunal rules against worker alleging harassment after cat’s death

MONTREAL—A Quebec labour tribunal has sided with an employer who refused a woman’s request to work from home on the day her cat died. Chantal Dumais filed a complaint alleging she was forced to leave her job in 2015 due to various incidents of alleged psychological harassment. She says in an interview one example was when she wasn’t paid after staying 11

August 1, 2018 8:52 PM Migrant toddler reportedly dies after leaving ICE facility

“Without a name or more specific information, we are unable to research this allegation,” ICE spokesperson Danielle Bennett said in a statement. “That doesn’t make the allegation true, just impossible to refute.” Dilley, officially known as the South Texas Family Residential Center, is the largest of ICE’s three family detention centres, with a capacity 13

July 31, 2018 11:04 AM Zimbabwe awaits first results of historic, peaceful election

HARARE, ZIMBABWE— Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades under former leader Robert Mugabe. Officials neared the end of vote-counting a day after millions of Zimbabweans peacefully cast their ballots in a process closely watched by international 11